Live Nation and leading live music and event promoter Cuffe & Taylor have just revealed (Monday) that Avril Lavigne will perform her only South of England headline show at Bedford Park on Saturday, 29 June.
Alt-rock singer-songwriter, Avril Lavigne is renowned for redefining the 00s pop-punk landscape, and became the youngest female solo artist to hit the number one slot in the UK album charts at just 17-years-old.
Her hits like ‘Complicated’ and ‘Sk8er Boi’ became anthems of a rebellious generation, with infectious hooks, signature punk-inspired style and fearless attitude.
She boasts a multi-platinum status, as well as international accolades including, ten JUNO’s (Canadian Music Awards), three BRIT nominations, eight GRAMMY nominations, and many more. A
Considered an uncompromising force in music and culture, Avril Lavigne is an enduring icon, set to bring her rebellious spirit to the Bedford Summer Sessions this year.
TK Maxx presents
Avril’s arrival in Bedford will also be the inaugural TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions event, a new agreement with promoters Cuffe & Taylor to support live music across the country.
“Cuffe & Taylor programmes a vibrant array of live shows across the nation, catering for every individual taste, making TK Maxx a natural fit for a partnership with us,” said Peter Taylor, co-founder of Cuffe & Taylor.
“On both a local and national level, TK Maxx’s approach to business and their support of charities are values we felt aligned particularly well with our Cuffe & Taylor shows.
“Much like the varied offering of our live event programming, TK Maxx works tirelessly to make sure their customer experience engages people across a broad range of tastes and interests.
“We’ve also been impressed by TK Maxx’s commitment to community, their dedication to helping vulnerable children and young people across the UK, and their thoughtful approach to partnerships.
“We welcome them to our shows and look forward to celebrating together in 2024.”
TK Maxx won’t just be supporting the Summer Sessions in name though, they’ll also be giving away tickets to concerts across the country, including those in Bedford.
“Everyone knows, there’s no deal like a TK Maxx deal. Our big brands at small prices mean that, without fail, our customers always get something more special for less, and that’s just us on a normal day,” added a TX Maxx spokesperson.
“This summer we’re going even bigger by giving away 5,000 festival tickets to our most loyal customers through our reward programme, Treasure.
“By signing up on TKMaxx.com, savvy TK Maxx superfans will be the first to find out how they can get their hands on tickets to events up and down the country. Because there’s no summer like a TK Maxx summer.”
Avril Lavigne will now be joining an exciting line-up of global superstars headlining the Summer Sessions series, including Tom Jones, James, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Jess Glynne, and DJ Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics, this June and July in Bedford Park.
With so many acts to choose from, and many local music fans wanting to attend multiple gigs, from today, Weekend Passes are also now on sale.
Weekend One Passes gain access to both Jess Glynne & Avril Lavigne shows for £99 inc. fees, and Weekend Two Passes showcase Tom Jones, Pete Tong, James, and Nile Rodgers & CHIC at £149 inc. fees for a limited time.
Both Weekend Passes are available via smmrsessions.com or ticketmaster.co.uk. This will also get Bedford Sk8er Bois (and girls) early access to Avril Lavigne’s gig ahead of the general individual ticket release for that gig on 16 February at 9am.