Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Live Music

Bedford live music guide, when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best Bedford live music guide on mobile, tablet and desktop…

PQA Opera Boys
Students from a performing arts academy in Bedford took to the stage in Wellingborough recently, accompanying some of the UK's finest classical singers...
Black Grape
Prior to their Bedford gig at Esquires (an intimate venue for them) the Bedford Clanger’s Lloyd Lugsden got to chat to Kermit, MC with Black Grape and verbal sparring partner to Shaun Ryder.
Alfie Templemanvideo
On Saturday 20 July, Alfie Templeman came to Slide Record Shop in the Arcade in Bedford to launch his new EP, Sunday Morning Cereal. The first three songs of the Carlton wunderkind’s...
CC Smugglers
The CC Smugglers, one of Bedford’s best-loved bands, have announced that they will be performing their final show together at Esquires this December.
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https://youtu.be/gjW1CrQsc6g Bedford-based band, the CC Smugglers have become the latest musicians to suffer at the mismanagement of PledgeMusic, leaving them thousands of pounds in debt. The six-piece band, formed ten years ago by Richie Prynne, is well-known...
Bedford Park Proms 2020
Bedford Park Proms has today announced it will be returning on 2 August 2020 to celebrate its 25th anniversary in style - and with a limited number of £25...
Extravaganza Bedford are back for their sixth show, the 'Twisted Cabaret', at Bedford Esquires on Friday the 18 October from 8pm. A darkly gothic evening of glamour, horror and decadence...
Olly Walker GENESISvideo
You only need to look at the events coming up at pubs around the Borough or at Esquires to see that Bedford punches above its weight when it comes to live bands, but what...
Rita Ora
Rita Ora has issued an apology to fans after pulling out of her slot at this year's Bedford Park Concerts with just two weeks to go. In a statement the singer blamed the cancellation...
Bedford Park Concerts Cafe Mambo - Credit Martin Mackay
Yes it was raining, yes there were 'last-minute' changes to the line-up but Bedford Park Concert organisers have put on another incredible weekend of live music in the town. The event began on...
Hear & Now philharmonia
This month, the Philharmonia Orchestra’s award-winning musical dementia project, Hear and Now, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2009, the project has brought together participants with dementia and their carers, from the Tibbs Dementia Foundation’s Music 4...
Mary Poppins
With most of us returning to work and school this week, it’s time to get back into the swing of things with the first weekend of the year. Ease yourself in gently with a stroll around...