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Funk Odyssey Image: Funk Odyssey
Bedford band, Funk Odyssey, have been selected to support soul and R&B legends Sister Sledge as part of their forthcoming UK Foodies Festival tour. The tour will see the band head to a series of food...
Liam and Noel Gallagher, Oasis at Bedford Angel 24.3.94. Image: Kev Bailey
30 years ago, a little-known band from Manchester embarked on their first tour, co-headling with the Scottish band, Whiteout. The first venue on the tour was The Angel on Elstow Road in Bedford and...
House of All. Image: Bedford Esquires
House of All are a collective of original members of seminal post-punk band The Fall including Martin Bramah, Peter Greenway, Si Wolstencroft, Paul Hanley and Steve Hanley...
Five Past 5 Image Five Past 5 Via Cuffe & Taylor
Bedford's own Five Past 5 will be joining DJ Pete Tong for this year's Bedford Summer Sessions in Bedford Park on Friday, 5 July. Pete Tong is returning to Bedford to headline a special Ibiza Classics...
DJ Spoony says he's "delighted" to be supporting the legendary Nile Rogers and Chic after it was announced that he's been added to the Bedford Park Summer Sessions lineup...
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...
Mat Roberts and Matt Bedford. Image: The Cellar Bar
Featuring vintage synths and taking in styles from Kratfwerk and 80s pop, Bedford's first-ever synth night promises to be a treat for fans of early electronic music. Performed live by Matt Bedford and...
Sir Tom Jones is confirmed to perform live at Bedford Park in July 2024
Tom Jones and James are the latest two headliners confirmed for the first-ever Bedford Summer Sessions taking place in Bedford Park in July 2024. On Thursday, 4 July, Sir Tom Jones will return to Bedford...
The next Summer Sessions headliner has just been announced, and we're excited to reveal that Pete Tong is the latest superstar DJ to make his debut at Bedford Park. On Friday 5 July, Pete will be bringing...
Nile Rogers and CHIC, Jess Glynne and Sophie Ellis-Bextor are among the superstar acts confirmed for next year's concert series in Bedford Park. The newly-branded Summer Sessions replace the long-running...
DJ Spoony
The nights might be drawing in, but there's something exciting to look forward to this autumn as Club Momacoca returns with an all-star lineup featuring DJ Spoony, Sean Harvey, The Journey Men...
Guitar, open mic night
Aspiring musicians and performers are being given an opportunity to hone their stage skills at a newly launched dedicated Open Mic Night for under 18s. The Cellar Bar on Bedford High Street will...