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Katy Hurt
For country singer Katy Hurt, music has always been a fundamental part of life. Having grown up in the US and arriving in England at the age of seven with a fully-formed passion for country music, she found herself...
A performer at the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama.
Organisers of the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama have said their 2021 event planned for March will still be going ahead. Performers are now urged to make sure they get their...
Tony Hadley and Sophie Ellis-Bextor have today been announced as the headliners for next year's Secret Summer Ball. The event will take place on Saturday 25 September...
Scouting For Girls will be Olly Murs' special guests for on 29 July at Bedford Park Concerts 2021
Bedford Park Concerts say Scouting For Girls will be Olly Murs' special guests when they kick off their summer concert series next year. The team, who have been bringing some of the world's...
Olly Murs will be performing at Bedford Park Concerts 2021
Bedford Borough Council's sub-licensing committee has allowed common sense to prevail after they have given the go-ahead for Bedford Park Concerts 2021, despite objections from the...
Bedford Park Concerts' Proms has been a popular local family event for 25 years. Image: Bedford Park Concerts/Facebook
It seems like all Bedfordians everywhere were astounded, when they learnt that Bedford Park Concerts was at risk due to an objection by the Borough Council's Environmental Health Officers...
Judge Jules and the crowd at Cafe Mambo at Bedford Park Concerts 2019. Credit Peter Hayes
Environmental health officers have proposed noise limits to next summer’s Bedford Park Concerts that the organisers say could stop them happening. Bedford Borough Council’s licensing sub-committee...
Esquires
Bedford's much-loved live music venue, Esquires, has announced that it will be reopening its doors in November, eight months after lockdown...
Olly Murs will be performing at Bedford Park Concerts 2021
Bedford Park Concerts have announced this morning that Olly Murs will be kicking off a brand new four-day concert series in the town, as part of his UK summer tour on 29 July. Olly’s summer 2021...
Simon William
Hailing from the sleepy north Bedfordshire village of Harrold, music has been a big part of Simon William's life for a decade now. As well as singing (and working at the local...
A campaign to raise money for grassroots music venues will see Everything Everything playing a gig at Bedford Esquires as soon as live music is...
If you're craving watching live music during lockdown then Bedford band, My Girl the River, are streaming two performances this week, featuring well...