Live Music

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The Place Theatre beauty & the beast
The countdown to Christmas is in full swing, with plenty of events to get you in the festive spirit around Bedford Borough, from food to festive train rides. Need some inspiration? Here you go…
If you're craving watching live music during lockdown then Bedford band, My Girl the River, are streaming two performances this week, featuring well...
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...
Sara Bears & Tales
Sara is the brainchild of 23 year old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Cosgrove, who launch their debut single, Little Nerves, today...
Bedford Student
Research carried out by TickX - The Event Ticket Search Engine has revealed Bedford is the fourth best location for great nights out for students. The research took the number of students at 30 universities across the UK...
Got that Friday feeling? Then let us guide you through the best of Bedford's cultural weekend ahead, including live music and theatre...
BPC Proms 2019
The hugely popular Bedford Park Concerts will be back for 2019 with a slight shift in the usual dates for their three-day concert series in Bedford Park.
BC Camplight
Esquires has once again put together a sterling line up for Independent Venue Week (IVW) in January - a reminder to support local live music venues.
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...
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.
Steve Lamacq
Bedford Esquires has been chosen by BBC 6Music's Steve Lamacq as one of his Independent Venue Week 'stop offs'.  Steve will be broadcasting live from Esquires on Thursday 31 January.
Rita Ora Live in Bedford Park banner 27 July 2019
Rita Ora is coming to Bedford Park this summer as part of the Bedford Park Concerts weekend in July. The internationally renowned singer is playing a small tour...