Support acts announced for first Bedford Park Summer Sessions weekend

2901
Avril Lavigne and Jess Glynne now have their full line up in place for this year's TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions at Bedford Park. Image Cuffe & Taylor
Avril Lavigne and Jess Glynne now have their full line up in place for this year's TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions at Bedford Park. Image Cuffe & Taylor

Cuffe & Taylor, the people behind the Summer Sessions coming to Bedford Park this year have announced the support acts that will join Avril Lavigne and Jess Glynn for the first of their concert weekends in June.

Indie News Week subscribe to email in-article Banner

Saturday, 29 June – Avril Lavigne

Lottery Winners and phem will support Avril Lavigne at her only South of England headline show.

This latest update feeds into the unmissable 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, across June and July 2024.

Greater Manchester indie heroes, Lottery Winners, are set to bring their infectious energy and catchy melodies to the stage.

2023 was a monumental year for the four-piece, highlighted by their No. 1 UK album ‘Anxiety Replacement Therapy’, successful headline tours, and a milestone performance at Glastonbury.

Their unique sound, blending indie, pop, and rock, promises to captivate the audience and set the perfect tone for the evening.

Joining them is phem, a genre-blending artist from Los Angeles, who has quickly risen to prominence with their unique mix of alternative, pop, and hip-hop influences.

Known for tracks like “Sorry Mama” and “cheerleader” phem’s raw and honest songwriting, combined with their distinctive voice, has built a loyal following of fans worldwide.

Over the past few years, they have collaborated with a host of big names in the scene, co-writing and featuring on songs with the likes of Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Tracy, Iann Dior, and Jxdn.

With such a stellar lineup, the inaugural TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions promises to be an unforgettable series of shows, bringing together a diverse range of musical talents and offering something for every music lover.

Sunday, 30 June – Jess Glynne

The Mercians will join Jess Glynne, Cian Ducrot and Dagny for this year's TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions at Bedford Park. Image Cuffe & Taylor
The Mercians will join Jess Glynne, Cian Ducrot and Dagny for this year’s TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions at Bedford Park. Image: Cuffe & Taylor

Dagny and The Mercians will join previously announced headliner Jess Glynne and support Cian Ducrot.

Norwegian singer-songwriter, Dagny, continues to make waves in the international music scene with hits like award-winning “Somebody” and “Love You Like That”, alongside dynamic live performances having graced stages at festivals such as Lollapalooza and Glastonbury.

With a knack for crafting catchy, emotionally resonant tunes, Dagny’s music mixes indie pop with a touch of Scandinavian charm.

Following her compelling support slot for Sting in Bedford Park last year, Dagny returns to the park as part of the lineup for the inaugural Bedford Summer Sessions.

Meanwhile, indie sensation, The Mercians, have quickly become a prominent force in the UK music scene.

Clapham Cars

In just two years, the band has played venues including O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, the O2 Institute Birmingham, and headlined a sold-out show at the O2 Academy Leicester.

With over 1.1 million streams on Spotify and 1.5 million views on TikTok, The Mercians’ popularity continues to soar. The band boasts three consecutive number-one hits in the alt iTunes charts and has hit stages at Kendal Calling 2022 and the upcoming Y NOT festival in 2024.

Known for their gritty, relatable tracks, The Mercians are set to captivate Bedford Park ahead of Jess Glynne’s headline performance this summer.

The inaugural TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions at Bedford Park will bring an unmissable line-up of global superstars to Bedford including Tom Jones, James, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Jess Glynne and DJ Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics, across June and July 2024.

Head to smmrsessions.com for ticketing details and updates.