Live Music

Review: Tom Grennan’s triumphant Bedford Park homecoming

They say the sun shines on the righteous, so it’s only apt that after a day of unpredictable weather, the clouds parted as Bedford’s conquering hero returned to his sell-out...

Exclusive interview: Alfie Templeman chats ahead of his hometown gig at Esquires

Following sell-out tours of the US, Europe and beyond, local lad done (very) good, Alfie Templeman, is to showcase songs from his new album Mellow Moon at a hometown gig this Friday...

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see Tom Grennan at Bedford Park this June

Get ready, Bedford! The Tom Grennan homecoming show is getting closer and it’s shaping up to be a real celebration of our hometown's musical talent. In the last few days...

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Specials at Bedford Park this June

Bedford Park Concerts is once again bringing incredible live music to the town this summer and the Bedford Independent has got tickets to give away to each of their events...

Watch: Grammy winning Eurovision songwriter performs Spaceman preview at friends’ party

Bedford couple, Anita Gabrielle and Steph Daniels, were given an anniversary surprise to remember when their friend and Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, Amy Wadge, performed...

Review: Troubadours Two by Two: Sunsinger and the Highseas and The Natvral at Esquires

Sunsinger & The Highseas is the brainchild of Bedfordian singer-songwriter Simon Gutteridge and his sound suited the sedate Sunday scene, armed with just an acoustic guitar...

Bedford’s alternative drag and cabaret show is back

Bedford's alternative drag and cabaret show is back with a bang and on the main stage at Bedford Esquires this month. Extravaganza promises to be even bigger and better as...

Young musicians join the Salvation Army for their Easter Concert

The Bedford Salvation Army will be holding their Easter Concert on Wednesday (30 March), featuring young musicians alongside guest Euphonium soloist, Andrew Scott and...

Interview: Wake Up! The Boo Radleys are coming to Bedford…

The Boo Radleys were clanging guitars with a shoegaze/Britpop sound in the 90s, then Chris Evans got hold of their Wake Up Boo single and they were elevated to another level...

Win signed Tom Grennan albums and tickets to raise money for hospice

Tom Grennan has signed two framed copies of his chart-topping album Evering Road to raise money for the Sue Ryder St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger. Esquires, EasyFrame Kempston...

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