Song & Dance in and around Bedford


Clanger recommends: Johnny Parry: An Anthology Of All Things

Sunday 5th February at Bedford Corn Exchange. Performance begins at 7pm. Bedford-based composer, Johnny Parry, has been commissioned by Bremen University Orchestra and Choir to perform his composition, An Anthology of All Things in a cross continent musical exchange which is coming to the Corn Exchange for an unmissable performance this month. The piece –…


Friday Night Blender

The Friday Night Blender crew are kicking off the festive season with a funky punky Xmas party in Danny’s Bar at Esquires on Friday 23rd December.  They’ve lined up The Silver Tongued Bandolliers playing a Red Hot Chilli Peppers Tribute Set, The Roll Your Own Records Crew bringing the vinyl, The Reformers and a very…


Clanger review: Gengahr at Esquires

by Matilda Bywater Saturday evening presented a veritable conundrum for Bedford-dwellers in the form of a clash at Esquires: tribute band The Total Stone Roses playing upstairs and whimsical guitar-driven band Gengahr gracing Holy Moly’s. Having missed the latter supporting Wolf Alice on the main stage a couple of summers ago (the night before my…


Gig preview: Dreadzone at Esquires

Saturday 12th November Bedford Esquires Doors at 8pm, tickets £15 in advance One band that never fail to get the party started, Dreadzone will be returning to Esquires main stage on Saturday 12th November for a night to remember. Electro-dub pioneers Dreadzone re-issued their classic 2001 album ‘Sound’ on their own Dubwiser label this Summer. Dreadzone are…


Jah Wobble interview: Punks, Ghosts & Souffles

by Lloyd Lugsden @lloydlug JAH WOBBLE & THE INVADERS OF THE HEART + GUESTS ESQUIRES: FRIDAY 14TH OCTOBER, doors at 8pm   Over the past three decades or so, Jah Wobble has ploughed his own furrow as a prolific solo artist while simultaneously becoming a well-respected session musician with a genuine passion for Eastern and Global music. He has worked…

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