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Bedford Esquires

60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom

September 2019

The Feelgood Band play Bedford Esquires

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£10

High energy Rhythm & Blues played the Canvey Island way, recreating the unmistakable sounds of 1970's Dr Feelgood. It’s all about the sounds and energy, it’s not a look alike thing! Louder Than War: “The UK’s Premier Dr.Feelgood tribute, a spellbinding performance” The interest in the band from people who watched the original line up, or were associated with it, or even IN the original line up has been absolutely amazing! We started this simply because as fans, we wanted…

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Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer / Thomas Benjamin Esq

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer + Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. - Friday 20th September - Bedford Esquires We are pleased to announce that two very dapper chaps, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq will be teaming up for a night of ditties at Esquires on Friday 20th September. From deepest darkest Surrey, and with a decade of gentlemanly catterwalling under his belt, Mr.B brings you Chap-Hop, re-acquainting Hip-Hop with the Queen’s English from whence it came. His…

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The Total Stone Roses live in Bedford

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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THE TOTAL STONE ROSES LIVE AT BEDFORD ESQUIRES, 8pm, SAT 21ST SEPT In 1989, The Stone Roses released their seminal debut album ‘The Stone Roses’. In 2019, The Total Stone Roses (UKs no1 Stone Roses tribute) celebrate the 30th anniversary of that release by performing the entire album live at Bedford Esquires on Saturday 21st September 2019 plus a second set of B-sides and other hits. If you love I Am The Resurrection, Made Of Stone, Fools Gold, Waterfall, She…

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The Velveteers with Coldharbour and Joyland

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The Velveteers are an American Rock trio from Denver, Colorado that is the epiphany of punk with the aggressive sound and grungy wisdom that transcends through 21 year old guitarist and lead singer Demi Demitro and her two drummers. Through fuzzed out guitar riffs and thunderous drums they lure their audience with vibes that come right out of a classic horror flick, the band is often compared to the likes of The Stooges, T.REX, and Led Zeppelin. In 2018 the…

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Dawson Smith & the Dissenters play the Sunday Afternoon Session

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Averaging over 100 gigs a year Dawson & The Dissenters are a superb live R and B band.The shows are full of energy and passion and a showcase their performance skills and great musicianship. The set is full of crowd pleasing classic covers and class originals.

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The Bar Stool Preachers & Guests at Bedford Esquires

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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We are buzzing already to have The Bar Stool Preachers play the last night of their UK tour at Bedford Esquires..... With a jam packed 2019 ahead of them including dates with The Interrupters, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Bouncing Souls along with a raft of prestigious festival slots, The Bar Stool Preachers are bringing a show set to showcase new material - from their as yet to be recorded 3rd album - along with already established crowd favourites,…

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Trash Kit + The Saboteurs

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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KMP Bedford are extremely proud and excited to welcome TRASH KIT of Upset The Rhythm to Bedford Esquires! Having shared the stage with the likes of Deerhoof and The Ex, the band have also played at Stewart Lee's ATP Festival and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth's 60th birthday party. For fans of The Raincoats, The Slits, Marnie Stern, Sacred Paws, rhythmic guitar music. Tickets available at Seetickets: https://www.seetickets.com/event/trash-kit-guests/bedford-esquires/1397237 Trash Kit are Rachel Aggs (also of Sacred Paws), Rachel Horwood (also…

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The Workshop Boys play the Sunday Afternoon Session

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Formed by former members of Los Marbles and Cutting Out, The Workshop Boys have fast become one of Bedford's most loved bar bands.

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Pulled Apart by Horses + Guests

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The Roar Club & Club Biscuit are delighted to be bringing PULLED APART BY HORSES to Bedford for their debut appearance at Esquires. Pulled Apart By Horses are less a gang and more one big fucked up dysfunctional family. The Leeds quartet are a tightly knit rock band who make music that thrills and menaces, their songs armed with sucker-punch riffs and zinging choruses. They formed in 2008 out of the ashes of various bands in their home town. Since…

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October 2019

The Slackers / Friday 4th October / Bedford Esquires

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The Slackers + Guests - Friday 4th October - Bedford Esquires The Slackers are self styled masters of Reggae, Ska and Rock’n’Roll from New York City. The Slackers began in 1991 in NYC. After years of local gigs and rehearsing in a dingy basement in Manhattan’s lower east side, the band released its debut album, Better Late Than Never, in 1996. The band’s success resulted in the release of a second album, Red Light, on the Epitaph label in 1997.…

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MarthaGunn + Guests

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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We are excited to announce MarthaGunn are coming to Bedford Esquires as part of their autumn tour! The five piece band formed in Brighton and are named after historic Brighton heroine "The Priestess of The Bath,". Drawing from the bandmates' various influences, MarthaGunn are mining an eclectic mix of the 70s, indie-rock and classically-tinged pop music. A large proportion of the last year has been spent in a remote house in Wales writing what will be the bands next batch…

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Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind// Kris Dollimore // Troubled Bones

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£13.50

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind return to Esquires after a long hiatus and in support of there second, critically acclaimed LP. Support on the night comes from Kris Dollimore (ex Godfathers) and The Troubled Bones. Tickets £13.50 adv: https://www.ents24.com/bedford-events/esquires/jim-jones-and-the-righteous-mind/5528223 Doors open 7.30pm

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THR3E play the Sunday Afternoon Session

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Firmly rooted in 60s/70s British blues but with influences ranging from the old blues to more recent US and British rock & blues, Thr3e do not try to fit into any 'genre'. They just write great songs about their world and play them from the heart.

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Another Sky / Caro / Bedford Esquires

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Another Sky + Caro - Sunday 6th October - Bedford Esquires We're pleased to announce that Another Sky will be coming to Esquires in June. Ever since we saw their jaw dropping Jools Holland performance at the end of 2018, we've wanted to book these guys in, so we're dead pleased to have snared a show on their upcoming UK tour. When you listen to Another Sky, it’s probably Catrin Vincent’s voice that’ll catch your attention first. It is a…

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Mad Dog Mcrea + Support

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£15

This year will see the welcome return of Mad Dog Mcrea to the Esquires main stage, having put on one of the most energetic shows we've ever seen at the venue in November 2017. Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture…

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Transmission – The Sound of Joy Division

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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2019 is the 40th anniversary of Joy Divisions album Unknown pleasures. Transmission will be therefore playing the album in all its entirety as their first set, with a second set of the bands iconic classics Devoted to recreating the atmosphere of a live Joy Division gig, Transmission emulate the sound of one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era. Joy Division were formed in the late 1970s and dissolved in May 1980 after the suicide of…

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Roadhouse play the Sunday Afternoon Session

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Roadhouse play a South London twist on gothic Americana, the songs paint cinematic soundscapes and feature themes of desperation, film noir, loss of hope and redemption Achievements: - Have released 10 critically acclaimed CD's, their 11th CD, Dark Angel to be released on Cross Border/Blues Matters records in November 2010 - Their last 3 CD's have achieved global airplay in over 30 Countries including full rotation in over 20 stations in the USA - Roadhouse have played over 50 major…

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Mallory Knox | Bedford Esquires

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Mallory Knox Mallory Knox are an English alternative rock band from Cambridge. In 2013, they released their debut album Signals which reached #33 in the UK album charts. Their second album Asymmetry was released on 27 October 2014 and reached #16 on UK Album Chart. They later released their third album Wired on 10 March 2017. ♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆♫☆♪☆ TICKETS: £15 Adv / £17 Door (Subject to availability) AVAILABLE FROM THE FOLLOWING OUTLETS: Advance Tickets - www.juiceboxindie.com Ages 16+ (Under 18s to…

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The Dirty Strangers + The Brutalists

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The Dirty Strangers Carrying a torch for rootsy Rock'N'Roll as invented by Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent & Chuck Berry, but laced with a little bit of Otis Redding Soul and a side order of Punk attitude. Arresting & Seductive, Its Dirty Rock'N'Roll & you'll like it. The Brutalists The Brutalists are dirty, nasty people who play music that fits into the Brutalist ideal: rough hewn, ugly and cheap. They are inspired by Brutalist architecture, which blossomed in the sixties and…

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Twisted Cabaret : Extravaganza Bedford

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Extravaganza Bedford presents TWISTED CABARET, at Esquires on Friday the 18th of October 2019. 8pm- 12. We return to Esquires newly refurbished stage 2 in Bedford. Twisted Cabaret brings together top class performers from the UK burlesque, drag and live music scenes. A darkly gothic evening of glamour, horror and decadence. The evening will feature performances from: Ruby Wednesday Our regular compere is returning to Extravaganza due to popular demand! The breakout personality from British documentary series Drag Queens of…

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HMLTD / Drug Store Romeos

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£10

We are extremely excited to announce that we have finally secured a date with a band we have been chasing for a very, very long time - HMLTD. A band that are very hard to pigeonhole, their creative output is unparalleled when it comes to new 'guitar' bands. With a wide range of influences ranging from glam punk to electro, with 80's leanings, the band are one of the most exciting and visceral live artists to have broken out of…

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The Eskies + Support

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£12

Quite simply one of our favourite bands, The Eskies return for what must be a record 5th year running, and for good reason - They're the most fun bands we put on! Hailing from Dublin, The Eskies bring their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty and swaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses far and wide. The release of their second album “And Don’t Spare The Horses” on Absolute Record has cemented their position of one of the…

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Whole Lotta DC (AC/DC Tribute)

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The monthly tribute show at Esquires has a fine instalment for October 2019 as we welcome back to Bedford Esquires one of the UK's finest AC/DC Tribute Bands, Whole Lotta DC are an authentic representation of AC/DC. A thundering rhythm section, the unmistakable vocals & charisma of Brian and Angus's searing lead work and naughty-boy antics recreate a live AC/DC show in stunning fashion. From small music pubs to large festivals the band deliver a true AC/DC experience every time…

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The Sunday Afternoon Soul Session

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£5

A laid back afternoon of top quality soul music in the company of Hammie & Geoff with top guests Lisa Wolverson & Mick Beeby

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Boogaloosa play the Sunday Afternoon session

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Beaty mix of New Orleans funk, swamp rock and Americana with jazz/blues tinges and other delights.. Band Members Mark - vocals and guitar, Tess - vocals and organ, Bob - pianos and vocals, Martyn - bass, Stew - guitar, Craig - drums

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FEET + special guests & The Courts

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£7.50

FEET today announce their biggest headline tour to date, alongside the exciting return of the hilarious, and much missed FEET TV.Having just completed a two-week run of dates with Honeyblood around the UK.......AND announced they will be main support to Cage The Elephant on their UK/Paris dates this month, FEET clearly cannot get enough of warm beer and petrol station pasties in the back of a van. The five-piece roll straight out of festival season into their second UK& Ireland…

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Wayne Hussey / Evi Vine – Salad Daze Tour – Bedford

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£22

With special guest Evi Vine. Wayne Hussey's long awaited autobiography entitled Salad daze is scheduled for publication by Omnibus Press on 23rd May and to celebrate Wayne is setting out on a full European tour (including the UK) later this year.

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Hayseed Dixie on the Main Stage at Bedford Esquires

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£18.50

We are pleased to announce the very welcome return of the legendary bluegrass kings, Hayseed Dixie! Hayseed Dixie began one innocent Summer day in 2000 when John Wheeler and Mike Daly drank roughly enough whiskey to float a battleship from the Florida Coast over to Portugal and back and decided to play around in John’s studio. Having spent the previous few years touring around with assorted country hat-acts, John had assembled a proper pile of recording equipment. Thus when he…

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Catholic Action + Guests

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£7

Catholic Action return to Bedford Esquires on Thursday the 24th of October after a series of brilliant performance here in 2017 and 2018. A product of Glasgow’s famously fertile music scene, Catholic Action are proof that they do indeed write them like that anymore. Big tunes and massive melodies, this is a band for fans of indie heavyweights like Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, The Strokes and Belle and Sebastian. Their debut album ‘In Memory Of’ was jam packed with glam…

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Bridges + China Bears

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£8

For fans of The National, Manchester Orchestra, Frightened Rabbit, Kings of Leon, Snow Patrol - BRIDGES create transatlantic, guitar driven music. A fresh line up and a new start in 2019. After years of relentlessly touring, supporting notable artists such as We Were Promised Jetpacks, Airways, All Tvvins, and performing at key festivals including Leeds, Glastonbury, 2000 Trees, Isle of Wight - to name just a few. � Hard hitting songs that are honest, raw and heartfelt. Played Esquries as…

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Foreign Beggars > Bedford Esquires

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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*FDE EVENTS * PROUDLY PRESENT > FOREIGN BEGGARS Support Acts.... 💥ORACY 💥SLIPPY SKILLS 💥1SUN & SI PHILI Tickets on sale Tuesday 10am from Skiddle.com For more information > 07796556938

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She Drew the Gun + Guests

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£12

She Drew The Gun make impassioned, hypnotic and darkly ornate psych-pop built around the lyrically evocative songwriting of singer-guitarist Louisa Roach. Under the moniker She Drew The Gun, the Wirral native started playing solo gigs with a handful of songs in 2014. Meeting James Skelly of The Coral in 2015, Louisa began recording with Skelly at Skeleton Key Records and recruiting band members along the way. After touring Europe with Fink in 2015 Louisa emerged in 2016 with debut record…

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The Voodoo Sheiks play the Sunday Afternoon Session

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The Voodoo Sheiks are firmly based in the ‘British R&B’ camp with elements of American Blues. A mixture of original material and carefully selected covers form the basis of their albums and every live show! Their latest album ‘Unstoppable’, contains twelve original tracks penned by the band themselves and follows on from their previous releases, ‘Borrowed & New’ (2012) and ‘Voodification’ (2015) Once again, high energy rhythm and blues forms the nucleus of the album, surrounded by catalytic elements of…

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November 2019

The Cureheads vs Siouxsie & the Budgiees – Halloween Special !

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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THE CUREHEADS….VS…. SIOUXSIE & THE BUDGIEES Halloween Special – 8pm Friday 1st November, Main Stage Bedford Esquires + DJs spinning the best in 80’s & Alternative sounds until late 2am As part of Esquires monthly tribute club for May we welcome the return of THE CUREHEADS who will be performing the best of THE CURE live with very special guest support SIOUXSIE & THE BUDGIEES for a Halloween Special, it may be Friday 1st and one day late but it’s…

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The Vistas at Bedford Esquires

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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We are very pleased to announced the return of VISTAS to Esquires, having supported Fatherson here recently, and fresh off their UK tour with Circa Waves! “The band are continually reaching for the heights, with each new song seeming to punch further and further.” – Clash Magazine Edinburgh’s Vistas have been surging to the forefront of the indie-rock scene over the last few years with a steady stream of catchy, radio ready releases leading the band to pick up extensive…

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Lucy Spraggan at Esquires | Bedford

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Lucy Spraggan is in a good place and wants to share it with you. She is happy in love, life and music: three things that are reflected in the anthemic, upbeat, and infectious sound of her new album. The past few years have been the best of times for the singer-songwriter and Today Was a Good Day sings that message loud. The UK has one of the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world and an ever-growing incidence of…

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The Wave Pictures + Guests

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£13.50

Following a brilliant debut performance at Esquires in early 2018, The Roar Club and Club Biscuit are delighted to be bringing The Wave Pictures back to Bedford on Thursday the 7th November. Formed in 1998 in the tiny rural village of Wymeswold in northern Leicestershire, lead singer and guitarist David Tattersall, bassist Franic Rozycki, and drummer Jonny “Huddersfield” Helm were heavily influenced by both the music played by John Peel and their parents classic rock collections. They soon relocated to…

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Guitar Wolf

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£12.50

Formed in 87, Guitar Wolf are revered by all Japanese bands and have released 15 albums. Black leather, sweat, blood, tears and unfiltered pure energy result in wild and destructive Rock’n Roll anthems but Rock’n Roll is not enough for a band like Guitar Wolf and so they launched a whole new genre called "Jet Rock’n Roll“ which depicts the wild mixture of Punk, Rock and Noise! Another coup for Bedford, tickets are only £12.50 and available from Esquires, Slide…

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Dreadzone – Live at Bedford Esquires

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£17.50

One of the most energetic, exciting and powerful live bands to emerge from the post-rave scene, Dreadzone have steadily been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and inimitable take on dub since their inception in 1993. Still going strong after 25 years in the game they have also long been and still are, one of the best live bands around. In 2019, Dreadzone move forward as a 5 piece, after parting ways with their guitarist…

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Split Whiskers play the Sunday Afternoon Session

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
Free

Split Whiskers have their roots firmly planted in Chicago blues, crossing boundaries into rock, americana and more than a hint of the Delta. The band’s fame is spreading and they are becoming one of the busiest bands at blues venues around the UK, in particular in great demand on the Festival circuit. Their superb musicianship, along with their infectious humour on stage, promises a great afternoon's entertainment Fronted by Gilby J. Fletcher on vocals & blues harp Johnny 'Magic Boy'…

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The Cosmic Dead // Thee Telepaths at Bedford Esquires

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£8.50

KMP Bedford are proud to welcome one of the UK's best loved psych rock acts, The Cosmic Dead, to Esquires. Formed in 2010, The Cosmic Dead are a quartet from Glasgow, Scotland who share their music through good vibes and better vibrations. Known for their improv, chaos strewn, Buckfast smashed against the wall take on space music, they have roamed from Roadburn to Las Vegas, Dundee to Bangalore with each album offering a meditative window into a certain time and…

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John Otway (solo show) + guests – Bedford Esquires

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£10

JOHN OTWAY (solo show) + guests 8pm, Friday 15th November, Bedford Esquires John Otway is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. From the age of 9, John Otway knew he wanted to be a pop star. But even at that young age, having listened to his sister's Beatles and Stones records, he knew he would never be able to do what they do.…

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Mused – UK’s Premier MUSE Tribute at Esquires – Sat 16th Nov

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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On the 23rd January 1999 MUSE played Bedford Esquires - THEY NEVER CAME BACK , THEY PROBABLY NEVER WILL. As part of our monthly tribute club we present the band that never came back: MUSED - The UK'S Number 1 Muse Tribute. Mused are a UK based professional tribute act who excel at providing an authentic Muse concert experience. Muse themselves now rarely perform at anything smaller than arena capacity, and Mused offer the opportunity to get up close to…

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Stereo MC’s + Support at Bedford Esquires

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Stereo Mc’s formed in mid 80’s, inspired by electronic music and early HipHop.They pressed up their first 12” vinyl and started an independent record label called G Street Records which released many UK hip hop artists and signed US acts such as Jungle Brothers . Shortly after they signed to Island/4th and Broadway records and released their first LP and and toured extensively as a live act , garnering a reputation on multi tours and festivals . Their 3rd LP…

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Tav Falco + Panther Burns

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£12.50

The ROAR Club & Keep Music Physical have joined forces to bring Tav to Bedford for the first time in history. Raised in rural Arkansas, Tav Falco embarked on his long and distinguished musical career upon arriving in Memphis in the mid-1970s. Teaming up with local music legend Alex Chilton (The Box Tops/Big Star) in 1978, the duo formed the long-running and still active band Tav Falco’s Panther Burns. Panther Burns thrived on the early 1980s music circuit and were…

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John Power (Cast / The La’s) + Tara Milton

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£16

JOHN POWER (Cast / The La's) + Tara Milton with the Moon & Boy 7.30pm Thursday 21st November - Bedford Esquires We are very pleased to be able to welcome John Power, the voice of some of indie music's finest ever songs to Esquires for the very first time on Thursday 21st September. With a career spanning decades in the the music industry in not just one, but two influential bands, John's solo sets have seen him tour some of…

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JESUS JONES – Liquidizer Anniversary show!

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£16.50

After two sold out appearances at Bedford Esquires in 2016 and 2018, we are excited to confirm that indie dance pioneers JESUS JONES will be returning to the venue on FRIDAY the 22nd of November for a very special gig celebrating 30 years of their debut album LIQUIDIZER! 2019 will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Jesus Jones's debut Album Liquidizer, an album that blended rock, rave and techno and helped changed the face of alternative music forever. To celebrate this…

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The Hooten Hallers / Friday 22nd November / Bedford Esquires

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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We are very pleased to be bringing The Hooten Hallers to Esquires in November, having been blown away by the band on The Dead South tour earlier this year. These guys kick some SERIOUS, make sure you make the effort to catch them. Columbia, Missouri trio The Hooten Hallers are a high-energy blues-rock band known for hard-traveling and wild live shows, with a seemingly endless tour schedule. The myriad of influences in their music incorporates elements of rhythm & blues,…

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Brix & The Extricated -Plus Guests (tbc)

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£15

Calling all fans of THE FALL & POST-PUNK - The Roar Club & Pad Presents join forces again to bring Brix to Esquires. Brix E. Smith surely needs no introduction and those lucky enough to have seen her support the Jesus & Mary Chain in September last year know this is not to be missed. Brix & The Extricated were formed in 2014 by vocalist/guitarist Brix Smith-Start and the legendary bass player Stephen Hanley. Stephen’s brother Paul joined on drums…

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Kid Klumsy with Dead Objectives and Spring Park

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£8

Based in and around Coalville,Leicestershire. Kid Klumsy have been together a little while but are now heading further afield with their own headline shows around the Uk alongside some fantastic festival slots, all day slots and support slots at larger shows. The bands latest release ' Spit Your Dummy Out' is released on May 27th 2018 via STP Records and is available on Spotify, ITunes, Amazon etc etc. The bands earlier ep releases can be listened to and downloaded on…

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Lips Can Kill Tour – Healthy Junkies,Tokyo Taboo,Yer Mum,PollyP

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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The LIPS CAN KILL TOUR . The Four most outstanding bands bringing it together on one night in Bedford four bands that take no prisoners . Four bands doing their thing and kicking ass . this night is gonna rock its gonna shock and jaws will be left on the floor . If you miss this you will regret it because all four bands are destined for greatness. Women in rock ! these girls are paving the way for future…

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Chris Difford (Squeeze)

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£22.50

One of the UK's finest songwriters will be coming to Bedford Esquires on Thursday the 30th May 2019 for a special intimate performance. Chris Difford, along with his Squeeze co-founder Glen Tilbrook, has written some of most enduring and best loved songs of our time. Songs like 'Up the Junction', 'Cool for Cats', 'Tempted', 'Labelled with Love' and many, many others. A Grammy nominated and double Ivor Novello Award winning lyricist, Chris will be bringing his 'Up the Junction' tour…

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December 2019

Southbound play the Sunday Afternoon Session

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Southbound, the upcoming blues-rock band based in London, are kicking up quite a storm. Bringing an exclusive take on British Blues, audiences are enthralled by the unique sounds and grooves that the band create on stage. With inspirations drawing from blues, rock, jazz, funk and soul, Tom (vocals), Elliot (rhythm and lead guitar), Jordan (rhythm and lead guitar), Dan (bass) and Aaron (drums) each bring something distinctive to the table that could only be described as the sound of Southbound;…

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The Mighty Wah presents / The Pete Wylie Show

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£16.50

The Mighty Wah presents... The Pete Wylie Show - Friday 6th December - Bedford Esquires Part time rock star - full time legend! Pete Wylie is a seminal Scouse maverick who, along with Ian McCulloch and Julian Cope, pioneered the Eighties art-indie scene. His debut gig was at the legendary Eric's in Liverpool - the night it was raided and closed for ever. He bounced back with a series of bands - Wah! Heat, Wah! and The Mighty Wah! -…

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Johnny Lloyd (Tribes) plus support

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£8.50

Taking the hazy pop sound he’d spearheaded with is bandmates, Johnny spent little time taking it into darker, rougher territory. He founded a new musical home and friendships with Jamie T, Mike Crossey (Producer of The 1975, Hozier) and Hugo White (The Maccabees), who helped guide the recording of his first two solo EPs - 'Dreamland' and 'Eden'. The past year or so has seen Johnny extend his songwriting abilities from his own songs to producing music for television and…

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Dr Feelgood on the Main Stage at Bedford Esquires

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£16

Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts. Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Roxette, Back in the Night, Milk and Alcohol, Down at the Doctors, She…

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The Sunday Soul Session with Geoff and Hammy

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£5

Join Geoff and Hammy and their special guest DJ's for an afternoon of classic soul.

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Wrong Jovi / Friday 13th December / Bedford Esquires

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£10

Wrong Jovi are the UK’s newest and finest tribute to rock legends Bon Jovi. Described by tribute band expert (Channel 4’s The Convention Crasher) and TV celebrity Justin Lee-Collins as “the best Bon Jovi tribute band in the world”, Wrong Jovi features some of the UKs finest professional musicians. With a set list crammed full of sing-along anthems, live favourites and rarities, audiences are guaranteed the ultimate Bon Jovi experience. Featuring Ally Ward (X Factor, The Singer Takes It All…

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BEAK> + Guests

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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Holy Fuckballs - The Pad Presents and Club Biscuit have joined forces to somehow bring BEAK> to Bedford for the very first time. Formed in Bristol by Geoff Barrow (PORTISHEAD), Billy Fuller (Robert Plant) and Will Young (no, not that one - Moon Gangs), BEAK> are a highly acclaimed electronic outfit influenced by psychedelia, krautrock and seventies movie soundtracks. Initially considered a side project of Geoff's other, hugely influential band, over the past ten years BEAK> have evolved into one…

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Beans On Toast plus guests

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bedford Esquires, 60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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£13

Beans on Toast "passionate, funny and human, articulating an everyman’s fears about these times." The Guardian Beans on Toast's new album is called ‘The Inevitable Train Wreck’ and will be released on 1st December 2019. For now, he’s holding his cards quite close to his chest, but he’s promised “a rock’n’roll album about our dying planet” The new release from the Essex Folk hero will find him searching for hope and change in what may be Earth’s darkest hour. On-track…

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