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CVC + Guests

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:45 pm

CVC + Guests
7:30pm Tuesday 30th January – Bedford Esquires
The Roar Club and Pad Presents have again joined forces to welcome CVC a.k.a Church Village Collective to Esquires for the first time. Hailing from a small Welsh town north of Cardiff called, wait for it…. Church Village… this six-piece serve up a heady mix of psych-pop.
Singer Francesco Orsi, bassist Ben Thorne, drummer Tom Fry, keyboardist Daniel “Naniel” Jones and singing guitarists David Bassey and Elliott Bradfield, who are related to Shirley Bassey and a Manic Street Preacher, no less – have more “ooh-la-la-lahs” and “doo-wahs” than you can shake Brian Wilson at as they coo about timeless themes such as girls, getting into scrapes, smoking weed and working for the man.
And yet they have the charm and panache to transcend pastiche. Their buoyant 11-track debut – recorded in Bradfield’s front room and given some mixing desk sparkle by the producer Ross Orton, known for his work with Arctic Monkeys – is psych-pop made for outdoor stages at sundown. Or a sticky-floored indie disco in the mid-2000s if you were a Zutons fan. Following in the great tradition of Welsh psychedelia, CVC are unashamedly more polished and searching for acclaim beyond the valleys. We’re looking forward to their handlebar moustaches gracing Esquires.
Tickets on sale FRIDAY 3rd November at 10am from Slide, Esquires and SEETICKETS.

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January 30
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm


Bedford Esquires
60A Bromham Road
Bedford, MK40 2QG United Kingdom
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