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LIVE AT THE BEDFORD PRESENTS: WIGWAM AWARDS

 

 

This evenings special presentation is by invitation only, Radio WIGWAM, the online radio station that champions ‘under the radar’ musicians, will celebrate the wealth of emerging talent that is currently out there with their 6th annual awards. Organised in association with JAMMA, the WIGWAM Awards, In total, 15 awards will be given out at the event. These will cover an expansive range of different genres – from: Indie-Pop through to Electro, and Alternative Rock through to Folk. There will also be Best Male, Best Female, and Best Band categories for UK acts, accompanied by equivalents for International acts too. A full list of the nominees can be accessed here.

WIGWAM is an online radio station with a real purpose. It isn’t about core demographics, approved playlists or hidden agendas – it’s about playing good quality music and providing a platform for up-and-coming talent from across the globe. As well as a packed roster of shows, the station also conducts video interviews, hosts live performance sessions, and runs an annual awards ceremony. In addition to a rapidly growing international audience, it has also built up a strong social media following, learn more by clicking this link.

Jamma has over 30 years’ combined passion for live music and discovering new talent, Jamma was built to help answer the question on every musician’s mind: how do I become a more successful independent artist? Jamma helps independent artists become more successful by giving them exposure to new audiences, providing more physical and digital gig opportunities and helping them to earn the money they deserve.
We also help artists connect with each other for collaborative work so if independent artists are looking for a remix, some production or a live gig – we got them covered! We believe that an artist should be paid 100% of their hard-earned money, so we never take commission. Jamma also has a network of venue and brand partners who offer exclusive offers and discounts to registered artists, learn more by clicking this link.

ETHER


After a hiatus of more years than the band care to mention, North Wales band Ether, are back with their infectious and emotional brand of blues rock. A no nonsense 3 piece, Ether features Martyn on lead guitar and vocal, Carwyn on bass and backing vocals and Dafydd on drums and backing vocals. They’re bringing their catchy and well crafted song to The Bedford, and it’ll be the first time the band has played the capital!

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THIRD LUNG


Since releasing their debut album ‘Gameplay’ on 04:11:22, which the band launched with a packed out hometown headline show at Sub89 in Reading. Third Lung have garnered immediate support from the likes of BBC Music 6 (Steve Lemacq), BBC Introducing, Amazing radio (Charlie Ashcroft), Planet Rock, Gigslutz among many others. Alongside this the band have embarked on an extensive record store tour stopping at numerous indie locations and over 20 HMV branches nationwide with more to follow. With copies of their album on vinyl and CD selling out in each city they visit and with multiple mainstage festival slots already confirmed for the year ahead, Lakefest, FiFest, Bunkfest among them, 2023 is looking like a big year for Third Lung.

“With all this quality you really feel that Third Lung are building towards something truly BIG” Amazing Radio – Charlie Ashcroft

“ ‘Third Lung’ have nailed their sound and have produced a collection of songs that are aching to grace the stage of a summer festival.” GigSlutz

Track Of The Week BBC Introducing for ‘The Art Of Stealing’ and ‘No Names’

“I love this band and you will too!” BBC Introducing – Nicky Booty

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TEMPUS FRAYED


TEMPUS FRAYED ARE A DYNAMIC, ORIGINAL ALT ROCK TRID, LOOKING TO MAKE A DENT IN THE MUSIC SCENE. OUR MUSIC INCLUDES METAL TO POP ELEMENTS WITH AN OVERALL HARD ROCK SOUND THAT EVERY INDIE, AND MODERN ROCK FAN CAN ENJOY. WE HAVE AN EXPLOSIVE LIVE ATMOSPHERE WHEN IT COMES TO PERFORMANCE, CROWD INTERACTION AS WELL AS A RANGE OF HARD-HITTING EMOTIONAL SONGS FROM ‘POP PUNKY’ ANTHEMS TO SUMMER BALLADS. WE ARE HERE TO PERFORM UNFORGETTABLE SHOWS AND JUST HAVE FUN ALONG THE WAY AS 3 BEST MATES IN THE MUSIC SCENE. TEMPUS FRAYED ARE NOT A BAND YOU WANT TO MISS OUT ON HAVING ON THE LINEUP.

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KAYSHA LOUVAIN


Kaysha Louvain is a singer/songwriter artist from South Wales, UK. Having learnt her craft over the last 12 years playing and writing music in various bands, Kaysha has developed her unique sound into what it is today. Drawing heavily on her Welsh roots, her parent’s 80s and 90s record collection and her love of country music. 2022 saw Kaysha Louvain release her debut album to great success with two BBC Radio Wales A-List spots, a Glacer FM song of the year and a guest performance with Wynne Evans on his Townhall Showdown tour.

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