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LIVE AT THE BEDFORD

We are excited to be starting live music properly back at The Bedford!

This show is FREE entry however there are a limited number of advance tickets available (at no charge) that you can sign up for which will guarantee a seat ( max 6 per table).

Now that social distancing rules have been relaxed, you can also turn up on the night without having to book in advance on a first come first served basis for extra seats and standing room.

If you can’t make it in person then the live stream can be accessed via our Facebook page www.facebook.com/thebedfordpub

Doors open at 6:30pm- Full menu available

Artist showcase this evening is courtesy of Jamma Music & Radio Wigwam with performances from:

7:00 PM HALO

8:00 PM EMMA & THE FRAGMENTS

9:00 PM JJ LOVEGROVE

10:00 PM HOLiDAY

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7:00 PM HALO


H A L O is a London-based music band that hears the world differently than the rest. Their brand new album ‘The Messenger‘ is a vivid expression of a sensual and profound rethinking of reality with lush guitar chords, post-punk vocals, pulsating drum rhythms and smooth synth keys.

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8:00 PM EMMA & THE FRAGMENTS


Emma and the Fragments are a dynamic indie rock band hailing from the vibrant music scene of East London. Fronted by charismatic Emma alongside her husband Jon on drums, their deep connection and shared musical vision have been the driving force behind the band’s success.
Donn, the lead guitarist, brings incredible musicianship and unique guitar playing style and rounding out the line up is the equally talented Jonny on bass.

Together, they create a sound that’s both powerful and nuanced, blending elements of indie rock, punk, and pop to create something truly special – this was recognised in 2021 when the band won the WigWam Radio Best Indie Rock Act Award against fierce competition.

Emma and the Fragments are signed to Regent Street Records, a London-based label with a reputation for discovering and promoting talented up-and-coming artists.

With a new EP ‘Beneath The Polite Surface’ set to release in 2023 themes of love, loss, and self-discovery are woven throughout, ensuring their music speaks to the human experience in a way that’s both relatable and inspiring and sure to delight fans both new and old.

The band play regular gigs across London and the South East and will be playing the main stage of MotoFest in Coventry on 1st June 2023.

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9:00 PM JJ LOVEGROVE


‘Dark Room’ out on 30 June 2023, is JJ Lovegrove’s second single from her debut album ‘the LInES we leave behind’ due for release on the 18th August.

JJ Lovegrove is an independent conceptual solo artist with previous support tours including Another Sky, DECO & Natalie McCool, plus appearances at numerous festivals including the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury, Barefoot, Dot2Dot & features on BBC Introducing.

Alongside her solo work, JJ is also part of TheWRD programme from The Ivors Academy, after being awarded a highly sought after place & full scholarship to the academy in September. She is also working collaboratively with Minus Cube an independent musician & producer based in Cornwall. Together they have released four singles including ‘RIGHT WHERE IT BELONGS’, a haunting reworking of the Nine Inch Nails track. They are currently working on new tracks to follow their newly released singles ‘BETTER’ & ‘DESIRE LINE’.

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10:00 PM HOLiDAY


Emerging with a sound that spans decades and genres, HOLiDAY aligns to a resonance of anthemic artists of recent times. Romantically referenced as “the lovechild of Florence + The Machine and Foals”, they unapologetically merge gritty alternative rock with heartfelt indie pop. The charming combination of female and male vocals lands the band in the realm of other joint lead vocal groups alike, receiving recent praise as “a modern-day Fleetwood Mac with hints of The XX” (Adrian Breakspear).

Based in the creative vortex of Byron Bay, Australia, they are currently in the studio defining their debut EP, with a first glance coming via singles ‘Next Best Friend’ and ‘Lover’, showcasing HOLiDAY’s co-produced talents. Working alongside GRAMMY nominated and ARIA award winning producer Adrian Breakspear (Pharrell, Coldplay, Gang Of Youths, Amy Shark), a July ‘23 date has been set for the highly anticipated coming single ‘Work Of Art’.

Off the back of their first national ‘Lover’ Tour and multiple Australian festival lineups including; The Basin Concert, Party In The Apocalypse, Great Escape Music Festival, FOTSUN and Party In The Paddock, the band prepare for ‘Escape The Dark’ (Dark Mofo) and Byron Music Festival this coming month before embarking on their first stint of live shows in the UK/Europe – August ’23.

HOLiDAY are for fans of: London Grammar, Foals, Sam Fender, Florence + The Machine, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and other alternative rock gems that came before them.

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