Tag Archives: Bedford


Ho99o9, Esquires, Bedford

US hardcore hop-hop duo Ho99o9 headlined Esquires in Bedford the day before opening for Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes at Ally Pally in London. Ho99o9 spent last year opening for the like of Korn, Alice […]

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Sorry, Esquires, Bedford

One of the latest hotly tipped and highly rated post-punky outfits Sorry headlined second room, Holy Moly’s, at Esquires. The band’s debut album 925 has received a lot of hype and some great reviews but […]

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Warmduscher, Esquires, Bedford

Despite being in February, Warmduscher’s headline gig at Esquires in Bedford I’m pretty certain will be a contender for gig of year come December. The band were playing the venue as part of this year’s […]

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Dry Cleaning, Sinead O’Brien – Esquires, Bedford

First gig of 2020 was Dry Cleaning at Bedford Esquires. The band, currently on the front cover of this month’s DIY Magazine, are out on tour with Sinead O’Brien. Good turn out for it and […]

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Mallory Knox, Esquires, Bedford

Emotional scenes at Bedford as Mallory Knox played their final show before disbanding. The sold out venue was packed with fans, friends and family of the band.  

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The Murder Capital, Esquires, Bedford

One of the contenders for gig of the year. An amazing set by Dublin’s post punk five-piece, The Murder Capital.

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Bodega, Esquires, Bedford

Photos of US art-punks Bodega headlining Esquires in Bedford. Opening Was Working Men’s Club who were on their final run of shows before a planned switch-up of their line up. Loads of hype around this […]

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Pottery / Egyptian Blue, Esquires, Bedford

Another one of those gigs with quite a bit of buzz behind it but in all honestly, didn’t quite do it for me. Good turn out for it and as this is another ‘retrospective upload’, […]

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Rolling Blackouts Costal Fever, Esquires, Bedford

Tons of hype be hind this show at Esquries and another which sold out well in advance of the gig. The Australian indie rockers released their latest LP Hope Downs last year. I won’t lie, […]

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Black Honey, Esquires, Bedford

Black Honey were back at Esquires in Bedford this month. The band released their self titled LP last year and returned to the venue for the first time in more than two years for another […]

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The Orielles, Esquires, Bedford

This is a another ‘retrospective upload’ and I’m honest, not one I remember that much about! Can’t recall much about The Orielles, but they were supported by the excellent Enjoyable Listens and LYLO.

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INHEAVEN, Esquires, Northampton

Inheaven, Esquires, Bedford, UK, Independent Venue Week, 02.02.18 Second time at Esquires for Inheaven who were headlining the venue as part of Independent Venue Week.

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Bedford River Festival 2018

The Bedford River Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary at the weekend with tens of thousands of people descending on the town’s river and surrounding area to enjoy a whole range of entertainment. First time attending […]

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Tom Grennan LP launch gigs and signings, Esquires, Bedford

Tom Grennan celebrated the launch of his debut album Lighting Matches with two shows and signing sessions at Bedford Esquires. Hundreds queued to see Grennan play in his hometown, two days after the release of […]

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The Lovely Eggs, Esquires, Bedford

A few of The Lovely Eggs who headlined Esquires as part of their jaunt around the UK supporting their new album This Is Eggland.

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Dream Wife, Esquires, Bedford

Following the somewhat lackluster gig by Cabbage a few days before, Dream Wife headlined Esquires on Friday and were excellent. Below are a few photos from the gig, with support by Corby’s King Purple and […]

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Cabbage, Esquires, Bedford

Cabbage brought their headline UK tour to Esquires in Bedford on Wednesday night. There’s been a sizeable amount of hype around the band since they broke through last year and released Young, Dumb and Full […]

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Honeyblood, Esquires, Bedford

The hugely hyped Honeyblood headlined Esquires in Bedford as part of the band’s jaunt across the UK. Support was by Doe. Honeyblood released their second album, Babes Never Die last year. The record followed their […]

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PINS, Esquires, Bedford

Manchester’s PINS brought their Bad Thing tour to Esquires on Thursday night. Wrote a few about it which you can read here.

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My Baby, Esquires, Bedford

Dutch trio My Baby headlined Esquires as part of their Prehistoric Rhythm tour. An amazing night of psych infused blues. This was a bit of a last minute dash over to the venue, but absolutely worth it. […]

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Black Honey, Esquires, Bedford

Black Honey headlined Esquires in Bedford last night. Great gig and absolutely packed. The Brighton four piece are currently playing across the UK, touring in support of their latest single Somebody Better. These guys have […]

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Idles, Esquires, Bedford

Idles kicked off their UK tour at Esquires last night. Easily the best gig I’ve seen this year so far and I’m pretty certain come December, this’ll be in the running for one of the […]

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Amber Arcades, Esquires, Bedford #IVW17

Amber Arcades headlined Esquires as part of Independent Venue Week. Pictured front woman Annelotte de Graaf.  

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Estrons / Indian Queens, Esquires, Bedford

Not strictly Independent Venue Week this one, but two great bands at a great Independent venue, just before #IVW17. Estrons, pictured above and Indian Queens below. Both were ace, with probably Indian Queens edging it […]

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We Are Scientists, Esquires, Bedford

Here’s a few of We Are Scientists who played a sold out show at Esquires in Bedford on Thursday night. A fantastic night of ace songs and great onstage banter. Will be writing a proper […]

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Tom Jones, Bedford Park Concerts

Here’s the one photo I’m allowed to show you from Tom Jones’ headline set in Bedford in August. This was used by Tom across his official social media platforms following the show.

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Bedford Park Concerts 2016

The Bedford Park Concert series returned fore three days on August 5, 6 and 7. Here’s photos from the first day which featured Miss Dynamite, Jaguar Skills, Wiley, Kurupt FM and Dizzee Rascal and the […]

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Matt Berry and the Maypoles, Esquires, Bedford

Toast of London star Matt Berry headlined Esquires in Bedford on Monday. Here, he’s pictured with Bluetones man Mark Morriss on guitar.

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The Shires, Corn Exchange, Bedford

Country duo The Shires kicked off their UK tour with a homecoming gig in Bedford on Friday night. Here’s a couple of pictures of singer Crissie Rhodes and guitarist Ben Earle.

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Don Broco, Esquires, Bedford

Bedford’s Don Broco played a hometown gig at Esquires on Thursday, a day before the release of their new album Automatic. Nightmare to shoot as the place was packed with no pit and far from […]

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