1 week to go, and 1 day to get your advanced price tickets!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018

1 week to go, and 1 day to get your advanced price tickets!

This time next week – on Friday 6th July – we have a night of blues and rock the legendary Bernie Marsden, award winning Laurence Jones and famous session musicians Blues’n’Two’s. And don’t forget you only have 1 day to buy cheaper tickets as they go to full price on Sunday 1st July! Get your tickets here. Here is Laurence: And Bernie with...

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Tickets now available in retail

Posted by on Jun 9, 2018

Tickets now available in retail

Tickets can now be purchased at the Bures Post Office in Church Square and in Sudbury at Compact Music on North Street. It’s less than a month to go and you can now buy your wristbands in advance. We sold out last year so get them before they’re all snapped up.

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Kings of BMF Saturday!

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Kings of BMF Saturday!

Litter of Kings combines a hunger for imaginative rhythm with the love of great songs. From the heartfelt to the surreal, Litter of Kings’ live performance will transport you to other places with a mixture of rock, blues, pop, indie and little dashes of punk and reggae. Their new E.P. Dust is out now, and the band will be playing  for us on Saturday 7th July in the afternoon, so don’t miss...

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CALLING ALL YOUNG MUSICIANS!

Posted by on May 3, 2018

Our annual B-Fest competition is on the evening of Thursday 5th July and part of the BURES MUSIC FESTIVAL. Do you know, or are you a budding star of the future? For more information see our B-Fest page here                       To view poster properly click the link below:...

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Bures Music Festival 2018 line-up poster

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018

We are very pleased and excited to announce the full Bures Music Festival 2018 line-up! BMF is a small family-friendly festival relying on social media and word of mouth to spread the word, so please like and follow our Facebook page here. You can also subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page. Subscribe now and be the first to receive all the latest updates and special offers for...

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Laurence Jones adding to the Friday blues

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018

Laurence Jones adding to the Friday blues

The multi award winning Laurence Jones has been heralded as ‘the next Eric Clapton’, and already boasts a European Music Award for best guitarist. As a teenager, Jones was hailed as ‘one to watch’ by the blues media, fans and guitar legends. And he’s since come of age, turning heads with his take-no-prisoners, incendiary live sets and his stunning records. Laurence has a serious...

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FUNK 2K bring the party to BMF Sunday

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018

FUNK 2K bring the party to BMF Sunday

The ultimate party band, Funk2k have played with the likes of Olly Murs, Alexandra O’Neal and Mike Reaves, and really know how to entertain. With a mix of funk, disco, soul, pop, and a little rock ‘n’ roll in their repertoire, Funk 2k will get the crowd jumping on BMF Sunday afternoon https://funk2k.com https://www.facebook.com/funk2k

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The Vagaband join BMF

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018

The Vagaband join BMF

BMF Saturday is delighted to welcome Norfolk nine-piece roots rockers The Vagaband to the stage. Their take on country, folk, Celtic, jazz, blues, show tunes and classic rock creates a sound that’s familiar and yet uniquely their own. Their third album, ‘Something wicked this way comes’ is hailed as nothing less than “brilliant”. They’ve headlined festivals, and we have them playing on...

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018

WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS? As you may know, the Bures Music Festival is a not-for-profit event that has raised more than £200,000 for local charities. Thanks to the volunteers who organise and run the event, our existing sponsors and, of course, all the wonderful people who buy tickets, organisations such as Ferriers Barn day centre, St Helena Hospice and the children’s ward at...

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The Kopy Katz on Saturday

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018

The Kopy Katz on Saturday

The Kopy Katz are a wild & fun 3-piece UK rockabilly band that cover songs by The Stray Cats as well as classic 50’s rockers like Eddie Cochran, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash & Elvis. They even apply their own unique rockabilly sound to T.Rex, The Rolling Stones, Billy Idol & many others. And they are coming to get us jumpin’ and jivin’ at BMF 2018, on Saturday 7th July 🙂...

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Southbound on Saturday

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018

Southbound on Saturday

Southbound join the BMF Saturday (7th July) line-up with their exclusive take on British Blues. Drawing inspiration from blues, rock, jazz, funk and soul, this young London band are going to get the party started with their unique sounds and grooves. Whilst writing, the band draw from the sounds of greats such as Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, the Allman Brothers Band, B.B. King, and Eric Clapton...

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BERNIE MARSDEN is our FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2018

BERNIE MARSDEN is our FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER!

In the early 70’s Bernie Marsden was an original guitarist for hard rock outfit UFO before becoming an original member of Paice, Ashton & Lord in 1977. After PAL split up Bernie joined David Coverdale in the newly formed Whitesnake, helping to establish the band as one of the most successful live rock bands in Europe and Japan. In 1982 Bernie co-wrote the multi-million selling hit Here I Go...

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UK MICHAEL JACKSON – our Thriller Saturday headliner

Posted by on Mar 17, 2018

UK MICHAEL JACKSON – our Thriller Saturday headliner

The Team behind our twice sell-out Queen tribute act Rhapsody now bring you the King of Pop.
 With his mesmerising falsetto voice, Yvan Silva along with the backing of four hand-picked and extremely talented musicians (including a guest appearance from Slash), have come together out of love and respect to the unique and wonderful talent MJ gave the world. With a combination of dedicated hard...

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Single event tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018

Single event tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Choral on Wednesday, Jazz on Thursday, Blues and Rock on Friday with Laurence Jones (more TBA), The Kubricks, Ashton Jones and many more will get you dancing on Saturday plus The Kinx, UK Beach Boys and some other amazing acts to be announced on Sunday. There really is something for everyone. The festival will run from 4th-8th July and the best bits are back – and improved. We will have a...

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Sunday’s Good Vibrations

Posted by on Feb 24, 2018

Sunday’s Good Vibrations

The UK Beach Boys were rehearsed under the watchful eye of Adrian Baker, who was a member of The Beach Boys for 20 Years. The band were also invited to join The Beach Boys on stage at Thetford during their brief visit to the UK in the summer of 2003, and again at Hyde Park London in 2004. One of the main qualities of their live performances is the fact that no backing tracks or sequencing are...

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The Kubricks return!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2018

The Kubricks return!

You asked, and we listened! London ska favourites The Kubricks return to Bures Music Festival on Saturday 7th July  🙂 With new album The Heist under their belts, The Kubricks continue to evolve their unique blend of ska supporting UB40, Bad Manners, The Toasters and Buster Shuffle and playing venues and festivals country-wide including a return to BMF 2018. We can’t wait, and will be dancing...

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