Festival News

Festival passes and Saturday tickets are SOLD OUT!

There are no more full festival passes or Saturday day/event tickets left, however in the Big Top you can still enjoy The Blockheads, Connor Selby and Hollie Rogers Music on Friday 12th and many acts including The Counterfeit Stones, The Kubricks and Gabby Rivers...

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WOODEN MAIDEN to rock Saturday

Formed in 2008, Wooden Maiden have been rocking the wood for 16 years! During this time, Sam, Ed & Steve have used the power of three acoustic guitars alongside sweet harmonies to bring you an eclectic mix of rock, metal, pop, country and beyond. They play...

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ESKIMO DISCO SATURDAY!

Electro-pop trio Eskimo Disco have announced a big anniversary reunion and they’re coming to BMF! Their hit single ‘7-11’ amassed a staggering 9.4 million views on YouTube, was a contender for the UK Christmas number one, and hit number one in Japan.Eskimo Disco's...

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HAPPYSOUNDS CHOIR AND SHANTYFOLK ON WEDNESDAY

BMF is proud to welcome HappySounds Community Choir to St. Mary's Church – a group singing a mix of popular songs with a bit of musical theatre and a cappella thrown in. HappySounds provides an uplifting singing community for local people while raising money for those...

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POLLY GIBBONS on Thursday

Polly Gibbons with the George Double Trio "Polly Gibbons is unmistakably a class act…”★★★★ The Guardian Twice-nominated "best jazz vocalist" by the BBC and Jazz FM, international singer Polly Gibbons’ soulful, charismatic voice embraces American jazz, blues and...

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GABBY RIVERS to play on Sunday

At just 21, indie/alternative singer songwriter Gabby Rivers has already gained her share of musical acclaim. Having released her second EP in 2023 and a new single DIG ME last week, she has garnered the support of BBC introducing and BBC 6 Music, and has graced the...

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THE BLOCKHEADS ON FRIDAY!

They really need no introduction… Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Dury’s album ‘New Boots and Panties’ on the first Stiff Records tour of the UK, Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher became known as The Blockheads. In the years...

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Connor Selby on Friday

Young troubadour Connor Selby’s childhood love of blues, soul and folk started him on a journey that has taken him into the heart of the music he loves. His soulful blend of blues and introspective songwriting are perfect complements to his stunning guitar playing....

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J.S. & the Lockerbillies return!

Coming into their 10 year Anniversary, the Lockerbillies are still playing that racous rockabilly sound and ripping up stages across the world. With a new album on the way and a year choc full of big festivals and support slots for the likes of Delta Bombers,...

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SCANDAL on SUNDAY!

Scandal make their first BMF appearance, but rise from the ashes of the much-requested and much loved regulars (and now defunct) Soul Kitchen. Four of the six members of Scandal are ex Soul Kitchen players, and although they aren’t as zany as the chefs used to be,...

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QUEEN RETURNS

Rhapsody returns with the new name, UK QUEEN! Requested by many of you and loved by Team BMF, UK QUEEN are coming back to Bures Music Festival, and we’re so excited. Since they tore up the stage 7 years ago, this ‘greatest tribute to Freddie and Queen’ is back from a...

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THE COUNTERFEIT STONES

The Counterfeit Stones celebrate over twenty years of touring the world with their skilfully mixed cocktail of classic hits, retro costume and humour. This is the band to give a huge dose of nostalgia for those who were there and an education for those who weren’t....

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SUNDAY SLAPPERS!

Meet The Suffolk Slappers - A three-piece band based in Suffolk who specialise in Rockabilly music. With a passion for the classic sound of the 50’s and 60’s, The Suffolk Slappers have been tearing up stages across the country with their high energy performances and...

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THE KUBRICKS on Sunday!

Seven-piece act The Kubricks are returning to the BMF Big Top stage on Sunday, July 14, to share their infectious ska, reggae and melodic pop. Formed in London, The Kubricks have recently toured the UK and Europe andreleased a brand-new album, Between Antipodes,...

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ABBA RETURN!

Yes it is true. After 10 years and hundreds of requests - we are very excited to announce the return of PLANET ABBA! They brought the house down in 2014 headlining one of our most memorable BMF nights so far. In 2024 they return to co-headline on Saturday 13th July,...

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BMF Christmas Presents…

Stuck for ideas for Christmas presents? How about a BMF 2024 festival pass?!There is something for everyone - it is going to be a cracker!Tickets from the website here.Day/event tickets available in the new year. Band announcements start this Friday...

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PRESENTATION NIGHT 2024

On Wednesday 1st of November, Bures Music Festival was honoured to present cheques totalling £14,000 to charities in Bures and the surrounding communities.   Our presentation event welcomed representatives from many organisations, including St Nicholas Hospice...

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EARLYBIRDS FOR 2024 SOLD OUT!

ALL Earlybird tickets for 2024 have now SOLD OUT. Advanced Price Festival Passes and camping tickets go on sale  very soon, so watch this space!

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SOLD OUT SATURDAY!

ALL camping, Full Festival and Saturday tickets have now SOLD OUT. However we still have tickets for our amazing night of blues with When Rivers Meet and Laurence Jones, a whole Sunday of amazing acts including Doctor and the Medics and The Downsetters plus choral on...

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WE ARE CLOSE TO SELLING OUT BMF SATURDAY 2023! Therefore we are almost out of Festival Passes too, and we expect to sell out both by early next week so please buy today to avoid disappointment. Very exciting news after all the preparation and work the team of...

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The Committed Return

We are very excited to welcome back the perfect Saturday evening act! The Committed, a homage to hit 90s film The Commitments, was formed in 2005 by Neal Hargreaves and is considered by many as the world’s number one ‘Commitments’ tribute band. Their 10-piece line up...

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Laurence Jones rocks Friday

Voted in the top 10 “Best blues guitar players in the world today.” Music Radar Often compared to Eric Clapton, Laurence Jones has developed a virtuoso pedigree as the UK’s hottest guitar-slinger, with a crossover sound that’s earned multiple awards and accolades. His...

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THE DOCTOR RETURNS!

They’re back! The unstoppable masters of glam rock, Doctor and the Medics, who shot to fame worldwide in the 80s, are booked to headline BMF Sunday.Their 1986 hit “Spirit in the Sky” sold more than 24 million copies and was number 1 in 23 countries. The flamboyant...

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WHEN RIVERS MEET – on Friday

We are very excited to announce that co-headliners of Friday night are the critically acclaimed When Rivers Meet.Combining powerful vocals with thundering guitar riffs, When Rivers Meet exploded onto the scene in 2019 and have gone on to win multiple accolades,...

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