Festival News

Last call for your cheaper Bures Music Festival tickets!

Today - Saturday 30th June - is the last day of Advance Pricing but you can still buy standard price tickets to the festival online until Friday 6th July after which the online box office will be closed for BMF 2018. Saturday is already at full price, but you can save...

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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...

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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!

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...

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CALLING ALL YOUNG MUSICIANS!

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                ...

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Bures Music Festival 2018 line-up poster

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Waterloo Sunset on Sunday!

With three albums to their name & endorsement from non other than Dave Davies himself, The Kinx have established themselves as England’s premier Kinks tribute act. Paying attention to every minute detail and adopting the classic early 1960's red hunting jacket...

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Ashton Jones on BMF Saturday 2018

You’ve been asking for his return, and we’ve manage to coax Ashton and his band back to make your BMF Saturday night full of funk, soul and some serious dancing. With support slots for Grammy award winning Shalamar, shows for Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Montreux...

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2018 Earlybird Adult Passes released.

It's less than a month ago that we held the most successful Bures Music Festival ever. While the memories of good times and great music are still fresh in our minds we have released our 2018 Festival Passes for sale. We sold out last year so we are offering tickets...

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Thank you!

Well, BMF’s over for another year, but what a fantastic festival we had this year. And now we’ve had a little time to come back to earth, our thoughts are turning to 2018 and all the things we can do to fine tune the festival for next year. For now, BMF wants to say...

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BMF 2017 WEEKEND RUNNING ORDER

FRIDAY Gates: 6.30pm 1. Back Porch 7.15 - 8.10 2. Danny Bryant 8.30 - 9.30 3. King King 10.00 - 11.15/11.30       SATURDAY Gates: midday 1. B-Fest category winner 12.45 - 1.10 2. B-Fest winner 1.30 –1.55 3. Wooden Maiden 2.15 - 3.10 4. Spacecake 3.30 -...

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Doctor and the Medics round off a super Sunday

The final day of Bures Music Festival 2017 is guaranteed to round off the festival in style with Doctor and the Medics headlining this year Swinging through a kaleidoscope of styles from Folk, Blues & Rock in the early afternoon the festival you will be treated to...

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No Saturday gate sales

Due to unprecedented demand for this years Bures Music Festival 2017 tickets, we regret to inform you all that there are no Saturday gate sales available. Adult Saturday Tickets and Adult Festival Passes are already sold out and there are only a few teen and child...

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