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ELO ON SUNDAY!

BMF 2022’s penultimate act, The ELO Encounter, returns to our stage with some of the finest musicians in the UK, to create the ultimate live tribute to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra.This unmissable show features soaring strings, striking vocal harmonies and...

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Sunday Madness!

On Sunday 10th July we close BMF 2022 with The Los Palmas 6 - unquestionably the best Madness tribute band in the world. Sax player Steve Turner played sax with Madness for eight years and recorded three albums with them.Both Lee Thompson and Woody from Madness have...

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2022 LINE-UP

THE full BMF 2022 line-up is here! Earlybird tickets are on sale until 1st July so get your tickets today here.

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New Purple Celebration of Prince

In 2015, they blew the roof off the BMF stage as Purple Rain.In 2022, this definitive Prince tribute act returns to BMF with the name New Purple Celebration, celebrating the music, life and legacy of the legend known as Prince in a non-stop, high-energy show. Prepare...

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FRIDAY HEADLINER ANNOUNCEMENT! One of the biggest ever bands to descend on Bures Music Festival is rhythm and blues act the Animals and Friends. This is an unmissable opportunity to see them perform on the BMF stage as part of their farewell tour on Friday 8th July....

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A Killer Saturday for BMF 2022!

Playing as far afield as the Dominican Republic and recently Mexico filling in for The Killers, the band have played to audiences of up to 30,000 people since forming in 2006. Having been lauded by The Killers themselves, they are coming to Bures to play back to back...

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FRIDAY HEADLINER ANNOUNCEMENT!

One of the biggest ever bands to descend on Bures Music Festival is rhythm and blues act the Animals and Friends. This is an unmissable opportunity to see them perform on the BMF stage as part of their farewell tour on Friday 8th July. Sixties legends The Animals were...

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BMF’s back and tickets are on sale now!

Bures Music Festival has announced its joyful comeback from the restrictions of the past two years with a special 25th Anniversary event from 6th to 10th July, with many special guests and surprises in store. Preparations are fully underway, and organisers of the...

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Bures Music Festival 2021 postponed until 2022

We’re so very sorry to announce that we must sadly postpone Bures Music Festival for one more year. There are a number of reasons for this. The government has made it clear that June 21st is the ‘earliest’ possible date for lifting restrictions and it’s just too close...

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Bures Music Festival 2020 postponement

As you may know, the UK government has advised that because of coronavirus, restrictions on mass gatherings may not be lifted for some months. Because of this, we’re very sad to say we have no option but to postpone the festival until 6th – 10th July 2022. But there’s...

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Are you ready for some GOOD TIMES?!

Endorsed by Ralph Rolle drummer with Nile Rodgers & Chic, GOOD TIMES are an amazingly funky 9 piece band who play completely live and are guaranteed to having you dancing to a full set of Chic classics as well as Nile Rodgers' & Bernard Edwards' produced hits...

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THE BLOCKHEADS playing BMF 2020

We have been trying to book them for a number of years, so are over the moon to get them as headliner on Friday 10th July. I’m not sure they need any introduction, however if they do.... Rarely off the road since the demise of Ian Dury in 2000, but now with Derek...

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WE WON EAFN SUFFOLK FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR!

Thanks to all you wonderful BMFers for coming to our little festival and for voting. We were up against some huge festivals so being a small charity event - with all of us being volunteers - it really does mean a huge amount to every single one of us. Onwards and...

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2020 Saturday headliners: THE FILLERS

Playing as far afield as the Dominican Republic and recently Mexico filling in for The Killers, the band have played to audiences of up to 30,000 people since forming in 2006. Having been lauded by The Killers themselves, they are coming to Bures to play back to back...

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Madness Tribute on Sunday!

On Sunday 12th July we close BMF 2020 with The Los Palmas 6 - unquestionably the best Madness tribute band in the world. Sax player Steve Turner played sax with Madness for eight years and recorded three albums with them.Both Lee Thompson and Woody from Madness have...

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BMF donates over £15,000 to charities

Local charities have expressed their gratitude to this year’s Bures Music Festival at our recent presentation evening at The Eight Bells, Bures. We raised more than £15,000 for charities, and were delighted to distribute all the profits to worthy causes. This year we...

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Thank you!

Thank you all for making it the best BMF ever! Slightly incorrect information (we actually SOLD OUT all 1400 tickets on Saturday and Sunday) but we made the front page of The Suffolk Free Press last week! See you next year :-)...

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B-Fest 2019 – 11th July 2019

GATES 6.30PM The Big Top, Bures Recreation Ground Part of the 23rd Bures Music Festival ADMISSION Adult £7 Child £2 Welcome Bures Primary School ACT 1 Amelie Kington Annabelle Krijgsman Harvey Morgans Maisie Mae Miles Blackwell ‘LOFT’ (Joe Allison, Ferdi Andrew &...

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Box office closed – Wednesday 10th July 2019

Tickets are now available on the gate only (Subject to availability) We expect there to be limited availability of tickets for all events but cannot guarantee availability. This year the line up is better than ever. See the lineup for more details. 5 days of amazing...

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BMF 2019 weekend running order and timings

All bands are subject to change and all stage times are approximate, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment 🙂 BMF FRIDAY NIGHT Gates 6.30pm The Bay Horse Boys 7.15 Ian Siegal Band 8.20 Nine Below Zero 10.00 11.30 curfew BMF SATURDAY Gates midday 1. B-Fest...

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BEERGUT 100 open Saturday

We welcome another rockin' local act to open our 2019 Saturday Rock Night. Beergut 100 is a five-piece band performing an eclectic mix of rock tunes to wake the campers and kick off Saturday in the best way possible. Don’t miss their take on classic tracks by artists...

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