The 20th community-led summer music event, the Bures Music Festival, takes place in the picturesque village of Bures on the Essex & Suffolk Borders from Wednesday 6th to Sunday 10th July 2016.
The festival sees acts from all genres, from rock to blues, pop to choral, and jazz to ska, with all proceeds going to local charities and has awarded almost £185,000 since 1997.
Sunday: The Counterfeit Beatles, The New Town Kings, LaVendore Rogue, Blue Meteors, D’Ukes, Sound Mirrors and B-fest winner 2016. ¨The Beatles homage plus local 9-piece ska-reggae collective promise a riotous festival finale. 12.00pm-9.00pm
Saturday: Bootleg Blondie, The Secret Police, The Turner Brothers, Ady Johnson, Broken Eyes, Hot Tramp, Vardo and the Boss and The Flat Mountain Family. Authentic Blondie and The Police tribute shows complete a day of the best local acts. 12.00pm-11.00pm
Friday: Blues & Rock Night with Dr Feelgood, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory and Stevie Nimmo Trio. Award winning British Rock and Blues legends share Friday’s spotlight with a Grammy Award Winning guitarist and his band. 6.30pm-11.00pm
Thursday: Jazznights presents Nicolas Meier, Emily Dankworth and Larraine Odell - all with The Jazznights Trio in St. Mary's Church. Doors open 6.30pm
Thursday: B-Fest. Showcase for local young musicians in the Big Top. 6.30pm-10.00pm
Wednesday: Chorus Iceni, local 40 strong ladies barbershop group from Colchester perform an emotive recital in St. Mary’s Church. Doors open 6.30pm
Tickets are priced at £45 in advance for an adult 5 day pass, £25 for teens (aged 12-17 years), and children aged 11 years and under £3. A family ticket is priced at £125. Tickets also available for individual events.
Camping is £10 for a pitch which will cover 1 tent, caravan or motorhome.
The Bures Music Festival is a not-for-profit event, with all proceeds going to local charities.
More information will be here when available.
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