This page aims to highlight some of the great music available in Ampthill and the surrounding area:
Gary Wood Jazz Experience - Available for private event bookings as a Jazz duo, trio or quartet, Gary and his band recreate swinging renditions of beautiful songs in 'Rat pack' style. Based in Bedfordshire, Gary plays across the UK in events, parties, weddings, cruises and hotels. He regularly appears at the White Hart in Ampthill on Monday nights. Contact Gary Wood on 01525 750396 or find out more and download tracks at www.jazzexperience.co.uk
Details of some local bands to look out for:
Enraged Horizon are a new and local band to Ampthill which started in 2008. The band consists of Leon, Phil, Fraser and Peter. They are all very passionate about music and so far have preformed at Flitwicks New Music, they have some up coming gigs, so please check the website for performance dates. Please contact Ryan Hornibrook for booking information at email@example.com. Website: www.myspace.com/enragedhorizon
New Groove Foundation
New Grove Foundations - The band formed in early 2004 when four local musicians got together and starting jamming in Bedfordshire. They are regulars at Ampthill Festival. Playing music they all love from, dirty funky beats, grooves and breaks to reggae, dub and ska. Every member has brought something different to the band which comes together to give an electrifying performance. The band has a great time together on and off stage and this comes across in the performance. Websites: www.newgrooveformation.com & www.youtube.com/user/newgrooveformation
Amy & the Integrals
Amy Lee - A talented singer songwriter who has appeared at Ampthill Festival. Website: www.youtube.com/AmyLeederMusic
The Folk n Ska Souls
The Folk n Ska Souls - Formed in mid-2007 the band from Bedfordshire play a mixture of Ska, Reggae, Punk and Folk. Another band that has appeared at Ampthill Festival. Website: www.myspace.com/folknskasouls
Betaboy - A local New Wave / Alternative group, that have also appeared at Ampthill Festival. Website: www.myspace.com/betabo
Rogue Radio - A punk/ska group with drum n bass, hip-hop, dub, rock and funk overtones from Ampthill & Flitwick. Website: www.myspace.com/rogueradiowaves
Ampthill Town Band
We are a friendly Brass Band based in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. We meet each Tuesday between 7.00 and 9.15 pm at Russell School, Ampthill. We always welcome new players and currently have players with a wide range of ages from 11 years old. For younger players and older beginners we have a Junior Band that meets from 6.00 to 7.00pm before main band. The Band performs at local events such as the Ampthill Festival, and school fetes. We also aim to promote two concerts in Ampthill each year. Website: www.ampthilltownband.co.uk
Ampthill Concert Orchestra
We are a small Concert Orchestra, based in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. We started out in 2005 and have enjoyed playing a number of concerts in the local area. Our most recent concert was the Ampthill Park Proms on the 27th June 2009. Website: http://www.ampthillorchestra.co.uk/
- AmpRocks - part of Ampthill Festival and occurs on the last Friday of June each year. Featuring a headline rock act and supporting local bands. Find out more.....
- Ampthill Park Proms - part of Ampthill Festival and occurs on the final Saturday of June each year. Featuring Ampthill Concert Orchestra and other local classical musicians. Find out more .....
- Ampthill Festival Gala Day - part of Ampthill Festival and the focal point of the Festival Weekend, which includes a music stage that hosts numerous local bands. Find out more.....
- Esquires - Bedford's premier music venue
If you play music in Ampthill or the surrounding area and want your details and videos posted on this page, contact Mark Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org