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July 2017
$15

I DRAW SLOW – Celtic Music Reimagined from Dublin

Friday, July 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friends of Bedford Library Concert Series, 321 North Bridge St
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Their combination of compelling songwriting, exuberant live performances and passion for tradition describes this Dublin Ireland based band.  I Draw Slow coaxes the past into the present with original songs that draw from the best of Irish storytelling and American folk music.   Draw Slow is a five-piece outfit comprising vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo and double bass. Holden siblings Dave (guitar) and Louise (vocals) have been writing together for two decades, starting on Dublin’s gigging circuit with funk operation Tabularasa. Since then…

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Ken and Brad Kolodner – Old Time Music

Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friends of Bedford Library Concert Series, 321 North Bridge St
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the US, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” The dynamic father-son duo pushes the boundaries of the Appalachian tradition by infusing…

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September 2017
$15

Aoife Scott – Dublin folk singer/songwriter

Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friends of Bedford Library Concert Series, 321 North Bridge St
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Her sublime voice is a thing of beauty that stops people in their tracks. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, Dublin Folk singer-songwriter Aoife Scott has become a force to be reckoned with on the Irish folk and traditional scene.  With an impeccable pedigree as a member of the legendary Black Family, which includes her mother, Frances, and her aunt, Mary, Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene,…

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October 2017

Fall Book Sale Preview (for members of the Friends only)

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Book Sale, Bedford, VA 24523 United States + Google Map

The Friends of the Bedford Public Library will hold a preview of our Fall Book Sale on the second floor of Bedford Central Library and in our new Book Room.  If  you are a member of the friends (you must show a membership card), you can shop early on Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 pm before the main book sale on Saturday. Included in the selection are current fiction and non-fiction best sellers, classics, cookbooks, children’s books, puzzles, DVD’s, romance novels,…

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Fall Book Sale

Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Book Sale, Bedford, VA 24523 United States + Google Map

The Friends of the Bedford Public Library will hold their Fall Book Sale on the second floor of Bedford Central Library and in our new Book Room. Please help support the Friends in this effort and take home some great reading material in the process. Most books range in price from $.25 to a few dollars. Bring a friend or neighbor and spend a few minutes or a few hours browsing through the large selection of books. Find some early summer…

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Advanced Tickets now available for all concerts and events!

Why you should join us!

  • Quality music performed by nationally & internationally known artists

  • An intimate setting

  • Perfect for music lovers

  • A great value for a night out (we even provide refreshments)

All concerts or programs are held in the Bedford Room of the Bedford Public Library.  The room is accessible from the rear of the building where there is a parking lot.   We now offer advanced ticket sales for all of concerts.  You may purchase tickets directly from Lynchburg Tickets.  Our capacity is only 100.  All concerts are $12 at the door.  The space is wonderfully intimate; handicapped accessible and an ideal place to experience quality live music.  Come join us and spread the word!

Call 540 586-8911 Ext 4, then 1 if you need more information.