Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, the fervent musical couple who front their band, Caravan of Thieves, have traveled a fruitful yet challenging road since they met in late 2003. Soon after, they began blending their voices, writing music, traveling and performing together as the acoustic guitar-toting duo they simply called “Fuzz and Carrie”. Using the musical spirit to guide them, they found themselves in different corners of the globe, and with a little trial, error and adventure behind them, they arrived…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Advanced tickets are now available until 6 pm the day of the concert! Click on logo! Chamberfolk: Three classically trained musicians playing original music, as intricately arranged as a string quartet, lyrically rooted in the singer/songwriter tradition, and wrapped in three-part vocal harmonies reminiscent of both Appalachia and Medieval Europe. Building from the tonal depth of the cello (or is it a bass?), layer in the shimmering sounds of a violin and the strikingly natural addition of banjo to create…Find out more »
As part of the Friend's 40th Anniversary Celebration,Kathy Graham, a local Yoga instructor and long time FOL board member will offer two introductory sessions The first, chair yoga will be Tuesday October 17 from 11:30am - 12:30pm and the second, mat yoga will be Thursday Oct 19 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. She will challenge participants with slow and attentive movements that encourage mental clarity, flexibility, wellness, strength and stability, balance and posture and possibility even relieve aches and…Find out more »
Book folding workshop participants will fold pages in a book to form a heart when finished. Workshop is free. Adults or young adults only. All materials are provided. Sign up for this workshop at the Library Services Desk. Come help us celebrate our Friend's 40th Anniversary!Find out more »
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.