Avril Lavigne, the alternative rock singer-songwriter renowned for redefining the 00s pop-punk landscape. Aged just 17, Lavigne became the youngest female solo artist to hit the Number One slot in the UK album charts, catapulting her to stardom with unforgettable anthems like "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi". She became the voice of a rebellious generation, known for her infectious hooks, signature punk-inspired style and fearless attitude. Continuously evolving, proving a mainstay in the global charts, she boasts a multi-platinum status, as well as international accolades including, ten JUNO’s (Canadian Music Awards), three BRIT nominations, eight GRAMMY nominations, and many more. An uncompromising force in music and culture, Avril Lavigne is an enduring icon, set to bring her rebellious spirit to Bedford Summer Sessions in 2024.