Events and Festivals

Mon, 17:46

The classically-trained vocalist spoke to the Cambridge Independent before her recent performance at the Corn Exchange.

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Mon, 11:44

New York-born writer and critic Erica Wagner reveals the story of one of America’s forgotten heroes in her latest book. She spoke with the Cambridge Independent ahead of her appearance at the Cambridge Literary Festival.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

I start this piece with a disclaimer.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

A band that was spawned from the legacy of the legendary Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders (BSR) are now in a league of their own.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

A film festival will raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (Each) following the “love and kindness” it gave to the organiser’s family.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

The New Cambridge Singers’ (NCS) first concert of the 2017/18 season, In the Beginning, draws inspiration for their music from around the world, including Russia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and the United States.

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

The age-defying quartet stopped off in Cambridge on their current UK tour, and in doing so put on one of the most awesome shows of the year.

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Here’s the Cambridge Independent guide to the region’s firework displays

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Friday, November 3, 2017

The London-based orchestra performed four well-chosen pieces at the Corn Exchange on Thursday, November 2.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

We look at the star-studded line-up for three days that will be filled with debate, literature and laughs.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Some consider 2017 to be the 100-year anniversary of jazz and it’s certainly the centenary of some of its biggest stars, including Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

One of the finest living exponents of the written word, Michael Frayn, a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is one of only a small number of people writing in the English language to succeed in both drama and fiction.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Despite a slight setback, the band’s hit-packed set still succeeded in delighting their fans.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Andy McCluskey, founding member of the legendary Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, talks to the Cambridge Independent.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Fans can expect “some new music, lots of pyrotechnics, some strings, all the hits and a lot of fun” when Clean Bandit return to Cambridge on Monday.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Singer/songwriter Steven Page has sold millions of albums with The Barenaked Ladies and now he’s back with new music.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

The high-octane sextet, whose music encompasses a wide variety of genres, sold out The Junction’s largest venue, J1.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) opened its new season at West Road Concert Hall with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

We suggest you put November 22 in your diaries. For it is possible historians will look back at it as a pivotal moment in our cultural history.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Last night was the first visit of this year’s Classical Concert Series of orchestra in residence The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. And to kick start the “orchestral” part of the series – after last week’s terrific recital by The Z.E.N. piano trio – we were treated, by organisers Cambridge Live and series sponsors Boldfield Computing – to a programme that could almost be seen in places as a celebration of youthful talent.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

One of America’s finest songwriters played two of her classic albums in their entirety to a very receptive crowd.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

THE 2017-18 Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Live got off to a glorious start with a special recital last night.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

The American alternative country star’s effortless mastery drew fans out in force to the city’s main pop music venue.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

An exciting new community is taking shape - and it’s hosting an array of public events for the Open Cambridge festival.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

The popular festival of events continues to attract top names in entertainment.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Arguably the biggest crowd of the 2017 Newmarket Nights series of concerts welcomed the former X Factor contestant to the July Course.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rather than just bask in the glory of mega-hits such as Sit Down, She’s A Star and Laid, the Mancunian band has always strived to keep moving forward.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Theresa may come, Theresa may go, but this creeping evil might live forever...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Next year, reggae pop music giants UB40 – named after the notorious UK unemployment benefit form and known the world over for hits such as Red Red Wine, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love with You, I Got You Babe and debut single Food for Thought – will celebrate 40 years since they first came together as a band in Birmingham.

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