Events and Festivals

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It was hit after hit at the July Course on Friday, August 10, and the crowd loved it.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

With the sun shining, music fans of all ages gathered to witness the best in folk, blues, country, Americana, roots and beyond. Adrian Peel attended on Friday and Sunday, while Mike Scialom attended on Saturday,

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Monday, August 6, 2018

One of the biggest success stories in British theatre history brought the timeless sounds of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, The Temptations and more to a packed crowd at the July Course.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

First Aid Kit, Rosanne Cash, John Prine and Kate Rusby among those entertaining crowds at sun-baked Cherry Hinton Hall

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Cambridge set includes full version of ‘Hard Rain’

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Johanna and Klara Söderberg combine gorgeously sublime melodies with soaring, close-knit harmonies and thoughtful and reflective lyrics.

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Monday, July 30, 2018

The artist also known as Ben Drew put on an outstanding show at a rain-soaked July Course on Friday, July 27.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The young York-based musician put out his latest album, Songs from the Seasons, on May 4 and is touring in support of it.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Hottest evening of the year or not, the chance to see The Flaming Lips – a band more used, these days, to headlining festivals and playing to crowds in their thousands – at the 800-capacity Junction was one not to be missed.

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Monday, July 23, 2018

The twice Grammy-nominated UK R&B singer brought a terrific day of sunshine and racing to a close

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Friday, July 20, 2018

The concert, featuring other tribute acts, will take place on August 25 at Huntingdon Racecourse

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Eagerly awaited at this year’s Cambridge Summer Music Festival was Joanna MacGregor’s recital on Saturday (July 14) at West Road Concert Hall.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The mega-selling flamenco kings provided the perfect soundtrack to a warm summer’s evening in the city

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Cambridge Summer Music marks its 40th anniversary in 2018 and to celebrate, the festival – which runs from July 5-21 – is teaming up with the Cambridge Independent to offer two pairs of tickets to see Joanna MacGregor on Saturday, July 14.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

After his memorable recital of JS Bach’s 48 Preludes and Fugues last year, Patrick Hemmerlé returned to the 2018 Cambridge Summer Music Festival with two works immediately influenced by them, Chopin’s 24 Preludes op. 28 and Debussy’s Préludes, Book 2.

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Since becoming the youngest winner of X Factor at the age of 17 in 2015, Louisa Johnson has been one of the long-running TV talent show’s best success stories

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The multi award-winning Scottish fiddle band will be performing as part of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival, supported by the Cambridge Independent.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

It was the end of the current season for the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday (June 30), and Music from the Movies came in two parts: a scaled-down performance aimed at children aged four and upwards in the late afternoon, and then in the evening an expanded version for the grown-ups.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Cambridge Folk Club, upstairs at the Golden Hind pub on Milton Road, is hosting a pre-festival showcase on Friday, June 29

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Monday, June 25, 2018

The last concert in this year’s Cambridge Classical Concert Series underlines how important these events are in the city’s musical calendar.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Fans packed into the July Course at the end of a day of racing as part of the Newmarket Nights series of concerts

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

The Cambridge Independent is proud to be media partner for the festival in its 40th anniversary year

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Friday, June 22, 2018

50,000 on display at event opened by celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin

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Friday, June 22, 2018

The countdown to the 40th annual Cambridge Summer Music Festival has begun!

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Cambridge Summer Music celebrates its 40th annual festival in 2018 and is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent. Starting out relatively modestly as a series of organ recitals, it has developed into a packed fortnight of concerts, from baroque and classical to jazz and world music.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

20,000 expected to visit event, which is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

An American author living in London, Francesca Simon is best known for the Horrid Henry series of children’s books – the first of which was published in 1994

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Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Expect heart-stopping tales of spies, escapes and uplifting acts of humanity spanning nearly three centuries.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Magne Furuholmen, keyboard player with the legendary pop group, talks to the Cambridge Independent

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