Music

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

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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Friday, June 8, 2018

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

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Cambridge Independent is offering two readers the chance to see pop superstar Demi Lovato live at the July Course on Saturday, June 9.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Having walked away from Wet Wet Wet for the second time last year, Marti Pellow is flying solo once again

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Friday, May 25, 2018

I had the privilege to be in the audience at the Corn Exchange to see the Shires – recently returned from Nashville – on their current tour on Wednesday, May 23

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Last night (Sunday, May 20), the penultimate concert in this season’s Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Live at the Corn Exchange saw the Dresden Philharmonic , conducted by Michael Sanderling, perform a mixed and drama-packed programme of 19th century works.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) played host to two guests during its performances of Weber, Dvorak and Brahms at West Road on Saturday (May 19).

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Endellion String Quartet brought its current season at West Road Concert Hall to a conclusion on Wednesday (May 16) with an attractive programme of music by Haydn, Samuel Barber and Brahms.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

The former Westlife singer sang old and new songs to an appreciative audience at the Corn Exchange

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Mike Scott and co, still probably best known for classic pop/rock staple, The Whole of the Moon, stopped off at the Corn Exchange in support of their latest studio effort

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Fresh from their support slot with Marmozets, one of the most exciting unsigned bands in the UK will be at the Norfolk Street venue on Saturday

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Florence Donovan, better known as Dos Floris, will be at the Portland Arms tomorrow (Wednesday)

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

A dramatic curtain-raiser and some copper-plated classics entertain the faithful

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

The acclaimed Californian musician, who will perform at the venue later this month, speaks to the Cambridge Independent

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

The newly re-formed Cambridge Handel Opera Group’s Rodelinda is being staged four times this week in the Great Hall of The Leys School, with Wednesday evening’s being the second performance.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

This year’s Cambridge Folk Festival is shaping up to be another unmissable feast of music.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

We find out why two Cambridge friends have stepped into a new world by launching a record label

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Monday, March 26, 2018

A performance of three somewhat infrequently heard compositions offered an opportunity for the audience to ‘experiment’ a little away from more familiar territory at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday (March 24).

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Monday, March 19, 2018

In a short pre-concert talk for Cambridge Philharmonic’s French Connections on Saturday (March 17) evening, their conductor Timothy Redmond reminded the audience that France has always been a musical nation.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The acclaimed country singer, backed by four British musicians, warmed hearts and minds at the Unitarian Church on Saturday, March 17

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Don Airey is one of the best-known keyboard players in rock, and the CV of this Great Gransden-based musician reads like a ‘who’s who’ of some of the biggest names in the genre over the past 40 years.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

St Vincent has announced three more UK headline shows including Cambridge for her upcoming 2018 tour.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Cambridge Classical Concert Series at the Corn Exchange has always showcased some of the most outstanding classical performers and orchestras from around the world, none more so than last night’s (Thursday, March 8) breath-taking Russian State Philharmonic.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

The influential quartet are perhaps best known for Golden Brown, a number two hit in 1982, and Peaches, another classic rock staple.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Last night’s (Tuesday, February 20) concert was smaller in dimensions than previous shows in the Classical Concert Series, but certainly not in scope, grandeur or the impact that it made.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Millers Music is holding the lesson next month which could see hundreds of people learn to play the harmonica under the guidance of Cambridge’s own ‘harmonica genius’, Steve Lockwood.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

British band The Temperance Movement have emerged unscathed from one of the most turbulent periods of their career.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Endellion String Quartet, Cambridge University’s ‘Quartet in Residence,’ continued their current season’s programme at West Road Concert Hall on Wednesday evening (February 14) with a work each by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

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