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Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

02 November 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.


Squeeze put on rousing performance at Cambridge Corn Exchange

Squeeze put on rousing performance at Cambridge Corn Exchange

Squeeze put on rousing performance at Cambridge Corn Exchange

28 October 2017

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


OMD to perform in Cambridge

OMD to perform in Cambridge

OMD to perform in Cambridge

27 October 2017

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


Clean Bandit’s getaway from The Kambar to the US

Clean Bandit’s getaway from The Kambar to the US

Clean Bandit’s getaway from The Kambar to the US

27 October 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.


Founding member of The Barenaked Ladies Steven Page shares Cambridge memories

Founding member of The Barenaked Ladies Steven Page shares Cambridge memories

Founding member of The Barenaked Ladies Steven Page shares Cambridge memories

20 October 2017

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


Party time at the Cambridge Junction with CC Smugglers

Party time at the Cambridge Junction with CC Smugglers

Party time at the Cambridge Junction with CC Smugglers

20 October 2017

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


City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

20 October 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.


Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

19 October 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.


The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

12 October 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.


Suzanne Vega celebrates two landmark anniversaries at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Suzanne Vega celebrates two landmark anniversaries at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Suzanne Vega celebrates two landmark anniversaries at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

07 October 2017

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


Z.E.N. Trio open Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Corn Exchange

Z.E.N. Trio open Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Corn Exchange

Z.E.N. Trio open Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Corn Exchange

03 October 2017

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


Ryan Adams electrifies the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Ryan Adams electrifies the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Ryan Adams electrifies the Cambridge Corn Exchange

22 September 2017

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


Comedy and fashion come to the Cambridge Roar festival

Comedy and fashion come to the Cambridge Roar festival

Comedy and fashion come to the Cambridge Roar festival

31 August 2017

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


Newmarket turns out in force for Olly Murs

Newmarket turns out in force for Olly Murs

Newmarket turns out in force for Olly Murs

23 August 2017

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


James brings a mixture of the old and the new to Newmarket

James brings a mixture of the old and the new to Newmarket

James brings a mixture of the old and the new to Newmarket

09 August 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.


Cambridge band hoping to hit the top with open song to PM Theresa May

Cambridge band hoping to hit the top with open song to PM Theresa May

Cambridge band hoping to hit the top with open song to PM Theresa May

28 July 2017

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


UB40 set to play Cambridge Corn Exchange

UB40 set to play Cambridge Corn Exchange

UB40 set to play Cambridge Corn Exchange

26 July 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.


Culture Club rolls back the years at Newmarket

Culture Club rolls back the years at Newmarket

Culture Club rolls back the years at Newmarket

26 July 2017


Conductor Nicholas Collon to bring his Aurora Orchestra back to Cambridge

Conductor Nicholas Collon to bring his Aurora Orchestra back to Cambridge

Conductor Nicholas Collon to bring his Aurora Orchestra back to Cambridge

09 July 2017

Founder and principal conductor of the Aurora Orchestra – which will be playing as part of the Cambridge Independent-supported Cambridge Summer Music Festival later this month – Nicholas Collon is also chief conductor and artistic adviser at the Residentie Orkest in The Hague – a post he will take up in 2018 – and principal guest conductor of the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne.


The Jacksons bring a welcome touch of nostalgia to Newmarket

The Jacksons bring a welcome touch of nostalgia to Newmarket

The Jacksons bring a welcome touch of nostalgia to Newmarket

02 July 2017

The Jacksons, the second in the Newmarket Nights series of concerts which began last week with Little Mix, took place on Friday, June 30 at Newmarket's July Course.


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