Portland Arms

Portland Arms
Mitcham's Corner, Cambridge, CB4 3BA
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Aquilo

The alternative duo - also known as Lancashire born pals Ben Fletcher and Tom Higham - originally met through rival bands. However, their mutual love of electro-pop convinced them to work together and they have subsequently released five EPs. Catch them as they cast a spell with their dreamy dream-pop songs.

Tue 19 Sep

£11 / 01223 357268

Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles

Former lead guitarist of Catfish & the Bottlemen.

Wed 17 May

Callaghan

New wave country sounds from singer-songwriter Callaghan, playing from latest album A History of Now.

Thu 6 Jul

£12.10 / 01223 357268

Dan Wilde + Jordan Mackampa + Kerry Devine

The singer-songwriter, who hails from Coventry, performs his alt-soul and folk material.

Diet Cig

Slop pop music from the New York duo.

Mon 23 Oct

£8.25 / 01223 357268

The Districts

Authentic, soulful rock music.

Sun 3 Sep

£13.75 / 01223 357268

Fred's House Live At The Portland Arms - Cambridge

Fred's House will be releasing a brand new single this summer and invite you all to come celebrate at the Portland Arms on Friday 16th June! Special guests for the evening are local singer-songwriter Samuel and 16 year old songstress Ffion Rebecca. Fred's House are an award winning band based in Cambridge. They make…

Fri 16 Jun

Joe Purdy

http://www.joepurdy.com/ "Who Will be Next? sits in a tradition from Guthrie, Dylan and others, through Steve Earle up to today. Sits in that tradition, has its rightful place, is not shallow of intent but burns with conviction and a zeal for a better world. Sometimes songs should matter, sometimes they do matter. Joe…

Fri 9 Jun

£7.70 / 01223 357268

John Otway

The punk-rock singer-songwriter has kept his cult following through extensive touring.

Fri 13 Oct

£14.85 / 01223 357268

Laura Gibson

Quirky acoustica from New York.

Thu 24 Aug

£11 / 01223 357268

The Lovely Eggs

https://www.facebook.com/thelovelyeggs/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult "First lines are important. A strong incipit should command attention instantly. But there are strong opening gambits, and then there's the brash hilarity of people are twats. Difficult to argue with, huh? The Lovely Eggs are That Sort…

Mon 30 Oct

£11 / 01223 357268

Mad Mary

https://www.facebook.com/madmaryofficial/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Acoustic led, keyboard infused, harmony drenched pop rock from Cambridge.

Sat 20 May

£5.50 / 01223 357268

The Magic Gang

Indie-rock quartet from Brighton.

Mon 8 May

£11 / 01223 357268

The Magic Gang + Abattoir Blues + Paris Youth Foundation

https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheMagicGang Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult The slacker-rock quartet have spun up a neat formula of chugging Weezer college rock and languid, lilting Mac Demarco guitar lines bound to get you singing along drunkenly into your mates face.

Melt-Banana

Noise rock and pop originals from the Tokyo duo.

Wed 7 Jun

£14.85 / 01223 357268

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip is an edgy, funny, poetic unit who play rock and roll stand up. Chaos ensues onstage with Mik chucking straws, spouting random observations, and following his train of thought into the audience. Jonny Flockton and Benson Walker on guitar and bass dutifully try and rein him in, while creating a…

Sat 7 Oct

Natives

Pop-rock quintet from the New Forest.

Wed 10 May

£9.35 / 01223 357268

Post War Glamour Girls

The post-punk quartet from Leeds performs in support of its album Swan Songs.

Tue 16 May

Sam Brookes

Soulful Wiltshire-born singer-songwriter who trained as a gilder – so whatever he touches could, potentially, turn to gold.

Tue 9 May

£8.80 / 01223 357268

Sam Brookes + Low Chimes + Oscar Corney

https://www.facebook.com/sambrookesmusic/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Sam Brookes is a seasoned veteran of the live music circuit. Not your stereotypical 'folk bard' his love of singing and performing has been evolving since his days as a chorister, singing for the Queen at her private Chapel in Great…

Sham 69

Sham 69 play Cambridge for the first time ever at the great little venue The Portland Arms. Support from local heroes Freedom Faction. Doors 7.30 till late. Tickets £10 available in advance from www.wegotickets.com So hurry dont miss out.. cos this will sell out fast.

Sat 2 Sep

£11 / 01223 357268

Slydigs

http://www.slydigs.co.uk Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Garage rockers, Slydigs make their first visit to Cambridge. Expect blistering riffs and emphatic vocals

Tue 6 Jun

£7.70 / 01223 357268

Steven James Adams & The French Drops

http://www.stevenjamesadams.com https://mammothpenguins.bandcamp.com Under 18s welcome with an adult Former singer/songwriter with Cambridge's legendary Broken Family Band returns. In the wake of critically acclaimed solo album, 2016's intimate 'Old Magick', and several years of one man shows, Adams has a new…

Tall Ships

Four-piece experimental indie rock ensemble Tall Ships may have relocated from Falmouth to Brighton but the touring line-up of lead singer Ric Phethean, bassist Matt Parker, drummer Jamie Bush and keyboard player James Elliot Field continue to hit a musical sweet spot. Their seven-date springtime tour follows the release…

Wed 3 May

£11 / 01223 357268

Tom Robinson

SJM Concerts Present TOM ROBINSON '2-4-6-8 Motorway' 40th Anniversary Show Performing the entire Power In The Darkness album To mark the 40th anniversary of 2-4-6-8 Motorway in October 2017, Tom pays tribute to the original TRB by performing his entire Power In The Darkness album back at London's legendary 100…

Thu 12 Oct

£24.20 / 01223 357268

The Total Stone Roses

Roses tribute act comprising graduates of Leeds College of Music.

Sat 4 Nov

Twin Wild

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult http://www.twinwild.com/ A four piece rock band from London. "…A Stomping, hell-raising inferno fuelled by wiry guitar licks jutting out at odd angles, bluesy hooks, snarl-infested verses, slick stadium-ready vocals, and a Foals-y penchant for the unexpected" - The Line Of…

Mon 29 May

£7.70 / 01223 357268

Twin Wild + Standing Like Statues

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult http://www.twinwild.com/ A four piece rock band from London. "…A Stomping, hell-raising inferno fuelled by wiry guitar licks jutting out at odd angles, bluesy hooks, snarl-infested verses, slick stadium-ready vocals, and a Foals-y penchant for the unexpected" - The Line Of…

Mon 29 May

Uk Subs

https://www.facebook.com/UKSubs/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Back for their yearly visit to The Portland, punk legends UK Subs are always vital and always superb. See you down the front!

Thu 14 Dec

£14.30 / 01223 357268

The Whybirds

https://www.facebook.com/thewhybirds Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult The Whybirds are a four-piece rock 'n' roll band from Bedford, England. All three members (Dave Banks, Ben Haswell and Luke Tuchscherer) are singer/songwriters - giving the group a diverse range of songs and vocal styles - but without…

Yonaka + Gurr

https://www.facebook.com/weareYONAKA https://www.facebook.com/Gurrband Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Following on from a jam-packed and productive year - which started with the band forming, signing to BBC Radio 1 Phil Taggart's Hometown Records, playing over 30 shows and writing a hugely strong body of…

Tue 2 May

£7.70 / 01223 357268

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