Portland Arms

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

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An Acoustic Evening With Ryan Hamilton & Friends

An acoustic evening with Ryan Hamilton and friends. Featuring stories and songs from the critically acclaimed "Hell of a Day", and the highly anticipated new album from Ryan Hamilton & The Traitors. Ryan will be joined by a few very special guests.

The Amazons

Hard-edged rock from Reading.

Tue 14 Mar

£8.80 / 01223 357268

Cambridge Band Competition 2017

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Sun 5 Mar

£4.40–£5.50 / 01223 357268

Mon 6 Mar

£4.40–£5.50 / 01223 357268

Tue 7 Mar

£4.40–£5.50 / 01223 357268

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Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Grand Final Under 18s - Sun 26th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 1 Over 18s - Sun 5th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

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Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 1 Under 18s - Sun 5th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 2 Over 18s - Sun 12th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 2 Under 18s - Sun 12th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 3 Over 18s - Sun 19th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 3 Under 18s - Sun 19th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

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Cambridge Band Competition 2017 - Heat 4 Over 18s - Sun 26th March

Presented by Strawberry Fair, the UK's longest running band competition returns in 2017 for its 32nd year. Over the course of a number of heats, a variety of acts will perform hoping for the chance to be selected for the final. Come along, support the performers and help cheer your favourites into the final. Note that…

Clock Opera

The London-based four-piece, led by singer-songwriter Guy Connelly, plays melodic indie-rock and alt pop in support of its album Venn.

Wed 22 Feb

£8 / 01223 357268

Ferocious Dog

The collective plays folk, with distinct influences from traditional Celtic music, ska, rock and pop.

Fri 7 Apr

£14.85 / 01223 357268

Fred's House Live At The Portland Arms - Cambridge

Fred's House will be releasing a single yet tba and celebrating with a launch party at the wonderful Portland Arms in Cambridge. Details of special guests to be confirmed. www.fredshousemusic.co.uk

Fri 16 Jun

Green Mind 16th Birthday: Clock Opera + Sea Bed + Ian Jeffs

https://www.facebook.com/clockopera ' a pulsing swirl of baroque synths and shape-shifting drum patterns' Clash Magazine 'If the themes are familiar then at least Clock Opera imbue them with a twisty, nervous heroism instead of indie's usual fatalist whingeing.' Q Magazine

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Hannah Peel

http://www.hannahpeel.com/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult "Consistently, Peel has won praise for innovative deconstructions of popular tracks and experimental indulgences within her music. She's a connoisseur of fine music boxes not a common thing, most will agree but on Fabricstate, that idiosyncrasy…

Tue 4 Apr

£8.80 / 01223 357268

Holding Absence

Music from the Welsh rock five piece.

Wed 12 Apr

£6 / 01223 357268

Idles

Blues infused indie, post-punk and rock from the quintet.

Mon 6 Mar

£7.70 / 01223 357268

Jesca Hoop

Carolina singer/songwriter who once nannied for Tom Waits.

Mon 3 Apr

£13.20 / 01223 357268

John Otway

http://www.johnotway.com/ The living legend, the two hit wonder himself, Mr. John Otway makes a welcome return to The Portland for a night of Headbutts and being Really Free. Turn on the bunsen burner and BURN!

Fri 13 Oct

£14.85 / 01223 357268

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Keltrix + Aleister Kelman + More (early Bird Price)

https://www.facebook.com/Keltrix http://aleisterkelman.com/ £5.50 until Feb 15th and then £6.60 (including fees) after. £7 on the door. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Cambridge's finest purveyors of dance-folk rock make a welcome return to the Portland with a new album to promote. Keltrix make their…

Lewis Watson

Oxford singer-songwriter in the Ed Sheeran mould.

Sun 2 Apr

£13.75 / 01223 357268

The Magic Gang

Indie-rock quartet from Brighton.

Mon 8 May

£11 / 01223 357268

Mayflower Folk Club Presents Melodeon Maestro Tony Hall.

Tony Hall is regarded as a leading melodeon player. As a backing musician he has performed on numerous albums including Nic Jones / Penguin Eggs. His solo album Field Vole Music is regarded as a classic.

Tue 28 Mar

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

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Natives

Pop-rock quintet from the New Forest.

Wed 10 May

£9.35 / 01223 357268

The Nightingales

Art punk band.

Mon 27 Feb

£11 / 01223 357268

Old School Legends Menace

Old school 77 Punksters MENACE will be playing all their classic hits for the first time EVER to the cambridge public. With Support from Jack the Lad & local heroes Freedom Faction, this will be a night not to be missed!!

Sat 4 Mar

Pinegrove

Four-piece American alt rock unit.

Sun 26 Feb

£10.45 / 01223 357268

Post War Glamour Girls

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

Tue 16 May

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Roddy Woomble

Woomble has established a formidable back catalogue of contemporary folk solo work. Now he's performing enchanting songs from his third solo album Listen to Keep. Born in Ayrshire, Roddy came to prominence as lead singer in indie rockers Idlewild – known for albums 100 Broken Windows, The Remote Part and…

Mon 13 Mar

£17.60 / 01223 357268

Rusty Shackle

http://rustyshackle.com/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle have been tearing up stages including Cambridge Folk Festival since 2010. Brandishing their distinct folk-roots sound and armed with an electrifying mix of rampant fiddle, scorching electric guitars, pounding…

Thu 20 Apr

£8.80 / 01223 357268

Sam Brookes

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…

Tue 9 May

£8.80 / 01223 357268

Scott Matthews

https://www.facebook.com/ScottMatthewsUK/ This year marks the 10th anniversary of Scott Matthews' ground- breaking debut album, Passing Stranger. The bold mix of folk, rock, blues and Eastern-inspired song-writing earned Scott serious critical acclaim, and in 2007 his first single 'Elusive' won the Ivor Novello Award…

Thu 9 Mar

£15.40 / 01223 357268

Sham 69

Sham 69 play Cambridge for the first time ever at the great little venue The Portland Arms. Support from top pranksters Jack The Lad, who will be having it large.. and local heroes Freedom Faction who never disappoint. Doors 7.30 till late. Tickets £10 available in advance from www.wegotickets.com So hurry dont miss out..

Sat 2 Sep

£11 / 01223 357268

Tall Ships

Four-piece experimental indie rock ensemble from Brighton featuring Ric Phethean, Matt Parker, Jamie Bush and James Elliot Field.

Wed 3 May

£11 / 01223 357268

Tim Kasher (cursive, The Good Life)

https://timkasher.com/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult "As the prolific leader of Cursive and The Good Life, Tim Kasher specializes in sardonic, literate lyrics that seldom flinch from brutally unflattering self-awareness. Over the course of Cursive's catalogue in particular, Kasher seems no more at home…

Thu 30 Mar

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…

Fri 7 Jul

£6.60 / 01223 357268

The Wytches

https://www.facebook.com/thewytches Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult "The Wytches mesh of sound is the musical embodiment of sixties surf dressed in severe Halloween costumes, and their ability to turn such agitation into something that is, against all odds, listenable, is a testament to this band's grasp…

Wed 19 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

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