Top music experiences in Cambridge

  1. The Corn Exchange

This magnificent concert venue dates back to 1875 and today hosts leading artists from around the world. Come here to see everything from classical concerts to rock bands, comedy and theatre. If you’re a Pink Floyd fan, you’ll be interested to know that lead singer and Cambridge-born Syd Barrett played his last concert here in 1972.

 

  1. The Junction

The Junction is another great venue for live music, comedy and theatre, and hosts performers of all kinds from around the world. You’ll find everything from famous rock bands like Primal Scream and Slade to performers like Camille O’Sullivan on the music front.

 

  1. Cambridge Folk Festival

Internationally famous, Cambridge Folk Festival is also one of the longest-running festivals in the world. It takes place at the end of July, and previous headliners have included Passenger, The Proclaimers and KT Tunstall.

 

  1. Mumford Theatre

Part of Anglia Ruskin University, Mumford Theatre hosts free lunchtime music concerts as well as a full programme of theatre, comedy and music in the evenings.

 

  1. La Raza

La Raza is a chic restaurant and cocktail bar that hosts a great variety of acts, ranging from jazz to blues, rock, and dance every Wednesday night. If you’re looking for a laid back place to catch a band, La Raza is perfect.

 

  1. West Road Concert Hall

Loved for its brilliant acoustics, the West Road Concert Hall is the place to catch everything from classical music to choral performances. While the majority of the acts are classical, you’ll also get some folk and other styles here.

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