Portland Arms

Portland Arms
Mitcham's Corner, Cambridge, CB4 3BA
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A Head Full Of Coldplay: A Tribute To Coldplay

Capturing and recreating the passion and sound of one of the biggest bands in the world. Playing the biggest hits and rarely performed live tracks across every album from Parachutes to Everyday Life. A unique show for every fan of Coldplay.

Fri 18 Feb

£11 / 01223 357268

The AC/DC Experience @ The Portland Arms, Cambridge

THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE - arguably Britain's best AC/DC tribute band having rocked some of the biggest tribute festivals in the UK THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE brilliantly nail the power and look of the stadium rock god's incendiary stage performance. They have electrifying musical skills to match - each dazzling guitar solo…

Sun 15 May

£12 / 01223 357268


Post-punk three-piece hailing from Brookyn.

Fri 8 Apr

£13.75 / 01223 357268

Ben Poole

Blues and rock talent Ben Poole takes the stage.

Wed 9 Feb

£11 / 01223 357268

Bob Vylan

Music Venue Trust & The National Lottery = The Revive Live Tours Buy a ticket to this show and bring a friend for free! We've all missed music and mates over the last year. Now is the time to #ComeTogether to #ReviveLive music. The free ticket holder must just need to demonstrate you're a National Lottery player by…

Thu 2 Jun

£13.20 / 01223 357268


The Brooklyn-based art-rock outfit, currently much-happening in NYC, channel influences from post-punk, contemporary pop, hip-hop, krautrock, and folk-derived narrative songwriting.

Mon 28 Mar

£15.40 / 01223 357268

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Welsh rockers unashamedly in love with the 1970s, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard evoke the sounds of the heyday of glam rock with a sense of fun and a genuine love for the sounds and styles of the past. Playing tough, guitar-based rock with no frills, plenty of swagger, and the enthusiasm of true fans, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard…

Sat 5 Mar

£12.10 / 01223 357268

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Brooklyn indie rockers.

Tue 7 Jun

£18.70 / 01223 357268

Coach Party

Four-piece indie band from the Isle of Wight.

Sat 22 Jan

£9.90 / 01223 357268

Tue 10 May

£9.90 / 01223 357268

Darwin Deez

New York indie troupe.

Tue 17 May

£18.15 / 01223 357268

The Dears

The acclaimed Montreal rock band plays a sweeping collection of orchestral pop/rock that is at once enlightening, angst-ridden and mesmerising.

Fri 30 Sep

£16.50 / 01223 357268


London slowcore 4 piece deathcrash announce their debut album, Return, which will arrive on 28 January via untitled (recs). Alongside this announcement, the band share Unwind, a new single which comes with a video shot by friend Mark Gavigan in Sweden,and features Bella the dalmatian. Having recently released their…

Thu 17 Feb

£9.90 / 01223 357268

Dream Wife

Brighton-born pop-punk threesome.

Sat 2 Apr

£15.40 / 01223 357268

Eclipse - The Pink Floyd Tribute - The Portland Arms

Eclipse present an evening of Pink Floyd music taking in the heady days of the UFO club and the Psychedelic Underground right upto The Wall. Performing a selection of material from Piper At The Gates of Dawn, Dark Side of The Moon, The Wall and others. Anyone that purchased tickets for the August 22nd 2020 date, the…

Fri 6 May

Cancelled / 01223 357268

Enola Gay

Belfast based Irish noise rock/post-punk 4-piece formed in late 2019. With socially aware vocals and a bed of reverb-soaked buzz-saw guitar layered on top of a driving rhythm that draws as much inspiration from left-field electronica as it does from post-punk heroes of the late 70s / early 80s. Enola Gay have already…

Thu 24 Mar

£8.80 / 01223 357268


Indie power pop trio from Kilmarnock.

Fri 25 Mar

£14.85 / 01223 357268

Faux Fighters

Tribute to the Foo Fighters.

Sat 30 Apr

£13.20 / 01223 357268


Indie garage rock quintet from Coventry.

Wed 2 Mar

£13.20 / 01223 357268

Flint Moore

https://www.facebook.com/flintmooreofficial/ Rock folk band Flint Moore don't believe in doing music by halves it must be ferocious and raw, or delicate and emotional. When people try and describe their sound, they reach for many different names from Pearl Jam to Mumford and Sons, Audioslave to Dave Matthews Band.

Fri 11 Feb

£16.50 / 01223 357268

Gaz Brookfield

Acoustic contemporary folk troubadour based in Bristol.

Wed 23 Feb

£11 / 01223 357268

Gig at The Portland Arms

An evening of fun, flamenco and lots besides at The Portland Arms in Cambridge!

Sun 3 Apr

£15 / 01223 357268

Grant-Lee Phillips

Folk-rock from the former Grant Lee Buffalo singer and multi-instrumentalist.

Tue 31 Jan 2023

£20.35 / 01223 357268


Formed in 2018, Brooklyn’s Gustaf have built a kind of buzz that feels like it comes from a different era. The art punk 5 piece are yet to release any recorded music, but rapidly established a reputation as one of New York’s “hardest working…and most reliably fun bands” (BrooklynVegan), and excitement about their…

Wed 11 May

£11 / 01223 357268


Get your toilet brushes out, as the mighty GUTALAX hit Cambridge as part of a UK mini-tour! Alongside them are UK death metal snuff masters BASEMENT TORTURE KILLINGS and fellow Czechs ANIME TORMENT! Finally, support comes in the form of favourites TOTAL CONSUMPTION and Slamcunians COPROCEPHALIC MUTATION! Doors: 18:30…

Thu 10 Mar

£13.20 / 01223 357268

A Head Full Of Coldplay

Event Horizon Live present A HEAD FULL OF COLDPLAY A Head Full of Coldplay brings an evening of hits and classic album tracks from the one and only: Coldplay In this great new show, you will experience the passion and recreation of many of the band’s biggest songs and lesser played but equally as loved album tracks from…

Fri 18 Feb

£10 standing only; £12 Door price / 01223 357268

Heartless Bastards

On the new album A Beautiful Life, Heartless Bastards share a wide-eyed and radiant vision for harmonizing a broken world. The Ohio-bred and Texas-transplanted band's first new music since 2015's Restless Ones, A Beautiful Life affirms frontwoman Erika Wennerstrom as a songwriter with the power to profoundly influence our…

Mon 24 Jan

Cancelled / 01223 357268

Jake Martin, B-sydes & Warren Ireland

PB Promotions in association with JMW Promotions present… Jake Martin Jake's sound is a distinctively energetic and engaging blend of brash acoustic punk, and melodic indie folk. He intelligently blends tales of life, love, and the road, with dark satire, politics, and his own cheeky brand of cider fuelled humour B-Sydes…

Thu 14 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

Jane Weaver

Experimental pop singer-songwriter.

Mon 31 Jan

£14.30 / 01223 357268

Jess Silk, Brad Dear And William Harper

Jess Silk Guitarist, singer, and songwriter from the Black Country. Her shouty but melodic brand of folk/punk music often has her being likened to a female Frank Turner or Billy Bragg, and it gets people sitting up and listening. Armed only with an increasingly sticker-covered acoustic guitar and a distinctive, gravelly…

Thu 7 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

The Longest Johns

The Longest Johns are a Bristol based, a capella folk music band, born out of a mutual love of traditional folk songs and shanties. They rock maritime songs alongside the more unusual and less traditional folk tunes. I doubt any of Bristol’s The Longest Johns ever imagined they would be able to get so far on just four…

Thu 28 Apr

£14 / 01223 357268


American country-rock outfit.

Thu 27 Jan

Cancelled / 01223 357268

Mahogany Tales Single Launch - POSTPONED

Mahogany Tales is all about melancholy. The songs that she writes navigate the realms of the bittersweet and the heartfelt. From the rich and vulnerable vocals to the delicate guitar finger picking, she tells the stories of emotions with honesty and authenticity.   At the Portland, she'll play some of her new material to…

Sat 29 Jan

£8 / 01223 357268

Melt Banana

Influential, experimental Japanese gonzo punks.

Wed 6 Apr

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

R*e*p*e*a*t Anti Christmas Party With Monoliths

Join us for an evening of traditionally seasonally inappropriate music from the wannabes, has beens and never weres of Cambridge and beyond. The format this year is slightly different, with the evening kicking off with performances from young performers. Then the local glitterati take to the stage and perform a couple of…

Tue 19 Apr

£4.40 / 01223 357268

Roddy Woomble

Ayrshire-born singer who came to prominence as the frontman in indie rock band Idlewild.

Wed 23 Mar

£19.80 / 01223 357268

Roxanne De Bastion

Harvest Sun Promotions present Roxane De Bastion at Leaf, Liverpool on 3rd February 2022.

Thu 24 Feb

£8.80 / 01223 357268

The Royston Club

The new band from Wales most likely to do a Catfish - Gigwise Review Im frankly obsessed with that band, The Royston Club - Shell Zenner, Amazing Radio That's a brand new face melter from The Royston Club - Tobi Lynn, Amazing Radio USA "Yet another showcase of Tom's sublime vocal and the band's ear for a huge, anthemic…

Mon 16 May

£33 / 01223 357268


S-X is a GRAMMY-nominated producer, singer and songwriter, born and raised in Wolverhampton, UK. After releasing one of the biggest Grime tracks of all time “Woooo Riddim” - S-X catapulted to the top of the UK production scene.

Tue 25 Jan

£11 / 01223 357268

Scott Matthews

Solo artist from Wolverhampton whose folk/blues influenced sound can be heard on albums Passing Stranger and Elsewhere, the latter of which featured a duet with Robert Plant.

Thu 3 Feb

£19.25 / 01223 357268

Screaming Dead / Senex Iv / Chaos Bleak

A night of dark rock' roll. Feature 80's horror punk legends Screaming Dead. First time to Cambridge. Supported by Suffolk's SENEX IV amd Nottingham's Chaos Bleak.

Sun 30 Jan

£6.60 / 01223 357268

Shonen Knife

All-female Japanese lo-fi pop-punk outfit formed in Osaka in 1981. The trio took a break from touring for 16 years until 2009 when they reformed and began touring regularly throughout Europe. They were a one-time favourite of Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain.

Fri 15 Apr

£17.60 / 01223 357268

Sound & Vision Festival: Liz Lawrence

What Is Sound + Vision Cambridge Sound + Vision is a multi-venue festival taking place across 8 stages in various venues in Cambridge across three days and nights from Thursday 21st April to Saturday 23rd April. The festival will feature over 70 acts (both new and established) from the worlds of music and comedy.

Sat 23 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

Sound + Vision Festival: John

What Is Sound + Vision Cambridge Sound + Vision is a multi-venue festival taking place across 8 stages in various venues in Cambridge across three days and nights from Thursday 21st April to Saturday 23rd April. The festival will feature over 70 acts (both new and established) from the worlds of music and comedy.

Fri 22 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

Sound + Vision Festival: Peaness

What Is Sound + Vision Cambridge Sound + Vision is a multi-venue festival taking place across 8 stages in various venues in Cambridge across three days and nights from Thursday 21st April to Saturday 23rd April. The festival will feature over 70 acts (both new and established) from the worlds of music and comedy.

Thu 21 Apr

£11 / 01223 357268

Special Kinda Madness

A tribute to both Madness and the Specials.

Sat 4 Jun

£16.50 / 01223 357268

Stephen Fretwell

More at http://www.thecrescentyork.com

Tue 1 Mar

£19.25 / 01223 357268


Sunscreem are a techno/house music band from Essex, England that scored a number of hits on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century. Over a ten-year period, 12 of its singles made an entry to the UK Singles Chart. Classic singles still in their live set include; Love U More…

Fri 1 Apr

£12.50 / 01223 357268

The Surfing Magazines

Garage rock quartet that contains members of Slow Club and The Wave Pictures.

Fri 21 Jan

£13.20 / 01223 357268

Toby Jepson: Digital Busker Live

Toby Jepson found fame as the frontman/singer/songwriter in British rock band Little Angels who achieved significant success in the UK, Europe and Japan between 1989 and 1995. Between 2007 and 2017 Toby fronted Eddie Clarke's (Motörhead) vehicle Fastway across the globe, sang for Scottish rock band GUN, and then once…

Sat 29 Jan

Cancelled / 01223 357268