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Green Mind presents THE NIGHTINGALES + Nervous Conditions + Atomised
Described in John Robb’s definitive book on ‘post punk’ (Death To Trad Rock) as “The misfits’ misfits” and comprising an ever fluctuating line up, based around lyricist/singer Robert Lloyd, the Nightingales enjoyed cult status in the early ’80’s as darlings of the credible music scene and were championed by John...

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Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
See here for rescheduled event page: http://theportlandarms.co.uk/wp/event/green-mind-presents-tall-ships/
Tickets Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
*SOLD OUT* Jazz On The Deck
*TICKETS HAVE NOW SOLD OUT, THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS ON THE DOOR* FOUR great acts ranging funk, swing, hardbop and more, headlined by trio Senza Frame. Vibes guaranteed. Featuring: FENJA // MANGO UNCHAINED // JESSOP JESSOP JESSOP https://www.facebook.com/jessop.jessop.jessop.jazz.sextet/?fref=ts // OJB https://www.facebook.com/olsenjazzband/?fref=ts // SENZA FRAME https://www.facebook.com/senzaframe/?fref=ts £4 + booking fee....

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Tickets Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Ryan Hamilton + support
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.
Tickets Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Open Deck
*This is an 18+ event, advance tickets only* The concept is very simple: bring down your records, play them on our turntable, enjoy dancing and hang out with other music lovers. There are no restrictions on genre, style, period or provenance; if you like it, we want to hear it,...

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Viva La Revolution: MENACE, Jack The Lad, Freedom Faction
Old school 77 legends MENACE bring their punk classics for the first time EVER to Cambridge. With support from Jack The Lad and Freedom Faction, this will be a night not to be missed!!
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cambridge Band Comp 2017 Heat 1
HEAT 1 SUNDAY 5th MARCH UNDER 18’s Competition 1.30pm Green Dolphin: A three piece punk/indie band from Clavering https://www.facebook.com/greendolphinband 2.15pm Maverick A four piece alternative Rock band from Cambridge https://www.facebook.com/wearemaverick/ 2.50pm TheCatch A three piece indie rock/hard rock band From Bury St Edmundshttps://www.facebook.com/thecatchbse/ 15.25pm Blue Mean Eyes four piece alternative...

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Tickets Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents IDLES
https://www.facebook.com/idlesband/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult “IDLES are leading the way in re-invigorating the way ‘Rock’ is presented. Much like Ireland’s Girlband, IDLES seem vital, bringing an attitude, a stance and a fuck load of much needed directness. In the quickest thirty minutes, I am blown away...

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Green Mind presents SCOTT MATTHEWS + Supermoon
https://www.facebook.com/ScottMatthewsUK/ https://youtu.be/Hn8RkUkIbh0 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 for ‘Best Song Musically and Lyrically’....

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Tickets Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
KELTRIX + LUNACRE + ALEISTER KELMAN
Cambridge’s finest purveyors of alternative electro folk make a welcome return to the Portland with a new album to promote. Keltrix make their gigs inclusive and safe for all LBGTQ. https://www.facebook.com/Keltrix/ With support from: Lunacre https://www.facebook.com/LNACR/ Aleistar Kelman. https://www.facebook.com/aleisterkelmanmusic/?fref=ts Our host for the evening is none other than the ledgendary...

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Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2016 has seen Kyan working exclusively on an independent audio/visual project – ‘Nothing Beyond’. We will be starting 2017 with a Kickstarter campaign to fund mixing, mastering and PR to complete the ‘Nothing Beyond’ project.
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
R*E*P*E*A*T Presents
R*E*P*E*A*T Presents The Baby Seals Head-bobbing empower pop from this head turning Peterborough/Cambridge 3 piece. “Tunes! Bare-naked tunes… An electric guitar and bass, with drummer combo, warmed by vocal harmonies and humour… The songs sweep in like a summer breeze. Think Dum Dum Girls tenacity for songwriting, with an eye...

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Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cambridge Band Comp 2017 Heat 2
UNDER 18’s COMPETITION Four more Acts battle it out for a place in the Under 18s Final of the Cambridge Band Competition. 1.30pm Lemondaze A four piece psychedelic indie-rock band from Cambridge https://www.facebook.com/lemondazeband/ https://soundcloud.com/user-267658521 2.15pm Frenzy A four piece alternative rock band from Over https://www.facebook.com/thisisfrenzy/ www.soundcloud.com/thisisfrenzy 2.50pm Tom Roddis 15...

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Tickets Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents RODDY WOOMBLE
Roddy Woomble releases his long awaited second album’ The Impossible Song & Other Songs’ on March 21st. Recorded at his local arts centre, An Tobar in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides, ‘The Impossible Song & Other Songs’ follows his acclaimed solo debut ‘My Secret...

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Green Mind presents THE AMAZONS   ***SOLD OUT***
https://www.facebook.com/theamazonsforever/ UNDER 18S MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT The Amazons are a blistering, melodic rock quartet from Reading. Fusing the sheer force of Nineties punk and grunge (Nirvana and Rage Against The Machine) with the melodic sensibilities of more contemporary acts like Bombay Bicycle Club and Tame Impala, The...

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Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
CSVPA assessment gig
CSVPA assessment gig.
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bright Club
What is Bright club? It’s a regular comedy night started in 2009 down in London that has academics getting up behind the mic and entertaining audiences about their subject/research. Over the past 2 years it has also kicked off several other ‘branches’ in cities across the UK. More importantly there...

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Tickets Mar 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Arkyard Sessions Tour
After the success of the 2016 Arkyard Sessions club tour, we return in March 2017 for the next UK instalment with Rivers & Robots, Josh Gauton and Tom McConnell. This exciting tour raises up a platform for creativity and great artistry, showcases new music and strengthens the growing culture of...

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Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Indietones
FORMED IN THE BOWELS OF HELL AROUND 300BC, the ‘tones wrote all your favourite tunes, then gave them away for other bands to take the credit. They showed Hendrix how to play with his teeth, gave Bon Jovi their first perms, and taught the Gallaghers how to be complete pricks....

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Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cambridge Band Comp 2017 Heat 3
UNDER 18’s COMPETITION Four more Acts battle it out for a place in the Under 18s Final of the Cambridge Band Competition. 1.30pm Violet Flares A four piece All girl alternative/rock band from Huntingdon https://www.facebook.com/VioletFlaresBand https://soundcloud.com/user-267658521 2.15pm Green Brothers Two brother rock act from Henham near Haverhill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlpSZLzBbc0 https://soundcloud.com/alg30101 2.50pm...

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Tickets Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Engineering Showoff
A night of chaotic comedy cabaret featuring eight of Cambridge’s most exciting engineers telling jokes about their work for the first time, hosted by Steve Cross, comedian and creator of Science Showoff. See http://www.scienceshowoff.org for more details.
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Alex Cumming & Nicola Beazley
An acoustic folk concert with fiddle and accordion duo Alex Cumming and Nicola Beazley.
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Portland Comedy Club
Our Monthly night of comedy. Acts TBA
Last Gang In Town presents... Radical Dance Faction
Last Gang In Town presents… Radical Dance Faction (R.D.F.) R.D.F – Radical Dance Faction (R.D.F) were founded by Chris Bowsher in Hungerford in 1986 and were originally known as Military Surplus. R.D.F’s music combines punk, dub and ska while Chris’ lyrics, spoken rather than sung, deal mainly with political issues. Legends...

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Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cambridge Band Comp 2017 Heat 4
UNDER 18’s FINAL The winners of the three heats and the act that got the loudest audience cheer will be competing to be the Under 18’s Competition Winner and for a place in the Grand Final at the Junction on Friday 28th April. 13.30 Audience cheer choice 14.15 Winners Heat 3...

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Honeysuckle Revue Burlesque and Cabaret Show
HONEYSUCKLE REVUE LOVE/HATE SHOW burlesque, dance and cabaret show. The Honeysuckle Revue is a deliciously intimate cabaret and burlesque night featuring incredible performers who create lavish, one-of-a-kind acts for YOU! For our next show, celebrate your obsessions and confess your sins at our Love Hate Spectacular. See gilded damsels twirl...

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Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mayflower Folk Club
Mayflower folk club present… Acts TBA
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Provisional TBC
Green Mind presents… Acts TBA
TIM KASHER (CURSIVE, THE GOOD LIFE) + SH Davidson (Tellison) + Ducking Punches (solo set)
https://timkasher.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SH-Davidson-13558528043/ https://www.facebook.com/duckingpunchesuk/ 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 than...

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