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Tickets Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cherry Suede + supports
Triple headliner: Guy Jones (Birmingham) Stewart Mac & Dean Roberts (London) Cherry Suede (Canada)
Tickets Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents AIRWAYS
https://www.facebook.com/airwaysofficial/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Airways is a recently formed indie rock group with Jake (vocals/guitar) and Alex (guitar) from Peterborough, Jamie (Bass) from Birmingham, and Brian (drums) who moved from Chicago to join the band. After releasing their second single, One Foot, the band has...

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Green Mind presents CALLAGHAN + Tom Copson
https://www.facebook.com/callaghanmusic/ https://www.facebook.com/tomcopson/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult “The world needs more singer-songwriters like Callaghan. She truly shines through as the real deal. Her voice is original and pure and she is one of the greatest unsigned talents I’ve ever heard” -Shawn Mullins “Callaghan is a wonderful artist....

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Green Mind presents THE WHYBIRDS - LAST EVER TOUR
The Whybirds are a three-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 straying from The Whybirds’ sanguine brand of rock ‘n’ roll. Classic...

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Aaahh!!! Real Records presents MC iPOD X DRONIC
Aaahh!!! Real Records presents MC iPod x Dronic (mixtape launch gig) MC iPod is a nerdy rap/pop act from Cambridge. Having been a solo act for his 10+ year career, he is now joined by his arch rival/partner in crime, “gangsta” rapper Dronic. http://www.mcipod.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/Dronic-131449490755045/ plus special guests LeBrock http://www.listentolebrock.com
Matchbox Presents Chasing Cadence + support TBA
Chasing Cadence have made their presence known on the UK’s alternative music scene. Not only have the rock quintet from Hertfordshire supported pop-punk legends Taking Back Sunday and Bedford’s Don Broco, they’ve released a stellar debut EP, played some of the biggest and best festivals, secured a TV sync and, most...

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Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Beguiled
Beguiled was formed back in the late nineties by Guitarist ‘PJ’ Jennings and singer/guitarist/songwriter Phil White. The line up in terms of drummers and bass players has changed a few times over the years, but the current line up comprises of the two founder members, plus Nick Meyers on drums/vocals...

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Tickets Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Major Rat Run + Wild Hope & Combover
Major Rat Run + Wild Hope & Combover at The Portland Arms The original indie-folk-rock-punk band from Girton, Cambridge featuring “tight folk harmonies with mod-influenced guitars and rhythm section”
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
R*E*P*E*A*T Presents
Acts include Mr Zed Janet Street Slaughter The Sapps one more tbc…
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mayflower Folk Club
Mayflower Folk Club presents… acts TBA
Green Mind presents GRIEVING plus special guests
https://www.facebook.com/grievingband/ “They rip with strong golden era emo vibes.” The FADER “Taking their melancholy (and occasional dips into full on fury) and exorcising it through stripped-back, no frills punk, there’s tension in every tightly-wound guitar string and wavering voice.” DIY “Imagine the sonics of Beach Slang paired with the vocals...

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Tickets Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Portland Comedy Club
Our Monthly night of comedy. July’s headline: JEREMY O’ DONNELL “Lighting fast” Evening Standard “Excellent observational comedy” London Live 94.9fm “Excellent MC” Time Out As an act or compere, Jeremy mixes sharp one liners with friendly story telling and sparkling off the cuff wit. His cheeky smile and friendly nature...

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Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Private event in venue.
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Burlesque night
Burlesque/bellydance student recital
Tickets Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Will Robert Band
Will Robert’s band + supports Will Robert released his first album Transitions in October 2014. The opening track from the album City Lights was selected by BBC Radio One’s music team to be added to the station’s playlist in January 2015 as a featured Introducing artist. Will was later invited...

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Tickets Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Midsummer Madness Cabaret
The Midsummer Madness A night of interactive cabaret and burlesque! An evening out like no other! Is it an enchanted midsummer dream or plain madness? Let us guide you through the world of weird and magical creatures that inhabit our asylum! An unforgettable show with acclaimed cast of performers! Cabaret, Burlesque, Circus,...

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Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind: provisional tbc
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents NERVOUS CONDITIONS
https://www.facebook.com/nervousconditionsalright/ Squalling sax, gutteral yowls, thundering drums and Stooges-esque blasts of guitar. Essential. Cambridge Portland Arms, Sat, 5 Aug 2017
Seconds Apart +Standing Like Statues +Finding Argyle +FES
Seconds Apart are a two-piece Alternative Rock band from Rotherham, South Yorks that formed in 2012. Three EP’s, two UK tours, multiple airplays on BBC, Kerrang! and various other national Radio Stations, multiple sold out hometown shows and stage sharing with bands such as Mallory Knox Lonely The Brave, Marmozets,...

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Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Furnace and the Fundamentals
Australian party band Furnace and the Fundamentals UK tour + supports TBC https://youtu.be/DH1QukNH9_8
Tickets Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents LAURA GIBSON
Laura Gibson https://www.facebook.com/lauragibsonmusic Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult “She addresses transformation, loss, connection and apartness in literate, finely turned pop songs centred on her sweet, pellucid voice and filled out with dreamy loops and strings.” Uncut “The pace is unhurried, and Gibson offers a cathartic tale of...

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Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Clockwatch Promotions present..
Flint Moore, the Jack Cockrell band + TBA.
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Provisional metal gig
Acts TBC
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sam Coe & The Long Shadows + support
Sam Coe & The Long Shadows hail from the Suffolk/Norfolk border… deep in rural East Anglia, they formed in 2015 when Sam was yearning to return to the Country Music routes she was brought up on. The band create honest, country music songs combined with just the right amount of...

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Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aaahh!!! Real Records presents JAKE MARTIN
Aaahh!!! Real Records presents Jake Martin + special guests
Violet Flares +Staycations +Deep City +Saltfen
Violet Flares +Staycations +Deep City +Saltfen
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green mind presents… acts TBA
GP Promotions: Sham 69 + Jack The Lad + Freedom Faction
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 the tickets link...

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Tickets Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Green Mind presents THE DISTRICTS
Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult “Though arguably more than deserving of the fame and radio play enjoyed by bands like Black Keys and Kings of Leon, The Districts likely won’t end up taking that path. So far in their career, they’ve only just been a band: just...

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