Summer just wouldn’t be summer in Cambridge without the highlight of the city’s free outdoor events – The Cambridge Big Weekend and Cambridge Mela, City Events provided by Cambridge City Council and organised by Cambridge Live. The event takes place on Parker’s Piece and starts on the evening of Friday 13th July and ends on Sunday 15th July.
Kicking off Friday night and putting everyone in a party mood are: Cambridge based Swagger, a five-piece funk, rock and cheese band; followed by Ultimate Elton and The Rocket Band. The music finishes with Right Said Fred and a fireworks display. Saturday features country rockabilly from Jacen Brace and his band Hold Fast, and in the evening two big headliners finish off a day of incredible music. Sunday will feature the ever popular Cambridge Mela, celebrating Asian culture. Performing on the Main Stage: bhangra superstars, RSVP Bhangra, DJ Sonny Ji. East Beatz West and Mela headliner, Dutch-Pakistani singer-songwriter Imran Khan!
An entertainment and activity packed Big Weekend with something for everyone, looks set to be an unmissable highlight in the city this summer! For more information, see the Cambridge Live Trust web page.