The concerts are held in the air-conditioned basement underneath the
restaurant. We recommend booking a table for a meal in the restaurant
before the concert. You should allow at least an hour and a half for
the meal to leave enough time to get down to the cellar for the start
of the concert at 8.30pm. To book a table tel. 01223 508503. Tell them
you are coming to an Acoustic Routes concert and you will get 10% off
CB2 web site.
"the food here is fabulous...The atmosphere is homely and casual, a
great place to chat and while away the day" - Local Secrets.
We have no connection with CB2 other than running the events on this web site.
NEWS This Saturday it's a brilliant triple bill of virtuoso American harpist
Neill who tours internationally performing Irish folk music, rising
star singer/songwriter Kelly Oliver and 3-piece group Crooked Tree who
do songs from the classic singer/songwriter period of the early 1970s. There are only 10 seats left so book now.
now run open stage nights with Cambridge
Acoustic Nights at CB2. Admission is £3 and tickets are available on the
door. It's free for performers. To book a two song slot at an
email John Meed.
CB2 MEAL DISCOUNT We
recommend eating at CB2 before our concerts. If you book a table in
advance and tell them you are coming to an Acoustic Routes concert you
will now get 10% off the bill. Tel. 01223 508503.
MORE LEG ROOM Everyone
who has ever been to an Acoustic Routes concert
will know that it can be a bit of a tight squeeze to fit everyone in.
We have now reduced the capacity by taking out an entire row of chairs
to give an increased level of comfort.
VIDEOS You can watch videos of complete songs in YouTube format from all our recent concerts on the video page. You can also watch them on YouTube.
We have now had nearly 400,000 views.
FACEBOOK and TWITTER Please join the Acoustic Routes Facebook group.
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HISTORY Acoustic Routes was started by singer/songwriter Bernard Hoskin
in 2001 to present the finest acoustic music in a small concert
setting.The concerts take place in the intimate basement at CB2
restaurant near the centre of Cambridge and present some of the finest
national and international performers around. The music covered
includes singer/songwriters, acoustic guitarists, traditional folk,
blues, and Americana.
It has established a reputation as
one of the finest small venues in the country and has
featured performers such as Gordon Giltrap, Nizlopi, Martyn
Joseph, Boo Hewerdine, Chris Difford, Christine Collister,
Benny Gallagher, Clive Gregson, Phil Beer, Clive Carroll and
many more, plus surprise guest appearances by Hank Marvin
and Seth Lakeman.
Helping with the running of the
concerts are Peter Foster, Clare Freeman, Bronwyn Ormsby, Dave Streatfield and Rhys Wilson.
For a list of everyone who has played at our concertsCLICK HERE