Acoustic Routes was launched in September 2001 as a series of small
concerts at CB2 in Cambridge, England, presenting the finest acoustic
15 years of sold out concerts the last concert took place in November 2016. It
has been an amazing run of great gigs which has lasted far longer than
any of us could have imagined when we started in 2001. A big thank you goes to
everyone who played, everyone who bought tickets and all of the brilliant team.
The Acoustic Routes team run a session each year in the Club Tent at the Cambridge Folk
Festival. This year's performers were Bernard Hoskin, Rambling Valentines, Polly Paulusma and Hickory
Signals. You can see photos from the session here.
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Acoustic Routes was started by singer/songwriter Bernard Hoskin
in 2001 to present the finest acoustic music in a small concert
setting. The concerts took place in the intimate basement at CB2
restaurant near the centre of Cambridge and presented some of the finest
national and international performers around.
It established a reputation as
one of the finest small venues in the country and featured performers such as Gordon Giltrap, Nizlopi, Martyn
Joseph, Boo Hewerdine, Richard Digance, Gigspanner, Chris Difford, Andy Irvine, Christine Collister,
Benny Gallagher, Clive Gregson, Phil Beer, Clive Carroll, ColvinQuarmby, The Jigantics, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Megson and
many more, plus surprise guest appearances by Hank Marvin
and Seth Lakeman.
The last concert at CB2 was in November 2016. The Acoustic Routes team
continue to run a session in the Club Tent at the Cambridge Folk
Helping with the running of the
concerts were Peter Foster, Clare Freeman, Bronwyn Ormsby, Dave Streatfield and Rhys Wilson.
For a list of everyone who has played at our concerts
Cambridge News 26 Nov 2015