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Sounds Green – Cores Do Samba

The final event of our Sounds Green line up of open-air music from Cambridge Summer Music

  • 31st July 2024 - 31st July 2024
  • 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Led by Brazilian singer Caru Lins, the group explores the infectious, rhythmic and uplifting music of Brazil, especially the ’MPB’ style (Música Popular Brasileira), plus samba, bossa nova and funk, and songs by Gilberto Gil, Chico Buarque, João Donato, Tom Jobim, Djavan, Joyce and Ivan Lins.

The Sounds Green series runs every Wednesday in July.

Set on the Garden’s Main Lawn, visitors can relax and enjoy informal and fun live music with family and friends, on a (hopefully) warm and balmy evening.

🎵 Music begins at 6.30pm, lasting approximately one hour.

🎵 Visitors are welcome to enjoy the Garden until 8.30pm when the gates will close.

🎵 Picnics are welcome. Food and drink will be provided by Pizza Mondo and The Garden Café. Ice cream by Jack’s Gelato.

🎵 Bring a rug or picnic chair and relax in beautiful surroundings to some stunning musical sounds!


Tickets are the cost of normal Garden admission and include entry into the Garden from 10am.

Paying visitors are advised to book online for this event as tickets cannot be guaranteed on the gates. Online tickets can be purchased up until 5pm on the day of the event.

It is not necessary to purchase advance tickets if you are:

  • An Essential Carer for a Disabled Visitor
  • A Child 0 – 16 inclusive (must be accompanied by an adult)
  • A CUBG Friend or Corporate Friend (on display of a membership card)
  • A CU Student (on display of a student card)

Sounds Green is part of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival, and is kindly supported by Birketts LLP


  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Restaurant
  • Resturant
  • wheelchair access

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Wheel chair accessible

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