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The Rebel Love stage is returning back to where it all started 11 years ago, slap bang in the middle of the fair. To celebrate the 50th fair the Love Rebels will be pulling out all the stops to bring a diverse range of music with an action packed lineup that is bursting at the seams. 

The Strawberry Fair parade will be heading to the Rebel Love stage at 12pm where the chair of the fair will officially open the 50th fair, from then on we have a mixed bag with everything from house, hip-hop, donk, dub, trance, to rock and ska punk. 

(subject to change – check the board next to the stage on the day)

12:00 The 4Fit — legendary local punks will kick off proceedings in style, they have to be one of the oldest Cambridge bands still gigging.
12:45 CABBAGE SOUNDS — Mr Cabbage has been with the stage since its beginnings in 2013 and sure knows how to work the strawberry fair crowd with he selection of rare grooves.
13:30 Short n’ Sweet — This dynamic duo are probably the hardest working DJs in Cambridge, their mix of House and uplifting techno always get the party started.
14:30 The Insurance Men — Newly formed Cambridge punk cover trio, unlike any other covers band you have seen, breathing fresh life and energy to classic including those from Joy Division, The Damned and The Trashmen.
15:30 JayaHadADream + BSP Night Owls — Fresh from winning the prestigious Glastonbury Festival emerging talent competition, Cambridge born Hip-Hop artist Jaya will be bringing a full band to accompany her debut on the Rebel Love Stage. Hip-Hop then continues with a local collective, bringing some more class beats and licks.
16:45 Iona Sky — Anglo-american Cambridge Band Competition finalists bring their indie pop-rock anthems to blast those cobwebs away.
17:15 Paris Stilton B2B Filterdread — This World exclusive of Cambridge’s finest noise merchant known as Filterdread going back to back with the queen of Donk, Paris Stilton, who knows how this will end up, it’s sure to be entertaining.
18:30 Spacehopper — This Norwich based three piece will be creating live dance music . Expect high energy fusion of uplifting trance with overtones of space rock, acid tinged techno and up beat dub .
19:30 Radical Dance Faction — It would not be Strawberry fair without the legendary RDF transmitting their unique blend of heavy dub and spoken word across Midsummer Common. They have been playing and supporting the fair for the past 30 years, going from strength to strength.
20:45 Inner Terrestrials — We are pleased to have the pioneers of the UK dub punk sound bringing their fast paced anarcho punk to the fair, the band are no strangers to the alternative festival and squat scene.
22:00 Zion Train — After having one of the biggest crowds ever back in 2022, Zion Train were keen to return, expect a dazzling finale to draw the 50th Strawberry Fair to an end.

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