Welcome to the Cambridge Rock Society

The society that brings together rock and metal fans and the music they love.

Please check out Rocksoc on Facebook for the most up-to-date events information

Wake Up Screaming

Our monthly club night at the Q Club. If you are interested in DJing, contact the WUS officer. (No experience necessary for first slot.)

Pub meets

Weekly on a Thursday, hailed as “rocksoc on tour” — a random pub each time. Committee meetings are held fortnightly just before the pub meets (in the pub, of course). To find out where our next pub meet is, keep an eye on Rocksoc's Facebook group


Once a term. If you are a band looking for a slot then contact the events officer.

Other events

Listings of all rock, metal, and alternative events in Cambridge. If you are organising such an event then contact the webmaster to have it added.

Wake Up Screaming


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Pubmeets are every Thursday during and outside of term.

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Events in the next fortnight

7th Oct. 2016 17:00

Pre-Freshers' Gig Dinner and Drinks @ The Boathouse

at The Boathouse

This year, RockSoc will be celebrating the Freshers' week in style with what promises to be a fantastic gig at The Portland Arms (more details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/213539335712012/). To kick things off in the finest way, we will be at The Boathouse (next door to The Portland Arms) from 5pm for some food and most importantly pre-drinks! Join the drunken madness!

7th Oct. 2016 19:00

RockSoc Freshers' Gig: Kaine // Unit Nine // Powderhead

at The Portland Arms

£5 Public/£3 RockSoc members (please bring membership card) | Brace yourselves! This year, RockSoc's Freshers' gig will actually take place during the Freshers' Week! Featuring KAINE, UNIT NINE and POWDERHEAD!

9th Oct. 2016 16:30

Super Faecal Fest

at The Portland Arms

£7 Public (door price)/£6 Advance (details to follow soon)/FREE RockSoc members (please bring membership card) | Belligerent Promotions and Cambridge RockSoc present: Basement Torture Killings // Brutal Sphincter // Black Skies Burn // Unsu // MGI // Pain Penitentiary // Judas Cradle