List of Famous Bands from Cambridge

List of Cambridge bands, listed by their level of fame. This Cambridge musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Cambridge bands are included, as well as many Cambridge musicians of underground status. This list of Cambridge musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Cambridge bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • Pink Floyd
    Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock
    • Albums: The Wall, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Meddle, Animals
    Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965. They emerged from London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and became one of the most commercially successful and ...more
  • David Gilmour
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
    • Albums: On an Island, David Gilmour, Remember That Night, About Face, Live in Gdańsk
    David Jon Gilmour ( GHIL-mor; born 6 March 1946) is an English multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter who was a member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He joined the group as guitarist ...more
  • Syd Barrett
    Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Space rock
    • Albums: The Madcap Laughs, The Best of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?, Opel, The Radio One Sessions, Barrett
    Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English singer, songwriter, and musician who co-founded the rock band Pink Floyd in 1965. Characterised for his English-accented ...more
  • Passion Pit
    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: Gossamer, Manners, Chunk of Change, Sleepyhead / Better Things, The Reeling (Remixes)
    Passion Pit is an American indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007. The band consists solely of Michael Angelakos. He is joined live by Jeff Apruzzese and Chris Hartz. The ...more
  • Katrina and the Waves

    Katrina and the Waves

    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: Walking on Sunshine, Waves, Walking on Sunshine, Katrina and the Waves, Walking on Sunshine: The Greatest Hits Of
    Katrina and the Waves were a British-American rock band best known for the 1985 hit "Walking on Sunshine". They also won the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Love Shine a Light".
  • Johnny Hodges
    Ballad, Swing music
    • Albums: Everybody knows Johnny Hodges, Compact Jazz, Creamy, With Billy Strayhorn and The Orchestra, Blue Rabbit
    Cornelius "Johnny" Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) was an American alto saxophonist, best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band. He played lead alto in the saxophone section for ...more