Watch Soft Machine live from the Cambridge Jazz Festival tonight

Soft Machine
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Canterbury legends Soft Machine will have their set at this year's Cambridge Jazz Festival streamed live this evening at 9pm. It will be the band's first live show of 2020. It has also been announced that Nic France will be deputising for drummer John Marshall, who is "recuperating".

"Me ,Travis ,Babbington and Nic France sitting in for John Marshall who is recuperating," says Softs guitarist John Etheridge. "Great to play together again - our first gig this year. Brilliant to be playing -  thanks Cambridge!"

The 6th Cambridge International Jazz Festival is going digital this year takes place between 18th – 29th November, presenting live music, workshops, films, tributes and speakers.

You can watch Soft Machine at 9pm here.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.