Peterborough Embankment: Everything you need to know about gigs this weekend as Manic Street Preachers cancel

From anthemic DJ sets to chart-topping soul and pop – there’s live music for everyone at The Embankment this weekend.

Simply Red will be performing at Peterborough's Embankment on Saturday, June 11
Simply Red will be performing at Peterborough's Embankment on Saturday, June 11

Peterborough’s Embankment is hosting an outdoor live music event this weekend.

The weekend will start with anthemic DJ sets with Café Mambo Ibiza Classics from DJ Judge Jules on Friday, followed by chart-topping soul and pop from Simply Red on Saturday.

Sadly, alternative indie rock band, Manic Street Preachers who were going to close the event on Sunday, have cancelled their gig after singer James Dean Bradfield contracted Covid.

Full line-up

Friday: Judge Jules, Paul Oakenfold, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Julie Mcknight (Live PA) and Sonique (Live PA)

Saturday: Simply Red, joined by Lisa Stansfield and, award-winning saxophonist, YolanDa Brown


Manic Street Preachers will be supported by Sea Power and Low Hummer on Sunday June 11

Tickets for each day of the weekend event are available to purchase online via the LPH Concerts and Events website by clicking here.

Advanced tickets for each gig are priced at: Café Mambo £36.85 and Simply Red £57.20.

Advanced tickets are on sale until 24 hours before each individual gig.

Event organisers advise booking tickets in advance, but tickets will be available to purchase on the door – subject to availability and possibly at an increased price.

Concert-goers are not permitted to leave and re-enter the event.

Set times for all events will be released on June 9. Visit the LPH Concerts and Events social channels for more information (@LPHConcerts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Food and drink

Food and drink will be available to purchase inside the event from a fully licensed bar and a food outlets for varied dietary requirements.

All food and drink vendors accept cash and card payments.

You can bring your own soft drinks up to 500ml per person in a sealed, plastic bottle only. You cannot bring any other food or alcoholic drink into the fence concert arena.


Parking is available off-site nearby at the Riverside, Bishops Road, Pleasure Fair Meadow, Sand Martin House multi-storey car parks.


The weather is forecast to be dry with sunny intervals this weekend (forecast as of June 10).

Weekend highs of 21 degrees are forecast for both Friday and Saturday.

Highs of 19 degrees are expected on Sunday.