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  • Truck Festival, Hill Farm, Oxfordshire, 17-18 July 2015. Headliners: The Charlatans, Basement Jaxx  
  • Reclaim the Power, Mass Action Camp 2015, Near Didcot Power Station, May 29th - June 2nd  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
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  • The Oxford Playhouse presents The Reduced Shakespeare Company: The History of Comedy (abridged), Wed 6 June 2015  
  •  P.A. hire, lighting hire, P.A., disco / lighting sales. 118 Cowley Road, 01865 722027, www.722027.co.uk
  • Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com.
  •  Celebrating Women Composers, The Arcadian Singers, Exeter College Chapel, Saturday 23 May 8pm. Email Me 

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    As You Like It Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT Fri 22 May: 7.30pm
    "Warring brothers, gender politics, amorous intentions, cross-dressing and mistaken identity inevitably overflow from the ducal...read more

    Caroline Criado-Perez in conversation with Deborah Cameron Blackwells Bookshop Tue 16 Jun: 7pm

    Heritage Skills Taster Session: Woolworks Earth Trust Centre Sat 13 Jun: 10am-3pm

    Last chance to book for

    John Hegley: New and Selected Potatoes
    Book by Sat, 23 May

    (Starts Sat, 23 May)

    Celebrating Women Composers
    Book by Sat, 23 May

    (Starts Sat, 23 May)

    Zoe Lyons: Mustard Cutter (ages 14+)
    Book by Sat, 23 May

    (Starts Sat, 23 May)

    Printmaking (adult workshop)
    Book by Sat, 23 May

    (Starts Sat, 23 May)

    Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin) and Matthew Rickard (piano)
    Book by Sat, 23 May

    (Starts Sat, 23 May)

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    Friday 22nd May 2015 Hide

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    Set It Off, Decade Brawlers

    Florida-based orchestral rockers on European tour

    7.30pm £10

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    Gig, Today, This Week, Pop, Rock

    USA Nails, Girl Power, Workin' Man Noise Unit Idiot King Presents

    Punk / hardcore

    8pm £5

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, off Cornmarket St, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, Rock, Punk

    Hillbilly Hoedown The Headington Hillbillies

    Monthly gig at the JST with great beers and atmosphere. Banjo/fiddle/the whole shebang!

    9-11pm Free

    James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford OX4 1EU, Sun-Wed 12-11.30pm; Thu 12pm-12.30am; Fri & Sat 12pm-2am

    www.headingtonhillbillies.webeden.co.uk Email Me 07972784521

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Today, This Week

    Swervedriver, Dearly Beloved, Bad News Academy Events Presents

    Local indie-shoegaze legends promoting new album 'I Wasn't Born To Lose You'

    6pm £15

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Today, This Week, Rock, Indie

    Vic Goddard & Subway Sect, Les Clochards, Fishwife's Broadside Vagabundo Presents

    Punk pioneer

    8pm £5

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Open Folk Session Oxford Folk Club

    All welcome

    8.30pm £2

    The White House, 38 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PD

    www.oxfordfolkclub.com

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    Gig, Folk, Open mic, Today, This Week, Session

    Nick Gill - Classic Jazz and Ragtime piano/vocals Oxford Classic Jazz

    Nick Gill playing solo jazz/ragtime piano in the cinema's bar before the evening films.

    7 - 9 Free - watch a film afterwards or just listen

    Phoenix Picturehouse, 57 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

    No need to book!

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Jazz, Today, This Week

    Gary Barlow by Bootleg Barlow

    Tribute night @ Woodstock Social Club May 22nd 8pm

    8pm £8 non members

    Woodstock Social Club, 44 Oxford Street, Woodstock, Oxoford OX20 1TT, Monday - Wednesday: 5-11pm Thursday - Sunday: 12-11pm

    Email Me 01993812094

    Booking advised by 22 May 2015

    Gig, Concert, Music, Today, This Week

    Willie J Healey

    Local singer-songwriter playing tracks from new EP 'HD Malibu'

    6pm Free

    Truck Store, 101 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, Mon-Sat: 10-7, Sun: 11-6

    Gig, Music, Album release, Today, This Week

    Purple Cactus Comedy Club

    MC Brian Higgins, Matt Richardson and Rudi Lickwood. Ticket includes a drink and disco.

    7.30pm £10

    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX

    Gig, Comedy, Stand Up, Today, This Week

    Every Friday Live Jazz The General Eliott

    Talented singers & musicians on sax, harmonica, and double bass. Someone new every week.

    19.30 Free

    37 Manor Road, South Hinksey, OX1 5AS

    thegeneraleliott.co.uk Email Me 01865 608567

    No need to book!

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Jazz, Today, This Week

    The Soul Traders Soul Traders

    Bigger, louder and better than ever. Groove away to the best in 50s, 60s and 70s soul.

    8-10pm Free

    The Plum Pudding, 44 High Street, Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4EJ

    www.facebook.com/events/463821793772402/

    Gig, Concert, Music, Nightlife, Today, This Week

    TheatreFriday 22nd May 2015 Hide

    Tina Sederholm: The Good Delusion - Oxford Fringe 2015. Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Join one woman's search to find out how to survive when being a good girl…turns bad.

    7.30pm £7, £6

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Theatre, Gig, Poetry, Festival, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

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    Crows' Reign, 13 Burning, Annero Bloodstock - Metal For The Masses

    Rock and metal battle of the bands - semi final heat two

    6pm £5

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    Gig, Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Rock, Metal

    Ex-Easter Island Head, Lee Riley

    Experimental music from Liverpudlian avant-garde troupe who use prepared guitars.

    7.30-10.30pm £8 adv, £9 otd

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, off Cornmarket St, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

    Booking advised by 22 May 2015 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, Music, Art, Tomorrow, This Week

    George Ezra

    Sold Out

    Soulful acoustic singer-songwriter

    6.30pm

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Tomorrow, This Week

    Drawl, Mogmatic, Amoral Compass, Samuel Edwards It's All About The Music Presents

    Alt-rock & indie rock

    8pm

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    Gig, Tomorrow, This Week, Rock

    Death Of Hi Fi, Tiger Mendoza, Half Decent, Kid Kin Strummer Room Project

    Electro-hip-hop

    7.30pm £4 (adv), £5 (otd)

    The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 11-11 during the week. 11-12 Fri and Sat.

    Gig, Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Electronica, Hip Hop

    Joe Holic

    Rock & pop classics

    9pm Free

    The Red Lion (Marston), 40-42 Oxford Road, Old Marston, Oxford OX3 0PH, Mon - Thu & Sun: 12pm - 11.30pm Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12.30am

    Gig, Tomorrow, This Week

    Abi Roberts: Downtown Abi - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Hotly-tipped stand-up comedian Abi Roberts returns with a new blistering stand-up show.

    9pm £7, £6

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Comedy, Stand Up, Magic, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, War

    Soweto Spiritual Singers - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An irresistible performance of song and dance expressing the spirit of Africa.

    2pm £15, £10

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Comedy, Magic, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, War

    John Hegley: New and Selected Potatoes So Comedy

    The UK's favourite performance poet, comedian and musician hits the road

    8pm (£13, £11 concs)

    North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford OX2 7NN, Mon - Sat: 11am - 4pm

    ...thenorthwall.com... Email Me 01865 319450

    Booking advised by 23 May 2015 Book tickets

    Theatre, Gig, Poetry, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    Zoe Lyons: Mustard Cutter (ages 14+) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Following a smash hit Edinburgh run Zoe is taking to the road with a brand new show.

    8pm £15, £13.50 (concs)

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

    Must book by 23 May 2015

    Gig, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy glee club

    4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International circuits.

    7.15-11pm £14.50

    The Glee Club, 3 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW

    www.glee.co.uk/oxford-comedy Email Me 0871 472 0400

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    Gig, Art, Comedy, Stand Up, Tomorrow, This Week

    West Country

    Country and western

    8.30pm £5

    Headington Conservative Club, 60 Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BZ

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    Gig, Folk, Tomorrow, This Week, Americana

    Jazz Jam

    Friendly atmosphere, audience welcome. Rhythm section booked. Gordon Serter on keys.

    8pm Free

    The Old Anchor, 1 St Helen's Wharf, Abingdon, OX14 5EN

    07961 151695

    Gig, Concert, Jazz, Nightlife, Tomorrow, This Week

    TheatreSaturday 23rd May 2015 Hide

    Tina Sederholm: The Good Delusion - Oxford Fringe 2015. Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Join one woman's search to find out how to survive when being a good girl…turns bad.

    7.30pm £7, £6

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Theatre, Gig, Poetry, Festival, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

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    The Bookies Open Mic

    Come join the fun every Sunday. Hosted by Chris Padmore. All welcome.

    8.30-11pm Free

    The Old Bookbinders, 17-18 Victor Street, Oxford OX2 6BT, Monday: closed; Tue & Wed: 4pm-12pm; Thu-Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-11pm.

    Email Me

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Music, Open mic, This Week

    James Street Sunday Sessions

    Open acoustic / folk session, all welcome

    2pm Free

    James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford OX4 1EU, Sun-Wed 12-11.30pm; Thu 12pm-12.30am; Fri & Sat 12pm-2am

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    Gig, Folk, This Week, Session

    Ozric Tentacles Academy Events Presents

    Underground instrumental prog rock legends

    7pm £15

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Music, This Week, Rock

    Des Barkus + Beard Of Destiny + Stem + Purple May GiddyUp Music Presents...

    GiddyUp Music Presents... Live music in the downstairs bar.

    3.30-7pm Free

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    www.facebook.com/events/878262832212191/ Email Me

    Gig, Music, Folk, This Week, Rock

    Cantaloupe, Model Village, Alnegator Burn The Jukebox

    Instrumental electro & indie-folk

    8pm £5

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    Gig, Music, Folk, This Week, Electronica

    Jazz - Roger Beaujolais Trio Oxford Wine Cafe

    The UK's most celebrated vibes player with a career that's spanned over thirty years!

    6.30-9.00pm Free

    Oxford Wine Café, 38 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN

    www.oxfordwinecafe.co.uk 01865 236959

    Gig, Concert, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Folk Night

    A mix of Irish folk and other genres led by the legendary Mick Henry. Open session, all welcome.

    8pm Free

    The Half Moon, 18 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AB, Tues - Thurs: 5pm - 2am; Fri: 4.30pm - 1am; Sat: 12.30pm - 2am; Sun: 1pm - 2am; Mon 5pm - 1am.

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    Gig, Nightlife, This Week

    Jazz It Up

    Jazz duo

    4pm Free

    The Victoria Arms (Old Marston), Mill Lane, Old Marston OX3 0QG, Mon-Sat 11.30am-11pm, Sun 12-10.30pm

    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Desmond Chancer & The Long Memories, Clark Wiseman, Sean Brookes

    Dirty gospel blues

    8pm £5 (adv), £6 (otd)

    Jam Factory, 27 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HU, Mon - Fri: 8am - 10pm Sat: 10am - 10pm Sun: 10am - 9pm

    Gig, Music, This Week, Blues

    Harcourt Open Arms Mic HOAM

    Music open mic with great atmosphere, bring instruments and/or support.

    8pm Free

    The Harcourt Arms, Jericho, Cranham Terrace, Jericho, Oxford OX2 6DG, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-12pm, Sat 3pm-12pm, Sun 3pm-11pm

    www.facebook.com/harcourt.openmic

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    Gig, Nightlife, Open mic, This Week

    Soweto Spiritual Singers - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An irresistible performance of song and dance expressing the spirit of Africa.

    2pm £15, £10

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Comedy, Magic, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, War

    Fruitcake – Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward. Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a guide to losing the plot.

    5pm £8, £7

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Gig, Poetry, Festival, Comedy, This Week

    Breeze, Steamroller, Hippy Haze, Mighty Cadillacs, Muttz Knuttz, Dirty Earth Band, Rock Doctors, Maracutaya Oxford Animal Sanctuary Charity Bash

    Fundraiser with the best local rock and blues bands plus surprise celebrity

    12pm-10pm

    Cowley Workers Social Club, 21 Between Towns Road, Cowley OX4 3LZ

    Gig, Music, Charity, Nightlife, This Week, Blues, Rock

    Mudslide Morris

    Acoustic bottleneck blues and boogie

    8-11pm Free

    Joe Perks & Co., 76 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AH, Sunday - Thursday 8.30am - 12.30am Friday and Saturday 8.30am - 1.30am

    www.reverbnation.com/mudslidemorris

    Gig, This Week, Blues

    Alvin Roy Jazz Trio

    Jazz trio of the highest calibre.

    1pm Free

    Hackett's Bistro, Wesley Walk, Witney. OX28 6ZJ

    01993 700858

    Gig, Jazz, This Week

    Monday 25th May 2015 Hide

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    James Arthur SJM Concerts Presents

    X Factor 2012 winner on UK tour

    7pm £20

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Music, This Week, Pop

    The Della Grants, Steamroller Famous Monday Blues

    Blues

    8pm £10

    The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 11-11 during the week. 11-12 Fri and Sat.

    www.famousmondayblues.co.uk/

    Gig, Music, This Week, Blues

    Bluegrass and Old Time Music session Oxford Bluegrass and Appalachian/Old Time Music

    Oxford's only Bluegrass and Appalachian session: players, singers and listeners welcome.

    8.30-11pm Free

    The Red Lion (Marston), 40-42 Oxford Road, Old Marston, Oxford OX3 0PH, Mon - Thu & Sun: 12pm - 11.30pm Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12.30am

    Email Me 01865 552111

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Folk, This Week, Session

    Wigwam

    An afternoon of great 1970's rock. Guaranteed to get you on your feet

    2:00pm Free

    The King and Queen, Wheatley

    Gig, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 25th May 2015 Hide

    Beginners Ukulele Class Oxford Ukuleles

    Informal ukulele workshop session for beginners.

    7.30-9.30pm £5

    The Port Mahon, 82 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AW, Mon-Thu 4 - 11pm Fri 4pm - 12am Sat 12pm - 12am Sun 12pm - 10.30pm

    www.oxfordukuleles.co.uk

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    Gig, Courses and Workshops, Music, OX4, This Week, Session, Classes

    Family FriendlyMonday 25th May 2015 Hide

    Live Music & BBQ The General Eliott

    A day of family friendly fun & live jazz blues 50's, 60's blues music and all day BBQ.

    12noon - late Free

    General Elliot, Manor Road, South Hinksey, Oxford OX1 5AS

    www.thege.co.uk Email Me 01865 608567

    No need to book!

    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, This Week

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    Jazz at the Bully

    Alvin Roy's Reeds Unlimited. Swinging mainstream jazz of the highest calibre.

    Doors open 8.30 pm Free

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    Email Me 01865 244516

    Gig, Jazz, This Week

    The Spark Side Of The Moon

    Open mic night hosted by Sparky, The Dangerous Poet. Music, poetry, comedy, song and all forms of entertainment welcome

    8.30pm Free

    James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford OX4 1EU, Sun-Wed 12-11.30pm; Thu 12pm-12.30am; Fri & Sat 12pm-2am

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    Gig, Poetry, Music, OX4, Comedy, Nightlife, Stand Up, Open mic, This Week

    Fruitcake – Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward. Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a guide to losing the plot.

    7pm £8, £7

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Gig, Poetry, Festival, Comedy, This Week

    As You Psyche It - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    A cerebral and surreal sketch show which looks at the funny side of neurosis.

    8.30pm £8, £6

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Pizza Mic

    Pizza, beer & open mic

    8pm Free

    The Library Pub, 182 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Every day 4pm - midnight

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week

    Wednesday 27th May 2015 Hide

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    Slaid Cleaves Empty Room Promotions

    Great Texas singer songwriter duo with Scrappy Jud Newcomb.

    7.30 £12 in advance. £14 on the night

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    empty-rooms.com Email Me 01865 244516

    Booking advised by 27 May 2015 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, This Week

    The Bullingdon Unplugged

    Open mic night, all acts welcome

    8pm-11pm Free

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

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    Galician Folk Music Session Oxford Galician Folk Group

    Come along if you like folk & if you are a musician bring your instruments!

    20:00 to 23:00 Free

    James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford OX4 1EU, Sun-Wed 12-11.30pm; Thu 12pm-12.30am; Fri & Sat 12pm-2am

    oxfordpandereiteiras@gmail.com

    No need to book!

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    Gig, Folk, This Week, Session

    Open Mic

    Weekly open mic hosted by Lee Davies.

    8.30pm Free

    The Cape of Good Hope, 1 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA, Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    www.thecapeofgoodhopeoxford.co.uk

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week

    Indiana, Tremorheart Live Nation Presents

    Trip hop singer promoting debut album 'No Romeo'

    7pm £11

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Music, This Week, Pop

    Double Experience, Sinfiction, Fluorite, Pipeline MD Promotions

    Heavy rock / metal

    8pm £5

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    Gig, This Week, Rock, Metal

    Trish Elphinstone Quintet

    Local jazz ensemble

    8.30pm Free

    The Half Moon, 18 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AB, Tues - Thurs: 5pm - 2am; Fri: 4.30pm - 1am; Sat: 12.30pm - 2am; Sun: 1pm - 2am; Mon 5pm - 1am.

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    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Fruitcake – Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward. Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a guide to losing the plot.

    7pm £8, £7

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Gig, Poetry, Festival, Comedy, This Week

    Open Improvisation - Karaoke for Improvisers Oxford Improvisers

    Improvise with pre-recorded tracks, all musicians welcome

    8pm

    Oxford Brookes Drama Studio, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Hall Campus, (behind Richard Hamilton Building - ask site staff), Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP

    Gig, Concert, Open mic, Improv, This Week

    Andrew Bird, Max Dickens, Chris Meeson

    Stand up comedy

    7.30pm £6

    The Mad Hatter, 43 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA,
    Tue: Jazz Night (term time) 8pm - 12am Thu: 7.30pm - 1am; Fri: 5pm - 2am Sat: 7pm - 2am Sun, Mon & Wed: Available for private hire

    Gig, Comedy, Stand Up, This Week

    TheatreWednesday 27th May 2015 Hide

    bloominauschwitz - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    A flamboyant, playful investigation of identity and belonging, inspired by Joyce's Ulysses

    8.40pm £8, £7

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Family FriendlyWednesday 27th May 2015 Hide

    Nick Cope's Songbook

    Acoustic folk-rock children's music.

    10.30am £5 (£3)

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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    Museum, Gig, Family Friendly, This Week

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    Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre

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    Oxford's unique performance space for music, poetry, story and song

    8pm £6 (£5)

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    catweazleclub.com

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    Catweazle is the kind of event that you can go to only once in your life, or go once a week, and it will be unique and special...read more

    Gig, Open mic, This Week, Storytelling

    Matt Edwards The Haven Club

    Blues

    8pm £5

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    www.havenclub.co.uk

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    Low Rider, Tom Ivey Band, Texas Ghost Train, Water Fahl All About The Music Big Blues Night Out

    Blues / Americana / Funk

    7pm £6

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, off Cornmarket St, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

    Gig, Music, This Week, Blues

    Live Lounge Cape

    Homegrown Oxfordshire acoustic goodness

    8.30pm Free

    The Cape of Good Hope, 1 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA, Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

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    Pokey LaFarge DHP Concerts

    Ragtime, blues & early jazz

    7pm £17.50

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week, Blues

    De La Soul, Pete Rock, DJ Erbz Academy Events Presents

    Pioneering US hip hop trio

    6pm £25

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

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    John Etheridge The Spin Jazz Club

    16th Birthday bash with legendary jazz guitarist

    8.30pm £10, £8 (conc), £6 (student)

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    www.spinjazz.net

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    Sax & Honey

    Latin jazz & soul grooves

    8pm Free

    Joe's Bar & Grill, 260 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7DX

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    Acoustic Thursdays Imaginary Husbands Productions

    Every Thursday: featured local artist & open acoustic jams with Martini Russa!

    8.30-10.30pm Free

    Jude The Obscure, 54 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 12-11pm

    www.facebook.com/AcousticThursdayJam Email Me 07867 600631

    No need to book!

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    Sparky's Flying Circus

    Weekly open music, poetry and song session

    9pm Free

    The Half Moon, 18 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AB, Tues - Thurs: 5pm - 2am; Fri: 4.30pm - 1am; Sat: 12.30pm - 2am; Sun: 1pm - 2am; Mon 5pm - 1am.

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    The legendary Sparky's Flying Circus is one of the best and funniest nights out and it's free!From musicians (guitar, flute, violin...read more

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    Joan Armatrading

    Multi-award winning singer-songwriter

    7.30pm £30.50 (£28.50)

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

    Theatre, Gig, Music, This Week

    Stranded! - Oxford Fringe 2015. Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Vinyl-inspired lunacy from acclaimed multimedia comic Joseph Morpurgo.

    9pm £7, £6

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/event/stranded/ Email Me 01865 305305

    Theatre, Gig, Poetry, Festival, Comedy, This Week

    Open mic at aloha Cafe Aloha

    Just turn up - Jack Little runs this event. Food, real ale, cocktails, kick back, chilled.

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Tuesday to Friday: 8am-late; Saturday: 9am-late; Sunday and Monday: closed

    www.facebook.com/cafealohaoxford?fref=ts Email Me 07831558067

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    All Tamara's Spanish Parties All Tamara's Parties and Medley Mangetout

    A night of food and music with a Spanish theme hosted at Medley Manor Farm, Binsey.

    7.30pm £35

    Medley Manor Farm, Binsey, OX2 0NG

    www.facebook.com/events/361355890721141/ Email Me

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    St Leonard's Jazz Club

    Jazz Club with an emphasis on experimental / free-jazz / improvisation. Open to all styles

    7-9pm Free

    St Leonard's Church, 44 Middleton Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire

    saintleonards.org/ Email Me 07773 670615

    No need to book!

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    Celebrate Jazz Day with Nick Gill - Classic Jazz and Ragtime piano/vocals Oxford Classic Jazz

    Light, melodic and creative renditions of Cole Porter, Fats Waller, Scott Joplin et al

    8 - 11pm Free - good food and real ales available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

    No need to book!

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    Nick Gill Oxford Classic Jazz

    Classic jazz and ragtime piano/vocals. Light, melodic and creative renditions of Cole Port

    8 - 11pm Free - good fine and real ales available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932 748379

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    TheatreThursday 28th May 2015 Hide

    Mark Thomas - 'Trespass' Work in Progress. Lakin McCarthy Presents

    Odd mix of theatre, stand up, activism, a dash of journalism and a dollop of mayhem.

    8pm £10

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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    bloominauschwitz - Oxford Fringe 2015 Arts at the Old Fire Station

    A flamboyant, playful investigation of identity and belonging, inspired by Joyce's Ulysses

    7pm £8, £7

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Mullins & Gladwin: Comedy A La Carte - Oxford Fringe 2015 Mullins & Gladwin

    Sketch comedy from Oxford Fringe regulars & local comedy connoisseurs Mullins & Gladwin.

    8-9pm £7/£6 Concessions

    New Road Baptist Church, Bonn Square, Oxford OX11LQ

    www.mullinsandgladwin.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 30 May 2015 Book tickets

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    ConcertThursday 28th May 2015 Hide

    Oxybaroxy Oxfordshire County Music Service

    Oxfordshire Youth Baroque Strings play Telemann, CPE Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn and Schubert.

    7.30pm Free

    St John the Baptist Church, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire

    music.service@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01865 740000

    No need to book!

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