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  • Spin Jazz Club present Paragon, Thursday 30th October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford  
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  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com.

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    Motherload, Sansara, Twisted State Of Mind The Cellar Sat 8 Nov: 7pm

    Laid Blak, Count Skylarkin, DJ Bunjy, MC Joe Peng The Cellar Fri 7 Nov: 10pm-3am

    Dot's Funk Odyssey, Zander Sharp The Cellar Wed 5 Nov: 10pm-3am

    Last chance to book for

    Shooting Video - Beginners Production Course
    Book by Sun, 26 October

    (Starts Tue, 28 October)

    Argentine Tango for adult beginners and improvers
    Book by Sun, 26 October

    (Starts Fri, 7 November)

    Halloween themed Messy Play sessions
    Book by Sun, 26 October

    (Starts Mon, 27 October)

    Design a Space Satellite (half-term holiday workshop for ages 11-16 years)
    Book by Sun, 26 October

    (Starts Tue, 28 October)

    Rocket race from outer space! Family learning festival event
    Book by Sun, 26 October

    (Starts Wed, 29 October)

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    Imaginary Husbands Promotions Grand Opening, Saturday 25th October 2014

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    The best local bands and artists, creepy cocktails, live owls, tricks and treats and much much more in a haunted mansion

    3pm-late Free

    Church Farmhouse, Holton, Nr Wheatley, Oxon, OX33 1PR

    www.facebook.com/events/507632432706218

    Gig, Concert, Festival, Music, Food, Nightlife, Halloween, Cabaret, Today, This Week

    Ella Martini Transmission Music Group Presents

    Urban singer songwriter

    7pm £5

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

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Savage Messiah, The More I See, Huron Oxrox

    Metal

    7pm £7 (adv), £9 (otd)

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

    Gig, Today, This Week, Metal

    The Mighty Redox, The Headington Hillbillies, The Twat Daddies

    All original psycho-eclectic rock

    7.30pm 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, Today, This Week, Rock

    Maverick Sabre, George The Poet SJM Concerts & Festival Republic Present

    UK rapper and vocalist

    6.30pm £16

    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

    Palm Reader, Mutagenocide, Sanity Loss, Devil Inside, Twist State Of Mind Skeletor Promotions Present

    Metal

    6pm £7

    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, Metal

    Record launch at GTI - exclusive Gappy Tooth industries

    Mendoza + Griffiths launch + Motion Static (London dubstep rock) + Puppet Merchanic (pop)

    8.20pm-11.00pm £4.50, cheaper advance

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

    www.gappytooth.com Email Me 01865 395327

    Booking advised by 24 Oct 2014

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Autumn Jamboree featuring The Dreaming Spires Oxford Mail

    The Dreaming Spires + Knights of Mentis + Oli Steadman (Stornoway). Annual music showcase.

    8.00-12.00pm £8 adv, more on the door

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

    www.wegottickets.com/event/291865 Email Me

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014

    Gig, Nightlife, Today, This Week, Americana

    Nikki Petherick

    Local singer-songwriter

    8pm 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, Today, This Week

    80 Days, The Bedlam Stares, Jan & Heather Baboom Live

    Blues, rock n roll & country

    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

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Young Knives & Poledo Modern Art Oxford

    Live music. Presented in association Blessing Force.

    8pm (doors open at 7pm) £7 (£5)

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk/whats-on/ Email Me 01865 813813

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week

    Jonnie Price, Sean Meo, Kockov, Dave Johns The Glee Club

    Stand up comedy.

    7.15pm £14.50

    The Glee Club, 3 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, Doors 7.15pm, latest entry 8pm

    Love it or hate it, one has to admit that stand-up comedy is not a funny business. Take your average co-worker that you find amusing...read more

    Gig, Comedy, Stand Up, Today, This Week

    Micky Page and Charlie

    Country and western

    8pm £5

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

    Gig, Folk, Today, This Week

    Halloween Party Red Lion, Yarnton

    Halloween fancy dress party, live music, prizes. Dress to scare if you dare !

    8pm till late Free

    Red Lion, Cassington Road, Yarnton, OX5 1QD

    Email Me 01865 373556

    Gig, Pubs, Music, Dance, Today, This Week

    Family FriendlySaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Nick Cope's Songbook The Story Museum

    Interactive gig for early years children and their families.

    10.30-11.30am £5/£3

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    FestivalSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    GigSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Emperor Yes Idiot King & Alcopop!

    Cosmic space pop

    8pm Pay what you like

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

    Gig, Tomorrow, This Week

    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

    No need to book!

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

    Kids In Glass Houses Academy Events Presents

    Sold Out

    Five-piece powerpop from South Wales

    7pm £14

    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

    Mark Atherton & Friends, Echoic, Moore & Clarke, Laima Bite, Megan Josephy, Leigh Alexander Klub Kakofanney Acoustic

    Eclectic acoustic selection from the Klub Kak crew.

    2pm. Downstairs Bar. Free

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

    ...facebook.com...

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    Gig, Music, Folk, Cabaret, Tomorrow, This Week, Blues, Rock

    Melissa James Trio

    One hell of a bluesy voice – deep, rich sonorous and stacked full of emotion!

    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, Tomorrow, This Week

    Live Jazz

    With Neo Joshua (vocals), Tim Dawes (double bass) & Tim Lapthorn (piano)

    5pm-7.30pm Free

    Quod, 92-94 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BN, 12 noon - 11pm

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    Gig, Jazz, Tomorrow, This Week

    Folk Session

    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, Music, Folk, OX4, Nightlife, Tomorrow, This Week, Session, Irish

    HOAM: Harcourt Arms Open Mic session

    Very supportive atmosphere, all musicians welcome!

    7.30-10pm 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.nigelbrown.org/harcourt-arms.html Email Me 07919 311297

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Open mic, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Sunday Sessions ft Mambo Pathers & Lewis Newcombe-Jones The Sunday Sessions

    Family friendly live music event returns. 2 great acts, kids games, fresh coffee & full bar.

    2.00-5.00pm £4 / kids a quid

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.facebook.com/floparksundays 07864 028591

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Oxford singer/songwriter Louise McCarthy Open Mic UK 2014 live shows! Open Mic UK

    Oxford singer/songwriter Louise McCarthy performing on Open Mic UK 2014 live shows!

    7:30pm £10

    Sub89- Reading

    www.openmicuk.co.uk/ Email Me

    Gig, Competition, Outside Oxfordshire, Festival, Music, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

    Show all dates/times

    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    GigMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    The Spellkasters The Haven Club

    Blues

    8pm £9 (adv), £12 (otd)

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

    www.havenclub.co.uk

    Gig, This Week, Blues

    Don't Go Plastic, VLVT, Human Bones OCC Presents All Killer No Filler #3

    Garage-punk, bass & soul

    10pm-2am Free

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

    Gig, Nightlife, This Week

    UB40 Academy Events & DHP Presents

    Sold Out

    British reggae legends

    7pm £28.50

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

    Gig, This Week, Reggae

    Jess Glynne Academy Events & Transmission Music Group

    Sold Out

    Chart-topping pop singer

    7pm £9

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

    Gig, This Week

    Bluegrass and Old Time Music session Oxford Bluegrass and Old Time

    Oxford's only Bluegrass and Old Time music session, now over 10 years old.

    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

    ConcertMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Nick Cope's Half Term Concert! Barefoot Books

    We can't wait for Nick Cope to come back to Barefoot for an exciting half term concert!

    3-3.45pm £7 per child/ £3 per adult

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Email Me

    Booking advised by 26 Oct 2014

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Music, This Week

    FestivalMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

    Show all dates/times

    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    GigTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Jazz at the Bully with Alvin Roy's Reeds Unlimited

    Mainstream/Swing jazz of the highest calibre

    8.30 pm Free entry

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

    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

    Dead Prez, Subculture Sage Academy Events Presents

    US hip hop duo

    7pm £16

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

    Gig, This Week, Hip Hop

    Raw In Sect, Annero, Retribution, I The Deceiver Murder Of Crows Promotions

    Metal

    8pm £5

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

    Gig, This Week, Metal

    The Willows Arts at the Old Fire Station

    See this folk roots family band perform on their 'Amidst Fiery Skies' Tour. All ages.

    8pm £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.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, Folk, This Week

    FestivalTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

    Show all dates/times

    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Wednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    GigWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Nicki Petherick

    Singer-song writer

    9pm Free

    The Bear Inn (Alfred St), 6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12noon-10.30pm

    www.bearoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 728164

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, This Week

    Galician Night

    An evening of Galician folk music

    8pm. 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, Music, Folk, OX4, Nightlife, This Week, Session

    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

    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

    Dave Moorwood's Rascals of Rhythm

    With special guest vocalist Kim Osmond. Raffle, excellent food & drink, super family owned pub.

    8.00-10.30pm Free with raffle

    The Lamb Inn, Wantage, 59 Mill Street, Wantage, Oxon OX12 9AB

    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Gourmet BBQ at The Library Smoke and Thyme

    Gourmet BBQ (formerly at James St Tav). Weekly changing menu - best in Oxford. From £5

    5pm - 9pm From £5

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

    www.smokeandthyme.com Email Me 447450231488

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    Gig, Food, This Week, BBQ

    "Dressed-Up-Dead" - New Orleans Bounce Halloween Special Decadent Times

    DJ'ed vintage swinging jazz from the 20's -40s, dancing and drinking

    7.30-8pm Swing Lesson 8pm-10.30pm DJ'ed music Donations £2 min, suggested £5

    Phoenix Bar, Picture House Cinema Bar, Walton Street, Jericho, Oxford

    Website info@decadenttimes.com

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    Gig, Courses and Workshops, Music, Jazz, This Week

    FestivalWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    GigThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Spin Jazz Club present Paragon, Thursday 30th October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford

    Reviews

    Jazz ensemble

    8.30pm £12, £10 (concs), £6 (student)

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

    www.spinjazz.net

    They say great jazz is like sex for the brain. Tonight there was no awkward edge-of-dance-floor jiggling, just nodding...read more

    Gig, Music, Jazz, Nightlife, This Week

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

    Reviews

    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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    A unique venue in Oxford. A quiet, generous audience, and a fascinating plethora of acts. General standard: pretty high to occasionaly...read more

    Gig, Open mic, This Week, Storytelling

    Acoustic Thursdays

    Open acoustic jam plus set from featured local artists

    8.30pm. Front bar. Free

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

    www.facebook.com/acousticthursdayjam

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week, Session

    Josh Flowers & The Wild

    Folk-pop

    7pm £8

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

    Gig, This Week

    Josh Flowers & The Wild @ The Bullingdon

    HEADLINE show with support from Swindlestock / Blues Folk Rock

    7.00pm £8

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

    www.joshflowersandthewild.com

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, Art, This Week, Blues

    Alasdair Roberts

    Bittersweet one-man alt-folk. Supported by Jess Hall.

    £10 8pm

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

    Gig, This Week

    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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    Gig, This Week

    Limehouse Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Tribute

    7pm £13

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

    Gig, This Week

    Nikki Loy

    Local singer-songwriter

    8pm Free

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

    Gig, This Week

    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

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

    The Foals' Yannis Philllippakis DJ Set, ODC Drumline & Guests Modern Art Oxford

    The music. In association with Blessing Force.

    8pm (doors open at 7pm) £7 (£5)

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me 01865 813813

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, This Week

    Maireard And Anna

    Melody, harmony and rhythm from accordion, bagpipes, guitar, banjo and fiddle.

    7.30pm £14.50 , £13 (concs)

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

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515 144

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014

    Gig, Music, Folk, This Week

    Electric Jam Blues Session

    Bring your instrument and jam along with house band

    8pm Free

    Ampleforth Arms, Collinwood Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 8HH

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    Gig, Music, Nightlife, Open mic, This Week, Session, Blues

    Poetry Reading: Nancy Campbell and MacGillivray

    Nancy Campbell will read new work about the Arctic.

    19.30 - 20.30 Free

    Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AU, Mon - Tue: 11am - 8pm, Wed - Sat: 11am - 11pm, Sun: 2pm - 5pm

    albionbeatnikbookstore.blogspot.co.uk Email Me 07737 876213

    No need to book!

    Gig, Meeting, Poetry, Books, This Week

    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 - fine ales available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

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    Gig, Jazz, This Week

    ConcertThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Yannis Philippakis (Foals) + ODC Drumline + Big Tropics Blessing Force in association with Modern Art Oxford

    The final of a special run of shows including live music, film screenings and zine fair.

    8pm £7/£5

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.facebook.com/events/460093067467061/ Email Me

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, Festival, Music, This Week

    Sonic Midwifery - Concert and Talk Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Performance artist Maryliz Smith uses music as a passageway for those facing death

    8 - 9.30pm £10 (£8)

    Warneford Chapel, Warneford Lane, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX

    www.marylizsmith.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    CinemaThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Phantom Of The Opera With Live Musical Accompaniment Unsilent Movies

    Original 1925 silent horror movie accompanied by live musicians

    6.30pm £12

    Cinema, Gig, Concert, Opera, Halloween, This Week

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    Death in a Nut & Vasilisa the Wise - Puppetry Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A shadow puppeteer and cellist together - two lovely stories played out. Aged 6+ and adult

    10.30am - 4.00pm £6/£3 - suggested donation

    Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3LN

    Email Me 01865 396778

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Ghost Stories with Dave Shelton Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Ask Dave about his new thriller, hear some curiously creepy tales - Age 11+

    6pm £5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    TheatreThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Tony Law: Enter the Tone Zone Oxford Glee Club

    New stand-up comedy art show from multi award-winning nonsense maker, Tony Law.

    7:30pm £13/£10

    The Glee Club, 3 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, Doors 7.15pm, latest entry 8pm

    www.glee.co.uk/performers/tony-law.htm 0871 472 0400

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Theatre, Gig, Comedy, This Week

    FestivalThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

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    Peerless Pirates, Port Erin, Gemma Moss, Rae Zoe It's All About The Music Presents

    Folk pop and nautical rock

    6.30pm £5

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

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    Headington Hillbillies

    Bluegrass style tunes with a rock attitude

    8.30 - 11.00 p.m. 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 07972 784521

    Gig, Pubs, Music, Folk, This Week

    Tim Garland Edition Records Ltd

    Tim Garland (saxophones), John Turville (piano), Ant Law (guitar), Asaf Sirkis (drums). Grammy award-winning.

    8pm £20 (£5)

    Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY

    www.editionrecords.com Email Me 0203 651 5822

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    The Subways, Max Raptor, Seize The Day Academy Events & CAA Presents

    Alt-rock 3-piece

    6pm £10

    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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    Telegrapher, Junkie Brush, Black Tish II

    Metal / rock

    8pm £5

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

    Gig, This Week, Metal

    Reckless Sleepers, Anton Barbeau, Charms Against The Evil Eye

    Harmony warble jangle rock & psychedelic pop

    8pm Free

    The Holly Bush Inn, 106 Bridge Street, Osney, Oxford OX2 0BD, Mon: 12-11.30pm; Tue-Thu: 5pm-11.30pm; Fri & Sat: noon-midnight; Sun: 12-10.30pm

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    Foundation Friday - Operation Sound

    3rd visit from North West heavyweights Operation. Roots and dubplate business all the way.

    9pm-3am £3

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

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    FestivalFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate