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  • Oxford Wine Festival 2016  
  • Alina Ibragimova, 3rd and 4th September, Sheldonian Theatre  
  •  P.A. hire, lighting hire, P.A., disco / lighting sales. 118 Cowley Road, 01865 722027, www.722027.co.uk

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    Story Elements Workshops Upper Wolvercote, Oxford

    St Giles Fair St Giles Sun 4 Sep: Blessing of the Fair 5pm

    Volume DnB The Bullingdon Sat 10 Sep: 11pm-3am

    Last chance to book for

    Asado BBQ
    Book by Sat, 27 August

    (Starts Sat, 27 August)

    Warehouse Art School
    Book by Sun, 28 August

    (Starts Wed, 14 September)

    Big Friendly Ears
    Book by Sun, 28 August

    (Starts Mon, 29 August)

    Phoenix Animal Comic Jam
    Book by Sun, 28 August

    (Starts Sun, 28 August)

    Oxford Tri Sprint Triathlon
    Book by Mon, 29 August

    (Starts Mon, 29 August)

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    Burlesque: but not as you know it! Award-winning cabaret duo present fierce, funny and frisky show.

    7.30pm 7-15

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE

    www.saucypear.co.uk Email Me 07771 880593

    Booking advised by 25 Aug 2016 Book tickets

    Theatre, Gig, Dance, Cabaret, Today, This Week

    Headington Hillbillies at Black Swan

    A foot-stomping blend of country rock crossover, bluegrass and Americana from Black Swan regulars.

    9pm Free

    Black Swan, Crown Street, (opposite Tesco, Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1QG

    www.headingtonhillbillies.webeden.co.uk Email Me 07789 655210

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Today, This Week, Americana

    The Quentins + Blushes + Rose Segal Gappy Tooth industries

    Indie and new wave from The Quentins (featuring members of The Aureate Act), light urban-tinged rock.

    8.20-11.20pm 4.50

    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 26 Aug 2016

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, Pop, Rock

    Cody

    Popular covers

    7pm Free

    The Victoria Arms (Old Marston), Mill Lane, Old Marston OX3 0QG, Mon-Sat 11.30am-11pm, Sun 12-10.30pm Food served: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2.30pm & 6pm - 9pm Sat & Sun: 12pm - 9pm

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, OX3, Pop

    Wes Zaharuk The Glee Club

    Live stand-up comedy

    7.15pm 14.50, 7.50 (Students)

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

    Glee Club is a bit like lucky dip. The setting is great, the service excellent, the ambiance enjoyable and the wrapper colourful...read more

    Gig, Comedy, Stand Up, Today, This Week, OX1

    Torledo

    Country & Western

    8.30pm 5

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

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, OX3, Americana, Country

    Glass Animals

    Local psychedelic indie band launching album 'How To Be A Human Being'

    1pm Free

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

    Gig, Music, OX4, Album release, Today, This Week

    Hippy Haze

    Local 60's (1966-1969) rock tribute band, 'love and peace'.

    4.30-7.30pm Free

    The Kings Head & Bell, 10 East St Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EA

    Email Me

    Gig, Pubs, Music, Today, This Week

    Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

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    Open Mic Night

    Hosted by The Rock Bottoms

    7.30pm Free

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

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    Gig, Music, Open mic, Tomorrow, This Week, OX1

    Open Mic Night

    Weekly open music session, all welcome

    8pm Free

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

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    Gig, Music, Open mic, Tomorrow, This Week, OX2

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

    No Horses + Purple May + Mark Bosley + Sammy Pope & Sarah + Darren & The Tramp GiddyUp Oxford

    Live music in the downstairs bar.

    3.30-8.30pm Free

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

    www.facebook.com/giddyupoxford Email Me

    Gig, Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Rock

    Ben Cummins' Tribute to Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker Quintet The Oxford Wine Café

    A performance that emulates the unique Mulligan/Baker sound that revolutionised jazz in the 50s!

    6.30-9.00pm Free

    Oxford Wine Café (Summertown), 38 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN, Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 11pm Sat: 10am - 11pm Sun: 10am - 10pm

    www.oxfordwinecafe.co.uk 01865 236959

    Gig, Concert, Music, Jazz, Tomorrow, 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, Pubs, Music, Folk, OX4, Nightlife, Tomorrow, This Week, Session, Irish

    Harcourt Open Arms Mic HOAM

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

    8pm Free

    The Harcourt Arms, 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, Music, Nightlife, Open mic, Tomorrow, This Week, OX2

    Tom Milner Sunday Session

    Waterloo Road star plays a selection of songs from his new album and covers of hits of popular artists.

    3pm 15 (10 con)

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    watermill.org.uk 01635 46044

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    Theatre, Gig, Music, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    People's Festival of Fun, Music, Arts & Dancing East Oxford Community Centre

    Family activities, children's play area, stalls, African dancing and drumming, pool competition etc. From 6pm, Salsa and Ceroc dancing, Funk and Soul music, licensed bar and Caribbean food.

    1-10pm Free

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

    Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Food, Dance, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

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    Hickory Dickory Late Summer Murder The Dead Secrets

    Improvised comedy golden age detective story.

    7.30pm-9.30pm 5

    St Aldate's Tavern, 108 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BU, Mon - Wed: 11.30am - 11pm Thu - Fri: 11.30am - midnight Sat: 11am - midnight Sun: 11am - 11pm

    ...thedeadsecrets.com... idabpersson@icloud.com

    Theatre, Gig, Comedy, Improv, This Week

    Objective Album Launch

    To find out more about this secret gig, launching Elliot Vanderhyde's album, you can follow it on twitter #objectivelaunch! Elliot has a natural ability to evoke emotion, tell a story and make a stand. Vanderhyde records will be booking unsigned acts in the line up of the launch.

    2pm

    Pepper's Burgers, 84 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EA, Mon - Thu 12 - 2pm and 4.30 - 11pm; Fri - Sat 12 - 2pm and 4.30 - midnight; Sun 4.30 - 11.30pm

    Gig, This Week

    Royal Blenheim Open Mic

    Open mic hosted by Scott Gordon. All welcome!

    8pm start Free!

    The Royal Blenheim, 13 St Ebbes Street, Oxford OX1 1PT, Mon - Tue: Noon - 11pm Wed - Thu: Noon - 11.30pm Fri - Sat: Noon - midnight Sun: 10am (for breakfast and coffee, bar opens at 11am) - 11pm

    Website RoyalBlenheimOpenMic@gmail.com 01865 242355

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    Gig, Music, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Beginners Ukulele Class Oxford Ukuleles

    Informal ukulele workshop session for beginners.

    7.30pm-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

    FestivalMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Littlemore Fayre

    Fun for all the family. Children's rides, magic show, static owl display, swing boats, face painting, car boot, bar and tuck shop. All in aid of Littlemore Village Hall refurbishment. To book a stall call Nigel.

    12-6pm Free entry, 5 for children to go on rides all day.

    George Inn, 5 Sandford Road, Littlemore, Oxford OX4 4PU, Daily 12pm - 11pm

    01865 779341

    Gig, Family Friendly, Meeting, Festival, Market, This Week

    Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

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    Jazz at the Bully

    Alvin Roy's Reeds Unlimited. Welcome return by this popular mainstream/swing band.

    8.30pm Free

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Midday to 1am Sunday - Thursday and midday to 3am Friday and Saturday.

    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

    Osprey & Friends

    Local musician and promoter

    8pm Free

    St Aldate's Tavern, 108 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BU, Mon - Wed: 11.30am - 11pm Thu - Fri: 11.30am - midnight Sat: 11am - midnight Sun: 11am - 11pm

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    Gig, Music, This Week, OX1, Blues, Rock

    Eastside Rhythm Kings

    Trad jazz

    8pm Free

    Gladiator Club, 263 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1SJ, mon-fri 7-11pm sat 12-2 and 7-11 sun 12-2 and 7-10.30

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    Gig, Music, Jazz, OX4, This Week

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    The Garden plus Haze and Captivves Future Perfect

    Orange County conceptual punk two-piece.

    7pm 7 adv

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Midday to 1am Sunday - Thursday and midday to 3am Friday and Saturday.

    thefutureisperfect.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2016 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, This Week, Rock, Indie

    Galician Night

    Open session 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

    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, Music, OX4, Open mic, This Week

    Sticky Fingers, Tom Forbes Academy Events Present

    Australian indie-reggae-rockers

    7pm 10

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

    Gig, Music, OX4, This Week, Reggae, Rock, Indie

    Echo & The Bunnymen Academy Events Presents

    80s post-punk pioneers

    7pm 26.50

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

    Gig, Music, OX4, This Week, Pop, Rock

    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

    Blues at The White House

    The best local blues acts with Tony Batey & Sal Moore and friends

    8pm Free

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

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, This Week, OX1, Blues

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    Slow Down Molasses, Flights Of Helios, The Beckoning Fair Ones Divine Schism

    Canadian rockers on UK tour plus local alt-rock outfits

    8pm 5

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3HZ, 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, Pubs, Music, OX4, This Week

    Indica Blues, Grub, Beaver Fuel Moshka Presents

    Rock & punk

    8pm 5

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

    Gig, Music, This Week, OX1, Rock, Punk

    Toliy's Funk Quartet

    Jazz-funk

    8pm Free

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

    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week, OX2, Funk

    Acoustic Thursdays Imaginary Husbands Productions

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

    8.30pm Free

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

    www.facebook.com/AcousticThursdayJam Email Me

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Nightlife, Open mic, This Week, Session, OX2, Blues

    Jesters - contemporary folk Acoustic Thursdays

    Original songs and tunes from Oxford's very own Jesters - plus support from Mark Pigeon

    20.30 Free entry

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

    www.jestersoxford.org/ Email Me 0787 0571709

    Gig, Concert, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Jesters - contemporary folk Acoustic Thursdays

    Original songs and tunes from Oxford's very own Jesters - plus support from Mark Pigeon

    20.30 Free entry

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

    www.jestersoxford.org/ Email Me 0787 0571709

    Gig, Concert, Pubs, Music, This Week

    Music and theatre in The Lower Boathouse The Lower Boathouse, Cherwell Boathouse Oxford

    Every two weeks we present music or theatre in The Lower Boathouse, the Cherwell Boathouse Oxford.

    7.30-10.30pm 25

    Cherwell Boathouse, Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6ST, Mon-Fri 12-2pm, 6-9:15pm, Sat-Sun 12-2:30pm, 6-9:30pm

    www.cherwellboathouse.co.uk Email Me 01865 552746

    Booking advised by 26 May 2016

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

    The Catweazle Club

    Oxford's famous performance space for music, poetry, story & song, & all manner of acoustic artistry.

    8pm-11pm (sign-up before 7.30) 6

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

    www.catweazleclub.com Email Me

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    Gig, Concert, Poetry, Music, This Week

    Ninebarrow Music At The Unicorn

    Multi-award winning folk duo Ninebarrow are impressing audiences across the country.

    7pm 12

    Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon, Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3HZ

    www.musicattheunicorn.org.uk Email Me 07825 828014

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, This Week

    Michele Stoddart Glovebox Live

    Solo show from vocalist with Mercury-Prize-nominated and double platinum sellers The Magic Numbers

    7.30pm 10 (adv), 12 (otd)

    Fat Lil's, 64a Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BS

    Gig, Music, This Week

    Open Mic at Aloha

    Hosted by Jack Little, all welcome.

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Tuesday to Saturday: 8.30am - till about 10pm (kitchen closes 9pm). Sunday and Monday: closed

    www.facebook.com/cafealohaoxford Email Me 01865 792696

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

    Electric Jam Blues Session

    Bring your instrument and jam along with house band

    8pm Free

    The Catherine Wheel, Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford OX4 4YP, Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3pm & 5pm - 12am Fri - Sun: 12pm - 12am

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    Gig, Music, OX4, Nightlife, Open mic, This Week, Session, Blues

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    Seratones plus Little Brother Eli & Samuel Edwards Future Perfect

    LA Rockers for fans of Alabama Shakes and Wolf Alice.

    7pm 7

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Midday to 1am Sunday - Thursday and midday to 3am Friday and Saturday.

    ...gigantic.com... Email Me

    Booking advised by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, This Week, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll

    Absolva, Raised By Hypocrites Oxrox Presents

    Rock / metal

    7pm 7

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3HZ, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

    Gig, Music, This Week, OX1, Rock, Metal

    Porker Band, Beard Of Destiny, Richard Brotherton Sparky's Spotlight Jam & Spontaneous Showcase

    Monthly showcase with featured bands followed by open jam session hosted by Oxford's favourite open mic compere, Sparky The Dangerous Poet.

    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

    www.facebook.com/sparkysspotlight

    Gig, Music, OX4, Nightlife, Open mic, This Week, Session, Blues, Pop, Rock

    Elvana, Get Loose, Ravens Academy Events Present

    The world's finest Elvis fronted tribute to Nirvana

    6.30pm 8

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

    Gig, Music, OX4, This Week, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Grunge

    Brickwork Lizards, Force Of Mortality, Jinj'Oranj Klub Kakofanney

    Eclectic selection from the Klub Kak crew.

    8.15pm 5

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

    ...facebook.com...

    Gig, Music, Folk, Cabaret, This Week, OX1, Pop, Rock