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Friday 29th July 2016
10pm-3am / £3 earlybird / £5 adv / £6 otd

Ska / Reggae / Rocksteady
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Ed Rome brings his all-star ensemble back to The Cellar after wowing the crowd at Skylarkin' last year. Showcasing the classic sounds of late 60s/early 70s Jamaica with a uniquely British voice, expect a thrilling ride through vintage ska, reggae and rocksteady with a double-barrel shot of soul. And expect the place to be jumping!
On the decks, Trojan Records selector Count Skylarkin spins classic island magic and waist-winding bashment boogie from the 60s to the present day.
'Irresistible, Absolutely Authentic, Carries Complete Conviction.' Tom Robinson BBC 6Music
skylarkinsoundsystem.com / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkYH5YCS0aA

Saturday 30th July 2016
11-3 / £6 all night

Bassline / Garage / Grime
Move returns for its monthly Baseline session at Oxfords favourite underground music venue. We have teamed with Murky Records to bring you a showcase of Bass.
https://www.facebook.com/moveoxford

Wednesday 3rd August 2016
10:30pm-3am / Free Entry

Bassline / Garage / House / DnB

Thursday 4th August 2016
11pm - 3am, £FREE ENTRY

US HIP-HOP meets the UK UNDERGROUND
For 11 weeks this Summer, every Thursday at Cellar it's time to GET LIT. A messy party for messy people. EVERY WEEK.
Find Lit AF on facebook for more info.
Wrap your lips round this promos £3 DOUBLE GIN N JUICE

Saturday 6th August 2016
11pm - 3am / £5 all night

UKG / Grime / Bassline

Oxford's original underground music event at Oxford's only true underground music venue. No VIP room, no dress code - just the finest UK Garage and Grime sounds brought to you by Freerange residents and special guests.

facebook.com/freerangesounds / https://www.facebook.com/events/944279882357800/

Monday 8th August 2016
7:30pm for 8:30pm start / £4 adv & otd (capacity 35 so booking recommended)

Cult / Classic / Movies
The greatest rock mockumentary of all time and one of the true genius works of comedy cinema is landing its mulleted jazz oddysey at cinema under the stairs!

Relish the rise and fall of these spandex clad, monumental monsters of rock.
Sit back at Oxford's coolest cinema, turn it up to 11 and lick that love pump!
http://cinemaunderthestairs.com | https://www.facebook.com/events/251513345220515/ | https://twitter.com/CineUnderStairs

Tuesday 9th August 2016
8.30pm-2am / £4 otd

Goth / EBM / Industrial

Oxford's only Goth night returns to give you the latest and greatest in Goth(Trad, Deathrock, New Wave, EBM, Industrial, 80s) to keep you glued to the dancefloor.

Keeping it dark and spooky at The Cellar since 2001!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2341647757/

Goth/Cyber/Dark Alternative Dress Code

Wednesday 10th August 2016
11pm – 3am / Free Entry

U.K. Garage / U.K. Funky House / Summer Anthems

Thursday 11th August 2016
11pm - 3am, £FREE ENTRY

For 11 weeks this Summer, every Thursday at Cellar it's time to GET LIT.
A messy party for messy people. EVERY WEEK.

Find Lit AF on facebook for more info.

Wrap your lips round this promos £3 DOUBLE GIN N JUICE

Friday 12th August 2016
10pm - 3am, band on stage 11pm / £7 adv (+ 70p booking fee) / £8 otd

Dancefloor Latin / Afrobeat / Global Grooves / Balkan Beats / Nu Jazz Bizniz

Weaving together the heritage of Ghanaian popular music of the last 50 years - highlife, Afrobeat and Afro-funk with Ghanaian folk songs. 8 Piece Ozi Ozaa have a super-uplifting sound coming from a multi-cultural line up of musicians from Ghana, Nigeria, Spain, Israel, Italy, France and the UK. Horns, flute, djembe, guitars, drums and vocals sit together in a joyful, jaw-dropping sound that will hit us like a burst of sonic sunshine!

www.bossaphonik.com / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsKoFU6ibiI  / http://www.wegottickets.com/event/353558

Saturday 13th August 2016
11pm - 3am
Wednesday 17th August 2016
8pm / £9adv (more on the door)

Math / Punk

In 2015 our first warmup show in association with ArcTanGent gave the Cellar a stonking night. We also raised a stack of cash for charity, and got stonking drunk. Yee-ha! This year, we're going to do it again with these three killer bands. This year all profits go to Oxford food bank charities.

Wednesday 17th August 2016
10:30pm-3am / Free Entry

Bassline / Garage / House / DnB

Thursday 18th August 2016
11pm - 3am, £FREE ENTRY

For 11 weeks this Summer, every Thursday at Cellar it's time to GET LIT.

A messy party for messy people. EVERY WEEK. Find Lit AF on facebook for more info.

Wrap your lips round this promos £3 DOUBLE GIN N JUICE

Friday 19th August 2016
10pm - 3am

Focusing on the sounds from way back when, and how the golden era continues to influence music today. We're excited to hone in on the passion music lovers have of all things classic, with a slice of modern enthusiasm for good measure

 https://www.facebook.com/soulsessionsox1

Saturday 20th August 2016
11pm - 3am / £6 all night

Move returns for its monthly Baseline session at Oxfords favourite underground music venue. We have brought in some off oxford best local DJ’s to supply the bass.
https://www.facebook.com/moveoxford

Wednesday 24th August 2016
11pm-3am / Free Entry

U.K. Garage / U.K. Funky House / Summer Anthems

Thursday 25th August 2016
11pm - 3am, £FREE ENTRY

For 11 weeks this Summer, every Thursday at Cellar it's time to GET LIT.

A messy party for messy people. EVERY WEEK. Find Lit AF on facebook for more info.

Wrap your lips round this promos £3 DOUBLE GIN N JUICE

Friday 26th August 2016
10pm-3am / £5 adv/£6 otd

reggae / dancehall / bass
Boomtown Revisited! Festival veteran and Nice Up Records head-honcho, DJ Shepdog returns to The Cellar by popular demand following the huge success of his recent “Inna Nice Up Fashion” remix project, which saw the selector mine the vaults of iconic reggae label Fashion and breath new life into its extensive catalogue via re-edits from the likes of Serial Killaz, Toddla T, Machinedrum, Dub Pistols and Radikal Guru. Joining him behind the decks is his longtime friend and Cellar stalwart Count Skylarkin. Expect ragga, dancehall, hip hop, rum & bass bangers and possibly some mild nudity.