Bossaphonik is firmly established as Oxford's hub for live jazz-dance and world-dance.

Established in October 2004 by Dan Ofer and Gil Karpas, it has blossomed into a celebratory night and has played host to 100 great bands.

It has become something of a movement and community of people passionate about quality of live music, and of course, dancing the night away.

So come on down to The Cellar on any first Friday of the month and The Bullingdon on alternate months. Chill with your friends for the first hour while the DJs play nourishing music for the mind and soul, experience the energy of a wicked live band, then dance your socks off to the most tasteful global beats till the early hours!


Friday 6th April @ The Cellar

Camo Clave Bossaphonik
+ DJ Bossaphonik Dan + DJ Jokakeli (Helsinki)

Really looking forward to the return of this fantastic Ghanaian band who left us beaming back in Oct 2016 at The Bullingdon. A sparkling take on the popular sounds of Ghana, West Africa from the 70s and onwards. Ozi Ozaa bring together highlife, Afrofunk and jazz in the form of a London based multi-cultural 8 piece band formed by Ghanaian drummer/vocalist Yaw Asumadu, who is also known for time spent with the Pan African Orchestra. Ozi Ozaa feature band members from Ghana, Nigeria, Italy, Israel, France and the UK.

“A joyful and jaw dropping fusion of Afro-grooves and jazz that hits you like a burst of sonic sunshine”
Phil Jackson (BBC Introducing)

The night also features from Finland DJ Jokakeli, meaning "any climate" - sounds and rhythms from around the world to vitalize your soul + DJ Bossaphonik Dan playing Afrobeat and Afro Jazz - Latin and Brazilca - Global Beat goodness - Balkan Bangers - Dancefloor Nu Jazz Bizniz - And other excursions!

10pm - 3am Band onstage at 11pm
£7 Adv / £8 Before 11pm / £9 After 11pm

Hope your up for it!

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Dele Sosimi
Dele Sosimi

Madness of King Georgesqueezin' the klezmer


Azhar Saffar - Sirius B

Brassroots in full swing

fun lovin' fandangoists

Balkan Mayhem - The Destroyers

flaunting flautist!

Inemo Samiama from
The London Afrobeat Collective

Bossa Crowd
bossa crowd