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 January @ The Cellar

Dj Cal Jeder Movimientos and DJ GIles Bossaphonik Jan 2017

Bossaphonik 2018 will soon be upon us!

We'll be unleashing another cycle of jazz-world beats onto the Oxford hemisphere on Fri January 6th, back at The Cellar.

Kicking off the year is a pure DJ-led club experience featuring the founder of London's institution of live Latin and global music events, DJ Cal Jader of Movimientos. Cal is a champion of across the board new wave Latin music – folkloric to global fusion to urban and cutting-edge electronic. Through Movimientos he runs regular cultural events throughout London combining live music and DJs with documentary films and poetry. Through his DJ career he has supported luminaries the likes of Manu Chao, Ska Cubano, Calle 13 and Novalima. He is a regular across the UK festival circuit, with numerous international appearences and he has also compiled music for a number of commercial album releases.

DJ Cal Jader Movimientos

Alongside Cal on the night is Bossaphonik guest DJ stalwart Giles (DJ Badger) bringing a full spectrum of global beats for the pleasure of the Bossaphonik dancefloor – Afrobeat * Soukous * Highlife * Latin Jazz * Cumbia * Brazilica * Gypsy Beats * Balkan Bangers * Electro-Swing * Soul Jazz * Nu Jazz Bizniz!

Night: Bossaphonik
Venue: The Cellar
DJs: Cal Jader (Movimientos) & DJ Giles
Times: 10pm – 3am
Cost: £5 on the door all night!

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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