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 2nd November
@ The Cellar

10pm-3am. Band on at 11pm

After a bit of a break, Bossaphonik is back!
On Friday 2nd November "Awalé" hit us with their electrifying 9 piece Senegalese Soul and Afro-jazz. Blurring the boundries between West African polyrhythmic music, jazz and Afro-jazz sounds. The bands new compositions are a heavanly groove with the unifying voice of Senegalese singer Biram Seck and an array of percussion including the sabar.
With a completely new set of stunning compositions, this is set to be one of the most exciting Afro bands we'll have seen at Bosssaphonik and a real treat.

Following the live music is Bossaphonik resident DJ Dan Ofer with Afrobeat * Latin rhythms * Balkan Beats * Global Grooves * Soul Jazz * Future Soul * Nu Jazz * and Other Excursions...

Bossaphonik featuring Awalé
The Cellar, Frewin Court, Oxford
Friday 2nd November
10pm - 3am
£8 adv / £9 b4 11pm / £10 after

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