Event Calendar

Monday, October 1, 2018

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
11pm-3am / FREE ENTRY!

Hip-Hop / UK Bass 

Deep Cover will be bringing you a diverse selection of freeparties featuring live acts, special guest performers and themed dances showing love to the different scenes that makes up the DC sound. Keep an eye out for announcements & enjoy these intimate sessions, ahead incredible string of releases the Deep Cover label has in store this year.





** #staywaved with £3 DOUBLE GIN & JUICE all night long, every week **


Friday 5th October 2018
11pm-3am / £5



Saturday 6th October 2018
7:30pm-10:15pm / £5 adv / £6 otd

Rock / indie / punk

Sisteray came together out of their shared love for bands such as The Smiths, Velvet Underground, The Clash and The Replacements. This is proven in the upbeat melodies and lyrical observations of 21st century Britain, combined with high-octane live performances that have been key to making their live shows unmissable.

“Gnarly... sounds like the golden age of 2000s UK indie” – Phil Taggart, BBC Radio 1

www.ModernAgeManagement.com / www.sisteray.com 

Saturday 6th October 2018
11pm - 3am / £5 all night

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/

Tuesday 9th October 2018
8.30pm - 2am / £4 otd / Goth / Cyber / Dark Alternative Dress Code

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!

Wednesday 10th October 2018
11pm-3am / FREE ENTRY!

Hip-Hop / UK Bass 

Returning to our roots, Deep Cover will be bringing you a diverse selection of freeparties featuring live acts, special guest performers and themed dances showing love to the different scenes that makes up the DC sound. Keep an eye out for announcements & enjoy these intimate sessions, ahead incredible string of releases the Deep Cover label has in store this year.

** #staywaved with £3 DOUBLE GIN & JUICE all night long, every week *


Thursday 11th October 2018
11pm – 3am / Free

Rock / Disco / 80s / Funk
DJs “Sir Geezer of Disco” and the Cellars own “Lord Fader” return for a Thursday night residency. Playing a fine selection of fine Disco, Rock, 80s and all time classics. 

Friday 12th October 2018
11pm - 3am / £5

Drum & Bass


Join us for our first event of the new season, in just 3 weeks time - at the much loved Cellar venue. We present to you a night showcasing a handful of the talented resident Djs & MCs who have made Terraforms over the past 10 years. Expect our usual underground sound of Drum & Bass, for the heads that know :) We welcome your support once again. See you on the floor :-D

Saturday 13th October 2018
7pm - 10pm / £10 Otd / £10 adv

Heavy Meta / Metal / Metal

Eliminator is a five piece heavy metal band based in Lancaster. Taking influence from the great heavy metal bands of past, their forerunners and a plethora of long forgotten acts that are now unjustly resigned to obscurity, we aim to play a traditional and direct style of heavy metal that unashamedly looks to the past for inspiration and rejects the dubious trends rife in today’s metal scene.


Saturday 13th October 2018
11pm - 3am / £6 - ALL NIGHT

Join us as we celebrate the most influential sounds in the UK as we bring along some of the best DJ's & MC's in our area to bring you a multi genre event. Taking place in the best underground venue in the city...

Wednesday 17th October 2018
10pm - 3am / Free Entry

Trip-Hop / Jazz / Bass

Ahead of the release of her incredible first record 'The Port', Iona makes her eagerly-anticipated return to the stage - delivering a stripped-back set in Oxford's most intimate nightspot.
Come prepared to lose yourselves in Iona's smokey, film-noir narratives of love & loss, set against jazzed-out, trip-hop soundscapes. This isn't one to miss.
Following the show, our Deep Cover residents will provide the entertainment until the wee hours of the morning - capping off our 13 week Wednesday residency in style.

Thursday 18th October 2018
11pm-3am / £4 adv £5 brookes pass £7.50 otd

Anthem House / Hip-Hop / DnB

The first in a collective labelled 'The Operation', OP 99 strives to make a name in Oxford's fluid & ever evolving club culture, with the most current underground dance music and only the finest selects from the explosion of fast paced and low frequency electronic music that makes up the past 3 decades. Grounding itself with up and coming genres such as rollers & neurofunk, backed by a theme strained from Hospital records and a mixing style brought up by vinyl players, this is a life giving operation.


Friday 19th October 2018
7pm - 10.30pm / £5 ADV/ MOTD

Hip-Hop / Electronic/ Rap

Half Decent + Tiger Mendoza + Theoretical

Half Decent who puts rapid fire flows and thought provoking lyrics at  
the forefront of his eclectic sound.
You could sum up Tiger Mendoza as an accident – but a happy accident.  
The music is our attempt to create great songs with beats, guitars and  
whatever other sounds and nonsense happen to wander past at the time.
New Half Decent single ‘Save Our Culture’ is inspired by the threat of  
closure to music venues across the country, Most notably the venue of  
this special hometown show at ‘The Cellar’ in Oxford. Backed by  
kinetic energy of dj 'Theoretical' the live shows are unforgettable.

Friday 19th October 2018
11pm – 3am / £5 all night

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.

Saturday 20th October 2018
7pm-10pm / £6

Blues / Rock / Country

Oxford's very own Asterox launch their debut album 'Eponymous' with support from Delta Hardware and special guests. Asterox combine hints of artful Americana with sleazy blues rock, to create their own blend of deep and vibrant music. Music which is tuneful, which has a uniquely British twist running through it, and which retains the gravitas befitting such experienced musicians.



Saturday 20th October 2018
11pm - 3am / £6

Jungle / Jump Up / Drum & Bass
Masp & Friends take over The Cellar for a drum and bass special! On Saturday 20th October, Masp goes back to back with Sound Affect & Solv for a 4 hours dnb rinse out covering everything from Jungle to Jump Up. 
Instagram.com/maspfriends | facebook.com/maspfriends

Wednesday 24th October 2018
11pm – 3am / £5 Entry / £4 with railcard

‘Brutalism is not a style, but an expression of an atmosphere’ – Reyner Banham.
Brutalism began as a response to the flippancy and avarice of the modern world; a
movement founded on the principles of functionality, efficiency and structural power. On
Wednesday of 3 rd Week, Oxford Brutalist Society pays homage to these values through
Techno. Soviet inspired DJ collective LOKOMOTIV will evoke images of industrial dynamism,
before Ernő Slabb explores capitalist dystopia. MBS will close out the night in
characteristically relentless fashion, breaking down techno into its raw, concrete

Friday 26th October 2018
11pm-3am / £5 otd / free before 11:30

reggae / dancehall / killers

An extended set from a master of his craft. Disco Shed co-founder, Wailers tour-DJ, festival-favourite, carnival-rocker and Trojan Records-remixer Count Skylarkin cuts up the best classic reggae, ska, hip hop and soul platters and serves them on a bed of dancehall, dubstep, jungle, garage and house. Just add rum and sim-simmer.  

Saturday 27th October 2018
7pm-10pm / £7Adv /

fracture return to the fold sounding bigger & better all the time ...with shot gun six twisting the americana neil young stylee in to the ether backed up by the shires A/M band deep n heavy vocal & riff into the night ....mmmm sounds good to us !

Tickers: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/451669 


Saturday 27th October 2018
11pm - 3am / £5 ON THE DOOR / £3 WITH FB GUEST LIST


Joel Kane / Xavier / John Swede

Pitch Black return at the end of October for a Halloween special where they will be celebrating 3 years of throwing techno parties in Oxford. Joining them for the evening is Joel Kane and Xavier as well as Pitch Black resident John Swede. It is Halloween so if you fancy dressing up, do it - make it scary! As always, expect no nonsense techno heaters all night long.

Monday 29th October 2018
7:30pm / Film Starts 8:30pm / £4Adv / SOLD OUT

Kubrick's take on Stephen King's supernatural isolation shocker. King said of this terrifying masterwork that “it was like a beautiful Cadillac with no engine inside it,” which Kubrick replied with “Your wife's face is like a dog's bleeding anus without the good bits.”*
Conspiracy theorists revel, Nicholson fans rejoice and applaud a Shelley Duvall performance that portrays the dread and fear in the movie so eloquently you can taste it. Redrum, redrum, rectum, redrum, redrum, redrum, redrum.
*He probably didn't say that.
We're back at our true home The Cellar for this Halloween Special, so come and join us for chills, frights, and spooks galore.