Oxjam 2014 festival line-up

Our round-up of the best Oxjam events taking place in London this autumn



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Technically speaking, Oxjam is one of the biggest music festivals in the UK. With dozens of events featuring thousands of artists in cities throughout the country, this charity festival (this year taking place Wednesday October 1 – Friday October 31) is run by volunteers and all the proceeds go towards Oxfam’s anti-poverty initiatives. So, fancy catching some great live music and feeling extra-good about it? Find a London Oxjam event near you with our handy guide.

What's happening in London for Oxjam 2014?

Oxjam Chiswick

The Geripatricks, Anoushka Lucas, Mille Davies, Omarose, Nathan Ball, Richard Maule + more.

The genre-spanning Oxjam Takeover settles in various Chiswick venues today, with Irish folk-punk interpreters The Geripatricks topping the bill.

  1. Various venues in Chiswick
  2. Sat Oct 11 - Sun Oct 12
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Oxjam Clapham

Silhouettes, Didjitalis EPK, Rocco, The Mysterious Blues Experience, Mark Mathews, WAY, Recoba + more.

The Clapham Oxjam Takeover is back, presenting local acts and lots of musicians from further afield across eleven hours and seven venues.

  1. Various Clapham venues
  2. Sat Oct 11 - Sun Oct 12
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Oxjam Dalston

My Panda Shall Fly, Landshapes, We Have Band (DJ), Francis Inferno Orchestra, The Night VI + more.

The perennially popular Dalston Oxjam Takeover returns, with one wristband getting you in to see more than 60 acts spread across several venues. Highlights include ambient-toned dream-pop by My Panda Shall Fly, harmonic alt folk by Landshapes and trendy folk-rockers The Night VI. There's plenty of after-hours DJ action, too.

  1. Various Dalston venues
  2. Sat Oct 11 - Sun Oct 12
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Oxjam Brixton

  • Critics choice

Blonde Ambition, Frank Tope, Howson's Groove, The Golden Boys, Ray Jones + more.

Brixton always goes nuts for Oxjam, and this year's all-dayer includes local house hero Frank Tope, bass duo Howson's Groove and lots more big sounds. More acts are due to be added to the line-up nearer the time, so keep 'em peeled.

  1. Various Brixton venues
  2. Sat Oct 18 - Sun Oct 19
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Oxjam Islington

  • Critics choice

Tallulah Rendall, Brightlight City, The Forestry Commission, Sisteray, Refuge for the Meeks + more.

Oxjam takes over a clutch of venues along Islington's Upper Street for a day, with at least three dozen acts taking part.

  1. Various Islington venues
  2. Sat Oct 18 - Sun Oct 19
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Oxjam Kingston

Mayflys, The Ligaments, Morass Of Molasses, Victorian Whore Dogs, Thom Worth + more.

Kingston’s got talent: there are plenty of local artists among the dozens of acts performing across the Royal Borough today as part of the Oxjam charity festival.

  1. Various Kingston venues
  2. Sat Oct 18 - Sun Oct 19
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Oxjam New Cross

  • Critics choice

The Savage Nomads, Movie, Maui, Rivieras, Deadly Rhythm, Breton Labs + more.

New Cross is the place for one of the coolest music line-ups at this year's Oxjam charity festival. The south London takeover features three funk-channelling indie bands – The Savage Nomads, Movie (tipped as the new Franz Ferdinand) and local guitar-benders Maui – alongside more rising talent.

  1. Various New Cross venues
  2. Sat Oct 18 - Sun Oct 19
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Oxjam Shoreditch

  • Critics choice

DJ Tayo, The Fuse, Them & Us, Katalina Kicks, Affie Yusuf, Chris Coco, Kieran Leonard + more.

The Shoreditch Oxjam Takeover returns, hoping to keep up its record for talent-spotting: fast-rising acts including The Hics, Little Simz and  Jacob Banks have played in the past.

  1. Various Shoreditch venues
  2. Sun Oct 19 - Mon Oct 20
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Oxjam Balham

Jake Isaac, Raheem Bakare, Abbey Bowden, Gareth Esson + more.

Balham's Oxjam takeover line-up is packed with young singer-songwriters, with some serious talent on display: don't miss Jake Isaac's energetic, emotive folk-pop or butter-smooth R&B singer Raheem Bakare. Abby Bowden's ghostly folk is also well worth your hard-earned.

  1. Various venues in SW12
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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Oxjam Camden

Swiines, Sisteray, Turrentine Jones, Dana Immanuel + more.

Oxjam hits London's rock ’n’ roll heartland: expect much flailing and wailing from a solid line-up of local bands, including chiming young Britpoppers Swiines (whose lead singer is Jake Bugg's cousin – they're about to tour with him, so catch them here before they start playing much bigger rooms).

  1. Various Camden venues
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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For the history of the festival and more information, visit the Oxjam website

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