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Cowley Road Carnival is streets ahead of the rest

Cowley Road Carnival is streets ahead of the rest

Plenty to shout about - Lulu prepares for Cornbury performance

Plenty to shout about - Lulu prepares for Cornbury performance

Making a noise about Boomtown festival

Making a noise about Boomtown festival

Rainbow Reservoir

Irregular Folk Summer Sessions: Chill with the cool folk at riverside pub

Spiders From Mars getting Ziggy to bring a David Bowie classic to life

Spiders From Mars getting Ziggy to bring a David Bowie classic to life

Mark Gardener on stage at Field Day. Picture: Tim Hughes

Reunited Ride to hit the road...again

Oxford rockers Ride to headline Field Day festival

Oxford rockers Ride to headline Field Day festival

The Drifters bring their treasure trove of magical songs to Oxford

The Drifters bring their treasure trove of magical songs to Oxford

Tinarwiran: A band of nomadic musicians

Desert blues: Tuareg tribesmen Tinarwiran bring sounds of the Sahara

Premiere opens book on tale of love and loss

Premiere opens book on tale of love and loss

Pokey LaFarge’s potent mix of musical styles

Pokey LaFarge’s potent mix of musical styles

Oxford's Swervedriver are back on top form with homemade tracks

Swervedriver bring it all back home + listen to new music

The rise and rise of George Ezra

The rise and rise of George Ezra

Rock survivor: The veteran DJ’s show, Bob Harris Country, goes out every Thursday on BBC Radio 2, between 7pm and 8pm

Sex, drugs and rock & roll: 'Whispering' Bob Harris on his extraordinary life in music

Front Joe, left, and Robin Bennett. Back, Megan and Claire Bennett

Trees, bands and bees: Creating a buzz at Wood festival

Wheatsheaf bill: Little Brother Eli

All fresh-picked and locally produced talent at the Oxford Punt

Folk star Megan Henwood is turning to the dark side

'Honest, emotional and dark': Megan Henwood turns her back on pure folk

Sunset Sons are riding wave of success... but no time to surf

Sunset Sons are riding wave of success... but no time to surf

Gonna send 'em to outer space: PSB

Truck festival bill goes out of this world

Cello and welcome to the avant-singer soloist Laura Moody

'Outlandish and confrontational': Cello and welcome to avant-garde virtuoso Laura Moody

Cello Fellow: Instrumental genius Duotone launches album at hometown show

Cello Fellow: Instrumental genius Duotone launches album at hometown show

Big draw: Patsy Reid

Oxford Folk Weekend: Joyous ceilidh to mass morris and song

Bellowhead - From a Scout Hut to Glastonbury and beyond

Sexy folk: Bellowhead go from a Scout hut to Glastonbury... and beyond

Headliners: Stuart Macbeth on stage with The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band (Picture: Dawn Fetcher-Park)

Local line-up: who's playing Cornbury Festival?

Wednesday's Wolves

Oxford Folk Weekend gets to the root of music

Cooking up a storm: Raymond Blanc OBE

Raymond Blanc heads into the Wilderness

Sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell exude a swampy Southern vibe and a kind of telepathic musicianship

Larkin Poe: Doing it for themselves – sisters under the kin

Why it's hats off to newcomer James Bay

Why it's hats off to newcomer James Bay

Michael Ball is still star-struck after all these years

Michael Ball is still star-struck after all these years

Wolf Alice are leaders of the pack

Wolf Alice are leaders of the pack

Cafe society: Wolf Alice

'Giving it all you’ve got!' - Feral rockers Wolf Alice are leaders of the pack

Mark Newnham as Cookie and Greg Last as Navigation Officer

Return To The Forbidden Planet: Stellar musical is still rocking

Touring and connecting with fans is the trigger to Young Guns' success

Trigger happy: Brit rockers Young Guns reload for headline tour

The Tiger Lillies fuse punk with pre-war magic for musical shock

The Tiger Lillies fuse punk with pre-war magic for musical shock

Star DJ Judge Jules holds court in Oxford

The Judge won't budge! Superstar DJ holds court

Enter the crazy world of Arthur Brown

Enter the crazy world of Arthur Brown

North Country Boys: The Charlatans

The Charlatans to headline Truck festival + video

Sitting pretty: Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins: "Never have so many good things happened"

From left, Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Thomas Redgrave, Matt Pagan and Jamie Lambert

'I have to keep pinching myself': Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are playing it for real

It's not unusual: Sir Tom Jones

Festival voice: Tom Jones to top bill at Cornbury

Paloma Faith tops the bill for the festival's closing night

Paloma Faith and Groove Armada to headline Alex and Jamie's 'Feastival'

Local heroes: Stornoway

Stornoway and Joan Armatrading join line-up at Towersey

The unchained melody of Slaves hits the road

Slaves: Unchained melody

Mobbed: Dave Bayley live in Australia

'Surreal' success: Glass Animals shatter records

Dance outlaws: David Rodigan with Rebel Sound

Cream of the crop: Oxford reggae DJ headlines 70,000-capacity dance music festival

Triumphant return: The Libertines

Pete Doherty's Libertines and Oxford's Glass Animals to play Reading Festival + Video

Traveler: Jones reached Oxford via Nashville and New Guinea

Canada to Oxford via Papua New Guinea and Nashville: Miriam Jones puts down roots for hometown gig

Sad folk with Rachel Sermanni

Melancholy folk with Rachel Sermanni

Enigmatic group Jungle ready with electro-funk beat

Enigmatic group Jungle ready with electro-funk beat

'It's hard graft but I love every minute' says touring musician Philip Murray Warson

'It's hard graft but I love every minute' says touring musician Philip Murray Warson

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