Oxjam Brighton Takeover 2013

Published On October 7, 2013 | By We Love Brighton | Archive

Saturday 26th October
Venues across the City

Brighton’s local music heroes band together for Oxjam 2013 – The UK’s biggest ever charity music festival.

It’s almost that exciting time of year where thousands of musicians, fans and hundreds of venues nationwide come together for a whole month of gigs for one intention – to play their part in Oxfam’s fight against poverty around the world.

Oxjam takes place in October and since 2006 have raised £2 million in their fight… This month, more than 800 venues, 9,000 volunteers, 7,000 musicians and 150,000 audience members will help make Oxjam bigger and better than ever.

Oxjam is a festival with a difference: thousands of fundraising music events are put on by ordinary people who know and love their local music scene – from large-scale festivals to local sponsored busks – making it the biggest line-up of any music festival in the UK. Local music for a Global impact.

The Oxjam Brighton Takeover this year takes place in multiple venues across the City on Saturday 26th October, with acoustic coffee shop sessions throughout the day, bands playing all afternoon and evening and DJ’s through the night; it’s set to be the biggest one yet!

No stranger to emerging talent, local music college BIMM are backing the event this year as headline sponsors. Oxjam Brighton is also kindly receiving help and support from Above Media, JT Lighting, TSL Lighting, The Pret Foundation, Chameleon Designs and We Love Brighton.

Oxjam Brighton Takeover have released tickets online at www.wegottickets.com which are now available at the early bird price of £5, with 100% profits going to Oxfam. This will get you a wristband for all venues all day & night. Price will increase close to and on the day and if for any crazy reason you can’t make the festival, you can still do your bit and donate to Oxfam – Justgiving: Text OXBR to 70070 to donate £5

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Oxjam Brighton Takeover details:

Daytime acoustic sessions from various artists and performers will take place throughout the day at the following cafes and stores: 

Moksha, London Road
Mr Wolfe, Montpelier Place
Small Batch Coffee Company -– 7 Dials and My Hotel, Jubilee Street
Oxfam Book & Record Store – Kensington Garden

Venues open throughout the afternoon and evening, showcasing the best in Brighton’s emerging talent:

The Studio Theatre Bar – the Dome (will also be hub for wristband exchange)
Royal Pavilion Tavern (Pav Tav) – Castle Square (bottom of North Street)
10 Below – Smugglers basement, Ship Street
Mucky Duck – Manchester Street, Kemp Town
Cube Bar – Castle Square (bottom of North Street)

Artists performing:

Seamus Haji and local DJs TBC – Cube Bar, DJ Seymour, The Jar Family, Fickle Friends, Our Colour Company, Marble Buffalo, Evanjack, Gypsy & The Wolf, Prisoner Cinema, Oliver Croome, Luke Fincher, Glass Sines, Sandweaver, Johnny & The Dangerbeast , Bella Kardasis, Dirty Scavenger, Normanton Street, Simone and the Dark Stars, Them the Sky, White Wookie, Charlie Brown, Tom Hannay, Earthquakes DJs.

And more to be announced soon!

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