This is a lovely friendly pub, and has loads of music going on! You've got a brilliant French/Breton session on the second Monday, Scandi on the third Monday, plus a Galician session, a harp session, an open mic.. you name it!

A tunebook for the Scandi Session can be found at

Address: The James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford, OX4 1EU.

Contact: 01865 246611 (pub); This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is the contact for the Scandi session on the third Monday


FiO pick of the sessions...

Oxford's only Bluegrass and Old Time session happens at the Red Lion in Old Marston, on the last Monday of each month (excluding August). They are always keen to attract new members who play bluegrass and American Appalacian music!

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