Main gig preview – Nightshift!

A gentle but high-quality introduction to festival season as local country-soul stars The Deadbeat Apostles host their second annual all-dayer on the banks of the Thames at the historic Isis Farmhouse. While there’s no set stylistic theme the music tends towards the rootsier end of the spectrum for the mostpart, with the hosts’ energetic mix […]

Festival line up announcement!

We have pleasure in announcing the triumphant ten who will be taking the stage at our Day of the Deadbeats Festival 2 at The Isis River Farmhouseon May the 4th! Fasten your seat belts Oxford as we’ve got…..The EpsteinThe August ListThe Long InsidersThe Knights of MentisThe Ragged CharmsFlights of HeliosBeard of DestinyThe Prairie ClamsThe Holy FoolsThe Deadbeat ApostlesNow that’s […]

Day of the Deadbeats 9

We’re kicking off the 1st Day of the Deadbeats of 2019 with the fantastic The Knights of Mentis on Saturday 12th January at The Isis River Farmhouse Their glorious virtuoso line up delivers a distinct and flavoursome brew of Americana, country, folk, and roots music, taking inspiration from artists such as Gillian Welch, Old Crow […]

Jim Jones is coming to Town

Oxford Stand Up To Racism and Love Music Hate Racism presents a night of musical celebration to raise funds to campaign against the rise of modern fascism. Having conquered the world as Jim Jones Review, the king of alternative rock n roll returns with The Righteous Mind, a more socially conscious, politically charged band who […]

Santa Goes to Mardi Gras

Santa goes to Mardi Gras at The Isis Farmhouse. Hosted by Halfway to Seventy-Five with The Deadbeat Apostles, PAPA NUI and New Orleans Jazz with The Hinksey Stompers. Quite simply one of our best gigs of the year and the cherry on top of what has been an amazing year for us Deadbeats. Joined by […]

Deadbeats Video Shoot

Seriously good fun at the weekend at The Isis River Farmhouse with awesome film makers Ryan C. Quarterman Of Future Human Design and The Great Western Tears and Martin Child of the fantastic August List – Show offs? Moi? Taking our inspiration from one of our favourite films Performance Nicholas Roeg died that very same day.  Keep […]

Mayhem at DOTDB 8

Another little beauty of a night at The Day of the Deadbeats 8 at The Isis Farmhouse Thanks so much to all y’all who came along and to the wonderful Daniel McKean and band plus the mesmerising and inspiring Mr Stuart Macbeth for taking the ride with us. The staff at The Isis River Farmhouse […]