FESTIVAL CLUBS: SUNDAYS, CLUB cont.
I The Rizla Lounge at The Gilded Balloon. 11pm—4am. £5. 27 Aug. Weekly. Your last chance to relax Rizla- style, with comedy from Marcus Brigstock and music from Glasgow’s renowned jazzy beats man Nick Peacock. I The Sunday Sessions at Studio 24 have ﬁnished.
7 I Tackno at Club Mercado.
10.30pm—5am. £4—£6. 27 Aug. Monthly. The combination of Festival madness and the bank holiday Monday has prompted Tackno to host a ‘school reunion’ party. so get out from behind the bikesheds (smoking’s allowed in this school), dig out your old tie and get down to a stunning selection of kitsch and classic tunes from headmistress Trendy Wendy. I Taste, Joy 8r Luvely at Teviot Row Union. 9pm—5am. £10 (£8 advance from The Fringe box ofﬁce). 27 Aug only. Edinburgh’s premier hard house nights come together to create a grand ﬁnale to the club festival (it also happens to fall on the semi-bank holiday so most of you will have no excuse for not getting down). Joy lend Maggie and Alan to the experience, Luvely put up Tommy K. G.P., Jared and Andy Jnr. and Taste will have the full complement of residents in attendance — that’s Fisher, Price, Stuart, Martin and Marco Smith.
I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—5am. Free before midnight or to anyone who e-mails a guest list request to info(u ultragroove.co.uk before 6pm on Fri 26 Aug; £7 to anyone too slow or too lazy to get in for free. 27 Aug only. A Bank Holiday special from the Ultragroove crew and joining residents Gareth Sommerville, Colin Cook and Mike Stirton behind the decks is Paper Recordings‘ Elliot Eastwick. The night is in celebration of Paper Recording’s RODOdISCO album, which features danceﬁoor faves from Elliot’s Robodisco club night in Manchester. See preview.
Chart &. party
I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. 10pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). £2-£5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs. I Insomnia at The Cavendish. 10pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). £3 (£1 to students). Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance, chart and 90s tunes.
I Kiss at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). Free with ﬂyer. Weekly. An across-the-board selection of 70s, 805 and 90s tunes from the dubiously named Billy Whizz.
I Replay at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm-5am (3am on 3 Sep). £2 (£1) before 11pm: £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 705 and 80s, er, replayed while the kids in Meltdown relax to chart house and garage.
I Sin at The Ark. 10pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). £4 (£2). Weekly. Fave chart and partv tunes, with super-cheap bevvy.
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I El Barrio at El Barrio. 10pm—3am (1am on 4 Sep). Free. Weekly. Cuban son and salsa action with regulars from the Latin posse, plus dance classes for early birds.
I Tango at Oxygen. 7.30—10.30pm. £2. Weekly. Warm up with the best in moves and grooves, plus beginners’ dance classes. Run up the road to The Bongo Club with the rest of the crowd and you’ll get in free.
I Tango at The Bongo Club. IOpm—late. £7 (£5). Weekly. The Cafe Royal night will move to The Bongo Club for the duration of the Festival as part of their cabaret events. Dancing takes place before and after the cabaret act (10.30—11pm and 1.30—2.30am), and those of you who are genuinely only there for your Latin ﬁx might want to try to haggle on the door price (don’t say we put you up to it though). Ring 557 5217 for more info.
I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—5am (3am on 4 Sep) (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club, with an upbeat, disco selection.
I Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. l()pm—Sam (3am on 4 Sep). £2. Weekly. Jazz-related discs from the regular spinners.
I Planet Pop at Gaia. 10.30pm—5am. £4. 28 Aug only. Normally specialising in slightly off-kilter live gigs during the Festival, Planet Pop branch out with a club night featuring DJ sets from Belle And Sebastian spinners Richie Colbum and Chris Geddes. Geddes has been running an indie-leaning eclectic club night at Glasgow’s Yang for a wee while now, and we expect this will be along the same lines.
I The Profezzionals at P0 Na Na.
1 1pm—5am (3am on 4 Sep). Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy and Jason mix up 80s, ﬁlthy disco and house.
Chart & party
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—5am (3am on 4 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—5am (3am on 4 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I El Barrio at El Barrio. 9pm—3am (1am on 5 Sep). Free. Weekly. DJs supply the Latin vibes.
I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—3am (1am on 5 Sep). Free. Weekly. First Contact and DJ Ed rotate on a drum & bass and jazzy house tip.
I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—5am (3am on 5 Sep) (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 60s, 70s, 805 and early 90$ tunes at this gay club.
I Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. 10pm—5am (3am on 5 Sep). Weekly. Expect another dose of vinyl from the regulars on 5 Se .
I Knights Of The Turntable at P0 Na Na. llpm—Sam (3am on 5 Sep). Free. Weekly. Sir Dance-A-Lot holds the holy grail of smooth grooves and funky
I Motherfunk at The Venue. 11pm—5am (3am on 5 Sep). Free. Weekly. Exceptionally popular rare groove, soul and funk night hosted by Gino and Fryer.
Chart & party
I Shagtag at Gaia. 10pm—5am (3am on 5 Sep). £4 (£3). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled ﬂirting with the help of the infamous number-based introductions system.
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm-5am (3am on 5 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—5am (3am on 5 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. 29 Aug (not 22 Aug as previously stated) sees a special night called ‘Bananas 1n Pyjamas’
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with all sorts of drinks promos, giveaways and the sort of naughty party games that you’re unlikely to ﬁnd at your average teenage sleepover. Extra goodies for those brave enough to venture out in their night attire.
I Caliente, Caliente! at El Barrio. 10pm-3am (lam on 6 Sep). Free. Weekly. Hot salsa and merengue action with dance classes at the beginning of the evening.
I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. A quiz-night- cum-cabaret-cum-club brought to you by Harry Ainsworthy (entertainer of renown who makes regular appearances at The Snatch Club) and glamorous hostess Dusty Heights.
I Fat Sam's Swing Club at Ego (formerly Eden). Monthly. Next date 13
ep. I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—3am (1am on 6 Sep). Free. Weekly. Unkle Fawaz takes control, spinning hip hop and jazz-inﬂuenced beats. I Tango at Oxygen. 7.30—11pm. £2. Weekly. Strut your stuff alongside fellow enthusiasts, with beginners’ dance classes at 7.30pm.
I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep) (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action at this always busy gay club. I Freeform at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). Free. Weekly. Lery of Scratch fame goes in search of lost classics from the realms of hip hop, funk and jazz.
I Kero-Scene at Studio 24. 11pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). £1.50. Weekly. Altemative night which sees Leaf, Wally, qu and Doug playing goth, industrial, metal and extreme tunes.
I Out 2 Lunch at P0 Na Na. 11pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). Free. Weekly. DJ Harry Lets Go puts the eclectic into electric.
I Ruff Kuts at Noa. 10pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). £4 (£3). Weekly. Drum & bass action in room one, with hard house and trance in room two.
I Singers' Night at The Jazz Joint. 10pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). £4 (£3). Weekly. Sylvia Rae, who forms one third of The Lanterns (you remember ‘High Rise Town') as well as taking part in many other collaborations around town, puts her vocals to the test on 30 Aug, with the renowned open mic session on 6 Sep.
I Under Siege at Studio 24 has ﬁnished.
Chart 8t party
I Skint at The Ark. 10pm—5am (3am on 3 Sep). £2 (free if you’re skint). Weekly. The drinks are so cheap they’re actually giving them away, with a free case of beer for the most skint person (proof of overdraft required).
I Midweek Mayhem at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm-5am (3am on 6 Sep). Free with matric card before 12.30am; £2 otherwise. Weekly. Cheesy, charty choons, cheap drink and lots of snogging, apparently.
I Shark at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). £3 (£2) before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Student night.
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I Viagraah at Revolution. 10pm—5am (3am on 6 Sep). £4 (£3). Weekly. Lots of drink promos to get the students acting, well, like drunk students.
club nights 0 venues
I The Ark 3 Semple Street, 229 7733. I The Attic Dyer’s Close, Cowgate, 225 8382.
I The Assembly Rooms 54 George Street, 220 4349.
I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. I Bar Muse 21 Lothian Road, 228 3404.
I Baroque 39—41 Broughton Street, 557 0627.
I La Belle Angele 11 Hasties Close. 225 7536.
I The Bongo Club 14 New Street, 556 5204.
I Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street, 557 4792.
I Cavendish West Tollcross, 228 3252.
I CC. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place, 556 9331.
I The Citrus Grindlay Street, 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street, 220 0125.
I Club Java 40 Commercial Street, Leith, 467 3810.
I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy Place (entrance through The Outhouse Gardens. Broughton Street Lane, 478 7434.
I Ego Picardy Place, 478 7434. I eh1 197 High Street, 220 5277. I El Barrio 104 Westport, 229 8805.
I Eros/Elite Fountainpark, Dundee Street, 228 1661.
I Gaia King Stables Road, 229 7986. I Iguana 41 Lothian Street, 220 4288.
I Hollyrood Union IIolyrood Road, 651 6055.
I Jazz Joint Henry’s Cellar Bar, Morrison Street, 221 1288.
I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564.
I Loco 235 Cowgate, 225 5413.
I The Meadow Bar Bucclcuch Street, 622 7680.
I Club Mercado 36—39 Market Street, 226 4224.
I Bar Nego at Negociants Lothian Street, 225 6313.
I Nicolson's Restaurant 6a Nicolson Street, 557 4567.
I Noa 3 Queensferry Street Lane, 226 6828.
I Oxygen 3-5 Inﬁrmary Street, 557 9997.
I Pivo 2-6 Calton Road, 557 2925.
I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street, 226 2224.
I The Potterrow Bristo Square, 650 9195.
I 0 Bar Leith Street, 557 5830.
I Revolution 31 Lothian Road, 229 7670.
I Studio 24 Calton Road, 558 3758.
I The Subway Cowgate, 225 6766.
I The Subway West End Lothian Road, 229 9197.
I Teviot Row Union Bristo Square, 650 4403.
I The Venue Calton Road, 557 3073. I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place, 476 7073.
I The Watershed, 44 St Stephen Street, 220 3774.
I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College OfArt, Lauriston Place, 229 1442.
I Why Not? 14 George Street, 624 8633.
I Wilkie House Cowgate, 225 2935.
I WJ. Christie‘s 27—31 West Port, 221 1099.