I Nightlife is listed as a diary first by day(in this section each of the two particular days of the fortnight are treated as one). then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed undertheir club name followed by their venue. A separate venue list tollowsthe diary listings. with addresses and phone numbers. NB In order to be as accurate as possible. only those discos able to confirm their prices and days are listed in the diary. The venue list may be consulted lormore nightlife locations— but check with venue. Please send information ten days belore pubncauon.

KEY: students and guestsonly:

[ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers:

[A] avail for private hire on certain nights.


I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £2. Mainly Cray with Hi-N‘RG music.

I Cleopatras 10.30am—2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds.

I Cotton Club 1 1pm—3.30am. £3. Special drinks promotion night each Friday.

I Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. The Disco Viva house disco in full swing.

I Follies 10.30pm--3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]

I Henry Alrikas 10.30pm—3.30am. £3. With DJ Harvey ()kran from Videodrome.

I Hollywood Studios 9pm—3am. £3.50. House disco.

IJoe Paparazzi l lpm—3.30. £3. Disco sounds.

I Maylair 1 lpm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s night disco.

I Mardi Gras l1pm—3.30am.£3.House music night.

I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds.

I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.3()am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren.

I HAD Club at Fury Murrys.

l 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. Dance music from Black reggae sounds to Fifties‘ surfing with Radio Clyde DJ. Segun.

I Hartles1030—3am.£3. Discosounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation) Stewart.

I Singles Club Vamps Floor at Disco Viva. 9.30pm—2am. Admission by membership —-contact venue for details.

I Souled Out at The Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am. £3. Soul and Reggae music with DJ Eddy Bahama.

I Sub Club 11pm-3.30am. £3.50. Non-stop Hip Hop and Soul.

I Delirium at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 with ticket. Worth a visit tonight as there are a couple ofdiscos to choose from.

I U Club at Joe Paparazzi. Ham—3.30pm. £3. Mixed sounds to dance to.

I Zico's 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.


I The Amphitheatre 1(lpm—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. Half price before 11pm. DJ Ross Keddie at the controls presiding over the classy split level danccfloor. [A] [ND]

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. £2.50; half price before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere. [A] I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 2am-6am. Yes. it starts at 2 in the morning. To be part of it take 2 passport photos and a blue note (£5) to the men in the overcoats on Finsbury‘s door before the night.

I Cinderellas Hockerlellas 9pm—3am. £2 before 11pm: £2.50 after. Cinderellas overcome the residents of St Stephen Street and stay open to 3am all weekend. Comic Reliefdisco with all the trimmings on the 5th. Bring a red nose. [A] [ND] M]

I Dillingers 10pm—4am. £2 before 11pm: £3 after. ‘Fizz' Slave to the Rhythm. Special night of good contemporary dance music and offers on bottles ofbubbly.

I Edgars 10pm—4am. Quirky interior with plenty ofdark corners. Also Iidgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool.

I Flannigan's 10pm—4am. Strictlyover 21s. Members only. application forms at door.

I Ftnsbury Park's Night Club 9.30pm—2am. £1.50. Small but intimate nightclub with less standard sounds. [A]

I Fire Island 1 1pm—3am. £2.70 (£1 before 1 l . 15pm). Popular gay disco in the centre oftown.

I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm-3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham (i9 reggae pick up atmosphere and a bland music selection.

I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50 before 10.30pm. £2.50 after. Popular disco music in this renewed venue.

I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 till 1 1.30pm. £3 after. American sprung danccfloor gives added boost to the sounds put out by Stu Lewis and'I‘am among others. 5 Feb: start ofa praiseworthy fund-raising weekend with tonight‘s beneficiaries being Comic Relief. [A] [NT]

I Potterrow 8pm— 1 am (Happy Hour 8.30—9.30pm). More alternative night at Potterrow plus a lot more non-students makes for a livelier atmosphere. [S]

I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Best conventional reggae selection in town complements a good skank atmosphere.

I Shake at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Same crowd as the Kangaroo Club playing similar music but not as hip. Funk. soul. hip-hop formula.

I Spanish Harlem at Wilkie i louse. 10pm—3am. £2. Had a trial run a few months ago and proved a popular proposition. Latin. soul. contemporary dance.

I Tokyo Joe's 9pm—2am (bar opens at 6.30pm). See Thurs.

I Top 0' the Walk Club 25 Disco on Fri and Sat 8pm—1am. £1 members.£2 non-members. Membership £2. Older mix of music 1953—1986. Upmarkct disco. 1ND]

I Zenatec 10pm—3.30am. £2 before 11.30pm; £4 after. Comfort with lasers. videos and the best in the current music

I Zig Zag Club at Calton Studios. 9pm—2am. Regular live bands with disco. Chart sound on disco/commercial side of the street.


I Bonnets llpm—3.30am. £3. Mainly Gay with Hi-NRG music.

I Cleopatras 10.30am-2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds.

I Live at the Cotton Club at the Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £5.

I Disco Viva 10pm—3am. £3.50. The house disco.

I Eden Club at Tin Pan Alley.

1 1pm—3.30am. £2.50 with ticket. £4

without. Tin Pan Alley Saturday night alternative see also Tin Pan Alley's own listing.

I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. [ND] [NT]

I Gun Club at Fury Murrys. 1 lam—3.30am. £3.50. So named because ‘shooter‘ —an American invention similar to cocktails— are on sale. Hip Hop music orientated dancing with an unpretentious stttdenty crowd.

I Henry Alrikas 10.30pm—4am. £4. Chart and dance music preceded by an under 18s Disco. (ipm— lllprn (£2).

I Hollywood Studios 9pm—3am. £3.50. House disco. Special £2 admission if you‘re wearing a I lollywood Studio badge.

I Joe Paparazzi 1 lpm—3.30am. £4. The busy. hip trendy night at Jl’s with DJ Nicky Koranskye often with a theme.

I Mardi Gras 1 1pm—3.30am. £3. House Music Night.

I Mayfair l 1pm—3am. £3.50. ()ver21s disco.



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1(3)Hok Da House Beatmasters and Cookie Crew RKing

2(2)House Arrest Krush l’ltmmgram

3(6)I Should be so Lucky Kylie Minoguc PW].

4(4)Savin’ Myself Eria Fachin .S'ulurday 5(13)l Thinlt We're Alone Now Tiffany I-JMI 6(5)Jingo Jellybean Con/tempo 7(11)Sawmix1 The Hitrnasters Quazer 8(1)Heaven is a Place on Earth Belinda Carlisle Virgin

9(17)Come Into My Life Joyce Sims London 10(7)Time Warp 2 Damian Jive

11(8)GTO Sinitta Fanfare

12(19)Tired of Being Pushed Around 2 Guys. a Drum machine and a Trumpet London 13(14)Doctorin' the House Coldcut Ahead ()f()ur Time

14(15)The Bight Combination Seventh Avenue .N'ighlmare

15(9)Always on My Mind Pet Shop Boys Parlophone

16(10)Criticlze Alexander ()‘Neal Tabu 17(-)The Jack the House Built Jack ‘N Chill 10

18(12)| Can't Help It Bananarama London 19(-)Cocoon Timerider [.isson

20(20)My Arms Keep Missing You Rick Astley RCA

21(16)The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson RCA

22(18)Together, Forever Rick Astley RCA 23(21 )0 L'Amour Dollar London 24(23)Stop Me Now Midnight Shift Technique

25(24)Love Child Jamie Dean Uptown

I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am. £4. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren.

I Sub Club 11pm-3.30am.£3.50. Non-stop Hip Hop and Soul.

I Tin Pan Alley I 1pm—3am. £2.50 with ticket. £4 without. ‘Saturday Live' which means look out for personal appearances! I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation) Stewart.

I The Warehouse llpm—3.30am. £3.50. The house disco.

I Zico's 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm-4am. £4. Half price before 11pm. Entertain yottrselfin style in Scotland‘s Ultimate Nightclub. IAI 1N1)! I The Backroom at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Strange crowd ranging from hard core punks to little gothic people. but a club playing The Pop (iroup just can‘t be knocked. See panel. I Buster Browns 9.30pm—4am. £3.50. Half price admission and drinks before 11.30pm. Chart and dance music. [A] I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 2am—6am. £5 for initial membership and then absolutely free admission thereafter. I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm--3am. Rub shoulders with the French rugby team on the 6th. Buy them a consolation drink. [A] [ND] [NT] I Club Sandino 10pm—3am. £2.50(£1.50). () Feb only and thereafter first Sat ofevery month. Return of highly popular club with moral fibre. ie contributing to and publicising Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Wide range of dance music with a Latin bias. I Coasters n.3tlp—1tlpm. £1 .50. L'nder 18s alcohol-free disco. Live acts most weeks. I Dillingers Videotheque 10pm--4am. £2. Youthful attitude for a large disco complex. Tonight is the most popttlar with chances of live acts. I Edgars 10pm—4am. See Fri. I Finsbury Park’s Night Club 9.30pm—2am. £1 .50. Valentine‘s celebrations on the 13th. last chance to persuade someone to send you a card. [A] [NT] I Fire Island 11pm—3.30. £3 (£2 before 11.15pm). lIi-NRG and Iiurobeat sounds to suit. I Flannigan's 10pm—4am. Strictlyover 21s. Members only. application formsat door. See Thurs. I Goombay Beat at the Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. See Fri. I Hit the Panic Button! at Chambers Street Union. 7pm—lam. Happy 1 lour8—9pm. Free for students; guests (max of 2) 50p. Mainstream student dance tracks. I kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Popular club with the hip in crowd. Still packing in the bodies but possibilities of a knock back ifyou're not wearing the right kit. Hip hop.sou1. funk. I Madisons lllpm—4am. £1 .50 before 10.30pm; £3.50after. Busiest night at Madisons. playing similar sort of music to Fridays. I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50 tiII 11pm; £4 after. Sat 6 Feb: partof Coasters charity weekend. a disco for the Mental Health Foundation. [NT] I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds. I Top 0' the Walk Club 25 Disco. DJ Ross chdie playing more up to date music than Fridays. [ND] I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. The best in funk and soul. £2. With Drinks Promotions most weeks. DJ‘s Yogi Naughton and Warren Thomson. IZenatec 10pm—3.30am. £2.50 before 11.30pm: £4 after. Very comfortable upmarket joint. Over 21 with fastcar accessories sitting outside. [A] I Toltyo Joe's Home Street. 229 1444. 9pm-2am (bar opens at 6.30pm). Edinburgh's newest gay venue. Hi-NRG music.

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