I Nightlife is listed as a diary tirst 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 tollowed by theirvenue. 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 contirm their prices and days are listed in the diary. The venue list may be consulted tormore nightlite locations — but check with venue. Please send intormation ten days before pubucahon.
KL‘Y: students and guestsonly:
[ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers:
[A] avail for private hire on certain nights.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street . 221 3260. Spin-«midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
I Bennets 1 1pm 3.30am. £2. Mainly-(iay with l li-NR(i 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 \'iva house disco in lull swing. IFollies 10.30pm--3.30am. £3.5n. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Hard Rock Catte at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Henry Atrikas 10.30pm— 3.30am. £3. With DJ Harvey ()kran from Videodrome. Two for the price ol'one before midnight. Cheap drinks.
I Hollywood Studios 0pm 3am. £3.50. House disco.
IJoe Paparazzi 11pm —3.3n. £3. Diseo sounds.
I Maytair 1 1pm-3am. £3.50. ()ver 25s night disco.
I Mardi Gras 1 lpm—3.30am. £3. House music night.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds.
I Panama Jax lll.45pnt-3.3(lam. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren.
I HAD Club at Fury Murrys.
llpm— 3.30am. £3.50. Dance music from Black reggae sounds to Fifties' surfing with Radio Clyde DJ. chun.
I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation) Stewart.
I Singles Club Vamps Floor at 1)isco\'iva. 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. 26 Feb: A Pernod promotion night. The nectar of the gods will be available for blip right through to the wee small hours.
I Sub Club 1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. Non-stop Hip 1 lop 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 10pm—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. Half price before 11pm. DJ Ross Keddie at the controls presiding over the classy split level danceﬂoor. [A] [ND]
I Buster Browns llpm—4am. £2.50: half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aimsat over 20s atmosphere. [A]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 2am—oam. Yes. it starts at 2 in the morning. Tobe part of it take 2 passport photos and £5 to the men in theovercoats on Finsbury"s door — before the night.
I Cinderellas Rockertellas omit-321m. Cinderellas overcome the residents of St Stephen Street and stay open to 3am all weekend. £2 before 11pm and drinksfor 50p. £2.50after 1 lptn. [A] [ND] [NT]
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 of bubbly. [ND] [N'I'] [A]
I Edgars 10pm—4am. £1 before 1 1pmz£2 before midnight; £3 alter. Quirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also lidgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]
I Finsbury Park's Night Club 9.3nprn~2am. £1.50. Small but intimate nightclub with less standard sounds. [A] [NT]
I Fire Island llpm—‘3atn. £2.70 (£1 before 11.15pm). Popular gay disco in the centre oftown.
I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham (1‘) reggae pick up atmosphere and a bland music selection.
I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50before 11pm.£2.50after. Popular disco musicin this renewed venue.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm -4am. £2 till 1 1.30pm. £3 after. Americansprung dancefloor gives added boost to the sounds put out by Stu Lewis andTam amongothers. [NT]
I Potterrow Spin—1am (Happy Hours 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 Hokko's Spm—-3am (Happy Hours
8—] 1pm). Free before 11pm: £3 after. Sec Mon.
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 l louse. 10pm—3am. £2. Well worth a visit — containing 2 discos varying in tempo -- Latin. Hip l lop. Soul. Also there's acafe hidden somewhere in the venue.
I Teviot Row 8pm—2am (Happy Hours 9—10pm). Student flesh market. Lotsof dry ice to hide the carnal activities. [S]
I Tokyo Joe's 9pm~-2am (bar opens at b.30pm). See Thurs.
I Top 0' the Walk Club 25 Disco on Fri and Sat 8pm— lam. £1 members. £2 non-members. Membership £2. ()lder mix ofmusie 1953—1986. Upmarket disco. 1ND]
I Zenatec 10pm—3.30am. £2 before 11.30pm; £3.50 after. Comfort with lasers. videos and the best in the current music
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
I Bennets 11pm—3.3()am. £3. MainlyGay with Hi—NRG music.
I Cleopatras 10.30am—2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds.
I Live at the Cotton Club at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £5.
I Disco Viva 10pm—3am. £3.50. The house diseo.
I Eden Club at Tin Pan Alley. llpm~-3.30am. £2.50 with ticket. £4 without. Tin Pan Alley Saturday night alternative — see also Tin Pan Alley'sown listing.
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. [ND] [NT]
I Gun Club at Fury Murrys. Ham-3.30am. £3.50. So named because ‘shooter' — an American invention similar to cocktails— are on sale. Hip Hop musicorientated dancing with an unpretentious studenty crowd.
I Hard Flock Catle at the Venue. llptn till late. £3.50. With DJ George.
I Henry Atriltas 10.30pm—‘4am. £4. Chart and dartce music preceded by an under 18s Disco. (rpm— 10pm (£2).
I Hollywood Studios 9pm— 3am. £3.50. House disco. Special £2 admission if you're wearing a Hollywood Studio badge.
IJoe Paparazzi 1 lpm~3.30am. £4. The busy. hip trendy night at JPs with DJ Nicky Koranskye -— often with a theme.
I MardiGraS11pm--3.30am.£3.11ouse Music Night.
I Mayfair l 1pm—3am. £3.50. ()ver 21s disco with resident DJ . (ieorge.
I Panama Jax 1 lpm--3.30am. £4. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren.
I Sub Club 1 lpm—3.30am. £3.50. Non-stop 1 lip l lop and Soul.
I Tin Pan Alley 1 1pm -3am. £2.50 with ticket. Two clubs in the venue tonight - The Club 1iden. and Crack - pay your money and take your choice.
I Rattles 10.30-3am. £3. Discosounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation)Stewart.
I The Warehouse 1lptn—v3.30am.£3.50. The house disco.
I Zico‘s 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £4. Half price before 1 lpm. lintertain yourselfin style in Scotland's 1.'ltimate Nightclub. Ml [N01
I The Backroom at Shady Ladies. ll).30pm«3am. £2. Strange crowd ranging from hard core punks to little gothic people. but a club playing The Pop Group just can‘t be knocked.
I Buster Browns ln.3npnt~4zun. £3.50. Halfprice admission and drinks before 11pm. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. [A]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 2am—ham. £5 for initial membership and then absolutely free admission thereafter. I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9pm—3am.
£1 .50before 1 1pm; £2 after. Nightspot and restaurant situated in Stockbridge. [A] [ND] [NT]
I Coasterso.3np-lnpm. £1.50. Under 18s alcohol-tree disco. Live acts most weeks. I Dillingers 10pm—4am. £2 before 1 1pm; £3 after. Stephen (iray distributingthe sounds for a nippy Saturday atmosphere. [ND] [NT] [A]
I Edgars 10pm-4am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Membership forms forthe suitably impressed available at the door. I Finsbury Park's Night Club 9.3(lpm-2am. £1 .50. [A] [NT]
I Fire Island 1 1pm—3.30. £3 (£2 before 11.15pm). Iii-NRC} and Eurobeat sounds to suit.
I Goombay Beat at the Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. See Fri.
I Hit the Panic Button! at Chambers Street Union. 7pm—1am. Happy Hours 8—9pm. Free for students; guests (max of 2) 50p. Mainstream student dance tracks.
I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Very popular soul hip hop funk venue where vanity takes on a sweaty exterior.
I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50before 10.30pm; £3 after. Busiest night at Madisons. playing similar sort of music to Fridays.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50till llpmz£4 after. [NT]
I Hokko's Spin—3am (Happy Hours
8—1 lpnt). Free before 1 1pm: £3 after.
I Top 0' the Walk Club 25 Disco. DJ Ross Keddie playing more up to date music than Fridays. [ND]
I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2. With Drinks Promotions most weeks. DJ‘s Yogi Naughton and Warren Thomson run the club that a clique. make the funk. soul scene it you‘re at all interested anymore.
I Zenatec 10pm—4am. £2.50before 11.30pm; £4 after. Very comfortable upmarket joint. Over 21 with fastear accessories sitting outside. [A]
I Tokyo Joe‘s l lotne Street. 22‘) I444. 9pm—2am (bar opens at o. 30pm ). Edinburgh‘s newest gay venue. See Thurs.
IThe Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street.221 3260.8—11pm. Free. Cheap drinksand free mixers! IBennets 11pm—3am. £2. Mainly(iay with Hi-NRU music. ‘The Sunday Club' ~— which means spirits at 50p and pintsat 75p. I Disco Viva llpm--3am. Resident Sunday hard rock band James Barnes and Cochise present ‘Freedom or Nothing'. I Fresh 88 at The Cotton Club. 1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. New to the cotton club for ‘88. the club run by Colin Barr which used to be at Joe Paparazzi. I Follies l 1pm~3am. £3. Cheap drinks. I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatras. llpm—2.30am. £1. A mixed sound (leaning to alternative) presented by Bennets' DJ. Craig Davis. I Hollywood Studios 9pm~3am. £35 Band Night. IJoe Paparazzi 11pm—3.30am.£3.5 . ‘Sunday Club‘ with DJ Paul Welsh. Slightly more alternative in flavour. I The Kennel Club at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. Soul club night. Beer at ()5sz pint. spirits. 40p. I Night Shift at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. House music and the soul chart. All drinks under 70p; spirits 50p. I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds. I Panama Jax 10.45pm-—3.30am. £3. soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren. I Ten Bob Bop at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3am. 50p. Cheap drinks and ten bob (old money) entrance. with the new Sunday club at Furys. ()ld Soul Dance music. I Rattles10.3(L2am.£2.5t). Diseosounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation)Stewart. Vodka and lager. onp. I Wicked Sunday at Follies. l lpm—3am. Vodka. Gin. Whisky and lager—- all-10p. I Zico's 10pm-3am. £2. Chart based disco sounds — but watch out for the planned 7(ls' night.
IThe Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £2. Half price before 11pm. 21 Feb: Miss Amphitheatre Competition; winner goes forward to Miss Coronation lnns. [A] WW
I Buster Browns 10—4am. £2. llalfprice admission and drinks before 1 1pm. A soulful Sunday with a great atmosphere. the best night to make your first visit to Buster Browns. 28 Feb: Pyjama Party. Lots of fun and drinks promotions. [A] I Cinderellas Flockertellas 10pm—2am. £1 .50before 11pm; £2.50 after. 50p drinks. [A] [ND] [NT]
I Dillingers 10pm—late. £2. Alldraught beer and spiritsollp.
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