I Bobby Wishart Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Residency.
I Magnum Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £6.50. £5.50. See Wed 30.
I Yes Yes Juliette Music Box. Victoria Street. 220 1708. Pop with Blondie and B-52s inﬂuence prominently displayed.
I eon Ton Houlez Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. I Live band Négociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free.
WEDNESDAY 30 Glasgow
I Koolwhip (TBC) Fixx Bar. 86 Miller Street. 10pm. Free. Recent winners of Cur‘s demo competition. the resulting demo was good. if rather laid-back - a quality which is less likely to be apparent in the live set. Well worth a visit.
I Magnum Barrowland Ballroom. 244 Gallowgate. 7.30pm. Probably the least offensive of all heavy metal bands. Magnum have been around for overten years. building up a following. Now signed to Polydor. their new single. 'Days ofNo Trust‘ may even be a surprise hit.
I Haiian Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 9pm. Free. Residency.
I Billy Jones and The Big Picture Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. 8pm-3am. £2 (£1 .50). Tickets from Calton Studios and Backbeat. Edinburgh‘s popular singer-songwriter ﬂeshes out his sound with the band he played with when supporting Chuck Berry earlier in the year.
I Sheer Greed Music Box. Victoria Street. 2201708. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy rock.
I Live band Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free.
I Live band Cavern. Cowgate. 2265641.
THURSDAY 31 Glasgow
I The Shamen and Close Lobsters Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 10.30pm. Judging from the last two singles The Shamen have gone seriously downhill since releasing their album. Drop. Anyway. this is near the end ofan extensive European tour. and is to promote their new single. ‘Knature ofa Girl‘ (their spelling). It is quite a while since Close Lobsters have played locally. so it will be interesting to see howthey have developed.
I The Cactus Devils and Repulsion Sub Club
I eo’Weevil Riverside Tavern. Waddell Court.
I A-Ha Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £10.50,£8.50. What? Not sold out yet'.’ As a teenybop phenomenon. even more boring than T‘Pau. and that‘s saying something.
I Annie Anxiety Venue. Calton Road, 557 3073. The Tackhead trail continues! Adrian Sherwood’s partner augments her backing tapes with contributions from members of Fini Tribe. Old-timers might remember Annie from a few releases on Crass Records. but her sound is closerto the Tackhead menagerie than her old anarcho-hippie friends.
I It's a Crime Music Box. Victoria Street. 2201708.9.30pm. Free. Formerly Visions. if that means anything to you.
I Swing Shlll Cavern. Cowgate. 226 5641. According to the band themselves. ‘Modern rock — Gabriel/U2 for under-355? They said it, not me.
I Diocil Brothers Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. ' I Live band Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9pm. Free.
I Nightlife is listed as a diary first by day(in this section each ol the two particular days oi the lortnlght are treated as one). then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed undertheir club name lollowed by lhelrvenue. A separate venue list iollowslhe diary listings. with addresses and phone numbers. no In order to be as accurate as possible, only those discos able to conlirm their prices and days are listed in the diary. The venue list may be consulted iormore nlghtllie locations - but check with venue. Please send lniormation ten days beiore pubucauon.
KEY: [S] students and guestsonly;
[ND] no denims; [NT] notrainers;
[A] avail for private hire on certain nights.
E} IDAYS Glasgow
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds. I Bonnets 11pm—3.30am. £2. Mainly Gay with Hi-NRG music. I Cleopatras 10.30am—2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds. I Cotton Club 11pm—3.30am. £3. Special drinks promotion night each Friday. 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 Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. The Disco Viva house disco in full swing. High energy funk with personality DJ. IFollles 10.30pm—3am.£3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT] I Fury Murry's 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. ‘Funk on Fridays at Furys‘. with Radio Clyde DJ Segun who adds a touch ofjazz. I Hard Rock Calla at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco. I Henry Alriltas 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50. With DJ Harvey Okran from Videodrome. Two for the price ofone before midnight. Cheap drinks. (Preceded by under 18s disco with Ross King.) I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.50. Live acts every Friday. I Joe Paparazzi 11pm—3.30. £3. Disco sounds. I Mayiair 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over 255 night disco. I Mardi Gras 11pm—3.30am. £3. House music night. I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds. I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren. I Rallies 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ, Roddy Stewart. I Reggae Club at the Function Suite. Rooftops. 10pm—3am. £3. 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 U Club at Joe Paparazzi. Ham—3.30pm. £3. Mixed sounds to dance to. I Zlco'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 11pm—4am. £2.50; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere. Buster Browns’ Under-18s disco. 7.30—1 1pm. Very popular with the early teens. [A]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park’s Night Club. 2am—6am. Dance into the early hours in the only nightclub open till 6am. Free every week with membership obtained at Finsbury Park.
I Clnderellas Hockertellas 9pm—3am. £2 before 11pm; £3 after. 50p discount for members. All drinks 60p which for a Friday must be the cheapest in town. [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 ofbubbly. [ND] [NT] [A]
I Edgar: 10pm—4am. £1 before 11pmz£2 before midnight; £3 after. Quirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also Edgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]
I Fire Island 11pm—3am. £2.70 (£1 before 11.15pm). Popular gay disco in the centre of town.
I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham 69 reggae pick up atmosphere and a bland music selection.
I Madison: 10pm—4am. £1 .50 before
1 1pm. £2.50 after. Popular disco music in this renewed venue.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 till 11.30pm. £3 after. American sprung dancefloor gives added boost to the sounds put out by Stu Lewis and George Little (three times ‘Technics Scottish Mixing Champion‘) among others. [A] [NT]
I Potterrow 25 Mar only. 8pm—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 Hoitito's 8pm—3am (Happy Hours 8—11pm). Free before 11pm; £3 after. See Mon.
I Shalte 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 House. 10pm—3am. £2. Well worth a visit— containing 2 discos varying in tempo— Latin. Hip Hop, Soul. Also there‘s acafé hidden somewhere in the venue.
I Tevlol Row 25 Mar only. 8pm—2am (Happy Hours 9—10pm). Student ﬂesh market. Lots of dry ice to hide the carnal activities. [S]
I Top 0' the Walk Club 25 Disco on Fri and Sat 8pm—lam. £1 members.£2 non-members. Membership £2. Mainly current chart music. [ND]
I Twilight Zone at Moray House. 9pm—2am. 50p (students and UB40$ free). 18 Mar only. Sponge — who sound like their crudely psychedelic lightshow — will be playing live. See panel.
I Zenalec 10pm—3.30am. £2 before 11.30pm; £3.50 after. Comfort with lasers, videos and the best in the current music scene. 18. 25 Mar: The second and third regional heats in Miss Scotland '88 culminating in the East of Scotland final on 14 April.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
I Bennels 11pm—3.30am. £3. Mainly Gay with Hi-NRG music.
I Breakiast Club at Henry Afrika‘s. 10.30pm—4am. £4. (Follows Under 18 disco). With DJ Gary Marshall.
I Cleopatras l0.30am—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 disco.
I Eden Club at Tin Pan Alley. 11pm—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—3am. £4. [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 music orientated dancing with an unpretentious studenty crowd.
I Hard Rock Cane at the Venue. 11pm till late. £3.50. With DJ George.
I Henry Alrikas 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50. Live PAs and disco preceded by Under 18s disco.
I Hollywood Studios 10pm-3am. £3.50. House disco.
I Joe Paparazzi 11pm—3.30am. £4. The busy. hip trendy night at JPs with DJ Nicky Koranskye — often with a theme.
I Mardi Gras 11pm—3.30am. £3. House Music Night.
I Maylalr l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over21s disco with resident DJ. George.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. Disco sounds.
I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am. £4. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Dauren.
I Hooltops 10pm—3am. £3. Chart disco in the function suite.
I Saturday Live at Tin Pan Alley. £2.50 with ticket with PA's in club. includes ‘Crack' and ‘Club Edcn' (alternative).
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. Two clubs in the venue tonight— The Club Eden. and Crack - pay your money and take your choice. Sat 19: Amanda Scott and Jeffrey Williams.
I Rallies 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy (no relation)Stewart.
I Viva and Vamps at Disco Viva. ‘Two floors of solid dancing.‘ 10pm-3am. £3.50. I The Warehouse 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. The house disco. 26 Mar: A Canadian Club promotion night — 60p a tipple plus prizes to be won. '
I Zico’s 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm-4am. £4. Half price before 11pm. Entertain yourselfin style in Scotland‘s Ultimate Nightclub. [A] [ND]
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