I Nightlite is listed as a diary first by day(ln this section each of the two particular days of the lortnight are treated as one), then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed undertheir club name tollowed by their venue. A separate venue list follows the 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 lor more nightlile locations- but check with venue. Please send information ten days before pubucauon.
KEY: [S] students and guests only;
[ND] no denims; [NT] notrainers;
[A] avail for private hire on certain nights.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm-midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds. I Bennets l ipm-3.30am. £2. Mainly Gay with lli-NRG music. I Cleopatras lO.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. High energy funk and chart sounds with personality DJ. IFollies 10.30pm—3.30am.£3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT] I Fury Murry's iipm—3.30am. £3.50. ‘Funk on Fridays at Furys'. with Radio Clyde DJ Segun who adds a touch ofjazz. I Ghetto Club at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 with ticket. Upfront House. Soul and Hip Hop. I Hard Rock Catte at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco. I Henry Atriltas llpm—3.30am. £3. Mel Barr‘s ‘Batcavc‘ — Colin Barr‘s brother opens up a new club. I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.50. Over 21 House disco. with live acts every other week. I Joe Paparazzi 11pm—3.30. £3. ‘Hard On‘ Fridays. A suggestive name if! ever heard one! I Knightsbridge SW1 1 1pm—3.30am. Over 21 night at the newest club in Glasgow. INDI [NT] I Madisons 10.40pm—3am. £2 with ticket (before midnight). After a lay-off Madisons are back in the groove. I Maytair l 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s night disco. I Mardi Gras l0.30pm—3.30am. £3 with ticket. Shaft — drinks promotions as well. I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4. Disco sounds. I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren. I Pzazz 10.30pm-3.30am. £4. Mixed sounds. I Rattles 10.30-3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. I Reggae Club at the Function Suite. Rooftops. 10pm—3am. £3.
9.30pm—2am. Admission by membership — contact venue for details.
ISub Club 11pm—3.30am. £3.50;£l.50 before midnight. The concession night at Sub Club with lager only 85p a pint.
I Texas Fever at 46 West. 10.30pm—3am. Sonic would say the best ‘alternative' night in Glasgow.
I Warehouse 11pm—3.30am.£3. Beatbox. £2 with ticket; £3 without. Blend of House and Commercial Soul. [A]
I Singles Club Vamps Floor at Disco Viva.
I Zico’s 10pm-3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.
I The Amphitheatre lllptn—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. ilalf price before lipm. Fri 24: Pretty Polly Party Night with a live appearance from Mirage.
I AWOL at the Calton Studios. £1.50. Local and national bands. always a good mIXoftalcnt.
I Buster Browns 1 1pm- 4am. £2.50: half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aimsat over 20s atmosphere. Buster Browns‘ Under-18s disco, 7.30-1 1pm. Very popular with the early teens. 24 June only: Midsummer Night Stella Promo. (‘heap Stella and Mr Stella Bectcake Competition. [A]
I Caté St James Club 25 Disco on Fri and Sat 8pm-2am. £1 members: £2 non-members. Membership £2. The Top o‘ the Walk re-opens under a new name after a thorough renovation. In the midst ofail this change. the music remainsa popular mix ofchart hits and Golden Oldies. [ND] [N'l']
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm—bam. Dance into the early hours. Free ey ery week with membership (£5) obtained at Finsbury Park. No admittance without membership card.
I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—3am. £2.50 before 1 1pm; £3 after. 50p discount for members. All drinks 70p. Cinderellas celebratesamazingly its 7th Birthday. [A] [5191 [NT]
I Dillingers 10pm—4am.‘ £2 before I 1pm; £3 after. Wicked 1: special night (illpon selected drinks — good contemporary dance music. [ND] [NT] [A]
I Edgars lllpm—Jam. £1 before 1 1pm; £2 before midnight; £3 after. Quirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also [:dgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]
I Fire Island 1 1pm~3am. £2.70 (£1 before 11.15pm). Popular gay disco in the centre oftown. Tonight it‘s ‘Club Downtown’ featuring 70s‘ music.
I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). lilpm-3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham (19 reggae pick up atmosphere and a bland music selection.
I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50before
I 1pm. £2.50 after. Madisons' DJ escorts the crowds through an enjoy able Friday night scene. It's worth a visit to see the laser.
I Nicaragua eenelit Disco at Liberty's. Fri l7only. 9pm—3am. £3 (£ 1 .50 unwaged). A night organised by the Scottish ACTT Nicaragua Support Group with all proceeds going to support Community Radio in Nicaragua.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2till 11.30pm. £3 after. [A] [NT]
I Potterrow 8pm- 1 am (llappy I lour 8.30-9.30pm ). Students free; guests 50p. More alternative night at the liveliest of the student unions. [S]
I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Best conventional reggae selection in town complementsa good skank atmosphere.
I Roltlto's 8pm—3am (Happy Hours
24—] 1pm). Free before 11pm; £3 after. See Mon.
I Shake at The Mission. 10.30pm~3am. £2. Spans a wide selection ofchart successes. easy dance. little imagination. I Spanish Harlem at Wilkic l louse. 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. 1 July only: All-nighter(1 lpm—7am)£4.50(£4). Atlantic Records tour with Audio2. McLyte and Wrecks ‘n‘ Effect at probably Edinburgh‘s most happening club.
I Teviot ROW 8pm—2am (Happy Hour 9—10pm). All student venues have aslight ‘fleshmarket' atmosphere. but this has to be seen to be believed. So much forthe new celibates.
I Zenatec 10pm—3.30am. £2 before 11.30pm: £3.50 after. Comfort with lasers. videos and the best in the current music scene. Every Fri cast your votes for your fave dance records; the results are aired on Sat on the Radio Forth Dance Chart Show in association with Zenatec the Discotheque and voting gives you the chance of prizes. 1 July only: Sponsored by Pepsi-Cola — a chance to win two Michael Jackson tickets. Runner-up prizesof cassettes. T-shirts etc.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. Rpm-midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
Ieennets “pm—3.30am. £3. Mainly Gay with Iii-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. Two ﬂoors ofsolid dancing with personality DJs.
Compiled weekly trom the returns at over 1 on Scottish DJs and sales from specialist retail outlets by first class radio and club promotion and supplied fortnightly to The List. Compiled 17 June 1988 (this chart now excludes records in the National Top Forty). 1(4)Love is the Gun Blue Mercedes MCA 2(6)" You Love Somebody Barbara Doust Saturday
3(1)Electrica Salsa (Remix) Off
4(18)Maybe (We Should Call it a Day) liazell Dean [:‘Ml
5(8)Wam eam Boogie Matt Bianco WEAo 6(-)The Love I Lost Seventh Avenue Nightmare
7(3)Sale In the Arms 01 Love Shooting part y L its on O
8(2)Do You Wanna Funk (Remix) Sylvester Domino
9(7)Working My way Back to You Detroit SpinnersAr/anric
10(14)l Want You in My Movie Victoria Wilson James Risin
11(-)The Only Way Is Up Yazz and Plastic Population Big Life
12(9)Popcom M & ii Band family 13(10)eest at My Love Dee Lewis Mercurv 14(11)eoys and Girls Mandy PWI. 15(23)Savin' Mysell Eria Fachin Saturday 16(22)Right Back To You Ten City Atlantic 17(5)Pop Muzik All Systems Go Unique 18(17)Brealt 4 Love Raze Champion 19(RE)GO Blow Virgin
20(13)Who's Gonna Ease the Preassure Mac Thornhill Virgin
21(19)Samba Sandinisto Split Cane Big Life 22(16)Do It Again 99.9% Debut
23(-)0ver You Wendy C/tarrflow 24(24)What You See Is What You Get Glen Goldsmith RCA
25(21)lntervention Lavinc Hudson Virgin
I Eden Club at Tin Pan Alley.
I 1pm—3.30am. £2.50 with ticket.£4 without. The highlight of many a hairdresser‘s weekend! Cheap drink before lam.
I Feel the Rhythm at Henry Afrikas. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50. Preceded by under 18s' disco.
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £4. [ND] [NT] I Hard Rock Catte at the Venue. 11pm till late. £3.50. With DJ George.
I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.51). See Fri.
I Joe Paparazzi l 1pm—3.30am. £5. The busy. hip trendy night at JPs with DJ Nicky Koranskye — often with a theme.
I Knightsbridge SW1 1 1pm—3.30am. Anotherover 21 night at this upmarket club. [ND] [NT]
I Kraclt at Fury Murrys. l lpm—3.30am. £3.50. 'Setting the style for ‘88'. back at Furys and back to its best.
I Madisons 10.40pm—3am. £2.50 (£2 with ticket before midnight). From I 1 June. the Bill Fanning Orchestra and Singers will be performing every Saturday afternoon. 1.30-4'3opm. £1.
I Mardi Gras 10.30pm—3.30am. £4. Mardi Gras Club Night.
I Mayfair l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over 21s disco with resident DJ. George.
I Moonlighting at Pzazz. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3. Funky Soul with up-to-date US Imports.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4. DisCo sounds.
I Panama Jax llpm—3.30am. £4. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.
I Rattles 10.30-3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart.
I Rooftops 10pm—3am. £3. Chart disco in the function suite.
I Saturday Live at Tin Pan Alley. £2.50 with ticket. ‘Club Eden'. Personal appearances from some London fashion victims. no doubt.
I Sub Club llpm—3.30am. £3.50. Another club with the possibility ofa PA from somebody trying to plug their single.
I Viva and Vamps at Disco Viva. ‘Two floors of solid dancing.‘ 10pm-3am. £3.50. I The Warehouse 1 1pm-3.30am. £3.50. Warehouse Club Night — the busiest night in town. so come early. 2 July only: 4thof July Party. Cheap Southern Comfort and various giveaways. [A]
I Zico's 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.
IThe Amphitheatre lUpm—4am. £4. Half price before 11pm. Entertain yourselfin style in Scotland's Ultimate Nightclub. [Al IND] I The Backroom at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Celebrates three years of success down in the depths ofShady Ladies. The best in independent dance and old punk favourites. I Buster Browns 10. 30pm—4am. £3.50. Halfprice admission and drinks before 11pm. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns' Under—18sdisc0. 7—l0pm. See Fri. [A] I Cate St James See Fri for details. [ND] [NT] I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 11.30pm—6am. See Fri. I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—3am. £2.50. Saturdays at Cinderellas will be a bit special for the next month or soas birthday celebrations roll on. Free invites to be found around town. [A] [ND] [NT] I Club Sandino at Liberty's. 2 July only: Amazing selection of music; salsa.jazz. funk. soul and more. Top DJ front The Wag (London) amd local heroes too. The Edinburgh Sandino has been a huge success and comes fully recommended. I Coasters 6.30p-10pm. £1.50. Under 18s alcohol-free disco. Live acts most weeks. I Dillingers 10pm—4am. £2 before 1 1pm: £3 after. Nicky‘s mega-mix. Popular DJ. hosts modern dance to a wide range of audience. [ND] [NT] [A]
44 The List 24 June — 7 July 1988