I Nightlife is listed as a diary first by day. then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed under their club name followed by their venue. A separate venue list follows the diary listings. with addresses and phone numbers. No 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 for more nightlife locations- but checltwith venue. Please send inlormation ten days before publication.
KEY: students and guestsonly:
[ND] no dcnims; [NT] no trainers;
[A] avail for private hire on certain nights.
FRIDAY 12 Glasgow
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. Spin—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
I The Batcave at Henry Afrikas.
11pm —3.30am. £3. Proving very popular so I‘m told. hardly surprising. have you noticed their subtle advertising campaign? I Bennets 11pm—3.30am.£2. Mainly (iay with Hi-NRG 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 Delerium at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50with ticket. Upfront House. Soul and Hip Hop.
I Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. The Disco V'iva house disco in full swing. High energy funk and chart sounds with personality DJ.
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Fury Murry's l lpm—3.30am. £3.50. ‘Funk on Fridays at Furys'. with Radio Clyde DJ Segun who adds a touch ofjazz. I Hard Rock Calfe at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.50. ()ver 21 House disco. with live acts every other week. i I Knightsbridge SW1 1 lpm—3.30am. ()ver 21 night at the newest club in Glasgow. [ND] [NT]
I Mayfair 1 [pm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s night in the ballroom and Radio Citv at tht Cameo Suite. See below. i
I Mardi Gras 10.30pm—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 Radio City at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. Sounds like a oils' revivalist club here with the Stones. Beatles. etc.
I Rattles 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 Sub Club 1 1pm—3.3()am. £3.50:£1.50 before midnight. The concession night at Sub Club with lager only 85p a pint.
I Warehouse 11pm—3.30am. £3. Beatbox. £2 with ticket; £3 without. Blend ofHouse and Commercial Soul. [A]
I Zico's 10pm—3am. £3. Chart based disco sounds.
IThe Amphitheatre 10pm 4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. Half price before 1 1pm. [A]|Nl)] I AWOL at the ('alton Studios. £1.50. Local and national bands. always a good n‘tiXoftalenl. I BusterBrowns 1 1pm 4am. £2.50zhalt price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Amis at over 2le atmosphere. Buster Brow ns' tinder-18s disco. 7.30 11pm. Very popular with the early teens. [A] I Cate St James Club 25 Disco on Fri and Sat Spm 2am. £1 members; £2 non-members. Membership £2. [ND] I Chaplins at Finsbui'y Park‘s Night Club. 11.30pm (yam. Dance into the early hours. Free every week with membership (£5) obtained at Finsbury Park. No admittance without membership card. I Cinderellas Rockerfellas Upm 3am. £3 before 1 1pm; £3.50 after 50p discount for members. All drinks Slip, [ND][NT] I Club Sandino at liberty-s. The Playhouse. 11pm 4am. £3 (£2.50). Back for the Festival and on two floois. running through to 3 Sept. (iood music ia//. Latin. soul- a cafe and a good cause. What tnore do you w ant'.’ I Edgars 10pm 4am. £1 before 11pm; £2 before midnight; £3 alter. ()tiirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also Izdgars has probably the most expensiy e air conditioning. very cool. [A] I Fire Island 11pm 3am. £1.50(£1belore 11.15pm). Now following a ntorc alternative music policy teattiring'l'lte New Bltie Monday 1).l‘s. I Fringe Club Disco 10pm 2.30am. Free with Fringe Club membership. DJ Paul Ryan at the controls in what is sure to be a frantic atmosphere. I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm 3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham bl) reggae pick tip atmosphere and a bland music selection. I Madisons 10pm —4am. £1 .50belore 1 1pm. £2.5llalter. Matlisons' l).l escorts the crowds through an en ioy able Friday night scene. I I The M0“) ClUD ill The Mission. 10pm- 4am. Admission price £2.00. I NiCO'S lllpnt «lam. £2.0(lbelore l 1pm. £3 after. See Thurs. I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm 4am. £2 till 1 1 .30pm. £3 after. [A] [NT] I Reggae Club at Shady ladies. 10.30pm 3am. £2. Best conventional reggae selection in low n complementsa good skank atmosphere, I Roltlto’s Spm 3am ( l lappy Hours 8—1 1pm). Free before 1 1pm; £3 attcr. See Mon. 10.30pm: 50p before 11pm; £1 before 11.30pm; £3.50after. The aptly -named ‘Beat the Clock‘. All drinks are half price before 11.30pm.
SATURDAY 13 Glasgow
I The Alhambra 31 \Vaterloo Street. 221 3260. Spm—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.
I Bennets llpm—-3.30am. £3. Mainly (iay with Hi—NRC: music.
I Cleopatras 10.30am —2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds.
I Live at the Cotton Club at the ( ‘otton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £5.
I Disco Viva 10pm~3am. £3.50. Two floors of solid dancing with personality DJs.
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] [N'l'] I Hard Rock Caffe at the Venue. 11pm till late. £3.50. With DJ (ieorge.
I Hollywood Studios lllpnt-~3am. £3.50. See Fri.
I Joe Paparazzi 11pm 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. Another over 21 night at thisupmarket club. [ND] [NT]
I Kraclt at Fury Murrys. 1 lpm—3am. £3.50. Still proving to be the best club on a rather uneventful night.
I Mardi Gras 10.30pm—3.30am. £4. Mardi (iras Club Night.
I Mayfair 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. ()ver21s disco in the ballroom and the SWDScluh in the Cameo suite.
I Moonlighting at Pzazz. 1(l.30pm—3.30am. £3. Funky Soul with up-to-date [IS lmports.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4. Disco sounds.
I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am.£4.Souland 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 Sub Club 1 1pm—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.’ l0pm--3am. £3.50. I The Warehouse 1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. Warehouse Club Night — the busiest night in town. so come early. [A]
I Zico’s lflpm—3am. £3. Chart baseddisco sounds.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm~4am. £4. Half
price before 11pm. [intertainyotirselfin
style in Scotland‘s l Tltimate Nightclub. [A] [ND]
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 10.30pi’n«4am. £3.50. Hall price admission and drinks before llptn. Worthwhile night with steady youthlul crowd. Buster Browns‘
l'nder- lb’s disco. 7- 10pm. Sec Fri. [A]
I Cafe St James See Fri for details. [ND] l-Vl’l
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 1 l.30pm- (yam. See Fri.
I Cinderellas Rockerfellas 9pm—3am. £2.50: £2 before 11pm.1mmcnsely popular mainstream club. DJs Rick Baker and ( iary ( ilov er host the ‘biggest party in tow tt.‘
I Club Sandino at Liberty’s. 1 1pm- 4am. £3(£2.50). See Fri 12.
I Coasterso.30p.10pm. £1.50. linder le alcohol-free disco. Live acts most weeks. I Edgars 10pm~4am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Membership forms for the suitably impressed available at the door. I Fire Island 1 1pm--3.30. £3 (£2 before 11.15pm). Hi-NRCi and liurobeat sounds to suit.
I Fringe Club Disco lllpm— 2.30am. Free with Fringe ('lub membership.
I Goombay Beat at the Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm~3am. £2. See Fri.
I Hard Rock Cafe at the Venue.
Upm- 2.30am. Prices vary accordingto groups appearing. This rock club is now switching to alternate Saturdays — tonight. (iarrison. a melodic rock group from Fife. Support from Seeing Red.
I Hot Earth at The Music Box. £2.
‘lpm— late. Tonight it's a ‘l lousequake Special' featuring the ‘Minneapolis Sound' aitd sortie Acid House. Ciuest DJs are Bob (ieorge and Jamie Starr. The more all fail reader can guess who the tnost heavily features artist will be.
I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2. Witlt Drinks Promotions most weeks. DJ's Yogi Naughton and Warren 'l‘homson as Jag/.1. Funk greats hold sway over soul funk punters.
I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm--3am. £2. Very popular soul hip hop funk venue w here vanity takes on a sweaty exterior.
I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50 before 10.30pm; £3 after. DJ Colin playsan excellent selection ofold and new disco hits. a very groovy night to pay a visit.
I Mambo Club at Calton Studios. 9pm—3am. £2.00. African music related clubs. which is packing them in.
I Nico‘s 10pm—4am. £2 before 1 1pm. £3 after. See Thursday.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 before 11pm; £3.50 after. Popular full scale disco with reduction for student cards each night.
I Roltlto’s Spin—3am (Happy Hours
#1 1pm). Free before 11pm;£3after. IZenatec 10pm—4am. £2.50before 11.30pm; £4 after. Very comfortable upmarket joint. ()ver 21 with fast car accessories sittingoutside. [A]
SUNDAY 14 Glasgow
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.8—11pm. Free. Cheap drinksand free mixers!
I Bennets l 1pm—4am. £2.50. Mainly gay with lli-NRG sounds to fit.
I Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £2. Jamie Barnes and Cochise (Freedom of Nothing). also disco dancing with DJ Brian.
I Fresh 88 at The Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. Colin Barr and Mark Woodhouses club is still going strong after 3 years.
I Follies 1 lpm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks.
I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatras.
l 1pm—2.30am. £1 . A mixed sound (leaning to alternative) presented by Bennets' DJ. Craig Davis.
I Henry Afrilta's l 1pm—3.30am.£2. Sunday sessions - disco only for the present.
I The Kennel Club at Tin Pan Alley. 11pm—3am. Soul club night. Beer at ()0pa pint. spirits. 40p. with DJ Segun.
I Knightsbridge SW1 1 lpm--3.3(lam. ‘Betc Noire‘ - Hi-NRG night. [ND] [NT]
I Night Shift at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am.£3.50. House musicand 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. Sunday Splash with resident DJs.Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren. 50plager. heavy. whisky. vodka and gin.
I Pzall1(l.30pm--2.30am. 1,.ive Fire Island run in conjunction with First Class Radio (see dance chart) with a hi-NRG extravaganza. PA event with all drinks£l. I Raffles 10.30—2am. £2.50. Discosounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. Vodkaand lager. 60p.
I Sundays in Hollywood at Hollywood Studios. Fire Island from Iidinburghopen their new Hi-NRG club on the 21st witha full show from 7th Avenue.
I Ten Bob Bop at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. £1 all drinks admission is now £1 so will they be changing their name to the twenty bob bop.
I Wicked Sunday at Follies. 11pm—3am. Vodka. (iin. Whisky and lager—e all40p.
I Zico‘s 10pm—3am. £2. Chart based disco sounds — but watch out for the planned 70s' night.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £2. Half price before 11pm. Popular night at leading mainstream venue. [ND]
I Buster Browns l0—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. [A]
I Sunday Obsession at Cinderellas Rockerfellas 10pm—2am. £2 before 11pm; £2.50 after. 80p drinks. Seven yearson. Cinderellas proving as popular as ever for a large scale night club with a new Sunday angle. [A] [ND] [NT]
I Club Sandino at Liberty's. The
72 The List 12— 18 August 1988