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

I Zoom the acid house ball at the Sub Club. llpm—3.30am. As from 9 Sept. Get the smiley T-shirts on. run around shouting ‘Aciiiiiid‘ and most ofall Get Sweaty. [A]


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. Half price before 11pm. Exceedineg popular mainstream disco. 11.30pm. [A] [ND]

I BusterBrowns l 1pm—3am. £2.50; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aimsat over 20s atmosphere. Buster Browns' Under-18s disco.

8pm—11pm. Very popular with the early teens. [A]

I Cate St James Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat 8pm—2am. £1 members: £2 non-members. Membership£2. [ND] [NT]

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 11.30pm—bam. £2. Dance into the early hours at Chaplins which is now aiming for a more accessible atmosphere.

I Cinderellas Rockerlellas 9pm—3am. £3 before 1 1pm; £3.50after. 50p discount for members. All drinks 80p. [A] [ND] [NT] I Club Sandino at Liberty‘s. The Playhouse. 1 1pm—4am. £3 (£2.50). ZSept only: Sandino has been the success ofthe Festival. so go along while there‘s still time and enjoy the mixture ofsoul. Latin and jazz sounds in the knowledge that you’re helping a good cause.

I Edgars 10pm—4am. £1 before 1 lpmz£2 before midnight; £3 after. Quirkyinterior with plenty ofdark corners. Also Edgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]

I Fire Island 1 1pm—3am. £1 .50 (£1 before 1 l . 15pm). Now following a more alternative music policy featuring The New Blue Monday DJs.

I Fringe Club Disco 10pm—2.30am. Free with Fringe Club membership. 2 Sept only: DJ Paul Ryan at the controls in what is sure to be a franticatmosphere. Additionally. of course. there‘s the chance to see many cabaret acts.

I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. Well established club but has a Sham b9 reggae pick up atmosphere and a bland music selection.

I Madisons 10pm—4am. £1 .50 before

1 1pm; £2.50 after. 9 Sept only: a very enjoyable Friday night with hi-tech lasers. I Millionaire's lOpm—bam. £2 (£1 before midnight). Friendly gay club with Hi-NRG sounds supplied by DJ Tam.

I The Main Club at The Mission. 10pm—4am. Soul. hip-hop etc. £2.

I Nieo's 7pm— 1 am. Free. ()ver 2 1 s only. Nicos will be utilising its videotheque facilities to the full. Happy Hours 5pm—7pm to get you primed. All draught beers and spirits 70p.

I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 till 1 1pm; £3 after. Very popular conventional disco. [A] [NT]

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

I Rokko's 8pm—3am (Happy Hours 8—11pm). Free before 11pm; £3 after. See Mon.

I Zenatec 10pm—3.30am. Free before 10.30pm; 50p before 11pm: £1 before 11.30pm; £3.50 after. The aptly-named ‘Beat the Clock‘. All drinks are halfprice before 11.30pm.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.

I Bonnets llpm—3.30am. £3. MainlyGay with Hi~NRG music.

I Casa at Henry Afrika‘s. 10.30pm-3.30am. £2.50 with ticket.

Preceded by under 185‘ disco.

I Cleopatras l0.30am—2.30pm. £3. Disco sounds.

I Live at the Cotton Club I lpm—3.3llztm. £5. I Disco Viva l0pm—3am. £3.50. Two floors of solid dancing with personality DJs.

I Escape Club at Pzazz. 11.30pm—3.30am. £4. All drinks £1 . Brian Sweeney presents a new club for Saturdays at Pzazz for those of you who like uncut funk. streetsounds and club classics. lt also helps if you have a Gold American Express credit card as well.

I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £4. [ND] I Hard Rock Cane at the Venue. 11pm till late. £3.50. With DJ George.

I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am.£3.50. See Fri.

I Joe Paparazzi llpm—3.30am. £5. The busy. hip trendy night at JPs with DJ Nicky Koranskye often with a theme.

I Knightsbridge SW1 llpm—3.30am. Anotherover 21 night at this upmarket club. DJ Fddie Goldberg. [ND] [NT] [A] I Krack at Fury .‘vlurrys. 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. ()ne ofthe longest running (and best! ) clubs in Glasgow. Look out for the new Acid House spot and the rather predictable Grease songs as well.

I Marleras10.30pm—3.30am.£4.Mardi Gras Club Night.

I Mayfair l lpm—3am. £3.50. ()ver21s disco in the ballroom and the SWDS club in the Cameo suite.

I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4. Disco sounds.

I Panama Jax l 1pm—3.30am. £4. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.

I Raffles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart.

I Rooftops 10pm—3am. £3. Chart disco in the function suite.

I SLAM at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. SLAM have been having their busiest nights recently. proving a more than adequate rival to the Sub Club et al. I Sub Club 7pm—1 lpm. 14—18s' night. £2 with ticket. £2.50 without. Yes! You too can be a fashion victim like your big brother or sister now with this innovative idea from the Sub Club.

I Sub Club llpm—3.30am. £3.50. Not quite the club it was a year ago. butstill one of the best (not too difficult). [A] ITrax at Rooftops. 11pm—3.30am.£3. All drinks £1 . Good to see a new club with a few original ideas doing well in its first couple of weeks. It should be getting even better in the coming weeks so look out for the free tickets floatingaround.

I The Underground at Henry Afrika‘s. 10.30pm—3.30am. Live PAs every Saturday. Preceded by Under 18s disco. I Viva and Vamps at Disco Viva. ‘Two floors of solid dancing.‘ 10pm—3am. £3.50. I The Warehouse 1 1pm—3.3()am. £3.50. Warehouse Club Night - the busiest night in town. so come early. [A]

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


I The Amphitheatre 11.30pm—4am. £4. Halfprice before 11.30pm. Entertain yourself in style in Scotland's Ultimate 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 Bigbird at Wilkic House. 1 1pm—4am. £2. 10 Sept only: opening of a promising new club heralded by a massive publicity campaign. See panel.

I Buster Browns 8pm—11pm.£3.50. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns‘ Under-18s disco. 8—1 1pm. See Fri. [A]

I Cate St James Sec Fri for details. [ND] [NT]

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm—(iam. See Fri.

I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—3am. £2.50: £2 before 11pm. lmmensely





Edinburgh‘s post-Festival gloom looks sure to be lifted by the opening, on 10

SeptemberatWilkie Ho

use. of Bigbird,

accompanied by easily the biggest promotional push the city's club scene

has ever seen. Liferallythousands of

flyers and

posters have been distributed by Tom Caulker and Rowan Andrews who.

quite rightly, recognise


Edinburgh‘s nightlife has long stood in Glasgow's shadow and feel that the city has the potential for a major club scene. Tom and Rowan have organised numerous clubs in the North-East of

England and in London,

and promise a

music selection short on sell-indulgence but big on variety. playing a wide range of soul, hip-hop, house and jazz. In an adaptable venue such as Wilkie House, Bigbird should

flourish so go see. (An

dy Crabb)

popular mainstream club. and Gary Glover host the town.‘

I Club Sandino at Liberty"

DJs Rick Baker ‘biggcst party in

s. llpm—4am.

£3 (£2.50). 3 Sept only: last night at the Sandino promises to be very special so if you've not been yet attendance is


I Coasters 6.30p—10pm. £1.50. Under 18s 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 llpm—3.30. £3 (£2 before 11.15pm). Hi-NRG and Eurobeat sounds

to suit.

I Fringe Club Disco 10pm—2.3(lam. Free with Fringe Club membership. 3 Sept only: Last night. so well worth patronising. though this year the Park Room has earned black marks by resemblinga ‘pick upjoint‘.

I Goombay Beat at the Barbados Suite (Coasters). 10pm—3am. £2. See Fri.

I Hard Rock Cafe at the Venue.

9pm-2.30am. Prices vary

according to

groups appearing. 10 Sept only: Little Angels. who‘ve caused quite a stir. and locals Le Paz at this popular rock club.

I Hot Earth at The Music Box. £2. 9pm—late. Ambitious new soul/funk club. often with a special theme.

I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2. With Drinks Promotions most weeks. DJ‘s Yogi Naughton and Warren Thomson as Jazz 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 where vanity takes on a

sweaty exterior.

I Madlsons 10pm—4am. £1 .50 before 10/30pm; £3 after. 10 Sept only: DJ Colin plays an excellent selection ofdisco sounds.

I Mambo Club at Calton Studios. 9pm—3am. £2. 10 Sept only: return ofthe highly popular African music based club. I Millionaire's 10pm—bam. £2 (£1 before 12). See Fri.

I Nico's 7pm—1am. Free. Over 21sonly. See Fri.

I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 before 11pm;£3.50 after. Popularfull scale disco with reduction for student cards each night. [NT]

I Rokko’s 8pm—3am (Happy Hours 8—11pm).Frec before 1 1pm; £3 after.

I Zenatec 10pm—4am. £2.50 before 11.30pm; £4 after. Very comfortable upmarket joint. Over 21 with fast car accessories sitting outside. [A]


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8—1 1pm. Free. Cheap drinksand free mixers!

I Bonnets llpm—4am. £2.50. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG sounds to fit.

I Club 9 at the Sub Club. 1 1pm—3.30am. £2. Fortnightly Sundays is proving to be the best night out in Glasgow. what with cheap admission and drink promotions in Furys. Tin Pan Alley. Cleopatras and the Cotton Club. Now the Sub Club enters the market with Club 9 who have Yogi Naughton and Tom Jackson playing the compulsory soul. jazz. house. acid and rare groove. [A]

I Disco Viva 10.30pm—3am. £2. Jamie Barnes and Cochise (Freedom or Nothing). also disco dancing with DJ Brian.

I Fresh 88 at The Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £2 before midnight ; £3 after. £1 all canned beer. What'sthis'.’ Fresh bring their prices down in an obvious promotion ploy to attract new faces. Both Segun and Colin Barr will be playing ‘total Acid House‘ and ‘Balearic Beats'.

I Follies l lpm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks. I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatras.

1 lpm—2.30am. £1 . A mixed sound (leaning to alternative) presented by Benncts‘ DJ. Craig Davis.

I Fury Murrys l 1pm—3am. £1. Alldrinks £1 . Furys change their name shock! After weeks of hard thinking they managed a brilliant. new name. . . Sundays! Never mind. it‘s still the best place to go on a Sunday with the dance floor packed for the best part ofthe night.

I The Kennel Club at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. Soul club night. Beerat 6(1p a pint. spirits. 40p. with DJ Segun.

I Knightsbridge SW1 1 lpm—3.30am. ‘Bete Noire' Hi-NRG night. £2 admission. Lager. Heavy and Spirits all 75p.

[NDl [NTl [Al

I Night Shift at the Warehouse.

1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50. House music and the soul chart. All drinks under 70p; spirits 50p.

I Nude Photo 88 at Henry Afrikas. £1 with tickets. 1 1pm till late. Catch the noise on Sundays with DJs LCT and Lars.

I Palomino Club 9pm—3am.

£3. Disco sounds.

I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3. Sunday Splash with resident DJsTommy Arnold or Raymond Davren. 50p lager. heavy. whisky. vodka and gin.

I Pzazz 10.30pm—2.30am. Live Fire Island run in conjunction with First Class Radio (see dance chart) with a hi-NRG extravaganza. PA event with all drinks£1. I Raffles 1(1.30—2am.£2.50. Disco sounds with DJ Roddy Stewart. Vodka and lager


I Sundays in Hollywood at Hollywood Studios. llpm-3am. All beers£l. Admission £2. £1 discount vouchers available at Austins Bar. Hope Street. Glasgow and at The Drawing Room,

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