I Bobby Wishart I laIt Bar. Ib0\\"oodlands Road. 332 1210. ()pm. Free.

I Johnny Thunders. The Vaynes and The Crows May tair. 4’0 Saucliiehall Street. 332 5883. 10pm. Moved from Rooftops. A living legend returns to w hat should be a packed Rooftops With the addition of The Va} ties and The (rows. a good night is expected.


I Boxing Clever and Ann Turner's No Mercy Band Music Box. Victoria Street. 220 1708. 9.30pm. Free. See Listen!

I King Biscuit Time Blues Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free. Residency.

I Light Preservation 1 lall. Victoria Street. 22(1381ti.‘)pnt. Free.



I Ann Turner rm. so Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free. Scoff not. Ann is astar in the I'SSR. This sliotild be of a high standard.

I The Mersey Beats 1 lenry A Irikas. 15 York Street. 10pm. ()ne topten single.2-I years ago. Impressiv c credentials for an exciting and dynamic show . eh'.’

I Marina's Men IIaIt Bar. iotiw'oodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.

I The Silencers Rieo's. 2 Anne Street. (ireenock. 9pm. Part of a mini Scottish tour.


I Johnny Thunders (Tut ‘) \‘enue. ('alton Road. 557 3073, Former New York Doll. legendary rock 'n' roll figure and contender for the Keith Richards Dead Man of Rock Award (but he's cleaned tip now. we hear). Thunders has beeti carving hirnselfan erratic btit occasionally brilliant career for the last fifteen years. Ilislast project. an album with Pain l’aladdin. brought him to the attention of a w hole new audience who will. presumably. lap him tip like other rock casualties have in the past.

I Elephant Noise Mtisic Box. Victoria Street. 220 1708. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat



I The River Detectives and Paris Texas The Videodrome. York Street. b.30pm. The RDs have been raved about here before; Paris Texas are a protnising young band. who given time. tnay develop into something more substantial.

I The Blue Aeroplanes and Jesus Munroe The Revue. 24-1 ( iallow gate. 552 4601. 10pm. ()ne of the most individualistic bands around. the Blue .-\eroplanesare worth seeing. and Jesus Munroe are. etn. Jesus Munroe. and they have a single out on Iidiesta.


I The Guana Batz and The Radium Cats Venue. ('alton Road. 557 3073. Ivvotloses of psychobilly . from the nationally-known Batz and the ('ats who. if there‘sany justice. will find themser es in the same position ere long.

I Say No to the Poll Tax ()ticen's l lall. (‘Ierk Street. (ms 3456. Doorsopen 6.30pm. £5 (£3). .loining forces tonight in a folk/bluescajun line-tip. Sileas. (‘eol Beag. Tonight At Noon andva atnp Trash.

I Alter Eight Mince Music Box. Victoria Street. 220 1708. Jazz-funk. 9.30pm. Free. I The Dan Blocker Experience Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 (i3 l 3. ‘in11. Free. Sincere and decent country music.

I Billy Jones Lord Darnley. West Port. 229-1341. 10.30pm. Free. See Mon 17.

I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3810. 93(1an [ire-c. Residency.


I Nightlite is listed as a diary lirst by day(in this section each at the two particular days of the iortnight are treated as one). then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed under their club name iollowed by theirvenue.

Klih [S] studentsand guestsonly;

[ND] no denims; [N'l ]notrainers'. [.'\].t\tllt for private hire on certain nights.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street . 221 3260. Rpm-midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.

IThe Batcave at Henry Afrikzis.

l lpm—3.30ani. £3. Your DJ Mel Barr has established the Batcavc very well on Fridays btit . . . (to be continuedl). Lookat Sundays!

I Bennets 1 lpm-3.30am. £2.50. Mainly (iay' with lli-NRG music.

I Cleopatras 1 1pm --2.30am. £3. Non-stop tnixed disco sounds in the West lind. [A] I Cotton Club 1 lpm--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.

I Ecstasy at Sub (‘lub. 11pm-3.30am. £3.50. Interesting fact No 428: The name ‘Iics‘tasy' is taken from a class A drtig(as heroin is) which all the young trendiesare dropping at acid house clubs in London. I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50. ('hart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT] IWhizz at the Sub (‘lub. l4—18s' Night. 7- 11pm. £2. The popular [finder 18s' night has a name now and is on Fridaysand Saturdays as well. The best L'nder 18s' club iii (ilasgow (so I'm told). [A]

I The Gun Club at Joe Paparazzi.

10.30pm late. £3. Fortunately this isno relation to the (inn (‘ltib which Fury Murrys gave the boot to a couple of months back.

I Hard Rock Caite at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.

I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.50. ()ver 21 I louse disco. [A]

I Knightsbridge SW1 11pm—3.30am. ()ver 21 night with DJ Iiddie (ioldberg. [ND] INTI [Al

I Mayfair l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s night in the ballroom and Radio (‘ity at the ('ameo Suite. See below.

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. 10pm~2am. £1.50. (iroovy psychedelic revivalist club (aren't they all'.’). Well worth a visit. but it can seem like a Stephen Pastel lookalike competition at times.

I Rattles 10.30-3am. £3. Discosounds with DJ Roddy Stewart.

I Reggae Club at the Function Suite. Rooftops. 10pm ~3am. £3.

I Savoy 11pm 3am. £3.50. Over 21s' night in (ilasgow's largest disco. [A]

I Singles Club Vamps Floor 'it Disco Viva. 9.30pm—2am. Admission by membership ~- contact venue for details.

I Warehouse 1 lpm--3.30am. £3. Beatbox. £2 with ticket; £3 without. Blend of l louse and ('ommercial Soul. [A]

I Zico's 10pm—3am. £3. (‘hai‘t based disco


I Zoom the acid house ball at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. Has anyone else noticed this club's remarkany similar name to the famous Shoom club iii London'.’


I The Amphitheatre 10pm- 4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. Ilalf price before llptn. lixceedingly popular mainstream disco. 11.30pm. [ND]

I Buster Browns l1pm-3.30am.£2.75;hall price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere. Buster Browns‘ larder-18s disco. 8pm —1 1pm. Very popular with the early teens. [A]

I Care St James (‘lub 25 Disco Fri and Sat 8pm ~2am. £1 members; £2 non-members. Membership £2. A wide range of pop sounds played to a relaxed. friendly crowd. [ND] [NT]

I Chaplins at Finsbtiry l’ark's Night ('ltib. 11.30pm (iam. £2. (’haplins now throws its doors open to the paying public for entertainment into the early hours. l’eople retaining their old memberships cart still get free admission. [A] [NT]

I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm 3am. £3 before 1 1pm: £3.50after. 50p discount for members. All drinks 80p. [ND][NT] I Edgars 10pm 4am. £1 before 1 1pm; £2 before midnight : £3 alter. Quirky interior with plenty ofdark corners. Also lidgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool.

I Fastlane Club at Madisons.

Fontana Paperbacks [£2.95 2 i


10.30pm—4am. £2. Anew soul club with acid house (of eoursel). hip-hop and older stuff.

I Goombay Beat at Barbados Suite ((‘oastersl. 10pm 3am. £2. Well established club btit has a Sham (it) reggae pick tip atmosphere and a bland music selection.

I The Love Studio at (‘alton Sttidios.

1 1pm - 7am. £5. 21 ()ct only: aone-off all-nighter by some people from London. lixpect Acid 1 louse and Balearic Beat. ('otild be more to follow if thtsproves successful

I Millionaire's 10pm-bani. £2 (£1 before

- midnight ). Friendly gay club with

lIi-N R( i sounds stipplied by DJ Tam.

; I The M010 CIUI) iii The Mission.

10pm 4am. Soul. hip-hop etc. £2. I Nico's ."pm lam. Free. User 2lsonly.

Nico's will be utilising itsv ideotheque facilitiesto the full. Ilappy I lotirs

5pm 7pm toget you primed. Alldraught beers arid spirits 70p.

I Outer Limits at ('oasters. 10.30pm «lam. £2 till 1 1pm; £3 after. Very'popular conventional disco. [NT]

I Potterrovv 8pm» lam ( l lappy l tour

830 9.30pm). Students Free; (iucsts50p. A lively night with an alternative soundtrack.

I Reggae Club at Shady ladies.

10.30pm 3am. £2. Best conventional reggae selection iii town complementsa good skank atmosphere.

I Spanish Harlem at Wilkic i louse.

10pni- 3am. £2. Felectie range of sounds soul. hip hop. Rtin and so forth anda cafe to boot. Looking for even some ofthe success acliiev ed last time round.

I Teviot Row Spin 2am ( l lappy l lotir

9 10pm). liither an ‘tininhibited‘student disco or something close to a fumbling flesh exchange. depending on your taste. isi

IZenatec 10pm 3.30am. l-ree before 10.30pm; 50p before 1 1pm; £1 before 11.30pm: £3.50 after. The aptly -named

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