I Nightlife is listed as a diary lirst by daylin this section each at the two particular days at the lortnight are treated as one). then by city

and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed undertheir club name tollowed by theirvenue.

M- Y [S] studentsand guestsonly; |Nl>l no dcmms; |N'l‘i no trainers: [Alayail tor private hire on certainnights.


IThe Alhambra 3t WaterlooStreet.221 32o0. Spin midnight. l-"ree. Resident DJ with the latest sounds. I The Batcave at Henry Atrikas. llpm 3.30am. £3. Your DJ .‘ytel Barr has established the Balcaye y ery w ellon l‘ridays but . . .(lo be continuch ). Lookal Sundays? I Bennets l lpm— 3.30am. £2.50. Mainly (iay with l li-NR(i music. I Cleopatras lll.3llprn 2.30am. £3. Non-slop mixed disco sounds in the West lznd. (‘ome early stay late. I Club Nuovo Knightbeat £2.50 w ith ticket; £3 at door without. DJ John ('ameron with guests. playing acid. rap. lunk.elc. I Colors at .loe t’aparaz/i. 11pm till late. : £1.50. (‘ontinuing to be a maiorsuccess l w ith ‘Rap. deep hottse. dope beats and ;lunky Iams.‘ 3 I Cotton Club 1 1pm 3.30am. £3. Special drinks promotion with yodka and lager Slip i I Cruise Club at the 'l'uxedo l’rincess. ;‘)pm 3am. t-‘ree belore 9pm (go to the bars { on board! )1 £3 between t) and 10pm; £5 E alter 10pm. ()n weekdays £3 alter 0pm. é IJoyat Sub(‘lub. llpm- 3.30am. £3.50. .loy‘sestensiy‘e promotion driyeoy erthe i past month has proy ed \ery successlul. as


War at the Venue, Calton Road, Edinburgh.

War on a neuromuscular level ie ettect on both nerves and muscles. A visual, aural, physical interaction at Venue and crowd. War on the staid club/gig format. the easy, accepted tormula.

Those who sampled the atmosphere on Saturday the 10th realise the verve behind the club; as managerot the Venue Ewan and protessional sound engineer Rock say, they achieved everything they wanted to - lor the first nightat least—but due to teething problems, not to the the extent they


The records and tapes are heavy and very danceable, Eurobeat and On-U sounds leature amongst a scope ot

modern music. The visual slides, video and lilm are punchy and relevant adding an amoral libre to the gig.

The strategy at War seems to be it will only run it there is something worthwhile to put on, therelore avoiding complacency trom regulars and the club itsell. ln combating the uninspired gig/club setup, Warwill use sequenced events to provide a constant motion to the evening.

Take Hogmanay when the Venue will

be open trorn 10 till very late on two . floors The Fini Tribe will be playing

has the change ol music. w ith rap. acid iau. deep house and lunk play mg instead ol ltlsl acid.

IFollies 10.30pm 3.30am. £3.50. (illarl-bascd disco sounds. IN 1)] [Nil

I Hard Rock Catte at the Venue. l0pm till late. £3.50. l i\ e musicand disco.

I Hollywood Studios lllptn 3am. {3.50. (MM 2l llousc disco. [A I l N'lil

I Maylair l lptn 3am. £3.50. ()y er25s night in the ballroom and Radio ( ‘ity at the (‘amco Suite. Sec below.

I Mardi Gras 10,30pm 3.30am. £3 with Hckct I Palomino Club ‘lpm 3am. £3, ‘.lust ask

the DJ. he‘ll play anything tor you . . .otls. 70s. early 80s and all current pop sounds. Don‘t expect too much house or acid. il

any at all? All drinks lairly priccdand

there‘s a lricndly crow d' says the l’alominos press release.

I Panama Jax 10.45pm 3.30am, £3.50. Sottl and mixed chart music with resident

l).|s. l’ommy Arnoldor Raymond

Day ren.

I Radio City at the .\lay tan. lllpm 2am.

£ 1 .50. (irooyy psychedelic rcy l\ alist club (aren‘t they a1|'.’l. Well worth a yrslt. but It can seem like a Stephen l’astel lookalike competition at times.

I Rattles 10.30 3am. £3. Discosounds with DJ Roddy Ste“ art.

I SW03 ( Smglc. \Vldow ed. l)l\ orccd. Separated clublat Roollops. 'I'his runson l-‘ridays and Saturdays and plays (ills' and '70s' music. Members £l (£5 to loin l'. non-members £2.

ITin Pan Alley 10.30pm 3am. £3. Selected cheap drinks are "5p till lam. All sorts ol danceable music tonight.

I Viva £1.50belorc 1 1.30pm; £3.5llaltcr. All spirits Slip l inc llll\et l. lager. llcayy and cider £1 per pint look out lorliy'c

but the stage will be a seated area and with the band using remotes they appear, emerging trom the music on dance lloor level. This will hopetully

avoid the attitude at ‘l’m here to see a gig, everything else is secondary'. Downstairs will have seating lor over

100 providing respite lrom the multi media experience upstairs. It sounds like something else, so inspiring that War has persauded the Tackhead sound system to travel up on New Year‘s Eve lorsome powerful input as well. There‘s a limit on the tickets available at Virgin and Ripping Records, so think ahead. (Stuart Raiker)

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I Warehouse 1 lpm--3.30am. £3 with ticket; £4 without. Blend ol' 1 louse and (‘ommercial Soul. [A]

I West End Kids at ('leopatras. 7pm~~lll.3llpm. £2; £1 with ticket. Another under 18s‘ night. this time at (‘leos.

I Whizz at the Sub ('lub( 14w 18s night ).

'7- t lpm. £2. The popular under 18s night

. has a name now and is on Fridays as wellas

Saturdays. [A]

I Young and Fresh at Mardi (iras. 7- 1 lpm.

t'nder lSs' disco.

' IZico's 10pm- 3am. £3. (‘hart based disco


I Zoom the acid house ball at l-‘ury‘

Murry 's. 1 1pm 3.30am. £3.50. Here we goagain more Acid. courtesy ol('olin


1 Edinburgh

I The Amphitheatre lllpm— 4am. ‘l'he l-riday Night Spectacular. £3.50. |AHND] I Buster Browns l lpru-.‘~.30am. £2.75; hall price drinks and admission belore

midnight. ('hart and dance music. Altllstlt

oy er 20s atmosphere. Buster Brow ns' t‘nder- 18s disco. Spin-1 lpm. Very popular with the early teens. [Al

I Care St James ( 'lth 25 Disco t’ri and Sat S’pm 2am. £1 members: £2 non-members. Membership £2. A wide range ol pop sounds played to a relaxed. friendly crowd. INDHNILI

I Chaplins at l‘insbury' l’ark‘s Night ('lub. 11.30pm ham. £2. t-‘ree belore midnight. the middle lloor ot l-‘insbury' is now open sery ing snacks throughout the night. Dancing upstairs. |N'l‘]

I Cinderellas Rockertellasupm 3am.

Rey ue ot the Year at Cinderellas. 'l‘he musicot l‘ltS‘S. |Nl)||N't‘|

I Edgars 10pm 4am. £1 below 1 1pmz£2 belore midning; £3 alter. ()uirky interior with plenty ol dark corners. Also lidgars has probably the most expensiy e air conditioning. ycry cool.

I Millionaire's 10pm (ram. £2(£l belore midnight l. l-‘riendly gay club with

lli-N R( i sounds supplied by DJ 'I‘am.

I The M010 ClUb at the Mission.

10pm 4am. £2. 'I'he .\loio presents ‘l'.uphoria'. its Acid night.

I Outer Limits at ('oasters. l0,30pm 4am. £2 till 1 lpm; £3 alter. Very popular consentional disco. |N'l‘|

I Ouentin'stipm 3am. £2.50. New gay club aiming to present a lriendly. cornlortable night. No price increasesoy er the lestiy e period.

I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies.

10.30pm 3am. £2. Best cony'entional reggae selection in tow it complements a good skank atmosphere.

I The Renaissance at Bermuda Triangle. tllprn 3am. An oy ertly studelit-dominated crow d dancing to the Smiths Wedding Present end ol the indie spectrum. Some good sounds. but lacks edge.

I Roadrunner at the Music Box.

10pm 3am. £2. llard l'unk. deep house and soul spun by the prolil'ic Yogi. l‘ood w ill be available and guest l).ls will leature.

I Spanish Harlem at Wilkie l lotlse.

10pm 3am. £2. tzclectic mix oll louse. Soul. R& B and myriad dance sounds with a care to relax in.

I Underground at the Venue. 2.3 Deconly: 10pm--3am. (‘hristmas Special with Baby’s (iot A ( itm live. and the usual line range ol liy ely w ax.

I Zenatec lllpm-- 3.30am. t-‘ree bet'ore l0.30pm: 50p before 11pm: £1 bel‘ore 11.30pm; £3.50 alter. the aptly-named ‘Beat the ('lock‘. All drinks are hall‘price belore l l .30pm.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. Rpm—midnight. t-‘ree. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.

I Bennets llpm—3.30am. £3. Mainly (iay

with t li-NR(i music. 24 Deconly:

('hristmas liy'e Red Night Party £6. 3t Dec

only: New Year's the Party £o.

I Brat Pack at Knightsbridge SW 1.

7pm— 10.30pm. £1.50with ticket; £2

without. But lor the (‘hristmas liye t ‘nder

lb's Special the tickets w ill be £3.

I Cleopatras 10.30pm 2.30. £3. Non-stop

disco sounds in the West tind. ('ome early slay late.

ICotton Club 1 lpm 3.30am. £5. I'm-night

at the ( ~otton (‘lub. What more can be


I Disco Viva 10pm 3am. £3.50. 'lwol‘loors

of solid dancing with personality l).ls.

I Follies 10.30pm 3.30am. £4.50. |Nl)|


I Hard Rock Catte at the Venue. 1 1pm till

late. £35”. \Vltll l).l (ieorge.

I Hollywood Studios 10pm 3am. £3.50.

See Hi.

I House Live at ‘l'tn l’an Alley.

10.30pm" 3am. £3.50. the Home the is

back on the top lloor ol lin l’an Alley by

popular demand.

IJoe Paparazzi l lptn 3.30am. £5.

I Krack at Fury .\lurrys. 1 lprn 3am.

£3.50. Despite the oyer-strict ‘trendy‘

door policy . the music and atmosphere

still make it one ol the best clubs in low it.

24 Sw \ only : Kiack (‘ltristmas l’arty £5.

I Mardi Gras 10.30pm 3.30am £4. Mardi

(iras('lub Night A mislure ot Acid house

and chart sounds. 24 Dec only : ( 'hristmas

liyc liall with pre-paid ticket. £8 at the

door. 31 1)econ|y: ltogmanay Ball. £5

\\ itlt pie-paid ticket. £" at the door.

I Mayfair 1 1pm 3am. £3.50. ()yer2ls

disco in the ballroom and the SW1)S club

in the ('ameo suite.

I Nuovo at Knightsbrrdge SW1 , Lookout

lor the (‘ltristmas l'.\L' Ball

tickets £51 £75“ at the door.

I Palomino Club llpm 3am. £4. See l-‘ri.

I Panama Jax ’l'he ( 'hristmas t'.\ e Ball.

Ady ance tickets £7.50; £lllat the door. A

week later is the 1 logmanay liall

surprisingly enough. See in the New Year

with the bagpipers. £5.

I Rattles 10.30 ~3am. £3. Discosounds

with DJ. Roddy Stewart.

I Savoy l lpm 3am. £3.50. ( )yer2ls'

night at (ilasgow 's largest disco.

I SLAM at ’lin 1’an Alley. 10,30pm 3am.

£3.50. According to II) magazine ( trendy

lashion magazine doncha know '.' l Sl..-\.\l

has 'rey M ed a lading ( ilasgow club scene

in recent months‘. lading ( ilasgow club

scene i '.’

I Sub Club 1 1pm 3.30am £4. Still popular

as ey er due to their policy ol playing

brilliant dance music. 24 Deconly:

(‘hristmas I-iye l’arty £o. 3t Deconly:

llogmanay l’arty £4. [Al

I SWDS l Single. \Vidow ed. Divorced.

Separated club) at Rooltops. See in.

I Teenscene at the Sayoy . "pm 10.30pm.

£2 with ticket;£l without. t'nder lSs‘

disco with Radio ( ~lydc D.l (iat'y Marshall.

ITexas Feverat-lliW'esl. llptn 3am {3.

Texas l‘eyer makes an amazing second

comeback inst to proy e you can't put a

good club down.

IThe Underground at Henry Alrikas.

1 1pm -3.30am. £2.50with an clusiyc

ticket; £4 without. [)1 .lim l'.llel'son will be

playing the best in Balearic beats. soul and


I Viva See tin.

IThe Warehouse 1 lptn 3.30am. £4.

War‘eliouse ('1th Night. Largest part (it

the sound is house and acid house. 24 Dec

only : (‘hristmas tiye Ball. in advance:

£3 at the door. 31 Dee only : l logmanay

Ball. £o in ady'ance; £8 at the door. and

your tirst drink tor 10p.

I Whizz at the Sub ('lub. l4 lh’s' night.

7—1 lpm. £2. See Hi.

I Zico's lllpm~l3anr £3. (’hart based disco.


I The Amphitheatre l 1.30pm—4am. £4. llall‘price before 11.30pm.tintertain yourself in style in Scotland‘s t 'ltimate Nightclub. IND]

I The Backroom at Shady [.adies.

ady ance