WEDNESDAY 8 Glasgow
I Farewell Parade Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. 10pm. Free. First gig ofthe new year for Farewell Parade with a new line up and some new songs.
I The Big Bang De Quincy's. Renfield Street. 10pm. Free. Formed fromthe ashes ofthe reasonably promising Any Other Colour. The Big Bang will have to be extremely good to overcome prejudices resulting from their name!
I Marino's Men Halt Bar. toliwimdlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. See Wednesday lst.
I Pooitie McPhellany Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. Free. The University society that fosters student bands with strange names ptits on show a few ofthc best.
I Mike C. Smith Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 225 656‘). 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 1.
I Eat Fury Murrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 10.30pm. Although yet to penetrate to this part ofthe world in any majorway. record companies in London were recently in hot pursuit ofthis band. who describe themselves as ‘swampadelic'. Rather than sign to any of the majorsthey instead went for a one off single dealwith Fiction Records. who have not signed a band since the halcyion days of the Cure and the Associates. The result ofthat deal. the three track EP. The Autogift. is out
I The James McClure Love Affair La Taniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free. Slightly promising pop band. from what I have heard on tape. yet still a Iotof developing to do. Maybe one to watch.
I Thatcher On Acid. Political Asylum and Danbert Hobacon Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £2.50 (£2). Punk isn‘t dead. and when intrusions from above. in this case the Poll Tax. threaten. the bands pop out of the woodwork and rally round the flag. Our own Political Asylum don'tseem to have done much fora while. but anew LP seems to be forthcoming; Thatcher On Acid have taken time off from the London circuit and Danbert Nobacon may be remembered as the singer from Chumbawumba. who at the time of Live Aid reminded us that ‘Pictures ofStarving Children Sell Records‘.
I Bo'Weevil Ryrics. Haymarkct. 9pm. £1. New series of blues-flavoured gigs at Ryrics. in which Bo'Weevil will be alternating weekly with Texas Breakfast. I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency.
I The Dan Blocker Experience Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. See Thurs 2.
I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. See Wed 1.
I Johnny Steele Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 225 6569. 9.30pm. Free. See Thurs
I Circus Club Music Box. Rich. Slice and Woodrow Wilson and. special guest from the Funny Farm. Parrot.
I Slice Music Box. Victoria Street.
I Vatican Shotgun Scare Oddfellows. Forrest Road. 220 1816. Free.
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I Nightlife is listed as a diaryfirst by day(in this section each of the two particular days of the fortnight are treated as one). then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed undertheir club name followed by their venue.
Kl-IY: [S] students and guestsonly:
[ND] no denims: [NT] no trainers:
[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 The Batcave at Henry Afrikas. 11pm—3.30am. £3. Your DJ Mel Barr has established the Batcave very well on Fridays but . . . (to be continued!) Lookat Sundays!
I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £2.50. Mainly Gay with Hi-NRG music.
I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.30am. £3. Non-stop mixed disco sounds in the West End. Come early — stay late. [A]
I Club Huovo Knightbeat £2.50 with ticket; £3 at door without. DJ John Cameron with guests. playing acid. rap. funk.etc.
I Colors at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm till late. £1 .50. Continuing to be a major success with ‘Rap. deep house. dope beats and funky jams.‘
I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with ticket). A wide mixture of music will be played by DJ David Ross. a bit different from normal disco material. Look out for drinks promotions every week.
I Cruise Club at the Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—3am. Free before 9pm (go to the bars on board!): £3 between 9 and 10pm;£5 after 10pm. On weekdays £3 after 9pm.
I Joy at Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. Joy‘s extensive promotion drive over the past month has proved very successful. as has the change of music. with rap. acid jazz. deep house and funk playing instead ofjust acid. [A]
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Fury Murrys £2.50 before midnight. £1 Long Island iced teas. Segan will be playing the music until a new night opens in Feb. Worth going for the Longlsland iced teas alone!
I Hard Rock Cane at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Hollywood Studios 10pm—3am. £3.50. Over 21 House disco. [A] [NT]
I Mayfair l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over 255 night in the ballroom and Radio City at the Cameo Suite. See below.
I Mardi Gras 10.30pm—3.3()am. £3 with ticket.
I 1992 - Head Damage at 46 West. £2. 10.30pm—3am. This is what we want . .. New Beat. Industrial. On-U-Sound. Dub. Hardcore etc. Look out for a panel next issue.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £3. ‘Just ask the DJ. he‘ll play anything for you. . .605. 70s. early 80s and all current pop sounds. Don‘t expect too much house or acid. if any at all! All drinks fairly priced and there‘s a friendly crowd' says the Palominos press release.
I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.
I Radio City at the Mayfair. 10pm—2am. £1.50. Groovy psychedelic revivalist club (aren‘t they all?) Well worth a visit. but it can seem like a Stephen Pastel lookalike competition at times.
I Rallies 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ Roddy Stewart. [A]
I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. This runs on Fridays and Saturdays and plays 60s' and 70s' music. Mcmbers£1 (£5 tojoin); non-members £2.
I Viva £ 1 .50 before 11.30pm; £3.50after. All spirits 80p (inc mixer). Lager. heavy and cider £1 per pint. Look out for live PAs. [A]
I Warehouse 1 lpm—3.3()am. £3 with ticket; £4 without. Blend of House and Commercial Soul. [A]
I West End Kids at Cleopatras. 7pm—10.30pm. £2; £1 with ticket. Another under 18s‘ night. this time at Clcos.
I Whin at the Sub Club ( 14- 18s night). 7—l 1pm. £2. The popular under 185‘ night has a name now and is on Fridays as well as Saturdays. [A]
I Young and Fresh at Mardi Gras. 7—1 1pm. Under 185‘ disco.
I Zico's 10pm—3am. Chart based disco
I Zoom at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50. A new venue for a new year. but still the same music.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. [A] [ND] I Buster Browns l lpm—3.30am. £2.75; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere. Buster Browns' Under-18$ disco. 8pm—1 1pm. 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. A wide range ofpop sounds played to a relaxed. friendly crowd. [ND] [NT]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 011.30pm-6am. £2. Free before midnight. the middle floor of Finsbury is now open serving snacks throughout the night. Dancing upstairs. [A] [NT]
I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9pm—3am. [A] [ND] [NT]
I Edgars 10pm—4am. £1 before llpmz£2 before midnight;£3 after. Quirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also Edgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]
I Millionaire's 10pm—6am. £2 (£1 before midnight). Friendly gay club with Hi-NRG sounds supplied by DJ Tam.
I The Mojo Club at The Mission. 10pm—4am. £2. The Mojo presents ‘Euphoria'. its Acid night. For some wacky reason this club is changing its name to ‘The Adventures ofTin Tin‘ from 3 Feb.
I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2 till 11pm; £3 after. Very popular conventional disco. [A] [NT]
I Potterrow 8pm—1am (Happy Hour 8.30—9.30pm). Students free; Guests 50p. A lively night with an alternative soundtrack. [S]
I Guentin's 9pm—3am. £2.50. New gay club aiming to present a friendly. comfortable night.
I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Best conventional reggae selection in town complements a good skank atmosphere.
I The Renaissance at Bermuda Triangle. 10pm-3am. £1.50. Indie sounds being played to increasingly large crowds. Music also on the upswing despite an over-reliance on the ‘jangly‘ side ofthings. I Roadrunner at the Music Box. 10pm—3am. £2. Hard funk. deep house
FEB 14 EDINBURGH, GEORGE so. THEATRE FEB 15 GLASGOW, HENRY wooo HALL
TICKETS: VENUE 80X OFFICES. EXCEPT EDINBURGH: VIRGIN. RIPPING. GLASGOW: J.T.T. VIRGIN BASEMENT
START 7pm : LIMITED TICKET AVAILABILITY
plus THE ACOUSTIC
FRI FEB 10th - EDINBURGH VENUE SAT FEB 11th - GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART SUN FEB 12th - DUNDEE DANCE FACTORY
TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM USUAL OUTLETS
EXTRA SCOTTISH SHOW
ram: £9.00 (ethics! to bodthg to.) Available from Just The rut-t. Glasgow and all usual TOCTA agents rot: 031-557 esss
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