I Nightlife is listed as a diary. first 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 under their club name followed by their venue. A separate venue list follows the diary listings. with addresses and phone numbers. NB 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 (or more nightlife locations - but check with venue. Please send information ten days before publication. KEY: students and guestsonly: [ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers; [A] available for private hire on certain nights. please contact y enue.



I The Alhambra 31 \Vaterloo Street. 22 l 3260. 8pm-~midnight. Free. Resident [)1 with the latest sounds.

I The Batcave at Henry Afrikas. llpm—3.30am. £4 without ticket.

I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £2.50. Mairin Gay with I li-NRC: music.

I Black Riot at Knightsbridgc SW1 . £2 with ticket; £3 without.

I The Choice 11pm~3.30am. £4. New club takes over from Pzazz. See panel.

I Cleopatras 10.30pm -2.30ant. £3. Non-stop mixed disco sounds in the West Lind. Come early - stay late. [A]

I Colors at Fury Murrys. £2. llpm—3.30am. 'I'he merry -g-round continues. . . Colors move tol‘urys. Hellraiser didn't last long did it'.’ This venue change should be a further step in the right direction for Duncan and Co.

I Crash at the Cotton Club.

I lpm—3.30am. £3.50(£2.50with ticket). A wide mixture of tnusic will be played by DJ David Ross. a bit different from normal disco material. Look out for drinks promotions every week.

I Cross-section at Peggy Sue's. 10.30pm—3am. £3. African. reggae. ska. soul. soca. funk. Latin. house. ..

I Downtown at Hollywood Studios. £2. Fridays and Saturdays.

I Follies 10.30pm--3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [.\'l)| [NI]

I Hallucination Generation at 4b w'est. 10.30pm-—3am. £2. Fortnightly. This new psychedelic club will begin on Fri 31st.

I Hard Rock Cafte at the venue. lllpnt till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.

I Hollywood Studios 10pm 3am. £3.50. Over 21 House disco. [A] [NT]

IJoy at Sub Club. llpm~3.30am. £3.50. It's very strange -— suddenly Friday has become the best night in (ilasgow. Between Colors. 1992. Club Sandino. and Joy. there is a mini-revolution going on. [A]

I The Kraze at the Warehouse. llpm—3.30am. £2 with ticket; £4 without. Deep house. funk. hip-hop.

I Mayfair 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s night in the ballroom and Radio City at the Cameo Suite. See below.

I Mardi Gras 10.30pm—-3.30am. £3 with ticket. Commercial sounds.

I Mr D's 10pm-2am. £4. Fun atmosphere and games at Shawlands‘ one and only nightclub.

I 1992 - Head Damage at 40 west. £2. 10.30pm—3am. This is rather confusing. so listen carefully! 1992 is now on fortnightly. sharing 46 West with the Hallucination Generation beginning on Fri 31st. If you can understand that. go along for Tackhead. Fini~'l‘ribe. Nitzer libb and other such glorious sounds!

I Palomino Club 9pm~ 3am. £3. ‘Just ask the DJ. he'll play anything foryou . . .(t(ls. 70s. early S0s 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 Palorninos press release.

I Panama Jax 10.45pm- 3.30am. £3.50. Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. 'l‘ommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.

I Radio City at the Mayfair. 10pm —2am. £1.50. RadioCity ltasproyided antdeal alternative to student unions for psychedelic sounds and long may it continue!

I Raffles 10.30 3am. £3. Discosounds witth Roddy Stewart. [A]

I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. 'I‘his runson Fridays and Saturdays and plays ms and 70s' music. Members£l (£5 tojoin); non-members £2.

I Tin Pan Alley £2 with ticket; £4 without.


I The Adventures of Tin Tin at the Mission. 10pm 4am. £2. \y'innersofthe worst name ofall time award. A ‘lun time‘one presumes.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm 4am. The Friday Night Spectacular. £3.50. [ND] I BusterBrowns l lpm~ 3.30am. £2.75; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Airnsat over 20s atmosphere. Buster Brow ns' l‘nder- lSs disco. Hpm» 1 1pm. Very popular with the early teens.

I Care StJames Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat Spin~2am. £1 members; £2 non-members. Membership £2. A w ide range of pop sounds played to a relaxed. friendly crowd. [.\'I)] [N'l’]

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm (tam. £2. Free before midnight. the middle floor of Finsbury is nowopen serving snacks throughout the night. Dancingupstatrs. [NI]

I Chaplins Leisure Centre 7,.‘so-~ to. 30pm. l‘nder lSs disco. An evening of vogueing. ic rampant narcissism with hopefully a good deal of parody. Should be fun.

I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9pm -3am. [A] [.\'1)] [.\"l]

I Edgars 10pm~ 4am. £1 before 11pm;£2 before midnight; £3 after. ()uirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also lidgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]

I Grindlay Street Union Split» 1 .30am. Cheap drinks galore. usually busy. but lacking any thing to lift it out oltlte identikit student mould.

I Happy Howdy at the Rifle Lodge.

(1pm 1am. £1.50. 21 Apr only: RrkB rockabilly sounds played to an enthusiastic crowd. Best music in town- cheap drinks too.

I Mainly Motown at Wilkie House. 31 Apr only: 10pm 3am. £2.50. Anotherone-ofl for what is proy ing to be a popular soul club.

I Millionaire's 10pm-bani. £2. (£1beforc midnight ). Mostly but by no means exclusiy ely gay club with a predominantly Hi-.\'R(i soundtrack.

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

I Potterrow ts’pm- lain ( Happy- Hour

8.30 0.30pm ). Students Free; guests 50p. (iood selection of alternative soundsbut go easy on the draught beers if you‘ve any engagements on Saturday .

I Reggae Club at Shady Ladies.

10.30pm 3am. £2. Best conventional

reggae selection in town complementsa 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 Rock Night at Madisons. 9pm—3am. £1 before 1 1pm; £2 after. Busy and pretty much what you'd expect.

I Spanish Harlem at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £2. 28 Apr only: Ebbing slightly from its initial success but still a large enough crowd for house. acid sounds.

I Teviot Row 7pm—2am. Four bars. two discos and live bands. Not for the faint-hearted. [S]

I Vogueing Night at Chaplins Leisure Centre. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Yogi withan evening of ‘\'ogueing' sounds which for all us uneducated oinks. is a variant on Deep House (iarage stuff.

IZenatec 10pm ~3am. Free before 10.30pm: 50p before 1 1pm; £1 before 11.30pm; £3.50 after. The aptly-named ‘Beat the Clock’. All drinks are halfprice before 1 1.30pm. [ND] [NT]



I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3200. Spin-midnight. Free. Resident DJ with the latest sounds.

I Bennets 11pm~3.30am. £3. Mainly (lay with Hi-.\'R(i music.

I Brat Pack at Knightsbridge SW1.

7pm— 10.30pm. £1 .50 with ticket;£2 without.

I Central Hotel Central Station. 9pm--1ate. £2 (£1 ). 22 Apr only: something different fora Saturday night. Celebrate resistance to l 'S imperialism on the anniversary of the victory at Playa (iiron. Bay ofl’igs. Club Sandino I).ls will be there playing the Usual Latin. jazz and soul. Realistic entrance prices on a Saturday what next'.’ Organised by the Britain—Cuba Resource Centre and sponsored by NALUU.

I The Choice at Pzazz. 11pm 3.30am. £4. DJs include Segan. Harry. and Colin Barr. Beers and slammers £1 . iced teas £2.

I Cleopatras l0.30pm--2.30. £3. Non-stop disco sounds in the West lind. Come early stay late.

I Cotton Club 1 1pm-3.30am. £5. 'l‘lienight at the Cotton Club. What more can be said'.’ [A]

I Downtown at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3am. £2. Fridays and Saturdays.

I Follies Ill.3llplll“3.3llttn1. £4.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]

I Hard Rock Calte at the Venue. 11pm till late. £3.50. With l).l (ieorge.

I Henry Alrikas l lpm-3.30am. £4. DJ Jim litherson will be playing the best in Balearic Beats. soul and house. Look out for live PAs as well.

I Hollywood Studios lllpm—-3am. £3.50. See Fri.

I Hope at the Warehouse. 1 1pm--3.30am. Starts Saturday 15 April. Run bythe Colors crowd. so this should give Saturday the kick up the pants it‘s been needing for a while.

I House Live at I111 Pan Alley.

10.30pm 3.30am. £3.50. The House Live is back on the top floor of fin Pan Alley by popular demand.

I Kiss at SW1. £3.50(look out for promotional tickets in bars).

I Krack at 'l‘in Pan Alley. 10.30pm---3.30am. £3.50. It was toogood to last. wasn't it'.’ After a year at Furys. Krack swops with Slam and returns to'l‘in Pan Alley.

I Libra at Hollywood Studios. £3.50. Over 25s' disco. Also on Wednesdays.

I The Mad Hat Club at Joe Paparazzi. llpm—3.30am. Slightly unusual name fora slightly unusual night (they had a juggler on the door on openingnightl).

I MardiGras10.30pm--3.30arn.£4.?vlardi (iras Club Night. A mixture of house and chart sounds.

I Mayfair 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over21s disco in the ballroom and Helter Skeltcrin the Cameo suite.

I Mr D's See Fri.

I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4. See Fri.

I Panama Jax 11pm—3.30am.£4 Soul and mixed chart music with resident DJs. Tommy Arnold or Raymond Davren.

I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. [A]

I Savoy l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over 21s‘ night at Glasgow‘s largest disco. [A]

I SLAM at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50. If you‘ve read the listing for Krack. you'll already know that the clubs have swopped venues. Should be interestingto see how both clubs fare. but I've a feeling Slam will come out best.

I Sub Club llpm—3.30am £4. The evergreen Sub Club is still as popularand trendy as ever. so be prepared to queue if you arrive after midnight. All sorts of dance music will be going down tonight. [Al

I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. See Fri.

I Teenscene at the Savoy. 7pm—10.30pm. £2 with ticket; £1 without. Under 18s‘ disco with Radio Clyde DJ (‘tary Marshall. I Texas Fever at 46 West. 10.30pm—3am. (‘tlasgow‘s notorious comeback club gets into the groove(y) with indie ‘alternative' music.


I The Amphitheatre 11.30pm-4am. £4. llalfprice before 11.30pm. Entertain yourself in style in Scotland's Ultimate Nightclub. [A] [ND]

I Buster Browns 1 lpm—4am. £3.75. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns' Under-18s disco. S-l 1pm. See Fri. [A]

I Cate St James See Fri for details. (iood venue which is free to hire for private functions. [ND] [NT]

I Chambers Street 8pm— 1 am (Happy Hour8.30—9.30pm). 75p. Restrained student disco and all the better for it. I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm—6am. Chaplins‘ middle floor bar is also now open through to (want. See Fri. lAl IN'I‘I

I Chaplin's Leisure Centre 7.30--10.30pm. Under 18s disco.

I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9pm—3am. £2.50; £2 before 11pm. lmmensely popular mainstream club. DJs Rick Baker and Gary (ilover host the ‘biggest party in town.‘

I Coasters b.30pm— 10pm. £1.50. L'nder 18s.

I Edgars 10pm—4am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Membership forms forthe suitably impressed available at the door. I Fire Island at Chaplin‘s Leisure Centre. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Bill (irainger‘s Fire Island. Edinburgh's most well-known gay club. in a new residency.

I The Hooch at Coasters. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50. Yogi with Acid I louse. soul and jazz. The Hooch. along with all the clubs running upstairs at Coasters. will close for a few weeks for renovation —- Outer Limits will remain open for the time being so this is your last chance to enjoy Bermuda Triangle and the Barbados Suite. open for the next three weeks at least.

I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm--3am. £2. Still going afterall these years. Youthful atmosphere with easy dance music. Predictable. but still a good venue.

I Mambo Club at Coasters. £2. Taking over from the (ioombay Beat with a far superior selection of reggae and rhythm. I Millionaire's 10pm-(tam. £2 (£1 before 12). See Fri.

I Outer Limits at Coasters. 10.30pm— 4am. £2 before 11pm; £3.50 after. American sprung dancefloor and good music makes for an energetic Saturday. [NT]

I Rock Cafe at the Venue. 9pm——3am. See Rock listings for details ofgroups appearing.

I The Soular System at Shady Ladies.

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