I Nightlile is listed as a diary, first by day, then by city and then by venue. Special Club nights are listed under their club name lollowed by lheirvenue. A separate venue list tollows the diary listings, with addresses and phone numbers. No In order to be as accurate as possible, only those discos able to conlirm their prices and days are listed in the diary. The venue list may be consulted lor more nightlite locations - but check with venue. Please send inlormation ten days belore publication.
KEY: [S] students and guestsonly;
[ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers:
[A] available for private hire on certain nights. please contact venue.
I This issue we look at Glasgow nightlile only. For Edinburgh jigging, see the Festival Guide at the tront ol the magazine.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. The club where you get your money‘s worth.
I The Batcave at Henry Afrikas.
l 1pm—3.30am. £4 without ticket. House. hip-hop and. . .er. rock'.’
I Bennets l lpm—3.30am. £2.50. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.
I The Choice llpm—3.30am. £5. House and chart music or ‘the Princes Square types'. Well. ifyou can afford the capuccinos. the entrance fee should be no big deal.
I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.30am. £3. Virtually the only late bar in the West End. Oh. and with accompanying disco. [Al
I Colors at Fury Murrys. £2. llpm—3.30am. The original and best of the lively clubs in town at the moment. with consistently excellent music.
I Crash at the Cotton Club.
1 1pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2.50 with ticket). Drinks promotions every week and music as diverse as INXS and Simple Minds.
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Hard Rock Calie at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Joe Paparazzi llpm-3.30am. £2 (£1 students). ‘True Colors‘ Joe's claim. but I thought Colors had moved to Furys'.’
I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3.30am.£3.50. Over 21 House disco. [A] [NT]
I Joy at the SubClub. 11pm—3.30am. £2. Guaranteed to be a good night with a generally sound crowd and music safe in the hands of DJs Orde and Stuart.
I The Kraze at the Warehouse.
1 1pm—3.30am. £2 with ticket; £4 without. Deep house. funk. hip-hop.
I Maytair l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over25$ night in the ballroom and Radio City at the Cameo Suite. See below.
I Mr D's 10pm—2am. £4. Fun atmosphere and games at Shawlands’ one and only nightclub.
I Palomino Club 9pm-3am. £3.
I Panama Jax 10.45pm—3.30am. £3. Alternative and soul by the waterfront. I Radio City at the Mayfair. 10pm—2am. £1.50. Psychedelic sounds to match the groovy wallpaper. Largely revivalist but then it sure beats the mediocrity of offer at most other venues in town.
I Battles 10.30—3am. £3. Mediocrityon offer. [A]
I Reggae Night at Peggy Sues. 10.30pm—3am. £3.
I Hoottops 10.30pm—3am. £3. Reggae for
reggae fans - what more can a man say?
I STOMP at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50.
I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced, Separated club) at Rooftops. This runs on Fridays and Saturdays and plays 605‘ and 70s‘ music. Members£1 (£5 tojoin); non-members £2.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street.221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free. The club where you get your money‘s worth.
I Bennets llpm—3.30am. £3. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.
I Brat Pack at Knightsbridge SW1. 7pm—10.30pm. £1 .50 with ticket: £2 without.
I The Choice at Pzazz. llpm—3.30am. £4. Upfront music from Colin Barr. Segun and the other one. What more could a punter ask for'.’
I Cleopatras l0.30pm—2.30. £3. A late bar in the West End with accompanying disco. I Cotton Club I lpm—3.30am. £5. The best night at the Cotton Club with house and chart music. Not breaking any new ground. but popular none the less. [A]
I Desire at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50 (but look out for the discount passes in bars beforehand). House and chart mix with DJ Noble.
I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £4.50.
I Henry Alrikas 11pm—3.30am. £4. Gone are the Balearic beats. house and soul
— SUMMER or THE LOVECLUB
Al Peggy Sue’s, 46 West George Street, Glasgow.
Remember ‘46 West', the venue that brought us Splash 1, Texas Fever and the Kangaroo Club? Now comes Loveclub, a brand new night on Tuesdays at the sell same place, aimed at Glasgow's groovier tellows.
Whilst Sixties-inspired, the club promises to be iar more than revivalist, with music ranging lrom Burt Bacharach and Scott Walker to Edwyn Collins and Felt.
Downstairs at the now renamed ‘Peggy Sue’s', Loveclub will be attempting to employ the medium oi video a little more imaginatively than Tin Pan Alley and their ilk. Could be a lirst and should, in any case, prove interesting. Hopelully the Loveclub will provide a lresh alternative to the rather staid and olten packed Shimmy Club at Bennet's on a Tuesday night.
Meanwhile, the luture oi two at Glasgow’s best clubs, ‘Blackmarket’ and ‘Hustle’ seems to be a little luzzy to say the least, now that the SubClub is back open. All that can be said ior the moment (without risking an ass-whapping) is that ‘Blackmarket’ is still at Fury Murry's on Thursdays and ‘Joy' has returned to the Subclub’s Friday night slot. Watch the billboards tor news at ‘Hustle' and its whereabouts. (Danny Lee)
music. making way for. wait for it. chart music. Oh. well.
I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3.30am.£4. See Fri.
I Insomnia at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am.£4. Expect a bit ofevcry kind ofdance music.
I Joe Paparazzi llpm—3.30am. £4.
I Kes Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Twangy tunes for the anoraks. shamblers and downheads amongst you. I Kiss at SW1 . £3.50 (look out for promotional tickets in bars).
I Libra at Hollywood Studios. £3.50. Over 255‘ disco. Also on Wednesdays.
I Mr D's See Fri.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4.
I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. [A]
I Savoy l lpm—3am. £3.50. Over21s‘ night at Glasgow‘s largest disco. [A]
I SLAM at Fury Murrys. llpm—3.30am. £4. The inﬂatable spaceman is back in its box and we can get back to some good. old-fashioned honest acid jigging.
I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. See Fri.
I SubClub 11pm—3.30am. £4. No fancy name. but whapping the asses ofmost other clubs on a Saturday night. all the
I Teenscene at the Savoy. 7pm—10.30pm. £2 with ticket; £1 without. Under 185‘ disco with Radio Clyde DJ Gary Marshall. I 2 Hip and Mixed Up at PanamaJax. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. '2 Hip' for garage. funk. house and hip-hop. ‘Mixed Up‘ for chart. soul and alternative. Two clubs running together and simultaneously.
I The Venue llpm—Iate. £3.50. Glam rock exhumed weekly for all you closet ‘Platform‘ devotees.
I Bonnets llpm—3.30am. 75p admission and for beer and spirits. Mainly gay with
Hi-NRG sounds to fit.
I Dela Holr at Knightsbridge SW1. Gay night at SW1 . £1 with a ticketz£l .50 without.
I Brag at the Cotton Club. llpm—3.30am. £2. ‘lfit's worth talking about. Brag.‘ All drinks£l.
I Clubleu at The Choice. llpm-3.30am. £3. Hip hop and house for the hipsters with guest specialist DJs abounding.
I Follies l lpm-3am. £3. Cheap drinks.
I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1. Anything goes tonight in the West End's best (well. its only) nightclub. Presented by Bennets‘ DJ Craig Davis. [A]
I Hollywood Studios 1 1pm—3am. £2. Sunday is the live band night at Hollywood studios.
I Hustle at Fury Murrys. l 1pm—3.30am. £2. Hustle make the short trip overfrom the SubClub to Furys. £1 selected drinks. I Kick Crass at Henry Afrika‘s. llpm—3.30am. £2. With DJ Dave Young. I The Legend at the Warehouse. llpm—3.30am. £2. All drinks 70p.
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