I Nightlife is listed as a diary. first by day. 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 for more nightlife locations - but check with venue. Please send information ten days belore publication.

KEY: students and guestsonly;

[ND] no denims; [NT] no trainers;

[A] available for private hire on certain nights. please contact venue.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street . 221 3260. Rpm—midnight. Free. The club where you get your money's worth.

I The Batcave at Henry Afrikas. llpm—3.30am. £4 without ticket. Ilouse. hip-hop and . . .er. rock'.’

I Bennets 11pm—3.30am.£2.50. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.

I The Choice 11pm—3.30am. £5. Ilouse and chart music or ‘the Princes Square types'. Well. if you can afford the

capuccinos. the entrance fee should be no big deal.

I Cleopatras 10.30pm—23oani. £3. Virtually the only late bar in the West End. ()h. and with accompanyingdisco. [A1

I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2.50 with ticket ). Drinks promotions every week and music as diverse as INXS and Simple Minds. IFollies l0.30pm—3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]

I The Future at the Warehouse. £3. 11pm—3.30am.

I The Gold Coast Club at the Revue (next to Barrowland). £3. 10.30pm—2.30am. Reggae. soul. African. ska. soca. house. funk.

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

I Hollywood Studios 1loin—3.30m.£3.50. Over 21 House disco. [A] [NT]

IJoy 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 ()rde and Stuart.

I Mayfair 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over 25s 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 JaX10.45pm—3.30am.£3. Alternative and soul by the waterfront. I Radio City at the Mayfair. lllpm—2am. £1.50. Psychedelic sounds to match the groovy wallpaper. Largely revivalist but then it sure beats the mediocrity on offer at most other venues in town.

I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Mediocrity on offer. [A]

I Savoy 11pm-3am. £3.50. Possibly the busiest dance hall in Glasgow at the weekend. but definitely not the best.

I STOMP at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50.

I SWDS (Single. Widowed. Divorced. Separated club) at Rooftops. This runson Fridays and Saturdays and plays 60s' and 70s“ music. Members£1 (£5 tojoin); non-members £2.

I True Colors at Joe Paparazzi. llpm—3.30am. £2 (£1 student). With

Colors now finished at Furys. Joes nowdo have the True Colors at long last.


IThe Amphitheatre lllpin—late. £3.50(half price before 11pm). Larger than life uptown diseotheque playing comfortable dance tracks. Frequent personal appearances.[.»\[IND]

I Bikini Club at Kasbar. Spin—midnight. Free. (TllS. punk. psychedelic sounds. plus the extremely uncanny Spooks as resident band. A worthy trip down memory lane. I Buster Browns 1 [pm—3.30am. £2.75; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aimsat over 20s atmosphere . [ A]

I Cale St James Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat Spin-2am. £1 members: £2 non-members. Membership £2. After 1 1pm prices go up by £1 . A wide range of pop sounds played to a relaxed. friendly crowd. [ND][NT]

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm—bam. £2. Free before midnight. the middle floor of Finsbury is now open serving snacks throughout the night. Dancing upstairs. [A][.\'T]

I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—2am. £1 before 10pm: £2 before 11pm; £3 after. L'no Due Tre. hosted by popular DJ Gary Glover. 1 Sept only: Marlboro Midnite Tour ‘slick. quick and exciting'dancing team. choreographed by Annie Shant. collaborator on ‘Like A \"irgin' video. with prizes etc. as part ofCinderellas' Friday theme nights.

I Edgars 10pm~4arn. £1 before 1 1pm;£2 before nidnight; £3 after. Quirky interior with plenty of dark corners. Also Iidgars has probably the most expensive air conditioning. very cool. [A]

I Freedom Express at Wilkie I louse. 11pm-3am. £2.50 (£2). Impressive international array of sounds. Acid jazz. Iiuropean. Afro sounds from the Spanish Harlem team.

I Marley's at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Living up to the name of the venue. an older crowd get loose to mostly M()R reggae.

I Red Hot at The Red Hot Pepper Club. I0pm--4am. £2.50 before 1 1pm; £4 after. Still as popular as ever. maintaininga large following of discerning mature clubbers.

I Rock Night at Madisons. ‘)prn—3am. £1 before 1 1pm: £2 after. Busy and pretty much what you'd expect.

I Underground at the Venue. ‘)pin--4am (Happy Ilour‘)~10pm). £2. (iood alternative club playing the best in retrospective punk sound. The venue can look really special and with the occasional ()n-L' number it‘s a worthyevening.

I The Universal Groove The Mission. 10.50pm till late. £2. Latin. jazz.soul. played on the all-new system at the Mission. Check out the slide show when you're along.


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I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260. Spm—midnight. Free. The club where you get your money‘s worth.

I Bennets l lpm—3.30am. £3. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.

I Brat Pack at Knightsbridge SW1. 7pm—10.30pm. £1 .50with ticket;£2 without.

I The Choice at Pzazz. 11pm—3.30am. £4. Llpfront music from Colin Barr. Segun and the other one. What more could a punter ask for‘.’

I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.30am. £3.50. A

late bar in the West End with accompanying disco.

I Cotton Club 1 1pm—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 l0.30pm—3.30am. £4.50. Chart~based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]

I Glam Rock at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50.

I Heller Shelter at the Mayfair. £1.50. Cult rock sounds from the late 60s and 70s.

I Henry Alrikas 1 lpm—3.30am. £4. Gone are the Balearic beats. house and soul music. making way for. wait for it . chart music. Oh. well.

I Hollywood Studios I 1pm—3.30am. £4. See Fri.

I Insomnia at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am. £4. Expect a bit ofevery kind ofdance music.

I Joe Paparazzi 11prn—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 SW 1 . £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 Raffles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. [A]

I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £3.50. Over21s‘ night at Glasgow‘s largest disco. [A]

I SLAM at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. L4. 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 1 lpm—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 18s‘ 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 simultaneously.

I The Venue I 1pm—Iate. £3.50. Glam rock exhumed weekly for all you closet ‘Platform' devotees.


I Apollo 1 Under18s at The Venue. 8pm—10.30pm. Formerly The Ramlam. retaining the same DJs etc for this popular quality teenage club.

I Apollo 1 at The Venue. 10.30pm—4am. Ilouse. Hip I lop. Garage. Techno 1 louse sounds. Guest DJs. light shows etc. See news section.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—late. £4. Ilype of the week night. Halfprice before 11pm. Entertain yourself in style in Scotland's liltimate Nightclub. [A][.\'D]

I Buster Browns 1 1pm—4am. £3.75. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns' Under-18sdisco. 8—11pm. See Fri.[A]

I Cafe St James See Fri for details. Good venue which is free to hire for private functions. [NDHNT]

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park's Night Club. 11.30pm—6am. Chaplins' middle floor bar is also now open through to (ram. Sec Fri. IAIINTI

I Cinderellas Rockerfellas 9pm—2am. £3 before 10.30pm; £3.50after. PartyNight. arguable the best night for thisimmensely popular mainstream disco.

I Edgars 10pm—4am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Membership forms forthe suitably impressed available at the door. I The Immigrant Club at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Revamping Shady Ladies history for a Saturday night

alternative club. The Immigrant castsa wide net coming up with Stone Rose.The Ramones. SLF and the Beatles to name but a few.

I Ju Jo at Wilkie House. 1 1pm—4am. £2.50. From the makers ofSpanish Harlem. Iispeet upfront soul. garage and 70s disco and more.

I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3arn. £2. Still going afterall these years. Youthful atmosphere with easy dance music.

I Overload at Buster Browns. S— 10.30pm. £1 .50 members; £2.40 non-rnembers. linder lSs' club with more than the usual chart music to offer to a more discerning audience.

I Red Hot at the Red Ilot Pepper Club. Hot dance chart favourites keep the crowds busy in this plush uptown venue.

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I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. 75padinission and for beer and spirits. Mainly gay with Ili-NRG sounds to fit.

I eete Noir at Knightsbridge SW 1. Gay night at SW1 . £1 with a ticket1£l .50 without.

I Brag at the Cotton Club. 11pm--3.30am. £2. ‘Ifit‘s worth talking about. Brag'AIl 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 I Ipm—3arn. £3. Cheap drinks. I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1. Anything goes tonight in the West End's best (well. its




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