Clubs and discos are listed as a diary, lirsl by day, then by city and then by venue. Special club nights are listed under their club name tollowed by their venue.
KEY: [S] students and guests only; [ND] no dcnims; [NT] no trainers:
[A] available for private hire on certain nights, please contact venue.
FRIDAYS ' Glasgow
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, 11pm—3.30am, £4 without ticket. House. hip-hop and . . .er.rock?
I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £2.50. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.
I Chart Music Night at the Choice. 11pm—3.30am. £5. Chart music to your heart‘s content, for the ‘older. champagne. Princes Square types‘.
I Cleopatras 10.30pm—2.30am. £3. Virtually the only late bar in the West End. Oh, and with accompanying disco. [Al
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 Divorced and Singles Night at Peggy Sue’s. 1 1pm—3am. £1.50.
I Follies 10.30pm—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 Catte at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Hollywood Studios 1 lpm—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 Maylair l 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 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 rcvivalist but then it sure beats the mediocrity on offer at most other venues in town.
I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. [A]
I Savoy 1 lpm—3am. £3.50. Possiblythe 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 runs on Fridays and Saturdays and plays and 70s‘ music. Members£l (£5 tojoin); non-members £2.
I Ten Bob Bop at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. 50p. This is more like it! 50p entrance on a Friday night! Allwho remember the T88 when it was on Sundays will vouch for it being the best
night of the week, let's hope this reincarnation can do the same.
I True Colors at Joe Paparazzi. llpm—3.30am. £2 (£1 student). With Colors now finished at Furys, Joes now do have the True Colors at long last.
I Unity Reggae Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm-3am. £2.50. Best reggae music in town, say the organisers.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm-late. £3.50 (half price before 11pm).
I Bikini Club at Kasbar. 8pm-midnight. Free. 60s, punk, psychedelic sounds, plus the extremely uncanny Spooks as resident band. A worthy trip down memory lane. I ouster Browns 11pm—3.30am. £2.75: half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 20s atmosphere.[A]
I Cale St James Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat 8pm-2am. £1 members; £2 non-members. Membership £2. After 11pm 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—6am. £2. Free before midnight, the middle floor of Finsbury is now open serving snacks throughout the night. Dancing upstairs. [A][NT]
I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm-2am. £1 before 10pm; £2 before 11pm; £3 after. Uno Due Tre, hosted by popular DJ Gary Glover. 29 Sept only: Continuing the film theme nights, Cinderellas hosts a Lethal Weapon 2 promotion, with hats. glasses, shorts and T-shirts to give away. 6Sept only: Major league film promo with many freebies to give away.
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 MOR reggae.
I Red Hot at The Red Hot PepperClub. 10pm-4am. £3 before 11.30pm; £4 after. Still as popular as ever, maintaininga large following ofdiscerning mature clubbers.
I Rock Night at Madisons. 9pm—3am. £1 before 1 1pm; £2 after. Busy and pretty much what you‘d expect.
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.
I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street , 221 3260. 8pm—midnight. Free.
I Bennets 11pm—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. l 1pm—3.30am. £4. Upfront 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 llpm—3.30am. £5. The best night at the Cotton Club with house and
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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. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Glam Rock at the Venue. 10pm till late. £3.50.
I Helter Shelter at the Mayfair. £1.50. Cult rock sounds from the late 60s and 70s.
I Henry Atriltas 11pm—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 11pm-3.30am. £4. See Fri.
I Insomnia at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am. £4. Expect a bit ofevery kind ofdancc music.
I Joe Paparazzi 11pm—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 Sec Fri.
I Palomino Club 9pm—3am. £4.
I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ , Roddy Stewart. [A]
I Savoy 11pm-3am. £3.50. Over21s‘ night at Glasgow‘s largest disco. [A]
I SLAM at Fury Murrys. 11pm—3.30am. £4. The most expensive of all the SLAM boys‘ clubs, but still the best for the best in upfront dance mixes and elusive imports. 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 simultaneously.
I The Venue 11pm—late. £3.50. Glam rock exhumed weekly for all you closet ‘Platform‘ devotees.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—late. £4. Hype of the week night. Halfprice before 11pm. I Buster Browns l 1pm—4am. £3.75. Worthwhile night with steady youthful crowd. Buster Browns‘ Under-18s disco. 8—11pm. See Fri.[A]
I Cale St James See Fri for details. Good venue which is free to hire for private functions. [ND][NT]
I Club sandino at Liberty's. 7 Sept only: £2.50 (£1 .50). 10am—3am. Fresh from its Festival success, Sandino returns to its monthly slot. Fine mixture ofjazz, Latin, soul and funk run in conjunction with the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign.
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 11.30pm—6am. Chaplins‘ middle ﬂoor bar is also now open through to 6am. See Fri.
I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm-2am. £3 before 10.30pm;£3.50 after. Party Night, arguable the best night for this immensely popular mainstream disco. 30 Sept only: Lethal Weapon 2 promo. See Fridays. 7 Oct only: Live music from Edinburgh band Splash Me l‘m Drowning.
I The Immigrant Club at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Revamping Shady Ladies history for a Saturday night alternative club. The immigrant casts a wide net coming up with Stone Roses,The Ramones, SLF and the Beatles. to name but a few.
I Junkyard at Moray House. 16 Septonly: 9.30pm—4am. £3. Chance to see three local bands with the excellent Junkyard as the On-U, New Beat disco, backbone to the night.
I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Still going after all these years. Youthful atmosphere with easy dance music.
I Overload at Buster Browns. 8—10.30pm. £1 .50 members; £2.40 non-members. Under 185‘ club with more than the usual chart music to offer to a more discerning audience.
I lied Hot at the Red Hot Pepper Club. £3 before 11.30pm, £4 after. Hot dance chart favourites keep the crowds busy in this plush uptown venue.
I iioclr Club at the Venue. 10pm—4am. Live rock bands and disco attracting large crowds to this popular night.
I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. 75p admission and for beer and spirits. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG sounds to fit.
I Beta Noir at Knightsbridge SW1. Gay night at SW1 . £1 with a ticket;£1.50 without.
I Brag at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2. ‘lfit's worth talking about, Brag.’All drinks£1.
I The Canary Murder Club at Rooftops. 10pm-3am. £2. Predictable indie/alternative sounds — Stooges, Stone Roses, Sonic Youth - why not just call it the Kcs Club?
I Club Fantasy at The Choice. 11pm—3.30am. £3. Organised by the same people that ran Clubleu. Expect ‘upfront heavy dance music‘.
I Follies l 1pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks.
I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-2.30am.£1.Anythinggoes tonight in the West End‘s best (well, its only) nightclub. Presented by Bennets' DJ Craig Davis. [A]
I Hollywood Studios 1 lpm—3am. £2. Sunday is the live band night at Hollywood studios.
I Hustle at Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £1. Hustle is still attracting the punters with cheap entry and drinks and good dance sounds, but the music could still be more
adventurous. I Kick Crass at Henry Afrika‘s.
llpm—3.30am. £2. With DJ Dave Young. I The Legend at the Warehouse. 11pm—3.30am. £2. All drinks 70p.
I Mr D’s £3 (£2 with ticket). 10pm—2am. Look out for the Happy Hour