Clubs and discos are listed as a diary, first by day. then by city and then by venue. Special club nights are listed under their club name iollowed by their venue.
KEY: [S] students and guests only; [ND] no denims; [NT] notrainers;
[A] available for private hire on certain nights. please contact venue.
I The Batoave at Henry Afrikas. 10.30pm—3.30am. £4 without ticket. House. hip-hop and. . .cr. rock?
I Bonnets 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 Club Cabana at the VolunteerCentre. 25—27 Elmbank Street. 10 Nov only: 8pm—late. £2.50 (£1 .50). Chilean food. Cuban cocktails. Sandino DJ. and the best in Latin. jazz and soul.
I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2.50 with ticket). Drinks promotions every week.
I Follies 10.30pm-3.30am. £3.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Hard Rock Caite at the Venue. 10pmtill late. £3.50. Live music and disco.
I Hollywood Studios 11pm—3.30am.£3.50. Over 21 House disco. [A] [NT] I Joy at the SubClub. 11pm—3.30am. £3. Pulsating house rhythms, melodies. beats and basslines. Feel the heat as you dance your cares away in the ultimate busy. sweaty. sticky atmosphere. I Mayfair l 1pm-3am. £3.50. Over 255 night in the ballroom and Radio City at the Cameo Suite. See below. I Mr D‘s 10.30pm—2am. £4. Fun atmosphere and games at Shawlands‘ one and only nightclub.
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.
I Rattles 10.30-3am. £3. [A]
I Savoy l 1pm—3am. £3.50. Possibly the busiest dance hall in Glasgow at the weekend. but definitely not the best.
I Shag at Fury Murrys. l 1pm—3.30am. £1.50. No 12in white label imports from Chicago I‘m afraid. but kitsch. perfect pop from the early Eighties. mixed with some more up-to-date sounds. Don't take it too seriously. just have fun in a silly atmosphere.
I Synergy at Glasgow School of Art. 10 Nov only: 9pm. Tickets on door £4 (students and 2 guests only). The Shamen on tour with their club and concert package. Dance. rock and Euro music from top DJs — local and from London.
I STOMP at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2.50.
I Tin Pan Alley 10.30pm—3.3()am.
I True Colors at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 student).
I Unity Reggae Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Best reggae music in town. say the organisers.
IThe Amphitheatre 10pm-late. £3.50(half price before 11pm). Larger than life uptown discotheque playing comfortable dance tracks. Frequent personal appearances.[A][ND]
I Buster Browns 1 1pm—3.30am. £2.75; half price drinks and admission before midnight. Chart and dance music. Aims at over 205 atmosphere.[A]
I Cale St James Club 25 Disco Fri and Sat 8pm-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—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.
I Dream/Slam 10pm—3am. £3. Superb House fusion from Glasgow‘s Slam and Edinburgh‘s Dream club. Using the venue and music selection to its fullest.
I Marley's at Shady Ladies. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Living up to the name ofthe 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. maintaining a large following of discerning mature clubbers.
I Rock Night at Madisons. 9pm—3am. £1 before 11pm; £2 after. Busy and pretty much what you‘d expect.
I Spanish Harlem at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £3. Edinburgh‘s busiest club night with the Harlem posse supplying 2‘/2K PA. new visuals and DJs Colin David and Yogi moving the house.
I Synergy at Calton Studios. 12 Nov only: 9pm; bar till late. Tickets £4.50from Virgin. Ripping Records and at door. See Glasgow entry.
I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. £3. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG music.
I The Choice 11pm-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 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 10.30pm—3.30am. £4.50. Chart-based disco sounds. [ND] [NT]
I Heller Shelter at the Mayfair. £1.50. Cult rock sounds from the late 60s and 70s.
I Henry Alrikas l 1pm—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 1 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 11pm—3.30am. £4.
I lie: Club at Rooftops. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Indie/alternative anorak pop.
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 Mars at Fury Murrys. l 1pm—3.30am. £4. Starting to find its feet. now featuringa selection of current house and techno faves. Hot and busy.
I Mr D's See Fri.
I Rattles 10.30—3am. £3. Disco sounds with DJ. Roddy Stewart. [A]
I Savoy 1 1pm—3am. £3.50. Over2ls‘ night at Glasgow‘s largest disco. [A]
I SubClub 11pm—3.30am. £4. lfBennets on a Tuesday is already a Glasgow institution. then the Sub on a Saturday is not far behind. For over two years it has been the most fashionable venue and one of the busiest as well. The only drawback is trying to dance when it gets predictably mobbed.
I Teenscene at the Savoy. 7pm—10.30pm. £2 with ticket; £1 without. Under 185‘ disco with Radio Clyde DJ Gary Marshall. I Tin Pan Alley 10.30pm—3.30am. Tin Pan Alley return after their summer ‘break'. no ‘name‘ clubs as yet. but their own DJs will be on duty. They‘ve seemingly spent a
cool £'/2 million on refurbishment. so it
will be interesting to have a look.
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 Underground at Henry Afrikas. 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 before 11pm. After 11pm. it‘s £4 without a ticket and £1 with. The sounds will be right across the house and chart board.
I The Venue 11pm—late.£3.50. Glam rock exhumed weekly for all you closet ‘Platform‘ devotees.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—late. £4. Hype ofthe week night. llalfprice before 11pm. Entertain yourself in style in Scotland‘s Ultimate Nightclub. [A][ND]
I Buster Browns 1 1pm-4am. £3.75. Worthwhile night with a good steady crowd.
I Cale St James See Fri for details. Good venue which is free to hire for private functions. [ND][NT]
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park‘s Night Club. 11.30pm—6am. Chaplins‘ middle floor bar is also now open through to 6am. Sec Fri. IAlINTl
I Cinderellas Rockertetlas 9pm—2am. £3 before 10.30pm; £3.50after. Party Night. arguable the best night for thisimmensely popular mainstream disco.
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 The Mambo Club in Network 3. at Network. Opening night 1 1 Nov. £2.50 (members £2). Sir Ossie is back on the wheels of steel. We are promised socca. calypso. salsa and the best in African dance. Around the world stylee.
I Pacific State at Wilkie House. 10pm—late. £3. Young upfront crowd. Heavy beats. loud bass. another 1 larlem product for the dance-crazy.
I Kangaroo Club at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Still going after all these years. Youthful atmosphere with easy dance music.
I Red 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 Rock Club at the Venue. 10pm—4am. Live rock bands and disco attracting large crowds to this popular night. Expect an older crowd. See rock listings for details.
I Bennets 11pm—3.30am. 75p admission and for beer and spirits. Mainly gay with Hi-NRG sounds to fit.
I Bete Noir at Knightsbridge SW1 . Gay night at SW1.£1 witha ticket;£1.5() without.
I Brag at the Cotton Club. 1 1pm—3.30am. £2. ‘lfit‘s worth talking about. Brag.‘ All drinks£l.
I The Canary Murder Club at Peggy Sues. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Different venue. same old sounds. Fortnightly from 22 Oct.
I Club Fantasy at The Choice.
1 1pm—3.30am. £3. Organised by the same people that ran Clubleu. Expect ‘upfront heavy dance music'.
I Follies 1 1pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks.
I Fuddrultlrers 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 11pm—3am.£2. Sunday is the live band night at Hollywood studios.
I Hustle at Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £1.50. Hustle is still attracting the punters with cheap entry and drinks and good dance sounds.
I Kick Crass at Henry Afrika‘s. 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 before 11pm; £2 after. Four DJs run KC. so there's a wide variety of sounds to dance to.
I Mr D's 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Look out for the Happy Hour
I Panama Jax 10.45pm-3.30am. £1.50. Sunday Splash for house and requests. 75p all drinks including mixers.
I Rattles 10.30pm—2am. £2.50. Disco sounds with DJ Roddy Stewart. Vodka and lager 60p. [A]
I Savoy 1 1pm—3am. £2. Sundays at the Savoy with lager only 85p and vodka 65p.
[A] I Shimmi at Tin Pan Alley.
60 The List 10 — 23 November 1989