I Jeans a T-shirt night at the Cotton Club. 1 lpm—3am. £3.50. Another popular Wednesday night club playing dance. but of a more commercial nature than Hardcore (and not so elitist).

I Psychotic Reaction at the Mayfair. Ill—3.30am. £1.50. Typical Mayfair club. so that means teen trash. 60s psychedelia. psycho pop. garage punk and. just to be slightly different. AtlantiC/Stax soul.

I Zulu at Joe Paparazzi. 1 1pm-3.30am. £2.50 (£1 student). Soul. African. funk. jazz. £1 for lager and donationsto Anti—Apartheid. In a perfect world. this would be mobbed. but seeing as house ain't mentioned we'll wait and see.


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.

I Go West at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 1 1pm-3am. £2.50. Over-25s disco.

I Panama Jax 1 lpm—3.30am. Free before midnight. £1 after. Gay night.

I Pulse at SW1. 1 1pm—3.30am.£3.

I 508 St 708 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).


I Exodus at the Sub Club. llpm—3.30am. £2.

I Terra Here at the Mayfair. llpm—3am. £2. Still can't believe this is the only Clubin Glasgow playing world music on a regular basis. Oh well. Latin. Reggae. Rhumba. Calypso. Soca. 1 don't suppose there‘s any chance of introducing a bit of funk is there?


I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free party night.

I Bennets 1 1pm—3am. £1.

I Big Bad Groove at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am.£2.

I Bloomers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 student).

I 808 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm-3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Genes a T—Shirt at Club Xchange. 12pm—5am. 75p.

I Freakscene at Raffles. 10.30pm—3am. I Freestyle at Rooftops. 1 [pm—3.30am. I Rhythm ‘n' Booze at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Savoy 11pm—3am.£2. Over 25s‘ disco. I SW1 11.45pm until late. 50p.

I The Venue 1 1pm until late. £2. Thrash metal night.


I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.

I Bennets 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. I The Choice 21 Royal Exchange Square. 221 5323.

I Cleopatras. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 23 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712.

I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322/7522. I Fury Murrys 96 Maxwell Street. 221

651 l.

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.

I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauchiehall Street. 331 21 l l.

I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. I Mayfair 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872.

I Mr D's 54 Kilmarnock Road. Shawlands.

632 241 1.

I Panama Jax 30 Custom House Quay. 2.21 0865.

I Rattles 15 Benaldcr Street. Partick Cross. 334 5321.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Savoy Savoy Centre. Sauchiehall Street.


IScalini 51 West Regent Street. 331 1980. I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 2484600.

I SW1 48 Carlton Place. 429 5559.

I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street. 221 5275.

I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3623.


I Beatbox Teviot Debating Hall 9pm—2am. (Students and Guests only). FREE. Pseudo-trendy student disco playing the kind of slick. soul-boy fare that appeals to Edinburgh‘s sideburned fraternity. Downstairs. however. in the intimate surroundings of the Park Room. another (better) club takes

place. featuring the relentless pulse of indie dance such as the Beloved.

I De-Lux Wilkie House 10.30pm—3am. £3. From 11 May. An upfront dance club featuring DJ‘s from Spanish Harlem and North. and playing the same kind of music. Should establish itself as the place to be seen before long. and deservedly so. I Dream The Mission 10pm—3am. £3. Still run by the Slam and Dream crew. still mixing upfront house fusion. still full of kids in big white trainers. But. wait for it— they‘ve got new flyers! And rather groovy they are too. in a lurid psychedelic sort of way. But it's a start.

I Floral Riot Network 2 10.30pm—4am. £2. Experience an indie explosion ofsonic flower grooves at what is currently Edinburgh‘s busiest club. From Primal Scream to The Pastels. from The Smithsto The Stone Roses. a carefully considered playlist is ensuring a packed dancefloor. I Green Banana Club Potterrow 8pm—lam. Students 50p with matric card. guests£1. A ‘stimulating' student night. playing alternative indie thrash. Not forthe faint-hearted or discerning clubber. though if hard core goth is your scene . .. Look out for live bands too.

I U.F.O The Venue 12pm-4am. £2. Upfront cuts ranging from indie dance to house to techno, with a Euro/US hardcore influence. Hyper-bass. sound effects and sampling. Or so they tell me.

I Marleys Shady Lady‘s 10.30pm—3am. £2. Living up to its name the club plays mostly MOR reggae to a mostly older crowd. A smaller crowd too. oflate. though with the supposed upsurge in popularity of this kind of music you never know what might happen.

I North Wilkie House 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. May 4 only. On the sixth day. so they say. God created Manchester. And there came forth from that place wee men with wide trousers and silly haircuts. who wrote songs about ‘twisting my melons‘ (man). And this is where to go to hear those songs.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £1.75 before 1 1pm/£3.50aftcr.

I Buster Browns llpm—3.30am. £2.75.

I Cafe St James 8pm—2am. £1 members/£2 non members. Prices rise after 11pm.

I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 1 1pm—4am. £2.

I Cinderellas Rockerfellas 9pm—2am. £1 before 10pm; £2 before 11pm; £3 after.

I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11.30pm/£4 after.

I Madisons 9pm—3am. £1 before 1 1pm/£2 after.


I Sex Beat The Wee Red Bar. Edinburgh College of Art Union. 10pm—3am. £2 (look out for £1 invites from the usual pubs etc). Hard alternative dance. new beat. clectro. acid and On-U sounds.

I Apocalypse Chambers Street. 9pm—2am. (Students and guests only). FREE. Currently packing them in fora night of hard rock music. Metallica T-shirts abound. Good unhygenic fun. I Bedrock Club The Venue. 9pm-4am. Live rock bands and disco. attract agood crowd to this popular night. Sec rock listings for details.

I Infinity Oblomovs. 9pm—1am. FREE. Billed as a pre-club ‘club' mostly playing

house and techno courtesy of DJ ‘5 Bootsie. Kasi M and Brainstorm. Mixing it live on a Saturday night. check this out. I Immigrant Club Shady Lady’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Following in the footsteps of the Backroom, the Immigrant revamps this venue‘s history for hosting Independent music mixed with classic bands like SLF and the Ramoncs. Still a popular Saturday option.

I Mambo Club Network 3. 10.30pm-3am £2 members/£2.50 non members. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel mixingthe best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylee.

I Parade Wilkie House. 1 1pm—3am. £3 (students £2.50). Getting more popular by the week. as Edinburgh clubbers realise that it is a serious dance club instead of a poor man‘s Shag. Playing a refreshing mix of mainstream rap, garage. house and funk and with a perpetually packed dancefloor.

I Power The Mission. 10pm-3am. £3. Following in the footsteps of the long-running Kangaroo Klub. this aims to banish the prevalent sense of fashionable elitism which exists in city clubbing by featuring swing beat and house in a less style-conscious atmosphere. Not so busy as it deserves to be though.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £2 before 1 1pm/£4 after.

I Buster Browns 11.30pm—3.30am. £3.75. I Cafe St James 8pm—2am. See Fri for details. I ChaplinSat Finsbury Park. llpm—4am. See Fri for details.

I Cinderellas Bockertellas 9pm-2am. £3, before 10.30pm/£3.50 after.

I lied lint Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before llpm/£4 after.


I MIDI Network 2+3. 10pm-4am. £2. From 11 March. Finally a club that caters for those whose weekend doesn‘t come to an abrupt end on a Saturday. Current dance sounds. a massive 9.5k turbo rig. live rapping and guest DJ 5 should make this as compulsory as Friday nights at Wilkie House. Essential stuff!


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £1 before 1 1pm/£2 after.

I Buster Browns 10pm—4am. Half price _ before 1 1pm/£2.75 after.

I Cinderellas Boekertellas 9.30pm—1am. £1.50.


I Messenger Reggae Sound System The Venue. 9pm—latc. £2 (£1.50). For the first time in this city a reggae club that plays ragamuffin. lovers rock and some massive dub sounds instead of chart reggae. On the night - live MC Zeb. selecting rythms rough and rugged. while using the 4k PA to its full effect.

I blow Cinderellas Rockerfellas. 7.30—10.30pm. £1 .50 (50p with ticket). Trendy teen disco for 14—18 year olds. 50p tickets should still be in circulation. Kylie. Jason. Sonia don‘t ya just lurve em?


I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm—1am. Students 50p with matric card. guests £1.50. Breathless continues not only to draw a good student crowd but also encompasses more up-to-date sounds. combining Prince. Electribe 101 and De La Soul for a night that is perhaps the best of its kind. Maybe the fact that they have the cheapest bar prices in town helps it retain a sense of fun.

I Loaded The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. See preview.

I Lite Shady Ladys. 9.30pm—2am. £2. From May 9. Bit ofan unknown quantity this one. I‘m afraid. but they do have the lnsipid Carpets cow on their flyers. so 1 ‘d hazard a guess at music with a Mancunian bias.


I Chateaux Cha Cha Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Designer gear ahgo-go at this stylish club which combines the best of both the gay and straight scenes under one groove. Suffering a steady decrease in popularity though - Roxy‘s days would seem to be numbered.

I Atomic hl-NRG Attack The Penthouse. 8pm—1am. FREE. If you thought that hi-NRG ended with ‘So macho' . then think again! DJ‘s Dave and Adam play the hottest new imports. and if you don't burn out after that they also include some chart and dance music to ensure you do.

I Insomnia Wilkie House. 1 1pm—3am. £3/£2. Experience the ultimate rave with an eclectic blend of indie dance . garage and deep house. The Shamen. That Petrol Emotion. 808 State. Happy Mondays. etc combine to come up with something really worth losing sleep over.

I Shag The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Well, the price may have increased. but nothing steps the youth of Edinburgh from Shagging(Phnarr! Phnarr! Again.)Oh. it'sa laugh. innit?


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. Half price before 1 1pm/£2 after.

I Cate St James 8pm- 1 am. Free.

I Cinderellas Bockertellas 9.30pm—2am. £2 before 1 1pm/£2.50after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10.3pm—3am. £1.50 before 11.30pm/£2.50 after.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670. ~

I Blue Oyster Club 96a Rose Street Lane North. 2266458

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Cate St James 25 St James Centre. 557 2631.

I Chambers Street Student Union Chambers Street. 667 1011

I Charlie Barkers South Bridge (opp Tron Kirk). 5566050.

I Cinderellas Bockertellas 99 St Stephen Street. 5560266.

I Finsbury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Liberty‘s Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Madison: Grecnside Place. 557 3807.

I Moray House Student Union 1 lolyrood Road. 556 8455.

I The Network West Tollcross. 228 3252. I The Penthouse Home Street . Tollcross. I Potterrow Student Union. Bristo Square, 667 0214.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 56 Fountainbridge. 229 7733.

I Shady Lady's Cowgatc. 225 6569.

I Teviot Bow Student Unionchiot Row. 667 2091.

I Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

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