I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.
I Jeans a T-shirt Night at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1 with ticket).
I Savoy 11pm—3am. £2. Over-25$ night. I Second Heaven at Club Xchange. £1 admission and £1 all drinks.
I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.
I Jo Jo's at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm—3.30am. £1.50. Gay night with cheap drinks.
I Shimmy Club at Bennets. 10.30pm—3am. £1.
I Hardcore at the Choice. £3. 11pm-3.30am. Still very popular, with just about every salon in Glasgow paying homage.
I Jeans a T-shirt night at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3am. £3.50. Another popular Wednesday night club playing dance, but of a more commercial nature than Hardcore (and not so elitist).
I Zulu at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm—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. OTHERS
I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free.
I Go West at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).
I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 11pm-3am. £2.50. Over-25$ disco.
I Pulse at SW1 . 11pm—3.30am. £3.
I 60s and 70s Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).
I Spank at Club Xchange. £1 admission and £1 alldrinks.
I Exodus at the Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2. The new night on Thursdays at the Sub is proving just as good as Blackmarket ever was. Good to see other DJs gettinga chance at the cultural mecca in Jamaica Street.
I Terra Hera at the Mayfair. 11pm—3am. £2. Not the only club playing African. with the addition of Zulu on Wednesdays, but still delights the old eardrums with the glorious sounds of Latin. reggae, rhumba, calypso and Soca.
I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free party night.
I Big Bad Groove at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2.
I Bloomers at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 student).
I 80s Night at Mardi Gras. l().30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).
I Genes 8r T—Shlrt at Club Xchange. 12pm—5am. 75p.
I Freakscene at Rafﬂes. 10.30pm—3am.
I Freestyle at Rooftops. 11pm—3.30am.
I Rhythm 'n' Booze at Tin Pan Alley. 10.30pm-3.30am. £3.50.
I Savoy l 1pm—3am. £2. Over 25s‘ disco. I SW1 11.45pm until late. 50p.
I The Venue 11pm 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. 3340560.
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 1.
I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street , 248 6606.
I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauchiehall Street.
I Mardi tires 73 Dunlop Street, 221 3623. I Mayfair 474 Sauchiehall Street, 332 3872.
I Mr D’s 54 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, 632 2411.
I Panama Jax 30 Custom House Quay, 221 0865.
I Rattles 15 Benalder Street, Partick Cross, 334 5321.
I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5883.
I Savoy Savoy Centre, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0751.
I Soalinl 51 West Regent Street, 331 1980. I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street, 2484600.
I SW1 48 Carlton Place, 429 5559.
I Tln Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street , 221 5275.
I Venue 474 Sauchiehall Street, 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street, 221 3623.
‘ the sad demise of Parade last week.
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 ofthe Park Room. another (better) club takes
place, featuring the relentless pulse of indie dance such as the Beloved.
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 sortof way. But it‘s a start. Seriously though. the only Friday dance club, and as such, worth a visit.
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 Smiths to The Stone Roses, a carefully considered playlist is ensuring a packed dancefloor. I Green Banana Club Potterrow.
8pm- 1 am. Students 50p with matric card. guests£1. A ‘stimulating‘ student night. playing alternative indie thrash. Not for the 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. Midnight-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 The Amphitheatre 10pm-4am. £1.75 before 11pm/£3.50after.
I Buster Browns 11pm—3.30am. £2.75.
I Cate St James 8pm—2am. £1 members/£2 non members. Prices rise after 11pm.
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. £2.
I The Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11.30pm.’£4 after.
I Madisons 9pm—3am. £1 before 11pm/£2 after.
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 a good crowd to this popular night. See rock listings for details.
I Intinity ()blomovs. 9pm— lam. 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 Ramones. 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 Power The Mission. 10pm—3am.£3. Following in the footsteps ofthe 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. Should experience an increase in popularity after
I Sex Beat Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art Union. 10pm-3am. £2 (look out for £1 invites). See preview. OTHERS
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £2 before 11pm/£4 after.
I Buster Browns 11.30pm—3.30am. £3.75. I Cate St James 8pm-2am. See Fri for details.
I Chaplinsat Finbury Park. 11pm—4am. See Fri for details.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11pm/£4 after.
I Oxygen-1 The Venue. 11.30pm—7am. £5. May 27 only. All-nighter launch ofan exciting new occasional club which will be visiting various venues in the area. The official line-up is still to be confirmed, but expect live bands and rappers. plus guest DJs from London and Manchester mixing an upfront fusion of soul. jazz. house and hip hop. An all-night licence, a free fruit bar, top security, an amazing light show and a totally wicked sound system are added attractions. The best in Scotland bringing you the best in the UK for a long live jam.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. £1 before 11pm/£2 after.
I Buster Browns 10pm—4am. Half price before 11pm/£2.75 after.
I Messenger Reggae Sound System The Venue. 9pm—late. £2 (£1.50). For the first time in this city a reggae club that plays Ragamuffin. Lovers rock and some massive Dub sounds instead ofchart reggae. On the night — live MC Zeb. selecting rythms rough and rugged. whilst using the 4k PA to its fulleffect.
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 encompass-:s more up-to-date sounds. combining Prince. Electribe 101 and De La Soul for a night that is perhaps the best ofits 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 Lady‘s. 9.30pm—2am. £2. Bit ofan unknown quantity this one. I'm afraid. but they do have the lnsipid Carpets cow on their flyers. so I'd hazard a guess at music with a Mancunian bias.
I Chateaux Cha Cha Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Designer gear a go-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-HRC Attack The Penthouse. 8pm—1am. FREE. lfyou 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. 11pm—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 stops the youth of Edinburgh from Shagging (Phnarr! Phnarr!) Oh. it'sa laugh, innit? What a funny boy that Graham Hall is.
I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. Half price before 11pm/£2 after.
I Cate St James 8pm—1am. Free.
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, 226 6458.
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,6671011.
I Charlie Parker: South Bridge (opp Tron Kirk), 556 6050.
I Finsbury Partr 3—5 South St Andrew Street, 556 1020.
I Liberty's Greenside Place, 557 3807.
I Madison: Greenside Place, 557 3807 .
I Moray House Student Union Holyrood Road, 556 8455.
I The Network West Tollcross, 228 3252. I The Penthouse Home Street. Tollcross. I Potterrow Student Union, Bristo Square, 567 0214.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 56 Fountainbridge. 229 7733.
I Shady Lady’s Cowgate. 225 6569.
I Tevlot Bow Student UnionTeviot Row, 667 2091.
I Venue Calton Road, 557 3073.
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