retrospective night. incorporating a wide range of 70s sounds.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £2 before 11pm/£4 after.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 .50 before 11.30pm/£3 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm-4am. See Preview.

I Cale 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 1 lpml£2 after.

I Millies 10pm—6am. £2 before 2.30am: £3 after.


I Wildlife 9 Feb and every fortnight. A club run by Fred and Amanda of Thunderball fame. playing soul and funk in a central location; it‘s

small. intimate and more like a party than any usual event; and ifyou don‘t know where it‘s at then you shouldn’t be there anyway. Okay?

I Kaleidoscope World Moray House. 9pm—3am. £2. 9 Feb. A busy new (irregular) club. playing a wide selection ofwhat could be loosely termed ‘indie' music.

I Top Ten Club Moray House. 10pm—3am. £2. 16 Feb. ‘Figure huggin' hitch hikin‘ high steppin‘ hand clappin‘ cake walkin‘ finger snappin‘ hip shakin‘ hit pickin' switched on sound‘. Roughly translated. this means 60s music. Oh.

I Hairy Cafe Coste. 10pm—2am. Free. See Friday for details.

I Apocalypse Chambers Street Union. 9pm—2am. Students and guests only. A bustling union dance club which aimsto shake off this venues manic metal image.


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I Bedrock Club The Venue. 9pm—4am. Live bands plus a disco make this a popular night. See Rock listings for details.

I Boom Boom Club Calton Studios. 11pm-4am. £5. This venue has gained itselfsomething of a reputation as a haven for the city’s undesirable clement. so it will be interesting to see just how this club fares.

I Katch Shady Lady‘s. 11pm—3am. £2. Indie. indie and yet more indie music. attracting a motley assortment of mop top student types.

I Mambo Club Network 2 & 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2 members/£2.50 non members. Scotland‘s only regular world music club. and as such. worth a visit. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel mixes the best in African dance with calypso and soca around the world stylec. Getting increasingly busy as the word getsout.

I Wheels The Mission. 11pm—3am. £1 .50 before midnight/£2.50 after. Hey. it's a rock night.

I Club Exit 10pm—2am. See Friday for details.

I Netwontt 10.30pm—4am. £4. Playing chart disco and mainstream dance music. I The Amphitheatre 10pm—4am. £4.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm-4am. £2 before 11.30pm/£4 after.

I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.

I Cele St James 8pm—2am. See Fri for details.

I Chapllnsat Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. See Fri for details.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11pm/£4 after.

I Millies 10pm—6am. £2 before 2.30am; £3 after.


I Exit 2pm—6pm. Also 10pm—3am. Sec Friday for details.

I Subway 7pm—11pm. £2. l3—18-year-olds only. See Friday for details.

I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £1 .50 before 11.30pm/£3 after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10am—3am. £3. A karaoke night.

I Madisons 11pm—4am. A joint venture by Millies and the Laughing Duck. featuring the turntable talents ofluurrvely DJs Phillip and Bootsy. Guaranteed tacky disco and chart house all night long. Great stuff.

I Network1 lOpm—Zam. £2. IThe Amphitheatre 10pm—late. £3. I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am.


I Blackbird The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. An alternative club employing the turntable talents of Mackie. formerly of the old Backroom. Playing all things punk and goth. plus indie - ‘but not indie-pop‘. I Millies 11pm—4am. Free.


I Millies 11pm—4am. Free.


I Subway 7pm—l 1pm. £2. See Friday for details.

I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm— 1 am. Students 50p with matric card.guests £1.50. The best union club in Edinburgh. without a doubt. Lucozade on draught and upfront dance music. What more could anyone want?

I Bubble Shady Lady‘s. l 1pm—3am. £2.50(£2). Playing ‘classic rock and roll from three decades‘. Roughly translated this means 50s. 60s and 70s stuff— Hendrix. Cochrane et al. Not my cupof Jack Daniels. but someone must like it. I Millies 11pm—4am. Free.


I F"k It Network 1. 2 & 3.10pm—3.30am. £2.50. 14 Feb. Steve and Martin return for another of their occasional extravaganzas. promising upfront dance music. plus drink promos and maybe even a bouncy castle. And with over a thousand other clubbers expected. there's sure to be a shoulder to cry on over that Valentine which didn‘t arrive.

I Ice Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £3'£2. Well. I hear that the Cooke twins are soon to become Pop Stars. with an interesting piece of vinyl being released in the near future. We wait with baited breath. but in the meantime. carry on DJing boys!

I Hairy Cafe Coste. 10pm—2am. Free. See Friday for details.

I Shag The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. lt's Thursday. so it's time to go Shagging. As the entire youthful population of Edinburgh and Glasgow knows.

I Karaoke Night Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 8pm—1am. Free. A cross between state of the art Japanese technology and a good old-fashioned sing-song. this allows anyone talented enough. brave enough. or more probably drunk enough. to get up and do a passable imitation oftheir favourite singer. Well. that's the theory. I Club Exit 10pm—2am. Sec Friday for details.

I Network 1 10pm—2am. £2.

I The Amphitheatre 10pm—Iate. £2.

I Cale St James 8pm— 1 am. Free.

I Blue Oyster Club. 10.30pm—4am.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10.3pm—3am. £1 .50 before 11.30pm/£2.50after.

I Millies 11pm—4am. £1.


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 Cale Royal Bistro Bar West Register Street. 557 4792.

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

I Chambers Street Student Union Chambers Street. 667 101 1.

I Exit Victoria Street. 225 2564.

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

I Liberty's Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Madison's Greenside Place. 557 3807. I Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326.

I Millies Niddry Street. 5566050.

I Moray House Student Union llolyrood Road. 556 8455.

I The Network West Tollcross. 228 3252. I The Penthouse Home Street. Tollcross. 229 2558.

I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 6670214.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 2297733.

I Shady Lady's Cowgatc. 225 3326.

I Subway 69 Cowgate. 225 9916.

I Teviot Row Student Union Bristo Square. 667 2091.

I The Venue (‘alton Road. 557 3073.

I Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ofArt. Lauriston Place. 229 931 l.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2079.


A clubbers‘ guide to local radio.

I 8PM Radio Scotland. Fri 11.30pm—12.30am. Radio Scotland's one concession to dance culture. unfortunately on air when all clubbers are out, well . .. clubbing. Featuring soul. rap. hip hop and house but who listens?

I Paul Welsh Clyde ()ne FM, Sat 7.45—11pm. Well. Paul used to nip intothe Clyde studios to spin some dance tracks before heading down to his one-nighter at The Champion. but that venue is alas no more. so Radio Clyde is for the moment the only place you'll be hearing his dulcet tones. Featuring regular big name interviews. depending on who is visiting the city on 9 Feb Caron Wheeler and Clive Griffin. on 16 Feb The Young Disciples.

I The Duke Radio Forth. Sun 7—10pm. In between keeping a restraining hand on Bryan Burnett and Janice Forsyth. Allan NB Campbell presents a pot-pourri for those with their fingers on the pulse. Featuring various pop people from near and far. plus America‘s Rap Charts, and a regular Country Round Up from your man on the range, Alistair Mackay.


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