I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am. ()ne of Edinburgh‘s foremost gay venues. specialising in high-camp hi-NRG and disco. I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1.50 before 1 1.30pm £3 after. Mainstream centre-of-town ‘disco‘. I Cathouse at Shady Lady's. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50, £2 with ﬂyer. (ilam rock extravaganza. aimed at those with yearnings for the decade that taste forgot. Now. we shouldn't lauin at the afﬂicted. but . . . I Century 2000 10pm-4am. £5 before lam/£7 after. Over 21s only. Glitzy new state-of—the-art club. featuring Radio Forth’s ‘Steppin‘ Out' DJ Tom Wilson. with the Bacardi Dance Chart. Please note: ‘Dress to impress'. ie nodenim. I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. llpm—4am. £2. Another centre-of—town ‘disco'. You know the score. I Cola-Club at the Designer Frames Gallery. 7pm—11pm. £2.50. Under-18s only. Coming from the same stable as Tattoo. a club for your hip little bruvvers and sisters. Upfront techno and European imports. with no nasty additives. You can't beat the real thing! I Dateless/Crunchie at The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Yup. whateveryou like to call it. the sounds are the same— good-time bad-taste party music. You really have to be in the mood. ()r deaf. I Evol at 9c Victoria Street. 10pm—3am. £2.50. A brand new indie night in this newly-reopened venue. hosted by the people from Chlorine Dream. I Fireball Club at the Complex 1 iotel. Penicuik. 9pm—lam. £1.50. I Floral Riot at Network 3. 10.30pm—4am. £2.50. Experience an indie explosion of sonic flower grooves. Or something. Current new wave faves combine with C86 sounds for an alternative night that takes some beating. I Fringe Club at Teviot Row. 9.30pm—2am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. A club within a club. featuring the turntable talents of the Shag lads; a duo who have built upa considerable reputation aided and abetted by juvenile sexual innuendo. a playlist comprisingof B-movie soundtracks. and a propensity for handing out free chocolate. Unprctentious dance music basically — chart pop from the past fifteen years or so. I Mambo Club at Network 2. 10.30pm—4am. £2. Around the world stylee. with the inimitable Sir ()ssie on the wheels of steel mixing African dance. Latin and salsa. reggae. zouk. socca and calypso. It‘s hot and happenin' every night ofthe festival — check it out. I Madison's Rock Night 9pm—3am. £2. Pretty self-explanatory this one. I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4/£3 before midnight. Live and direct from London. LosTrios Mambos funk up the Festival with a totally tropical mix of Latin. African. and jazz. Too darn hot! I Millionaires 10pm—6am. £2 before 2am. £3 after. Edinburgh‘s finest dance dive. where clubbers. club runners and late-night degenerates mingle till the wee hours. Resident DI. the luvverly Phillip. mans the dex. spinning upfront rave tunes. house and disco. See y'all there.
‘ I Networkt 10.30pm—4am. £1 before
i midnight/£3 after. Yup. you guessed it. Mainstream chart disco.
I The Paradox Club at Calton Studios (downstairs). 10.30pm—4am. £4. ()ut with the Vicks. folks. Bouncy balearic beats
; and piano house for a large (it not tootall) crowd.
i I Pure at The Venue. 11pm—4am.
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Members and guests only. ()ne yearon and still doin’ the biz. lligh bprn hardcore sounds. and. unusually for Edinburgh. more dancin’ than posin'.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm-4am. £2.50 before 11.30pm £3.50after. Andagain. mainstream chart . . .
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames (iallery. 11pm—4pm. £3. A small but sexy club running every night during the festival. An assortment ofguest DJs. plus the resident Bootsy and (iareth. play happy music for happy people — that's garage. piano house and disCo to you and me. And now with a chill-out jazz bar too. What more coulda girl want'.’
I The UN Club at the Calton Studios. 11pm—4am. £4'£3.50. They‘ve got something to please everybody. these Brighton chaps. Tonight. it‘s the turn of indie fans. with Sister Ray"salternative dance extravaganza.
I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm—4am. See Fri. I Buster Browns 10.30pm—4am. £2 before 11.30pm £4 after. See Fri.
I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £5 before
lam £7 after. ()ver 21s dance night. ‘Dress to impress'. ie no denim. featuring on 24 Aug a PA by .locelyn Brown.
I Chaplins at Finsbury Park. 11pm—4am. See Fri.
I Club Solution at Calton Studios (downstairs). 11pm—4am. ()n with the Armani Chevignon Soviet Chipie clobber. hip kids. Bleeps and that all-important bass-line for a clued-up young crowd. Mental as anything.
I Cola-Club at the Designer Frames (iallery. 7pm-l 1pm. £2.50. tinder-16's only. See Fri.
I Fireball Club at the Complex 1 lotel. Penicuik. 9pm—lam. £1.50. See Fri. Featuring regular live bands check Rock listings for details.
I Fringe Club Disco 9pm—-2.30am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri.
I Katch at Shady Lady's. 11pm—3am. £2. Loadsa indie gee-tar tunes.
I Lacuna Head at Calton Studios (upstairs). £2.50 £2. Ilard left alternative
; sounds. ranging from Fugazi toJonathan
Richman. Tuneful or what'.’
I Madison's Bock Night 10pm—4am.£2. Guess what this is then . . .‘.’
I Mambo Club at Network 2 & 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2 members £2.50 non-members. See Fri.
I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 1 1pm—4am. £4 £3 before midnight. See Fri.
I Millionaires 10pm—6am. £2 before
2am £3 after. Sec Fri.
I Network 1 10.30pm—4am. £1 before midnight. £3 after. See Fri.
I Pleasurehead at 9e Victoria Street.
11pm—3am. £4 £3.50. £1 ﬂyersin circulation. Not content with six nights at the Calton Studios. the LIN crew also present this Saturday night extravaganza.
featuring four decades of fanciable dance
sounds from Blue Note to Talkin' Loud through to Stax and back again.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 11.30am £4 after. See Fri.
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames Gallery. llpm—4pm. £4. See Fri.
I Wave at the Venue. 11pm—4am. Members and guests only. Another night for Pure afit‘irmddos. with DJS'FWitCh. Brainstorm. Dribler and the much more sensibly named Carole.
I Wheels at The Mission. llpm—3am.
£1 .50 before midnight. £2.50 after. The hairy and leather-clad come out in force for this rock night. 1’m told. Being neither I resist the temptation.
I Wildlife at the Edinburgh Dungeon. Shandwick Place. 200 ticketsavailable
only. on sale at the City Cafe. Edinburgh's
: finest itinerant club returns. with a strictly ticket-onlyaffairatperhapsthe city‘smost cm. . . . imusuulvenuc. You know that it's . gonna be great — but will you get in'.’
I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm-4am. See Fri. I Buster Browns 10.30pm~3am. £1.50 before 11.30pm £3 after. See Fri.
I Century 2000 l0pm—4am. £3 before lam/£5 after. ()ver 21s only. Solid Soul Dance Night.
I Fringe Club Disco ‘)prn—2.30am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri. I Madisons 11pm—4am. Discodecc-lite. I Mambo Club at Network 2 & 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2. See Friday for details.
I I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio.
llpm—4am. £4 £3 before midnight. See Fri.
I Networkt 10pm—2am. £1 before midnight £2 after. See Fri.
I Playtime-1 at the Venue. Rpm—4am. Tickets £10 from TOUTA agents — Virgin or Ripping Records in Edinburgh. Nine hours of hardcore action with (irooverider. Andy Carrol and The Shamen's Mr C manning the decks; plusa massive turbo sound system. multicoloured laser strobes and PAs (to be confirmed). The Festival summer rave'.’ Call the into line (031 664 3770) and decide for yourself.
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames(iallcry. l 1pm—4am. £2. See Fri.
I The UN Club at the Calton Studios. 11pm—4am. £4r£3.50. It’s those Brighton boys again. with Sacramental; that's disco and electro house to you and me.
I Fringe Club Disco ‘)prn-—2.20am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri. I Ladies Night at Century 2000.
10pm— 4am. £1.
I Mambo Club at Network 2 8; 3. 10.30pm--3am. £2. See Fri.
I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4. £3 before midnight. See Fri.
I Millionaires 1 1pni—4am. £ 1 . Sec Fri.
I The Monday Club at Madisons. 9.30pm—3am. £2. An alternative nu-wave disco. playing goth. punk. rock and indie. Demo tapes are also welcomed — bring yours along and give the crowd a laugh.
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames ( iallery. llpm—4am. £2. Sec Fri.
I The UN Club at the Calton Studios. 1lpm--4am.£3.50£2.50.('ollidescope: Jesus Jones meets (‘hapterhousc in an indie night that knows no boundaries. ()r so they tell me.
I Fringe Club Disco 9pm—230am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri. I Mambo Club at Network 2 6; 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2. See Fri.
I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4 £3 before midnight. See Fri.
I Millionaires 1 lpm—4am. £1. See Fri.
I Network 1 £1 before midnight £2.50 after. See Fri.
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames (iallery. 11pm—4am. £2. See Fri.
I The UN Club at the Calton Studios. l1pm-4am.£3.50'£2.5().’1"ack!:Superﬂy' street hustlers and glam gods rub shoulders on the danccﬁoor with disco divas and art students in kilts (it sez here). A shameless orgy of 60s. 70s and 80s tastelessness. That’s what we like tosee.
I Big Bird at Dandies. 10pm—3am. This will revive a few memories. I don't doubt.
()tis. he ofCity Cafe fame. resurrects what was once one of Edinburgh's most popular clubs. A midweek groove featuring Motown classics. soul. funk. jazz and Afro-Caribbean sounds.
I Fringe Club Disco 9pm—2.30am. Free
, with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri. »- I Mambo Club at Network 2 & 3.
10.30pm—3am. £2. See Fri.
I The Mambo Inn at the Playhouse Studio. 11pm—4am. £4 £3 before midnight. See Fri.
I Millionaires l lpm--4am. £1. See Fri.
i I Tattoo at the Designer Frames(iallery.
llpm—4am. £2. Sec Fri.
I The UN Club at the Calton Studios.
I lpm—4am. £3.50£2.50. Wash & (io: indie moves and house grooves together in one easy to Use package. ‘No rinsing. no fuss'.
I Blitz at Madisons. 9.30pm—3am. £2. The same idea as the Monday Club - goth. punk. and various demos. See Mon.
I Blitzkreig at Shady Lady's. llpm—3am.
E ()ffers a wide range ofalternativ-e music--
punk. goth. indie. ad infinitum (or nauseurn. depending on your tastes).
I Blue Oyster Club 10.30pm-—4am. Sec Fri. I Fab at Century 2000. 10pm~-4am. £3 before lam £5 after. ()ver-25sonly.
I Fringe Club Disco 9pm--2.30am. Free with Fringe Club Membership. See Fri. I Ice at 9c Victoria Street. 10.30pm--3am. £3 £2. ()ne of the city's finest student dance clubs returns. An arms-in-the-air atmosphere and bleeps all night.
I Mambo Club at Network 2 & 3. 10.30pm—3am. £2. See Fri.
I The Mambo Inn at the Play'house Studio. 1 1pm— 4am. £4 £3 before midnight. Sec Fri.
I Networki 10pm—2am. £1 before midnight £2 after. See Fri.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm-3am. £2. Sec Fri.
I Shag at The Mission. 10.30prn-3arn. £2. Wet walls and lack ofoxygen notwithstanding. this remains one ofthc
. most perennially popular student clubs.
Some truly awful records. though. I The Soul-Way Club at Network 2. 10.30pm—3am.
I I Dream at Millionaires. 11pm—4am. See
I Tattoo at the Designer Frames (iallcry. 11pm—4am. £3. See Fri.
I The UN Club at the ( 'alton Studios. llpm—4am. £3.50£2.50. The Pyramidof Funk: surprisingly enough. ftmk.
I Blue Oyster Club 96a Rose Street Lane North. 226 6458.
I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.
I Calton Studios Calton Road. 556 7066. I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 22‘) 7670.
I Dandies Kings Stables Road.
I Designer Frames Gallery 1 lastics Close. Cowgate.
I Finsbury Park 3~-5 South St Andrew Street. 5561020.
I Liberty's (ireenside Place. 557 3807. I Madison’s (ireenside Place. 557 3807. I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326. I Millionaires Niddry Street. 5566050. I The Network West 'l‘ollcross. 228 3252. I Be 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Scmple Street. 'I‘ollcross. 22‘) 7733.
I Shady Lady's Cowgate. 225 3326.
I Teviot Bow SU Bristo Square. 6504673. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.