I Shaft at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2. No relation to the Edinburgh club of the same name, but 70s disco nonetheless!
I Slooosu at R.G.’s. 8pm-midnight. Free. DJ Christian urging you to ‘hear no evil’ and offering up a rather good housey selection instead.
I The Slow Club at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight Bringing you some of the best ‘ambient’ sounds around in a suitably candle-lit atmosphere. Full of unexpected delights and a refreshing change from your average club night.
I Stately“ University Ilnion 9pm-2am. Free.
I The ﬁnal llpm—3.30am. £4l£2 with matric card. Well-mixed indie and dance tunes for the assembled student throng.
I AM. at The Subway. llpm—4am. £2. Running every night of the week, with one of the most diverse playlists of any club and friendly Dls who are exceptionally susceptible to requests.
I Anthea at The Calton. 10pm—late. £3. A new over 215 night with (I’m told) an ’89/‘90 vibe; regular DJs playing a mix of ori inal underground tunes.
I at Teviot Row Union. 8pm—2am. Free for students/£1 for guests. Beatbox up top playing across the board student sounds; Inertia in the middle playing techno and dance; Strangeways down below playing indie, goth and grunge.
I Bubblegll at Potterrow. 8pm—lam. £2J£l. Student night playing a mix of indie, indie dance and dance tunes.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. Girls free before midnight/£2 after, guys £2 before midnight/£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds with an emphasis on 70s and 803 grooves. Available Mon-Thurs for private parties.
I The Biz lO.30pm—4am. £3. Mainstream chart sounds and dance.
I Catloese at The Mission. llpm—4am. £2.50/£2 with flyer. Weekly rock night with an all-encompassing playlist of anything that is rock music, from heavy metal to grunge to thrash. Happy hour from llpm—lam.
I Century 2“ lOpm—4am. £5. Fairly middle-of-the-road dance night in an extravagant setting. Big and almost always busy.
I City 2 Downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm—1am. Free. Dls David Brown and guests playing a selection of underground house and progressive dance sounds in this pre-club club. in one of the cities best watering holes.
I Cololloo at Moray House Union. 10pm—4am. £2.50/£l. 21 May. A night of world music from D] Jazz (Havana). playing a broad selection of world music, including Latin, salsa, rhumba and calypso.
I The Edge 4pm—2.30am. Mainstream chart sounds, happy hour 4-10pm. Available for private hire Mon-Wed.
I Evol at Wilkie House. lO.30pm—4am £3/£2.50. DJs Kieren and Amanda playing a plethora of indie sounds from the 605, 705 and 805 through to the current releases on the indie scene. Indie kid’s heaven.
I Excellent at The Citrus. 1 1pm—4am. £6. 21 May. A new night for The Citrus with 015 Alan Dundas, Andy Ingles and Scott Ferguson playing a mix of upfront dance sounds.
I El-S 11pm—4am £3 before lam/£5 after. Mainstream chart sounds and a mixture of oldies too, in a pleasant setting. I Filsolry M “pm—4am. £2. Chart sounds.
I Fireﬂy at The Pelican. 10pm—Iam. Free. DJ Jorelle spins some classy soulful house, deep warming and underground pre-club pub thang.
I Heaven at The Vaults. 11pm—4am.
£4/£3. 28 May. A night of uplifting house and garage sounds with big drink promos and an audio-visual chill-out lounge(?). I intensity at The Music Box. 8pm—3am. £12 at the door/£10 tickets. 21 May. See One Offs for further details.
I The ital Club at Liberty’s. lOpm—4am. £3. 21 May. The last night in Liberty’s for The Ital so expect a busy night, with the usual musical mixture of reggae. funk. soul and calypso.
I latch at Shady Lady’s. llpm—4am. £2.50/£2 with ﬂyer. Popular indie club with a busy, sweaty dance-ﬂoor vibrating to the sounds of 80s and 908 indie dance. I Marley‘s Reggae Kill) at Cavendish. llpm—4am. £3/£2.50. The city’s longest- running reggae club, busy night guaranteed with a wide playlist of roots. ragga. lovers, heavyweight dub and dancehall.
I M'I'S'li at The Citrus. llpm-4am. £5/£3. 28 May. Balearic abandon from resident DJs Craig Ferguson and Scott Drysdale playing a mix of upfront sounds. Busy monthly club.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm—3am. £5/free for members. A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life among you. I Partyceilidhdlsco at Moray House Union. 9pm—4am. £2.50/£1. 21 May. Entry between 9—10pm free. Partyceilidhmayhem with a three-hour ceilidh and then four-hour disco, regular drinks promos and friendly bar prices.
I Pure at The Venue. 11.30pm—4am. £5/£3 members. Upfront. hard-edged. progressive dance music courtesy of Dis TWitch and Brainstorm. Still one of Edinburgh’s busiest nights, with a few top name DJs coming soon. Watch this space for details.
I lied Hot Pepper Club lOpm—4am. £4. Chan sounds and dance.
I Rhythm lab at The Vaults. lOpm—4am. £3. 21 May only. It’s summer party-time at The Vaults, with a mixture of house and funk sounds. Drink promos on the night. I Satiya at The Wee Red. 10pm-4am. £2.50. Busy night playing a mix of reggae, ragga and upbeat heavy dance, with MCs Scot and Warren.
I Skye Club at The Penthouse (Cavendish). lOpm—4am. £3/£2. 21 May. Monthly outing for this women’s disco. with a varied mix of dance sounds from DJ Julie.
I Sly at The Music Box. lOpm—3am. Price tbc. 28 May. Fresh funk and 70s grooves care of DJ Fido, with frequent guest appearances by DJ Sara If the Easter Sunday night was anything to go by then this will be a busy one.
I Spacohoppor at Liberty’s (above The Playhouse). llpm—4am. £4/£3. 28 May. Fortnightly. Weekly ‘Sounds of the Seventies’ club, playing 70s pop, soul, glam, rock. ska and funk, with a crowded dance ﬂoor all night long.
I Squid at La Belle Angele. 9pm—late. A new relaxed night featuring ambient underground eclectic grooves. in a cool- pool of ocean ambience.
I Tiltil at The Store. llpm—4am. £4. Recommended dance club with Dls Gareth, Colin and Stuart (23rd Precinct) playing a mix of hot garage and underground house to a packed dance- ﬂoor. Excellent jumpin’ night in this recently revamped venue. Available for free hire on Mon and Tue.
I Niggy at The Calton (upstairs). 9pm—late. £3. Changing venues to The Calton, with a popular playlist of pop classics from the 603 and 705.
I Woo lied Menace at The Wee Red Bar. 10pm-2am. £3/£2. 28 May. Monthly womens disco with a mixture of dance sounds supplied by Maggie McEwan.
I AM. at The Subway. Ilpm—4am. £2. See Fridays.
I Banana love at The Pelican. lOpm-lam. Free. DJ Philippo bringing
Davie M, Dream and Paddy.
I FBI at Moray House Union. llpm-4am. £3. 22 May. Fortnightly. Still packing in the crowds, with a wide playlist of indie music in its multifarious guises.
I Fever at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—4am. £4/£3. 22 May. Fortnightly club with a playlist as wide as a very wide thing indeed (how wide?). including Abba, Duran Duran, S-Express and Sub-Sub.
I Finsitury Park llpm—4am. £2. See Fridays.
I Frottage at The Venue. llpm—4am. £3/£2 with ﬂyer. 29 May. Changing to a new Saturday night slot playing a very strange mixture of music. including thrash. dub, techno. disco rock and more rock.
I Funky Vlonn at Wilkie House. llpm—4am. £3.50. Funking it up on a Saturday night, playing funk, house. 70s disco, soul, garage. hip hop and more funk, to a largely student crowd.
I Jo Ju Jazz at La Belle Angele. 9pm—late. The Thelonius DJs move to a Saturday night slot, the ultimate in pre- club vibes.
I latch at Shady Lady’s. lO.30pm—4am. £2.50/£2. A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.
I lacuna Heart at Potterrow Students Union. 8pm—late. £2. 22 May. A one-off return for the legendary Lacuna Head, with a varied mixture of anything that loosely falls into the heading of indie music, past and present. All proceeds raised on the night are to go to The Paul Sheldon Memorial Fund.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. llpm—4am. £3/£2.50. Two floors with African. Latin. salsa, reggae. zouk, soca. calypso downstairs and reggae, ragga and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel playing to a busy, hot. sweaty crowd.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £5/free for members. See Fridays. I Misery at The Cooler. llpm-Sam.
Ibiza sun beaming down onto the lovely Cowgate.
I Banshee at The Calton (upstairs). lOpm—3am. £3. 29 May. Monthly outing for The Monday Club’s big sister. an alternative music heaven.
I Buster Browns lO.30pm-4am. £2 before ll.30pm/£4 after. Club-dance. upfront chart sounds.
I The Biz lO.30pm—4am. £3. See Fridays. I Carbolic Frolic at Ex-S. 11pm—4am. £5. 29 May. Settling into its new home nicely. with full Carbolic decor and friendly but ﬁrm door policy. DJs Scott Ferguson and Andy Williams spinning ‘de platters dat matter’ to a dance ﬂoor packed with happy people.
I Century 2” lOpm—4am. £5l£3 before midnight. Mega Party Night with regular PAs.
I City 2 Downstairs at The City Cafe. 8pm-1am. Free. DJ David Brown with regular guests playing a selection of A, underground house and progressive dance sounds in this pre-club club. in one of the cities best watering holes.
I Controversy at The Vaults. 6.30—10.30pm. £1.50. A night of rave. house and techno music. for the young ’uns.
I Cuhlk at the Music Box. 10pm—3am. £5. Members/guests only. Solid dance action with regular guest PAs and guest DJs. Busy. bouncin’ night guaranteed. with DJs The Mariner and Ross Keddie playing an upfront selection of dance sounds.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. llpm—Sam. £4. 22 May. Busy night of tacky disco sounds in aptly tacky surroundings. running MONTHLY and packing in a crowd of frenzied disco dancing divas.
I The Edge 4pm-2.30am. See Fridays. I Euphoria at The Calton. 9pm—late. £10. 22 May, PAs from Ultrasonic and Dymension, MCs Insane and Badger. guest Dls Ramos and Fantasy alongside resident Dis. 29 May, DJ Del (Global),
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