Regular weekly clubs plus one-oft events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up-to-date details reach our oiiices at least seven days betore publication. Club listings complied by Rory Waller and Bethan Cole.


I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10pm—2am. £4 (£2). Pumping house and garage grooves. copulating animals of every species. designer bar staff and thrilling lasers all combine to offer you a night of almost unimaginable pleasure. Michael Kilkie and Scott McKay in the big bit and Duncan Reid in the bar.

I Bar 10 9pm-midnight. Free. Gear yourselfup for a night on the tiles with top new tunes from DJ Stevie.

I Bennet’s llpm—2am. £3. Busy gay night.

I The Cathouse 10pm-2am. £3 (£2.50 with ticket). Rock club.

I Cleopatra’s l lpm—2.30am. £6.

I Club Sanctuary at Reds. Strathclyde University. 9pm—2am. £1.50 (£1). House. garage and soul for the studes.

I Club Xchange l lpm—3am. £2.50. Gay. brash. trashy and fun as ever. with tunes from DJ Sara.

i I Crash at The Cotton Club. 10pm-2am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Good time

indie-dance and chart pop with DJ Dave Ross plus those all-important drinks promos.

I Essential at Circa. llpm—2am. £5.

I Coodliie Under Ventura. 8pm—midnight. Free. Literally underground house sounds to warm you up for the night.

I The Hip Joint at The Sub Club. 9pm—2am. £3. A new Friday night for the Sub. playing ‘phat funk. chunkeejazz and solid rap’. Resident DJs are Nick Peacock. Mike MacCrimmon and Crawford and Gregor with Hamish and Sonny of Blue Juice kicking off proceedings at 9pm until 1 1pm when the regulars take over.

I liatcb at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm—2am. £3 (£2.50/£1.50 with a ticket). Popular indie club also appearing in Edinburgh on a Saturday night.

I llatnpant at Glasgow School of Art. 9pm—late (doors close at 1am). Heavy. heavy dub beats downstairs with the funk night Honeybee upstairs.

I Beds 10.30pm—2am. £3 for students before 11.30pm. £4 for everyone else. Becks £1 all night or until they run out. ‘Chunky funk. deeliteful disco and groovy garage!‘ With DJ Paul N‘Jie.

I Retro at The Hive. 10pm—2am. £2. Students and guests. 70s and 80s sounds with DJs Trax and Azber.

I H.838 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Kev with a tasty selection of garage. house and club classics.

I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm—2am. £4 (£2 before 11pm). The ultimate crap student night. the one which lowers the standards to which all others must stoop . . . and it's still unfeasibly popular!

I Slant at Club loco at The Arches. 10pm—2am. £6. A winning combination: one of the busiest dancefloors in town and undoubtedly the most spacious chill-out. all enhanced by the underground sounds of our very own Slam boys.

I Sonic The Indie Club at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). 10pm—2am. £1.50 before 11.45pm (£2.50 after). indie club (as you might imagine) with £1 pian of lager on top.

I Soundclash Republic at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Free. The ‘Republic‘ has been flying its flag for a while now and

; attracting a good crowd everyweek:

meanwhile. other ‘ambient' clubs seem to Q be sprouting up as quickly as mushrooms ; after rain. Step into its ‘blue room’

f downstairs with its ‘3-D transaudio


collage' in other words white walls with a blue light shining on them.

I Sweet PM at the Art School. 8.30pm—2.30am. £4 (£3). 5 Nov.'A post- transmission party for the temporary radio

; station. which finished broadcasting on 24 i Oct. DJs tonight include some of the

many clubrunners who had shows on the

station. including Soundclash Republic. 1 Rampant Sound. Inside Out and Mike Swarm. See Club news.

I The Volcano lO.30pm—2.30am. £4 (£3). Busy mix of dance and indie tunes with

1 Alan Ronald.

f Saturdays

I Atlantis at the Sub Club. [lpm-2am.

crowd. Atlantis is Slam's longest-running

and most successful regular night. Let

yourself soak in the choicest. wannest

house club in town. I Bar 10 9pm-midnight. Free. Socialise

to the mellow sounds of DJ Nick Peacock.

I Bennet’s 1 lpm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Cate loco at The Arches. 10pm—2am. £5. The wild and wacky Loco Experience. complete with ‘live' bands and ‘eccentric‘

entertainers. is yours to be had for a mere

fiver! Promos before midnight.

' I The Cathouse 9.30pm—2am. £3.50 (£3);

£4 after llpm. Sweaty rock club on two floors. with early opening and specially cheap drinks till llpm.

I Cleopatra's l lpm—2.30am. £6.

I Club Xchange l lpm-3.30am. £4. Gay

' club with upfront dance tunes from DJ

Suave Gav.

I Divine at the Art School. 1 lpm—late.

£2.50.The very best in psychedelic/garage/soul/60s in the Vic Bar.

I Dream Sequence at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). 10.30pm—2am. £2.50. A good selection of indie-dance faves and a friendly vibe.

I Escape-ism at the Ventura Basement. From 8pm. Free. A monthly trip to jazz dance. rare funk and underground soul land with DJs Sid and Al. Promos.

I Fury at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm—2am. £4. lmaginatively named and student- orientated night.

I Pure at Barrowland. 7pm—2am. £12 plus booking fee (discount available to Pure members from the club only). Tickets from TOCTA outlets and Pure. A celebration of the Edinburgh club’s Third Birthday. with a little help from Psychick Warriors Ov Gaia. State of Flux and Ege Bam Yasi. and guest DJs Derrick May. Lenny Dee and Jeff Mills. as well as Pure maestros Twitch and Brainstorm. See preview.

I Matrix at The Hive. 10pm-2am. £3. Students and guests. The ultimate combination. apparently. with John Lyons. Drinks promo.

I Mo’ Jan With Attitude at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. A rich and varied selection of soul and jazz courtesy of your host Steven Watt and his brother Paul! I Reds 10.30pm—2am. £5. (Students £3 before 11.30pm). Relaxed. friendly and popular club night with DJ Kevin mixing up the disco. house and funk.

I Stratitclyde University Union 9pm—2am. £2.50. Students and guests only. Studenty feel to Level 8. very popular dance and techno in Reds.

I Tankln’ at the Art School. lOpm—late. £2.50. Take the upstairs option on an Art School Saturday night and receive a generous helping of acid jazz. funk. dub.

ska and hip-hop. With Lindsey. Denny.

Louie and Andy up in the rafters. I Sboosbat R.G.‘s. 8pm—midnight. DJ Christian with a House/Garage pre-club

warmer. ; I The Tunnel 10.30pm—2am. £6 (£3). : Exciting decor. Derek Wallace and Sir i Kev on the decks in Room 1 and Stevie

and Derek in Room 2 of October Cafe fame.

I llnder Venture 8pm—midnight. Free. Soul. funk and garage with Kevin.

I The Volcano lO.30pm—2.30 am. £5 (£4 with matric card). Mellow house. garage grooves and street soul with Graham Wilson and Scott McCay.

I Wild at The Cotton Club. 10pm-2am. £5. Commercial dance and pop.


9 I Bar 10 9pm—late. Free. DJ Jean ' Honeymoon now in residence.

I Bennet’s 11pm—2am. £1. All beers and spirits £1 ! I Bobby’s at The Volcano.

, 10.30pm—2.30am. £4. Glasgow‘s

‘Number One' DJ continues to pack ’em in.

g I Bomb at The Cathouse. Studio 3.

lOpm—2am. £1.50. A new hip-hop £6. Still attracting a good (and discerning)

evenin .

I Bubblelicious at Reds. llpm—2am. £5 (£3 Students before 11.30). ‘Bombastic Boogie. Bubble Grooves’ and all drinks £1. A fine finale to your weekend.

I Club Havana at The Cotton Club.

? 9.30pm—2am. £5 (£3). One Sunday a

month: phone club for details. Expect the Q usual unbeatable Havana mix of salsa. bossanova and flamenco. with dance

lessons at the start of the evening for those

who want to mambo.

I Club Mouth at The 13th Note (upstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. lndie and alternative tunes plus ‘excellent intemational

. bubblegums for early Mouthers!‘ Now featuring live bands most weeks. See

Rock listings for details.

I Big Kain 99p Special at Club x. llpm—3am. 99p in. all pints and spirits

99p too.

I The Double Dockers at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1 with Matric card or leaflet). Tam and Dave's spanking mix of indie. dance. pop. soul and £1 Becks.

I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatra’s. [lpm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket).

I Ital Reggae Club at Spiral’s Nightclub.

. Maryhill Shopping Centre. Shakespeare ' Street. lOpm-late. £2. Just as the name

tells you. a new reggae night at a new


I lloclt City at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am.

£1.50. Rock from the 705 to the present. I H.633 8pm-midnight. Free. Pre-club

soul and rare groove with DJ Kevano.

; Mondays

I The Beat Club at Fury Murry’s.

10.30pm—2am. £2 (£1). Newcky Brown. Guinness and Diamond White all for £1 to the accompaniment of ‘classic tunes. bouncy dance and 90s indie‘. New name for ZFD; same old (new and old) songs. I Crash West at Cleopatra’s. 11pm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Horn at the 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Japanese techno and white trash noise.

I Planet at the Volcano. lOpm—late. £2.50. New name. same excellent vibe and the hugest of huge tunes from top DJ Sir Kev.

I The Tunnel 1 lpm-2am. £2. Gay



I The Big light but at Floozy‘s (below Bonkers). 10.30pm—2am. £3 (£2). Dot and Ethel bring you a mix of 705 disco. funk.

hip-hop. indie and club classics at this new student-orientated night. Drinks

promos. I Boudoir at The 13th Note (downstairs).

8pm—midnight. Free. Easy music with a twist: from Liberace to surrealist organ samplers. this is a superb hiatus from the norm. Dig those Peters and Lee flyers.

; Your hosts for the evening: E. J. (that‘s 3 ‘Easy Jock‘) lan and Dr Paul.

I .IoJos at Club Xchange. 11pm-3.30am. £2.50. Positively jumping for one so early in the week! Dance and chart sounds from DJ Sara.

I Moist at The Cathouse. lOpm-Zam. £1.

A mish-mash of poppy and Studenty-type sounds. Plus all drinks £1.20!

I Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 10.30pm-2am. £2. Legendary. drunken. ‘mixed' (or should that be ‘mixed-up‘?). longest-running club night in town.

I Trading Post at Cleopatra‘s. llpm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).


I Bennet’s 11pm—2am. £1. 60p vodka! I Bruce’s Bonus at the Sub Club. 10pm—2am. £2. A new evening of indie. dance and soul in association with hip Virginia Galleries boutiques Twister and Biba Love. All drinks £1.

I Chopper at Club Xchange. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Garage. house. rap. funk. disco. pop. cheap booze. sweaty students and sexy DJs: what more could you desire?

I Club Havana at the October Cafe. Princes Square. 9pm—midnight. Free. Run by DJ Jazz of the Sunday with the same name at the Cotton Club. Promo Mexican and Columbian beers and spirits go down happily with the two pints of sangria for a fiver.

I Fab at Reds. 10pm—2am. £3. The Fab Boys play a many and varied funky and bassy soundtrack to jump along to. Bring your granny and get in free. they say. Okay. they asked for it . . .

I Floral lllot at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm-2am. A new regular club for Wednesdays. when Fury’s has previously been dark.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. llpm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Horizontal at The Volcano. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Top jazz 'n‘ rare groove exponent ‘Nick’ Peacock doing his level best to spice up a Wednesday night in Partick.

I love Train at Cafe Cini. Renfleld Street. 9pm-midnight. Free. Selected beers for £1. Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house.

I Planet Earth at The Cathouse. 10pm—2am. 80p. A new 80s club to pre- em t the latest revival.

I linpant Sound at Under Ventura. 8pm-midnight. Free. Dub of the highest order.

I Wednesday Night Fever at The Cotton Club. 10pm—2am. £2 (£1 with matric card). 703 night with Becks at £1.


I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Rub a dub records guesting on the last Thursday of every month with Stevie. Dominic and Nick taking it in turns on the intervening weeks.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. llpm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket).

I Club Havana at the Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. 9.30pm—1am. Free. See Cotton Club Sundays.

I Club Latoltab at Caledonian University Union. Cowcaddens Road. 9pm—2am. £2.50 (£1). Students and guests. New progressive house club. fortnightly from 4 Nov, with DJs Bizzy and Danny from Desert Storm.

I Club to Gangster at the 13th Note (downstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. The ‘street sounds of the 70s‘ - that means the Two Tone sound.

I Club Vlrunga at The Volcano. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). DJ Tchico plays African. reggae and similar groovy sounds. Club Viruna presents JCOOl on Thursday 11.

I Club X llpm—3.00am. With DJ Stella I Contamination at The Power Station. Cheapside Street. lOpm—Zam. £2. The popular industrial and goth club relocates and continues to plug a gaping hole in Clubland.

I II.I.S.C.0. brillo at Reds. 10.30pm—Zam. Students £2 (before 11.30pm). 70$ disco. pop and glam plus Becks for £1 (all drinks £1 before midnight).

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