I Ketch at Shady Lady’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club.

I Make it Phunlty at The Vaults. 10am—3pm. £5 (£4). Sat 11 and fortnightly. A-One and Joseph lay down the funk 'n' jazz missives with a hip-hop perspective.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. llpm—4am. £3 (£2.50). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk. soca. calypso downstairs. and dub. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie on the wheels of steel playing to a busy. hot. sweaty crowd. One of the busiest and best.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £5 (free for members). See Fridays. I Meltdown at The C alton. 10pm—8am. £14. Sat 4 Dec only. ‘Two floors of pulsating dance action‘ featuring a string of PAs including Rhythm Quest. Manic. Massive and Hypnosis and DJs Mikey-B. Bass Generator. Lari. and Ross Keddie.

I Misery at The Cooler. 10pm—4am. £5 (£3). Sat 11. Fortnightly. Miserable club for all you seekers oferap music and heavy drinking. Keep an eye out for some exceptionally appalling theme nights. The nightmare continues.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—3am. £4. See Fridays.

I Rock Night at The Vaults. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2 before midnight). Sat 20 Nov only. One-off night of the aforementioned music hosted by a trio of rock fiends.

I Rock Orgasm at The Mission. l().30pm—3am. £2. Popular weekly rock night. with an all-encompassing playlist of all that is best in the world of rock music. Happy Hour 1 1pm-lam.

I Hollercoaster at The Store. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Sister club of Evol shiny. happy sounds with a bit of a raw. grungey edge.

I nude at The Cooler. l()pm—3am. £2.50. Sat 3. Fortnightly. Packed out. sweaty night. playing an excellent mixture of ska. dub. reggae. ragga. dancehall and On-U sounds.

I Shatt at Moray House Student Union. 11pm—4am. £4. Sat 11. Fortnightly with FBl. Perennially popular retro club of the platform-clumping. flare-swishing variety. Usual sounds of the decade that taste forgot.

I Slug at The Wee Red Bar. } l().3()pm—late. £2.50 (£2). Sat 4 Dee only. A one-off return for Slug. Expect the usual mix of 60s. 70s. indie and counter- culture sounds.

I Sold 0n Paradise at The Pelican. l()pmr—3am. Free. A beacon ofsunshine in

| the Cowgate. DJ Simon spinning a mix of

lovely music. including garage. soul. boogie and hip-hop.

' I Um Bongo at The Citrus Club.

llpm—4am. £5. Guest DJs aplenty

cranking out the house juice alongside

regulars Alan Dundas and Craig Smith. 4 Dec. Jon (Pleased Wimmin) kitsching things tip and 11 Dec Girls Together

3 (Flying).

. I Under 188 at The Calton. 6pm-~1()pm. £5. Weekly night with regular PAs and

guest Dis. 4 Dec. PA from Massive. l l Dec. Dance Overdose.


before midnight). See Fridays.

I The Edge 4pm-2.30am. With a live band every week.

I lassoo at The Pelican Bistro. 9pm-2am. Free. Get your stetson and cowboy boots on for Sunday's silliest (and only) country & western night.

I The Sunday club at The Red Hot Pepper Club. 11.30pm—~4am. £4 (£3). Free for students with matric card (excluding

special nights). The unmissable gay night. .

still as busy and sassy as ever and featuring some interesting ‘top quality' PAs.

I Summer House at The Venue. llpm—3am. £3. Sun 12. Serious music defined: pumping house cuts and rare acid grooves. Excellent live sets make going out on a Sunday worthwhile.

I Thelonlous at The Pelican Bistro.

' 9pm—1am. Free. The length and breadth ofjazz. gathered in for a mellow(ish)


I Timewarp at The Mission. llpm-3am. Free before 12.30pm. (£2 after). Timewarp starts up again with a very w—i—d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80s. 90s and onwards.


. I The Monday Club at The Citrus. 5 10pm—3am. £2. A night of excellent

alternative sounds. with a playlist

3 covering the whole spectrum of

alternative music. the busiest and best of its kind.


. I Flirt at The Edge. 9pm—2.30am. £2. 5 Weekly gay club playing a mix of dance " sounds. Regular drinks promos.

I Peace Pledge Union Benefit Party at Walpole Hall. Chester Street.

; 7pm—midnight. £3 (£2). Tue 7 Dec only.

Musically diverse affair in aid of the white

poppy-distributing Peace Pledge Union.

5 Wednesdays

' I Breeze at The Store. 10.30pm—3am.

£3.50. House and garage sounds in this uptempo student night; all spirits £1.

I Delirium at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). A wide mixture of excellent music. including the likes of The Dead Kennedys. Bob Marley.

: RDF. Jethro Tull and a heck ofa lot more. One of the best midweek nights around.

I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 8pm—lam.

: £2 (£1 with flyer). 70s. 80s. ragga. house i and soul. I Love Shack at Century 2000.

l()pm—3am. 50p with matriculation card. Century 2000’s busy student night with

. drinks promos.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. One of the busiest mid-week clubs. playing indie—orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco and funk. with drinks promos most weeks.


I Apocalypse at Shady Lady's.

1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Happy Hour 11pm-3am. Excellent ‘alternative’ club with a diverse playlist including industrial. techno. indie. grunge and thrash. Busy night with some superb sounds.

I Carnival at The Calton. lOpm—3am. £3 (half-price before midnight). Student night with drinks promos and free food.

. I Century 2000 lOpm—late. £3 (£2 before

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3.30am. £5. Sat 11. Smart. extremely busy and stylish club playing ‘happy house for well balanced individuals‘. Take your analyst.


I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3am. £2 before 11.30pm (£3 after). Buster‘s Sunday soul night.

I Century 2000 10pm—4am. £3 (£2

midnight). Dance and chart sounds. I Chambers Street neck Night 8pm—3am. £2 (£1). As the name suggests.

" I Chocolate City at The Venue.

10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3 members). Thurs 16. Fortnightly. Longest established future-retro funk night in the city with deleted funk upstairs and chill-out reggae. dub and jazz downstairs in the Cooler. One for the old skool Adidas bn'gade. I Coma at The Music Box. lOpm—3am. £2. Weekly. New club claiming to be the j official supplier of patients to the Royal j Infirmary. Very cheap drinks £1.50 for

three bottled beers - comedy, party games and bouncy music. Sounding very similar to a Club 18-30 holiday.

I cosmic Kipper at La Belle Angele. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night of folk/world sounds and cross ethnic dance (in the Whirl-y-Gig vein) with DJs from Rude and Squid.

I The Edge 4pm-2.30am. See Fridays.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. £2.50. See Fridays.

I Nothing at The Pelican. Same as Friday’s Wiggle. Only on a different night.

I Shag at The Mission. llpm-3am. £2.50. Popular student club. noteworthy for its truly appalling playlist and free chocolate.

I Snipe at The Store. llpm—4am. £3. Dope beats and friendly vibes from the serious black music club. Original rockers dehghL

I Sunsplash at The Citrus Club. 11pm—4am. £2. The reggae genre defined from dub to ragga, ska to lovers.

I Tribal Funktlon at The Venue. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Thurs 9. Fortnightly. The Freedom of Movement tour comes to Edinburgh on the 9 Dec with an unmissable line-up all in support of Anti- Fascist Action. Justin Robertson and Orde Meikle mix it up upstairs with a live set from The Drum Club. Downstairs Guy Morley from Manchester’s infamous Flesh. Not to be missed. See Preview.


I cool Lemon at The Outhouse, Stirling. Saturdays. 10.30pm—2am. £5 (£3). DJs lain Paterson and Trevor Price playing the

best in sexy underground house sounds.

I Fever at Area. 22 Bridge Street.

Paisley. Fridays. 9pm-1am. entry no later than llpm. £3 (£2. ladies free). DJ Campbell playing a mixture of the sounds of the 70s and 80s. including disco. pop. glam and rock.

I Joyful Noise at Area. 22 Bridge Street. Paisley. Thursdays. 9pm—lam. entry no later than llpm. £3 (£2). A student- on'entated dance night with DJs Bob and Jamie.

I Metropolis Hamilton Street. Saltcoats. Saturdays. 8.30pm—2am. £8. Regular Metropolis DJs (including the inimitable Joe Deacon) play a mix of house and garage sounds. in a club that continually brings top quality PAs and DJs to the West coast. A busy night guaranteed. with coaches being run from several towns. For details of guest DJs. PAs and coaches phone 0294 602213 or 0294 68187.

I The Ultimate Dance Experience at Area. 22 Bridge Street. Paisley. Saturdays. 9pm-lam. entry no later than 1 1pm. £5 (£3). DJ Raymond and DJ Jamie playing an upfront selection of mainstream dance. funk and garage sounds.

I Hezerection at The Royal Highland Centre. lngliston. 8pm—8am. Fri 31 Dec. The complete Hogmanay package deal replete with an all-star rave scene line up. PAs from Carl Cox’s band Concept. N- Joi. Suburban Delay and QFX. On the decks Carl Cox. Seduction. SS. Tom

' Wilson. Bass Generator and Dell. Oh and

a few MCs too. Tickets from usual outlets.


All clubs listed above take place at one of the following venues, which can be contacted tor further details.

I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 221 9736.

I Bar 10 Number 10 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I Bennet’s 80—90 Glassford Street. 552 576i.

I Blacktriars 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.

L I Cate Cini 81 Renfteld Street. 353 2807. I Caledonian University Union,

Cowcaddens Road.

I The Cathouse 9 Brown Street. 248

6606. I Circa Custom House Quay. 221 0865.

j I Cleopatra’s. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599. I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 332 0712.

I Floozys Bonkers. 67 Hope Street. 248 5884. E I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 7322/7522.

I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 l.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

I The Hive Glasgow University Union. 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I October Cate Top floor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.

I O.M 22 University Gardens. 339 9784. I lied: Upstairs at Nico's. 379

Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. l‘ I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306.

I 3.038 73 Queen Street. 204 0953.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Sound Factory 6 Chalmer Street. Clydebank. 951 4807.

I Splral’s Nightclub Maryhill Shopping Centre. Shakespeare Street. 945 5339. I Strathclyde University Union 90 John

Street. 552 1895.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I Sunset Boulevard 1710 Gt. Western Road. Clydebank. 0389 890000.

I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I The Tuxedo Princess Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. 204 1150.

I Under Ventura 50—60 King Street. 552 1388.

I The Volcano 15 Benalder Street. 337

1 100.

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I The Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citrus Club 40—42 Grindlay Street. 229 6697.

I The Cooler (Under The Venue) Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Edge 37b George Street. 2263111. I EX-S l2 Shandwick Place. 226 2266. I La Belle Angele ll Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I The Mission Victoria Street. 225 3326. I Moray House Student Union Holyrood Road. 556 5184.

I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I The Pelican 235 Cowgate. 225 5413. I The Phoenix Cowgate.


I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. i

650 8090.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 229 7733.

I The Store 2 Niddry Street. 556 6050. I Shady Lady’s Cowgate. 225 3326.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I Teviot Student Union Bn‘sto Square. 650 4673.

I The Vaults 15—17 Niddry Street. 556 000l.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Bed Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. l I Wilkle House Cowgate. 226 2151.


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