Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Club Listings compiled by Rory Weller and Bethan Cole.


; I 40 Watt Club at Glasgow School of Art.

' 7.30pm—10pm. Free. Lindsey of Tankin'

gently warms tip the weekend with a laid back dub. funk. jazz and electronic ambient evening.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Pumping house and garage grooves Michael Kilkie and Scott McKay in Bar 1. Duncan Reid and Steven McCreery in Bar 2. Massively busy night for that commercial house circuit crowd bedecked in their Armani and Versace. All drinks £1 before midnight.

I Banus l().30pm~3am. £6. DJ Paul Mulliolland playing commercial dance.

I Bar Belgos ()pin—midnight. Free. DJ Graeme (The Garage) with a mix of house and funk.

I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £4. Busy gay night with DJ Sara.

I The Cathouse l()pm—3am. £3.50 (£3 with ticket). Well-respected rock- orientated night in Studio 2. with Rubber Soul in Studio I and Katch in Studio 3. I Cleopatra’s 10.30pm—2.30am. £6. Disco. chart and mainstream with DJ Davie Johnston.

I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £4. Gay. brash. trashy and fun as ever. Happy Hour llpm-—l2.30am. all drinks £1.25 and Becks promotion all night.

I Cool Lemon at Glasgow School of Art. l()pm—late. £7 (£5). 27 Jan only. Paterson and Price. as always. on a hard yet cheery house vibe with special guest Ralph Lawson from Back to Basics.

I Cream at Reds Bar. Strathclyde University. 9pm—2am (doors close lam). £l. Students and guests. Steven Watt of Mo Jazz. on a commercial funk and hip hop tip.

I Delmonicas ()pin—close. Free. DJ Stella with a chart dance mix.

I Energy at The Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—3am. £o (free before 1 lpm). No curfew. Techno hardcore.

I Fluid at R.G.‘s. Spin—midnight. Free. The best in garage and house from DJ Kevin.

I Friday at The Cotton Club l()pm—3am.

£4 (£2.50 with matric card). A lush mix of 3

happy sounds packing the place week after week.

I Funky Monkey at The Volcano. l0.3()pm—2.30am. £5 (£3). Night of

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: I’ve been told to be firm with Barbara é Tucker, not to let her talk too much or put me on hold continuously, but the

dance music diva knows exactly what she’s doing. Best known over here for her two gospel-tinged house tracks ‘I Get Lifted’ and ‘Beautiful People’, she is much more than the vocal front to some backroom boys. From writing her own work, choreographing, acting and club promoting, Tucker is at the very heart of the American club scene. Her Wednesday night Underground Network at the Sound Factory is where the New York high-life clubbers go to start their weekend. The legendary Little Louie Vega is the resident DJ, Tucker choreographs the Underground

1 Network Dancers and David Cole from { Civilles and Cole can often be heard I jamming live on keyboards.

She’s been on the dance scene for a long time and feels that now is the moment to become the consummate performer. To the long list of job titles on the Tucker CV now add label boss.

Rather than a vehicle for her own

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exposure, Tucker’s primary objective

; for Undeground Network Records is to ' bring to the attention of the world people like Terry Wright, singer with

the Harlem Boys Choir and Don Welch, co-promoter of clubs and ‘one of the most versatile N8 in New York’.

She’s sure that with people like this the exemplary record of success she’s achieved will continue. Although she has received many awards, Tucker feels that such symbols of conspicuous adulation are not what she is about. ‘Awards mean nothing to me,’ says Tucker. ‘Jesus means a whole lot more.’ The daughter and granddaughter of ministers, she sees no conflict between her beliefs and

1 the hedonistic world she inhabits. ‘I

don’t indulge in unnecessary stuff like getting high or carrying on unseemly. I don’t judge anybody and I ask not to

. be judged. I’m just trying to do the ’. best I can.’ (Rory Weller)

Barbara Tucker will be performing live at Hard Times at the Tunnel, Glasgow on Sun 5.

mainstream dance. rap. funk and pop with DJ Alan Ronald. Popular with the

clientele of the trendier West End clubs. 1 ll Grow Your Own at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Martin of Goodfoot

and Andy from Divine ride their Lambrettas over the legacy of the funk- orientated nights that preceeded this one. pitching this as the next best thing to a

. rumble by the sea. Sixties film themes.

soul and traditional ()0s jazz as well as

3. contemporary dance jazz will hopefully

give this night the identity Fridays at the

; Subby has been lacking lately. 27 Jan.

. Saint Etienne backroom boys and

‘- Northern soul fanatics Stanley and Wiggs

are guest DJs. 3 Feb. Percy from ‘Yes

Please' (London) guesting.

I Helter Skelter at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Long-serving rock/indie/70s/funk/kitsch night. Started

in 1988. the night now re-launches itself I With the original DJ every week.

i I Katch at The Cathouse. Studio 3.

l0pm—3am. £3. The Katch boys peddling

their blend of indie/studenty/good time vibes. All drinks £l.50.

I Love Bug at The Garage. l().30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Commercial dance with a retro edge. Entry to Lovebug also lets you investigate The Attic where the original Radio City will be plying its trade.

I Love and [Heat The Voodoo Room. llpm—3am. £5. Mel Barr. Bobby Bluebell and guests with a wide mix ofcomrnercial house.

I MAI at Queen Margaret Student Union.

2 8.30pm—2.30pm. £8. 3 Feb only. NAI

present a Scottish exclusive appearance of techno meister C.J. Bolland (R & S Records. Belgium) as well as the mighty local talents. Terry and Jason of Pussypower. Adrian (Clockwork) and Shandy from Analogue.

I Nico’s ()pin—midnight. Free. Matt and

Tom with a kinda acid jazzy. funky sorta pre-club.

I Parklife at The Arena. llpm-3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Post-Mod club playing the best of Brit pop from the ()0s onwards plus film footage on video screens. Getting busy. with a hard core of loyal fans.

I Phar Out at Glasgow School of Art. 9.30pm—late. £2.50. Funky night sponsored by Dr Jives and Stussy. Resident DJ Paul Cawley is joined every week by Nick Peacock. Colin Gate from Bomba or Marc from R.A.D.

I Reds 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3 for students before 11.30pm). ‘Chunky funk. deeliteful disco and groovy garage!‘ Smart crowd using the club as more of an extension of the trendy bars around it than a heavy dancing den. Promo beers.

I Respect iat Under 0's. Spin—midnight. Free. A blend of reggae and dub.

I Revival Reggae Club Under Ventnra. Spin—midnight. £1.50. 27 Jan only. 'Simply the best in skinhead reggae. ska. rocksteady and Northern soul.’

I Rhapsody llpm—3am. £5 (£2). All drinks £1.50. Hip hop. garage. house and funk.

I Rubber Soul at The Cathouse. Studio I. l()pm-3am. £3. ()0s and 70s music.

I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. llpm~3am. £4 (£3). Maintaining the legacy of the

, traditional student night. a rare species


I Slam at The Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £6. Underground. upfront. technologically- minded dance music from Stuart and ()rde. the biggest names this side of Hadrian‘s Wall. Slam are now using the northern arches to add a dubbier vibe to the activities through the front. 3 Feb. Slam welcome guest DJ Darren l-‘merson. I Sonic The Indie CIUD at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). lOpm-«3am. £2.50

l .50 before ll.45pm). Indie club (it's a bit of a dead giveaway isn‘t it?) with U pints of lager on tap.

I Soundclash at The 13th Note. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs Andy. Joe and Iain with ‘heavy dub reggae. quality techno and intoxicating electronic massage.‘

I Vertigo Glasgow University Student Union. l().30pm—late. £2. Dance stuff from the hugely talented DJ Dominic of the Sub.


I Absolutely Sexy llpm—3am. £8. Kevin McKay licking the decks into a vocalistic garagetastic frenzy fora staggerineg large number of absolutely sexy Lounge and Living Room-type bods.