I Nice at The Citrus. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Drinks protnos. lndie and 60s.
I 705/803 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (l‘ree hel'ore 12.30am). New club devoted to 70s and 80s chart hits as the name suggests.
I Soul Underground at The Mttstc Boy. 11.40pm—4am. £2.50. Swingheat. street funk and soul from resident DJ \Vav.
I Club Americana .tt t-ut Sams. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). See Fridays.
I Damage at MS. Midnight 4am. £3 (£2).
livery night except Monday ttntil 2 Sept. See Fridays.
I Devolution blows Bubblegum at The Music Box. 11.30pm- 4am. £2.50. Drinks promos. 1n the S0s it would have been called alternative. now. well it'siust good old fashioned retro. Shuttle yottr w inkle pickers/docs/cowhtty hoots to Pete Sltelley. Sioussie and the Banshees. The Clash and The Cult at this new weekly club.
I Dolphin at The Suhw ay. ‘)pm 3am. Free. Student night with loadsa drinks protttos.
I Dub Department at \egociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplit'ting
reverhs and depth-plumbing duhs courtesy
of the rather wonderl'ul Rude hoys. Check it out.
I Electric Barn at Adam House. 11.30pm—3am. £6 (£4.50). 30 Aug only. See Sundays.
I Horizontal at Century 2000.
l 1pm-3am. £3 (£1 students with matriculation card). Vodka. whisky. tequila and peach schnapps 50p a shot. Lager and 80/- £1 a pint. Aptly—named student night with all-night drinks promos.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm 4am. £4 (£3). See Ft‘itlays.
I Massive Bereavement at The Wee Red Bat'. 10.30pm-- 3am. £2.‘)‘) (£1.‘)‘)). 6 Sept only. Fortnightly. A midweek evening ol quality techno from the International Joitter and Clan Sativa's own Massive Bereavement.
I Optical Leo at The Cooler. ‘)pm-~3attt. £2. Deep underground acid mixed by Cutmaster B. MBs and Yellow.
I Bubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—3am. £2 (tree hel‘ore l2.3().tm ). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing tip the sort ol pop. dance and indie sounds you‘ll hear at Katch or Shag. I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 1pm 3am. £2.50. Beers and spirits all ‘)()p. Very husy midweek cluh. playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s attd l‘unk.
I The Transporter Room at The Attic. l0pm—3am. £3 (£1). Veteran jau. hip hop and funk club with regular live hands (Captain Shitty. Freshly Squee/ed. Papa's
Magic Beard etc) and hard hop avant garde grooves creatively cut up by DJs Scotty and Sulu. 30 Aug: Dr Octopus play live.
I Baby Boom at La Belle Angele. Taking a hreak over the Festival period. Returning on 14 Sept.
I Bop Til You Drop at Tlte Attic.
1 lpm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50 with matric card or tlyer). 2am curl'ew \Veekly. l-louse. nu disco and euro energy tused together by resident Da Housetnan.
I Century 2000 1 1pm -3 art). £3. See Fridays.
I Club Americana at Fat Sattts.
l 1pm—3am. £5 (£3). See Fridays.
I Club Latino at The Assemth Rooms. Midnight—«3.30am. £5 (£4). See Fridays. I Colours Festival at The Vaults. 10pttt~3am. £8 (£7). 31 Aug only. (‘olours pull in another 1-7K garage legend Graeme Park is tonight's guest.
I Damage at The MS. Midnight-—4am. £3 (£2). livery night except Monday until 2 Sept. See Fridays.
I El Bincon Latino at Minus ()ne. ‘)pni~-3am. £5 (£4). See Sundays.
I Electric Barn at Adam House. 11.30pm-m3am. £6 (£4.50). 31 Aug. See Sundays.
I Funk You and Club Soho at The Music Box. 11.30pm—4am. £4 (£3). 31 Aug and fortnightly thereafter. Street soul. jazz. funk and classic grooves l‘rom DJs Finhat'. Firstrate and Nikwav plus special guest Femi (ol’ Young Disciples tame). Drinks promos.
I tilt at The Attic. 10.30pm—4am. 2am curfew. £3. l.ager and Special; ‘)5p a pint. Vodka and mixer: ‘)5p. Premium quality techno. trance and acid from residents Pac and McKenzie and occasional special guests.
I Madchester at The Rocking Horse. llpm-—3am. £3. ()1) yes. it's the dreaded return ol‘haggy Stone Roses. Black (irape. The Charlatans. Happy Mondays and The lnspirals all feature on the playlist of this new club. Dig out those llares. adopt a Sall‘ord accent attd start gurning now?
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm-4ani. £4 (£3). See Fridays. I The Mothership at The Venue. lt)pm-4am. £4 (£3 with llyet'). 7 Sept. Fortnightly. Top notch jazz funk spun hy resident DJs (jino attd Fryer. Chilled roots reggae downstairs. I Pants at Stones. Sptn-- lam. Free. l'nderwear-tit'ientated club. but don‘t worry. the ones on the llyers are only obligatory for stall. Indie music. I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 1 1pm-3am. £3 (Tree hel'ore midnight). From new wave and synth pop to acid house and Madchester: the soundtrack ol the 80s
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lives again. Also incorporating 'Chopper‘ (no relation to the Glasgow one) sounds ol‘ the 70s.
I Shag at The Rockittg Horse. llpttt—3am. £3. Snogtastic student night with a seriously kitsch. totally popmungous playlist. Stagger about and indulge itt intimate peer-group bonding to well chosen chart atrocities from the 70s. 80s and ‘)0s.
I Sleepless Nights at St James Oyster Bar. 8plll“liltll. Free. liasy listening sounds from Gram Parsons and The Beach Boys to Portishead and L'ncle Tupelo. Based loosely on the Teardrops nights in Glasgow. this cluh promises a gentle start to your weekend.
I Squid at 1.a Belle .Angele. llpm—4am. £6 (£5). 31 Aug. The ‘culture-hending cluh experience' that is Sqttid makes a comeback for the festival period. Fresh'n't‘unky grooves ahly segued by George Mac and A ()ne ~ the perl’ect place to escape luvvie overkill. drink. dance and chill out. 31 Aug: end of the festival party with Frosty .1 and special guests.
I Street Knowledge at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 31 Aug. Monthly. Coventry ‘darkcore' innovator and Metalheads producer Doc Scott dropping the test pressings and duh plates this month. Pltts [)Js KMC. Kid. Twitch (Pure). Dave (Sativa) arid Cutmaster B also tnashing tip those tloor-quaking hasslines and stratospheric snare formations. lixtremely enthusiastic crowd - to he honest. I can’t recommend this club enough.
I Summer Samba at The (routine (.iardens. S30pm~~l 1.30pm. £5 (£2.50). 31 Aug only. l.atin one<olt l’eaturing live musicians and dattcers. a barbecue (price included in ticket) and spectacular views of the lireworks. Kids welcome.
I Tackno at The Vaults. l0pm—4am. £4. 7 Sept. Fortnightly. Trendy \Vendy continues her quest to t'earlessly explore the realms of had taste pop muisc. Dress to distress!
I Thelonious at The Basement. ‘)pm~-lam. Free. The 'l‘ltelonious posse jam it jazz-funk style in the Broughton Street bar.
I The Unspoken Thing at Negociattts'. 10pm—3am. Free. The Merry Pranksters host this weekly amhient shindig. Soundtrack is varied: from Mo Way to Mu-Ziq. Prodigy to Portisltcad.
I Equinox -— Rezerection The Event 3 at The Royal lligltland lixhihition Centre. Noon—Sam. Tickets £25 trom usual outlets. Info on 01661 84444‘). Sat 2 Sept. A Rel. of ahsoltttely epic proportions: Lenny Dee. Paul lilstak. Joey Beltram. Dave Angel. Jeff Mills. Colin Dale and
Dave Clarke are just a few of the DJs appearing. That's not to mention the PAS. MCs. indoor cinema. t'airground and live transmission of Tom Wilson's Steppin' ()ttt from the site. See panel.
All clubs listed above take place at one of the following venues, which can be contacted for further details.
I Adam House 5 Chambers St. 650 8200. I Assembly Rooms 54 (jeorge St. 226
2428. I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.
I The Basement Bar Broughton St.
I La Belle Angele tt llasties Close. 225 2774.
I Buster Browns 25 27 Market Street. 2264224.
I Cavendish \Vesl 'l'ollcross‘. 228 3252. I Century 2000 31 l.othian Road. 22‘) 7670.
I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 22‘) 6697. I The City Cale 32 Blair Street. 220 0125.
I The Cooler (under The Venue) Calton Road. 557 3073.
I Fat Sams Fountainht'idge. 552 l112. I The Lane 7 Queensl'erry Street l.ane. 2266828.
I Legends 7) Cowgalc. 225 8382.
I M8 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2266.
I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 5.56 7277.
I Moray House llolyrood Road. 556 5184.
I The Music Box ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564.
I Negociants l.othian Street. 225 6313. I The New Calton Calton Road. 558 3758.
I Oddlellows Bar Forrest Rd. 225 8027. I Potterrow Student Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.
I Red Hot Pepper Club 3 Semple Street. Tollcross. 22‘) 7733.
I The Rocking Horse Cowgatc. 225 3326. I St James Oyster Bar 2 Calton Road. I Stones 24—26 Frederick Street. 220 1226.
I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.
I The Tap 0t Lauriston 80 l.auriston Place. 22‘) 4041.
I The Vaults 15~ l7 Niddry Street. 556 0001.
I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.
I The Wee Red Bar at Edinburgh College ()1‘ Art. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 1442.
I The Wide Awake Club Cowgate. 226 2151.
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