I Burger 0ueen at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £7 (£6). 22 June. Fortnightly. Residents Craig. Huggy and Stella lick an eager and willing crowd into a ﬁerce dancing frenzy with hard pumping house. With guests Tom and Jerry Bouthier front Paris doing their hard pumping party house vibes.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Colours at Club Mercado. l lprna'lam. £8 members. £10 non-members. 15 June. Fortnightly. Residents Jon Mancini. Bortey. Darren Mackie and Crosby on the house tip.
I Disco Inferno at The Ventte. l()pm—3am. £5. 15 Jtrne. Immenser poptrlar studenty-type disCo.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour ttntil 12.30am. No rave. just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
1 1.30pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Weekly solid gold easy-action sounds; more specifically indie. 60s. new wave and soul.
I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I Fiesta latina at Teviot Row. 9pm—2am. £3 students. £4 non-students. l5 Jttn. Now four years old. Fiesta Latina has established itself as one of the premier Latin dance nights in the city. regularly attracting massive crowds. With a mix of salsa. merengtte. latnbada and other tropical rhythms.
I FBI at Moray House. 1 lpm—4am. £4. I .lurre. Fortnightly. Excellent indie night playing the sassiest. smartest and sharpest in Britpop from Cast to Oasis to Supergrass. Always busy.
I Joy is on the move. Watch this space. I le Freak at Moray House. 1 lpm—4am. £4. 22 Jttne. Fortnightly. Increasineg popular night of real disco with a sttitably well-dressed party crowd.
I lovely at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £6. 22 Jttn. Monthly. Glam mixed/gay night run by one of Edinburgh's top salons. Patterson SA. Very busy with hard house verging on techno towards the end. I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l()pm~—3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with African. Latin. salsa. reggae. /.ouk and calypso downstairs and dttb. lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is your selector. dropping the fittest in global grooves every week.
I Marmalade Riccarton Student Union. 10prn—3am. £4. 15 June. Fortnightly. Chart-orientated music.
I ms at The Attic. lOpm-3am. £4 (£3
before midnight). 22 June. Fortnightly. *~
Sister club to FBI playing a similar
soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get 3.
there early to take in some marvellous drinks promos ( lOpm—midnight). Playlist. as ever. includes the very best of contemporary indie: Supergrass. Elastica. Oasis. Black Grape.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays.
I 0 at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £4 before midnight. Weekly. Residents Kevin Jones (Forth FM) and Billy Whizz with a mix of house. dance and fttnk.
I RAW at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. House and garage with Neil MacDonald.
I Revolution Riccarton Student Union. 10.30pm—3am. £4. 22 June. Dance music. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Weekly. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Sakradé at the Honeycomb.
l 1pm—3am. £8. £6 with Latin dress on 22 Jun. Weekly. 22 Jttn is Latin Carnival night in celebration of Pride Scotland 96. Ross chdie will do his usual hard house set in the main room with a slight Latin twist while Yogi Haughton digs ottt his Salsoul collection through the back in the middle of all his usual garage stttff.
I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30—10.30pm. £4 members. £5 non-members. Weekly. Busy under- 18s night playing the best in chart and dance.
I Soma at The Attic. 1 1pm—3am. £5. 15 June. Fortnightly. Hard Chicago trax meet seductive Detroit grooves with Chris. Robbie. liric attd Ritchie.
I Soul Underground at The City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Residents Nick Wav and Norton play R 8: B. Motown. G- Funk. hip hop and rare groove in the recently redecorated City 2.
I Stripped at La Belle Angele. l()pm-3am. £10. 22 Jttne. Fortnightly. Residents Zammo and Kris Keegan kick up a storm with hard U.K. house.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. 9.30pm--3am. £12 on the door. No advance tickets. 15 Jttn. One-off Saturday night special for the birthday boys at Sublime. Manchester's acid house pioneers 808 State will be playing a full live set on the night. while residents Billy. ldge. Kev Wright. Gary Maclntosh and
Gordon Mac dig the house vibes. This is still one of the most up-for-it. full-on nights in the capital. Long may it continue. Miss this at your peril. See Hit List.
3' Teasage at The Citrus. 1 Ipm—4am. £3. Happy Hour 1 1pm—midnight: all drinks £1. Weekly. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk for a friendly student-orientated crowd.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £8 members. £5 members. 22 June. Fortnightly. One of the country‘s finest American house nights with residents George T and Simone. Cutting edge hip hop in The Cooler. Watch out for guests.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £7. 15 June. Fortnightly. Residents Gareth Sommerville and Kev McKay on the deep house and vocal garage vibe at this extremely busy club.
l Ambassador’s Reception at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. 23 Jun. Monthly. New night from the ever popular and glamorous Going Places team. Lots of dressing tip and loads of Ferrero Rocher-style decadence.
I Escher at The Venue. l0.30pm~3am. £2 before midnight. £3 after. 16 .lttn. New home for this hard house. trance and techno night after an extremely promising debut in Wilkie House. DJs on the night are Mark Braithwaite. Smack (Blarn Blam) upstairs and Doug downstairs.
I Fetish at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 23 June. Fortnightly. George Mac and co. return to a new Sunday night slot. A must for the summer.
I The Mothership at The Basement. ()prn—lam. Free. Chill ottt. jazz-funk style. with residents Gino and Fryer.
I Boots at The City Cafe. 8.30pm—late. Free. Weekly. Johnny (Rhythm Lab) and Robbie chill with ska. 70s soul and mellow hip hop.
I Space Safari at Wilkie House. l()pm—3am. Free. 16 Jun. Off-world lounge music and toe-tapping exotica from Dimension X (it says here). With belly dancers and Latin lovelies.
I Spice at The Tap O’l.auriston. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Techno with residents Bill and Jan plus drinks promos. I Straight From The Pot at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. An eclectic fusion of funk. rare jazz grooves. soul. hip
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I Soletttslon First Birthday time for the nu-underground leaders Craig Smith and Mikey Stil‘tOl‘l. Nu-soul man Yogi Haughton guests so expect the phattest. ruffest garage flavas. The Honeycomb. Fri 2/ Jim.
I lift Ex-Drum Club man Charlie Hall makes a welcome return visit to Lift for what promises to be a night of quality techno. The Attic. Fri 2/ Jun.
I tlonoytttttk Despite the loss of Jocelyn Brown (due to contractual reasons — she’s off to America to shoot a video with Todd Terry) this still looks like a healthy night. DJs Eh? Wun. AJ. Josef and Fawaz will be dropping the cool, laid-back summer vibes with the best in funk, soul, swing and hip hop. Club Mercado. Fri 14 Jun.
hop. Brazilian and soundtracks with master blender Well Stirred.
l Sunday Night Fever at Centurv 2000.
l 1pm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Still one of the few places in town where you‘re guaranteed a good night ottt. Hard hectic house in the front. garage through the back. For further details call the 24 hour Taste livents Line on 557 4656. Keep an eye ottt for the extra special guest on the second birthday party in July.
I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80 and 90s.
I Tolerance at Clttb Mercado. llpm—4am. £5. 16 Jttrr. Monthly. Pumping house with Christine. Maggie (Joy) and the Wild Wirntnin ()f Wonga. I Vapours at The Venue. l()pm—3am. £3. 23 Jun. New night presented by the guys from One Nttt Records. DJs on the night are Mark and Jody. lixpect real underground hip hop.
I Xponential at Wilkie House. lOpm—3am. Free. 23 Jttne. Fortnightly. Eclectic. electric electrorrica.
I Ceroc at Moray House. 7.15—1030pm. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Energetic. stylish. modern jive from France with music ranging from chart to reggae. to Latin. soul and blues. 45 minute beginner class at 7.30pm. Plus. there’s a licensed bar.
I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 17 Jttne. Fortnightly. Phunky. flipped-out. cheeky tunes dished tip by Paul (Lift). Grafik (Inner Space Magazine) and Believe (Voodoo lnc FM).
I Hello at The Honeycomb. 10pm—late. £3. Weekly. New night featuring the talents of relatively unknown DJs who
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