I Relax at Bar IO. 8pm—close. Free. New downbeat dance night with Juna. Romeo and Martin Collins.

I Salsa Dance Club at the Corner Bar. 6.30pm—midnight. Latin American dance club. Mondays are the advanced nights. Tuesdays are best for beginners and Wednesdays are absolute beginners. Arrive early. Pre-club.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30pm—3am. £2 (£l). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.

I Wednesday lllght Fever at Cotton Club. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). For those who long to be back in those halcyon disco days of yore when the trousers were tight and the glitter ball polished. Drinks promos.


I Bar 10 8pm-close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar Out with a weird underground pre-club experience. Pre-club.

I Barlly at The Apartment. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Oasis. Stones and retro classics. Students welcome. Hooch and bootled beers half price.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. lO.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream.

I Boudoir at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. The crimplene kings open another of their oh-so-easy listening nights featuring the kind of tunes you could take home to your mother.

I Club Xchange l lpm—3am. £2 (£1). Gay. DJ Tasty Tom and £l lager. £l vodka. Exotic dancer each week.

I Cop at Archaos. l0pm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJ Rory (Club X. Wednesdays) and Craig J. “Turn up, get down. cop off.’ £i vodka and Beck’s. Tam Coyle ‘The Fuzz‘ does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s.

I Cotton Club. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Iain Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. Drinks promos.

I Dee Jays in Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Ha't’ch and J’ilkes of the Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Pre-club.

I Donkey at the Cathouse. ilpm—3am. £2 (£l/free before i l.30pm) indie/grunge rock in the new Cathouse with margeritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka mix £ I.

I Flaunt it at The Rat Trap. l0.30pm-3am. DJ Christine with 80s rock and pop.

I Beds llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme plus Bud £1.20 and £I vodka mix and hooch all night. A night of classic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.

I lovesth at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm-3am. £2. ‘Super cool sounds of the 70s-dance stompers and student classics abound. Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.‘ Upstairs in the new room Fury’s present Music for Pleasure ‘Laid-back night of funk. hip hop. dance. swingy soul'.

I line drawing at The Comer Bar. 6pm-close. Line dancing 6—8pm then


Robert and May Miller for the rest of the night.

I lure at R.G.'s. 8pm-midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey with lots of pretty lights too. Pre-club.

I lied Cell at The Sub Club. I lpm—3am. £3. From the makers of UK Gold comes one of the deepest. darkest underground club nights in Scotland. The night centres on Mark Ryal (Aqua Planet) with guests Martin (UK Gold). Richard Grey (Vapourspace) and Dominic (Subby. Saturdays) making appearances through the month. Drinks promos.

I Bumble at The Garage. I lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I The Tunnel l0pm—3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). If you‘ve been to this student night in the last five years. it’s exactly the same as you remember it. Cheesy (but fun) music. mobbed dancefloor and regrets in the morning.

I Velvet [looms 9pm—late. £3 (£2) (reduction before 10.30pm). Across-the- board mix with DJ Skud. Drinks promos.


I Astromotel at the Honeycomb. l0pm-3am. Curfew l.30am. £6. 28 Jun. Fortnightly. After a bit of a stormer last time Scott Gallagher and the Tribal posse will be looking to consolidate their position. Hard American house. Chicago- style.

I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. 60s and 70s music. Ground floor only.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with flyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post grunge-like rock sounds.

I Century 2000 I lpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. Over 18s. I Club latino at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 5 Jul. Monthly. A packed and sweaty night of Latin styles. Rhythms come fast and furious from classic salsas. manic merengues and a huge selection of tropical styles. Latino is now firmly established as one of Edinburgh’s premier Friday nights. Arrive early to ensure entry.

I Dub ’n’ Dance at The City Cafe. 10.30pm-lam. Free. DJ Gazton playing dub. funk. hip hop. house and garage in the recently redecorated City 2.

I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Ever popular night of 60s. 705 and 80s pop nonsense. Full of fun and packed full of beautiful people. Early arrival is recommended.

I Firing on Fridays at the Moscow Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly house session.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm-3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.

I The Lane at The Lane. | lpm-late. £5. Weekly. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I lift at the Wilkie House. l0.30pm-3am. £7 (£5). 5 Jul. Fortnightly. Residents Euan and Paul with hard house. funky techno and acid trance.

I loungin’ at Negociants. 9.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Phat-boy Yogi Haughton and assorted guests check the real flava of black music. droppin' a baad-assed mix of jazz. funk. soul. disco. swingbeat and rap to a knowledgeable crowd.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 28 Jun. Edinburgh's premier drum 'n' bass club tries to maintain the vibes laid by the awesome DJ Krust last time. Resident George Mac. MCs Buzzrock and Frosty J and the Freshly Squeezed horns drop the latest soul. jazz and hip hop hard-steppin’ sounds. DJ Kid guests.

I Marley’s Reggae Itiub at Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night (situated on the middle floor ofCavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.

I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. l0pm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). A relaxed. plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). Weekly. 28 Jun sees Pure enjoying its first night in the new. three-floored Venue. Guests are DJ Hell. Chez Damier and Neil Landstruum playing live.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3atn. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Silky at Chimes. l lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. apart from the third Friday of the month. New night hosted by the Peaches 'N' Cream guys at this absolutely beautiful two-floored Georgian house. DJs on the nights will be Darren Daze and AD with special guests.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. l0.30pm-3am. £6. 28 Jun. Fortnightly. After the success of the birthday party with 808 State. the Sublime guys are looking to move up a level again in the coming months. Fri 28 will be a residents night. Watch this space.

I TELF. at Club Mercado. 5—10pm. Free. Weekly. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5-6.30pm. £l drinks. £l0 bottles ofchampagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy who manages to get the dancefloor packed and jumping as early as 6pm!

I Zodiac at the Honeycomb. ilpm—3am. £6. 5 Jul. Monthly. Membership Still gathering momentum with every month. Zodiac continues to provide a healthy mixture of underground garage (Yogi Haughton) and fierce. pumping house (Murray Richardson. Huggy and Scott Gallagher). With swing. funk. disco and garage through the back from Gordon Mac and Jim Byers.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm—3am. £3. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I BPM at the Music Box. 7—10pm. £5. Weekly. Under-l8s night playing a wide range of sounds.

I Burger otteen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 6 Jul. Fortnightly. Residents Craig. Huggy and Stella lick an eager and willing crowd into a fierce


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I Tribal Funktion DJ Ra-Soul from San Francisco quests at one of this country’s premiere American house nights. The Venue. Sat 6 Jul.

I Tease Surely the most widely flyered club in recent memory? Tease promises the best British house DJs on a monthly basis. The opening night features Danny Hussain (Hacienda). Phil Gifford (Wobble) and a live PA from Gravity Wheel (Cleveland City). Dress to impress. Can they live up to the hype though? Let’s hope so. Wilkie House. Sat 29 Jun.

I Taste Taste is two! Special guests on the birthday night are the much- hyped Jon Pleased Wimmin in the main room with residents Fisher and Price, while one of London‘s top garage/house DJ s/producers. Joey Musaphia digs slightly deeper through the back with Neil Byers and Martin Valentine. The Honeycomb. Sun 7 Jul.

dancing frenzy with hard pumping house. Dress up and arrive very early to have a chance of getting in.

I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 l lpm-3am. £5. See Fridays.

I Colours at Club Mercado. l lpm—4am. £8 members. £10 non-members. 29 Jun. Fortnightly. Residents Jon Mancini. Boney. and Crosby on the house tip. Ashley Beadle guests soon.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l0pm—3am. £5. 29 Jun. Immenser popular studenty-type disco.

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