I Chopper at Club Xclrange. I0.30prrr—3.30anr. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house. 90s disco and pop from DJ Rory (Archaos. Thursdays). Double vodka
£ I .25.
I Delicatessen at The Velvet Rooms (front roorrr). I lpirr--3anr. £3 (£2). Clth Havana presetrts Brazilian. Latin jazz. rare groove atrd acid jazz with DJ Jazz on the decks.
I Disco Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£ I .50/free before
I l.30pm). Super sounds from the 70s with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka nrix £ I.
I DJ Lee at Mojo's. ()pirr—nridnight. Free. A rrrellow rrrix of trip hop and jazz funk. Pre-club.
I Fab at Reds. lem-3am. £4 (£3). Groovy garage and club classics. Miller £l.5(). vodka-mix £l.
I Go West at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£l with ticket). A rrrairrly ‘student-orientated' bill of fare. I Jam at The Velvet Rooms. llprrr~—3anr. £3 (£2). DJ Mel Barr with classic disco. I Paradise Island at The Volcano. IIpm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Ali and Martyrr‘s jungle and hip hop night is added to by Andy Marshall live on keyboards every couple of weeks.
I Relax at Bar l(l. 8pnr-elose. Free. New downbeat datrce night with Juna. Romeo and Martin Collins.
I Salsa Dance Club at the Corner Bar. 6.30prrr—rrridrright. Latin American datrce club. Mondays are the advanced nights. Tuesdays are best for beginners and Wednesdays are absolute beginners. Arrive early. Pre-club.
I Skynet at the Sub Club. llpnr—3am. £2.50. 7 Atrg only. Freestyle dance night with Twitch (Ptrre). Jasper (l’ussypower) and Kerrral working within jungle. phuk- dup beats and electronica parameters.
I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30prrr—3am. £2 (£ I ). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I Wednesday iliglrt Fever at Cottort Club. I lpm-3am. £3 (£2 with rrratric 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 ‘I’he Apartment llpm—3atrr. £3 (£2). Late night bar vibe with Mel Barr.
I Bar 10 8pm—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar Out with a weird underground pre-club experience. Pre-club.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. I0.30pm—2.30arrr. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mairrstreatrr.
I Born at The Tunnel I0pm—3arrr. £4 (£2 with rrratric card). If you've been to this student night it) the last Iive years. it's exactly the sarrre as you remember it. Cheesy (but fun) music. mobbed dancefloor and regrets in the morning.
I Boudoir at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30prrr—nridrright. Free. The crimplerre kings open another of their oh so easy listening nights featuring the kind of tunes you could take home to your mother.
I Club Cale Con leche at The Cotton Club. 7.I5—9.30prrr. Karen Pasi and Martiza Rodriguez. professional datrce instructors. expand your repertoire to ‘reach the unimaginable heights of la rumba. son cubano and rumba flamenco'. 7. l5—8. l5pm beginners; 8.30—9.30pm intermediate.
I Ceroc at The Venue. 7.l5—I0.30prrr. £-l (£3.50). Energetic. stylish. rrroderrr jive from France. Music mix from reggae. charts. Latin. blues. soul and rock 'tr' roll. Licensed bar. 45 rrrirrutes beginners class at 7.30pm.
I Club Xchange I lprrr-3arrr. £2 (£I ). Gay. [)1 Tasty Tonr and £l lager. £I vodka. Exotic dancer each week.
I Cop at Archaos. l()prrr—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJ Rory (Club X. Wednesdays) atrd Craig J. ‘Turn up. get down. cop off.‘ £| vodka and Becks. Tam Coyle 'The Fuzz' does his irrdie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty's.
I Cotton Club. I Ipm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. Drinks promos.
I oee Jays in Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Ha't’clr and J'ilkes of the Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance atrd techno. Pre-club.
I oonltey at the Cathouse. I (pm-3am. £2 (£ I/free before I l.30pm) Indie/grunge rock in the new Cathouse with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka mix £l.
I Flaunt it at The Rat Trap. I0.30prrr-3am. DJ Christine with 80s rock and po .
I Misll Mash at The Apartment.
I lpm-3am. 8 Aug and monthly. New funky monthly affair with dance. funk. trip hop. soul and reggae coming atcha from Nick Peacock. Oscar. MC Norden and live percussion. Most drinks £ I .50. I Beds I Ipm-3am. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme plus Bud ii I .20 and £l vodka mix and Hooch all night. A night ofclassic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry’s. l0.30prrr—3arrr. £2. ‘Super cool sounds of the 70s dance stotrrpers and student classics abound. Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.' Upstairs iii the new roorrr Fury's present Music for Pleasure ‘l.aid back night of funk. hip hop. dance. swingy soul'.
I line Dancing at The Corner Bar. (rpm—close. Line dancing o—ilpm. then Robert and May Miller for the rest of the night.
I lure at R.G.'s. 8prrr—-~rrridniglrt. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey w ith lots of pretty lights too. Pre-club.
I lled Cell at The Sub Club. llpnr—3anr. £3. The Ileet-footed techno individualists who bt'ottglii you Science. Aquaplanet and UK Gold concentrate their attention on making (his one of the deepest. darkest underground club nights in Scotland. The night centres on Mark Ryal w ith guests Martitr Collins. Richard Grey (Vapourspace) and Dominic (Subby. Saturdays) making appearances through the month. Drinks promos. 25 July. larr Pooley from Force lrrc. Records (Germany) guestirrg for the first time irr Scotland.
I nunrble at The Garage. I Iprrr~~ 3am. £3 (£2). (‘ardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!
I Velvet Booms 9pm—late. £3 (£2) (reduction before l0.30prrr). Across-the- board mix with DJ Skud. Drinks promos.
I Astrornotel al The llotreycorrrb.
I lpnr—3am. Curfew 1.30am. £6 (£5 before midnight). 26 Jul. Fortnightly. llard Chicago grooves from Scott Gallagher and the Tribal Funktion l)Js. Hip hop. swing and disco in the back. Check the pre-club Parties at Carwaslr where the Astro crew are joined by Andy Williams. Watch out for a ptrsslhlc‘ visit from the legendary Steve 'Silk' Hurley soon.
I Cavendish 9prrr-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Strrart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only. I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse.
I Ipm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with Ilyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extrerrrely popular night featuring post grunge like rock sounds.
I Century 2000 llpm—3arrr. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. ()ver IXs. I Club Latino at La Belle Angele.
I lpnr-3arrr. £5 (£4). 2 Aug. Monthly. Undoubtedly one of the busiest and nrost successful nights in Edinburgh continues to draw massive crowds with its formidable blend of classic salsas. nrererrgues and a huge selection of tropical styles. As always. arrive early to ensure entry.
I Dub ’n’ Dance at The City Cafe. I0.30prrr—Ianr. Free. DJ Gar. Long and guests playing dub. garage atrd house downstairs itr City Two.
I Errol at The Music Box. l0.30pm—3anr. £3. Ever popular night of ()(ls. 70s and 80s pop nonsense. Always busy atrd guaranteed fun. Early arrival is recommended.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
I Ipnr-3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse atrd Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.
I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm—late. £5. Weekly. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.
I [ill at Wilkie House. I0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 2 Aug. Residents Euarr and Paul with hard house. funky techno and acid trance. Lift will continue at The .laffacake (formerly Bloo) duritrg the Festival from Fri 9 Aug. '
I loungin’ at Negociants. 9pnr-3am.
Catch the best Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight.
I Pure Pure remains one of the best and more highly respected techno nights in the UK. Residents Twitch and Brainstorm have stuck to their guns over the years without ever gaining the recognition they really deserve (not that they‘re bothered) while the Pure crowd has danced itself into club folklore as one ofthe best in the land. Techno god Derrick May guests at the club he rates as one of his favourites. With Evil Eddie Richards and Edinburgh’s own Earl Brown playing live. The Venue. Fri 26 Jul.
II Tribal Funktlon Chicago's infamous house nutter Cajrrrcre checks into Tribal for an exclusive one-off UK date showing just how much respect this truly underground club has acquired over the years. With the usual Tribal residents. The Venue. Sat 3 Aug.
(I Sublime Irish techno/house DJ/ producer David Holtnes entertains the ever up-for-it Sublime faithful. This club is still going strong. Wilkie House. Fri 26 Jul.
I Yip Yap Hacienda man Toni Wainwright guests at what is still one of the best garage/house nights in Scotland. Resident Gareth Sommerville is undoubtedly the man when it comes to moving a danceﬂoor with his seamless set of American sounds. He's capable of taking a night from the darkest dubs to the most inspirational vocals in real style and. with support from the deep and experimental Kev McKay. this is not to be ignored. La Belle Angele. Sat 27 Jul.
Free. Every Friday apart from the last Friday of the trrontlr. Yogi Haughtorr and assorted guests work their way through funk. soul. swing. rap and hip hop. plus the odd bit of disco. in the recently refurbished (it‘s getting bigger all the time) Negociarrts basement.
I Magic Bus at Tire Attic. I0.30pm—3am. £3. 2 Aug. Monthly. Soul. Motown. 60s psychedelia and rrrod.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 26 Jul. Fortnightly. DJ Senses (Innersense) joins resident G-Mac at Edinburgh's premier drunr ‘n' bass night. Wired visuals from Paul and Ainslie. comic art from Simon Fraser (2000A D). gratitti art plus dancers. sculptors and painters. Listen out for resident MC Frosty on the mic. This club is I'rrin'.
I Marley’s Reggae l(lub at Cavendish. I0pm—3am. £4. The city's longest- runnirrg reggae night (situated on the middle floor ofCavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavywei vht dub and darrcehall.
I Minus one at The Carlton Highland Hotel. I0ptrr—3am. £3.50 (free before
I l.30pm for members). A relaxed. plush venue for the rrrore mature seekers of night life.
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