main room. Staggering (you will be) drink promos. Vodka mix £ I; margaritas 50p. 24 Dec. it's Dave Ross's legendary Christmas Eve party. 9.30pm—3ani. £|0 (£6). Santa's grotto presents for early arrivals. 3| Dec. it's the traditional Hogmanay hooch with pipers. shortbread and loads of goodies. 9.30piii—3am. £10 (£6).

I The Shimmy Club at Bennets.

l l.30pm 3am. £3. The legendary Shimmy returns in the newly revatiiped Bennets. Biggest party night in low it.

I Slam’s Christmas Party at The Arches. l0.30piii—4am. 24 Dec only. Always a winner this one. with Stuart and ()rde pltis guests.

I Sly Christmas Ball at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—4arii. £4 (£3 adv). l7 Dec only. Immense student night with Laurence Hughes. lair 'l'hompson. Kevin h'lcFarlane and King Konga on percussion. (‘heap drinks and free gifts.

I Sub Club Hogmanay llpm» 6am. £ I 5. 3| Dec only. Harri and Domenic are joined by recent guest to the Subbie. Gemini of Relief Records Chicago. Guaranteed mayhem and possibly a little surreal if last year was anything to go by. I Sub Club Residents at the Stib Club. llpm-«lam. £8. All the l)Js from the Subbie‘s various nights brought together with (‘hristiiias cheer.

I Tonlta at The Volcano. l lpm- 3am. £7 (£6). 3| Dec only. Hogmanay party with all the usual. plus a little bit more. with the Tonka (Saturday. Volcano) crew.

I Trading Post at Cleopatra‘s. l0.30pm--2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Chart. mainstream and 60s ‘for the pub/club staff crow d‘.

I Tunnel Christmas Eve lllptri-Jaltt. £ l 5. 24 Dec only. Weekend residents (Kilkie. Tevendale. l‘oy. McFarlane) get you in the mood to open your presents.

I Tunnel llogmanay input-4am). £l5. 3| Dec only. Bringing in the bells at one of the biggest nights of the year are Scott McKay. McCreery. McFarlane and Foy I Christmas Eve at the Velvet noonis l0.30pm—4am. £l5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to Britpop and soul. Martin Hesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Ilogrnanay at the Velvet Rooms l().30pni--4am. £15. DJ Skud in Room Two with mild house. garage and club classics. Martin Hesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.


I Archaos Cold Turkey l0pm-4am. £5 (£4). 25 Dec only. Geoff and Scott with commercial and uplifting house.

I Bennets l |.30pm--3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. £l gin and vodka; £l.25 lager.

I Black Christmas at the Cathouse. l0.30pm-4am. 25 Dec only. £5 (£3). DJ to be confirmed. If you wear black you get in at the concessionary rate. That'll be difficult for the rock crowd then.

I Cheeseburger as the Velvet Rooms. llpm 3am. £3 (£2 l. Miss AJ presents a night of big party tunes lll two rooms. Miller £l.50; Hooch £l.25: double vodka mix £1.25. ()pen Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

I Chopper at Club Xchange.

10.30pm 3.30am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house and 90s disco and pop from DJ Rory (Archaos. Thursdays). Double vodka £l.25.

I oisco Wonderland at The (‘athotise llpm 3am. £2 l .50/free before |l.30pm). Super sounds from the 7()\ with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka mix £l.

I Fair at Reds. llpm 3am. £4 (£3). Groovy garage and club classics. Miller £l.50; vodka-mix £ l. ()pen (‘hristiiias Day.

I Go West at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm772.30am. £2 (£l with ticket). A mainly ‘student-orientated' bill of fare. I "CtSbOtS PC at Hotshots. l0.30prii---2am. £2 (£l ). House and Euro sounds following on from watching the footy in this wild venue that combines nightclub. bowling alley and amusement arcade.

I latin Dance Club at Lime. 7.3()--l()pltt. £3. Salsa. merengue and cumbia classes: 7.30pm beginners; 8.30pm intermediate. I Madchester at Fury M tirry's. l0pm-3am. £3.50 (£3). Fortnightly. Edinburgh Mancy crew come west coast with their inspired bagginess.

I New Year’s [lay at The Cathouse. l().30pm--4am. l Jan only. Barry and Bill with rock shenanigans upstairs at the Cathouse and all drinks an imaginative 97p.

I Paradise Island at The Volcano. llpm—-2.30aiii. £3 (£2). Ali and Martyn's natural progression from hip hop to drum ‘n' bass featuring skate ramp and breakdancers. Miller and Michelob Gold pints £ l .50 plus Vox and Jack Daniels promos. Paradise Island closes l8 Dec and re-opens 8 Jan.

I llelax at Bar l0. Spin-close. Free.


Downbeat (lance night with Julia and Romeo. l’re—club.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm-3am. £6 (£3). 25 Dec and I Jan only. Christmas Day you liav e a red Christmas from Dave Ross with free entry before I l.30pm if you are the preferred shade. Bottles of Red £ l .40. New Years Day £3 (£2 or free with matric card before I l.30pm) all drinks are 97p.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30piii-3aiii. £2 (£l ). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.

I Sub Club llpm~4am. Price tbc 25. Dec only. Ham and Domenic rescue you from the family

I Tunnel Christmas Night I lptii~3aiti. £4. 25 Dec only. Fun festive cheese from Bob and Jamie

I Wednesday Night Fever at Lime.

I lpm ~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. £l drinks promos. Note that lime is open every night from l8 Dec to 5 .Ian. l)Js and prices to be con firmed.


I 4th Dimension at Brel. sum-«1 lplll. Free. Andy Young playsjau. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.

I Bar 10 Spin—close. Free. l’aul (‘aw-ley from Phar ()tit with a weird underground pie-club experience.

I Big Karn‘s Party Night at Bennets. ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads of camp nonsense. Lager £ l .25; vodka £ l. Gay.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. |0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream.

I Boudoir at (‘CA Cafe Bar. 9.3(lplll—lllitllliglll. Free. The crimplene kings with one of their oh so easy listening nights featuring the kind of tunes you could take home to your mother. Pre- club.

I Club Xchange I lpm—3am. £2.50 (£|.50). Gay. DJ Tasty Tom. £ l .25 pints and spirit mix. Exotic dancer each week. I Colours at The Arches. l0.30pm-4am. £20. 26 Dec only. Monster Boxing Day bash featuring Sasha. John Digweed. Brandon Block and Alex P.

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

I Dee Jay: in oisguise at Variety.

Rpm—close. Free. Ha't'ch and J'ilkes of

the Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Pre-club.

I oonltey at the Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £2 (£l/free before I l.30pm). Indie/grunge rock in the new Cathouse with margaritas 50p. Gold Bier and vodka mix £l.

I bust on Boxing Day Special at the Arena. £5 (£4). 26 Dec only. lndefinable modern music with a soundclash of lain (chemical beats and trip hop) vs Bhasker (funky techno and hard house).

I Easy lite at The Tunnel. l0pm—3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). Student night at the Tunnel featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa playing a house/indie/disco mix plus some freebie giveaways of real cash. Thursdays revamped and redone so it’s bigger and better than ever before. All spirits £l; bullshy £l.50 (Red Btill and Vodka); (‘arlsberg Ice £ l .30 and Hooch £ l .30.

I Flashback at Fiddlers Court. Upin-midnight. Free. Hard house and techno from JP. Andy and guests. Also check out Flashback's night at the Subbie. 23 Dec.

I Flaunt it at The Rat Trap. 10.30pm—3am. DJ Christine with 80s rock and pop.

I Free Flovr at Glasgow School of Art (downstairs). ‘)piii—2.30am. Free. Jazz ftiiik night. £l pints.

I Fromage at The Hive (Glasgow University Union). l0pm—2am. Free. Students and guests. DJ Musty playing the very best and worst ofclassic student tunes.

I llarri at The Bedsit. ()pm—lam. Godfather of Glasgow clubbing. Harri playing an extremely eclectic mix in The Bedsit bar.

I loveshaclt at Fury Murry's. l0pm--3am. £3.50 (£3). ‘Supercool sounds of the 70s dance stompers and student classics abound.‘ Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.

I lure at R.G.'s. Spin-midnight. Free. l)Js Ziggy and Bob get ltousey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Sub Club. l’re-club.

I llatural Selection at Lime (formerly The Cotton Cltib). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). laiti Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. £| drinks promos. Note that Lime is open every night from l8 Dec to 5 Jan. l)Js and prices to be continued.

I Red Cell at the Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3. The fleet-footed techno individualists who brought us Science. Aquaplanet and UK Gold concentrate their attention on this night to make it one of the deepest. darkest underground club nights in Scotland. The night's residents Mark Ryal. Twitch (Pure) and Dominic mix it up every week with three decks and a drum machine. I‘) Dec Richard Grey from Vapourspace guesting.

I neds llpm-3am. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme plus Bud £l.20 and £l vodka mix and Hooch all night. A night ofclassic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.

I nevival at Hotshots. l0.30pin—2aiii. £2 (£l ). Retro night going back to the 60s in this venue that combines a club. amusement arcade and bowling alley.

I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—4am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic! ()peii Boxing Day. £4 (£2). I Salsa oance Club at Burlin' Jocks. (rpm—midnight. Latin American dance club. Mondays are the advanced nights. Tuesdays are best for beginners and Thursdays are absolute beginners. Arrive early. Pre-club.

I Snap, Crackle and Pop at Cafe Qudos (QMU). 8.30pin-2am. £2.50 (£2). DJ Toast with the best in cheese products.

I uptown oovnrtovni at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud playing soulful grooves. mellow hip hop and sexy swing from Busta Rhymes to Marvin Gaye. A groovy alternative to student nights. Bud £l.50: Hooch £l.25; Jack Daniels and mixer £ l .25.

5 The List l3 Dec l996-9 Jan I997