I earlll 9pm-3am. Free. Frosty and AJ. (alternating) with cutting-edge swing. rap and hip hop.
I Beatoox at Teviot Row Union. 9pm—3am. Studean free; guests £l. Latest in dance and chart with hip sounds from past eras.
I Big at the Jaffacake. llpm-3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent promos. free bouncy n'des. guzzle guns and plenty of drinking-related fun.
I Catwalk at Club Mercado. I lpm—4am. £8. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Burger Queen unveil a new lavish Friday night to fill a gap in the market. Opening night sees Mark Moore guesting alongside Craig and Huggy. As you‘d expect. the dress code is sleek. chic and sassy. In other words. make a supreme effort or you won‘t get in. This night has been months in the making and no expense has been spared in production. Future guests include Anne Savage. and Stretch and Vern. You get the picture . . . See Hit List.
I Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and seventies music. Ground ﬂoor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with ﬂyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Extremely popular night featuring post- grunge rock sounds.
I Century 2M0 l lpm—3am. £5. Over 18s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.
I Club Latino at La Belle Angele.
I lpm—3am. No admission after 2am. £7 (£5). l4 Feb. Monthly. Third birthday party for this hugely popular Latin dance night. The latest in salsa. merengue. samba and jazz. Arrive early to ensure entry. See Hit List.
I Evol at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £4. Ever popular night of 60s. 70s and 80s pop nonsense. Always busy and guaranteed fun. Early arrival is recommended.
I Funkytovm at The Attic. l lpm—3am. £3. New night of 70s. 80s and 90s chart anthems.
I Glitch at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am.
£7 (£5). 7 Feb. Fortnightly. New home for this Sativa-type techno night. The Surgeon (Downwards Records) guests. Regis play live. Steve Glencross and Matt support. Future guests include Claude Young. Tobias Schmidt and Neil Landstruum.
I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 9pm—3am. Students free; guests £ 1. Mellow hip hop. acid jazz and funky tunes.
I llatclt at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and nineties indie dance. I The lane at The Lane. 1 lpm—late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.
I lift at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 14 Feb. Fortnightly. Euan and Paul control a mixed crowd of up-for-it students. crusties and dressed-up clubbers at this two year old techno and acid club. Watch out for big guests soon.
I The living noorn 9pm—lam. Free. The Living Room presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club. I Mange at La Belle Angele. l [pm-3am. £5 members; £7 non-members. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Monster drum ’n‘ bass action at Manga following Ed Rush's manic set at the birthday party last time round. Resident G-Mac isjoined by Kid. lntalekt and Senses and a new MC. Mad visuals from Pal and Ainslie.
I Marley’s Reggae lllub at Cavendish. iOpm-3am. £4. The city's longest- running reggae night situated on the middle ﬂoor of Cavendish.
I Music For The Masses at Oddt‘ellows. 8.30pm-lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.
I Pituture Jack at The Honeycomb. ilpm—3am. £5. 7 Feb. Monthly. New night (replacing Astromotel) featuring Scott Gallagher (Zodiac). George T (Tribal Funktion) and Chris Lowe (Soma) digging a Chicago trax vibe. Salsoul. disco. swing and funky backroom vibes with Bootsy and Harry. So. Astromotel with a different name then?
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £4. Happy Hour cocktails llpm—midnight. New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others try to forget.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am.
Prices vary according to whether it's a residents night and how many floors are used. £6 members; £8 non-members. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK. Harvey from the Ministry Of Sound guests on 7 Feb. A special guest will also be appearing. See flyers for details. Weatherall guests soon. I Purple Moon at Moray House. IIpm-3am. £tbc. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno.
I Rapture at Moray House. I lpm—4am. Students £2.50; guests £4. l4 Feb. Fortnightly. New garage and house night with Drew Wright (Shark. City Cafe) and Aberdeen‘s Chris Hadden (Kiss This. The Works). Drinks promos all night.
I Beaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.
I Roadrunner at Potterrow Students Union. 9pm-lam. £l students and guests. Happy Hour 9.30—10.30pm. After school music for independent kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs. I Scooter at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). llpm—3am. £4. l4 Feb. Fortnightly. Indie for the new beat generation on the top floor. 60s and early 70s sounds downstairs.
I Sublime at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Currently the hot ticket in Edinburgh. Manchester-based residents Billie Caldwell and ldge (plus Edinburgh‘s own Kev Wn'ght) whip their apeshit crowd into a spine-tingling frenzy with hard. driving trance and techno. You don‘t have to like the music or even the Vaults (some do. some don‘t) to appreciate the buzz on the dancefloor at this club. Totally firin'. Watch out for new decor and visuals.
I TELF. at Club Mercado. 4— I 0pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £i drinks. £10 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.
I Valentine 3. Byers Party
Night at Club Mercado. lO.30pm-3.00am. £6. 14 Feb. Taste’s backroom masters host a Valentine’s night special in association with FM Promotions. Enjoy an evening of sexy. sumptuous garage.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse.
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llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to classic heavy metal.
I Zodiac at The Honeycomb.
I Ipm—3am. £6. l4 Feb. Monthly. Underground and pumping house from Yogi Haughton. Murray Richardson and Scott Gallagher. More garagey. ‘eclecto‘ sounds through the back with Gordon Mac and former Carbolik Frolik/Dogtasic man Andy Williams. With a Valentines vibe.
I BPM at the Music Box. 7—10pm. £5. Under- 18s night playing a wide range of chart and dance sounds.
I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). l5 Feb. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar. Dress policy: glam or scram basically. See Fridays for details of Catwalk. the new Burger Queen offshoot.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3ani. £5. Over 258 only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I CIA at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4. 8 Feb. Fortnightly. Indie night run by the FBI crew playing Kula Shaker. Biuetones. Garbage etc. Note the late license.
I Colours 0i Love at Club Mercado.
l lpm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 0l698 276 866. 8 Feb. Fortnightly. Garage guru Paul 'Trouble‘ Anderson guests at a rejuvenated Colours. With pport from Jon Mancini. Jon Pleased Wimmin rocked the club last time round making up for the no-show by Brandon Block who had to cancel at short notice.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l0pm-3am. £6. 8 Feb. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and Dls Love and Nick Silver. Exceptionally popular.
I Disco Inferno at Assembly Rooms. iOpm-3am. £9 in advance from Virgin or Ripping. Call Ticketline for ticket info. on 220 4349. 15 Feb. One-offevent featuring classic 70s act The Real Thing (‘You To Me Are Everything‘). Plus Dls Love and Nick Silver and MC Otis.
I Earth inferno at The Rocking Horse.
I lpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.
I Energise at Subway. llpm--3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I Extra Width at Potterrow Union. 8pm—lam. Free for students and guests. l5 Feb. Post rock and alternative indie.
I FBI at the Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £4. l5 Feb. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club on three floors.
I Fiesta latina at Teviot Row. Next event 22 Feb.
I la Freak at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £4. Now weekly and doing rather well. Disco.
I Go Native at The Gallery. l0.30pm—3am. £7. 8 Feb. Monthly. New night from the Yip Yap team. Gareth Sommerville is the main tnan upstairs with garage and quality house. Bootsy will be on the downstairs vibe. Up-and- coming Dlsjoin Sommerville every month. Gordon Mac (Sublime. Zodiac) is up ﬁrst. followed by Mikey Stirton (Solefusion).
I Grease at Moray House. Ilpm—3am. £3 (£2). IS Feb. Fortnightly. 70s. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.
I Hake at the Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £4. 8 Feb. Fortnightly. Mainstream chart and dance at this busy night.
I Joy at Wilkie House. lOpm-3am. Members £5 before “pm/£7 after; non- members £6 before llpml£8 after. 8 Feb. Monthly. A celebration of Valentine‘s day with Alan and Maggie dishing up the hard house and queer techno. With Trendy Wendy in Room Two playing big anthems and classics. No couples if you know what's good for you.
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