I Barfli at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Frosty and AJ. (alternating)
with cutting-edge swing. rap and hip hop. I Beatbox at Teviot Row Union. 9pm-3am. Students free; guests £l. Latest in dance and chart with hip sounds from past eras.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5 (£4); £2.50 before ll.30pm. 28 Mar. Monthly. The club for cool cats and beat-heads is now in its fourth year. with the ever-popular Thelonius crew playing groovy dancefloorjazz to a packed and enthusiastic crowd.
I Big at the laffacake. llpm-3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after.
Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle
guns and plenty of drinking-related fun. I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and seventies music. Ground lloor 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-like rock sounds.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. ()ver l8s. Commercial dance music under the tnost expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.
I East Coast Project Catch the East Coast Project show on Healthy FM. Fridays 8— l0pm. Catch various FICP bods at Lizzard Lounge. Saturdays at
Cafe Graffiti. A ttew FICP album is also forthcoming. Watch this space.
I Glitch at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 21 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents' night with Steve Glencross (Sativae Recordings) and Matt (lit-2C) holding their own at this Sativa- type techno club. Watch ottt for the customised lighting. exclusive to Glitch. I Juice at Teviot Row l‘nion. 9pm~3am. Students free. guests £l. Mellow hip hop. acid jazz and funky tunes.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse.
l lpm-3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and nineties indie dance. I The Lane at The Lane. llpm--late. £5. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.
I Kerplunlt at Club Mercado.
l lpm—3am. £5. Fortnightly. 28 Mar. A new night from Trendy Wendy (Tackno) teaming up with Grandmaster Fly and inviting you to tune in. turn on and get down with the super sounds of the 70s. I Lift at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Fortnightly.
Euan and Paul control a mixed crowd of upfor-it students. crusties and
dressed-up clubbers at this two-year-old techno and acid club. 28 Mar: Tasha of the Killer Pussies (Megadog) reveals the hard edge she‘s known for to the Lift faithful. I The Living Room ()ptn—lam. Free. The Living Room presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.
I Manga at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5 members; £7 rioti- members. Membership available on the night. 21 Mar. l-‘ortnightly. Monster drqu 'n‘ bass action with Metalheadz/Titneless star DJ Lee guesting alongside residents G-Mac and DJ Kid ~ fresh from his guest spot on Radio ()ne's ()m' In The Jungle show in January. With MCs Frosty and Natty. See Hit List.
I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £4. The city‘s longest-running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.
I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local l)Js mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—Ram. £4. Happy Hour cocktails llptn—midnight. New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others try to forget.
I Po Na Na l lpm—3am. Free before llpm; £2 after. Weekly. Btisy night of old and new skool grooves.
I Pure at The Venue. ll).30pm~-3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. ()ne of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill occupying two floors. 2l Mar: old guard hard-as-hell techno legend Billy Nasty guests and the Pure action spreads far and wide to all three floors of The Venue.
I Purple Moon at Moray House.
I lpm—3am. £5 members; £6 rioti- members. 21 Mar. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Reflex at Moray House. llpm—4am. £4 (£2.50). 28 Mar. Fortnightly. New drum ‘n' bass ni ht.
I Rhythm Section at The Vaults. l0pm-3am. £8. 28 Mar. Monthly. Drum ‘n' bass god LTJ Bukern presents the acclaimed Logical Progression for the first time iit Scotland at this new breakbeat club from The Merry Pranksters. Bound to be a top night.
I Roadrunner at Potterrow Students Union. 9pm—2am. £l students; £2 guests. Happy hour 9.30pm—l().30pm. After-school music for independant
kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs.
I Rumbeando at Cafe Graffiti. |0.30pm—2am. £5 (£4). 2] Mar. Monthly. A new venue for this Club Latino-run Latin dance night. Running initially for three months in conjunction with Salsa Celtica and playing the latest and best releases in salsa. merengue. samba. ctnnbia and jazz.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £5. 21 Mar. Monthly. Universal grooves (funk. soul. rap. disco etc) from th‘.’ Wunl. Well Stirred and guest DJ D.().N. in the main room. Beats and rhymes up the back with Jode and Frosty. Next Seen 18 Apr.
I Scooter at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). I lpm-Bam. £4. 28
Mar. Fortnightly. Indie for the new beat generation on the ground floor.
60s and early 70s sounds upstairs.
I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm—-3am. £6. 28 Mar. Monthly. Solid gold underground garage and house session with Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton. Styler and Sugar Ray dropping old skool vibes in Rootn Two. 28 Mar Bobbi 8; Steve frotn London's finest garage club. Garage City guests. See Hit List and preview.
I Sublime at The Vaults. 10.30pm—‘3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 2] Mar. Fortnightly. Darren Partington and Andy Barker of the legendary 808 State drop in fora guest slot at what's currently one of the tnost firin' club nights in the city. Residents ldge and Kev Wright continue to work the crowd to the max. I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm—l0ptn. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £l drinks. £10 bottles of
champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.
I Underground Demand at The Gallery. llptn—3atn. £6. 21 Mar. Fortnightly. Kevin McKay (Muzique Tt‘opique. Junior Boys ()wn). Adrian Milarski and Mikey Stirton (Solefusion) are tonight's three-course deal at this new night of deep house and quality garage. ()ne for music lovers. Look ottt for Huggy (Back ll Basics) 4 Apr. See preview.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. l lptn—3am. £3 (£2 with llyet').
Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys and girls headbanging to classic heavy metal.
I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llptn—4am. £8 (£7). 2‘) Mar. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar. Dress policy: glam or scram basically.
I The Cavendish ()pin-Bam. £5. ()ver 25s only. Stuart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 llpm-3am. £5. See Fridays.
I CIA at Moray House. llptn—4am. £4. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. Indie night
run by the FBI crew playing Kula Shaker. Bluetones. Garbage. Prodigy and
many tnore. Note the late licence.
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.
l lpm—4atn. £8 members; £l() rioti- members. Membership applications and club information on 0l6‘)8 276 866. 22 Mar. Fortnightly. Resident [)1 Jon Mancini isjoined by funky house merchant Collin Patterson (one half of
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Fire Island Easter weekend is lookin’ hot, hot, hot as the Fire Island crew returns to score a hat-trick with the third of its awesome three-floor, eight-hour, mixed/gay extravaganzas. Whipping up the party spirit on the night are pumping house purveyor Rachael Auburn (Candy Girls), Joy's favourite Queen — Maxine, Maggie (Joy) and ‘Kev Wright (Sublime) in the Powered Room. Yogi Haughton (Honeycomb), George T & Simone (Tribal Funktion) and others will be keeping it up in The Attic, while Andrea Parker (Mo Wax) and G-Mac (Manga) dispense a mellower vibe in The Cooler. The Venue, Sun 30 Mar. Manga Metalheadz/Timeless star DJ Lee drops in to Manga for a night of stormin’ drum 'n' bass action that proves the club is continuing to stick to its principles of dishing up the real thing from the underground. Lee comes from the third wave of emerging drum 'n’ bass talent and has been compared to, and even held above, the mighty Bukem. Manga, Fri 27 Mar.
Garage City Fans of solid gold soulful garage are in for a treat, as Bobbi & Steve from Garage City — the best night of its kind in London — pay a visit to Solefusion — the best garage night in Scotland. Next month Solefusion returns the favour by sending its top DJ Craig Smith down to Garage City for an exchange visit. Solefusion at The Honeycomb, Fri 28 Mar.
Rezerection An Easter treat for Rez- heads, sweetly titled ‘The Bangin' Bunny Show‘, and featuring three international music arenas with a long, long list of names in hardcore, techno, trance, house, jungle, happy hardcore and drum 'n' bass to keep those dance monsters happy. Headliners include Paul Elstak, Ultra-Sonic, DJ Dano, Dougal, Michael Kilkie and, of course, Tom Wilson and his Bouncing Beats. Royal High/and Exhibition Centre, lng/iston, Sat 22 Mar.
the legendary Hooligan X from the 90s and regular at the Ministry Of Sound and Back To Basics) at this super-dressy glam house club. As ever. arrive early or book in advance to avoid disappointment.
I Club Bezique at the Edinburgh Rock Cafe. Doors open I lpm—3.30pm. £5 in advance from Saki & Flynn Barbershop; £6 on the door. Monthly. It had to happen eventually. and now it's here. White Rabbit Cowboy Productions launch a shameless assault on taste attd decorum with this new full-blown night of 80s revivalism at lidinburgh's ‘premier nitespot/discotheque. Dress to impress (electric blue eyeliner. face glitter. you know the kind of thing) and dance to nostalgic mainstream sounds with Leon ‘Silk' Singleton. Alphonse ‘Wikki Wikki' Parker and Gary ‘Lager' Costello on the decks. Be afraid. be very afraid.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l()pm—3am. £6. 22 Mar. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and l)Js Love and Nick Silver. Exceptionally popular. especially with the local constabulary it seems.
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