I Home Cooking at The Bongo Club. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). l6 May and 30 May. New night presented by Kulu and Seiji with a strong house element backed by live performances from jazz musicians. DJs on the night will be Yogi Haughton (Southport Weekenders). Mikey Stirton (Solefusion) and Paul Harrison (Altered Beats). Basically. it’s going to be a fluid. vibing jam session for people who want to ex rience something a bit different. I Juice at Teviot Row Union. 9pm—3am. Students free. guests £I. Mellow hip hop. acidjazz and funky tunes.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

I lpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Vood00 Chile. 80s and 90s indie dance.

I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm-3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. l0.30pm—3am. £5. 23 May. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy (Tackno) and Grandmaster Fly invite you to tune in. turn on and get down with the sounds of the 70s. Happy Hour llpm-midnight.

I Lift at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 23 May. Fortnightly. F.uan 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. Mike H and Jon Nuccle (Cold Dust. Communique & S.O.B. Cluster Records) guest

I The living Room 9pm—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. £4 members; £5 non- members before midnight. £5 members: £6 non-members after midnight. Membership available on the night. l6 May. Fortnightly. Monster drum ’n‘ bass action on the best sound system in town with residents Kid and G-Mac keeping it strong and underground. Look out for a Manga-associated night featuring Roni Size and his Reprazent live show in June. 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 Oddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Happy Hour cocktails llpm—midnight. New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others try to forget.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free before

I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Ultra-busy night of old and new skool grooves at this bar- club which pulls a very varied crowd.

I Pure at The Venue. l0.30pm—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 and regular quality guests. With a special live set from the hotly-tipped Bentley Rhythm Ace on l6 May.

I Purple Moon at Moray House. l0pm—4am. £6 (£5 students; £4 members). l6 May. Fortnightly. Acid trance and tribal techno. MGI2 play live. I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Reflex at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4. 23 May. Fortnightly. Pumping drum 'n‘ bass.

I Roadrunner at Potterrow Students Union. 9pm—2am. £l students; £2 guests. Happy Hour 9.30—I0.30pm. After-school music for independent kids and occasional exciting happenings upstairs.

I Rumbeando at Cafe Graffitti. l0.30pm—2am. £5 (£4). l6 May. Monthly. A collaboration between Salsa Celtica and the Club Latino team at the recently renovated Cafe Gral'litti. lixpect quality Latin dance and exciting live


I Scooter at The Gallery (formerly the 369 Gallery). llpm—3am. £4. 23 May. Fortnightly. Indie for the new beat generation on the ground floor. 60s and early 70s sounds upstairs.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. l Ipm—3am. £6 (£5). l6 May. Monthly. Popular and busy hip hop-based club. Eh? Wun! and Well Stirred mix up more accessible grooves in the main room while Frosty and lode do a straight hip hop thing in the back. Gets busy so get there early. With cool visuals and graffitti art.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £6. 23 May. Monthly. Real garage and real house from two excellent residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton. ()Id skool vibes through the back with The Cricket Club. ()ne for the serious music lovers. Second birthday in June with Phil Asher and Bob Jeffries.

I Sublime at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership available on the night. 16 May. Fortnightly. Hard. driving trance from two quality residents at this very busy and very excellent night. Taylor (Platipus Records) from I.. A. returns to guest. Well worth a visit if only to admire the mental atmosphere on the dancefloor. I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4—I0pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £l drinks. £ l0 bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with lchr). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to classic heavy metal.


I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm--4am. £8 (£7). 24 May. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar at this. one of Edinburgh's most famous clubs. Music-wise. it’s rampant. pumping party house all the way; Stella warms it up. Huggy pumps it up and Craig adds a fierce. anthemic finish. Dress-wise. you‘re gonna have to make an extra effort to get in. Some people love it. some hate it. Either way. it‘s one of the few clubs in the capital that can almost always bank on being busy.

I The Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.

I Century 2000 l Ipm—3am. £5. See Frida s.

I Co ours Of Love at Club Mercado.

l lpm—4am. £8 members; £ l() rioti- members. Membership applications and club information on ()I698 276 866. I7 May. Fortnightly. Jon Mancini and Crosby are joined for the night by a live PA from The Tall Paul Project. TWA are tip next. The crowd are pretty dressy and at the moment it's very busy so get down early doors. I’urc party house.

I Daytripper at The Gallery.

I lpm—3am. £4. l7 May. Fortnightly. New night on two floors featuring indie on one with D] Lee (FBI) and a maverick mix of Fasy Listening. soundtracks and theme music on the other.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l()pm—3am. £6. l7 May. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC. ()tis and [Ms love and Nick Silver.

I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £3. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership is available on the night.

I Energise at Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FBI at the Jaffacake. l().3()pm~3am. £4. Photographic membership available on the night. 24 May. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club - probably the busiest indie night in Scodand.

I Free Techno at Sudio 24. llpm-3am. Free (donations accepted on the door). 17 Ma . Fortnightly. Hard. hard techno.

I rease at Moray House. llpm—4am. £3. 90s. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse.

I lpm—3am. £3. Indie.

I The Lane at The Lane. llpm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance orientated playlist.

I Le Freak at The Attic. 1 Ipm—3am. £4. Hot disco action at the brand new- Iooking Attic which hasjust been given a rather tast makeover.

I Lizzar Lounge at Cafe Graffitti. l0.30pm—2am. Price tbc. I7. 24 and 31 May. Three special sessions from the East Coast Project . focusing on the 60s. with soulnska and psychedelic sounds. Various local musicians and singers will be involved. as will Jospeh Malik and Unklc Fawaz who will be manning the turntables. Special guest musicians will drop in each week. See Sundays for details of the new East Coast Project Sunday Service session at the Iguana Bar. See Hit List.

I The Classic Joy Night at Studio 24 (formerly Calton Studios). l0pm—3am. Price tbc. 24 May. A special one-off homecoming on party to mark the date nearly four years ago when the club started at The Calton. Since then. they‘ve endured their ups and downs and had a few venue changes. To mark the occasion. they’ll be returning to the venue (which is under new management) fora residents night with Maggie and Alan playing a selection ofloy classics from the past four years. Phone the Joy info. line on ()l3l 467 2551 for more details.

I The Liquid Room at the Liquid Room. l0.3()pm—3am. Price tbc. A new Saturday night option for Edinburgh with

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