festival listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Jim Byers. For details of Glasgow clubs see pages, 107-110


I Big at the .laffacake. 10pm—3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent booze promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle guns and plenty of drinking-related fun.

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. Next date l5 Aug. Monthly.

I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at Cafe Graffiti. Next date in Sep. Monthly.

I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. No jeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s 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 nigltt featuring post grunge-like rock sounds.

I CC. Blooms l lpm--3am. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay pub. seven times a week. playing a party mix of commercial dance and lti-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Century 2000 llpm-3am. £5. ()ver 18s. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No

ripped 'eans. steel toeocaps or trainers. I Ch 't at Wiikie House. Next date in Sep. Monthly. For more details call 0410 775 9795 or 0468 915 OOI.

I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). 8 Aug. Salsa Celtica bring the launch of their debut album Monstrous Y Demo/lions Angels & Lovers (Eclectic Records) to Graffiti. Guest DJs frotn Lizzard Lounge support. Tickets are available from the Fringe Office and on the night (subject to availability). See Hit list.

I Club Latino at the Assembly Rooms. Midnight—3.30am. £4—£5 (£3-£4). 8 Aug. Latino continues in its fourth year at the Assembly Rooms. Expect a lively mix of Festival types and Latino regulars all enjoying the best in salsas. merengues. batucadas and jazz. Latino also runs on Sat 9 and Sun l0 Aug. as well as for the rest of the Festival. Sonora La Calle play live later.

I Daft Phunk at The Gallery. Next date in Sep. Fortnightly.

I Divine Diva's at The Venue. 9.30pm—3am. £5 waged. £3 unwaged (two for the price of one before I lpm). 8 Aug. Monthly on the second Friday of every month. Women only night on the top floor.

I Electriscity at Club Mercado.

l 1.30pm-3am. £5 before midnight: £7 after. 8 Aug. Fortnightly. A new night of electrifying high quality dance music. featuring DJs T-J Crosslay. Styler X (Solefusion) and the kick-ass freestyle house sound of Donnie Allan (Bitch. Manchester).

I Evol at the Liquid Room. l().30pm—3am. £4. ()ne of Edinburgh's busiest and longest-running indie. alternative attd pop clubs at this impressively restyled venue. Look out for those tasty new fiyers. This lot mean

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business by the look of things.

I Fetish at La Belle Angele. Next date in Sep. Monthly.

I Havana Bop at Cafe Graffiti. Next date in Sep. Monthly.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pnt—3am. Free. Various funky sounds in the Negociants basement bar-club.

I Independance at Wilkie House. Next date in Sep. Monthly.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 15 Aug. 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 Kingdom at The ()uthouse. 8pm—lam. Free. Happy house. garage attd disco with John McDonald.

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

I Lift at Wilkie House. Next date itt Sep. Fortnightly.

I The Living Room 9pm— I am. Free. The Living Roont presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix ofdance sounds. Pre-club.

I Madchester at The Gallery. Next date in Sep. Fortnightly.

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. 8 Aug. Fortnightly. Drink promos on selected products. Monsterjump up jungle and drum 'n' bass action on the best sound system in town. Residents Kid and G-Mac keep it strong and underground. Ganja Kru don DJ Hype (‘Super Sharp Shooter‘) guests on 22 Aug. Tickets £10 in advance. available from 23rd Precinct and Ripping Records. Manga is live on BBC Radio ()ne FM's ()ne in The Jungle Show on 3 ()ct with a very special guest. It will run monthly thereafter.

I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.

I Moroccan Cloud at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Seventies disco. funk. soul. hip hop and cheese.

I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modern chart and student faves.

I Normal at The Vaults. Next date 15 Aug. Monthly.

I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £2. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers attd disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. l().3()pm—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. With regular quality guests.

I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm--3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Scooter at The Gallery. Next date l2 Sep. Fortnightly.

I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. Next date in Sep. Monthly.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. ‘)pm--3am. £5 (£4) before l0.3()pm; £6.50 (£5.50 after). B Aug. Monthly. New 'liarly

H it list Where to find the best dance groove on the Festival

‘1» Salsa Celtica Salsa Celtica play live to celebrate the release of their debut album on Eclectic Records. There’s also a DJ and the night goes on till 3am. The Lizzard Lounge continues on Saturdays at Graffiti, except Sat 23, while all the other nights at the venue become Club Graffitti. Salsa Celtica, Graffiti (Venue 90) 55 7 8330, 8 Aug, midnight—3am, £6 (£5). Seen New 'Early Doors Lounge’ (9—1 1pm) session with a reduced entry price, open mic, B-boy comp and drinks promos. After that, it's back to hip hop in the backroom and universal grooves in the main room. Seen, The Honeycomb (Venue 739) 220 4381, 8 Aug, 71.30pm—3am, £8. Groove Theory Bob Jones brings 30 years of DJing experience to the main room at this garage-based night. Veba from Manchester's Grand Central Collective will be singing, while G.C.C. label boss Mark Rae is in the back. Yogi Haugton and Mikey Stirton are residents. Groove Theory, The Honeycomb (Venue 139) 220 4387, 9 Aug, 17.30pm-5am, £8.

Doors Lounge‘ session between ‘)—-l lptn featuring a B-boy demo. open mic and cheap drinks (£l Michelob. £l vodka). After that. it‘s your usual hip hop in the back and more universal grooves in the front. See Hit list.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. Next date l5 Aug. Monthly.

I Sublime at The Vaults. l()pttt~-3altt. £5 members; £7 non-members. Membership available on the night. 8 Aug. Fortnightly. Residents Kev Wright. ldge (front room). Gary McIntosh and Gordon Mac (back room) dropping hard. uplifting trance and garage respectively. For more details call ()l 3l 66B 3043. Now in its third year.

I Subterranean Soul at The Venue. Next date 15 Aug. Fortnightly.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm— l0pm. 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 Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. Next date 22 Aug. Monthly.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llptn~~3attt. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Cathotise and Katclt. Full of lovely boys (and girls) lteadbanging to heavy metal.