I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm- 3am. £5 (£3); members free. Live ska bands and hip hop [)Js later on.

I Po Na Na l lpm--3am. Free. Various party tunes frotn Roddy and DJ Kiltpants in this bustling bar antl club.

I T.l.A at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm- 3am. £3. Experimental vibes. live bands. musicians. poets and visual art meet in this chilled back rootn jam. Jazz funk combo .labba Collective reside with DJ Billy Slack and guests.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm-3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.

IVegas Angel at The lane. 9pm- I am. £4 (£3). New weekly Monday nighter with Scott Hunter and John McDonald mixing up UK and US garage for those who can't stop iartying.

I The Westsi e at Wilkie House. Next date in Sep.


I Calabash at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly chilled vibes from Gavin the Jazz King and Fawa‘z.

I CC. Blooms llpm -3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. Midnight ~3am. Price tbc. A mix of live music and local [)Js at this vibing venue. I John Coltrane Tribute Band at The Honeycomb. 9.30pm —3am. Band on stage at llpm. £4 (£3). Local musicians interpret (“oltrane‘s soul antl spirit rather than his tunes and style. l).l Eh'.’ Wun! assists on the decks.


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I Motherfunlt at The Venue. llpm—3am. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and funk night.

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3); members free. Live ska bands and hip

ho DJs later on.

I Bo Na Na llpm-3am. Free. Up tempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.


I Basic Collective In The Opium Den at The Honeycomb. 9.30pm—3am. Band on stage at midnight. £4 (£3). The band which rocked Lizzard Lounge down at Cafe Graffiti present a mellower yet powerful set of their new material. Nicola King provides the soulful vocals with local musicians assisting and Eh'.’ Wun! on the decks. ()ne to check.

I CC. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. Midnight—3am. Price the. A mix of live music and local [)Js at this vibing venue. I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club.

I lpm—3am. £2. A night of super-cheese. from easy listening to 70s disco. pop and soundtracks. Mirrorballs. lava lamps and a free cocktail on entry.

I The Deep End at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm-3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Dub Department at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. l0.30pm—3am. l.30am curfew. £2. New weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist will be vaguely indie but with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos rttn riot between I lpm and lam.

I The Nightshift at The Lane. 9pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 thereafter. Seventies. 80s and various classic dance tracks to see you through till the weekend. Excellent drinks promos.

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3); members free. [)Js playing various sounds with an easy listening edge.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. With H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates putting the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. l0pm—3am. £3 waged; £2 unwaged; £l members. New membership cards available in Jun. Residents Scottie and Sulu at this a long-standing and well respected night of [)Js and live music. Look out for gigs from some of the best

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I West Side at The Venue. 10.30pm—5am. £3. Top notch soul night. I Whale at The Jaffacake. llpm—3am. £2. Two floors of funk. house and charty dance. With drinks promos. Happy Hour I lpm—midnight with selected drinks only



I Brutus Gold's Love Train at ()ddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Brutus Gold with tunes from the 70s. Plus promotions. prizes. games and giveaways.

I C. C. Blooms l lpm-3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. Midnight—3am. Price the. A mix of live music and local [)Js at this vibing venue. I Club lndika at The Rocking Horse. Entry through Shady Lady‘s in the Cowgate. I lpm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga and reggae.

I Dirty Beats at The venue. l0.30pm-5am. £3. As the name suggests and in the sound department.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren't going out of fashion. Classic indie. old and new.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. 7 and 2] Aug. Fortnightly. Easy listening DJing from Mark. Eh? Wun! and Pete. Dress to impress.

I Larj at The Tap ()‘l-auriston. 9pm—lam. Free. 8 Aug. Fortnightly. Amateur [)Js continue the tradition of free techno in this pub. Anyone can have a go if they organise it in advance.

I The Living Room 9pm— I am. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk. hip hop and beats. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. |()pm—late. £4 (£3). Mid-week edition of Sir ()ssie‘s eternally popular Mambo.

Expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: funk. soul and rap.

I Messenger Sound System at The Venue. 10.30pm—5am. £5/£4. Reggae and dub club.

I Overboard at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks and various indie and pop sounds.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. 6pm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cinderellas and Tiffanys'.’ Over 25‘? Single-ish'? This charmingly-named night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6-8pm. live bands. [)Js and cabaret. I Pants at Stones. 10pm—Iam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 50p-a-shot. I Po Na Na llptn—3am. Free. Various sounds from Dr Jon and A.J. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I Skuff at The Vaults. Next date 28 Aug. Monthly.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse.

l lpm—3am. £3. Free chocolate. ridiculous competitions and an unashamedly kitsch pop playlist at this extremely popular Thursday night club. I Surely at The Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). New weekly hip hop night featuring [)Js and live bands. Wizard (who have a track on the forthcoming East Coast Project album) play live on 7 Aug. Under The Influence are up on l4 Aug. Check it.

I Ting at The Lane. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Soul. disco. revival and old skool with A.J. (Blackanized) and guests.

I The Turbine Collective at La Belle Angele. l().30pm—3am. £4 (£3). l4 Aug. New and exciting-sounding. experimental techno night. Don't just expect straight up techno though. this lot are into covering the whole spectrum of sounds from jazzy stuff right through to bass-heavy jungle. plus installations from cutting edge artists. Arrive by choppa.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum ‘n‘ bass and beats 'n' scratches from Edinburgh‘s deadliest sortie saviours.

I Zoology at Wilkie House. Next date in Sep.


Edinburgh venues

I ABC Film Centre I20 Lothian Road. 228 I638.

I The Attic Dyer‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms George Street.

220 4348.

I The Basement Broughton Street. 557 ()097.

I La Belle Angele l l Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Cafe Graffitti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8003. I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I CC. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 933 l.

I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road.

229 7670.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0| 25. I Edinburgh Rock Cafe l25a Princes Street. 226 I664.

I Filmhouse Bar Lothian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 Cowgate. 225 5583. I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry's Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 22| l288.

I The Honeycomb 36—38A Blair Street. 220 438 I.

I The Jatfacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 229 7986.

I The lane 7 Queensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgate. 225 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray House Holyrood Road. 556 5184.

I The MOSCOW Bar South St. David's Street. 5566375.

I Negociants Lothian Street. 225 6313.

I Oddtellows l4/l6 Forrest Road. 220 l8 I6.

I PJ. Lyles I38- l40 Leith Walk. 467 705 l.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226 7734.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326. I Royal Highland Exhibition Centre lngliston.

I Stones Frederick Street. 226 l226. I Studio 24 (‘alton Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 404 l.

I Teviot Row Bristo Square. 650 4673. I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228 1404.

I The Vaults Niddry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 I442.

I Walkers l2 Shandwick Place. 226 2887.

I Why Not? The Dome. George Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.