Glasgow listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then by day. then alphabeticall by title. Clu s will be listed. provide up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Rory Weller. For details of Edin urgh clubs see pages, 107-110


I The Ark at The Tunnel. l0.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). One ofThe Tunnel's key nights of high glam splendour. with possibly Scotland‘s top hard house DJ Michael Kilkie joined by Seott Mackay and 'lammo (Khumba) in Room ()ne plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. 8 Atig. Judge Jules. headliner at all the best clubs round the country. guests with a very particular braiid of pumping British and Euro house that has the accent on the melody. Look out for him tootliiig on his cornet as he‘s been known to do at recent gigs.

I Bar 10 Spin-close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and guests get the weekend off to a hot and sweaty start with their hard house/funky techno mix.

I Bargo Spin—itiidnight. Free. Regular pre-club night at this phenomenal bar iii the Merchant's City with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.

I Breach Of The Peace at Prince Ariiiany's. ()pm-5am (no curfew). Price the. Weekly all-nighters froin the hugely respected Breach crew. an underground sound system which has been rocking railway tunnels and farm btiildirigs for the last few years.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School Of Art (diwvnstairsi. l()pnt-2.3()am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney"s Rhythm Section.

I Exotica at C(‘A Cafe Bar. t).3()pni-midnight. Free. Atidy Divine frorii Glasgow School ()fArt Divine Sound System for eclectic laidhack heats. Pre- club.

I Foresight at Rocksy‘s Basement (Paisley). l()pni--~2am. £5. New weekly drum 'n' bass night from seven local DJs taking the haidstep option. 8 Atig. lid Rush guests. Note midnight curfew.

I lce at Archaos. | lpm—3.3()am. £5 (£4). The night changes direction with Geoff and Scott (Betty's Saturday) bringing four to the floor action to the main room. Patti Traynor with hip hop. swing. etc in Room Three.

I Katch at The (‘athotise l lpm -3am. £3 (£2: free before I l.3(lpilt ). Three lloors of rock with drinks promos.

I Kung Funk at The l3th Note (ground tloori. Spin-midnight. Free. The former Sotindclash and Sonora DJs with phat jazz heat cake. hip hop and extreme leftfield drum ‘n‘ bass.

I Last Tango In Glasgow at the Sub C‘lub. l().45pm—3am. £6. 8 Atig only. F.xtra special night marking two momentous occasions. the departure of Subbie PR guru Patil ‘C‘rafty' (‘rawford from the city and the launch of The l-‘rir'e's new hook Nig/i! l-‘ei‘er. Special guests on the night are Ralph Lawson (ex-Back to Basics). Gene Farris (.llir:ilr magazine's D] of the month) .iiid a man very much on the tip. Stevie Middleton. See llil list.

I Life at .let. l().3()pnt ~3ani. £6. Stevie Sleepiiian with this relatively new night of litiro anthems. disco house and classic anthems.

I Love Bug at The (image.

l(),3()pm- 3am. £4 (£3). An eclectic mix of good-time party tunes. Drinks promos.

I Lush at The Lime. I lpm—3ani. DJ Sam Wallace with fresh house and spicy garage. Drinks promos.

I Mean Street at The |3th Note (basement). Spin-midnight. Free. Rock ‘n' roll revolutionaries. Pic—club.

I My Generation at The Hall Bar.

8pm—midnight. Free. A kaleidoscope of sound along mod revival lines. Bound to be exceptionally busy.

I Parklife at The Arena. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Britpop night. playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Drinks promos all night.

I Passione at Tin Pan Alley (floors 2 & 3). l lpm-3am. £5. Commercial house with Radio Clyde DJs.

I Pure at Bennets. l l.30pm—3am. £4 (£3).

, Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night.


I Radio City in The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. Who. etc.

I Rapt at The Apartment. l lpm-3am. £8. Graeme Wilson playing swing. hip hop and funk in this stylish club for stylish people. I Reds l lpm—3am. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). Easy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.

I Reform at R.G.‘s. 8pm-midnight. Free. Tosh and guests for drum ‘n‘ bass. hip hop. dub and reggae. Pre-club.

I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. l lpm—3.l5am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G.

I Slam at The Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £7. World famous DJ and production duo Stuart and Orde providing the best in deep electronic dance for an up—for-it capacity crowd every week. 8 Aug. DJ Surgeon. the man getting the nod from Jeff Mills guests. See Hit list.

I Trash l lpm—3am. £4. Funky house in Room ()ne with DJ Skud. hip hop and swing in Room Two from DJ Grahame.

I Uptight at The Bedsit. 9.30pm—late. 8 Aug and fortnightly. £4 (£3). This extremely popular Northern soul. Hammond jazz. funk and R&B night now secures a regular slot at The Bedsit every other Friday night.

I Velvet Rooms l()pm—3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an Open mix from house anthems and disco to Britpop and soul. Martin Hesketh in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Virunga at Tin Pan Alley (floor one).

l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). The

legendary world music night featuring DJ Tchico and Ana now goes weekly for soca. salsa. merengue. reggae. ska. t‘lamenco' pop and much more. Free bus to and from the West End. Call club for details.


I 4th Dimension at Cottiers. 9pm—midnight. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm-3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A.J. mix up garage and house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd with Scott and Geoff playing club classics in Betty‘s Mayonnaise (part of Archaos). Paul Traynor playing R&B swing and hip hop iii Room Three.

I Arena at The Arena. l lpm—3am. £5. John McLean with an upfront housey mix. Drinks promos.

I Bar 10 ()prii—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock.

I Bargo Rpm—midnight. Free. Dancey pre-club night with guest DJs from some of the better underground club nights in the City.

I Blackout at Tiit Pan Alley (floor one). I lpm—3am. £5. Sonia recording artist Percy X hosts the night of underground house and techno. Drinks promos . I The Cathouse llpm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Two floors of rock with drinks promos.

I Classic FM at Fury Murry's. llpm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Club Classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean W‘bster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs.

I Cleopatra's I ipm—3am. £6. Mainstream commercial vibe.

I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. l()piii—2.3()am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground and joined frequently by guests of high standing. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew.

I Club Iris at Bennets. I l.30pm—3am. £6

(£4). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.

I Colours at The Arches. l0.30pm—3.30am. £10. 9 Aug and monthly. Hard house residents Jon Mancini. lan ‘Boney‘ Clark and new boys Pixie and Gregor are joined once more by the sensational Adeva. See Hit list.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9~l lpm. Free. Spin-back king Jim Hutchison from Teknotis with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.

I Divine at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School OfArt students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah wah funk. moog power and chemical breakbeats.

I Easy Street at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/dubby pre-club.

I The Garage l()pm—3am. £6 (£4); £t off before llpm. An

honest-to-goodness top night out with charty dance sounds downstairs from Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic.

I Heatwave at Tin Pan Alley (floors 2 [it 3). llpm—3am. £5 (free entry for women). Stevie Kerr with a vocal house mix. complimenting the harder sound of Blackout also on in the venue. Drinks promos.

I Knucklehead at Glasgow School ()fAn (upstairs). lOpm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School OfArt students). Jilkes and Hatch return for more underground house. techno and techno bass.

I Poontang at The Apartment. l0.30pm-3am. £7. New night hosted by Kevin McKay bringing a more underground and credible feel to Saturdays at The Apartment. The night of funky house kicks off on 9 Aug and continues with a selection of choice guest DJs ill the weeks to come. Drinks promos.

I Reds llpm—3am. £6 (£5). A packed night specialising in mainstream dance. funk. rap and house. lntirnate. smart and friendly.

I Relax at The l3th Note (basement). Rpm-midnight. Free. Hip hop and jungle with Romeo. Lazy B and Michael.

I Sizla at The Hive (Glasgow University Student Union). lOpm-Zam. £3. Students and guests. Dave McIntyre returns. continuing to dazzle with a seamless mix of chart dance sounds.

I Solar Funk at R.G.'s. 8piii~~midnighr Free. DJ Kev and monthly guests for spacey disco house. Pre-club.

I Sub Culture at Sub Club. 10.30pm—5am. £8. Harri and Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice ‘n' groovy hard hittin' funky house in the radically changed Sub Club. As busy as ever with a happy family of friendly faces. I Tonka at Jet. llpm—3. l5am. Price £6 (£5). The legendary Tonka returns alter a brief absence fired tip and ready to party. Features resident Tonk DJ Colin Walker of New York Alliance fame (Sugarcube Records) plus monthly guests.

I Trash llpm—3am. (£7) £5. House in Room ()ne with DJ Matt. funk in Room Two from Paul N'Jie plus eclectic beats by lnnes in Room Three.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. l().3()pm--3am. £6 (£4). A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the country‘s best looking venues. Colin Tevendalc and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlatie offers tip a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. ftirik and dance classics in Room Two.

I Velvet Rooms Input-late. £7 (£0. £4 before llpm). DJ Sktid iii Room Two with mild house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Wired at Strathclyde University Student Union (Level 8). l()pm—3am. £2 (£1 .5()). Dance. indie and 60s. Open all summer. Drinks promos.

I Where It's At The l3th Note. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Paul Watt playing a selection of worldwide sounds: dancetloorjazz. rare grooves. soul classics and hot Latin tunes.

I Wild at Lime. llpm—3ani. £6 (£4 students). Funky dance with DJ Ray. Drinks promos.


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The Best Glasgow clubs this week'- Colours When Adeva played in April the crowd ’5 reaction was so great that residents Jon Mancini, lain ‘Boney’ Clark reckoned they had to have her back. The Queen of house is best known for her debut single

’Respect’ and the hit ‘I Thank You'. With this full live show she is bound to repeat

the passion of her previous performance. The Arches, Sat 9 Aug.

Last Tango In Glasgow Top night marking the launch of The Face's new book on dance journalism ’Night Fever’ and the departure of Subbie PR guru Paul 'Crafty' Crawford from the club. Guests not to be missed are Ralph Lawson (ex—Back to Basics), Gene Farris

(Muzi'k magazine's D) of the month) and

a man very much on the up, Stevie Middleton. Arrive early for a wee surprise. Sub Club, Fri 8 Aug.

Slam Reeling mm the success of their dance tent at T in the Park, Stuart and

Orde keep up the momentum with their

weekly event, tonight welcoming DJ Surgeon Now a familiar face at Slam, he hails from Birmingham and is the man to watch at the moment, with a new album on Tresor records and a fan in Jeff Mills who shares his funky, minimal style. The Arches, Fri 8 Aug.


I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. ‘lpni-inidnight. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. ttision and funk. Drinks )l't‘lllOS. Precliib.

I 8 Mile High Club at Jet.

l().3()piti 2.30am. £5. Bobby Bluebell take to the decks for their own special genre~ busting mix of tunes. Drinks promos.

I Aquaplanet at Sub (flab. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). A. damn fine night of hard dance music and mixed-tip genres with Mark Ryal and Twitch ('\et_\ week it) the spanking new Subbie.

I Bar Miro ‘) —l lpm. Free. Richard Howie w itli a deep. jazzy Sunday session.

I Bill 8r Ben's Flowerpot Men at The Garage (upstairs). l lpm—3am. £2 (£l ). DJ's John and Gavin with indie classics. Drinks promos.

I Brown Sugar .it 'l‘in Part Alley (floor three). llpm- £3 (£2). .‘le‘ Tony with an Rich) and hip hop night. Drinks promos. I Bubblelicious at Reds. llpni—3am. £5 (£3 ). Club classics and a touch of soul plus drinks pioitros.

I 8.0.P. at l-tny Murry 's. l lpiti ~3am. £3 (£2 t. Music your ttiother would know. front DJs Desperate i‘).i\ e .llltl Weird Phil. Drinks promos

I Club Mouth at The i3th Note (ground floor). Split midnight. Free. Indie with Mark. l’re L'llll)

I Club Zebra :tt Nice ‘n' Sleazy (upstairs). Sprii- midnight l'ree ()rbitally. Sneaker Pimpsv sort of night.

I Code 99 at The llrcw ery Trip.

2 30pm midnight. liree. Dtib techno pre- cltib from Alidrsw 'laylor. Richard Nolan. Alan Atkins and Paul.

' I Divine .tt Bit-l. S30 l lpm. Andrew and

Alan Div in.‘ (Glasgow School ()fArt) play you the stint" they play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. l’re-cltih.

I Feel The Buzz at Bennet‘s.

ll.3()pm Kim. £2.50 (£l.25). l.’p«tempo high energy Drinks promos.

I Fuddrukkers :ir (‘leopaira‘s.

l().3()piri A 2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Disco. pop and 6()s party vibes.

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