includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunlr 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 cult sounds of the 70s. Happy Hour llpm—midnight. Tonight is a Bee Gees tribute night and features live music and entertainment from The Three Bees. Fri 29 Aug is an Abba night.

I Kingdom at The Outhouse. 8pm—lam. Free. Happy house. garage and disco with John McDonald.

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-based

pla list.

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. 11pm-5am. £4 members; £5 non-members before midnight; £5 members; £6 non-members after midnight. Membership available on the night. 22 Aug. This is the last Manga event until Fri Oct 3. when it will relaunch with an exclusive live link-up with Radio One FM‘s One In The Jungle show - after that it runs monthly. Drink promos on selected products. Monster jump 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. Tickets £10 in advance. available from 23rd Precinct and Ripping Records. See review.

I ariey‘s Reggae Klub at Cavendish. lOpm—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—1am. Free. Local DJs mix old classics with modem chart and student faves.

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

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. ll pm—3am.

£2. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to for et.

I 0 Na Na llpm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. Busy night of old and new skool grooves at this bar-club which pulls a varied and enthusiastic crowd.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. One of the UK’s most respected house and techno clubs with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. 22 Aug is Pure's seventh birthday party with Andrew Weatherall and Chez Damier guesting on all three floors (£8 members; £10 guests). The following night (23 Aug) sees the party continuing at The Arches. Glasgow with Green Velvet (live). Chez Damier. Gemini. DJ Rush. Jake Slazenger and Speedy J (live). Tickets for Glasgow are £l2.99. Pure is also at Exodus. Aberdeen on Sat 30 Aug and monthly thereafter.

I Reaction at The Subway. 11pm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 15 and 29 Aug. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the newest cuts. DJ Coco Vega from South America


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I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. Next date in Sep. Monthly. See Saturdays for details of Scratch's involvement at Tribal Funktion on 16 Aug.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. llpm-Sam. £6. 15 Aug. Monthly. Proper garage and house from this two-year-old night. Craig Smith does a six hour Festival special in the absence of other resident Mikey Stirton who is on holiday. Sugar Ray and Styler dropping the old skool throu h the back. For the music lovers.

I Su lime at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £5 members; £7 non-members. 22 Aug. Fortnightly. Top quality. hard. driving trance. One of the most popular club nights in the capital. For more details call 0131 668 3043.

I Subterranean Soul at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 15 Aug. Fortnightly. Mad goings-on on the top floor. An old skool Edinburgh crowd.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4—10pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm. £1 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. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to heavy metal.


I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm-Sam. £8. 16 Aug. Fortnightly. The second night of this new club. Your hosts in the main room are Michael Kilkie and Zammo. with Gareth Sommerville through the back. Expect upfront. party house pumpers from Kilkie and Zammo and a deeper garagey groove from Sommerville. The opening night was a raging success and sold out by midnight. so get there early. I Bent 100% at The Gallery. Next date in Seg. Ca110410 750 732 for more details. I urger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 (£7). 16 Aug. Fortnightly. Upfront party house pumpers from Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar at one of Edinburgh‘s most enjoyable nights. Beware the club‘s ‘dress up or fuck off' door policy. Look out for Huggy’s forthcoming Subversive Records mix album and Burger Queen remixes on Michael Kilkie‘s new Positiva single. I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 l 1pm—3am. £5. See Fridays. I Club Latino at the Assembly Rooms. Midnight—3.30am. £5 (£4); £4 (£3). 23 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 Sun 24 Aug. as well as for the rest of the Festival. Cuban act Sonora La Calle play live. Get there early or buy a ticket in advance for this popular night. I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado. l [pm—4am. £8 members; £ 10 non- members. Membership applications and club infonnation on 01698 276 866. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. TWA return to guest after their fantastic performance last spring. Full-on. party hearty. non-stop fun is guaranteed. Jon Pleased Wimmin and Graeme Park host the traditional Colours End Of Festival Party on Thu 28 Aug. I Care at Studio 24. 9pm—3am. £6. 23 Aug. Fortni htly. Hardcore tartan techno. I Disco In erno at The Venue. lOpm—Sam. £6. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. I Earth lnfemo at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.

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Going Places The perennially popular bastion of all things kitsch and easy listening, parties Festival-style with karaoke. bingo. strange clothes and

stranger music. Don’t miss out. Masonic '


Halls, Broughton Street, Sat 16 Aug. New Scottish Parliament Local 015

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Schmidt, Dave Tarrida and Dolphin Boy) meet Mo Wax's Andrea Parker and Steve Patton on all three floors of The Venue. Finitribe play an exclusive live set. Visuals by Delta Video. The Venue, Wed 20 Aug. Northern Soul Ailnighter One room of 605 Northern and the other with 705 to 905 modern soul and garage. Yogi Haughton (Groove Theory) and Craig Smith (Solefusion/Urbansole) are just two of the many Dis on offer. You're going to

have to travel for this one but it just might

be worth it. if only to witness some authentic Northern Soul dancing. Quayside, New Street, Muse/burgh, Sat 16 Aug.

Club Latino Latino move to the Assembly Rooms for their traditionally popular Festival residency. Cuban act Sonora La Calle play live following their sensational set at the club last year. Get there early or buy a ticket in advance for this one. Assembly Rooms, 15, 16 and 17 Aug.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non- members. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northem. soundtracks and much. much more. There‘s also a cheap bar. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I Energise at Subway. 11pm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FBI at the Jaffacake. 11.30pm—5am. £5. Photographic membership available on the night. 2 Aug. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club Scotland's busiest and best indie night. Please note that FBI is weekly until 30 Aug as part of the Flux music festival.

I Fire Island at Studio 24. Next date Sat 30 Aug.

I Going Places at the Masonic Halls. 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7). Tickets in advance from Fopp Records. Cockburn Street. 16 Aug. Ultra popular night of easy listening. fancy dress. mad. fun. loony nonsense. Also featuring karaoke. bingo and dancing. An Edinburgh institution. Going Places will also he in the Becks Spiegeltent (on top of Waverley Market) on Sat 30 Aug. See Hit list.

I Grease at Moray House. lOpm—Sam. £5 (£4). Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos.

I Groove Theory at The Honeycomb. Next date 23 Aug. Fortnightly.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. Next date 23 Aug. Fortnightly.

I Jaltltara at Wilkie House. Next date 30 Aug. Monthly.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date in Sep. Monthly. For more details call the Joy line