Glasgow listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled b Rory Weller and Jim Byers. For details of Edinburgh clubs see page 91.


I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). ()ne of The Tunnel's key nights ofhigh glam splendour. with possibly Scotland's top hard house DJ Michael Kilkiejoined by Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) in Room ()ne. plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. 22 Aug DJ Sonique guests. See Hit list.

I Bar 10 Spin-close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and guests getting the weekend off to a hot and sweaty start with their hard house/funky techno mix. I Bargo 8plti—liiitlnighl. Free. Regular pre club night at this phenomena] bar in the Merchant City with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.

I Blag at The Arena. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Britpop night playing classic dance/poplindie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Formerly Parklife. Drinks promos all night.

I Brilliant at The Venue. l0.30pm--3am. £4 (£3). Gordon Tennant with a commercial mix of chart dance and indie offerings in the newa refitted Venue. Drinks promos.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l0pm--2.30am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz. and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section.

I Club Malaria at Archaos llpm—3.30am. £5 (£4). New night launching itself as Scotland's only charity club. with all the proceeds going to schools for children with learning difficulties. DJ Vance is your host for the night. playing an uplifting mix of house anthems.

I Exotica at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. Andy Divine from Glasgow School ()f Art Divine Sound System for eclectic laid-back beats. Pre-club. See DJ Top 5.

I Foresight at Rocksy's Basement (Paisley). l0pm—2ani. £5. New weekly drum 'n' bass night from seven local DJs taking the hardstep option.

I I Need To Freak at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £6 (£5 ). 22 Aug and every other month. New night from Jilkes and Hatch of Knucklehead. taking a detour away from their regular techno bass territory and into experimentations with acid house. electro. hip house and other areas of underground dance music. Drinks )rotttos.

I Katc at The Cathouse. llpm~3am. £3 (£2: free before i 1.30pm). Three floors of rock with drinks promos.

I Kung Funk at The l3rh Note (ground floor). Spin—midnight. Free. The former Soundclash and Sonora DJs with phat jazz beat cake. hip hop and extreme leftfield drum ‘n' bass.

I Life at .let. l0.30pm~3ain. £6. Stevie Sleepman with this relatively new night of Euro anthems. disco house and classic anthems.

I Love Bug at The Garage. l0.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). An eclectic mix of good time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Lush at The Lime. llpm~3am. DJ Sam Wallace with fresh house and spicy garage. Drinks promos.

I My Generation at The Hall Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. A kaleidoscope of sound along mod revival lines. Bound to he exceptionally busy.

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

I Pure at Bennets. I l.30pm- 3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night. Gay.

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

I Rapt at The Apartment. 1 lpm—3am. £8. Graeme Wilson playing swing. hip hop and funk in this stylish club for stylish people.

' I Reds llpm—3am. £5 (£3 for students

before midnight). Fasy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.

I Reform at R.G.'s. Spin-midnight. Free. Tosh and guests for drum ’n' bass. hip hop. dub and reggae. Pre-club.

I Shag at Fury .\lun‘y's. llpm—3.l5ain. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G.

I Slam at The Arches. l0.30pm-3am. £7. World famous DJ and production duo Stuart and ()rde providing the best in deep electronic dance for an up-for-it capacity crowd ev ery week. 22 Aug. Colin Dale guests with both residents. Dale is best known for his long running Kiss techno show and is a regular guest at Slain.

I Trash llpm—3am. £4. Funky house Ill Room ()ne with DJ Skud, hip hop antl

swing in Room Two from DJ Grahame.

I Uptight at The Bedsit. 9.30pnr-late. 22 Aug and fortnightly. £4 (£3). This extremely popular northern soul. Hammond jazx. funk and R&B night has secured a regular slot at The Bedsit every other Friday night.

I Velvet Rooms l0pm-—-3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to Britpop and soul. Martin llesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swing beat and classic soul.

I Virunga at Tin Pan Alley (floor one). llpm-—3am. £4 (£3). The legendary world tnusic night featuring DJ Tehico and Ana now goes weekly for soea. salsa. merengue. reggae. ska. flamenco, pop and much more. Free bus to and from the West Find. Call club for details.


I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and Al 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 plays R&B. swing and hip hop in Room Three.

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

I Bar 10 ()pin—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 city‘s better underground club nights.

I Blackout at Tin Pan Alley (floor one). llpm-«3am. £5. Soma recording artist Percy X hosts the night of underground house and techno. Drinks promos.

I Brighter at The Arena. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 23 Aug and fortnightly. New night from Tam Coyle. man behind the Kes Club and Dream Sequence. proudly hailing itself as the only true indie night in town tonight.

I Brilliant at The Venue. 10.30pm--3am. £3 (£2.50). Gordon Tennant back again for a commercial mix ofchart. dance and indie offerings. 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. l5am. £5 (£3). Club Classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs.

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

I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. l0pm»--2.30am. £5. Martin. \Vilba 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. ll.3()pm—3am. £6 (£4). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—] lprn. Free. Spin-back king Jim Hutchison from Teknotis with hard house and techno. Check Jim out in full flow at Poontang at



Hit list

The best Glasgow dubs this week.

Pure's Seventh Birthday A bigger line- up than the Edinburgh leg with a huge bill of technos finest stars which only Pure is capable of. See listings for acts and 015, but note a rare live set from Green Velvet. He was supposed get it together at T in the Park, but technical difficulties meant he couldn't. Let's hope-5 everything is plugged in properly tonight. The Arches, Sat 23 only. Aquaplanet The night's most popular guest, Claude Young from Detroit, returns to the club. Last time he played a live set and tonight he goes for full-on deck action. With his recent production quiet spot it's probably the better option. Sub Club, Sun 24 only. Guidance The biggest drum ’n' bass night outside London which plays regularly at Sankey's Soap (Manchester), hosts this extra special night featuring resident DJs Jamac and Marcus. Also, featured guests Doc Scott, Metalheadz, resident and harder, breakbeat 0&8 specialist. The Arches, Sun 24 only.

01 Sonique Recently hailed as the ’First Female Superstar Dl', Sonique was the voice behind and co-writer with S- Xpress. Her hard house sets round the country which include her breaking into song over the records -— are legendary. A must. The Tunnel, Fri 22 only.

The Apartment on 23 Aug. Drinks promos. I Divine at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). lOpm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with northem soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah wah funk. moog power and chemical breakbeats. 23 Aug. Divine celebrates its seventh birthday (lordy it can't be seven years already) with cakes. balloons and prize draws for some spanking new Divine T-shirts. Enjoy.

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

I The Garage lupin—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before l lprn. An llOllCSl-IO-gOOdllCSS 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 and 3). llpm—3am. £5 (free entry for women). Stevie Kerr with a vocal house mix. complementing the harder sound of Blackout. also on in the venue. Drinks promos.

I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art students). Jilkes and Hatch return for more underground house. techno and techno bass. 23 Aug. Knucklehead's third birthday featuring DJ Aubrey. a tnan frotn dahn sahth. renowned for playing parties all over the shop with his own deep house and techno style.

I Poontang at The Apartment. 10.30pm—3am. £7. New night hosted by Kevin McKay bringing a more underground and credible feel to The Apartment on Saturdays. 23 Aug. Teknotis‘s Jim Hutchison guests.

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