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. 29 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 special Abba tribute 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 playlist.

I Lift at Wilkie House. Next date in September. Fortnightly.

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 Madchester at The Gallery. Next date in September. Fortnightly.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. llpm—Sam. £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. Drinks 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. Tickets £10 in advance. available from 23rd Precinct and Ripping Records. See Hit list.

I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4. The city‘s longest- running reggae night situated on the middle floor of Cavendish.

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

I Normal will return with new residency in September.

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 and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. Busy night of old


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I Pure's 7th Birthday at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members: £6 non- members. normally. £8 members; £ 10 guests on 22 Aug. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK celebrates seven years of cutting edge house and techno. Guests at this three floor special are Andrew Weatherall and Chez Damier. Plus the Pure residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. The party continues the following night at The Arches. Glasgow with Green Velvet (live). Chez Damier. Gemini. DJ Rush. Jake Slazenger and Speedy J (live). Tickets for Glasgow are a mere £12.99. Pure is also at Exodus. Aberdeen on Sat 30 Aug and monthly thereafter. See Preview.

I Reaction at The Subway. 1 lpm-3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

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

I Scooter at The Gallery. Next date 12 Sep. Fortnightly.

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

I Seen at The Honeycomb. Next date 5 Sep. Monthly.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llpm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. AJ (Grind. Ting. Blacka‘nized) drops hip hop. soul and like—sounding vibes in this cool Mexican eatery. See Hit list.

I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. Next date in September.

I Sublime is moving from The Vaults to Wilkie House. First date 5 Sep with Billy Nasty.

I Subterranean Soul at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 29 Aug. Fortnightly. Mad goings-on and soul on the top floor. An old skool Edinburgh crowd.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm—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. 10.30pm—5am. £6.50 members; £8.50 non-members. 22 Aug. Monthly. Pre- party in Iguana Bar at 9pm. DJs at this enjoyable housey affair are Jason Moore. Andrew Galea. Stuart Duncan. Adrian Davenport and Gareth Sommerville. Plus the usual arra of free fag/drinks promos. I Voodoo C ile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—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. Next date 30 Aug. Fortnightly.

I Bent 100% at The Gallery. Next date in September. Call the info line on 0410 750 732 for more.

I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. Next date 30 Aug. Fortnightly.

I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.

I Century 2000 l lpm—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.

llpm-4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. TWA return to guest after their fantastic performance in the Spring. Full-on. party hearty. non-stop fun is guaranteed. Jon Pleased Wimtnin and Graeme Park host the traditional Colours End Of Festival Party on Thu 28 Aug.

I Daytripper at The Gallery. Next date 6 Sep. Fortnightly.

I Disco Inferno 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 Inferno at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.

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. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Various arty sounds.

I Fami iar at The Gallery. Next date in September. Monthly.

I FBI at the Jaffacake. 11.30pm—5am. £5. Photographic membership available on the night. 2 Aug. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club the busiest and best indie night in Scotland. 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 Beck's Spiegeltent. Next date 30 Aug.

I Grease at Moray House. 10pm—5am. £5 (£4). Seventies. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos. Grease also runs every Friday in August.

I Groove Theory at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm- 5am. £7 members; £8 rioti- members. Memberships available on the night. 23 Aug. Fortnightly. Groove Theory welcomes Nelson Rosado to the club for lns first appearance. Resident Yogi Haughton supports. The Background Boys from Worcester host the back room with Bootsy and Ross. Expect quality garage and house in the main rootn.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angelc. llpm—Sam. £4. 23 Attg. Fortnightly. New Saturday night at La Belle catering to a shatneless party crowd. Playing a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance.

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

I Joy at Studio 24. 10pm—5atn. £5 members. £6 non-members before 1 1pm; £7 members. £8 non-members after 11pm. 23 Aug. Monthly. Next date back at Wilkie House with Tony [)e \’it on 20 Sep. Scotland's biggest. bestest gay/mixed night hosts a one-off at Studio 24. Expect hard and happy home and techno. For more info. call the Joy-line on ()131 467 2551. See also Sundays for details ofThe Summer Of Love Dance Party in Princes Street Gardens featuring DJs from Taste. Joy. Burger Queen. Sublime. Funtimes and Tribal Funktion. I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm——3am. £3. indie.

I Keep It Under Your Hat at La Belle An Yele. Next date 30 Aug. Monthly.

I he Lane at The Lane. llpm-3pm. £3. before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide. dance-orientated playlist.

I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm-Sam. £4. Membership available on the night. A busy evening of hot disco action.

I Liquid at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with Scott Bechelli. Alan (Joy) and Trendy Wendy. A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this recently

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Manga Maximum jump up, drum 'n’ . bass pressure with Ganja Kru’s DJ Hype guesting. G-Mac and DJ Kid support. This is the last Manga until 3 Oct, when it relaunches with a live link-up with Radio One's One In The Jungle show. It goes monthly thereafter. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 22 Aug.

Sex Mex From Monday to Saturday, eat, drink and be merry in this cool Mexican eatery while some of Edinburgh’s finest DJs drop funky, soulful grooves. Guests include Fisher & Price, Yogi Haughton, Al and Martin Valentine. Open till 33m. Tex Mex, Mon—Sat throughout the Festival.

East Coast Project All-nighter The E.C.P. take over The Jaffacake for a hotly-'anticipated night of live music and DJing. Blacka‘nized headline with full band and four MCs. Basic Collective support. Joseph Malik, Uncle Fawaz, Eh? Wun! and Gavin from Jazz Records spin. Open till Sam. The Jaffacake, Wed 27 Aug.

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I The Living Room 9pm~lani. Free. See Fri.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graftitti. Next date 30 Aug. See Wednesdays for details of an Fast Coast Project night at The

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I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. Next date in September. Fortnightly.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. Next date in

I September. Monthly. I Mambo Club at Cavendish.

10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Two floors with

African. Latin. salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub and

dancehall upstairs. Sir ()ssie is your selector. dropping the finest in global

; grooves every week.

I Music For The Masses at ()ddfellows. . 8.30pm—lam. Free. See Fri.

I Pleasure at Studio 24. llpm—3am.

Price tbc. 30 Aug. Fortnightly. Garage

and house with local DJs.

I Po Na Na llpm--3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Busy night ofold and

, new skool grooves. With Well Stirred

(Seen and 3 Bag Brew) at the controls.

; I RAW at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. ' A busy house night.

r I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse.

llpm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy

guitar sounds.

I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 23 and 30 Aug. High quality Latin dance from the old to the new. DJ Coco Vega from South America guests.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llpm—3am. £2

before midnight; £3 after. Martin