I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpni--3am. £7 iion-iiiembers; £5 members. Membership is available on the night. One of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher & Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and anthemie house to harder. faster hands-in-the-air happy stompers. It doesn't matter what kind of music you're into. or what sort of person you are. it'sjust a great. positive night. Simple as that.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—~3am. £2; free before l2.30am. Classic tunes from the last four decades of pop.


I Black Bo's ()pin—lam. Free. With Dis Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base).

I Buddha at Negociants. Whit-3:1”). Free. I Sep. Fortnightly. Jan. in the Negociants basement.

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

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 25 Atig. Fortnightly. Funky. flipped. tripped-out tunes with Paul (I.ift). (irafik (III)I(‘I'.\'/)(l(‘(’ magazine) and Believe (Space Shanty). lnner Space Live play once a month.

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. l0.30piii—-3am. £5 (£4). 25 Atig. Willi Slti Ritchie's Catford Devils playing live (l—2,30am) post-~bop. ftiiik. groove and avant-garde funky sttiff. With DJs. Peace Of Mind play live (3~5ani).

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Cltib. I0.30pm--3am. £5 (£3); members free. 25 Atig. The l.oveboat Big Band ~ featuring Heather Maclcod and Jeremy Black -- play live. with the Now Generation DJs.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—-3am. Free. Various patty tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpants iii this bustling bar and club.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llptn -3alt). £2 before llpm; £3 after. A special guest drops the rare grooves. six/ling fttiik atid sweet soul in this cool Mexican eatery. I Trainspotter at The Subway.

l0pni 3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card I. A mix of indie and dance.

I Vegas Angel at The l.ane. 9pm - I am. £4 (£3). New weekly Monday nigliter with Scott Hunter and John McDonald mixing up UK and US garage for those who can‘t stop )at‘tying.

I The WestSI e at Wilkie House. Next date in September.


I Calabash at i\egocianls. ‘)pm—3ain. Free. Weekly chilled vibes from Gavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.

I C. C. Blooms I lpm-3am. Free. Same as Fridays btit with 60s. 70s and 8()s tunes.

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm~ 3am. Band on stage at llpiti. £4 (£3). 26 Aug. The Catford Devils and Peace ()f Mind play live at this funky. ja/zy. sotilftil. bohemian backroom session.

I Motherfunk at The Venue.

llpm- 3am. Free. Iixceptioiially popular rare groove atid ftiiik night. Top floor.

I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Cltib. l0.30pm- 3am. £5 (£3); members free. 26 Atig. Mystery .luice.

Edinburgh's ambassadors of grubby~edge

cool play live with The Newts and The Chipolatas. Plus gttest I).ls.

I P0 Na Na l lpm-- 3am. Free. I’p-tempo dance sounds with Mark Bi‘aithwaite.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llpm 3am. £2 before llpm; £3 after. Yogi Haughton (Groove Theory) with soul. swing. hip hop and soulful. funky garage in this cool Mexican eatery.

94 THE UST 22—28 Aug


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

I Chi at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and AJ. iii this busy bar-etim-elub.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club. llpm—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. l0.3()pm»—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlisl. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s atid ‘)()s.

I Dominic Waxing Lyrical at The Bongo Club. Midnight—3am. £5 (£3): members free. 27 Atig. Live music. With guest l).ls. The Rainbohemians also play. I Dub Department at Negociants. l0pm--3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dttb courtesy of the Rude boys.

I East Coast Project AII-nighter at The Jaffacake. 10pm —5am. £7.50 (£6.50). 27 Aug. Blacka'nized headline this hotly- aiiticipated night of local talent. Four MCs Nutty P. Calvin. Matik and Mello w will host the Blaeka‘nized show. The Basic Collective. with Nicola King on vocals. Support DIs for the night are Joseph Malik (Liz/aid l.ounge). lili‘.’ Wun! (Seen). Uncle Fawaz tI.i/.zard Lounge) and Gavin from Jan. Records. See Fast Coast Project preview (Festival Music Section) for more details and Hit list.

I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. l030pm~3am. l.30am curfew. £2. New weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers arid foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull'.’). The play'Iist will be vaguely indie but with a cosmopolitati twist. Drinks promos run riot between I lpm arid lam.

I Jazz Joint at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm‘3am. Band on stage at midnight. £5 (£4). 27 Attg. The Jabba Collective play live funky. iii/1y. hip hoppy. soulful jams. Will) Peace Of Mind and D.ls.

I The Nightshift at The Lane. ()pm—3am. £2 before midnight: £3 thereafter. Seventies. 80s and various classic datice tracks to see you through till the weekend. I-Zxcellent drinks promos.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. Will) H (Tribal Funktion). .lohnny leopardskin and Lunch Mates ptitliiig the eclectric into electic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. I Ipiii -3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Those naughty btit nice boys from Taste. Fisher a Price. do a more chilled set than usual in this cool Mexican restaurant.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. l0piii--3am. £3 waged; £2 uiiwagcd; £1 members. This is a long-standing and well respected night of I).ls and live music. l.ook out for gigs from some of the best reggae. ftitik and hip hop bands in Scotland. as well as loads ofia/I musicians. With compere Vinni l’oontang.

I Whale at The Jafl'acake. I lpiti -3am. £2. Two floors of funk. house atid charty dance. Willi drink promos. Happy Hour llpiii~~inidnight with selected drinks only 50p.


I Afrodonia at The Venue.

l0.30pin ~5am. Price the. Weekly African music. with live music. dancers. drummers and food.

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 | lpm-3am. Free. See

Fridays. I I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. Midnight—3am. Price tbc. 2l Atig. A mix I of live music and local DJs at this vibing l venue. i I Club Indika at The Rocking Horse. I lintry through Shady Lady's in the i Cowgale. llpm—3am. £2. The latest in ) dancehall. ragga and reggae. I Club Mulata at The Bongo Club. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2) 28 Atig. A cocktail of some of Edinburgh's hottest female talent. including guest vocalists. DJs and artists. create this unique night of hip Iiop. ftiiik and sassy soul grooves. I Colours Of Love End Of Festival Party at Club Mercado. llpm—5am. Price tbc. 28 Aug. 'l‘raditional Fireworks party for the Colours crew. Graeme Park atid Jon Pleased Wiiiiiiiiti are your hosts with quality liottse and garage. lixpect this one to be a debauched. dressy. mad- for-it party zone.

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

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow Hat‘. ()pin-«lam. Free..2l Aug and 4 Sep, Fortnightly. liasy listening l).Iing from Mark. F.h‘.’ Wun! atid Pete. Dress to impress.

I Larj at The Tap ()'l.auriston.

‘)pltt- lam. Free. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. Amateur DJs' continue the tradition of free techno in this pub. Anyone can have a go if they organise it iii advance.

I The Living Room ‘)ptt) lam. Free D) 4th \' presents a fusion of soul. funk and hip hop. Pic—club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0pm-Iate. £4 (£3). Midweek etIilttit) HI. Sir ()ssie's eternally popular Mambo. lixpecl the satnc tip-tempo sounds as Saturdays: ftitik. sotil and rap. I Messenger Sound System at The \"enue. l0.30pm—5am. Price the. Dub. 5 reggae and roots on the only genuine = reggae sound system in Scotland. livery Thursday dttring the Festival.

I Overboard at the Liquid Room. l0.30pin~3ani. £3. Cheap drinks and various indie and pop sounds.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. 6pm 3am. £ I. Remember Busters. Cinderellas and Tiffanys'.’ ()ver 25'.’ Single-ish'.’ This charmiugly-named night could be the one for you. (‘omplimentary' nibbles. Happy Hour 6 -8pm. live bands. I).Is and cabaret. I Pants at Stones. l0pm lam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 5()p-a shot.

I Salsa Viva at (irati Via.

l0.30piii~3ani. £4. 2| and 28 Aug. High quality latiii music from South American DJ Coco Vega.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llpm 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. .Iohnny Harris (Tribal l'tlllkllUll) with superlly cool i grooves at this cool Mexican eatery. I Shag at The Rocking Horse.

llpm- 3am. £3. l‘ree chocolate. ridiculous competitions and an unashamedly kitsch pop play'ltst at this extremely popular Thursday night club. I Surely at The Honeycomb. | -5am. £4 (£3). 2l atid 28 Aug. Bogus return to play live on 21 Aug with their popular blend of high voltage beats. raps and good vibes. DJ Iih'.’ Wun! assists. with local rappers atid musiciansioining iii. .\'ot to be missed by hip hop lovers and (an heads.

I Ting at The l.ane. llpm 3am. £3. Soul. funk. ragga and old skool w ill) A..I (Blacka’nized) and guests.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. ‘)pm»-3ani. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n' bass and heats 'n' scratches from lidiiiburgh‘s deadliest sonic saviours.

I Zoology at La Belle Angele.

ll.30pm 4am. Price the. 28 Aug. ()ne- off Festival date at La Belle for this . popular midweek house night. l~prect

epic house and a friendly crowd. Back to Wilkie House iii September for this lot. 3


Edinburgh venues

I ABC Film Centre I20 l.othiati 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 I)()‘)7.

I La Belle Angele I 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 (ireenside Place. 556 933 l.

I Century 2000 3) l.othian Road.

22‘) 7670.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0l25. I Edinburgh Rock Cafe l25a Princes Street. 226 1664.

I Filmhouse Bar l.othian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 Cowgale. 225 5583. I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew Street. 556 l020.

I Henry‘s Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 22! l288.

I The Honeycomb 36-38A Blair Street. 220 4381.

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 22‘) 7986.

I The Lane 7 ()tieensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9e Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgale.

22.5 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Buecleach Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/3‘) Market Street. 226 4224.

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

I Moray House Holyrood Road.

.556 5 I84.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David's Street. 5.56 6.37.5.

I Negociants l.othian Street.

225 63 I3.

I Oddfellows I4/I 6 Forrest Road.

22() I816.

I The Old Rifle Lodge 32 Broughton Street. 550 3716.

I PJ. Lyles l38—-l40 I.eilh Walk. 467 705 l.

I Po Na Na 26 I-‘rederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Brisio Square.

65() 8()‘)().

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

I Stones Frederick Sll'c‘t‘l. 226 I220.

I Studio 24 (‘aItoii Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway (‘owgate. 2256766.

I The Tap O'Lauriston l.atirislon Place. 22‘) 404 I

I Teviot ROW Bristo Square. 6504673. I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228’ l4ILl.

I Tex MEX, 47 Hattovet' Street.

22.5 I796.

I The Vaults Ntdtlry Street. 558 ‘)052. I The Venue Callon Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Red Bar Fdinburgh College ()f Att. Iauriston Place. 22‘) I442.

I Walkers l2 Shandwick Place.

226 2887.

I Why Not? The Dome. (ieorge Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.