I Brighter at The Arena. 1 l pin-3am. £4 (£3). 6 Sep 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 of chart dance and indie offerings. Drinks promos. I Cajual at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm-3am. 6 Sep and fortnightly. New night with a name that tnay be a little too cheeky. hosted by Lawrence Hughes and Tony Scott with deep house on a Chicago axis. Launch night 6 Sep. which promises Kenny Dixon from Moody Man records and lan Pooley of German label Disco B. Look out for some extra special guests in future weeks. I The Cathouse l lpm—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 tnain room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs. I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. I0pm-2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. 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. l l.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay. I Cream at The Tunnel. l().30pm—3.3()am. £10. 30 Aug and monthly. End of the month again so it'll be out with the banners and time for some big name guests. Tonight the mega Liverpool club feature the return of Boy George. joined by Seb Fontaine. K-Klass and the Triumph residents. I Club Cubana at the Bedsit. £4 (£3). l0pm—2am. 30 Aug fortnightly. DJ Tchico with the finest latin sounds at one of the hottest clubs of its type in town. All proceeds to the Scottish Cuba Defence Campaign. I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Spin-back king Jitn Hutchison from Teknotis with hard house and techno. Drinks promos. I Divine at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). I0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art 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. ‘J.30pm—midnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/dubby pre-club. I The Garage l()pm—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before I lpm. An hottest to goodness top night out with charty dance sounds downstairs front Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic. I Heatwave at Tin Pan Alley (floors 2 8; 3). llpm—3am. £5 (free entry to girls). Stevie Kerr with a vocal house mix. complimenting the harder sound of Blackout. also on in the venue. Drinks promos. I Inside Out at The Arches. llpm~3.30am. £l2 l() in advance from 23rd Precinct/Bomba). 30 Aug and monthly. Glatmny hard house night brought to you by the tnakers of The Tunnel's legendary Friday Ark. Resident DJs [ammo and Simon Foy are joined tonight by Darren Stokes. TWA and Tall Paul. Hefty line-up for some serious hands in the air action. I Knucklehead at (ilasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pt.i—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art students). Jilkes and Hatch return for more underground house. techno and techno bass. I Love Boutique at The Arches. l0.30pm—3.30am. £l0. Resident hard house DJ Roy is joined at Scotland‘s favourite mixed night of unashamed hedonism by one Phil Perry of Ftill Circle. one of the original house innovators. See Hit list. I Lure at R.G.'s. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and Sub

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I Medication at The Arena. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). 30 Aug and fortnightly. lain and Pete frotn Blag (formerly Parklife) with a big beat/indie mix.

I Never Get Out The Boat on The Renfrew Ferry. l()pm—2.3()am. £8. 30 Aug only. Mighty hard dance duo Stuart and Orde of Slam with their only boat party of the year. Remember last year when there was one every tnonth through the summer? Well. this is going to be a whole year‘s worth crammed into a single night. Be early.

I Poontang at The Apartment. l0.30pm—3am. £7. New night hosted by Kevin McKay bringing a more underground and credible feel to the Apartment on Saturdays. This issue. two extra glam guests. Lisa Lashes (Sundissential/Love Sexy) on 30 Aug and Neil Hinde from Lisa Marie Experience and Miss Moneypenny‘s on 6 Sep.

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

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

I Sub Culture at Sub Club. l().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. l lpm—3. 15am. £6 (£5). The legendary Tonka returns after a brief absence fired up and ready to party. Features resident Tonka DJ Colin Walker of New York Alliance fame (Sugarcube Records) plus tnonthly guests. 30 Aug. Kelvin Andrews from Sure ls Pure guests.

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

I Triumph at The Tunnel. l0.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the country‘s best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane offers up a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. funk and dance classics in Room Two. 30 Aug. Cream hits town again. See separate listing.

I Velvet Rooms Input—late. £7 (£6. £4 before Ilpm). DJ Skud in Room Two with mild house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Rooin ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat anti classic soul.

I Wired at Strathclyde University Student Union (Level 8). l()pm—-3am. £2

l .50). Dance. indie and 60s. Open all summer. Drinks promos.

I Where It's At The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Paul Watt playing a selection of worldwide sounds: dancefloor jazz. rare grooves. soul classics and hot Latin tunes.

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


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

I 8 Mi e High Club at Jet. l0.30pm—2.30am. £5. Bobby Bluebell takes to the decks for his own special genre busting mix of tunes. Drinks promos.

I Aquaplanet at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). A damn fine night of hard dance music and mixed-up genres with Mark Ryal and Twitch every week in the spanking new Subbie.

I Bar Miro 9—l lptn. Free. Richard Howie with a deep. jazzy Sunday session.

I Bill & Ben's Flowerpot Men at The Garage (upstairs). llpm—3am. £2 (£1). DJ‘s John and Gavin with indie classics. Dn'nks promos.

I Brown Sugar at Tin Pan Alley (floor three). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). MC Tony with an R&B and hip hop night. Drinks promos.

I Bubblelicious at Reds. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Club classics and a touch of soul plus drinks promos.

I B.O.P. at Fury Murry‘s. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Music your mother would know from DJs Desperate Dave and Weird Phil. Drinks promos.

I Club Jamaica at The Venue. 10.45pm—3am. £2 (£1 ). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dub to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.

I Club Mouth at The l3th Note (ground floor). 8pm—midnight. Free. lndie with Mark. Pre-club.

I Club Zebra at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy (upstairs). 8pm—midnight. Free. Orbitally. Sneaker Pimpsy sort of night.

I Code 99 at The Brewery Tap. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Dub techno pre- club from Andrew Taylor. Richard Nolan. Alan Atkins and Paul.

I Contact High at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. 3| Aug and fortnightly. Northern soul. garage. funk. ska and soundtrax.

I Divine at Brel. 8.30-l lptn. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) play you the stuff they play for themselves at borne. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club.

I Feel the Buzz at Bennet‘s. ll.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£l.25). Up-tempo high energy. Drinks promos.

I Give It Up at Fiddler's Court. 9pm—midnight. Jazz. funk and hip hop. I First Contact at The l3th Note. Spur-midnight. Free. Taking over from Lube. Rob G and Kemal play the latest sounds front the drum 'n‘ bass scene. plus a few cheeky wee dub plates they‘ve put to tether themselves.

I Fu drukkers at Cleopatra‘s. l0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Disco. pop and 60s party vibes.

I Funkadelica at The Cathouse. l0.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Classic funk. new funk. funk rock and rap. offering an interesting alternative to ‘Get Sorted' at the same venue on the same night. Drinks promos.

I Get Sorted at The Cathouse. l0.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe in the new Cathouse with drinks promos.

I Ground Control at Bar (0. 9pm—midnight. Free. Heavy dub and drutn 'n‘ bass from the inimitable duo.

I lack Cul De Sac Bar. 9-l lpm. Free. DJ Simon Coulson with weekending underground dance. Drinks promos.

I Pub Mystic at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 6pm—midnight. Free. New outing for the Mystic collective. who have been making a name for themselves with their

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recent successes at the Sub Club. Triple deck DJing from Dribbler. Goodhand and A-Train. playing ‘sounds from under the fridge and down the back of the sofa’. Happy Hour 7—8pm.

I ure Glasgow See Pure Glasgow feature page 20. listing page 2] and Hit list.

I Shirley's Temple at Archaos.

l [pm—3am. £5 (£3). A trippy mix of camp theatricals and hard house soundtrack from the radiant Ms Alston joined every week by the force that is Maggie from Joy. Drinks promos.

I Sunday Hang Suite at Trash. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Building on the success of the Sunday Soul Session. the night combines garage. soul and mellow house in two rooms.

I Tribe at The Apartment. 1 lpm—3am. £2. From 7 Sep. Colin Walker of New York Alliance and Tonka with a new venture of deep house and tribal disco. Drinks promos.

I Tunnel Sundae at The Tunnel.

l lpm—3am. £5. The Shy brothers change the name of their pumping house night for legal reasons. but keep pushing the boundaries of the weekend.

I Velvet Rooms 1 lpm—3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix frotn classic house to soul and Martin Hesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Drinks promos.


I Bounce at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJs Stella and Domenic spinning a selection of 90s club tunes for a mixed crowd. Drinks promos.

I let Lagged at Jet. llpm—Z. 15am. £3 (£2). DJ Norman with a decentlyjump about set of disCo. funk and rare groove tunes. Drinks promos.

I Salsa Dance Club at Pofiers. 6pm—midnight. Highly popular salsa for beginners. No partner required. Pre-club. I Speedracer at The Garage. l().30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes fora busy. up-for-it crowd in the main room. Drinks promos.


I Betty Woo at Betty‘s Mayonnaise.

l lpm—3am. £2. House night with DJ Vance. Drinks promos.

I Boudoir Present Jackpot at Yo Yo. Spur—close. Free. The Boudoir Boys with another night of easy listening. quiz time and cheap beer.

I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop in Room One and Scott Mckay with mellow house in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I Jo Jo at Tin Pan Alley. £3. llpm-3am. Busy mixed night featuring DJ Stella. and handbags nailed to the wall. Drinks promos.

I Salsa Dance Club at Porters. 6.30ptn—midnight. Intermediate and advanced session. Great to watch or join in. Pre-club.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and lain in the main rootn. Staggering (you will be) drink promos.

I The Shimmy Club at Betmets.

l l.30pm—3am. £3. Party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue.

I The Ska Club at The Halt Bar.

8—1 lpm. Free. The sound of young Jamaica.

I T.I.T at Trash. llpm—3am. £2. Student night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) with house classics and future anthems in Room ()ne. Grahame with student faves in Room Two and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.

I Tanked Up at Jet. l0.30pm—2. 15am. Commercial house from a selection of Glasgow DJs. Drinks promos.

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