I Big at the Jaffacake. l()pm—3am. £3 before midnight: £4 after. Mainstream chart sounds. with excellent booze promos. free bouncy rides. guzzle guns and plenty of drinking-related fun.
I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £2.50 before I 1.30pm; £5 (£4) after. Membership forms available on the night. 29 Aug. Monthly. Dancetloor soul jazz from the local Thelonius crew. Now into its fourth year. I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at The Shooting Gallery. I lpm—5am. £4 members; £5 non-members. 2‘) Aug. Festival date for this night ofchunky. funky hip hop- related beats. On two floors at this recently opened venue (brought to you by the people who did The ()uthouse).
I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Nojeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with tlyer). Price includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. Popular night of rock sounds.
I CC. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. Free disco downstairs at this gay pub. seven titnes a week. playing a party tnix of commercial dance and iii-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.
I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. ()ver l8s. Commercial dance music under Scotland's tnost expensive lights. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.
I Club Graffiti at Cafe Graffiti. Midnight-3am. £5 (£4). 2‘) Aug. The El Cometa All Stars play live Latin dance to an enthusiastic older crowd. Joseph Malik l)Js.
I Club Latino at the Assembly Rooms. Midnight—3.30am. £5 (£4). 2‘) Aug. Latino continues in its fourth year at the Assembly Rooms. Expect a lively tnix of Festival types and Latino regulars all enjoying the best in salsas. merengues. batucadas and jazz. Latino also runs on Sat 30 Aug.
I Daft Phunk at The Gallery. Next date 3 ()ct. Fortnightly.
I Divine Diva's at The Venue. Next date 12 Sep. Monthly on the second Friday of the month.
I Evol at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £4. ()ne of Edinburgh's busiest and longest-rumiing indie. alternative and pop clubs at this impressively restyled venue.
I Fetish at La Belle Angle. Next date l‘) Sep. Monthly.
I Grease at Moray House. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 2‘) Aug. Last Friday date for this night of 70s. 80s and 90s disco. Excellent drinks promos. Grease also runs on Sat 30 Attg.
I High Rollin’ at Negociants. 9pm—3ain. Free. Various funky sounds in the Negociants basement bar-club.
I Hub Club at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). 5 Sep. Fortnightly. Hub the band present Hub the club. Live music mixes with DJing and smart visuals in the vibing surroundings of this small venue.
I Jakkara at The Honeycomb. Midnight—5am. £8. Progressive house and trance night moves from Wilkie House to The Honeycomb for a one-off Festival date. Simon James (Mixtnag DJ competition winner) and Danny Howells (Jackpot Records and Squelch) are in the main room. while Gordon Mac is through the back with garage and deeper stuff.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with tlyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.
I Kerplunk at Club Mercado. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Next date l2 Sep. Fortnightly.
I Kingdom at The ()uthouse. Spin—lain. Free. Happy house. garage and disco with John McDonald.
I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm~3pm. £3 before midnight: £5 after; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.
I Lift Present A Festival Fiasco at The Venue. llptn—5am. £5 (£4 Lift members). 29 Aug. ()ne-off date for this techno night which used to run at Wilkie House. l)Js on the night will be Euan and Paul. with a local guest the. Top floor.
I The Living Room ()pltt—ltllt). Free. The Living Rootn presents Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds. Pre-club.
I Madchester at The Gallery. Next date 3 ()ct. Fortnightly.
I Manga at La Belle Angele returns on Oct .3 with a live link-up on Radio One FM's ‘()ne In The Jungle' show. Monthly thereafter.
I Marley's Reggae Klub at Cavendish. l()ptn—3am. £4. The city's longest- running reggae night situated on the middle floor of the Cavendish.
I Music For The Masses at ()tidt‘ellovi-s. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Local l)Js mix old classics with modern 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. llpm—3atn. £2. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era others do their best to forget.
I Po Na Na llpm-«3am. Free before llpm; £2 after. Weekly. Busy night ofold and new skool grooves at this bar-club which pulls a varied and enthusiastic crowd.
I Pure at The Venue. l().3()pin—.‘~ani. £4
Sublime fave Billy Nasty kickstarts their new season Fri 5 Sep at Wilkie House, Edinburgh
‘I Triptonite North at The lloneyCotnb.
members; £6 non-members. Prices vary with guests. One of the UK‘s tnost respected house and techno clubs with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. Pure is also at Exodus. Aberdeen on Sat 30 Aug and monthly thereafter.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. l().30pm—3am. £5. 29 Aug. High quality Latin music from the old classics to the newest cuts. DJ Coco V-‘ga from South America guests.
I Scooter at The Gallery. Next date 26 Sep. Fortnightly.
I Scratch at Cafe Graffiti. Next date end of September. Monthly.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3am. £4 members. £5 non-members before l().30pm. £5.50 members. £6.50 non- members after 10.30pm. 5 Sep. Monthly. Hip hop-based night featuring a new ‘Early Doors Lounge' slot (9—l lpm) with DJ battle. open mic and drinks promos (£l Michelob. £l vodka). After that. it's Eh‘.’ Wun! with universal grooves (disco. soul. funk etc.) in the main room and Ruftone in the back with beats. rhymes and life (hip hop).
I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. llpin-3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. 2‘) Aug. AJ (Grind. Ting. Blacka'nized) drops hip hop. soul and like-sounding vibes in this cool Mexican eatery. Second last event at Tex Mex.
I Solefusion at The Honeycomb. Next date l2 Sep. Monthly.
I Some Of The Above at The Bongo Club. l().3()ptn—3am. £5 (£3). Members free. The Catford Devils play live. as do Bert Jansch and The Rainbohetnians. Various jazzy. funky sounds.
I Sound Patternz at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. Price tbc. 5 Sep. Not much infornuition to go on — could be a modern soul night. could be techno . . . I Sublime at The Vaults. l().3()pm-3am. £6 members: £8 non-members. 5 Sep. Fortnightly. Scotland's leading trance night returns to Wilkie House following a spell at The Vaults. Sublime fave Billy Nasty kickstarts their new season. Residents Kev Wright and ldge support. Garage and house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary Mclntosh. With a frenzied crowd. wild dance-lloor atmosphere and quality decor. See Hit list.
I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4— l()pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour between 5—6.30pm. with £l drinks. £l() bottles of champagne and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendv.
Next date l‘) Sep. Monthly.
I VOOdOO Chile 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. llpm—3am. £8. 30 Aug. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy liuro trancey-house pumpers from Michael Kilkie and [ammo in the main room and garage and deeper sounds through the back with Gareth Soinmervtlle.
I Bent 100% at The Gallery. Next date end of Septetnber. Call ()4 It) 750 732 for more details.
I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—«lam. £8 (£7). 30 Aug. Fortnightly. Craig. Huggy and Stella Superstar with a mix of quality house and party anthems. A dressy. debauched crowd. Bear in mind the fairly strict door policy.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. ‘
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Club Latino at the Assembly Rooms. Midnight—330am. £5 (£4). 30 Aug.
H it list The best Edinburgh clubs this fortnight
Traditional end of Festival bash with guests Jon Pleased Wimmin and Graeme Park doing their housey thing. Expect this Thursday night session to be rammed. Club Mercado, Thu 28 Aug. Sublime Sublime return to Wilkie House following a successful spell at The Vaults. Billy Nasty guests, dropping the trance and techno for this particularly mad-for-it crowd. Plus the usual strong decor and reliable residents. Wilkie House, Fri 5 Sep and fortnight/y. Homegrown New Sunday night house club with an excellent line-up of local talent including Gareth Sommerville, Huggy Burger Queen, Jared, Kevin Jones and Michael Kilkie. Wilkie House, Sun 7 Sep.
Latino continues in its fourth year at the Assembly Rooms. Expect a lively mix of ;
Festix al types and Latino regulars all I
enjoying the best in salsas. merengues. batucadas and jazz. This night may have sold out already — phone the venue and check.
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.
l lpm—4am. £8 members; £l() non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 6 Sep. Fortnightly. London‘s garage and quality house man C.J. Mackintosh returns to his favourite club. Smokin‘ Jo follows on 20 Sep. John Digweed and DJ Heaven are at Colours. The Arches. Glasgow on l3 Sep. The Colours organisation celebrate eight years in the business with mega party at The Tunnel. Glasgow on 28 Sep with Farley 8; Heller. Seb Fontaine. Smokin' Jo. Brandon Block and Alex P. Finally. Colours fans might like to know that the club travels to Kelly‘s in Portrush. Northern Ireland on Sat 30 Aug.
I Daytripper at The Gallery. Next date 4 ()ct. Fortnightly.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l()pm-5am. £6. 6 Sep. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC ()tis and l)Js Love and Nick Silver. Recently celebrated its fifth birthday.
I The Dog House at The Shooting Gallery. llpm—5am. Price tbc. 30 Aug. ()ne-offevent frotn Yogi Haughton and Steve frotn The Circus. Quality garage and house.
I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3atn. £3.50 (£3 members). A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and tnuch. much more. There's a very cheap bar too. Free photographic membership available on the night.
I Energise at Subway. llpm—3atn. £2. Various party sounds.
I FBI at the Jaffacake. l l.3()pm—5am. £5. 30 Aug. Fortnightly. Exceptionally popular indie club — Scotland's busiest and best indie night. In the recently refurbished Jaffacake.
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