Seventies. 80s and 90s pop. dance and house. All drinks 99p during happy hours. I Po Na Na 1 lpni—3am. Free. Various party tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpants in this bustling bar and club.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm-3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). A tnix of indie and dance.

I Vegas Angel at The Lane. 9pm— I atn. £4 (£3). New weekly Monday nighter with Scott Hunter arid John McDonald mixing up UK and US garage for those who can't stop‘ranying.

I The Westsi e at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 8 Sep. Chilled weekly session of hip hop-related beats.


I Calabash at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Weekly chilled vibes from Gavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.

I C.C. Blooms l Ipm—3atn. Free. Same as Fridays btit with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Motherfunlt at The Venue.

l Ipm—3aiii. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and funk night. Top floor.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3ani. £tbc. Get down and flake out at the coolest club iii Edinburgh. Seventies. 80s and 90s pop. dance and house. All drinks 99p during happy hours. I The Original Bongo Club at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3): members free. 26 Atig.

I Po Na Na I lpni—3am. Free. Up-tempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.


I CC. Blooms l lpni—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Chi at Po Na Na. I lpm—3aiii. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and A.J. iti this busy bar-cuiii-club.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club. llpiii—3am. £2. A night of super-cheese. frotn Easy Listening to 70s disco. pop and soundtracks. Mii'rorballs. lava lamps and a free cocktail on entry.

I The Deep End at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking in chart. indie. 70s. 80s and 90s. Drinks 50p during happy hours.

I Dub Department at Negociants. l()pin—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dth courtesv of the Rude boys.

I International Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. l.30ani curfew. £2. New weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreiin exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist will be vaguely indie btit with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos run riot between I lpiii and lam.

I The Nightshift at The Lane. 9pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 thereafter. Seventies. 80s atid various classic dance tracks to see you through till the weekend. Excellent drinks promos.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free. With H (Tribal Ftitiktioti). Johnny leopardskin atid Lunch Mates ptittitig the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. 10pm—3ani. £3 waged; £2 unwaged; £1 members. Residents Scottie and Sulu at this long-standing and well respected night of DJs and live music. Look out for gigs from some of the best reggae. funk arid hip hop bands in Scotland. as well as loads of jazz musicians. With compete Vititii Pootitatig.

I Whale at The Jaffacake. l Ipm—3aiii. £2. Two floors of funk. house and charty dance. With drink promos. Happy Hour IIpni—midniglit with selected drinks only 50p.


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 I lpm-3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Club Indilta at The Rocking Horse. Entry through Shady Lady‘s iii the Cowgate. l Ipm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga and reggae.

I Club Mulata at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3atn. £3 (£2) 28 Aug. A cocktail of some of Edinburgh‘s hottest female talent. including guest vocalists. DJs and artists. create this unique night of hip hop. futik and sassy soul grooves. I Colours Of Love End Of Festival Party at Club Mercado. I Ipm—5am. £tbc. 28 Aug. Traditional Fireworks party for the Colours crew. Graeme Park and Jon Pleased Wimmin are your hosts with quality house and garage. Expect this one to be a debauched. dressy. mad-for-it party zone. See Hit list.

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

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. 4 Sep. Fortnightly. Easy Listening DJing from Mark. Eli'.’ Wun! and Pete. Dress to impress.

I Lari at The Tap ()‘Lauristoii. 9pm—lam. Free. 4 Sep. Fortnightly. Amateur DJs continue the tradition of free techno iii this pub. Anyone can have a go if they organise it iti advance.

I The Living Room 9pin—lam. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. ftitik and hip hop. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—late. £4 (£3). Midweek edition of Sir ()ssie‘s eternally popular Matnbo. Expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: funk. soul atid rap.

I Messenger Sound System at The Venue. l().3()pm—5am. £tbc. 28 Aug and l I Sep. Dub. reggae atid roots on the only genuine reg me sound system iti Scodand.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. 6pm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cindarellas and Ti ffanys‘.’ Over 25'.’ Single-ish'.’ This charmingly-natned night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6—8pm. live bands. DJs and cabaret.

I Pants at Stones. l()piii—lam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 50p-a-shot. I Salsa Viva at Gran Via. l().3()pm-3ani. £4. 28 Aug. High quality Latin music from South American DJ Coco Vega.

I Sex Mex at Tex Mex. 11pm—3am. £2 before 11pm; £3 after. 28 Aug. Johnny Harris (Tribal Funktion) with stiperfly cool grooves at this cool Mexican eatery.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse. Ilpm—3am. £3. Free chocolate. ridiculous competitions and ati unashamedly kitsch pop playlist at this extremely popularThursday night club. I Surely at The Honeycomb. l—5am. £4 (£3). Mix of live bands arid DJs with a strong hip hop edge. Jazz. soul and ltiiik fatis will also enjoy. L'nder The Influence perform live.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. l().3()piii--3am. £3. (‘heap drinks

I (selected draught aiid bottled beers £1.

vodka and dash £1) and \ arious indie/pop sounds. Hosted by Slitiggy Bear. Mick Cool. Kevin Jones. Nick Silver and Lenny Love.

I Ting at The Lane. 1 1pm—3am. £3. Soul. funk. ragga and old skool with A.J. (Blackanized) atid guests.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n' bass and beats 'ii' scratches from Edinburgh's deadliest sonic saviours.

I Westside at The Venue. 10.30pm—3ani. £tbc. 4 Sep. Fortnightly. New Thursday tiiglit slot for this hip Iiop. black music-related session. Top floor. See also .‘ylondays for details of their night at Wilkie House.

I Zoology at La Belle Angele.

I 1.30pm—4am. £tbc. 28 Aug. ()ne-off Festival Fireworks date at La Belle for this popular midweek epic house night. Expect epic house and a friendly crowd. Please note that Zoology is back at Wilkie House on 11 Sep.



I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street 553 1638.

I The Apartment 23 Royal Exchange Square. 22l 7080.

I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189. I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 221 9736.

I The Arena 15-27 ()swaltl Street.

221 3010.

I Atlantis Bar 22 Cambridge Street. 333 1374.

I The Attic (enter through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 I 120.

I Baby Grand 3 Eltiibatik Gardens. 248 4942.

I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I Bargo Albion Street. 552 2680.

I Bar Miro 36 Kelvingrove Street.

353 0475.

I The Bedsit 1 Park Drive.339 0432.

I Bennet's 80 Glassford Street. 552 5761.

I Betty's Mayonnaise 37 Queen Street. 221 5934.

I Blackfriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I The Cathouse l5 Union Street.

248 6606.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 70 Cowcaddeiis Road. 332 0681.

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 3340560.

I Cottiers 93 llyndland Street.

357 5825.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 649 4717. I Fixx II 86 Miller Street. 22l 1568.

I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street.

221 651 I.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art I67 Renfrew Street. 3320691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 3398697.

I Ironhorse Bar West Nile Street.

332 2215.

I Jet 15 Benalder Street. 337 3777.

I King Tut's Wah Wah Hut St Vincent Street. 221 5279.

I Lime (formerly The Cotton Club) 5 Scott Street. 352 0712.

I Media 8t Press Club 94 West Regent

Street. 400 1033.

I Mojo's Bath Street. 331 2257.

I Nice 'n' Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.

I NiCO'S 375 Sauchiehall Street.

332 5736.

I October Cafe Top lloor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street.

553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 University Gardens. 339 9784.

I RAF Club 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465

I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233. I Reds 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I R.G.’s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Rocksy's Basement 40 New Snetltlon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street.

332 5883.

I Sadie Frost's 8— to West George Street. 332 8005.

I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 John Street. 552 1895.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I Tin Pan Alley Mitchell Street. Glasgow. 248 8832.

I Times Square St Enoch Square.

22l 6579.

listings GLUBS

I Trash I97 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street.

204 l()(X).

I Variety 40lSauc1iiehall Street.

332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 3320755.

I Yo Yo 31 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I ABC Film Centre 120 Lothian Road. 228 1638.

I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4348.

I The Basement Broughtoii Street. 557 0097.

I La Belle Angele I l Hasties‘ Close. 225 2774.

I Cafe Graffitti Mansfield Place (‘liurch (bottom of Brougliton Street). 557 8003. I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I CC. Blooms 23-24 Greenside Place. 5569331.

I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road.

229 7670.

I The Citrus (‘irintllay Street. 622 7086. l The City Cafe Blair Street. 2200125. I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 125a Princes Street. 226 1664.

I Filmhouse Bar Lothian Road.

228 2688.

I The Gallery 232 Cowgate. 225 5583. I Gran Via-Tasca 3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry’s Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 221 1288.

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

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 229 7986.

I The Lane 7 Qtieetisferry Street Lane. 2266828.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgate. 225 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Btiecleacli Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street. 2264224.

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

I Moray House llolyrootl Road. 556 5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David‘s~ Street. 556 6375.

I Negociants Lothian Street. 225 6313.

I Oddfellows 14/16 Forrest Road. 220 1816.

I PJ. Lyles 138 I40 l.t‘llll Walk. 467 7051.

I P0 Na Na 26 l'I'L‘tlL'l'ICIK Street. 226


I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 650 8090.

I Rocking Horse (‘owgate 225 3326. I Royal Highland Exhibition Centre lngliston.

I The Shooting Gallery 32 Brougliton Street. .550 3716.

I Stones Frederick Street. 226 1226. I Studio 24 (‘alttili Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston l’lace. 2294041.

I Teviot Row Bristo Square. 650 4673. I Tex Mex 47 Ilatios er Street. 225 1796. I Traverse Theatre Bar (‘anihritlge Street. 228 I404.

I The Vaults Nitltlry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue (‘alton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()fArt. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place. 226 2887.

I Why Not? The Dome. George Street. 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.

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