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

I Catwalk 9pm— 1 am. Free. Trip hop and hip hop with Brian and Roan.

I C. C. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I Magnum at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 1 Oct and weekly. Jazz Syndicates play live on 30 Sep showcasing their hard-bop. post- bop. groove fttnk at this new night of 60s New York jazz vibes. Eh? Wun! DJs. keeping the floor busy with funk. soul and jazz vibes. Guests as well.

I Motherfunk at The Venue. llpm-3atn. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and funk night. Top floor.

I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. Get down and flake out at the coolest club in Edinburgh. 70s. 80s and 90s pop. dance and house. All drinks 99p during happy hours.

I Po Na Na 1 lpm—3am. Free. Up-tempo dance sounds with Mark Brailhwaite.


I Atlantic Soul at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3aln. £4 (£3). Band on stage at midnight. Basic Collective are live on 1 ()ct.

I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Jazz and swing from Ian Cairns downstairs in this new bar.

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

I Chl at P0 Na Na. llpm~3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and AJ. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I Club Tropicana at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2 (includes a free cocktail). A night of super-cheese. frotn 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. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Student-orientated night with excellent drinks promos and a wide playlist. taking ill chart. indie. 70s. 80s and 90s. Drinks 50p during happy hours.

I The Double Six Club at City Cafe. 8ptn-—lam. Free. Britain‘s best board games club. offering professional waiting staff dressed in kitsch 70s style clothes and a menu of up to 250 games to choose from. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call ()131 2200127 to book.

I Dub Department at Negociants. l()pin—3atn. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I Heatwave at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). 1 ()cl and fortnightly. A new night for a mised/gay/straighl crowd. Fisher & Price frotn Taste and Trendy Wendy from Joy. Kerplunk and Tackno will host the opening night. With drinks promos.

I lnternational Bright Young Thing at The Rocking Horse. I0.30pm--3aln. 1.30am curfew £2. Weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pttll'.’). Tlte playlist is vaguely indie bill with a CnslllOpOlllilll twist. Drinks promos run riot between 1 lpm and lam. I Nicely Toasted at Wilkie House. 9pm-3am. £3 before 10.30pm. £4 after. Students £3 all night. Chill out vibes with cheap booze (£1.25 a pint). cool music and munchies on sale. The pizza man arrives at lam. Various DJs play. including Gordon from Zoology and Julz from Purple Moon.

I The nghtshift at The lane. 9pm—3aln. £2 before midnight; £3 thereafter. 70s. 80s and various classic dance tracks to see yott through till the weekend. erellent drinks promos.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. I lpm—3am. l-ree. Willi H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates pulling the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.


I Afrodonia at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £tbc. Weekly African music downstairs in The Cooler.

I Animated at La Belle Angele. First night 30 Oct. Monthly thereafter.

I Brutus Gold's Love Train at Oddfellows. 8.30pm—1am. Free. Brutus Gold with tunes from the 70s. Plus promotions. prizes. games and giveaways. I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Dancefloor jazz. funk and hip hop with Well Stirred. Downstairs in this cool new bar.

I C. C. Blooms 11pm-3am. Free. See Fridays.

I The Fine Line at La Belle Angele. First night 16 Oct. Monthly thereafter.

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

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren't going out of fashion. Classic indie. old and new. Drinks promos all night.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadow Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. 9 Oct. Fortnightly. Easy Listening DJing from Mark. A1 and Pete. I Homeless at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 9 Oct. Fortnightly. Contrary to the nonsense information I gave in the last issue. this is in fact the first night for Homeless. Coming off the back of a sucessful weekly Saturday night run in Dundee. this night crosses the bridge between the likes of Manchester‘s Grand Central lot and the likes of Roni Size and The Propellerheads. Residents are Chubby Grooves (he of Grand Central fame) and Eat Not Sold. Local support comes from the East Coast Project. Support it. it could be one of the most vital nights this city has had in ages.

I Larj at The Tap O‘lauriston. 9pm—1am. Free. 2 Oct. Fortnightly. Amateur DJs continue the tradition of free techno in this pub. Anyone can have a go if they organise it in advance.

I The Living Room 9pln—laln. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—late. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk arid soul.

I Messenger Sound System has moved to The Bongo Club on fortnightly

Saturda s.

I On T e Razzle at Walkers. 6pm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cindarellas and Tiffanys'.’ Over 25‘? Single-ish'.’ This charmingly-named night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6—8pm. live bands. DJs and cabaret. I Pants at Stones. l()ptn—Iatn. Free. Indie session with spirits at 50p-a—shot.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Free chocolate. ridiculous competitions and an unashamedly kitsch pop playlist at this extremely popular Thursday night club. I Surely at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3am. £2. Mix of live bands and DJs with a strong hip hop edge. Jazz. soul and funk fans will also enjoy. Boomba (Blacka‘nized's backing band) play on 25 Sep. Now ill the tnain room.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks (selected draught and bottled beers £1. vodka and dash £1 ) and various indie/pop sounds. Hosted by Shuggy Bear. Mick Cool. Kevin Jones. Nick Silver and Lenny Love.

I Ting at The Lane. I lpm—3am. £3. Soul. funk. ragga and old skool with A]. (Blacka'nized)and uests.

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

I Westside at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 2 Oct. Fortnightly. New Thursday night slot for this hip hop. black music- related session. Top floor. See also Mondays for details of their night at Wilkie House.

I Zoology at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Epic house and epic piss-up with Gordon Whittaker and Phil Alcock. Most drinks cotne in at around £1! Mine‘s a double matey!



I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street 553 1638.

I The Apartment 23 Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080.

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

I The Arena 15—27 Oswald Street.

221 3010.

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

I Baby Grand 3 Eltnbank 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 ()475.

I The Bedsit 1 Park l)rive.339 0432.

I Bennet's 80 Glassford Street. 552 5761.

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

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

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street.

248 6606.

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

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 056(1.

I Cottiers 93 Hyndland Street.

357 5825.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 649 4717. I Fixx1186 Miller Street. 221 1568.

I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street.

221 6511.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 3320691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I lronhorse 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. 3320712.

I McPhabb, 23 Sandyford Place. 22l 0770.

I Media 8: 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 floor. 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 Snetldon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street.

332 5883.

I Sadie Frost's 8—1() West George Street. 332 8005.

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

I Strawberry Fields 56 ()swald Street. 221 7871.

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

I Times Square St Fnoch Square.

22| 6579.

listings GLUBS

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street.

204 1000.

I Variety 401Sauchiehall Street.

332 4449.

I The Velvet Booms Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755.

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 Broughton Street. 557 0097.

I La Belle Angele ll Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Cafe Graffitti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8W3. I Catwalk Broughton Street. 225 5583. I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331.

I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road.

229 7670.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125. 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 \fla-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 lat‘lacake 28 Kings Stables Road. 229 7986.

I The Lane 7 Queensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564

I The Living Room 235 Cowgate. 225 4628.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street. 226 4224.

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

I Moray House Holyrood Road.

556 5184.

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

I Negociants Lothian Street.

225 6313.

I Oddfellows l4/l6 Forrest Road.

220 1816.

I PJ. Lyles 138-140 Leith Walk.

467 7051.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square.

650 8090.

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

I The Shooting Gallery 32 Broughton Street. 557 1785.

I Stones Frederick Street. 226 1226.

I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap O’Lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I Teviot Row Bristo Square. 650 4673. I Tex Mex 47 Hanover Street. 225 1796. I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street. 228 1404.

I The Vaults Niddry Street. 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()f Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place. 22 2887.

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

I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.

26 Sep—9 Oct 1997 THE usrn