inixed/gay/straight club ni ht.

I International Bright oung Thing at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. 1.30am curfew. £2. Weekly night aimed at backpackers. holiday makers and foreign exchange students (and locals on the pull?) The playlist is vaguely indie but with a cosmopolitan twist. Drinks promos run riot between llptn and lant. I The Method at Wilkie House. 10pm-3am. £2. 15 Oct. Fortnightly. Hip hop meets drutn ’n’ bass in the main room. Anything goes (what. anything?) in the backroom.

I Nicely Toasted at Wilkie House. 9pm-3am. £3 before 10.30pm. £4 after. Students £3 all night. 22 Oct. Fortnightly. Chill out vibes with cheap booze (£1.25 a pint). cool music and munchies on sale. The pizza man arrives at 1am. Various DJs play. including Gordon from Zoology and Julz from Purple Moon.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. I lptn‘3am. Free. With H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates putting the electric into eclectic. Busy attd highly enjoyable.

I RNIB Night at Whynot. 14 George Street. 8pm—lam. £12.50. 15 Oct. A one- off event organised by the Royal National Institute for the Blind. A packed evening’s entertainment features the hottest sounds from the 50s to the present day. There's live jazz from Toto & The Dexters and a jive dance exhibition from members of a French team. There’s also Whynot DJs Gary Glover and Gary Mellis. with guest Scott Wilson (Forth FM) playing a mix ofjazz. funk and soul. Hearts' record-breaking centre forward John Robertson will present a prize draw. A wine reception (during the first half an hour) and a finger buffet are also included in the ticket price. as are prizes for the funkiest dressers. Call the Whynot ticket hotline on 0131 624 8633 for further details.

I Shark at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3am. £2.50 before 10pm; £3.50 after. Strictly students only. Eternally busy student night over three floors with a varied. fun playlist and some absurd drinks promos (most things are 50p or £1). Get there early to ensure you get in. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.

I Underground Groove at The Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3): £2 before llptn. M.U. members in free. Band on stage at 11.30pm. Colin Steele‘s Groove Merchants (featuring Soubie Coleman on vocals) play live at this weekly night of funk-soul-jazz hipttess. Go down and check that bohemian. smoky. laidback vibe. A real midweek treat. East Coast Project DJs are also in the house.

I Vinyl Grooves at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Free. 15 Get. New weekly indie session on the top floor. It‘s free.


I Afrodonia 81 Westside at The Venue. 10pm—3am. Price tbc. Everything frotn soca to swing and world and hip hop on the top floor.

I Animated at La Belle Angele. First night 30 ()ct. Monthly thereafter.

I Bonanza House Party at The Attic. lOpm—3am. £3 in advance from the Amnesty International shop on Jeffrey Street. Tickets are also available on the door. 16 Oct. Amnesty Ittternational and Holsten Pils combine to provide the best in house and techno for the more discerning student clubber. All proceeds to A.l.'s human rights work.

I Brutus Gold's Love Train at Oddfellows. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Brutus Gold with tunes frotn the 70s. Plus promotions. prizes. games and giveaways.

I Catwalk 9pm— lam. Free. Dancelloor jazz. funk and hip hop with Well Stirred. Downstairs itt this cool new bar.

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

I The Fine Line at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). 16 ()ct. Monthly thereafter. Full-on beatl. heaven from hip hop to drum ‘n' bass with up and coming

Metalheadz star DJ Bailey. Support from G-Mac and Eh“? Wunl.

I Incubus at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 16 Oct. Another one-off from the club who did well here during the festival. Expect hard dance sounds on a Megadod/Astralasia trance/techno tip.

I Club Indika at The Rocking Horse. Entry through Shady Lady’s in the Cowgate. l lpm—3am. £2. The latest in dancehall. ragga arid reggae.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club.

1 1pm—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. 23 Oct. Fortnightly. Easy Listening DJing from Mark. AI and Pete.

I Homeless at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 23 Oct. Fortnightly. Coming off the back of a successful weekly Saturday night run in Dundee. this night crosses the bridge between Manchester's Grand Central lot and the likes of Roni Size and The Propellerlteads. Residents are Chubby Grooves (he of Grand Central fame) and Eat Not Sold. Local support comes front the East Coast Project. Afrika Bambaataa (Zulu Nation) guests.

I Larj at The Tap ()‘I.auriston. 9pm~lam. Free. 16 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 9pm-1am. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. futtk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—late. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Messenger Sound System has moved to The Bongo C1th on fortnightly Saturdays.

I Mulata at The Bongo Clttb. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). 23 Get. A melting pot of sassy soul. funk attd hip hop grooves from Edinburgh's mulata underworld.

I The Night Fever Roadshow at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3am. £3 before 10pm; £4 after. Big theatrical production (dancers. decor. etc). various sounds and cheap drinks. Over 18s only.

I On The Razzle at Walkers. (rpm—3am. £1. Remember Busters. Cindarellas and Tiffanys‘.’ ()ver 25'.’ Single-ish‘.’ This charmingly-named night could be the one for you. Complimentary nibbles. Happy Hour 6-8pttt. live bands. DJs attd cabaret. I Pants at Stones. 10pm—lam. Free. Indie session with spirits at 5()p-a-shot. I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm--3am. £tbc. Weekly session aimed at students. Believe it or not. vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and all other drinks (except bottles and cans. I think) 60p. They might as well give it away.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse. llpm---3am. £3. Free chocolate. ridiculous competitions and an ttnashamedly kitsch pop playlist at this extremely popular Thursday night club. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price the. See l-‘ridays.

I Surely at The Honeycomb. 9pnt--3am. £2; MU. members free. Drinks promos from 9-—1 1pm. Band on stage at tttidnight.

. Vibing midweek hip ltop/jaH/funk ' session. Bogtts 1- the band who rocked

Jan. Joint during the Festival with their hip hop meets jazz grooves play live. on 16 ()ct. Boomba -— Blacka'ttized's backing band —- play live on 23 ()ct.

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 .lones. Nick Silver and Lenny love.

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

I Zoology at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £4. lipic house and epic piss-up with Gordon Whittaker and Phil Alcock. Most drinks come 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 1120.

I Baby Grand 3 Elmbank 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 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. Kelvinbridgc. 334 0560.

I Cottiers 93 Hyndland Street.

357 5825.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 649 4717. I Fixx ll 86 Miller Street. 221 1568.

I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street.

221 651 l.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

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. 221


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 23 University Gardens. 339 9784.

I RAF Club 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465

I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233.

I Reds 379 Sauchieltall Street. 331 1635.

I R.G.'s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Rocksy's Basement 40 New Sneddon

Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street.

332 5883.

I Sadie Frost's 8—10 West George Street. 332 8005.

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

I Strawberry Fields 56 ()swald Street. 221 787].

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600.

I Tin Pan Alley Mitchell Street. Glasgow. 248 8832.

I Times Square St Enoch Square.

221 6579.

listings BLUBS

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street.

204 1000.

I Variety 401$auchieha11 Street.

332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms 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 11 Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Cafe Graffitti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street). 557 8003. I Catwalk Broughton Street. 225 5583. I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I CC. 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 \fta-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 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 Buccleaclt 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 14/16 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 Ingliston.

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 Bristt) 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. l.auriston 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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