EDINBURGH CLUBS: SAT continued
I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 1 Nov. Fortnightly. All drinks £1 before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £I0 all night. Girls two for the price of one with flyer. More big housey housey party action. Alex P guests. See Glasgow for details of the Colours Full Spectrum party at The Arches on 8 Nov with C] Mackintosh and DJ Heaven. Colours are also out and about on a major Scottish tour to promote their mix album. Phone the above number for details. I Daytripper at The Gallery. IIpm-3am. £4. I Nov. Fortnightly. Indie with DJ Lee on one floor. 60s. big beat. exotica and sexy soundtracks on the other. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. lOpm—3am. £6. 1 Nov. Fortnightly. Three burning ﬂoors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. I Drop Out at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm-3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. 25 Oct. Fortnightly. I Earth lnfemo at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Goth and industrial sounds. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. Ilpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non- members. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. Northern soul. soundtracks and much. tnuch more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night. I Eh1 More at EH I. 9pm—lam. Free. Various local DJs drop by to give Edinburgh‘s clubbers a decent pre-club vibe. As well as the free entry. there’s also drinks promos. I Energise at Subway. I Ipm—3am. £2. Various party sounds. I The Essance at The Shooting Gallery. First date l5 Nov. Monthly. I Familiar at The Gallery. Next date 8 Nov. Monthly. I FBI at the Jaffacake. l0.30pm—3ant. £5. Photographic membership available on the night. 25 ()ct. Fortnightly. The busiest and best indie night in Scotland. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—2am. £3 students. £4 non- students. I Nov. Monthly. Now in its sixth year. Fiesta Latina is a hugely popular Latin dance night. There‘s a free dance class from 9.30pm with Alba. followed by DJs Ana and Pancho playing the best in salsa. merengue. rumba and the like to an enthusiastic 500 strong crowd. I Grease at Moray House. I Ipm—4am. £4 (£2 with flyer). 70s. 80s and 90s disco - now into its second year. Excellent drinks promos. I Groove Theory at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £7 members; £8 non—members. Memberships available on the night. I Nov. Fortnightly. Solersion‘s Craig Smith is the guest DJ for the evening at this garage-based night. while American vocalist Carolyn Harding provides the PA. Gary Mellis joins Bootsy and Ross in the backroom for old skool vibes. Amira is next up. on IS Nov. I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. IIpm—3am. £4. 25 Oct. Fortnightly. New Saturday night at La Belle catering to a shameless party crowd. Playing a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Naughty but nice. I Jakkara at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £9 (£8). 25 Oct. Monthly. Hard house/trance with residents Simon James and Danny Howells (Jackpot Records). Quality decor. quality atmosphere. Gordon Mac provides deeper house and garage upstairs. I Joy at Wilkie House Next date I5 Nov. Monthly. For more info. call the Joy line on ()l3l 467 255i. I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3. Indie. I Keep It Under Your ﬂat at La Belle Angele. Next date 15 Nov. Monthly. I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm—3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members
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Kemistry and Storm guest at Angel Beats, The Venue. Edinburgh, Fri 24 Oct
free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-orientated playlist.
I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm—3ant. £4. A rammed evening of hot disco action. I Liquid at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with Scott Bechelli. Alan (Joy) and Trendy Wendy. A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large and recently restyled venue.
I The Living Room ()ptn—lam. Free. See Fri.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Grafﬁti. I0.30pm—2am. £5 members. £6 non- members. Lizzard Lounge continues to cater for its slightly older crowd with its mix of live music and DJs. The music ranges from Stevie Wonder to The Beatles to Nu Yorican Soul to ska to Afro beat to old skool hip hop and Latin — and everything in-between. Paddy Flagherty’s Jazz Syndicate play live on 25 ()ct. followed by a special launch night on I Nov for the new Blacka’nized EP ‘Unreleased Nuggets'. MC Mello (who has just completed an album with Tricky) will be there. as will Eh”? Wun! and Joseph Malik on the decks. Visuals come courtesy of the Wasp Factory in the forth of old skool Marvel cartoons and Wing Chung Kung Fu movies. As always. get there early for this one -- it gets busy very quickly.
I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l0.30pm—3am. £5. I Nov. Fortnightly. Fresh mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance in the recently refurbished Jaffacake. Ultra-busy.
I Luvely at Wilkie House. I Nov. Monthly.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. I0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs; African. Latin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.
I Messenger Sound System at The . Bongo Club. llpm-3am. £5 (£4.50). l Nov. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland‘s one and only heavyweight sound system.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. IOpm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 .tfter. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a tnix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hi hop and cheese.
I The Taste/Su Iime/JoylLuver Mystery Tour at a secret location. Times tbc. £l2 (including return coach travel from Edinburgh city centre). Entry by ticket only. Tickets are limited and
preference will be given to members of the aforementioned clubs. A night of the finest hard house and trance hosted by Edinburgh's premier league party animals — with members of Platipus Records also in attendance. For further info and to book tickets call ()1 3l 554 I482.
I RAW at Negociants. l()pm—3ant. Free. Busy underground house night.
I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Clitnactic night of heavy guitar sounds.
I Salsa Viva at Gran Via-Tasca. Next date 8 Nov. Fortnightly.
I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30—I0.30pm. £4 members; £5 non- members. Busy under-l8s night playing the best itt chart and dance.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. See Fridays.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. llptn—3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd at the recently refurbished Citrus. Approaching its sixth birthday.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l0.30pm—3am. £5 members. £7 non—members. 25 Oct. Residents night with disco. hip hop. swing. soul on the top ﬂoor with H. Johnny Uncut and Dr Jon; George T. Simone and H on the
middle with predominantly US house; drum ‘n’ bass downstairs with Ritchie Rufftone and guests. Angel Moraes is up on 8 Nov.
I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. 10.30pm-3am. £7. 25 Oct. Monthly. New concept club with DJ Love as Frank Sumatra. Nick Silver as Bugsy Seagull. MC Otis as Sammy Otis Jnr. Lenny Love as Dino Martini. A new night from the Disco Inferno team. where it‘s all about dressin’ up like the coolest cats and shakin' it to vintage vocals. disco. cult movie themes. exotic sounds. There‘s also The Stardust Casino Roulette Table and hundreds of other things going on. A highly enjoyable cross between Disco lnfemo and Going Places.
I Vena at Wilkie House. Next date 8 Nov. Monthly.
I Wall Street at The Citadel. lOpm—late. £tbc. ‘The biggest stock of dance music around! With a good share of USA.‘ That‘s what it says on the flyer for this new venue down in Leith.
I Wave at La Belle Angele. I lpm—3am. £tbc. l Nov. Monthly. Return ofthis legendary club from the makers of Pure.
- EDINBURGH SUNDAYS
I Catwalk 9pm-Iam. Free. Funk and hip hop with 4th Varmint in the downstairs bit of this new bar.
I C. C. Blooms I Ipm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I East Coast Project Sunday Service at Indigo Yard. 9pm—Iam. Free. Joesph Malik and Unkle Fawaz playing anything they want.
I Fun Times at The Venue. IIpm—3am. £5. 2 Nov. Fortnightly. Top ﬂoor. Flamboyant. boozy mixed/gay night with a fun. mixed playlist. Fab drinks promos I Ipm— I am.
I The Grind at The Lane. l0.30pm-3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freester sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy and vibing.
I Karma at Po Na Na. I0pm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 80s tunes. building into current house and garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and fun.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. 10.30pm—2am. £3 (£2). A laidback new night aiming to provide a home for the capital'sjazzers. Various local musicians are involved. as is the superb diva Soubie Coleman. Joseph Malik and Eh‘.’ Wun! are on the decks.
I The 99 Club at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm—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 None Of The Above at The Bongo
Some people dancing at Tribal Funktion