Fortnightly. First night featuring Kev Wright (Sublime). (iordott Whittaker (Zoology) and Steve McCreey (The Tunnel) going for a progressive house scenario in the downstairs bit. Upstairs. it's a big beat/Heavenly Social-style mash tip with DJs from The Method and The Merry Pranksters. Pre-elub party at Catwalk bar froiu 9pm.

I Wall Street at The Citadel. l0pm~|ate. Price tbe. ‘The biggest stock of dance music arounth With a good share of LTSA.' That's what it says on the llyer for this new venue in l.eith.

I Wave at La Belle Angele Next date 27 Dee. Monthly.


I Catwalk Ul‘m- lam. Free. Funk. soul and hip hop with 41h \'.it'tttitit In the downstairs bit of this new bar.

I C.C. Blooms llpm 3am Free. See Fridays.

I East Coast Project Sunday Service at Indigo Yard. 9pm lam. Free. Joseph Malik and l'nkle Fawaz playing anything they want which usually means a healthy tnix of soul. ftiiik. jazz. hip hop and other Sunday vibes.

I The Grind at The Lane. 10.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. (iood drinks promos. Busy and vibing.

I Karma at Po Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before I lpni; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 30s tunes. building into current house and garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and fun.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic. llpm~3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p (this drinks promo thing is getting out of hand?) and pints £l all night.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—late. £2 before midnight: £4 alter. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.

I Never On The Sabbath at The Bongo

Richard Ford joins Jeremy Healy as part of the Distinctive Records Tour at Colours Of Love, Club Mercado, Edinburgh, Sat 13 Dec

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Club. 2—6pm. £ 1. A bohemian afternoon of live jazz. Turkish coffee. Continental breakfasts. a fleamarket and bizarre performances.

I Northern Mixing Championships at Wilkie House. ‘).3()pm--3am. £9 (£8). Info on 013] 225 5583 or ()l3l 225 2953. 14 Dec. Finally. after a few false starts. here it is. Join New York‘s Supernatural (world freestyle rap champion) and DJ Noize (1996 DMC mixing champ) for what could be Edinburgh's biggest ever hip hop night. Also playing are 4th Varmint and Well Stirred. The competition is open to anyone. Prizes come frotn \'estax. Fopp and Players.

I The Sanctuary 9pm--Iam. Free. Drinks promos. Pre-club at the city's newest venue. Chill out to excellent sounds before the main event. Taste. next door at the Honeycomb.

I Spice at The Tap 0' l .auriston. Rpm—lam. Free. (‘hilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I The Subway West End ~1pm-~3am. Price tbc. Student-orientated venue frotn the satne people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. from 60s to 90s. and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Sunny Side Up at Negociants. ()pm—3am. Free. Hip hop to big funky beats with Mr A and .Mr H downstairs iii the bar/club.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p, appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Next date 21 Dec. Monthly.

I Taste at The Honeycotttb. I lptn~—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership is available on the night. ()ne of the most essential clubbing experiences iii the capital. Residents Fisher & Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and anthemic house to harder. faster. hands-in-tbe-air happy stompers. It doesn’t matter what kind of music you're into. or what sort of person you are. this is just .i great. positive night. Simple as that.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse.

l lptn —3am. £2: free before l2.30am. Classic tunes frotn the last four decades of pop.


I Black Bo‘s 9pm lam. Free. With DJs Cheeky Beats and Sleazy G (Rebel Base).

I Buddha at Negociants. ‘)pin--3am. Free. 8 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. Jazz in Negociants' basement

I Catwalk 9pm~lam. Free. Classic old skool from Styler of Solefusion

backroom fame. Downstairs in this smart new bar.

I C.C. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants.

9pm -3am. Free. I5 Dec. Fortnightly. Nu sonik beatz. from uplifting sounds to deep. dark drum ’n' bass. flipping out to hip hop come big beatz trip hop. Served up and spiced tip by Paul (Lift). Grafik (Dry Rizer) and Believe (nu phonik sound system).

I P0 Na Na 1 lpm-3am. Free. Various party tunes from Roddy attd DJ Kiltpants in this bustling bar and club.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. Sttnlent-orientated venue froin the people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. from 60s to 90s. and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I T.|.A at The Honeycomb.

10.30pm» 3am. £3 (£2). Resident band Jabba play live at this cool jazzy/hip hop/funk night. Resident DJs are Billy and Jo from Slack. Band on at midnight. Musicians' Union members get iii free. I Irainspotter at The Subway. l0pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


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

I C.C. Blooms llpme3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with (Ms. 70s and 80s

I Club Utopia at The Cavendish. ()pm—3am. £3. ‘) Dec. l-‘ortnightly. A mix of local indie batids and DJs. Good drinks promos too.

I Kickback at Catwalk. ()pin—lam. Free. Hip hop and breakbeats with Brains and Noodles.

I Magnum at The Honeycomb. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3); £2 before llpm. Musicians' l'nion members get in free. .‘ylind-blowing seven-piece outfit Jazz. Syndicates play live at this new weekly session. showcasing their hard-bop. post- bop. groove ftutk. lib'.’ Wun? DJs. keeping the floor busy with funk. soul and jazz vibes. Band on at llptn.

I Motherfunk at The \‘enue. llpm—3am. Free. lixceptionally popular rare groove and funk night. The last Couple have pulled in around 900 punters. on a Tuesday? Now playing drum 'n' bass iii The Cooler.

I Po Na Na llptn 3am. Free. L'ptempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite in this bar/club.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am.

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the people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied. frotn 60s to 90s. and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with DJs every night.

I White Noise at Wilkic House. l().30pm—3am. £3. 16 Dec. Fortnightly. Dugstar and Physiks play various sounds frotn hip hop to indie at this cheeky wee midweeker.


I C.C. Blooms llpm~3am Free. See Fridavs.

I Chi at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from l.yley and Al. in this busy bar-cum-club.

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 the Double Six Club at City (‘ate Spin—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 front. Musically. it provides Torn Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call ()1 3| 2200127 to book.

I Dub Department at Negociants. l()pm-3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.

I E.R. at The Jaffacake. 9.30pm—3am. £6 (£5 with flyer). Student-only night where you pay your money (£6) on the door and the drinks (except bottles and cans) are all free thereafter. Bizarre.

I Girl Meets Boy at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. Reduced price drinks all night. Iiasy listening and 70s disco atnidst a colourful backdrop of lava

lain s and mirrorballs.

I T e Method at Wilkie llottse. l0pm—3am. £3. 10 Dec. Fortnightly. Hip hop and trip hop meets drum 'n' bass in the main room. Anything goes in the backroom. including live techno. Well worth checking.

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

I Shark at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3am. £2.50 before l0pm; £3.50 after. Strictly students-only. liternally busy student night over three floors with a varied. fun playlist aitd some absurd drinks promos (most things are 50p or £13). Arrive early to ensure you get in.

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