Glasgow Green. Sun 2| Dec ottly. 9pm—2.30am. £5 (tickets frottt Cake. West 13nd Market). Special Bond theme night on a grand scale featuring The Unabombers (Electric Chair. Manchester). Jengaheads. Cake attd Wax Lyrical playing everytlting front hip ltop to techno. Strictly Bond/Miss Moneypetttty attire attd ‘No miserable bastards'. Fair enouglt.


I Academia de Salsa at Porters.

().3()-I lpttt. lligltly popular salsa for begitttters followed by advanced sessiott. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Aquaplanet at The Stib Clttb. llpm—4atn. Price tbc. 2‘) Dec only. Aqttaplanet returns home frottt Barcelona for tltis extra special one-off featuring the legendary. no. tttake that god-like. talents of Richie Hawtitt joined by Mark Ryal attd Twitch. Definiter ttot lobe missed. I Bounce at Tin Patt Alley. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Sttki willt bouncey house tttttes. Drinks promos.

I Speedracer at The Garage.

10.30pttt 3am. £3 (£2). Stevett mixes tip a few indie-dance classics arid retro tunes fora busy. up-for-it crowd iii the tttaitt roont. Drinks promos.

I Super Disco at .let. I lpnt—2.15aln. £3 (£2). DJs Richard & Norman with a decently jump-about set of disco. fttltk attd rare groove tunes. Drinks promos.


I Academia de Salsa at Porters. (330—1 Ipttt. Highly popular salsa for beginners followed by intermediate session. No partner required. Pre-club. I Eden at Tlte Velvet Roottts. llptn<3ant. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop ill Roottt One and Scott Mckay with mellow house itt Roottt Two. Drinks promos.

I Goodfoot and Uptight at The Sub Clttb. lent—4am. £4. 30 Dcc only. Northern soul special frottt the finest exponents of the forttt iii the city celebrating their sixth birthday tottigltl. I Pop at Reds. I Ipm—3ant. £3 (£2). Indie and dance frottt DJ Robert Nichols. Drinks promos.

I Rub A Dub Xmas Party at The Sub Club. llpnt—4ant. £6. 23 Dec only. The guys front the RAD record shop attd Paisley's Club ()9 open their presents early to find Mr Attdrew Weatherall inside the wrappings for unbeatable underground dance.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpnt-«3am. £3 (£2). Insatte. drunken shenanigans eased along tticely by the charty choons of Gerry attd laitt iii the tttain roottt. Staggering drink protttos.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 11.30pttt-3am. £3. Party type of affair at the straight night itt this gay venue.

I T.l.T at Trash. l().30pttt~3attt. £2. Student night featuring D.I Rory (formerly of (‘op and Chopper) with house classics and future anthems itt Roottt ()ne. Grahame with student faves itt Roont Two atttl extra beats itt Roottt Three Drinks promos.


I 13th Note Hogmanay at The l3th Note (Clyde Street). l(lplll~ 4am. £4. 3| Dee only. Blend of DJs frottt Deep Fried attd Free Forttt bringing together soul. Latin. jazz. fttttk dttb. lttp ltop attd big beat. I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpnt«3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 1|.30pm ). Seventies disco attd ftittk. with drinks promos. 24 Dec. Billy attd Barry. the weekend residents going crazy for Christmas. £8 (£6). 3| Dec same guys. same price.

I Archaos Christmas Eve at Archaos. 10.30pm «4am. £15 t£|()). 24 Dec only. Housey vibes frottt weekend residents Chris Harris. AJ. Scott Ritchie attd Geoff Montford.

I Archaos Hogmanay at Archaos. l().3(lplll—~lttltl. £15 t£|()). 3| Dec only. New Year festivities with Scott Ritchie. Geoff Montford and Tam Coyle playing the year's big tttttes.

I Arena Xmas Bash at The Arena. 10pm—4am. £8 (£7). 24 Dec only. Christmas Eve fun with DJs frottt Parklife. Brighter attd Disco Dynamite. I Arena Hogmanay Party at The Arena. l0pm—4am. £8 (£7). 31 Dec only. Same as Christmas Eve. with all the DJs front the other nights getting iii the party mood.

I Art School Hogmanay at The Glasgow School OfArt. l()pnt—3am. £10 (£8). 3| Dec only. Traditional ceilidlt with the Thistle attd Clover battd upstairs plus Dave and Dr Paul frottt the Closet Cafe downstairs with funky. jazzy. retro party tunes.

I Apartment Christmas and Hogmanay at The Apartment. I0pm—3am. £15. 24 and 3| Dec. Disco. house attd party tunes fora stylish set.

I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3atn (DJs frottt llpttt). £2 (free before Ilpttt). Laid- back tttix frottt garage to swing with Chris Harris. Drinks promos. 24 attd 31 Dec Grahame Wilson takes over itt ntuch the sante tttatttter as Harris. £10.

I Bennet's Christmas Eve at Bennet's. l()pm—4am. £6 (£5). 24 Dec only. Regular Wednesday night DJ Sara with the Itousey tunes that Itave rocked the club over the year. Witt two flights to Amsterdam too.

I Bennet's Hogmanay at Benttet's. l()pm-4am. £8. 3| Dec only. Grant Duff of Edinburgh's Fire Island brings iii the New Year itt a progressive house. cantp high energy style plus free buffet all night. I Brel Bar Time tbc. Free. Christmas Five party with DJ Frank Murphy. Soul. Atlantic and more.

I Brel Bar Time tbc. Free. Hogtttattay partv with DJ Andy Young

I Chopper at Betty's Mayonnaise. l0.30pm—3.3()am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house attd 90s disco attd pop frottt CJ (Archaos. Thursdays). Note new venue change. Drum 'n' bass night Jttice itt Roont Two. Drinks promos.

I Collective at The Arches. ‘)pnt--5am. £22.50 (tickets front The Arches). 31 Dec only. The tttosl DJs iii any one place tonight with Stuart attd ()rde (Slattt). Roy (Love Boutique). Alex attd Paul (Pltar ()ut). Boney. DJ Heaven. Jazzy M attd Paul Jackson (Colours/ Ministry of Sound). Michael Kilkie. Simon Foy and '/.ammo (Inside Out) and laitt attd Trevor (Cool Lemon). Top DJs. top tunes. top night.

I Cul De Sac Cttl De Sac Bar. 9-1 lpttt. Free. Richard Browtt. ofGIasgow's Sottta Records. guesting every week with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos. I Dance Cafe at The Venue. 7.3()—|().3()pm. £4.50. Leroc ntodern jive classes to chart. swing attd soul. Beginners welcome.

I Depth Charge at Bar Boosltka. 8pm—midnight. Free. Deep attd funky American house frottt the Jackal.

I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Groovy garage and club classics. Drinks promos. ()pen Hogtttattay with DJ Skttd. £8.

I Garage Christmas at The Garage. ‘).3()pm—4attt. £10 (£7). 24 Dec only. Guaranteed student type mayhem frottt Dave Ross attd Iatt Hamilton.

I Garage Hogmanay at The Garage. 9.30pm—4am. £ l() (£7). 3| Dec only. Dave Ross taking charge of the festivities which include piper attd shortbread. plus all the anthems frottt the last year.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 1().30pm-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly student-orientated bill of fayre. I Havana Noche Caliente at l.os Borraeltos. 8.30pm—ntidnight. Free. Hot and busy Latino/Spanish night with the finest upfront salsa. tnerengue attd flamenco front DJ Jazz.

I Hooray Hogmanay Rocksy's Basement. l()pm—2.3()am. £5. Martin. Wilba attd Barrie of Rub-A-Dub playing the best attd deepest front the underground to bring iii the New Year. No price increase.

I Jengaheads at The Living Roottt. ()pnt—midnight. Free. Maitin big beat session with some daft tunes thrown itt for good measure. all front the Jengaheads (Paradise Island). Red Stripe £1.50 attd one ltouse spirit ()0p. Drinks promos. See Glasgow's HtmllltllltltV/t’ultlll’.

I let Christmas Eve at let. I lpm-3ant.

£8. 24 Dec only. Saturday night residents Colin Walker and Andy Harris of Tonka with funky house.

I let Hogmanay at Jet. llpm-3am. £8. 3| Dec only. Colin Walker and Andy Harris front Saturday night with their best tunes of the year.

I Knucklehead Christmas Party at The 13th Note (Clyde Street). 10pm—4am. £3 (£2). 24 Dec only. Jilkes and Hatch bring tttore of their Variety Bar sound than the full-on Art School vibe for an electrortica partv.

I Polo Lounge Christmas at The Polo Lounge. 10pm—4am. £7. 24 Dec only. DJ Ina playing the biggest tunes of the year. The club opens at 10pm but you can get free entry to the bar before. Gay.

I Polo Lounge Hogamany at The Polo Lounge. 9pm—4am. £7. 3| Dec only. Central to the Pure Pink party with passouts available for the street party. As with Christmas Eve. get to the bar before the club opens attd it's free. Gay. See (Iluxgmva Hogtttattayjt'ttttm'.

I Pure at The Old Fruittttarket. l()pm—late. £15 (tickets from the Ticket Centre. Rub A Dub. Virgin. Rippittg and Ticket Scotland). 3| Dec only. Scotland's longest rttttttittg dance night chooses the Fruitntarket. slap battg iii the centre of the Merchant‘s City Street Party. to throw their Hogatttatty party this year. Deep techno front the full Pure collective of Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler attd The Bill plus a live set front Flarl Brown.

I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). New regular Wednesday ttigltt front DJ Tchico. playing soul. ragga. funk reggae. swing and hip hop itt Room One plus Stevie Stttitlt with happy house. garage and classic dattce itt Roottt Two.

I Slam Christmas Party at the Arches. l()pnt-4am. £12. 24 Dec only. Stuart and Orde get all festive attd throw another of their legendary Chrissy parties with cotttplitttetttary drinks before midnight attd loads of presents to be given away itt the forttt of Soma merchadise. Lovely.

I Spank Hogmanay at Tin Pan Alley.

I lpnt—4am. £8. 31 Dec only. The new Friday residettts take the New Year itt hand with Trevor Reilly attd George Bowie. See (I/uxgmv fv Hogtttattay.lettlttrt'. I Stefan 8r Grant's Excellent Evening at The Asylunt (Caledonian University Studettt Uttiott). 9pm-2am. Free. Party music from four decades. Note that the Asyluttt is closed 21 Dec—5 Jan.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie attd retro sounds. Drinks promos.

I Subculture Xmas Eve Party.

I Ipnt-«lam. Price the. 24 Dec only. Sttbbie residents lay top tuttes to the regulars.

I Subcu ture flogamany Hoot.

I lpm—5am. Price tbc. 31 Dec only. Harri attd Dontenic continue the legacy of the Sttbbie Hogtttattay parties that always tend to be just the wrong side of barking tttad insane. Bruce Forsyth apparently ltas emntigrated to Australia so watch out fora new tttystery guest.

I Tin Pan Christmas Tin Pan Alley. llpnt—4am. £8. 24 Dec only. M8 present a night of hard house and tecltno with QFX. Joe Deacon. Bass Generator. Billy Reid attd Scott Browtt.

I Trash Christmas at Trash. l().3()pttt—4am. Full price the (cone £ 10). 24 Dec ottly. Housey residents Paul attd Mathew take us ittto Christmas.

I Trash Hogmanay at Traslt. 10.30pm—4am. Full price lbc (conc £8). 31 Dec only. Graham attd Peter go for a ltouse and soul option for the New Year. I Tunnel Christmas Eve at the Tunnel. l()pm~5attt. £20 (£15 itt advance). 24 Dec only. Tunnel weekend residents conte together here instead of going to church as they should do. Scallywags are Steven McCreery. Michael Kilkie. Simon Foy. Kevin McFarlane aitd Stephen Lee. Champagne £1.

I Tunnel Hogmanay at the Tunnel. l()pm—5ant. £20 (£15 adv). 3| Dec only. Radio 1‘s Dave Pearce ltot fools it front the Merchant City Street Party to broadcast live frottt the Tunnel. joined by Colitt Tevendale. Scott Mackay. Kevin McFarIatte and Simon Foy. See

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I Turbo at Jet. 1|pnt—2. 15am. £3 (£2). Club classics. 60s soul. 70s disco. 60p spirit and mixer.

I Upstairs lounge at Lime.

1 lpm—3am. Price tbc. New vocal garage. deep house and new school disco night frotn 23rd Precinct boys Kris Keegan and Billy Wood.

I Velvet Christmas at The Velvet Rooms. l()pm—4am. £l0. 24 Dec only. Alan Ronald itt the house room and Tchico iii the front roont for soul and R&B.

I Velvet Hogmanay at The Velvet Roonts. 10pnt—4am.£8. 3| Dec only. Stevie Smith with house and garage and Tchico in the front roottt for soul and R&B.


I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.30—1 Iptn. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and fttnk. Drinks promos.

I Area 51 at Nice 'N' Sleazy. ()pnt—close. Free. I Jan only. Techno 018 front Area SI and Pure.

I Audio Psy-phi at The Sub Club. 1|pm—3ant. £3. New night from Phar Out‘s Paul Cawley replacing Red Cell. entbarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum 'n’ bass and generally music with the funk. I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs front llpttt). £2 (free before llpm). Laid— back cross-section of black dance music from Stevie Middletott. Dn'nks promos. Open Christmas day and 1 Jan. £5.

I Dig Karn's Party Night at Bennet's. ll.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads ofcamp nonsense. Drinks promos.

I Bomb at The Velvet Rooms. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Night of soul. rap. R&B attd swingbeat featuring Martin Hesketh attd Mike Campbell. Additional ceilidh for those still standing | Jan (£5). I Cheeze at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm—3am. Free (students plus three guests). Now becortte the city largest cheesy beano with three floors of lack. pound pints of lager and 50p a shot. Union is closed 23 Dec—5 Jan.

I Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Student Union. lOpm—2am. £2.50 (£2). Beast ofa student night with silly tunes a-plenty attd Carlsberg only 70p. Note that the QMU is closed until 12 Jan.

I Chief at Trash. llpm-3am £3 (£2). Night of antics with DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) in Roont One with classic house and future anthems and Graham itt Room Two with his indie/party mix. Drinks promos. Open 25 Dec and 1 Jan.

I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. l()pnt—3ant. £5. 25 Dec only. Martin. Wilba attd Barrie of Rub-A-Dub out for a deep and crispy Christntas night.

I Cop at Archaos. 10pnt—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night frottt DJ CJ attd Vance. ‘Turn up. get down, cop off.‘ Drinks promos. Tattt Coyle ‘The Fuzz‘ does his indic/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s Mayonnaise. which is part of the Archaos complex. Open 25 Dec and 1 Jan with weekend resident DJs.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance attd techno. Pre-club.

I Disco Dynamite at The Arena.

1 1pm—3am. £4 (£2). Underground funk attd disco from Superfly TNT and friends. I Donkey at The Cathouse. l 1pm-3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). lndie/grunge/industriaI/chemical beats rock on a darker tip than The Cathouse’s other ttigltts. Drinks promos. Open throughout the festive period.

I Fluffy at Reds llpm-3am. £3 (£2). A night ofclassic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos. Open 1 Jan.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). lOpm—2am. Free. Jazz/funk/soul indie night with host Alan Rutherford. 0 en Jan |. Drinks promos. I let Cool Yuie at Jet. llpm-3. £8. 25 Dec only. Cool Lemon‘s Paterson and Price give you melodic house beats to burtt off all that turkey.

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