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

I C.C. Blooms 1 lpm-3anr. Free. Same as Fridays but with 60s. 70s and 80s tunes.

I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Drum ’n' bass and other cutting edge vibes in the bar area of The Vaults.

I Kickback at Catwalk. 9pm-—1arn. Free. Hip hop and breakbeats with Brains and Noodles.

I Motherfunk at The Venue.

l lpm—3atn. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove and ftrrrk night. Now playing drum 'n‘ bass in The Cooler.

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

I The Subway West End 4pm~3atn. Price tbc. See Fridays.


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

I Chi at Po Na Na. 1 lpm— 3am. Free. Soul. furtk and disco from Lyley and A.J. in this busy bar-cum-club.

I The Clubhouse at The Vatrlts. 9ptn—3am. Free. Garage and house in the bar area ofThe Vaults.

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 Cafe. 8pm—lant. Free. Britain's best board games club. offering professional waiting staff dressed in kitsch 70s-style clothes

DJ Top 5


Jim ‘Da Be' Laughlin

Mr 03 Best as he likes to call himself is the pioneer of the student pre-club night, with the likes of his activities at Ocho, Yo Y0 and The Lounge filling academic types with cheap booze and party tunes. Now he's bringing this vibe to Bababza with his new Thursday night B.E.S.T. for people who like tojump up and dance on the tables. Wins award for most exclamation marks in a top five. ever.

‘Rapper‘s Delight': The Sugarhill Gang (WamerlChappell)

’11 it's good enough for Grandmaster Flash, it‘s good enough for me. sheer classl'

‘We Are Family (Sure is Pure M1x)’: Sister Sledge (WEA)

’A classic girlie anthem, it’ll pump your 'nads every time!’

'Renegade Master (Fatboy Slim Old Skool Mix)’: Wildchild (Hi-Life)

'A bit of old skool hip-hop. funked right up for 98. Can‘t get enough of it!’ 'Club Tropicana': Wham (Sony)

'A song for anytime, anywhere and everybody - fantastic!!!’

‘1 Go To Rio: Peter Allen (A&M)

’An end of night song, get’s ’em up on the tables every time!’

and a menu of up to 250 games to choose front. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call 0131 2200127 to book.

I Dub Department at Negociants. 10prn—3arn. 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.

l lpm--3am. £2. Reduced price drinks all night. Easy listening and 70s disco atnid a colourful backdrop of lava lamps and tnirrorballs.

I Men Of Leisure at Negociants. 9prn—‘3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop and block rocking beats with Mr A and Mr H and special guests.

I Out 2 Lunch at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3arn. Free. With H (Tribal Funktion). Johnny Leopardskin and Lunch Mates putting the electric into eclectic. Busy and highly enjoyable.

I Soul Sessions at Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Nu soul. R & B. funk. disco and swing from Bob Caims and guests.

I Sound Affects at The Attic.

l lprn—~3arn. £2. 4 Feb and weekly thereafter. New uplifting house night with Fisher 8; Price (Taste) as residents. Student friendly. A11 drinks £2.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.

I Vinyl Grooves at The thue. 10.30prn—3am. Free. lndie session on the top floor. 1t‘s free! Good drinks promos too. including a free tequila on entry.


I Absolut Groove at The Lane. lOpm-3arn. Price the. Uplifting house and garage with Kevin Jones and Neil Ferguson at this trendy West End bar/club.

I lmbolc (Beltane Benefit) at The Venue. 9.30ptn—3am. £6 (£5). 5 Feb. ()ne-off multi-rnedia event which combines a video show (from 9.30pm) with performance art on three floors. Music is supplied by DJs from Lift attd Pur le Moon.

I atwalk 9pm—1aru. Free. Open decks session bring your own records and have a o.

I C.C. looms 1 lptrr—3atn. Free. See Fridays.

I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Hard house in the bar area of The Vaults.

I eht more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Dominic Harrison with upfront house and club classics.

I The Fine Line at La Belle Angele. Next date 12 Feb. Monthly.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llprn—3am. £2. A club working on the premise that guitars aren‘t going out of fashion. Classic indie and alternative. old and new. Drinks promos all night.

I The Living Room 9ptn—1arn. Free. DJ 4th V presents a fusion of soul. funk and hip hop. Pre-club.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—1ate. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm-3arn. £2. Weekly session aimed at students. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3atn. £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 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. 1 lpm—3am. £4. Epic progressive house/breakbeat mayhem and large piss-up madness with Gordon Whittaker and Phil Alcock. Lager and spirits come in at around £1. Mine‘s a pint and 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 4001.

I The Arena 15—27 Oswald Street. 221 3010.

I The Attic terrier through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332

1 120.

I Babaza Royal Exchange Square. 01412040101

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 0475.

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 Blackfriars Underground (belntt Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street. 2486606.

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

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Saucltiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 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 l 120.

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 King Tut's Wah Walt Hut St Vincent Street. 221 5279.

I lime (formerly The Cotton Club) 5 Scott Street. 332 0712.

I McPhabb, 23 Sandyford Place. 221 0770.

I Media 8t 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 Wilsott 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 4() New Sneddon 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 Oswald Street. 221 7871.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600.

I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street. 221 0414

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

I Times Square St Enoch Square. 221 6579.

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street.

204 1000.

I Variety 40lSaucbiehall Street. 332 4449.

listings GLUBS

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 332 (1755. I Yo Yo 31 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I ABC Film Centre 121) Lothian Road. 228 1638. .

I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4348.

I The Basement Brougltton Street. 557 (1097.

I La Belle Angele ll Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 5.56 52114.

I Cafe Graffttti Mansfield Place (‘lrtrtch (bottom o1 Broughton Street). 5.57 811115.

I Catwalk Broughton Street. 225 5583.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 22t 3252

I C.C. Blooms 23 2.1 t‘lreenside Place. 556 9331.

I Century 2000 31 1.othian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citadel 39 (‘otrtmercial Street. 1.t'rtlr. 55.5 5622.

I The Citrus (itrrttllay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe liltllr Street. 220 (11.5.

I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 125a Princes Street. 226 1661.

I eht Bar And Brasserie 197 High Street. 22115277

I Filmhouse Bar1.t)tltt;111 Road.

228 2ns8.

I The Gallery 232 (‘owgatc. 225 5583.

I Gran Via-Tasca .3 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Henry’s Cellar Bar Morrison Street. 221 1288. .

I The Honeycomb 36~38A Blair Street. 2211-1381.

I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Rittttl. 229 7986.

I JP'S Nightclub 3 Setuple Street. 2.29 7733

I The Lane 7 ()trcettsterry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 22.5 2564

I The Living Room 235 (‘owgate 225 4628 I I The Meadow Bar Buccleaclt Street. 622 7681).

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

I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North rat-rage. 556 7277.

I Moray House ilolyt-ootl Road.

5.56 5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. Datitl‘s Street. 556 6375.

I Ne ociants roiliian Street.

225 6. 13.

I Oddfellows 14/16 Forrest Road. 2211 1816.

I PJ. Lyles 138 1401.etth\\'a1k.

467 71151.

I PO Na Na 261'rt'tlt‘r1tfk Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Union Bristo Square. 65113090.

I Rockin Horse Cowgale. 225 3326. I Royal ighland Exhibition Centre lilglistort.

I The Sanctuary Blair Street (next to the lltttlt‘ycolllb. 22.5 6885

I The Shooting Gallery 32 Broughton Street. 557 178.5.

' I StOflES Frederick Slrt‘t‘1.226 1226.

I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The subway CtI-nglit‘. 2256766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197

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 Catttbridgc Street. 228 1404.

I The Vaults Nrddry Street. 5.58 9052. I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()fArt. Lauriston 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.

23 Jan—S Feb 1998 THE LISTTB