Regular weekly clubs plus one-oft events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Rory Weller and Jim Byers.
I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. 9pm-midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny playjazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. l lpm—3.30am. £7 (£5). ()ne of The Tunnel's key nights of high-glam splendour. with top hard house DJ Michael Kilkie joined by Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) in Room ()ne. plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. All drinks £l before l2.30ant. Smart dress code.
I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llptn). £5 (free before llpm). Laid-back mix from Lex Blackmore (the legendary Blue Boy).
I Bar 10 Spin-close. Free. Stevie Donaldson. Bios. Cool Lemon. Ground Control and a Burd Called Ger taking it in turns each week from drum 'n' bass to minimal house and techno.
I Bargo 8pm—niidnight. Free. Regular pre-club night at this phenomenal bar in the Merchant City. with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.
I Bennet's ll.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night. Gay.
I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue). l0.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Gordon Tennant with a commercial mix ofchart dance and indie offerings. Drinks promos.
I Buena Vista at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). l()pm—2.30am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and funk from Mark
and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section.
I Crucial Vibes at The Bedsil. 9pm—2am. £2 (free before I lpm. 13 Feb and fortnightly. DJ Gus playing all the latest and classics in reggae. ragga. dub and roots.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—l lpm. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk.
I Deep Fried at the |3th Note Club. lOpm—3am. £3 (free before I lptn). Some of the members of Kung Funk with reggae. dub and mellow grooves on the ground floor and hip hop. bigbeat and funk in the basement. Note that the 13th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is open as a bar from 8pm.
I Edwards at Edwards. 8pm—midnight. Free. Brian McGarry with commercial garage and house.
I Katch at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50; free before ll.30pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie. Drinks promos.
I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of good time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Lush at The Lime. llpm—3am. DJ Sam Wallace with fresh house and spicy garage. Drinks promos.
I My Generation at The Hall Bar. Rpm-midnight. Free. A kaleidoscope of sound along mod revival lines. Pre-club. I Open at the Glasgow School ()fArt. 9.30pm—3am. £6.50 (£5.50 students/£4 GSA students). Residents’ night with GK Machine playing his unique neural enhancing dance chewns with guest support from Biotron V. Jengaheadsjoin the merry ()pen band with their big beaty. hip hoppy vibe plus wowy visuals. performers. aromatherapy and masseurs. Great. lose it. find it again and then forget why you wanted it in the ﬁrst place. night.
I Parltlrfe at The Arena. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s lop Bn'tpop night playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. It‘s back to the old name from Blag since people
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were getting confused. Drinks promos all night.
I Phunlted Up Fridays at R.G.'s. 8pm—midnight. Free. With DJs Mac and Chris for funky house. Pre-club.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge.
1 lpm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. or downstairs for DJ Michelle with classic disco op. Gay.
I Ra io City at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who etc.
I Rapt at The Apartment. l lpm—3am. £8. Charlie lnman playing swing. hip hop and funk in this stylish club catering for an extremely exclusive set tonight.
I Reds llpm—3am. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). Easy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.
I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. llpm-3. 15am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G.
I Sltint MF at Queen Margaret Student Union. lOpm—2am. £3 (£1 before ll.30pm). Indie night with Redstripe for a quid.
I Slam at the Arches. l0.30pm—3am. £7. World famous DJ and production duo Stuart and Orde with their last few months of this legendary underground dance night. Closes for good on IO April. On 6 Feb. Gene Farris — one of your Chicago/tech house blokes who records for Relief and Soma — guests after a storming appearance at the Sub last year. I Spangled at Times Square. 9pm-midnight. Free. New regular night of hard-edged house and techno from the Funked up. deep techno. groovemeister collective. Very handy for the Subbie and the Arches. Drinks promos.
I Spank at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm—3am. £7 (£6). House night featuring Trevor Reilly and George Bowie.
I Spectrum at Archaos. l0pm—3am. £7 (£5). Latest outing for the Colours crew with house for a glammed-up crowd and residents Jon Manicin. Crosby and Boney. Drinks promos. On 6 Feb. Allister Whitehead joins the resident Boney. On l3 Feb. St Valentine‘s special with Richard Ford from Distinctive records. Boney and Mancini.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. Party night with 60s sounds.
I Tangent at the Sub Club. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). l3 Feb. A-man and Panic continue their hugely popular night of eclectic. funky techno shenanigans to a loyal crowd. Dn'nks promos.
I Test at the Sub Club. llpm—3am. £7 (£6). 6 Feb and monthly. Resident Test DJs are joined tonight by Terry Donovan resident at House of God in Birmingham and Tresor (Berlin) for straight up no messin‘ hard techno. All drinks £l before midnight.
I Trash l lpm—3am. £4. Funky house in Room One. street soul. swing and classic grooves in Room Two from D] Grahame. I Uptight at The Bedsit. 9pm-2am. £4 (£3). 6 Feb and fortnightly. Brought to you from the Goodfoot collective. Glasgow‘s top Northern soul specialists. I Velvet Rooms l0pm—3am. £6. Alan Ronald in Rootn Two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to soul. Martin Hesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat ard classic soul.
I Virunga at The Hive. 10pm—2am. £4 (£3/half price before llpm). The legendary world music night featuring DJ Tchico and Ana for soca. salsa. merengue. reggae. ska. ﬂamenco. pop and much more. Highlight of the night is undoubtedly the limbo dancing. How low can you go?
I Apartment at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £8. Robin Burrows with club classics in this stylish and snug venue.
I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A.J. mix up garage and house for a busy. tnoderately dressy crowd. with Scott and Geoff playing club
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Colours The Colours Crew welcome back one of their most cherished guests. globetrotting superstar John Digweed. for the St Valentine's Lovers' Ball. The Arches will be draped with lOOOm of red silk. courtesy of the company responsible for decking out the Fantazia . parties. The Arches, Sat 14 Feb and monthly. '* Love Boutique Another repeat visit by the ridiculously talented Sister Bliss famed for her double career as top class DJ and Faithless collaborator. it'sthe first Love Boutique of the year so will inevitably be a little more excessive than usual. The Arches, Sat 7 Feb and monthly.
Sub Culture Special night at the Subbie run in conjunction with Edinburgh based IDNY, the label that tonight's guest Cevin Fisher (New York) currently has a release on. Top quality New York garage, house and techno. Check out the Phactfile, page 76 for more info. Sub Club, Sat 7 Feb.
Triumph Valentine's night sees the return of old mates of the Tunnel, Renaissance, back again to renew the loving friendship. Renaissance residents Parks and Wilson join the Tunnel residents with the guest DJ slot. It's a quid a drink tonight. so the club will be awash with sloppy confessions of undying love. The Tunnel, Sat 14 Feb.
classics in Betty‘s Mayonnaise (part of Archaos). Paul Traynor playing R&B. swing and hip hop in Room Three.
I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from l lpm). £5 (free before llpm). Laid-back mix from Grahame Wilson.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests.
I Bargo 8pm—midnight. Free. Dancey pre-club night with guest DJs from some of the better underground club nights in the city.
I Bennet's l l.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.
I Brighter at The Arena. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Now weekly due to popular demand with Tam Coyle. man behind the Kes Club and Dream Sequence. proudly hailing itself as the only true indie night in town tonight.
I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue) 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Gordon Tennant back again for a commercial mix of chart dance and indie offerings. Drinks promos.
I The Cathouse 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50; £2.50 before ll.30pm). Three ﬂoors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. Bit cheesier and more accessible than before. Cue Spice Girls. Drinks promos.
6-19 Feb 1998 1997 TIIELISTTS