dance class at 9.30pm. This one's a fancy dress event. Next date 28 Feb for the sixth birthday party.
I Fly at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3ani. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). (iotlt and industrial sounds.
I Forbidden City at Studio 24. Next date 21 Feb. Monthly.
I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse.
llpm—3am. £3 (includes access to Frenzy
and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). lndie.
I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. Next date tbc.
I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. llpm—3atn. £4. l4 Feb. Fortnightly. A shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart arid dance. Naughty but nice? A Valentine's special. I Jaldtara at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—3am. £8. l4 l-eb. Monthly Bangin' house with guest Guy ()rnadel (Gatecrasher. Cream)joining residents Danny Howells and Simon James. With Gordon Mac in the backroom on a garage/deep house tip. Pre-club action at The City Cafe from 9pm. More details on ()l3l 556 3022.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £5 (£3). 7 Feb and weekly. Groovy mix of jazz. drum 'n’ bass and funky sounds froiii this new collective of local musos. Plus DJs.
I Joy at Wilkie House. l0pm--3aiii. Joy members £5 before I lpiii. £7 after; non- members £6 before I lpiii. £8 after. 7 Feb. Monthly. Gay/iiiixed heaven with residents Maggie a Alan in the hard house/techno main room. Trendy Wendy arid Sally Findlay in the cheesy listening backroom. Dave Randall guests on 7 Mar. See Fridays for details of Twisted. the new fortnightly Joy-associated night. See also above for details of the Joy/Taste and Luver Heart Of Scotland Love Ball at a secret location on l4 Feb. Call 0|3l 467 255l for more details. See Hit list.
I The Lane at The Lane. llpm-3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-orientated playlist.
I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm—~3am. £4. A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. I Liquid at the Liquid Room. lt).30pm--3am. £5. Resident Billy James with Scott Bechelli. Alan (Joy) attd Trendy Wendy t l‘ackno). A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems iii this large venue.
I The Living Room 9pm lam. Free. See Fridays.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe (irafliti. 9.30pm-2ain. Bands on stage at ll.30pm. £6 (£5). Liz/ard Lounge returns to action with a new. early start time and late finislt. Yush Recordings night on 7 Feb with MC .\lello. Blacka'nized. Nicola King and lih'.’ Wunl Valentine's special with The 3 Deuces and DJ Chico Malo all the way from the Dig Family in Leeds. look out for graffiti art from Fallen Angels sprayer Derm and photos from Andy Shaw. Expect to hear anything from The Beatles and Hendrix to Nu Yorican Soul and Stevie Wonder. with Northern Soul. ska. hip hop arid all kinds thrown in. Get there early.
I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l0.3()pm--3am. £5. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Fresh mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance in the Jaffacake. L'lira-busy. First birthday on 2| Feb.
I The Joy/Taste/Luvely Love Ball at a secret location. 14 Feb. Tickets £l2 in advance from Taste. Joy and Luv ely. Phone Taste litre on 013l 557 4656 or Joy line on 0l3| 467 255l for more information. For those seeking something a little different and a little mad.
I Luver at Wilkie Hottse. Next date 2| Feb with Pete Wardman. Monthly.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs: African. Latin. salsa.
soca and calypso downstairs.
I Messenger Sound System at Tlte Bongo Club. llpm-3am. £5 (£4.50). 7 Feb. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland‘s number one heavy-weight sound system. Bob Marley birthday tribute night on 7 Feb.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm--3am. Free before llprn; £2 after“. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.
I North at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 7 Feb. Fortnightly. liifo on ()l3l 659 5230. Turning the guitar scene iii the right direction by bringing iii the best in new indie. big beat and 60s sounds with top live bands also appearing.
I The Place at Moray House. llpm—4am. £2 with llyer. lndie and rock. Drinks £l till rritdnigltt aitd £1 .60 after. Students and guests only.
I RAW at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Busy underground house night.
I Red On Red at The Vaults. l0.30pm~3am. £8 before llpm; £ I0 after. Big party action and dressy crowd vibes at the recently re-opened Vaults. Larger than life promoter Charlie Chester is at the helm. which means a frenzy of ‘big name" guests from the garage. house and techno arenas. Darren Stokes on 7 Feb. Boy George on l4 Feb. Graeme Park on 2| Feb. Residents are Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson. Dress code: smart clubwear essential. info on 0l3l 55X 9052. See Hit list.
I The Showcase at The Cavendish. t)pm- 3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Substance at The Honeycomb. ()pening night 7 Mar with Ashley Beedle. I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. Price tbc. See l-‘ridays.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. I trim-3am. £4. lndie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed aitd sweaty crowd.
I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse. llpm— 3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Fly on the other two ﬂoors). Clitnactic night of heavy guitar sounds. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. l().30pm—3am. £5 members; £7 non- members. l4 Feb. George T. Simone and H on the LFS house tip in the middle; Ritchie Rufftone and the Dynamic Duo Ill The Cooler with drum 'n’ bass and hip hop; Dr Jon. .lolrnny them and H upstairs with hip hop. swing. funk arid soul. ()ne of Fdinbur‘gh‘s riiost complete clubs. Relaxed arid friendly lirrk Rtig (resident at The Rex. Paris) guests. replacing fellow Frencltrnan Dimitri who had to postpone his planned appearance. Bernard Badie and Dajae guest on l4 Mar. See Hit list.
I Vegas at The Shooting (iallery l0.30pm~3am. £7; £5 in fancy dress. l4 Feb. Monthly. A highly enjoyable nnx between (ioing Places and Disco Inferno which tends to attract a ftiii. friendly crowd of all ages and persuasions. Fxpect to hear everything from niov re soundtracks and exotic sounds to classic disco and Latin dance. Recommended. I Vena at Wilkie House. Next date 28 Feb. Call 0| 3| 556 3022 for details.
. EDINBURGH SUNDAYS
I The Bare Story 7.30pm- lain. Free. Pre-club action w rtli drinks promos and some of Fdinburgh's top underground DJs. liifo on ()l3l 556 3953.
I Belief at The Vaults. Next date 22 Feb. Monthly.
I Catwalk 4pm lain. l'ree. Chill ottt with a nice selection of hip hop and funky house.
I CC. Blooms l lpni~3ani lt‘c‘c‘. See Fridays.
I The Clubhouse at The Vatiits. ‘)pin-3am. Free. New decks—in-the-bar' setup bar' at The Vaults. With Kev Wright frotn Sublime providing aiirbieiii sounds every Sunday.
I East Coast Project Sunday Service at lndigo Yard. ()prn—lain. Free. Joseph Malik and Unkle Faw az playing anything they w atit — which usually means a
healthy mix of soul. fuitk. jazz. hip hop and other Sunday vibes.
I eh 1 More at eh I. ‘inn—lam. Free. Chill otit to acid jazz. funk arid hip hop with residents Tint King and Fli'.’ Wun! Drinks proriios.
I The Grind at The Lane.
l0.30pm- 2am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy arid vibing.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0pm—‘3am. £3. 8 Feb and weekly. Jabba play their mix ofjazz. hip hop and progressive sounds. With MC Gary in support.
I Karma at Po Na Na. l()pm~3am. Free before I lpm'. £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 80s tunes. building itito current house and garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and ftiii.
I Mad Sundays at The Attic. llpm-3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p and pints £l all night.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm~late. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.
I Pillow Talk at Po Na Na.
7.30pm » l0.30pm. Free. Fasy' listening and lo\ e hits for lovers. lonely hearts and lechers alike.
I The Sanctuary 9pm~lam. Free. Chill out with excellent sounds before you head to Taste next door. Drinks promos. I Spice at The Tap ()‘laur'iston. Spin—lam. Free. Chilled times. chilled beer and chilled people.
I Strict at The Vaults. l0.30pm-3atii. £5. 8 Feb and weekly. New garage and speed garage itiglii with residents Yogi Haugliion arid Sean Pearson. Pints of Miller £1 and vodka £l.
I The Subway West End 4pm~3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 00p. appropriately accompanied by nrusic froin the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Tackno at Club Mercado. Next date 22 Feb. Monthly.
I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lprn—3am. £8 non-members: £6 members. Membership is available on the night. ()ne of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher dz Price
take you on a journey from vocal garage and antltetnic house to harder. faster. hands-in-the-air. happy stornpers. With a boisterous tnixed/gay/straight crowd. See Saturdays for details of a Taste/Joy/l.uvely Valentine's one-off party at a secret location.
I T.F.I.S at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. New night with drinks promos and a soundtrack that takes iii indie. 2 Tone and anything you waiit really.
I Yush at Negociartts. 9pm—3am. Free. Kicking funk. soul. disco. swing and old skool beats front the 70s to the 90s. With AJ front Blacka'nized.
I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm-3ain. Free. 16 Feb. Fortnightly. Funk and hip hop in the Negociants basement.
I Catwalk 9pm lam. Free. Classic old skool from Styler of Solefusion backroom fame downstairs in this smart new bar.
I CC. Blooms l lpm~3am. Free. See Fridays.
I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. ‘)piii~-3am. Free. Hip hop and swing iii the bar area of The Vaults from The Mad Ambassador (Soundclash). Drinks promos.
I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm-—3am. Free. 9 Feb. Fortnightly. Nit sortik beatz. from uplifting sounds to deep. dark drum 'n' bass. flipping out to hip hop come big beatz trip hop. Served tip and spiced up by Pattl (Lift). Graftk (Dry Rizer) and Believe (nu phonik sound system).
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. I0pm-3am. £3 (£2). 9 Feb aitd weekly. ‘Phase One of Altered Beats‘ preview of NW which aims to take a jazzy look at drum 'n' bass. With live tnusic arid DJ Ricky Rufftone from Tribal Funktion. I Po Na Na l lpiii —3ani. Free. Various party tunes from Roddy and DJ Kiltpanis in this bustling bar and club.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3ain. Price the. See Fridays.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. l0pin~3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.
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