I Century 2000 l 1pm-3am. £5. See Fridays.

I Colours Of Love 3rd Birthday at Club Mercado. I [pm—4am. £8 members; £10 non-members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 21 Feb. Fortnightly. All drinks £1 before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £10 all night. Girls two for the price of one with flyer. Hold tight for the birthday action with Colours faves Brandon Block and Alex P.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 21 Feb. Fonnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. ()tte of the capital‘s busiest clubs. now into its sixth year. Check also the huge Disco Inferno event at The Assembly Rooms (£12) on 28 Feb with special guests ()dyssey.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

1 lpm—3am. £3 members; £3.50 non members. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. New Wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. tnuch more. There‘s a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I eh1 More at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Quality tttusic and good drinks promos in this pre-club bar. Yogi Haughton. Mark Linton and Bob Cairns with the garage flavours on 21 Feb. Murray Richardson on 28 Feb with a deep house groove.

I Energise at Subway. I 1pm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I FBl at the Jaffacake. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 28 Feb. Fortnightly. Scotland‘s busiest and best indie night.

I Fiesta Latina 6th Birthday at Teviot Row Union. 28 Feb. Monthly. 9.30pm—2am. £3 students; £4 non- studettts. Popular Latin dance event celebrates six years of fun and dancing. DJs Ana and Pancho play to the enthusiastic crowd. Free Latin dance class at 9.30pm.

I Fly at The Rocking Horse. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Goth and industrial sounds.

I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse.

1 1pm—3am. £3 (includes access to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Ittdie.

I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. Next date 21 Mar.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. £4. 28 Feb. Fortnightly. A shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Naughty but nice!

I Jakltara at Wilkie House. Next date 14 Mar. Monthly. More info. on 0131 556 3022.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date 7 Mar with Dave Randall. Monthly. Call info line on 0131 467 2551 for tttore.

I The Lane at The Lane. 1 Ipm—3ptn. £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. 1 lpm—3am. £4. A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. ' I liquid at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with van'ous ro‘ia’ting guests like Scott Bechelli (Taste backroom). Alan (Joy) and Trendy Wendy (Tackno). A smooth

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blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large venue.

I The living Room 9pm—lam. Free. See Fri.

I Linard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. Bands on stage at

1 1.30pm. £6 (£5). Probably Edinburgh's most exciting clubjust now. a refreshing mix of soul.jazz. Latin. rock. funk. rap and all kinds. Plus a friendly crowd. El Cometa All-Stars live on 21 Feb with Joseph and Simon Hodge (Big Beat). The Fred Quinnby Funk Experience (Glasgow) on 28 Feb with Joseph and Unkle Fawaz. Hold tight for the two- floored first birthday party bash on 7 Mar tickets £10 in advance from Underground Solu’shun. Fopp. Professor Plastics. Yo Yo or on the door at Graffiti on Fris and Sats.

I Loveshack tst Birthday at The Jaffacake. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 21 Feb. Fortnightly. Fresh mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance in the Jaffacake. Ultra-busy.

I Luver at Wilkie House. 9.15pm—3am. £8 before 10pm. £10 after. 21 Feb. Monthly. Mixed/gay night with an excellent party atmosphere. Residents are Pete James. Jahred and Mike Shy. The music is uplifting. energetic. banging hard house. Pete Wardman (Kiss FM. Trade) guests.

I Made In lguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm-lam. Free. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs; African. Latin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£4.50). 21 Feb. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland’s no. I heavyweight sound system.

I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 28 Feb. Monthly. Latin dance.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before I 1pm; £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. 21 Feb. Fortnightly. Info. on 0131 659 5230. Turning the guitar scene in the right direction by bringing in the best in new indie. big beat and 60s sounds with top live bands also appearing.

I The Place at Moray House.

1 lpm—4am. £2 with flyer. Indie and rock. Drinks £1 until midnight and £1.60 after. Students and guests only.

I RAW at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Busy underground house night.

I Red 0n Red at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £8 before 1 1pm; £10 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. Graeme Park on 21 Feb. the all-singing. spinning DJ Sonique on 28 Feb. Norman Jaye follows on 7 Mar. then it's speedo garage time with The Dreem Teem on 14 Mar. Residents are Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson. Dress code: smart clubwear

essential. Info. on 0131 558 9052.

I Salsa Viva at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 7 Mar. Monthly.

I The Showcase at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Stuart dress. Live bands every week.

I Substance at The Honeycomb. Openin night 7 Mar with Ashley Beedle. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied from 60s to 90s and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse.

1 lpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Fly on the other two floors). Clitttactic night of heavy guitar sounds. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 members; £7 non- members. 28 Feb. AlI-Star residents night with George T. Simone attd H with house attd funky techno iii the middle; various Tribal residents in the new-look Cooler; Dr Jon, Johnny Uncut. Ritchie Ruftone and H upstairs with hip hop and disco beats. One of Edinburgh's tnost complete clubs. Relaxed attd friendly. Bernard Badie and Dajae guest on 14 Mar. Listen out for Tribal on Fresh Air FM (105.4FM) Fridays. 10—1 1.30pm.

I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 28 Mar. Monthly.

I Vena at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £8 members; £9 non-members. 28 Feb. Monthly. Progressive house with resident Jay Kay. Deep. dubby grooves upstairs with A] and Gavin. Call 0131 556 3022 for more info.

I Yush! at City 2. 9pm-1am. Free. 21 Feb. Fortnightly. AJ front Blacka'nized with hip hop. swing. soul. funk. ragga. old skool etc . . . in Edinburgh’s original pre-club bar.


I The Bare Story 7.30pm—lam. Free. Pre-club action with drinks promos and some of Edinburgh‘s top underground DJs. Info on 0131 556 3953.

I Belief at The Vaults. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 22 Feb. Monthly. A mix of garage. hard house and drum 'n‘ bass with John Boy. Dave Smith and Bertie Goff.

I Catwalk 4pm—lam. Free. Chill out right through from 4pm to latn with a nice selection of hip hop and funky house.

I C.C. Blooms 1 lpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. New decks-in-the-bar setup at The Vaults. With Kev Wright frotn Sublime providing ambient sounds ever Sunday.

I e 1 More at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out to acid jazz. funk and hip hop with residents Tim King attd Eh? Wun! Drinks romos.

I Fresh Air FM Party at The Venue. 10pm-3am. £5. 22 Feb. Two floors of Fresh Air fun. featuring some of Edinburgh‘s finest DJs. Guests include Dr Jon from Tribal. Ritchie Ruftone. winner of the recent Northern Mixing Championships; Gareth Sommerville front Atomic Baby and Tn'ptonite North; Murf from Subterrain in London and Animated in Edinburgh. More DJs tbc. See Hit list.

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

I Karma at P0 Na Na. lOpm—3atn. Free before 1 1pm; £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early and late 80s tunes. building into current house and garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy and


I Mad Sundays at The Attic.

1 lpm—3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p and pints £l all night.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—late. £2 before midnight; £4 after.

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Swing. hi hop. soul and disco.

I None The Above at The Bongo Club. 8.30pm—midnight. £6 (£4). 22 Feb. A feast of live music which ranges from jazz to world and folk.

I Pillow Talk at P0 Na Na. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Free. Easy listening and love ltits for lovers. lonely hearts and lechers alike.

I The Sanctuary 9pm - latn. Free. Chill out with excellent sounds before you head to Taste next door. Drinks promos. I Spice at The Tap O‘l.auriston. 8pm-lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I Strict at The Vaults. 10.30pm—3am. £5. New garage/speed garage night with residents Yogi Haughton and Sean Pearson. Pints of Miller £ 1. vodka £1.

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

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. l lpm-3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music front the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30ptti—3.30am. £5 vicars. trannies and teddies; £4 members; £6 prudes. 22 Feb. Monthly. Triple X rated ftttt at tonight's Sexy Tackno. Huge. hot and hortty! Big. bouncy and beautiful! Willi Trendy Wendy giving you pleasure on the decks. Catch Wendy on Fresh Air FM (105.4FM). Thursdays in February. 6- 7pm.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. 1 [pm—3am. £8 (£6 members). Membership is available on the night. One of the capital’s most essential clubbing experiences. Residents Fisher & Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and anthemic house to harder. faster hands-in-the-air happy stompers. With a boisterous mixed/gay/straight crowd.

I T.F.I.S at The Rocking Horse.

1 1pm—3am. £3. New night with drinks promos and a soundtrack that takes in indie. 2 Tone and anything you want really.

I Yush at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Kicking funk. soul. disco. swing and old skool beats from the 70s to the 90s. With AJ from Blacka'nized.


I Buddha at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 2 Mar. 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 C.C. Blooms 1 1pm—3am. Free. See Fridays.

I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Hip hop and swing in the bar area of The Vaults front The Mad Ambassador (Soundclash). Drinks promos.

I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 23 Feb. 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 up by Paul (Lift). Graftk (Dry Rizer) and Believe (nu phonik sound system).

I Happy Mondays at P0 Na Na.

1 1pm—3am. Free. Various party tunes from DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar and club.

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

I Trainspotter at The Subway. lOpm—3am. £1 (free for studean with matriculation card). A mix of indie and dance.


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

I C.C. Blooms I 1pm—3am. Free. Same as Fridays but with 60s. 705 and 80s tunes.

I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Drutn 'n’ bass and other

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