Glasgow listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off 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 (Glasgow) and Jim Byers (Edinburgh). See page 79 for venue details.


I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. 9pm—niidnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. sotil. fusion and funk. Drinks protiios. Pre-club.

I Alive at The Glasgow School ofArt. l().3()pm-3am. £6 (£5/£4GSA). 6 Mar otily. A tiiglit of live elektronic (sic) music with live perfortnances from local techno manipulators Dr '/.ymph. TllX. Mendel and Sparky (Ré’eS) plus Jilkes and Hatch on turntable duties. Very cheap drink promos.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. l lpm~3.30am. £7 (£5). Exceptionally busy. lotig running and pretty dressy night of house at The Tunnel with highly respected resident DJs Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) iti Rootii ()ne. plus Duncan Reid and Sittioti Foy iti Room Two. All drinks £l before 12.30am. Smart dress code. 13 Mar. Byron Stingly performing live getting us tip atid making us feel titighty real.

I Bar 10 Rpm—close. Free. Stevie Donaldson. Bios. Cool Lemon. Ground Control and a Burd Called Ger taking it in turns each week from drutn 'n' bass to minimal house and techno. Great place to pick up those clttb freebies. Pre-club.

I Bargo Rpm—midnight. Free. Regular pre-club night at this phenomenal bar iti the Merchant's City. with guest DJs on ati underground dance vibe.

I Bennets ll.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Dtiff with art upbeat dance night. Gay.

I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue). l().3()pm-3am. £4 (£3). Gordon Tennant with a commercial mix ofchart dance and indie offerings. Drinks romos.

I Bud a at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. Solemusic‘s Stevie Middleton with laid- back garage and deep house. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). l0pm~2.30am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and ftitik from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section.

I Bump 'n' Hussle at Baba/a. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llptii). £5 (free before l lptii). £5. Paul 'l‘raynor with R&B. soul atid swing iti this exceptionally pretty and comfy subterranean club.

I Crucial Vibes at The Bedsit. ()pni—2am. £2 (free before I lptii. l3 Mar and fortnightly. DJ Gus playing all the latest and classics iti reggae. ragga. dtib and roots. Also at the Halt Bar every Friday 9pm—midniglit.

I Cu De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lptii. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk.

I Deep Fried at The l3th Note Clttb. l0pm—3am. £3 (free before I lpm). Some of the members of Kung Funk with reggae. dub and mellow grooves on the ground floor and hip hop. bigb‘eat atid funk iii the basement. Note that the l3th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is open as a bar from 8pm. Replaced by Ninja Tune tour l3 March.

I Edwards at Edwards. Spin—midnight. Free. Brian McGarry with commercial garage and house.

I Hellfire at Prince Armatiy's. 7.30pni—2am (note that doors close at 10.30pm) £8 (£6 members/ £4 students). 6 Mar and monthly. Glasgow's only fetish night and more than probably Scotland's too with a friendly atmosphere to show off your darker side. Strictly fetish gear only (fetish. drag. glam etc) No street clothes. They now have a

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I Katch at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50; free before

I l.30pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie. Drinks promos.

I Lime at The Lime. llpm~3am. £4 (£3). DJ Camniy with house. garage and nu soul. Drinks promos.

I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic tnix of good time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Ninja Tune Tour at The l3th Note Club. l()pm—3ani. £8. 13 March only. ()nly Scottish date of the Ninja UK tour featuring four of the best from the hip hopesque London label with Chocolate Weasels (liveish). DJ Vaditii. Animals on Wheels and Coldcut‘s Jonathon More. See Hit list and Phactlile.

I Parklife at The Arena. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow’s first atid foremost Britpop night playing classic dance/pop/itidie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Drinks promos all night.

I Phunked Up Fridays at R.G.‘s. Rpm—midnight. Free. With DJs Mac and Chris for funky house. Pre-club.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle iti tiiaiti club with 90s club and indie or upstairs iii the Trophy Rootii with lain for a more commercial mix. Gay.

I Radio City at The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who. etc.

I Rapt at The Apartment. llptn—3ant. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like nobod 's business.

I Re 5 llpm—3ani. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). Easy-going mix of disco. ftttik and contemporary chart dance.

I Shag at Fury Murry's. llpm--3. l 5am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G.

I Skint MF at The Queen Margaret Student Union. l0pmw2am. £3 (£l before I l.30pni). lndie night with Retlstripe for a quid.

I Slam at The Arches. 10.30pm 3am. £7. World fatiious DJ and production duo Stuart and ()rde with their last few months of this legendary underground dance night. 6 Mar. Slatti host the Scottish leg of the enormous Vapour tour. Envoy (live). Les Rhythmes Digitales (live). Jon Carter. Touche (Wiseguys). Derek Dalilarge. Simon Lee (Fa/.e Action). David Hill. Jools Buttet'lield atid of course Stuart and ()rde. lf reports from the other dates are anything to go by this is going to be a guaranteed smash.

I Spangled at Titiies Square. ()pm—midniglit. Free. New regular hard- edged house and techno pre-club from the Funkedupdeepteclinogroovemeister collective. Very handy for the Subbie and The Arches. Drinks promos.

I Spank at Tin Pan Alley (second floor). llpm—3am. £7 (£6). llouse night featuring Trevor Reilly atid (ieot'ge Bowie.

I Spectrum at Archaos l()pm ~ 3am. £7 (£5). Latest outing for the Colours crew with house for a glammed-up crowd with residents Jon Mancini. Crosby and Boney. Drinks promos. 6 Mar. Alistar Whitehead. back again. bttt well worth it atid l3 Mar. Ministry of Sound bloke CJ Mclntosh.

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 Mar. A-man and Panic continue their hugely popular night of eclectic. funky techno shenanigans to a loyal crowd. Drinks promos.

I Test at the Sub Clttb. llpm-3am. £7 (£6). 6 Mar and monthly. Hard techno action from residents Dave Tarrida (Sativae) and Shandy. joined direct from New York Abe Duque aka Kirliati who records for Disko B. runs his own label

Join Harri at Sub Culture for a night of nice 'n' groovy, hard hittin' house,

Tension aitd is a regular at Tresor. All drinks £l before midnight.

I Trash llpm— 3am. £4. Funky house iii Rooiii ()ne. street soul. swing atid classic grooves iii Rootii Two from DJ Grahame. I Upstairs Lounge at Tin Pan Alley (first floor). 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£2). New night at Titi Pan from outside promoters Clear Station liookitig tip with 23rd Precinct's Billy Wood and Kris Keegan for perfectly mixed soulfull underground garage and deep house.

I Uptight at The Bedsit. ‘)pm—2am. £4 (£3). 6 Mar and fortnightly. Brought to you from the Goodfoot collective. Glasgow's top Northern Soul specialists. I Velvet Rooms l0pm—3am. £6. Alan Ronald iti Rootn Two with an open mix from house anthems atid disco to soul. Martin llesketh iti Rooiii ()ne playing tnellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic sottl.

I Virunga at The Hive. l()pin -2am. £4 (£3/ half price before I lptii). The legendary world music night featuring DJ Tchico and Ana for soca. salsa. merengue. reggae. ska. llatiietico. pop atid some litiibo dancing.


I Apartment at The Apartment. llpni—-3atii. £8. Robiti Burrows with cltib classics iii this stylish atid sting venue.

I Archaos at Archaos. llpni—3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris atid .-\.J. mix tip garage atid house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd. with Scott and Geoff playing club classics iii Betty's Mayonnaise (part of Archaos). Paul Traynor playing R&B. swing atid hip hop in Rootti Three.

I Bar 10 9pm 7 midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock atid guests.

I Bargo Spin midnight. Free. Daticey pie-club night with guest DJs frotn sortie of the better underground club nights iti lllL' city.

I Bennets ll.30pm—3ani. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks protiios. (iay.

I Bongo Fury at The Bedsit. l0pni-2am. £4 (£3). 7 Mar atid monthly. Collection of DJs that play round Glasgow uniting to play to a crowd not afraid to shake a retro-rumo to dancelloor jazz. soul. funk atid Latin.

I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue) l().30pm-3atn. £3 (£2.50). (Jordon Tennant back agaiti for a commercial mix ofchart dance and indie offerings. Drinks protiios.

I Budda at Budda. Spm~midnight. Free. Solemusic's Stevie Middleton atid Andrew Wicks takitig it week about for garage atid deep house. Drinks promos. I The Cathouse l().3()pm—3am. £4

Sat. Sub Club, Glasgow

(£3.50; £2.50 before ll.30ptn). Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. Bit cheesier and tnore accessible than before. Drinks promos.

I Classic PM at Fury Murt'y's. llpm—3.l5am. £5 (£3). Club classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister ti stairs.

I Club 6 Rocksy’s Basement. l0pm—2.30ani. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub playitig the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of hiin standing. Well worth the taxi fare otit frotii the city. but note the midnight curfew. 7 Mar. llyplier (ex TAB) returning to play live. 14 Mar. top 6‘) guest Alex Knight back for tnore.

I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. l()pm—2am. £4 (£3). l4 Mar atid fortnightly. Latin sounds with all proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.

I Colours at The Arches. l().AUplll' 4am. £l2. 14 Mar atid monthly. Special Ministry of Sound/Frisky? night with an all-star. all lady line-up. DJ lleaven. Rachel Auburn and Anne Savage. three of Britain's top hard house DJs. gender or no gender.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. l lptti. Free. Spin-back king Jim llutclitson from Teknotis with hard house atid techno. Drinks promos.

I Divine at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). l()pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School ()f Art students). Andrew Divine and flush Puppy with Northern soul. llatiitiiotid grooves. bubblegum pop. wah wah funk. moog power and chemical breakbeats.

I Edwards at Edwards. Spin-midnight. Free. Brian McGat'ry with commercial garage and house.

I Easy Street at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/(lobby pre-club.

I Free Form at The ch Note Club. l()pm-3ani. £3 (free before llptii). Steven atid Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz. atid funk. Note that the l3th Note has now moved to Clyde Street atid is o en as a bar from 8pm.

I Full n at Tin Pan Alley. llpm--3am. £8. Joe Deacon. Billy Reid and guests with happy hardcore and batigitig house. I The Garage l()pm—3ani. £6 (£4); £l off before I lptii. Ati honest-to-goodness top tiiglit otit with charty dance sottnds downstairs from Dave Ross atid alternative sounds iii the attic.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 5.30pm--3atii (DJs from llptti). £5 (free before I lptii). Pumping mix frotn Grahame Wilson of futik. rare groove and hip hop.