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EDINBURGH CLUBS: SAT continued
I Red On Red at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3am. £8 before 11pm; £10 after. Larger than life promoter Charlie Chester is at the helm of this dressy house night. so expect 'big name‘ guests from the garage. house and techno arenas. Norman Jaye and Craig Campbell are up on 7 Mar. then it’s Ibiza legend Alfredo on 14 Mar and some bloke called Pete Tong on 21 Mar (tickets £14 in advance from The Vaults from 7 Mar and also from Xile and Waverly Market). 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. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 7 Mar. Monthly. High quality Latin dance with DJ Coco Vega from Latin America.
I The Showcase at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Substance at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £8 Solefusion. Groove Theory members; £10 others. 7 Mar. Fortnightly. Groove Theory and Solefusion combine to bring you a new proper garage/house night. Residents are Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith in the Electric Sole main room. with Ross Keddie and Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds in the Smoove Grooves room through the back. Ashley Beedle guests on the opening night. followed by Gareth Sommerville (21 Mar). One for the music lovers. See Hit list.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Pn'ce tbc. See Fridays.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. pla ed to a packed and sweaty crowd.
I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Fly on the other two floors). Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £7 members; £9 non- members. 14 Mar. Fortnightly. The Distance Records Tour hits Tribal with DJ Bernard Badie and singer Dajae in tow. Elsewhere. it‘s business as usual in The Cooler and the top ﬂoor. One of Edinburgh's most complete clubs. Relaxed and friendly. Gene Farris returns in April. See Hit list.
I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 28 Mar. Monthly.
I Vena at Wilkie House. Next date 28 Mar. Monthly. Call 0131 556 3022 for more info.
I Yush! at City 2. 9pm—lam. Free. 21 Feb. Fortnightly. AJ from 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—1am. 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. Next date 22 Mar. Monthly.
I Catwalk 4pm—lam. Free. Chill out right through from 4pm to lam with a nice selection of hip hop and funky house.
I C.C. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. New decks-in-the-bar setup bar at The Vaults. With Kev Wright from Sublime providing ambient sounds every Sunday.
I Creation at City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. New intelligent drum 'n‘ bass night
, hosted by Jon and Mr Sleaze. Also with
various local guests and an open deck session. Interested DJs should call 0131 556 5003 or 0467 703730.
I Edinburgh One World Festival Party at The Bongo Club. 9pm—lam. £5 (£4). 15 Mar. Live music from La Boom! and The Fire Water Ensemble. 015 from Calabash.
I eh 1 More at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out to acid jazz. funk and hip hop with residents Tim King. Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.
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 Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 10pm-3am. £3. Seven-piece jazz. hip hop and progressive funk chemistry in this excellent wee venue. With MC Gar Sturdy. Jabba present a new talent night on 15 Mar and 12 Apr with musicians and DJs invited tojoin in. Astrositnian (aka Space Monkey Mafia). who play a mix of soul. dub. jazz and hip hop alongside DJ Eh? Wun! and MC Gar Sturdy. are live on 29 Mar and 26 Apr. I Karma at P0 Na Na. 10pm-3am. Free before 11pm; £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 fun.
I Mad Sundays at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p and pints £1 all night.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. lOpm—Iate. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Swin . hip hop. soul and disco.
I Pil ow Talk at P0 Na Na. 7.30pm—10.30pm. Free. Easy listening and love hits for lovers. lonely hearts and lechers alike in this busy bar.
I Spice at The Tap O‘I.auriston. 8pm—lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled eople.
I Studio Grand) at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£6). 15 Mar. Studio Grand Productions present a hip hop special with Supafriendz (USA) — Mad Skillz. Freak D and DJ Mark. Also appearing are S.T.S (Guiding Light Music) and Studio Grand‘s residents 4th Varmint. Well Stirred and MC Gar Sturdy. Plus healthy visuals. art and graf from local artists and giveaway tapes from Semtex and the Sony team. Info on 0131 332 9821 or 0973 266808. Forthcoming — Jurassic Five and Cut Chemist.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.
I Summit at The Attic. 1 1pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Uplifting house with DJ P.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. 11pm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.
I Tackno Next date 29 Mar. Monthly. I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership is available on the night. One of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher & Price take you on ajoumey 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. llpm-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. 16 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 CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Hip hop and swing in the bar area of The Vaults from The Mad Ambassador (Soundclash). Drinks promos.
I Digital Biscuit at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. 9 Mar. 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. llpm-3am. Free. Various party tunes from DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar and club.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2). Contemporary jazz meets futuristic drum 'n' bass as Altered Beats. Ritchie Ruftone mans the decks while some of Edinburgh's key musicians set about constructing the new grooves. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. lOpm—3am. £1 (free for students 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 CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. Satne 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 Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2). Freestyle hip hop night hosted by DJ Eh? Wun! (See) and rapper and poet Gary S (Under The Inﬂuence). Guest musicians will also assist. as will young spinners like the awesomely talented Dynamic Duo. A profound underground experience.
I Kickback at Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Hip hop and breakbeats with Brains and Noodles.
I Motherfunk at The Venue.
l lpm—3am. Free. Exceptionally popular rare groove. soul and funk night hosted by Gino and Fryer. Now playing drum 'n’ bass/hip hop on the middle floor with Ritchie Ruftone.
I Po Na Na llpm—3am. Free. Uptempo dance sounds with Mark Braithwaite.
I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.
I About Time at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £2.50 (£2). 18 Mar. Student night mixing soul. jazzy licks. big beat and drum 'n' bass.
I CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free. See Fridays.
I Cheesecake at The Jaffacake. 9pm—3am. £2. Mixed music policy. from Tom Jones to Howard Jones. Hanson to Jackson. Sash to Johnny Cash. All drinks two for one before 11pm.
I Chi at P0 Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. Soul. funk and disco from Lyley and AJ. in this busy bar-cum-club.
I The Clubhouse at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. Free. Garage and house in the bar area of The 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 durin happy hours.
I The Double Six C ub at City Cafe. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Britain's best board games club. offering professional waiting staff dressed in kitsch 70s style clothes and a menu of up to 250 games. Musically. they provide Tom Jones. Sergio Mendez. Bacharach and all that. Booking a table in advance is recommended. Call 0131 220 0127 to book. Now on two ﬂoors.
I Dub Department at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting dub courtesy of the Rude boys.
I Girl Meets Boy at The Citrus Club.
1 lpm—3am. £2. Reduced price drinks all night (bottles of beer £1 all night). Acid jazz. 60s soul and funk amid a colourful backdrop of lava lamps and mirrorballs. I HOPE at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (All entrance fee goes to homeless charities). 18th Mar MC Esher and MG Metro pla house. big beat and funk.
I Jazz Jo nt at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cathy Rae'sjazz singers night meets DJ Ritchie Ruftone‘s mad beatology. Participating singers so