Belfast's David Holmes makes a welcome return to Pure at the Venue. Edinburgh Fri 27 Mar

disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm- 3am. £ 1 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. Info on 0131 .558 3824. One of the most respected house and techno clttbs in the 11K now with sister nights in (ilasgow (20 Mar. Sub Club). Aberdeen (28 Mar. Iixodus). 1)umfries (The Loft. 17 Apr) and Dublin (27 Mar. The Funnel Club) a with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. l)ribbler and The Bill. With a mixed. friendly. dressed-down crowd. David Holmes returns to Pure on 27 Mar. then it's Rolando (Underground Resistance) on 1‘.) Apr. Weatherall t 17 Apr) and Day e Clarke (8 May). See llit list.

I Purple Moon at Studio 3.1. 10pm~3am. £4 members; £7 others. 20 Mar. Quality trance and teclmo. (‘olin Favor was a recent guest. Trip hop upstairs.

I Radio Forth Fridays at JP's.

9.30pm 3am. Price the. A fun-filled night with the Radio l-‘orth team. ()ver 21\ only. No'ieans or trainers.

I Reaction at The Subway. 1 1pm lam £2: free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at (‘ity (‘afe 9pm ‘Itllll. Free. Murray Richardson (a winner ol Mitzi/t magazine's ‘Bedroom Bedlam' competition) tIl'tlps' smooth deep house grooves in the City 2 bar. l-ree entry and drinks promos. See llit list

I Return To The Source at The \xiulrs. 17 Apr.

I Salsamania at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm--3am. £5. 27 Mar. Top quality Latin dance.

I Scooter at The Wee Red Bar. Next date 3 Apr. Monthly.

I Scratch at La Belle Angele.

1|pm-~3am. £6 (£5). 3 Apr. Monthly. Full

> on scratchin' hip hop session for those

who like it raw and hardcore. With residents Lyley and Ritchie Rultone.

i (iuests are The Runaways with a four-

deck special.

I Seen at The Iloneycomb. Next date 10 Apr. Monthly.

I Skuf‘l at The Vaults. Next date 10 Apr with ()rlando Voorn. Monthly.

I South Central at ("1th Mercado. 10.3()pm~3am. £5. 20 Mar. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga and R&B with I)Js TNT and Mr H. 1)] Buddy from London gtrests. Next date 3 Apr

I Sublime at Wilkie House.

10.30pm 3am. £6 members; £8 noti- members. 27 Mar. Fortnightly. Fierce trance. w itli quality residents Kev Wright and ldge working a bouncy. no nonsense party crowd. Garage and more chilled

, house upstairs with (iordon Mac and

} Gary Mac. ()ne of lidinburgh's best

- nights. Paul Van l)yk guests on 10 Apr. . Call 0131 668 30.13 for more.

' I The Subway West End 4pm-3am.

; Price the. Student-orientated venue front

the same people behind the Subway m the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied ‘— from 60s to 90s -A and the drinks are double cheap. ()pen seven nights a week with Ms on every night.

. I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4— 10pm. 1 lr'r'ee._l“riday nights have changed forever 5 thanks to Happy Hour 5-6.30pm (£1

drinks. £ 10 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of‘l’rendy Wendy.

I Triptonite North First Birthday at The Honeycomb. Next date .3 Apr. Monthly.

I Triptonite II at The Honeycomb. It).3()prti- ialtl. £6. 20 Mar. Monthly

Triptonite North sister night aiming to dig a deeper house groove. Residents are Jason Moore. Stuart Duncan and Colin Cook. Special guest is Sub Club's wee deep demon Harri.

I Twisted at The Venue. llpm-3am. £4 Joy/Luver members; £5 others. 27 Mar. Fortnightly. New mixed/gay night from Joy with Maggie and Alan your hosts. Top floor only. Phone the Joy info line on 0131467 2551.

I Voodoo at The VaulLs. Next date 3 Apr with Phil Perry. Monthly. Call 0498 703 086 for more.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Full of lovely boys (and girls) headbanging to heavy metal.

I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 after. Group concessions available. With local residents and an older. well dressed crowd. Popular with local office workers and those in search of a fun time and not serious music.

I The Wheel at Moray House.

1 lpm-Aam. £1 students; £2 guests. A mix of dance and pop. Drinks £1 before midnight. £1.60 after. Students and guests only.


I Araltataca at The Bongo Club. Next date 11 Apr. Monthly.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3am. £8. 28 Mar. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy. Euro-housey party pumpers from Darren Davies. Michael Kilkie and Zammo in the main room. Garage and deeper sounds through the back with Gareth Sornrnerville. Busy and dressy. with a good atmosphere.

I Bent at The Shooting Gallery.

l 1pm—3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 21 Mar. Monthly. Trendy Wendy is joined by Ms Alston front Shirley's Temple at Archaos in Glasgow. Expect the best in house. past and present. Mr Guy Christmas is upstairs with stuff your granny would be proud of! Auntie Maggie Joy is back in April. after her wee trip to Singapore. Watch out for the new ‘zTouchy Up Feely Room'. whatever that is. Call the info line on 0131 467 2551 for more.

I Burger Queen at Club Mercado.

l 1pm—4arn. £8 (£7). 28 Mar. Fortnightly. For more info call 0131 622 7220. Notorious pants-in-the-air glam house party heaven for a dressy and loyal crowd. Your hosts are Craig. Stella Superstar and Huggy. Suave slaphead Craig celebrates his 25th birthday on 28 Mar with 80 fave Mark Moore. Dress code: ‘if you don‘t know by now, fuck off’. That‘s what it says on the flier.

I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Gordon Whittaker and Farley Srnoove playing a varied selection ofcultured beats to shake your thing to.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. See Frida s.

I Co ours Of Love at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £8 members; £10 non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 2| Mar. Fortnightly. All drinks £1 before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £10 all night. Proper party garage and house with the fun-loving Colours crew. Dress up to fit in. Heaven. Princess Julia and Sudha guest on 21 Mar as part of the Frisky? ‘Girls Willi [)ecks’ tour. See Hit list.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 21 Mar. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC Otis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. One of the busiest clubs in the capital. Now into its sixth year.

I The £99 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. much more. There’s a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I eh1 More at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Free entry. quality music and good drinks promos in this pre-club bar. Yogi Haughton. Mark Linton and Bob Cairns

listings CLUBS

Hit list

The best'Edlnburgh Clubs thfs‘ fortnight.

Pure Pure fave David Holmes brings the quality house and techno to the capital. He's followed by Rolando, Andy Weatherall and Dave Clarke in coming weeks. The Venue, Fri 27 Mar and weekly.

Red‘On Red Charlie Chester brings you Pete Tong. He's followed by Sonique. Healy, Dave Seaman, Nigel Benn and Terry Farley in coming weeks. Big name guests anyone? The Vaults, Sat 21 Mar and weekly.

Colours Of Love The Ministry Of Sound/Frisky? ‘Girls With Decks' tour brings Heaven and Princess Julia to this glammy house night. Club Mercado, Sat 2 7 Mar and fortnightly.

Rebel Waltz No big-name guests. no big cheesy tunes, just super—smooth. double funky deep house grooves from Edinburgh's Murray Richardson. Support it. City 2, weekly Fridays.

with the garage and old skool flavours on 28 Mar. Murray Richardson on 21 Mar with a deep house groove.

I Energise at Subway. l lpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I The Essance at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 11 Apr with Slacker. Call 0131 346 4447 for more.

I FBI at the Jaffacake. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 28 Mar. Fortnightly. The busiest and best indie night in Scotland.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 21 Mar. Every four weeks. Real Latin dance.

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

I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (includes access to Fly and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Indie.

I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. lOpm—3am. £9 (£7). 21 Mar. Easy listening. Edinburgh style. A must for anyone seeking out something other than the usual house/dance music. Expect people of all ages. shapes and sizes wearing funny clothes and doing silly dances. Hugel popular and rightly so.

I Hanky Paniry at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £4. 28 Mar. Fortnightly. A shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Naughty but nice.

I Jakkara at Wilkie House. Next date 11 Apr. More info on 0131 556 3022.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). Powerful meaty contemporary jazz funk played live by Swirlers. With [)1 Andy B. Small venue. massive vibe. Get there early.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date 4 Apr. Monthly. Call info line on 0131 467 2551 for more.

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