GLUBS listings


I The Lane at The Lane. I lpm-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. l0.30pm--3am. £5. Resident Billy James with various rotating montth guests like Scott Bechelli (Taste backrootn). Alan Joy (2| Mar). Maggie Joy (28 Mar) and Trendy Wendy (Tackno). A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large venue.

I The Living Room ‘)pm—lam. Free. See Fridays.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. ‘).30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Quite possibly the most exciting place to be of a Saturday night. Expect a repetitive beat-free zone. with Joseph Malik and friends dropping Afro-centric grooves that might be jazz one minute. rock the next. soul then. Plus regular live bantls to make the experience even more worthwhile. Cracking atmosphere. cool crowd: l00‘7r happening.

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake.

l0.30pm- 3am. £5. 2| Mar. Fortnightly. Fresh mix of 70s. 80s and ‘)()s chart anti dance in the Jaffacake. Ultra-busy.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. ‘).l5pm—3am. Members £3 before ‘).30pm. £6 after; non-members £6 before ‘).30pm. £8 after. 2i Mar. {\‘Ionthly. Good looking mixed/gay night with a party atmosphere and a pumping hard house/techno soundtrack. With Pete Jatnes. Jahred and Mike Shy.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. Stuart Duncan ('I‘riptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish.

l()pm A 3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs: African. Latin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. llpm—3am. £5 (£4.50). 2i Mar. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwtse sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland's No l heavyweight sound system.

I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. l()pm-3am. £4.50 (£3.50). 28 Mar. Monthly. Latin dance.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before llpm: £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. 2i Mar. Fortnightly. info on 0131 65‘) 5230. Turning the guitar scene in the right direction by bringing in the best itt new indie. big beat and 60s sounds with top live bantls also appearing.

I The Place at Moray House. llpm-~4am. £2 with llyer. indie and rock. Drinks £l till midnight and £|.60 after. Students and guests only.

I RAW at Negociants. |0pm~3am. Free. Busy underground house night.

I Red 0n Red at The Vaults. l0.30pm»»3am. £8 before ll.l5pm: £l0 after. Legendary promoter Charlie Chester brings lidinburgh the proper big names from the garage. house anti techno arenas. Pete Tong makes a welcome appearance on 2| Mar (tickets £|4 in advance from The Vaults and Xile. Waverley Market) with Jo Mills. Residents are Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson anti Alan Henderson. Sonique. Heaiy. Nigel Benn. Dave Seaman and Terry Farley all follow in Apr and May. Dress code: smart clubwear essential. Info on 0l3l 558 9052. See Hit list.

I Salsa Viva at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 4 Apr. Monthly.

I The Showcase at The Cavendish. ‘)pm--3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.

I Substance at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3am. £8 Solefusion. Groove Theory members: £l0 others. 2| Mar. Fortnightly. Groove Theory and Solefusion combine to bring you a new proper garage/house night. Residents are

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Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith in the Electric Sole main room. with Ross Keddie anti Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds in the Smoove Grooves room through the back. Gareth Sommerville (Atomic Baby.Yip Yap. Hard Times. Cream. Triptonite North. Made In Iguana) makes a welcome guest appearance in the main rootn where he surely belongs. ()ne for the music lovers. Ashley Beetlle was the guest last time round.

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

I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpttt—3atti. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance anti funk. played 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. l0.30pm--3am. £5 members; £7 trott- members. 28 Mar. Fortnightly. Residents night at one of Edinburgh's most complete clubs. Relaxed antl friendly. Hip hop and disco on the top floor: proper house on the main floor; fresh. eclectic beats in The Cooler. Iloltl tight for the Tribal Weekender on 10 and l | Apr with Sneak and Junior Sanchez on the Friday at The Shooting Gallery. followed by Gene Farris on the Saturday at The Venue.

I Under The Duvet at The old (.tPt) Building. Waterloo Place. I 1 Apr. HIV/AIDS fundraiser. More info next issue.

I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery.

I lpm—3am. £5 with fancy dress; £7 others. 28 Mar. Monthly. Downstairs in Club Copacabana for 70s disco and intoxicating Latin rhythms. upstairs in the Stardust Lounge for easy listening. cult movie themes and a cocktail of exotic sounds. Fun for all ages. a bit like Going Places and Tackno.

I Vena at Wilkie Ilouse. l0.30pm-~3am. £8 members; £‘) non-members. 28‘ Mar. Montltiy. Progressive house with residents Jay Kay and Scott Rutherford. AJ and Gavin in The Chamber. Pre-ciub party action iii the City 2. Call 0I3l 556 3022 for more info.

I Walkers IO.30‘pm—3am. Price tbc. Total party night with local I)Js. Busy and dressy. with an older crowd.

I Yush! at City 2. ‘)pm— lam. Free. 2| Feb. Fortnightly. AJ from Blacka'nized with hip hop. swing. soul. ftmk. ragga. old skool etc . . . in lidinburgh's original pre-club bar.


I The Bare Story 7.30pm-latn. Free. Pre-club action with drinks promos and some of Iidinburgh's top underground I)Js. info on 0| 3| 556 3053.

I Belief at The Vaults. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). 2‘) Mar. Monthly. Uplifting and hard house. disco. speed garage anti US anthems for a happy mixed/gay/straight crowd. With special guests 'I‘WA (Vague. Leeds) joining local boys Sean Pearson (Red ()n Red). John Brownlie and Dave Smith.

I CC. Blooms l lpm -3ant. Free. See Fridays.

I Creation at City Cafe. ‘)pm slam. Free. New intelligent drum ‘n' bass night hosted by .lon and Mr Sleaze. Also with various local guests and art open deck session. interested DJs should call 0l3l 556 5003 or 0467 703 730.

I eh 1 More at eh I. ‘)pm~ lam. Free. Chill out to acid jazz. ftmk and hip hop with residents Tim King. Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.

I Electriscity at The Catwalk.

‘)pm-- lam. Free. Chill out with a nice selection of sounds which rttns from hip hop to funky house.

I The Grind at The Lane. l0.30pm-2am. £3. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Gootl drinks promos. Busy antl vibing.

I Jazz Joint at Henry 's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £3. Seven-piece jazz. hip hop and progressive funk chemistry in this excellent wee venue. Willi MC Gar Sturdy. Jabba present a new talent night

on l2 Apr with musicians anti I)Js invited tojoin in. Astrosimian (aka Space Monkey Mafia). who play a tnix of soul. dub. jazz and hip hop alongside DJ Iih'.’ With! and MC Gar Sturdy. are live on 2‘) Mar and 26 Apr.

I Karma at Po Na Na. l()pm—3am. Free before I lpm'. £2 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Sutra) starting with early anti late 80s tttnes. building into current house anti garage trax. before finishing with dance classics. Busy anti fun.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic.

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

I Mambo Club at Cavendish.

l()pm~ late. £2 before midnight: £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul anti disco.

I Peekaboo at The Wee Red Bar. l()pm-3am. £3. 22 Mar. Monthly. Sleazy listening. exotica. swinging soundtracks. girl groups. 60s song. go-go. crooners and dames.

I Pillow Talk at Po Na Na.

7.30pm— |0.30pm. Free. liasy listening and love hits for lovers. lonely hearts anti lechers alike in this busy bar.

I Spice at The Tap ()' Lauriston.

8pm lam. Free. Chilled tunes. chilled beer and chilled people.

I Strict at The Vaults. llpm—3am. Free. 5 Apr and weekly (not 26 Apr). Garage and speed garage with Sean Pearson. A chilled night for chilling people.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. Price tbc. See Fridays.- Summit at The Attic. llpm-3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. L' ilifting house with DJ P.

I Sun ay Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm 3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and ‘)0p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and ‘)()s.

I Tackno at Clth Mercado.

l0.30pm -3.30am. £4 members. £5 in appropriate dress. £6 others. 2‘) Mar. Monthly. The Tackno Wigstock Festival for those \y ht) want to swing their pants. wear flares and generally get down. Be sure to wear flowers in your hair.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £6 members; £8 non-members. Membership is available on the night. ()ne of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents Fisher & Price take you on ajourney 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 Ilorse.

I lpm—3am. £3. New night with drinks promos and a soundtrack that takes in

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I Yush at Negociants. ‘)pm—3am. Free. Kicking funk. soul. disco. swing and old skool beats from the 70s to the ‘)0s. With AJ frotn Blacka'nized.


I Buddha at Negociants. ‘)pm—3am. Free. 30 Mar. Fortnightly. Funk anti 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. ‘)pm-—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. ‘)pm—3am. Free. 23 Mar. Fortnightly. Skilled up tunes and grooves frotn the skilled up tiuo of Paul (Snafu Records. Lift) and Believe (Nu Phonik Sound). From big beatz to funky house anti groovin' techno. With fresh pressure from undergrotmd guests.

I Happy Mondays at P0 Na Na.

l lpm-3am. Free. Various party tunes from DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar anti club.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Contemporary jazz meets futuristic drum 'n' bass at 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. l()pm—3am. £l (free for students with matriculation card). A tnix of indie and dance.


I Calabash at Negociants. ‘)pm—3am. Free. W ‘ekly chilled vibes from Gavin the Jazz King and Fawaz.

I CC. Blooms l lpm—3am. Free. Same 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. l0pm-3am. £3 (£2). Freestyle hip hop night hosted by DJ Eh? Wun! (See) and