I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10pm-3am. £8 members; £9 non-members. 10 Apr. Fortnightly. Fierce trance. with resident Idge working a bouncy. no nonsense party crowd. Garage and more chilled house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary Mac. ()ne of Edinburgh's best nights. Paul Van Dyk guests. Call 0131 668 3043 for more. I The Subway West End 4pin—3um. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I T.F.|.F. at Club Mercado. 4pm—10pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£1 drinks. £ 10 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I Tribal Funktion at The Shooting Gallery. 10pm—3am. £10 members: £12 others. 10 Apr. Very special one-off at The Shooting Gallery with a four hour set from DJ Sneak and Junior Sanchez. Support comes from George T. Simone and H. Two floors of quality house. Tickets limited to 400. Available in advance from Underground Solu’shun. Cockburn Street. Ticket holders from Friday get guaranteed entry and £2 discount for Saturday's Tribal at The Venue with Gene Farris. Please keep ticket to ensure entry.

I Triptonite North First Birthday at The Honeycomb. 10.30prn—3am. £7. 3 Apr. Fortnightly. Hard house club celebrates its first birthday with Allan Thompson (Trade). Vicki Iidwards (Decadence. South Africa). Stuart Duncan (JDJ International) and Gareth Sonirnerville (Triptonite North). Pre-club party in Iguana from 9pm. Next date 17 Apr with Duncan. Soinmerville. Davenport and Colin Cook.

I Triptonite II at The Honeycomb. Next date 17 Apr. Monthly.

I Twisted at The Venue. 11pm--3arii. £4 Joy/Luver members: £5 others. 10 Apr. Fortnightly. Mixed/gay night from Joy with Maggie and Alan your hosts. Top floor only. Phone the Joy info line on 0131 467 2551.

I Voodoo at The Vaults. 10.30pni-—3ani. £6 before 1 1.30pm; £9 alter. 3 Apr. Monthly. Residents Jay Storic and Neil Mckay are joined by Phil Perry (Jackpot/Guerilla Records). Ian ()ssia is next up on I May. then it's ()uivver on 29 May. Call ()498 703 086 for more.

I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm--3ain. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Ftill of lovely boys (and girls) Iieadbanging to heavy metal.

I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 alter. Group concessions available. Over 21s. Smart dress. Happy- hour 4-—8pm. With resident DJs. Fun music. fun crowd.

I The Wheel at Moray House.

llpiii 4am. £1 students; £2 guests. A mix of dance and pop. Drinks £1 before midnight. £1.60 after. Students and guests onlv.


I Arakataca at The Bongo Club.

9.30prii~ 3am. £4.50 (£4). I I Apr. Monthly. Salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm~3am. £9 for this night only. 11 Apr. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy. FIuro-housey party pumpers from Darren Davies. Michael Kilkie and '/.ammo in the main room. Garage and deeper sounds through the back with Gareth Sommerville. Busy and dressy. with a good atmosphere. Lisa Loud makes a special guest appearance.

I Bent at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 18 Apr. Monthly. Call the info line on 0131 467 2551 for more.

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £6. 4 Apr. Monthly on the first Sat of every month. The much loved Thelonius team moves venue from La Belle Angele to Graffiti. Working in association with Lizzard Lounge. they remain committed to quality jazz-dance. Tonight's guests are the Jaz/cotech dancers. with a drummer and a percussionist. plus also London's Jazz Cafe DJ Adrian Gibson. Membership is available at the cash desk.

I Burger Queen at Club Mercado. llpm—4ani. £8 (£7). 1 I Apr. Fortnightly. For more info call 0131 622 7220. Notorious Gucci pants-in-the-air glam house party heaven for a dressy and loyal

crowd. Your hosts are Craig. Stella Superstar and Huggy. Dress code: ‘if you don't know by now. fuck off'. That's what it says on the flier. anyway. I Catwalk 9pm—Iam. Free. Gordon Whittaker and Farley Srnoove playing a varied selection of cultured beats to shake your thing to. I Century 2000 I 1pm-3am. £5. See Fridays. I Club L’Amour at JP's. 10pm-‘3ani. £5. Smart dress. Happy hours 10--niidnight. Freestyle mix of 60s. 70s. 80s and 90s music. I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.

I 1pni—4am. £8 members; £10non- members. Membership applications and club information on 01698 276 866. 4 Apr. Fortnightly. All drinks £I before midnight. Bottle of bubbly £l() all night. Proper party garage and house with the fun-loving Colours crew. Smokin' Jo guests. Dress tip to fit in. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £6. 4 Apr. Fortnightly. Three burning floors of hot disco action with MC ()tis and DJs Love and Nick Silver. ()ne of the busiest clubs in the capital. Now into its sixth year. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—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 eh 1. 9pm -- lain. Free. Quality music and good drinks promos in this pre-club bar. Yogi Haughton. Mark Linton and Bob Cairns with the garage and old skool flavours on 4 Apr. Murray Richardson on I I Apr with a deep house groove. I Energise at Subway. I lprn ~3am. £2. Various party sounds. I The Essence at The Shooting Gallery. 10pm—3am. £7 members; £9 non- members. | 1 Apr. Monthly. Hard house and trance. featuring a live set from Slacker. Call 0131 346 4447 for more. I FBI at the Jaffacake. 10.30pm 3am. £5. I 1 Apr. Fortnightly. The busiest and best indie night in Scotland. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row l'nion. Next date 18 Apr. livery four weeks. I Fly at The Rocking Horse. I 1pm— 3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Indie and chemical beats. I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (includes access to Fly and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Rock and alternative. I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. Next date tbc. I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. lem-3am. £4. 1 I Apr. Fortnightly. .-\ shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. Naughty but nice. I Jakkara at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £9. 11 Apr. Monthly. More info. on 0131 5563022. Parks 62 Wilson (Renaissance) guest alongside resident Simon James. Gav Sutherland and Gordon Mac in the back. Progressive house and trance. Pre-club party in City 2. I..S.G play live on 9 May. I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). The Ugly Groove Movement. a collective of DJs and musicians from around the UK. play 70s soul. with support from F.h'.’ Wunl on the decks. I Joy at Wilkie House. 10prn--3am. £5 members before I 1pm. £7 after; £6 non- members before I Iprii. £8 after. Free membership available on the night. Tapes and t-shirts also available. 4 Apr. Monthly. Maggie & Alan in the hard house/techno main room. Trendy Wendy and Sally Findlay in the back. Gay club. straight people welcome. Call info line on 0131 467 2551 for more. I The Lane at The Lane. llpm-3pm. £3 before midnight; £5 thereafter: members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-orientated


Le Freak at The Attic. 1 lpm-«3ain. £4.

A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. Drinks promos. I Liquid at The Liquid Roorii.

10.30pni—3ani. £5. Resident Billy James with various rotating monthly guests like Scott Bechelli (Taste backroom ). Alan Joy. Maggie Joy and Trendy Wendy (’I‘ackno). A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large venue.

I The Living Room 9pm lain. Free. See Fri.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm- 2am. £6 (£5 I. Quite possibly the most exciting place to be of a Saturday night. Iixpect a repetitive beat-free zone. with Joseph Malik and friends dropping .-\fro-centric grooves that might be jazz one minute. rock the next. soul the next. Plus regular live bands to make the experience even more worthwhile. Cracking atmosphere. cool crowd; I00“; happening. Big Beat launch their new monthly night on 4 .-\pr. followed by the lil Cornetas live on 1 I .-\pr.

I Loveshack at The .Ial'lacake.

10 30pm 3am. £5. 4 .-\pr. Fortnightly I'resh 1111\ of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance in the Jaffacake. l‘Itra-busy.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. Next date 18 Apr with Rich B ('l‘i'ade. Heaven. Sherbiti. Mtilllllly.

I Made In Iguana 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. l.atin. salsa. soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Cltib. I Ipiii 3am. £5 (£4.50). 4 Apr. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland's No l heavyweight sound system. With guests The Fruits ()1. .laphet (London) for Jamaican jazz. ska and i'ocksteady.

I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. Next date 25 Apr. Monthlv.

I Moroccan Clouds a1 Po Na Na.

10pm 3am. Free before 1 1pm: £2 after. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. lurik. 60s. 70s. 80s. liip hop and cheese.

I North at La Belle Angele. llpiii -3ain. £5. 4 Apr. 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. I lprii 4am. £2 with flyer. Indie and rock. Drinks £1 till 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 I I.I5pm; £l() after. legendary promoter Charlie Chester brings Iidinburgh the proper big names frorri the garage. house and techno arenas. DJ Soriique guests on 4 Apr. followed by Jeremy Ilealy on 11 Apr. Residents are Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson. Nigel Benn. Judge Jules. Dave Seaman and Terry Farley follow in Apr and May. Dress code: smart clubwear essential. Info on 0131 558 9052.

I Salsa Viva at The Shooting Gallery. 10.30pm 3am. £5. 4 .»\pr. Monthly. Iligli quality l.atiii dance.

I The Showcase at The Cavendish.

9pm 3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands es ery week.

I Substance at The Honeycomb.

I Ipiii 3am. £8 Solefusion. Groove Theory members; £ 10 others. 4 Apr. fortnightly. Groov e Theory and Solefusion combine to bring you a new proper garage/house night. Residents are Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith in the Iilectrrc Sole main room. with Ross Keddie and Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds in the Srnoove Grooves room through the back. Well Sirred. from 3 Bag Brew. makes a guest appearance in the back with a specialist disco. soul and funk set. Stevie Middleton is a guest in the front on 18

A )t'.

I The Subway West End 4pm -3am. £tbc. See Thursday s.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. I Iprii- 3am. £4. Indie. w ith a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

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

listings CLUBS

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3ani. £7 members; £9 non-iiiembers. 11 Apr. Fortnightly. Chicago‘s Gene Farris makes a return to the club he rocked last year. With Tribal residents on the Top and Cooler floors. See Fridays for details of the Tribal Funktion DJ Sneak/Junior Sanchez party at The Shooting Gallery on Fri 10 Apr.

I Under The Duvet at The old GPO Building. Waterloo Place. 10pm—3am. £15 in advance. Phone the Ticket Hotline on 0131 623 8920 for info on outlets. I 1 Apr. HIV/AIDS fundraiser for the Names Project. an lidinburgh based charity. Six of Iidinburgh‘s most popular clubs come together for what should be an almighty party. Iixpect DJs from Joy. Taste. Luvely. Tackrio. Going Places and Fun Times. plus also hairdressing. makeovers. Saliva drummers. Tal’ooka. singers. massage. tea/coffee bar. fruit bar. tequila slammers and much more? See Hit list.

I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. Next date 25 Apr. Monthly.

I Vena at Wilkie House. Next date 25 .-\pr with Col Hamilton (Lush. Northern Ireland). Call 0131 556 3022 for more info. Monthly.

I Walkers 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. Over 21s. Smart dress. Total party night with residents S Chapman. C Frame and Slimen.

I Yush! at City 2. 9pm—1am. Free. 21 Feb. l-‘ortnightly. AJ from Blacka'nized with hip Iiop. swing. soul. funk. ragga. old skool etc . . . in Fdinburgh's original pre- club bar.


I The Bare Story 7.30pm—Iam. Free. Pre-club action with drinks promos and some of Iidinburgh‘s top underground DJs. Info on 0131 5563953.

I Belief at The Vaults. Next date 26 Apr with Maggie Joy and a special guest tbc. Monthl I.

I Brea beat Culture at The Liquid Room. Next date 26 Apr.

I CC. Blooms I Ipni—3am. Free. See Thursdays.

I Creation at City Cafe. 9pin—1am. 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 5565003 or 0467 703 730.

I eh 1 More at eh I. 9pm—1ain. Free. Chill out to acid jazz. funk and hip hop with residents Tim King. Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.

I Electriscity at The Catwalk. 9pm—Iam. Free. Chill out with a nice selection of sounds which run from hip hop to funky house.

I Eurobeat 2000 Tour at The Venue. 9.30pm«3am. £7 (£6); £5 before 10pm. 12 Apr. Furobeat DJs Julian Liberator and Frankie I) go head to head with Purple Moon DJs Julz. Patrick Hart and Iiuan Mackenzie. Plus a live set from A&Ii Dept.

I Gothic Glam Ball at The Rocking Horse. 10pm 73am. £5. 12 Apr. Faster party for the freaks. following the success of last year's event.

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

I Imprest at The Vaults. 10.30pm-3am. £8 in advance from 23rd Precinct and Xile Clothing or on the door. 12 Apr. Bank Holiday special with Club For Lifers Darren Stokes and Laurence Nelson. plus Insider ()uter and Tunnel person Simon Foy. That'll be the party hearty house brigade then'.’

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lllplliv-3i1m. £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 12 Apr with musicians and DJs invited tojoin in. Astrosimian (aka Space Monkey Mafia). who play a mix of soul. dub. jazz and hip Iiop alongside DJ Fh‘.’ Wun! and MC Gar Sturdy. are live on 26 Apr.

I Joy 8: Luver Easter Party at Wilkie House. 10.30pni-3am. £tbc. 12 Apr. ()ne-

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