CLUBS listings


I Jazz Joint at Henry's (.‘ellar Bar. |0pm~3am. £5 (£4). The Ugly Groove Movement. a collective of DJs and musicians. play 70s soul. with support from lili'.’ Wunf on the decks. This sriiall venue fills up very quickly so get there early.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date 37 Jun. Monthly (‘all info line on 4(i7 3551 for

I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm—3arii. £4. A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. Drinks promos.

I Let's Party at JPs. 9.30pm-3am. £5. Smart dress. A cascade of cavorting chart classics. ()ver 3 Is.

I Liquid at the liquid Room. l().30pm—~3am. £5. Resident Billy James with various rotating monthly guests like Seott Bechelli (Taste backrooriii. Alan Joy. Maggie Joy and Trendy Wendy (Tackno). A smooth blend of dance. house and club anthems in this large

I The Living Room 9pm lam. l’ree. See Hi.

I Lizzard Lounge at (‘afe (Brat'tiu. 9.30pm -3am. £0 (£5). Joseph Malik and friends dropping .»\fro-centric grooves that tiiiglit be jal/ one minute. rock the next. soul the next. Regular live hands make the experience even more worthwhile. (‘racking atmosphere. cool crowd. l()(l‘Ii happening. ltl (‘oiiietas play live on l3 Jun. followed by Blacka'ni/ed on 30 .luri.

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l().3()pm- 3am. £5. Now over a year old. this mainstream party night bows to popular demand arid moves itito a new weekly slot. lixpect a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart hits. plus a revamped venue.

I Luver at Wilkie House. 9.30pm 3am. Members £4 before l0pni. .£() after; rioti- members £6 before l()pm. £l0 alter. l3 Jun. Monthly. \'ery l‘usy. very messy. very mixed/gay progressive house/up» beat techno night vvttli various local residents.

I Made In Iguana at lgtrana ('afe Bar. 8pm» larii. l‘r‘ee. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite North/JDJl w ith house in this busy bar.

I Mambo Club at ('aveiidish. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Reggae. ragga and rockers upstairs; African. l.atin. salsa. .soca and calypso downstairs.

I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. llpmr 3am. £6.50 (£6). 13

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Jun. Fortnightly. Roots reality. dancehall. dubwise sounds and upfront reggae on Scotland‘s No l heavyweight sound system. With Manasseh Hi-l-‘i featuring MC lshu.

I Mingin' at Studio 34. Next date 4 Jul with Dave Randall. Monthly.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na.

l()pm -3am. l-ree before llprn. £3 after. Well Stirred at the controls iii this busy bar/club. dropping a mix ofdisco. funk. (ins. 70s. Stls. hip hop and cheese.

I North at La Belle Angele. llpm- 3am.

£5. l3 Jun. l-ortnightly. Info on (15‘) 5330.

Turning the guitar scene in the right direction by bringing in the best in new indie. big beat and (ills sounds with top live bands also appearing.

I Phat Pharm at (‘ity 3. t)pm~lam. Free. 30 Jun. l-‘ortniglitly. The Phat Pensioner Yogi Hauglitori with new and old soul. swing. hip hop. ia/l. garage. funk. northern and vi. liatever takes his fancy.

I The Place at Moray House.

llpm-4am. £3 with llyer. ltidie and rock.

Drinks £l till iriidriight and £1.60 after. Students and guests only.

I RAW at Negociants. l()pm 3am. l-‘r'ee. Busy underground house night.

I Red 0n Red at The Vaults.

l0.30pm ~3arii. £8 before l l. |5pm: £l0 after. Big names from the garage. house and techno arenas join residents Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson. Dress code: smart clubvvear essential. Info on 0|3l 558 9053.

I The Showcase at The Cavendish. ()pm --3am. £5. Over 35s only. Smart dress. live bands every week.

I Substance at The Honeycomb.

llpm 3am. £3 Solefusion and (it'oov‘e Theory members; £ l0 others. l3 May. l‘ortnightly. A proper garage/house night with residents Mikey Stirton and ('raig Smith in the l€lectric Sole main room. with Ross Keddie and Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds iii the Smoove (it'ooves‘ room through the back. Danny 'Buddha‘ Morales guests on 37 Jun. then it‘s Ricky Morrison in July.

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

I Teaseage at The (‘itrus llprii 3am.

£4. Indie. with a touch ol dance and funk.

played to a packed and sweaty crowd. I Tiswas at The (iallery. l()pm 3am. £tbc. Happy alternative music. frorii indie to c‘tllt movie themes. Preceeded by live bands. See Music listings for details.

I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3ani. £3 (includes entry to l-‘ren/y and Fly on the other two tloorsi. (iothic and industrial sounds.

I Tribal Funktion at The venue. l0.30prii~3ani. £7 members: £0 non- members. 30 Jun. Fortnightly. Three floors ofcuttirig edge sounds. from drurii 'n' bass to house and hip hop. ()ne of lidinburgh's longest-running and most valuable club nights. The utterly brilliant Mark larrna from Chicago returns on 30 Jun expect a lesson in the art of rocking a club from one of the finest house DJs this writer has ever heard. See Phactfrle. Expect a Cairnere/Green Velvet date in July (tbci. I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. 30 Jun. Monthly.

I Vena at Wilkie House. l0.30pm 3am. £7 members; £9 non-members. 30 Jun. Monthly. Progressive house/trance night with guest Steve I ee from The (iallery. London. (iood crowd. good atmosphere. Call 556 3033 for more info. See Hit List.

I Walkers l0.30pm ~3am. £tbc. ()ver 3ls. Smart dress. Total party night with residents S. Chapman. ('. frame and Slimen.

I Yush! at (‘ity 3. ‘)pm -lam. l‘ree. l3 May. Fortnightly. .-\J from Blacka'ni/ed with hip hop. swing. soul. funk. ragga arid old skool in lidmburgli‘s original pie-club bar.


I CC. Blooms llpm 3am. l'i‘ee. See Thursdays.

I eh 1 More at eh I. ()prn larii. l‘ree. (‘hill out to acid gran. funk and hip hop

vv itli resident Tim King Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.

I Electriscity at The ('atvvalk. 9pm lam. lir'ee. ('hill otrt \\ itli a mce selection of sounds vv liicli runs from hip hop to funky house. (‘heck the early afternoon session before this one kicks in

I Fat Vibration :u \y'iltae House. Next date 38 Jun. Monthly

I Jazz Joint at Henry's ('ellar Bar.

l()pm 3am. £3. New talent night with DJ (iravity and live bands. (iet along there and check one of the most relaxed. informal sessions in the city. ('ool vibe. I Karma at Po Na Na. l()pm 3am. l-ree before llprii. £3 after. Murray Richardson (Zodiac. Strtra) starting vv itli early and late 80s tunes. building into current house and garage trax. before finishing \v itli dance classics. Busy and futi.

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I Mad Sundays at The .-\ttic. llpni~3am. £3. Party dance vv itli spirits at 30p and pints £l all night.

I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l(lprii-slate. £3 before midnight. £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.

I MIB Present The Grind at JPs. l0.30pm -3am. £3. vaing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. (‘rood drinks prorrios. Btrsy arid vibing. Please note the change of venue.

I Permission at the Rocking Horse (Shady lady's. entrance in (‘owgatel llpm~3aiii. £4. l4 Jun. Monthly. Second night of this fetish club. lixpect a mixed playlist covering industrial. alternative. punk and goth. plus a strict dress code of leather. rubber. PVC. uniform. industrial. fetish. cross-dress. corsetry and futuristic. No yiearis or trainers then‘.’

I Pillow Talk at Po .\’a \‘a.

7.30 - l030pm. l‘ree, liasy listening and love hits for lovers. lonely hearts and lechers alike in this busy bar.

I Shuffle at The Tap ()'l,auristori.

Spm— laiii. l’ree. l3 Jun. l-‘ortnightly. New

beats atid old reggae vvitli resident DJ and the odd guest.

I The Subway West End 4pm 3am. £tbc. See Thursdays.

I Suck Our Sound at Catwalk. 4 9pm. l-tee. Various funky chilled sounds to keep your Sunday afternoon ticking ov er. Head/ beatl. hip hop that matters and drum ‘n' space.

I Summit at The .-\ttic. llpni 3am. £3 before midnight. t3 after l‘plifting liouse with DJ P.

I Sunday Night Fever at ('entury 3000. llpiii 3am. £3. Drinks at 70p, S0p and 00p. appropriately accompanied by music hour the 70s. Stls atid ()lls.

I Tackno at (‘lub Mercado.

l0.30pm 3 30am. £4 riieriiliers. £5 in fancy dress; £(i ordinary punters. 3S Jun. Monthly. It‘s \"rva Taektio time. Time to dig otrt those porichos and soiribieros. ()lel ()lel

I Taste at The Honeycomb llpmr 3am. £8 non-riiembers; £(i members. Membership is available on the night. One of the most essential clubbing experiences in the capital. Residents l-‘isher & Price take you on a journey from vocal garage and anthemic house to harder. faster hands-in-the-air happy stompers. With a boisterous mixed/gay/straight et‘ovvtl. .loii Pleased Wimmin guests on 3l .luri.


Dance scene veteren Fankie Foncett, pictured on a recent visit to Substance at the honeycomb, Edinburgh