Edinburgh listings

I Catwalk ()prnv- I am. Free. ()pen decks session bring a tape down to The Catwalk with all your details and. who knows. maybe you‘ll be tip next.

I CC. Blooms l lpm—v3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar playing a party mix of commercial dance and Iii-energy house. Ftill to bursting at weekends.

I Ceroc Dance at St Stephen's. llowe Street. 7.30 l().3()pm. Price the. Learn Ceroc. a hugely popular. easy -to-learn modern jive. No need to book. no experience required. just turn tip and let the teachers and DJ give you a great night.

I eh1 more at eh I. ‘)plli- latn. Free. Dolphin Boy with qttality house on the first and third 'l‘hursdays of the tnonth. T- J Crossley on the second and fourth with hip hoppy. housey sounds.

I Ekwanoks at \V'ilkic Ilottse.

llpm— 3am. £3.‘)‘). pltrs a lp tip. 25 .lutr and ‘) Jtil. Fortnightly. New fortnightly pumping house party with ressies Darren lillis and Rudy. Mike Shy (Groove Yard. l.uve|y) guests on 25 Jun. D l.aidman (Clear) guests on ‘) Jul.

I The Greenhouse at The Honeycomb. llpm 3am. £4 with guests; £3 with residents. 25 Jun and ‘) Jul. Fortnightly. Chicago house and ltrnky Detroit techno grooves. With DJs A. I) and J (‘ammara in a four-deck special. Ilip hop. disco. funk through the back with Dribbler. The Junior Mac and Super Stib.

I Infiltration at Wilkie House. l().3()pm. £4 (£3). 2 and [6 Jul. Fortnightly. Fresh. experimental house and techno. Drinks £l all night. Residents are 6. Kasbah. Rob Dylan. Bert. (Earl and The Mole.

I In Yer Face at The Tap 0‘ l .auriston. ()pm -lam. Free. 2 .Itll. Fortnightly. Techno. hard house. trance and jungle in the re-vamped Tap

I Jam at City Cafe 2. ‘lpm lam. Free 25 .lun and 2 .ltil l-‘or'tnightly Flclectic beats.

I Jazz Joint at Henry \ Cellar Bar. l()prn 3am. £4. F.l (‘ometas play liv e with a new jazzy approach.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. ‘Jprn-lam. Free. 2 Jul. Fortnightly. FIasy listening. mellow jazz. hi-nrg disco and tasty cheese.

I Larj at The Tap ()' l.auri.ston. ()pm-lam. Free. 25 Jun and ‘) Jul. Fortnightly. Free techno and live sets in the re-vamped Tap. There ain't no charge for having it |.arj!

I Kinky Indie at The (‘itrus Club. Ilpm—3am. £2. .»\ cltrb working on the premise that guitars aren‘t going otrt of fashion. Classic indie and alternative. old and new. Drinks promos all night.

I The Living Room ‘lpm-lam. Free. DJ 4th \' presents a fusion of sotil. funk and hip hop it] this bar.

I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. I lpin—3am. Free before l lpm. £2 after. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—late. £4 (£3). Swmg. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Mexican Borders at The Venue. llpm—-3am. £3.50 (£3). 25 Jun and 9 Jul. Fortnightly. New l.atin dance night on the top floor of The Venue.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm— 3am. £2. Weekly mix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p. Mines a Big Hangover ( )n Friday please. barman?

I The Salsa Hut 7 -Il).3()plil. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. Willi DJ Gravity.

I Shag at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3. Pop music. prizes and surprises. with lovely drinks promos (llpm~ lam. selected spirits 60p).

I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. Price tbc. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway in

the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied from 60s to 90s and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Thursday Night Fever at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £3. Cheap drinks (selected spirits 50p. selected bottled beers £1 ) and various soul/disco/dance sounds.

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. l().3()pm—3am. 25 Jun and 9 Jul. Fortnightly. Robert Connor anti Silver Storic trip through tech-house and trance. I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm--lam. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's funk. soul and hip ho .

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm - 3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n' bass and beats 'n‘ scratches from lidinburgh's deadliest sonic saviours.


I Apex at Studio 24. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 26 .lun. Fortnightly. Quality house and techno with residents Steve and Al. Drinks promos all night.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. l().3()pm-3am. £4 (£3). 26 Jun. Fortnightly. Motherfunk Productions present a new drum 'n' bass night hosted by DJs Vital Signs and Ruftone. Nick McCallum plays sax and flute. while Maxwell Daze is on percussion. Top floor. Coming soon. guest MC Finley Quave.

I Bizarre at The Gallery. l()prn ~3am. Free. Nuclear guitars. chemical beats. Bizarre. unusual. bttt always intriguing. Preceeded by live bands. See Music listings for details.

I Boogie Mo Dynamo at The Venue has now finished.

I Camel Beats at The Venue. l()pm—3am. £7 (£5). l() Jul. Fortnightly. New night of house and techno. Tonight. Justin Berkovi (Force Inc. Sativae. Mosquito) plays live. while Dave Tarrida (Test. Sativae) DJs. ()n two floors.

I Catwalk ()ptti - lam. Free. Phil Alcock and Steve .»'\braham take turns to drop mellow. funky garage and house.

I Cathouse at The .Iaflacake.

l().3()prn ,3am. Price tbc. 26 .lun. \‘v'eekly thereafter. The ('athouse. which formerly ran at The Mission for seven years. moves to the sparkling new-look laffacake. I'prect their usual dedication to rock and indie with a playlist that can range from Metallica and Marilyn Manson to ()asis and The Beastie Boys. Tonight's opening night features loads of giveaways and cheap booze. See Club News.

I Century 2000 llprn ~3am. £5. ()ver lSs. Commercial dance music fora mainstream city centre crowd. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. l().3()pm—-3am. £4 (£3). 26 Jun. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. liighties night —‘ ridicule is nothing to be scared of. I Club Latino at The Bongo Cltib. l().3()pm—3ain. £5. 3 Jul. Monthly. DJ Simon at this much-loved Latin dance night. Free dance class for first hour.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. Next date 10 Jul. livery four weeks.

I eh1 More at ehl. ‘)prn--lam. Free.

Local DJs spin various funky sounds in

: this intimate bar. Free entry with good


I Evo at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—late. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and ()asis to Public linemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld. A long- running and seriously popular night »- still doing promos in association with sortie of the country's best record labels. Selected bottles £l before ll.3()pm.

I Fire Island Chaos Ball at The Vaults.

Next date 12 Jul with Blu Peter and Steve Thom ison.

I Go d at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy- going surroundings. Drinks promos.

I Headspin at The Bongo Cltrb. Next date 10 Jul. Monthly.

I higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Next date I? Jul. Monthly. Call (MM

8 l622() for more info.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Busy Friday night in this cool bar. I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £4. Jabba play live on 26 Jun. Basic Collective play live on 3 Jul. Soul/jazzjfunk fusion 90s style.

I Let's Party at JPs. 9.30pm—3am. Price tbc. Party faves in this swinging party club. Over 21s only. Nojeans or trainers. I Lift at The Vaults. l().30pm—3am. £7 (£5) with residents; £8 (£6) with a guest. 3 Jul. Fortnightly. l..F.T and Paul with proper underground techno. Vegas Soul (Bellboy Records) guest. See Hit list.

I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix ofdance sounds in this well-situated bar.

I Madchester at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £3.50 members; £4 non- members. 3 Jul. Fortnightly. A fun mix of big beat. new indie and classic baggy with Del Kahuna Boy. More info on 65‘) 5230. I Made In Iguana at lgtrana Cafe Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville (Cream. Hard Times. Shindig. Sub Club. Yip Yap. Atomic Baby) with a relaxed selection of hip hop. garage and house in this busy bar.

I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 9pm--3am. £5. ()ver 25s only. Smart dress. No jeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. Price tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. Next date It) Jul with Senses and Manchester‘s B.C Future Bound (Identity Recordings). Call 2205575 for more.

I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 26 Jun. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga and R&B with DJs TNT and Mr H.

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Music Makers presents

Stars and Stripes

Comer Theatre - Fri 26 June

20th century American music by Barber, Copeland. Gershwin & Bernstein

The Sensational

Sarah Jane Brown Cottier Theatre - Sat 27 June “She enthralled her audience with a

broad range. I could listen all day” (Eve Times) _

West End Festival


listings CLUBS

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The best Edinburgh Club: this fortnight.

Midnight Blue Tam White (above) makes his third guest appearance at this impressive live SOUl/jBZZ/DIUGS night. Support comes from the MB Players and DJ Tinku. Cafe Graffiti, Fri 3 Jul.

Lift L.F.T and Paul are joined for the night by Vegas Soul (Bellboy Recordings) for some of that proper techno/trance action. The Vaults, Fri 3 Jul.

Messenger Sound System it Seen Reggae v hip hop at this promising- looking soundctash. And remember, it's all on that Messenger system, so you‘re getting wicked sound quality. Bongo Club, Sat 27 jun.

Taste Just another Sunday down at the best club night in Edinburgh by about three million miles. Who needs guests when you've got the Fisher 8: Price Circus in full effect? The Honeycomb, Suns



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