EDINBURGH CLUBS: FRI continued
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. l0prn—2am. £5. Highly successful live jazz/soul/blues night. hosted by resident band The MB Players and resident spinner DJ Tinku. The band play two sets a night. a mellow one at 10.30pm. then a more dancey one at midnight. Tam White guests on 3 Jul. his third appearance at the club. to mark the launch of his album The Real Deal. See Hit list. I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. Next date 17 Jul. Monthly. I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. lOpm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club. I Noa 9pm-—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs. With Guy Christmas. I Oblivion at JP‘s. 4.30—9.30pm. Free. Free hot buffet from 4.30—6.30pm. all drinks two for one. 4.30-5.30pm. all spirits £l. 220.127.116.11pm. cocktail pitchers £4. 6.30--7.30pm. And music too. mustn't forget the music. A freestyle mix of pop. chart and dance to erase that nasty week's work. I Normal at Wilkie House. l0.30pm-—3am. £7 members: £10 non- members. 26 Jun. Fortnightly. Hard house and funky techno. Tony Sapiano guests (see Phactftle). Membership available on the night costing £5 with a free mix tape. Redzone. with Murray Richardson. Rich Clark and Gordon Whittaker are now resident in the backroom once a month from 26 Jun. I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap booze. I Planet Earth at The Citrus. l [pm—3am. £4. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. purtks. glam rockers arid disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget. I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £4 members; £6 non-members. Prices vary when guests appear. Info on 558 3824. One of the most respected house and techno clubs in the UK. with residents Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. Pure also has sister nights in Glasgow. Aberdeen. Dumfries. Belfast and Dublin. Pulls a mixed. friendly. dressed-down crowd. Please note that Pure is going fortnightly froth 10 Jul (see Club News). Derrick May guests on 24 Jul. I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco. I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. ()prn—lam. Free. 3 Jul. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson drops smooth deep house grooves in the City 2 bar. Free entry and drinks promos. This night is now run in association with LlIllfl/Ucl. the London- based deep house fanzine. It is also soon to be sponsered by Mrrzr'k magazine. I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. l lpm-3am. £l. Three floors of alternative clubbing action loosely divided on gothic. heavy metal and indie themes. £1 for Newcastle Brown all night. I Salsa Celtica at The Bongo Club. lOprn—3am. £6. 26 Jun. Local live Salsa band. I The Salsa Hut 7—l().3()pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJ 2 Wheel Drive (Leeds) bringing the mellow vibes. I Sativae Recordings Night at The Shooting Gallery. Next date the. I Scratch at La Belle Angele has now finished. I Seen at The Honeycomb. 9pm—3arn. £5 members; £7 non-members. 3 Jul. Monthly. Scotland's leading and longest- runnin hip hop night. I Sub ime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £6 members; £8 non- members. 3 Jul. Fortnightly. Top trance with residents Kev Wright and ldge and
72 THE LIST 25 Jun—9 Jul 1998
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their fanatical crowd. Garage and more chilled house upstairs with Gordon Mac and Gary Mac. Call ()1 3| 668 3043 for more details.
I The Subway West End ~lplll~3allt Price tbc. See Thursdays.
I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 4—ltlpm.
Free. Friday nights have changed forever
thanks to Happy Hotrr 5-—6.3()pm (£l drinks. £10 bottles of champagne) and
great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy
I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. 3 Jul. Fortnightly. Witness a kaleidoscopic range of music with your hostess Trendy Wendy. Expect a retro night of 60s. 70s and 80s.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. l0.30pm~3am. £8.50. 26 Jun. Fortnightly. Residents Stuart Duncan. Gareth Sommerville and Adrian Davenport are joined by Mark livans (The Aquarium) for garage and house. Pre-club party in iguana from 9pm.
I Underworld Vibes at Barmermans. 9pm—lam. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it‘s garage and house.
I Voodoo at The Vaults. l().3()pm- 3am.
£9 (£6). 26 Jun. Monthly. Call 0498 703086 for more details. Progressive house. trance and techno with Jay Storic and Neil Mckay.
I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. Over 2 is. Smart dress. Happy Hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Fun music. fun crowd.
I What It Is at City 2. 9pm~lam. Free. 26 Jun and l() Jul. Fortnightly. Phat
Controller Bob ("aims with a healthy nus of funk. soul. swing. hip hop and disco at this new City (‘afe night.
I The Wheel at Moray House, llprn «lam. £l students; £2 guests. .-\ mix of dance and pop. Drinks £l before midnight. f | .60 after. Students and guests only.
I WJ. Christies lllpm lam. Free. 26 Jun. Fortnightly. Industrial. gothic dance music with DJ Paul Rennie.
varied selection ofcultur‘ed beats to
EDINBURGH SATURDAYS I
I Arakataca at The Bongo Club. 9.30pm —3am. £5 (£4).-1.lul. Fortnightly. The best in Afro-Latin dance with l)Js '/.uppa lnglesc (Bogota) and .laftar (Senegal). Free dance ciass at 9me I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm~3am. £8 4 Jul. Fortnightly. Big. bouncy. liuro-houscy party pumpcrs from Darren Davies. Michael Kilkic and '/.ammo in the main room, (iaragc and deeper sounds through the back w ith (iat‘eth Sommeryille. Bttsy and dressy. with a good atmosphere.
I Bent at The Shooting Gallery. Nest date |l Jul. Monthly. Call the info line on 467 255i for more details.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti.
9.30pm 2am. £6 (£5). -1 Jul. Monthly on first Sat of the month. Big Beat present Jan. Jamaica. a live act fusing ska. reggae. lull. and modern Jamaican folk. Support on the decks comes from the Thelouius l)Js Simon and Stuart.
I Burger Queen at (‘luh Mercado has now finished.
I Catwalk ‘me— l am. Free. (iordon Whittaker and Farley Smoove playing a
shake your thing to.
I CC. Blooms llpm 3am. Free. See 'lilltll‘stlays.
I Century 2000 llprti 3am. £5. See l'Il‘Itlti}S.
I Colours Of Love at (‘luh Mercado. llpm Jam. £8 iiieriibcr's; £10 rioti- members. Membership applications and club information on ()l608 276866. 27 Jtm. Fortnightly. All drinks £l before ruidnight. Bottle of bubbly £ll) all night. l’r'opcr party garage and house with the fun—loving (‘olour‘s crew. l)r‘css tip to fit lll. Brandon Block
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Hamilton from l.tlsl). Northern Ireland guests on ll Jul.
I Disco Inferno at 'l he \‘enuc. lt).3()prii 3am. £6. 27 Jun. l-‘ortnightly. 'l‘hrsr' burning floors of hot disco action with .'\l(‘ (His and l)Js Love and Nick Silver. Hire of the busiest clubs in the
capital. Now into its sixth year.
I The Egg at The \\'cc Red Bar.
l lprii 3am. £3 members; £3.50 trou- mcmhers. .-\ \ aired play list taking lll soul. (ills. new wayc. mdrc. Northern. soundtracks and much. ruuch more. 'l‘ltt‘t'c‘s a \ cry cheat) hat as well. l‘it'cc‘ photographic membership available or) the night.
I eh1 More at chl. 9pm lam. Free. Free entry. quality music and good drinks promos in this pic-club bar. Yogi Haugltton with the garage and old skool llayours on 27 Jtrn. Murray Richardson on 4 Jul with a deep house groove.
I Energise at Subway. llpm--3am. £2. Various party sounds.