entertainment. glamorous people and opulent surroundings. plus two floors of (easy-listening free) music that will keep you dancing all night. Get gorgeous. wear your best attitude and leave your sensible side at home. It‘s time to indulge your ego. . . See Hit list.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Free entry. quality music and good drinks promos in this pre-club bar. Yogi Haughton with the garage and old skool ﬂavours on 25 Jul. Murray Richardson on I Aug with a deep house groove.
I Energise at Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I FBI at Moray House. llpm—4am. £4. l Aug. Fortnightly. The busiest and best indie night in Scotland.
I Fly at The Rocking Horse. I lpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Indie and chemical beats.
I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse.
1 lpm—3am. £3 (includes access to Fly and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Rock and alternative.
I Going Places at the Becks Spiegeltent. on top of Waverley Shopping Centre. Tickets £7 members. £9 guests. available in advance front Fopp Records. Cockburn Street and Alphabet Video. Marchmont Road. 1. l5 and 29 Aug. Hugely popular easy listening club which attracts a fun. friendly crowd of all ages and persuasions. Fancy dress is encouraged.
I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. IIpm—3am. £4. 1 Aug. Fortnightly. A shameless party crowd gets down to a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance. I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0pm—3am. £5 (£4). Scotland‘s premium Bluenote jazz band play covers and originals at this vibing night. Catch them on 25 Jul. 1 and 8 Aug. The Tim Amann Quartet. who featured at the last Montreux Jazz Festival. drop by for an exclusive gig on IS Aug. Then it's over to the Ugly Groove Movement on 22 and 29 Aug.
I Joy 5th Birthday at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. Joy members £6 before I Iptn. £8 after; non—members £7 before llpm. £9 after. 25 Jul. Monthly. Call info line on 467 255l for more. Alan. Maggie. Trendy Wendy and Sally Findlay celebrate five years of Joy. They're joined by special guest Queen Maxine (Kitty Lips. London). who was the first ever guest at the club and has been a firtn fave ever since. This will be a very busy night. Joy members will get precedence on the night. There are no tickets iii advance. See Hit list.
I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm—3am. £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 ofcavorting chart classics. Over 2ls.
I liquid at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Resident Billy James with various rotating monthly guests like Scott Bechelli (Taste backroom). Alan .loy. Maggie Joy and Trendy Wendy (Tackno). A smooth blend of dance. house attd club anthems in this large venue.
I The Living Room 9pm—lam. Free. See Fri.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). Joseph Malik and friends dropping high quality Afro-centric grooves. Regular live bands make this club experience extremely rewarding. Cracking atmosphere. cool crowd. 100% happening. Catch Eh? Wunl. Unkle Fawaz and Joseph Malik at the 3 The Hardway DJ Night on 25 Jul. then the El Cometas live on I Aug. with Thelonius DJ Simon Hodge and DJ Lubie from the Dig Family in Leeds. During The Festival. Lizzard Lounge will be open until 3am!
I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Now over a year old. this mainstream party night bows to popular demand and moves into a new weekly slot. Expect a mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart hits. plus a revamped venue.
I Luvely at Wilkie House. 9.30pm—3am. Members £4 before I0pm. £6 after; non—members £6 before l0pm. £ I0 after. I Aug. Monthly. Membership available. A one-off for Luver before Wilkie House closes for The Festival. Expect to hear Rich B (Heaven) and Peter James
playing the hard. happy. uplifting house and techno for a gay/mixed glam crowd. I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—Iam. Free. Stuart Duncan (Triptonite Nonh/J DJ) with house in this busy bar.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. IOpm—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). 25 Jul. Fortnightly. Roots. reggae and dancehall on a wicked. proper sound system.
I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. Next date 8 Aug. Monthly.
I Mingin' at Studio 24. l().30pm—3am. £5. l Aug. Monthly. Alan from Joy and Stella from Glasgow relive the old Calton Studios vibe with special guest Rachel Auburn. One for the gay/mixed Joy/Luver peeps. Mrs Woods gets Mingin' on 29 Aug. followed by Jon The Dentist on 26 Sep. And all fora fiver! That‘s economy clubbing for you.
I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. l0pm—3am. Free before I lpm. £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 Noa 9pm—3am. Free before I Ipm‘. £3 before midnight; £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs. Head through to the backroom for quality garage and house with Taste's Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.
I North at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 25 Jul. Fortnightly. Info on 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 Phat Pharm at City 2. 9pm—lam. Free. I Aug. Fortnightly. Yogi Haughton with new and old soul. swing. hip hop. jazz. garage. funk. northern and whatever takes his fancy.
I The Place at Moray House. lem—4am. £2 with flyer. Indie and rock. Drinks £l till midnight and £ l .60 after. Students and guests only.
I RAW at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Busy underground house night.
I Red On Red at The Vaults. l().30pm—3am. £8 before I I.l5pm: £10 after. Residents Keith Baxter. Sean Pearson and Alan Henderson with garage and house. Plus big name guests. Dress code: smart clubwear essential. Info on 558 9052.
I Scratch at The Venue. l lpm—3am. £5. l Aug. Fortnightly. Hip-hop. Following their successful move to The Venue. Scratch will hosting the Scottish DMC Mixing Championships. Fortnightly thereafter. Top ﬂoor of The Venue in association with Tribal Funktion. which runs on the same night on the two floors below. To enter the [)MC heat. call Dth on 0l628 667 I24. or Underground Solu'shn on 226 2242. Look out for the street art and breakers. The mighty Q-Bert from San Fran guests on l2 Sep.
I The Showcase at The Cavendish. 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Substance at The Honeycomb.
l lpm—3am. £8 Solefusion and Groove Theory members; £I0 others. 25 Jul. Fortnightly. A proper garage/house night with residents Mikey Stirton and Craig Smith in the Electric Sole main room. with Ross Keddie and Bootsy dropping the old skool sounds in the Smoove Grooves room through the back. London‘s respected garage producer Ricky Morrison. of M&S fame and regular guest spots around London. Europe and USA. guests. Expect the real deal. Booker T. another big player on the London garage scene. follows on 22 Aug. Watch for the new midnight—5am opening times during The Festival.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £tbc. See Thursdays.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £4. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.
I Tiswas at The Gallery. l0pm—3am.
£tbc. Happy alternathe music. from indie to cult movie themes. Preeeeded by live bands. See Music listings for details.
I Tomb Raider at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Fly on the other two floors). Gothic and industrial sounds.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue.
l lpm—3am. £5 members; £7 rioti- metnbers. 1 Aug. Fortnightly. Hit the ground floor for the best in funky techno. jackin' house and chunky disco. or The Cooler for hip hop. funk. disco and much. much more. With the Tribal residents George T. Simone and H. The next few dates will be residents only. then there are one or two special guests lined up. Watch this space.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—Iam. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it‘s mainstream dance cheese.
I Vegas at The Shooting Gallery. Next date l5 Aug. Monthly.
I Vena at Wilkie House. Next date in September. Call 556 3022 for tnore info. I Viva at Club Mercado. 9pm—3am. Free before l0pm; £8 after. I Aug. Fortnightly. The new Saturday night at Mercado. in the slot formerly occupied by Burger Queen. Residents Sally Findlay. Jason Clarkson and Betty Ford with easy listening. disco. funk. dance anthems and much. much more. Expect a cabaret theme. live musicians and performers to augment the unique atmosphere at this friendly. refreshing. kitsch night out.
I Walkers l().3()pm-—3am. £tbc. Over
2 ls. Smart dress. Party night with residents S. Chapman. C. Frame and Slitnen. One for the local office workers and West Enders.
I Yush! at City 2. 9pm—lam. Free. 25 Jul. Fortnightly. AJ from Blacka'nized with hip hop. swing. soul. funk. ragga and old skool in Edinburgh's original pre-club bar.
I Bare Story 7.30pm-lam. Free. Drinks promos. Pre-club action with DJs dropping the garage and house vibe. Selected bottled beers £ I.
I CC. Blooms llpm--3am. Free. See Tltursdays.
I eh 1 More at eh l. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out to acid jazz. futtk and hip hop with resident Tim King. Plus regular guests. Drinks promos.
I Electriscity at The Catwalk. 9pm--lam. Free. Chill out with a nice selection of sounds running frotn hip hop to funky house. Check the early afternoon session before this one kicks in.
I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm~3ain. £tbc. Funk. soul. Northern and much more. Selected drinks at 50p all night!
I Hellfire at Cafe Royal. 8pm—lam. £5; members and concessions £4. 2 Aug. Pre- Festival fetish night. Only those who have delved into the depths of their fantasy and fetish wardrobe will be allowed in (ie no street clothes). Next date 5 Sep. back itt its Saturday slot.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. I0pmm3am. £3. Paul Harrison. the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of The Year. collaborates with drummer Stewart Brown. Expect a fusion of drum ‘n' bass. jazz and contemporary electronic music. Dates are l9 and 26 Jul. 2. 9. 23 and 30 Aug. Jazz Biscuit. a jazz itnprov band frotn London. play live on l6 Aug (£5. £4).
I Mad Sundays at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3. Party dance with spirits at 20p and pints £l all night.
I Mambo Club at Cavendish. l0pm—Iate. £2 before midnight. £4 after. Swing. hip hop. soul and disco.
I MIB Present The Grind at JPs. l0.3()pm—2am. £3. Swing and hip hop with regular freestyle sessions. Good drinks promos. Busy and vibing. Please note the change of venue.
I Noa 9pm—3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 before midnight: £6 after. The venue formerly known as The Lane with new decor. staff and DJs.
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