clubs listings


I Buckaroo Boudoir at the Theatre Workshop (Venue 20). l Ipm—2am. £5. Play the latest 30 games. check the underground short films and return to the old school with Gamesmaster Guy.

I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 0411 807925 for more information. You know you

want to. I C.C. Blooms llpm-3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar. Playing a mix of commercial dance and hi-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends. I Ceroc Dance at St Stephens. Howe Street. 7.30—10.30pm. Price tbc. Tum up and learn Ceroc. a great modern jive. I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Dolphin Boy with quality house on the first and third Thursdays of the month. T- J Crossley on the second and fourth with hip hoppy, housey sounds. I Ekwanoks at Wilkie House. Closed over Festival. I Flava at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Entry is free if you arrive before ll.30pm. MIB presents residents Suga- Foot. JC and TNT bring you the best in hip hop. r 'n’ b. soul and swing. Call 0403 483 524 for more info. I The Greenhouse at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £2. 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Steven Brown (D Jax Recs) guests and residean The Green Boys and J. Cemmara provide the Chicago house and funky Detroit grooves. Hip hop. disco. funk with Paul, The Junior Mac and Super Sub in the back room. With drinks romos.

HomelessIHigher Ground Alliance at The Honeycomb. midnight-5am. £7. Raising the quality of the Edinburgh scene is this collaboration. Catch Dr Bob Jones (Kiss 100) in the Higher Ground room and the return of Yogi Haughton in the Homeless room.

I International Club Festival at Teviot Row (Venue l4). 9pm—late. £5. 20 Aug sees Most Wanted DJ's Agency showcasing the likes ofJon the Dentist. Darren Pearce. John ‘00’ Fleming and more. 27 Aug is the Melting Pot Joy. Luvely. Taste. Ego and Divine Divas join together to show everyone how to party Edinburgh style. Throw your hands in the air. in the air. in the air!

I Jabba's Palace at La Belle Angele. 12—4am. £6 (£5). 27 Aug. You’ve got a live hip hop/jazz outfit called Jabba presenting King Mob. Mr G and Jirni Digriss on the mic and residents Eh? Wun! and Mr Gravity spinning the steel. Festival event only. catch it while you can.

I Jam at City Cafe 2. 9pm—lam. Free. 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Differing beats.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £4. The El Cometa 10 play live Afro Latino funk jazz fusion. Most of the El Cometas have played live in Cuba and Africa. so they know the score. Some are also acting members of Salsa Celtica and Jazz Syndicate. DJ Eh? Wun! starts it off for you.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. 11pm-3am. £2. Get your classic old and new indie and alternative here. Drinks promos as well.

I ta Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. 9pm-lam. Free. 27 Aug. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. hi-nrg disco and tasty cheese.

I tar] at The Tap O’ Lauriston. 9pm-lam. Free. 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Free techno and live sets.

I love Breaks at P0 Na Na. llpm-3am. Free before llpm. £2 after. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I lucid at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 27 Aug. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and DJ Fini with a seamless mix of eclectic dance music. from hip hop and house to jungle and techno. It’s not just a club

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night. it's an experience. Time to bring out your purple attire. anyone wearing all purple will get in for free. More info on 0402 64 64 90. Top floor.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm-late. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.

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.

I The Salsa Hut 7-10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant joining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.

I Salsa Viva (aka Salsa Mania) at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 20 Aug. A full night’s Latin music with old and new salsa. cumbia. merengue and more.

I 2 By 2 at Noa. 10pm—3am. Free. Hip hop club Seen presents this new mid- week night featuring Reachout and guests. Check it out for quality tunes and MCs. Drinks promos before midnight.

I Storywheel at Studio 24. l 1pm—5am. £4/£3 conc. 20 Aug. Guest DJs playing Celtic. world. dub. reggae and fusion. live acts. a fire show. drummers. poetry. storytelling and open mic over two floors. 27 Aug runs with the same programme but the Head Mix Collective and Tarantirm will be playing. One for the global trekkers.

I Studio Grand at The Honeycomb. We realise that this will hurt. but you will be waiting until 16 Oct for the next date. Ouch.

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. 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. 10.30pm—5am. £3. Cheap drinks- 50p for spirits. ciders and sotne beers and some funky 70s action.

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm—3am. 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Robert Connor and Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannertnans. 9pm-lam. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's funk. soul and hip hop.

I The Unspoken Thtng at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n‘ bass and beats 'n' scratches from Edinburgh’s deadliest sonic saviours.


I Apex at Studio 24. 10.30—late. £6/£4 before llpm. 21 Aug. Monthly. Head upstairs for trance and techno with guests Gizelle (Stay Up Forever Rec). I)ry Riser (live) and Prophet X. downstairs it’s trip hop and easy listening with Julz. Tomba and Mark.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Monthly. Sadly. another victim of Festival displacement. Be patient.

I Buckaroo Boudoir at the Theatre Workshop (Venue 20). l lpm-2am. £5. A mixed media night with hands on boardgames. 3D games on the Internet. videos. music and a bar.

I Camel Beats at The Venue. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug with Orlando Voom guesting.

I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Phil Alcock and Steve Abraham alternate weekly and play funky soulful garage.

I Cathouse at The J affacake. llpm-3am. £1 before ll.30pm; £3 (£2.50) after. Watch out for free passes. Rock and indie with a playlist that can range from Metallica and Marilyn Manson to Oasis and The Beastie Boys. With student-friendly drinks promos.

I Cheese at Doctor Watt's Library. 10pm—late. £2. If you’re the type that can't get enough wince-inducing 70s and 805 tunes. come along for Abba. Rick

Astley. music from the A-Team and more. With Gordon Zola and Edamski on the decks.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm—3am. £6. Next date 28 Aug. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. I Club Fondue at Noa. From 5pm. Free. Wind down your hectic week with the cheese meister Guy Christmas. Cocktails are £2.50 and bottles of champagne £12. Loads of nibbles and dips too.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. 10pm—5am. £5 (£3). two for one on the door until llpm. 2| Aug. Monthly. Catch this extra Festival date with a performance by Australia's Blue House. DJs Nikky Forrest. Sally Findlay and MC Frankie provide the music and vibes in this extremely popular women only night.

I eh1 more at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Gav Lyall steps up to provide quality pre- club music in this ever popular bar. Drinks promos to get you in the mood. I Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—5am. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and Oasis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld. Selected bottles £1 before ll.30pm.

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 12 Sep.

I Gold at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy-going surroundings. Drinks promos. I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Fortni htly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Hig Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Busy Friday night in this cool bar.

I International Club Festival at Teviot Row (Venue l4). 9pm—late. £5. 21 Aug. Five clubs over five levels for £5. Century 23 presents ‘Normality’ with a ridiculous and impressive number of DJs representing Flex Records. Melt Records. Normal and more.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Basic Collective play on 21 and 28 Aug.

I Let's Party at JPs. 9.30pm-3am. An avalanche of party faves in this swinging party club. Over 21s only. No jeans or trainers.

I Lift at The Vaults. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug.

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

I Lucious at The Ark. lOpm—3am. £6. Massive party music with the Woosh team and a tight but polite door policy. I Madchester at La Belle Angele. llpm—late. £4 (£3.50). 28 Aug. Fortnightly. A great mix of all your big beat. indie and baggy type tunes.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. It‘s going to be Gareth Somerville. he‘s going to be playing hip hop. house and garage and it‘s going to be busy. Are you going to be there?

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

I The Mambo Iub at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. Price tbc. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir Ossie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele.

I lpm-Sam. £12 (£10 members). 21 Aug. Monthly. Get your tickets in advance from Fopp and Ripping Records. Residents G-Mac. Kid and the Edinburgh massive welcome Fabio. the mighty Fabio. One of the biggest drum ‘n‘ bass dates of the year is set to rock the Festival.

I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. Rap. funk. hip hop. soul. soca. ragga and R&B. with 015 TNT and Mr H.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. lOpm—2am. £5. 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 up-tempo one at midnight.

I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80$. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.

I Oblivion at JPs. 4.30—9.30pm. Free. Free hot buffet from 4.30—6.30pm: all drinks two for one. 4.30—5.30pm; all spirits £1. 5.30—6.30pm; 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 Noa 9pm-3am. Free before 1 1pm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. Stylish new venue which is pulling the crowds.

I Normal at Wilkie House. Normal has now finished for the Festival. Info on 0410 778 296.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. A busy and long-running night of 70s and 80s sounds where New Romantics. punks. glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

Pure's 8th Birthday You already know what a brilliant, busy and crazy night it’s going to be. You were already going, weren't you? The Venue, 21 Aug.

Save Tibet Party Not only will you enjoy an excellent party, you will be involved in something that needs your support. Time for people with plenty to help those Suffering. St Mary’s School (Venue 22), 21 Aug. Manga Once again providing the drum 'n' bass massive something to get excited about, the boys have brought Fabio to town. It's going to be funky, it's going to be deep, it's going to blow your mind. La Belle Ange/e, 21 Aug.

Substance Come sing, come dance, come shake your thing to Booker T (Garage City, Azuli Recs). Yet another busy night for the garage and soul peOple. The Honeycomb, 22 Aug. Community Service If you've been one of those whining about the Festival, be grateful that it has brought about events like this. A Md Wax film, work by The Koolest Artist and fantastic DJs - what a night! The Honeycomb, 24 Aug.