I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—late. £4/£6. 2| Aug. Fortnightly. Can you believe it's been eight years? Try and get your head around it with guests DJ Rush and a live set by Stephen Brown. The birthday boys are. of course. Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. All together now. ‘Happy Birthday to

you . . .

I Reaction at The Subway. llpm-3am. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly mix ofchart. dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. 14 Aug. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson packs them in with his quality deep house and techno music and DJ Keats is his special guest.

I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. 1 1pm—3am. £1. Three floors of alternative club action. loosely divided between gothic. heavy metal and indie. Drinks romos.

I The alsa Hut 7—10.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJs.

I Salsa Viva at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 14 Aug. It’s Salsa time. move to 1)] Coco Vega and the sounds of salsa. cumbia. merengue and

I Save Tibet Party at St Mary‘s School (Venue 22). 10pm— lam. Gold coin donation on the door. DJ Eh? Wun! will provide the beats to Gar Sturdy rapping live. Live Thangka painting by Tibetan trained artist Karma Mikmar. This is something that you definitely should go to.

I Seen at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Sublime at Wilkie House. Sublime has closed over the Festival. Catch them at

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The Vaults on 3 Sep for their Fireworks Party. Sorry. no Malcolm jokes allowed in here.

I ‘I’he Subway West End 4pm-3am. £1. See Thursdays.

I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 5-lOpm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£1 dn'nks. £10 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy.

I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. 28 Aug. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 705 and 80s.

I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. Guest Colin Hamilton (Kelly's. Portrush) and residents Stuart Duncan. Adrian Davenport and Gareth Sommerville play up to the garage and hard house people. Make a night of it and start with the pre- club party at l uana from 9pm.

I Underwor d Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—lam. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's garage and house.

I Voodoo at The Vaults. 9.30pm—5am. Half price before 10.30. £6/£9. 21 Aug. Monthly. A big ’un Nigel Dawson. Kev Wright and Howard Marks will be guesting at this slightly mental night. Residents are Jay Storic. Kev Cliffe and Andrew Gordon.

I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. Over 21s. Smart dress. Happy hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Fun music. fun crowd.

I What It Is at City 2. 9.30pm—lam. Free. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns plays a funky and very listenable blend of soul. garage and rare stuff. It’s great to dance to. Trust me. 1 know.

Elub Capital Newcastle for only £15 return

You've explored the clubs in Glasgow now experience the north of England's club capital, with GNER’s new Trackl promotion. With our new Night Out ticket you can get down to Newcastle's brilliant clubs for iust £15 return. The Night Out ticket is available 7 days a week and also gives you a range of special offers and discounts at participating clubs and bars including: Shindig, Nice, Casino and Jakks Bar. You can purchase your Night Out ticket at Glasgow Central or Queen Street Stations where Trackl leaflets

I The Wheel at Moray House. llpm-4am. £1 students; £2 guests. A mix of dance and pop. Drinks £1 before midnight. £1.60 after. Students and guests only.


I Araltataca at The Bongo Club. I Fortnightly. Next date 29 Aug.

I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. Next date 29 Aug with the Uber Disko launch party ( es. another one!).

I Buckaroo Boudoir at the Theatre Workshop. llpm—Zam. £5. Kind of clubby. kind of theatre-ish. sort of a Georgian coffee house. It‘s the Festival. what else do you expect?

I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 5 Sep.

I Catwalk 9pm—1am. Free. Gordon Whittaker and Farley Smoove alternate weekly and play an eclectic mix of harépenin beats.

I .C. B ooms llpm—3am. Free. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Cheese at Doctor Watt's Library. lOpm—late. £2. If you really want to hear the likes of Jason Donovan. A-ha. Europe and Bros in public. then drag yourself down here.

I Colours Of Love at Club Mercado.

l 1pm-4am. £10 (£8). 22 Aug. Fortnightly. Make time for the Residents Party Night. check out Jon Mancini and Crosby playing house and garage.

I Core at Studio 24. Fortnightly. Next date 5 Se .

I Disco inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £6. 22 Aug. Fortnightly. Shake your flares in celebration. it's their sixth birthday! You're in disco heaven with DJs Love. Nick Silver and the very cool MC Otis. Let your host. Mr Lenny

are also available. Alternatively, call us now.

Book your Night Out ticket on 0345 225 225’

‘Please allow 5 days for postage. Travel after 1500 on the day of departure, return the following day on services departing before 0900 Monday to Saturday and 1050 Sundays. Customers booking at the station can purchase

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Great North Eastern [fut/Hwy

clubs listings

Love. take you to the mirrorball and beyond.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £3 members; £3.50 non- members. A varied playlist taking in soul. 60s. new wave. indie. northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There‘s a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.

I Ego at The Shooting Gallery. 10.30pm—late. £8. 22 Aug. Monthly. Extra Festival date 29 Aug. The promoters are deliberately enigmatic. so you will have to go along for yourself to find out what all the fuss is about. Expect to raise your eyebrows and dance all night.

I eht more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Yogi Haughton brings his popular and rare garage and soul sounds to the masses. There are always drinks promos to help the budget.

I Energise at Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.

I Fly at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (includes entry to Frenzy and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Indie and chemical beats.

I Frenzy at The Rocking Horse. llpm-3am. £3 (includes access to Fly and Tomb Raider on the other two floors). Rock and alternative.

I Grease at Moray House. llpm—5am. £4/£5. This busy commercial disco and chart club returns for the Festival with an open door policy. no student-id required. All drinks £1.80.

I Going Places at the Becks Spiegeltent. on top of Waverley Shopping Centre. Tickets £7 members. £9 guests. available in advance from Fopp Records. Cockbum Street and Alphabet Video. Marchmont Road. Next date 29 Aug.

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