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I Buckaroo Boudoir at the Theatre Workshop (Venue 20). l lpm—2am. £5. 27 Aug. Play the latest 31) games. check the underground short films and return to the old school with Gamesmaster Guy.
I Catwalk 9pm—lam. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 04l l 807925 for more information.
I CC. Blooms llpin—3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular-gay bar. Playing a mix of commercial dance and Iii-energy house. Ftill to bursting at weekends.
I Colours of Love at Cltib Mercado. llpm—4am. £10 (£8). 27 Aug. It's the Colours End of Festival Fireworks Party with Jon Pleased Wimniin providing a three hour set.
I eh 1 more at eh l. ‘)pm—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 El Cometa 10 at Jazz Joiitt. 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‘.’Wtinl starts it off for you.
I Flava at The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £3. Entry is free if you arrive before ll.30pm. MIB presents residents Suga- Foot. JC and TNT bringing you the best in hip hop. r'n‘b. soul and swing. (‘all 0403 483 524 for more itifo.
I The Greenhouse at The l-loneycomb. llpm—3am. £2. 3 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. Residents 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 iii the back room. With drinks promos.
I Homeless/Higher Ground Alliance at The Honeycomb. 12am» 5am. £7. 27 Aug. Raising the quality of the Edinburgh scene is this collaboration. Catch Dr Bob Jones (Kiss l()()) in the Higher Ground room and the return of Yogi Haughton in the Homeless room.
I International Club Festival at Teviol Row (Venue l4). ()pin—late. £5. 27 Atig. You know the eyebrows will be going heaven-wards when popular clubs Joy. Luvely. Taste. Tackno. Ego. Divine Divas and Going Places get together and throw a party. The challenge will be to stand out but no doubt some will manage to do so in fabulous style.
I Jabba's Palace at La Belle Angele. l2—4am. £6 (£5). 27 Aug and 3 Sep. You've got a live hip hop/jazz. outfit called Jabba presenting King Mtib. Mr G and Jimi Digriss on the mic and residents Eh'.’ Wun! and Mr Gravity spinning the steel. Ends after the Festival. catch it while you can.
I Jam at City Cafe 2. 9pm -lam. Free. 3 Sep. Fortnightly. Differing beats.
I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. Get your classic old and new indie and alternative here. Drinks promos as well.
I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. ()pin-lam. Free. 27 Aug. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. hi-nrg disco and tasty cheese.
I Lari at The Tap O‘ Lauriston. ()pITT—litlll. Free. 3 Sep. Fortnightly. Free techno and live sets.
I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—-3am. Free before I lpiii. £2 after. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.
I Lucid at The Venue. 10.30pm—3ain. £5 (£4). 27 Aug and H) Sep. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and DJ Fini with a seamless mix of eclectic dance music. frotn hip hop and house to jungle and techno. It‘s not just a club night. it‘s an experience. More info on 0-402 64 64 90. Top floor.
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I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—late. £4 (£3). Swing. hip hop. funk and soul.
I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm—3ain. £2. Weekly mix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p.
I The Salsa Hut 7—l0.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant joining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.
I 2 BY 2 at Noa.l0pm—3am. Free. Hip hop club Seen presents this new mid- week night featuring Reachoul and guests. Check it out for quality tunes and mc‘s. Drink promos before midnight.
I Storywheel at Studio 24. llpm—5ain. £4/£3 conc. 27 Aug. Guest DJs playing Celtic. world. tltib. ragga and fusion. live acts. a fire show. drummers. poetry. story telling and open mic over two floors with the Head Mix Collective and ’l‘arantii'iii playing. One for the global trekkers.
I Studio Grand at The Honeycomb. l‘m afraid that you'll just have to wait until I6 ()ct for the next date. Sorry.
I Sublime at The Vaults. llpm——5am. £5(£4). 3 Sep. The boys return to The Vaults for this one-off End of Festival Fireworks special. Resident DJs ldge. Kev Wright. Beany and Felix will be ensuring that only the strong survive the extended licensing hours.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £ l. Student-oriented venue from the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied — from 60s to 90s — aiitl the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.
I Thursday Night Fever at tlte Liquid Room. l0.30pm«5am. £3. Cheap drinks 50p for spirits. ciders and some beers and some funky 70s action.
I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. 10.30pm-3am. 3 Sep. Fortnightly. Robert Connor aitd Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.
I Underworld Vibes at Baiinermans. ‘me—lain. Free. Local DJs spin pie-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's funk. soul and hip ho t.
I The Unspoken Thing .it Negoeiaiits. t)pin- 3am. Free. Trip hop. hip hop. drum 'n‘ bass and beats ‘n‘ scratches front Edinburgh’s deadliest sonic saviours.
I Apex at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 18 Sep.
I Bass City Rollaz at The \'eitue. l().3()piti—-3aiti. Monthly. Sadly. another victim of Festival displacement. Be patient . . .
I Buckaroo Boudoir at the theatre Workshop (Venue 20). llpiii 2am. £5. 28 Aug. A mixed media night with hands on boardgames. 3D games on the liiternet. videos. music and a bar.
I Camel Beats at The venue. l0.3()pm—‘late. £7t£5). 28 Aug. l-‘oi'tnightly. l’pstairs' techno. downstairs house with very special guest the great Dutch techno—wizard Orlando \'oorn (KMS. Metroplex. Slamdunk) plays his first Edinburgh gig. Residents are. as always. Rob Dylan. Tom Christian. Mr Strutt. Alex Riz/o and Maxx.
I Catwalk ‘)pin-- lam. Free. Pltil Alcock and Steve Abraham alternate weekly and play funky soulful garage.
I Cathouse at The Jaffacake. llptn—3am. £l before ll.3()pm; £3 (£2.50) after. Watch otil for free passes. Rock and indie with a playlist that can range frotti Metallica and Marilyn Manson to Oasis and The Beastie Boys. Willi student-friendly drinks promos.
I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3ain. £6. 28 Aug. i‘v’lonthly. A fttii look at the 80s with a crowd that like to dress the part. ()ut ofchoice.
I Club Fondue at Noa. From 5pm. Free. Wind down your hectic week with the cheese ineister Guy Christmas. Cocktails
are £2.50 and bottles ofchampagne £l2. Loads of nibbles and dips too.
I Divine Divas at The Venue. l0pm—5am. £5/£3. two for one on the door until l lpiti. 4 Sep. Monthly. C‘mon girls. let your hair down! Performance by Lorraine Marshall and DJs Alley Vegas attd Gill MC Frankie for this very busy women only club.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Sleazy G cuts it in fine forth on 28 Aug and the one. the only Gordon Mac (Sublime) on 4 Sep.
I Evol at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm-5am. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and ()asis to Public Enetny. Jackson 5 and Underworld. Selected bottles £l before ll.30pm.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date l2 Sep.
I Gold at The Attic. llpin—3ain. £3 (£2). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy-going surroundings. Drinks promos. I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 18 Sep.
I High Rollin' at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Busy Friday night in this cool bar. I Homeless at The Honeycomb. llpin—3am. £7(£6). ll Sep. Monthly. Willi a serious reputation right across the country. this night touches down at the Honeycomb with guests Ben Wilcox (Bar Rlitiiiiba). Chubby Grooves (Fat City) and resident in the back Yogi Haughton. I Identity at The Vaults. l().3()pm—late. £8 (£6). girls free before llpiii. Brand new hard house night with residents Martin Kay and Krista and very special guest Danny liussain.
I International Club Festival at Teviot Row (Venue l4). ()pm—late. £5. 28 Aug. Five Clubs over five Levels for £5. The Uber Disko boys about town present their ‘Residents Night' with Zammo. Kev Wright. Gareth Somiiterville. The Merry Pranksters. Scott Brown. Mark Price and Stuart Duncan.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0.00pm--5am. £4. Featuring DJs and Live band Basic Collective fusing darker breaks with jazz and soul.
I Lift at The Vaults. l0.30pm-5am. £7 (£5). 28 Aug. Fortnightly. Twisted techno and trance from guest DJs from Purple Moon and the usual pumping residents LFT. Paul aitd crew.
I The Living Room 9pm—- lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds iii this well-situated bar.
I Lucious at The Ark. l0pm—3am. £6. Massive party music with the Woosli team and a tight btit 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. 9piii—-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. l0pm -3ani. £ibc. 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.
llpm-r-5ain. £7 (£5 members). 4 Sep. Monthly. Finish of the Festival in bass-bin destroying style with The General & Rtiff B. It has been a quality month of drum 'n' bass from the Manga boys. you won't be disappointed now. Residents Kid and G- Mac promise to live tip to the hype.
I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. l0.3()pm-~late. £5. DJs'l‘NT and Mr H present the choicest cuts in everything from rap to funk. hip hop to soul.
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. l0pm—2am. £5. 28 Aug atth 4 Sep. Live jazz/soul/blues night. hosted by resident band The MB Players. and resident spinner DJ Tinku. Last dates until October.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm—3am. Free before llpm; £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 11pm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. Stylish new venue which is pulling the crowds.
I Normal at Wilkie House. l0.30pm—late. £7 (£5). 4 Sep. Fortnightly. Kick-starting Wilkie House after the Festival are new residents Tony Sappiano and Trevor Rockcliffe alongside Karen Normal playing the most diverse techno sounds around.
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.
I Pure at The Venue. l0.30pm—late. £6 (£4). 4 Sep. Fortnightly. Following their eighth birthday bash. residents Twitch.
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The Homeless/Higher Ground Alliance This coming together of heavyweights sees Dr Bob Jones guesting and Yogi Haughton (above) through the back. The Honeycomb, Thu 27 Aug.
Camel Beats Come and welcome very speCial guest Orlando Voorn to his first Edinburgh gig and hear his crazy techno sounds at this quality night The Venue, Fri 28 Aug. International Club Festival The lads from Uber Disko present their favourite residents about town. The Club Festival has nearly finished, catch it whilst you can Tet/lot Row, Fri 28 Aug
Sublime We have heard yOtir wailing and gnashing of teeth, btit fret no more: the boys are back from their Festival break and we know Friday morning IS QOing to hurt. A lot The Vau/ts, Thu 3 Sep.
Big Beat How excited can you get? Find out when jazz funk legend Weldon lrvme hits the Lowige for one of the best gigs of the year. Get there early or you simply wont get in. Lizzard Lounge, Sat 5 Sep.