EDINBURGH CLUBS: FRI continued
I Salsa Viva at the Venue. l0.3()piii-3aiii. £6 (£5). ll Sep. Fortnightly. Back to normal post-Festival dates. lt's Salsa time. move to DJ Coco Vega and the sounds of salsa. cumbia. merengue and more.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. l0.3()pm-3am. 25 Sep. Monthly. Sit down before you read this - Afrika Bambaataa will be the guest at this signiﬁcant hip hop night. lt goes without saying (but we will anyway) that this night will be sold out and if you want to be there. get there early.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. £l()(£8). ll Sep. Fortnightly. Trance arid techno iii the main room. quality eclectic iii the back. Returning with a vengeance. the boys bring Nick Warren and Paul van Dyk over to play. Residents Kev Wright. Beanie and Felix will be tip to their usual mind-bending standards after their Festival break.
I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £ 1. See Thursdays.
I T.F.|.F. at Club Mercado. 5— l()pm. Free. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£l drinks. £10 bottles ofchampagne) arid great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. This is the orginal after-work wind down. now into its third year.
I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at The Ark. 4.30—9.30pm. Free. Free hot buffet front 4.30—6.30ptti. all drinks two for one. 4.30-5.30pm. all spirits £ 1. 5.3()s—6.3()pm. cocktail pitchers £4. 6.3()—7.3()piii.
I The Time Tunnel at Cltib Mercado. l()piii--3ani. £5. ll Sep. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy takes yoti through the 60s. 70s and 80s.
I Triptonite North at The Hoiieycotiib. l8 Sep. Fortnightly. Catch the new resident Dominic h‘loii‘ioinitig Stuart Duncan. Adrian Davenport and Gareth Soittitierville who play up to the garage and hard house people. Make a night of it and start with the pre-club party at Iguanas from 9pm.
I Ugly Groove Movement at The Jazz Joint. l()pnt—3am. £5 (£4). ll Sep. A ten- piece play a very danceable mix of soul. jazz and Latin with Richie Rtifftone DJing.
I Underworld Vibes at Banneriiians. ()plti—Iillll. Free. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes iii this popular bar. Tonight. it‘s garage and house.
I Voodoo at The Vaults. |().3()piii —3am. £9 (£6). 18 Sep. Monthly. Residents night at this trance and techno haven. Jay Storic. Neil McKay. Graham McLean. Kev Cliffe and Andrew Gordon reside.
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I Walkers 4pm--3am. Free before l().3()pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. ()ver 2ls. Smart dress. Happy hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Ftiii music. fun crowd.
I What It Is at City 2. ‘).3()pm- lam. Free. l8 Sep. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns
plays a funky and very listenable blend of
soul. garage and rare stuff.
I Work at The Shooting Gallery. l()pm—3am. £5. 1 I Sep. House. funk. drum ‘ii' bass aiid hip hop from DJs about town.
I Arakataca! at The Bongo Cltib. 9.30pm—3am. £5/£~1. l2 Sep. Fortnightly. World dance encompassing salsa. Afro. Latin and Caribe.
I Atomic Baby at The Honey comb. llpiii—3am. £10 (£8). 12 Sep. Fortnightly. It's September so it‘s residents time — Micheal Kilkie. Zaiiinio. Gareth Sommerville. Darren Davies and Scott Brown will be playing their range of litiro-housey bouncy sttiff. A popular night guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. This monthly night returns on 3 ()ct after a deserved break.
I Catwalk ‘)piti--laiii. Free. Mark Price plays his eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality pre-club bar.
I CC. Blooms llpiii—3am. Free. Get tip atid move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Captain Rhino and the Big Horns at The Jazz Joint. l()piii—3aiii. £5. l2 Sep. Lancaster ten-piece drop in to play their sotil and ftiiik tunes.
I Colours Of Love at (‘ttib Mercado. llpiii-«lam. £l() (£8). I‘) Sep. Fortnightly. Yipee. it's the Mixmag Country Special? Anne Savage. .loti Mancini and Crosby drop the house and garage tunes to a dressy aiid tip for it crowd.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3(lpiii~—3aiii. £6. 1‘) Sep. Fortnightly. It's a disco ball of tire from DJ Love and Nick Silver with MC ()tis on the mic and Mr Lenny Love as your host step otit in spandex flares and trip back to the 7()s. baby.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
I lpm-«3am. £3 itieiiibers; £3.50 non- members. A varied play list taking in soul. 6()s. new wave. indie. northern. soundtracks atid much. much more. There’s a very cheap bar as w ell Free photographic membership available on the night.
I Ego at The Shooting Gallery. Monthly. Next date 3 ()ct (probably).
I eht more at eh I. ‘)piii-- l atti. Free. Yogi llaughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Sat and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of the attention. I Energise at Subway. llpiii-3am. £2. Various party sounds.
I Frog at Studio 24. l()pm- 3am. £3 before l().-l5ptit; £5 after. I2 Sep. Monthly. Two floors of eclectic (there's that word again) tunes. Hard house and Euro techno upstairs and a satisfying range of disco to house. old school to big beat downstairs. Residents are Strax. Jared. Mike Shy. Rumbler and Fugitive. I Fuzzy Instinct at Wilkic llotise. l().3()pm ~3am. £7. 26 Sep. Monthly. New progressive house night offering the itiasses soitiething different. Front room residents are .loii White and Gav Sutherland. Grab a coffee or a 'shake iii the backroom and chill to various short flicks. See frontlines.
I Glam at The Vaults. ()pm- ~3aiti. £l5 (£l2). l2 Sep. He who was there at the start of all the madness. Danny Raiiipliiig plays the lidinburgh leg of his tour and is joined by Shy Brother.
I Going Places at the ABC Filitihotise. Next date Sat lt) ()ct with a Barbarella theme. Tickets are iii advance only from Alphabet Video on Marchmont Road atid I'Vtipp RCc‘tit'ds.
. Hanky Panky ill I.;t BL‘IIL' Atigele. llpiit- 3am. £5. ('oiite atid frolic shamelessly to the cheesier than cheesy 7()s. 80s and 90s party tunes.
I lay at Wilkie llouse. ltl.3()piti 3am. £ll) (£8). l‘) Sep. Fortnightly. It is fair to say that everyone loves this clttb. It‘s not itist the great guests they bring (tonight it's Rachel Auburn) nor the institutions that are the residents (haiids tip Alan. Maggie. Trendy Wendy and Sally). It isn‘t even the friendly and mad punters that make up the ciowds. It is. quite simply. the baitgiiig tunes that you are guaranteed to hear each and every time. I Le Freak at The Attic. liptti 3am. £4. A busy evening of hot 70s disco action. Drinks promos until midnight.
I Liqmd at the Liquid Rooiti.
l().3()piii 3am. £5. Residents Dave Smith and Andy Ford play club favourites front house. garage aiid old school. \'ei'y busy. get there early.
I The Living Room 9pm I.tltt. Fiec. See Fri.
I Lizzard Lounge at (‘at’e (tiat't'iti. We think that you‘ll agree. the boys deserve a break Be patient. they 'll be back on It) ()L‘l.
I Loveshack at IIlL' .laffacake.
ll).3t)piti 3am. £5. Now over a year old. this tiiainstreaiii party night bows to popular demand and moves itito a new
‘Krash Slaughter' wowig the crowds at the DMC Scottish Heat at Scratch
weekly slot. Expect a mix of 70s. 80s and ‘)()s chart hits. plus a revamped venue.
I Luver at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 3 ()ct. Start thinking ‘— are you a supermodel or a superhero‘.’
I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pm ~lam. Free. Stuart Duncan ('I‘riptonite North/JDJ) with house in this busy bar.
I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. llpiii—3am. £8 (£6.50). l‘) Sep. Fortnightly. The real thing — roots. reggae atid original vibes to keep you having a good time.
I Mingin' at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 2‘) Sep with Jon the Dentist — how good is this ‘economy clubbing"?
I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Nil. l()pm-—3am. Free before I lpiit. £2 after. Well Stirred at the controls iii this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. ftiiik. 6()s. 7(ls. 80s. hip hop and cheese.
I Naughty at The Ark. ‘)piit—3aiii. £6. Co-hosted by Scot-FM with chart oriented music to target the main-line office worker. apparently.
I Noa 9pm 3am. Free before l lpm'. £3 before midnight; £6 after. Head through to the backroom for quality garage and house with Taste's Martin Valentine aitd Stuart Barrie.
I Phat Pharm at City 2. ()pttt- lam. Free. 12 Sep. Fortnightly. Yogi Hatighton playing whatever Yogi llaughton plays. lispect ftitik through to garage with anything iii-between.
I Pre-Viva at Club Mercado. ‘)--l lptii. Free. l2 Sep. Fortnightly. Checkout this great take on the pre—clttb bar tliiitg. It's a cabaret-style way to kick start your night and if you haven't passed out. you can stay on for Visa the club for free.
I RAW at Negociants. l()pm 3am. Free. Bringing together quality guests frotii local clubs to join the residents playing funky and underground house and techno.
I The Rocking Horse llpiii-31m). £3. Three floors of the darker and harder side of things. Tomb Raider for the gotltic and industrial sounds. Frenzy for rock and alternative and Fly for the indie and chemical noises.
I Scratch at The Venue. £6 (£5). l2 Sep.
Fortnightly. DJ Kofi is the special guest. a forttier I'K DMC champion with all the turntable skills pltis residents. artwork and breakers.
I Substance at The Honeycomb.
llpiii 43am. £l() (£8). I‘) Sep. Fortnightly. Make way for special guest l’aul ‘Trouble' Anderson (The Loft. Kiss FM). Residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stii'toii in the main room and Bootsy aiid Rtiss Kt‘tldtt‘ lItt'titlgIt the back pt‘tiyttlitig an honest to goodtiess real garage vibe. Sec II)! list.
I The Subway West End slpmr 3am. £l. See Thursdays.
I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpiii 3am. £4. liidie. with a touch of dance and ftiiik. played to a packed atid sweaty crowd.
I Tiswas at The (ialleiy: 10pm 3am. £tbc. llappy alternative music. front indie to cttlt lt)()\ ie themes. Preceded by live batids. See Music listings for details.
I Tribal Funktion at The Venue.
l lpm 3am. £7 (£5 ). l2 Sep. Fortnightly. (iet out your bad French accents to welcome the may poptilai lirik Rug (l’aris). returning after his iiiassive Valentine's debut \\ tilt the Tribal I‘tiys. I’t'()\ itltttg the (Itset) Itititis and twisted funky techno \Illl w ill be residents (ieorge T and Simone (nice name. boyI) aiid ll cttts tip his hip ltop stitttttls. See IlilIist.
I Ugly Groove Movement at The Jan .loint. 10pm 3am. £5 (£4). The ten-piece return to play their popular fusion of soul. ftiiik and Latin.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannei'iiiaiis. ()pm latti. Free. Local l).l.s spiit pre-club vibes iii this popular bar. Tonight. it's tiiainstreaiii dance cheese.
I Vegas at The Shooting (iallery. ltl.3()piii 3am. £7. Classic easy listening. latiiio vabes and cool flIll) themes.
I Viva at Club Mercado. llpiii 3am. £8. l2 Sep. Fortnightly. Residents are the fabulous and dis itie Miss \'iva. Mike and Betty Ford. Amanda l.yotis aitd her