Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed b city. then by da . the alphabetically y title. Clubs wi be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our office at least seven days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Glasgow listings compiled
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I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.30—1 lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk at this west end venue. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I Access at Bonkers. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Downstairs at the officey Bonkers with well respected Tunnel residents Michael Kilkie. Trevor Reilly and Simon F0 for upfront house. Drinks promos. I bedazzled at The Arches. l0pm—2am. £4.50 (£2.50). 8 Oct and monthly. Live stand-up comedy from the crew who did the night at the 13th Note plus cheesy tunes into the night. Think weird and then run with it for a bit. Drinks promos. I B.E.S.T. at Babaza. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Matt Munro with a commercial party mix. Drinks promos.
I Big Karn's Party Night at Bennets. ll.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads ofcamp nonsense. Drinks promos.
I Brass Tax at Bar Sauza. 8pm-midnight. Free. DJ Muchil with broody bass lines. phat and funky beats and Latino fuelled disco. Pre-club.
I Brown Sugar at The Bom. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Two rooms with DJ TNT in the front with R&B and swing while DJ Benji takes up residency in room two with more of a hip hop sound. I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Nick Gemmil with house crossing over into all sorts including drum ‘n' bass and hip hop. Pre-club.
I Chicano at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. The original Latin Dance DJ Nick Peacock (Mish Mash) with Latin grooves. Barrio beats and the latest Salsa from Cuba. New York. Colombia and Puerto Rico. Happy hour 5—7pm. Pre-club.
I Cheeze at Strathclyde University Students Union (Barony Bar. Dark Room and Level 8). 8pm—3am. Free (open to students and four guests). DJs Mark. lain and Duffy with a proudly tacky and cheesy night of good time party tunes. Drinks promos.
I Cleopatras at Cleopatras. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2) Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes plus drinks promos.
I Cop at Archaos. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Busy student house night with DJ Vance playing l-a-r-g-e club tunes to a young bunch while Tam ‘The Fuzz‘ Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in the newly done-up Room 2. Now reopen after the Al'CliaOS revamp. Drinks promos.
I Crucial Vibes at Bar Lautrec‘s (upstairs). 9pm—lam. Free. Reggae and roots from the highly respected Crucial Vibes crew now weekly.
I Dee lays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm-close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Check out their Pusher 13 night at The 13th Note continuing on every week. Pre-club.
I Donkey at The Cathouse. l lpm-3am. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.30pm). lndie/grunge/industrial/chemical beats rock on a darker tip than The Cathouse‘s other nights. Drinks promos.
I Dream Baby Dream at (32. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). First night (15 Oct) at this new venue in the site that used to be the Venue. Residents every week are the Optimo duo (Sub Club Sundays) of Twitch (Pure) and Jilkes (Knucklehead) with their trademark mix of techno. electronica. and house. Guest on the opening night will be one certain policeman‘s son Bez (Happy Mondays/Black Grape). It’s not entirely clear what he’ll be doing. but you can be sure whether it's spinning some tunes. shaking a maraca orjust generally larging it about the place he'll be doing it in style. Drinks promos.
I Elements at Nice 'n’ Sleazy (ground floor bar). 9pm—midnight. Free. 8 Oct. Elemean drum ‘n' bass collective playing in this characterful bar. Pre-club. I Fleapit Film Club at The Arches. lOpm—2am. Members only. available on the door. 17 Oct and monthly. The best and the worst of yesterday‘s forgotten cult favourites screened on super scratchy lo-fi lomm film. Previous ﬁlms include Harold and Maude. F aster Pussycat K ill.’ K ill! and Creature from the Black Lagoon. A cinema you can smoke and drink in.just what could be better than that.
I The Force at The Arena. l lpm-3am. £3. (£2). New night with party tunes across the board with an indie bias from DJs Fletch and Stuart. Drinks promos.
I Free Flow at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). 9pm-2am. Free. Keepin' it real with early Motown. ska. reggae. soul. JB super funk. Hammond jazz. 70s disco to hip hop. new and retro guitar pop. movie soundtracks. trip hop and drum ‘n' bass with DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey. Lager £l a pint.
I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l0pm—2am. £l. Now fast approaching their first birthday at this venue. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine‘s weekly night has developed into one of the finest funk breakbeat nights in the country. it may be easiest to describe what they do as big beat. but really it's a staggering combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga and reggae. On 15 Oct it‘s the Hi Karate first Birthday featuring guest DJ The Deadly Avenger. a man at the cutting edge of ‘disco-funk carchase beats fusion‘ and with releases on Depth Charge‘s DC label.
Belfast's David Holmes plays Nice 'n' Sleazy on Sat 10 Oct
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I Jengaheads Cul De Sac Bar. 9—1 lpm. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with more of the same nonsense they are renowned for: big beats and a wee bit more. sometimes on four decks when they can be arsed to move the cappuccino machine out the way. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I lollipop at The Hive (GUU). lO.30pm—2.30am. Free (studean only). D] John McCormack with cheesy tunes and chart classics. Drinks promos.
I Loveshaclt at Fury Murry's. lO.30pm-3.15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with Chemical Beats (Chem Bros. David
' Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks
promos. I The Lime at The Lime. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3/ £2 before llptn). Student night with club classics in your house and garage style. Cheap drink promos.
I Psy-phi at The Sub Club. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3) guest nights are £6. Phar Out‘s Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop, drum 'n’ bass and generally music with the funk. One of the best of its type in Scotland. 8 Oct. it‘s the Psy- phi ﬁrst birthday with special guests MC Ty and Shorty Blitz from London's rated 'Scratch' and DJ Pogo's Lyricist Lounge. both in Scotland for the first time. 22 Oct. as part of the Sub‘s 12th birthday celebrations Psy-phi welcome the legendary New York ‘old skool' king Jazzy Jay. This is the man. He was part of Afrika Bambaata's Zulu Nation. and worked with the seminal DefJam. He doesn'tjust play hip hop. he is hip hop. See Hit list.
I Pusher 13 at The 13th Note (ground floor). llpm—3am. £2. Weekly night from Jilkes and Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving up electro funk beats to a crowd following on from their Variet pub gig.
I Ra ar at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats. bleeps and squeaks‘. Drinks promos.
I Richard Howie at Russell‘s Bar/Cafe. 8-l lpm. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house. Pre-club.
I Ronnie and Simon's Fruit Cocktail at Planet Peach. lO.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Massive party tunes in this new venue. All drinks £l.50.
I Root Down at The Queen Margaret Union. l0pm—2am. Price tbc. Students and four guests. DJs Leon and Stuart from the East Village Pharmacy with ‘hip hop. break beats and funky squeaks'. Seems to be a rash of squeaks on a Thursday night. Maybe they're in some way related and these squeaks are just keeping it quiet (well that‘s what squeaks do. don't they?)
I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. I Sly at Trash. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in Room Two. Dress up in some sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos.
I Soul Sauce at Bar 9 l. ()piti—tiiidnight. Free. DJ Marc from the Top Rank Collective with classic soul. reggae and R&B. Pre club.
I Student Crossing at Strawberry Fields. llpm—3am. £2. 60s-90s indie/pop/psychedelic sounds and cult videos. Entry includes free hot dog/veggie dog and chips. Drinks promos.
I Havana Tropicale at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). DJ Jazz with tnerengue. Latin jazz funk grooves and a hint of salsa. Drinks promos.
I TVR at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Dance and soul mix from DJ Skud in the main room getting away from the usual student cheese. All drinks £l. I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. l0.30pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa. playing a mix of contemporary house anthems plus some right royal cheesers like the Proclaimers or YMCA to get everyone up on the ﬂoor. Drinks promos.
I X-Rated at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm-2am. £2 (£1).
Chart and dance in the main room with DJ Ray plus indie in room 2.
I Area 51 at The Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). lOpm-2.30am. £7 (£6/£SGSA). Return to the Art School by the Area 51 crew bringing with them Rennie Pilgrem for the Nu Skool Breakz lI tour. Pilgrem plays tough breakbeat with fat basslines and has been a key part of the scene since 88 when he started his band Rhythm Section. The bloke co- promotes Friction at Bar Rumba with Adam Freeland and Tayo and is generally regarded as having quite a hand in kicking the whole thing off.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. llpm—3.3()am. £7 (£5). Dressed up night in this award winning club. which eight years on still looks the business. The trio of Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) take no prisoners in the main room for large-scale hard house danceﬂoor detonators. and then there's Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two for a slightly less full-on vibe. All drinks £1 before 12.30am. 9 Oct. Ark Supernova night which means cheap drinks all night.
I Babylon at The Arena. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3 before midnight). Party metal night. What is party metal? lt’s your singalong commercial stuff. so there you go. Drinks promos.
I Bargo at Bargo. 9pm--midnight. Free. Quality house music from Dom and Jay (Sub Club) at this city centre east style bar. Pre-club.
I Bennets l 1.30pm—3am. £4 (£3), Grant Duffwith an upbeat dance night.
I Bom at The Bom. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Colin Hamilton. George Bowie and The Sly Boys with pretty full on house. Drinks promos.
I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Reggae. ragga and soca from DJ Dirtsman. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I Bonkers at Bonkers. llptn—3am. £4 after midnight. £3 before. Club classics at this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble Whitelaw. I Budda at Budda. 8pm~tiiidnight Free. Solemusic's Stevie Middleton with laid- back garage and deep house. Drinks 1 promos. Pre-club.
I Buena Vista at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). l0pm—2.30am. £3. A slice of Latinjazz and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section with Nick Peacock (Back To Jazz) playing the last Friday ofevery month.
I Bump ’n' Hussle at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llpm). £5 (free before llptn). £5. Paul Traynor with house. R&B. soul classics. garage and house for a dressy. drinky. jump about a bit crowd. Dead. dead busy.
I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret
Union. l0pm—2am. Price the. Students ; and four guests. lt's cheesy and it‘s
poppy and it‘s just unbridled fun all the way. brought to you by DJ Toast. Rack
‘em up Toasty boy.
I Cleopatras at Cleopatras. lO.30pm—2.30am. £7. Pop. 70s and 80s . party tunes. Over 21s only. I Crucial Vibes at The Bedsit. l 9pm—2am. £2 (free before llpm). ll Sep and fortnightly. DJ Gus playing all the latest and classics in reggae. ragga. dub and roots.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk. Check out Kenny H playing 5—7pm for the happy hour too.
I Deep Fried at The 13th Note Club. llpm—3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with reggae. dub and mellow grooves on the ground floor and hip hop. big beat and funk in the basement.
I Fellatio at Bar Sauza. Spin—midnight. Free. Deep Philly funk. house and
gara e. Pre club.
I At Dimension at The Baby Grand. 9pm—midnight. Free. Andy Young and