Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I Face Off at The Arches. 10.30pm—3.30am.£8 (£6). 16 Oct only. The Face Off season continues with the Phar Out crew getting their pick of DJs. bringing on Mo Wax’s Psychonauts and DJ Vadim from Ninja Tunes. The night of course features the Phar Out and Jengaheads residents pushing out their own beats and breaks.
I Funk D'Void at Nice ’n‘ Sleazy (ground floor bar). 9pm—midnight. Free. 9 Oct. Lars Sandberg. Soma recording artist playing deep. funky electronica. Pre
I Gold 'n’ Delicious at Archaos. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). New night at the massive and now newly refurbished Archaos replacing the Spectrum night. Geoff Montford and David Gilmour in the main room with the best in British vocal and Euro house playing to a dressy crowd. Jamie Strang in bar 1 playing soul and R&B plus Michael Sweeney in Betty's with disco. garage and cheesy stuff. Drinks promos.
I Havana Barcelona at Barcelona. 8pm-midnight. Free. Jazz funk. R&B. soul and Latino house from DJ Jazz. Pre- club.
I Katch at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50; free before
1 1.30pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie. Drinks promos.
I Lime at The Lime. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£2). DJ Cammy with house. garage and nu soul. Drinks promos.
I Living Room at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Brian M and Jim Hutchison with deep house. Pre club.
I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of ood-time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Paul Cawley at Air Organic (downstairs at Miros). 9pm-midnight. The Sub Club's Thursday night resident and label boss of Fenetik Records down at this new bar every week for hip hop. drum ‘n‘ bass and break. Pre-club.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge.
1 lpm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle in main club with 90s club and indie or down in the Trophy Room with Tom for a more commercial mix. Gay.
I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). Paul N'Jie with house. garage. R&B and soul in this new city centre venue. Drinks promos.
I Radio City at The Attic. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who. etc.
I Rapt at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like nobody's business. ,
I Rico! at Havana. 8pm—rnidnight. Free. Club Cubaua's Duncan Kane and Shannon Sliiell joined by Farah for a wide range of hi-NRG Latin and tropical floor-shakers from techno-merengue to the latest Latin rap. via smooth salsa and retro Latin 7rooves. Pre-club.
I Salsa Sa rosa at The 13th Note Club (basement). 8pm—10.45pm. £4 (£3.50). Karen Pasi takes her massively popular Salsa classes from The Lime down to The 13th Note every Friday night. Beginners welcome. Pre-club. Free tickets available for the club that runs afterwards.
I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. 11pm—3. 15am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G playing to a largely student crowd in the smoky. dark. get a snog in the corner Fury's.
I Soaterama at Nice 'n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). 8pm—midnight. Free. Regular Friday evening do. with the best in all sor's of fields from Americana Punk to dub drum 'n' bass and even The Smiths. I Soul Shine at Bar Lautrec's (upstairs). 8pm—lam. £2 after 10pm. free before. DJs Valois and Cortez deliver soul. funk. break beats and whatever feels good to booze filled soul hooligans up the stairs at Lautrec‘s. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I Spectrum at 02. 11pm-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly from 16 Oct. The crew behind the mega. mega Streetrave and Colours move their night from Archaos to this new venue up behind the Garage. Residents at the weekly night will be Jon Mancini. lain ‘Boney" Clark and DJ Crosby playing hard. no-prisoners house. First night (16 Oct) they welcome the first of many special guests. Aberdeen/Manchester's Graeme Park to kick everything off. Look out for DJ Sneak on the 30 Oct. All this and drinks promos too.
I Strathclyde University Student Union lOpm—3am. Free. Cheesy dance and indie in Level 8 and club anthems in The Dark Room. plus 'Planet Boogie' in The Barony Bar with Porn Star Lionel Vinyl and his 70s disco-fest. Wear fancy 70s dress to Planet Boogie and win a prize (which is quite likely to be some sort of drink to help you forget you‘re wearing an afro wi and 12 inch flares.) I Sub Club Birth ay Party at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £8. The night is pretty much ticket/invite only. but if you collar the PR staff going round the bars on the nights running up to the event you‘ll get an entry pass. Speak to them nicely and you might even get one of the freebies. Robert Owens of '1’“ Be Your Friend' fame performs live and a clutch of the Sub residents will be playing. There's a bit of free drink on the go too to make the night swing in the famed way that the Sub parties always do.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. l 1pm—3am. £7 (£5). 16 Oct and fortnightly. A-man and Panic with their ever evolving night which takes the Subbie from deep funky house through beat and bass and coming out at sublime techno. A quality night and no mistake.
I Tchico at Russell‘s Bar/Cafe. 8—1 lpm. Free. DJ Tchico with R&B. hip hop and swing.
I Trash at Trash. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). Busy. easy-going night with funky house in Room One from Stevie Smith and street soul. swing and classic grooves in Room Two from DJ Grahame. Drinks promos.
I Un-cut at The Arches. llpm—3am. £5. 9 Oct and monthly. Return of Un-cut. the first time for many weeks. giving us the chance again to hear funky. disco house tumtablist and producer DJ Q. joined by Craig and Graeme of Soma’s Silicone Soul and Laurence Hughes (Bomba).
I Velvet Rooms lOpm-3am. £6. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to soul. Martin Hesketh in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I La Academia De La Salsa at Havana. 3.30—5pm. £4 (£3). Fed up with shopping on a Saturday afternoon? Try this instead: salsa and merengue dance classes for absolute beginners every week. Hot and saucy.
I Archaos at Archaos. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A.J. mix up garage and house in the massive round room dance floor. which has one of the loudest sound systems and most impressive light shows in Scotland. Scott and Geoff play chunky club classics in Room Two while Paul Traynor plays R&B. swing and hip hop in Room Three. Now open after the Archaos revamp.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests. Still pretty much the main feeder-bar for the Sub Club and The Arches.
I Bargo at Bargo. ()pin—midnight. Free. Rotates between deep funk and house from the Tangent DJs or Shirley Temple's Ms Alston with chunky house. Pre-club.
} I Bennets ll.30pm-3am. £6 (£5). DJ
Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.
I Born at The Bom. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). Stevie Smith. Keith Pyper and guests with funky house and garage at this dressy venue still trying to prove itself. Drinks promos.
I Bankers at Bonkers. 1 lpm—3am. £5
after midnight. £4 before. Club classics at
this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble Whitelaw. I Budda at Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Solemusic‘s Stevie for garage and deep house. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I The Cathouse 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50; £2.50 before 1 1.30pm). Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. in one of the best rock styled venues in the country. Drinks promos.
I Classic PM at Fury Murry‘s.
llpm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Club classics in the tnain room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music frotn Twister upstairs at this generally studenty venue.
I Cleopatras at Cleopatras. 10.30pm-2.30am. £7. Pop. 70s and 80s ' party tunes plus drinks promos. Over 21s on] .
I lub 69 Rocksy‘s Basement. 10pm—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing who are not always announced before hand. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew. 10 Oct. club regular and self styled Renfrew Rebel Greg Or Mendel playing live. Look out for guests Anthony Shakir and Andrea Parker in forthcomin v weeks.
I Club Cu ana at The Bedsit. 9pm—2am. £4 (£3). 10 ()ct and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.
I Colours at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £10. 10 Oct and monthly. Despite running their new night at G2. nights in Edinburgh. a massive UK club tour and still pulling out all the stops for Streetrave (hell that last one was good). these guys still manage to keep their monthly night at the Arches chocca-full of top guests. Tonight. long term Colours supporter John Digweed plays in the first arch way for a full five hours. Mark Moore and Jimmy Van Mallaghem from the legendary Twilo in NYC take their place in Arch 2 and then in the very back arch you‘ve got the residents Jon Mancini. lain 'Boney‘ Clark and DJ Crosby. This is what legends are made of. See Hit list.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—1 1pm. Free. Jim Hutchison with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.
I David Holmes at Nice 'n‘ Sleazy (both floors). 9pm-midnight. Free. 10 ()ct only. They phoned him and asked him nicely to come and he agreed. This is a pretty special coup for the bar: getting the Belfast techno soul master and winner of last year's Muzik Magazine ‘Best Essential Mix‘ award to play Sleazys. He‘s sticking around for the next night too and playing tip at Optimo at the Sub Club. See Hit list.
I Discojunky at The Arches. 11pm—3.3()am. £10. 17 Oct and monthly. Second night of this new club project featuring Felix Da Housecat (Chicago). Blake Baxter (Detroit) and Stevie Donaldson (Partick) on a hard. funky house tip in the main archway. 1n the second arch. Dema and Nice (Yang) mix up breaks and beats. A fine addition to the Arches portfolio ofclub nights. proving it is one of the most versatile. forward thinking venues in the country. I Divine at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). 10pm~late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School ()f Art students). Andrew Divine. one of the most familiar faces on the scene. joined by Hush Puppy for Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats.
I Down at The Arena. 1 lpm—3am. £4. Metal rock and alternative night. Drinks promos.
I Electric Cabaret at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £8. Saturdays here take on a new direction as Cris Biguzzi is joined by DJ Oscar every other week. Latin fever in to big beat and then moving on to funky house.
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Psy-phi The legendary New York ’old skool’ king Jazzy Jay guests. A former member of Afrika Bambaata’s Zulu Nation (above), and there at the inception of Def Jam, he is, undoubtedly the bomb. The Sub Club, Thurs 22 Oct.
Colours John Digweed, Mark Moore and Jimmy Van Mallaghem (Twilo, NYC) and the residents Jon Mancini, lain 'Boney' Clark and DJ Crosby, all through three, heaving, sweaty arches. The Arches, Sat, 70 Oct.
David Holmes As well as playing the Subbie on Sunday, the Belfast techno soul master and winner of last years Muzik Magazine 'Best Essential Mix’ award takes over both floors of Sleazy’s on Saturday night. Truly something to behold. Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sat 70 Oct.
Sub Culture Harri and Domenic celebrate the 12th birthday of the club by welcoming Detrort legend Carl Craig to perform live as his Paperclip People outfit. Whenever he’s asked what his favourite club is, he always mentions the Subbie so you can anticipate an extra special show tonight from him. The following week Chicago house god, Derrik Carter makes a welcome return to the stage. The Sub Club, Sat 70 Oct.
Elements Elements returns for a one- off and first birthday celebration, aided by cross-over jazzy drum and bass master Alex Reece, taking time out from re-recording his new album on his own label, Al's Records. Trash, Wed 74 Oct only.
I Free Form at The 13th Note Club. 10pm—3am. £3 (free before 1 1pm). Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk.
I Havana Salsa On The Boat at The Renfrew Ferry. 10pm—2am. £6 (£5) from Ticketlink/door. 17 Oct and fortnightly. Salsa. merengue. bhangra. world music and much more hip swinging beats with DJ Jazz on the decks.
I Heat at Tin Pan Alley. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Commercial house at this city centre venue.
I The Garage lupin—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before 1 lpm. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to put the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread of commercial anthems in the main room and indie inspiration upstairs. Get there early as the queues start snaking up the street well before the pubs close.
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