I Fat Vibration at The Bongo Club. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 4 Dec. Monthly. Featuring the live ftink/soul/groove band The Ugly Groove Movement antl DJs Eh‘.’Wun! and Sly Si on the decks.
I Frontier at Revolution. l()pni—3ani. £5 before I lpm: £6 between
I lpm—midnight: £7 after. Weekly. Residents are Kevin .lones and Vanessa Motion. Brand new chart and house night with enormous capacity.
I Funk Train Launch Night at The Potterrow. ‘)piii~3am. £7 (£5). 2() Nov. Monthly. Fresh from their sell launch party. the Ticket Collector and the Engine Driver ofThe Funk Train ask you to ptit on your best flares and join in on a night of 70s decadence.
I Gold at The Attic. llpm--3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. With nights like this the 80s will never die. ‘The 80s were too much fun‘. they say.
I Good Evening at The Wee Red Bar. l()pin—3am. £3 (£2 with footl. cans are okay btit no apricots). Weekly. 'lt‘sjust not funny! A mix of music. games and sillittessf
I Headspin at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£4), 2() Nos. Monthly. Four decks mixing tip hip hop. trip hop. house. funk and soul. Residents are Colin Millar. Allan Dunbar and Steve Austin. Projections antl video scratching by the very cool Delta Video people. Deservedly. a popular night.
I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date I I Dec.
I Identity at The Vaults. l(lpni--3am. £5 before I lpm/stutlents: £8 thereafter. 27 Nov. Busy hard house night bringing the guests to the capital. (.iuy ()i‘nadel (Cream. Radio I) is the guest. full support from .lay Storic and Martin Kaye in the mainroom. (’iail Sellai's and Graeme McLean in the bar.
I Jazz Joint at Henry ‘s Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £4. 2() Nov lltib Central playing an unplugged set of eclectic breakbeal and urban .sotil. Dls Sly Si and Kulu hit the decks.
I Lift at Wilkie House. ll)..5()plll-5ttlll. £7 (£5). 27 Nov. Fortnightly. A quality night of techno and trance. Lift are settling into Wilkie House easily.
I The Living Room 9pm-- I am. Free. Weekly. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix of dance sounds in this well-situated bar. I Lucious at The Ark. l()pm- 3am. £5. W‘ekly. Half price entry with ﬂier. Massive party music from the 70s to the 90s with the Wooin team and a tight but polite door policy
I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. 8pin~lam. Free. Gareth Soiiimerville plays the ftill range of hip hop. house and garage tunes.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 conc and before l Ipm‘. £4 thereafter. Weekly. Make tracks and hear an array of reggae. ragg'i. soul. ftiiik. swing and R&B sounds provided by Sir ()ssie.
I Manga at La Belle Angele. Ilpm—3am. £7 (£5). 27 Nov. Monthly. Klute (li\e) will be the guest for the last Manga of ()8. this man is sure to make it big in 9‘). ‘A multi-layered mesh of polyi'hythmic soul and hyper alien hip hop set atop the In istiest of busted breaks and .scuttling. fractured beatsf says eloquent. man iii the know Barry McPhereson. Kltile has ftill support from residents Kid. (i-Mac and l'nify. A] from Blacka'ni/ed has also been showing his face lately. (‘heck out www.basstrap.com/manga
I Melt City at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £4. 2() Nov. l-‘ortnightly. Hip hop-a-delic. jazzfunki'ock. A new groove—mixing club with a touch of house and techno. I MIB Presents South Central at Club Mercado. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 27 Nov. Fortnightly. Last date at Club Mercado. DJs TNT and Mr H present the choicest cuts in everything from rap to funk. hip hop to soul.
I Mi Salsa at The Bongo Club. l()pm--3am. £5 (£4). 27 Nos. Monthly. Edinburgh‘s Latin Music Society present a night of salsa to porro. samba to lambada. For those keen to learn. there’s
a free Latin dance class if you turn up early.
I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. 9.30pm—2am. £5. Weekly. Continuing to make a real impact on Edinburgh's soul and jazz scene. catch The MB Players live on stage and the impressive DJ Tiiikti behind the decks. 2() Nov sees Kevin McKenzie on guitar and DJ Fli‘PWun! joining the residents. whilst 27 Nov sees Kevin McKenzie and DJ Simone joining the ranks.
I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. l()pin—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint with disco to funk. hip hop to cheese.
I Orange Sun at Studio 24. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). 27 Nov. Monthly. The ()range bubble has arrived. a carnival of live acts. stalls and networking from the promoters of Storywheel to brighten tip your weekend.
I Planet Earth at The Citrus.
I lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. A busy and long-ruiming 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. l().3()pin—3am. £6 (£4). 27 Nov. Fortnightly. Two floors. Twitch provides the Pure faithful with one of his live sets. ftill support from Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill. A night of the purest techno for an appreciative crowd. See Hit List.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2; free for students with matriculation card. Weekly. A mix ofchart. dance antl classic disco.
I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. ()pin-lam. Free. 2() Nov. Fortnightly. After the very successful Toko party. Murray Richardson takes back the controls of his deep house night.
I The Rocking Horse at The Rocking Horse. l lpm—3am. £l. Three floors of alternative club action. loosely divided between gothic. heavy metal and indie. Drinks promos.
I The Salsa Hut 7-- l(l.3()pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant bridging the gap between great food and great music. With DJs.
I Salsa Viva at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £5; £3 before llpiii. 20 Nov. Fortnightly. DJ Coco Vega from Latin America provides the high quality Latin music from the old classics to the latest releases.
I Seen at The Honeycomb. l lpin-3am. £6 (£5). 20 Nov. Monthly. Flasin one of Scotland's best hip hop nights. Tonight. Seen presents Nuttin' Btit A Party. In the Leg Room. DJs Fh'.’Wun and Nasty P and an open mic comp. Loads of prizes and freebies from the very cool Odd One ()tit and Underground Solu'slui. The Head Room DJs Stubby Digits and Table Manner]. will be doing their thing. The special bar promo worth a mention — bottles of Carlsberg £ l. vodka £ l .50 all night. l8 Dec sees special guests DJ Noise and Supernatural. Look ottt for it. I Snatch 015 at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Ian and Hugh bringing in uplifting house.
I T e Sting at The Potterrow. ()pm—3am. £7 (£5). 4 Dec. Monthly. Hip hop. jazz funk and raga-muffin chat with lili‘.’Wun!. Al and Ambassador. MCs are AJ. Warren and Nutty P.
i I Sublime at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am.
£7 (£5). 27 Nov. Monthly. The boys settle into their new residency iii fine style with a residents night. ltlge and Kev Wright do the four deck thing. ‘To enhance. compliment antl combine all the elements of trance.‘
I Sublime at Wilkie House. l().3()pm—3am. £8 (£6). 2() Nov. Fortnightly. Trance and techno iii the main room. quality eclectic in the back. 2() Nov is a residents night with a three-hour set from Kev Wright. support from ldgc. For those tip fora night of trance-induced ecstacy. 4 Dec sees the launch of Platipus Vol 4 with Union Jack. Ait of Trance. Terrafirma and P()B. all playing live. Expect nothing btit the best trance antl the maddest croth. Simply Sublime.
I Subtle Logic at La Belle Angele.
l lpni—3am. £3 fauna. flora and green- painted people: £5 everyone else. 20 Nov. Monthly. A brand new night with residents Smiling Ross. Rod the God. Honest John and Eric the Viking. Their special guest is Murf (Subterrainian. The End). Normally we would describe the music policy here. btit perhaps that should be left to the promoters themselves. And I quote. ‘Driving repetitive Subtle Logic sounds to send the crowd fucking inental!! Tunes guaranteed to send you into a trance without any of the strange swirly noises and exciting build-upsll' So now you know.
I The Subway West End 4pin—3ain. £l. Weekly. See Thursdays.
I T.F.I.F. at Club Mercado. 5—l()pm. Free. Weekly. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5—6.30pm (£l drinks. £l0 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. This is the original after-work wind down. now into its third year.
I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at The Ark. 4.30—0.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm and loads of cheap drinks. Lovel .
I The Time Tunne at Club Mercado. l()pm—3am. £5. 20 Nov. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 80s.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. l().30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 27 Nov. Monthly. Muzik Magazine Tour Night with Stuart Duncan. Dominic Moir. Gareth Sommerville. Colin Cook and Murray Richardson providing the house and techno sounds.
I Uber Disko at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date ll Dec.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's garage and house.
I Violate at Cafe Royale. 8pm— lam. £5. 20 Nov. Monthly. Taking over from Hellfire. the same faces will be showing you the fetish scene in otir fair capital. I Voodoo at The Vaults. Voodoo is now at The Potterrow.
I Walkers 4pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm. £5 after. Group concessions available. Weekly. ()ver 2Is. Smart dress. Happy Hour 4—8pm. With local residents. Ftiii music. fun crowd.
I Wanted at Loca. l()pm—3am. £3 before I2am; £4 after. Weekly. A night of quality house with Steven McCreery. Drinks promos.
I What It Is at City 2. ‘).3()pm~lam. Free. 28 Nov. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns plus faces from around town with a funky and very listenable blend ofjazz- funk. rare groove. R&B and iiu-soul.
I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 2l Nov. l-ortniglitly. Vivito Y Coleando. Salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance music. Top DJs playing cool music from hot countries. I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £ l(l (£8). 2| Nov. Fortnightly. Michael Kilkie 8: Zammo playing pumping Euro in the main room with Gareth Sommerville through the back with deep house and American garage.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 5 Dec.
I CC. Blooms llpm--3am. Free. Weekly. Get tip and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The very popular Higher Ground DJs alternate with the very popular Barry Cabanas DJs at this ver '. um. popular pre-club bar.
I Catwal ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening beats in this quality re-club bar.
I Colours 0 Love at Club
Mercado. l lpm—5ani. £l() (£3). 28 Nov. Fortnightly. Very busy antl dressy house and garage night. Tonight. it's the Mad Hatters Ball and they have a late licence to show for it. Guaranteed to be a
Where, j. ‘ tofis'haire‘I‘Ti _ your funky (hang, baby.
Under The Duvet If the thought of supporting a really worthwhile charity (the Names Project) isn’t enough to drag you from your sofa, then check out the line-up and get yourself there. GPO, Sat 27 Nov. Scratch Man of the moment DJ Spinna graces the decks at this brilliant hip hop club. This is an opportunity to witness the skill which everyone is raving about. both here and in the States. The Venue, top floor, Sat 27 Nov.
Pure Well, well. It seems you have been good little clubbers of late and Twitch has decided to reward you with one of his live sets. This man’s music makes grown men weep like little girls injecting onions into their eyeballs. The Venue, Fri 27 Nov. Colours of Love That bastion for the beautiful peOple, Colours are throwing a Mad Hatter's Party with a late license. l can't imagine what you’ll al! wear, Club Mercado Sat 28 Nov
The Edge Busy busy hard house night which just got busier! Big name guests, quality residents and The Vaults to boot. Some have it all. The Vau/ts, Sat 28 Nov
Winter Dance Festival '98 Big parties are few and far between so take this opportunity to party big time With 5000 peOple plus Tong, Cox, Warren and the Jenga’s. Mental! Royal High/and Centre, Ing/r'ston, Sat 28 Nov.
massive night with the likes of Jeremy Healy. Brandon Block. Richard Ford. Jon Mancini and Iain Bone)" Clark. so if you want to shimmy with the best of them. get there early. See Hit List.
I Core at Studio 24. l()piii-—3am. £9 (£7). 28 Nov. Fortnightly. ()ne of the last bastions for Scottish happy hard and hardcore. Special guest Lethalmix with a PA and DJ Q. Lee and linforcer doing a back to back. With support from Tom Wilson. and Slick Vs Fusion.
I Cream at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 28 Nov. Monthly. Cream‘s residency is going down very well in Edinburgh. Nick Warren and Les Ryder offer a glance into the legendary club.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Various DJs play Latin and South American sounds. I Curios at W..l. Christies. ‘)pin-~lam. Free. Weekly. \"ai‘ious guests play a range of hip hop sounds. the open decks mean that you can have a go. too.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3()pm~3ain. £6. 28 Nov. l-‘ortnightly. It's a disco ball of fire from DJ Love and Nick Silver with MC ()tis on the mic and Mr Lenny Love as your host. Step ottt in spandex flares and trip back to the 70s. baby.
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