Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Lack of information ma result in clubs being omitted. Clu listings compiled by Rory Weller (Glasgow) and Simone Baird (Edinburgh)
I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.3()~l lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk at this West Find venue. Drinks promos. Pre-cluh.
I Access at Bonkers. llpm~3am. £3 (£2). Well-respected Tunnel residents Michael Kilkie. Treyor Reilly and Simon Foy playing upfront house in the Bonkers basement club. traditionally an oflicey venue. but given a credible touch by these guys. Drinks promos.
I Big Karn's Party Night at Beiiiiei's. ll.3()pm-~3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s and 90s dance classics. and loads of camp nonsense. Drinks promos. (iay.
I Blowfly X-rated at The Apartment.
l lpm 3am. £3. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R&B. swing and funk. Drinks promos.
I Brown Sugar at The Horn. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Two rooms with DJ 'l‘NT in the front with R&B and swing while DJ Benji takes tip residency in room two with more of a hip hop sound. I Budda at Budda. Spin-midnight. Free. Nick ('iennnil with a broad mix of credible dance. from house to drum is bass and hip hop. Pic-club.
I Esperanto at Havana. Spur-midnight. Free. Dis (3 Boy and Muchaill with border-breakitig. jazz-fuelled duh funk. All drinks £1 35. l’re-cltib.
I Cheeze at Strathclyde l'niversity Students" l'nion I Barony Bar. Dark Room and Level Si. 8pm 3am. free (open to students plus four guests). D.ls Mark. lain and Duffy with .i proudly tacky and cheesy nigh: o good time party tunes. Drinks promos
I Chu Chu at Club Budda. llpm -3ain. £4 (£3). New tiiglit from (ieoff Montford and Scott Ritchie doing their top class house thing they do so well tip iii The Temple. Massiye drinks promos.
I Cleopatra's at (‘leop.iiia's.
l().3()pin 2.30am. £3 (£2) Pop. 70s and ﬁlls party tunes plus drinks promos in this super-tacky \enue
I Cop at Archaos. llipm 3am. £11 (£3). Immense student night (possibly the busiest in Scotland) with DJ \'ance and ('J up in the main room playing contemporary chib tunes to a young. glammy hunch while Tam ‘The Fit/f (’oy le does his mdie/pop/kitsch stuff lll Betty‘s Mayonnaise. Drinks promos.
I Dee Jays In Disguise ill \"aiiety Spin close. Free. Hatch and .lilkes of Knucklehead with a dtibby mix of new dance and techno. (‘heck out llatch's Ptisher I i night .it The l‘yth Note
continuing on every week and Jilkes' new night with Twitch over at g2. Pre- club.
I Deep Fried at The 13in Note Club. llpm—3am. £3. 3 Dec only. (£4). Deep Fried move nights for a one-off to welcome the awesome talents of Luke Vibert aka Wagonchrist (Ninja) playing live.
I Don't Front at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pin—midnight. Free. Hip hop. dubby beats and a glitter ball with David Sweeney plus guests and drinks promos. Pre-club.
' I Dream Baby Dream at g2.
llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Twitch (Pure) and Jilkes (Knucklehead) continue their new. winning partnership started at their Subbie Sunday Optimo. playing techno. electronica. and house. Major drinks promos.
I The Dub Club at the l3th Note (basement). l()pm—3ain. l7 Dec only. The club formerly known as the Duhwarc Sound System changes its name . but keeps everything the same. Full on dub and their immense. patent sound system. I Eclectic Underground at Yang.
l lpm—3am (bar open froin (rpm). £5 (free before I lpm). Three way action iii this new. modernist club aiming for the best in underground sounds. Doug and Tony in room one with deep eclectic tunes. Bob and Charlie in rooiii two playing big beat. soul and hip hop. Michael and Ben in the back club with funk. break and house. Drinks promos. 3 Dec. special party for The Acid House album with Craig Smith. Irvine Welsh‘s favourite garage DJ. playing the tunes.
I Fatboy's Kitchen at McC‘huill‘s Way ()ut West. X—l lpiii. Free. Big heat and hip hop from local DJs. Drinks promos. I Floorplay 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 drink £ 1.
I The Force at The Arena. l lpm—3am. £3. (£2). New night with party tunes across the board on an indie bias from DJs Fletch and Stuart. Drinks promos.
I Free Flow at (ilasgow School ()fAi‘t (downstairs). 9pm -2am. £l (students and guests). DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey with Northern soul. fuiik llavour. jazzy breaks and beats. hip hop connection. movie soundtrax. drum ck bass rhytlnns and cold. cheap beer.
I Hi Karate at the (ilasgow School of Art (upstairs). llipm- 2am. £l. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine‘s weekly night. one of the finest funk breakbeat nights in the country. It may be easiest to describe what they do as big heat. but really it's a staggering combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga. reggae. Top stuff.
I Jengaheads (‘ul De Sac Bat:
()pin midnight. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengahcads with more of the same nonsense they are renowned for: big beats and a wee bit more from yer superstars of tomorrow. or maybe the day after depending on their hangoycrs. Drinks promos. Pie-club.
I Lollipop at The Hive ((il 't'i.
ll).3l)pm 2.30am. Free (students only).
C) Mackintosh represents in fine form at the MTV Dancefloor Chart Tour.
DJ John McC‘orinack with cheesy tunes and chart classics. Drinks promos.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. l().3()pin-3. l5ain. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with chemical beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks
I The Lime at The Lime. lOpm—3am. £4 Where t " Glasgow (£3/ £2 before llpm). Student night with
club classics in your house and garage :
style from John Thompson. Cheap drink promos. Look out for the ‘Shock hour' l().3()-l l.3()pin when Aftershock and Miller is only a pound.
I Psy-phi at The Sub Club. I lpm--3am. £4 (£3) guest nights are £6. Phar ()ut‘s Paul C‘awley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum 8; bass and generally music with the funk. ()ne of the best of its types in Scotland. 17 Nov DJ Noise. DMC‘ mix champion ")6 guests along with Supernatural. world feestyle MC champ. Word. as they say. tip.
I Pusher 13 at The l3th Note (ground floor). llpm -3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving tip electro funk beats to a crowd following on from his Variety pub gig.
I Radar at The Cross Bar.
8pm midnight. Free. Progressive dtib and techno with an eclectic mix of hearts. biceps and squeaks'. Drinks promos.
I Richard Howie at Russell's Bar/Cafe. Xr-l lpm. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house. Pic-club.
I Ronnie And Simon's Fruit Cocktail at Planet Peach. l().3()pm~3ani. £5 (£3). Free before midnight. Massive party tunes iii this new venue. All drinks £ l .50. I Rumble at The Garage. llpm— 3am. £4 (£2). ('ardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. I Skint at The (.‘athouse. | lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Indie/grunge /chemical beats like what they do on a Saturday night. All drinks £l all night.
I The Shed at The Shed. lllplit- 2am. £3 (£2). Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 9le club anthems. plus Paul N'Jie in the main hall playing funk. garage and chart house. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the Southside from the team behind the (iarage.
I Sly at Trash. llpm 3am. £4 (£3). Neil and Fiog 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 ‘Jl. 9pm midnight. Free. DJ Marc from the Top Rank (‘ollective with classic soul. reggae and Riki). l’re club.
I Button up at Strawberry Fields.
llpm «3am. £2.50. New night of soul. 7()s groove. Blue Note. ska and more. froin DJ brothers (iarry'. John and (.ireg Kane plus friends.
I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel.
l().3()pin 33l)am £~1(£2.5()with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekcnds) and Lisa. playing a mix of contemporary house anthems plus some right royal cheesers over two rooms. Drinks promos all night. I Welcome To Planet Cheese ill Baba/a. llpm 3am. £3 (£2). Matt Munro w itlt a commercial party mix. Drinks promos.
I Club Versive at The Hih .‘s‘oie (‘luh (basement), ltipin 3am. It) Dec only. Scotland's only eco~cooperative cluh tiiglit with an open music policy on dance vibe. extra \ isuals and dressing.
I X-Rated at The Asylum ((‘alcdoiiian l"lll\'t‘l‘\lly' l'nion). 0pm 2am. £2 (£ l ). ('hart and dance in the mam room with DJ Ray plus unite in room two.
I 3 Room Fusion at Yang. llpiit 3am (bar open from (rpm). £5 (free befoie llpm), Nit-funk and rare groove Ill Room j (me from Muchaill. Denia and Nice in Rooin Two with hip hop scratch mixing show. supported by the B'Men breakers plus Rob (i and Kemal (lilcinents). in the main club room. the only regular. dedicated drum is bass' club night in l
Tangent A-man and Panic with their night of deep funky house, beats and bass plus guest Domenic 'DJD' Dawson. DJD is a veteran of the Harvey and Carl Cox parties and also records for a whole bunch of labels from Strictly to Azuli. The Sub Club, Fri 7 7 Dec.
Uncut The triumphant return of the disco tech house night with residents DJ Q and Laurence Hughes welcoming the legendary Carl Craig. Craig is performing live as Paperclip People and DJing too. After his performance at The Sub Club recently, this is guaranteed to be an awesome night. The Arches, Fri 77 Dec.
Colours Colours continues its reign as the number one Scottish superclub With tonight's MTV Dancefloor Chart Tour featuring hard house masters Allister Whitehead and C) Mackintosh plus residents Craig Walsh, Jon Mancini and Iain Boney Clark. The Arches, Sat 12 Dec. Love Boutique More camp hedonistic fun at the Boutique, which Just gets better and better. Residents as always are the ineffable Jon Pleased Wiminin and trusty fellow DJ Roy. If you can't have a good time here then someone’s nicked your serotonin transmitters. The Arches, Sat 5 Dec.
Triumph Renaissance returns after a year's absence with reSident Tunnel DJs Colin Tevendale, Steven McCreery, Kevin McFarlane and Steven (Oined by the mighty Dave Seaman pumping up those hard house grooves. The Tunnel, Sat 5 Dec.
Glasgow. Modernist and minimalist club aiming for the underground market. Drinks promos.
I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()plil--llii(llliglil. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pie-club.
I Apartment at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix ofbig tunes. crossing genres like nobody's business.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. l lpin—3.3()ain. £7 (£5). Dressed up night in this award- winning chih. which eight years on still looks the business. The trio of Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and [ammo (Rhuinba) take no prisoners in the main room for large-scale hard house danceﬂoor detonators. and then there's Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in the second rootn fora slightly less full-on vibe. All drinks £l before l2.3()ain. ()n 4 Dec it's the Ark's seventh birthday so they're having a Supernova night with all drinks £l.
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