Edinburgh listings

I Barry Cabanas at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). 4 Dec. Monthly. The Jam boys (City Cafe) have taken over the back room with easy listening and the odd belly dancer. The main room will have the Chelsea Casual. Dynamic Duo. Mr Todd and MC Stu. l.ook otit for the ‘porn fetish of the month' (in the toilets) and the stripper. This is a variety club for the fun-loving and misguided. Waa hey! I Boo! at Loca. l()pnt-3itlll. Free before midnight1£l students; £2 everyone else thereafter. A night of solid student capers with DJ Steve in this refurbished club. with drink promos to get you in the mood.

I CC. Blooms llpm—3am. Free club downstairs at this popular gay bar. playing a mix ofcommercial dance and lit-energy house.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ()ptn— lam. Free. Weekly. Gorgeous new bar doing the pt'e-club thing with the Barry Cabanas.

I Catwalk ()pin— lam. Free. Open decks session. Phone 225 5583 or 04] I 807925 for more information.

I Chicken Noodle Soup at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 24 Dec.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l0pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Various DJs spin Latin sounds and Brazilian dance.

I The Deep at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight. £4 after. lilectro house and techno funk frotn Max (Camel Beats). Drinks romos all night.

I Don t Panic at The Tap ()' Lauriston. ‘)ptn~lam. Free. 3 & l7 Dec. Techno and trance sounds at the revamped Tap.

I Dust at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A night of metal. industrial. goth and punk with DJ Dave the Poet.

I eh1 more at eh I, 9pm - lam. l‘ree. Dolphin Boy \\ tth quality house on the first and third 'l‘hursdays of the month. T- ] Crossley on the second and fourth with hip hoppy. housey sounds.

I ELNINO at The \‘enue. top floor. l0.30pm- 3am. £4. l0 Dec. Monthly. Those fun-lovin' guys The .lengaheads hit the capital again for their only east-coast

Nice trousers, love. Always funky at The Lizard Lounge. Photo: Andy Shaw.

residency. Their four-deck two-mixer sets go down a storm as they cut up big beat. hip hop and loads of funk besides. I'll see you on the dancefloor.

I Flava at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Resident DJs Sugafoot. JC and TNT provide the quality soul. R&B. swing and hip hop sounds. Drinks promos. Phone 0403 483524.

I The Funky Underground at Revolution. l()pm—3am. Free if in Ms or 70s costume; £3 before llpm; £4 after. Weekly. With drink promos aimed squarely at the students. a cheesy disco night to start your weekend off.

I Jam at City Cafe 2. ()ptn—lam. Free. l0 Nov. Fortnightly. Differing beats frotn the big beat camp.

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). 3 Dec sees Bespoke. a six-piece trip hop outfit with support from DJ Eh‘.’Wun! l0 and 17 Dec sees Colin Steele's Grits 'n‘ Gravy when Colin Steele teams up with Andor. Paul Harrison and Paddy Flaherty.

I Kinky Indie at The Citrus Club. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Get your classic old and new indie and alternative here. Drinks promos as well.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar. ()ptn—lam. Free. 3 & 17 Dec. Fortnightly. Easy listening. mellow jazz. iii-energy disco and tasty cheese.

I Lari at The Tap ()' Lauriston. ()ptn—lam. Free. 10 Dec. Fortnightly. Range of techno sounds at the revamped Tap. Make mine a l.arj one.

I Life at The Attic. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. New night of happy house and alternative dance with DJ Manson and guests recently moved from The Ark. I Love Breaks at Po Na Na. llpm—3am. Free before llpm. £2 after. Weekly. Membership available. Various funky sounds with Simone and Dr Jon.

I Lucid at The Venue. l().30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 3 Dec. Fortnightly. Jamie Watt and Ross Duckering. The finest eclectic dance music. Hip Hop. house. jungle. techno. Special enhancements. gifts and features. Membership available. ()rientated towards the clubber who likes good music. whatever the genre.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £3 cones and before llpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. Sir ()ssie runs with the best in hip hop. swing. funk. soul and R&B. ()ne of the longest running nights

in Scotland and still going strong.

I Pants at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. up

£4 (£3 with flyer) —watch out for the Boys in Pants handing out free passes. Weekly. Refreshing to see a student night honest about what it is. and I quote ‘Lots ofclassic anthems. ponsy games with shit prizes. crap dancers and cheap bevvy‘. Got to love it.

I Raw Deluxe at The Wee Red Bar. lOpm—3am. £2 (£l ). l0 Dec. Monthly. A brand new night worth a look-in with a playlist covering hip hop. big beat and disco.

I Red, Hot And Cool at Noa. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul. hip hop and old school. John Flowers is the resident plus guests.

I Ripped at The Jaffacake. l lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A mix of pop and indie. Vodka is 20p a shot. tequila 50p and selected beers 60p.

I The Salsa Hut 7-lO.30pm. Free. Cool little Mexican restaurant joining the dots between great food and great music. With DJs.

I Soulville at The Venue. basement. l().30pm-3am. £3. l0 Dec. Fortnightly. A new Northern soul mod club offering old soul cuts as well as some ska and funk. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. ii I. Weekly. Student-orientated venue from the same people behind the Subway in the Cowgate. The music is suitably varied from ()()s to 90s and the drinks are double cheap. Open seven nights a week with DJs on every night.

I Thursday Night Fever at the liiquid Room. l0.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Cheap drinks 50p for spirits. ciders and some beers plus some funky 70s action.

I Vibe at The Wee Red Bar. l0.30pm-3am. l0 Dec. Fortnightly. Robert Connor and Silver Storic trip on through tech-house and trance.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannerman's. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Local DJs spin pre-club vibes in this popular bar. Tonight. it's funk. soul and hip hop.

I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funk. hip hop and house with three DJs to bring it to


I Aabsoulution at The Vaults. l().30pm—3am. £7. 4 Dec. Fortnightly. Just imagine a club that you can get down to disco. shake your thang to R&B and wiggle to tropical beats. Happy days. are here at last! A brand new night from M.l.B. with three rooms and loads of DJs. Mr H in the main room with 70s disco to 90s dance; South Central in Room Two; Rootn Three holds Club Mojito a mix ofAfrican. salsa. samba and Latin jazz.

I Apex at Studio 24. l0.30pm-3am. £6 (£4). 1 l Dec. Steve Pace and Al Space with techno and trance sounds upstairs. An eclectic entertainment emporium downstairs.

I Bass City Rollaz at The Venue. Monthly. Next date l8 Dec.

I Big Beat Boutique at The Shooting Gallery (Casino Royale). l0.30pm—3am.

£ l0 (£8 in advance from The Outhouse and Alphabet Video). 4 Dec. Hold your breath no longer folks. The Boutique rolls into town. Some ofclubland's tnost infamous characters are present. with the likes of Wildstyle Bob Nimble. Derek [)ahlarge. Cut l.a Roc and The Scratch Perverts wreaking havoc. Do I really need to explain the big beat madness that will ensue'.’ The first l()0 through the door receive a free Skint tnix tape. expect a riot.

I Bureau at La Belle Angele. Monthly. llpm—3am. £5 (£3 with Bureau advert from The List). 4 Dec. Monthly. Residents St John and Sean Pearson are joined by G-Mac (Manga) playing an exclusive two hour new-school breaks set. Dare to be different!

Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Tribal Funktion host toni ht at this very funky bar.

I Came Beats at The Venue. l0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 4 Dec. Fortnightly. A very special guest returns to Camel Beats. Justin Berkovi (Djax.

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Big Beat Boutique Listen up! This is your opportunity to experience the phenomena that is the Big Beat Boutique. Sure to be one of the busiest nights in Edinburgh for a while. The Shooting Ga//ery, Fri 4 Dec.

ELNINO Back once again for a night of general mayhem. We srmply can't recommend this night of cavorting and funky silliness enough. Go and see for yourself. The Venue, top floor, Thu 70 Der.

Going Places The movie and theme is Diamonds Are Forever, expect another night of cheesy, tacky fun in true Going Places style. ABC Fi/mhouse, Sat 72 Dec.

Jungle Magic One for all you drum & bass heads: Optical hits town. it will be pure heaven on the awesome Potterrow sound system, I get shivers just thinking about the bass. Worth facrng the hyper-strict door DOlle. The Potterrow, Sat 72 Dec

Force Inc. Predicaments) plays live. Expect his raw. deep minimal techno sounds. . . ‘pumping' says it all. He returns after playing Catnel Beats in July. All the residents will be in full support providing minimal techno and funk house groove sounds.

I Catwalk 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik from The Liz/ard Lounge. Blacka'nized and The Fast Coast Project spin the best selection of music frotn around the world.

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