CLUBS listings


I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. ()piti—midnight. The Stib Club's Thursday night resident and label boss of Fenetik ReCords down at this retro moderne bar every week for hip hop. drum & bass and break. Pie-club.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm-4am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 4am. downstairs for DJ Michelle in main club with 90s club and indie or down in the Trophy Room with Tom for a more commercial mis. Gay. Christmas Day. Tom's winter wonderland in the club. New Year's Day. DJ Michelle with Most Wanted.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. l0.30pm—4am. £6 (£4). Free before midnight Paul N‘Jie with house. garage. R&B and soul in this new city centre venue. Drinks promos. Closed 25 Dec and 1 Jan.

I QMU All-Nighter 8pm---8am. £18 (students only). 18 Dec only. Full-on end of term party with DJ Punk Roc. The Freestylers. Andy Smith (Portishead). Richard Hector Jones (Bugged ()tit). The Cheesy Pop DJs. Shed Seven atid more fun and games.

I Rico! at Havana. 8piii~~midnight Free. Club Cubana's Duncan Kane and Shannon Shiell joined by Farah for a wide range of hi-NRG l.atin and tropical floor-shakers from techno-iiiereiigue to the latest l.atin rap. via smooth salsa and retro l.atin grooves. l8 Dec live set from Ztiba. Pie-club.

I Salsa Sabrosa at The l3lh Note c‘ltih (basement) 8~ltl45ptti £4 i£3.50) Karen Past takes her |llitssl\‘c‘l}' popular salsa classes from The Lime down to The l3th Note every Friday night. Beginners welcome Pre-cltib. Free tickets available for the club that iuns afterwards. Closed 35 Dec and l Jan.

I Shag at Fury Murry-s llpiii 3.15am. £4 (£3). The .se\iest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark atid James (J playing to a largely student crowd iii the smoky. dark. get a snog in the corner l'ury's. Open 25 Dec and l Jan.

I Soaterama at Nice 'n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). 8piii--iiiidiiight. Free. Regular Friday evening do. with the best in all sorts ot fields from Americana punk to dtib. drum 6‘; bass and even The Smiths. I Soul Shine at Bat l.atitrec's (upstairs). ()pm—Zam. 18 Dec. £2 after l0pm. free before. DJs \'aloi.s and Corte/ deliver soul. hip hop. breaks. ftiiiky house atitl big beat. plus anything with flava.

I Sub Club Closed 1 Jan.

I Syntax at The Glasgow School of Art. l0pm—»2am, £5 (£4). 8 .lan only. L'ndergrouiid acid techno w itli guests Terry (Pussypow'et') and Mark Ambrose (Sky iiiastei‘). a ctistoiiiised PA and a thei'iiioiiuclear siiobe lighting sy stem. Burn those retinas. burn


M8 Party Judge Jules heads the line-up for another iriasfiive, free N48 party of iiietja flitirrxpiiii; house beats from local and iiatit il‘ud f‘ds Archaos, Mon 27



Rhymes And Versus Skint records' Cut La Roc back in Scotland DJing With Dribbler from Pure and The R&V collective for electro, hip hop and techno The 73th Note, Tue 29 Dec.

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I Tangent at The Sub Club. llpm—4am. £7 (£5). 25 Dec (£12) 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 otit at sublime techno. A quality night and no mistake Tonight they 've got the much sought after Sub Club Christmas night party. being renowned for beitig more fun than any amount of brussel sprouts and monarch monologues.

I Tchico at Russell's Bar/Cafe. 8 —l lpm. Free. DJ Tchico with R&B. hip hop and swing.

I Trash at Trash. llpiii««l;tiii. £6 (£4). Busy. easy going night with funky house in the main room from Stevie Smith and street soul. swing and classic grooves iii the second room from DJ Grahame. Drinks promos.

I Traxx at The Market Bar. 8piii--iiiidmght. Free Traxx‘s Derrick and Simon playing blissed-otit deep underground house of the highest quality. Check out their monthly night at Fury Murry 's too.

I Velvet Rooms Input—«lain. £6. Alan Ronald in the main room with an open mix froiii house anthems atid disco to sotil. Martin Hesketh in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Open 25 Dec. closed I Jan. I Violate at The Glasgow (lay and lesbian Centre. Dixon St. 8pm -l.ite. £5. ll Dec only. The reincarnated Hellfire Club. now trading under this new name with a special Christmas gay fetish night. Strictly fetish-w ear only For more info call the Violate Club Line: 08901 292 ()58.


I La Academia De Salsa at Hay aria. 3.30--5pm. £4 (£3). Fed tip with shopping on a Saturday afternoon'.’ Try this instead: salsa arid iiiereiigue dance classes for absolute beginners every week. from the makers of Club Cubana. Hot and saucy. I Archaos at Archaos. llpm—4aiii. £8 (£6). Kris Keegaii and .»\.J. mi\ tip 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. lain Thompson playing chunky disco in Betty‘s while Paul Ti‘aynor plays R&B. swing and hip hop iii Sky Bar. ()pen 26 Dec.

I Bar 10 at Bar 10. ‘inii— midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests. Still pretty much the main feeder-bar for the Sub (‘ltib atid The Arches.

I Bargo at Bargo. ‘)ptii-itiidnight l-ree. Rotates between deep funk atid house from the Tangent DJs or Shirley Temple's Ms Alston with chunky house. Pie-club. I Bar M at Bar M. 8pm -midnig|it. Free. lain Livingston playing musical and deep house and fat beats for a crowd heading off to the Stib and Arches. Drinks pl‘HllUS.

I The Beat Museum at Havana. 8pm—lam. Free. 26 Dec only. Return of the staff from the record shop with the two Marks and Colin Gate from the Beat Museum playing soul. funk. jazz and Latin.

I Bennet's ll.30pm—4am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix downstairs a bit heavier than her Wednesday. plus DJ Grant Duff on the upper floor playing more handbaggy house. Drinks promos. Gay. Open 26 Dec.

I Bite The Bullet at Club Budda. llpm—4am. £6. Colin Walker of New York Alliancefl‘onka fame with his first club residency for a while. picking this new venue to play his characteristic brand of deep New York house. Joined by Gareth Sommerville arid Laurence Hughes on a rotational basis.

I Bom at The Bom. llpm—4am. £6 (£5). Stevie Smith. Keith Pyper and guests with funky house and garage at this dressy venue. Drinks promos.

I Bankers at Bonkers. llpm—4am. £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 arid deep house. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I The Cathouse l0.30pm—4am. £4 (£3.50; £3.50 before 1 1.30pm). Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. in one of the best rock-styled venues iii the country. Drinks promos.

I Chapangh at Nice 'n' Sleazy. 8pm—lam. £3. 20 Dec only. Unknown. btit hugely talented DJs play jungle. hip hop. acid trance. hard house. hardcore and happy house.

I Classic FM at Fury hiluri'y’s.

llpm~3. l5am. £5 (£3). Club classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs at this generally studenty

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's.

l0 30piii—3.30ani. £7. Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes plus drinks promos. Overle only.

I Club 69 at Rocksy's Basement. l0piii--2.30aiii. £5. Martin. \‘v'ilba atid 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 litXl fare ottt from the city. btit note the midnight curfew. Open 26 Dec and 2 Jait. I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. ‘)pm-2am. £4 (£3). l‘) Dec and fortnightly. (ireat l.atin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.

I Cul De Sac at Ctil De Sac Bar. ()pni-«lam. Free. Jiiti Hutchison with hard house and techno all the way through the festive period Drinks promos.

I Discojunky at The Arches.

l lpm—3am. £l0. l9 Dec and monthly. Strictly Rhythm’s mighty Mr Wildpitch DJ Pierre (NYC) in Glasgow for the first time in three years. joining Discojunky resident Stevie Donaldson for the finest rolling. hard house. Look out for hip hop and breaks in the second arch too from The East Village Pharmacy and professional skaters.

I Divine at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). l0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 GSA 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 D] Q at Ocho. 8pm—midnight. Free. Glasgow‘s favourite deep cut up disco house DJ resident here every week. plus a few guests too. Pre-club.

I Down at The Arena. llpm—4am. £4. Metal rock and alternative night. Drinks promos.

I Free Form at The l3th Note Club (both floors). lOpm—Aam. £3 (free before llpm). Steven and Paul Watt with two floors ofsoul. Latin. jazz and funk. Open each night of the festive season plus extra Hogmanay date.

I The Garage at The Garage. lOpm—4am. £6 (£4); £l offbefore 11pm. 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.

I Goodfoot at Alaska. l lpm—4am. £6 (£5). 26 Dec only. The Goodfoot mob try otit his new venue for size. playing quality Northern soul. Hammond jazz. 70s funk. ska and soul. Check the guys otit at the Subbie l8 Dec too. Selected promos before midnight.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 5.30pm—4am (DJs from I lpm). £5 (free before 1 lpm). Pumping mix from Jamie Strang; ftiiik. rare groove and hip hop. definitely no house. Open 25 Dec and J Jan.

I Kenny H at Russell's Bar/Cafe.

8—l lpm. Free. Legendary drummer and now turned DJ with deep. jazzy house. I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). lOpm-late. £4 (£2.50 GSA students). Underground electronica presented by dem DJs Jilkes and Hatch. lnto its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively

3 encouraged. 26 Dec Knucklehead 1 Christmas party with Mendel playing


Aquaplanet DGITOJI techno legend Derrick May back at Aquaplanet is a Sure-fire sell out Transmat label boss, man behind SlflliQS Of Life in '87 and Sl|.l cuttinci it like nobody else The Sub C/t/b. Thu 24 Dec

live. Open 2 Jan with lfach records' Baby Ford guesting.

I The Late Night Sessions at Change at Jamaica. Midnight—6am. Minimal cover change. The legendary Mish Mash Saturday night sessions go weekly with the hottest funkiest breakfast in town. Live DJ sets and sweaty dancing from 2.45—5.30am. Open 36 Dec(

I Lime at The Lime. 10.30pm—4am. £6 (£4). DJ Cameron Craig with progressive house and garage. Look out for the ‘Shock hour' l().3()—| l.30pm when Aftershock and Miller is only a pound. I Living Room at The Living Room. 8pm—midnight. Free. New York Alliance's Colin Walker playing a deep house set. Pre-club.

I Lure at Bar Sauza. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Tunnel. Pre-club.

I Made at Bar l.autrec's (upstairs). 9pm- I am. Free. IQ Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Mad Mae just up from London eases in the hip hop before DJ syndicate Levitating Children bust loose with sleek badass drum & bass and jungle. Pre-club. I Missing Links at g2. llpm—4am. £4 (£3). Big beat bonanza from Neil McMillan (Hi Karate) and Michael Peck (Brass Monkeys) at this new weekly night at this new venue behind the Garage on Sauchiehall Street. Drinks promos. Open Boxing Day.

I Poontang at The Apartment. llptii-«lam. £8. Robiii Burrows and