guests playing funky house and disco. Younger crowd than the Fridays. but still dressed-up. Stylish party night. Open 26 Dec and 2 Jan.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. l0.3()pin—4ain. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 4am. downstairs for DJ Ian with a camp mix of housey faves and anthems. or down in the Trophy Room with Andy for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay. ()pen as usual 2 Jan.

I Revolution at Havana. 8pni—midnight. Free. DJ Tchico of Virunga with his lusty Latin sounds. Pre- club. Replaced The Beat Museum 26 Dec.

I Ripe at Planet Peach. l().3()pni—-lam. £7 (£5). Free before midnight. New night of huge tunes and anthems from Jason and Mark. 0 en 26 Dec.

I Salsa Nig t at The Cross Btti‘. 8pin—midnight. Free. Busy salsa nights from Senor Melo Coton aka Mr Peaches. Drinks promos.

I The Shed at The Shed. lllplli-x‘MIIIL £5 (£4). Ronnie upstairs playing ()(ls classic house. Ciraciiie Ferguson iii the main with commercial dance favourites. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the southside froin the team behind the Garage.

I Straight Ahead at Alaska. llpm—Jam. £6 (£5). 2 Jan only. Goodfoot residents Mark and Kev with a Northern soul. Hammond Jazz. 7()s funk. ska and soul night. Tonight they welcome well known Goodfoot face Keb Darge Selected romos before midnight.

I Strawlierry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-Jam. £5. ()lls to SOs pop. soul. funk. Motown. party tunes pltis cult videos and news reels. Drinks promos ()--l lpiii.

I Sub Culture at Sub (‘tuh ll).3()pm-~5ain. £8. Haiti and Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice ‘n' groovy. hai'd-hittm'. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dance venues. This is still one of the hottest. ass-shakin'. no-holds barred nights in the country 1‘) Dec. The residents welcome along Gene Farris. £ 10. 20 Dec. Subculture welcome back Paris' liric Rug (Dirty Jesus) from Paper recordings to show off the new jumper he got for Christmas. £ll). 2 Jati Terry Francis from Wiggle guests with Harri and Domenic. I The Temple at The Temple. llpm—Jain. £7 (£5). The main night at this new venue with Geoff Montford. Chris Harris and Scott Ritchie (ex- Archaos) playing tough LS and British vocal house and garage to a well up-for-it crowd

I Top Rank at McChtiill's tlligh St ). Spm~lani Fiee l‘) Dec only Northern soul special fioiii the Top Rank collective.

I Trash at Trash Ilpm Jain (£7) £5 Dressy. slightly older (btit still going for it) crowd with house and garage iii the main room from D) brother team Mathew and Peter. with soul. swing and R&B iii the second room from Paul N'Jie.

I Triumph at The Tunnel llpiii-—3.3()am. £7 (£5). A huge night of Italian and UK

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house at one of the country's best looking venues. Coliti Tevendale and Steveti McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Steven Lee offer up a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. fuiik and dance classics in the second room. Smart dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort.

I Velvet Rooms l()pm--3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Send in the main rooin with house. garage and cltib classics. John Lyons in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Very beautiful club that has a clientele to match.

I Yang at Yang. llpm«1atii that open from 6pm). £5 (free before llpm). Nic Nouveau atid ()ccasional Lynne with sublime house in the Room ()ne. Naeem playing R&B. hip hop and soul iii Rooin Two with Sony album launches the last Sat of the month. In the back room there‘s Nucleus. with Jim and Brian working this classic sweatbox in a deep electronica style Joined on the last Sat of each month by international Soma recording artist Funk D'Void. Drinks promos. First club iii years to come anywhere near the Subbie. Sat 26 special Boxing Day event with Funk D'Void's last live set of ")S atid all the usual residents.


I I Bar M at Bar M. Spin—midnight. Free.

Stevie Donaldson (Bar l()/Di.scoiunky) playing a dub set. Drinks promos. ()pen throughout festive season.

I Bennet's at Bennet's ll.3()piii-4am. £3 (£3). l'p-teiiipo high energy w ith John Frazer. (iay. Drinks pt't)ll)t)s.

I Blender at The l3th Note (downstaiis). lllpiii-Jani. £2. Lise bands and then people from bands playing some records. Simple as that.

I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. New York Alliances (‘ohn Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. l().3()pni—2.30am. £3 (£2) Pop. 7()s and 80s arty tunes plus drinks promos.

I C ub Mouth at The l3th Note Cltib (ground floor). l()pm- 2.30am. £3 (free before llpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present. future. with a late-drinking. nae danciti‘ policy brought to you by Marky P plus Steve atid Claire McCann. ()pen throughout festive season.

I Club Mullet at g3. 7pm» late. £4. 2() Dec only. Live sets from .'\(' Acoustics. PH Family. Swelling Meg and Hernandez plus people from the bands playing tunes into the wee small hours

I Club Tropicana (ii The (image (upstairs). llpiii slam £3 (£2 i. Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too Drinks promos. 37 Dec. it‘s the cheesiest event of the year with special guests Tony Blackburn and Dave ‘Diddy‘ Hamilton. I Crucial Vibes at Yang (Room Two), (ipm - I am. Free. Melodic reggae and upbeat dancehall from the Crucial Vibes

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Aquaplanet Luke Slater aka Planetary Assault System wrth his DetrOit influenced, funky techno wrth a hint of disco and rare groove The Sub Club, Wed 30 Dec

I Cubana Chant at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. An evening of easy Latin. Latin-jazz and Latin funk from Gordon Watson plus guests.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ()pm—lain. Free. 20 Dec atid 3 Jan. Fleinents DJs Kemal and Stevie playing upfront drum & bass.

I Cut 'n' Candy at The Candy Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Scott Ritchie and Geoff Montford playing a chunky vocal garage warmer before their night up at The Temple. Drink promos.

I Cut ’n' Paste at The Temple. llpin—Jam. £5 (£3). DJs Geoff Montford. Chris Harris. Stevie Middleton. Scott Ritchie and. once a month. Simon Foy. Deep house and garage from the boys. Drinks promos and some free champers.

I Dimanche Foul at Le Petit Pain (239 Byres Road). 5—~9pm. Weekend recovery sesh of damn fine hot coffee. fresh soup. pastries and the one and only DJ Friendly helping Cole Porter greet the new beats. Exactly what we need.

I Divine at Brel. 8.304 lpiii. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School ()f Art) play you the stuff they play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club

I Disco Connection at Yang (Rooni ()tie). ()plll-‘lillll. Free. Funked tip disco and rare groove from DJ Kev. Drinks promos.

I Disco Extravaganza at Fury Murry's. llpm—«Jam. £3 (£2). Studenty night of party tunes from DJs Dave and Phil. All drinks £ I.

I Ego Trip at The Apartment. llpm-«lam. £5. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics. £l a drink.

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I Firebird at Firebird. 8pm-midnight. Free. Harri and Oscar with a freestyle mix of Sunday recovery tunes and some fine. fine food from the Firebird kitchens. I Jitterati at Club Budda. llpm—4am. £4. Michael Kilkie (Tunnel/Uber Disko) with a deeper mix than his Tunnel night. but still playing upfront house in this new. very cool venue. Drink promos. I Leroc at The David Lloyd. Paisley. 7.30—l0.30pm. £2 (free if you mention The List). French jive classes open to all. Also in Glasgow on Wednesdays. I Liberty at The Tunnel. 1 lpm—4am. £tbc. 27 Dec only. Keep it rocking with Triumph residean Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery. I Liquid Cool at Babaza. l0pm—4am. £5 (£3). Absolutely insanely busy night with a dressy crowd sucking the last drops from the weekend. Uplifting vocal garage and house from AJ. Kris Keegan and lain Thompson. Drinks promos. I Livrng Room at The Living Room. 8pm—inidnight. Free. Cris Biguzzi from the Apartment with deep house. Pre-club. I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—inidnight. Free. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally housey affair. I Optima at The Sub Club. llpm—4am. £4 (£3). Freakbeat electro. driving Detroit and 80s synthpop twisted deck action from yer hosts Jilkes and Twitch plus live bands and film events. Drinks promos all night. Say yes to another excess. 27 Dec. Optimo welcomes along Ashley Beedle (180). I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. l0.30pm—4am. £4 (£3). Free before midnight. New night of hip hop. funk. house. big beat and disco from Ian Hanlon. All dnnks £1.20. I Please Yourself at Trash. llpm—4am. £5 (£2). Paul N‘Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage. Drinks promos. 27 Dec. Paul N'Jie‘s Black Christmas. I The Shed at The Shed. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2). Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the Southside from the team behind the Garage. I Shirley’s Temple at Archaos. llpm—dam. £5 (£3). Ms Alston and his/her alter ego Jonnie Rocket playing a hard house soundtrack in the main room while all about him things get a bit weird. Stilt walkers. fire eaters. trapeze artists. tattoos. ear piercing and anything else they fancy booking. Paul Traynor and Thomas Kelly are resident in bar one with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos. Busiest place in town tonight alert. 27 Dec. Vegas comes to Glasgow. taking over Betty's and bar one. Second outing for Edinburgh's Vegas night in Glasgow with regulars Frankie Sumatra. Dino Martini. Lola Las Vegas and bungee jum ing Elvis's. no really. I S a Sunday at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy (ground floor bar). 2—6pm. Free. DJ Lukey Luke with a Sunday session of ska at this laid- back Sauchiehall Street bar. Occasional live sets from The Amphetameanies.

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