ass-shakin'. no-holds barred nights in the country. You ain‘t been to a club until you've experienced the Saturday Subbie vibe. The door fee went up two quid recently. but this is the first price hike in seven years. and there’s no increase for guest DJs either. 20 Feb. the awesome Derrick Carter (Chicago) back now. we reckon. for his sixth visit to the Sub. See Hitlist.
I Trash at Trash. I |pm-3am. (£7) £5. Dressy. slightly older (but still going for it) crowd with house and garage in the main room from DJ brother team Mathew and Peter. and soul. swing and R&B in the second room from Paul N'Jie.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. llpm—3.30am. £7 (£5). A huge night of ltalian and UK house at one ofthe country‘s best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen Lee offer up a different vibe with a wide mix of garage. soul. funk and dance classics in the second room. Smart dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort. £9 (£7). Vodka Red Bull and selected bottled beer £ l .50.
I Under The Influence at The Bedsit. 9pm—2am. £3. 20 Feb and monthly. Deep house and techno from Guy. Glenn C and Jay-hay.
I Velvet Rooms | |pm—3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud in the main room with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swing beat and classic soul.
I Yang at Yang. 1 |pm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before l lpm). Nic Nouveau and Occasional Lynne with sublime house in the rootn one. Naeem and Kash playing R&B. hip hop and soul in room 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 sweat box in a deep electronica style joined on the last Sat of each month by international Soma recording artist Funk D‘Void.
I Bar M at Bar M. Spin—midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson (Barl0/Discojunky) playing :1 dub set.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. l|.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Up tempo high energy with John Frazer. Gay.
I Big Air Sundays at Air ()rganic.
7—l lpm. Free. Recovery session with the .lengas playing more of chilled out session. almost a Balearic vibe.
I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. I
New York Alliance‘s Colin Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a Close.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. |0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Pop. 70s and 80s arty tunes.
I C ub Mouth at The l3th Note Club (ground floor). |()pm—2.30am. £2 (free before i lpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of guitar. beats. punk. psych. past. present. future. with a late-drinking. nae dancin’ policy brought to you by M arky P plus Steve and Claire McCann.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too.
I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm—midnight. Free. Loungin' Sunday sesh with laid back DJs. cartoons and cheap cocktails. 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 at Cul De Sac Bar.
9—l lpm. Free. Elements DJ Tania Swift playing upfront drum & bass.
I DJ Sneak at The Sub Club.
I lpin—Jam. £8. 2| Feb only. The man with a party in his box. the awesome DJ Sneak continues the Subby's Chicago weekend. for a night that guarantees to be a not-to-he-missed. shake yo'ass experience. The new disco king spreadin' the gospel of house music to the Sunday Stib congregation. It really. really doesn't get much better than this. See Hitlist.
I Divine Intervention at Brel.
8.30—l lptn. Andrew Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection. Pre-club.
I Ego Trip at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £5. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics. Drinks £l.
I Firebird at Firebird. 8-l lpm. Free. Harri and Oscar with a freestyle mix of Sunday recovery tunes and some fine. fine food from the Firebird kitchens.
I The Hip Trip at Alaska. | lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly from 2| Feb. Your hostess DJ Mingo-go takes you into the world of funkadelic lounge. triptastic pop and groovy beats in the White Room. joined monthly by Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy. Upstairs you‘ve got DJs Barbie and Pixie playing classic soul and garage. I Big Love at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Michael Kilkie (Tunnel/UberDisko) joined by Geoff Montford and Chris Harris with a selection of vocal garage and house with a classic old skool finish. All drinks £l. I Juicy at Planet Peach. llpm-3. |5am. £2 before midnight; £4 (£3) after. New night of house and garage from DJ Skud. All drinks £l.
I Kraze 2 at Victoria’s. |0.30pm—3am. £5. Less commercial than its sister Wednesday night. but no less massive , night of upfrontdance tunes from' ’ "' Kensitas Club DJ of The Year Steve Lockie and Dave Young.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. l0pm—3am. £5 (£3). Absolutely insanely busy night with a dressy crowd sucking the last drops from the weekend. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Archaos Saturday night residents AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian
I Nic Peacock at The Variety Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally housey affair.
I Optimo at The Sub Club. I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Freak beat electro. driving Detroit and 80s synthpop twisted deck action from yer hosts Jilkes and Twitch plus live bands and film events. Say yes to another excess. Replaced by DJ Sneak 2| Feb.
I Please Yourself at Trash. l lpm—3am. £5 (£2). Paul N'Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.
I The Shed at The Shed. l0pm—3am. £3 (£2). Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage at this Southside club from the team behind the Garage.
I Shirley's Temple at Archaos. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Jonnie Rocket playing a deep 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 Jamie Fullerton are resident in bar one with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Busiest place in town tonight alert. I Ska 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.
I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry's. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Studenty night of big disco cheesy malarkey from DJs Dave and Phil. All drinks £ |.
I Sorted at The Cathouse. |0.30pm-3am. £2 (£ | .50; free before
I 1.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe.
I Straight Ahead at McChuill's Way Out West. 8-l lpm. Free. Goodfoot DJs Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dub.
I Suelo at Barcelona. 8pm—midnight. Free. Four hours of blissed out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club.
I Traxx at The Living Room. 8—l lptn. Free. Traxx‘s Derrick and Simon playing blissed-out deep underground house of the highest quality.
I Velvet Rooms l |pm-3am. £5. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell in rootn two. with an
open mix from classic house to soul. All drinks £ l.
I Academia De Salsa at Porters (292 Sauchiehall Street). 6.30pm (intermediate) and 8.30pm (advanced). Salsa dance classes from native instructors. as featured on the beeb. No partner required.
I Burn at The Apartment. | |pm—3am. £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). DJs Norm and Richard with the good- time party grooves they used to provide at Jet before the bulldozers rolled in. Dead busy. and silly. maybe something to do with the 60p drinks promos. oh yeah. I Carve at Bar M. Spin-midnight. Free. Chilled-out eclectic tunes for a funky and friendly Monday with Mari and Stu.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. l0.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£l). Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes in this ever so tacky west end ‘nite‘ club.
I Echo Beach at The Polo Lounge. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. DJ Jon playing classic 80s retro with a touch of punk and new wave. Gay.
I Speedracer at The Garage. |0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. up-for-it crowd in the main room. Busiest place in town tonight alert.
I Academia De Salsa at Porters (292 Sauchiehall Street). 6.30pm.Sa|sa dance classes from native instructors. as featured on the beeb. No partner required. Today is for beginners while Monday is for intermediate and advanced.
I Absolut Salsa at The Queen Margaret Student Union (Quodos).7.30—9.30pm (classes) £3. 9.30pm— I am open dancing. Free. The regular dance classes expand into the main hall due to the immense success of the nights. Young team of native dancers lead the Latin. salsa and merengue dirty dancing. From 23 Feb. I Boogaloo at Club Budda. | lpm—3am. £3 (£2) free before midnight. Cheeky student night at this intimate venue with student cheese to please from Jim Da Best and newcomer Graeme C.
I Brazilica at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. Brazilian dance music and cool Latin jazz from DJ Macio in this bar/restaurant. Happy Hour 5—7pm.
I Buffo at The l3th Note Club (ground floor). I lpm—3am. £l. Jer (from Dawson) hits the turntables with some noisy guitars. dub. drum & bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.
I Burd Called Ger at Bret. 8pm—midnight. Free. New pre-club night from Ger playing hip hop. fttnk and mellow drum & bass.
I Club 99 at The Barony Bar (Strathclyde University Union).
8pm— I am. Free. Most drinks are 99p and you've got classic party tunes from DJ Phil.
I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson from Bar l0 and other fine establishments round town plays dub.
I Eden at Alaska. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald moves his night that used to be at The Velvets with himself in the white room playing student classics and Scott McKay upstairs for funky house.
I Garden of Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Happy house in the main room plus student pop in the front room.
I Knights Of The Round Table at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Credible mix of hip hop. big beat and house from a pool of local DJs.
I Pump at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Vance with a happy poppy midweek madness mix of good time vibes.
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