CLUBS listings


I £90 at The Shooting Gallery. Monthly.

Next date l3 Mar.

I eh1 more at ehl. 9prn—lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star Mtrrray Richardson shows why he is worthy of attention on the second and fourth.

I Energise at Subway. I lpm-3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.

I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. Monthly. Next date 20 Mar.

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. lO.30pni-3ani. £l() (£7). 27 Feb. Monthly. Hard house and techno. with a bit oftrance thrown in. [Ms Ll-T (Lift) joins Richie Vallenze and Gail Sellers. through in the Retrosliack catch Ritch and Marco.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm—- l atri. Free. Weekly. Dis playing a range of commercial disco.

I Frog at Studio 24. l0pm--3am. £3 before l0.45pm‘. £5 after. 27 Feb. Monthly. Hard house and Furo techno front Mike Shy and larch (Strax is back in March) while Dis Runibled and [)a Fugitive offer a liberal dosage of ftitikier old school classics‘ all designed to make you sing along like a diva and dance ‘til you drop.‘ And on a Saturday. too!

I Glam at The Vaults. 9pm—3am. £ 10: £8 before llpin; students £5. 20 Feb. Fortnightly. Hard house. Parks and Wilson (Renaissance) are the special guests. joining Keith Baxter and Sean Pearson.

I Going Places at ABC Cinema. Monthly. Next date 13 Mar.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele. llpm~-3aiii. £5. Weekly. \‘ery popular lull on mainstream and dance night with music from the 70s to the 90s.

I Headspin at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 13 Mar.

I Jamboree at Casino Royale. Monthly. Next date 6 Mar with a Royal Ascot theme.

I Jazz Joint at Henry’s (‘ellar Bar. l0ptn—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The inspiring Kulu brings on Yuiiibambe. the new Latin jazz collective (20 Feb) and Elemental. a mellow funk outfit (27 Feb). I Joy at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 6 Mar.

I Jungle Magic at The l’otterrow. Monthly. Next date l3 Mar with l’laiiet V.

I Le Freak at The Attic. llpiii 3am. £5. Weekly. 70s and chart music.

I Liquid at the liquid Room. l().30pm~-3aiii. £5. Weekly. Andy Ford plays soulftil house and garage at this busy night.

Club Bite

Where? Joy at Wilkie House

When? Sat 6 Feb.

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I Live at Iguana. 9piii—laiii. Free. Weekly. Pre-club house grooves with Stuart Duncan on 6 Feb and Gareth Somtiierville on l3 Feb.

I The Living Room ()piii—lani. Free. Weekly. See Fridays.

I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. l0pm—2am. £6 (£5). 27 Feb. Weekly. Gospel Fish. the dance hall MC drops by to show how it's done Jamaican style with ftrll support from the ultra-superior hip hop outfit Blacka'nized. Yet another quality night at the Cafe. West African and Thai food served.

I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l().30piii--3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream party night.

I Luver it! Wilkie House. l0piii-3atii. £l() (£6). 20 Feb. Monthly. Premier hard house and trance night for the 'wild wacky gay horny and super trendy.‘ Peter James and Rich B in the main room. .lahi‘ed and Scott G with tipliftiiig house classics through the back.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm---3ani. £3 cone and before llpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music with Sir ()ssie playing the ftill African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and ragga sounds.

I Messenger Sound System at The

Bongo Club. llpiii-3ani. £6 (£5). 20 Feb.

Fortnightly. Dub reggae on a custom made system: a very popular night in the capital.

I Mingin' at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date l3 Mar.

I Ministry Of Sound at The I’ottet'i‘ow. ()pm— 3am. £7.50 (£5.50). 20 Feb. Monthly. The massive London club brings one of its fave residents to town your chance to check otit Jaxzy M. Get there early. it'll sell out like a shot.

I Mi Salsa at The (‘ounting House. Monthly. Next date l3 Mar.

I Moroccan Clouds at Fri Na Na.

l0pm-~ 3am. Free before I Ipiii; £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at tile controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I Naughty at The Ark. ()pizr—3am. £5. Weekly. Half price with tlyei'. A night for the office workers wanting to drink atid dance to party times.

I Noa at Noa. ‘)piii--3aiii. Free before

I 1pm: £3 before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Head through to the back room for quality garage and house with Taste's Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.

I The Party at Revolution. l0pm—3am. £5 10 llpiii: £6 llpni—niidnight: £7 after. \Vc‘t‘kly. I)ool‘ policy is dress to impress so dust off your fave bits of Lycra and buff tip your shiniest shoes. it's party time?

I Phat Pharm at City 2. 9pm -lam. Free. 27 Feb. Fortnightly. .‘ylan-about- town Yogi Ilaughton serving up real deal garage. rare groove and ftitik.

I Raw at Negociants. lllpni—3arii. Free. Weekly. Neil McDonald and Ben .'\Ic(‘abe continue to play deep and funky house of the highest order.

I The Rocking Horse “pm-3am. £3. Weekly. Three floors of the darker atid harder side of things. Tomb Raider for the gothic and industrial sounds. Frenzy for rock and alternative and Fly for the indie and chemical noises.

I Scratch at The Venue. I lpni-3am. £l() (£8). 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Quality hip hop cltib. Big big guests when his Git Hyper (Holland). I)c‘\c‘Iop t l 'SA) and (‘i'a/c (World DMC (‘hamp ")S and ITF (‘lianip ‘08) drop by for a bit of a showdown. Iixpcct to see residents Lyley. Ruftone. (.iino and The l)ynaiiiic l)uo iii appreciation. We are humbled. See Hit I.l.\l.

I Squeezed at l.oca. l0piii~3aiir £3 before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. Whoop lI up with Brian McGai'ry playing funky house. soul and disco.

I Substance .it The Honeycomb. llpiii—3aiii. £l() (£5). 20 Feb. Fortnightly. l’i'eniiei‘ garage club. Residents ('iaig Smith and Mikey Stirtoii get the people ltrg’l'titH in‘ in the main room \\llllC Ross Keddie arid Bootsy' fiiiik their way through the back. Mark your diaries for 6 Mar. their first birthday. The brilliant Matthias llerlbronn will be dropping by.

Tony King pays tribute to James Brown at Midnight Blue. Fri 26 Feb.

I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £ l. Weekly. See Thu.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Indie. with a touch of dance and ftrnk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—3ani. £7 (£5). 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Step to the side boys. it's 'Femme Fatale' DJ Heather (Chicago) will be dropping by tojoin local girls Nicci F in the main room. Sarah Mac and Ellen 1) iii the Cooler. A night of twisted ftiiik and pumping disco.

I Underworld Vibes at Banneriiian's. ()piii—lam. Free. Weekly. Local Dis spin pre-club vibes iii this popular bar.

I Vegas at Casitio Royale. l0.30piii—3am. £7 (£5). 27 Feb. Monthly. A night of dress-ups and showtunes. easy listening and country music. These very kitsch. very popular nights are not for the faint hearted.

I Viva at Club Mercado. 9pm—4aiii. Free ‘)—|()ptti; £8 thereafter. 27 Feb. l-‘ortnightly. Fun. sexy and kitsch. The music policy is a cocktail of disco anthems. pumping house. a sax and the vocals of a real diva. 'Where meeters and greeters cater for your every desire and whim.‘

I Walkers l0.3()piii—3am. £tbc. Weekly. ()ver 2 I s. Smart dress. One for the local office workers and West Finders.

I Yush! at City 2. Free. 20 Feb. Fortnightly. L'nderground sounds representing the label. A] from Blacka'iiiled provides the hip hop and reggae flavour.


I Absent Without Leave at Revolution. l().30pm—3am. £2.50 before llpm; £3 llpiii—midnight: £4 after. Weekly. A ftisioii of poptastic dance. chart atid garage anthems from Alan Key and Adrian Luvdup.

I Bare Story at The Bare Story. 7.30prii-lam. Free. Weekly. I’re-club action with l)Js dropping the garage and house vibe.

I CC. Blooms llpiri—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ‘)pm— lam. Free. Weekly. Two of Edinburgh's best clubs Manga and Sublime -- on rotation at this friendly. funky bar.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm— I am. Free. Weekly. Kevin Panache and Neil Friday pump out the handbag house.

I Club Mojito at Cuba Norte. x-l lpiii. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro- Cuban and Latin cocktail.

I Creamed at The Ark. l lpm—3ani. £4. Weekly. Half price with llyer. Quality party favourites arid mainline spirits at 49p . . . the weekend's not over yet.

I eh1 More at eh I. 9pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Tim King plays his favourite hip hop. acid tau and funk records in this pic-club bar.

I Flares at Flares. ‘Jplll-Iéllii. Free. Weekly. l).ls playing a range of coiiitiicrcial disco.

I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l().30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Funk. soul. Northem and disco.

I Hot Lava at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Reggae beats.

I Icons at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 6 Mar.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 8pm—3am. £3. Weekly. The Brian Kellock Trio and Tasty front a night of cool jazz and hot beats.

I The Kirk at Wilkie House. 2-7pm. £3 (£2 with liyer). Weekly. I'm told that it‘s 'Guys. girls. beer. bands. comedians. drinks promos. games. classic 70s. 80s and 90s music and other interesting stuff.‘ While away your Sunday afternoons.

I Lost at Loca. l()am—3am. £3. Weekly. Some line drinks promos to wind your week down. or is that start your week off? House and garage night.

I Mad at The Attic. lOpm—3am. £3. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I No: at Noa. 9pm—3am. Free before llpm; £3 before midnight: £6 after. Proving that there is life iii the West End. this out-post is a diamond find. Not a bar. not a club. but definitely worth a look. I Permission at Shady Lady‘s (bottom floor of Rocking Horse. entrance on C‘owgate). l0.3()pin—3am. £4 (£3 with liyer). 14 Feb. Monthly. Fetisli/BDSM club. Industrial. punk. alternative and goth. A dance floor. changing room and a play area incl. equipment for SM play. I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.

I Sundaze at Po Na Na. l lpm—3aiii. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Murray Richardson (Rebel Waltz) with dance classics from days gone by.

I Sunday Style at The Wee Red Bar. 9.30pm-Iam. £tbc. 21 Feb. ‘The latest iii whatever‘s liip' l s'pose that's a bit of everything.

I Sunday Sunday at The Citrus Club. l0pm-3am. £2. Weekly. Funk. dance. indie. big beat. disco. rock. 80s and much. much more.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. l().3()piii—3am. £6 singles; ‘twins' £5 each: £4 members. Two's the best company at Tackno this month. Real twins get in for free. A night of kitsch tackiness Trendy Wendy style. Check out the Trendy Wendy web site:'endywendy

I Taste at Tire Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6 members). Weekly. A phenomenon which should be scientifically (if not chemically) studied Taste is the most consistently busy. high quality club in the capital. Fisher 8; Price ham it up in the main room with hectic house and garage btiildiiig to a frenzy while Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie chill throuin the back. A life affirming experience.

I Yush! at Noa. l0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Residents Unkle Fawaz and A] play all forms of black music hip hop. ftrnk and soul.

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