CLUBS: GLASGOW, SATURDAYS continued
I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. l0.30pm—5am. £l(). Harri and Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice ‘n‘ groovy. hard-hittin‘. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dance venues. This is still one ofthe hottest. 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 iii seven years. and there‘s no increase for guest DJs either. l3 Mar. Domenic‘s off round the world with his 20:20 tour so Harri is joined tonight by Kenny l-lawkes. the guy who he does his regular London Fridays R Firin‘ night. ~ I Trash at Trash. llptlL-Dillll. (£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.
I lpm-3.3()am. £7 (£5). A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the 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 ofgarage. soul. funk and dance classics in the second room. Smart dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort.
I Velvet Rooms llpm-3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud in the main roorrr with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in the frortt room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Yang at Yang. l lpm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before I lprn). Nic Nouveau and ()ccasional Lynne with sublime house in room 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 roonr there‘s Nucleus. with Jim and Brian working this classic sweatbox in a deep electronica style joined on the last Sat ofeach month (27 Mar) by international Sonia recording artist Funk D‘Void.
I Bar M at Bar M. Spin—midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson (Bar I0/Discojunky) playing a dub set. Pie-club.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. l |.3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Up-tempo high energy with John Frazer. Gay.
I Big Air Sundays at Air Organic.
7-! lpm. Free. Recovery session Jengas on variations of a breakbeat. Pre-club.
I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. New York Alliance's Coliir Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Pre-club.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.3()am. £3 (£2). Pop. 70s and 808 arty tunes.
I C ub Mouth at The |3th Note Club (ground ﬂoor). l()pm—2.30am. £2 (free before llpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present. future. with a late-drinking. nae dancin‘ policy brought to you by M ai'ky P plus Steve and Claire McCann.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). I Ipm-3am. £3 (£2). Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe sorrre retro stuff too.
I Cooler at The Cooler. Spur—midnight. Free. Loungin' Sunday sesh with laid back Dls. cartoons and cheap cocktails. Pre-club.
I Cubana Chant at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. An evening of easy Latin. Latin-jazz and Latin funk from Gordon Watson plus guests. Pre-club.
I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar.
9—l lpm. Free. Elements DJ Tania Swift playing upfront drum & bass. Pie-club. I Divrne Intervention at Brel.
8.30—1 lpm. Andrew Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection. Pre-club.
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I Ego Trip at The Apartment. l lpm—3anr. £5. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.
I Firebird at Firebird. 8—l lprii. Free. Harri and Oscar with a freestyle mix of Sunday recovery tunes and some fine. fine food from the Firebird kitchens. Pre-club. I The Hip Trip at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). 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. l Ipm—3am. £5 (£3). Michael Kilkie (Tunnel/Uber Disko) joined by Geoff Montford and Chris Harris with a selection of vocal garage and house with a classic old skool finish.
I Juicy at Planet Peach. I030pm—3am. £4 (£3). Free before midnight. New night of house and garage frorii DJ Skud.
I Kraze 2 at Victoria's. It).30pm—3am. £5. Less commercial than its sister Wednesday night. but no less massive night of upfront dance tunes from Kensitas Club DJ of The Year Steve Lockie and Dave Young.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. l0pnr--3ani. £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 Thompson.
I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry‘s. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Studenty night of big disco cheesy malarkey from DJs Dave and Phil.
I Traxx at The Living Room. 8—] lprri. Free. Traxx's Derrick and Simon playing blissed-out deep underground house of the highest quality. Pre-club.
I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally housey affair. Pre-club.
I Optimo at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Freakbeat electro. driving Detroit and 80s syriihpop twisted deck action from yer hosts Jilkes and Twitch plus live bands and film events. Say yes to another excess.
I Please Yourself at Trash. l lpnr--3am. £5 (£2). Patil N‘Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.
I The Shed at The Shed. l0pnr—3am. £3 (£2). Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage at this Southside club froin the team behind the Garage.
I Shirley's Temple at Archaos.
l lpm—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. Pre-club.
I Sorted at The Cathouse. lt).3()pm~3am. £2 (£l.50; free before ll.30pm). lndie/alternative night at this award winnin ' rock club.
I Straight A ead at McChuill’s Way Out West. 8—l lpm. Free. Goodfoot DJ Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dub. Pic-club.
I Sueno at Barcelona. Spur-midnight. Free. Four hours of blissed out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club.
I Velvet Rooms llpm—3am. £5. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic sottl. Ronnie Bell in room two. with an open mix from classic house to soul.
I Academia De Salsa at Porters (292 Sauchiehall St). 6.30pm (intermediate) and 8.30pm (advanced). Salsa dance
classes froiri native instructors. as featured on the beeb. No Partner required.
I Burn at The Apartment. I lpm--3am. £3 (free if yotr work in a pub or a bar). DJs Norm and Richard with the good- time party grooves.
I Carve at Bar M. Spin—midnight. l-‘ree. Chilled-out eclectic ttiiics for a funky and friendly Monday with Man and Sin. Pre- club.
I Cleopatra's at (‘teopatr-a's. l().3()pm—2.30am. £2 (£1). Pop. 70s and 80s party turtes in this ever so tacky west end ‘nite' club.
I Echo Beach at The Polo Lounge. 9.30pm—niidnight. Free. DJ Jon playing classic 80s retro with a touch of punk and new wave. (Jay. Pre-club.
I Speedracer at The Garage.
|().30pni ~3am. £3 (£2). DJ Steven mixes tip a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. tip-foi-it crowd in the main room. Busiest place in town tonight alct‘t.
I Academia De Salsa at Porters i292 Sauchiehall St). b.30pm. Salsa dance classes from native instructors. as featured on the beeb. .\'o Partner required. Today is for beginners while Monday is for intermediate and advanced.
I Absolut Salsa at The (Queen Margaret Student linion (Quodosr 7.30 ‘)__3(lpltt (classes) £3. 9.30pm lam open dancing. Free. The regular dance classes espand 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.
I Boogaloo at Club Budda. llpni 3am. £3 (£2) free before midnight. ('heeky student night at this intimate venue with student cheese to please froin Jim Da Best and newcomer (iraeme ('.
I Brazilica at Havana. 8pm midnight. Free. Brazilian dance music and cool Latin jazz from DJ Macio in this bar/restaurant. Pic-club.
I Buffo at The l3th Note (‘lub (ground floor). llprn 3am. £l. Jei (from Dawson) hits the turntables with some noisy guitars. dub. drum iv bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.
I Burd Called Ger at Brel.
Spm -midnight. Free. New pre-chrb night front Ger playing hip hop. funk and mellow drum & bass.
I Club 99 at The Barony Bar (Strathclyde l‘niversity l'nion).
b’pni -|ani. Free. .\lost drinks are ‘Np and you've got classic party tunes from DJ Phil.
I Dub Night at The Variety Bar.
Spin —midnight. l’ree. Stevie Donaldson from Bar l0 and other fine establishments round town plays dub. Pre-club.
I Eden at Alaska. llpni 3am. £3 (£2 i. Alan Ronald moves his night that used to be at The \'elvets with himself in the white room playing student classics and Scott McKay upstairs for funky house. I Garden of Eden at The \‘etvei Rooms. llprii ~3ani. £3 (£2). Happy littthc tlt lllc‘ ltlttltt t'()()ttt pltts sltttlc‘ttl pop in the front room.
I Knights Of The Round Table at The (‘ross Bar. b’pni midnight. (‘redrble lltt.\ of hip hop. big beat and house froin a pool of local DJs. (‘heap pints.
I Pump at Archaos. I lpni- 3am. £3 (£2). DJ Vance with a happy poppy iiiidw eck madness mix ofgood time \ ibes.
I Shooting Stars at The (iarage.
llprii 3am. £4 (£2). lnsane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of (ierry and lain iii the main room.
I The Shimmy Club at Beiiiiet's. ll.30piti -3atii. £3 (£l.50t. Raymond Davren's party-(y pe affair at the straight night in this gay name.
I Solo at The Temple. llpnr 3am. £3 (£2). Student night with Mr (‘heesc to Please. Jim Da Best (.-\partment) bringing his party mayhem to the Temple joined by Stevie Anad.
I Hot Traxx at The Lime. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Classic 70s tunes from Bob Peck plus cheap booze. I T.|.T at Trash. l0.30pin——3am. £3 (£2). Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with house classics and future anthems in the main room and (irahanie with full-on student faves in the second room and an invisible DJ playing across the board in the cave. lo .\lar T.l.T’s 2nd birthday with all the usual nonsense plus guest appearance by Michael Kilk‘ie (The Ark). bath of beans lucky dip. man in a suitcase. give-aways and a w hole bunch more.
' GLASGOW WEDNESDAYS
I 705 Wonderland at The ('athonsc. llprn 3am. £2 t£ l .50; free before
I 1.30pm). Silly 70s disco and funk.
I La Academia De La Salsa at Havana. 3 30 5pm. L1 (£3). Salsa and merengue (latic‘t‘ c‘lttssc‘\ l()t' lk‘gtttttcl‘s cy c‘t'y yy'c‘c‘k. New class for absolute beginners starts ll l'el‘. l‘tit lttHI'c‘ details call: (ll-ll 50-1 ION.
I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. ll.30pm--3am. £2.50 ( £ I .50). DJ Sara with upbeat dance. (iay.
I Big Daddy at The l3th Note (‘ltib (upstairs). llpni 3am. £1. Big Daddy ensures us hes presenting a 'half-nelson of funk. ja/z. hip hop and petite beats'
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I Breathe at Yang, llpni--3aitt. £5. l7 Mar and fortnightly. New night of drunr and bass. techno and house. tonight w ith .‘yluzik's DJ oftlre year Pure Science (live). Alison .‘ylarks. DJ Renegade. Tania Swift. .\l(‘ P-Hitc and Murray Richardson and Steve (Tlark frac lidinburgh. Sec Phactfilc and llilllsl.
I Bughouse at g2. llpiir 3am. £4 (£3). l7 .\l.rr only. .\ubrcy tSolid (iroovc) for his second time up in (ilasgow with his deep and funky house alongside residents Stan and (This.
I Chopper at Archaos.
10.30pm 3.30am. £3 (£2). (‘onniicrcial house and disco from Matt .\loi‘tiii.
I East Village Pharmacy at Yang.
(rpm midnight. Night of hip hop. breaks and heats front Stewart and Leon. held in coniiinction w itlt (‘oricrctc Skates. l’t'c- c‘ltll‘.
I FAB at Baba/a, lipm 3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud with funky house .riid garage gt‘tir‘H‘s for .t cltt‘cty ctttyytl. Probably lllL' busiest club in town tonight.
I Jengaheads at The l.l\ ing Room. 9pm l lpm. l‘iee. Jengaheads playing titr- school breaks. clcctro. breakbeat and house. Pie-club.
I Kraze at \‘ictorra's. l0.30pni-—3am. £5. .\l;rssiy e nrglit of commercial dance tunes from Kt'iisrt.r.s (‘lub DJ ot'The \car Steve lockrc and Daye Young playing to an Lip- l'oi it club crowd. I Lick at Trash. tlprn 3am. £3 (£2). l’aul N‘Jre playing house. lrrp hop and funk ill the smaller. cosier room otTrash. I Planet Peach at Planet Peach.
It), 30pm 3am £5 (£3 )1 free before midnight. Night of Rth and tip-tempo soul from Martin Hesketh.
I Relax at The Lime. l lpiii 3am. £3
£2 r. Your chance to relive tltc eighties itt this commercial venue,
I Rio .it The .-\.sy iirni (Caledonran l'nryeisity l'nionr. lttpnr Earn. Free. (‘lassrc 5th night from DJ Paul with cheap cocktails.
I ShU Hirita .tl Tltc‘ (‘ttl l)c‘ Sac.
Spin l lpttt. l‘rcc. New ja/zy' dr'urii (k bass pie club from tresh name to the circuit Shir llirita,
I Souped Up at The (iaragc.
lll,3Dpttt 3am, £3 (£2) laitr llanlon with poppy student good (one party tunes.
I Two Tons of Fun at (‘lub Budda. llpni 3am £3 (‘hunky garage and \ocal house from (it-off Montford arid (‘hris Harris. I Universe Sculpting .u The (‘ross Bar. ‘lpiii midnight. l'r'ee. hip hop. breakbeats .riid jungle. l’re-club. \'enue (‘hanges Second call for these to be taken out: ('hange at Jamaica ltast ls'ilbride .-\rts (‘entie l‘dwards