I Fresh at The Ferry at The Renfrew Ferry. lOpm—late. £7. 27 March and monthly. Funky house from a new crew to the city. with residents Gary Lawson. Andy Guest. Martin Lennox and Chris Boyd. joined by guests Barry Johnson and Nail Moody (sic) who run the A'tik A'tak summer parties. Live percussion by Marc of ftiiik band Maxi 5.
I Fruitfly at The Arches. l lpm~lani. £ |() (£8). 20 March and monthly. We've been waiting years for this. Those ker-a-zee guys from Edinburgh's Sunday night Taste escapade launch their first ever Glasgow night. continuing the energy of Taste where sexuality ain't an issue. Keeping the first one Taste residents. Fisher ti; Price mix the cakes in the front room and Martin Valentine & Stuart Barrie hole tip in the back. Taste/Fruitlly nights tend to start pretty garagey and then btrild up momentum through uplifting house and onto hard house tliat'll take your eyebrows off it‘s so hot. A membership policy will operate from the first night and Taste members can use their cards for Fruitlly too. Massage. Tarot. tea trolley. and an environment free from hassle and bad attitude. See Hit list.
I The Garage at The Garage. ltipm—3am. £6 (£4): £| off before I Ipm. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to ptit the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread of commercial anthems iii the main room and indie inspiration upstairs.
I Home Cookin' at Babaza. (ipm--3ani (DJs from llpm). £5 (free before llpm). Pumping mix from Jamie Strang: ftiiik. rare groove and hip hop and generally nitrsic of black origin.
I Inside Out at The Arches. |().3()pni—-lani. £ l 2.5(). 27 March and monthly. The mighty lriside ()tit regulars Simon Foy. [ammo and Michael Kilkie hook tip with the London Gallery‘s residents Tall Paul. Steve Lee and Lottie for full-on pumping house. Just how mental was the last one'.’ Dearie me. it should have been trtrssed tip and thrown in a padded cell. no really. l-prect much of the same tonight.
I Knights Of The Round Table at The Cross Bar. 8pm -|ani. Free. Chris and Mark from Alchemy (Yang) with a new pre-club warmer playing Chicago-style house and funky techno. Pic-club.
I Knucklehead Presents My Machines at Glasgow School ()fAr‘t (upstairs). ltlpm-late. £sl (£2.50 (iSA students). L'ndcr'grotind electronica presented by deiii DJs Jilkes and Hutch. liito its fourth year and consolidating itself as the cltrb to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged. 2|) March Funk D‘\'oid guests in a DJiiig capacity. He played his first ex er live set at the cltib three years back and regards this night as one ofhis fayourites. 27 March. Baby Ford from lfacli Records guests. He was one of the first UK artists to record an acid house track t()ocliy Koocliy l in ’82 aiitl has recently been collaborating on new material with Mo and Kotai of Flektro Music Dept (Berlin). See Hit list.
I Lime at The Linie. l().3()piii - 3am. £6 (£4). l).l ('ariiei'on (‘raig with progressive liotise and garage.
I Living Room at The l.|\ ing Room. Xpttt-Jtiltllllgltl. Free. New York Alliances (‘olin \\a|ker playing a deep house set. PFC-'Cilli‘.
I Lure at Bar San/a. Spin -iiiidniglit. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Tunnel. Pi'e-cltib.
I Made at Bar l.autr'ec\ (upstairs). 9pm midnight. l'i‘ee. DJ syndicate
Ley itating Children bust loose with sleek badass drum t‘c bass and jungle. l’i'e-club. I Mish Mash at Alaska. llpm - 3am. £8. 27 March and monthly. The now legendary .‘ylish Mash continues its wildly eclectic i'olleircoaster of a night. WIlll the Misli Mash DJs ()scai‘. Nick Peacock. Patrl Booth and .\|(‘ Nordiri playing hip hop. Latin. dance hall. reggae ttlttl house (i\ t't' l\\() LiUUl'\.
I Missing Links at g2. llpiii 3am. £4 (£3). Big beat bonan/a from Neil McMillan (lli Karate) and Michael Peck (Brass Monkeys)
I October Cafe at October Cafe. 9pin—midnight. Free. Lisa Littlewood (Tunnel) with a funky house pre-club set. I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. I0.3()pin-3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Ina playing a camp mix of housey faves and anthems. or down in the Trophy Room with Andy for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before club starts. I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. llpiii—3. l5arn. £5 (£4). Alan Ronald mixing the best house/club and disco anthems.
I Revolution at Havana. 8prn—midnight. Free. DJ Tchico of Virtinga with his lusty Latin sounds. Pre- club.
I The Shed at The Shed. l()pm—3am. £5 (£4). Graeme Ferguson in the main with commercial dance favourites at this Southside club from the team behind the Garage.
I Straight Ahead at Alaska.
| lpm—3am. £8 (£6). 20 March and the third Sat of every month. Kev and Mark froin the top class Northern soul night Goodfoot come at you with soul. jazz. funk and dtib over two floors. Tonight jazz funk guru Rainer Tr‘tiby (da head honcho of Germany‘s Compost Records) guests — he is one ofGiles Peterson's Favourite DJs. So there you go.
I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. |().3()pm—5am. £|(). Harri and Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice 'ri' groovy. hard-hittiii'. 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. You ain't been to a club until you've experienced the Saturday Subbie vibe. The door fee went tip two quid recently. but this is the first price hike in seven years. and there's no increase for guest DJs either. 27 March. well if it isn't himself. Andrew Weatherall back at the Stib for another floor shaking formidable hard house set. See Hit list.
I Trash at Trash. llpiii—3am. (£7) £5. Dressy. slightly older (btit 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 iii the second room from Paul N'Jie. Laid back party vibe in the newa revamped 3rd room.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. 1 |piii--3.3()am. £8 (£6). A massive. dressy night of European and UK house at one of the country's best lookitig venues. Colin Tevendale (see Fool Boona panel) and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen Lee offer tip a different vibe with a wide mix of garage. soul. ftiiik and dance classics in the second room. Smart dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort.
I Under The Influence at The Bcdsit. 9pni—2am. £3. 20 March and monthly. Deep house and techno from Guy. Glenn C and Jay-hay.
I Velvet Rooms I (par-3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Send in the main room with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic sotrl.
I Yang at Yang. l Ipm—3ain (bar open from (rpm). £5 (free before llpiii). Nic Notiveati and ()ccasional Lynne with sublime house in room one. Naeeiii and Kash playing RA'B. hip hop and sotil 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 sweatbox in a deep electronica style joined on the last Sat of each month (27 March) by international Sonia recording artist Funk D'Void.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. ||.3()pm-s3am. £3 (£2). Llp-tenipo high energy with John Frazer. Gay.
I Big Air Sundays at Air ()rganic.
7—l lpm. Free. Recovery session .lengaheads on variations of a breakbeat. Pre-club.
I Big Love at Club Budda. | lpm—3ani. £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 Budda at Budda. 8piii—riiidnight. Free. New York Alliance‘s Coliit Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Pre-club.
I Champagne Nights at g2. llpiii—3am. £5. 28 March only. New night from a North American promotions company Seductive Sounds bringing its R&B. soul and swing night to Glasgow. Debut night features complimentary champagne. roses. live R&B vocal acts and a few surprises. Music comes from Naeem & Kash (Record Playaz). Dress to impress.
I Cleopatra’s at Cleopatra's. l().3()pm—2.3()am. £3 (£2). Pop. 70s and 80s arty tunes.
I C ub Mouth at The |3th Note Club (ground floor). |()pm—2.3()ain. £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 Marky P plus Steve and Claire McCann.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). llpiii-3am. £3 (£2). Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too.
I Cooler at The Cooler. Xpiii—iiiidnight. Free. Loungin‘ Sunday sesh with laid back DJs. cartoons and cheap cocktails. Pre-cltib.
I Cubana Chant at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. An evening of easy Latin. Latin-jazz and Latin ftiiik from Gordon Watson plus guests. Pi'e-club.
I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar.
9--l lpiii. Free. Elements DJ Tania Swift playing tip front drum 6: bass. Pre-cltib. I Divrne Intervention at Brel.
8.30—l lpiii. Andrew Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection. Pre—cltib.
I Ego Trip at The Apartment. llpiii—3am. £5. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.
I Firebird at Firebird. 8-l lpiii. Free. Harri and ()scar with a freestyle mix of Sunday recovery tunes and sortie fine. fine food from the Firebird kitchens. Pre- club.
I Future Funk at The Lime. llpiii—.3ani. Free for students. 28 March and monthly. New night launching Glasgow's tip-and- coming deep house talents and will feature resident DJs Rex. Alan and Chris playing deep. soulfull tech house and filtered ftiiik and cheap booze.
I The Hip Trip at Alaska. llpiii—3am. £3 (£2). Your hostess DJ Mirigo-go takes you into the world of ftrnkadelic lounge. triptastic pop and groovy beats in the White Room. joined monthly by various guests: 2| March it's the Illustrious Scan. 27 March Hush Puppy. Upstairs you've got DJs Barbie and Pixie playing classic soul and garage.
I Juicy at Planet Peach. I |pm--3.|5arn. £4 (£3). DJ Skud's original blend of house and garage.
I Kraze 2 at Victoria's. lildilplli-‘Rtllil. £5. Less commercial than its sister Wednesday night. btit no less massive. with tip front dance tunes from Kensitas Club DJ of The Year Steve Lockie and Dave Young.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm- 3am. £5. Absolutely insanely busy night with a dressy crowd suckitig 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 t-‘ttry Murrys llpiii ~3ani. £3 (£2). Studenty night of big disco cheesy nialarkey from DJs Dave and Phil.
I Traxx at The Living Room. S-J lpiii. Free. Traxx's Derrick and Simon playing blissed-out deep underground house of the highest quality. Pre-cltib.
I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8prii--inidriiglit. Free. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally hotisey affair. Pr'e-club.
I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club. | lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Freakbeat 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. 2| March. Orbital after party. with the distinct possibility of some Orbitalesque guests. 28 March. the lawless ex-Simple Minds drummer Kenny H will bang things in time to the music. Last time I saw him do this was at 7am in a back alley while I accompanied him on a Stylophone. but we won‘t go into that.
I Please Yourself at Trash. 1 lpin—3am. £5 (£2). Paul N'Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.
I Poor White Trash at The Polo Lounge. l lpm—3am. £5. 28 March and monthly. The worst music from your teens (if you're over about 25) with DJ Tom. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before club starts.
I The Shed at The Shed. lOpm—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.
l lprn—3arn. £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 ofska at this laid-back Sauchiehall Street bar. Pre-club.
I Sorted at The Cathotise. l().3()pm—3am. £2 (£|.5()); free before
I |.3()pm. Indie/alternative night at this award winning rock club.
I Straight Ahead at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8—l Ipm. Free. Goodfoot DJ Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dtib. Pre-club.
I Sueno at Barcelona. Spin—midnight. Free. Four hours of blissed out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club.
I Velvet Rooms I tpirr—3ani. £5. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell iii room two. with an open mix from classic house to soul.
I Vixen at The Polo Lounge.
l lpm-3am. £5. 2| March and monthly. Funky new women only night with DJ Foxy Miss M playing classics in the club. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club night with free entry before club starts.
I Burn at The Apartment. l lpni—3am. £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). DJs Norm and Richard with the good- time party grooves.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l().3()pm--2.3()am. £2 (£l ). Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes in this ever so tacky west end 'nite‘ club.
I Speedracer at The Garage. lt).3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Steven mixes tip a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. tip-for-it crowd in the main room. Busiest place in town tonight alert.
I Bad Puppy at Planet Peach.
I lpm—3. l5am. £3 (£2 ). New gay night of ’tjueer indie retro disco iiiadness' from DJ Jon (ex Trophy Rooiii Sat) which promises to be a breath of fresh air across the Glasgow gay scene. They're aiming to be harder. faster and trashier. so if you fancy jumping around. drinking beer and snogging (other) boys. this is for you.
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