Barry Cabanas

Edinburgh: The Honeycomb, Fri 26 Mar.

- ’The thought of getting drunk With some friends ar back. The music is appropriate for what it pretends to be eclectic, yep, JUSI eclectic'


id perhaps talking to someone I don't know made me want to


- 'The bottom line is; remain a vegetarian. Barry Cabanas is gold, but not for those who don't want it '

- 'A wasted mind-set, l thmk.’

- 'This is fantastic 'cause we're gonna get the absolute pish ripped out of us '

I Mingin' at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date IOApr.

I Ministry Of Sound at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £8 (£6). 20 Mar. Monthly. The Ministry brings its London resident to town catch Paul Jackson in the flesh without ever having to journey south.

I Mi Salsa at The Counting House. Monthly. Next date 3 Apr.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l0pm—3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. (ins. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese.

I Naughty at The Ark. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Half price with llyer. A night for the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes.

I Noa at Noa. l()pm-—3am. £6. 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. l()pm -3am. £5 l()—l lpm'. £(i llpm-omidnight; £7 after. Weekly. Door policy is dress to impress so dust off your fave bits of Lycra and buff tip y'otrl' shiniest shoes. it‘s party time?

I Phat Pharm at City 2. Upm—lam. Free. l3 Mar. Fortnightly. Man-about- town Yogi llaughton serving tip real deal garage. rare groove and funk.

I Raw at Negociants. Input—3am. Free. Weekly. Neil McDonald and Ben McCabe continue to play deep and funky house of the highest order.

I the Rocking Horse llpm—311m. £3. Weekly. Three lloor's of the darker and 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. llpm-3am. £6 (£5). 27 Mar. Fortnightly. Premier hip hop club. Continuing with an awesome

line-up of guests. DJ (5o (Japan) guests. This will be his second appearance at the club. his fresh beat and scratch skills will keep the crowd moving. He joins the impressive residents l.y ley. Ruftone. Gino and The Dynamic Duo.

I Shebang at W’ilkie House. Monthly. Next date It) Apr.

I Squeezed at Loca. ll)pm-3am. £3 before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. Whoop it up with Brian Mc‘Ciarry playing funky house. soul and disco.

I Substance at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £l() (£8). 20 Mar. Fortnightly. No chance for a breather after their first birthday. catch residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton in the main room yvith their upfront blend of garage arid house. Special guests through the back are Jamie and Sid (The Kilt).

I The Subway West End 4pm- 3am. £ 1. Weekly. See Thursdays.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpm--3airr. £4. Weekly. Indie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm-3am. £7 (£5 i. 27 Mar. l-ortnightly. Rest is for girly-woosbags. . . on that note the fab Tribal bunch are bringing yet another massive guest to town. Actually. they‘re bringing two Miles and liliot will be starring at the Paper Records Party joining residents (ieorge T. Simone and H. Also. Bootsy w ill be making his debut in the Cooler. so get on down.

I Vegas at Grand ()r'affiti (upstairs at Cafe Graffiti). |()pm—3am. Price tbc. 27 Mar. Monthly. ‘It was bound to happen. The Feds finally rumbled the \‘egas gang‘s hideout at the Casino. It was a nice little number btit the boys knew the lawmen were in hot pursuit . The gang pled guilty as charged to allegations of illicit drinking. gambling. worrianisiiig and general hellraising. They even asked

for a large number of additional offenses to be taken into account just to keep tip appeararices.' So there you have it. a new haunt for the Vegas party. a night of cheesy showturies. country music and outfits that should be banned.

I Violate at Cafe Royale. Monthly. Next date 3 Apr at Under The l)uvet.

I Viva at Club Mercado. 9pm 4am. Free ‘)--l()pnr: £8 thereafter. 37 Mar. l-"ortnightly. Fun. sexy and kitsch. The music policy is a cocktail of disco anthems. pumping house. a ms and the vocals of a real diva. ‘Whei'e meeters and greeters cater for your every desire and whimf

I Voodoo at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date It) Apr.

I Walkers 10.30pm -~3am. Price the. Weekly. ()y er 2 Is. Smart dress. One for the local office workers and West Finders. I Yush! at City 3. Free. 20 Mar. Fortnightly. l'nderground sounds representing the label. A] from Blacka'ni/ed provides the hip hop and reggae flavour.


I Absent Without Leave at Revolution. l().3()pnr-3am. £3.50 before llpm; £3 llpm midnight: £4 after. Weekly. A ftisioii of poptastic dance. chart and garage anthems from Alan Key and Adrian l.u\dup.

I Bare Story at the Hare Story. 7.3(lpm--|ani. Free. Weekly. Pre-club action with l).ls dropping the garage and house vibe.

I C.C. Blooms llpm 3am. Free. Weekly. See 'l'hursdays.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ()plll-‘llllll. Free. Weekly. Two of lidinburgh's best clubs -- Manga and Sublime on rotation at this friendly. funky bar.

listings CLUBS

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Kevin Panache and .\'eil Friday pump out the handbag house.

I Club Moiito at Cuba Norte. S-l lpnr. Free. Weekly. An early evening A fro— Cuban and Latin cocktail.

I Creamed at The Ark. llpm 3am. £1. Weekly. Half price with lTyer. Quality party favourites and mainline spirits at 49p . . . the weekend‘s not over yet.

I eh1 More at ehl. 0pm ~lani. Free. Weekly. Tim King plays his favourite hip hop. acid ja/J. and funk records in this pre-club bar.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 7(ls tunes. I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm-~3am. £3. Weekly. l-‘urik. soul. Northern and disco.

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

I Jazz Joint at Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8pm~3ani. £3. Weekly. The Brian Kellock Trio and Tasty front a night of cool jam. and hot beats.

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

I Lost at l.oca. ltlarii -3am. £3. Weekly. Some fine drinks promos to w ind your week down. or is that start your w eek off'.’ House and garage night.

I Mad at The Attic. l()pnr--3airr. £3. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I Permission at Shady lady‘s- (bottom floor of Rocking Horse. entrance on Cowgate). l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£3 with llyer). Monthly. Fetish/BUSM club. lndtrstrial. pririk. alternative and goth. A dance floor. changing room and a play area including ecjtripriient for StkM play. I The Subway West End 4pm Kain. i.‘ Weekly. Sce 'l‘hursdays.

I Sundaze at Po .\'a .\'a. llpiri 3am. Free before I lpm; £2 after. Weekly. Murray Richardson (Rebel Walt/i with dance classics from days gone by.

I Sunday Sunday al the citrus (‘ltih l()pm—3arn. Free. Weekly. Funk. dance. indie. big bear. disco. rock. Stls and much. much nrore.

I Tackno at Cltib Mercado.

l().3()pnr 3am. £()/£5 dressed-up/L'l members. 28 :Mar. Monthly. .loiii Trendy Wendy and the Mafioso in the real lidinburgh underworld it's l)on 'l'ackrio- Vanni. Conic dressed in your best gangsters outfit and groove the night away to the luckiest anthems and cheesy tunes. Check out the 'l'rendy Wendy web site:

I Taste at The Honeycomb. llpm - 3am. £8 (£6 members). Weekly. Fisher tk' Price ham it tip in the main room with hectic house and garage building to a fren/y while Martin Valentine and Stuart Harrie chill through the back.

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