I Loveshack at The Jaffacake. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream party night.

I Luvely at Wilkie House. .\‘lotitlily. Next date l2 .ltiii.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £3 cone. and before I (pm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music with Sir ()ssie playing the ftill spectrum of African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and ragga sounds.

I Messenger Sound System at The

Bongo Cltib. ()pm—3am. £6 (£5). 2‘) May.

Fortnightly. Dub reggae sound system with an ear for bass.

I Mingin’ at Studio 24. l().30pm 3am. £5. 5 Jtiii. Monthly. This ripping night just gets better. Alan Joy and Brian ‘Deinpster offer tip some banging hard house moving into twisted trance about half way through the night. The downstairs bar and toilets have been opened up for your additional comfort. I Ministry Of Sound at The Pottci‘t‘oyv. Monthly. Next date l2 .lun with DJ Lottie.

I The Mission at Studio 24. llpmr 3am.

£4 (£3). 2‘) May. Fortnightly. Three rooms with metal atid rock in the main. goth cyberpunk and industrial upstairs and ska. indie. dance and surf out the back. Information line 07‘)0l 600242. I Moroccan Clouds at l’o .\'a .\‘a. |()pm—3am. Free before I lpin; £2 alter. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a llll\ of disco. ftiiik. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese. I Naughty at The Ark. 9pm 3am. £5.

Weekly. Half price with tlyer. A night for

the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes.

I Noa at Noa. I0piii~3am £6. Weekly. Head through to the back room for quality garage and house with Tastes Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.

I Papa Jacks at The Holyrood Union. 9piii—3ain. £4 (£2.50). 2‘) May. Fortnightly. R&B. swing and soul featuring The Mad Ambassador.

I Phat Pharm at City 2. ()pin-lam. Free. 5 Jtiii. Fortnightly. The unmissable Yogi Hatightoii serving up real deal garage. rare groove and ftitik.

I Raw at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Neil McDonald and Ben .\lcCabe serve tip the best in deep and funky house music all night long. however they have been known to venture into darker and more menacing territories . . grri‘.

I Reconstruction at The \‘aulis. <).3()pm--3am. £5 before 10pm; £ (0 after. 5 .lun. Monthly. Dave Angel returns after the popular opening night in April. l’laying good music without being limited to genres. expect the focus to be firmly ptit where it matters.

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. I0pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James (‘onibe and guest DJs play a mix of hot atid spicy music at this Cuban bar.

I Scratch at The Venue. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). 5 Jun. Fortnightly. The Lootpack with Peanut Butter Wolf from Salt Francisco guest at this hip hop club tonight. Following their hugely successful 'The Anthem' (Stones Throw Records). they are definitely the ones to catch. Joined as always by Gino. l.yley. Rtiftone and The Dynamic Duo.

I Session 01 at Negociants. 3piii—3am. Free. 2‘) May only. Raw duo Neil McDonald and Ben McCabe play hosts as (ieorge T atid Simone (Tribal Funktion) and Rebel Waltz tnain man .\ltirray Richardson pop ‘rotind fora twelve hour bash oti a sound and lighting system installed by John Vick from Finitiex Studios. lixpect the deepest. funkiest and tiiost jacking sounds.


Fruit fly guy -- Jonzi D‘s Apricot Jam Show at. the Lizzard Lounge on Sat 29 May

I Shebang at Wilkie House. llpm—3am. £10 (£6). 5 Jun. Monthly. A night ofgarage and uplifting house iii the main room with Jacqui Morrison and Gail Sellars while Hilda does her chilled garage thing through the back.

I Squeezed at l.oca. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Whoop it tip with Brian McGari'y and Kevin Cliffe playing funky house. soul and disco.

I Substance at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £l0 (£8). 2‘) May. Fortnightly. The one and only Paul ‘Trouble' Anderson (The Loft) guests at this quality garage club. l’aul avoids categorising the music he loves. citing ‘a house is what you live in and garage is where you park your car'. Since he‘s been an A-list DJ and producer since the whole house thing blew tip way back when. we'll simply agree and wait with bated breath for his set. He joins residents Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton in the main room and Bootsy and Ross Keddie through the back.

I The Subway West End ~lpltt—3ilttt. £1.

Weekly. See Thu.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £4. Weekly. lndie. with a touch of dance and funk. played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). 5 Jtiii. Fortnightly. T— Bone Tyler (Nordic Traxx) continues the Canadian invasion debuting at this oh so good house atid funky techno cltib. The Cooler will be taken over by lillen D and Sarah Mac who rocked the Femme Fatale night.

I Wiggle Waggle at La Belle Angele. l()pm—3am. £6 (£5). 5 Jun. Monthly. A brand new night from the heavyweights of Edinburgh‘s jazz and soul scene with Yogi Haughton. Bob Cairns and Tiiikti (see Four play). Fxpect some great dancelioor. till]. groove and sottl with some great guests booked for the near future. ()n a totally different (btit just as good) tip. Mango atid Stone will provide the resident itiice bar. mmm. All in all. this should encourage folk out of the woodwork and onto the dancetloor. See you there.

I Viva at Cltib Mercado. l0pm—4aiii. Free before l0.30pm: £10 (£8) after. 5 Jtiii. Fortnightly. This sexy kitsch club is now doing the theme thing. Totiiglit it‘s ‘The Hellfire Party”. time to get red. hot and horny. A night of funky soul. cabaret. disco anthems and pumping house to keep you busy all night long. Keep l‘) Jun free as it‘s their first birthday (where does the time go?) atid they will be celebrating by wearing white.

I Walkers l0.3()pm-- 3am. Price the. Weekly. ()vei' 2ls. Smart dress. One for the local office workers and West Fnders. I Yush! at City 2. Free. 2‘) May. Fortnightly. Underground sounds representing the label. .-\J from Blacka‘nized provides the hip hop and reggae flavour.


I Bare Story at The Bare Story. 7.30pm— lam. Free. Weekly. l’re-cltib action with DJs dropping the garage and house vibe.

I Bitch at Noa. l()pm -3am. Free. 30 May. Fortnightly. A new night of hip hop. old skool ftiiik atid soul \\tlll the girls. DJs Super Sub and Junior Mac.

I CC. Blooms llpiii 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. ‘)pm-»laiii. Free. Weekly. Two of lidinbtirgh's best clubs .\laiiga and Sublime on rotation at this friendly. funky bar.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Ali (‘ampbell dropping (an fuiik and big beat with a French flay otii‘.

I Chocolate Sundays at Re\olttttolt. l0pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ (‘raig Forrest plays club classics and groovy times.

I Clouds Revival at The Cavendish. 7pttt~-3ttlit. £6 before Itlpm; £7 after. 30 May only. The next instaltiient of Northern sotil action following the

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success of the first night. In the main hall catch Ross Winstanley (Wigan Casino). Jock ()‘Conner. Keith Whitson. Derek Robertson. Johnny Buckley and Podge: in the Hooch Hall the best in soul. garage. R&B and club classics with Yogi Haughton. Mark Linton. Craig Smith. Gary Mellis and Bob Cairns. Coaches available. Information line: 01506 872242.

I Club Climax at The Vaults. l0.3()pm—3am. £8 (£6). 30 May. Monthly. A great line tip of house and garage DJs. In the main room catch Darren Davies and Steven Graeme with upfront house; iii the deep end The Two Scotties play garage tunes.

I Club Moiito at Cuba Norte. l()pm-lam. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro-Cuban and Latin cocktail. I Creamed at The Ark. l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Half price with flyei'. Quality party favourites and mainline spirits at 49p . . . lnebi'iation is surely only a few pounds away.

I Discografaz Present The Beat Goes On at The Jan. Joint. lOpm—3am. £3. 30 May only. Something very special tonight: DJs Sly Si. Unkle Farwaz and Ktilu get together to play disco, believe it or not. Apparently it's something that they’ve always wanted to play and you can bet that they're going to cook up a storm.

I Eden at Cafe Graffiti. ()pm—2am. £9 (£7.50 in advance from Avalanche and Ct'odo). 30 May only. Live band The Peatbog Faeries make a popular return to showcase their Celtic dance grooves with support from DJs. Band on at 9.30pm. For information call 650 4213.

I eh1 More at eh I. L)pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Tim Kitig plays his favourite hip hop. acid jazz and fuiik records in this pie-club bar.

I Elegance at The Dome. 10.30pm——3ain. £7. 30 May. Monthly. Craig Burger Queen plays the cream of garage drawing a busy and refined crowd.

I Flares at Flares. Opin—lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s tunes. I Galaxy at The Liquid Rootn. l0.30pmr-3am. £3. Weekly. Funk. R&B. smooth soul and disco.

I Hot Lava at La Belle Angele. l0.30pm--3am. £1. Weekly. Bonafide l.ove bring to La Belle this new weekly night of R&B. reggae and hip hop. With a shortage of quality clubs with this sort of playlist. this sliotild hit the spot.

I Icons at Club (\lercado. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 6 Jun. Monthly. Gay. Mike and DJ Longworth provide a freestyle mix of old and new music. The theme is ‘lcons at the ()scars'. so come dressed as your favourite film star.

I International Bright Young Thing at Studio 24. I lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Anything goes at this mix of indie and rock night used as a rendezvous for international travellers and backpackers. 'l‘ravellei's can meet compadres from back home or locals can come and scope the multi-iiational talent.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 8pin--3atii. £3. Weekly. Jazz. pianist Briati Kellock and his trio perform contemporary (an. The very excellent Kulti. Sly Si and L'iikle Fawaz provide the late—night sounds for the weekend recovery session.

I Lost at l.oca. l()aiii--3aiii. £3. Weekly. Some fine drinks promos and house atid garage sounds to wind your week down. or is that start your week off'.’

I Mad at The Attic. (0pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I Studio 54 Tribute at Noa.

k)pm 3am. By invite only. 6 Jtiii. .\lonthly. .\'oa celebrates its first birthday tonight with Yogi Hauglitoii and Craig Drysdale playing tunes from the old days. ‘In keeping with the hedonistic day s of Sttidio 54. the party will go on atid on.‘ they say. For invitations call 467 72l5.

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