house over five decks. More importantly ‘though. you can play Twister itr the pool and no doubt make some great mates as you crurnple them into a waterlogged face-plant . . . anyway. looks like a top night. so don‘t miss.

I Hanky Panky at La Belle Attgele.

I Ipm-3am. £5. Weekly. Very popular. full-on mainstream and dance night with music from the 70s to the 90s.

I Headsan at The Bongo Club.

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I Hibi iat Iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Stuart Duncan hosts a night of groovy deep house. disco and beyond.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l0pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Sister Soul. a trio of local soul divas. start off their residency at this great joint. DJ Kulu and guests provide the support.

Joy at Catwalk Cafe. 9pm— I am. Free. l9 Jun only. Maggie & Alan host a one off party to coincide with all of the Pride Scotland events. DJs are the Joy Allstars ie the residents from the club. Please note that space will obviously be limited.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 26 Jun. I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 26 Jun with the Ladies In Action Lady Miss Kier. Wildchild. JoJo Rock and Tania Swift. I Le Freak at The Attic. l lpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Seventies and chart music. I Liquid at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Soulful house and garage at this busy night with DJ And Ford. I I. zzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. lOpm—2am. £8 on l2 Jun: £6 on I9 Jun. Weekly. Do you know that there are still a few folk out there that /I(ll'(’ll 'I been to the Lounge? Yes. we were as shocked as you no doubt are. Never mind. this lot ofguests should get them down. Son l4. :1 fourteen piece from Cuba. fly in for some Latin magic; supported by DJ Tim ‘Cttban Brotltets‘ King who will bejoining the party (l2 Jun). See preview. page 13. Carlos Pena and The Muchachos return supported by Unkle Fawaz on the decks (l9 Jun). I loveshack at The Jaffacake. lO.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream arty ni ht.

Luve y at Wilkie House. l0pm—3am. £l0 (£6). l2 Jun. Monthly. Still at Wilkie. this brilliant gay/mixed hard house night gets the beautiful people out (and only a few scarey looking ones) dancing. sweating and generally behaving badly. Hi hly recommended.

I e Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOptn-3am. £3 cone. and before I lpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World music with Sir Ossie playing the ftrll spectrum of African. soca. Latin. salsa. reggae and ragga sounds. I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. 9pm—3atn. £6 (£5). 29 May. Fortnightly. Dub reggae sound system with an ear for bass. I Mlngin' at Studio 24. upstairs only. IO.30pm-3am. £5. l9 Jutr. Monthly (next date 2 Jul). Before you get all confused because it's not been a month since the last Mingin'. Alan was offered the space to coincide with Pride Scotland and being the animal that he is. couldn't turn it down. Adrian Davenport joins him as Brian Dempster is away. There will no doubt be all the usual twisted trance and sexy. hard as fuck house and proceeds go towards Pride. I Ministry Of Sound at The Potter't'ow. 9ptn—3am. £8 (£6). l2 Jutt. Monthly. DJ Lottie and some dancers represent the London superclub. That‘ll be some house music. then. I The Mission at Studio 24. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). l2 Jun. Fortnightly. Three rooms with metal and rock in the main. goth cyberpunk and industrial upstairs and ska. indie. dance and surf out the back. lnfonnation line 07901 600242. I Moroccan Clouds at P0 Na Na. l0pm-3am. Free before I lptn; £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this busy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. 60s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese

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

I Noa at Noa. l0pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Head through to the back room for quality garage and house with Taste's Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.

I Papa Jacks at The Holyrood Union. 9pm-3am. £4 (£2.50). l2 Jttn. Fortnightly. R&B. swing arid soul featuring The Mad Ambassador.

I Phat Pharm at City 2. ()prn—lam. Free. l9 Jun. Fortnightly. The unmissable Yogi Haughton serving up real deal garage. rare groove and funk.

I Raw at Negociants. l0pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Neil McDonald and Ben McCabe serve up the best in deep and funky house music all night long. however they have been known to venture into darker and more menacing territories . . . gun

I Reconstruction at The Vatrlts. l()pm-- 3am. £5 for students before I lpm: £8 after. l9 Jun. Monthly. Three rooms of respected DJs -- tonight catch Craig Walsh. Si Re arid lizy Ryder join the residents Renegade and Rich Clarke for a night of all types of tntrsic.

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Cornbe and guest DJs play a mix of hot and spicy music at this Cuban bar.

I Scratch at The Venue. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). l9 Jun. Fortnightly. The Scottish DMC Championship heat which will see the likes of Krash Slattghta. Plus ()ne. Table Mannerz. Extra. Rufftone arid many more flex their turntable skills. See preview.

I Shebang at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next 3 Jul.

I Squeezed at Loca. 7pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Whoop it up with Brian McGarry and Kevin Cliffe playing funky house. soul and disco.

I Substance at The Honeycomb. llpm-3am. £l0 (£8). l2 Jun. Fortnightly. After the run of enormous guests of late. it‘s time for the residents to once again prove why everyone (and that's avert-mic) thinks that they are so damn good. Craig Smith and Mikey Stirtorr do the damage with garage in the main room. much to the joy of the faithful. while Bootsy and Ross Keddie lay on disco. ftrnk and soul for the beautiful people.

I The Subway West End 4ptn—3am. £1. Weekly. Sec Thu.

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

I Tribal Funktion at The \“nue. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). l9 .ltrn. Fortnightly. No guests tottight so that must make it an All Star Residents Party —- George T. Simone and H lay down the jackin' house. disco twists and funky techno law in the fittest cltrb in the land. Legendary local boy Frosty provides the hip hop noise iii the Cooler.

I Vegas at The Assembly Rooms. Next date IOJul.

I Viva at Club Mercado. l(lpm-4am. Free before l0.3()pm: £l()(£8) after. I9 Jtrn. Fortnightly. Can you believe that it‘s been a year already'.’ It's the first birthday celebrations attd they want everyone to wear white. This kitsch cabaret/(lisco/hottse night has gone from strength to strength you can be sure that the party will go for days.

I Walkers I().3()pm—3artr. Price tbc. Weekly. Over 2 Is. Stnart dress. One for the local office workers and West Enders. I Yush! at City 2. Free. l2 Jtrtt. Fortnightly. Underground sounds representing the label. AJ from Blacka'nized provides the hip hop arid reggae flavour.


I Bare Story at The Bare Story. 7.3(Ipm—latn. Free. Weekly. Pre-club action with DJs dropping the garage artd house vibe.

I C.C. Blooms | lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thtt. -

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Ali Campbell dropping jazz funk and big beat with a French flavour

I Chocolate Sundays at Revolution. l0pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ Craig Forrest plays club classics and groov ' tuttes.

I Clu Climax at The Vaults. Monthly. Next date 27 Jun.

I Club Mojito at Cuba Norte. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro-Cuban and Latin cocktail.

I Creamed at The Ark. “pm—31ml. £4. Weekly. Half price with ilyer. Quality party favourites and mainline spirits at 49p . . . lnebriation is surely only a few pounds away.

I Eden at Cafe Graffiti. Next date 27 Jtttt.

I eh1 More at ehl. ‘)ptii-—latn. Free. Weekly. Titn King plays his favourite hip hop. acid jazz and funk records in this pre-club bar.

I Elegance at The Dome. Monthly. Next date 27 Jtrn.

I Flares at Flares. ()plTl—lilltl. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s tunes. I Galaxy at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm-3am. £3. Weekly. Funk. Ran. smooth soul and disco.

I Hot Lava at La Belle Angele. l().30pm-3am. £l. Weekly. Bottafitle Love bring to La Belle this new weekly night of R628. reggae and hip hop. Witlt a shortage of quality clubs with this sort of playlist. this should hit the spot.

I Icons at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 4 Jul.

I International Bright Young Thing at Studio 24. l lptn—3am. Free. Weekly. Anything goes at this tttix of indie arid rock night. used as a rendezvous for international travellers and backpackers. Travellers can meet compadres from back home or locals can come and scope the multi-national talent.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. 8pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Jazz pianist Brian Kellock and his trio perform contemporary jazz. The very excellent Kulu. Sly Si and Uttkle Fawaz provide the late-night sounds for the weekend recovery session.

I Lost at Loca. l(latn-3am. £3. Weekly. Sortte fine drinks promos and house and garage sounds to wind your week down. or is that start your week off?

I Mad at The Attic. l()pm—3atn. £3. Weekly. Chart arid classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I Mid-Summer Ball at Cafe Graffiti. l0pm--2am. £5. 20 Jun only. The fundraising for The Beltane has started already. Tonight. local bands and DJs get the party going -- please note that it is a masquerade ball and there will be prizes. Info: 558 9555.

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