I Esteem at The Vaults. l().30pm—3am. £8. 25 Jun only. The last ever ‘shake ass funky liouse’ at The Vaults. Get your fill while you can.
I Evol at The Liquid Rooms. l0.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A hardy mix covering indie and pop to ()()s and dance. I Flares at Flares. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 70s disco.
I Flirt at The Cavendish. l0pm—3am. £6. Weekly. A lteady mix of 70s to 90s hits for an over 25s crowd. Every week tiiitil September sees 'Going Bananas' in which they give away a holiday to a sunny Mediterranean location.
I Funk Train at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 9 .ltil.
I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date lo Jul.
I Hous’about Kosovo Appeal at The Wee Red Bar. l().30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 25 .ltiti. Monthly. Tough US garage atid progressive belters. £l from each admission goes towards the Kosovo appeal.
I House at Bannerman's. 9pm—lam. Free. W tekly. Local DJs spin house beats.
I Intergalactic at The Pottet'row. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 25 .lun. Monthly. End of term bash at this big beats and loud bands club.
I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. lllpm—Ram. £5 (£4). lil Cometa do the Latin funk tliang while (.iroove Diggaz line themselves tip fora night of funk and jazz. l).ls Sly Si and Kulti provide the background tunes. I Keep It In Czech at l’ivo. <)piii-lain. Free. Weekly. Pre club. New bar pulling in the punters witlt local DJs of note mixing tip a storm. I Lucious at The Ark. l0piii—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream party music. I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. Input—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Reggae. ragga. soul. fttnk. swing and R&B delights provitled by Sir ()ssie. I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 9 .ltil. I MIB Presents South Central at Walker‘s. l()..i()piii--3ani. £5. Weekly. litltnburgh‘s 'Rth defenders‘ Mr H and TNT present sessions with guest l)Js. dancers and fi‘eestyltng. I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. l()pni—2aiii. £5. Weekly. .la/z. soul and groove. l’atil Harrison on piano does the hot Latin groove thing. joined by DJs Dennis and Joseph (25 Jun): the resident seven piece Midnight Blue Band funk it otit w ith resident l).ls Semus aiitl Joseph (2 .ltil ). I Miss Moneypenny's at The Honeycomb. Miss Moneypenny's has now finished. I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. lllplll—.‘\illll. Free before I Ipm: £2 alter. \VL‘L‘H}. Tllc‘ \llll gtil'gcutts DJ NlCCl ‘ plays disco. funk and house iii this very grooxy and popular bar. I N08 al Noa. lllpitt—-.‘~attt. £0. Weekly. Joii l'lotset‘s iii the main room playing gaiage; l’atil l)i\on through the back lll|\lll‘_' old skool. soul and tank. I Pillbox at Studio 2-1. Monthly Next date lo .ltil. Get in touch: pillbos(0‘iiiatne.com I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llplll—3itlll. £4. \Veckly. A busy atid long- running itiglit of 70s and 80s sounds. where new romantics. pttiiks. glam I‘ttclsc‘l‘s .Itltl tlisctt lt‘c‘ttlss I‘L‘ll\e lllc‘ era that others do lltell‘ besl to forget. I Pride at Re\olution. lllpni—3aiii. £5 before llpni: to before midnight; £7 alter. Weekly Simon Coy le plays chart and dance .it this massive \entie. I Pure at The \"L‘llllL‘. ll).3()pm—3am. £9 (£7 l. 25 .ltiii. Fortnightly Two lltitits. ll's it lL‘sItlL‘llls lltglll ltilllglll — catch Twitch and Dribbler (and maybe a le\\ mates) doing the techno madness thing for a wry grateful crowd. Pencils out and diaries marked for 9 .ltil when supreme god l)a\ e Clarke will be
pay ing a \ isit.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm-3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of chart. dance aitd classic disco.
I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm-lam. Free. 2 Jul. Fortnightly. We would like to point out that Murray Richardson isn't hard as hell as we proclaimed in the last issue. He has curtly informed us that it is well known that he ‘actively encourages peace and free love‘ — dunno. must be your infamous three day sessions. mate. Anyway. of greater importance is the deep house magic that the man commandeers. be sure to check it out.
I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. lOpm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe and guests with a tropical mix from Afro to zouk.
I Salsa Viva at La Belle Angele. monthly. Next date l6 Jul.
I Sexsi at The Jaffacake. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. The music policy is pumping. uplifting house from residents Andy Ford. Scott Bechelli and Lee Downy.
I Shag at La Belle Angele. l lpm—3am. £4. 25 Jun only. The student night to end all student nights makes a return to celebrate the ten short years which have lapsed since they first opened their madcap club. Relive the days when you got all the chocolate you could eat. danced to some really crap songs. won prizes like a lawnmower and hatstand and drank dangerously discounted bevvy. The promoters tell me that they will be very disappointed if at least two people don‘t meet their future life partners there. but don't let that scare you away.
I Sublime at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 23 Jul with a Platipus Records night.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. l0.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 2 Jul. Fortnightly. Trance and techno. After the madness of the birthday last fortnight. it's time for the residents to pick tip the pieces. This time Kev Wright does his first three hour set in ages with support in the main room from ldge while through the back Beany and Felix drop electro. nu skool breaks. house and whatever else turns tip iii their record boxes. (http://www.sub|ime-uk.denion.co.uk/) I The Subway West End 4pm—3ain. £ l. Weekly. See Thu.
I TFI Friday at Club lvlercado. 5— l0pm. Free. Weekly. The capital's original and most famous afterwork piss-up with cheesy music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. I TFI Friday Afterworlt Party at The Ark. 4.30—9.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm and loads of cheap drinks.
I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. l()pm—-3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 80s in a now weekly bash.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. No information available at time of going to press.
I Under Cover at Studio 24. l0pm—3am. £8. 2 Jul only. Right. we want to see everyone down at this one - Mingin'. Apes and Pillbox have banded together fora benefit in aid of Shelter. the homelessness charity. Not only is it a spot-on cause. btit three of the maddest clubs at the Studio will be 'aviiig it right off. see'.’ Six DJs will be representing. playing a mix of hard house. acid trance. hard edged trance and techno. All proceeds will be going to Shelter. See Hit list.
; I Vengeance at Wilkie House. Monthly.
Next date 9 Jul with Joel Xavier (Whoop Records).
I Venus at Studio 24. upstairs. Monthly. Next date 9 Jul.
I Wanted at Loca. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A night of house anthems from residents Steven McCreery (The Tunnel) and Kevin Cliffe.
I Wiggle Waggle at La Belle Angele. ll).3()pm—3ain. £6 (£5). 2 Jul. Monthly. DJs Yogi Haughton. Tinku and Bob Cairns lay down the funk. jazz and soul law for a great crowd with a live performance by the hip hop ftiiik outfit Cantiloop.
I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm—lam. Free. 25 Jtiii. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns throwing down a mixture of jazz-funk. old and modern soul through to Latin grooves.
I Araltataca! at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date l7 Jul.
I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £l0 (£8). 3 Jul. Fortnightly. Long running and popular club. catch Michael Kilkie. Zammo and Darren Davies in the main room with some liuro house stormers while Gareth Sominerville chills somewhat through the back with some deep house atid American garage. Nice.
I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date I? Jul with Latin 2000.
I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms.
l lpm-3am. Free. Weekly. Get tip and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm—lani. Free. Weekly. The Cuban Brothers alternate with Fh'.’Wunl for muchos to tunes.
I Catwal at The Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening house beats iii this quality pre-club bar.
I Cheese at Bannerman‘s. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Chart music from the 60s to the 90s.
I Colours at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 3 Jul. Monthly. The Colours residents lay on a bit of a house party utilising the wonderful sound system.
I Colours of Love at Club Mercado.
l lpm—4ain. £l2 (£10). 26 Jttii. Fortnightly. For those that can't make the Colour’s parties in Ibiza this summer. console yourself with The Ministry of Sound's Jazzy M and Yousef rocking the rafters at this great glam house night. Make an effort with your threads aiid get there early - everyone else does.
I Cream at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date 2-1 Jul.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. l0pm—lam. Free. Weekly. us Saturday so it must be salsa — check DJs Jorge. Coco and James Combe on rotation.
I Curios at WJ. Christie’s. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Various guests play a range of dance sounds. Don't be shy. the open decks mean that you cati have a go too.
I Czech This Out at Pivo. 9pm—lani. Free. Weekly. Preclub. Local DJs provide the choons at this popular bar.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £6. 26 Jtiii. Fortnightly. Don yotir widest flares. shortest mini or biggest afro btit make sure that you can groove in your platforms — this is a night of drunken tongue-in-cheek madness stuck firmly in the 70s. Delirious disco and fired-up funk in the main room: soul. rare groove and a Latin selection in the Cooler. See Four play.
I The Edge at The Vaults. l0.30pm—3am. £5 before llpm; £ll) after. 26 Jtiii. Fortnightly. Cream‘s main resident Seb Fontaine drops by for a bit of a house bash; despite being on a more mainstream tip. Seb has been truely rocking crowds of late atid will no doubt impress. Please note that he is on early — get there by ll.3()pm or you'll miss otit. See Hit list.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpni—3am. £3 members: £3.50 rioti- members. Weekly. A varied playlist taking in soul. ()(ls. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.
I eh1 more at eh I. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton plays his garage attd soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of attention on the second and fourth.
I Energise at Subway. llpm—-3ain. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I Envy at Revolution. l0pm—3aiii. £5 before I lpm; £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon Coyle plays chart and dance to a young West End crowd.
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Providing a fortnightly blaze of crazy disco action, Disco Inferno brings together some or the widest bellbottoms, bushy sideburns and sky-high arros you're likely to see
this side or the 705. 01 Love takes us
through his top four danceﬂoor
movers and groovers. Get down and
James Brown: ‘Sex Machine’ (Polydor) Supercharged seismic funk from sool brother number one. This track is ’da bomb'; handle With care Accidental detonation on the dancefloor can reSult in devastation.
‘ 4/! £5.17. Sylvester: 'Do You Want To Funk?’ (Domino Records) An invitation you JUSt can’t refuse from the high priest of hi-energy. I can’t understand why it doesn't work for me! it's disappointing when foxy young ladies fail to appreciate my wacky 70s humour.
The Weather Girls: 'It's Raining Men’ (CBS)
Latest forecast for Saturday night: lots of hot dancefloor action and a brief downpour. Don't worry though, this IS the type of precipitation the ladies like best!
Gloria Gaynor: ‘I Am What I Am' (Chrysalis)
It doesn't matter whether, like me, you're a legendary love god or a foxy uninhibited lady With a taste for aging 705 sex symbols. You're all welcome at Disco Inferno
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