Glasgow clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed provided u ~to-date details reach our offices at east seven days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Club listings com iled by Rory Weller (Glasgow) an Simone Baird (Edinburgh).


I The Ambassador's Reception ill Bai- l.autrec's. 9pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Deep house at the back room of this west end bar.

I Bennet's at Bennet's. llprrr ~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Party dance tunes from Annie and Grant. Gay.

I BIOOd at The Sub Club. Now moved to monthly Fri.

I Blue Basement at Blue Basement (Bacchus Basement). 6pm lam. Free. Weekly. Nice Promotions providing a platform for the creative Collective of DJs and funky musicians on an altogether juicy kind of vibe.

I B.N.O.T.Y at Babaza. (rpm—3am. £3 (£2); free before llprn. Weekly. Matt Morton with house and disco at this good-time. reasonably dressy Thu night. I Brel at Brel. 8.30-l lprn. Free. Weekly. Nimbus DJs and Norse Ned go eclectic with soul and funk. Pre-club.

I Cop at Archaos. llpm -3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Mammoth student night with DJ Vance and CI in the round room playing full-on party house to a young. dressed- up crew while Tam Coyle plays sing- alorrg tunes downstairs. Up in the Sky Bar tonight they‘ve got Sky C‘op with Ryan Kerr playing all the big house and garage cuts.

I Cul De Sac at Ctil De Sac Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Flements‘ DJ Tania Swift playing upfront drum & bass. Pre-club.

I Dee Jays In Disguise iii Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Weekly. llaiclr and JiIkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of techno and electronica. Check out their Pusher l3 night at The l3th Note tonight too. Pre-club.

I Fatboy's Kitchen at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8—l Ipnr. Free. Weekly. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs Ci Man and The Wax Monkey. I’re-club.

I fnuk at The Apartment. l lpnr-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. New style clubbing sounds from Billy Milligan and Stephen Foy

I Freedom at The Shed. l0pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 90s club anthems. plus Paul N‘Jie in the main hall playing funk. garage and chart house.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 9pm—2am. £l (students and


Where? Bar Budda.

When? Sat 17 Jul.

What? Steve Middleton flinging out the sauciest house and garage for the pretty pie-club boys and girls.

High point? Everyone up on the tables, chocka down by the bar, hands in the air, better than most clubs. Ow! Drunk bar owner from Aviemore leaping from the tables, sending drinks flying and cutting the Strappy feet. (Rory Weller)

guests) Weekly. DJs AI Rutherford and

l rndsey with Northern sotil. funk flavour. ja/ly breaks and beats. hip hop connection. movie soundtr'ax. drum & bass rhythms and cold. cheap beer.

I Funky Fursdays at Planet Peach. llprn-3. l5am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Stevie G taking you on a voyage through the history of funky disco all the way from Gloria Gaynor to Phats and Small. I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l0prn—2am. £1. Weekly. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine’s scissor-kicking a furious funk vibe into Thu nights with this deep down and dirty storrner of a night. A masterful combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro.jump-up. ragga and reggae. 2‘) Jul DJ Nice (Freek Menoovers). 5 Aug Krash Slaughta.

I Last Exit at Club Budda. l lpm-—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Inside ()uifThe Ark‘s Simon Foy playing his house anthems and commercial garage.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's.

llpm-3. l5am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Classic indie. house and disco sounds from Jim Dowrrie.

I The lime at The Lime. l()pm-3arn. £4 (£3); £2 before llprn. Weekly. Student night with club classics in a house and garage style from David Keenan.

I Movement at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. DJ Paul Melon with poppy cheese and dance.

I Pusher 13 at The 13th Note (now both floors). llpm -3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch and Jilkes of My Machine (Art School. Sats) and Twitch (Pure/Optimo) giving tip vintage house. banging techno. mellow electro and robotic breakbeats.

I Picante at Reds. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud with hot and spicy house with a Latin edge.

I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Legendary Thu night with your favourite charty dance faves. movie tunes and indie classics. plus drunk students.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Havana. Weekly. 8pm—midnight. Quality Latin (lance grooves. barrio beats and salsa from New York. Columbia and Puerto Rico.

I Skint at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. lndie/grunge/chenrical beats at Scotland's number one rock club. I Sly at Trash. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Naughty student night with Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan.

I Solemusic at Alaska. I Ipm—3am. £5 (£4). 29 Jul and monthly. Stevie Middleton brings the club manifestation of his top quality house and garage label Solernusic to Alaska for six special nights through the year. First off is the rescheduled night with Chris Harris and Middleton (Solernusic) vs. The Sub Club‘s Harri (Tax Discs) in the club room and AI Kent (Disco Classics) downstairs. I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel.

I Ipm-3am. £4 (£2.50 with rnatric card). Weekly. Kevin and Scott from weekends at the Tunnel. joined by Lisa Littlewood. with a mix of contemporary house anthems and timeless classics over two rooms.

I Yang at Yang. l lprn-3am (bar open from 6pm). £3 (£2); free before I Iprn. Weekly. Elevation Trio. Glasgow-based funk collective now signed to Warner Bros. play live every week in the bar. while residents Bob Peck & Charlie lnrnan mix up hip hop & soul to funk breaks and house in roorrr two. Taking yourselfdeeper into the Yang complex you‘ve got a rotating selection ofex-ci- tations in the club room. 29 Jul Mystec Beats with sexy acid and sleaze to please. 5 Aug. Foresight. purist underground techno.


I Alaska at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Top night in this magnificent two-floored venue featuring the legendary Nick Peacock. Muchail. Alan and Raymond Woods playing a mix of funk. jazz. soul. R&B and house plus live

percussion. 23 Jul Ashley Beedle of Ballistic Brothers. Black Science Orchestra fame guests. See Hitlist.

I Apartment at The Apartment.

l lpm—3arn. £8. Weekly. Jirn Da Best in mixing shocker. now playing a more clubby party mix than before.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. l0.30pm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Your trio of professional caners Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) living it large in the main room throwing out thumping hard house as good as you'll get anywhere in the country. Then there's Simon Foy in the second room not going quite as mad for it. but still bordering insanity in his own style.

I Bennet's l l.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Grant Duffdownstairs with an upbeat dance night. then DJ Shawn for Irandba gy house upstairs. Gay.

I Bud a at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris Harris with a chunky house re-club warmer.

I Bu dasole at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stevie Middleton. internationally renowned DJ and owner of Sole Music Records. continuing upstairs with his own particular brand ofAmerican deep house and garage.

I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. 6prn—3am (DJs from llprn). £5 (free before llprn). Weekly. A celebration of black music from Paul Traynor plus slow and funky R&B from Jamie Strang warming things

up. I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret Union. l0pm—2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Students and four guests. It's cheesy and it‘s poppy and it‘s just unbridled fun all the way. brought to you by DJ Toast. Note that this fromage fandango continues all the way through the sununer

I Crash at The Shed. l()pin-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix ofkitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind The Garage.

I Cul De Sac at Cal De Sac Bar. ()prn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phurrk. Check out Kenny H playing 5-7pm for the Happy Hour too.

I Deep Fried at The l3th Note Club (both floors). I lpm—3arn. £3. Weekly. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop. funky breaks and kicking beats.

I Exotica at g2. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). New night from 23 Jul with the ‘beat breakin‘ best from four decades of funky. jazzy black music together with a dash of the unexpected. John Cavanagh of BBC Radio Scotland guests.

I 68 Experience at The Tetnple.

l lpm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Radio Clyde‘s George Bowie and international DJ producer Trevor Reilly (Manifesto) playing full-on house to a full house. An

.unpretentious. busy night.

I Gold 'n' Delicious at Archaos.

l Ipm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. David Gilmore and Ryan Kerr playing quality house and garage amid the spectacle of the Fri night acts. Bungeejurnping acrobats. stilt walkers and much madness. Jamie Strang also plays soul and R&B in bar one. Up in the Sky Bar Mathew Morton plays R&B. funk and garage.

I Goodfoot at Tire Bedsit. 9pm-2am. 30 Jul and fortnightly. £4. Glasgow‘s best Northern soul night has now left the Sub Club and takes up residency here. The full crew of Scott Brown. Kev & Mark and Andrew Divine mix up the soul esoteric classics which earned them the respect they deserve from the west coast Fred Perry scooter boys and girls. Watch and learn. I Havana Barcelona at Barcelona. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The sound of the Latino house underground from DJ Jazz. Pre-club.

I Katch at The C athouse. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £I before

I l.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie.

I Lime at The Lime. l0.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ Cameron Craig with house. garage. nu soul and hip hop.

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Out and about in Glasgow this fortnight

Mish Mash Oscar Fullone launches his Majorca festival in Glasgow at his regular monthly club night of hip hop, reggae, Latin, house and ja/zv drum 8. bass featuring the Mish Mash band live and DJS Paul Booth, Kev Dillon and MC Nordin plus new London live outfit Z The Riverside, Sat 37 Jul.

Chez Damier The legendary C hirago house DJ/producer plays his last ever gig. The guy who recorded for KMS, Cajual and his own seminal labels Prescription and Balance calls it a dav for reasons that still aren‘t entirer clear. He also plays at Club 69 on Sat Joining him tonight Will be the outstanding Krash Slaughta who has recorded With Monkey Mafia and whose mixing has to be seen to he believed. Yang, Sun 1 Aug

Pure Twitch, Brainstorm and Dribbler are joined by Dave Clarke (Red series) who despite getting mooned at Pure Edinburgh last month, is back in Scotland for more hard rockin’ tei hno Completing the line-up are The Memory Foundation (Vienna) playing live and Johnny Dangerous aka The Foremost Poets With a DJ set and possrbly a bit over the mic. The Arches, Sat 24 Jul.

Ashley Beedle Described by Kenny Dope of Masters at Work as a ’talented motherfucker’, London’s Ashley Beedle joins Friday Alaska residents Nirk Peacock, Muchail, Alan and Raymond Woods for a jazzy, funky, housey work out. Beedle has been prolific recording under such monikers as Ballistic Brothers, Black Science Orchestra, X- Press 2 and Black Jazz Chronicles. Alaska, Fri 23 Jul.

Pressure It's eight years since Slam's record label Soma was born and to celebrate the fact they've got some of their newer acts in to rock the party. Joining Stuart and Orde are Adam Beyer who just remixed Pressure Funk, The Space DJz , a live set from Chaser aka Lars Sandberg (back over from Barcelona specially for the night) and Nigel Hayes, Maas live, Percy X, Domenic Cappello (Sub ClllltJfP/HUIICTI Drive). The Arches, Fri 30 Jul.

I Love Bug at The Garage. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. An eclectic mix ofgood-time party tunes with a young. boppy. drinky and snoggy crowd. Wildly busy so it‘s well advised to haul yo ass down there early.

I October Cafe at October (“.ii'e. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Tunnel‘s Scott McKay. Stephen Lee and Kevin McFarlane with a funky house and garage pre-club set.

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