I Reds at Reds. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Sktid plays soulful garage and disco house.

I The Shed at The Shed. lllpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. (iraeme Ferguson itt tlte main with commercial dance favourites at this Sotithside cltib froiti the team behind the (jarage.

I Salsa Sabrosa at McChuils Way ()ui West. 8.3(lpin--midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis with Salsa. front classic Colombian to modern Cuban. merengue. samba atid just generally jazzy eai'llty stuff.

I Santiago at The Arena.

l().3(lpin~- 3am. £5. 24 Jul and fortnightly. The (jroovisitio brothers l)on Marcelo and Che Manuel follow up the success of their Wed night with this new salsa love affair with the finest iitiported deep Latino grooves.

I Soulphuric at Alaska. llpin--3aiti. £8 (£0). 3| .ltil and monthly. It's another live week month. so we get another outing for the Soulpliuric gang of Mark Linton. Rab Sinclair and Stuart Spence playing deep ftiiik and soul.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. ‘)piii—-3am. £6 (£7 after llpiii). Weekly. Classic party sounds froin the - (»()s through to the Slls. Sinatra to Bryan Adams. Beatles to Abba. Madness to the Bay City Rollers.

I Sub Culture at The Stib Cltib. |().3()pnt-—5ani. £l(). Weekly. Withotit a doubt. Sat at the Sub Cltib is still the best place in the country to hear such sublime deep underground house. Hosts Harri and Domenic know how to work the loyal crowd masterfully making the club one of Glasgzixr's greatest assets.

I Trash at Trash. llpm~3am. (£7) £5. Weekly. Dressy. slightly older (as iii not just otit of nappies) crowd with house and garage in the ittaitt room from l).l brother team Mathew and Petet. aitd soul. swittg and Rtle in the second room from Paul N‘Jie.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. lll.3()pm--3.3(laill. £8 (£0). Weekly. A massive. dressy iiigltt of liuropean and UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreei'y take on the main rootn while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen l.ee offer tip a different \ ibe with a party mix of garage and dance classics in the second room. Sinait dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort. 3() .ltil is a Supernova night l()) which means cheap booze.

I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda.

l lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Chris Harris and (,ieoff Montford kicking off with soul garage and funk. before slamming in the big tunes later on iii the night.

I Velvet Rooms llplll—3plll. £8 (£4 before midnight). Weekly. D.l Stevie Smith in the main room with house. garage and club classics. .lohit Lyons iii the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Yang at Yang. l lpm» 3am (bar open from (ipml. £5 (free before I lpm). Weekly. Coliit (the bloke from Dr lives) and Ray play the bar room. room two sees Muchaill aitd Shti Hirata playing bountiful beats in a non-house style. In the back room there's Nucleus. with Jim and Brian working this classic sweatbox iii a deep electronica. US techno aiid hard house style.

I World Service at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £8 (£6). 2-1 .llll and monthly. Hip hop. funk and jazzy drum a; bass of the highest order with Nick Peacock. Paul Cawley. Alex Horton atid Shti Hirata iii both the chill out white room downstairs and the club red room on the next level.


I All Drinks £1 at Reds. l lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. DJ Ronaldo plays Sun night party tunes it's all in the name. really. I Bennet's at Benitet's. I l.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Up-tempo high-energy with John Frazer. Gay.

I Big Love Summer Sundays at Club Budda. l lpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Han‘is with a selection of big party tunes from the old classics to the new stormers.

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I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. Rpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Reggae. ragga arid roots from DJ Dirtsman. Pre- club.

I Budda at Bar Btidda. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. New York Alliance's Colin Walker playing a deep house mix. Pre- club.

I Casino Royale at The Polo Lounge. llpin—3ain. £5. 25 Jtil and monthly. Glasgow's tackiest club night returns with DJs Frankie Savaloy aitd Kirk St Moritz in the Trophy Rootn. Musical menu is still packed with exotica. exploitica attd er. . . Formica. Also this month Frankie challenges one and all to a game of TV tennis courtesy of his vintage video games console.

I Chez Damier at Yang. 1 lpm—3am. £5. | Aug only. The legendary Chicago house DJ/producer plays his last ever gig. The guy who recorded for KMS. Cajual arid his own seminal labels Prescription and Balance calls it a day. He also plays at Club 69 on Sat. Joining him tonight will be the outstanding Krash Slaughta and Muchail. Burd Called Ger and Dribbler. See Hitlist.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm-2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes.

I Club Tropicana. at The Garage (upstairs). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Loungin' Sun sesh with laid-back DJs. cartoons and cheap cocktails. Pre-club.

I Divine Intervention at Brel.

8.30—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy

(Glasgow School OfArt) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection. Pre-club.

I Dribbler and Burd Called Ger

at Yang (room one). 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Burd Called Ger playing funky super bass hip hop and house. Occasional one-offs with housey guests in room three.

I Ego Trip at The Apartment.

l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.

I The Hip Trip at Alaska. I [pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Your hostess DJ Mingo-go takes you into the world of funkadelic lounge. triptastic pop and groovy beats in the White Room. joined monthly by various guests.

I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5; Weekly. Absolutely insanely busy night with a dressy crowd sucking the last drops from the weekend. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Archaos Sat night residents AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian

Thom son. I Nicli Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally housey affair. Pre- club.

I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club.

| lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Jilkes and Twitch continue their super-fine contorted musical alloy. Electro. Detroit techno. 80s synthpop. bizarre 70s punk funk. live keyboard freakouts and unique Optimo mix downs.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach.

l lpm-3. l5am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Skud thumping you back into Mon with his original blend of house and garage.

I Please Yourself at Trash. l lpm—3am. £5 (£2). Weekly. Paul N‘Jie with a mellow Sun mix from ftiitk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.

I The Shed at The Shed. l()ppi—32iiti. £3 (£2). Weekly. Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage at this Southside club from the team behind The Gara e.

I Si ver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry‘s. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studenty night of big disco cheesy malarkey from DJs Dave and Phil.

I Skidip at g2. llpm—3ain. £3 (£2). Weekly. New night from DJ Tchico. with this familiar face round the Glasgow scene playing the sweetest R&B. hip hop. ragga and reggae. Special guests and live PAs to come.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. l0.30pm-3am. £2 l .50): free before

I l.30pm. Weekly. Indie/alternative night at this award-winning rock club.

I Straight Ahead at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Goodf00t DJs Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dub. Pre-club.

I Sueno at Barcelona. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Four hours of blissed-out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club.

I Velvet Rooms l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell in room two. with an open mix from classic house to soul.

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