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 at Bar |.autrec's. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Deep house at the back room of this west end bar.

I Bennet's at Bennet's. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Contemporary house from Annie and Grant. Gay.

I Blood at The Sub Club. Now moved to monthly Fridays.

I Blue Basement at Blue Basement (Bacchus Basement). 6pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Deep down and funky DJs and live jams.

I B.N.O.T.Y at Babaza. (rpm—3am. £3 (£2): free before I Ipm. Weekly. Feel- good house and disco at this after-hours shake down for the older mid-week party groover.

I Brel at Brel. 8.3()—l Ipm. Free. Weekly. Nimbus DJs and Norse Ned play soul and funk. Pre-club.

I Cop at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. An arresting (chortle) student night out on a grand scale. with humpy pumpy house anthems in the main room witli the residents and the Archaos flying dancers. Tani Coyle does his kitschy party sing-along iii the room downstairs and up in the Sky Bar they've got Sky Cop with Ryan Kerr playing all the big house and garage. I Cul De Sac at ('ul De Sac Bar. ‘inii-rmidnight. Free. Weekly. Flelnents' I).l Tania Swill playing upfront drum & bass. Pie-club.

I Dee Jays In Disguise ai Varieiy.

8pm close. Free. Weekly. Super underground dubhy mix of techno and electronica from llatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead. Follow on with Pusher l.3 at The l3th Note every Thursday. Pre- club.

I Fatboy's Kitchen ai McChuill's Way ()ut West. B—I lpin. Free. Weekly. Big beat and hip hop. Pre-club.

I fnult at The Apartment. l lpiii—3aiii. £3 (£2). Weekly. Scorching house from Billy Milligan aiid Stephen Foy playing to a gorgeous bunch.

I Freedom at The Shed. l()pm—3ani. £3 (£2). Weekly Southside action with Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 90s clth anthems. plus Paul N'Jie in the main hall playing funk. garage and chart house.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). 9plll—2illll. £| (students and guests). \\’eek|y. Northern soul. funk

llas our. ja/ly breaks and beats. hip hop. movie soundtracks and drum & bass.

I Funky Fursdays at Planet Peach. Ilpm ~3.l5am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ

Stes le (3 playing funky disco.

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l()piii—2am. £l. Weekly. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine's scissor-kicking a furious funk vibe into Thursday nights with this deep down and tllll_\ stoi'iiier of a night. A Illilxlc‘l'lilll combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga and reggae. 5 Aug the almighty Krash Slaughta (Monkey Malia) guests.

I Last Exit at Club Budda. I lpiii—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly Inside ()utffhe Ark's Simon l-oy pltt} mg a steady mix of house anthems and commercial garage.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's.

I lpm -.‘~. l5aiii. £4 (£2). Weekly. Classic indie. house and disco sounds from Jim l)t)\\ tllc‘.

I The Lime at The Lime l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). £2 before I Ipm. Weekly. Student night with club classics in a house and

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garage style from David Keenan.

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

I Pusher 13 at The l3th Note.

I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch and Jilkes of My Machine (An School. Sats) and Twitch (Pure/Optimo) giving up vintage house. banging techno. mellow electro and robotic breakbeats.

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

I Radar lst Birthday at The Sub Club. £3 (£2) 5 Aug only. Bit of a late entry here. but a) It‘ll teach you to buy the List the day we hit the street and b) the Radar guys will get their listings in on time. Nevertheless Radar (Cross Bar Fri) is celebrating a year of playing the best progressive dub and techno at the Subbie tonight.

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

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

I Skint at The Cathouse. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. lndie/grunge/chemical beats at Scotland’s number one rock club.

I Sly at Trash. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. They‘re all taking it in turns to hoof it back from Ibiza for this night. but generally you‘ll be getting Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense.

I Snake Pie at The l3th Note. l0pm—3am. £2.50. 5 Aug only. Rather odd night involving R&B. soul. raunch. freak. and the chance to dance on an artists' chalk doodlings. They say the last one in June went terribly well and hope for great things for this one.

I Solemusic at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £5 (£4). 5 Aug and monthly. Stevie Middleton brings the club manifestation of his top quality house and garage label Solemusic to Alaska for six special nights through the year. Pete Adarkwah guests from Barely Breaking Even plus Al Kent (Disco Classics) downstairs.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel.

l lpm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Weekly. The Tunnel's student night. with Kevin and Scott from weekends at the Tunnel. joined by Lisa Littlewood. mixing an accessible spread of contemporary house anthems and timeless classics.

I Yang at Yang. l lpni—3am (bar open from 6pm). £3 (£2); free before I Ipm. Weekly. Elevation Trio. Glasgow-based funk collective now signed to Warner Bros. play live every week in the bar. while residents Bob Peck & Charlie lnman mix tip hip hop 8: soul to funk breaks and house in room two. Taking yourself deeper into the Yang complex you've got a rotating selection of ex-ci- tations in the club room. 5 Aug. Foresight. purist underground techno.


I Alaska at Alaska. Ilpm—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.

I Apartment at The Apartment. Ilpm—3am. £8. Weekly. Jim Da Best playing a clubby party mix at this good looking venue. with even better looking clientele.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pm—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 Il.3()pin-3ain. £4 (£3). Weekly. Grant Duff downstairs with an

upbeat dance night. then DJ Shawn for handba 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. l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stevie Middleton. internationally renowned DJ and owner of Sole Music Records. continuing upstairs with his own particular brand of American deep house and garage for the people who've been dancing on the tables down in Bar Budda earlier.

I Bump ‘n' Hustle at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from Ilpm). £5 (free before Ilpm). Weekly. A celebration of black music from Paul Traynor after Jamie Strang warms things up with funky R‘&'B.

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 l'romage fandango continues all the way through the summer.

I Crash at The Shed. lOpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind The Gara e.

I Cu De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk. Check out Kenny H playing 5—7pm for the Happy Hour too.

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

I Domenic at The Cooler. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre- club with one half of the Subculture team playing undiluted American house.

I Exotica at g2. l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). New night 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 GB Experience at The Temple.

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' (for that read not too many students). busy night.

I Gold 'n' Delicious at Archaos.

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

I Goo foot at The Bedsit. 9pm-2am. l3 Aug and fortnightly. £4. Glasgow‘s best Northern soul night has now left the Sub Cltib 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 Cathouse. l().30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £l before I l.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie.

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

I Love Bug at The Garage. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Good- 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 Paul Cawley at Air ()rganic. 9pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Psy-phi's Paul Cawley. label boss of Fenetik Records. here every week for a beta testing hip hop. drum & bass and break beat set. Pre-club.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. Ilpm—3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Michelle in main club with 90s club and indie and the Trophy Room with Tom for a more

Slam's Never Get Out The Boat Time to get yer knickers wet for the second last Slam boat party of the year, with Stuart and Orde rocking the curious floating glass house moored on the south side of the river with super salty Chicago house and Detroit Techno again. As ever get down early as the Captain doesn't like late arrivals. The Renfrew Ferry, Sat 7 Aug.

Trade The London gay club, now well established here as a night for the most extreme of behaviour. Slamming hard house from Trade residents and a catwalk for the more adventurous punter to get up on and have a bit of a wiggle. I can't imagine the Trade bunch wanting to show off, surely not. The Arches, Sat 7 Aug.

Ferry Corsten at Triumph The reigning king of trance Ferry Corsten (System F) returns to the club where he made his first UK appearance, joined tonight by his partner in the Gouryella project 0) Tisto. In attendance also will be residents Colin Tevendale (above), who arranged for him to come over the first time, and Steven McCreery. The Tunnel, Sat 7 Aug.

Divine With nine years of genre- jumping eclectism, Divine is pretty much the longest lasting weekly residency in Scotland. Get yourself along early for mixtapes, badges and a nice bit of cake. Mix with the stars, shake down and freak out. Glasgow School of Art. Sat 7 Aug.

commercial mix. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before the club starts.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. llpm-3.l5am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Paul N’Jie playing fresh and upfront house funked up with a helping of R&B and soul classics.

I Radar at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats. bleeps and squeaks‘. Pre-club.

I Reds at Reds. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Alan Ronald with commercial house. dance anthems and club classics. I Relief at The Arches. Ilpm-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Night run by the crew behind the legendary Slam night. which Relief replaced. Reliefoffers the finest electro disco funk tech house from Laurence Hughes and Silicone Soul (Soma).