I Rum And Drum at Havana. Rpm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Tchico's tum-drenched musical journey playing party beats from west coast R&B to east coast Latino house.
I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. l lpm—3. l5am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Mark and James G playing to a good time party crowd in the guaranteed-a-winclt Fury's.
I Soaterama at Nice 'n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). Spin-midnight. Free. Weekly. Regular Friday evening do. with the best in all sorts of fields from Americana punk to dub. drum & bass and original indie. I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar (Holland Street). 4-7pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Shields playing alternative country. rock and blues along the lines of Led Zeppelin. Crosby Stills 8; Nash. \\'i|c() etc.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 (£7 after llpm). Weekl y. Classic party sounds from the (ins through to the 80s. Sinatra to Bryan Adams. Beatles to Abba. Madness to the Bay City Rollers.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. Next event l3 Aug arid then fortnightly.
I Test at The Sub Club. | lpm—3am. £7. (1 Aug and monthly. Techno terrorist Shandy is oll round the world for a bit. so he's getting to play the bulk of the night. Tobias Schtnidt joins him for a live set. I Trash at Trash. l lpm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Busy. easy-going night with funky house from Stevie Smith.
I Turbulence at The Glasgow School of Art. llpm-3am. £4 (£2.50). Weekly. Glasgow's only weekly drum & bass night bringing the Turbulence crew back together. with Tartia Swift. Rob G. Stevie and Kemal playing the future sound of drum & bass.
I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before llptn). Weekly. Premier hip hop and scratch mixing from residents Dema & Nice (Freek Menoovers) and Bunty in the newly renovated room two plus Stevie Donaldson and Domenic Gallacher (Fused) slamming underground house in room tltree.
I 9 at Alaska. Next event l4 Aug.
I Archaos at Archaos. I lpm—4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and AJ. tnix up garage and house in the massive dome room dance lloor. which has one of the heel‘iest sound systems and most impressive light shows iii Scotland. plus full aerial display. lain Thompson playing chunky disco itt Betty's wltile Paul Traynor plays R8; B. swing and hip hop in the members Sky Bar.
I Asendance at The Temple. llpm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Residents rotate between Steve Lee (The Gallery—l.ondon) Zammo (lce Factory) Michael Kilkie attd Billy Macatee with hard house and new trance.
I Bennet's l l.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Sara with a good dancey mix downstairs that's a bit heavier than her Wednesdays. plus DJ Grant Duff on the upper floor playing more handbaggy house. Gay.
I Bonkers at Bonkers. llpm—3am. £5 after midnight: £4 before. Weekly. Club classics at this after-office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble \\-'hitela\v.
I Budda at Bar Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Solemusie’s Stevie for garage. deep house and dancing on the tables. Pre-club.
I Business As Usual at The Apartment. llpm~3am. £8. Weekly. Funky house and disco. Check otit the new era at the Apartment with new more relaxed door policy. credible tnusic spread and generally less stiffness. Gutties are now encouraged which shows just how tnuch they‘ve loosened up their attitude.
I The Cathouse l0.30pm-3am. £4 (£3.50) £2.50 before ll.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. in
one of the best rock venues in the country.
I Classic PM at Fury Murry’s. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Club
classics and party tunes in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster plus a more indie slant upstairs.
I Club 69 at Rocksy‘s Basement. l0pm-2.30am. £5. Weekly. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A- Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. Even though it's in the function room of an Indian restaurant. it consistently ﬁnds its way into the best clubs in the country polls. Check with the guys at the shop (400 6967) for the latest low down. including whether they're doing a bus out to Paisley tonight.
I Colours at The Arches. Next event l4 Aug with Pete Heller. Brandon Block and Alex P.
I Cross Wired at The Cross bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Funked-up house and techno from those knights on the round tables. Pre-club.
I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Soma's Jim Hutchison (well he works in the office anyway) with deep house and funky techno. Pre-club.
I Divine at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). l0pm-late. £3.50 (£2.50 GSA students). Weekly. Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with real deal Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats now celebrating their ninth binhday this week. See Phactfile.
I Firehird at Firebird. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Marco and Norse Ned from Nimbus/Polar Polar Productions playing for beer and pizza. Pre-club.
I Free Form at The I3th Note Club (both floors). 9pm-3am. £3 (free before l0.30pm). Weekly. Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz. funk and contemporary beats.
I Fresh at The Perry at The Renfrew Ferry. Next night 28 Aug with Colin Dale. I Fruitﬂy at The Arches. Next event 2|
I The Garage at The Garage. I0pm—3am. £6 (£4): £| off before I lptn. Weekly. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to put the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread of commercial anthems in the main room and indie inspiration upstairs. I Graduate Club at g2. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night aimed at the kind of people who used to enjoy a night out at The Cotton Club in ‘89 or Fury's 93. figure they‘re a tad too old for the Garage. but don't fancy staying in with the Horlicks and slippers. DJ Steve Davis tnixing up all the classics.
I The Hellﬁre Club at Blackfriars Pub (basement). 8pm—lam. Price tbc. 7 Aug and monthly. Strictly fetish-only club with a friendly attitude towards non- members.
I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 6pm-3am (DJs from llptn). £5 (free before llptn). Weekly. Pumping mix from Jamie Strang; funk. rare groove and hip hop and generally music of black origin.
I Inside Out at The Arches. Next event 28 Aug with Lisa Loud and Darren Stokes.
I Knucklehead Presents My Machines at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pm-late. £4 (£2.50 GSA students). Weekly. A night of the pure and true underground funk technology from J ilkes and Hatch. their musical creativity ripping the roof off the an school for four years now.
I Lime at The Lime. l0.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. DJ Cameron Craig with progressive house and garage.
I Living Room at The Living Room. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. New York Alliance’s Colin Walker playing a deep house set. Pre-club.
I Love Boutique at Alaska. I lpm-3am. £8. 7 Aug and monthly. Scotland’s original night of camp extremes continues at Alaska with resident DJ Roy wiring up the hard house detonators. All the usual Love Boutique extras including massage. performance. outrageous style and lovely. lovely people.
I October Cafe at October Cafe. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Lisa Littlewood (Tunnel) with a funky house pre-club set.
I Polo lounge at The Polo Lounge. I0.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. The bar upstairs is open until 3am. while downstairs DJ lna plays a camp mix of housey faves and anthems and the Trophy Room with Andy for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before club starts.
I Planet Peach at Planet Peach.
l lpm—3. l5am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Alan Ronald mixing the best house/club and disco anthems.
I Pussypower at Scararnouche (Elderslie Street). 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. One of Glasgow's more influential underground techno outfits back a ain for this weekly pre-club.
I he s at Reds. llpm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Skud plays soulful garage and disco house.
I The Shed at The Shed. l0pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Graeme Ferguson in the main with commercial dance favourites at this Southside club from the team behind the Garage.
I Salsa Sabrosa at McChuils Way Out West. 8.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis with Salsa. from classic Colombian to modern Cuban. rnerengue. samba and just generally jazzy earthy stuff.
I Santiago at The Arena. l0.30pm-3am. £5. 7 Aug. The Groovismo brothers Don Marcelo and Che Manuel follow up the success of their Wednesday night with this new salsa love affair with the finest imported deep Latino grooves.
I Silicone Soul at The Spy Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The Silicone Soul guys. they of deep disco fttnk house production on Sorna every week. joined every other week or so by Laurence Hughes who DJs with them every Friday at Relief (Arches).
I Silk at Havana. l0pm-3am. Price tbc. New night of lush house and garage at this bar/club brought to you by the Sly guys of Neil McKay and Frog.
I Slam's Never Get Out The Boat at The Renfrew Ferry. £8. l0pm—2am. 7 Aug and monthly. The penultimate ferry gig of the year. so get it while it's hot. so to speak. All aboard for Capns Stuart and Orde playing premium Chicago house and Detroit Techno to the crew. See Hitlist.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £6 (£7 after I lptn). Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 60s through to the 80s. Sinatra to Bryan Adams. Beatles to Abba. Madness to the Bay City Rollers.
I Straight Ahead at Alaska. Next night 2| Aug.
I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. l0.30pm-5am. £ l0. Weekly. Without a doubt. Saturday at the Sub Club 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 Glasgow's greatest assets.
I Syntax at The QM U. Next event 2| Aug with Justin Berkovi.
I Trade at The Arches. l lpm-3am. £ l0. 7 Aug and monthly. We foolishly have been listing the DJs who appear at Trade. but the host for tonight's bash Mary Kiani has asked us not to as all the Trade DJs are as good as each other. All you need to know is that there will be two rooms of rip roaring hard house (the back one slightly more commercial) with disco jocksters from the London gay club. This month there‘s no special theme. but there will be a catwalk. and every hour on the hour. the lights will go up and anyone who thinks they‘ve made a bit of effort in their costume can jump up and sashay around.
I Trash at Trash. l lpm—3am. (£7) £5. Weekly. Dressy. slightly older (as in not just out of nappies) crowd with house and garage in the main room from DJ brother team Mathew and Peter. and soul. swing and R&B in the second room from Paul N‘Jie.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. l0.30pm-3.30am. £8 (£6). Weekly. A massive. dressy night of European and UK house at one of the country‘s best
looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen Lee offer up a different vibe with a party mix of garage and dance classics in the second room. Smart dressocode and they expect you to make a lot of effort. 7 Aug. the master of funky Euro trance Ferry Corsten makes a return visit to the Tunnel. joined by his partner in the Gouryella project DJ Tilsto. See panel and Hitlist.
I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda.
| lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Chris Harris and Geoff Montford kicking off with soul garage and funk. before slamming in the big tunes later on in the night.
I Velvet Rooms llpm-3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). Weekly. DJ Stevie Smith in the main room with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Yang at Yang. llpm-3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before llptn). Weekly. Colin (the bloke from Dr Jives) and Ray play the bar room. room two sees Muchaill and Shu Hirata playing bountiful beats in a non-house style. In the back room there‘s Nucleus. with Jim and Brian working this classic sweatbox in a deep electronica. US techno and hard house style.
I All Drinks £1 at Reds. | lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. DJ Ronaldo plays Sunday night party tunes - it's all in the name. really. I Bennet‘s at Bennet's. I l.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Up-tempo high-NRG with John Frazer. Gay.
I Big love Summer Sundays at Club Budda. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris with a selection of big party tunes from the old classics to the new stonners.
I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Reggae. ragga and roots from DJ Dirtsman. Pre- club.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. New York Alliance‘s Colin Walker playing a deep house mix. Pre- club.
I Casino Royale at The Polo Lounge. Next night 29 Aug.
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). l lpm-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' Sunday sesh with laid-back DJs. cartoons and cheap cocktails. Pre-club.
I Divine Intervention at Brel.
8.30-l Ipm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection. Pre-club.
I Dribbler and Burd Called Ger at Yang (room one). 9pm- I am. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Burd Called Ger playing funky super bass hip h0p and house. Occasional one-offs with housey guests itt room three.
I Ego Trip at The Apartment.
| lpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.
I The Hip Trip at Alaska. llpm—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 Saturday night residents AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian Thom son. I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnigllt. Free. Weekly. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid-back jazzy. occasionally housey affair. Pre- club.
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