club nights 9 venues
lava flow of happy house’ for the West Enders.
I C.C. Blooms 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Gay, kitsch and all things fab at this popular bar and disco.
I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Pilot Marky C and DJ Cool P (Paris) bring an excellent, relaxed, true jungle vibe. Expect scratching and mad mixin .
I Club PoFski at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-4am. £3. Weekly until 23 Aug. The after-show bash for workers and punters alike is back featuring random DJs from about town laying down loungecore, funk, dance and the odd bit of classic rock. I Happy Mondays at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Various party tunes from DJ Jason and MC Loud in this bustling bar and club.
I International Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Tonight sees the popular student’s night The Funk Train (which normally resides across Bristo Square at The Potterrow) opened to the general public for the ﬁrst time ever. Expect dirty ass funk and soul. In the four back rooms you can enjoy: drum & bass, big beat, funk and soul and dub, soul and reggae.
I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm—5am. £3. Weekly. Altered Beatz 99, live drum & bass night. Martin Kershaw’s Green Juice rotate with four- piece Rare Faction. DJ Technical Hitch provides the vinyl magic.
I Loca at Loca. 8pm—5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-1am; £4 after lam. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.
I Negociants at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. New and old skool lessons of funk, jazz and hip hop with local talent.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.
I Tratnspotter at The Subway. 10pm-3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly. A mix of indie and dance.
I Tropisam at The Vaults. 8pm—late. £3. Weekly. A brand new night aimed directly at those who somehow missed the weekend’s madness through blatant injustices like, er, work and such. DJs Neil Ferguson and Kevin Jones.
I Bartenders Club at Noa. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Cocktail competitions and the like.
I C.C. Blooms 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Gay bar and disco, tonight with 605, 705 and 805 tunes.
I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm—1am. Free. Pre-club. Weekly. Beats with Mr White, Hutch and Verbal.
I Czech Out Da Funk at Pivo. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. One of the cosiest style bars that we’ve seen
in a while, you could do a lot worse than check out Pivo. Tonight, Fraser Heeps (who you might recognise as the Bongo Boy at Barry Cabanas) lays on the funky magic.
I International Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm-5am. £5. Weekly. One of the highlights of the Club Festival, we say, when Maggie & Alan Joy bring their legions of hedonistics followers along (ourselves included) for the party. The pair are known throughout the lands for their superb mix of hard house, techno and the odd bit of trance for hot and sweaty dancing, if you know what I mean. In the four back rooms you can enjoy: drum & bass, big beat, funk and soul and dub, soul and reggae.
I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm-Sam. £3. Weekly. One of the best nights in the capital: Plus One and Extra aka The Dynamic Duo manage the decks with a ﬁerce talent — hip hop don’t stop — joined by the MCing magic of Scotland Yard. Loads of local talent drop by every Tuesday for impromptu jams making this an essential night.
I Loca at Loca. 8pm—5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm—1am; £4 after 1am. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.
I Motherfunk at The Venue. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Exceptionally popular rare groove, soul and funk night hosted by Gino and Fryer. Now playing drum & bass/hip hop on the middle floor with Ritchie Ruftone.
I Negociants at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Nasty P comes head to head with local DJs — expect hip hop and funk.
I Real Time at The Vaults. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly throughout the Festival. Cool soulful tunes from DJ Travansk and guests.
I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.
I Tonight We're Going To Party Like It's 1889 at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—5am. £4. 17 Aug only. Go back in time with the aid of Absinthe, visuals (probably a result of the Absinthe), reading and more drinking with Jock Scott, Matthew De Abaitua and John Moore of Black Box Recorder. Early arrivals get a shot of Absinthe.
I Beef On The Bone at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—5am. £3. 11 Aug. Weekly until 18 Aug. A night of soundtracks, big beat and deep funk grinders from a host of DJs.
I Bougie Jaxx at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns dropping a mish mash ofjazz-funk, rare groove and R&B.
I C.C. Blooms 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Very popular gay bar and disco. I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Jamie Buchanan plays the mellow house side of things.
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I Club Tropicana at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2 for adventurous summer dress). Weekly. It’s a summer thing — reggae, salsa and happy anthems with cabaret performances. All together now: Let the sun shine . . .
I The Electric Psychedelic Pussycat Club at Noa. 10pm—3am. ‘Free entry baby, yeah.’ Weekly. Student night with an Austin Powers theme.
I Hump at The Ark. 9pm-3am. £2. Weekly. Look out for the free VIP passes. Student club with appropriate music and drinks promos, you know how it goes.
I International Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm-5am. £5. Weekly. A sleek one for the masses, Renaissance fly up Nigel Dawson and Ian Ossia for some chic house action. In the four back rooms you can enjoy: drum & bass, big beat, funk and soul and dub, soul and reggae.
I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 10pm—5am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cathie Rae hosts the Jazz Joint’s regular night of vocal talent from around the city and further afield. Backing comes in the shape of the Brian Kellock Trio. DJ Kulu provides the turntable talent for the evening.
I Loca at Loca. 8pm-Sam. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm—lam; £4 after 1am. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Colin Millar and Adam Bray lay on a superb mix of breaks and beats from hip hop to house, nu skool breaks to drum & bass.
I Midweek Mayhem at The Liquid Rooms. 10.30pm-3am. Free with matric card before 12.30am; £2 otherwise. Weekly. Much cheapness of drink, obviously aimed at the students among us. Music includes 80’s disco and 90’s cheese. I Nu Skool at The Vaults. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly throughout the Festival. A commendable night featuring the ﬁnalists from the recent Catwalk Vestax mixing comp (see panel). The talent was awesome and they deserve your support, come down and see tomorrow’s main room residents.
I Out To Lunch at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ H (Tribal Funktion) gives you a perfectly good reason to go out on a Wednesday. As the man says himself— ‘putting the electric into eclectic’.
I The Potterrow Student Night at The Potterrow. No dates until September.
I The Resistance at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £3.50; £3 conc.; £2.50 members. Weekly. Another student night trying to lead our little scholars astray. Well, it probably won’t take much, will it? I Superfly at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The sounds of the 705.
I Transmission at The Star Bar. 10pm—3am. Free. A new night for the Festival offering breakbeat, electro and techno. www.5tarbar.demon.co.uk
I Volcano at Walkers. 11pm—3.15am. £3. Weekly. A new night ‘promising a lava flow of happy house’ for the West Enders.
I ABC Film Centre 120 Lothian Road, 228 1638.
I The Ark 3 Semple Street, 229 7733 I Assembly Rooms George Street, 220 4348.
I The Attic Dyer’s Close, Cowgate, 225 8382.
I The Basement Broughton Street, 557 0097.
I La Belle Angele 11 Hasties Close, 225 2774.
I The Bongo Club 14 New Street, 556 5204
I Cafe Aquarius Drummond Street, 557 6337. I Cafe Grafﬁti Mansﬁeld Place
Church ttom of Broughton Street), 557 800 .
I Catwalk Broughton Street, 225 5583.
I Cavendish West Tollcross, 228 3
252. I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place, 556 9331. I The Citadel 39 Commercial Street, Lcith, 555 5622. I The Citrus Grindlay Street, 622
I The City Cafe Blair Street, 220 0125.
I Edinburgh Rock Cafe 125a Princes Street, 226 1664.
I eh1 Bar And Brasserie 197 High Street, 220 5277.
I Filmhouse Bar Lothian Road,
I The GPO Building Waterloo Place, Princes Street.
I The Gallery 232 Cowgate, 225 5583.
I The Hone comb 36—38A Blair Street, 220 4 81.
I The Jaffacake 28 Kings Stables Road, 229 7986.
I Jazz Joint Hen ’s Cellar Bar, Morrison Street, 2 1 1288.
I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564
I The Living Room 235 Cowgate, 225 4628.
I The Meadow Bar Buccleach Street, 622 7680.
I Club Mercado 36/39 Market Street, 226 4224.
I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Brid e, 556 7277.
I Monbo do 32-34 Bread St,
I Moray House Holyrood Road,
I The Moscow Bar South St. David’s Street. 556 6375.
I Negociants Lothian Street,
225 6313. t I Noa 7 Queensferry Street Lane, 226
I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street, 226 2224.
I Potterrow Union Bristo Square, 650 9195.
I Revolution 31 Lothian Road,
I Rocking Horse Cowgate, 225 3326. I The Shooting Gallery Stakis Casino, Picardy Place, (opp. Playhouse) 478 7435.
I Studio 24 Calton Road, 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate, 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road, 229 9197.
I The Tap O'Lauriston Lauriston Place, 229 4041.
I Traverse Theatre Bar Cambridge Street, 228 1404.
I The Vaults Niddry Street, 558 9052. I The Venue Calton Road, 557 3073. I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College Of Art, Lauriston Place, 229
I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place, 476 7613.
I Why Not? The Dome, George Street, 624 8633.
I Wilkie House Cowgate, 225 2935
12—19 Aug 1999 THE U8T101