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 compiled by Rory Weller.


I The Ambassador's Reception at Bar Lautrec’s. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Deep house at the back room of this West End bar.

I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Contemporary house from Annie and Grant. Gay.

I Blue Basement at Blue Basement (Bacchus Basement). 6pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Deep down and funky DJs and live jams.

I B.N.O.T.Y at Babaza. 6pm-3am. £3 (£2); free before 11 pm. Weekly. Feel-good house and disco at this after-hours shake down for the older mid-week party groover.

I Brel at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Nimbus DJs and Norse Ned play soul and funk.

I Cop at Archaos. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. An arresting (Chortle) student night out on a grand scale, with humpy pumpy house anthems in the main room with the residents and the Archaos flying dancers. Tam Coyle does his kitschy party sing-along in 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 Sat: at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Elements’ DJ Tania Swift playing upfront drum & bass.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Super underground dubby mix of techno and electronica from Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead. Follow on with Pusher 13 at The 13th Note every Thursday.

I Fatboy's Kitchen at McChuiIl’s Way Out West. 8—1 1 pm. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Big beat and hip hop.

I nuk at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Scorching house from Billy Milligan and Stephen Foy playing to a gorgeous bunch.

I Freedom at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Southside action with Mathew and Peter upstairs with 805 and 905 club anthems, plus Paul N’Jie in the

Where? Never Get Out Of The Boat at the Renfew Ferry.

When? Sat 7 Aug.

Highlight? Dancing away to Stuart 81 Orde's jackin' tracks, always a pleasure.

Go on, girl The waif-like creature with the Indian war-cry and the Mexican ’ariba’ throwing her hands in the air like she wrote the ’how to’ book.

Concentration needed on deck. matey How many slipped and slid courtesy of the super-wet pine floors? Funny to witness, painful to do.

Stop it. you prat The bearded boy who hit the metal poles 'in time’ with the music and the noise echoing all over the place. Chicago house with steel bongos? We would prefer not. (Simone Baird)


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main hall playing funk, garage and chart house.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 9pm—2am. £1 (students and guests). Weekly. Northern soul, funk flavour, jazzy breaks and beats, hip hop, movie soundtracks and drum & bass.

I Funky Fursdays at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.15am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Stevie G playing funky disco.

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of An (upstairs). 10pm—2am. £1. Weekly. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine ’s scissor- kicking a furious funk vibe into Thursday nights with this deep down and dirty stormer of a night. A masterful combination of hip hop, soul, funk, electro, jump-up, ragga and reggae.

I Last Exit at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Inside Out/The Ark’s Simon Foy playing a steady mix of house anthems and commercial garage.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry ’s. 11pm-3.15am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Classic indie, house and disco sounds from Jim Downie.

I The Lime at The Lime 10pm—3am. £4 (£3); £2 before 11pm. 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 ppy cheese and dance.

I Pusher 1 at The 13th Note. 11pm-3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch and J likes of My Machine (Art School, Sats) and Twitch (Pure/Optimo) giving up vintage house, banging techno, mellow electro and robotic breakbeats.

I Picante at Reds. 11pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud with hot and spicy house with a Latin edge.

I Rumble at The Garage. 11pm-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. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Indie/grunge/chemical beats at Scotland’s number one rock club.

I Sly at Trash. 11pm—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 Solemusic at Alaska. Next date 2 Sep. I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. llpm—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. llpm-3am (bar open from 6pm). £3 (£2); free before 11 pm. 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 up hip hop & 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.


I A Bit On The Side at g2. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). 13 Aug only. Simon and Brian from the Garage playing hip hop, soul, house , R&B and disco.

I Alaska at Alaska. 11pm—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. llpm—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. 10.30pm—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

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- ’You wanna record three Americans talking about a club in Glasgow?’ - ‘They call me boy Master Flash: ’the most popular DJ in the US!’ - ’This is the most beautiful club we’ve been in. The whole Gothic structure, lots

of open spaces.’ - 'I think you'll find it’s Greek.’ - ’No, I think it’s Roman.’

- 'Anyway, this club has a little something for everyone, the music's great.’

- 'When we’ve had a few more drinks and things start getting crazy, I'm glad they’ve got padding on the walls for us to jump against.’

- ’Oh yeah, it's a fun club.’

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 11.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gay. Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night, then DJ Shawn for handba y house upstairs.

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. 11pm—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 11pm). £5 (free before 11pm). Weekly. A celebration of black music from Paul Traynor after Jamie Strang warms thin 5 up with funky R&B.

I C eesy Pop at The Queen Margaret Union. 10pm—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 summer.

I Crash at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind The Garage.

I Cul 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 13th Note Club (both floors). 11pm-3am. £3. Weekly. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop, funky breaks and kickin 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 GB Experience at The Temple. 11pm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Radio

Clyde ’5 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. 11pm—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. £4. 13 Aug. Fortnightly. 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 irls. Watch and learn.

I Havana Barce ona at Barcelona. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The sound of the Latino house underground from DJ Jazz.

I Katch at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £1 before 11.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock, hip hop, chemical beats, grunge and contemporary indie.

I Lime at The Lime. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ Cameron Craig with house, garage, nu soul and hip hop.

I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm-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 Organic. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Psy-phi’s Paul Cawley, label boss of Fenetik Records, here every week for a beta testing hip hop, drum & bass and breakbeat set.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Gay. DJ Michelle in main club with 905 club and indie and the Trophy Room with Tom for a more commercial mix. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before the club starts.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.15am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Paul N’Jie playing fresh and upfront house funked up with a hel ing of R&B and soul classics. I Psy Pht at The Sub Club. Next date 20 Aug with The Creators and Aim.

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

I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Alan Ronald with commercial house, dance anthems and club classics.

I Relief at The Arches. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Night run by the crew behind the legendary Slam night, which Relief replaced. Relief offers the finest electro