merengue, samba and just generally jazzy earthy stuff.
I Santiago at The Arena. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. The Groovismo brothers Don Marcelo and Che Manuel follow up the success of their Wednesday night with this new salsa love aﬁ'air with the ﬁnest imported dee Latino rooves.
I Silicone oul at The Spy Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The Silicone Soul guys, they of deep disco funk house production on Soma every week, joined every other week or so by Laurence Hughes who DJs with them every Friday at Relief (Arches).
I Silk at Havana. 10pm-3am. Price tbc. New night of lush house and garage at this bar/club brought to you by the Sly guys of Neil McKa and Frog.
I Strawberry Fie ds at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £6 (£7 after 11 pm). Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 60s through to the 803. Sinatra to Bryan Adams, Beatles to Abba, Madness to the Bay City Rollers.
I Straight Ahead at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). 21 Aug. Monthly. Champions of soul, jazz and funk Kev and Mark Linton (Soulphuric) with another of their monthly sessions, joined tonight by Paul ‘Pee Wee’ Welsh from Clyde One. As well as doing his highly respected show every week on Clyde, Welsh has also been a DMC ﬁnalist twice and has been in the business 14 years, pla ing funky house, soul, funk and jazz. I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. 10.30pm-5am. £10. 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. Miles Holloway and Elliot Eastwick from Paper Recordings guest plus The Trainspotter crew will be ﬁlming your antics tonight too (21 Aug). I Syntax at The QMU. lOpm-late. £8 (£7). 21 Aug. Monthly. Acid techno sound system with a new night at The QM, with manipulations from residents Jace and Terry (Pussypower) and special guest Justin Berkovi, techno’s prince of darkness. Customised techno surround sound PA and thermonuclear lighting rig. See Hitlist.
I Trade at The Arches. Next date 4 Sep. I Trash at Trash. 11pm-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 Tron at The Tron Theatre Bar. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. New night (also on Sats) with mellow grooves from ‘Glasgow’s Smoothest Operator’ DJ Billy Mulraney.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—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 dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort.
I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda. 11pm—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 11pm—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. 11pm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before 11pm). Weekly. Colin (the bloke from Dr Jives) and Ray play the bar room. Room 'l\v0 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
Nightmares on wax: special guest Justin Berkovi plays Syntax at The QMU. 21 Aug.
in a deep electronica, US techno and hard house style.
GLASGOW SUNDAYS .
I All Drinks £1 at Reds. 11pm-3am. £4. Weekly. DJ Ronaldo plays Sunday night party tunes — it’s all in the name, really. I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Up-tempo high-NRG with John Frazer. Gay.
I Big Air Sundays Air Organic. 8—11pm. Free. Apres/pre club. Recovery session from the Jengaheads playing drum & bass, electro, nu school breaks and house. I Big Love Summer Sundays at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris with a selection of big party tunes from the old classics to the new Stormers.
I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Reggae, ragga and roots from DJ Dirtsman.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. New York Alliance’s Colin Walker playing a deep house mix.
I Casino Royale at The Polo Lounge. Next date 29 Aug.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Pop, 705 and 805 party tunes.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Two 015 called Brian playing indie, Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Loungin’ Sunday sesh with laid-back DJs, cartoons and chea cocktails.
I Divine Intervention at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection.
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. 11pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.
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 lan
I Nic Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid- back jazzy, occasionally housey affair.
I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Jilkcs and Twitch continue their super ﬁne contorted musical alloy. Electro, Detroit techno, 80$ synthpop, bizarre 70$ punk funk, live keyboard freakouts and unique Optimo mix downs.
I Please Yourself at Trash. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Paul N’Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk, soul, swing and hip hop to garage.
I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage at this Southside club from the team behind The Gara e.
I Silirer (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. 11pm-3am. £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. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50); free before 11.30pm. Weekly. lndie/altemative night at this award-winning rock club.
I Straight Ahead at McChuill’s Way Out West. 8-11pm. Free. Weekly. Goodfoot DJs Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul, jazz, funk and dub.
I Sueno at Barcelona. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Four hours of blissed-out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz.
I Suntrance at Planet Peach. llpm-3.lSam. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Skud thumping you back into Monday with his original blend of house and garage.
I Velvet Rooms 11pm—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.
I Voyeurism at Archaos. llpm—4am. £5 (£3). Weekly. New weekly night of sauciness at Archaos mixing up sneaky
peeks of sordid adventurism. Massage parlour, body painting, peep holes and way-out performance is on offer to spice up the night. Music comes from Mark Sherry (Westsound) Paul Mendez (Room at The Top) Neil Mackay & Frog (Sly) in the house room and John Lyons (Velvet Rooms) Naeem (23rd Precinct) Paul Traynor and James Fullerton (Babaza) in the newly renovated Bar One playing R&B.
I Wet Playtime at The 13th Note club (ground ﬂoor). 11pm-3am. £tbc. Weekly. New night from the mob who brought you Unscene, bringing you experimental guitar based sounds.
I Bhangraheadz at The Temple 8pm—3am. £10 in adv; £15 at door; £24 for next three nights. 23 Aug. Monthly. New night of Bhangra, hip hop and R&B fusion aiming to strike a bridge between good Eatern and Western music. Tonight Jazzy B guests. See preview.
I Burn at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). Weekly. DJs Norm and Richard with a mighty Monday knees up, mixing up top class dance and a few surprise drop-ins. I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Pop, 705 and 805 party tunes in this ever-so- tacky west end ‘nite’ club.
I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. DJ Paul Shields with alternative country, rock and blues along the lines of Led Zep, Jayhawks, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Wilco etc.
I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic good time party tunes with an indie slant from Steven.
I Burd Called Ger and Dribbler at Brel. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club night from Ger and Dribbler playing hip hop, funk and mellow drum & bass. I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Stevie Donaldson from Bar 10 and other ﬁne establishments round town plays dub. I Eden at Alaska. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Alan Ronald in the White Room playing student classics and Scott McKay of Tunnel fame upstairs for funky house. I Pump at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Vance with a poppy midweek mix of good time vibes.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. lnsane, drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the chany choons of Gerry and lain in the main room.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. Raymond Davren’s party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue.
I Hot Traxx at The Lime. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. 803 and 905 student classic party tunes.
I Rendezvous at Club Budda. 11.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Stevie Smith playing disco/house.
I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with stamp the stage, hands-in-the- air house and trance in the main room, Graham with full-on student faves in the second room and DJ Teeyitee playing across the board in the cave.
I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Weekly. Party time 705 disco and funk.
I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Gay.
I Big Daddy at The 13th Note Club (upstairs). 11pm—3am. £1. Weekly. Big Daddy with funk, jazz, hip hop and petite beats.
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