I Noa at Noa. lOpm—3am. Free before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Jon Flowers in the main room with smooth-as-you- like garage; Paul Dixon through the back with old skool, soul and funk.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £4. Weekly. A busy and long- running night of 705 and 805 sounds, where new romantics, punks, glam rockers and disco freaks relive the era that others do their best to forget.

I Pride at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon‘Coyle plays chart and dance at this massive venue.

I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6). 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Tonight marks Pure’s nineth birthday. Easily one of Edinburgh’s most important clubs, Pure have been bringing the guests that matter to town often months before the rest know who they are. Renowned for their great techno and friendly punters who only wanna dance, respect is due. To celebrate they have invited the very awesome Richie Hawtin along for his ‘Dex, FX, 909’ quasi~live muck about. Those lucky enough to catch his live set at T In The Park in July will assertain that he was one of the highlights in the Slam tent. See Frontlines, page 14

I Reaction at The Subway. 11pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £2 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of chart, dance and classic disco.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe. 9pm-3am. Free. 27 Aug. Fortnightly. Well, well, the party’s down at the Cafe tonight. Everyone’s fave Murray Richardson hosts an In Demands Record bash and invites supreme garage Gods Craig Smith and Adrian Milarski down. This is a great opportunity to experience some of the capital’s DJ talent in one of the better bars, or if you’re local and familiar with the lads, a great chance to get a free bevvy the drinks are on them, they said. Just say we said so . . .

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. lOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe and guests with a tropical mix from Afro to zouk.

I Salsa Viva 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£3). 20 Aug. Monthly. Now four years old, Salsa Viva is still a fave for those wanting hot LAtin rhythms. There’s a free dance class from 9.30'pm.

I Street tie at The Honeycomb. Monthly. Next date 27 Aug with Trevor Nelson.

I Sublime at The Potterrow. Next date 17 Seg.

I Su lime at Wilkie House. Next date 10 Sep. (http://www.sublime- uk.demon.co.ukl)

I The Subway West End 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.

I TFI Friday at Club Mercado. 5—10pm. Free. Weekly. The capital’s original and most famous after-work piss-up with cheesy music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s, 705 and 805 in a now weekly bash.

I Vengeance at Wilkie House. Next date 3 Ser with Anthony Pappa.

I What t Is at City Cafe 2. 9.30pm—1am. Free. 20 Aug. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns throws down a mixture of jazz funk, old and new soul right through to Latin grooves.


I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. No dates until September. I Atomic Baby at The Honeycomb. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug sees their second birthday bash with special guest Colin Tevendale. I Big Beat at Cafe Graffiti. Monthly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Bohemia at Eden. Open to the public

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from 28 Aug. Weekly resident Craig Burger Queen, fortnightly resident Gareth Sommerville, monthly resident Martin Valentine.

I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Get up and move those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.

I Cate Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. The Cuban Brothers alternate with Eh?Wun! for great Saturday night pre-club action.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker and Mark Price alternate to play an eclectic mix of happening house beats in this qualit pre-club bar.

I Co ours at The Potterrow. No dates until September.

I Colours of love at Club Mercado. llpm—4am. £12 (£10). 21 Aug only. Pull out your hankies and dust down your ‘end of an era’ cliches, this is Colours last bash at Club Mercado. It’s been a fine thing for the capital: great house and garage, beautiful people in the brilliant Club Mercado, but who are we to stand in the way of change? Anyhow, get down in your strappiest sandals and smoothest shirts for Jon Mancini and Crosby plus a few special guests.

I Cream at The Potterrow. No dates until September.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm-lam. Free. Weekly. lt’s Saturday so it must be salsa - check DJs Jorge, Coco and James Combe on rotation.

I Czech This Out at Pivo. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Preclub. Local DJs provide the choons at this popular bar.

I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—late. £7 non members; £6 members; £5 fancy dress. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. With their tongue planted firmly in their bushy side-bumed cheek, Disco lnfemo celebrate this issue their eighth birthday. lt’s afros a-go-go, the biggest flares that you dare and micro- mini city for a wild and wacky crowd. Hosted, as ever, by MC Otis, DJ love and Nick Silver. Dig? Groovy!

I Diva at the Liquid Rooms. 11pm-late. £6 (£5). Weekly. Head resident Yogi Haughton basks in the success of this disco club 700 were locked out on the opening night. Showing his, er, experience on the Edinburgh scene, tonight Yogi welcomes Trevor from the old Galaxy night. Expect a night of disco paying homage to Studio 54 with 905 attitude.

I The Edge at The Vaults. 10.30pm-5am. £5 before 11pm; £10 after. 21 Aug only. A big night of house music from the one and only Graeme Park returning to Edinburgh after a noticable absence. With support from all the usual Vaults residents, this will be a night of house music as it should be. Get there early.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A mix of indie, 60$, soul, deep funk, soundtracks and all things groovy at this popular Art College student union.

I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Yogi Haughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star Murray Richardson shows why he is worthy of attention on the second and fourth.

I Energise at Subway. 11pm-3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.

I Envy at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £5 before 11pm; £6 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Simon Coyle plays chart and dance to a young West End crowd. I Filth at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 11 Sep.

I Fire Island at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 11 Sep.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 705 tunes to a West End crowd.

I Headspin at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 28 Aug.

I International Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm—5am. £10. Weekly. Cream take over Teviot tonight for a night of house, house and more house with special guests K-Klass and Les Ryder. 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. lOpm-Sam. £6 (£5). Weekly. The very wonderful Sister Soul guest at this dance floor jazz club tonight with DJ support from DJ Tinku the girls are out in force tonight.

I Joy at Wilkie House. Next date 18

ep. I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. No dates until September. I l.e Freak at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Seventies and chart music. I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe Graffiti. 10pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. If you’ve never been down to the Lounge before, do yourself a favour. Throughout the Festival, the Lizzard Lounge All Stars will be laying on jazz, Latin, hip hop, funk and soul to one of the groovicst crowds you’re likely to come across. DJ Joseph Malik supports. Festival tip number one: get there early and secure yourself a place on the dance floor. I Loca at boca. 8pm—5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-lam; £5 after 1am. Weekly. A fun mix of chart, dance and disco for a more mature, but no less sloshed, crowd. I Luver at Wilkie House. No dates until September. I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook presents a night of Afro beats and Latin fusion blended with the best in New York house. I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. World music with Sir Ossie playing the full spectrum of African, soca, Latin, salsa, reggae and ragga sounds. I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Club. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug. I Mingin’ at Studio 24, upstairs only. Monthly. Next date 28 Aug. I Ministry Of Sound at The Potterrow. No dates until September. I The Mission at Studio 24. 11pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. With near capacity crowds every week, this is now the largest alternative club in Scotland; three floors of rock, gothic and indie/dance to satisfy all of your alternative music desires. I Naughty at The Ark. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Half price with fiyer. A night for the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes. I Noa at Noa. 10pm—3am. Free entry before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. Head through to the back room for quality garage and house with Taste’s Martin Valentine. I Phat Pharm at City 2. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug. I Raw at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Check out the new improved Raw with their excellent Saturdays-only soundsystem, lights and decor from John

Finiflex. Neil McDonald and Ben

McCabe are still providing deep and funky bliss for the masses joined by occasional guests.

I Room At The Top at Room At The Top. 9pm—4am. £10. Weekly. House music all night long whenRichard Tulip, Paul Mendez, Martin Malone and Julian Grant lay on the tunes tonight. Please note the 1am curfew and smart dress policy. Check out: www.roomatthetop.co.uk

I Salsa Pa Ti at Cafe Habana. lOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ James Combe and guest DJs play a mix of hot and spicy music at this Cuban bar.

I Scratch at The Venue. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Sensation at The Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £6. Weekly. A mix of 705 to 90$ smash hits for an over 255 crowd.

I Shebang at Wilkie House. Next date 19 Seg.

I Su stance at The Honeycomb. Midnight-Sam. £10 (£8). 21 Aug. Fortnightly. A Garage City/Klub Zoo party tonight with guests Bobbi & Steve and a live PA from Brian Chambers at this smooth as you like garage club. Enormously popular in the capital with a steady stream of quality guests, we believe that the residents are where it’s at: Craig Smith and Miley Stirton in the main room, Bootsy and Ross Keddie through the back. See prevrew.

I The Subway West End 4pm-3am. £1. Weekly. See Thu.

I Teaseage at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £4. Weekly. lndie, with a touch of dance and funk, played to a packed and sweaty crowd.

I Trans-mission at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 25 Sep.

I Transmission at The Star Bar. 10pm-3am. Free. A new night for the Festival offering breakbeat, electro and techno. www.starbar.demon.co.uk

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Viva at Club Mercado. Fortnightly. Next date 28 Aug.

I Yush! at City 2. 9.30pm—lam. Free. 21 Aug. Fortnightly. AJ from local hip hop heroes Black’anized lays on his favourite hip hop, funk and R&B tunes at this popular city centre bar.


I 100% Dynamite at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—5am. £3.50. 22 Aug only. Soul Jazz and Satellite Records are back with their oh so fine reggae, American Soul, funk and jazz from those that matter for a price that doesn’t.

I C.C. Blooms 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJs from Sublime on rotation at this brilliant bar. I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Ali Campbell dropping jazz funk and big beat with a French fiavoun

I Chocolate Sundays at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Resident DJ Craig Forrest plays‘club classics and groov tunes.

I Clu Mojito at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro-Cuban and Latin cocktail. I eh1 More at ehl. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Eh?Wun! and Jonny Lyle on rotation at this popular and stylish city centre bar.

I Flares at Flares. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJs playing a range of 705 tunes. I Freestyle Transmission at Studio 24. 10pm—5am. £5. 22 Aug only. DJs playing a ran e of 705 tunes.

I Ga axy at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Funk, R&B, smooth soul and disco.

I Hawaka at The Vaults. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly throughout the Festival. Funky soul and jazz.

I Home On Sundays at Harley’s (underneath The Phoenix). 5-10pm. Free. Weekly. A new night down Broughton way for those that are into the more ‘come back to mine’ chilled vibes that a Sunday evening should really offer. DJs D and Billy will be playing deep house, garage, Latin, jazz and a wee bit of disco house for those in the know.

I lntemational Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm—5am. £5. Weekly. It’s an Ibiza bash when Griff & Jay Manumission bring the sun to you. No shagging on the stage, mind. 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. The Brian Kellock Trio continue their respected