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residency at the Joint. For latecomers, Diskografaz entertain; a DJ trio made up of Kulu, Sly Si and Unkle Fawaz playing funk and disco until dawn.

I Loca at Loca. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.

I Mad at The Attic. 8pm-5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 llpm—lam; £4 after 1am. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks promos.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Every lady’s favourite, Bob Cairns does the laid back Sunday session thing taking elements of soul, funk, Latin grooves and future jazz and playing his way into our hearts . . .

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

I Sunday Sunday at The Citrus Club. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Funk, dance, indie, big beat, disco, rock, 805 and much, much more.

I Sweet and Sour at the City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. A brand new night from the legendary Kulu (Jazz Joint) bringing his vibe to the City Cafe free of charge. A great opportunity for folk to sample his jazz cooking behind the decks. What will start as a Sunday recovery scsh will progress with the best into a pre-club warm up with soul, jazz and Afro-centric Latin funk.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 29 Aug.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. 11pm—3am. £10 (£6). Weekly. If you’re looking to experience the best that clubbing in the capital has to offer, you should shimmy your way on down to Taste. Running for five years now, this club attracts the friendliest bunch of mental hedonists you ever did see (that’s a compliment). The main room residents Fisher & Price mix up a blend of garage and uplifting house moving to the manic as the night grinds on while the back is a haven for garage and US house buffs. See preview.

I Vegas at Eden. Monthly. Next date 29 Aug.


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 PoTski 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 Exit at P0 Na Na. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. A showcase tonight from the Bath based Salom Records, record boss James Read and Corin from Modified Starch who guests on Rennie Pilgrim’s brilliant Electra album.

I International Club Festival at Teviot Row. 9pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Uber Disko represents local talent tonight with its fave sons Michael Kilkie, Colin Tevendale and Gareth Sommerville do the Euro house ’n’ garage thing. 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 1am. 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 Tramspotter 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 603, 703 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 oosiest 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. Tim Lennox of Galaxy FM fame guests tonight, your chance to catch one of dance music’s most influential figures. 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. 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—Iate. 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 Bougie Jaxx at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns dropping a mish mash of jazz-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.

I Club Tropicana at Club Mercado. llpm-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 Forward at The Honeycomb. Midnight-5am. £6 (£4). 25 Aug only. An absolutely enormous night line up for this

midweek one off brought about by Metropolis Distribution, lnflate Theatre Company (see their Spinback and Spinout shows!) and Sativae Recordings. Catch Billy Nasty, Matt Vernon, Steve Glencross, Dave Terrida and Lex in the main room with banging quality techno, Lee Grainge, Jamie Shaw and Fred Common through the back with a more chilled affair. The joys of the Festival, eh?

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. £6. Weekly. Enormous Northern club Back 2 Basics bring Paul Woolford, James Holroyd and Terry Francis up for some 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 Jan 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—5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-1am; £4 after 1am. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—lam. 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 Miles Ahead at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—5am. £4. 25 Aug only. Miles Ahead magazine’s Mobile Meltdown heads our way. Tony Saxtone, Shuff, the Rev Speedwagon and Si the jazz junky will be offering up funk, soul, beats, house, drum & bass and other odds and ends.

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 Po Na Na. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. DJ H (Tribal F unktion) 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.starbar.demon.co.uk

I Victim Of Geography at Eden. 10.30pm—5am. £8 for film and club; £4 for club only. 25 Aug only.Celebrating Scotland’s first all Digital feature film Victime Of Geography with Glasgow’s Slam boys carrying the do on until late. Bringing together the best of Soctland’s film and club scenes in Edinburgh’s newest venue. For info call 0141 400 2951.

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 (jbottom of Broughton Street), 557 800 .

I Catwalk Broughton Street, 225 5583.

I Cavendish West Tollcross, 228 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23-24 Greenside Place, 556 9331.

I The Citadel 39 Commercial Street, Leith, 555 5622.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street, 622


86. 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,

228 2688.

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 Jaf‘facake 28 Kings Stables Road, 229 7986.

I Jazz Joint Henry’s Cellar Bar, Morrison Street, 221 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,

221 5555

I Moray House Holyrood Road,

556 5184.

I The Moscow Bar South St. David’s Street. 556 6375.

I Negociants Lothian Street,

225 6313.

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,

229 7670.

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

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