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

I Transmission at The Star Bar. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A new night for the Festival ofiering breakbeat, electro and techno.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 11pm-4am. £7 (£5). 28 Aug. Fortnightly. One of the capital’s best clubs, when Tribal hits the right note the roof comes off, allowing jackin’ Chicago house to waft down Calton Road. Tonight the residents - George T, Simone and H - man the decks, while the Cooler is given over to local old skool legend Jamie Bing.

I Viva at Club Mercado. 10pm—4am. £10 (£8). 28 Aug. Fortnightly. An end of Festival bash for this glam cabaret kitsch night. Moving from cabaret to disco to house anthems, all and sundry make an effort so you had better, too.

I Yushl at City 2. 9.30pm-1am. Free. 4 Sep. 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 C.C. Blooms 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Cate Aquarius at Cafe Aquarius. 9pm-lam. 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 flavour.

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

I Club Mojito at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. An early evening Afro-Cuban and Latin cocktail.

I eh‘l More at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Eh?Wun! and Jonny Lyle on rotation at this popular and stylish city centre bar.

I Exit at P0 Na Na. 11pm—4am. Free. 29 Aug only. Edinburgh’s own hip hop child Plus One guests at this great New Town bar. I Galaxy 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 Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. lOpm-Sam. £3. Weekly. The Brian Kellock Trio continue their respected 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 11pm-lam; £4 after 1am. Weekly. Chart and classic disco going happily hand-in-hand with very cheap drinks romos.

I Ma e In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-lam. 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, 80s and much, much more.

I Sweet and Sour at the City Cafe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Legendary Kulu (Jazz Joint) brings his vibe to the City Cafe

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free of charge. A great opportunity for folk to sample his jazz cooking behind the decks. What will start as a Sunday recovery sesh will progress with the best into a pre- club warm up with soul, jazz and Afro- centric Latin funk.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30pm-3am- ish. £6 parrots; £5 pirates; £4 members. 29 Aug. Monthly. The theme for this Bank Holiday special is Shipwrecked so don your craziest scarf, cut 03' jeans and, er, what else do pirates wear? You’ll work it out, and no doubt Trendy Wendy will be leading the way with her cheesiest tunes of the sea.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. 11pm—3am. £10 (£6). Weekly. One of Scotland’s strongest clubs, Taste’s last Honeycomb date looks set to be 13 Sep so get down there while you can. Renowned across the land for a sure-fire hands in the air, smiles on the face night each week, make the most of Fisher & Price in the main room with their garage, uplifting and hard house, and Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie through the back with garage and American house. I Twisted at The Venue. 9pm-5am. £10. 29 Aug only. ‘The Hardcore Underground Presents the Scottish Charities Kosovo Appeal’ hardcore and the like for one night only. The line up’s massive, over twenty DJs and live PAs over the three rooms. The main room sees ‘Reflextion’ with hardcore, trance, old skool and bouncy techno, the second is ‘The Darkside’ with hardcore techno, gabba and hard trance while ‘The Digital Asylum’ hosts trance, techno, acid and hard house. The line up is too long to fully list here, highlights include a back to back set from Bass Generator and Technotrance and a live PA from The Outcast Clan, DJ sets from Mark EG, M- Zone, Marc Smith, Tom Wilson, Slick & Fusion, Hellfish, Simon Underground, Sass, Smurf, Brainstorm, Euan & Paul and Kev Wright. Loads of extras on the night.

I Vegas at Eden. 10.30pm-late. £8. 29 Aug only. An added date for the Vegas family as the Festival sells out everything that they do. A night of showtunes, cabaret, country and loads in between, from The Fabulous Scott Brothers, Lola Las Vegas & The Vegas Showgirls and the usual residents. Attracting a mixed across the board crowd (read not just eighteen-year- olds), this is one of the capital’s most successful nights, and not a house beat in sight!


I 3 Piece Sweet at The Gilded Balloon Studio. 1—4am. £2. 30 Aug only. Local girls Sally Findlay, Nicci F & Trendy Wendy team up once again for a great night of chees anthems and the like.

I C. Blooms 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Gay, kitsch and all things fab at this popular bar and disco.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Pilot Marky C and DJ Cool P (Paris) bring an excellent, relaxed, truejungle vibe. Expect scratching and mad mixing.

I Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. lOpm-Sam. £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 605, 70s and 803 tunes.

I Catwalk at The Catwalk. 9pm-lam. 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 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 drops 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 C.C. Blooms llpm-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. 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 Jazz Joint at Henry’s Cellar Bar. lOpm—Sam. £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-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 805 disco and 903 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. 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 probabl won’t take much, will it?

I Supe 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.

I Volcano at Walkers. llpm-3.15am. £3. Weekly. A new night ‘promising a lava flow of happy house’ for the West Enders.



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 7536.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street, 556 5204.

I Cafe Aquarius Drummond Street, 557 6337.

I Cafe Graffiti Mansfield Place Church (bottom of Broughton Street), 557 8003. I Catwalk Broughton Street, 225 5583. I Cavendish West Tollcross, 228 3252. I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place, 556 9331.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street, 622 7086. I The City Cafe Blair Street, 220 0125. I Eden Piccardy Place, 478 7434.

I eht 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 Honeycomb 36—38A Blair Street, 220 4381.

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 Monboddo 32—34 Bread St, 221 5555

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

I Negociants Lothian Street, 225 6313. I Noa 7 Oueensferry Street Lane, 226 6828.

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 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 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 1442.

I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place, 476 7613.

I Why Not? The Dome, George Street, 624 8633.

I Wilkie House Cowgate, 225 2935