I Area 51 Comedown at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. 2pm—7pm. Free. 1 Jan only. Ease into the new millennium with the seventh annual Area 51 Comedown.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of Solemusic with deep house and garage. I Christmas Day at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. 8pm—late. A bit of a knees-up with Johnny Wilkes doing that Optimo/My Machines thin .

I Cross Wires at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. House and techno with a seriously funky feel.

I Cul De Sac at The Cu! De Sac. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Jim Hutchison from Soma with funked-up techno and deep house.

I Edward's at Edward’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality house and garage from Keith Pyper.

I Kenny H at Russell’s Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house, with a smattering of soul.

I Sam Wallace at Eat Drink Man Woman. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Across the board house sounds to get you ready for a night out.

I Walker 8: Hughes at The Living Room. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The deepest of house from Colin & Lawrence one of the best ways to gear up for the night out proper.

I Silicone Soul at The Spy Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Soma acolytes Silicone Soul with their deep house sounds.


I Alaska at Alaska. llpm—3am. £8. Weekly. At the time of going to press listings for Alaska were unavailable, but you can expect quality local talent. Call 0141 248 1777 for details.

I Archaos at Archaos. 11pm—4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and AJ rock the main room with house and garage, Ian Thompson whacks out the disco in

Betty’s, while members in the Sky Bar (Glasgow’s answer to the Met Bar, they claim in their press release) are treated to Paul Traynor’s smooth R&B mix.

I Ascendance at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 25 Dec. Fortnightly. Johnny Rockit and Billy Macatee with tribal house and hard edged trance.

I Atomic at The Temple. 11pm-3am. £7 (£5). 18 Dec. Fortnightly. The club known as Atomic Baby in Edinburgh switches coasts, featuring crisp and shiny hard house from the ever-reliable Michael Kilkie and Zammo.

I Bennet’s at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Shaun with a commercial dance set and Annie with a blend of 703 and 805 hits. Gay.

I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm-3am. £3.50 (£2.50) before 11.30pm; £4 after. Weekly. Indie, rock, grunge and beats across three floors.

I Club 69 at Rocksy’s Basement. 10pm—2.30am (midnight curfew). £5 (members only). Weekly. The team behind the Rub-A-Dub record shop with the deepest underground sounds. 18 Dec sees Dave Clarke playing a live set, so a trip to the sticks is even more worthwhile. For membership details, call Rub-A-Dub on 0141 400 6967.

I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. £4 (£3). 10.30pm—2am. 18 Dec. Fortnightly. Academia de Salsa provide free dance tuition for the first hour, after which DJ Duncanario takes over with a frantic Latin mix matched by equally frantic dance action.

I Freelance Science at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £10. 8 Jan. Monthly. Slam’s Stuart & Orde supplementing lengthy DJ sets with live electronics and works in progress from their forthcoming album. Be sure to arrive early, it gets packed to the rafters within minutes.

I Free Form at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £3 after. Weekly. Latin flavours from Steven and Paul.

I Fruitfly at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10. 18 Dec only. Fisher & Price spin



A Boxing Day Cracker Former partners in crime, Ham and Oscar bring together the best of Mish Mash and Subculture for one night only. Guaranteed fun, with live percussion and vocals augmenting the mix. Riverside Club, Sun 26 Dec.

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1()pm—late. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Jilkes and Hatch hammer out cool. deadly funked-up techno and hard as nails house ' to a seriously appreciative crowd, who cheer each and every Chom‘cd tip mix. Arguably the best Glasgow ll.:'\ to offer on a Saturday night.

I MAS at The Apartment. llpm—Sam. £8. Weekly. House and disco \\ till a funky undercurrent.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. l‘eaturing Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the ()US to the 80s while Tom provides an upfront dance selection in the main room. (lay.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. “pm-‘3. 15am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Hands in the air anthemic house from Alan Ronald. I Reds at Reds. llpm—3.l5pm. £7 (£5). Upbeat garage and disco flavoured house from DJ Skud.

I Rub-A-Dub's Annual After Dinner Celebrations at Rocksy"s Basement. l()pm—2.3()am. 35 Dec only. The (‘luh (i‘),*Rub-A-I)tib ereyv help yott burn oll~ those Chrimbo calories with a post- prandial techno workout.

I The Shed at The Shed. lllpm--3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. (‘ommercial house and anthems from (iraham l-‘erguson.

I Silk at Havana. lllpm—Ram. £7 (15). Weekly. Smooth house and garage l‘rom Neil Mackay and Frog (Archaos).

I Triumph at The Tunnel.

ll).3(lpm—3.30am. £8 (£6). Weekly. ('olin

uplifting hard house and are joined tonight by The Sharp Boys from Heaven. Mixed/gay.

I Groovejet at Trash. 1 lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Brothers Matt and Pete knock out quality house and garage in the main room, while Paul N’Jie does his R&B thing in Room Two.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. (ipm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Jamie Strang with a top notch blend of rare groove, funk and hip hop.

I Knucklehead Present My Machines at The Glasgow School ofArt (upstairs).

Tevendale and Steven Me(‘reery supply the dressed-up kids with progressiy e house and trance in the main room \y liile Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee mix up garage, disco and yocal house iti Room Two. If you‘re not wearing

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I Christmas Night at The 'I'unnel. llpm—late. £8 (£0). For those yy ho can dance alter ingesting turkey and trimmings. Steven and Scott provide house and trance.

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