CLUBS listings


I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with a bang up to date selection of vocal house and garage.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £8 after. Weekly. Stevie Smith breaks out the club classics, garage and house in the main room while John Lyons cools things down with hip hop and R&B in Room Two.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm—4am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Residents Muchaill and Brian Murnin with a top quality house selection.

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I Bonkers at Bonkers. 11pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Hits from the 80s, chart house and cheesy trance.

I Classic PM at Fury Murry’s. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Downstairs features a mix of dance classics and party tunes, with a dash of indie added to the mix upstairs.

I The Garage at The Garage. 10pm-3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before 11pm. Weekly. Commercial party sounds on the main dancefloor and indie classics in the Attic, which cause students and the young to go com letely crazy.

I Graduate Clu at g2. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who fancy a garage-style night out, but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.

I Seduction at Destiny. 1()pm-3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. ‘Dress to impress’ and enjoy the commercial house ’n’ trance.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before 6pm; £7 after. Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.



I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dirtsman with reggae, roots and ragga. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.

I Divine Intervention at Bret. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. llush Puppy plays a smooth soul selection to wind down the weekend.

I Edward's at Edward's Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relaxing, soulful sounds fora Sunday tipple.

I G-Man and Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The afternoon shift is taken care of by G- Man, with his beats and hip hop. From 9pm, things get a bit livelier thanks to underground house from Simon and Derek.

I Harri at Groucho St. Judes. 9pm—midnight. Free. 26 Dec. Fortnightly. The stalwart with high calibre house for a Sunday evening.

I Kenny H at Spy Bar. ()pni-midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house with a dash of soul.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jazz grooves, with the occasional foray into

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I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world. I Big Love Sundays at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford, Chris Harris and Michael Kilkie bang out classics and future anthems with an emphasis on the big and thumping.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free entry before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you‘ll find here on Fri or Sat. I A Boxing Day Cracker at The Riverside Club. Midnight—late. £8. 26 Dec only. Mish Mash meets Subculture as Harri and Oscar are joined by live percussion and vocals.

I Boxing Day Colours at The Arches. 1()pm—4am. £tbc. 26 Dec only. Big name action featuring Digweed, Rampling and Sanchez.

I Boxing Day Suntrance at Planet Peach. 10pm—late. £3 (£2). 26 Dec only. The last chance to catch DJ Skud getting trancey this mille nium. DJ Stella guests. I Boxing Day Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—late. £12 (£10). 26 Dec only. Triumph has relocated to Sundays for the festive season, and this is one of the biggest Boxing Day nights on offer.

I Boxing Day at The Velvet Rooms. 1().3()pm—4am. £8. 26 Dec only. All drinks are a quid, which should lead to some festive raucousnes.

I Boxing Night Party at Bennet‘s. 10.30pm—late. £5. 26 Dec only. Australian heart throb Michael Dalton brings his antipodean charms to Bennet‘s, plus the usual party hard antics. Gay. See llitlist.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie, both classic and contemporary with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Cocoyan at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A new night of dancehall. R&B and soca-Latino fusion from Puppa Shango (Joints & Jams) and DJ Yaw.

I Indie Schmindie at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm-3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. A quality selection of indie, ancient and modern. I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with revellers.

I Please Yourself at Trash. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. As long as it's funky and mellow, Paul N‘Jie will play it, from garage to soul.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Charty house from Martin llesketh.

I Shy Brother at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Glam house from The Shy Brother in the main room, with R& B and soul out back.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—late. £0 (£7). Weekly. Relocating to Sunday night for the festive season, Triumph is set to be the first night at the Tunnel in 21100.

I Voyeurism at Archaos. 11pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A perv's paradise. with peep hole performances, something called the ‘pulsating angel‘, a massage parlour and a general atmosphere of muckiness. ()h, and there's music too, with Mark Sherry, Paul Mendez, Neil Mackay and Frog spinning house in the main room and Paul Traynor, Naeem and James Fullerton with R&B cuts in the bar.

I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Rotating DJs mean you can expect anything from jazzy breaks to hard and nasty techno.

Chart & party

I Atmosphere at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £3 before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chart pop and hits from the 70s and 805.

I Ego Trip at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with a cheesy selection of pop and club classics.

I Fiasco at Reds. Brendan and Jamie knock out the chart hits resulting, apparently. in ’debauchery and mayhem’. I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murray’s. l 1pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (,‘heesetastie disco fun for students, with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Alt- country, classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room.

; ()pm—l 1pm. Free. Weekly. Starting the

week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz’, which probably means hip hop and suchlike.


I Babaza at Babaza. ()pm—late. Free (tickets available from Babaza). 27 Dec only. All the resident DJs will be behind the decks at this one-off party to celebrate another year of fun at Babaza.

Perfect Celtic Groove Firehorse present a celebration of the dance musrc of the decade, with Celtic Wah Wah and Shetland's DJ Fetlar joined by Stuart Paul and DJ Skoosh. The Arches, Thu 23 Dec.

I Burn at The Apartment. llpm—3am. Free for bar staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard.

I Inside Out at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £13. 27 Dec only. A third birthday extravaganza for the glam house night, featuring the talents of Judge Jules, Brandon Block and Sonique.

I M8 Night at Archaos. 10.30pm—4am. Free with invite. 20 Dec only. Tall Paul and Darren Stokes bring hard house and trance to Archaos for a pre-Chrimbo

I R&B Christmas Chill at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). 27 Dec only. Wind down after Chrimbo with a smooth R&B selection from the residents.

I Seduction at Archaos. llpm-late. Free. 20 Dec. ‘Tis the season for bangin‘ house, so M8 have organised a super- party, featuring Tall Paul and Darren Stokes.

I Singers and Swingers at Brel. 9pm—4am. Free. 20 Dec only. A one-off festive special featuring swinging sounds from the likes of Dean Martin, Elvis, Sinatra and the beloved Dusty with generous drinks promos.

I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in.

Chart & party

I Cleopatra‘s at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm-2.30am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Start the week with 705, 805 hits and the usual tosh.



I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enou h,dub.

I Sa sa Sabrosa at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Top notch selection of all things Latin.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The first leg of the Stylophone mobile club, with rock and garage sounds, plus the chance to pick up free drink passes for the club proper.


I Alaska at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). 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 Basics at g2. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jon Mancini from Colours playing quality house, and claiming, bizarrely, to be at the helm of the only student house night in Scotland.

I Christmas Cheese at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). 28 Dec only. Festive fromage with the residents. I Christmas Office Party at Archaos. 6pm-4am. Free. 21 Dec only. All drinks are a quid at what promises to be the biggest office party in the world, ever. I Don't Argue at Yang. 11pm-3am. Free before midnight; £4 after. 28 Dec only. A night of live bands and DJs. Meridian Soul play live with support from Gerry Love (Teenage Fanclub) and Chris Geddes (Belle & Sebastian), and they describe the overall result as ‘a wee indie ni ht that’ll be a bit wild’.

I Ren ezvous at Club Budda. 11.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Stevie Smith with quality disco house.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 10pm—1ate. £5. 21 and 28 Dec only. Raymond Davron entertains the troops with two early parties for Christmas and New Year.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). 9pm-3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Psychedelia, rock, 605 garage and a bit of punk. Go to the Note Cafe beforehand, and you can pick up free drink passes for the Club.

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