will, we are promised), you can rest assured that you’ll get one of the best sets dropped in a long, long time; the boy knows how to party. He’ll be ably supported by George T, Simone and H.

I Vegas at E2K (formerly Eden). 10.30pm-3am. £8 (£6 fancy dress). 26 Feb. Monthly. Winner of The List’s best Edinburgh club for 1999 and with good reason, Vegas returns for a night of kitsch and easy listening heaven.

I Violate at Cafe Royal. Monthly. Next date 4 Mar.

I Viva at Club Mercado. 10pm—4am. £10 (£8). 26 Feb. Fortnightly. Sexy, fun and kitsch cabaret cum disco cum house club where everyone gets a little dressed up for the party.

Chart & party

I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Party and dance music at this capacity night.

I The Attic at The Attic. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A bit of everything for everybody from the last four decades.

I Desire at Eros/Elite. 9pm—3am. £4 (£2) before 11pm; £5 (£3) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. Unleash your wildest fantasies at this Saturday night mecca for Edinburgh’s party people.

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

I Hanky Panky at Loca. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Cheesy, charty, and lots of singalongs for a party crowd.

I Lovegroove at Gaia. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A smooth groove dance party on the main floor and easy listening 455 upstairs.

I Naughty at The Ark. 9pm—3am. £5. Half price with flyer. Weekly. A night for the off-work office crowd wanting to cut loose to party tunes.

I The Party at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5-—£7. Weekly. Mainstream and dance anthems.

I Sensation at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6. Weekly. A mix of 70s to 90s smash hits for an over 255 crowd.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 4pm—3am. £1. Weekly. See Fri. I Why Not? at Why Not? 10pm—3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart, dance, mainstream and all your favourite club anthems at this popular city centre venue.



I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Craig takes over for a night of breaks and beats.

I C.C. Blooms 1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Fri.

I Club 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. DJ Eh?Wun! and Jonny Lyle on rotation at this popular and stylish city centre bar.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns does the laidback Sunday session thing. taking it slow and gentle with soul, funk, Latin grooves and future jazz.


I Cool Run Ins at Bar Nego (Negociants). 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Dinsman pulling his own punches when he plays his special blend of ragga, reggae and hip hop at this weekend wind-down. I Icons at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 5 Mar.

I In The Groove at Jazz Joint. 10pm—3am. £3. 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Live music gets a night off at the Jazz Joint with this DJ only night brought to you by DJs kau and Simon, Stuart and Les from Big Beat.

I Kute at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Murray Richardson and Flash man a night of sweet house music at this bar cum club.

I Lemon Juice at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £1. 27 Feb. Fortnightly. Fresh, juicy house music for a measly quid.

I Queer Sunday at E2K (formerly Eden). 11pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. A weekly gay night with an

‘unashamedly vibrant, happy, commercial gay dance music policy’ with the stunning DJ Venus upstairs while downstairs is taken over by the Torch Song Divas doing the cabaret thing.

I Red Star Presents at La Belle Angele. 8pm—late. £4. 20 Feb. Fortnightly. Live music with DJ support.

I Sanskrit at Jazz Joint. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). 20 Feb. A unique blend of Asian dub, drum & bass and roots from local combo, Sanskrit, with additional entertainment provided by a host of special guests.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). 27 Feb. Monthly. Fiery redhead Trendy Wendy welcomes the return of ‘The Girl With The Loveliest Hair'. Wear it big, wear it wild, wear it with style at this celebration of all things hairy.

I Taste at Wilkie House. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. It’s a non-stop ride of hands in the air action when nutters Fisher & Price get up behind the decks in the main room for some house, odd bits of electro and other bits and pieces. The punters are always up for a brilliant night, making this one of the best clubs in the capital, year in, year out. The back room is slick garage and US house heaven with Stuart Barrie and Martin Valentine. Note that the divine Anne Savage guests on 20 Feb, while Brian Fisher plays a four hour set on 27 Feb.

I Tokyo Blue at Gaia. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Craig Burger Queen has a new pet project and he's not afraid to stroke it. He and select guests will be laying on glam and sexy house while Tim Cuban Brother will be DJing in the upstairs bar.

I Vibe at The Liquid Room. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dancehall, R&B and old skool hip hop from the Mad Ambassador and Archie.

Chart &. party

I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. With supercheap bevvy, you might want to take Monday off.

I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £2-£5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs.

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

I Mad Sundays at The Attic. 8pm—5am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chart and classic disco. I Replay at Eros/Elite. 9pm—3am. £2 (£1) before 11pm; £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Replay sees the hits of the 70s and 805, er, replayed while the kids in Meltdown relax to chart and countdown anthems.

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



I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Easy listening heaven with Deke Patton.


I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Gay, kitsch and all things fab at this popular bar and disco. I Characters at The Peppermint Lounge. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3 members or dressed up). 21 Feb. Fortnightly. With the club decorated in the finest Chinese style, resident DJs serve up accessible house in the main room and more relaxed sounds in the Opium Den.

I Jam Sessions at Bar Nego (Negociants). 8pm-3am. Free. Weekly. The specific type of music ‘jammed’ at this session is jazz.

I The Profezzionals at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy and Jason offer a first class mix of 80s, filthy disco and house.

I Rarefaction 2000 at Jazz Joint. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Live drum & bass action driven by Paul Harrison on keyboards, supported by Stuart Brown on drums and Martin Kershaw giving it some

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