I Budda' at Bar Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of Solemusic with deep house and garage. I Bughou‘se at Bar Jedi. 9pm-midnight. Chris and Dan bring the finest in house to the out-of-the-way bar.

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

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

I Dirty Wrigg es at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The crew behind the new Mystec nights liven up Sat night with a techno ‘n’ electro pre- club set.

I Firehorse Foundations at Alaska. 8pm—tg’iv night. 29 Apr. Monthly. One of Glasg ’s finer pre-clubs returns with the usual rammed rosta of acts, including live performance and DJ sets. This time it’s a bfity of an East coast invasion, with Marco Smith, winner of the Vestax Mixing Championships, and Murray Richardson Spinning deep house, plus live house action from Covac.

I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Brand new pre-club with an emphasis on breaks and beats.

I Bar 10 at Bar 10. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul, R&B and hip hop at the city centre bar.

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

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Enjoy some quality house from Kris Keegan, lan Thompson and AJ. Plus you can capture those cheeky grins with the free camera hire offer.

I Pussypower at Scaramouche Bar. 9.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The Pussypower phenomenon continues with their inimitable blend of house and techno.

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

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


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 best in underground garage and dance classics in Betty’s, while members in the Skybar are treated to Paul Traynor’s smooth R&B mix. In addition, the Archaos cast of performers bring a touch of the circus to clubland with fire-eaters, stilt-walkers and daredevil trapeze artistry. I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm-3am. £7 (£5). 29 Apr. Fortnightly. Johnny Rockit and DJ Zoe with seriously thumping tribal house and hard-edged trance. Regular guests include Simon Foy and The Gallery’s Steve Lee. I Atomic at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 6 May. Fortnightly. The club known as Atomic Baby in Edinburgh switches coasts, but maintains the cracking atmosphere, 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 705 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, nge 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. This month sees yet more guests, in the form of Swayzak playing live on 22 Apr plus San Francisco hero Kit Clayton makes

his live debut in the UK on 6 May. For membership details, call Rub-A-Dub on 400 6967.

I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. 10.30pm—2am. £4 (£3). 6 May. Fortnightly. Academia de Salsa provide free dance tuition from 11pm, after which DJ Duncanario takes over with a frantic Latin mix matched by equally frantic dance action.

I Colours at The Arches. Monthly. Next date 13 May.

I Divine at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm-2.30am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Come this summer, Divine will have been providing a dose of northern, funk and 605 classics for ten years, but the kids still can’t get enough.

I Freeform at The 13m Note Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free before 10.30pm; £3 after. Weekly. All sorts of tunes from Steven and Paul Watt, taking in hip hop, jazz, disco and Latin, all augmented by Ray Suzuki’s left of centre projections. I Freelance Science at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £10. 6 May. Monthly. Stuart and Orde combine lengthy stints at three 12105 with live electronic manipulations thanks to a couple of samplers and a drum machine. Unsurprisingly, given the quality of sounds on offer, the night gets packed out quick smart, so be sure to get down to Alaska early. See panel.

I Freelt Mooves at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. A new addition to the Art School Sat extravaganza, the Freak Menoovers present a four deck scratch attack to go with the Divine/My Machines madness. I Fruitfly at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10 (£8). 20 May. Monthly. Now that we know what the music sounds like (miaowl), it seems safe to suggest that Fisher and Price will be playing intensely cheesy, but admirably hard house to a mixed/gay crowd. Techy types can get more info at

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

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Jamie Strang and Raymond Woods with a top-notch blend of music of black origin, including rare groove, R&B and hip hop, all underpinned with soul classics and a seriously funky flavour.

I Inside Out at The Arches. llpm—4am. £16. 29 Apr. Monthly. An impossibly huge line up, even by lnside Out’s high standards, with Tall Paul, Brandon Block, Sister Bliss, Jon Kelly and Timo Mass all scampering to and fro between the usual venue and . . .

I Inside Out at The Barrowlands. 9pm-2am. £12. 29 Apr only. Yep, it’s a double header, with the DJs listed above dividing their time, for the biggest inside

Out yet.

I Knucklehead Present My Machines at The Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). 10pm-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 seem to get wilder every week.

I Life at Life. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Andy Unger presents a selection of soul, funk and disco augmented with original samples and loops to guarantee a new take on familiar sounds.

I MAS at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £8. Weekly. House and disco with a funky undercurrent.

I Mlsh Mash at The Riverside Club. Midnight—3am. £tbc. 29 Apr. Monthly. Arrive early to guarantee entry into one of Glasgow’s finest, featuring Oscar and the gang mashing together everything from dub to Latin via deep house.

I Multifunlttion at Alaska. Midnight—3am. £8. 29 Apr only. Alaska launces a new night with appearances from Manchester’s misled Nerve label. Residents Nick Peacock and Gerry Love are joined by celebrated recording artiste Badly Drawn Boy and ace remixer Andy Votel.

I Polo lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Featuring Andy in the Trophy Room with hits from the 60s to the 805 while Tom provides an upfront dance selection in the main room.


I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3.15pm. £7 (£5). Upbeat garage and disco-flavoured house from DJ Skud.

I Rumba Te Tumba at Havana Bar. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. a wild mix of Latin and Spanish selections from the Salsa Sabrosa crew.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Commercial house and anthems from Graham Ferguson.

I Slam And Bugged Out! at Qudos (QMU). Monthl . Next date 15 May.

I Slave Sexual’at Slave. 10pm-3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Robin and Lovejoy with a harder hard house set than their weekly outings. Dress up lovely and arrive early to avoid disappointment.

I Soleution at Q. 6pm—3am (Djs from 11pm). £5. Weekly. Enjoy deep house tunes from Solemusic’s Stevie Middleton at this brand 5 anking new bar-cum-club. I Straight A ead at Alaska. Monthly. Next date 20 May.

I Substitute at Planet Peach. 10pm—3am. £8. Weekly. Harri and Domenic turn to their own considerable talents for a while, after last month’s glut of guest appearances.

I Trade at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £15 (£13). 6 May. Monthly. This time it’s a Mayflower Party theme, whatever that means, with hard house veteran Fat Tony, Ken Ferguson and special guest Pete Wardman.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. lO.30pm—3.30am. £9 (£7). Weekly. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery supply the dressed-up glamour kids with progressive house and trance in the main room while Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee mix up garage, disco and vocal house in Room "No. if you’re not wearing awfully nice clothes, however, don’t expect to get in.

I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with a bang up-to-date selection of disco house.

I Ultima at Alaska. 10pm—3am. £5. 6 May. Monthly. GK Machine and 'Nitch continue their showcase for this century’s 4/4 oddities.

I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £4 before midnight; £8 after. Weekly. Stevie Smith breaks out the club classics, garage and house in the main room while Raymond Woods cools things down with hip hop and R&B in Room No

I Yang at Yang. llpm—Bam. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Residents Muchaill and Brian Murnin with a top quality house selection for a discerning crowd.

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

I Classic FM 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. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancefloor and indie classics in the Attic.

I Graduate Club at g2. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night out, but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced, lager- stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.

I Seduction at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Tonight the uber club would like you to ‘dress to impress’ while enjoying the usual commercial house ‘n’ trance pap.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 608 to last week.

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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 Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy of Divine fame plays a smooth, relaxed soul selection to wind down the weekend.

I Fresh at Mojo. 9pm~late. Free. Weekly. Let the Fresh crew chill you out before the stress of the week ahead. Resident Gary Lawson is joined by regular guests Paul Hughes (Mau Sound System) and Barry Johnstone.

I G-Man and Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. it is now possible to write off the Sabbath in its entirety while enjoying some top-notch tunes, thanks to the Living Room’s double bill. 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. 30 Apr. Fortnightly. The Sub Club stalwart brings his high calibre house to the most stylish of Glasgow’s style bars.

I Low Down Tunes at Four Cale Ba; (CCA). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Melodic breaks and beats at the new pit"- club.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Local lltlw Nick Peacock selects the best jazz groin cs, with the occasional foray into house.

I Paul Cawley at Groucho St Judcs. 9pm—midnight. Free. 7 May. Fortniginix'. The man behind the Fenetik imprint and Psy Phi brings his breaks and beats l'.) ihe swankiest style bar in town.

I R&B at Bar 10. 7pm-3am. Relax n lili rhythm and blues cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this . n;- centre style bar.

I Stiletto at The 13th Note. 9pm~midnight. 30 Apr. Monthly. The special blend of art and music returns.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm lain. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls, plus some bangin' handbag, to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

I Sunday Worship at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting house thing.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm--3anr. Free entry before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you’ll find at the city’s premier rock club on Fri or Sat.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Ann). 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. indie, boll: 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 newcomer DJ Yaw.

I Funk Sundays at Slave. 8pm~3:nn. 53-1 (£3). Weekly. House with Chicago tendencies from Andy Guest plus li‘» ., percussion courtesy of Andrew Horn

I Hostage at Media. lOpm—late. £5 (£4). Weekly. A new night at the new venue, with residents Derek Taylor and Steven McCreery of The Tunnel for across-the~board credible house sounds. I Indie Schmindie at The l3th Not a Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. A quality selection of indie, ancient and modem.

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 h} per- hedonistic twentysomething revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. lf quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag, Suns at Babaza are unmissable.

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