I Queer Sunday at E2K. 10pm-3am. £10 (£8). Weekly. An enormous night for this uber-gay club the final UK heat of Mr Gay UK (30 Apr). The final heat of the nationwide search for the most sexy, most perfect gay man. 7 May is the Drag Ball, a flip from last week’s beefcakes. I Tackno at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £4—£6. 30 Apr. Monthly. Tackno dons a pair of laser-spex and looks to the future. Expect the kitschest tunes from the Queen of Tack, Trendy Wendy and a brilliant time. Don’t forget to dress up and have a great time.

I Taste at Wilkie House. 11pm-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Still the only way to kick start your week (or continue your weekend, grr), Fisher and Price bang out the tunes that matter in the main room to one of the coolest crowds around, while super-fine US and UK garage can be found through the back courtesy of Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.

Chart a party

I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. With super-cheap bevvy, you might want to take Mon 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 705 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—1am. Free. Weekly. Easy listening heaven with Deke Patton.

I Dusty Rhodes at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Mr

Todd (Higher Ground) playingjazz and funk, Latin, world and smooth classics.


I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. llpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Gay, kitsch and all things fab at this popular bar and disco.

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

I Jazz Joint at Jazz Joint. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Note that the Joint is closed for refurbishment on 1 May, returning on 8 May with a DJ only night featuring the best of the bunch.

I The Profezzionals at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy and Jason offer a first class mix of 805, filthy disco and house.

Chart & party

I The Ark at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Charty, cheesy and cheerful.

I Loca at Loca. 8pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 before 1am; £4 after. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.

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

I Tramspotter at The Subway. 10pm-3am. £1 (free fOr students with matriculation card). Weekly. A mix of indie and dance.

I Wacky at Why Not? 10pm—3am. £1-—£5. 17 Apr. Fortnightly. Chart and




I Future Shock at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Simone Black pla s dee garage and soulful grooves.

I alsa on Sabor at Baracoa. IOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Hector and Latin heaven.


I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Gay bar and disco, tonight with 605, 705 and 805 tunes.

I Jazz Joint at Jazz Joint. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Closed on 2 May for refurbishment, 9 May sees a benefit cabaret night in aid of ‘Firefly’, a youth development project in Bosnia.

I Live 'N' Loud at Club Nego (Negociants). 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Local rock and indie bands shake the foundations of this basement club.

I Knights Of The Round Table at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Sir Dance-A-Lot holds the holy grail of smooth grooves and funky moves.

I Motherfunk at The Venue. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Exceptionally popular rare groove, soul and funk night hosted by Gino and Fryer.

Chart 6t. party

I Loca at Loca. 8pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 before 1am; £4 after. Weekly. A commercial mix of chart, dance and disco.

I Skool Disco at The Ark. 10pm-3am. £tbc. Weekly. All your favourites from the school disco collection.

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



I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. North African and Asian beats plus dance classes.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Colin Millar (Headspin) and Adam Bray lay on a superb mix of breaks and beats from hip hop to house, nu skool breaks to drum & bass.

I The Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Noodles, Brains and Lady Teri take you into the future beat dimension with beats and breaks.


I Booya at Club Nego (Negociants). 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A new night going live in the capital with DJs Nasty P and Archie, playing hip hop and R&B.

I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Very popular gay bar and disco.

I Free Form at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Lyley of Scratch fame hosts this weekly hip h0p and funk do.

I Freestyle Transmission at Studio 24. 10pm-3am. £1.50 before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. A non-profit making club (profits to charities) aiming to present the most original and the best quality music to go mental to, and to ‘fuck the commercial watered down beer piss infested vomit holes that get palmed off as entertainment now people think Edinburgh is cool,’ say Matt and Gareth of Freestyle. Um, yeah, rock ‘n’ roll. Anyway, DJs on 3 May are AI Spaoe, VS. and Martin, while DJ Kid and Fuck Da Law play on 10 May.

I Kero-Scene at Studio 24. 11pm—3am. £1.50. Weekly. Alternative night playing goth, industrial, metal and extreme. ‘Where every night is a corpse paint night.’

I Metamorph at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). 10 May. Fortnightly. Popular student drum & bass night.

I Out 2 Lunch at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Harry Lets Go puts the eclectic into electric.

I Sleep 0 Gaia lOpm—3am. £3. 3 May. Fortnightly. Aiming to tackle the lack of credible sounds in the city mid-week with hard house on the main floor, US house upstairs.

Chart 8 party

I Hump at The Ark. 9pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Student club with appropriate music and drinks promos.

I Loca at Loca. 8pm-5am. Free entry before 11pm; £2 11pm-1am; £4 after. Weekl . A mix of chart, dance and disco. I Mi eek Mayhem at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. Free with matric card before 12.30am; £2 otherwise. Weekly. Much cheapness of drink, obviously aimed at the students among

us. I Shark at Eros/Elite. 9pm-3am. £3 (£2) before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. An inde ndent student night.

I Iagraah at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Lots of drink promos to get the students acting, well, like drunk students.



I Air Organic 36 Kelvingrove Street, 564 5201.

I Alasksa 142 Bath Lane, 248 1777.

I The Apartment 23 Royal Exchange Square, 221 7808.

I Archaos 25 Queen Street, 204 3189.

I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street), 221 4001.

I Babaza Royal Exchange Square, 204 0101.

I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane, 221 8353. I The Bedsit 1 Park Drive,339 0432.

I Bennet's 80 Glassford Street, 552 5761. I BonIters Hope St, 248 5884.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966.

I Budda 142 St Vincent Street, 221 5660. I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 70 Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street, 248 6606.

I Cleopatra's 508 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, 334 0560.

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St, 221 2213.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane, 334 8899.

I Destiny 18 Cambridge Street, 353 6555.

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I Eat Drink Man Woman 34—44 King St, 552 9227.

I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street,

221 6511.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street, 332 0691.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the Garage), 353 3111.

I Havana 50 Hope Street, 248 4466.

I Life (basement of Corinthian), 191 Ingram Street, 552 1101.

I The Living Room 5 Byers Road, 339 8511.

I McChuills Way Out West 14 Kelvinhaugh Street, 221 5569.

I Nice 'n' Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637.

I Planet Peach 34 Queen Street, 226 8990.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street,

553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 University Gardens, 339 9784.

I Reds, 375 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1635. I Rocksy's Basement 40 New Sneddon Street, Paisley, 552 5791.

I Russell's 77 Byers Road, 334 4973.

I Scaramouche Bar, 140 Elderslie St, Charing X, 572 0828.

I The State Bar 148 Holland Street, 332 2159.

I The Shed 26 Langside Avenue, 649 9473.

I Strathclyde University Union John Street, 567 502.

I Strawberry Fields 56 Oswald Street, 221 7871.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street, 248 4600. I The Temple 193 Pitt St, 332 7522.

I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street, 243 2177 I Trash 197 Pitt Street, 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street, 204 1000.

I Variety Bar 401Sauchiehall Street, 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street, 332 0755.

I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Semple Street, 229 7733. I The Attic Dyer’s Close, Cowgate, 225 8382.

I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street.

I La Belle Angele 11 Hasties Close, 225 7536.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street, 556 5204.

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 The Cocteau Lounge (EZK), Picard Place (entrance through The Outhouse Gardens, Broughton Street Lane, 478 7434.

I EZK Picardy Place, 478 7434.

I eh1 197 High Street, 220 5277.

I Eros/Elite Fountainpark. Dundee Street, 228 1661.

I Gaia King Stables Road, 229 7986. I Iguana 41 Lothian Street, 220 4288. I Jazz Joint Henry’s Cellar Bar, Morrison Street, 221 1288.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564.

I Loco 235 Cowgate, 225 5413.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleuch Street, 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36—39 Market Street, 226 4224.

I Bar Nego at Negociants Lothian Street, 225 6313.

I Noa 7 Queensfeny Street Lane, 226 6828.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street, 557 9997.

I Pivo 2—6 Calton Road, 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street, 226 2224.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square, 650 9195.

I Revolution 31 Lothian Road, 229 7670. I Studio 24 Calton Road, 558 3758.

I The Subway Cowgate, 225 6766.

I The Subway West End Lothian Road, 229 9197.

I The Venue Calton Road, 557 3073. I Walkers 12 Shandwick Place, 476 7073.

I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College Of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442.

I Why Not? 14 George Street, 624 8311.

I Wilkie House Cowgate, 225 2935.