I Impulse at Bliss. 9pm—1am. Free.


Edinburgh clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city. then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed provided ur-to-date details reach our offices at east nine days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Abi Bremner.



I 4Play at Bannermans. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Classic indie and rock from Simo and Spock.

I Bass Invaders at The Pond Bar. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. The emphasis is on funk, hip hop and breaks.

I Club Nego at Negociants. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Nasty P supplies the funked-up 705 and disco tunes.

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Salsa and Latin DJs on rotation.

I Gilded Saloon at The Gilded Saloon. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Niall Young plays deepest Detroit techno and funky house grooves.

29 Jun. Monthly. Hard house and trance tunes from Flav and Mickey as a warm-up to tonight’s event at Wilkie House.

I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar, downstairs. 9pm—3am. Free. 29 Jun. Fortnightly. The tastiest cheese selection from Edinburgh’s original E-Z sleazies, Al, Pete and Kam The Beard.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Gary Mac (Sublime) brings down a few boxes of his favourite funky tunes, mellowed out with some soulful house.

I PopRokit at PopRokit. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Wind-up to your weekend with PopRokit’s changing selection of DJs, including the jazzy vibes of Bob Cairns (Nuspirit) on 22 Jun.

I Prefix at The City Cafe. 8pm-1am. Free. 15 Jun. Fortnightly. The X-Residents are the men in charge of the music tonight, mixing up their own creations with the latest house and garage.

I Salsa Con Sabor at Baracoa. 10.30pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Popular salsa night with hot music and friendly people. Call 225 5846 or salsaclub@hotmail.com for more info. I Something For The Weekend at Siglo. 9pm-1am. Free (but it’s £3 to enter the competition). 29 Jun only. An event with something more to offer than the kitty at your local pub quiz, with a trip to Dublin up for grabs.

I ULTraInthATE at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) plays out the deep house.


I Anonymi at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 6 Jul. Monthly. Electro and drum & bass, with live guests to be confirmed.

I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Hi-NRG dance action downstairs at this always hoaching gay bar.

I Cocteau Lounge at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. Free. 29 Jun. Fortnightly. Garage tunes from Harvey and Neil Ferris, who are regulars down at The Outhouse’s garden parties.

I Da Break at La Belle Angele has finished for this academic year.

I Dust at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A cross-section of alternative sounds from the infamous DJ Dave, taking in punk, hardcore, goth and their ilk.

I Dysfunction at The Venue (top floor). 10pm—3am. £3. 22 Jun. Fortnightly. A range of alternative sounds from heavy

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I El Segundo at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 20 Jul.

I Future Primitive at The Venue (Cooler). 11pm—3am. £2. 6 Jul. Monthly. Got a craving for that old skool rave vibe? Satisfy it here with the best of old and new underground dance tunes from house to techno and jungle.

I Impulse at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4). 29 Jun. Monthly. Residents Scott MacDonald and Robert play out the hard house and trance and tonight they welcome Michael Kilkie, of Atomic Baby and Ark fame.

I Jazz Joint at Jazz Joint. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Band on stage 9.30pm. Classic piano jazz from The Tom Findlay Trio on 22 Jun, with a dinner jazz event (dinner from 8.30pm) on Thu 29 featuring the Kenny Paterson Quartet, fronted by soul and swing vocalist Paterson. 6 Jul sees renowned pianist Brian Kellock return with his trio.

I Laid_Back_Lounge @ Noa 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funky beats with a touch of soul.

I Love Breaks at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. £2. Weekly. DJs Simone and Dr Jon play new and old classics from the realms of Latin, soul, R&B and disco.

I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 22 Jun. Monthly. An artwork-hip hop-funk-fusion featuring the turntable talents of DJs Getsum and Dr Gorm, plus a live set from One Unit. I Perception at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £3—£5. 7 Jul. Monthly. Deep and progressive house sounds from the resident team of Gav Grant, Derek Martin and Grant Paterson.

I Rotary Funk at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date 13 Jul.

I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm-3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. From the crew behind Barry Cabanas comes the holiday camp from hell. Join Kernal Snatch (Garth Cruickshank), Uncle Harold (Michael Keats) and their team of Redcoats at Boroughballs, home of sick jokes, sleazy tunes and vomit- inducing drink promotions.

I 3 Piece Sweet at The Cocteau Lounge. 11pm—3am. £2. 22 Jun. Fortnightly. Sally F, Trendy Wendy and Nicci with everything from cutting edge choons to kitsch classics.

I Thursday Night Heaven at Ego. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3); £3 (£2) before midnight. Weekly. A fun-filled night featuring dance anthems through the years. I Vamp at La Belle Angele. 10pm—3am. £5. 22 Jun. Monthly. A brand new night which sees a hard house collaboration between residents Simon Foy (of Ark fame) and Donna Love. The guests at tonight’s launch will be Anne Savage, alongside Alan Joy and Mark Price of Taste, accompanied by the winner of Vamp’s DJ competition.

Chart & party

I Back To Basics at Why Not? 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Favourites from the chart crypt.

I Blasted at Gaia. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student soiree featuring intergalactic dance from across the solar system and lo-fi/indie from Planet Earth. I Funky Underground at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The student night at this giant venue with Daddy Cool laying on the fromage.

I Ignition at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Bi student night.

I The Kangaroo K ub at The Citrus Club. 11pm—3am. £2; free with flyer. Weekly. Dance and chart with a few twists, and we assume Marilyn Mansun is one of them.

I The Subway at The Subway. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. A mix of party tunes from across the decades.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1

otherwise. Weekly. DJs playing chart and I party music for a drinking crowd.



I Club Latino at PopRokit. 9pm-1am. Free. 23 Jun only. Club Latino bring their New York-style salsa experience to the basement of this new venue.

I Club Nego at Negociants. 9pm-3am. Free. Funky house from Lorne (Rotary Funk)

I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Flamenco Puro play live. DJs afterwards.

I The Friday Feelgood at Baracoa. 10pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Tinku supplies a vinyl solution ofjazz, funk, soul and hi ho .

I The Gilded galoon at The Gilded Saloon. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. In Demand DJs offering smooth grooves. I Heritage at Oxygen. 5pm-1am. Free. Weekly. An exploration of black music, from Motown to Masters At Work, from George Reid and Gary Young.

I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Craig Gee 9Soul Searchin’) mans the decks on 23 Jun and, on 30 Jun, the first birthday celebrations get into full swing with Dean Wilson of Cream and Golden fame. See panel.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge) takes in the full spectrum of funky tunes.

I NYC at Bliss. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. ‘A clubbers’ guide to the underground sound of New York’ from resident Kevin Jones.

I Rebel Waltz at City Cafe 2. 9pm-lam. Free. 30 Jun. Fortnightly. Murray Richardson continues his deep house passion down at this cosy venue tonight’s guests are Kier and Tom of Tak Records. I Ruby Fruit at PopRokit. 9pm-1am. Free. 30 Jun only. A saucy selection of house and garage from Ego girls Gail Sellars and Simmone Black.

I T.F.l. Friday at Club Mercado. 5-10pm. Free. Weekly. Serving the city’s after-work posse for six years now, T.F.I. Friday brings together the vital ingredients of cheap alcohol and party tunes in an atmosphere controlled by Trendy Wendy.

I T.F.I. Friday at The Ark. 4—10pm. Free. Weekly. The music policy’s chart and party, but we’ll wager it’s the alcohol you’re after.

I Underworld Vibes at Bannermans. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Sean Pearson and Neil Ferguson go all garage and house.

I What It Is at City Cafe 2. 9pm—1am. Free. 23 Jun. Fortnightly. Bob Cairns does the jazz, soul and funk thing.

I Why Not? at Why Not?. 5—10pm. £1 (donated to charity). Weekly. Chart and dance tunes, with professional salsa dancers dotted around to get you shaking your stuff.


I Al's All Night Jokeshop at The Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £7 (£5). 7 Jul. Monthly. Billed as a ‘mega-media’ event, the Jokeshop presents the best of clubbing and music in a live, TV show- style format with presenters Garth Cruickshank (Barry Cabanas) and Bronagh Keegan. Tonight’s live delights include Edinburgh’s own future-funk- fusionists Mystery Juice and a no doubt tasteful tribute to recently deceased punk- poet Ian Dury, entitled Ian Durex And The Sockheads. On the DJ front we have Dutch Schultz, Mikey Magic and Bostick.

I Anomalos at The Wee Red Bar has now finished.

I Apex at Studio 24. 10.30pm-3am. £7 (£5). 30 Jun. Monthly. Guests Hwatsong (Pillbox) and Alan Joy join resident Julz for main floor techno, trance and hard house, with a live PA from Pulple (Pull Records). Upstairs, Steve Pace, Al Space and scratch-meister Nasty P man the decks.

I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. 11pm-3am. £5. 23 Jun. Monthly. DJs Zuppe lnglese and Jaffar cook up a tropical concoction of Afro, Latin and Caribbean beats.