I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £6 (£5); £2.50 before 11.30pm. 7 Jul. Monthly. It’s all hands on decks for a DJ-only night, giving Simon, Stuart and Tinku the chance to really get into their dancefloor jazz beats without those esky guests getting in the way.

I C. . Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally does the decks duty at this gay night with her inimitable selection of high camp and disco classics, moving on to pumped—up house and dance as the evening progresses.

I C III) Latino at The Bongo Club. Monthl . Next date 21 Jul.

I Disu 0 at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. Price tbc. 28 Jul. Monthly. Neil MacDonald and Malks MacBeth promise funky house tunes and Eastern kitsch at this night, which got its name from the Japanese word for disco.

I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). lOpm—3am. £6 (£4). 7 Jul. Monthly. DJ 8002 takes control of the turntables tonight for a selection of 70s, 805 and chart tunes at this women-only night. All proceeds go to Lothian Gay And Lesbian Switchboard.

I Dr No's at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 14 Jul with a DJ set from Jerry Dammers of The Specials.

I £90 at Ego. 9pm—3am. Free, but ticketed (get yours on 478 7435). 23 Jun only. Another one of Ego’s party events the precise schedule and DJs are still to be confirmed, but it’s bound to feature all the Ego regulars.

I Evol at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Still going strong, Evol is the city’s longest running indie night. These days, expect a heady mix of the best alternative and crossover tunes, new and old.

I Go Go at The Place. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Jun. Monthly. Groovy retro night with a music policy which covers swinging 60s sounds, rock ‘n’ roll, beat, garage, R&B and sleazy listening.

I Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Band on stage midnight. Heavyweight soul-funk action from The Groovediggaz on 23 Jun, with drum & bass-jazz fusion from Rarefaction featuring Stuart Brown on 30 Jun. Andy B is the man with the vinyl plan.

I Juve-Nation at The Bongo Club. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). 30 Jun. Monthly. A new night from a crew who invite you to ‘come and let rip to the hardest hitting drum & bass, old and new’. Your hosts for the evening will be Manga resident The General, with guests Relentless and Kaoss. There will be more chilled vibes through the back from the Rotary Funk crew.

I Lizzard Lounge at La Belle Angele. 10pm-3am. £7 (£6): £5 before midnight. 23 Jun. Monthly. Tonight’s event also features a live set from Da Lata, the brainchild of Patrick Forge (Kiss FM) and Chris Franck (Smoke City). Their particular take is a fusion of Brazilian beats and contemporary London club culture and, for tonight’s florrshow, they’ll be joined by Portuguese percussionaist Oli Albergaria Savill and Brazilian vocalist Liliana Chachlan.

I Loop at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly (in a pretty lax kind of way). Next date 21 Jul.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. lOpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Still going strong after so many years, Sir Ossie provides the reggae, ragga, soul, funk, rap, hip hop and R&B delights.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 14 Jul.

I The Mission at The Venue. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). 30 Jun. Fortnightly. Another night from the people who bring you The Mission at Studio 24 on a Sat, with a policy of rock and goth anthems on the main floor and indie/dance classics in The Cooler.

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Club with the best of them at the following places this fortnigh

cravers of soulful house and garage will be much the better for it. Tonight’s re-launch features resident spinner Craig Smith, Angie Brown performing live, and Sandy Rivera (Kings Of Tomorrow). La Belle Ange/e, Sat 24 Jun. Taste They're the city’s only serious Sunday clubbing option and, to prove it, they’re celebrating their sixth birthday. Jim 'Shaft’ Ryan and Dave Piccioni (Hard Times) pop in to join the party. Wi/kie House, Sun 2 Jul.

Radio Babylon Joining the resident Merry Pranksters on their magical musical journey is Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll and, with a new album in the pipeline, expect the cutting edge of intelligent dance sounds. La Belle Ange/e, Fri 30 Jun.

Redspin From the team of turntable technicians who bring you Headspin comes this art college offshoot and tonight they welcome Aim, whose hip hop producing talents were ably represented on last year's Cold Water Music. And the beer’s cheap. Wee Red Bar, Fri 23 Jun.

Parliament Birmingham superclub God’s Kitchen are exercising your democratic right to see the biggest names on the DJ circuit. Tonight's line- up features Sasha and Allister Whitehead, as well as local hero Trevor Reilly. Get your tickets in advance. The Venue, Sun 251un.

Boogie Mo Dynamo The Boogie Mo boys have got another treat to fling into their interesting mix of beats this month. They welcome Lee Coombs, Finger Lickin’ recording star of renown and a master of mixing across the genres. The Bongo Club, Sat 24 Jun.

Futuristica Joining Joseph Malik and cohort Daryl G for a Hospital Records launch is Chris (3055 (London Electricity), as well as Manga residents G-Mac and Unify, who all have a vested interest in the label's latest release. Club Java, Sat 24 Jun.

Acetate Combining the deep and funky house selections of Murray Richardson with the harder-edged tunes favoured by Gail Sellars, Acetate has an extra attraction tonight in the form of special guest Phat Phil Cooper. The Liquid Room, Sat 24 Jun.

Pure Yes, we know they were on the hitlist last issue, and you'll probably see them again soon. But with line-ups like they're offering, what's a clubs editor to do? Tonight’s techno treat comes in the form of DJ Rolando. The Venue, Fri 23 Jun.

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