I Sacred (formerly The Edge) at The Venue (top ﬂoor). 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). 17 Nov. Monthly. After only a short spell as The Edge, Sean Pearson’s deep to progressive house night has reverted to its former title of Sacred. The quality music, great atmosphere
and cheap door charge remain the same.
I Salsa Con Sabor at Gaia. 10pm-3am. Free before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. Dance classes from 8pm with Nano teaching salsa and merengue and then hot Latino DJ action from Paulito, lending a fiesty mix of salsa swing, merengue house and Latino pop to the proceedings. You can also try out some Latino line-dancing with Sam from 7pm.
I Salsa Viva at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. 10 Nov. Monthly. Scorching hot rhythms courtesy of DJ Jorge.
I Scud at Holyrood Union. 8pm-3am. £2 (£1). A brand new metal and goth night that’s so cheap it’s gotta be worth
I Sub ime at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am (doors close at 1am). £9 (£7). 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Edinburgh’s full-on techno-trance fest welcomes ManMadeMan (Tip Records) for an explosive live set, plus support from the mighty Kev Wright.
I Subtle Logic at Studio 24. Monthly. Next date 24 Nov.
I Texture at Ego (formerly Eden). £6. 17 Nov. Monthly. Mitch and Mart crank up their moist take on house. It’s a ‘soundtrack for the sauna’, so get ready to sweat!
I TL (previously Trancelucent) at The Venue (downstairs). 10.30pm-3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. 10 Nov. Fortnightly. Tantalising beats and techno with residents Pete Anderson and Steve Liddel.
I Up! at Studio 24 (uplstairs). 10.30pm—3am. £6. 13 Nov. Monthly. Residents Alan James and Nic Cavendish host an unpretentious, frisky funfest with the chosen musical style of progressive house and trance.
I UTI at Studio 24 (upstairs). Monthly. Next date 17 Nov.
I Vain at Holyrood Union. 9pm—3am. £3.50 (£3). 10 Nov. Monthly. With the onset of winter, squeezing yourself into skimpy bondage gear is slightly less appealing. Rest assured that the heady mix of goth, industrial, techno and New Romantic from residents Venus Man Trap, Lucy‘Fur and the Arrogant Twat will warm the parts other clubs fail to reach.
I Weird Salad at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 24 Nov.
I Zealous at Studio 24 (downstairs). 10.30pm—3am. £5. 10 Nov. Monthly. Hardcore skatcpunk and industrial sounds in the form of live music and DJs. Live bands this month are Shindig and Out By Degrees, plus platters spun by Dunk and Fudge.
Chart & Party
I Lovebug at The Ark. 10pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Party tunes for party people at this party venue.
I Canned Heat at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. DJ Harry Let’s Go (Boombox) lays on the pop and partied-up funk, disco and house tunes. Plus Double Zero upstairs in the lounge with a sure-shot selection of funk, big beat and drum & bass.
I Friday at Club Java. 4.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. No need to travel uptown as Leith now has its own luxuriously appointed hang-out. featuring DJs, drinks promos and the chance to enjoy coffee and cake in the sumptuous upstairs lounge area.
I Fusion at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3) before 11pm; £5 (£4) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. Moving in a more dancey direction, with house and garage hits and regular live PAs.
I Gorgeous at Loca. 10pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2 with flyer) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party action.
I Night To Remember at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Or not, given the prices they’re shifting their booze at. Over 25s.
I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £3 (£1) after. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 4pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £3 (£1) after. Weekly. See Thu.
I The Time Tunnel at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy and Vince Stilton the Cheesemaster disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the 605, 705 and 80s (or maybe it’s just the alcohol).
I Why Not? at Why Not? 10pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Mainstream chart and disco at this popular city centre venue.
I Yum Yum at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £5—£7. Weekly. Chart and dance night at this heaving mess of humanity.
I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Big Beat’s Simon Hodge dons his sombrero and gaucho moustache for a sexy selection of Latin favourites.
I Bela Lugosi's Shed at The Spider’s Web. 9pm—1am. 11 Nov. Goths capitalise on this sweet little function room. It’s a members night but tojoin you merely have to email your contact details to Bob at www.belasproductions.co.uk.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Hot salsa! it’s Saturday and that means, er, hot salsa at this epicentre of all things Latin.
I Funk And Disorderly at The City Cafe. 9pm—1am. 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Yogi Haughton supplies the very best in dancefloorjazz, R&B and vocal garage. I Gilded Saloon at Gilded Saloon. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Niall Young, Scott McKenzie, Scott Elliot and guests provide a selection of smooth dance grooves.
I Human Be-In at The Human Be-ln. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Beany plays deep house and alternative breaks at this sweet new bar.
I Immersed In Music at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Mark Price lets us Taste his hard house (4 Nov) while Kev Wright makes us feel right Sublime (11 Nov). Hot!
I Latino Loco at El Barrio. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues with the freshest beats from the barrio.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Top tunes from deep house man Colin Cook (Ultragroove).
I Oxygen at Oxygen. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Mikey Stirton (Substantial) and Steve Austin (Headspin) entertain the weekend crowds at this airy bar.
I Sub-Atomic at Bar Union (formerly Bliss). 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. A selection of the Atomic Baby backroom boys (Scott Brown, Bruce Nicholson. Stevie Wilson and Scott MacKenzie) play a frisky range of US house and garage. Check out the next Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele on 4 Nov.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannerman’s. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Sean Pearson and Neil Ferguson go all garage and house on yo asses.
; I Yush! at the City Cafe. 9pm—1am.
Free. 11 Nov. Fortnightly. A.J. previously of Blacka’nised and head honcho behind Edinburgh’s leading hip hop label, Yush Recordings, selects the upbeat hip hop, funk and ragga.
I Acetate at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£7). 11 Nov. Monthly. Plastic fantastic night for those who like to groove in a deep house stylee, featuring cverybody’s favourite playboy Murray Richardson (world tour permitting), Gail Sellars, Marco Smith and special guest Darren Davies (Rhumba).
I Ascension Goth Club at Holyrood
: Union. Monthly. Next date 18 Nov.
I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £8 before midnight; £10 after. 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Live it up with the residents Stuart Duncan and Michael Kilkie at this progressive house pumpathon and if it’s big name guests you’re after, Renaissance man Anthony Pap a is here on 18 Nov.
I Blast at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £10 (£8). 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Hold onto your seats because Huggy Burger Queen’s got a ‘Megablast’ in store. This means none other than Jazzy M from Ministry will be doing his thing, as will Huggy and fresh face on the scene Markell. The night will be Broadcast live on Radio Forth and Radio Clyde as part of the Smirnoff Experience Part II. See Hitlist.
I Blue Strawberry at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5 with ﬂyer). 4 Nov. Monthly. The cream of Ibiza anthems, funky house and smooth UK garage courtesy of Kevin Jones and Funky Vibe.
I Boogie Mo' Dynamo at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date 18 Nov.
I Boombox at The Venue. Monthly. Next date 18 Nov with legendary Chicago house jock DJ Gemini.
I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-house musical action.
I Cool Runnings at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. £5. 4 Nov. Monthly. DJ Dirtsman and Ghetto Fabulous spin a selection of R&B, hip hop and ragga.
I Digital at The Venue (top ﬂoor). Monthly. Next date 25 Nov.
I Digital 8: Sacred present Rotation at The Venue (all floors). 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7). 11 Nov. Monthly. Another huge date sees Christian Valera, Melrob and J Cammera host a Primate Records night on the main floor, while The End’s Mr C and Sacred resident Sean Pearson take care of business on the top floor. Down in
the Cooler, Headspin’s Steve Austin, Colin Millar and Dava go on a live hip hop and funk excursion. See Hitlist.
I District at Noa. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£2.50 before 12). 4 Nov. Monthly. New night that sees Substantial’s Craig Smith and Adrian Milarski showcasing only the finest real deal house music. See Hitlist. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie, 60$ garage, Northern soul, ska, soundtracks and all things groovy at this ever-popular Art College student union.
I Eye Candy at Club Mercado. llpm—3am. £10. 11 Nov. Fortnightly. After celebrating their first birthday, Graeme Popstar and Nejat Barton continue to go from strength to strength with their shamelessly glam house party. Remember to ‘dress glam or scram’.
I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Union. 9.30pm—2am (last admission at midnight). £4.50 (£3.50); £2.50 for members of Hispanic Society. 11 Nov. Monthly. DJs Ana and Pacho go Latino loco with their fesity mix of salsa, mambo and merengue. Arrive early for a free dance class with the Salsa Angels. I Headspin at The Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 4 Nov. Monthly. Another 4 deck mix of hip hop, trip hop and funkin‘ soul music with residents Colin Millar, Steve Austin, Dava and Trendy Wendy. Watch out for the return of The Psychonauts on 2 Dec.
I Joy at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £10(£7). 11 Nov. Monthly. Maggie and Alan continue to make us smile at Edinburgh’s long-running hard house staple.
I Jungle Magic at The Liquid Room. Monthly. Next date 18 Nov with DJ Teebee.
I Kuru at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £tbc. 4 Nov. Monthly. Second date of this new outing from Marco Smith (Rebel Waltz, Taste, Acetate) that delights in a quality house music sty-Iee.
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