I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm-3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

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



I Baracoa at Baracoa. 10pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Orlando plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa, with dance classes from Sam.

I Dan Fante & The Canongate Allstars at The Bongo Club. 10pm—1am. Free. 7 Nov only. L.A author Dan Fante makes a rare Edinburgh appearance to promote his new novel, Mooch, plus support from the Canongate crew.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy Mark Edmondson plays funky phatback grooves.

I Phun-O at 0 Bar. 9.30pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Dali, Khan and Duvien get frisky with a funked-up mix of soul and Latin.

I Reggae at El Barrio. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The Latin hotspot comes over all dub and reggae with a quality Jamaican-style selection from Fawaz. I Salsa Viva @ Siglo. 9pm—1 am. Free. Weekly. Hot tropical rhythms to enjoy with your cool tropical cocktails.

I Stevie B The Bridgettes at Rush. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Hearty combo playing live cover versions. Arrive early (7pm) for two hours of The Simpsons.


I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 605, 705, 805 and early 905 tunes at this gay club.

I Glitteratti at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. £3. 7 Nov. Fortnightly. 805 glam rock with funky modern tunes. Now then, where’s me gold lamé jacket?

I Knights Of The Turntable at P0 Na Na. 11pm—3am. Free. 14 Nov. Fortnightly. Sir Dance-A-Lot holds the holy grail of smooth grooves and funky moves.

I Motherfunk at The Venue. 11pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Your one- stop shop for Tuesday clubbing, Motherfunk is an Edinburgh rare groove, soul and funk institution. Join residents Gino and Fryer for a damn funky time.

Chart a Party

I Shagtag at Gaia. 10pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system. Please note there’s free tequila and champagne for the floozie with the most requests.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm-3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. Chart and party for beer nomads with nothing to do of a Tuesday morning.



I Baracoa at Baracoa. 8pm-1am. Free. Weekly. DJ Mikayel plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa, either in a Columbian style (classes with Catherine) or a Cuban style (classes with Jenny). You decide!

I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. lOpm-lam. Free. Weekly. Celebrity hosts Harry Ainsworthy and the lovely Dusty Heights invite you to join the quiz and risk it all for the grand prize of a bottle of Morgans Spice. But remember it’s the taking part and not the prize at the end that really counts.

I First Contact at Pivo. 9pm-lam. Weekly. Mellow mid-week drum & bass with the delectable DJ Nova.

I Headzeint at EH1. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Hip hop, funk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and Gary.

I Hot Charanga Sauce at Q Bar. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Staggering though it may seem, the divine Carlos Pena and his four-piece combo are now spicing up the Q Bar on a weekly basis.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Unkle Fawaz takes control, spinning hip hop and jazz-influenced beats. I The Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm—lam. Famed for their monthly strutting at Radio Babylon, Pranksters Noodles and Brains delight with soul divas, funk founders and ska pounders.

I Oxygen at Oxygen. 8pm-lam. Free. Weekly. This popular bar now hosts a student party pre-club every week with ridiculously cheap booze and chart faves from Eye Candy’s Graeme Popstar.

I Resonance at Rush. 10pm-1am. Free. Weekly. US tech-house with Euan James (Lift).

I Salsa at El Barrio. 8pm-1am. Free. Weekly. A hot-blooded salsa night with the steamiest beats from the barrio. Dance classes start at 8 m.

I Son de Rum a at Cellar Bar No l. 10pm-1am. Free. Weekly. One of the pioneering Latin music nights and still the best selection of non-commercial grooves courtesy of DJ Enrique.

I Tango at Oxygen. Returning soon.


I CC. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm-3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action at this always busy gay club.

I Fat Sam's Swtng Club at Ego. 8pm—11pm. £5 (£3). 8 Nov. Monthly. Scotland’s premiere jump jive and swing band return with another sassy and sensational evening’s entertainment for all you wise guys and dolls out there. Plus crazy swing platters from Dr Jive and Frankie Sumatra (Vegas).

I Freefall at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 15 Nov. Monthly. Cause 4 Concern DJs guest at this feisty drum & bass, funk and old-skool hip hop night.

I Freeform at Ego. 11pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Lyley of Scratch fame goes in search of lost classics from the realms of hip hop, funk and jazz. Regular drinks promos.

listings CLUBS

I Kero-Scene—KZ at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £1.50. Weekly. Popular alternative night which sees Leaf, Wally, lqy and Doug playing metal and extreme tunes.

I Majik (formerly Rotary Funk) at The Venue (top floor). 10.30pm—3am. £3. 8 Nov. Fortnightly. A revamped night of house breakin’ funk music from residents Lorne, Chuck and Reveal.

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

I Ruff Kuts at Why Not?. 10pm—3am. £3. 22 Nov. Monthly. Drum & bass action accompanied by live MCs.

I Sleep at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Weekly. This new hard house and trance weekly from residents Jason Cortez and David Dawson continues to change the way we look at credible mid-week clubbing. Long may it reign!


I Skint at The Ark. 10pm-3am. £2 (free with proof of overdraft). Weekly. The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the finest chart anthems but also cares enough to provide drinks at £1 all night and free entry to overdrawn students. So get photocopying those bank statements now.

I Midweek Mayhem at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. Free with matric card before 12.30am; £2 otherwise. Weekly. Cheesy, charty choons, cheap drink and lots of snogging, apparently. I Shark at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm-3am. £3 (£2) before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Student ni ht.

I The Su way at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

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

I Viagraah at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Lots of drink promos to make the students fulfill their pisshead potential.



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 The Bedsit 1 Park Drive,339 0432.

I Bennet's 80 Glassford Street, 552 5761. I Bonkers 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, Kelvinbridgc, 334 0560.

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St, 221 2213.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane, 334 8899.

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

I Firebird 1321 Argyle Street, 334 0594. 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 Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue, 339 8697.

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 Mas 29 Royal Exchange Square, 221 7080.

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 0 Virginia Place, 0141 559 6844.

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

I Reds, 375 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1635. I Renfrew Ferry Clyde Place, 553 0606 I Riverside Club 33 Fox Street, 248 3144 I Rocksy’s Basement 40 New Sneddon Street, Paisley, 552 5791.

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

I The Shed 26 Langside Avenue, 649 9473.

I Spy Bar Bath Street, 221 7711.

I Strawberry Fields 56 Oswald Street, 221 7871.

I The Studio 1084 South St, Scotstoun, 401 1750.

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 401$auchiehall Street, 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street,

332 0755.

I The Woodside Social Club 329 North

Woodside Road. 337 1643.

I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Semple Street, 229 7733. I The Art College Lauriston Place, 220 3234.

I The Attic Dyer’s Close, Cowgate, 225 8382

I Baracoa Victoria Street, 225 5846.

I Bar Union (formerly Bliss) 253-258 Cowgate, 557 2780.

I The Basement Broughton Street, 557 0097.

I La Belle Angele ll Hasties Close, 225 7536.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street, 556 5204

I Cavendish West Tollcross, 228 3252. I The Carwash 11-13 North Bank Street, 225 6193.

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 Club Mercado 36—39 Market Street, 226 4224.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy Place (entrance through The Outhouse Gardens, Broughton Street Lane), 478 7434.

I Ego (fomerly Eden) 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 Human Be-In 2—8 West Crosscauseway, 662 8860.

I Iguana 41 Lothian Street, 220 4288.

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

I Loco 235 Cowgate, 225 5413.

I The Meadows Bar Buccleuch Street, 667 6907.

I Bar Nego at Negociants Lothian Street, 225 6313.

I Noa 7 Queensferry Street Lane, 226 6828.

I Oxygen 3-5 lnftnnary Street, 557 9997. I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street, 622 6811.

I Pivo 2—6 Calton Road, 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street, 226 2224.

I Pond Bar Salamander Street, Leith, 467 3815.

I PopRokit Comer of Broughton Street & Picardy Place, 556 4272.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square, 650 9195.

I Q Bar 5-11 Leith Street, 557 5830.

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

I Why Not? 14 George Street, 624 8311. I Wilkie I'louse Cowgate, 225 2935.

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