Glasgow clubs

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



I Bounty at Q. 5pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Billy Milligan is at tlte ltelnt of tltis new itiglit. featuring party tunes across the genres. frortt R&B to club classics.

I Deejays In Disguise at The Variety Bar. Spnt—close. Free. Weekly. The Knucklehead crew take a breather from their usual hectic style and concentrate on the dubbier end of the techno spectrum.

I Free Party Power at The Living Room. ()pm—tt‘lldttlgltl. Free. Weekly. Quality underground house action, spiced up witlt a bit of skewed disco.

I Metz DJ competition at tlte llalt Bar. 9pm—midnight. 16 Nov only. Paul Mendez (Roont At The Top, Beat 106) judges the first heat of the llalt’s second amateur DJ competition.

I Nico's at Nico’s. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Miguel (Wall to Wall) spins upbeat house selections for a studenty crowd.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—ittidnight. Free. Weekly. Resident ‘Donut’ Jay is joined by Kris Keegart. lart Thompson arid A.J. spinning the best house sounds. I Pousey Cafe at Air Organic. 8—1 lpm. Free. Weekly. The Jengaheads get you stoked up for a night out. with a mixed bag of beats. front electro arid funk through to house and techno.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at MeC‘huill‘s Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks arid beats courtesy of The Wax Monkey.

I Shogo at The Brunswick Cellars. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. An evening of breaks. beats and such like from G- Man arid occasional guests, with skateboarding visual entertainments.

I Tilt at Bar 10. 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. An evening of [Euro trance front the Tilt

I Virunga at Brel. ()pnt—midnight. Free. Weekly. A top selection of turtes with a world bias. including soca. Latin dance. African aitd reggae.


I 1210 at Babaza. Spm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Top-notch house. garage and trance front Ian Thompson aitd David Gilmore. renowned for keeping the crowd on their toes arid dropping the odd surprise track. In a bid to encourage new talent. the residents step dowit front

8—1 lpnt. turnirtg over the Technics to up- artd-coming DJs. Call the club on 204 0101 for details of how to participate.

I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. llpnt—3ant. £3 (£2). Weekly. Sltawit delivers a commercial dance mix in the ntairt roont. while Annie supplies 7lls and Stis hits at the premier gay venue.

I Bug-A-Boo at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. John Lyons. Martin llesketlt and James Fullerton take it in turns to provide the R&B aitd soul selections.

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at The Havana Bar. ltl.3tlpitt—3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Top-notch Latin sounds. with all hip- shaking genres covered thanks to residents Keith. Alexis and Geo D.

I Columbian at The Asylum Back Roont. Spin—lam. Free to CUSU members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Music witlt breaks. from hip hop and big beat to soul and funk.

I Cop at Archaos. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with Vance aitd C.J. supplying hard partying house anthems in the mainroom and daft classics front Tani Coyle downstairs.

i I Fat Sumo at The Glasgow School of

Art. l(me—2.3()ant. £3. Weekly. A new venture for the We Bar. with LTJ Bosont and her trashy electro pop getting ample support front the Hi Fidelity‘s Sean Dickson on the second and fourth week of the month. with lluslt Puppy (Divine) stepping into the breach on the third week.

I 60 Bang at Reds. llpm—3am. £4

(£3). W‘ekly. GK Machine. Glenn C. Jay Hay and Guy spin a varied techno and house selection.

I Hi Karate at The Glasgow School of Art. ll)pm—2.3(lam. £3. Weekly. Andrew Divine and Neil Macmillan kick out their ntelange of broken beats. post-jungle and suchlike, to a well-oiled crowd. Continuing the guest frenzy. 3() Nov sees the Rawkus Tour hitting town. Representing the fine hip ltop imprint are Mr Complex. DJ Crossfader aitd El Fudge. Dope. See llitlist.

I Loose Joints at The t3ih Note C‘lub. llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Residents (eyebee) and (deecee) ltave shifted the old Booty Jant up a gear with a new concept night. just like a 70s album the concept being to play a broad mix of dancefloor classics without overdoing the turntable techniques, instead concentrating on the songs themselves. I Media Student Night at Media. llpm—3am. £1 with matric card; £3 otherwise. Weekly. The new groovy 70s and 80s Media lays dowit the red carpet to students.

I MFI at Universe (Coatbridge). llpm—2.3()am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man Ewart MacLeod arid DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old artd

I Pimp at Planet Peach. llpm-3am. £4. Weekly. Steve Gaston pumps out the funkiest disco arid lightens the blend with the occasional kitsch classic.

I Polo For Me at The Polo Lounge. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky punter, take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth.

I Rhythm And Blues at Life. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. One of the city ’s finest R&B nights with residents Paul Traynor. Naeem and Stuart McCallum. I Skint at The Catltouse. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Tough chemical breaks and beats, rock and indie for a studertty crowd.

I Skycop at Skybar (Arcltaos). 11.45prtt—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The poslt bit ofArchaos thrills to the deep house stylings of Ryan Kerr. as the regular student night packs them in downstairs.

I The Jam at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Fantastic night featuring live furtk action from Elevation Trio in the bar. residents Dema attd Nice dissecting tlte breaks and beats like hip ltop neurosurgeons iit room two. while iii room three Michael Peck and Tom Reeves spin sonte seriously funky house.

I Thursday Is Enough at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco artd house front Stevie Smith.

I Trash at Trash. lt).3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student faves with a funky theme.

I Tune! at g2. llpm—3am. Free entry before llpm: £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison arid Andy llorn select brand new house arid trance. plus lbiza favourites to jog the memory.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel. llpnt—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay. plus Lisa Littlewood iit room two. spiit house for a dressed-up crowd of students.

I 2some at Mas. llprtt—3am. £4 (£3 students). Weekly. The boys beltind Sltagtag kick off a new student night at Glasgow's newest club. offering the standard mix of house artd student favourites. as well as sonte tasty two for one (2some. Geddit‘?) drinks offers.

I Upfront at The Asylum. ltipnt-3am. £1 (free to CUSL‘ ntentbers). Weekly. Eddie Tonner and Scott Mochar with quality house and trance.

I The Wha? at The 13th Note C‘lub. Next date 21 Dec.

Chart & Party

I CJ's Madhouse at Shack (forrtterly The Tentple). lt).3tlpnt-3ant. £4 (£2). Crazy chart tunes.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jint aitd Phil with a blend of commercial classics, vintage indie and a touch of disco.

I Rumble at The Garage. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely crackers student night. stuffed to the gunnels every time with kids sharkiitg to the sounds of chart hits. indie favourites aitd low-brow house.

I Wired at Destiny. ltlpm—3ant. £2 before 11pm: £3 after. Weekly. Casual night at the wrought-iron exhibition- cum-club with a dancier ntusic policy. This is the only time when dertint and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so you don‘t ltave to iron your Bert Slterrttart.



I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Brian continues to ‘play the songs that make the wltole world sing'.

I Budda at Bar Budda. Spnt—ntidnight. Free. Weekly. Chris Harris spinning groove-led house to the usual party crowd.

I Bughouse at Balsa. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chunky house grooves to liven up the city centre.

I Chi at McChuiIl's. Spitt—ittidnight. Free. Monthly. The first iii a succession of rather cool nigltts. the evening starts with mellow sltaolin beats and builds to funky ltouse artd bouncy techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. Spnt—late. Free. Weekly. Jort Fopp, aka Nodj, with a wilfully peculiar selection ranging front punk to furtk and all points iit between.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac. 9pnt—midnight. Free. Weekly. llouse action from a pool of DJs. including Stevie Donaldson. Domenic Cappello, Graham Wilson aitd Kieran McCann.

I Edward's at Edward‘s. 9pm-ntidnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the weekend.

I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.30pm-midnigltt. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘torttorrow, yesterday. today‘ music. I Kube at the Hall Bar. Next date 1 Dec.

I Nico's at Nico‘s. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Barry Burns with a mixed-up selection of Northern. ltip hop arid house. I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3(lpnt—midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan, lart Thompson aitd A.J. joiit ‘Donut’ Jay at this pre-club. Free cantera hire adds a nice touch.

I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. ()pnt-midnight. Free. Weekly. In addition to running Soma‘s breakbeat sister label Fenetik and club night Psy Plti. Paul Cawley warnts up for the weekend with brand new breaks. hip hop arid drunt & bass.

I Rowan and Niall at the llalt Bar. Free. Monthly. The fornter Balsa residents. now ensconced iii a new venue. do their deep ltouse thing.

I Russell's at Russell's. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best Rd: B. hip ltop and swirtgbeat.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy (ground floor). 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. An across-the-board blend with art emphasis on the unexpected, from punk to drum a: bass.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.

I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar. t)pm-late. Free. Weekly. The superb Straigltt Altead crew spin Northern soul, funk and dancefloor jazz.

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listings CLUBS

The best clubs in Glasgow this

Hi Karate Arguably the best Thursday night in town, Karate have been racking up the high calibre guests of late. This fortnight it's the turn of seminal hip hop label Rawkus, on tour With Mr Complex, the prosaically named DJ Crossfader and El Fudge. Expect hard-ass beats and expert decknological experiments. G/asgow Schoo/ Of Art, Thu 30 Nov.

Mish Mash Who'd have thought it's been four years of rhythmic happiness at The Riverside? Oscar, Nordin, Devrn and Ian Whitelaw put the freshness back in celebration. Also appearing are acoustic drum & bass specialists Stonecut. Turn out the lights! The Riversrde Club, Sat 24 Nov.

Optimo As regular readers Will be aware, Optimo is the best thing since something really, really good. This fortnight sees two guest spots at the Sunday night brain-melter. First of all, peculiar Canadians Peaches (pictured) and Chilly Gonzales Will be shocking the innocent With their sleazy lust-funk on 19 Nov. To celebrate their recent Anschluss With an Austrian label, Cnut are set to play live on 26 Nov. Little is known of the local band, but seasoned Optimists Will be familiar With frontman lnnes Smith, better known as the faux-Teutonic minstrel fond of a spanking who Whips up a storm With regular appearances as ’The Angry German’. P/anet Peach, Sun 79 & Sun 26 Nov.

Pressure The club With more Hitlistings than any other over the past two years is espeCially deserVing of a mention this month, as it celebrates its second birthday. With typical aplomb, Stuart 8 Orde have roped in some huge names to make sure things go With a bang. Celebrity spinner FatbOy Slim, the only man in history to change his name from Quentin to Norman, is joined by Chicago hero DJ Sneak and Open To Torture type Billy Nasty. Could well get busy. The Arches, Fri 24 Nov.

Sabotage The Northern Irish invasion continues apace. This month, Anomali & Haphazard are joined by Paul Brown and Michael McKeown for drum <9 bass action in the Vic Bar. Upstairs, residents Phil Murray and Chris Caul chop up the hip hop with a little help from Primal Scream's Mani and Paul Hart. The Glasgow School ofArt, Fri 24 Nov.

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