Glasgow 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 up-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—1am. Free. Weekly. Billy Milligan is at the helm of this new night. featuring party tunes across the genres, from R&B to club classics.

I Deejays In Disguise at The Variety Bar. Rpm—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 Nico's at Nico’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Miguel (Wall to Wall) spins upbeat house selections for a studenty crowd.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.3(lpm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident ‘Donut' Jay is joined by Kris Kcegan, Ian Thompson and A.J. spinning the best house sounds.

I Pousey Cafe at Air Organic. 8—1 1pm. Free. Weekly. The Jengaheads get you stoked up fora night out. with a mixed bag of beats. from elcctro and funk through to house and techno.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at MeChuill’s Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and 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 and occasional guests. with skateboarding visual entertainments. ‘The Thursday Broadcast at The Living Room. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Rotation of Glasgow‘s top DJ talent featuring Stevie Elements among others. I Tilt at Bar 10. 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. An evening of Euro trance from the Tilt

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


I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Top-notch house. garage and trance from Ian Thompson and David Gilmore. renowned for keeping the crowd on their toes and dropping the odd surprise track. In a bid to encourage new talent. the residents step down from

8-1 lpm. turning over the Technics to up- and-coming [)Js. Call the club on 204 ()101 for details of how to participate.

I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Shawn deliyers a commercial dance mix in the main room. while Annie supplies “(is and Slls hits at the premier gay venue.

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

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at The Havana Bar. l().3tlpm—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 Room. Spm—lam. Free to CUSL‘ members; £1 otherwise. Weekly. Music with 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 \'ance and C.J. supplying hard partying house anthems in the mainroom and daft classics from Tam Coy 1e downstairs.

I Fat Sumo at The Glasgow School of Art. 10pm-2.3(lam. £3. Weekly. A new venture for the Vic Bar. with LTJ Bosom and her trashy electro pop getting ample support from the Hi Fidelity's Sean Dickson on the second and fourth week of

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the month. with Hush Puppy (Divine) stepping into the breach on the third week. I 60 Bang at Reds. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. GK Machine. Glenn C. Jay Hay and Guy spin a varied techno and house selection.

I Hi Karate at The Glasgow School of Art. 10pm—2.303m. £3. Weekly. Andrew Divine and Neil Macmillan kick out their melange of broken beats. post-jungle and suchlike. to a well-oiled crowd. Continuing the guest frenzy. 30 Nov sees the Rawkus Tour hitting town. Representing the fine hip hop imprint are Mr Complex. DJ Crossfader and El Fudge. As if that wasn’t enough. Dec 7 secs Mr Scruff. super-eclectic turntablist from the Ninja Tune crowd. He's Madonna's fave DJ. but don't let that put you off. See Hitlist.

I Loose Joints at The 13th Note Club. 11pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Residents (eyebee) and (deecee) have shifted the old Booty Jam 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. 11pm—3am. £1 with matric card; £3 otherwise. Weekly. The new groovy 70s and 80s Media lays down the red carpet to students.

I MFI at Universe (Coatbridge). 11pm—2.3()am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man Ewan MacLeod and DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old and

I Pimp at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Steve Gaston pumps out the funkiest disco and lightens the blend with the occasional kitsch classic.

I Polo For Me at The Polo Lounge. 10pm—1am. 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. 1(lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. One of the city‘s finest R&B nights with residents Paul

3 Traynor. Naeem and Stuart McCallum. ' I Response at Alaska. llpm—3am. £5. 7

Dec only. Drum & bass upstairs with

GzMac and Stevie Elements. Downstairs

it’s breaks and beats from Homebass‘s Martyn Jengahead and Twitch.

I Skint at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Tough chemical breaks and beats, rock and indie for a studenty crowd. I Skycop at Skybar (Archaos). 11.45pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The posh 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 funk action from Elevation Trio in the bar. residents Dema and Nice dissecting the breaks and beats like hip hop neurosurgeons in room two. while in room three Michael Peck and Tom Reeves spin some seriously funky house.

I Thursday Is Enough at (‘luh Budda. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco and house from Stevie Smith.

I Trash at Trash. 1(l.3(lpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student faves with a funky theme.

I Tune! at g2. 11pm—3am. Free entry

before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon

Morrison and Andy Horn select brand new house and trance. plus lbiza favourites to jog the memory.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay. plus Lisa Littlewood in room two. spin house for a dressed-up crowd of students.

I 2some at Mas. “pm—311m. £4 (£3 students). Weekly. The boys behind Shagtag kick off a new student night at Glasgow‘s newest club. offering the standard mix of house and student favourites. as well as some tasty two for

one (2some. Geddit?) drinks offers.

I Upfront at The Asylum. 1(lpm—3am. £1 (free to CUSU members). Weekly.

Eddie Tonner and Scott Mochar with

' quality house and trance.

I I The Wha? at The l3th Note Club.

Next date 21 Dec.

5 Chart&Party

I CJ's Madhouse at Shack (formerlv

The Temple). 1().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Crazy chart tunes.

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

I Rumble at The Garage. 11pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely crackers student night. stuffed to the gunnels

every time with kids sharking to the

sounds of chart hits. indie favourites and low-brow house.

I Wired at Destiny. 1(lpm—3am. £2

before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. Casual night at the wrought-iron exhibition-cum- club with a dancier music policy. This is the only time when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here. so you don't have to iron your Ben Sherman.



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

I Budda at Bar Budda. Spm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris Harris spinning

groove-led house to the usual party


I Bughouse at Balsa. ()pm—midnight.

Free. Weekly. Chunky house grooves to liven up the city centre.

I Chi at McChuill's. 8pm—midnight. Free. Monthly. The first in a succession of rather cool nights. the evening starts with mellow shaolin beats and builds to funky house and bouncy techno.

I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp. aka Nodj. with a wilfully peculiar selection ranging from punk to funk and all points in between.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. House action from a pool of DJs. including Stevie Donaldson. Domenic Cappello. Graham Wilson and Kieran McCann.

I Edward's at Edward's. ()pm—midnight.

Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the


I Illuminations at The Lighthouse. 8.3(lpm-midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Dandy (Disco X) and Alan B. (Breach) spin ‘tomorrow. yesterday. today" music. I Nico’s at Nico’s. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Barry Burns with a mixed-up selection of Northern. hip hop and house.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight.

Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan. lan

Thompson and A.J. join ‘Donut‘ Jay at this pre-club. Free camera hire adds a

nice touch. I Paul Cawley at Air Organic.

()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. in addition

to running Soma's breakbeat sister label Fenetik and club night Psy Phi. Paul Cawley warms up for the weekend with brand new breaks. hip hop and drum 6; bass.

I I Rowan and Niall at the Halt Bar.

Free. Monthly. The former Balsa

residents. now ensconced in a new venue.

do their deep house thing.

I Russell's at Russell‘s. brim—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B. hip hop and swingbeat.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n' Sleazy (ground floor). Rpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. An across-the-board blend with an emphasis on the unexpected. from punk to drum 6’»; 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. ()pni—late. Free. Weekly. The superb Straight Ahead crew spin Northern soul. funk and

dancefloor 'azz.

I Tap-Mor-La at The Tap. 9pm—midnight. Weekly. A new pre-club from. in their words. ‘just two more

blokes playing their records in a pub.‘

Fortunately Hush Puppy of Divine fame

r and Chris ‘Beans' Geddes (he's in some

indie band. apparently) have corking collections taking in 00s pop. Wigan- centric soul. mod jazz and Latin grooves. I Telttronic at Bar 10. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Harking back to the way it used to be at Bar 10 with Nik Craig (Syntax) and DJ Trace (Mad Dog) supplying a mix of deep house. techno. psychedelia and

spacerock krautrock.


I Audio Psi Phy at Substitute Venue

(Planet Peach). 11pm—3am. £tbc. 8 Dec

only. Paul (‘awley and Alex Horton are joined by Fingathing. the Grand Central Records upright bass ‘n‘ turntables duo.

See Preview. I The Ark at The Tunnel. 1(l.3(lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. The mighty triumvirate

of Scott Mackay. Michael Kilkie and Zammo keep the crowd on their toes with top quality hard house. while Simon Foy kicks out smooth vocal house and garage in the back room.

I Big Daddy at The 13th Note Club. ()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Funk and jazz from Graham and Daniel. except they call it buttcrack beats. ring-stinging funk and Na yasaki noodlings. Quite.

I Buddaso e at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Solemusic head

honcho Stevie Middleton mans the booth at his seriously high calibre soulful house

and garage night.

I Bughouse at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). 11pm~3am. £5. 15 Dec only. The Bughouse gang celebrate their second birthday with plenty of the quality house that keeps the kids coming month in month out.

I Bump 'N' Hustle at Babaza. ppm—3am (DJs from 11pm). Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Paul Traynor and Raymond Woods with fine and funky RdlB cuts. hip hop and some classic soul and funk thrown in to keep the capacity crowd going. Arrive early to avoid disappointment as this is one of the busiest regular Friday nighters around.

I Caliente! at Havana. ()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Loco lxttin action from the Salsa Sabrosa crew from (rpm through to the wee small hours.

§ I The Cathouse at The Cathouse.

l().3(lpm—3am. £1 before 11pm; £4 (£3)

3 after. Weekly. Rock. grunge. indie and a

dash of breakbeat across three floors at Glasgow's top venue for rockers and alternateens.

I Ethos at O. 5pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. New face at the decks Dominic Martin supplies the soulful Latin house and garage grooves. I EuPhonic at The Temple. 11pm—3.3(Jam. £6 (£4). Weekly. Trevor Reilly. Billy MacAtee and Paul Mendez spin trance and hard house with a funky

edge to a packed-out club of up-for-it kids.

I Freak Show Special at The Glasgow

School ofArt. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 15

Dec only. Dema and Nice are joined by a brace of fellow turntablists and some MCs fora night of hip hop mayhem. Guests include The Collectors. Mark B and Blade.

I Fresh at The Polo Lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 80s and 90s hits at the top gay venue.

I G 'n’ D at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £5

(£4). Weekly. Dress smart and prepare to party in the main room with Ryan Kerr

and David Gilmore spinning dance classics. garage and house from the

commercial end of the spectrum. while

j Paul Traynor provides a collection of

R&B. hip hop and soul cuts in the

exclusive Skybar.

I Glasgow Underground at The

T Arches. 1(lpm—4am. £14. 1 Dec only. The

launch of new Arches night Vapour has been put off until Feb. but not to worry. as Glasgow Underground are on hand to provide their familiar house blend. Kevrn

McKay. label boss and Musique Tropique man is the resident, while Mateo &

Matos are all set to fly in from New York. See Hitlist.