I Resistance at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date lo Dec.

I Rio at Iigo. l0.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 9 Dec. Monthly. Lambada like there's no manana at this feisty fiesta of fun. Senor Daddy Love. Milton Bananas. Tony I)'Amore and Sam Miguel are the scorchio lotharios keeping you cooler than an lpanema bree/e.

I Ruff Kuts at The Venue (top floor). £3. I5 l)ec. Monthly. New monthly residency for this drum ck bass night. destined to get off to a good start with an open mic session for all you budding M(‘s out there plus the opportunity to surf the net and have your bizarro findings projected onto big screens. No porn please.

I Scratch at The Venue (lower two floors). I Ipm -3am. £7 (£5). 2 Dec. Monthly. Red hot hip hop date with l.- Fudge. Mr ('omplex and DJ ('rossfader lRilWlx‘lls Records) busting beats and rhymes all oy'er the shop. See llitlist.

I Shebang at Wilkie llouse. Monthly. Next date Io I)ec.

I Soulness at (‘Iub Java. Monthly. Next date Io l)ec.

I Spectrum at ('Ith Java. I0pm—-3am. £5 (£4). ‘) I)ec. Fortnightly. A quality shindig for Leithers and anyone with the good sense to make it down to this gorgeous venue. Your host with the most. Jo Malik. showcases vinyl gold in the realms of hip hop, drum & bass. reggae. R&B and mellow house.

I Substantial at La Belle Angele. I0.30pm»—3am. £I0. ‘) I)ec. Monthly. First birthday bonanza featuring live performance from garage diva Juliet Roberts and only the finest house inusic from guests Boris l)lugosch and Asley Beedle and local stars (‘raig Smith and Yogi llaughton. See llitlist.

I The Sun Lounge at (‘lub Java. l0pm~2am. £7. 9 Dec only. To round- off ‘Iil Foc del Mar’. the Bubble (‘lub once again gets together with the I)Js from (ioing Places to host a swinging party time.

I Tease Age at The (‘itrus Club.

I Ipm—3am. £4. Weekly. Now in its eighth year. this indie stalwart flavoured with hints of soul and funk continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week out.

I Trade at Wilkie House. Trade has now moved its monthly residency to Mas in (ilasgow. See (ilasgow listings. I Traffic at Noa. I0pm—«3am. £6 before I Ipm: £7 after. All signals on go for Martin Valentine (Taste) and Brian Black's new house ‘n’ trance monthly. I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 25 Dec. Please note this will mean a temporary move for this date only from a Sat slot to at Mon slot.

I Vegas at Iigo. Monthly. Next date 30 Dec.

Chart & Party

I Desire at Iiros/Iilite. ‘).30pm—3am. £5 (£4) before I Ipm; £6 (£5) before midnight; £7 (£6) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party grooves for over-2 I s at this heaving club. To organise a bus. call the venue.

I Hanky Panky at Loca. I0pm—3am. £5 (£4 with lIy/er). Weekly. A shameless mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dance tunes.

I Lovegroove at (iaia. l0pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A smooth groove dance party on the main floor while The Outlaw takes over the upstairs lounge with a selection of swing. ja/./.. soul and easy listening 45s.

I Luscious at The Ark. l0pm~3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Smooth and juicy as a peach. this pulsating night of mainstream pleasure w ill beckon you back time and time again.

I The Party at Revolution. “Ipm—«3am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Mainstream and dance anthems.

I Saturday Sensation at The ('avendish. I0pm—~3am. £(i (free membership and discounted tickets available). Weekly. 70s. 30s and ‘)0s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by precocious teens. Over 25s only.

I The Subway at The Subway. ()pm—3am. Free before I Ipm; £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West Iind. 7pm—A3am. Free before I IPm; £3 (£l ) after. Weekl}. Sce Thu.

I Weekender at The Ark. I0pm-3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Dance and party pap at this capacity night.

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ l0pin~ 3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart. dance. mainstream and all your favourite club anthems at this popular city centre venue.



I Beats. Bass. Chili. (8.8.0 at Rtish. ‘)pin»-Iam. Free. Weekly. A laid-back mix of dub. hip hop and drum d; bass.

I Human Be-ln at The Human Be-In. ()pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. (irand l'nified (Manga) delights with a weird and wonderful selection.

I Latino Sundays at Loca. ‘)pin~lam. £2. Weekly. Head down for salsa. merengue and Latin pop with I)Js. live masic and percussion.

I Let's Tango at Baracoa. 5pm -Iam. Free. Weekly. Tango and salsa with DJ Joel and free dance classes to show you how.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ()pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Bob (‘airns does the laid-back Sun session thing. taking in soul. funk. Latin grooves and future jilll.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. 3pm—7pm. Free. Weekly. The essential Sunday comedown session hosted by the (overt ()perators. I 7th Night at Iil Barrio. Xpm—Iam. Free. Weekly. A new night featuring smooth R&B grooves. Arrive early (5pm) to capitalise on three happy cocktail hours.

I Strange Beats at Baroque. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. A funk and soul selection. I The Sunday Session at ('uba None. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. ()Id meets nu. on ajaH-ftlnk-soul tip. with Ben and (Tax:


I Burst at Studio 24. I0.30pm—3am. £3. l0 Dec. Fortnightly. Steave and Dodgy Dave get in on the act of making Sundays the new Saturdays with some spine- chilling trance and techno.

I CC. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm--3am. (Bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes from across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.

I Club DKY at Studio 24. I Ipm—3am. £I.50 before midnight: £2 after. Weekly. A night which describes its music policy as ‘alternative you bring it. we'll play it'. Warning: ‘nothing too awful'.

I Curios at The Bongo Club. Monthly. Next date tbc.

I Jamboree at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 24 Dec.

I Kute at Po Na Na. llpm -3am. Free. Weekly. Sweet hotlse niusic courtesy of Flash at this bar-cum-club.

I Mode Organic at The (‘iirus (‘Iuh Monthly. Next date 24 Dec.

I Queer Sunday at Iigo. llpm~3am. £5 (£4). High-camp action with special guests lx'ym Ma/eIIe (3 Dec) and American boy band The ('atel ( l0 l)ec ).

I Sunday Supplement at (’1th Mercado. Monthly. Next date I7 l)ec with Jeremy New all and Craig Smith.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 3| Dec for Tackno 200] A A Space Odyssey.

I Taste at Wilkie llouse. llpm—3am. £8 (£0). Weekly. Fisher ck Price get mobile this month and while it's business as usual on the 3 Dec. the following week ( l0 l)ec) sees the duo hosting a (‘hristmas special in (ilasgow with Marco Smith. and that leaves Alex Anderson and Martin Valentine manning the decks in lidinburgh.

I Twisted at The Venuel I .30pm—3am. £5 (£4). Monthly. In conjunction with World Aids Day. this new gay night promises some cheesey chart mayhem.

Chart & Party

I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. I0pm—3am. £2—£5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs.

I Insomnia at The ('avendish. l0pm— 3am. £3 (£1 to students). Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance. chart and 90s tunes.

I Kiss at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm-»3am. Free. Weekly. An across- the-board selection of 70s. 80s and 90s tunes from the dubiously named Billy Whiu.

I Lush at Why Not’.’ l0pin~3am. £3. Weekly. A new party night featuring Dale Wilkinson and (‘raig Dempster's Itiin dancelloor selection.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic. I Ipm -3am. £4 (£2 with llyer). Weekly. (‘heck out of the asylum and into the Attic for an insane evening of chart music and outrageously cheap alcohol.

I Replay/Meltdown at liros/liliie. 9.30pm—3am. £2 (£l ) before I Ipm: £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the bits of the 70s and 80s. er. replayed while the folks in Meltdown relax to chart holise and garage.

I Sin at The Ark. l0pm~3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. (‘hart and party tunes. with bevvy at sweet shop prices.

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

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



I Cocktail Night at Rtlsh. Spin-lam. Free. Weekly. Laid-back sounds massage your ears while potent beverages tantalise your taste buds.

I Paella Night at Iil Barrio. 8pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Ilispanic night of fiery llamenco. rhythmic sevillanas and sexy rumba with authentic free paella served to get you in the mood. More info from events(a elbarrio.co.uk.

I Salsa & Rueda at Baracoa. Xpm—lam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.


I Blame It On A Monday at The Peppermint Lounge. I0pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The start of the week used to be

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any more thanks to l'nkle Fawal. Dolphin Boy and DJ Safl Sap. They 'll be playing a random riot of funky. fromage-free milsic and if you enjoy yourself too much then you'll just have to ‘blame it on a Monday '.

I CC. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pmA3am (bar from (ypm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I The Profezzionals at Po Na Na. llpm-3am. Free. Weekly. l)J Roddy and Jason mix up S0s. filthy disco and liouse.

Chart & Party

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

I The Subway West End at The Subway West Iind. 7pm 3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. See 'l'lltl.



I Immersed in Music at l’ixo.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy' Mark Iidmondson plays funky phatback gI'UUVCN.

I Phun-Q at Q Bar. 9.30pm lam. Free. Weekly. l)J I)ali. Khan and Day ien get frisky with a funked-up mix of soul and Latin.

I Reggae at lil Barrio. Spin lam. Free. Weekly. The Latin hotspot comes over all dub and reggae with a quality Jamaican- style selection from Fawa/.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa.

I0pm ~lam. Free. Weekly. A mystery I)J plays the Latino grooyes to make you salsa. with dance classes from Sam.

I Salsa Viva at Siglo. ()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Ilot tropical rhythms to enjoy with your cool tropical cocktails.


I CC. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm—3am (bar from (ipm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to (i0s. 70s. 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Glitteratti at Po Na Na. I0pm 3am. £3. 5 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. 80s glam rock with funky modern tunes. Now then. where‘s me gold lame jacket‘.’

I Knights Of The Turntable at l’o Na Na. llpm—3am. Free. I2 I)ec. Fortnightly. Sir I)ance-A-I.ot holds the holy grail of smooth grooves and funky

I Motherfunk at The Venue. llpm—3am. Free. Weekly (not l4 l)ec). Your one-stop shop for Tuesday clubbing. Motherfunk is an Iidinburgh rare groove. soul and funk institution. Join residents (iino and Fryer for a damn funky time.

I Strange Days at La Belle Angele. l0.30pm--3am. £5 (£4). 5 Dec only. Yogi Haughton‘s at the helm for this Dunno Productions party where you can funk around and get a starring role in their latest music video.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. I0pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled llirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system. Please note there's free tequila and champagne for the Iloolie with the most requests.

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