CLUBS listings


I Jengaheads at Republic Bier Halle. 1()pmr late. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead spritits back from the Beat l()() studios to play a house-orientated set.

I Nick Peacock at The Variety Bar. Xpmy midnight. Free. Weekly. Local hero Nick Peacock selects the best jazz grooves. with the occasional foray into house.

I Nico's at Nico's. ‘)ptii~iiiidnight. Free. Weekly. Dribbler atid Steve with reggae and dtib selections.

I Paul Cawley at (iroucho St Judes. 9pm midnight. Free. 4 Feb. Fortnightly. The Fenetik fellow with some beats ‘n' breakage.

I R&B at Bar lt). 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this city centre stvle bar.

I Scratch 'n' Sniff at Mc(‘huill's.

()pm midnight. Free. New pre-club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.

I The Sunday Social at The Arches. 3pm 1 lpiii. £5. 4 Feb. Monthly. In the future. people will stop saying "That’s the best thing since sliced bread.‘ instead a new phrase will enter the language: ‘That's the best thing since the Sunday Social'. They will. honest. and the reason for this is simple. you're not going to find a better way to enjoy yourself within the law than this. This time there's live drum atid bass frotii Balance. breaks atid beats from DJ Ty and Bizniu. wiggy visuals from 'l'apehead and support froin resident DJ Sidewinder. And there‘s croissants. See llitlist.

I Stiletto at lilectric (‘ity (The Lighthouse). 8.3(lpm—12.30am. £2. Weekly. Stilleto take their art-music crossover one step further by actually playing in a gallery. atid let some blokes behind the decks for the first time.

I Yang at Yang. 9pm r-lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop and house with Dribbler and A Burd (‘alled (ier.


I Aural at MAS. llpm~3am. £7 (£5). 11 Feb only. A sneaky peek at what‘s iii store from this soon-to-be monthly residency (see Word Up) featuring uplifting to hard house frotii Brian Fisher (Taste). Marcello Della (‘roce and Marco Smith.

I Bennet's at Bennet’s. l l.3()pm—3ani. £3. Weekly. Toni plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.

I Bite at The (‘athouse. lt).3()pm—3am. Free before I 1.30pm; £2 (£1 .5()) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you‘ll find at the city's premier rock venue on Friday or Saturday.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). 1 lpm~3ani. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Dream at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm—-3am. £15. Weekly. Fifteen nicker might seem a bit steep fora night down Strawberry Fields. btit iii addition to banging house anthems and saucy

dancing girls. the bar is totally arid utterly

free. Much like a stomach pump on the NHS.

I Funk Sundays at Slave. Spin—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. House with Chicago tendencies from Atidy Guest plus live percussion courtesy of Andrew Horn.

I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm-3am. £5. Weekly. A.J.. Kris Keegan and [art Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twentysomething revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. 1f quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sundays at Babaza are unmissable.

I Liquid Gold at Q. 5pm—3ani. Free before 1 1pm; £5 after. Weekly. Funky tunes atid club classics frotn Harry B.. Scott McMillan and Paul Traynor at this bar-club iii association with Babaza's hedonistic extravaganza. Liquid Cool.

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I LilLo at Reds has now finished. See Phonic below.

I Optimo at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). 1 lpm— 3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Twitch and Wilkes (and little Roland) run through the children's playground of music at night. pissing on the .sw itigs of ftitik. throwing tip on the electro slide arid leave soiled jonnies oti the roundabout of punk. That's what they're saying. among other things mostly unsuitable for publication iii a family magazine. on the virtual home for ()ptimo obsessives anyway: See also

I Phonic at Reds. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Residents Steven Reilly. (iordon Logan and Dr Redbelly now host this tantalising soiree where the musical emphasis is placed firmly on quality deep house and quirky live tinkerings.

I Pure Funk at (‘lub Btidda. 1 1pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. There's something funky iii the water these days. as another new funk eluh opens its doors.

I Sin at Trash. 1 lpm»-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House. garage and student classics from Jitii Da Best. with drinks for £1 all night.

I Sunday Worship at (‘Iub Butltla.

l 1pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting house thing.

I Technique at The 13th .‘s'ote (‘lub (both floors). 1 Ipm-~3am. £2. Weekly. A quality selection of indie. ancient arid modern. from DJ Gavin of (‘amera ()bscura.

I Taboo at The Velvet Rooms.

1 lpm~3ain. £5 (£3). Weekly. DMU provides the classic sotil. funk and R&B. I Voyeurism at Archaos. l lpm~3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A perv‘s paradise. with peep-hole performances. non-specific fake shagging and a general atmosphere of muckiness. ()h. and there's music too. with Mark Sherry and Paul Mendel. spinning upfront. uplifting house in the main room. Naeem rocking downstairs with his hip hop selections and Paul Traynor providing R&B cuts in the Skyban

I Transitor at The Polo Lounge.

1 1pm--3am. £tbc. Weekly. Real pop for real people with DJs Niall .‘vicMurray atid Wayne Dixon.

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I Atmosphere at Destiny. 1()pm—-3am. £3 before 1 1pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full- on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Disco at Fury Murry's. I lpm--3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pttt—lhidtlight. Free. Weekly. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—l lpiii. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedniuzik 4 beatfreakz'. which translates into linglish as hip hop. breaks. beats and the like.

I Playstation League at Bar .letli. ()ptn—Ainidnight. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of tlitiiiib atid pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away frotn the ‘station at home.


I Burn at Mas. 1 lpm—3ani. Free for staff

of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard. Forthcoming guests include Jaques Lu Cont.

I The Monday Club at The Velvet Rooms. 1 [pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (‘hris Hesketh mixes tip R&B. garage atid house at this night. lintry is free to all shop. bar. restaurant arid club staff. generously enough.

Lionrocker Justin Robertson guests at Bugged Out!, Sat 10 Feb

I Passionality at Planet Peach. 11.30pm 3am. £3 (£2 with tlyer). Weekly. (iay night that invites yoti to ‘come get passionate‘. The music. courtesy of DJ Andy tBennet's/Sadie's). promises to be cheesy chart. upfront house and handbag.

I Speedracer at The (iarage.

10.30pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown iii for the usual cra/y crowd.

I transistorzDuel at Q. l lpin 3am. £3. Weekly. Seriously cool. if cryptic tiaiiie for a new gay night at the little venue with Wayne Dixon atid .\'iall .\1c.\1urray. The music policy promises to be classic pop from the 1980s to right now.



I Colin Davie at Spy Bar.

()pm-- midnight. Free weekly. Mr Davie goes on a tongue-in-cheek journey through the history ()f house music.

I Dub Night at The Variety Bar.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 1()) playing. oddly enough. dtib.

I Club Salsa Sabrosa at Havana Bar. Spm~midnight. £4 (£3.50). Weekly.

DJs Keith and Alexis provide you With a cool night of Latin tunes. with merengue and salsa classes from 8pm.

I Bar 10 at Bar 11). 7pm late. Free. Weekly. A chance for aspiring DJ talent to get noticed: every week three bedroom turntablists spin their discs. the best being selected by the crowd. who then progress to the final. where DJs arid promoters from various clubs grant the cream of the crop a chance to play at their venue or club.

I Passion Pour La Vida at October. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. The aw ard- winning DJ Jazz drives up the temperature iii Princes Square with a Latino/Spanish extravagan/a.


I Discolite at Q. 1 1pm ~3am. £3. Weekly. A new gay night of disco. both cheesy atid classic. from DJs Wayne and

Darren who'll be spicing tliitigs up with the odd disco-fla\otired pop hit.

I Eden at Alaska. llptn 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. ()ne for the students. with the usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alati Ronald. plus some charging party tunes and a smattering ()1 house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that 'l'tiesday is the new Thursday.

I F.U.N. at Planet Peach. 1 1pm 3am. £3. Weekly. (lay night featuring the traditional hodge podge of cheesy chart action and camp handbaggage courtesy of DJ (ieorgie Boy and regular live I’As. I Media at Media. llpiti 3am. £tbc. Weekly. A full-on flayottl‘ed mix from lain Thomson.

I Whadsup? at Reds. £3 (£2 ). \Vcekly. llouse arid garage anthems from Fraiser Latta.

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I Laid at Shack (formerly The Temple). l().3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student night \\ ill] the cheesiest ()1. cheese. regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I GOO GOO lit The Velvet Rooms.

llptn 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Patil Melon claims to he ‘The King of(‘heese'. while Dave Nittlhollalld yy'hztc‘ks out the commercial house and garage.

I Shooting Stars at The (iarage.

l lpiii 3am. £4 (£3 ). Weekly. (icrry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 11.30pm 3am. £3 (£1 51)). Weekly. A straightish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.

I T.|.T. at Trash. 10.3(lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (irahame Ferguson and Robert and Scott Free spin upfront house in the main rootn. pop for the studes iii room two and relaxed grooves. The kids love it. despite the name.

I Yang at Yang. 1 lpiii 3am. Free before midnight; £3 after Weekly. Northern sotil and funk groov cs from (ierry Love (Teenage Fanclub) and ('hris (ieddcs (Belle And Sebastian). Live bands appear on an ad hoc basis upstairs.