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Edinburgh Mondays


I Cocktail Night at Rtlsh. 8pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Laid-back sounds massage your ears while potent beverages tantalise your taste buds.

I Salsa at [£1 Barrio. 7pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classified (or more info.

I Salsa 8: Rueda at Baracoa.

8pm lanl. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda alld salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Satn.


I C.C. Blooms at C.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Things mellow ollt (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I The Profezzionals at Po Na Na.

1 lhm -3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy and Jason mix up 80s. lilthy disco and house. I Technique at The Peppermint Lounge. 10.30pm~ 3am. £tbc. 5 Mar only. Drum & bass and jungle.

Chart & Party

I Carnal at ligo. 10.30pm— 3am. £2. 12 Mar. Fortnightly. Buy a free membership and get a liree bottle of bubbly at this student-orientated mainstream chart party. I Funky Underground at The Subway West lind. 7pm—-3am. Free. Weekly. 7le shenanigans with DJ Diggler and Daddy Cool.

I The Subway at The Subway. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Immersed in Music at Pivo. 9ptll~rltlltl. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy" Mark lidmondson plays l'unky phatback grooves for all the playa/ ottt there.

I Salsa at lil Barrio. 7pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classified for more info.

I Salsa Experience at Baraeoa. 10pm—- lam. Free. Weekly. A mystery DJ plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa. with dance classes from Sam.

I Air Organic 36 Kelvingrove Street. 564 5201.

I Alasksa 142 Bath Lane. 248 1777. I Archaos 25 ueen Street. 204 3189. I The Arches . litllantl Street (ol‘l’ Jamaica Street). 221 4001.

I Asylum 70 (‘owcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal lixchange Square. 204 ()101.

I7 Bennet’s 8t) (ilass‘l‘ord Street. 552 5 61.

I Bonkers Hope St. 248 5884.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Budda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660.

I Caledonian Universi

Student Union (Asylum 7t) Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 ()560.

3I‘lelub Budda 142 St Vincent St. 221

I;The Cran 103s Argyle Street. 248 (it 8 l .

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 8899.

IEat Drink Man Woman 34—44 KlllL‘ St. 552 9227.

I Firebird 1321 Argyle Street. 334 ()594.

I Fury Murry's 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 l.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renlrew Street. 332 0691.

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5 Club

I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back ill time to 60s. 70s. 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Fat Sam’s Swing Club at ligo. Monthly. Next date 20 Mar.

I Motherfunk at The Venue.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funk and soul night (still embroiled ill a slight dispute) hosted by talented lady jock ()1i.

0 Motheriunk at The Honeycomb. Free. Weekly (as from 13 Mar). Alter leaving their long-standing residency at

The Venue. (iino and Fryer launch their

new weekly funk and sotll shindig in the salubrious surrounds ol' lidinburgh's hottest hotspot. To mark this develop- ment they've got a very special guest in the shape ol‘ Dr. Bob Jones. the world's leading authority on black music. Should be a corker. See Hitlist.

I Oaxaca at Po Na Na. 1 lpm~3am. Free. 6 Mar. Fortnightly. Latino l‘unk night geared towards pleasing the student market.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled llirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system.

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 15nd. 7pm~3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £1 otherwise. Weekly. Themed party nights every week. oll‘ering chart pap. cheap booze and prizes.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I The Departure Lounge at

PopRokit. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Celebrity hosts Harry Ainsworth and the lovely Dttsty Heights invite you to hop aboard their interstellar excursion into quizland.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I Groucho St Judes 190 Bath Street. 352 8800.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the Garage). 353 3111.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466.

I Life (basement of Corinthian). 191

In yram Street. 552 1101.

I he Lighthouse 56 Mitchell

Street. 221 6362

I The Living Room 5 Byers Road.

339 851 l. I MAS 29 Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall

Street. 333 9637 ’s Drtlrv Street. 248 3751. I lanet each 34 Queen Street.

226 8990.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student

Union 22 L'niversity Gardens. 339


I Reds. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 331

16. 5.

7I1 Riverside Club Fox Street. 569 87

I Rocksy’s Basement 4() New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I The Shack 193 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soba l 1 Mitchell Street Lane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Bath Street. 221 7711.

I Strawberry Fields 56 ()swald

Street. 221 7871.

I The Studio. 1084 South St.

Scotstoun. 401 1750. I Tchai-Ovna 42 ()tago Lane. 357

4524. . I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street. 243 2177

i Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204


I Excursions at Iguana. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents G- Mac (Manga). Crary Mac (Sublime). Colin Millar and Adam Bray (Headspin) demonstrate their amazing decksterical versatility ill the lields of drum 8; bass. hip hop. funk and breaks.

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

I Headzeint at liHl. 9pm—lam. 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 l'our-piece combo are now spicing up the Q Bar on a weekly basis. I The Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm—-lam. Free. 14 Mar. Fortnightly. Famed for their monthly strutting at Radio Babylon. Pranksters Noodles and Brains delight with all sorts of electro l‘unkyness.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. This popular bar now hosts a student party pre-club every week with ridiculously cheap booze and funky house from liye Candy's Graeme McLean.

I Salsa at 151 Barrio. 7pm-rlam. Free.

Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classilied for more info.

I Salsa Variations at Baracoa.

8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Mikayel plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa.

I Son de Rumba at Cellar Bar No 1. 10pm~lam. Free. Weekly. ()ne ol the pioneering Latin music nights and still the best selection of non-commercial grooves courtesy ol‘ DJ linrique.

I Tango at The ()uthouse (upstairs). 7pm-~midnight. Free. Weekly. lnl‘ormal tango night with free beginners class from 7pm.


I C.C. 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 Ceratonin at Wilkie House. 10pm-3am. £4. 7 Mar. Fortnightly. Stimulate your senses with a music

I Variety Bar 4()lSauchiehall 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 Attic Dy'er‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge. 556 0200.

I Bann UK 5 Hunter Square. 226 1112. I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846. I Bar Union 253/258 Cowgate. 557


I La Belle Angele l l Hasties Close. 225 7536.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I C.C. Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 ()125.

I Club Java Commercial Street. Leith. 555 5622.

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

I Cuba Norte 192 Morrison Street. 22| 0499.

I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I eh1 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I El Barrio 104 West Port. 229 8805. I Eros/Elite Fountainpark. Dundee Street. 228 1661.

I Gala Kin ' Stables Road. 229 7986.

I Holyroo Union Holyrood Road. 651 6157.

policy ol‘ banging trance and techno and a feel-good factor that llt\Ol\Cs massage. body painting and aromatherapy. Drinks promos will no doubt assist the whole relaxation process at this up—and-collling night.

I Kero-Scene-K2 at Studio 24.

l lptll 3am. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leal‘. Wally. lqy and Doug playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme ttmes.

I Majik (formerly Rotary Funk) at The Venue (top lloor). 10.30pm 3am. £3. 14 Mar. Fortnightly. A hot to trot night of house breakin‘ funk music from residents Lorne. Chuck and Reveal.

I Nectar at Why Not'.’ Monthly. Monthly. Next date 21 Mar.

I Red (formerly Out To Lunch) at Po Na Na. 1 lpill 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Harry Lets (io (Boombox) puts the eclectic into electric at this renamed midweek staple.

I Smack at ligo. 10.30pm 3am. £2. 7 Mar. Fortnightly. New student night with hip hop ill the ballroom and lunk in the downstairs lounge. Cheap home a bonus.

Chart & Party

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 good odds at copping oil.

I Shark at liros/lilite. 9.30pm 3am. £3 (£2) bel'ore 1 1pm; £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. 'Scotland's biggest student' night supplying the obligatory chart pap.

I Skint at The Ark. 10pm 3am. £2

' (tree with proof of overdral't). Weekly.

The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the linest chart anthems but also cares enough to provide drinks at £1 all night and Tree entry to overdrawn students.

I The Subway at The Subway. See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West 15nd. See Thu.

I Viagraah at Revolution. 10pm? 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the l‘risky students otlt there.

I The Honeycomb 15-17 Nitltlry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-In 2/8 West Crosscatlseway. 662 8860.

I I uana 41 Lothian Street. 220 4288. I e Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Loco 235 Cowgatc. 225 5413.

I The Meadow Bar Btlccleuch Street. 622 7680.

I Club Mercado 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa 7 QthClllel‘Q' Street Lane. 226 6828.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 lnlirlnary Street. 557 9997.

I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street. 622 681 I.

I PiVO 2—6 Caltoll Road. 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226

I The Pond 22—-24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 Picardy' Place. 556 4272. I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 9195.

I 0 Bar 5/11 Leith Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Rush 3 Robertson's Close. 557 3768. I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197.

I The Union Heriot Watt University. Riccarton. 451 5333.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 2203774.

I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh Colle ,e ()1' Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. I W y Not? 14 George Street. 624

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3 . I Wilkie House Cowgate. 225 2935.