Clubs Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Saturday Club cont.

I Nameless at The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £6. Weekly. Now featuring a sturdy line-up comprised of Brainstorm. Rob Dylan. Mikey Stirton and Roan Prankster (Orbital tour DJ). Nameless stands by its random music policy one that touches upon house. techno and other styles of electronic sound in the intimate surroundings of this sweet venue.

I Oxygen at Studio 24. l()pm—3am. Members £8 before midnight. £10 after; non-members £ 10 before midnight. £l3 after. 7 Apr. Fortnightly. Special guests Chris Bertram and The Knuckleheads join the residents Johan and Dow'zer at this sizzling soiree of big time sensuality. The music of choice is of course uplifting to hard house and keep your kinky costumes in the closet because there‘s no dress theme tonight. For more info. check out the website at

I Phosphoresence at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date l4 Apr.

I Posh at Clttb Java. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). 3| Mar. Monthly. If you were wondering what happened to sophisticated clubbirtg in the capital. look no further because style artd substance come with the territory at Posh. Enjoy complimentary champagne in the upstairs lounge of this stunning vertue or trip the light fantastic downstairs to some sassy. soul sizzlers and tip-tempo easy-listening classics. GThe Project at The Bongo Club. l()pm—3am. £7. 7 Apr. Monthly. Blessed is [Edinburgh with a rnultitudirtous array of musical talent and we owe a debt of gratitude to Yuslt Recordings and AJ Nuttall for bringing it all together. Tonight the label shares its wares at The Project to coincide with the release of the Ragga Vs. Hip Hop album. with 'I‘ranquility. Ntttty P. the legendary Subie Coleman. Roisin. MC Matik and many more appearing on stage. DJ support comes from residents Adam Bray. Unkle Fawaz artd Al Bee. See Hitlist.

I Promise at Ego. Monthly. Next date 14 Apr with special guest Rowan Blades (Breeder).

I Raw at La Belle Artgele. Monthly. Next date l4 Apr.

I Resistance at The Venue (top floor). See Fri.

I Rotation at The Venue (top two floors). Monthly. See Fri.

I Scratch at The Venue (lower two floors). Monthly. Next date 2! Apr with special guests Ty and DJ Biznezz.

I Shift at Wilkie House has now moved to a weekly Sun slot at The Liquid Room.

I Streetlifc at The Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. £8 before I l.3()pm; £l() after. 6 Apr. Monthly. Streetlifc joins forces with legendary British soul promoters Togetherness for an all-out dance party. In the Streetlifc rootn we have local R&B daddies Yogi Haughton and DJ Fabuloz and over irt the Togetherness suite. we have Jazz FM's soul supplier Mr Richard Searling. Whether it be Northern. 6()s or rttodern soul you‘re after. Searling has enough quality records to make Us all fairly happy with the world. If you'd like to win a pair of free tickets to this event. send your contact details to

durtcan @honeycombents. com before . Wed 4 Apr and you could be in with a chance.

I Tease Age at The Citrus Club.

1 lpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Now going into its ninth year. this indie stalwart flavoured with hints of soul and funk continues to draw a packed and sweaty é crowd week in. week out.

I Trafik at Noa. Monthly. Next date 21 Apr.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £l(). 7 Apr. Fortnightly. lnfluential clubs joumalist (Last Night A DJ Saved My Life). co-owner of Forensic

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Records and Fabric resident Bill Brewster drops by to play some of that deep. funky home he likes. Support comes from the talented residents (iareth Sornrnerville artd Colin Cook.

I Vain at Hol)'rood L'nion. Monthly. Next date 5 May.

I Vegas at Iigo. Monthly. Next date 21 Apr.

Chart & Party

I Desire at liros/Iilite. 9.30pm—3am. £5 (£4) before i lpm; £6 (£5) before midnight: £7 (£6) after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and party grooves for over-2ls at this heaving club. To organise a bus. call the venue.

I Hanky Panky at Loca. l()pm—-3am. £5 (£4 with flyer). Weekly. A shameless mix of 70s. 80s and 90s chart and dartce tunes.

I Lovegroove at (iaia. l()pm—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. jazz. soul and easy listening 45s.

I Luscious at The Ark. l()pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Smooth and jtticy as a peach. this pulsating night of mainstream pleasure will beckon you back time and time again.

I The Party at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Mainstream artd dance anthems.

I Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. |()pm—3am. £6 (free membership and discounted tickets available). Weekly. 70s. 80s and 90s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by irritating teenage beer monsters. ()ver 25s only. I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before I lpm: £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West End. 7pm—-3am. Free before I lpm‘. £3 (£1 ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

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

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ l()pm—3arn. £7.50. Weekly. Chart. dance. mainstream artd all your favourite cltrb anthems at this popular city centre

Edinburgh Sundays


I Long Weekend at ()xygen (basement bar). Midday—6pm. £2. Weekly. Don't let that weekend slip through your fingers. make it last as long as possible with Edinburgh‘s ‘first' Stilt afternoon club. featuring international party people Derek Aire. Charlie. l)a Needle Sisters and friends playing techno and classic tunes.

I Funkey Magic at The Cocteau Lounge. Monthly. Next date the.

I Latino Sundays at Loca.

9pm— I am. £2. Weekly. Head down for salsa. merengue and Latin pop with DJs. live music artd percussion.

I Let’s Tango at Baracoa. 5pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Tartgo and salsa with DJ Joel and free dance classes to show you how.

I Made In Iguana at lgttana. t)pm—lant. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns does the laid-back Sun session thing iii a rare groove. afro-beat and nu-jazz stylee. I Salsa at El Barrio. 7pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classified for tnore info.

I Strange Beats at Baroque. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A fttnk attd soul selection.

I The Sunday Session at Ctrba Norte. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. ()ld meets nu. on ajazz-funk-soul tip with Bert and Gav.

I Taste at The Gilded Saloon. 9pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Damn convenient pre-club session to the main event at The Honeycomb. hosted by the one. the only Martin Valentine.


The Yush All-Stars play live at The Project, Sat 7 Apr


I Burst at Studio 24. l().3()pm 3am. £3. l Apr. Fortnightly. Steave attd Dodgy l)ave get in on the act of making Sun tltc new Sat witlt some spine-chilling trance and techno.

I 0.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm~3am. (Bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tuttes from across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.

I Club DKY at Studio 24. l lpm-~ 3am. £l.5() before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordic. (iarath arid Ally encourage a “You bring it. we’ll play it" music policy in the general realms of rock. metal. irtdustrial and goth. This fortnight it’s the (iothic Sunday Special ( l Apr).

I Cool Runnings at The Venue (Cooler). l().3()pnt—3arrt. £2 before midnight: £3 after. 1 Apr. Fortnightly. DJ l)irtsrnart. ably assisted by his trusty sidekick DJ Fabuloz. delivers another instalment of his dttb. hip hop artd reggae selection.

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

I Disco Kandi at Po Na Na.

1 lpm--3am. Free. Weekly. DJ lnrtovator supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting L'S garage.

I Mode Organic at The (‘itrus Club.

I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. fttrtk. mod and f'reakbeat at this long-running (artd now weekly) 6()s soiree. I Roulette at Noa. l().3()pm‘3am. £4 (£3). l Apr. Monthly. (iraeme McLean (Eye Candy) and Stuart Neish launch a spanky new residency. in association with Smirnoff Ice. that aims to serve tip the finest vocal garage. trance and progressive to hard house. Want to know more'.’ See Factfile.

I Shift at The Liquid Room.

I l.3()pm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. in the heady pursuit of Sunday hedonism comes this new weekly hard ltouse night that cases us irt gently with resident Rev. Ross ( 1 Apr). The following week (8 Apr). Pete Waterman frotn Trade will no doubt be making the crowd go ‘whoop'.

I The Ska Club at The Liquid Room. 9pm~3am. £4. 1 Apr. Monthly. Calling all rude boy's. skins artd punks your time is now?

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 22 Apr.

I Taste at The Honeycomb. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. At last. Fisher 8; Price really take hold of their new residency at The Honeycomb and live it up iii the main room with garage and uplifting to hard house. Back room support in a CS house style as always comes from Marco Smith

arid Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay -fricndly Sunday institution.

Chart & Party

I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. l()pmg 3am. £2 £5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs.

I Insomnia at The Cavendish. l()pm~3am. £3 (U to students). Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance. chart and ‘)()s tunes.

I Kiss at The Liquid Roont.

l().3()pm~i 3am. Free. Weekly. Art across- thc-boat‘d selection of 70s, 80s and 00s tunes frorn the dubiously named Billy Whiu.

I Lush at ligo. l().3()pm 3am. £3. l Apr. Fortnightly. Commercial dance courtesy of Craig Dempstcr and Dale Wilkinson. Drinks promos a bonus.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic.

l lpm~3am. £4 (£2 with flyer). Weekly. Check out of the asylum and into The Attic for art insane evenirtg of chart music and outrageously cheap alcohol. I Replay/Meltdown at lit-os/lilite. ‘).3()pm-3am. £2 (£l ) before I lpm: £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 70s artd 80s. er. replayed while the folks irt Meltdown relax to chart house arid garage.

I Sin at The Ark. l()pm-3am. £2 (£1 ). Weekly. Chart 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 find. 7pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Mondays


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

I The Free Deck at W] Christies. 8.3(lprn—lam. Free. 2 Apr. Fortnightly. Open decks night where aspiring DJs get 15 minute slots. Live acts also encouraged. all with a view to future pro'ects and collaborations.

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

I Salsa & Flueda at Baracoa. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) frortt Sam.