Clubs Edinburgh


I Saturday Sensation at The Cavendish. l0pm~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 l lpm: £3 (£l) after. Weekly. See Thu.

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

I Weekender at The Ark. l0pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Dance and party pap at this capacity night.

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ l0pm—3am. £7.50. Weekly. Chart. dance. mainstream and all your favourite club anthems at this popular city centre venue.

Edinburgh Sundays


I Jam Joint at Q Bar. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabuloz drops the latest pressings and jams from the hot and jiggy world of R&B.

I Long Weekend at Oxygen (basement bar). 3—8pm. £2. Weekly. Don‘t let that weekend slip through your lingers. make it last as long as possible with Edinburgh‘s ‘lirst' Sun afternoon club. featuring frisky party people Derek and Charlie Aire. Da Needle Sisters (feat. Dolly Mixer) and friends playing techno and classic tunes.

I Latino Sundays at Loca. 9pm—lam. £2. Weekly. Head down for salsa. mercngue and Latin pop with DJs. live music and percussion.

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

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns does the laid-back Sun session thing in a rare groove. afro—beat and nu-jazz stylee.

I Salsa at Til Barrio. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classified for more info.

I SL Records at W]. Christies. ()pni—lam. Free. Weekly. The SL records all-stars play accessible indie. which they argue is better than all that crap you get in other clubs.

I Strange Beats at Baroque. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A funk and soul selection.

I The Sunday Session at Cuba Norte. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. ()ld encounters new. on a jazz-funk-soul tip with Ben and Gav.

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


I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. l0.3()pm—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. l lpm—3am. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordie. Garath and Ally encourage a ‘You bring it. we‘ll play it‘ music policy in the general realms of rock. metal. industrial and goth. This fortnight (15 Apr). it's the first birthday so expect extra fun and frolics.

I Cool Runnings at The Venue (Cooler). l0.30pm—3am. £2 before midnight: £3 after. 15 Apr. Fortnightly. DJ Dirtsman. ably assisted by his trusty sidekick DJ Fabuloz. delivers another instalment of his dub. hip hop and reggae selection.

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

I Disco Kandi at Po Na Na.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Innovator supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting US garage.

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I Easter Party at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £8. 15 Apr only. liaster spectacular featuring special guest Pepe Braddock and local house jocks Simone (Underground Solush'n). Colin Cook and Gareth Sommerville (Ultragroove). Remember to party hard because it's likely you have Monday off work.

I Feelin’ Soulful at Iigo. (ipm—3am. £8. 15 Apr. Monthly. Hell soulful shindig that showcases northern soul classics in the main room and more modern stuff in the Cocteau Lounge. Yogi ‘Da Bear' Haughton is the daddy as always but all manner of soul freaks will be joining him in this worthy celebration of music that touches our hearts and our funk muscles.

0 Keep It Moving at The Bongo Club. l().30pm—3am. £l.9‘). l5 Apr only. All the lovely people who host independent evenings at the Bongo join forces to form a heck of a party that one glance at the door charge will tell you is also very cheap. House influenced tunes in the main room come courtesy of Al Bee (The Project). Trendy Wendy and Steve Austin (Headspin). Through the back. Mary Doll and Tam (Dr No's) play rocksteady and ska. Bless their socks and see Hitlist.

I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club. I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and freakbeat at this long-running (and now weekly) ()(Js

I Oxygen at Studio 24. 10pm—3am. £l0. l5 Apr only. Easter extravaganza featuring the residents from that infamous Sheffield institution lnsomniacz and guest DJ Simon live.

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I Roulette at .‘s'oa. Monthly. Next date (i May.

I Shift at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm»-~3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. The latest hard house night to establish itself on the scene ~ thanks to high production values. choice guests and a dedicated local following gets its teeth into a new Sunday residency with special guest Mark Kavanagh (Trade & Tripoli Trax) swinging by tojoin the residents (15 Apr). The following week. you'll be delighted to welcome the return of DJ Ziad (22 Apr).

I The Ska Club at The Liquid Room has now finished.

I The Smile High Club at (iaia. l()pm—3am. £8 (£7 with flyer). 15 Apr only. The first in a series of. well. glam events where inspiration is taken from clubs like Pacha in Ibiza. (iuest DJ Ben (iath (lil Divino. lbi7.a)joins Edinburgh's very own glam house hero Huggy Burger Queen and more importantly. clubbers will be treated to a champagne reception and freebies from the Smile High hostesses. See Panel.

0 Tackno at Club Mercado. l0.30pm—3am. £6 (£5/£4). 22 Apr. Monthly. When Fred Deakin lived in Edinburgh he was simply a talented graphic designer with a fine line in easy-listening. And now. thanks to his Lemon Jelly project. he‘s feckin' famous. We‘re mighty proud that he went off to make good and heartily wel- come his easy return at Tackno To Watch (iirls By. See Hitlist.

I Taste at The Honey comb.

l lpm 3am. £8 (£o). Weekly. Fisher ts l’ricc blow the lid off their new

residency at The Honey comb by welcoming very special guest Rob di SlL‘l-tlllt) til~ TW isted fame. They Ill be living it up in the main room with garage and uplifting to hard liouse and back room support in a [S liouse style as always comes from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay -friendly Sunday institution.

I United at ('lth Mercado. l0pm 4am (l5 Apr only ). £(i. l5 .-\pr. Monthly. The cream of Mercado's DJ talent Betty Ford. 'l'rendy Wendy. Markell. (iraeme .\lcl.ean and Mr T get together to launch this all-new uplifting and vocal house residency.

Chart 8 Party

I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. l0pm 3am. £2 £5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs.

I Insomnia at The ('ayentlish.

l0pm 3am. £3 (£1 to students). Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance. chart and ()0s tunes.

I Lush at ligo. l0.30pm 3am. £3. 22 Apr. l-‘ortnightly. ('ommercial house courtesy of(’raig Dempster and Dale Wilkinson at this gay —fricndly soit‘ec. Drinks promos a bonus.

I Mad Sundays at The Attic.

l lptn 3am. £4 (£2 with flyer). 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 l-Lros/l-iliie. 9.30pm 3am. £2 (£1 ) before I lpm; £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 70s and 80s. er. replayed while the folks in Meltdown relax to chart liouse 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.

Edinburgh Mondays


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

I The Free Deck at W). ('hristies. 8.30pm lam. Free. lo Apr. Fortnightly. ()pen decks night where aspiring DJs get l5 minute slots. Live acts also encouraged. all with a view to future projects and collaborations.

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

I Salsa & Rueda at Baracoa.

8pm- lam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.


I 0.0. Blooms ill (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30pm 3am (bar from (rpm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I The Profezzionals at Po .\'a .\'a.

l lpm-3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy and Jason mix up 80s. filthy disco and house.

Chart & Party

I Carnal at ligo. Next date lb May. I Funky Underground at The Subway West lind. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Seventies shenanigans with DJ Diggler and Daddy Cool.

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