I Lush at The Polo Lounge.
ll).3l)pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Featuring Andy in the 'l‘rophy Room with hits from the 60s to the 8l)s w hile Tom prov ides an upfront dance selection in the main room at the city ‘s prettiest gay club.
0 Manga Meets Movement on The Renlrew l-erry. ll).3llpn) late. £9 (£7). 28 Apr only. It‘s a trip'ly ch-tastic drutn ‘n' bass line down. ()l) the port side. represent- ing Movement (Club of the Year in the Drutn (k Bass Awards. lact fans) will be Ray Keith. DJ Ruflstull' and M(' Darrison. ()n the starboard side. it's homegrown heroes (i-Mac. DJ Kid. M(' Feelman and \'.l .-\-l)an.
I Media at Media. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Step back it) time to revel in the tunes ol the 7l)s and 80s.
I Melting Pot at The Riverside (’lub. Next date l‘) May.
I Minisole at All-Lib. Monthly. Next date I: May.
0 Mish Mash Part 1 at The Old l‘ruitmarket. 7.30pm l()pm. £l2. 28 Apr only. ()scar welcomes Roy Ayers to the tripTy ch festival.
I Mish Mash Part 2 at The Riverside ('lub. Midnight 3am. £l(). ()scar. debit). Nordin and Ian Whitelaw combine live artistry w ill) v iiin manipulation. mixing up Latin. soul. dth and. of course. deep house. I Miss Moneypenny’s at (i l.
l()pm 3.30am. £ l 2 t£lt)). Weekly. The Brununie superclub touches down in (ilasgow. With a reputation for glatnorotts antics that stretches from Britain to Ibiza and then some. expect beautiful punters. exotic dancers and seriously funky dancelloor action thanks to the
Money penny 's residents.
I Rumba Te Tumba at Havana Bar. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. A wild mix of Latin selections. interspersed with comtnercial chart faves from Keith and Alexis.
I Shake The Disease at Ad-lih. Next date l2 May.
I Solution at Q. 5pm—3am (DJs from
I lpm). Free before I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Archaos' Ryan Kerr takes over from Stevie Middleton. on a vocal house
d Subculture at Substitute Venue (Planet Peach). l lpm—3am. £l(). Weekly. It's been guests-a-go-go down at the ‘('ulture in the past month. and they're at it again this fortnight with Loaded Records mainstay llakan Lidbo all the way from Sweden. He's a fart of minimal. tech-ori- ented house music. which should go down well. More importantly. Subculture is seven years old this month. Yep. seven years of being the most highly regarded house night in the country. or the world if you ask the regulars. To celebrate. Harri and Domenic welcome Roy Davis Jnr.. who started his career in Phuture and now veers between soulful garagey house and jumpin' tech business. Just a thought. but this night might be busy. so get down very early. See Hitlisl.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. l().3()pm—3.3()am. £9 (£7). Weekly. Colin 'levendale and Steven McCreery supply the dressed-up glamour kids with progressive house and trance in the main room. while Kevin .‘ylacFarlane and Stephen Lee mix up garage. disco and vocal house in rootn two. If you‘re not wearing awfully nice clothes. however. don't expect to get in.
I Two Tun at Budda. i lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris get funky with a bang-up-to-date selection of disco house. See above for details on the Ricki Morrison spectacular.
I The Unit For details visit www.the- unit.co.uk.
I Vegas on The Renfrevv Ferry. 0.3llpni—2am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 5 .May. Monthly. Don those fake sideburns (unless you're a lady) and shimmy to the exotic sounds of Frankie Sumatra. Bugsy Seagull and Dino .Martini. Extra fun is provided by Lola Las Vegas. The Vegas Show girls and The Fabulous Scott Brothers. Also. keep an eye out for details of the Vegas crew‘s Barrovvland extravaganza.
I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm 3am. £4 before midnight; £8 alter. Weekly. Stevie Smith breaks out the club classics. garage arid house in the main room while Raymond Woods cools things down with hip hop and R&B in room two.
I Wired at Asylum. ('aledonian l'niversity l'nion. lllpm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. (ilasgow 's longest running alternative indie night with drinks promos aplenty.
Chart & Party
I Bonkers at Bonkers. l lpm~ 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 alter. Weekly. Hits from the 80s. chart house and cheesy trance.
I Classic PM at Fury Murrys
l lpm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Dance classics and party tunes. with alternative and rock tunes upstairs in Twister.
I The Garage at The (iarage. l()pm~3am. £5 (£3) before I lpm: £6 (£4) alter. Weekly. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancelloor and indie classics in The Attic.
I Graduate Club at g2. I lpm~3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a (iarage-style night out. but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced. lager-stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.
I The Shack at Shack (formerly The Temple). l().3()pm--3am. £7 (£5). ('heesy chart tunes.
I Seduction at Destiny. l()pmv—3am. £6 before 1 lpm; £7 alter. Weekly. Tonight the club would like you to ‘dress to impress' while enjoying the Usual commercial house ‘n' trance pap. I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. (‘lassic party nonsense from the ()()s to last week.
I Anti-Bar at The l3tii Note Cafe. Next date 20 May with DJ Mingo-go. I Ariwa Dub Showcase 7—l()pm. £l(). 2‘) Apr only. One for the dub fans. needless to say. with live action from The Mad Professor in the mix with Lee ‘Scratch' Perry. plus quaking bass from Love Clinic. Dennis Nolan. Twitch and Wilkes. Don't forget your skankin' shoes.
I Aurall at Bar Soba. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The residents from the new house party at Mas get you in the mood for some Sun decadence.
I Bitch School at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. 3pm—7pm. Free. Weekly. The chaps behind Deathlehem (they have a way with names. bless ‘em) bring you four hours of the hard and heavy stuff. from Ozzy Osbourne to Slipknot. Moshtastic. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Walker (New York Alliance) playing deep house.
I Divine Intervention at Bret. t)pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Andy Divine and Hush Puppy play a selection of soundtracks. soul and funk at this now weekly pre-club.
I Fast Forward at Eat Drink Man Woman. 4pm—midnight. Free before 6pm: £3 alter. Weekly. House music and chart anthems. with drinks promos an added bonus.
I G-Man & Traxx at The Living Room. 4pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. It is now possible to write off the Sabbath in its entirety while enjoying some top- notch tunes. thanks to the Living Rooms double bill. The afternoon shift is taken care of by G-Man. with his beats and hip hop. From 9pm. things get a bit livelier thanks to underground house from Simon and Derek.
I Harri at Groucho St Judes. ()pin—midnight. Free. 6 May. Fortnightly. The Sub Club stalwart brings his high calibre house to the most stylish of Glasgow's style bars.
I Hi-T at Tchai-()\ na. 4—lllpm. Free. Weekly A Sun relaxation session aimed squarely at those alter a spot of detoxilication. since the venue is a non- smoking tea shop that looks. conversely. like an opium den. The tunes. courtesy of a huge number of local DJs. are drawn frotn every genre under the sun. as long as they're laid-back. Drink obscure teas. play chess. give your body a rest.
I Man With No Suitcase at The (iril‘liny. 8pm-midnight. Free. 6 May. Kooky soundtracks and juvenile fun in the swapshop.
I Moloco at Moloco. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Martin St. John spins stompin' Northern soul. roots. rock and reggae.
I Nick Peacock at The \‘ariety Bar. 8pm—smidnight. Free. Weekly. Local hero .Nicls‘ Peacock selects the best ja/l grooves. with the occasional foray into hottse.
I Nico’s at Nico's. l)pm-«midnight. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Steve with reggae and dub selections.
I Paul Cawley at (iroucho St Judes. ()pm—midnight. Free. 2‘) Apr. Fortnightly. The Fenetik fellow with some beats 'n' breakage.
I R88 at Bar ll). 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this city centre style bar.
I Scratch ‘n’ Sniff at .\lc(‘huill‘s. ()pm—midnight. Free. New pre-club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
0 The Sunday Social at The Arches. 3pm~l lpm. £5. 6 May. It‘s birthday time for (ilasgow’s only outlet for the lying down set as the Social cele- brates a whole year of idle banter. nice food. wiggy music and nilty visuals. The line-up. as usual is a treat: there’s cool jazz type Ian Simmonds. AMI-j faves Spacek. resident DJ Sidewinder's live project The Light Sleepers. Fenetik‘s Paul Cavvley. VJ Tapehead and CineFeel start their three month residency with some groovy pop vids and experimental short lilms. Should be a corker. See Panel and Hitlisl.
I Aurall at MAS. l lpm—3am. £7. Weekly. Astoundingly popular garage and uplilting hard house with those residents of choice: Mark Price. Yogi Haughton. Callum Walker and Marco Smith. No neds please.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's.
l l.3()pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world. I Bite at The Cathouse. l().3()pm—3am. Free before I |.3()pm: £2 (£1.50) alter. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you'll find at the city's premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.
I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lndie. 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 for a night down Strawberry Fields. but in addition to banging house anthems and saucy
dancing girls. the bar is totally and utterly
free. Much like a stomach pump on the NHS.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. A.J.. Kris Keegan and Ian 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. lfquality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Suns at Babaza are unmissable.
I Liquid Gold at Q. 5pm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Funky tunes and club classics from Harry B.. Scott McMillan and Paul Traynor at this bar-club in association with Babaza‘s
hedonistic extravaganza. Liquid Cool. I
Not to be confused with the popular
‘room deodoriser' of the same name.
I Off The Hook at Yang. 1 lpm—~3am. l
£4 (£3). Weekly. Residents Polsty le and (
Nok la Rok spin electro. spiced lip with j
any thing from 80s pop and good old- [
fashioned rave. 2‘) Apr sees a guest l
appearance from Diskono's Klaus |
()ldanburg. . Optimo at Substitute Venue (Planet l
Peach). 1 lpmi3am. £6 (£5); £7 (£8) on l
guest nights. Weekly. Roland ck Twitch
ck Wilkes play music. including gut- l
busting techno and that Missy Flliot
record. but mainly anything that is good
and well suited to the dancelloor from
the past 40 years. The queue goes
halfway up Queen Street before the
doors are even open. so you might want
to arrive early. Jarvis ('ocker and Steve
Mackey of Pulp guest as part of the
tripTy'ch festival on 2‘) Apr. Read all
about it at vvww.optimo.co.uk and keep
your eyes peeled for the forthcoming.
very limited. ()ptimo l2in.
I Phonic at Reds. l lpm 3am. £4
(£2). Weekly. Residents Steven Reilly.
(iordon Logan and Dr.Redbelly now
host this tantalising soiree where the
musical emphasis is placed lirmly on
quality deep house and quirky live
I Pure Funk at Club Budda.
l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. There's
something funky in the water these days.
as another new funk club opens its doors.
I Sin at Trash. 1 lpm»— 3am. £5 (£3).
Weekly. House. garage and student
classics from Jim Da Best. with drinks
for £l all night.
I Sunday Worship at Club Budda.
I lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Michael
Kilkie and Simon Foy do their uplifting
I Technique at The l3th Note (‘lub
(both floors). 1 lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. A
quality selection of indie. ancient and
modern. frotn DJ Gavin of Camera
I Taboo at The Velvet Rooms.
I lpm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DMG
provides the classic soul. funk and R&B.
I Transistor at The Polo Lounge.
l lpm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. Real pop for
real people with DJs Niall McMurray
and Wayne Dixon.
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. Oh. and there's music too.
with Mark Sherry and Paul Mendez
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
Chart & Party
I Atmosphere at Destiny. l()pm—3am. £3 before I lpm; £4 alter. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.
I Disco at Fury Murry"s. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.
I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Alt.country. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.
I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz'. which translates into English as hip hop. breaks. beats and the like.
I Playstatlon League at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case ()f lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away from the ‘station at home. >
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