Clubs listings

Edinburgh Saturdays, Club

I Tease Age at The (‘itrtts (‘luh llptn 3am. £4. Weekly. Now going ittto its ninth year. this indie stalwart l'layoured w itlt ltitits ol sottl atid lunk continues to draw a packed attd sweaty crowd week in. week ottt.

I Trafik at Noa. lllpm 3am. £(i hel'ot'e llpm; £8 alter. It) May Monthly. A surprise special guest tears up the last- lane ol tlte lttttky house highway with residents Martin Valentine and Brian Black lollow ittg itt hot pursuit. (her on tlte other side ol this pumping dttal carriageway. K('. Jl attd (iraeme McLean play progressiyc house and trance.

I Ultragroove at La Belle Attgcle. l() 3am. £l(). l‘) May. Fortnightly. A hriel' hiatus lrotn the steady slew ol Uher-guests sees resident DJs (iareth Sotneryille. (‘olin ('ook attd Mikey Stirton deliy er real deal house gt‘ooyes to their loyal crowd.

I Vain at llolyrood l'nion. Monthly. Next date 2 Jtttt.

I Vegas at ligo. ll)..i()pm 3am. £8 t£o itt lancy dress). l‘) May. Monthly. Fly tnc to the tttooit attd let tne ltang atttong the stars. play some easy listening tunes and let tne drink plettty at the hat. In other words... it‘s tlte hest cltth itt lidinhurgh (as yoted hy The List readers) lor two years running. l’lease ttote. you eat) ttow tutte ittto tlte Vegas experience on Fresh Air FM (S7.5F.\l)e\ery Saturday. 2 4pm.

Chart & Party

I Desire at liros/lilite. 9.30pm 3am. £5 (£4) helore I lpm'. £(i (£5) helore midnight; £7 (£6) alter. Weekly. Mainstream cltart attd party grooy es lor oyer-2 l s at this heay ing cluh. To organise a bus. call tlte yenue.

I Hanky Panky at Loca. lllpm 3am. £5 (£4 W illl llyer). Weekly. :\ slittnleless tnix ol 7()s. Sns attd ‘)()s cltart attd dance tunes.

I Lovegroove at (iaia. lupin 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. :\ stnoollt gt‘ooye dattce party on tlte tttaitt lloor while The Outlaw takes oyet' tlte upstairs lottnge w itlt a selection of swing. ja/l. sottl attd easy listening 45s.

I Luscious at The Ark. l()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Stnooth attd juicy as a peaclt. this pttlsatittg ttight ol mainstream pleasure will heckon you hack titne attd titne again.

I The Party at Resolution.

lllpm 5am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Mainstream and dance anthems.

I Saturday Sensation at The (‘ayendislt l()pm 3am. £(i (lree memhership and discounted tickets ayailahle). Weekly. 70s. Stls and ‘)()s tunes lor the sensible adttlts who reluse to haye their eyenings spoilt hy irritating teenage heer monsters. ()y er 25s only.

I The Subway at The Suhway.

‘thn— 3am. Free helore l lpm; £3 (£l ) alter. Weekly. See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. Free helore l lpm; £3 (£1 ) alter. Weekly. See Thtt.

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

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ lllpm - 3am. £3 helore l Ipm: £7.5() alter. Weekly. ()ld-school house and uplront disco with Neil Donald and Steye Allan at this popular city centre yenue. No trainers.

Edinburgh Sundays


I EH1 at [ill I. ‘thn-slatn. Free. Weekly. lih‘.’Wunl treats its to a jiggy' tnix ol his layourite lttnk tunes ( l3 May ). while the lowly Lyley lrom Scratch entertains with his heady. hip hop selection (2() May ).

I Latino Sundays at Loca. ()pin—lam. £2. Weekly. llead down lor salsa. merengue and Latin pop with DJs. liye tnusic and percussion.

I Let’s Tango at Baracoa. 5pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Tango atid salsa with DJ

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Seamus Haji’s havin' IT at The Honeycomb, Sat 12 May

Joel attd lree dance classes to show yott how.

I Long Weekend at ()\y get) (hasement har). 3 h'pm. £2. Weekly. l’rolong the pleasure ol your w eekettd with lidinhurgh's lrisky party people Derek and ('harlie Ait'e. Mista B. (This llealyfl'et‘i (l)tt Needle Sisters) and lriends play ittg tecltno attd classic tunes. I Made In Iguana at lgttana.

9pm lattt. Free. Weekly. Boh ('airns does the laid-hack Sun session tlting in a rare gt'ooy e. alro-heat and nu-iax/ sty lee. I Out Of The Blue Presents: None ()l The Ahoy e at The Bongo ('luh. 8.30pm midnight. £7 (£5). l3 .May only. Liye caharet inclttdittg Mr McFalls (‘hamher playing tantalising tango and Bttrt McDonald serying up contemporary


I Salsa at lil Barrio. 7pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Latin dattcc classes. See ('lttssilietl lot' more ittlo.

I SL Records at W.J. Christies.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. The Sl. records all-stars play accessihle indie. which they argue is better than all that crap you get in other clubs.

I Strange Beats at Baroque.

Spin lam. Free. Weekly. A lunk' atid sottl selection.

I The Sunday Session at (‘uha Norte. Spin lattt. Free. Weekly. ()ld encounters new. on a jan-lunk-soul tip with Ben attd (lay.

I Taste at The (iilded Saloon.

0pm lattt. Free. Weekly. Damn com enient pre-cluh session to the main hard house eyent at The Honey comh. hosted by the one. the only Martin Valentine.

I 2 Urban at Q Bar. 9pm lain. Free. Weekly. DJ Fahulo/ drops the latest pressings attd jams lront the hot and jiggy world ol' RN”

I Underword at The lltttnan Be-ln. 9pm-ilam. Free. l3 May. l-‘ortnightly. Multi-media extrayagan/a that sees (‘alyin manipulate some \ isuals and Hobbes tinker with some \ itin in an eclectic l-tlsllltm.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm—-3am. (Bar lrom 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes lrotn across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay cltth.

I Club DKY at Studio 24. l lptn 5am. £ l .5() helore midnight; £2 alter. Weekly. Jordie. (iarath attd Ally encourage a ‘You bring it. we'll play it‘ music policy in the general realms ol rock. metal. industrial and goth.

I Cool Runnings at The Venue (Cooler) has now tinished.

I DMC/Technics UK DJ Championship Heats at The Liquid Room. l3 May only. Will Richie Rulltone win again'.’ (‘all venue for opening times. I Disco Kandi at Ft) Na Na.

l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ lnnoyator supplies a spangly selection ol sexy. disco house and uplil’ting l'S garage.

I Feelin’ Soulful at ligo. Monthly. Next date 27 May.

I Mode Organic at The (‘itrus Club. I [pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and l’reakheat at this long-running (and now weekly) (ills soiree.

I Roulette at Noa. Monthly. Next date 27 May.

I Shift at The Liquid Room has now moy'ed to Fri slot at Noa.

I The Ska Club at The Liquid Rootn has now linished.

I The Smile High Club at (iaia. Next date the.

I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 27 May.

I Taste at The Honeycomb.

l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Fisher 6; Price live it up in the tnain rootn with garage and uplilting to hard house. and back room support iii a L'S home style as always comes from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay-lriendly Sunday institution.

I United at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 3 Jun.

Chart & Party

I Chocolate Sundae at Resolution. ltlpmsSam. £2 £5. Weekly. Sottllttl house attd disco duhs.

I Insomnia at The (‘axenthsh

lllpm— 3am. £3 (£l to students) Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance. chart and Gus tunes.

I Lush at ligo. It)..‘~()pm 3am. £3. 2() May. Fortnightly. (‘omtnercial dattce atid pop courtesy ol ('t'aig Dempster attd Dale Wilkinson at this gay —lrtendly soit'ee. Drinks promos a hottus.

I Mad Sundays at The Ante.

llptn 3am. £4 (£2 witlt llyet'). Weekly. ('heck ottt ol the asylum atid into The Attic lor an insane eyening ol chart music and outrageously cheap alcohol.

I Replay/Meltdown at lit-os/lilne. i).3()pm~3am. £2 (£1 ) helore l lptn; £3 (£2) helore midnight; £4 (£3) alter. ,. Weekly. Replay sees the hits ol the 7()s

and S()s. er. replay ed while the lolks in

Meltdown relax to chart house attd


I Sin at The Ark. lllpm 3am. £2 (£l ).

Weekly. (‘hart attd party tunes. w itlt

hc\ \y at sys eel shop prices.

I The Subway at The Suhw ay.

9pm 3am. Free lor students with

matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly.

See Thu.

I The Subway West End at The Suhway West lind. 7pm 3am. Free lor students with matriculation card; £l

otherwise. Weekly. See 'l'lltl.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Cocktail Night at Rash. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Laid-hack sounds massage your ears while potettt hey'erages tantalise your taste buds.

I The Free Deck at W]. Christies. 8.30pm lam. Free. l4 May. l-‘ortnightly. ()pen decks night where aspiring DJs get l5 nllntlle slots. Liye acts also encouraged. all with a y iew to luture projects attd collahorations.

I Salsa at lil Barrio. 7pm lam. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and Classified lot‘ more inlo.

I salsa & Rueda at Bat'acoa.

8pm~ lam. Free. Weekly. Authentic Latin heats w itlt rueda and salsa dattce classes (£3.50) lrom Sam.


I C.C. Blooms at ('.('. Blooms. l().3()pm —3am (har lrom (ipm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow ottt (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I The Profezzionals at l’o Na Na.

1 lpm~3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy attd Jason tnix up hills. lillhy' disco and hottse. I Swarm at The lloney'comh. Input-3am. £4. 2| May. Fortnightly. New night that lets the rowdy student types run riot it) the saluhrious surrounds ol lidinhurgh's holiest ltolspol. llarry Let‘s (io (Trihal Funktion) is just one ol the jocks at work and drinks promos w ill no doubt assist general enjoyment.

Chart & Party

I Funky Underground at The Subway West lind. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Seventies shenanigans with DJ Diggler and Daddy ('ool.

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

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Immersed in Music at Piy'o. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey' Boy" Mark lidmondson plays lunky' phathack grooyes lor all the playa/ out there.

I Phun-Q at Q Bar. 9.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Dali. Khan and [)uyien get lrisky with a lunked-up mix ol soul and Latin.

I Salsa at lil Barrio. 7pmi3am. Free. Weekly. Latin dance classes. See Thu and