Clubs listings

Edinburgh, Fridays, Club

Chart 8. Party

I Canned Heat at (iata.

lllpiii iain. £2 before midnight; £5 .‘tllct. \Vcclsly. “J Hall} Let's (it) (Boombox) lay s on the pop and partiedup funk. disco and house tunes.

l’liis Double /.eio upstairs in the lounge

with a surc~shot selection of funk. big heal and drum is bass.

I Club Tropicana at The Subway \\cst lznd. ~1pin 3am. l'i'cc before llpiii; £ * (£1 ) altci‘. \Veckly. l’ost—work party w (II) a Hawaiian llictiic. Sadly the drinks are not free.

I Fridays at ('lub .laya. 5pm 2am. l-i'ee beloie lllpiii: £3 alter. Weekly.

'l he siiiiiptuous surroundings ol l.cith's luxurious clth \cnuc allow for wild abandon on the downstairs dancefloor or more sctlalc goings on it] the comfortable upstairs lounge. Drinks promos ensure affordable pleasure either way.

I Fusion at l'.t‘os/l‘.litc. 0.30pm 3am. £1 (£3) before I Ipni; £5 (£1) before midnight; £(i (£5) after. Weekly. Home and garage hits at this behemoth of a name with occasional liye l’As an added lioiltts.

I Gorgeous at l.oca. lllpni 3am. l‘ree before midnight; £3 (£2 with that alter. Weekly. (iet ready to pump that party at this mainstream chart affair.

I Jam at The l'nion. llpm 3am. £3. Weekly. The biggest party tunes from recent decades in the main room plus some big beat. funk and indie through the back.

I Night To Remember at The ('aycndish. l()pm 3am. £(i. Weekly. ()r iiol. giycn the all too reasonable drinks promos on offer. (her 35s.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm 3am. l'i'cc before I lpni; £3 (£l) after. \Vcckly. See Tho.

I T.F.I. Friday at The Ark 4pm 3am, l'i‘cc hctorc lllpltl’. LJ (£3) attct'. \Vcekly. \Ittlth \sot‘lkctl littl'tl. lit)“ reward yourself with a lll.t\\l\c drinking and dancing session at the ultimate alter work party. lcattiring a tree bullet and All drinks at £ I. It you'd like to book a table call ()I =1 22)) “"33.

I The Time Tunnel at (‘luh Mercado. lllpm iam. £5 (£4 with then. Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Show bi/ Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the spacetime continuum with tunes from the (ilts right up to iiglit how. ()r maybe it's lust the alcohol.

I Why Not? at Why Not .’ l()piii 3am. l't‘cc liclorc l lpltt'. £5 alter. Weekly. Mainstream chart and disco with Neil Donald and ('i‘aig McArtney at this popular city centre \enue.

I Yum Yum at Reyolution. l()pm 3am. £5 £7. Weekly. ('hart and dance night at this heay ing mess of humanity.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm lani. Free. Weekly. Big Beat's Simon llodgc dons his sombrero and gaucho moustache fora scoi‘chio selection of Latin fayourites.

I Beats Down \y'..l.(‘hrisiies.

8pm lam. Free. 30 .lun. Monthly. Motown. rare grooy e arid a lil' taste of hip hop from the lithe and timber DJ Marcos.

I Black Sauce at Bani Bou.

9pm Iani. Free. Weekly. ('onfucitIs say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good underground house music with Martin Valentine and Steyen Wanless. I Cuba Norte at (‘uba None.

l()pm lam. Free. Weekly. llot salsa? lt's Saturday and that means. er. hot salsa at this epicentre of all things Latin.


FRIDAY 6TH JULY 1030 - 03.00




(plus craig reid, borry Tell 8. richie meldrum)

@ the venue, colton road, edinburgh - monthly lridoys

entry fee: STD non members / £8 members e-moil:

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I EH1 at lill l. 9pmr lam. Free. Weekly. The boy s from Weird Salad demonstrate their freesty le prowess (33 Jun ). while big daddy Yogi llaughton plays some Rty B gems for your pre-clubbing pleasure (3t) Jun ).

I Electric Barbarella at llolyrood l'nion. Monthly. Next date tbc.

I Extra Width at Q Bar (downstairs). 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. New w as e disco (i.e. all your fayourite indie hits) with rotational DJs (irainnc. Keiron and l’IasMatron (Mogwai ).

I Four To The Floor at Rush.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. F.l Segundo's DJRedo playing funk. soul. jail and all that inspired hip hop.

I Freefall at ()xygen. Monthly. Next date 7 Jul.

I Freeway at W]. (‘hristies (basement). Monthly. Next date 7 Jul.

I Funk And Disorderly at The (‘iiy ('afe. 9pm lam. 30 Jun. Fortnightly. Yogi ‘Da Bear' llaughton supplies the yery best in dancelloorja/l. R&B and yocal garage.

I Greazed Up at The Spider‘s Web. Monthly. Next date 35 Aug with the Tennessee Trio.

I Illgotronik at Meadows Bar. Monthly. Next date 7 Jul.

I Immersed In Music at l’iyo.

0pm lam. Free. Weekly. Derek Martin (Progression) w'orks tlte drinkers into a progressiye house feyer (23 Jun). The following week (30 Jun). a mystery DJ does something similar.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. (‘olin ('ook (t7ltragrooye) plays some real house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure. I NY Mambo at The Ark. 7.3()~ l()pm. £5. Weekly. NY mambo dance classes for beginners and intermediate enthusiasts. with a feisty club night to follow should you so choose.

I Pride Scotland 2001 Festival at ligo. 3 7pm. 23 Jun only. With no outdoor festival this year. Pride are instead co-ordinating a community-based festiyal in and around the Broughton Street area. Kick loose in the upstairs dance arena with some of Scotland‘s finest DJs. including Alan Joy. Dale Lush and Trendy Wendy. Downstairs in the (‘octeau Lounge. there’s a community market area proyiding information and goodies.

I Sub-Atomic at Bar L'nion.

()pm ~Iani. Free. Weekly. A selection of the Atomic Baby menials (Scott Brown. Bruce Nicholson. Stevie Wilson and Scott MacKenzie) play a frisky range of LS house and garage.

I Urbannl-langSuite at Bann's.

I lpm ~3am. Free. Weekly. Light yegetarian snacks seryed to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of L'gly. I Waxworks presents at l’opRokit. ‘lpllt— lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents The Squalor Show and Mr Todd dish the funky house. hip hop and soul for your pre-clubbing delight.

I Yush! at the (‘ity Cafe. 9pm— lam. Free. 23 Jun. Fortnightly. A.J. (head honcho behind lidinburgh’s leading hip hop label. Yush Recordings) selects the upbeat hip hop. funk and ragga. He's

joined by the fresh prince of R&B. the

Mad Ambassador.


I Acetate at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £8 (£7). 23 Jun. Fortnightly. Plastic fantastic deep to progressiye house night hosted by the residents Murray Richardson. (Sail Sellars and Marco Smith. See Word Up for details on forthcoming guests to Acetate.

I Ascension at Holyrood L'nion. Monthly. Next date 14 Jul.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm-~3am. £l() (£8). 30 Jun. Monthly. (‘ass of up-coming production duo (‘ass & Slide is the latest guest DJ sourced echUsiyely for your clubbing

pleasure by the knowledgeable types at Atomic. l'plifting. progressiy e house mayhem will no doubt ensue with a little help from the residents. Stuart Duncan and Michael Kilkie,

I b.a.n.g at Noa. Monthly. Next date l4 Jul.

0L3 Belle’s 10th Birthday at La Belle Angcle. llpm late. £8, 23 Jun only. (‘elebrating ten wonderful years as one of lidinburgh's leading underground dance yenues. La Belle welcomes resi- dents old aiid new for a big old reunion. (iareth Sommery ille (Tattoo. Yip Yap). (i-Mac (Squid. Manga) and Simon llodge ((‘lub Latino. Big Beat) are Just some of the old hands who'll be choking back the tears of heartfelt emotion on this yery special occasion. See llitlist.

I Blast at (‘lub Mercado. l lpiii 3am. £|() (£8). 30 Jun. Fortnightly. The infamous lluggy' Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Markell select the best in filthy. dirty house music for the delight and delectation of their capacity crowd. I Boogie Mo’ Dynamo at ligo. l()..‘\()pm 3am. £tbc. b Jul. Monthly The momentous return of the Boogie Mo crew" features a 'l‘w'isted Disco theme all night long with your hosts, Smack, Wreckage and ()li.

I 0.0. Blooms at ('.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm 3am (bar from (ipm). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark hiin-camp-to-house decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay yenue.

I Club Najm at 'l‘ey tot Row' llotlse. 8pm-v lam. £|() (inc. buffet). 23 Jtiii. Monthly. Arabic club night including authentic cuisine (call Alison on ()1 3| 228 236-1 to book your meal) and belly dancing.

I A Deep Sensation at Noa. l()pni—3am. £(i before I lpm'. £8 after. .10 Jun. Monthly. Feel the power of that deep-working house and funked-up disco care of ('olin (iate. Martin Valentine and Neil Ferris in the main room. In the ‘alternatiye room' new' resident DJ. Bob ('airns. lays down some deep and meaningful platters sourced from the general realms of funk. ltll-jit/l. afro-beat and soul.

I Disco Inferno at ligo. ll).3()pm~3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress). 30 Jun. tylonthly. Throw caution to the wind and hurl yourself headlong into a fiery furnace of red hot disco. Regular l)Js Nick Silyer. M(‘ ()tis and DJ l.o\'e will be stoking it up in the main room. while DJ (‘asanoya plays more relaxed grooves in the (‘octeau Lounge.

I District at Noa. l().3()pm~ 3am. £6. 7 Jul. Monthly. Quality house music with resident ('raig Smith. who's recently launched his own label. lltishlltisli Recordings. to critical acclaim. llis records will no dotth join those of similar quality in the main room. while DJ lili'.’ Wun? gets jiggy through the back with some hip hop. funk and soul. If you're too lazy to make it all the way down to the west end on your own two feet. you‘ll be pleased to hear that the considerate types at District haye organised a special bus (from

1 l.3()pm— 3am) to take you direct from all major pre-clubs straight to Noa.

I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date l-l Jul.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.

l lpm—3am. £-1(£3.5()). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. ()()s garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you‘re likely to stagger across.

I Essential at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm--3am. £6 (£5). 23 Jun. Fortnightly. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones join forces with Martin Valentine (Taste/Frisko Disco) for some ‘essential' dirty house and [IS garage action.

I Eye Candy at Club Mercado.

l lpm—3am. £10 (£8); £6 in fancy dress. 23 Jun. Fortnightly. Residents (iraeme Popstar. Nejat Barton and Neil (‘rookston host their infamoUs. glam home party. Remember to 'Dress glam or scram'.