Edinburgh, Saturdays, Club
I Lovegroove at (iaia. l()pm 3am. £3 (£2 ). Weekly. A smooth groove dance party on the main lloor while The ()utlaw takes over thc upstairs lottnge with a selection of swing. ja/I. soul and easy listening 45s.
I Luscious at The Ark. l()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Smooth and juicy as a peaclt. this pulsating ttight of mainstream pleasure will beckon you back little and time again.
I The Party at Revolution.
l()pm 3am. £5 (£7). Weekly. Mainstream and dance anthems.
I Saturday Sensation at The ('ayendish. l()pm 3am. £o (free membership and discounted tickets available). Weekly. 70s, Slls and ‘)()s tunes for the sensible adults who refuse to have their evenings spoilt by irritating teenage beer monsters. (her 25s only.
I Saturday Social at (‘luh Java.
9pm 2am. Free before l()pm; to (£4) after. 3() Jttn. Fortnightly. The big push continues to get the numbers down to this stunning and sadly underrated ventte with the lattttch of this brand new get-together. Featuring a mix of party hits and quality dance from resident DJ Dale (Lush) and special guest Maggie Joy. the night is also blessed with drinks promos a plenty and a free shuttle service running every 3() mins after ‘)pm from Broughton Street.
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 lind. 7pm 3am. Free before I Ipm'. £3 (£l ) alter. 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 .\'ot‘.’ l()pm 3am. £3 before I lpm: £7.50 alter. Weekly. ()Id-school house and upfront disco with Neil Donald and Steve Allan at this popular city centre venue. No trainers.
I EH1 at till]. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Johnny l.er pumps up the party in a hip hop sly-lee (24 Jun) while the very fashionable Zee of (‘ult (‘lothing lays down his favourite fttnk records ( I Jul). I Ember at The Wee Red Bar. ()pm~3am. £3. 2-1 Jttn. Monthly. Ambient electronic excursions from the Wired For Sound System (livil Bill & TJ Dukakis) geared towards nurturing harmony and better understanding of ottr fellow man with the help of some visual and aural stimuli.
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 Long Weekend at ()xygen (basement bar). 3-«8pm. £2. 24 Jun. Fortnightly. l’rolong the pleasure of your weekend at this subterranean pre-cluh where it’s OK to dance dttring the day. Techno and classic tunes come courtesy of Derek Aire and friends.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. 9pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns does the laid-back Stilt session thing in a rare groove. afro-beat and nu-ja/J. sty lee. I SL Records at WJ. Christies. ()pnt—latn. Free. Weekly. The S1. 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. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. A funk and soul selection.
I Sunday Sessions at Cuba Norte. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. ()ld encounters new. on a jazz-funk-soul tip with Ben. (iav and guests.
I 2 Urban at Q Bar. L)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabuloz drops the latest pressings and jams from the hot and jiggy world of R&B.
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I Underword at The thnan Be-ln. ()ptn— lam. Free. 24 Jun. Fortnightly. Multi-media extravaganza that sees Calvin manipulate sotne visuals and Hobbes tinker with sotne vinyl in an eclectic fashion.
I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.
l lpm---3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).
I 6.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().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 2-1. I lpm--3atn. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordie. (‘rarath and Ally encourage a ‘You bring it. we‘ll play it' music policy in the general realms of rock. metal. industrial and goth.
I Disco Kandi at Po .\'a .\'a.
l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Innovator supplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting [’S garage.
I Feelin’ Soulful at ligo. Monthly. Next date the.
I Mode Organic at The Citrus Club. I lptn—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. fttnk. mod and freakbeat at this long-running (and now weekly) 60s soiree.
I Reflex at Ego. l lpm—3am. £8 (£7). 22 Jun. Monthly. Jack your body to some super slick tech-house grooves supplied by the residents Laurie and Chris.
I Tackno at Club Mercado. l().3()ptn—3am. £6 (£5/£-l). 24 Jttn. Monthly. All aboard the love boat as Trendy Wendy hosts the latest instalment of her long-running kitsch party ‘Cruising at Taekno‘.
0 Taste at The Honeycomb.
I lpm—3atn. £8 (£6). Weekly. Bttsiness as usual for the first session this fortnight (2-1 Jun). The following week. you'll have to get it together for the massive seventh birthday celebrations of this wildly hedonistic and gay-friendly Sunday institution. featuring not one but three special guest DJs - namely Jim ‘Shaft' Ryan. Jon Pleased and Jo Mills. See Preview and Hitlist.
I United at Club Mercado. l()pm 3am. 1 Jul. Monthly. The Club Mercado residents (including Trendy Wendy. Markell. and (iraeme McCleanljoin forces to fortn this united front of uplifting and vocal house. (ieared towards a glam crowd so make sure you dress nice.
Chart & Party
I Chocolate Sundae at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £2—£5. Weekly. Soulful house and disco dubs.
I Insomnia at The Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £3 (£1 to students). Weekly. Bop till you drop to dance. chart and 90s tunes.
I Lush at Ego. l().3()pm——3am. £3. l Jul. Fortnightly. Commercial dance and pop courtesy of Craig Dempster and Dale Wilkinson at this gay-friendly soiree. Drinks promos all night long.
B’J Casuests at Atomic Baby, Sat 30 Jun
I Mad Sundays at The Attic.
l lptn 3am. £4 (£2 with tlyer). Weekly. (‘heck out of the asylum and into The Attic for an evening of chart ntusic and outrageously cheap alcohol.
I Replay/Meltdown at liros/liltte. 9.30pm 3am. £2 (£l ) before llpm; £3 (£2) before midnight: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 7()s and 80s. replayed while the folks in Meltdown relax to chart house and garage.
I Sin at The Ark. l()ptn 3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. (hurt and party tttnes. with bevvy at sweet shop prices.
I The Free Deck at WJ. ('hristies. 8.30pm lam. Free. 25 Jun. Fortnightly. ()pen decks night where aspiring DJs get fifteen minute slots. Live acts also encouraged. all with a view to future projects and collaborations.
I Salsa 8: Rueda at Baracoa.
Xpnt- lam. Free. Weekly. Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.
I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.
l lpm~3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs.
I 6.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.