Clubs listings

Glasgow, Mondays


I Burn at .MAS. l lpm 3am. Free for staffof any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere is guaranteed at the five-year old staff night out. thanks to thumping dance classics. from deep to disco. unleashed by Norman and Zeus.

I Speedracer at The (iarage. l0.30pin 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in for the Usual cra/y crowd.

I transistor:Duel at Q. I tpm ~3am. £3. Weekly. Seriously cool. if cryptic. name for a new gay night at the little venue with Wayne Dixon and Niall McMurray. The music policy promises to be classic pop from the 80s to right now.

Chart & Party

I Popstars at The Shack. l0.30pm~3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Ridiculously cheap bevvy at this self- explanatory homage to manufactured chart pap.

Glasgow Tuesdays


I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Mr Davie goes on a tongue-in-check journey through the history of house music.

I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm» midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar l0) playing. oddly enough. dub.

I A Lick of Latin at Havana Bar. 8pm~ l()pm. £4. Weekly. Music from around the globe with that all-important lick of Latin arid there's a salsa dance class with Maggie.

I Bar 10 at Bar l0. 7pmr late. Free. Weekly. A chance for aspiring DJ talent to get noticed: every week three bedroom turntablists spin their discs. the best bcitig selected by the crowd. who then progress to the final. where [Us and promoters from various clubs grant the cream of the crop a chance to play at their ventte or club.

I Passion Pour La Vida at October. 8pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. The award-winning DJ Jazz. drives tip the temperature in Princes Square with a Latino/Spanish extravaganza.


I Discolite at Q. l lpm» 3am. £3. Weekly. A new gay night of disco. both cheesy and classic. from [Ms Wayne and Darren who'll be spicing things up with the odd disco-flavoured pop hit.

I Eden at Alaska. I lpm—<3aiii. £4 (£2). Weekly. One for the students. with the Usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alan Ronald. plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that Tue is the new Thu.

I Media at Media. l lpm—-3ain. £tbc. Weekly. A full-on flavoured mix from lain Thomson.

I Tilt at The Velvet Rooms.

1 lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Progressive house and trance with James Doc Jnr.

Chart & Party

I Laid at Shack (formerly The Temple). l0.30pm~3ain. £3 (£2). Weekly. Student night with the cheesiest of cheese. regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage.

I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (Terry and lain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's.

l l.30pm—3am. £3 l .50). Weekly. A straight-ish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.

I Tentastic at The Liquid Lounge.

l lpm—3am. £10. Pay a tenner on the door and drink as much as you want.

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I T.I.T. at Trash. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. (irahame FergUson and Robert and Scott Free spin upfront house in the main room. pop for the studes in room two and relaxed grooves. The kids love it. despite the name.

I Yang at Tang. I lpm- 3am. Free before midnight; £3 alter. Weekly. Northern soul and ftiiik grooves from (ierry Love (Teenage Fanclub) and ('hris (ieddes (Belle dc Sebastian). Live bands appear on an ad hoc basis upstairs.

Glasgow Wednesdays


I L Is For Latin at llavana Bar.

8pm -- l()pm. £4. Weekly. Latin dance classes with Michel. and all the Latin sounds you could ask for.

I Club Santiago at Brel. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Latino grooves with Marcelo and Manuelo (‘ifuentes.

I The Jengaheads at The Living Room. ()pin-midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead is at the helm of this night. which showcases new releases. acetates and the like. With occasional bongo action.

I Fluid at The Polo Lounge. l0pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary business. and there are half price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.

I Russell’s at Rtissell's. ‘) l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravagan/a to the yuppie masses.

I Shu Hirata at The ('ul De Sac. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jal/y breaks. hip hop. electro. drum & bass; whatever gets played ottt. it's bound to be the best available.

I Take A Stand at The Stand.

Spin—l lpm. £2. Weekly. ()pen-stage night where poetry performers. musicians. comedians and DJs are encouraged to get up and do their sttiff.


I Back To Life at MAS. l lpm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. DJ Naeem launches a new night geared towards pleasing all you hip hop and R&B freaks ottl there.

I Basis at Yang. l lpm-v3am. £4 (£3). Pauly 1). DJ Limit and M(' Pedro supply a full spectrum of drum & bass and jungle in the main room. while Mr Brown (Vision Crew) provides a smooth blend of hip hop and reggae dancehall through the back.

I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l l.30pm -3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara with an upfront dance mix. (lay.

I Elastik at The l3th Note ('ltib.

I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. liclectic is such an ugly word. so we'll just say they play good music at lilastik. without bothering themselves with boring old genre constraints. This means you're liable to hear Led Zep. The Human League and Tortoise all in the same night.

I F.A.B. at Baba/a. l lpm~3am. Free before 1 1pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Sktid blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in (ilttngW.

I Joints & Jams at Cube. 1 lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. In the back room Harry B and Brian T present Loungin'. a selection of funky tracks and laid-back tunes. while in the main room. a rotating roster of DJs supply R&B. hip hop and soul.

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I Cheese On Toast at Shack (formerly The Temple). l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 l. (‘heesy tunes with booze sauce to help wash it down.

I Klass at Destiny. l0pm—3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. For those who fancy a party night out but can't stand those pesky kids cluttering tip the joint. ()y er 2S‘s only.

I Souped Up at The Garage. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics.



Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetical by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Eccentric at Bath Bou. 9pm <lam. Free. 5 ck 1‘) Jul. Fortnightly. Euan James and Phil York play house and trance for the discerning pre-clubber at this semi- swanky. ()riental style bar.

I Flashback at l-‘lashback.

8.30pm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Venus show s no shame in playing top tunes from the o0s. 70s and S0s. Drinks promos a bonus.

I Fuel at Rtisli. Upm lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Raymi B generates a high- voltage supply of hip hop. funk and liouse.

I Funk de Fino at Q Bar. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. A whirlwind tour of the musical spectrum. stopping off at funk. soul. hip hop and breaks with your guides Kas and llitchens.

I Immersed In Music at l’ivo.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. A change in line-tip sees the Sputnik DJs supply a selection of lcftl‘leld hotlsc tunes (5 Jul) and the following week ( l2 Jul ). Smokey & The Bandit (Senses) get funky for you. I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar (downstairs). 0pm lam. Free. l2 Jtil. Fortnightly. Sample the cheesy delights served up by lidinburgh's original li-'/. slea/ies Al and Kain the Mullet.

I Lilo at The Tron (basement).

l()piii lam. £2. l2 Jul. Monthly. ('raig Lovers ol Modern Loy crs fame hosts an evening of laid-back Latin. hammond ja/J. rocksteady and summer soul.

I Machine at WJ. (‘lii-isiies.

‘)pm— lam. £l. 5 a ll) Jul. Fortnightly. liclectic alternative. punk. lo-ti and noise from lidinburgh's ‘most underground' indie pre-cltib.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

()pmss lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth Sommerv ille breaks the mould of his t'ltragroove guise. playing warm New York house. disco and old-school hip hop.

I Mellow Mellow Right On at The ('arwash. ‘)pin-- lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Sofa Boy gets comfortable with an eclectic mix of chilled ftiiik and nu ja// sounds.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. ()pin lam. Free. Weekly. The weekend starts early in the company of rotational residents Stuart (iough and Beanie. seasoned entertainers in the swinging styles of funk. soul. R&B and hip hop.

I Pivo Caffé Birthday at Pivo. ()pm— lam. Free. 1‘) Jul only. The Czech- themed style bar celebrates the happy occasion of its second birthday with a little help from the soul sonic warriors resident at lidinburgh club nights Sputnik and Senses.

I Prefix at Bar t'nion. 9pm lam. Free. l2 Jul. Fortnightly. (‘hris Bryant and Derek Selmes sort the deep and funky wheat from the house chaff.

I Rookie Night at PopRokit. l()pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Opportunity for unknown local DJs to get a little exposure and possibly win a set at the new Honey comb. Send your tapes to lloney comb lints.. PO Box 23377. lidinburgh lillS ‘)Wt'.

I Salsa Viva at Baracoa. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Jorge plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa at this long- standing night. featuring dance classes for beginners and those at intermediate level.

I Shadowskill at Bam Bou. ‘lplll— lam. £2. l2 Jul. Fortnightly. Confucius say this new ()riental ster bar got plenty good drum tk bass and hip hop with DJ Sam and Rt‘tlh.

I Soft Rock at The Pond Bar.

llpm lam. Free. Weekly. Mullets. perms and poodle heads let loose to some ‘orrible soft rock in the comfortable surroundings of l.eith's premiere watering hole.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

llpm 3am. Free Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to .l kooky and eclectic soundtrack from Son of l‘gly


I Behave? at The Honey comb. Monthly. Next date 2o Jul.

I (3.0. Blooms at (‘.('. Blooms. l0.30pm~3am (bar from opm ). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi-NRU dance action at this ever-popular gay bar. I Da Break ttt La Belle Angele Will return in ()ct.

I Dust at Studio 24. l l.30pm 3am. £2. 5 Jul. Monthly. Get ready to rock at this goth. metal and industrial showcase hosted by the residents lan. Tony and Dave.

I Dysfunction at Thc Attic. 9pm 3am. £2 (U i. Weekly. Formerly at The Venue. Dysfunction have now moved the latest mix of nti-metal. hardcore. skate-punk and industrial here for a weekly session that includes live action for free. every other Thu. For more info. see

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I Fresh Air FM at The Honey comb will return in Sep.

I Fusion at Po Na Na. llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. All new showcase at the souk bar with DJs Mark B (Sttidio (irand) and the omnipresent Mttrray Richardson (20/20 Vision) playing vinyl gems in the realms of house. hip hop. funk and sotil.

I Genetic at The ('itrus ('lub.

llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and lo-li. No smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Hustlers’ Convention at The Bongo('lub. l0.30pm 3am. £4 (£3). l2 Jul. Monthly. Ministers of ftiiik Tabri/i. (’aptain Vague and Doodles squeeze otit their selection of booty shakiir afro beat and head—spinning soul.

I Juice at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date 20 Jul.

I The Moneyshot at The Bongo (‘luh 10.30pm 3am. £4. 5 Jul. Monthly. Work that party in an old-school to nu-school hip hop sty lee with special guest DJ crew. Table (illllps (comprised of [K DM(' finalists Ritchie Rufftone. Bunty atid Woody ) and the t‘csidcnts of choice Foly. (ietstim atid llood. Through the back room. it's big-tip the drum 6’; bass massive with Decknical llitch and guests.

I Muzikisum at The Honey comb. l()pm 3am. £4. 5 Jul. Monthly. Past and present winners of the much-coveted .lluri'l. Bedroom Bedlam title come together in this new showcase. this month featuring special guests Medicine (Wall ()f Sound) and Murray Richardson and the residents (irant McDonald and Derek P. I Naked at ligo. Monthly. Next date 26 Jul.

I Nocturnal at Noa. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3 with llyer). l‘) Jul. Monthly. Dark and twisted drum & bass in the main room with li..N.() (MU/ik‘ Bedroom Bedlam winner). Spy. V'adar and a special guest (tbc). ln room two. house and garage grooves are whipped from the record bags of Lisa Thomson. Wilberforce l and Denheem.

I Playaz at ligo. llpm~3am. £2. 5 Jul. Fortnightly. Gang-banging. crack-whoring and superlly pimping at this entertaining evening of dancehall. ragga. hip hop and gangsta rap.

I ReJuvenation at The Bongo ('lub. Monthly. Next date 26 Jul.

I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. l0.30pm~3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. Relive the fun and games you had at cheap British holiday camps like Butlins at this funky disco cum cabaret. with your hosts of distinction Mr Harry Ainsworth and