I UTI presents: ‘Green Man’ at The Wee Red Bar. 1 lprri 3am. £7 (£5). 20 Jul. Monthly. t'riderground techno night featuring resident dark destroyers Tormod Mor. Jonny ()h? and Semaj and special guests the Tokyo Bitches. comprised of Dr Dempsey and .Mr Rob Dylan.

I Waxworks at The Honey coriib. ll)pmv 3am. £7. .3 Aug. Monthly. Boogie down soul. funk. hip hop. house and garage greats with the residents (‘oliri Cook. (iat'etli Somriierv ille. Mr Todd and The Squalor Show.

I Work at ligo. 10.30pm 3am. £8 (£6). 27 Jul. Monthly. Second session of this hard-working house night where guests Fisher 6; Price arid residents l’ete ()w en and Rob Hunter slave over hot decks for a mixed. gay -friendly crowd.

I Zealous at Studio 24 (downstairs). 10.30pm 3am. £5. 2|) Jul. Monthly. Hardcore skatepurik and industrial sounds courtesy of some live protagonists and DJs Dunk. lqy and ('laire. This month live action comes from Out By Degrees and (burn.

Chart & Party

I Canned Heat at (iaia. llipm 3am. £2 before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. DJ Harry Let‘s (io (Boomhox) lays on the pop and partied-up funk. disco and liouse tunes. Plus Double Zero upstairs in the lounge with a sure-shot selection of funk. big beat and drum & bass.

I Fridays at (‘lub Java. 5pm - 2am. Free before |()pni; £3 alter. Weekly (call venue to confirm). The sumptuous surroundings of Leitli‘s luxurious club venue allow for wild abandon on the downstairs dancelloor or more sedate goings on in the comfortable upstairs lounge. Drinks promos ensure affordable pleasure either way.

I Fusion at liros/lilite. 9.30pm 3am. £4 (£3) before I lpm; £5 (£4) before midnight; £6 (£5) after. Weekly. House and garage hits at this behemoth of a venue with occasional live l’As an added bonus.

I Gorgeous at Loca. 10pm 311m. Free before midnight; £3 (£2 with flyer) after. Weekly. (let ready to pump that party at this mainstream chart affair.

I Night To Remember at The Cavendish. ltlpmri 3am. £6. Weekly. ()r not. given the all too reasonable drinks promos on offer. Over 25s.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free before I lpni; £3 (£1 ) after. Weekly. See Thu.

I Tease at The Subway West Iind. 4pm—3am. Free before I 1pm: £3 (£l ) after. Weekly. DJ Hariirny with a selection of chart tunes.

I T.F.l. Friday at The Ark. 4pm—3am. Free before ltlpm'. £4 (£2) after. Weekly. You've worked hard. now reward yourself with a massive drinking and dancing session at the ultimate after work party. featuring a free buffet and ALL drinks at £1. If you’d like to book a table call (ll 3| 2‘) 7733.

I The Time Tunnel at (‘lub Mercado. |()pni -3ani. £5 (£4 with ilyer). Weekly. Trendy Wendy. Showbiz. Jase and Betty Ford disrupt the space-time continuum with tunes from the (ins right up to right now. Or maybe it's just the alcohol.

I Why Not? at Why Not'.’ l()pni—-3aiii. Free before I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Mainstream chart and disco with Neil Donald and Craig McArtney at this popular city centre venue.

I Yum Yum at Revolution. l()pni—3am. £5—~£7. Weekly. (‘hart and dance night at this heaving mess of humanity.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Baracoa at Baracoa. 9pm— i am. Free. Weekly. Big Beat‘s Simon Hodge dons his sombrero and gaucho moustache for a scorchio selection of Latin favourites.

I Beats Down \x'J. ('hrisnes.

8pm lam. Free. 2| Jul. Monthly. Motown. rare groove and a lil' taste of hip hop from the lithe and limber DJ Marcos.

I Black Sauce at Bani Bou.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. ('onfucius say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good underground house music with Martin Valentine and Steven Wanless. I Cuba Norte at ('uba Norte.

lflprii larii. Free. Weekly. Hot salsa? lt's Saturday and that means. er'. hot salsa at this epicentre of all things Latin.

I EH1 at Till 1. 9pm larii. Free. Weekly. Master‘clief Bob ('airns fries tip some nu-jal/ chittlins' (2| Jul). while funk daddy Ali ('ampbell gets you worked up for the weekend (28 Jul ).

I Extra Width at Q Bar (dow nstairs). 8pm; lain. Free. Weekly. New wave disco (i.e. all your favourite indie hits) with rotational DJs (ir'ainne. Keir'on and l’lasMatrori (Mogwai ).

I Flashback at Flashback.

8.30pm lain. Free. Weekly. An even riiix of chart pap from the past four decades. ()ver‘ 2 l s only.

I Four To The Floor at Rtisli.

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

I Freefall at ()xygen. Monthly. Next date 4 Aug.

I Freeway at W]. (‘hrisries (basement). Monthly. Next date 4 Aug. I Funk And Disorderly at The ('ity Cafe. ()pni- larii. 28 Jul. Fortnightly. Yogi ‘Da Bear" llatiglitori supplies the very best in daricefloor'jau. Rtli and vocal garage.

I Greazed Up at The Spider's Web. Monthly. Next date 25 Aug with the Tennessee Trio.

I Illgotronik at Meadows Bar. Monthly. Next date 4 Aug.

I Immersed In Music at l’iv'o. 9pni~ larii. Free. Weekly. Kev Wright (Sublime) sends out the tech-trance signals (2| Jul). The following week (28 Jul). Tim Makin makes us feel the sheer funk of his particular house vibe.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ()prn—lani. Free. Weekly. (‘olin (‘ook (t'ltragroove) plays sortie 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 Oxygen at ()xygen. ()plll-“lttlll. Free. Weekly. Life's a gas at this swanky style bar. with progressive house action frorii Stuart Duncan (2| Jul). The following week (28 Jul). (iareth Sommerville gives us the real deal in house music.

I UrbannHangSuite at Barin's. llpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a strangely swinging soundtrack from Son of l'gly. I Waxworks presents at l’opRokit. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents The Squalor' Show and Mr Todd dish the funky house. hip hop and soul for your pie-clubbing delight.

I Yush! at the ('ity (‘afe. 9pm~ lam. Free. 2| Jul. 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. £7 (£6). 2| Jul. Fortnightly. Plastic fantastic deep to progressive house night hosted by the residents Murray Richardson. (iail Sellars and Marco Smith. Please note that next month ( l8 Aug) features the Acetate birthday bash with (iene Farris and Rob Mello.

OAirborne at The Venue (all floors). lt).3()pm-3am. £tbc. 28 Jul. Launch of a

brand new techno night that‘s sure to reach the heady heights thanks to a great line-up already secured for the next few months. A team of resident ~rocks w ill be

joined for the operirrig night by

legendary Lionrocker' Jtistiri Robertson. while future sessions include guest spots from Funk D' Void and Orlando \‘oor'rie. See llitlist.

I Ascension at Teviot Row t'nion. 10.30pm 3am. ll).3|lpm 3am. £3 (£2). 28 Jul. Monthly. Traditional Ascension goth club in the main hall. with an extra room dedicated to clieery industrial and nasty electro.

OAtomic Baby at La Belle Arigcle. lll.3(lpni 3am. £|() (£8). 28 Jul. Monthly. The ‘explosive' home party (currently the progressive house night in town) celebrates five years rockiii' it with a residents show case care of Michael Kilkie and Stuart Duncan. See Preview and llitlist.

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

I 1 Aug.

I Blast at (’lth Mercado. llprii 3am. £|() (£8). 28 Jul. Fortnightly. The infamous Huggy Burger Queen and his trusty sidekick Mtii‘lsell select the best iti tip—front liotise and garage groov cs for the delight and delectation of their capacity crow d.

I Boogie Mo Dynamo at Tev iol Row House. Next date I | Aug.

I 6.0. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. ll).3()prii 3am (bar from (rpm ). Free. Weekly. DJ Ally is back again with more of her trademark high—carnp-to-house dccknical expertise at this always hoacliiiig gay venue.

I A Deep Sensation at Noa.

l()prn 3am. £(v before I lpni; £8 after. 28 Jul. Monthly. Feel the power of that deep-working liotise and funked-up disco care of Martin Valentine and Neil Ferris in the main room. hi the ‘alternative room' new resident DJ. Bob ('airns. lays down some deep atid meaningful platters sourced from the general realms of funk. (iii-jazz. afro-beat and soul.

I Disco Inferno at ligo. Monthly. Next date 25 Aug.

I District at Not). Monthly. Next date 4 Aug.

I Divine Divas at The Venue (top floor). Monthly. Next date ll Aug.

I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. (ins garage. Northern soul. ska and soundtracks you're likely to stagger across.

I Essential at The Liquid Roorii. l().3()pm -3am. £6 (£5). 28 Jul. Fortnightly. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones

join forces with Martin Valentine

('I‘aste/Frisko Disco) for some ‘essential' dirty house and LS garage action.

I Eye Candy at Club Mercado.

l lpms 3am. £ It) (£8); U) in fancy dress. 2| Jul. l-‘or'tnightly. Residents (iraeriie l’opstar. Nejat Barton and Neil (‘rookston host their infamous. glam house party. Remember to ‘Dress glam or scr'ani‘.

listings Clubs

I Fiesta Latina at ch to) Row l'nion. Monthly Next date intch

I Freefall Edinburgh at the Honey comb. Monthly. Next date 4 .\ug. I Headspin at The Bongo (Tub. Monthly. Next date If Aug with special guest DJ Paul .Mogg ( l’lie l’syclionauts) I Hell On Earth at .s'tutho 3.1 Monthly. Next date tbc.

I It at The Honeycomb ltlpm 3am. £8 (£(v). 28 Jul. Fortnightly. l'villt)\\llly_‘ a steady slew of big name guests. it's time to big tip the IT residents namely ('rarg Smith. \ogi Hanghtori and .Iori Mancini who‘ll be iackm‘ it w ildsty lc in a house and garage vein

OJoy at lago. ltlpm 3am. £|() ( £8) 2| Jul. Fortnightly. Maggie and \lari‘s meaty house institution celebrates eight solid years of hands in the air licdorirsiii with a residents show case including 'l'r‘eridy Wendy and Sally l'mlay 's saucy mix of chart. pop and garage lll the downstairs suite. .\r‘rive early to guarantee entry and see llitlist.

I Keb Darge’s Legendary Deep Funk at The Venue (top floor ). Monthly Next dale-1.\ug.

I Last Night A DJ Stole My Wife at l’o Na Na. llprn 3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th \airiiint. keeping it real \\ ill) the old skool to Iitl skool beats thing.

I Latin Explosion at 'l he Matiibo ('lub. lllpin 3am. £5. Weekly. Your weekly dose of high oclaiie latiii rhythms (run exclusively by women). with dance classes starting at ‘lprii for beginners and for more exper (enced salsa aficionados at IUpin (priced £4 which includes entry to the club).

I Latino Loco at lil Barrio.

ltlprn 3am. Free. Weekly. The original Latino chart party continues w ith the freshest beats from the barrio from I)! Hector and his Latin posse.

I Luscious at ('lth Java.

9.30pm 2am. £o. 2| Jul. Monthly. The only LR and LS garage night in town. hosted by Sliabba. DJ Dan and DJ lririovator. If you’re on a budget and/or a la/y arse. you‘ll be pleased to hear that if you catch a cab from the city centre straight to the venue. you can i'cclairii your taxi fare (w ith receipt) from the l.uscious door staff. Maximum claims are U). so don‘t take the piss.

I Luvely at The Honey coiiib.

lllprn 3am. £12 (£|()). 21 Jul. Monthly. Funky to hard house in the main room from Jared. Tommy K and (il’ and some slick. vocal house through the back courtesy of Newton ck Stone at lidirihurgli‘s raunchy. gay —lriendly party. Make an effort on your ensemble for this liioritliN session because the dress code stipulates ‘Stetsons & Sombreros‘.

I The Mambo Club at The ('averidisli. IUpm 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. The highly respected mix of reggae. ragga. Rtle rap and hip hop continues to be one of the strongest nights for music of black origin in town.


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