Clubs listings

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Caramel at Rush. 9pm~|am. I-‘ree. Weekly. 1)] (‘PR tnainlittes the freak funk. with cocktails at Ilappy Ilour prices all night long.

I Immersed in Music at Piyo.

9pm lam. I-‘ree. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy' Mark lidmondson plays funky phatback grooyes for all the playa/ ottt there.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa. l()pm ~Iam. Free. Weekly. Latino grooves to tnake you salsa. with dance classes for beginners and intermediate frotn £3.50.

I Tango at I'll Barrio. 7 -9pm. Free. Weekly. I-‘ree. informal tango tuition with seasoned professional Steve McKay. For tnore info. call Steve on 478 22 I 8.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

I lptn 3am. Free. Weekly. Light yegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest I)Js.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm). I-‘ree. Weekly. Take a step back in (true to 60s. 70s. 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Flava (formerly Motherfunk) at the Venue. l Iptn late. Free. Weekly. .\'ow re-named fttnk and soul night. hosted by ()li. Beatty and I‘elis. with boo/e promos a plenty.

I Motherfunk at the Iloneyc‘omb. I0.30pm 4am. I‘ree. Weekly. ()ne of the capital‘s tnost popular haunts. this is. as the name suggests. the mother of all funk clubs. This fortnight (25 Sep). to make matters eyen tnore exciting. the resident I)Js (iino. I‘ryer and Spectrum are joined by a special guest in the form of Pete Isaac (Jelly Jazz. Plymouth).


I Ad-Lib l I I Hope Street. 248 6645. I Air Organic 36 Kelyingroye Street. 564 520I.

I Alasksa I43 Bath Lane. 248 I777. I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3l89. I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 0901 (I22 0300.

I Asylum 70 ('owcaddens Road. 332 068 I.

I Babaza 25 Royal lixchange Square. 304 0101.

I Bennet’s 80 (ilassford Street. 552 576I.

I Bonkers Ilope St. 248 5884.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Budda I42 St Vincent Street. 22l 5660.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 70 ('owcaddens Road. 333 ()68 l.

I The Cathouse l5 t'nion Street. 348 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 (ireat Western Road. Kelyinbridgc. 334 ()560.

I Club Budda I42 St Vincent St. 22l 22l3.

I The Cran I038 Argyle Street. 248 688 l.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 8899.

I Eat Drink Man Woman 34 44 King St. 552 9237.

I Firebird I32I Arger Street. 334 0594.

I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 22l 65I I.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 I I20.

I Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 t'niyersity Ayenuc. 339 8697.

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I Oaxaca at Po .\'a .\'a. I lpm~3am. Free. Weekly. Latino fttnk night with a name that makes you sound like you’re choking on your own yomit. (ieared towards pleasing the student market.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. l()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) yia the infamous number-based introductions system. Please note there‘s free tequila and champagne for the roo/ie with the most requests.

I Smarty Pants at The Subway West Iind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£l with student II) or fiyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up with DJ Aka.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm 3am. liree for students with matriculation card; £l otherwise. Weekly. See 'I'hu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Anthropology at Bam Boti.

9pm» lam. I‘rce. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of life plus a relaxed selection from I)JRed6's jar/.1. collection at this opulent ()riental style bar.

I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 9.30pm Iam. liree. Weekly. (‘aptain llarry Ainsworth (aka ‘Perrier Newcomer Award’ winner (iarth Cruikshank) and his kooky cabin crew invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into qui/land. Should you perform like the trained seal the ('aptain wotlld like you to be. you shall be rewarded with boole from celebrity sponsor. Mr Jack Daniels.

I Excursions at Igttana. 9pm latn. I’ree. Weekly. Rotational residents (i- Mac (Manga). (iary Mac (Sublime). (‘olin Millar and Adatn Bray (Ilcadspin)

demonstrate their amazing decksterical Versatility iii the fields of drtttn & bass. hip hop. funk and breaks.

I Flashback at I'ilashback.

8.30pm Iatn. I’ree. Weekly. I)J Randy Andy shows no shame in playing top ttlnes from the 60s. 70s and 80s. I)rinks promos a bonlts.

I Headzeint at Iilll. 9pm lam. l"ree. Weekly. IIip hop. fttnk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and (iary.

I The Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm late. l‘t'ee. 3 ()ct. I’ortnightly. Roan l.ayery (Orbital Tour 1)] and resident at Radio Babylon) entertains the colourful customers with all sorts of electro funkyness.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8pm lam. I-‘rec. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents (iino. I‘ryer and ('hris I-‘Iexon and the musical styles of fttnk. hip hop and soul. Arriye early to capitalise on two-for-one drinks offers. I Salsa Variations at Baracoa.

8pm lam. I’ree. Weekly. I)J Mikayel plays the Latino grooyes to make you salsa with dance classes in either a ('olumbian or (‘uban style.

I Son de Rumba at (’cllar Bar .\'o l. l()pm lam. l’t‘ce. Weekly. ()ne of the pioneering Latin music nights attd still the best selection of non-commercia| grooyes courtesy of DJ Iinrique.

I Tango at The ()ttthouse (upstairs). 8.30 l lptn. I‘ree. Weekly. Informal tango night with free beginners class from 8.30pm.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

I lpm 3am. I-‘ree. Weekly. Light \egetarian snacks scryed to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest I)Js.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l0.30ptn 3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action

at this always busy gay club.

I Fat Sam’s Swing Club at Iigo has now finished.

I Kero-Scene—K2 at Studio 24.

l Iptn late. £I.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternatiye night which sees l.eaf. Wally. qu and Liz. playing death. doom. heayy metal and extreme tunes. I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm 5am. I‘rec. Weekly. All new night geared towards turning the mid- week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap home. It‘s a heady cotnbo and it comes courtesy of l-‘elix and Bcany. the back rootn boys from Sublime.

I Mudd Club at (iaia. l()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. All-new alternative indie night that also makes generous concessions to cross-oyer dance tunes. I Red at Po .\'a .\'a. I Iptn 3am. I’rec. Weekly. DI Ilarry I.ets (io (Bootnbox) puts the eclectic into electric at this stylish sotlk bar.

Chart & Party

I Shark at Iiros/Iilite. 9.30pm 3am. £3 (£2) before I lpm: £4 (£3) after. \Veekly. 'Scotland’s biggest student' night supplying the obligatory chart pap. I Skint at The Ark. l()pm 3am. £2 (free with proof of oycrdraft ). Weekly. The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the finest chart anthems bill also cares enough to proyide drinks at £1 all night and free entry to oyerdrmyn students.

I Smooch at The Subway West Iind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£I with student II) or fiyer). Student soiree with tasty Sambuca £I a shot all night long.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm 3am. liree for students with matriculation card: £I otherwise. Weekly. See 'I‘hu.

I Viagraah at Reyolution. l()pm 3am. £4 (£3 ). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the frisky students ottt there

I Groucho St Judes l()o Bath Street. 352 8800.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the (iarage). 35.3 3| I l.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. I Life (basement of Corinthian). I9l Ingratn Street. 552 I l()l.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 22l 6362

I The Living Room 5 Byers Road. 339 85I I.

I MAS 29 Royal Iischange Square. 22l

7080. I Moloco I287 Argyle Street. 334 48l3.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 42I Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637

I O’Hen ’s I)rury Street. 248 375 I. I Planet each 34 Queen Street. 336 8990.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 I22I.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 t'niyersity (iardens. 339

9784. I Reds. 375 Satichiehall Street. 33f I635. I Riverside Club t-‘ox Street. 569 7287.

I Rocksy’s Basement 40 New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 579I.

I The Shack 193 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soba I I Mitchell Street Lane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Bath Street. 22] 77] I.

I Strawberry Fields 5o ()swald Street. 22l 787l.

I The Studio. 1084 South St. Scotstoun. 40I I750.

I Tchai-Ovna 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524.

I 13th Note 260 (‘Iyde Street. 243 2I77

I Trash I97 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 I000.

I Variety Bar 40ISaucliiehaII Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 3320755.

I The Woodside Social Club 329 North \Voodside Road. 337 I643. I Yang 3.3 Queen Street. 348 8484.


I The Ark 3 Setnple Street. 229 77a33.

I The Attic I)yt‘t"s (‘losc. (’owgate. 225 8382.

I Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge. 5560300.

I Bann UK 5 Ilunter Square. 226

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I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846.

I Bar Union 253/258 (’owgatc. 557 3780.

I La Belle Angele l l llasties ('Iose. 335 7536.

I The Bongo Club l4 .\'ew Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish \Vest 'Iitllel'tiss. 338 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23 24 (it'eettsttle Place. 556 933 I.

I The Citrus (it'indlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125.

I Club Java (‘ornmercial Street. l.eitlt. 555 5633.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I Cuba Norte If): Morrison Street. 33l 0499.

I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I eh1 I97 High Street. 220 5277.

I El Barrio I04 West Port. 229 8805.

I Eros/Elite l-turntainpark. Dundee Street. 338 I66I.

I Gaia King Stables Road. 239 7986. I Holyrood Union Ilolyrootl Road. 65I 6I57.

I The Honeycomb 15 t7 .\'iddry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-ln 2/8 West (‘rosseattseway. 663 8860.

I Iguana 4t I.othian Street. 220 4388.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 33.5 3564.

I Loco 335 ('owgate. 335 54l3.

I The Meadow Bar Buccleuch Street. 633 7680.

I Club Mercado 3o 39 Market Street. 336 4334.

I Noa. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7l36.

I Opium 7l ('owgatc. 235 8382.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street. 557 9997.

I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street. 633 68] l.

I Pivo 3 6 (‘alton Road. 557 3935. I Po Na Na 26 I’rederick Street. 226


I The Pond 33 34 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 3 Picardy Place. 556 4273.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 ‘)I‘)5.

I 0 Bar 5/1 I l.eith Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 3| I.othian Road. 229 7670.

I Rush 3 Robertson‘s ('lose. 557 3768.

I Studio 24 ('aIton Road. 558 3758.

I The Subway ('owgate. 335 6766. I The Subway West End I.othian Road. 229 9I97.

I The Union Ileriot Watt l'niycrsity. Riccarton. 45! 5333.

I The Venue (‘alton Road. 557 3073.

I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 3303774.

I The Wee Red Bar lidinhurgli (‘ollcgc Of Art. I.auriston Place. 229 I443.

I Why Not? I4 (ieorge Street. 634

83l l. I Wilkie House (‘ow-gate. 225 2935. I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 330 6040.