Clubs listings

Edinburgh Clubs continued

Edinburgh Sundays


I Beluga at Beluga. Spin-lam. Free. Weekly. Soul jazz from the past four decades with Yogi Haughton.

I The Crash Club at The Tron. 9pm—lam. Free. 14 Oct. Monthly. Second session of this all new pre-club encompassing the many myriad moods of music. From reggae to rockabilly. from trance to techno. from punk to classical it really is all here in glorious and dynamic stereo sound.

I Let’s Tango at Baracoa. 5pm-lam. Free. Weekly. Tango and salsa with DJ Joel and free dance classes to show you how.

I Sunday Sessions at Cuba Norte. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Old encounters new, on ajazz-funk-soul tip with Ben. Gav and guests.

I 2 Urban at Q Bar. 9pm- lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabuloz drops the latest pressings and jams frotn the hot and jiggy world of R&B.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a hip hop and breaks soundtrack from Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).

I Yo! Below at Yo Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the funked-up drum & bass treatment from DJ Queen B (Behave?)

Club I C.C. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm— 3am (bar from 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best tunes from acrOss the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.

I Deebo at P0 Na Na. 1 1pm--3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wazzo supplies a

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spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting US garage.

I DKY at Studio 24. 11pm--3am. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. Jordie. Garath and Ally welcome you to their weird world of rock, goth. metal. industrial and punk.

I Kayos at Opium. 1()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Another example of wilful mis- spelling (no doubt the nu-metal kids love it) at this righteous rock night spanning early works to modern masterpieces.

I Long Weekend at The Venue. 3—9pm. £2. 14 ()ct. Monthly. Extend your weekend with the Long Weekend where you can dance away the afternoon to up-front and uplifting house and garage grooves from 1)Js Andy Chalmers. Derek Aire and Mista


I Mode Organic at The (‘itrus Club. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. mod and freakbeat at this long-running (and now weekly) 60s soirée.

I Pimp at The Cavendish.

l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. All-new night of hip hop and R&B. served up a treat by Big El and a supporting cast of thousands.

I Soundbank at The Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date 28 Oct. OSpellbound at The Liquid Room. 1().30pm-3am. £7 in advance from Ripping. Fopp and Underground Solu‘shn; £9 (£8) on the door. 14 ()ct. Monthly. The Manchester-based drum & bass and nu-skool breaks night launches the first of its monthly sessions with the Edinburgh debut of Bad Company. Rated as the UK‘s leading drum & bass act. Bad Company will bejoined by Spellbound's renowned MCs Tonn Piper and Bandit and DJ E.N.O. See Hitlist.



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I Tackno at Club Mercado. Monthly. Next date 28 ()ct with Scary Movie Tackno.

I Taste at The Honeycomb.

1 lpm»-3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Fisher & Price live it tip in the main room with garage and uplifting to hard house. Support in a [IS house style comes as always from Marco Smith and Martin Valentine at this wildly hedonistic and gay-friendly Sunday institution.

I United at Club Mercado.

10pm ~3am. 7 ()ct. Monthly. The Club Mercado residents (including Trendy -. Markell. and (iraeme McClean) join forces to form this united front of uplifting and vocal house. Geared towards a glam crowd so make sure you dress nice.

I The Wendy House at Club Mercado. 1().3()pm-3am. £6 (£5). 14 ()ct. Monthly. Trendy Wendy dispenses with the house guests this month. preferring instead to manage the basement beats. loft classics and garage grooves all on her own. What's more. you lucky beggars get a free Wendy Cl) and having heard it already. The List can testify that this little lady got a whole lotta soul.

Chart & Party

I Lush at ligo. 1().3()pm—3am. £3. 7 ()ct. Fortnightly. Commercial dance and pop courtesy of Craig Dempster and Dale Wilkinson at this gay-friendly soiree. Drinks promos all night long should effectively loosen tip the joints and the inhibitions.

I Replay/Meltdown at liros/lilite. 9.30pm—3am. £2 (£1) before 1 1pm; £3 (£2) before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Replay sees the hits of the 70s and 80s. er. replayed while the old folks in Meltdown relax to chart house and garage.

I Sin at The Ark. 1()pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Chart and party ttmes from DJ John. plus booze at sweet shop prices. I Sunday Session at Subway West End. 9pm—3am. Cheap drinks promos and chart tunes provide a debauched climax to the weekend.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Soul jazz, to lounge to with F.rik Da Viking (8 ()ct) and Dom Flanagan (15 ()ct).

I Salsa & Rueda at Baracoa. 8pm—lam. Free. W ‘ekly. Authentic Latin beats with rueda and salsa dance classes (£3.50) from Sam.

I Urbannl-langSuite at Bann‘s.

1 lpm—-3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest 1)Js.


I 0.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 1().3()pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow otit (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.

I Metro at Po Na Na. 1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy Mac mixes up 80s classics. filthy disco and soulful house.

I Spanish Pub Night at El Barrio. 1()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A right old knees—up for the Spanish and Spanish- loving community hosted by DJs Felix and lidu and featuring ilamenquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits.

Chart & Party

I Decadence at Revolution. 1().3()pm-3am. £3 (£2). Depraved danceiloor decadence at this capacity student night.

I Monkey Business at The Subway West lind. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Pit your wits against DJ Shaggy in the (lo Bananas game show!

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm— 3am. Free for students with

matriculation card; £1 otherwise.

W 'ekly. See Thu.

I Tentastic at (iaia. 10pm -3am. £l(). Weekly. Pay ten pounds on the door and get unlimited drinking at the bar. This frankly insane facility (bearing in mind it's the beginning of the week) will be

complemented by a suitable crass chart

& party selection.

1' Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pni- lam. Free. Weekly. Big Beat 1)Js Simon Hodge and Stuart Bennet spin jazz. funk greats from across the decades.

I Caramel at Rtish. ‘)ptn~-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ CPR mainlines the freak funk. with cocktails at Happy Hour prices all night long.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo. ()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy‘ Mark lidmondson plays funky phatback grooves for all the playal. out there.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa.

ll)pm--lam. Free. Weekly. Latino grooves to make you salsa. with dance classes for beginners and intermediate from £3.51).

I Tango at [£1 Barrio. 7--‘)pm. Free. Weekly. Free. informal tango tuition with seasoned professional Steve McKay. For more info. call Steve on 478 2218.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest 1)Js.


I 6.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().3()pm—-—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 605. 70s. 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Flava at The Venue. 1 1pm -late. Free. Weekly. Feisty funk and soul night. hosted by ()li. Beany and Felix. with booze promos a plenty.

I Motherfunk at The Honeycomb. 1().3()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. ()ne of the capital‘s most popular haunts. this is. as the name suggests. the mother of all funk clubs. All the friskiest funk and the sexiest sotil comes courtesy of the resident DJs. (lino. Fryer and Spectrum and if you want to get in. you best arrive early.

I Oaxaca at Po .\'a Na. 1 1pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Latino ftmk night with a name that makes you sound like you‘re choking on your own vomit. (ieared towards pleasing the student market.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. l()pm--3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system. Please note there's free tequila and champagne for the lloozie with the most requests.

I Smarty Pants at The Subway West lind. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1 with student 11) or llyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up with DJ Aka.

I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm-3am. Free for students with matriculatitm card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Anthropology at Bath Bou. 9plll-"lillll. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of Iife plus a relaxed selection from DJRedo‘sjau collection at this opulent ()riental style bar.

I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm-—1am. Free. Weekly. 'Rude Boy' Robert hosts a Garage City special ( l() ()ct) while Bob Cairns and Dom Flanagan select the best in global jazz. grooves ( 17 ()ct).

I The Departure Lounge at l’opRokit. 9.3(lpnr lam. Free. Weekly.