Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Big Beat DJs Simon Hodge and Stuart Bennet spin jazz funk greats from across the decades.

I Caramel at Rush. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ CPR mainlines the freak funk. with cocktails at happy hour prices all night long.

I Salsa Experience at Baracoa. 10pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Latirto grooves to make you salsa. with dance classes for beginners and intermediate frottt £3.50. I Tango at El Barrio. 7—9pm. Free. Weekly. Free. informal tango tuition with seasoned professional Steve McKay. For ntore info. call Steve on 478 2218.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann’s.

1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack front assorted guest DJs.


I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar frotn 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 60s. 70s. 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.

I Flava at The Venue. l lpm—late. Free. Weekly. Feisty funk and soul night. hosted by Oli. Beany and Felix. with booze promos a plenty.

I Motheriunk at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. One of the capital's most popular haunts. this is. as the name suggests. the mother of all fttnk clubs. All the friskiest funk and the sexiest soul comes courtesy of the resident DJs. Gino. Fryer attd Spectrum and early arrival makes sense to guarantee entry.



I Ad-Lib l 1 1 Hope Street. 248 6645. I Air Organic 36 Kelvingrove Street.

564 5201.

I Alasksa 142 Bath Lane. 248 1777. I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189.

I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 0901 022 0300.

I Asylum 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal Exchange Square. 264 0101.

I Bennet’s 80 Glassford Street. 552 5761.

I Bonkers Hope St. 248 5884.

I Brel 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Budda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 7o Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I The Cathouse 15 Union Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St.

221 2213.

I :he Cran 1038 Argyle Street. 248 68 1.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 8899.

I Eat Drink Man Woman 34—44 King St. 552 9227.

I Firebird 1321 Argyle Street. 334 0594.

I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

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

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I Shagtag at Gala. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system.

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

I The Subway at The Subway. 9ptn—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns and Dom Flanagan select the best in global jazz grooves.

The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Captain Harry Ainswortlt and Dave Strong (‘Perrier Newcomer Award‘ winners 2001 ) invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into quizland. Prompt arrival at 9pm is recommended as the Captain's tables fill up rather quickly.

I Excursions at lguatta. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents G-Mac (Manga). Gary Mac (Sublime). Colin Millar and Adant Bray (Headspin) demonstrate their amazing decksterical versatility in the fields of drum 8; bass. hip hop. funk and breaks.

I Headzeint at EH1. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. fttnk and electroheats courtesy of Michael and Gary.

I Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm—late. Free. 14 Nov. Fortnightly. Roan Lavery (Orbital Tour [)1 and resident at Radio Babylon) entertains the colourful customers with all sorts of electro funkyness.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I Groucho St Judes 190 Bath Street. 352 88(X).

I 92 474 Saucltiehall St (behind the Garage). 353 3111.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. I Lite (basement of Corinthian). 191 lngratn Street. 552 1101.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 221 6362

I The Living Room 5 Byers Road. 339 851 l.

I MAS 29 Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080.

I Moloco 1287 Argyle Street. 334 4813.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637

I O’Hen ’s Drurv Street. 248 3751. I Planet each 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 University Gardens. 339


I Beds. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635.

I Riverside Club Fox Street. 569 7287.

I Rocksy’s Basement 4() New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I The Shack 193 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soba 1 1 Mitchell Street Lane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Batlt Street. 221 771 l. I Strawberry Fields 56 ()swald Street. 221 7871.

I The Studio. 1084 South St. Scotstoutt. 401 1750.

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

I 13th Note 260 Clyde Street. 243 2177

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Variety Bar 401 Sauchieltall Street. 332 4449.

I Monkey Boy’s Afro Lounge at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. ‘Monkey Boy' Mark Editiondson plays funky phatback grooves and afro soul.

I Oxygen at Oxygen. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents (lino. Fryer and Chris Flexon and the musical styles of fttnk. hip hop and soul. Arrive early to capitalise on two-for-one drinks offers.

I Salsa Variations at Baracoa. 8pm—Iam. Free. Weekly. 1)] .‘vlikayel plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa with dance classes itt either a (‘olumbian or Cuban style.

I Son de Rumba at ('ellar Bar .\'o l. 10pm—lam. Free. Weekly. One of the pioneering Latin tnttsic nights and still the best selection of non-commercial grooves courtesy of DJ Enrique.

I Tango at The Outhouse (upstairs). 8.30—1 lpttt. Free. Weekly. Informal tango night with free beginners class front 8.30pm.

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l 1pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack frotn assorted guest 1).1s.


I C.C. BlOOMS at (if. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar front 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action at this always busy gay clttb.

I Come Play at (‘lttb Mercado. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3 itt glam attire). Weekly. All-new mid-week clttb night featuring funky ntusic for dressed-up drinkers. Vodka Red Bull only £1 all night long.

I Kero-Scene—K2 at Studio 24. 11pm~late. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally. lqy attd 1.1!. playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755.

I The Woodside Social Club 329 North \Voodside Road. 337 1643. I Yang 3.3 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Setttple Street. 229 77a33.

I Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge. 556 0200.

I Bann UK 5 llttnter Square. 226

1 1 12.

I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846.

I Bar Union 253/258 (‘ow gate. 557 2780.

I La Belle Angele 1 1 llasties Close. 225 7536.

I Beluga 30a Chambers Street. 624 4545.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23~24 (ircenside Place. 556 9331.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 221) 0125.

I Club Java (‘omtttercial Street. Leitlt. 555 5622.

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

I Cuba Norte 192 Morrison Street. 221 0499.

I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I eh1 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I El Barrio 104 West Port. 229 8805. I Eros/Elite liottntainpark. Dundee Street. 228 1661.

I Gaia King Stables Road. 229 7986. I Holyrood Union 11o1yt‘ood Road. 651 6157.

I The Honeycomb 15 17 Niddry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-in 278 West (‘rosseattseway 662 8860.

I Iguana 41 Lothian Street. 221) 4288.

I Low Gravity at The Liquid Room. l0.30pnt~5am. £3 (£2); free with Sublime membership. Weekly. All new night geared towards tttrttittg the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. It's a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felts. Beany attd Gary Mac. the back room boy's front Sublime.

I M2K at (iaia. 10pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. linjoy the .‘vludd Club. an all-new alternative indie night on the tnaitt floor and Disco 2000. a self-explanatory night of dattcelloor disco iii the upstairs lounge.

I Red at Po Na Na. 1 1pm- 3am. Free. Weekly. [)1 Harry Lets (io (Boombox) puts the eclectic ittto electric at this stylish souk bar.

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I Kinky at Revolution. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the frisky students ottt there. plus massive giveaways and outrageous drinks promos all night long. This fortnight. there's a chance to win a widescreett television (7 Nov) attd a Playstation 11 ( 14 Nov).

I Shark at liros/lilite. 9.30pm 3am. £3 (£2) before 1 1pm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. ‘Scotland's biggest student' night supplying the obligatory chart pap.

I Skint at The Ark. 10pm 3am. £2 (free w itlt proof of overdraft 1. Weekly. The undisputed king of stttdent nights not only supplies the fittest cltart anthems but also cares enough to provide drinks at £1 all night and free entry to overdrawn students. I Smooch at The Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£1 with student 11) or llyer). Student soiree with tasty Satnbuca £1 a shot all night long.

I The Subway at The Subway.

9pm 3am. Free for students with tttatricttlation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Tho.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Loco 235 (‘owgate. 225 5413.

I The Mambo Club West 'l’ollct'oss. 447 3391.

I The Meadows Bar (Moo Bar) 42 44 Bttccleuch Street. 667 6907.

I Club Mercado 3639 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7126.

I Opium 71 ('owgate. 225 8382.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Intirtttary Street. 557 9997.

I Five 2 -6 ('alton Road. 557 2925. I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226


I The Pond 22-~24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 l’icardy Place. 556 4272.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 919.5.

I 0 Bar 5/11 Leith Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Rush 3 Robertson's Close. 557 3768.

I Studio 24 (‘altott Road. 558 3758. I The Subway (‘owgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothiatt Road. 2299197.

I The Union lleriot Watt l'niversity. thcarton. 451 5333.

I The Venue (‘alton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wash The Mound. 225 6193. I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 220 3774.

I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh (‘ollege ()fArt. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Why Not? 14 (ieorge Street. 624

831 1.

I Wilkie House (‘owgate. 225 2935.

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 221) 6040.

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