listings Clubs

hosted by OH. Beany and Felix. vvith booze promos a plenty.

I Motherfunk at The Honeycomb. 10.30me 3am. Free. Weekly. ()ne of the capital‘s tnost popular haunts. this is. as the natne suggests. the mother of all funk clubs. All the friskiest funk and the sexiest soul comes courtesy of the resident I)Js. (lino. Fryer and Spectrum and early arrival tnakes sense to guarantee entry.

I Panic City at The Bongo (‘lub 9pm---lam. £5 (£4). 20 Nov only. A night ofexperitnental pop music. featuring live sets from The (ients. Irbis and Arctic Circle. 1)] dttties come care of The Tongue and (iroovc Soundsysteni playing an innovative mix of dub and dixieland and 1)] Friendly. spinning sugary pop with a sticky coating of electronic strop.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at (iaia. 10pm 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 IIoo/ie vvith the most requests.

I Smarty Pants at The Subvvay West Iind. 7pm 3am. £2 (£1 with student 11) or llyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up vvith 1)] Aka.

I The Subway at The Suhvvay. 9pm-Jam. Free for students vvith matriculation card; £l othervvise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays

Pre-club I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm 1am. Free. Weekly. Bob (aims and l)om Flanagan

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I Ad-Lib l l I Ilope Street. 248 6645. I Air Organic 36 Kelvingrovc Street. 564 5201.

I Alasksa 142 Bath Lane. 248 1777. I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 318‘). I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 0901 ()22 (1300.

I Asylum 70 (‘ovvcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal lixchange Square. 204 0101.

I Bennet’s 80 (ilassford Street. 552 5761.

I Bonkers Hope St. 248 5884.

I Brel 3‘) Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Budda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 7t) (‘ovvcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I The Cathouse 15 I'nion Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 (ireat Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St. 221


I The Cran 1038 Argyle Street. 248 6881.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 8899.

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

I Firebird I321 Argyle Street. 334 0594.

I Fury Murry’s 96 .\laxvv ell Street. 221 651 l.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehalt Street. 332 l 120.

I Glasgow School of Art I67 Renfrevv Street. 332 0691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 t'niversity Avenue. 33‘) 8697.

select the best in global jazz. grooves. I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. ('aptain llarry Ainsvvorth and Dave Strong (‘I’errier Nevvcomer Avvard' vvinners 2001 ) invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into quizland. I Excursions at Iguana. 9pm~ Iain. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents (‘1- Mac (Manga). (iary .\lac (Sublime). (‘olin .\Iillar and Adam Bray (llcadspin) demonstrate their amazing decksterical versatility in the fields of drum & bass. hip hop. fttnk and breaks.

I Headzeint at till]. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. funk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and (iary.

I Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm late. Free. 28 Nov. Fortnightly. Roan Lavery (()rbital Tour 1)] and resident at Radio Babylon) entertains the colourful customers vvith all sorts of electro funkyncss.

I Monkey Boy’s Afro Lounge at Pivo. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. ‘.\lonkey Boy’ Mark lidmondson plays funky phatback grooves and afro sottl.

I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents (lino. Fryer and (‘hris Flexon and the musical styles of funk. hip hop and soul. Arrive early to capitalise on tvvo-for-one drinks offers.

I Salsa Variations at Baracoa. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. [)1 .\Iikayel plays the Latino grooves to make you salsa vvith dance classes in either a ('olumbian or (‘uban style.

I Son de Rumba at (‘ellar Bar .\‘6 1. 10pm lam. Free. Weekly. ()ne of the pioneering Latin music nights and still the best selection of non-comniercial grooves courtesy of [)1 linrique.

I Groucho St Judes 190 Bath Street. 352 8800.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the (iarage). 353 311 l.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. I Life (basement of ('orinthian). 191 Ingram Street. 552 1 I01.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 221 6362

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

I MAS 2‘) Royal lixchange Square. 221 7080.

I Moloco I287 Argyle Street. 334 4813.

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

I O’Hen ’s l)rurv 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 t'nivet‘sity (iardcns. 339

9784. I Beds. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I Riverside Club Fox Street. 569 7287.

I Rocksy’s Basement 40 Nevv Sncddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I The Shack I93 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soba l 1 Mitchell Street Lane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Bath Street. 221 771 I.

I Strawberry Fields 56 ()svvald Street. 221 7871.

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

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

I 13th Note 260 (‘lytle Stt'eet. 243 2l77

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

I Variety Bar 401Sauchiehall Street. 332 444‘).

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchichall Street. 3320755.

I Tango at The ()uthouse (upstairs). 8.30- l lpm. Free. Weekly. Informal tango night with free beginners class frotn 8.30pm.

I Together at Barn Bou. 8pm» 1am. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin’. dirty discoid funk vvith your hosts (Brant .‘v'lacdonald and Alan Paul (Mu/.ikizum).

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

I 1pm- 3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellovv hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest l)Js.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midvveck house action at this alvvays busy gay club.

I Come Play at (‘Iub Mercado. 10pm 3am. £4 (£3 in glam attire). Weekly. All-nevv mid-vveck clttb night featuring funky music for dressed-up drinkers. Vodka Red Bull only £1 all night long.

I Kero-Scene—K2 at Studio 24.

l lpm late. £I.5(). Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally. lqy and Liz. playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes. I Low Gravity at The Liquid Room. 10.30pm 5am. £3 (£2); Free vvith Sublitnc membership. Weekly. All nevv night geared tovvards turning the mid- vveek messy vvith nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. It’s a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix. Beany and (iary Mac. the back room boys from Sublime.

I M2K at (iaia. 10pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. linjoy the .\1udd (‘lub. an all- nevv alternative indie night on the tnain floor and Disco 2000. a self-

I The Woodside Social Club 32‘) North \Voodside Road. 337 1643. I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Setnple Street. 22‘) 77a33.

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

I Bann UK 5 Ilunter Square. 226

l I I2.

I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846.

I Bar Union 253/258 (‘ovvgate. 557 2780.

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

I Beluga 30a (‘hambers Street. 624 4545.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish \Vest 'I'olleros‘s. 228 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 23 24 (ireenside Place. 556 9331.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 ()125.

I Club Java (‘ommercial Street. Leith. 555 5622.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picat'dy Place. 478 7434.

I Cuba Norte I92 Morrison Street. 221 ()49‘).

I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I eh1 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I El Barrio 104 West Port. 22‘) 8805.

I Eros/Elite Fountainpark. Dundee Street. 228 1661. I Gaia King Stables Road. 22‘) 7986. I Holyrood Union llolyrood Road. 651 6157. I The Honeycomb 15 I7 Niddry Street. 530 5540. I The Human Be-ln 2/8 West Srvsscausevvav 662.8860.

guana ~Ill.t)tlii;tit Street. 220 4288.

explanatory night of dancettoor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I Red at Po Na Na. 1 lpm 3am. Free. Weekly. 1)} Ilarry Lets (to (Boombox) puts the eclectic into electric at this stylish sotik bar.

I Transporter at The Bongo (’lub. 9pm 13am. 28 Nov only. Your eyes are not deceiving you it vvill indeed only cost 35p to sample the one-off return of this infamous club ctnn cabaret event. featuring eleven live bands. a gaggle of l)Js arid all manner of strange and entertaining ‘happenings‘.

Chart & Party

I Kinky at Revolution. l0ptn 3am. £4 (£3 ). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the frisky students out there. plus massive giveaways and outrageous drinks promos all night long. This fortnight. there's a chance to vvin a DVD player (21 No\ ) and an .\IP.3 player (28 Nov).

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

I Skint at The Ark. 10pm 3am. £2 (free vvith proof of overdraft ). Weekly. The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the finest chart anthems but also cares enough to provide drinks at £1 all night and free entry to overdravvn students.

I Smooch at The Subvvay West Iind. 7ptn-3atn. £2 (U with student 11) or tlyer). Student soiree with tasty Sambuca £1 a shot all night long.

I The Subway at The Subvvay. 9pm 3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £1 othervvise. Weekly. See Thu.

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

I Loco 235 (‘ovv-gate. 225 5413.

I The Mambo Club West 'l‘olleross. 447 3391.

I The Meadow Bar (Moo Bar) Buccleuch Street. 667 6907.

I Club Mercado 36 39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7126.

I Opium 7| (‘ovvgate. 225 8382.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street. 557 9997.

I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street. 622 681 l.

I Pivo 2 6 ('alton Road. 557 2925. I PO Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226 3374.

I The Pond 22 24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PODROkit 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 6509195.

I 0 Bar 5/11 l.eilh Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 l.othian Road. 229 7670.

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

I Studio 24 (‘alton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway (‘oss gate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197.

I The Union llcriot \Vtttt l'niversity. Riccarton. 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 Iidinburgh (‘ollege Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Why Not? 14 (ieorge Street. 624 83l 1.

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 220 6040.

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