lislitttts Clubs

independent vocalists and fresh and fulsotne sottnds frotn a plethora of local DJs. All proceeds frotn the night go towards helping Bhtttanese refugees in Nepal. See Hitlist.

I Motherfunk at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. ()ne of the capital's tnost popular haunts. this is. as the name suggests. the mother of all funk clttbs. All the friskiest funk arid the sexiest soul comes courtesy of the resident DJs. Gino. Fryer and Spectrum and early arrival tnakes sense to guarantee entry. See Thu listings for fttll details on the fifth birthday bash featuring Gilles Peterson.

Chart & Party

I Shagtag at Gaia. 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 floozie with the most requests.

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 1)] Aka. I The Subway at The Subway. 9pm—3atn. 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 for the local drinking hordes (5 Dec) while Five20liast Records host the launch of their latest urban beats platter ‘The Hong Kong Micros' ( 12 Dee).


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 ('oweaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal lixchange Square. 204 0101.

I Bennet’s 8()(ilass1‘ord Street. 552 5761.

I Blackfriars 26 Bell Street. 552 5924.

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) 7t) ('owcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I The Cathouse l5 t'nion Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 Great 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 1321 Argyle Street. 334 0594.

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

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120.

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

This event will feature 1)] Gareth Sotntnerville and live futtk combo Goddard.

I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. ('aptain Harry Ainsworth and Dave ‘Jesus (‘hristl’ Strong (‘Perrier Newcomer Award‘ winners 2001 ) invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into qui/land.

I Excursions at Iguana. 9pm~1am. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents G- Mac (Manga). Gary .Mac (Sublime). (‘olin Millat' and Adatn Bray (l-leadspin) demonstrate their astounding decksterical Versatility in the fields of drum (8; bass. hip hop. fttnk and breaks. I Headzeint at lilll. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. fttnk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and Gary at this streamlined bttt intrinsically dull style bar.

I Merry Pranksters at The Meadows Bar. 9pm~late. Free. 12 Dec. 1-‘ortnightly. Roan 1.avery (Orbital Tour 1)] and resident at Radio Babylon) entertains the colourful customers with all sorts of electro funkyness.

I Monkey Boy’s Afro Lounge at Pivo. 9pm~ l atn. Free. Weekly. ('heeky ‘Monkey Boy' Mark lidtnondson plays fttnky phatback grooves and afro sottl. I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8ptn~ latn. Free. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents Gino. Fryer (Motherfunk) and (‘hris Flexon and the tttttsical styles of fttnk. hip hop and soul. Arrive early to capitalise on two-for-one drinks offers.

I Son de Rumba at (‘ellar Bar .\'o 1. 10pm latn. Free. Weekly. ()ne of the pioneering Latin music nights and still the best selection of non-comtnercial grooves courtesy of 1)] linrique.

I Glasgow University Union 32 l'niversity Avenue. 339 8697.

I Groucho St Judes :90 Bath Street. 352 8800.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the Garage). 35.3 31 11.

I Havana 5() Hope Street. 248 4466.

I Life (basement of ('orinthian). 191 lngratn Street. 552 l 101.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 221 6362

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

I MAS 29 Royal lixchange Square. 221 7080.

I Moloco 1287 Argyle Street. 334 4813.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 42) Sattchiehall Street. 333 9637

I O’Hen ’s l)rury 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 l'niversity Gardens. 3399784. I Reds. 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 I 1 Mitchell Street l.ane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Bath Street. 22] 771 l.

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

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

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

I 13th Note 260 ('lyde Street. 243 2177

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 l()()().

I Variety Bar 401Sauehiehall Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Saucltiehall Street. 3320755.

I Together at Barn Bott. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin’. dirty discoid funk with your hosts Grant Macdonald and Alan Pattl (Muzikizum).

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

l 1pm—3atn. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest 1)]s. inclttding 1)] Dolphin Boy (Ttttntny Touch).

I Workers Wednesdays at The ()uthouse. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. An opportunity for the grafters who work weekends in pubs attd clubs to pump the party at this sneaky session. Provide proof of pesky employment and you'll get drinks promos a plenty.


I 0.6. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. l().30pm—-3atn (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action at this always busy gay club.

I Kero-Scene-K2 at Studio 24.

l lpm—late. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally. qu and Lil. playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes. I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm~-5am. £3 (£2); free with Sublime membership. Weekly. All new night geared towards turning the mid- week messy with ntt-skool breaks and cheap home. It‘s a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix. Beany and Gary Mac. the back room boys from Sublime.

I M2K at Gaia. 10pm~3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. linjoy the Mttdd (‘1ub. an all- new alternative indie night on the tnain floor and Disco 2000. a self- explanatory night of dancefloor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I The Woodside Social Club 329 North Woodside Road. 337 1643. I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Setnple Street. 229 77a33.

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

I Bann UK 5 Hunter Square. 226

l 1 12.

I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846.

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

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

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

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish \Vest Tollcross. 228 3252.

I 0.0. Blooms 23 24 (ireenside Place. 5569331.

I The Citrus Grindiay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 22() ()125.

I Club Java ('ommercial Street. l.eith. 555 5622.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy 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 1"ountainpark. Dundee Street. 228 1661.

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

I The Honeycomb l5 l7 .\'iddry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-ln 2/8 West (‘t‘osseauseway 662 8860.

I Iguana 4t I.othian Street. 220 4288.

I Red at Po .\'a .\'a. l lpm~3atn. Free. Weekly. [)1 Harry Lets Go (Tribal Fttnktion/Boombox) pttts the eclectic into electric at this stylish sottk bar.

I Slap & Tickle at Club Mercado. 10pm-~-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Following the demise of Come Play in the Wed slot. Slap & Tickle has emerged to facilitate your mid-week mayhem. 1)J Tully supplies the funky beats and breaks while drinks promos. competitions and themed dress nights combine to keep things interesting. This fortnight (5 Dec). there's a (‘hristmas Party where you‘re encouraged to dress as your favourite Itiyz

Chart & Party

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.

I Shark at Iiros/lilite. 9.30ptn—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 with proof of overdraft ). Weekly. The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the fittest chart anthems but also cares enough to provide drinks at £1 all night attd free entry to overdrawn students.

I Smooch at The Subway West lind. 7pll‘t~~3itlll. £2 (£1 with student 11) or flyer). Student soiree with tasty Satnbttca £1 a shot all night long.

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

I The Liquid Room 9c \‘ictoria Street. 225 2564.

I Loco 235 (‘owgate. 225 5413.

I The Mambo Club West '1‘()11Cl'()\\.447 3391.

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

I Club Mercado 3639 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7126.

I Opium 7l ('owgate. 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 1.

I Pivo 2 6 (‘allon Road. 557 2925. I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226


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

I PopRokit 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 9195.

I 0 Bar 5/11 1.eitlt Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 I.othian Road. 229 7670.

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

I Studio 24(‘a1ton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway ('owgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End I.othian Road. 2299197.

I The Union 11eriot Watt 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 lidinhurgh (‘ollege ()fArt. 1.aurislon Place. 229 1442.

I Why Not? 14 George Street. 624 831 l.

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 220

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