Glasgow Fridays

I Bebado at the Woodside Social. Monthly. Next date 1 Feb.

I Bughouse at Soba.l lpm 3am. £5. 14 Dec only. The boys from Bugliouse celebrate their third birthday at the Japanese noodle bar. Residents Dan and Chris host the tnain room downstairs whilst the Papacool DJs provide funk and soul in the bar.

I Caliente! at Havana. t)pm Jam. Free. Weekly. Loco latiti action courtesy of George and Andreas froth 9pm through to the wee stnall hours.

I The Cathouse at the Cathousc. l().3()pm-3am. £1 before I lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Rock. grunge. indie and a dash of breakheat across three floors at Glasgow‘s top venue for rockers and alternateens.

I Clockwork at Big Joint. Monthly. Next date I Feb.

I Coded at Vault. I lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. A rotating roster of DJs affiliated to 23rd Precinct supply house-led grooves at the new club. Steven McCreery is at the helm. and the pool of talent includes Billy Kiltie. Billy Woods and Atnanda Price.

I Deep End Christmas Party at Ad Lib. l lpm~4am. £6. 2t Dee only. A fusion of deep house and disco grooves provided courtesy of residents Richard and lndica. Special guests come in the forth of Des Shore. resident spinner at Edinburgh‘s Rhombus. and Dan from Bughouse. witlt live percussion from the




Optimo The satirical sex obsessed duo known as the Detroit Grand Pubahs bring their colorful live show to Optimo. taking you on an aural journey inc0rporating all eras of funk from the 703 right through to the 908. Expect to be taken to another level. MAS. Sun 23 Dec.

one and only Bigl'ootmonkey aka Dave Bottletingers.

I Electroluxe at (ilasgow School Of Art. Next date the.

I Fresh at the Polo Lounge.

l lptn 3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs. while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with Stls and 90s hits arid the odd (‘rimbo hit at the top gay venue. I Foot Therapy at Alaska. Monthly. Next date I Feb with Cltris Dukenlield. I Funk Room at the Arches. 10.30pm 3am. £|(). 3| Dec. Monthly. It's the season to he jolly atid nothing could make the season any jollier than hearing Mr Scruff play bass-heavy funk.

jam and soul. alongside residents Simon

and Andrew for one of the grooviest nights this Christmas.

I Gain at Alaska. I lpm 3am. £ M) (£8). 14 Dee. Monthly. Joining Percy X this month is the one and only Lars Sandberg. the Barcelona based. intergalactic gigolo and spacefunk ambassador better known to the world as Funk l)‘Void.

I Global Love at Archaos.

l lpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Progressive house and trance served tip by resident Lisa Littlewood.

I Goodfoot at the Riverside Social. Monthly. Next date the.

I Homegrown at Alaska. 1 lpm—3am. £7 (£5). 2] Dec. Monthly. A night

show casing the very best of our homegrown talent. l'pstairs Phonic DJs Steven Reilly. (iordon Logan and Mark lleavenor play quality house music. While local hero .\'ick Peacock and Alex llorton serve tip hip hop. funk and breaks downstairs.

I Hustle & Bustle at Baba/a.

6pm 3am (DJs from 1 lptn). Free before i lpm: £5 after. Weekly. Paul 'l'raynor and Stewart McCallum get the night going with some seriously funky. highly charged Rth and hip hop. mixed with soul and funk tracks.

I Innovation at valt'. Next date the. I Kinky Afro Christmas Party at Riverside ('lub. Midnight late. £6 (£5 members). 2| Dec only. Kinky Afro returns for a festive party featuring its unique and funky fusion of African rhythms. deep ltousc and soul. Ayawara handle the live percussion while DJs Matthew Bennet and Robin Murray take care of the breaks and beats.

I Life at Life. l()pm 3am. Free before midnight: £7 after. Weekly. Kevin Mel-'arlanc. Bob Jeffries and (iordon Miller take on the two rooms with a solid funk. soul. garage and old-school classics selection.

I Loose Joints at the l3th .\'ote (‘luh (downstairs). l()ptn 3am. Free before

I lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Dancetloor classics from the past 4() years. hip hop. soul. ja/l. funk. and anything that will make you shake that ass. all courtesy of the Loose Joint lads.

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I Low Life at the Arches. Monthly. Next date I Feb.

I MAS at MAS. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly (not 28 Dec). Deep and funky house provided courtesy of Danny Sharkey and Marcello Della Croce.

I Monox at SoundhaUs. l lpm—5am. £7 (£5). 2] Dec. Monthly. High-calibre techno. house and electro all night long with DJs Dan Lerinsky. Nik Craig. Dill. Geeve and Martin Walsh. All this. plus Glasgow's very own Bis doing a live electro set.

I National Pop League at Woodside Social Club. Monthly. Next date 25 Jan.

I Noo Groove at Ad Lib. Monthly. Next date the.

I Offset at Cube. 1 lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Uplifting house and US garage in the main rootn courtesy of the Solemusic boys Geoff Montford. Chris Harris and head honcho Stevie ‘Sole‘ Middleton.

I Optimo at MAS. l lpm—3am. £5. 28 Dec only. A pre-New Year bash that promises to be different front the normal Sunday wreck up. Twitch and Wilkes are moving the ()ptimo experience to this Friday slot for one week only. but don't panic ‘cause their usual Sunday night capers will resume after New Year. See separate listing for details of New Year bash.

I Pressure at the Arches. l()pm—4am. £l6. 28 Dec. Monthly. The last Pressure of 2()()l features yet another blistering line up. Techno wizard Dave Clarke makes his Pressure debut with what promises to be a rip snorting set. whilst Gene Farris and Yousef play quality house to one of Glasgow's tnost up for it crowds.

I Public Spirit at Soba. l lpmJam. Free before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. DJs Muchaill and Shaft with a wide- ranging selection taking in everything frotn disco to breaks.

I Submit Reponse at the 13th Note Club (upstairs). l()pm—3am. Free before 1 lpm; £4 after. Fortnightly. 21 Dec. Aural explosion hosted by music-loving journalists Jack Mottram and Leon McDermott. Well-versed they are iii the etiquette of eelectica so prepare your ears for everything from avant-disco through electro-pop to noisy 6()s garage punk.

I Syntax at the SoundhaUs. Monthly. Next date 4 Jan.

I Tantra at Trash. l()pm—311m. £5 (£4). Weekly. Lisa Littlewood and Iain

at the Arches, Sat 15 Dec

Thomson play tip-front house to a packed dance floor. with DJ Robert playing funky house. disco and indie in room two.

I Test at Alaska. l().3()pm 5am. £10 (£8). 2S Dec. Monthly. Marc Snow steps into his blood-stained snowman suit to guest at the festive foray of this twisted techno night. Neil Landstrumm. Shandy and the Tokyo Bitches alsojoitt the festive fun.

I Traxx at the Arches. l lptn 3.30am. £10. 14 Dec. Monthly. For those in the know this will definitely be a night to remember. The one and only Kenny Dixon Jnr aka Moody Man makes an exceptionally rare appearance to play alongside residents Simon Cordiner and Laurence Hughes. Although known for producing quality house music. Moody Man's records draw on influences from all musical genres so expect anything front techno. funk soul. jazz and disco but most of all expect sotne serious ltead fucking.

I True People at Ad Lib. Monthly. Next date 32 Mar.

I Urban Groove at (‘luh Budda.

l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Featuring the talents of Domenic Martin. who is set to merge [PS house and garage. deep house. disco. soul. funk and jazz. plus the odd dash of latin and afro grooves.

I Velvet Rooms at the Velvet Rooms. l()pm—3am. £6 (£4): £3 before midnight. Weekly. John Lyons with smooth R&B downstairs. plus Raymond Darvon spinning vocal house upstairs.

I Zero Zero at the l3th Note Club.

I lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. Bomber and Tosh. who hosted previous Thu-nighter Yum Yum. play pretty much anything they please. adding a dash of punk. reggae and electronica to the mix.

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I Carwash at g2. llpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco. funk and soul classics. courtesy of the (iaragc's (ierry Lyons.

I Cheesy Pop at Qudos tQMt'). l()pnt——2ant. £2 (£l ). Students and up to four guests. Weekly. Seven years on and rampant hordes of mucky-minded. vodka-fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast's lidam selection. A riotous evening. with the emphasis on pure unashamed fun.

I Envy at Destiny. l()pm 3am. £5 before I lpm; £6 after. Weekly. Throbbing house action at the city centre mega-venue. Wear nice shoes.


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