I 2001: A Dance Odyssey at Merchant Square. Spin—late. 3| Dec only. Two types of ticket are available for this one off Hogmanay extravaganza hosted by artiﬁcial DJ. Hal 9000 - £25 for courtyard. £60 for VIP balcony. For full details see preview panel.
I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. ',)pni--inidnight. Free. Weekly. Not 25 Dec. Colitt Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.
I Cul de Sac at Cul de Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly (not 25 Dec). Martyn Jengahead. a Cul de Sac resident of DJ days gone by. gets back in the saddle. playing a mixed bag of house and beats. test driving his new promos and white labels.
I Playstatlon League at Bar Jedi. ‘)pm- 2am. Free. Weekly (not 25 Dec & 1 Jan). For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away from the 'station at home.
I lei island at Nice 'n' Sleazy. Monthly. Next date tbc.
I Christmas at Cube at Cube.
1 lpm—3am. £5. 25 Dec only. lain ‘Boney' Clark headlines a whole host of Glasgow DJs at this visually stunning white christmas spectacular.
I Fly at Alaska. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly (not 25 Dec). Student night at the super hip club. Dr Paul plays student anthems downstairs while Colin and Owen rip it tip upstairs playing funky house and dropping in a few surprise tracks. Ridiculously cheap bevy and quality tunes. further proof that Tue is the new Thu.
I Nativity at Shack. l().3()pm—«4am. £5; free with matric card. 25 Dec only. DJ James Gardner plays all your crimbo favourites and party up tunes to keep you in the festive spirit.
I Northern Soul at Ad—Lib.
l lpm «4am. £7 in advance (available from Ad-Lib. Vinyl Freaks & Carnaby Records). l Jan only. The resident DJs from Friday Street and Afterglow host this 'New Year Special' celebrating the rare and wonderful sounds of northern soul.
I Tunnel Xmas Night at Tunnel.
1 lpm -3am. £8. 25 Dec only. Gary Curley serves up. not turkey. but some uplifting and vocal house to those that have managed to escape the annual family game of Pictionary.
Chart & Party
I Laid at Shack. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Student night with the cheesiest of cheese.
I Shooting Stars at the Garage.
I lpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's.
l 1.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A straight-ish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.
I T.|.T. at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Scott Free spin garage and house in the main room while DJ Robert keeps the kids entertained with plenty of cheese in room two. Girls. diamante boob tubes are a must. otherwise you could look slightly underdressed.
I L Is For Latin at Havana Bar. 8pm 40pm. £4. Weekly. Latin dance classes with Michel. and all the latin sounds you could ask for.
I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. l()pm-lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes tip classic funk. soul and disco with a dash ofcontemporary business. and there are half-price cocktails to make sure things go with a swing.
I Moda at Moda. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Smooth and soulful R&B with DJ Niall.
I Russell’s at Russell's. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses. I Take A Stand at the Stand.
Spin—1 lptn. £2. Weekly. ()pen-stage night where poetry performers. musicians. comedians and DJs are encouraged to get up and do their sttiff. I Jengaheads at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 9pm—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Martyn Jengahead test drives his new tracks. promos and purchases. Expect mellow beats. house and whatever tickles his fancy.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's. ll.3()pm—v3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara with an tip-front dance mix. Gay.
I Colours Boxing Day Party at the Arches. Spin—4am. £tbc. 26 Dec only. This one is definitely not for the faint hearted. liight hours of the finest progressive house music from the likes ofJohn Digweed. Sander Kleinenberg. Steve Lawler. MYNC Project. lan 'Boney' Clark. Jon Mancini. lluggy Burger Queen. Darren Mackie. Gavin Houston. Scott Bradford and Scooby.
I Easy Tiger at MAS. l lpm—3am. £4. (£2). Weekly. A party atmosphere and plenty of shenanigans guaranteed. thanks to the amazing free drink offers on at this increasingly popular Wed night soirce.
I F.A.B. at Babaza. l lpm-~3am. Free before 1 lpm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage. R&l3 and funky house. playing to a dressed—up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in Glasgow. Please note that there will be a Boxing Day F.A.B. spechd.
I Joints 8: Jams at Cube.
1 lpm-~3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. In the back room Harry B and Brian T present Loungin'. a selection of funky tracks and laid-back tunes. while in the main room. a rotating roster of DJs supply R&B. hip hop and soul.
I Noo Groove Boxing Day Special at Ad-Lib. l lpm--4am. £6 (£5). 26 Dec only. Special guests llarri and Pattl Cawley join residents Nick Peacock and Brian Williamson fora Boxing Day party full of surprises.
I The Tunnel’s Boxing Day Bash at The Tunnel. 1 lpm- -3am. £9 (£7). 26 Dec only. Hard-driving progressive house from Colin 'I'evendale and Scott Mackay.
Chart & Party
I Fit at Archaos. l lpm—-3am. £3 (£2 ). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with John Richardson and Gtis Michaels supplying cheesy pop. party anthems and commercial house.
I Media at Media. l lpm---3am. £3. Weekly. A full-on flavoured mix from rotational residents plus karaoke in room two. Drinks promos a bonus (all drinks £l before lam).
I Toast at Shack. l().3()pm-—3am. £3 (£2). Cheesy tunes courtesy of DJ Toast. with lashings of boom to help wash it down.
I Klass at Destiny. l()pm~ 3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. A night aimed at those who fancy a party night out but can't stand those pesky kids cluttering up the dance floor. ()ver 28s only.
I Souped Up at the Garage. l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Daft pop and student antics at the most popular student venue in town.
Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then by day, then alphabetical by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up to date details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Catherine Bromley.
I Beluga at Beluga. Spm— lam. Free. Weekly. Soulful house and broken beats with DJ Craig Stnith ( l3 & 27 Dec). followed by Leo's ftmked-up disco grooves (20 Dec & 3 Jan).
I Cool Blue at The Wash (formerly The Carwash). 9pm--lam. Free. Weekly. Relax and unwind to a smooth hip hop and soul selection. served tip by DJ Ali Campbell.
I Drop Out at The Living Room. 9pm—lam. Free. 20 Dec. Fortnightly. Bodyftmk and 3.14 unleash electro. house and funky techno at this all new pre-club session.
I Eccentric at Bani Bou. 9pm lam. Free. 20 Dec 6’; 3 Jan. Fortnightly. New residents Stuart Sandcman (Naked) and Lee Murray join liuan James and Phil York as they play quality ['S house and Furopean trance for the discerning pre- clubber at this ()riental style bar.
I Flashback at Flashback. 8.30pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Venus steps back in time to play disco ttmes from the 70s and 80s.
I Immersed In Music at l’ivo. ()prn— lam. Free. Weekly. Smokey & The Bandit (Senses) tear up the funky house highway.
I La Fromagerie at The Meadows Bar (downstairs). 9pm lam. Free. 13 6’; 27 Dec. l-‘ortnightly. Sample the treats on the cheese board served tip by lidinburgh's original [-1-]. slea/ies Al and Kam the Mullet.
I Made In Iguana at Iguana. ()pm---lam. Free. Weekly. Gareth Sommerville breaks the mould of his l'ltragroove guise. playing warm New York house. disco and all things soulful at this pic-weekend pre-club.
I North Bridge Bar at The Scotsman llotel. ‘)pm—-lam. Free. Weekly. Lenny Love (Vegas) plays
jazz. swing and loungecorc for the
stylish sushi swallowers.
I Oxygen at ()xygen. 9pm - lam. Free. Weekly. Progressive house and trance from rotational residents Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby) and Dave Begg (Skank. Area 5| ).
I Prefix at Bar l'nion. ()prnv-lam. Free. [3 6’; 27 Dec. Fortnightly. Chris Bryant and Derek Selrnes sort the deep and funky wheat from the house chaff. I Shadowskill at Bam Boti. Omit—lam. Free. l3 6'; 27 Dec. Fortnightly. Confucius say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good drum & bass and hip hop with DJ Sam and Redo.
I Soft Rock at The Pond Bar.
()pmr lam. Free. Weekly. Air guitar the night away to some 'orrible soft rock in the comfortable surroundings of Leith’s premiere watering hole.
I UrbannHangSuite at Bann’s.
l lpm --3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a kooky and eclectic soundtrack from Son of l'gly.
I Yo! Below at Yo! Below.
8pm r~ l 2.30am. Free. Weekly. The Sushi style bar gets a solid soul injection from Lcl Pafrey. playing percussive house through to bossa Bra/ilia beats.
I Afrikando at [£1 Barrio. l()pm—3am (last entry 2am). Free. Weekly. The connection between African beats and Cuban rhythms suddenly becomes clear at this all-nevv night featuring afro—salsa. merengue. soukous. jit jive and much. much more.
I Behave? at The Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. £2. 20 Dec. .‘vlonthly. Hats off to the funky drum & bass night that managed to achieve the busiest club date at the Honeycomb since it opened in March with last month’s show featuring DJ Plus One. This month. residents Queen B. Adam Bray and Chewie lire up the jungle frequencies.
I (2.0. Blooms at CC. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to Hi- NRG dance action at this ever-popular gay bar. Please note that C.C’s will stay open until 5am every night during the festive period (20 Dec— 3 Jan).
I Da Break at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date the.
I FAT at The lloneycomb. l()pm-v-3am. £5. 13 Dec. Monthly. The student radio show may have finished (back in March. mind) btit the monthly club night carries on regardless to raise the profile of Fresh Air FM. This month. it‘s a residents‘ showcase featuring hip hop decknician Dee J A La Fti. funk manipulator lirik Da Viking. chunky house enthusiast Grant Macdonald and drum & bass DJ Tel.
I Fusion at Po Na Na. I lpm—~3am (5am during festive period). £2. Weekly (closed 3 Jan). DJs Mark B (Studio Grand) plays vinyl gems sourced from the realms of house. hip hop. funk and soul.
I Genetic at The Citrus Club.
I lpm ~ 3am. Free before I l.30pm; £2 after. Weekly. Still a mighty popular soiree that showcases alternative. indie and lo-li. No smoking in the bar area. mind.
I Kinetic at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date tbc.
I Lick Shot at The Cocteau Lounge. l lpm-~3am. £5. 13 Dec. Monthly. Get your funky freak on at this all-new ragga/reggae/hip hop shakedown. Skitz is the guest DJ of distinction and the resident boys - Nasty P. Stu Lee. lixtra. Prolisee and Scotland Yard - are all well versed in the etiquette of urban beats and rhymes.
I The Moneyshot at The Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £4. 20 Dec only. Alas! It's the last ever Moneyshot session! Still. the hip hop hootenanny will go ottt in line style as a whole host of local b-boys are booked to man the decks. including Ritchie Ruftone. Bunty. Foly. Hood and Getsum and one-off .‘vloneyshot events will follow in 2002. I Muzikisum at The lloneycomb. Next date tbc.
I Opium at ()pium. l0me 3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie at this late-night drinking den-cum-club complex.
I Rejuvenation at The Bongo (‘luh Monthly. Next date tbc.
I Scratch Da Snatch at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm-~3am. £3.50 (£2.50). 20 Dec only. Ritchie Ruftone and Johnny Lyle undertake to ‘scratch da snatch'. lending their hip hop decknical skills to this 70s porn preoccupied party. This is hot Snatch that you can't afford to miss.
I Snatch Club at The Liquid Room. l().3()pm-»3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. Relive the fun and games you had at cheap British holiday camps like Butlins at this funky disco cum cabaret. comically compered by Mr llarry Ainsvvorth (aka ‘l’erricr Newcomer Award' winner Garth Cruikshank) and Spanky .-\lexander. Benny Hill-like antics will of course be rife and all drinks are available at |‘)7()s prices.