115-111(8)?) Clubs

I UrbannHangSulte at Bann‘s.

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


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

I Motherfunk at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. All the friskiest funk and the sexiest soul comes courtesy of the resident DJs. Gino. Fryer and Spectrum and as this night regularly fills to capacity. early arrival is recommended to guarantee entrv. OVegas presents Big Bad oodoo Daddy at the Liquid Room. 7pm—late. £12 plus booking fee (tickets available in advance from Ripping & Virgin Edinburgh & Glasgow). 15 Jan only. California's explosive seven-piece jazz swing combo return to sunny Scotland. after blowing audiences away at their Barrowland gig in July. Expect one heck of a live show from BBVD. rockabilly fun from support band King Voodoo. plus bongo-beating swing support from DJ Frankie Sumatra. Please note that BBVD are on stage at 9pm. See Hitlist.

Chart 8 Party

I Shagtag at Gaia. l0pm—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 llyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up with DJ Aka.


I Ad-Lib l 1 I 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 0220300.

I Asylum 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 0101.

I Bennet’s 80 (‘ilassl'ortl 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 Caledonlan University Student Union (Asylum) 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I The Cathouse 15 L‘nion Street. 248 6606.

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

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St. 221 2213.

I The Cran I038 Argyle Street. 248 6881.

I Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990. I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 8899.

I Eat Drink Man Woman 3444 King St. 552 9227.

I Fireblrd 1321 Argyle Street. 334 0594.

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

I The Subway at the Subway. 9pm~3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly (not 25 Dec & I Jan). 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.

I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Captain Harry Ainsworth and Dave ‘Jesus Christ!‘ Strong (‘Perrier Newcomer Award' winners 2001 ) invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into quizland.

I Excursions at Iguana. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents G- Mac (Manga). Gary Mac (Sublime). Colin Millar and Adam Bray (Headspin) demonstrate their astounding decksterical versatility in the fields of drum & bass. hip hop. fttnk and breaks.

I Headzeint at EHI. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. funk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and Gary.

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

I Monkey Boy’s Afro Lounge at Pivo. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Cheeky ‘Monkey Boy' Mark Edmondson plays funky phatback grooves attd afro soul. I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8pm— 1 am. Free. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents (lino. Fryer (Motherftmk) and Chris Flexon and the musical styles of funk. hip hop and sottl.

I The Garage 490 Sauchichall Street. 332 l 120.

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

I Glasgow University Union 32 L'nivcrsity Avenue. 339 8697.

I The Griffiny 266 Bath Street. 339 8697.

I Groucho St Judes 190 Bath Street. 331 5171.

I g2 474 Sauchicltall St (behind the Garage). 35.3 3111.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. I Life (basement of Corinthian). 191 Ingram 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 lixchange Square. 221 7080.

I Moloco 1287 Argyle Street. 334 4813.

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

I O’Henry’s Drury Street. 248 3751. I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 L'niversity Gardens. 339


I Reds. 375 Sauchichall Street. 331 1635.

I Riverside Club Fox Street. 569 7287.

I Rocksy’s Basement 40 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 Bath Street. 221 7711.

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

I 13th Note 260 (‘lytle Street. 243 2177

I Trash 197 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 I000.

Arrive early to capitalise on two-for-one drinks offers.

I Together at Bam Bou. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin‘. dirty discoid funk with your hosts Grant Macdonald and Alan Paul (Muzikizum).

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Light vegetarian snacks served to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs. including DJ Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch).

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


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

I Help Mexico City at the Bongo Club. 10pm—3am. £4. 16 Jan only. Surprisingly. a club event raising funds to help charities in Mexico. Live drum & bass comes care of .\'-Force Da Ruffness while a soundtrack of ska. reggae and hip hop is seen to a treat by DJs Dunk and Two-Bad.

I Kero-Scene-K2 at Studio 24.

l lpm—late. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night in which Leaf. Wally. lqy and Liz play death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes.

I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—5am. £3 (£2); free with Sublime membership. Weekly. A night geared towards tttrning the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. it's a heady combo and it comes

I Variety Bar 401Saucltiehall Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchichall Street. 3320755.

I The Woodslde Social Club 329 North Woodsidc Road. 337 1643.

I Yang 3.3 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Semple Street. 229 77a33. I Bam BOU 66/67 South Bridge. 556 0200.

I Bann UK 5 Hunter Square. 226 1112. I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846. I Bar Union 253/258 ('owgate. 557 2780.

I La Belle Angele I l l—lasties 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 Greenside Place. 556 9331.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 622 7086.

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

I Club Java Commercial Street. Leith. 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. 22(15277.

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

I Gala King Stables Road. 229 7986. I Gilded Saloon 233 (‘owgate. 229 3633.

I The Honeycomb 15—17 Niddry Street. 53(15540.

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

courtesy of Felix. Beany and Gary Mac. the back room boys from Sublime.

I M2K at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Enjoy the Mudd Club. an all- new alternative indie night on the main floor and Disco 2000. a self-explanatory night of dancelloor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I Red at Po .\'a .\'a. 1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Harry Lets Go (Tribal Funktion/thimbox) puts the eclectic into electric at this stylish souk bar.

I Slap & Tickle at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Tully supplies the funky beats and breaks while drinks promos. competitions and themed dress nights combine to keep things interesting.

Chart & Party

I Kinky at Revolution. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the frisky students out there. plus massive giveaways and outrageous drinks promos all night long.

I Shark at Eros/Elite. 9.30pm—3am. £3 (£2) before 1 1pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. ‘Scotland‘s biggest student night'

sup lying the obligatory chart pap.

I klnt 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 and free entry to overdrawn students.

I Smooch at the Subway W’st End. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1 with student ID or llyer). Student soiree with tasty Sambuca £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 Iguana 41 Lothian Street. 220 4288. I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Loco 235 Cowgate. 225 5413.

I The Mambo Club West Tollcross. 447 3391.

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

I Club Mercado 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Nos. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7126.

I North Bridge Bar Scotsman Hotel. 20 North Bridge. 556 1558.

I Opium 7| Cowgatc. 225 8382.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 lniirmary Street. 557 9997.

I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street. 622 681 l.

I Pivo 2—6 Calton Road. 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226 1774.

I The Pond 22—24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. I The Potteer Bristo Square. 650 9195.

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 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 2299197.

I The Union Heriot Watt L'niversity. Riccarton. 451 5333.

I The Venue Calton 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 College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

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

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 220 6040.


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