Edinburgh Saturdays continued
I Weekender at the Ark. lllpm 3am. £(i ( £5 ). Weekly. Dance attd party pap at this capacity night.
I Anthropology at Bani Bot).
0pm lant. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and tlteir way of life plus a relaxed selection from DJRedo's jazz collection at this opulent ()riental style bar. Selected drinks promos.
I Beluga at Beluga. b’pm lattt. Free. Weekly. lileetro soul and jazz front the past four decades with Yogi llattgltton and his elteery chums.
I Immersed In Music at l’iyo.
9pm 3am. Weekly. Front chilled-out to
w hacked-out. Skywalker and Solo span tlte musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.
I Motherfunk Evening Sessions at PopRokit. 0pm lant. Free. Weekly. Solid \()lll and frisky funk from (iino. Fryer and Speetrtttn (Motlterfttnk ).
I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. Midday 3am. Free. Weekly. ('olin ('ook (l'ltragroovei sings for his supper (and indeed his breakfast. lunch attd tea) at this all-day session of quality house music.
I Smokey & The Bandit at (‘ity (are. 0pm latit. Free. Weekly. Dirty house and cheeky hreaks attd beats with Smokey arid his trusty Bandit.
I Sunday Sessions at (‘uba Norte. b’pm lam. Free. Weekly. ()ld encounters new. on a iau-funk-soul tip with Bert. (iav and guests.
I 2 Urban at Q Bar. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. l)J lithttlo/ drops the latest pressings and jams from tlte hot and jiggy world of Rth.
I UrbannI-IangSuite at Barth‘s.
1 1pm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I C.C. Blooms a1 (‘.(‘. Blooms. ll)..‘~l1pnt 3am (bar frotit 8pm). Free. Weekly. The best times from across the genres to shake your booty to at this gay club.
I Celsius at ligo. 10.30pm 3am. £10. 17 Mar. Fortnightly. All ttew ‘strictly' gay night boasting a ltard dance/prtigressive house music policy and guest action from leading London nights Fevah. Fahrenheit attd llcav en.
I Chocolate Sundae at the Peppermint Lounge. lllpnt 3am. £3 before midnight; £4 after. 17 Mar. l-‘ortnightly. (‘ommercial Rth aitd hip hop with DJ Pattl 'l‘oxy‘ Fox. Dress stylish.
I Deebo at Po Na Na. 1 lptn 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wa/zo serves up a selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting l'S garage classics.
I Diggity at (iaia. Next date 3| Mar.
I DKY at Studio 24. 11pm 3am. £1.50 before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. DKY strides conlidently ittto its third year with resident DJs Jordi. (iareth and Dave playing rock. gotlt. tttetal. industrial and punk.
I Kayos at ()pittnt. lllpm 3am. Free. Weekly. Righteous rock night spanning early works to modern masterpieces.
I Lube at ligo. Monthly. Next date the. I Mars at Wee Red Bar. Monthly Next date the.
I Mode Organic at tile ('itrus(‘1ub.
1 1pm 3am. £2. Weekly. A sugar sweet mix of ska. soul. funk. tttod and freakbeat at this long-running ()l)\ soiree.
I Pimp at the Matttho ('luh. l 1pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A jiggy night of ltip ltop and RtyB. sery ed up a treat by Big lil attd his hitches.
I Radio Babylon at ligo. Next date 31 Mar featuring Andrew Wealherall um/
l)a\ id lloltltcs.
I The Ska Club at the Venue.
llipm 3am. £5 (£4). 17 Mar. Monthly. Rude hoy s. skills. punks and Minds let loose
at tltis recetttly re-launehed ska night. lixpect classic Jamaican roots through rocksteady to (‘oventry ska revival. I Soundbank at the Wee Red Bar. Monthly. Next date the. I Tackno at (‘luh Mercado. Monthly. Next date 31 Mar with the Iiaster Sunday s )ecial. Tackno B('.
Taste at the Liquid Rootn. 1 lptit 3am. £8 (£6 members). Weekly. The capital's infamous Sunday night session continues apaee. Fisher 6; Price supply a progressive mix of house and garage in the main room while Martin Valentine wows the mixed/gay crowd with his ftmky l'S house gems through the back. Having relocated to the Liquid Room. this fortnight ( 17 Mar) Taste celebrates the milestone that is its 4()()th consecutive session. 'I'ltisjiirmig/tl. 'A- List ' um/ Ito/(let's gel [2 (IffllUUl' prit't' until midnight. See Hitlist.
Chart & Party
I HRT at the (‘avedish lllpm 3am. £3 (£2/£l ). Weekly. Mainstream chart and party classics at a night whose acronyntic moniker staitds for ‘Aleohol Replacement 'l'herapy’. Which would work if ‘alcohol’ started with an ‘h'.
I Sin at the Ark. 1()pm -3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. (hurt and party turtes frotn DJ John. plus booze at sweet shop prices. I Sundazed at Subway West lind. 9pm 3am. £2 (£1). Weekly. (‘heap dritiks promos and chart tttnes provide a dehauehed climax to the weekend.
I Beluga at Belttga. 8pm 1am. Free. Weekly. Soul jazz loungin' with Dom Flanagan ( 18 Mar). followed by chilled out deep house and soulful garage with Anthony Small (25 Mar).
I Quality Control at Meadows Bar. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Off-killer hip hop. breaks and heats with the inventive lot that run the Quality (‘ontrol radio show on Fresh Air FM.
I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.
1 lpnt 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(‘. Blooms. 10.30pm 3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Things mellow out (or so they claim) at this gay club. with an upbeat disco selection.
I Metro at Po .\'a .\'a. l lptn 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Roddy Mae mixes up Xlls classics. filthy disco and soulful house.
I Spanish Pub Night at [£1 Barrio. 1(1pnt 3am. Free. Weekly. A right old knees-up for the Spanish aitd Spanish- loving commttnity hosted by [Ms Felix and Iidu and featuring llamenquito straight through to Hispanic chart hits.
Fisher & Price celebrate the 400th Taste at the Liquid Room, Sun 17 Mar
I Vod: Bull at the Liquid Room. ll)pm--3am. £4. Weekly. Messy student night supplying high calibre hip hop. beats and breaks frotn Harry Let‘s Go (Boombox) and Lyley (Scratch). Vodka/ Red Bull mixers £1 all night long.
Chart & Party
I Decadence at Revolution. i().3()pm—~3am. £4 non-students (£2 students). Depraved dancelloor decadence at this capacity student night where big. big prizes are up for grabs.
I Funny Farm at Subway West End. 7pm— 3am. £1 (free with flyer/straight jacket). Weekly. Dr Shock Jock administers his music therapy to the freaks. Funny features also include electric shock chairs and a giant Operation game. I The Subway at the Subway. ()pin—3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I Tentastic at Gaia. 1(1pm—3am. £1l). Weekly. Pay £10 on the door and get unlimited drinking at the bar. This frankly insane facility (bearing in mind it's the beginning of the week) will be complemented by a suitable crass chart & party selection.
I Beluga at Beluga. Spin-lam. Free. Weekly. Big Beat DJs Simon Hodge and Stuart Bennet spin jazz funk and rare groove classics frotn across the decades. I Caramel at Rush. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. DJ CPR tnainlines the freak funk. with cocktails at happy hour prices all night long.
I Flowin’ at Bani Bou. 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. J P and P Stylz provide tnore bounce to the ounce with their weekly fix of soulful to scratchy hip hop and R&B. I Immersed In Music at Pivo. ()prn—lam. Free. Weekly. ()1i and cheeky ‘Monkey Boy‘ Mark lidmondson play Afro-Caribbean. funky phatback grooves. I UrbannHangSuIte at Bann‘s.
l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I C.C. Blooms at C.C. Blooms. ll).3l)pm—3am (bar frotn 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 60s, 70s, 80s and early 90s tunes at this gay club.
I Livin’ It Up at I51 Barrio. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Smooth urban grooves (for this. read hip hop, R&B and street soul) at this all-new session hosted by DJ Bayo and guests.
I Motherfunk at the Honeycomb. 1(1.3l)pm—A3am. Free. Weekly. Messrs (iino. Fryer attd Speetrtntt freak the funk fantastic at their consistently rammed night of classics old and new. This fortnight. (iermany's Florian Keller ( 19
Mar) and NYC's Matt Weingarden lend their vinyl gems to the mix.
I Paul Maslin at Po Na Na.
1 1pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Maslin may not have the imagination to give his weekly session a name but he can play quality dance fare from across the board.
Chart & Party
I Fairy Liquid at Loca. 1()pm-3am. £3 (£2 with student ID or offers of sexual favours). Weekly. lmmensely popular gay night featuring uplifting commercial chart and dance. with heavy bias on disco.
I Jackass at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. £2 (£1 with student ID). Weekly. A night of shameless fun and games. including ‘ftnd the prize in a bowl of maggots‘.
I Shagtag at Gala. 1()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the infamous number-based introductions system. If. on the other hand. you‘d rather take the piss than flirt your way to a cheap shag. why not gather a posse of your mates and reek havoc. using the message boards to publicly insult the freaks that are hoping to get lucky.
I The Subway at the Subway. 9pm—3am. Free for students with matriculation card; £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.
I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns and Dom Flanagan select the best in global jazz grooves for the local drinking hordes.
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 drutn & bass. hip hop. funk and breaks.
I Smirnoff Experience at Human Be—ln. 9pm—lam. Free. 27 Mar only. A night of quality underground house music with Sub Club stalwart Domenic.
I Smirnoff Experience at Pivo. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Edinburgh‘s up- and-coming deep house DJs Lena and Jamie Buchanan man the box.
I Tango Club (Libertango) at Cate Royal. 7—1 1pm. Free. Weekly. Tango session featuring a 90 minute free instruction class with Steve McKay from 7pm. Beginners and non-dancers welcome to this informal gathering incorporating classic to contemporary tango tunes.
I Together at Bam Bou. Spin—lam. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin'. dirty discoid funk with your hosts Grant MacDonald and Alan Paul (Muzikizum).
I UrbannHangSuIte at Bann‘s.
l lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.
I Workers Wednesdays at the Outhouse. Spin—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. |().3()pnt—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. A spot of midweek house action at this consistently busy gay club.
I Kero-Scene-K2 at Studio 2-1.
1 lptn—late. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally. lqy and Liz play death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes.
I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 1().3l)pm-—3am. £3 (£2); free with Sublime membership. Weekly. A night geared towards turning the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. It‘s a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix. Beany and Gary Mac. the back room boys frotn Sublime.