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. Glasgow club llstlngs complied by Johnny Regan.
I Brel at Brel. 9pm-midnight. Free. 28 Mar. Fortnightly. DJ Franz Von Funkt has decided to share some tunes with y'all. He‘s gonna be rockin' Bar Brel with soulful tunes of the northern. Motown and Latin variety.
I Hot Latino Nights at Moda. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. A fusion of Latin and Cuban sounds courtesy of DJs Salazar and Andreas.
I Jengaheads at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of the Jengaheads (Martyn) drops in to the ultra-funky. Dean Happel designed West End bar to furnish the darling customers with a set that goes wherever it damn well likes. Here comes summer . . .
I The Lansdowne Sessions at the Lansdowne bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan Hessle (Juice) get the funk flowin‘ with retro electro pop and breakers' classics in this West End bar.
I Mark Robb at Moloco (West End). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this ex-pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the funkiest years humanity has yet experienced. Expect widespread merry- making.
I Phatboy’s Kitchen at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of the Wax Monkey.
I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic DJs Steven Reilly and Gordon
I Salsa for Beginners at Cuba Norte. 7pm—midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside us all so get up and acknowledge the power of Salsa. Classes start at 8pm. but fill up on tapas until your time comes.
I Sample & Hold at Bar Soba. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Live hip-hop. replete with guest vocalists. scratchy business and percussion.
I Spy at Spy. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon Cordiner (Traxx) does his thang and delivers some quality house and funky grooves.
I Kev Dillon at Bar ll). 7pm—late. Free. Weekly. lf ragga. 2-step and hip hop is your bag then fill it up with Kev Dillon and his Thu nights in the beautiful bar up the lane. I Virunga at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. 21 Mar. Fortnightly. DJ Tchico serves up the best in ghetto grooves and Caribbean beats.
I Audio Intercourse at Alaska. l0pm—3am. £7 (£5). 4 Apr. Monthly. All new session of hip hop and breaks in the upstairs suite plus mo' drum & bass with
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just a dash of electro in the downstairs lounge with Jason Machuk and Tania Swift. I Bennet’s at Bennet's. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular Thu night mash up. Annie also provides high- octane tunage. Gay. mixed. straight — who cares —just have a bloody good time.
I halk ‘n’ Cheese at the Tunnel.
1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). free with a Snapfax before midnight. Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay. plus Stephen Lee in room two. spin upfront house and classic dance tracks.
I Columblan at the Asylum Back Room. 8pm—lam. Free to CL'SL' members. £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin‘ funk in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.
I End Of The Month Club at 13th Note Cafe’ (King Street). 8.30pm—midnight. £2. 28 Mar. Monthly. Quality night of eclecticism for those more discerning alternative music lovers. Held funnily enough on the last Thu of every month — clever. eh? See Sun listings for details on the Easter S ecial.
I Freak oves at Glasgow School of Art. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dema and Mr Nice scratchin' it up big stylee. Frug it up and cut some rug with no need for drugs.
I Homework at Vault. l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The basement club aims for the student crowd without pandering to the usual formulaic pap. They call it fucked-up pop. which means pretty much anything from techno and electro to unashamed pop classics. lan and Stevie man the box. so all insecurities over the tunes are dispelled easily.
I LiveVEvll at Club Budda. 10pm—3am. £4. 28 Mar. Monthly. Glasgow gets a much- needed shot of drum & bass in the form of this night. This surefire funky celebration sees residents Paul Reset. Adam Geco and Simon punish your pulsating body (pleasurably. mind) with their brand of frustrated funk.
I Off The Hook V Radar at the l3th Note Club. 1 lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Soundclash! This fortnight (28 Mar). Global Goon from Rephlex Records gets in on a piece of the avant-action. twisting hearts and minds in true l3th Note style alongside perennial sideways- steppers Off The Hook. Confuse your ears. baby!
I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. lOpm—lam. Free. Weekly. You. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth. Notice for the unimaginative ones — ‘1 Am What 1 Am' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.
I Skint at the Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very much a night to reflect what‘s going on in Glasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a crowd much like the one outside the Gallery of Modern Art.
I Specific at Alaska. 1 lpm—3am. £3. 28 Mar. Monthly. Guest DJs and live experimental electronic music at this
ma yical musical meeting ground.
I ul Shaker at Mas. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A mixed bag of electro. techno. house and funk courtesy of John Mitchell and Junkyard Dog (Shake the Disease). Not bad at all for a Thursday.
I Trash at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night out. with drunken students and footballers from wall to wall. insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue every night.
I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm—3am. Free before I lpm. £4 (£3). Weekly. lan Thomson and Vance battle it out on the decks each week. providing the crowd with huge vocal house and garage anthems.
I Nice As Nice at the Velvet Rooms.
1 lpm—3am. £4 (free with student ID). Weekly. Don't be fooled by the plush interior: the Velvet crew could teach the young whippersnappers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing.
Upstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial R&B and hip-hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnr plays Ibiza anthems all night long.
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I Madhouse at Shack. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A massively popular night. Student anthems are duly deployed by DJ CJ.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry‘s.
l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jim and Phil wow the crowd with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a touch of disco for those in sequins.
I Rumble at the Garage. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. How popular is this night? How many people have fallen down the Garage's lethal staircase and woken up bruised the day after? How cheap is the booze? How big is the queue outside? Why don‘t you go and find out for yourself?
I Shagtag at Privilege. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system.
I Penny and Found at Destiny. lOpm—3am. £2 before 1 lpm. £3 after. Weekly. in for one penny. and drinks for £1. Any new night based on a system this crazy deserves some respect.
I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5—8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJ s provide the perfect soundtrack to w ind down to the weekend just as the bar staff serve up the right cocktails to take the edge off the week.
I Bar Ce Lona at Bar Ce Lona. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Sole cohort Geoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house and disco grooves. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Purveyor of fine funk Chris Harris says a slammin‘ Fri hello to the Budda clientele. Entry only to those wearing their disco trousers.
I Cul De Sac at CU] De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. 29 Mar. Fortnightly. it‘s not often you get to see a DJ of Chris Biguzzi's calibre for free. Get down (or up) to the Sac and sample the flavour.
I Chi at McChuill's. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A strangely cool night. beginning with mellow shaolin beats and building to funky house and bouncy techno.
I Critical Mass at Nice ‘n' Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Noj (Midi Hi-Fi) and John mess with your head playing anything from dub. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance. rawk. soul and funk. Come along and kick out the jams or go uptown top rankin'. Guest DJs most weeks.
I Friday Street at Blackfriars. Monthly. Next date 19 Apr.
I Kenny H at Moloco (West End). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky grooves from around the globe. with a healthy smattering of soul thrown in for good measure.
I Moda at Moda. 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJs Mark and Scott entertain the troops in this. one of the most attractive nightspots in town. House and R&B are the order of the day. but if that doesn't fulfil then just marvel at what must be the coolest fireplace in town.
I Mosklto at Moskito. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Sole don Stevie Middleton warms a funky crowd under Bath Street. Like all good DJs. he's not afraid to throw in something old. borrowed or even blue.
I Paddy Power at the Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. It’s a case of the music reflecting the venue. The admirably eclectic DJ Paddy tires on everything from Brian Eno to Underground Resistance. More power to his stylus.
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I Colours Easter Sunday Special A plethora of huge names (and good ones, mind!) to take the nasty Sunday dreariness away on this Easter Day. With Danny Rampling (pictured). Seb Fontaine. Trevor Rockliffe and Jonathan Ulysses on board, it’s hard to see how this night could fail, really. Arches, Sun 37 Mar.
l Silly Sunday Suburban Funk Command commandeer an inconspicuous looking boozer, only to then facilitate lots of quite conspicuous behavior. The music‘s top drawer, as are the crowd. and the whole thing's free of charge. Can you think of a better way to spend a whole Sunday? Halt Bar, Sun 37 Mar.
is: Battle of the Bootlegs Most definitely a night that reflects what's going on right now. and what will be going on in the charts in about a year’s time. Osymyso is in charge of the hybrid music creations. while Hexstatic attempts to reflect the schizophrenia visually. A spectacle all round. See preview, page 76. Arches, Fri 5 Apr.
at Club Cubana This night of libidinous Latin is hosted by the
and with DJ Duncanario manning the box. the rhythm is most definitely gonna get ya. CCA, Fri 5 Apr.
lat Freelance Science The power of his sets is hard to translate into words. Slam are well aware of his ability to work a crowd. so their amazing foreign exchange programme brings Master H of Paris to the twisted house night.
Freelance Science. Put plainly, this is the future. See preview. page 72. Alaska, Sat 6 Apr.
at; Phuturesoul Album Launch Talented people will be jetting in from all over the world to celebrate the launch of the new album from Glasgow's very own Phuturesoul. This is music for heads as well as feet - Dego from 4Hero will be spinning alongside the very cool Sole collective themselves. CCA, Sat 6 Apr.
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