Glasgow Saturdays continued
I The Garage at the Garage. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3) before I lpm; £6 (£4) after. Weekly. One of the busiest nights in town. basically. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancetloor and indie classics in the Attic.
I Graduate Club at ,2. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night out. but feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced. lager-stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.
I The Shack at Shack. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Cheesy chart tunes and commercial dance tracks frotn DJ Graeme.
I Seduction at Destiny. l()pm—3am. £6 before 1 lpm: £7 after. Weekly. Tonight the club would like you to ‘dress to impress' while enjoying the usual commercial house ‘n‘ trance pap.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. l().30pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Classic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.
I Budda at Bar Bttdda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dispel the night-after blues with disk jockey Colin Walker (New York Alliance). who will be playing deep house. I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm--midnight. Free. A soothing yet syncopated Sabbath selection to chill the hot-footed clubber. Northern. mod. pop- I.atin. French y'o-y'o and shallow funk. Blended by DJ Hushpuppy (Divine. GSA). I The Hustler at Air Organic. 5pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Straight out the ‘hood to your neck o' the woods- Johnnie Blaze and his occasional guests supply grooves so smooth they‘d move yo' momma's ass.
I The Man With No Suitcase at the Griffiny. Spin—Midnight. Free. Weekly. Diversity is the key in this. possibly Glasgow ‘s most fun-orientated pre-club funfest. Hosted by Ashton Lamont. and shot through with a healthy dose of freaky funky visuals. killer beats and smile- inducing competitions.
I Miso at the Captain‘s Rest. (mm-midnight. Free. 31 Mar. Live acoustic. toned-down electronic performances. DJ sets and \'J sets.
I Phonic at .\loskito. 9ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. These Phonic fellows are popping tip every where. Winding down the weekend. Gordon and Steven play only the choicest house cuts.
I R813 at Bar 10. 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with Rt’stB cuts and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this class city -centre bar.
I Scratch ‘n’ Sniff at MeChuill‘s. ()pm-cmidnight. Free. New pre-club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
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OSIIIy Sunday at the Halt Bar. 4pm—midnight. Free. 31 Mar only. It's been a while since Marty. Zippy. Scott and Bongo aka Suburban Funk Command unleashed their decknickal wizadry and downright musical genius on the Glasgow massive. Their live set is quite something to behold. expect hip hop. house. soul. funk. and pretty tnuch whatever takes their fancy. This night promises to be sillier than ever as the boys are joined by guest DJs Laurence Hughes. Simon Cordiner. Callum Walker and Andy Pirie for a night of damn tine tunage. See Hitlist.
I Soulful Sundays at Tchai-Ovna. 3—7pm. Free. Weekly. It's all conducive to a deep sense of chill: drink obscure teas. play chess. give your body a rest. Hosted by Raymondo and Rodriguez (Fools Only). this is a soulful session to help rejoin the human race after the weekend's silliness.
I Sugar Shack at the Baby Grand (6 Elm Bank Gardens). 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk. jazz. soul and Latin from DJ Marcelo.
I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. l l.3()pm-3am. £3. Weekly. In which we are confronted by a strange parity. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.
I Bite at the Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free before 1 1.30pm. £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you‘ll find at the city's premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.
I Bump ‘n’ Grind at the Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Wind down the weekend with DMG's mix of R&B and street soul.
I Chittlin’ Hoedown at the l3th Note Cafe. 1 lpm—2am. £l. A new night devoted to pretty tnuch whatever the DJs please. including dub. hip-hop and electro with added splashes of indie stuff.
I Club Tropicana at the Garage (Attic). 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lndie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.
OCoIours Easter Special at the Arches. l lpm—3am. £l8 (£32 for weekend ticket). 31 Mar only. The sexiest man in house. Danny Rampling. brings his Lovegroove Dance Party to Glasgow once again. Crowd favourite Seb Fontaine is in the tnain room. while Jonathan L'lysses will also be providing high quality enter- taintnent of the house music variety. Oh yeah. See Hitlist.
I End Of The Month Club at 13th Note Cafe (King Street). 8.30pm—midnight. £2. 31 Mar only. An Easter special of the quality night of eclecticism for those more discerning alternative music lovers. Midi Mode and Bozilla host with live action from surprise special guests.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. A.J.. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage
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I Melting Pot at the Riverside Club.
I lpm—3am. £10. 31 Mar only. Easter Sunday special of the disco house night featuring special guests. the boys from Big Bear. Joining forces with the ever reliable Simon Cordiner (Traxx) and Billy Woods (Relief). these lovely young men won't leave until your head falls off with enjoyment.
I Optlmo at MAS (in association with the Sub Club). llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Optimo continue their quest to bust Glasgow‘s collective gut with the craziest selections this side of a John Peel omnibus. Tonight‘s party is the NYC hijack party. and as ever there‘ll be only one rule: stomp on the motherfunkin‘ rule book. people!
I Solvent at Alaska. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. One for those whojust won’t let the weekend die. Colin Davie spins funky house and whatever he fancies to a crowd of up-for-it Alaskan revellers.
I Sunday Best at Shack. l0.30pm—3.30am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jim Da Best plays pop. dance and R&B.
I Sunday Service at 13th Note Club. I [pm—3am. £2. Weekly. A night of indie music to end the weekend nicely.
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I Atmosphere at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £3 before I lpm; £4 after. Weekly. Full-on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.
I Disco at Fury Murrys l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cheese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.
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I Salsa for Beginners at Cuba Norte. 7pm-midnight. £4(£3). Weekly. Can you learn the salsa? Give it a right good go at this high-class night of tomfoolery'.
I Cul De Sac at CU] De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don't burn your fingers on Dr Paul‘s Quiz of Fire.
I Loose at the Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. This night deserves respect for its attempt at something new. Alt.country. classic 70s rock antl blues from Paul Shields.
I Open Decks at BarJedi. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A chance for bedroom DJs to take to the decks and win a regular slot at the bar.
I Burn at MAS. l lpm—3am. Free for staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere is guaranteed at the tive-year-old staff night out. thanks to thumping dance classics. from deep to disco. unleashed by Norman and Zeus.
I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.
I Playstatlon League at Bar Jedi. 9pm—2am. Free. Weekly. 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 Rueda de Casino at Cuba Norte. 7.30pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. If fast- moving Cuban street dancing is your thing. then not only are you an intriguing human being. but you should also drop in for this night. Dance instructors are from the Academia de Salsa. so you're tn safe. sexy hands.
Club I Fly at Alaska. llpm—3am. £5 (£3).
i Weekly . Student night at the super hip : club. Jim Da Best plays student anthems
downstairs. while Colin and Owen rip it up upstairs playing funky house and
g dropping in a few surprise tracks.
Ridiculously cheap bevy and quality
itunes. I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet
Rooms] lpm—3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the
upstairs suite while Scott McMillan plays
R&B and hip hop in the downstairs
: lounge. 3 I Phenomena at Destiny. Monthly.
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I G.I. at Archaos. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dave Gilmour and Mike Winters & provide the cheezy pop and party anthems : to the party minded students.
I Laid at Shack. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Night withjust the right amount
i of cheese.
, I Shooting Stars at the Garage.
1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gerry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with
charty house and po hits.
i I The Shimmy
Iub at Bennet's. l l.3()pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A
E straight-ish and studenty night at the gay
venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining
; the party atmosphere.
i I T.I.T. at Trash. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). 3 Weekly. Grahame Ferguson and Scott
j Free spin garage and house in the main
a room. while DJ Robert keeps the kids
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I Mark Robb at the Cul de Sac.
9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Robb i of Buff Club fame provides the Retro funk 5 and soul grooves to the West End massive. I The Medicine Room at Brel.
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I Moda at Moda. 8pm—lam. Free. 5 Weekly. Smooth and soulful R&B with DJ
I Russell’s at Russell‘s. 9—1 lpm. Free. 5 Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.
3 I Salsa Fuente at Havana.
8pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by Salsa DJs through to closing
i time. 9 I Samba with Thaissa! at Cuba
Norte. 7pm—midnight. £5. Weekly.
f Another good alternative to the house.
.' techno and cheesy nights that dominate Glasgow‘s nightlife. Learn samba carnival ' style as well as chilling out to samba
f reggae beats. Or. move upstairs to the
' tapas bar and get a bit ambient.
Club 3 I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l 1.30pm—3am. 3 £2.50 (£l.50). Weekly. Sara with an up-
front dance mix at the city's cherished mixed club.
I Easy Tiger at MAS. l lpm—3am. £4. (£2). Weekly. The weekend just keeps
getting longer! A party atmosphere and
plenty of shenanigans guaranteed. thanks to the amazing free drink offers on at this increasingly popular Wed night soiree.
I Elastik at 13th Note Club.
I lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Ona and DJ Mingo-go play some damn tine electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.
I Joints & 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