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 Henry Northmore.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Bar Union at Bar l‘nion. 9pm Sam. Free. Weekly. l’arty people in tha house say ’ltrir' as Scratch DJ l.yley mixes up the hip hop madness.

I Bass Camp at ('ity (‘ale Spm lam. liree. 23 May ix () .lun. l-"ortnightly. .\ fortnightly expedition led by His Mark and Dopamean. taking in the di//_\ heights ol' hip hop. l‘unk and reggae.

I Beluga at Beltlga Bar ix ('anteen Restaurant. Spm lam. l’ree. Weekly. Yogi llaughton lets loose with some house. garage and lunked up disco

grooy es (23 May tk () .lun) while the omnipresent ('raig Smith gets bi-xay with the soull‘ul house. badass boogie and broken heats malarkey (3t) May ).

I Big House at (‘ity ('al‘e.

0pm midnight. l‘ree. 3t) May. l‘ortnightly. New duality house shindig lrom Murray. Stuart Sandeman and liuan James.

I Hit! at Q Bar. "(pm lam. l‘ree. Weekly. [5] Segundo's DJRedh play s l'unk. soul. ja/l and all that inspired hip hop.

I Immersed In Music at l’i\o ('al‘l‘e. 9pm lam. l‘ree. Weekly. .\ new l).l \L‘licdtllc secs t'()l;tll()tltll l‘csldL‘ltls Smokey & The Bandit. Silyer Storik. ('raig (ice and Beany warm tip lor the weekend with diyerse takes on the l'unky house ltlodcl.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth Sommery ille breaks the mould ol' his l'ltragrooye guise. playing warn) New York house. disco and old-school hip hop.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal lounge. Noon lllpm. Weekly. (ilobal ial/ gl‘ooycs and soul with Bob (’airns (noon 5pm) and disco. Rt‘cB and garage tron) lirik l)a Viking (5pm lllpm).

I Oxygen at ()xygen Bar & (irill.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. l’rogressiye house and trance lion) rotational residents Stuart l)uncan Atomic Baby ) and Day c Begg (Skank. .\rca 5| ).

I Reggae Got Soul at ()xygcn Bar is (irill. Spin lam. l‘ree. Weekly. l.o\ers rock. roots and re\ iyal reggae lrom rotational resident l)Js.

I Yo! Below at Yo? Below. 9pm lain. lice. Weekly. The stlslli style lttll‘ gets the lunked—up drum ix hass treattnent lion) [)1 Queen B (Beliaye.’). Please note that Behayc'.’ members get lll‘é ()ll their hill l'or l'ood and drinks.


I C.C. Blooms at ('.('. Blooms. ll)..‘~l)pm 3am. l‘rec. Weekly. Trip the light liantastic to Hi NR(i dance action at this eyer-popular gay bar.

I End Of Broadcast Party at the Honeycomb. ll)..illpm 3am. 2.1 May ()ltl). l‘l‘L‘slt :\lt' l".\l L‘L‘lc‘ltl’alcs the end ()1 another stlcc‘esslttl run ()t) the airway es. 'l‘he capitals best l).ls (Manga. Modern l.o\et's. Behaye'.’. Mischiel and .r\udio l)elu\e)_ioin the shindig.

I Genetic at ('itrus ('lul). llpm 3am. £2. Weekly. Still a lnighty popular night that showcases alternatiyc. indie and lo it. No smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Graeme Park at Bar 3S. ‘Jpln .ian). l‘rce hilt ticketed. () .lun only. l‘unky

house l’rom ex-llacicnda jock Park at this special Smirnoll lixperience night. (‘all ()l3l 3306180 l‘ot‘gttcst list places. I Hedflux at l’o Na Na. l lpm 3am. £5 L‘h. 23 May (k b Jun. l‘ortnightly. King ol' the good time l‘unk Norman Jay drops in l3.i May ) follow ed by (‘oldcttt's 1).] Food and UK (b Jun) at the coolest night ol'cclectic beats in town.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal lounge. ltlpm 3am. U. Weekly. .le/ llill playing \ocal hotlse. disco and party tunes.

I Opium at ()pium. ll)..‘s()pm 3am. l't‘ee. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternatiye/indie.

I Snatch (It the liquid Room. lllfillpm 3am. £3.50 (£3.50). Weekly. .\ lilth lixated l'unky disco-cu(it-cabaret. comically competed by Mr llarry .-\insworth and deck manipulated in a cod ltmk and hip hop sty lee by Babes. Biggie ix Spanky.

I Speak Easy at Bongo ('lub. lllfillpm Sam. [5 (£4). 33 May. /.oot suits and (’harleston queens swing out at this one-oil musical e\tra\agan/a leaturing karaoke and cabaret burlesque. C9 Ultragroove presents Jazzanova at In Belle :\ngcle. lllfillpm 3am. fill). (3 Jun only. l‘ltragrooye special as they welcome the considerable talents ol (ierman six-piece l).l collectiye ol' the lit/l}. trip hop. hotlsey \ariety .lal/anoya. Sec preyiew.

Chart & Party

I Blast From The Past at Subway West lind. ."pm 3am. £3 (U l. Weekly. llits lrom the ()(l\ to the present day w ill) cra/y drinks prices to match.

I I Love 805 at Babylon. lttpm Sam. [3 (L: ). \Vct‘kl}. Rc‘ll\L‘ lltL‘ tlL‘CittlL‘ lilttl good music by passed at this brand new weekly shindig.

I Old Skool Disco at Reyolution. lltfillpm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Retro house night hosted by DJ Tom Wilson.

I Relax at Peppermint lounge.

l lpm Sam. [3. Weekly. .-\ll the hits lrom the Slls and plenty ol' drinks promos to wash it down with.

I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why Not'.’. llpm Sam. '5. Weekly. .\ magical musical journey that takes you through the (ills. “()s, Stls and *)l)s with plucky sury iyor Disco Billy and his new l'riend l)isco l)i\a l)alc. (‘age dancers a delinite bonus.

I Thursday In The City at ('lub \lt‘l‘t‘ddn. Split .iltltl. l'IL'C. Weekly. (‘ommet'cial chart and dance courtesy ol‘ Radio l5orlh l).ls (irant Scott and Micky (Say in. plus drinks promos aplenty l'or those w ho want to start the weekend lashionably early.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Ad Lib at the Wash (l'ormerly 'l‘hc (‘arwashk ‘lpni lam. l’rec. Weekly. Rotational l).ls proy ide the pet'l'ect soundtrack to wind down to the weekend

just as the bar stall ser\e tip the right

cocktails to take the edge oll the week.

I Bar Union at Bar l'nion. ‘lpm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Nicola lloey lires tip the l‘t'iday l'risking \\ ill) a pre-cluh session leaturing pop house and disco classics.

I Bass: Trap Sessions at Ban) Boll. 9pm lam. l'ree. Weekly. Wise Manga master (i Mac hosts his weekly lix ol' hand picked narcotic breaks and beats. inclttdmg all the latest hip hop. 3-step breaks. Rth and drun) & bass. With Dolphin Boy (ll May land lidinbui'gh hip hop king Richie Rutl'tonc (.il May ). I Beluga at Belttga Bat” «k (‘atllccll Restaurant. Spin lam. l'ree. Weekly. l)on l‘lanagan undertakes an eight hour onslaught ol house and garage grooyes (3-1 May ) while Yogi '|)a Bear” llaughton spins his singular selection ol urban soul platters ( ll May ).

I Immersed In Music at l’i\o (‘al'le ()pm lan). l’t‘ee. Weekly. The award winning ('/ech theme liar launches a new

1)] schedule. featuring the cram of local talent (and a few Glasgow lads) such as (ieorgc T. Kris Keegan. the Jengaheads and lluggy.

I Local Heroes at Biblios. Spin—lam. Weekly. Pie-club party sets from Lyley (Scratch). A] and l'ncle Fawal. (Yush) with a l'reel‘orm blend ol‘ hip hop. ragga. tank and soul.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana.

0pm lam. liree. Weekly. (‘olin (‘ook ll'ltt‘agl‘ooy‘c) plays some real deal house music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure. I Mixed Bag at PopRokit. ()pin-lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. Styler (Solet‘usion) and Spaltky (Snatch (‘lub) dig deep in their l'unk. soul and disco knapsack.

I Oxygen at ()xygen Bar & (irill.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. ()1) a rotational basis. (‘raig Smith (District) supplies smooth and soulful house while Craig (iee (l-‘reel‘alh takes the tired-up and funky approach.

I Three Sisters at the Three Sisters. 0pm lam. Free. Weekly. A mix of chart and party. R& B. and house.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below.

0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi sty le bar gets the (in-jazz. R&B and dancelloor soul treatment from the Posh l)Js.


I Angel Delight at the Venue.

lt)pm 3am. £6 (£5). Monthly. Next date 14 Jun.

I Arakataca! at Bongo Club. lt).3()pm 3am. £5. 24 May. Monthly. I).ls Jal'l‘er (Senegal) and '/.uppa lnglese (Bogota) host a liery mix ol‘ Salsa. Alrican. Latin and (‘aribbean dance. As they've both been l).|ing for over 30 years. this is the best selection of past. present and fixture tropical dance you're likely to lind.

I b.ding at Bongo (‘lub. l lpm 3am. U). 7 Jun. The original wildstyle soundclash as world beats meet cutting- cdge dancel‘loor breaks.

I Beats N Pieces at the Venue. ltlfittpm Rant. {(3. 31 May. Monthly. A new soiree showcasing everything from classic l'unk' to hard-edged tech-house from residents Allan lleadspin. Richie \‘allen/ and The Boy Alex.

0 Behave? at Honeycomb. l()pm-3am. L'lt) (L‘b‘). 3| May. Monthly. Beahaye'.’ reaches its lirst birthday. And what better way to celebrate than with special guests The 1-7. Rollers and their three deck set with liye meals from the loyer Kelly. Drum ck bass the way it should be. For this (/(Ilt’ only 'xl-IJsI’eun/ llU/(lt'l'.\' gel [3 uflt/nur price (Ill trig/II Iii/1g.

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. ll).3()pm 3am. £7 ([6). 3-1 May. Monthly. .\ live show from Sirius B and guest 1)] Mark Taylor at this quality night ol' dattcclloot' lttttk‘ and soul tonight coming liy e and direct from Brazil (well in spirit at least).

I C.C. Blooms at (‘.('. Blooms. ll).3t)pm .‘sam. l-‘ree. Weekly. [)1 Ally does the decks duty at this gay night with her inimitable selection of high camp and disco classics. moying on to pumped-up house and dance as the evening progresses. I Concept (formerly Cerotonin) at the Venue. l() 3am. L‘lt) (£8). 3| May. l-‘ortnightly. Re-branded tech-trance show case. there's (it) letting up as residents inyite 'l'ony' Thomas (hooj. Sonia) to join the inn dishing out the tribal beats thick and last.

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. ll).3()pm 3am. £8 (£6). 3| May. Monthly. A liy e set and 1)] set trom l.eeds-based techno l'reaks Ignition 'l‘echnician and their deyastating display (it mixing skills and knob twiddling. Watch out tor a Scottish exclusive from Speedy J (liye) 38 Jun. [in (his (late only 'xl-liyl'i'uri/ Ito/tiers get [.3 tiff-(limrprit'e u/l trig/II long.


I Audio Deluxe Recently signed to Wave Music (New York) Jeremy Newall proves that some of the best nights are the residents nights at this cool gathering of soulful house heads. Honeycomb, Sat 25 May.

I Behave? EZ Rollers (pictured) roll into town to do their dex and live vocals in a drum & bass stylee to help Behave? celebrate their first birthday with a touch of class. Honeycomb. Fri 37 May

I El Segundo The El Segundo crew throw open the doors to London hip hop and funk collective Breakin' Bread for a night of boats. breaks and breakdancing. Bongo C/ub, Fri 37 May

I Kaos ‘Drum & bass in yOLlr face'. and other such battle cries as hip hop and jungle producer extrordinaire Adam F stars at this one-off special. La Belle Ange/e. Fri 37 May.

I Do This Do That Determined to make a splash on the Edinburgh scene Dundee's DTDT opens with a line-up that's enough to make you salivate in excitment. Harry 'Choo Choo' Romero joins resident Neil Anthony. Honeycomb. Sat 7 Jun.

I Tackno Rules Britannia Kitsch to the max as Trendy Wendy celebrates the Golden Jubilee in her own inimitable way. Crowns. ermine and sceptres are de rigueur. Ocean Terminal, l-e/t/i, Sun 2 Jun. I Taste, Joy & Luvely More Jubilee madness as Edinburgh‘s premier gay friendly night takes advantage of the long weekend and all that lovely recovery time. Elizabeth would be proud. Ego. Sun 2 Jun

I Upl, Pillbox and Dogma ERH ll loves a bit of techno. hard house and acid. don‘t we all? So do your bit for Queen and country as yet three more Edinburgh institutions team up for a night oi Jubilee trivolitios. Stud/o 2-1. Sun .1) Jun

I Ultragroove presents Jazzanova Album launch party for the super smooth latest long player. In Between, of trip hoppy. jazzy house from Ja/zanova. / .2 Belle Ange/e, Thu (3 Jun.

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