listings Clubs


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—3am. Free. Weekly. Party people in tha house say ‘fair' as Scratch DJ Lyley mixes tip the hip hop madness.

I Bass Camp at City Cafe. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. An expedition led by DJs .Mark and Dopamean. taking in the dizzy heights of hip hop. funk and reggae.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm~lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi llaughton lets loose with some house. garage and funked up disco grooves (6 (St 20 Jttn) while the omnipresent Craig Smith gets bi-zay with the soulful house. badass boogie and broken beats malarkey ( 13 Jun). I Drop 8: Shadowskill at the Living Room. ()pin—midnight. Free. Laying down the best in techno and drum & bass (pints at £1 until llpin a bonus).

I Eccentric at Bani Bou. ()pin-‘lam. Free. 20 Jtiii. Euan James. Stuart Sandeman and Lee Mttrray play L'S house at this oriental style bar session.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm~lam. Free. Weekly. A new DJ schedule sees rotational residents Smokey & the Bandit. Silver Storik. Craig (ice and Beany warm up for the weekend with diverse takes on the funky house model.

I In House at City Cafe. ()pin—midnight. Free. l3 Jun. Fortnightly. New quality house shindig from Lee .Murray. Stuart Sandeman and Euan James.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. noon-l()pm. Weekly. Global jazz grooves and soul with Bob Cairns (noon—5pm) and disco. R&B and garage from Erik Da Viking (5—l0pm).

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets funked-up Latin jazz and world music from DJ Lel.

Club I Arthouse at Edinburgh College of Art. l().3()pm—3am. £4. 13 Jun. L'p-front ass shaking underground house action with Grant MacDonald and Alan Paul and their four deck mix tip. I CC Blooms at CC Blooms. 10.30pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Trip the light fantastic to l'li-NRG dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.

I Fusion at Ft) Na Na. l()pm—3am. free. Weekly. DJ .Mark B (Studio (irand) plays vinyl gems in the realms of house. hip hop. funk and soul.

I Genetic at (’itrus Club. 1 lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. Still a mighty popular night that showcases alternative. indie and lo-fi. No smoking in the bar area. mind.

I Graeme Park at Bar 38. 9pm—3am. Free but ticketed. 6 Jun only. Funky house from ex-llacienda jock Park at this special Smirnoff Experience night. (‘all ()1 3| 220 6180 for guest list places.

I The Great Green World Music Session at Bongo Club. 9pm~~2am. £5 (£4). )3 Jun. Afro and Latino from Jaffar (.-\rakataca) followed by an irresistible mix of ska. reggae and dub from Mttngo.

I Hedflux at l’o Na Na. 1 lpmv3am.

£4 £5. 6 Jun. (‘oldcut's DJ Food and DK (6 Jun) at the coolest night of eclectic beats in low it.

I Obscene at La Belle Angele.

10pm 3am. £67 £7. Monthly next date 27 Jun with special guest Nicky Blackmarket.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. l()pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Stevie Godden with timeless vocal house. disco and party tunes.

I Opium at Opium. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu-metal and alternative/indie.

I Snatch at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly. A filth fixated funky disco-cum-cabaret. comically compered by Mr Harry Ainsworth and deck manipulated in a cod funk and hip hop stylee by Babes. Biggie & Spanky.

I Speak Easy at Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 20 Jun. Zoot suits and Charleston queens swing out at this one-off musical extravaganza featuring karaoke and cabaret burlesque.

I Ultragroove presents Jazzanova at La Belle Angele. l().3()pm—3am. £10. 6 Jun. L'ltragroove special as they welcome the considerable talents of German six-piece DJ collective. of the jazzy. trip hop. housey variety.

Chart 8. Party

I Blast from the Past at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. £2 (£l ). Weekly. Hits from the 60s to the present day with crazy drinks prices to match.

I The 6, 7, 8 Special at Why Not'.’.

I lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. A magical musical journey that takes you through the 60s. 70s. 80s and 90s with plucky survivor Disco Billy and his new friend Disco Diva Dale. Cage dancers and salsa classes a definite bonus.

I Relax at Peppermint Lounge.

1 lpm—3am. £2. Weekly. All the hits from the 80s and plenty of drinks promos to wash it down with.

I Tease at Babylon. l()pm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. Incorporating Student Pop [do]. your chance to win £l000.

I Thursday in the City at Club Mercado. 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Commercial chart and dance courtesy of Radio Forth DJs Grant Scott and Micky Gavin. plus drinks promos aplenty for those who want to start the weekend fashionably earlv.

Edinburgh Fridays


I Ad Lib at the Wash (formerly The Carwash). 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJs provide the perfect soundtrack to wind down to the weekend just as the bar staff serve up the right cocktails to take the edge off the week.

I Bar Union at Bar L'nion. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Nicola Hoey fires up the Friday frisking with a pre-club session featuring pop house and disco classics.

I Bass:‘lrap Sessions at Bam Bou. 9pm— I am. Free. Weekly. Wise Manga master G-Mac hosts his weekly fix of hand- picked narcotic breaks and beats. including all the latest hip hop. 2-step breaks. R&B and drum 8: bass. With DJ Believe (7 Jun) and Manga's Son Of L'gly ( 14 Jun).

I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Don Flanagan undertakes an eight hour onslaught of house and garage grooves with special guest and Southport Weekend survivor Bob Jeffries (7 Jun) while Yogi ‘Da Bear' Haughton spins his singular selection of urban soul platters ( 14 Jun).

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The award- winning Czech theme bar launches a new DJ schedule. featuring the cream of local talent (and a few Glasgow lads) such as George T. Kris Keegan. the Jengaheads and lluggy.

I Local Heroes at Biblios. 8pm—lam. Weekly. l’re-club party sets from Lyley (Scratch). AJ and L'ncle Fawaz (Yush) with a freeform blend of hip hop. ragga. funk and soul.

I Made in Iguana at Iguana. ()pin—lam. Free. Weekly. Colin Cook (L'ltragroove) plays some real deal house

music. from the experimental to the tough and tribal with random Latin influences thrown in for good measure. And on 14 Jun Joseph Malik drops in for a nu-jazz selection.

I Mixed Bag at PopRokit. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Styler (Solefusion) and Spanky (Snatch Club) dig deep in their funk. soul and disco knapsack.

I Oxygen at Oxygen Bar & Grill. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. On a rotational basis. Craig Smith (District) supplies smooth and soulful house while Craig Gee (Freefall) takes the fired-up and funky approach.

I Provocateur? at Magoo‘s Basement. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Silvergroover presents a fresh direction at a newly opened venue. DJs explore the eclectic realms of machine funk. a fusion of experimental house. electro. intelligent techno and all things Detroit.

I Three Sisters at the Three Sisters. ()prn—lam. Free. Weekly. A mix of chart and party. R&B. and house.

I Vol Below at Yo! Below. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets the house and dancefloor soul treatment from Leon Edwards.


I Angel Delight at the Venue. l()pm—3ant. £6 (£5). 14 Jun. Monthly. Pop-tastic fun and frolics with DJ Michelle and guests at this all-new club night for women only.

I Arakataca! at Bongo Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 21 Jun. Monthly. DJs Jaffer (Senegal) and Zuppa lnglese (Bogota) host a fiery mix of Salsa. African. Latin and Caribbean dance. As they've both been DJing for over 30 years. this is the best selection of past. present and future tropical dance you're likely to find.

I b.ding at Bongo Club. I lpm—3am. £6. 7 Jtm. Monthly. The original wildstyle soundclash. world beats meet cutting-edge dancefloor breaks. as b.ding hits Edinburgh for the second time.

I Beats N Pieces at the Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £6. Monthly next date 28 Jun.

I Behave? at the Honeycomb. l()pm—3am. Monthly next date 28 Jun (the).

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£6; £3.50 before ll.30pm). 21 Jun. Monthly. Serious dancefioor funk. soul and jazz at this Jazzman Records special featuring the prestigious talents of Gerald the Jazzman and Malachi.

I CC Blooms at CC Blooms. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally does the decks duty at this gay night with her inimitable selection of high camp and disco classics. moving on to pumped-up house and dance as the evening progresses. I Concept (formerly Cerotonln) at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). 14 Jtm. Fortnightly. Re-branded tech-trance showcase. with a residents special as Scott Pearce. Richie Meldrum. Craig Reid. Barry Fell and Neil Bethune dish out the tribal rhythms thick and fast.

I Djinniditto at Ego. l()pni—3am. £5 (£4). 7 Jun. Monthly. A new showcase for artists working in every medium with a musical policy to match.

I Pseudofunk, Flea Market and Sidewinder at La Belle Angele. 9pm. £4—£5. 7 Jun. ()nly. Triple bill of funk. rare groove and acid jazz all backed up by DJs of a similarly funky persuasion.

I Dogma (formerly Lost) at Studio 24. l().3()pm—3am. Monthly next date 28 Jun with a Scottish live exclusive from Speedy J.

I Dr No’s at Bongo Club. I lpm—-3am. £7 (£5). l4 Jun. Last ever night for the orginal Jamaican ska and classic rocksteady club.

I El Segundo at Bongo Club. l().3()pm—3am. £6 (£5). Monthly next date 28 Jun.


‘l/i‘i: “I” re; “3‘4, I

Funkey Magic + 1 Those Funkey Magic monkeys bring their pals to the intimate settings of the Venue‘s refurbished top floor. This month it‘s lain MacPherson's turn to grace the wheels of steel in a groovey housey kinda way. The Venue, Fri 7 Jun.

)2. Modern Lovers John Mclean of spaced-out indie noiseniks the Beta Band drops in at this erstwhile night of northern soul and slick grooves for a guest set of eclectic happiness. Ego, Fri 7 Jun.

Scratch Afrika Bambaataa cancelled. Boo! So they got the Jungle Brothers in to fill the gap. Wahey! La Be/le Ange/e, Sat 8 Jun.

Manga One word for ya: Goldie (pictured). Do you really need any other excuse to join the junglist massive and pay homage to Metalheadz‘s head honcho? La Belle Ange/e, Fri 74 Jun.

Pillbox The fine peOple at Pillbox have decided it's time to bid adieu. Catch the final session of underground techno and trance at this residents special. go on treat yourself: it's your last chance . . . ever. Bound to be a messy one. Studio 24, Fri 74 Jun.

a Space Face First birthday time. where else can you see such quality house jocks as Bill Brewster (author of the definitive history of DJing Last Night a DJ Saved my Life) in such an intimate setting? Go on name one. Ego. Fri 74 Jun.

is: Do this Do That Determined to cause mayhem on the Edinburgh scene Dundee's DTDT returns with yet another stellar line- up featuring none other than tech- house's cheekiest chappie Mr C. The Honeycomb. Sat 75 Jun.

1;: Progression Progressive house heaven with special guests Futureshock and. can you believe it. it's their first time in the capital. Liquid Room, Sat 75 Jun.

(5 -20 Jun .3002 THE LIST 77

.1) 7i