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girls. gambling. comedy and booze. Call venue for more details.

I Ibiza Foam Party at Revolution. l()pm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. Commercial dance. foam. holiday giveaways (Club 18- 30 no less) all night long.

I Kick at Loca. 10pm—3am. £2 before midnight; (£4 after). Weekly. Kickstart the weekend with current commercial chart and pop pap from across the decades.

I Office Affair at Subway West 13nd. 4—9pm. £l—£4. Weekly. Chart tunes. buffet and cheap drinks what else do you need to make a fool of yourself in front of you colleagues?

I Promise at Babylon. l()pm—3am. Weekly. Cheesy tunes and party actiott with plenty of drinks promos to wash it down.

I Push! at Peppermint Lounge. l()pm—3am. £3—£4 (free before midnight). Weekly. Chart. dance and R&B tunes. with funk and hip hop in the back room.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. House. garage and jazzy beats from [Eric Da Viking and friends.

I Black Sauce at Bam Bou. ‘)pm—latn. Free. Weekly. Confucius say this new ()riental style bar got plenty good underground house music with Martin Valentine and Steven Wanless.

I Extra Width at Gilded Saloon. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. New wave disco (ie all your favourite indie hits) with rotational DJs Grainne. Keiron and Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai). Seeing as these folk play a somewhat significant role in Scotland's independent music scene. guest DJs from bands like Belle & Sebastian and Snow Patrol are a regular feature at Extra Width.

I Fabuloz at Biblios. 8pm—1am. Weekly. A contemporary mix of urban sounds from DJ Fabuloz.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caf‘fe. ‘)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The Czech style bar launches a new DJ schedule to get the party started in a progressive house and tech-trance stylee. With rotating DJ duties filled by Derek Martin (Progression). Stuart Duncan (Atomic Baby). Nic Cavendish (L'pf) and Kev Wright (Sublime).

I Made in Iguana at Iguana. ‘)pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Credible pre- clubbittg house tunes frotn the knowledgeable and ever-affable types who staff independent record shack. L'nderground Solu‘shn.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. noon—10pm. Weekly. All day session with Bertie’s mix of soul and funk till 5pm then Raw Movement attd Graeme McLean take over on a jazzy soul tip.

I Space Face at PopRokit. ‘)pm—lam. Weekly. Free. Andy Williams and Scott Ferguson -- the boys that used to run Carbolic Frolic 'back in the day' join forces with The Squalor Show. Dava and Spider to host this seminal Saturday pre- club featuring a fusion ofjazz. soul. funk. house and hip hop.

I Three Sisters at the Three Sisters. ‘)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. See Fri.


I Airborne at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Taking a break fora wee while but will be back 7 Sep with techno legend Dave Clarke (tbc).

I Ascension Goth Club at Tet-tot Row L'nion. 10.30pm—-3am. £3 (£2). Next date 1‘) ()ct.

I Atomic Baby at La Belle Angele. 10.30pm~3am. £11) (£8). Monthly next date 2‘) Jttn.

I Audio Deluxe at the Honeycomb. l()pm——3am. £1(). 8 Jun. Fortnightly. Smooth. soulful house with just a suggestion of jazz and soul at this shindig hosted by resident Craig Smith attd

tonight they welcome the considerable talents of Noo Yoik's king of cool Louis Benedetti (SoulShine Records).

I Blast at Club Mercado. 1 lpm—3am. £l() (£8). 15 Jun. Fortnightly. Vocal house and garage grooves frotn Huggy and Markell. This fortnight. the visiting Miss Moneypenny's DJs battle it ottt with the residents.

I Blue at Peppermint Lounge. l()pm—3am. £4—£5. Weekly. Dance and house. soul and funk across two rooms.

I CC Blooms Sat at (‘C Blooms. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Ally ts back again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-hoUse decknical expertise at this always hoaching gay venue.

I Club Work at the Venue. 10.30pm-3am. £l() (£5). 8 Jtttt. Funky American house from Fisher 8; Price (Taste). Brett King (Joy) and Pete ()wen (Lube).

I Colours at the Liquid Room. l()pm—3am. £l(). Monthly next date 2‘) Jtttt with special guests Parks 8; Wilson.

I Diggity at the Establishment.

l lpm—3am. £6 (£1 off with tiyer). Weekly. DJ Fabuloz and Harry [.0 get down with their bad selves. playing wildstyle R&B. hip hop and street soul.

I Digital at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. Monthly next date 2‘) Jttn.

I Disco Inferno at Ego. 10.30pm—3am. £8 (£6 in fancy dress). 15 Jun. Monthly. Burn baby burn at this long- standing disco inferno. stoked in the main room by the masterful MC ()tis and DJ Nick Silver and fired-up with funk by Fryer (Motherfunk) and DJ Casanova in the Cocteau Lounge.

0 Do This Do That at the Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. £l(). l5 Jttn. Fortnightly. Second Edinburgh session for this Dundee club with special guest. and tech-house master Mr C joining resident Neil Anthony with live salsa frotn Alma Latina and DJ Simon Hodge in the back room. For this date only ‘.-l-I.[.s't't'urd llUldW'S get £2 ({ll‘door pn’t‘t' all night long. See preview.

I Essential at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). 8 Jtttt. Fortnightly. Radio Forth's Kevin Jones join forces with Martin Valentine (Taste/Frisco Disco) for some ‘essential‘ dirty house and LS garage action in the main room. In the cosy confines of the back booth. Smokey 8; the Bandit play jazzy breaks attd broken house beats.

I Got the Bug at the Beat Jazz Basement. 8pm—3am. £5. 15 Jttn. Monthly. Bugz in the Attic. London's nu-jazz. sottl attd afro-beat itnprint. goes once ntore unto the breach with a heady mix of DJs. live musicians and MCs. This tonight sees the talents of Seiji. Lyric-L. Mikey Stirton. Scott Rapson and Bob Cairns itt fttll effect. I Headspin at Bongo Club. 1 lpm—3am. £7. 15 Jttn. Monthly. The best itt hip hop. funk. soul. house and breakbeat from the resident DJ display team featuring Allan. the Resonance (Dava and Colin Millar) and Steve Spin. For [his dqu only '.-i-l.i.y'!'<‘urd holders get [2 oll‘doorprit‘t' all night long. I inFLIGHT at the Beat Jazz Basement. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 before l lpnt). Monthly next date 2‘) Jun.

I Jack Your Boots Up at the Beat Jazz Basement. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£3 before 1 lptn). 8 Jtttt. Monthly. Bob Cairns (Nuspirit) is joined by special guest Jimpster and his slick selection of Latin and Brazilian influenced sounds frotn jazz to house and back again. With live perctission and keys from the ever reliable Fraser Heeps attd (iav ‘Fudge Fingas‘ Sutherland.

I Joy at Ego. llpm—3am. £1() (£8). 8 Jttn. Fortnightly. lTp-front. dirty house grooves on the tnain tioor. Maggie‘s on holiday so you‘ll have to make do with cheeky chappy Alan all by himself. Pltts Trendy Wendy and Sally Finlay"s cheeky mix of soul. funk and chart in the downstairs sttite. Note that Joy is a club for gay people and their friends.

I Last Night a DJ Stole my Wife at Po Na Na. 1 [pm—3am. £3. Weekly. DJ 4th Varmint. keeping it real with the old skool to nu skool beats thing.

I Luscious at C1th Java. ‘).30pm—2am. l5 Jttn. l-‘ortnightly. Funky l'S house night hosted by resident Neil Crookston and a Jazz Funk lixperience to join in the spirit of the Leith Jazz Festival with special gttest Yogi Haughton and a live saxman turtting up the futtk to roasting point. Also check jazz listings for fttrther live jazz events at Club Java over the weekend.

I The Mambo Club at Mambo Club. l()pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. See Fri.

I Messenger Sound System at Bongo Club. 1 1pm—3am. £7. 8 Jtttt. Fortnightly. Bass of bowel—shifting proportions as the mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous roots and dttb reggae.

I Mingin’ at Studio 24. I0.30pm~3am. £6 (£5 before midnight). 15 Jun. l-‘ortnightly. Residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy partake of the ttsttal Mingin' madness. playing filthy house and twisted trance for a frisky and predominantly gay crowd.

I Mischief at the Venue. Monthly. Next date 22 Jttn.

I Mission Jr at Stttdio 24. 15 Jun. Rt’s‘ldt’n! Ift‘i/ special for the nippers at Mission's little brother (under 18s only ). I Mission at Studio 24. l0pm— 3am. l5 Jtttt. Night of metal mayhem at this Resident Iivil special with giveaways and more to celebrate the release of the horror movies hard rockin' soundtrack.

I Nameless at La Belle Attgele. 10.30pm--3am. £l(). 22 Jttn. Monthly. Brainstorm and Rob Dylan host this night of house and electronica with special guest seminal Chicago house jock Robert Owens.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 10pmv-3am. £5. Weekly. Dave Sltedden with his tnix of disco and funky house tracks.

I Opium at ()pium. l()pnr-3am. Free. Weekly. Rock. nu metal and alternative/indie.

I Oxygen at Club Java. ‘)pm—2am. £l() (£8). 8 Jttn. Monthly. Hard house night with Alpha and Dowzer also offering a free taxi service. whereby fottr paying customers cart claim back up to £4 at the door with a valid taxi receipt. Welcoming s )ecial guest Sarah (i attd a circus theme. 6 Progression at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. £l(). l5 Jttit. Monthly. Progressive house ttight featuring Birmingham's premiere duo Futureshock in what is unbelievably their lidinburgh debut

I Saturday Club at [El Barrio. 8pm. £4 (free before I lpm). Weekly. Latino chart and party" tunes from DJ Hector.

0 Scratch at La Belle -\ngele.

l 1pm~3am. £tbc. 8 Jttn. Monthly. The Jungle Brothers drop in with a live show. do we really need to say more? lidinburgh's hippest hip hop happening goes front strength to strength. See preview.

I Tease Age at Citrtts Club.

I lpm~3am. £5. Weekly. Now going into its tenth year. this indie stalwart featttring swinging 6()s hits to baggy Manchester tttttes continues to draw a packed and sweaty crowd week in. week out.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar. l 1pm 3am. £4 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the best mix of indie. 6()s garage. Northern sottl. ska. soundtracks you're likely to stagger across. I Ultragroove at La Belle Angele. llpm ~3am. £10. 15 Jtttt. l-‘ortnightly'. l'ltragroove lottnge residents specialise itt real deal hottse action from (iareth Somerville. Colin Cook and Mikey Stirton. With special guest Jon Cutler (NY) the man behind last year's hit ‘lt's Vours' returning for an exclusive ['K appearance.

I Vain at 'l‘eviot Row l'nion. ‘)pnt--3am. £4 (£3). l5 Jun. (ioth night of industrial. techno and new romantic sounds.

I Vegas at ligo. 10.30pm—3am. £9 (£7 in fancy dress). Monthly next date 2‘) Jun.

I X Live (XL) at Bongo Club.

1 1pmv—3am. £5. Monthly next date 2‘) Jttn.

Chart & Party

I The Beach Party at Pottcrrow- Student l'nion. l()pm--3am. £3 (free in costume before midnight). 8 Jttn. Dig out your beach wear for this night of summery hits and cheesy chart classics. I Escape to Time at Time. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. A vertically challenged man plays commercial chart and dance. Over 21s only.

I Fire Saturdays at Babylon. 10.30pm--3am. £tbc. Weekly. Hot chart action at this all-new venue.

I Kick at Loca. l()pm—3am. £2 before midnight: (£4 after). Weekly. See Fri. I Subway Lottery at Subway West find. 7pm—3am. £3 (£1 ). Weekly. Clubbing's often like a lottery. in that you’re never quite sttre if you'll get a winner or a shit night out. This club features a lottery numbers game with big. big prizes tip for grabs.

Edinburgh Sundays


I Anthropology at Bam Bott. ‘)pm»-lam. Free. Weekly. A scientific study of human beings and their way of life plus a relaxed selection from DJRed6’s jazz collection at this opulent ()riental style bar. Selected drinks promos.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar & Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Sottl jazz from the past fottr decades with Yogi Haughton and guests.

I Immersed in Music at Pi\'() Caffe. ‘)pm—-3am. Free. Weekly". From chilled- out to whacked-out. Skywalker and Solo span the musical spectrum at this all-new Sunday social.

I Motherfunk Evening Sessions at PopRokit. ‘)pm—lam. Weekly. Solid sottl attd frisky fttnk from Gino. Fryer and Spectrum (.‘ylotherfunk if you hadn’t guessed).

I Smokey 8: the Bandit at City Cafe. ‘)pm—lant. Weekly. All-new pre- club session featuring dirty house and cheeky breaks and beats with Smokey and his trusty Bandit.

I 2 Urban at Q Bar. ‘)pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Fabuloz drops the latest pressings attd jams frotn the hot and jiggy' world of R&B.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar plays host to a selection of Fresh FM's finest.


I Bass D Funk at the Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (free before midnight). Weekly. Da fttnk bases are well and truly covered at this new weekly shindig that's part discotheque. part social club. Smokey & the Bandit play fttttk. breakbeat and house on the refurbished top floor. (ieorge T jacks the tracks on the main floor and lady ()Ilie spins old skool hip hop in the Cooler.

I Chocolate Sundae at Peppermint Lounge. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3 before midnight). Weekly. Fortnightly; Commercial R&B and hip hop with DJ Paul ‘Foxy‘ Fox. Dress stylish.

I Deebo at Po Na Na. 1 lpm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Wazzo sttpplies a spangly selection of sexy. disco house and uplifting l'S garage.

I DKY at Studio 24. llpm—3am. £2 (£1.50). Weekly. DKY strides confidently into its third year with resident DJs Jordi. (iareth attd Dave playing rock. goth. metal. indttstrial and punk. Theme nights and free gifts combine to keep things interesting. week in. week ottt.

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