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 listings compiled by Johnny Regan.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Barrio at Bar Vivir. S ~| lpm. Free. 4 Jtil. Monthly. Latin action on a Thti night'.’ Nice one. Mr Peaches (tindergroundbeat) plays classic/contemporai'y Latin and breaks. Find otit if your salsa skills are strictly ballroom or strictly balls.

I Bret at Brel. 8.30pm»midnight. Free. 27 Jtiii. Fortnightly. With a live set from Medicine Room on bongos. guitar. drum and vocals. And on the tlipside of the Brel disc. DJ Frank Murphy spins some inotherfunkin‘ grooves on alternate weeks.

I Gum at the llalt Bar. Next date ll Jttl. Monthly.

I The Funk Stop at Moda.

9pm —lain. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie Mc(‘olin play all the very best in motown. ftiiik. sotil arid disco to an appreciative mixed crowd in this beautiful Merchant (‘ity bar. Sophisticated. classy and soulful.

I Kevin Austen at .\’ieo‘s. ()pin—midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘hart music and drinks promos all night long. A winning formula. judging by the business of this bar.

I Kev Dillon at Bar 10. 7pm~late. Free. Weekly. If ragga. 2-step and hip hop is your bag then fill it tip witlt Kev Dillon and his Thu nights in the beautiful bar tip the lane.

I The Lansdowne Sessions at the Lansdowne Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan llessle (Juice) get the funk llowin' with retro electro pop and breakers classics in this classic West [ind bar.

I Martyn at (‘ul de Sac.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. You can't keep a good thing down. The Jengaheads are one of the hardest working outfits in town. and this pre-club set from this half. Martyn. is consistently great. Drop by the lane tonight.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (\Vest lind). 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this ex-pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the ftinkiest years humanity has yet experienced. Iixpect widespread merry- making.

I Nico’s at Nico's. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Get into Nico‘s for a cheesy pep talk before heading otit to disgrace yourself in a Satichiehall Street club or kebab emporium. ('lassy.

I October at the ()ctober (are.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns tip the volume with his Babaza pre— club party every Thursday night. with the very best club classics 6’; house anthems. I Phatboy’s Kitchen at wit-(‘huill‘s Way ()tit West. Spin 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 (iordoii Logan.

I Cream Search for a Resident at Revolution. t)piii midnight. Free. 4 Jul only. liver wanted to spin alongside Seb Fontaine et al at ('ream in 2l)()3'.’ This could be your big break. Revolution provide the premises for the auditions, so get the record boxes otit and get into it.

I Salsa For Beginners at ('uba Norte. 7pin- midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside tis all so get tip and acknowledge the power of salsa. (‘lasses start at 8pm. btit fill tip on tapas until your time comes.

I Sample & Hold at Bar Soba.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Live hip hop. complete with guest vocalists. scratchy business and percussion.

I Spy at Spy. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon (‘ordiner (Traxx) does his thang and delivers some quality house and funky grooves.

I Virunga at Brel. ()pinA-inidnight. Free. 27 Jtiii. Fortnightly. DJ Tchico serves tip the best in ghetto grooves and (‘aribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (iay. mixed. straight ~- who cares'.’ ~ just have a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular Tliti night mash tip. Annie also provides high-octane tunage

I Come Play? at the Tunnel.

1 lpm-3am. £4 (£3; free with 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 Columbian at the Asyltiiii Back Room. 8pm lant. Free to (‘t'Sl' members. £l otherwise. Weekly. Ptit some breakin' ftiiik in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Freakmoves at (ilasgow School of Art. 1 lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dema and Mr Nice once again invite tis to take a trip down the funky lane. As two of(}lasgow's most skilled hip hoppers. they’ve got the skills to pay the bills.

I Homework at Vatilt. l 1pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. laii and Stevie man the box. so all insecurities over the ttiiies are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness without compromising the quality levels.

I Hype at (‘ube. l l.3()pin 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim Da Best teams tip with the Hype crew to ptit on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty of cheap booze makes this a fun night otit. I LiveVEvil at Club Btitltla.

llpiii 3am. £5. 27 Jun. Monthly. llard ass drum’n’bass from another tip and coming (ilasgow collective. All in the swanky surroundings of ('1th Budda too. I Locked at Ad Lib. Next date I 1 Jul. I NU-CAN-DU at Budda. Next date tbc.

I Off The Hook at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note (‘lub). llpiii -3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (let in on a piece of the avant- action. as the Off The Hook crew twist hearts and minds. ('onfuse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. l()pin -|ani. 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: ‘I Am What I Am' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at the (ilasgow School of Art. l().3()pm 2.30am. £3

(£2 £3). Weekly. lli-li Sean (Hi-Fidelity) & llushptippy (Divine) pei'foi'in cheap deck suckin' to disceau. dumb electro and


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eighties phunk. They advise you to act tip. dress down. play easy to get.

I The Real Thing at Sobtt. Next date l8 Jul.

I Sidewinder at Canvas. 8pm late. £5. Weekly. All hail the new king of (ilztsgow jazz nights. The musical policy is anything with a groove or anything that'll make you move. so what better opportunity to soak tip the fine surroundings of the inimitable Arta'.’

I Sklnt at the ('athouse. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. Very much a night to reliect 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 (iallery of Modern Art.

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I Soul Shaker at Mas. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2 ). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and funk courtesy of Dirty Larry and Danny two-stroke. ()ii 27 Jtin we have a night ofclassy French hotise with DJ Xavier of Xlab (selectedby/ Bordeaux/FR). which will be nice.

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 almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though. I 1210 at Babaza. Spini3am. Free before I lpm. £4 (£3). Weekly. Literally underground club hotisiiig some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deployed weekly by [an Thomson and Vance.

I “vice Ass Nice at the Velvet Rooms. l 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. t'pstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial R&B and hip hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnr plays lbi/a anthems all night long.

I Venom at Alaska. I lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. New gay night for the funky club tip the lane. It’s glamour with a hammer. and this celebration of sexuality is resolutely straight-friendly.

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I Madhouse at Shack. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A massively popular night. Student anthems are dtily deployed by DJ ('J.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry’s.

llpm- 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (ioing through a renaissance in recent years. Ftii'y‘s is peopled week in week otit by a crowd that want a night of unpretentious partying. Jim and Phil wow them with a blend of commercial classics. vintage indie and a touch of disco for those in sequins.

I Rumble at the (iarage. 1 1pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. llow popular is this night'.’ How many people have fallen down the (iarage‘s lethal staircase and woken tip 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. lnsanely successful night based on a complex numerical flirting system; everyone gets a number upon entry. then. if someone catches your eye. you write their number on the board next to your own. with the idea being that they then rush up to you and get into a bit of

jiggy-jiggy. Music-wise. it‘s commercial

house and trance from Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny. Bo selecta.

I Penny and Pound at Destiny. 10pm 3am. £2 before I lpm. £3 after. Weekly. In for one penny (well. not really ). and drinks for £ 1. Any new night based on a system this crazy deserves sttlltt' respect.

The Funk Room A former DMC World Champion. DJ for Courtney Pine and producer for De La Soul. Missy Elliott and Big Daddy Kane. Pogo cuts up a floor slammin‘ selection of infectious 705 and 803 funk and breaks classics for the Funk Room. The Arches, Fri 27 Jun.

Colours Gay Pride Special Gay nights are often the most fun. and with this line-up this night should be a prime example: Jon Pleased Wimmin, Tommy Kay. Fisher & Price. Lisa Loud and Steve Thomas all represent Trade. Love Boutique and Fruitfly. The Arches, Sat 22 Jun.

".3111 Subculture The prodigioust talented DJ Heather makes another appearance at the best house night in the country. Tough. tribe. and techy. this one's not to be missed. MAS (in association with the Sub C/ub), Sat 22 Jun. West End Carnival The West End of Glasgow is temporarily turned into a party zone for this day. Live music and local DJ talent. floats and costumed madness all round. Live PAs are also the order of the day. adorning the pavements of Hillhead. Byres Road, Sun 23 Jun.

27:43 The N00 Groove. Bringing in the most interesting guests is this club's remit. This month Brian Williamson and Nick Peacock share the stage with Japanese duo Hidehiko Murao and Ishizuka Chikashi. who make up the wonderful band Su-Paka-Pooh. Live musicians and mixers. these guys will prick up your ears. Ad Lib. Fri 28 Jun.

iii-é Offset Having released the club favourite ‘Sleep Talk' on Defected and the anthemic ‘Bad Habit' in 2000. ATFC (pictured) is one of the in-demand house DJs working the Circuit. Cube, Fri 28 Jun. Homebass Residents night for this house and techno night. Jengaheads Ali and Martyn spin up a storm upstairs. whilst down in the reception area. the intriguing Melonhaus entertain the troops. A/aska, Sat 29 Jun.

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