Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5—8pm. 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 Ce Lona at Bar Ce Lona. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Sole cohort Geoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house and disco grooves. I Barry Gemmel at Nico’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The finest R&B. house and garage to please the smartly dressed Friday patrons.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Macallum and friends spin out only the best treats from the world of soul, dance and house.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Purveyor of fine funk Chris Harris says a slammin‘ hello to the Budda clientele. who are in for a night of high class house. Entry only to those wearing their disco trousers.

I Chi at McChuill’s. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Chi spinners begin by deploying a unique blend of mellow shaolin beats and then unleash the heavier stuff later on.

I Critical Mass at Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Noj (Midi Hi-Fi) and John mess with your head playing anything from dub. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance and rawk to soul and funk. Come along and kick out the jams or go uptown top rankin‘. Guest DJs most weeks.

I Cul de Sac at Cul de Sac. 5pm—midnight. Weekly. Cul de Sac knows what its customers want: good music and loads of it. Kenny Hislop takes to the decks from 5—8pm. and then at 9pm Steve Sutherland of Urbana Music takes over. Sensory overload.

I Edward’s at Edward‘s. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. An after— office crowd is worked up into a ball of happiness by DJ Keith Pyper. Please be careful.

I Friday Street at Blackfriars. 8pm—l.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic mod sounds. northern soul and Tamla Motown and Scotland's premier mod club. Guest DJ for this evening is Kevin Conn from across the central belt in Auld Reekie. How wide are your lapels'.’

I Kenny H at Moloco (West End). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky grooves from around the giobe. with a healthy smattering of soul thrown in for good measure.

I Latino Party at Revolution. 8pm—midnight. Free. 5 Jul only. Live percussion and crazy dancing at this celebration of all things latino-funky.

I Martyn at Air Organic. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Martyn (Jengaheads. Mhelt Project. Under the Counter) drops into the ultra-funky. Dean Happel-designed West End bar to furnish the darling customers with a set that goes wherever it damn well likes. Regular guest slots from his friends make this a night of diverse goodness. Here comes

I Modaiicious at Moda. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Mark Duff & Ally Sandler pull out some funky vocal house grooves mixed with appetising garage anthems. but if they don't fulfil then just marvel at what must be the coolest fireplace in town.

I Moloco at Moloco. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJs from the Buff club work the pre-club crowd in this fine West End boozer.

I Moskito at Moskito. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The Sole don Stevie Middleton warms a funky crowd under Bath Street. Like all good DJs. he‘s not afraid to throw in something old. borrowed or even blue.

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I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Nico‘s warms the Sauchiehall revellers up with happy. popular music and a selection of alcoholic beverages. A novel idea if ever there was one.

I October at the October Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Weekly. Gordon Miller puts his decks to very good use with the best in vocal house and US garage.

I Papscool at the Basement Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Papacool occupy that beautiful niche ofjazzy soul funk with a grace that most just can‘t manage. Quite special.

I Paul Cowley at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Respected Glasgow DJ and Fenetik king Paul Cawley serves up some tasty shit to the Organic posse.

I Phonic at 54 Below. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Phonic DJs Steven Reilly and Gordon Logan serve tip some quality house grooves.

I Russell’s at Russell's. 6pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B. hip hop and swingbcat.

I Shift at Blackfriars. 8pm—lant. £3. 5 Jul. Monthly. The joy of decks. explored by residents Scott and Stephen. iit this intriguing Merchant City ntash up space. I Soulsa Presents: Vinyl at Strata. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Another beautiful Glasgow bar with a fitting music policy. Underground house. Latin vibes and choicest disco from Andy

Un er. Shae-D and special guest DJs.

I und Museum at (‘C‘A bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris ‘Beans‘ Geddes (Belle & Sebastian) and Hushpuppy (Divine. GSA) uncover a forgotten world of sound. delving deeper and more carefully than many into lost realms of soul. Latin. funk. disco and exotica.

I Stateside Sounds at the State Bar.

4—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects favourites. rock classics and blues cuts. A night that should be commended for doing something different and for doing it well. I Straight Ahead at Spy Bar. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Dance floor jazz. northern soul and funk spun by the superb Straight Ahead crew.


I Abnormals Anonymous at the CCA. 9pm—3am. £8 (£6). 21 Jtitt. Monthly. A monthly meeting where boys and girls. gay or straight. undergo full cultural re-assignntent. Each event features performance art. live contemporary music. short filtn screenings and an installation piece all set within the nightclub environment. After the entertainment all are encouraged to dance to a twelve step programme of eclectic homo-disceau taking in four decades (and countless genres) of intoxicating underground pop muzak. Usual Fri night out. then.

I aerodynamico at Ad Lib.

l 1.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 5 Jul. Monthly. Ph5.5. along with Twin Earth. streamline nu-jazz. funk. soul and breaks at both 33 and 45rpm. irt anticipation of their forthcoming releases a debut sampler EP and compilation album.

I Afterglow at Ad Lib. Next date 12 Jul.

I The Ark at the Tunnel. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Never mind who actually owns the place: the Tunnel does what it does very well artd its loyal crowd love it. Scott Mackay' arid Simon Foy keep the crowd jumping with industrial strength hard house in the ntain room. while Gary Curley moves the crowd in bar two with smooth garage aitd vocal house.

I Basic Level at the Soundhaus. Next date the.

I Bebado at the Riverside Social. Midnight—3am. £10 (£8). 28 Jun.

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Neil Landstrumm at Test, Fri 28 Jun

Monthly. The biggest name in Brazilian deejaying. l)J Marky. joiits the Bebado party for a World Cup special on this evening. His new single is blistering. plus there's live samba from the Bebado Allstars and DJ support front The (‘hief (lrian Jaya). Brazil shirts are actively encouraged. See preview. For this date only 'ri-Lis‘! ' card holders gel [2 (if/aloof price all night long.

I Bogota! at (‘uba Norte. 9pnt-—2am. Free. Weekly. A night of Latin pop and house. replete with food. dancing aitd general merry-making. Beautiful.

I Bughouse at Soba. l lpm—-3am. £5. 5 Jul. .‘vlonthly. ()ne of the fittest underground house outfits iit the dear green place. Bughouse continue to strengthen their popularity by appearing at only the most attractive aitd cool spots. Straight down the lirte. this is great house music played by people that love it best and iii the rigltt way.

I Concrete at Sotindltaus. Next date 12 Jul. Monthly.

I The Cathouse at the (‘atltouse l().3()pm—-3am. £l before I lpiti. £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Riding high on the nu- ntetal wave. this is one of the busiest nights irt town. Rock. grunge. indie and a dash of breakbeat across three floors at Glasgow's top venue for rockers and alternateens.

I Club Cubana at the Temptis bar. 10pm ~-3am. £4 (£3). 5 Jul. Monthly. This

night for (‘uba is blowing tip at the ntinute. DJ Duncanario spitts the old and the new salsa and latin grooves to a beautiful crowd.

I Coded at Vault. l lpm~3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. They‘re from a record store. so the tunes are going to be fresh and highly funky. aren’t they"? A rotating roster of DJs affiliated to 23rd Precinct supply house-led grooves at the new cltib. Steven McCreery is the ntain man. bttt the pool of talent includes Billy Kiltie. Billy Woods and Antattda Price.

I Deep Freeze at Soha. Next date the.

I Deviance at Alaska. l lpm 3am. £7 (£5). 5 Jul. Monthly. Micltael Peck. aka ()vertone of Kushi Records and DJ Roki (MOBA) spitt all night in the bar area creating that lusciotis hottsc vibe that only they cant. while upstairs iii the main room ()wett Caldwell and Dave Thomson (Remedy) will keep you entertained for the night. lixpcct sonic quality house. techno. electt‘o artd pretty much anything with that groove to keep you moving.

I Fresh at the Polo Lounge.

l lpiit 3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle and Andy take charge of the musical duties iit this delicious Merchant ('ity mixed club. Whether you're in the Trophy Roont or on the dancclloor. the tunes will fuel your happiness.

I Foresight at Rocks)".s Basement. Next date tbc.