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. 8--l lptn. Free. 4 Jul. Monthly. Latin action on at Thu night? Nice one. Mr Peaches (undergroundbeat) plays classic/contemporary Latin and breaks. Find out if your salsa skills are strictly ballroom or strictly balls.

I Brel at Brel. 8.3()pm—midnight. Free. 1 1 Jul. Fortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy ( and a soqu up mix of northern. Motown and Latin Soul seasoned with some funk and ska.

I Gum at the Halt Bar. Next date 1 l Jul. Monthly.

I The Funk Stop at Moda. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie McColm play all the very best in tnotown. funk. soul and disco to an appreciative mixed crowd in this beautiful Merchant City bar. Sophisticated. classy and soulful.

I Kevin Austen at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chart 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 up with Kev Dillon and his Thu nights in the beautiful bar up the lane.

I The Lansdowne Sessions at the Lansdowne Bar. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan Hessle (Juice) get the funk flowin‘ with retro electro pop and breakers classics in this classic West End bar.

I Martyn at Cul de Sac. ()ptn—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 (West End). 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this ex-pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the funkiest years humanity has yet experienced. Expect widespread merry- making.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Get into Nico‘s for a cheesy pep talk before heading out to disgrace yourself in a Sauchiehall Street club or kebab emporium. Classy.

I October at the October Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns up the volume with his Babaza pre-club party every Thursday night. with the very best club classics and house anthems.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at McChuill's Way ()ut West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of the Wax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic l)Js Steven Reilly and Gordon Logan.

I Cream Search for a Resident at Revolution. ()ptn—midnight. Free. 4 Jul only. liver wanted to spin alongside Seb Fontaine et al at Creatn in 2003'? This could be your big break. Revolution provides the premises for the auditions. so get the record boxes out and get into it.

I Salsa for Beginners at Cuba Norte. 7pm--midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside tts all so get up and acknowledge the power of salsa. Classes start at 8pm. but fill up on tapas until your time comes.

I Sample and Hold at Bar Soba. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Live hip hop. complete with guest vocalists. scratchy business and percussion.

I Spy at Spy. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Simon Cordiner (Traxx) does his thang and delivers sotne qttality house and funky grooves.

I Virunga at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. I 1 Jul. Fortnightly. DJ Tchico serves tip the best in ghetto grooves and Caribbean beats.


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

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. 8pm—lam. Free to CL'SU members. £1 otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin‘ funk in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

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

I Homework at Vault. l lpm--3am. £5

(£4). Weekly. Ian and Stevie man the box.

so all insecurities over the tunes are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness without compromising the quality levels.

I Hype at Cube. 1 l.3(lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim Da Best teams up with the Hype crew to put on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty of cheap booze makes this a fun night out. I LiveVEvil at Club Budda. Next date 25 Jul.

I NU-CAN-DU at Budda. Next date tbc.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). I lpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Get in on a piece of the avant- action. as the Off the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. Confuse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. l()pm—lam. 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 unitnaginative ones: ‘I Am what I Am‘ is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at Glasgow School of Art. l().3()pmw2.3()am. £3 (£2—£3). Weekly. Hi-ft Sean (Hi-Fidelity) and Hushpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceatt. dumb electro and 80s phttnk. They advise you to act tip. dress down. play easy to get.

I The Real Thing at Soba. Next date 18 Jul.

I Skint at the Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very tnuch a night to reflect what's going on in Glasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie fora crowd much like the one outside the Gallery of Modern Art.

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I Soul Shaker at Mas. l Ipm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered getn. We



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have a mixed bag of electro. techno, house and funk courtesy of Dirty Larry and Danny 'I‘wo-stroke.

I Trash at Trash. l().3()pm—3atn. £4 (£2). W ‘ekly. More of a spectacle than a night out. with drunken students and footballers frotn wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue altnost every night. Mind the bouncers. though. I Traxx at the Arches. l lpm~~3am. £9. 1 1 Jul. Monthly. DJ Q-Bert of San Francisco (three times world DMC Scratch Champion) teams up with Danny the Wildchild for a spot of funky bother. All with those nice boys frotn Traxx. too. For this date ()Il/_\'. 'zl-Usl ' card holders go! £1 ({[fduur [)I'fCt’ all nigh! long. St’t’ preview

I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm—3am. Free before I lpm. £4 (£3). Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge vocal house and garage loveliness

deployed weekly by Ian Thomson and


I Nice Ass Nice at the Velvet Rooms. 1 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. L’pstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial R&B and hip hop selections. Downstairs. James Doc Jnr plays lbiza anthems all night long.

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

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I Loveshaclt at Fury Murry"s.

l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Going through a renaissance in recent years. Fury's is peopled week in week out 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 Madhouse at Shack. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A massively popular night. Student anthems are duly deployed by DJ CJ.

I Rumble at the Garage. I [pm—3am.

£4 (£2). Weekly. How popular is this night? How many people have fallen down the Garage's lethal staircase and woken up bruised the day after‘.’ How cheap is the booze? How big is the queue outside'.’ Why don‘t you go and fmd out for yourself?

I Shagtag at Privilege. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely 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 ittto a bit of jiggy-jiggy. Music—wise. it‘s commercial house and trance frotn Sexy Steve attd Kinky Kenny. Bo selecta.

I Penny and Pound at Destiny. l()pm—3am. £2 before 1 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 some respect.

Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-le 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. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Sole cohort Geoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of hottse and disco grooves.

I Barry Gemmel at Nieo‘s. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The finest R&B. house and garage to please the smartly dressed Friday patrons.

listings Clubs



Aerodynamico Ph5.5 plies the subdued crowd with a selection of broken beats. jazzy goodness and house tinged grooves at this high class night of eclectica. He's joined by Scotland's own Gilles Peterson. Paul Welsh of Clyde One. Ad Lib, Fri 5 Jul.

Glasgow House Theory Stuart Welsh. lan Fitzpatrick and Martin Todd are the home grown talent at this relatively new night of straight house class at the Ferry. These are the kind of nights that can grow into legends. Renfrew Ferry, Fri 5 Jul.

Syntax One of the leading underground nights. with a mature crowd with great taste. One room is cool techno. one room is cool reggae. so that's the music sorted. then. Soundhaus, Fri 5 Jul. Winchester Club Light. sugary modern music is supplied by Aerospace of Sweden at this celebration of Glasgow's indie underground. There's also the classy funk overtures of local boy Chris Leonard. along with the wonderful Winchester residents. Woodside Social, Sat 73 Jul.

+23%: Optimo Optimo put on another brilliant guest night. with ultra-cool band the Rapture. Aside from this. there's the adorable twisted craziness of Twitch and Wilkes. who always make their audience purr with pleasure. MAS (in association with the Sub Club). Sun 74 Jul.

Party for Peace Show

support for a night dedicated to spreading peace. Glasgow's big

at guns come out: Subculture (pictured). Jengaheads and the Sole collective are all going to be in session. so that should make the benevolence sound good an' all. The Tunnel, Wed 77 Jul.

5.5-3.1 Monox Showcasing the finest from the Glasgow underground. Monox get into the twisted groove with Creme de Menthe. Oscarr. Disko B and homeboy Dr Tentacle. Glasgow rocks. Sound/mus. Fri 79 Jul.

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