Glasgow Saturdays continued Chart & Party
I Bonkers at Bonkers. l lpm—3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Who are we to argue with this night of unbridled popularity and silly fun‘.’ Mainstream pop mingles with the hits of the 80s. and the crowd go wild week after week.
I Boogie Nights at Media.
l lpm—3am. £6. Weekly. Step back in time to revel in the ttmes of the 70s and 80s. Arrive early to avoid a crushing disappointment.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry's.
l lpm—3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Nicely named night of happiness from the old club undergoing something of a renaissance. Dance classics and party tunes. with alternative and rock tunes upstairs in Twister.
I The Garage at the Garage. l()pm-—3am. £5 (£3) before I lpm: £6 (£4) alter. Weekly. ()ne of the busiest nights in town. Super-commercial party sounds on the main dancelloor and indie classics in the Attic.
I Graduate Club at g2.
I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Designed to suit those who have always enjoyed a Garage-style night ottt. btit feel a little long in the tooth when surrounded by fresh-faced. lager-stained youngsters. Steve Davis provides the party anthems.
I The Shack at Shack. l().3()pm~3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (‘heesy chart tunes and commercial dance tracks from DJ (iraeme.
I Seduction at Destiny. l()pm--3am. £6 before I lpm; £7 after. Weekly. Tonight the clttb would like you to ‘dress to impress‘ while enjoying the usual commercial house‘n'trance pap. I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 10.30pm r-3am. £5. Weekly. (‘lassic party nonsense from the 60s to last week.
I Budda at Bar Budda. Rpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dispel the night-after blues with DJ (‘olin Walker of the New York Alliance. who will be playing only the deepest house and tnost progressive grooves.
I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm~-midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ l-lushpuppy blends mod. old groove and funk into a pleasing tnash. served with some line house red.
I The Hustler at Air ()rganic. 5pm—-midnight. Free. Weekly. Straight out the ‘hood to your neck o' the woods: Johnnie Blaze and his occasional guests supply grooves so smooth they‘d move yo‘ momma‘s ass. I The Man with No Suitcase at the (irifliny. Spin-midnight. Free. 7 Jul. The Man with No Suitcase takes his bi- monthly backseat to allow fora little ()rient lixcess. Team Killerwatt present an evening ol'cult visuals. giant robots. shaolin beats. the Jackie (‘han challenge and a large portion of chop- socky action! Interesting at any rate.
I The Medicine Room at Brel. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Medicine Room DJs tttrn a nasty mid-week mood into a smooth. seductive evening
I Moloco at Moloco. Xpm- midnight. Free. Weekly. Martin St John keeps it mixed up. with a selection that takes in stompin‘ northern soul. roots. rock and reggae.
I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Turn that frown upside down. Billy Milligan. the Ian Mellis of dance music. offers a cheeseboard of no small variety.
I Phonic at Moskito. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Weekly. 'l‘hese Phonic fellows are popping tip everywhere. Winding down the weekend. (iordon and Steven play only the choicest house cuts.
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I Passionality at Cube.
1 l.3()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Shawn ensures that the weekend is staying alive with this post-weekend night of pleasing chartistry.
I Ross McMillan at Nico‘s. ()pm»--midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident presents the cheesiest chart favourites to his Nico’s friends.
I R&B at Bar 10. 7pnt midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B tracksmithery and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this classy city centre bar.
I Scratch’n’Sniff at Mc(‘huill's. 9pm~ midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre- club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
I Soulful Sundays at ’I‘ehai-Ovna. 3—7pm. Free. Weekly. It‘s all conducive to a deep sense of chill: drink obscure teas. play chess. give your body a rest. Hosted by Raytnondo and Rodriguez (Fools Only). this is a soulful session to help rejoin the human race alter the weekend‘s silliness.
I Sugar Shack at the Baby (irand (6 [ﬁlm Bank (iardens). 8pm~-tttidnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk. jazz. soul and Latin frotn DJ Marcelo.
I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s.
l l.3()pm 3am. £3. Weekly. In which we are confronted by a strange parity. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year- old girls. plus some bangin' handbag. to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world.
I Bite at the (‘athouse. l().3()pm--3am. Free before I l.3()pm: £2 (£l.5()) alter. Weekly. A milder tnix of indie and rock than you‘ll find at the city's premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.
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I Bump’n’Grind at the Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Wind down the weekend with DM(i‘s mix of R&B and street soul.
I Chittlin’ Hoedown at Barlly.
l lpm -2am. £l. Weekly. A new night devoted to pretty mttch whatever the l)Js please. including dub. hip hop and electro with added splashes of indie sttiff.
I Club Tropicana at the Garage (Attic). 1 lptn 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie. both classic and contemporary. with a healthy dose of Britpop.
I Dream at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm-—3am. £15. Weekly. Fifteen qttid to get in'.’ You're ‘avin’ a laugh. aint ya'.’ But wait: the bar is completely free all night. so stop moaning and get drunk.
I Greek Night at llavana. Next date 21 Jul.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—-3am. £5. Weekly. AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top—notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twentysomething revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. If quality tttnes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sun at Babaza is unmissable.
I Off the Hook at Bttdda.
l lpm 3am. £6 (£5). l4 Jul. Monthly. (ilasgow fair weekend is set alight with a visit from K-Rock from Aphex 'l’win‘s Rephlex label. llis sonic theatricals will be complemented perfectly by those of the residents Polstyle and Nok La Rok.
QOptimo (Espacio) at MAS (in association with the Sub (‘lttb).
l lpm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. The Rapture play ottt at this funky. twisted night. llat'dly ever in the UK. this is a rare performance by a well quoted underground collective. Trust ()ptimo eh'.’
I Solvent at Alaska. I lpm ~3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. ()ne for those whojtist won't let the weekend die. (‘olin Davie spins funky house and whatever he fancies to a crowd of tip-for-it Alaskan revellers.
I Streaker at Shack.
l().3()pm 3.30am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ James ‘the Boy’ (iardner spins the
tracks for those enjoying immature antics and naked fun. This sounds like a good laugh. eh!
I Sunday Surgery at (‘uhe
l lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (‘ameron (‘raig dispenses some salve for your soul in this diverting winder-downer with a tnedical theme.
I Hardwired at Barlly (formerly the l3th Note (‘ltib). 9pm —3am. Free. Weekly. A night so rockin' it will have Kurt wishing he hadn't been quite so rash. Happily avoiding 35-year-olds in shorts with a sketchy knowledge of rap (no nu metal) and l.'()real abusing poodlers. Hardwired will play tunes from left of the middle big hitters such as Wee/.er. Foo Fighters. Red Hot ('hili Peppers and llundred Reasons in the downstairs area.
I Transistor at the Polo Lounge.
1 lpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Real pop for real people with l)Js Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.
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I Atmosphere at Destiny. l()pm—3am. £3 before 1 lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Windy. bent metal surroundings and sequin-clad youths. all marinated in a generous amount of cheap booze and brought to the boil with otin the cheesiest of track selections.
I Disco at Fury Murry’s. l lpm 13am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (‘heese-tastic disco fun for students. with Dave and Phil spinning the discs.
I Media at Media. 1 lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. A full-on llavoured mix from rotational residents plus karaoke in room two. Drinks promos a bonus (all drinks £2 all night).
I Hector Monday’s Quiz at Nico‘s. ()pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. ()r. to give it its full title. ‘llectot‘ Monday's Quiz on a Sunday every Monday'. Prizes galore. prizes for the worst dressed. disastrous haircuts. slttttish antics and general misbehaviour make this a remarkable pre-clttb spectacle.
I Salsa for Beginners at (‘uba Norte. 7pm midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. (‘an you learn the salsa‘.’ (iive it a right good go at this high-class night of tomfoolery.
I Salsa Vida at Havana. £4. Weekly. Feel the rhythm. This is a relaxed and friendly salsa class (with teacher Andy Baird) for those wishing to dip their toes in the salsa water.
I Cul De Sac at ('ttl De Sac. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don‘t burn your lingers on Dr Paul's Quiz of Fire.
I Loose at the Variety Bar. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. This night deserves respect for its attempt at something new. Alt.country. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.
I Open Decks at Bar Jedi.
()pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. Your chance to show the world (or Bar Jedi at least) what you‘re ntade of. Dust off those l2s and spin to inlinity.
I Burn at MAS. l lpm 3am. Free for staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. l)Js Norman and Zeus preside over the biggest and longest rttnning staff night out in history. Freedom for the workers.
I Phenomena at Destiny. Next date 2‘) Jul.
I Billy’s Assorted Flavours at Nico‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘heesy llavottrs satisfy all students before they head off out into the strange night.