I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘olin Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.

I Doctor Salsa at Havana. 8—-l()pm. Free. Weekly. A salsa class for beginners with l)octor Salsa. Let the good doctor check your salsa pulse at this popttlar Tue class.

I Playstation League at Bar Jedi. 9pm-—2am. Free. Weekly. For kids sore of thumb and pallid of complexion. A case of lager is up for grabs for the top gun gamer. assuming you can drag yourselves away from the ‘station at home.

I Hueda de Casino at (‘uba Norte. 7.3()pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. If fast- moving (‘uban street dancing is your thing. then not only are you an intriguing human being. but you should also drop in for this night. Dance instructors are from the Academia de Salsa. so you‘re in safe. sexy hands.


I Fool’s Gold at MAS. | lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mod and funk in the light room is complemented by indie classics in the back. (‘lassic formula in nice surroundings.

I FUN at (Tube. 1 l.3()pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Sante crew as the Mon night. really. bttt that doesn‘t mean a let-up in the craziness. Shawn and (ieorgy boy man the decks.

I Fly at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Student night at the super hip club. Jim 021 Best plays student anthems downstairs. while (‘olin and ()wen rip it up upstairs playing funky house and dropping in a few surprise tracks. Ridiculously cheap bevy and quality tunes.

I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms.l lpm-~3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the upstairs suite while Scott McMillan plays R&B and hip hop in the downstairs lounge.

Chart & Party

I GI at Archaos. l lpm—-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Dave (iilmour and Mike Winters provide the cheery pop and party anthems to the party minded students.

I Laid at Shack. l().3()pm—73am. £5 (£3). Weekly. The Shack is one of the busiest clubs in town right now. This is a night of simple but piquant pleasure. Pump up the volume.

I Shooting Stars at the (iarage.

l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. (ierry and Iain keep the drunk kids happy with charty house and pop hits.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. ll.3()pm—‘3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. A straight-ish and studenty night at the gay venue. with Raymond Davren maintaining the party atmosphere.

I TIT at Trash. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (irahame Ferguson and Scott Free spin garage and house in the main room. while l)J Robert keeps the kids entertained with plenty of cheese in rooin two. (iirls: diamante boob tubes are a must. otherwise you could look slightly underdressed.



I Fluid at the Polo Lounge.

l()pm» lam. Free. Weekly. [)J Wayne Dixon mixes tip classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary tuneage. and there are half-price cocktails to make sure things go with a

I Mark Robb at the (‘ul de Sac. 9pm--ntidnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Robb of Buff (‘lub fame provides the Retro funk and soul grooves to the West [ind massive.

I Moda at Moda. Xpm- -lam. Free. Weekly. Smooth and soulful R&B with DJ Niall. at one of the swankiest looking

venues in town.

I Post at Bloc. Next date tbc.

I Russell’s at Russell's. 9-41 lpm. Free. Weekly. 1)] Yaw brings his world music extravagan/a to the yuppie

I Salsa Fuente at llavana.

8pm midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by salsa l)J Jorjito through till closing time.

I Samba with Thaissa! at (‘uba Norte. 7pm midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate (ilasgow‘s nightlife. I.earn samba carnival style as well as chilling out to samba reggae beats. ()r move upstairs to the tapas bar and get a bit ambient.

I TMA at Bachus. 8pm lam. Free. Basement beats and electro from l)J real (Mad Dog). Matt (Keep on Keeping ()n) and Tycho (live).


I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s.

ll.3()pm 3am. £2.50 l .5()). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club famous for madness and an. em. liberal chat up policy.

I Elastik at Barfly (formerly the l3th Note (‘lub). l lpm 3am. £2. Weekly. l)J ()na (aka Amanda from Bis) and DJ Mingo-go. take over the inusical selection for the foreseeable future while 803 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting some much needed oestrogen into the world of l)Jing and playing some damn line electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I FAB. at Baba/a. l lpm 3am. Free before I lpm. £4 (£3) after. Weekly. l)J Sktid blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the btisiest midweek nights in (ilasgow.

I Joints and Jams at (‘uhe

l lpnt 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. In the back room Harry B and Brian 'I‘ present Loungin’. a selection of funky tracks and laid-back tunes. while in the main room. a rotating roster of l)Js supply R&B. hip hop and soul.

Party for Peace l()pm 3am. £3 (Free). 17 Jtil only. Some of the fittest l)Js and musicians in (ilasgow turn ottt for this night promoting peace across the world. Subculture. Jengaheads. Sole. Radar and Caution. Mad l)od and Roots 2 the Future all show their stip- port. See preview.

I People Music at MAS.

l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. New night of Hip Hop and house from two of the better underground (ilttsgow boys. Michael Peck and Tom Reeve rack them tip and knock them down. (ireat fora Wed.

Chart & Party

I Fit at Archaos. l lpm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night with John Richardson and (his Michaels supplying cheesy pop. party anthems and commercial house.

I Klass at Destiny. l()pm 3am. £2 before I lpm: £3 after. Weekly. A night aimed at those who fancy a party night out but can't stand those pesky kids cluttering up the dance floor. ()ver 28s only.

I Media at Media. 1 lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. (‘hartistry. karaoke and a rake of booze: what more could you possibly ask for‘.’ Drinks promos arc the real bonus (all drinks £l before lam).

I Souped Up at the (iarage. l().3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. You should know the score here. and if you don't then you must have been residing in a cave for the last ten years. l)aft pop and studenty madness at the busiest checselcst in town.

I Toast at Shack. l().3()pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. The most cliched tunes laid down with affection for your delectation by 'l‘oast and DJ (‘J. How can you resist'.’


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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. Edinburgh club listings compiled by Henry Northmore.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Ballistic at (‘ity (’afe. 9pm 3am. Free. 4 Jul. l-‘ortnightly. Dangerously bass heavy funk and solid tunes from the Believe and Wreckage (Boogie .‘ylo' Dynamo).

I Bar Union at Bar l'nion. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. l’arty people in that house say ‘fair' as Scratch l)J l.yley mixes up the hip hop madness.

I Beluga at Beluga Bar and ('anteen Restaurant. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. Deep grooves of the house and garage variety from Anthony Small (4 & l8 Jul). (‘ontemporary and old skool jazz from the inimitable Big Beat l)Js l.es. Stuart Bennet and Simon llodge ( ll Jul).

I Cool Blue at the Wash (formerly the (‘arwash). 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Relax and unwind to a smooth hip hop and soul selection. served tip by DJ Ali ('ampbell.

I Drop at the Living Room. 9pm lam. Free. 4 & IX Jul. Fortnightly. Laying down the best in techno (pints at U until I lpm a bonus). special guest time on Its’ Jul with Lauren ()rder.

I Eccentric at Bath Boti. 9pm lam. Free. l8 Jul. Iiuan James. Stuart Sandeman and Lee Murray play l'S house at this oriental style bar session. I Immersed in Music at l’ivo (‘at‘l‘e 9pm lain. Free. Weekly. A new I)J schedule means rotational residents Smokey and the Bandit. Silver Storik. (‘raig (ice and Beany warm tip for the weekend with diverse takes on the funky house model.

I In House at (‘ity (‘ate

9pm midnight. Free. I l Jul. l-‘ortnightly. New quality house shindig from Lee Murray. Stuart Sandeman and liuan James.

I Made in Iguana at Iguana.

()pm lam. Free. Weekly. (iareth Sommerville breaks the mould of his l'ltragroove guise. playing warm New York ltouse. disco and old-school hip hop.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. .\'oon~ l()pm. Weekly. (ilobal jazz. grooves and soul with Bob (‘airns

(noon 5pm) and disco. R&B and garage from lirik I)a Viking (5pm l()pm).

I Shadowskill at the Living Room. 9pm lam. Free. ll Jul. Fortnightly. Mix of tip top drum & bass action.

I Smirnoff Experience at the Three Sisters. 9pm lam. Free. 4 Jul only. A blend of house tunes from Mike 'l‘hornlon.

I Suede at Madogs. l()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. l.ec ‘(‘urly’ David takes its back to the heady days of Studio 54 with a mix of disco. funk. sotll and R&B.

I Yo! Below at Yo! Below. 9pm lam. Free. Weekly. The sushi style bar gets ftinked-up Latin—jazz. and world music from l)J l.el.


I Ascension Goth Club at 'I‘eviot Row l'nion. l().3()pm 3am. £5 (£4). l l Jul. Monthly. In association with lidinburgh l'niversity‘s (ioth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of tip-to- date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats.

I CC Blooms at (‘(' Blooms. l().3()pm 3am. Free. Weekly. 'l‘rip the light fantastic to lli-NRU dance action at this ever-popular gay bar.


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Djinniditto DJ Chow and Intact treat us to another instalment of the art—meets- clubbing extravaganza; expect the best in hip hop. electro. funk and plenty more to tickle your tastebuds. Ego, lri 5 Jul.

"f Luvely The sauciness continues at this ‘corsets and cuffs' themed night of housey hedonism from residents Tommy K. GP and Jared. Not for the shy. The Liquid Room, Sat 6 Jul.

Flippin’ Immerse yourself in skate culture to the max. with this hip hop and drum & bass mash up featuring the turntable skills of Nasty P & Extra (pictured) and Ivlac. Plus art. vids. and skate giveaways. La Belle Ange/e. Sun 7 Jul.

Oscuro Pillbox may have gone the way of the dodo. but Hwatsong is back at his old stomping ground with more of those techno beats you crave so desperately. Opening night sees Rob Dylan (Test Pure) and Cymbol (live) joining the insanity. And the fixed price of Sii) is a bonus. Studio 24. Fri 12 Jul.

" Headspin If you like your funk on the eclectic side you're gonna have a ball at I Ieadspin. home of the freaked out. funked up groove as they welcome special guest Vibra (Catskills and inlIs Records). The Bongo Club, Sat 13 Jul.

Scratch Scotland‘s premier hip hop showcase just goes from strength to strength welcoming San Fran's finest the mighty Q— Bert (three time world mixing champ no less) and Danny the Wild Child to the fold to mix it up big style. I. a Hello Ange/e. Sat 73 Jul.

7 Smallfry Presents . . . It's one of those live music. l)Jing. video screening kinda things as IlIdOlXBIKlOIIl art and lit mag Smallfry present the likes of Richie Rufftone. the Cruisers. the Melange Duo. short films. VJs and Indian head massages with yet more to be announced. Hit? Bongo Club. l't/lon Iii Jul.

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