Glasgow v .

Clubs '

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 \‘ivir. Spin-l lptn. Free. 5 Sept. Monthly. Mr Peaches continues to smelt satnba. lunk and Latin breaks together at this nice West lind session. I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm midnight. Free. 22 .Attg. l-‘ortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy (radiomagnetic.cotn) and a souped-up mix ol northern. Motown and Latin soul seasoned with some lunk and ska.

I Fuel at Fuel. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l)J Sttrge warms the clientele at this new bar and cltth in the .\'orth ol the city

I The Funk Stop at Moda.

9pm lam. Free. Weekly. Ally Sandler and Richie Mc('olm play all the very best in Motown. lttnk. sottl and disco to an appreciative mixed crowd in this beatttilul Merchant (‘ity bar. Sophisticated. classy and sottllul.

I Kevin Austen at .\'ieo's.

9pm» midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘hart music and drinks promos all night long. A winning lormttla. judging by the business ol this bar.

I Kev Dillon at Bar l(). 7pm late. Free. Weekly. ll ragga. 2-step and hip hop is your bag then till it up with Kev Dillon and his Thu nights in the beatttilttl bar up the lane.

I The Lansdowne Sessions-at the Lansdowne Bar. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan llessle (.luice) get the lunk llow in‘ with retro electro pop atid breakers classics in this classic West lind bar.

I Martyn at ('ul de Sac.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Yott can't keep a good thing down. The Jengaheads are one ol the hardest working outfits in town. and this pre-club set lrom this hall. Martyn. is consistently great. Drop by the lane tonight.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (\Vest liltd). ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. l)J Mark Robb tt'ttltslot'ttts this lormer pakora bar into a time machine lor the night. revisiting the lunkiest years humanity has yet experienced. lixpect widespread merry-making.

I Nico’s at .\'ico‘s. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (let into .\'ico‘s lor a cheesy pep talk belore heading ottt to disgrace yoursell in a Sattchiehall Street cltth or kebab emporium. ('lassy.

I October at the October (‘ale.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. I)J Vance turns up the volume with his Baba/a pre- clttb party. with the very best clttb classics and house anthems.

I On Demand at the Shed.

l().3()pm 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. ll you‘ve been to the Shed at weekends then you’ll know it's hard to get to the DJ and make a request il you've got a real thing lor a song. whether it's old. new or a bit dillerent see l)J littan and he'll do his best to make your dancetloor dreams come true.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at Met‘httill‘s Way Out West. Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy ol the Wax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep hottse with l’honic I)Js Steven Reilly attd (iordon Logan.

I Salsa for Beginners at (‘uba .\'orte. 7pm midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside tts all. so get up and

acknowledge the power ol salsa. ('lasses start at 8pm. bttt till up on tapas until your time comes.

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ()ne hall ol the superb Soulsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled Thu night pre-club session.

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

I Virunga at Brel. 9pm midnight. Free. 22 Attg. l-‘ortnightly. l)J Tchico serves up the best in ghetto grooves attd ('aribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l lptn 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (lay. mixed. straight who cares'.’ Jttst have a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers in this ever-popular Thtt night mash up. Annie also provides high-octane tuneage

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Rootn. 8pm lam. Free to (‘l'Sl' members: £l otherwise. Weekly. l’ut sotne breakin' lttnk in your trunk. with this entertaining night ol student madness.

I Freakmoves at (ilasgow School ol Art. I lptn 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. l)ema and Mr .\'ice once again invite tts to take a trip down the bulky lane. As two ol (ilasgow's tttost skilled ltip hoppers. they've got the skills to pay the hills.

I Funhouse at Barlly (formerly the l3th Note ('lub). l().3()pm 3am. £5. 2‘) Aug. Monthly. The intense humming ol evil. as play ed ottt by the most blistering rock acts ol the last lilty years. showcased at this riverside ventte. Think New York Dolls. M(’5. Stooges et al.

I Homework at Vault. l lptn 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Ian and Stevie man the box. so all insecurities over the tunes are dispelled. This night aims lor student happiness w ithottt compromising the qttality levels.

I Hype at ('ube. l l.3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jitn l)a Best teams up vv ith the Hype crew to pttt on a ttight ol twisted. ultra-lunky house. l’lenty ol cheap boo/e makes this a lttn night ottt. I LiveVEvil at (‘lub Bttdda. Next date llk‘.

I Off the Hook at Barlly' (lormerly the 13th .\'ote (‘lub). llpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (let in on a piece ol the avant-action. as the Oil the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. (‘onluse your ears. baby.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. l()pm lam. Free. Weekly. Yott. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth. .\'otice lor the unimaginative ones: ‘I Am What I Am' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at (ilasgow

School ol Art. l().3()pm 2.30am. £3 (£2).

Weekly. lli-l'i Sean (Hi-Fidelity ) and llttsltpuppy' (Divine) perlorm cheap deck suckin' to disceatt. dtnnb electro and 80s phunk. They advise you to act up. dress down and play easy to get.

I Skint at the (‘athouse. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very tnttch a night to rellect what's going on in (ilasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie lor a crowd mttch like the one outside the (iallery ol Modern Art.

I Soul Shaker at Mas. l lptn 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno. house and lttnk courtesy ol l)irty Larry and l)antty 'l’wo-strokc.

I Trash at Trash. l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More ol a spectacle than a night ottt. with drunken students and lootballers lrotn wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a httge queue almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though. I Traxx at the Arches. Next date the. I 1210 at Baba/a. 8pm 3am. Free belore l lpm: £4 (£3) alter. Weekly. Literally ttndergrottnd club ltousing some

huge vocal house and garage loveliness deployed weekly by Ian Thomson and Vance.

I Twice Ass Nice at the Velvet Rooms. I lptn ~3atn. £4 (tree with student ID). Weekly. Don't he looled by the plush interior: the Velvet crew could teach the young whippersnamiers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing. Upstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial R&B and hip hop selections. [)ownstairs. James Doe Jnr plays Ibiza anthems all night long.

I Venom at Alaska. I lptn 3am. £3. Weekly. New gay night lor the lttnky club up the lane. It's glatnottr with a hammer. and this celebration ol sexuality is resolutely straight-lriendly.

Chart & Party

I Loveshack at Fttry Murry"s.

l lpttt 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (ioing through a renaissance in recent years. Fury's is peopled week in. week ottt by a crowd that want a night of unpretentious partying. Jitn and PM! wow them with a blend ol cotntnercial classics. vintage indie and a touch ol disco lor those in sequins.

I Madhouse at Shack. l().3()pm-3atn. £4 (£2). Weekly. A tnassively popular night. Student anthems are dttly deployed by DJ (‘J.

I Rumble at the (iarage. l lptn 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. llow popular is this night‘.’ How many people have lallen down the (iarage’s lethal staircase and woken up brttised the day alter? How cheap is the boo/.e'.’ How big is the queue outside'.’ Why don't you go and find ottt lor yoursell'.’

I Shagtag at Privilege. l lpm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely successful night based on a complex numerical llirting system: everyone gets a number ttpon entry. then. il someone catches your eye. you write their number on the board next to your own. with the idea being that they then rttsh up to you and get into a hit oljiggy-jiggy. Music-w ise. it’s commercial house and trance lrom Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny. Bo selecta!

I Penny and Pound at Destiny. l()pm 3am. £2 belore l lpm (£3 alter). Weekly. In lor one penny (well. not really). and drinks lor £l. Any new night based on a system this crazy deserves some respect.

Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5 8pm. Free. Weekly. Rotational DJs provide the perlect soundtrack to wind down to the weekend just as the bar stall serve up the right cocktails to take the edge oil the week.

I Bar Ce Lona at Bar (‘e Lona. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘ohort (leoll .‘vlontlord satiates your ass with a tasty blend ol house and disco grooves. I Barry Gemmel at .\'ieo‘s.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The linest R&B. house and garage to please the smartly dressed Fri patrons.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. ()ptn~midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Macalltttn and lriends spin ottt only the best treats lrotn the world ol soul. dance and house.

I Budda at Bar Bttdda. Spin midnight. Free. Weekly. l’urveyor ol line lllnls‘ (‘hris llarris says a slatntnin' hello to the Bttdda clientele. who are in for a night ol high class house. lintry only to those wearing their disco trousers.

I Carbon Records at Repttblic Bier llalle. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The A to '/. ol (‘arbon Music. as Matthew l’rall and (ittests map ottt the coolest cuts ol past and present.

I Chi at Mc('huill's. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The ('hi spinners begin by deploying a ttniqttc blend ol mellow shaolin beats attd then unleash the heavier stttll later on.

listings Clubs

I Critical Mass at Nice'n‘Slea/y. b’pm late. Free. Weekly. .\'oj (Midi iii-- Fi) attd John mess with your head playing anything lrotn dub. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance and raw k to soul and lunk. (‘otnc along and kick ottt the jams or go uptown top rankin'. (iuest I)Js most weeks.

I Cul de Sac at ('ul de Sac.

5pm midnight. Weekly. (‘ul de Sac knows what its customers want: good music and loads ol it. Kenny Hislop takes to the decks lrom 5 Spm. and then at 9pm Steve Sutherland ol l'rbana Music takes o\ er. Sensory overload.

I Edward’s at lidward’s.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. An alter ollice crowd is worked up into a ball ol happiness by DJ Keith l’yper. Please be carelul.

I Friday Street at Blackt't-iais. 8pm~~l..‘s()am. £4 (£2). 3() Aug. Monthly. You know the score lttnky mod and northern sounds lrom the Friday Street posse. plus guest spinner (iraham (iordon. I Kenny H at Moloco (\Vest lind). 9pltt~lllltllligllL Free. Weekly. Funky grooves lrom around the globe. with a healthy smattering ol soul thrown in for good measure.

I Modalicious at Moda. ()ptn— lam. Free. Weekly. Mark Dull and Ally Sandler pull ottt some funky vocal house grooves mixed with appetising garage anthems. bttt if they" don’t lult'tl then just marvel at what must be the coolest lireplaee in town.

I Mod Night at Mc(‘httills. Spin—midnight. Free. (i Sept. Monthly. The Friday Street mob play (itls t'ttnk. sottl and dancelloorgja/l lor a real music crowd. (iood atmosphere. classic venue. I Moloco at Moloco. 8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Rotational I)Js lrom the Bull clttb work the pre-club crowd in this line West [ind boo/er.

I Moskito at Moskito. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. The Sole don Stevie Middleton warms a lttnky crowd ttnder Bath Street. Like all good I)Js. he's not alraid to throw in something old. borrowed or even blttc.

I Nico’s at Nico's. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Nico's warms the Sattchiehall revellers up with happy. popular music and a selection ol alcoholic beverages. A novel idea il ever there was one.

I October at the October (kite.

()pmv midnight. Weekly. (iortlon Miller pttts his decks to very good use with the best in vocal house and LS garage.

I Papacool at the Basement Bar. ()pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. l’apacool occupy that beatttilttl niche oljaI/y soul lttnk with a grace that tnost jttst can’t manage. Quite special.

I Phonic at 54 Below. ‘lpm midnight Free. Weekly. l’honic I)Js Steven Reilly and (iordon Logan serv c up some qnalny hottse grooves.

I Russell’s at Rttssell‘s.

bpnt midnight. Free. Weekly. l).l Yav. kicks ottt the best Rth. hip hop and

svv ingbeat.

I Shift at Blacklriars Basement.

b’pm lam. £3. (3 Sept. Monthly. l’ttnky prc—clttb warmth lront these Shilt bad boy s. who occupy what mttst be one ol the coolest basements in low it.

I Soulsa Presents: Vinyl at Sltata. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Anothet beautilul (ilasgow bar with a lilting tttusic policy. l‘ndct'ground house. lattn \‘ibes and choicest disco lron) Andy l'ngcr. Shae-l) and special guest l).ls.

I Sound Museum at (‘(‘..\ bar.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘hris ‘Beans' (ieddes (Belle and Sebastian) and llttshpttppy (Div inc. (iSA) uncover a lorgottcn world ol sound. delving deeper and tnorc carelully than many into lost realms ol soul. Latin. lttnk. disco and exotica.

I Stateside Sounds at the State Bar. 4 7pm. Free. Weekly. l’attl Shields selects alt.eountry lavotn'itcs. rock classics and blues cttts. A night that should be commended lor doing something dillet'ent and lor doing it well.

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