I Opal Lounge at Opal Lounge. 10pm—4am. 83. Weekly. Funked up vocal house and classic disco from Paul Funkstar.

I The Rhythm Room at O-Bar. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). 27 Aug only. See Thu.

I Vibe at Ego. 1 1pm—3am. £2. Weekly. New gay night with James Longworth on the decks. the Dancing Stud Muffins. the Singing Hairy Bloke and the Miming Nun. Don't say we didn't warn ya.

I Wax Factor at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. All new weekly session showcasing breaks. hip hop and funk with residents Smokey and the Bandit. the Squalor Show and Gav Anderson.

Chart & Party

I Jackass at Subway West End. 7pm—3am. $22 ($21). Weekly. A night of shameless fun and games. including ‘find the prize in a bowl of maggots‘. I Shagtag at Gaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (22). Weekly. Alcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) via the Infamous number-based introductions system.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Beluga at Beluga Bar and Canteen Restaurant. 8pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Bob Cairns and Dom Flanagan select the


I Babylon 198 Great Junction Street. 555 2793.

I Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge. 556 0200.

I Bann UK 5 Hunter Square. 226 1 I 12. I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846. I Bar Union 253/258 Cowgate. 557 2780.

I The Beat Jazz Basement 1a Chambers Street. 225 5209.

I La Belle Angele 11 Hasties (.‘lose.

225 7536.

I Beluga 30a Chambers Street. 624 4545.

I The Bongo Club 14 New Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252.


best in global jazz grooves for the local drinking hordes.

I Immersed in Music at Pivo Caffe. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. With deep house masters Lena and Jamie Buchanan.

I Kara-YOl-ke at Yo! Below. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. New karaoke night hosted by Edinburgh's drag queen extraordinnaire Purdy. Also pop guiz and drinks promos to get you in the mood.

I Opal Lounge at Opal LOunge. Noon—10pm. Weekly. Future jazz from Euan Ferguson (noon—5pm) and David McGowan and Gary M with a touch of soul thereafter.

I Supermlld at Madogs. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Super smooth mix of easy listening. crooners. swing and jazz from DJ Sam Bookah.

I Together at Bam Bou. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin'. dirty discoid funk with y0ur hosts Grant Macdonald and Alan Paul (Muzikizum). Expanding to take over two floors for the festival.

I Tokyoqu at the Bush. 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club sessions for this up-and-coming house double act.


I Bacardi Festival Club at the Venue. 11pm—Sam. 524 (free with festival staff ID). Weekly. See Thu.

I The Electric Soup Kitchen at City Cafe. 9pm. £3. 28 Aug only. Trip

I 6.0. Blooms 23—24 (ireensitlc Place. 556 9331.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125.

I Club Java Commercial Street. Leith. 555 5622.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I Cuba Norte 192 Morrison Street. 221 0499.

I Ego PlL‘itTLl)’ Place. 478 7434.

I eh1 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I El Barrio 104 West Port. 229 8805. I The Establishment 3 Semple Street. 229 7733.

I Flashback 9/1 1 Hope Street. 226 0901.

I Gaia King Stables Road. 229 7986. I Gilded Saloon 233 Cowgatc. 229 3633.

I The Honeycomb 15~17 Nidtlry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-ln 2/8 West Crosseauxeway. 662 8860.

'Another Record exclusive. We can senastionally reveal that open drug use took place at a twelth birthday party in our nations capital. Ecstasy, speed and alcohol flowed freely amongst the



Fontaine and his band of psychedelic pop troubadOurs host this night of rocky goodness with special guests and regular DJ slots from Steve Austin (Headspin) and Graeme Ceratonin (Concept).

I Family Affair at P0 Na Na. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. The brothers Harry LG and Rico lay down the finest R&B and hip hop.

I Food for Thought at the Beat Jazz Basement. 9pm—5am. Free before 10pm; $23 after. Weekly. Live jazz meets dance meets beats as Bertie hosts Food For Thought. With special guests the Ruffness and DJ Demon (28 Aug). with guest to be confirmed on 4 Sep. Joko at the Honeycomb. 10pm—3am. $33. Weekly. New weekly night at the Honeycomb as DJ El plays the best in hip hop and R88.

I Kerosene (K2) at Studio 24. 11pm—3am. 81.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternative night which sees Leaf. Wally, lqy and Doug playing death. doom. heavy metal and extreme tunes.

I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room. 10.30pm—Sam. 23 (92; free to Sublime members). Weekly. New night geared towards turning the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap booze. It's a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix and Beany, the back room boys from Sublime. And now there are two new additions to the family as Silver Storic and Gav

I Iguana 4| Lothian Street. 220 4288. I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Loca 235 Cowgatc. 225 5413.

I Magoo’s Basement 27 West Port. 221 1448.

I The Mambo Club West 'I‘ollcross. 447 3391.

I The Meadow Bar (Moo Bar) Buccleuch Street. 667 6907.

I Club Mercado 36-39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa. 3 Queensl‘err)‘ Street Lane. 467 7126.

I Opal Lounge 51 George Street. 226 2275.

I Opium 7| Cowgate. 225 8382.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street. 557 9997.

I Peppermint Lounge Blair Street. 622 681 l

I Pivo 2—6 Calton Road. 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226 2224.

7 Anderson join the residents roster.

I M2K at Gaia. 10pm—3am. 924 (E2). Weekly. Enjoy the Mudd Club. an all- new alternative indie night on the main

floor and Disco 2000. a self-

explanatory night of dancefloor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I Opal Lounge at Opal Leunge. 10pm—4am. $23. Weekly. Midweek session from Jez Hill and his mixed bag

of disco. B8B. funk and house.

I The Rhythm Room at O-Bar.

9pm—3am. $24 ($23). 28 Aug. See Thu.

Chart 8 Party

I Angel Delight at Peppermint Lounge. 11pm—3am. $22. Weekly. Party anthems at this ladies night (not to be

. confused with the women only club

held at the Venue). I Enigma at Espionage. 9pm—3am.

Free. Weekly. Crack the code and i receive a free gift 2414ub4t come on folks it ain't that hard.

I Smooch at Subway West End.

7pm—3am. E2 (521). Weekly. Student

' soiree with tasty drinks promos all

night long.

I Traffic Light Night at Gaia. 10pm-3am. £4 (83). Weekly. A night of wanton flirting for the students. Everyone gets a sticker on arrival red means no way (in which case why are

i you there?); amber means ‘maybe‘ and green means looking into each other's eyes the next morning and

saying ‘what was yOur name again?’

I The Pond 22—24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 9195.

I 0 Bar 5/11 Leith Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Rush 3 Robertson‘s Close. 557 3768. I Studio 24 Calton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197.

I The Union Heriot Watt University. Riccarton. 451 5333.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073. I The Wash The Mound. 225 6193. I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 2203774.

I The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College ()t‘An. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Time 2421 Frederick Street. 220 1226. I Why Not? 14 George Street. 624 831 1.

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 220 6040.

guests. Some of whom were "Hurrah another stormer-

'New Age Travellers'.

That's old fashioned gypos

to you and me.

The Pure birthday party took place on the 30th of this month.‘

drugs, tinkers and children. Now let's get stuck in about some asylum seekers... snorrrrrrrrrrrrrt 11“

Co riht 2002 D Jackson M Collin

22 Aug—5 Set) 2002 THE LIST FESTIVAL GUIDE 93