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. 8pm-—l Ipm. Free. 5 Sep. Monthly. Mr Peaches continues to stnelt satnba. funk and Latin breaks together at this nice West lind session.

I Brel at Brel. 8.3()pm-- midnight. Free. 5 8: 1‘) Sep. Fortnightly. Brel presents Frank Murphy ( and a souped—up mix of northern. Motown and Latin soul seasoned with sotne fttnk and ska. I Fuel at Fuel. 9pm» midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Surge wartns the clientele at this new bar and clttb in the North of 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. funk. soul and disco to an appreciative mixed crowd in this beautiful Merchant (‘ity bar. Sophisticated. classy and soulful.

I Kevin Austen at Nieo‘s. 9pm~midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hart tnttsic and drinks promos all night long. A winning formula. judging by the business of this bar.

I Kev Dillon at Bar to. 7pm late. Free. Weekly. lf 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 Lansdowtte Bar. ‘)pm--midnight. Free. Weekly. Jonnie Five and Brendan llessle (Juice) get the funk flowin‘ with retro electro pop and breakers classics in this classic West lind bar.

I Martyn at ('ul de Sac. ()pm—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 latte tonight.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (\Ves’t lind). ‘)pttt~tttidttight. Free. Weekly. DJ Mark Robb transforms this fortner pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the funkiest years humanity has yet experienced. lixpect widespread merry-making.

I Nico’s at Nico‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (iet into Nico‘s fora cheesy pep talk before heading out to disgrace yourself in a Sattchiehall Street club or kebab emporium. (‘lassyz I October at the October Cafe.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vance turns up the volume with his Babaza pre-club party. with the very best clttb classics and house anthems.

I On Demand at the Shed. l().3()pm~ 2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. If you've been to the Shed at weekends then you‘ll know it's hard to get to the DJ and make a request 7 if you've got a real thing fora song. whether it's old. new or a bit different see DJ liuan and he'll do his best to make your dancefloor dreams cottte true.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at Mc(‘huill's Way ()ut West.

8pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of the Wax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality deep house with Phonic DJs Steven Reilly and Gordon Logan.

I Salsa for Beginners at (‘uha Norte. 7pm Amidnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. The rhythm is inside tts all. so get up and acknowledge the power of salsa. (‘lasses start at 8pm. bttt fill up on tapas until your time comes.

I Shae D at Air ()rganic.

9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. One half of 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 funky grooves.

I Virunga at Brel. ‘)ptn~midnight. Free. 5 Sep. l-‘ortnightly. DJ Tchico serves up the best in ghetto grooves and (‘aribbean beats.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. 1 1pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. (iay. tnixed. straight who cares'.’ Just have a bloody good time. people. Shawn lovingly lays down the crowd pleasers itt this ever- popular Thu night mash tip. Annie also provides high-octane tuneage

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Rootn. 8pm lam. Free to (‘lTStI members: £| otherwise. Weekly. Put sotne breakin‘ funk in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Dose at Seventh lleaven.

l()pm 3am. £4. Weekly. New bar and club venture. with DJs Andy (iuest and Dave Rttssell playing the funk-fuelled rolling beats with a twisted tech edge. Loadsa drinks promos make this a fun night out.

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

I Funhouse at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). l().3()pm 3am. £5. 2‘) Aug. Monthly. The intense humming of evil. as played ottt by the most blistering rock acts of the last 50 years. showcased at this riverside venue. Think New York Dolls. .\l(‘5. Stooges et al.

I Homework at Vault. l lptn 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. [an 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 (‘ube. l 1.30pm 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 boo/e makes this a fun night otit. New drink l.()Vli will be hosting a freshet's' special ( 1‘) Sep) where free vodka and L()Vli will be on offer (to the first 100 punters) as well as a whole host of other prizes.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note (‘lub). llptn 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (iet in on a piece of the avattt-action. as the ()ff the Hook crew twist hearts and minds. (‘onfuse 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 unitttaginative ones: ‘I Am What I Am‘ is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Record Player: at (ilasgow School of Art. 10.30pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-Fi Sean (Hi-Fidelity) and llttshpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceatt. dumb electro and 80s phunk. They advise you to act up. dress down and play easy to get.

I Skint at the (‘athouse. l lpttt ~3atn. £4 (£2) Weekly. Very tnuch a night to rellect what‘s going on in (ilasgow at the moment. Tough chemical breaks and beats. rock and indie for a crowd

much like the one outside the (iallery of Modern Art.

I Soul Shaker at Mas. l lpm~3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a tnixed bag of electro. techno. house and funk cottrtesy of Dirty Larry. the Junkyard Dog and John Mitchell.

I Trash at Trash. l().3()pmv-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. More of a spectacle than a night out. with drunken students and footballers from wall to wall. Insanely cheap drinks mean a huge queue almost every night. Mind the bouncers. though.

I Traxx at the Arches. Next date tbc. I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm—3am. Free before I 1pm: £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club housing some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deployed weekly by Ian Thomson and Vance.

I Twice 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 [bi/.a anthems all night long.

I Venom at Alaska. I lpm»—-3am. £3. Weekly. New gay night for the funky club tip the latte. lt’s glamour with a hammer. and this celebration of sexuality is resolutely straight-friendly.

Chart & Party

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's.

l lpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. (ioing 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.

10.30pm ~ 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A massively popular night. Student anthems are dttly deployed by DJ (‘J. I Rumble at the (iarage. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. llow popular is this night'.’ How many people have fallen down the (iarage’s lethal staircase and woken tip bruised the day after'.’ How cheap is the booze'.’ How big is the queue outside‘.’ Why don't you go and find out for yourself'.’

I Shagtag at Privilege. 1 1pm -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 into a bit of jiggy-jiggy. Music-wise. it‘s comtnercial house and trance frotn Sexy Steve and Kinky Kenny. Bo selectth

I Penny and Pound at Destiny. l()pm> ~3am. £2 before I lpm; £3 after. Weekly. In for one penny (well. not really). and drinks for £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 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 (‘e Lona. ()pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘ohort (ieoff Montford satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house 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 Fri patrons.

listings Clubs

Aerodynamico DJ Exchange Respect goes to Aerodynamico for this ambitious and original international DJ exchange scheme. Ph5.5 beetles off to Porto, and DJ Claudio Rebolho takes his place at the helm of this beautiful little club night. Ad Lib, Fri 6 Sep. Tronicsole He of many lucrative dance-music guises. Paul Woolford (pictured). takes to the decks at the musical meeting place that is Tronicsole. He‘s been Bobby Peru. 100000 BC. and played at the mighty Back to Basics. So he‘s quite good. right? Arches, Fri 6 Sep.

Call a Meeting You may know Tim Cane. guest at this month‘s Call a Meeting. He was in Stereolab. Therefore. this appearance will be very interesting. So why don't you drop by? CCA, Sat 7 Sep.

Gain Billy Nasty is revered 'round these parts. and there‘s a very good reason for this: he tears up the dex every time he plays up here. Alaska, Fri 73 Sep.

2235: Jackin’ Birthday A good. regular residents night in the heart of the city. It's been going strong for a year now and they deserve the credit for upping the ante a bit. Marcello Della Croce. Billy Woods. Danny Sharkey and Overtone are yer boys. MAS, Fri 73 Sep.

:25; Mish Monster Mash Truly, this is the realisation of a great Clubbing idea: the inimitably great Mish Mash, the thunderoust cool Subculture and the subdued class of b.ding all combine to rock our worlds. Oh yes. Arches, Sat 27 Sep.

Seismic A club of rare class. showcasing the sounds of the real electronic cutting edge, in a setting that fits the remit perfectly. Claude Young, Dan Monox. Spencer and Jackmaster all combine to perfect the soundtrack. Pure class. Ad Lib. Sat 27 Sep.

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