Glasgow Saturdays continued
I Vegas at the Renfrew Ferry. Next date 9 Nov.
I The Winchester Club at the Woodside Social. Next date tbc.
I Violate at Big Joint. Next date 9 Nov.
I Wired at Asylum. Caledonian L'niversity L'nion. l()pm—3am. £5 Weekly. Glasgow‘s longest running alternative indie night with drinks promos aplenty.
I Seduce at Archaos. l lpm 3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. (‘harty dance and R&B. not to mention an unhealthy smattering of cheese on this huge Saturday nighter.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Dispel the night-after blues with 1)] Colin Walker of the New York Alliance. who will be playing only the deepest house and most progressive grooves.
I Divine Intervention at Brel. ‘)ptn--midnight. Free. Weekly. 1)] llushpuppy blends mod. old groove and funk into a pleasing mash. served with some fine house red.
I Elilots at Elliots. 8pm» midnight. Free. Weekly. A new open decks night at this subtly positioned bar in the office district. Bring along your records. but only if they're good. No trance please.
I The Hustler at Air ()rganic. Spin—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 Griffiny. 8pm—‘midnight. Free. 27 Oct. Monthly. See out your weekend with a smile as Killerwatt presents the original mix of cult visuals. cool themes. killer beats. competitions. prizes. the multi- channellcd Kilierwatt Swap Shop. bizarro balloon-modelling and the world famous celebrity snack game. Desert Island Crisps. Your host. Dr. Ashton Lamont. presents a veritable video feast of the stars and shows of yesteryear as you've never seen them before. [)1 Karlski supplies the cult themes and (regrettable) stabs at celebrity pop stardom skilfully mixed with a side helping of shaolin beats.
I The Medicine Room at Brel. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Medicine Room DJs turn a nasty mid-week mood into a smooth. seductive evening session. I Moloco at Moloco. Xplll-wlltldnighl. Free. Weekly. Martin St John keeps it mixed up. with a selection that takes in stompin‘ northern soul. roots. rock and reggae.
I Mongo’s Hi-Fi at Bloc. All day. Free. Weekly. Load up on I)th and grub as Mongo hits Us with cooking vinyl all day Sabbath. Mongo like candy!
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. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. These Phonic fellows are popping up everywhere. Winding down the weekend. Gordon and Steven play only the choicest house cuts.
I Passionality at (‘ube.
l 1.30pm—3ain. Free. Weekly. 1)] Shawn ensures that the weekend is staying alive with this post-weekend night of pleasing chartistry.
I Ross McMillan at Nit-o’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Resident presents the cheesiest chart favourites to his Nico‘s friends.
I R88 at Bar ll). 7pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R.in tracksmithery and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this classy city centre bar.
I Scratch’n’Sniff at .\le(‘huill‘s. 9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre- club venture. featuring l)anny Barbour
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Justin Robertson joins the line up at Pressure, Fri 25 Oct
playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
I Soulful Sundays at Tchai-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 Raymondo and Rodriguez (Fools Only). this is a soulful session to help rejoin the human race after the weekend's silliness.
I Sugar Shack at the Baby Grand (6 lilm Bank Gardens). 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk. jazz. soul and Latin from [)J Marcelo.
I Bennet’s at Bennet‘s. l l.3()pmv-3am. £3. Weekly. In which we are confronted by a strange parity. Tom plays tunes loved by l2-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 1.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you‘ll find at the city's premier rock venue on Fri or Sat.
I Bump'n’Grind at the Velvet Rooms. 1 lpm--3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Wind down the weekend with [)MG‘s mix of R&B and street soul.
I Club Tropicana at the Garage (Attic). llpm—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 quid to get in'.’ You're ‘avin' a laugh. ain’t ya'.’ But wait: the bar is completely free all night. so stop moaning and get drunk.
I Hard Wired at Barﬂy (formerly the 13th Note Club). 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A night so rockin‘ it will have Kun 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. llard Wired will play tunes from left of the middle big hitters such as Weezer. Foo Fighters. Red Hot ('hilli Peppers and Hundred Reasons in the downstairs area.
I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—-3am. £5. Weekly. AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson play top- notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twenty/something revellers. all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. If quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sun at Babaza is unmissable.
I Misc at the Captain‘s Rest. 7pm—-midnight. £2. 2() ()ct. Fortnightly. Another thrilling instalment from Deep Burnt.
I Optima (Espacio) at MAS (in association with the Sub (ilub).
l lptn 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Fuck electroclash » these are the guys that turned twisted into a byword for cutting edge. so check it.
I Streaker at Shack. l().3()pm—3.3()am. £5 (£3). Weekly. D] 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 (‘ube.
l |pm~3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (‘ameron Craig dispenses some salve for your soul in this diverting winder-downer with a tnedical theme.
I Sunday Best at the Shed. l().3()pm—2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The Right Reverend Jim l)a Best (llype. Cube) plays whatever the hell he wants each and every Sabbath for the hungover ones.
I Transistor at the Polo Lounge.
l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Real pop for real people with [Ms Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.
I Hector Monday’s Quiz at Nico‘s. 9pm-—midnight. Free. Weekly. ()r. to give it its full title. ‘llcctor Monday's Quiz on a Sunday livery Monday‘. Prizes galore. prizes for the worst dressed. disastrous haircuts.
sluttish antics and general misbehaviour make this a remarkable pre-club 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 (‘ul De Sac.
9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don‘t burn your lingers on Dr Paul‘s Quiz of Fire.
I Burn at MAS. l lpm—3am. Free for staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. DJs Norman and Zeus preside over the biggest and longest running staff night out in history. Freedom for the workers. and there's also a guest appearance every now and again.
I Phenomena at Privilege. ‘)ptn-—2am. £8 (£6). 21 ()ct. Monthly. Freshers party at this quality bhangra night. Surinder Rattan. l)alvinder Singh. the Kray Twins. [)1 Harri and 'l‘igerstyle are in charge.
I Billy’s Assorted Flavours at Nico‘s. ()pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘heesy flavours satisfy all students before they head off out into the strange night.
I Colin Davie at Spy Bar. ‘)pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘olin l)avie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.
I Doctor Salsa at Havana. 8 10pm. Free. Weekly. A salsa class for beginners with Doctor Salsa. Let the good doctor check your salsa pulse at this popular Tue class.
I Rueda de Casino at (‘uba None. 7.3()pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. lf 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. [)ance instructors are from the Academia de Salsa. so you're in safe. sexy hands.
I Fool’s Gold at MAS. l lpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Mod and ftmk in the light room is complemented by indie classics in the back. (‘lassic formula in nice surroundings.
I Tic Tac at (‘ube. 1 1.30pm 3am. Free. Weekly. It's being billed as the sweetest night of the week. with juice- flavoured vodka and pleasing pop music. from Simon Foy.
I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms.l 1pm 3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the upstairs suite while Scott .‘y'chillan plays R&B and hip hop in the downstairs lounge.
1 Glasgow Wednesdays
I Fluid at the Polo Lounge.
l()pm~ lam. Free. Weekly. 1)] Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary tuneage. and there are half-price
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