Events are listed by city, day, type, then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803. Glasgow listings are compiled by Johnny Regan.

Glasgow Thursdays


I Barrio at Bar Viv ir. 9pm late. l-"ree. 2 Jan. Monthly. Mr l’caches (Radio Magnetic's Stib 'l‘ropic show) gets it hot in here with classic and contemporary Latin breaks. :\ sll'lcl no-chccse policy is in place.

I Brel at Brel. 8.30pm midnight. liree. ‘) Jan. l‘ortnightly. Brel presents l-‘rank Murphy (radiomagnelic.coiii) and a sotiped—tip mix of northern. Motown and Latin sotil seasoned with some funk and ska.

I Craig Thomson and Steven Reilly at the Living Room.

9pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. An eclectic blend of classic dance. soulful grooves and the best of the rest from these two l)J fellow s.

I Elliot’s at lilliot‘s. Spin midnight. l‘i'ce. Weekly. l‘ilipslde l)Js Scottie and (‘anipus rock yotir pre-club world with a sclcctioii (if fresh freakin' non-cheese RLKB and hip hop. l-‘rce shooters with a copy of this fine publication.

I The Funk Stop at Moda. 9pm lam. l'i‘cc. Weekly. Ally Saiidlct' and Richie Mc('olm play all the very best in Motown. funk. sotil and disco to an appreciative mi\ed crowd in this beautiful Merchant (it) but. Sophisticated. classy and soulful. I Kevin Austen at Men's.

0pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. ('hart music and drinks promos all night long. A

w inning formula.judging by the business till this hat.

I Kev Dillon at Bar 1”. 7pm late. Free. Weekly. lf ragga. 2-stcp and hip hop is your bag then fill it tip with Kev Dillon and his ‘l‘hu nights in the beautiftil bar tip the lane.

I The Luvy Lansdowne at the Lansdowne Bar. ‘in11— lam. l’ree. Weekly. l)J Brian Mcl)ade plays gay anthems and Hus classics all night a-long. baby.

I Mark Robb at Moloco (West lind). ()pm midnight. l‘rec. Weekly. l)J .Mark Robb transforms this former pakora bar into a time machine for the night. revisiting the lunkiest years humanity has yet e\pcrienccd. lispect widespread merry - making.

I Nico’s at .\'ico‘s. 9pm midnight. liree. Weekly. (iet into Nico's for a cheesy pep

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ttirns up the volume with his Babaza pre- club party. with the very best club classics and house anthems.

I Phatboy’s Kitchen at Mc('huill‘s Way Out West. Rpm—midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. Hip hop. breaks and beats courtesy of the Wax Monkey.

I Phonic at Moskito. 9pm—tnidnight. liree. Weekly. Quality deep house with l’honic l)Js Steven Reilly and (iordon Logan.

I Shae D at Air ()rganic. 9pm - midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. One half of the superb Sotilsa crew takes to the decks at this chilled ’l‘hu night pre-club session.

I Smokebelch at Massif (are.

8pm lam. l-‘ree. Weekly. Massiff welcomes all reggae lovers out there to come along and challenge resident dtib selectors ’l‘reble R and Sandy B on the decks. .\'ow serving exclusive draught Red Stripe.

I Spy at Spy. ()pm midnight. liree. Weekly. Simon (’ordiner ('l‘raxx) does his thang and delivers some quality house and funky grooves.

I Tracktion Sessions at (‘ul (le sac West lind. 9pm midnight. liree. Weekly. Hosted by the inimitable Martyn Jenga. and graced by some of the liner guests in the city. this pre-club session will definitely warm your winter cockles. Look out for George '1‘. Marc Mc('abe and Chris Harris in coming weeks.

I Virunga at Brel. 9pm midnight. Free. 1() Jan. liortnightly. I)J 'I'chico serves up the best in ghetto grooves and (‘aribbean beats.


Booty at the Mercury Lounge. llpm-3am. £4 before I lpm; £5 alter. Weekly. ('omedy night compered by Alan Anderson. Lucy I’orter. Viv (ice and Alan ('halmers fill the downstairs line-up while Jo Liv ely takes l)J duties upstairs.

I Carnival at Trash. 10.30pm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. A weekly Mardi-(iras at this classic student venue. l)J Robert mixes tip Rckll. while Steven Brown blasts otit the chilliii‘ house and body grindin‘ Latino beats. 'I‘here's also a bit of karaoke. if that floats your boat.

I Columbian at the Asylum Back Room. 8pm lam. l’ree to ('t'Sl.’ members; £l otherwise. Weekly. Put some breakin‘ funk in your trunk. with this entertaining night of student madness.

I Fire Wire at Bamboo. 5pm 3am. £5 (£3 ). Weekly. (lrahain lierguson mixes a wide variety of musical styles with occasional live bands in the same room. Jim Brady will play an eclectic mix of lounge grooves while (iavin Macleod will be dropping classic house and disco.

I Freakmoves at Glasgow School of Art. llpm- 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. l)eina and Mr .\'ice once again invite its 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. For 9 Jun only 'xl-IJA’I' card holders gel in I’Rlz'li before midnight.

I Homework at Vault. l lpm» 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Ian and Stevie man the box.

Twitch and Wilkes man Optimo every Sun

so all insecurities over the tunes are dispelled. This night aims for student happiness without compromising the quality levels.

I Hype at (’ube. ll.3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Jim l)a llest teams up with the Hype crew to ptit on a night of twisted. ultra-funky house. Plenty ofcheap boo/e makes this a fun night otit.

I Off the Hook at Barfly (formerly the l3th .\'ote (‘lub). llpm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. (iet in on a piece of the avant- action. as the Off the Hook crew tvv ist hearts and minds. ('onfuse your ears. baby. I Old Skool Reunion at Archaos. llpm 3am. £5 (free £2.50). Weekly. Old school techno classics and disco style tunes for the fren/ied students down Archaos way.

I Polo For Me at the Polo Lounge. ltlpm lam. liree. Weekly. You. the lucky punter. take the helm tonight. as request cards are available over the bar and in the booth. .\'otice for the unimaginative ones: ‘I Am What I Am' is prohibited by law and punishable by spanking.

I Push and Pull at the Sub (‘lub. 9pm 2am. £5. Weekly. New 'l‘hu night action from the Sub. with Mark lleavenor. (lraham Wilson. Kieran Mc('ann and Matt (iray. Loosely. the remit is that this is an early opening and early to bed night involving fashion. art and music. Sounds well good and that. no‘.’

I Record Player: at (ilasgow School of Art. 10.30pm 2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lli-l'i Sean (lli-l’idclity) and llushpuppy (Divine) perform cheap deck suckin' to disceati. dumb electro and 80s phtiiik. 'l'hey advise you to act up. dress down and play easy to get.

I Skint at the ('athouse. llpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Very much a night to reflect

what's going on in (ilasgow at the moment.

'l'ough 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. llpm 3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. An undiscovered gem. We have a mixed bag of electro. techno, house and ftiiik courtesy of Dirty Larry. the Junkyard Dog and John Mitchell.

I Trash at 'l‘rash. lt).3()pm 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 1210 at Baba/a. 8pm 3am. liree before llpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Literally underground club hotisiiig some huge vocal house and garage loveliness deploy ed weekly by Ian ‘l‘homson and Vance.

I Nice Ass Nice at the Ver ct Rooms. llpm 3am. £4 (free with student ID).

Weekly. Don't be fooled by the plush interior: the Velvet crew could teach the young w hippei'snamiers on the scene a thing or three about alcoholic dancing. l'pstairs. rotational residents take it in turns to provide the commercial Rtkll and hip hop selections. Downstairs. James l)oc Jnr plays lbi/a anthems all night long.

Glasgow Fridays


I Ad-Lib at Ad Lib. 5 Spin. l-ree. Weekly. Rotational l)Js provide the pertch 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 Bebadinho (Little Bebado) at the Hall Bar. b’pm midnight. liree. Monthly. ('hilled Bra/ilian flavours from the Bebado l)Js and pei'ctissionists.

I Bar Ce Lona at Bar (‘e Lona.

‘)pm midnight. l‘rce. Weekly. (’ohort (ieoff Montfoi'd satiates your ass with a tasty blend of house and disco grooves.

I The Beat Museum at the Variety Bar. 9pm midnight. l‘i'ee. Weekly. Mark Mc('allum and friends spin out only the best treats from the world of soul and hotise.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. lligh class house and disco fora good looking crowd.

I Carbon Records at Republic Bier llalle. 9pm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. the A to /. of ('arbon Mttsic. as Matthew l’i'all and guests map otit the coolest cuts of past and present.

I Care In the Community at Bar to. 9pm midnight. l-‘ree. Weekly. (’lassic old skool hip hop. funk. disco and electro

play ed out by James and Andy in this fine central boo/er.

I Chi at Mc(’huill's. Rpm midnight. l‘ree. Weekly. The ('hi spinners begin by deploying a unique blend of mellow shaolin beats and then unleash the heavier stuff later on.

I Critical Mass at Nice-‘ti‘SIett/y.

ts‘pm late. l'i’ec. Weekly. .\'o_i (Midi lli Li) and John mess with your head playing anything from dtib. punk. indie. reggae. hip hop. dance and rawk to sotil and funk. ('ome along and kick otit the jams or go uptown top rankin'. (ittest l)Js most weeks. I Cul de Sac at ('ul dc Sac.

5pm midnight. Weekly. (‘ul dc Sac knows what its customers want: good music and loads of it. Kenny llislop takes to the decks from 5 8pm. and then at ‘lpin Steve Sutherland of l'i‘bana Music takes over. Sensory overload.

I Elliot’s at lilliot‘s. Spin midnight. l‘i‘ce. Weekly. Keith l’y per plays soulful house and garage Ill this smart central