‘The Recovery Session'. this is a chilled out session to soothe the hangover. with soul and funk applied liberally.
I Divine Intervention at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Hushpuppy blends mod. old groove and funk into a pleasing mash. served with some fine house red.
I Elilots at Elliot's. 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 Freak Street Mods at Nice'n'Sleazy's. 3pm—7pm. Free. Weekly. A soul session with Kev and Neil playing the cream of the 60s. Motown. R&B and ska.
I Flash Jack at Driftwood (formerly ‘ Los Borrachos). ()pm—midnight. Free. . Weekly. Flash Jack play a mixture of funk. soul and reggae for a rocksteady Sun at ' this delectable Charing Cross booze hole. I The Hustler at Air Organic. Spni—midnight. Free. Weekly. Straight out the ‘hood to your neck 0' 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. 5 Jan. Monthly. The usual mix of crazy quiz action. killer soundtracks and wild visuals make this one of the more scintillating pre- club propositions. The Gallery. Lonely Water and a few mini movies make up the experience.
I The Medicine Room at Bret. Rpm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Medicine Room DJs turn a nasty mid-week mood into a smooth. seductive evening session. I Moloco at Moloco. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. Martin St John keeps it mixed up. with a selection that takes in stompin‘ northem soul. roots. rock and reggae.
I Mongo’s Hi-Fi Sound System at Bloc. All day. Free. Weekly. Load up on Dub 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 lan 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 R&B at Bar 10. 7pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Relax with R&B tracksmithery and take advantage of the generous drinks promos at this classy city centre bar.
I Scratch’n’Sniff at McChuill's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. New pre- club venture. featuring Danny Barbour playing house. garage and whatever else he fancies.
I Soulful Sundays at Tchai-Ovna. 3—7pm. Free. W'ekly. 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 Elm Bank Gardens). 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk. jazz. soul and Latin from D] Marcelo.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l 1.30pm—3am. £3. Weekly. In which we are confronted by a strange parity. Tom plays tunes loved by 12-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 l .3()pm; £3 (£l .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. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Wind down the weekend with DMG‘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 Cut the Crap at MAS. llpm 3am. £5. Weekly. Cut the Crap launch the new twisted house and electronica night at this smart venue.
I Disco Badger at Bamboo. Spin—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A night that will bring together guests from all over the Glasgow club landscape. Sole. the now deceased Volcano and a plethora of other clubs will be donating spinners in the coming months.
I Dream at Strawberry Fields. l().3()pm—3am. £15. Weekly. Fifteen qtiid to get in'.’ You’re 'avin' a latigh. 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 Kurt 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. Hard Wired will play tunes from left of the middle big hitters such as Wee/er. Foo Fighters. Red Hot Chili Peppers and Hundred Reasons in the downstairs area. I Kinky at Trash. llpm-~3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Paul N‘Jie plays hard funky soul and hip hop. while Stevie Brown plays out the party tunes elsewhere on the premises. I Life’s a Drag at the Mercury Lounge. 8pm—3am. Free. Weekly. A night of music from DJ (‘olin Davey plus regular drag performances.
I Liquid Cool at Baba/a. 9pm 3am. £5. Weekly. AJ. Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson play top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper- hedonistic twentysomething 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 One Sunday at the Tunnel. llpm—3am. £4 (£1 ). Weekly. The R&B continues with the Tunnel crew on this sinful Sabbath celebration. Wear nice clothes for admission. please.
I Optimo at the Sub ('lub. llpm 3am. £tbc. Weekly. Welcome home. boy s. ()ptimo say a mighty howdy doo to their spiritual home. with this night electronic. I Streaker at Shack. 10.30pm 3.3(lam. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ James ‘the Boy" Gardner spins the tracks for those enjoying immature antics and naked fun. This sounds like a good laugh. eh‘.’
I Sunday Surgery at ('ube. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. (‘ameron Craig dispenses sortie salve for your soul in this diverting winder-downer with a medical theme.
I Sunday Best at the Shed. l().3()pm—2am. £3 (£3). Weekly. The Right Reverend .lim Da Best (Hype. (’ube) 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 DJs Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.
I Hector Monday’s Quiz at Men‘s. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Weekly. ()r. to give it its full title. ‘l'lector Monday's Qui/ on a Sunday — every 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 .\'orte. 7pm—midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. (‘am you learn the salsa'.’ Give 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 fingers 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 otit in history. Freedom for the workers. and there’s also a guest appearance every now and again.
I Passionality at (’ube. ll.3(lpni 3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Shawn ensures that the weekend is staying alive vv ith this post- vveekend night of pleasing chartistry.
I Billy’s Assorted Flavours at .\'ico's. 0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. ('hcesy flavours satisfy all students before they head off out into the strange night.
I Colin Davie at Spy Bar.
9pm midnight. Free. Weekly. (‘olin Davie does his thang. delivering some quality house grooves and whatever the hell he feels like.
I Doctor Salsa at llavana. S lllpm. Free. Weekly. A salsa class for beginners vv ith Doctor Salsa. Let the good doctor check your salsa pulse at this popular 'l‘ue class.
I Rueda de Casino at ('uba None. 7.30pm midnight. £4. Weekly. If 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. Dance instructors are from the Academia dc Salsa. so you're in safe. sexy hands.
I Campus at the Mercury Lounge. 8pm 3am. £3 before I lpm: £4 after. Weekly. Student night at this gay venue. iii the company of Barbara La Btish. \vhich
promises games and laughter. DJ Michelle sets the tone upstairs.
I Disco Juice at MAS. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Loads of funky disco madness aimed straight at your face. Al Kent is the main man.
I FUN at (‘ube. l l .30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funky unique and very naughty packed with pleasing pop music. from Shawn and (ieorgey Boy.
I Juicy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms.l lpm -3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Billy Milligan spins student classics in the upstairs suite while Scott McMillan plays R& B and hip hop in the downstairs lounge.
I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. l()pm—lam. Free. Weekly. DJ Wayne Dixon mixes up classic funk. soul and disco with a dash of contemporary tuneage. and there are half- price cocktails to make sure things go with a svv mg.
I Mark Robb at the (‘ul de Sac.
0pm midnight. Free. Weekly. Mark Robb of Buff (‘lub fame provides the retro funk and soul grooves to the West End massive. I Salsa Fuente at Havana.
8pm midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class follow ed by salsa DJ Jorjito through ‘til closing time.
I Samba with Thaissa! at Cuba Norte. 7pm midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate Glasgow‘s nightlife. Learn samba carnival style as
vv ell as chilling out to samba reggae beats. ()r move upstairs to the tapas bar and get a bit ambient.
I Tango Bar at Blackfriars.
7.30pm 11.30pm. Free. Weekly. Argentinean music and dance. in the most eclectic basement in town. This will be a sublime session.
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