Clubs listings

Glasgow Sundays continued

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. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. A blend of funk.ja/.z. soul and Latin from DJ Marcelo.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. ll.30pm—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 Cathouse. l0.30pm—3am. Free before 1 l .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’Grlnd at the Velvet Rooms. 1 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. 5pm—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. 10.30pm—3am. £l5. 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 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'Oreal-abusing poodlers. Hard Wired will play tunes from left of the middle big hitters such as Weezer. 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. Life’s a Drag at the Mercury Lounge. Spin—3am. Free. Weekly. A night of music from DJ Colin Davey plus regular drag performances.

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 twentysomething revellers. all of who seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. lf quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag. Sun at Babaza is unmissable.

I Miso at the Captain's Rest. Next date tbc.

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 Optlmo at the Sub Club. llpm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. Welcome home. boys. ()ptimo say a mighty howdy doo to their spiritual home. with this night electronic. I Streaker at Shack. l0.30pm—3.30am. £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 Cube. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Cameron Craig dispenses some salve for your soul in this diverting winder-downer with a medical theme.

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I Sunday Best at the Shed. 10.30pm—2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The Right Reverend Jim Da Best (Hype. Cube) plays whatever the hell he wants each and every Sabbath for the hungover ones.

I Transistor at the Polo Lounge. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Real pop for real people with DJs Niall McMurray and Wayne Dixon.

Glasgow Mondays


I Hector Monday’s Quiz at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Or. to give it its full title. ‘Hector Monday's Quiz on a Sun 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 Cuba Norte. 7pm—midnight. £4 (£3). Weekly. Can 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 Cul de Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Watch you don‘t burn your fingers on Dr Paul‘s Quiz of Fire.


I Burn at MAS. llpm-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 Passionallty at Cube. 11.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Shawn ensures that the


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Glasgow Tuesdays


I Billy’s Assorted Flavours at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Cheesy flavours satisfy all students before thev head off out into the strange night. I Golln Davie at Spy Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Colin Davie 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 Gaslno at Cuba None. 7.30pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. If fast- moving Cuban 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 de Salsa. so you're in safe. sexy hands.


Campus at the Mercury Lounge. 8pm—3am. £3 before llpm; £4 after. Weekly. Student night at this gay venue. in the company of Barbara La Bush. which promises games and laughter. DJ Michelle sets the tone upstairs.

I Million Dollar Disco at MAS. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Loads of funky disco madness aimed straight at your face. Al Kent is the main man.

I FUN at Cube. 11.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Funky unique and very naughty packed with pleasing pop music. from Shawn and Georgey Boy.

I Julcy Tuesdays at the Velvet Rooms] 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.

Glasgow Wednesdays

Pre-club I Blg Glrlle Vocals at Nico's. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Vicky

and Marty C provide the crowd with all the favourite girlie tunes and some big prizes to match.

I Fluid at the Polo Lounge. lOpm—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 swing.

I Matt Drummond at the Cul de Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Class Glasgow DJ Drummond brings the funk. house. dub and whatever else to your consciousness up Aston Lane.

I Russell’s at Russell‘s. 9—11pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw brings his world music extravaganza to the yuppie masses.

I Salsa Fuente at Havana. 8pm—midnight. £4. Weekly. Salsa class followed by salsa DJ Jorjito through ‘til closing time.

I Samba wlth Thalssal at Cuba Norte. 7pm—midnight. £5. Weekly. Another good alternative to the house. techno and cheesy nights that dominate Glasgow's nightlife. Learn samba camival style as well as chilling out to samba reggae beats. Or move upstairs to the tapas bar and get a bit ambient.

I Tango Bar at Blackfriars.

7.30pm—l 1.30pm. Free. Weekly. Argentinean music and dance. in the most eclectic basement in town. This will be a sublime session.


I Bennet’s at Bennet's. 11.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. Sara takes control once more in the club famous for madness and an. ahem. liberal chat-up policy.

I Cubata at Bamboo. 5pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scotti B and Junior Campos join the dots between jazz. funk. soul. hip hop. R&B and Latin to deliver a worldly musical mix.

I Elastlk at Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). llpm—3am. £2. Weekly. DJ Ona (aka Amanda from Bis) and DJ Mingo—go. take over the musical selection for the foreseeable future while 803 takes a break to concentrate on other things. Injecting some much needed oestrogen into the world of DJing and playing some damn fine electro mixed into a randomly selected soundscape.

I FAB at Babaza. llpm—3am. Free before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Skud blends garage. R&B and funky house. playing to a dressed-up crowd who help to make this one of the busiest midweek nights in Glasgow.

I Jungo at Archaos. llpm-3am. Free (£2). Weekly. Student classics. indie and cheese are the order of the day at this weekl ' Wed.

I Joints and Jams at Cube. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. The award- winning club brings you the best R&B. hip hop and soul DJs in the city. Residents Martin Hesketh. John Lyons. Puppa Shango and DMG on rotation every Wed. With regular guest DJs s and PAs. it's no wonder that Joints and Jams is the longest running R&B night in Glasgow.

I New Flesh at Privilege. 9pm—2am. £4 (£1). Weekly. Alternative rock. punk. rap. industrial and indie night. playing everything from AC/DC to Aphex Twin. and all of this on a Wed night? Too intriguing to ass up.

I People uslc at MAS. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. New night of hip hop and house from two of the better underground Glasgow boys. Michael Peck and Tom Reeve rack them up and knock them down. Great for a Wed.

I Shacksss at Shack. lO.30pm—3.30am. £5 (£3). Weekly. The. er. inimitable DJ Toast spins the finest in chart classics. with a healthy smattering of cheese also.

I Stud’essentlal at Jongleurs. 9pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Fresh student night at the comedy club in the big building. Free entry and a shitload of drinks promos mean that the crowd will be in fine fettle.