Edinburgh clubs

Events are listed by city, day, type, then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to clubs@list.co.uk, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Edinburgh listings are compiled by Henry Northmore.

Edinburgh Thursdays


I Attitude at Berlin Bierhaus.

lllpm 3am. £4 (£3). 4 Mar only. .\'ight of funky house and Rth at this charity club night with proceeds going to the Sick Kid' l‘riends l-‘oundation.

I Audio Tourism at l’iyo Bar (‘ltib 9pm 3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. Start the weekend off nice and early w ill) a selection of local talent.

I Born to Be Wide at the Venue. 10pm 3am. l‘ree. 4 Mar. l5ortnightly. .\'ew music industry social club that plans to bring miisos. journalists. promoters. record shop workers and musicians together. Will) a \aried soundtrack from \ariotis industry bods. 4 Mat" sees Alec l)ownie (\liMlS). Black Tom (Senator/Moniak) aiid Barry (iordon (Sunday .lluiI/lft/iii/iurel) Iii't'ni/te .Vr'it's ).

I Bounce at l’o Na Na. lllpm 5am.

£5 £4. Weekly. [liltis sltltlcltl tttgltl down l’() .\'a .\'a quite literally gets the place jumpiii' witlt its mix of hip hop. Rth and drinks promos.

I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ Bloonis.

10.30pm 3am. l-‘ree. Weekly. 'l‘rip the light fantastic to lli-.\'R(} dance action at this

ey er popular gay bar.

I Club Simba at the ('ellar Bar.

ltlpm 3am. £3. 4 Mar. The (‘ellar Bar continues its reclamation as a quality clubbing \enue with this mix of African. (’aribbean atid Latin infectious beats.

I Departure Sounds at Medina. ltlpm 3am. £34 (k 18 Mar. l‘ortnightly. The Departure Lounge team bring their unique \ ibe to a smaller name for a more regular party. With l)Js Astroboy and Mr Zimbabwe spinning only the finest selection of electro ja//. Latin rhythms and funky global beats. accompanied by lixe percussion.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. lllpiii 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. Nightly fiesta in the ruin- soaked Latin Quarter of lidinburgh.

I Fast and Hide This Train at the Bongo (‘ltih. l()pin 3am. £5 (£4). lh’ Mar. Monthly. 'l‘wo clubs for the price of one. l5ast offers the best it) high energy rock‘n'roll. garage and ptiiik w ltile Ride 'l'his 'l'i'ain goes all rebel country on your

I Genetic at (‘itrus (’ltib. Ilpiii 3am. l-‘ree before I 1.30pm; £3 after. Weekly. Still a ntighty popular soiree that showcases alternatit e. indie and loft. .\'o smoking at the bar. mind.

I Itchy Soul Hi-Fi at the Venue. Next date 35 Mar

I Las Salinas at l‘aith. lflfillpm 5am. £4 (£5). Weekly. Laid back party will) fantastic drink offers all night. RAB aitd funky hotise witlt liy e percussion from l’epe and friends.

I Live the GRAND Life at ()pal Lounge. Spin 3am. l’ree. IS Mar only. The house heads at lled Kandi are teaming tip with (irand Marnier for one night down the ()pal Lounge. Iixpect plenty of cocktails and Kaiidi's unique style and sound from D] llatty Loyehearts. lintry is free btit you haye to be on the guest list so mail iiiirandaw ()pallotinge.co.tik or call 336 3375 to get your name down.

I MIB2 at (‘ayendish/l)i\a. lllpm 3am. l't‘ee before midnight; £3 alter. Weekly. The best in LS hip hop. ragga and Rth from 'l‘ee-TN'I' and Mr ll. Back with the same music you all loyed so much as they take met" this new \enue.

I Nexus at Studio 34. !()pm 3am. ‘4). Weekly. A new night that mixes the best of rock. metal. industrial atid goth will) a

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touch of cheese. l't‘ott) your hosts Smelly. ls'ynoii. Ba/ and Rttss.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l()pm 3am. £3. Weekly. ('lassic dance anthems and funky \ocal house from If. I Poison at ()pitiiit. l lpiii 3am. l-"ree. Weekly. ()ld school metal with a glam edge as all the fayourites are w lteeled ottt in the shape of cuts from Alice (‘ooper. Black Sabbath. Lynrd Skyiird. .-\erosmith. Twisted Sister. Iron Maiden etc.

I Recreate at ('abaret Voltaire.

lllpiii 3am. .\'e\t date 35 Mar.

I Sanitarium at Subway. Spit) 5am. l-‘ree. Weekly. .\'ew rock night frotii lidinbtirgh Rock. featuring liye bands and iiiteracti\e I).ls (you can text your requests and there w ill be big screen

\ isuals) plus plenty of drinks promos.

I Say Samba! at ('abarct Voltaire.

l lpiii 3am. £4 before I 1.30pm; £5 alter. 4 Mar. Monthly. Say Samba? returns for its first birthday party and the true sound of the Bra/ilian underground w itlt residents Zagtieiro. Hobbes. lirik l)'\'iking and Horn l-‘lanagaii. Joined by one of the hottest players on the Bra/ilian drum (k bass scciie Drumagik. I Sizzlin’ Hot at Rlil) Vodka (‘ltib 8pm 3am. £3 (£3). Weekly. 'l‘ony Barnes and lil Mari-a’chi mi\ tip the commercial dancehall. hip hop. reggae aitd Rth.

I The Snatch Social at the Liquid Room. llHllpm 3am. £3.50 (£3). Weekly. A new era begins at the new ly re~branded. lilth-li\ated. funky disco- ctiin-cabaret. comically compered by lap Water Award w inner 'l‘oiiy ('arter and Harry Ainsworth (aka l’errier New comer w inner (iarth ('rtiikshank) back from the dead. Deck iitanipulated iii a cod funk and hip hop sty lee by Babes and 'lt‘eiidy Wendy (monthly resident).

I Spring Equinox at ('abai‘et \‘oltaire. llptii 3am. £5 (towards keeping Beltane on the Hill). IS Mar only. The Beltane liii'e Society lll\ ite you to join them to celebrate the Spring liquinox with a cabaret of li\ e musical and ritual perforiitance. l‘eaturing l)J




Drumagik guests at Say Sambal, Thu 4 Mar

skills from Sanskrit. ('oyalent. 'l'humping Valye. ()scura. Matchti l’ and Rowan working their way through

ex erything from world beats arid chill otit to drum (k bass and trance.

I Still Moving at ('abaret Voltaire. llpiii 3am. £4 (£3). ll Mar. A hip hop and drum & bass [)1 battle from some of lidinburgh's best tip-and-comiiig l)Js plus a four deck showcase from hosts 1)] Sky e and Larry R

Chart & Party

I City at ('ity: liditibtirgh. l lpm 3am. £4. Weekly. DJ Nathan gi\ es you pop, chart. dance and R&B antheiiis of the day.

I Old Skool Disco at Reyolution. l().3()pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Retro house night hosted by [)1 Tom Wilson. I Subway West End at Subway West lind. 7pm 3am. l-‘ree before “Pm: £3 alter (£3). Weekl}. A w eek's worth of cheesy. party sttidenty iiigltts. including a bungee rope on Sun. l’ltis plenty of drinks promos to keep the spirits high.

I A Tribute to . . . (tl .\l()()tl.

9pm 3am. l‘ree before I lpm: £3 alter (l‘ree to iticiiibers). Weekly. ('hart tunes from the ()()s to yesterday. with liye tribute acts dropping by each week.

I Vinyl at Massa. 8pm 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. ('oiiititereial chart and dance courtesy of Paul l-‘tmkster. plus drinks promos aplenty for those who want to start the w eekeiid fashionably early.

Edinburgh Fridays .


I Access at the lloneyeotith. Next date 36 Mar.

I Bio-Rhythm at the Honey comb. lt).3()piii 3am. £ll). l3 Mar. Monthly. ('ontintiiiig their rc\ercnce for all things dance w hatex er the genre we get the funked tip. soulful breaks of Mark Rae featuring the meal talents of \"eba aitd l’ete Simpson alongside [)1 Dual (’onti'ol.

I Blaze at ligo. llptti 3am. £3 £4. 5 Mar. l-"ortnightly. James Longworth ignites the gay weekend. with plenty of £l drinks promos to fttel the friyolities. I Bubble Breaks at \ichol lidwat‘ds. ll).3()])iii 3am. £3. Weekly. Body Moyiii' Productions presents Btibble Breaks. droppiit‘ boiitbs of Rtle breaks and hip hop w ill) lidinburgh's newest l).l sensations l’artners‘ii'('riine and their trademark boilerstiits.

I Cab Fridays at (’abaret Voltaire. ll).3()piii 3am. £4 before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly". New weekly club rummages about in the worlds of funk. sotil. ska. reggae. classic hip hop, R&B and disco.

I CC Blooms at (‘(‘ Blooms. [0.30pm 3am. I-‘ree. Weekly. 1)] Ally does the decks duty at this gay night with her inimitable selection of high camp and disco classics. moying on to puiitped-up house and dance as the eyeiiing progresses.

O Dogma at Studio 24.

10.30pm 3am. £l() (£8). 5 Mar. Monthly. Hard as nails and as underground as moles. techno of the highest order as I)ogma welcome the intense sounds of British Murder Boys as two of the l’K's most tincoiitpromising techno jocks. Surgeon and Regis. join forces with a three hour li\'e/l'tnal Scratch/1)] set of sonic assault. I Dr No’s at Studio 34. l lpiit 3am. £5 (£4). l‘) Mar. The original Jamaican ska and classic rocksteady night migrates to Sttidio 34’s intimate upstairs space. How featuring the Dr .\'o‘s house band and special guests Skaramanga on stage at I330 approx.

I El Barrio at lil Barrio. ltlpiii 3am. l‘ree. Weekly. See 'l‘hu.

I Evol at the Liquid Room.

lt).3()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. lidiiiburgh‘s longest running indie night. haying turned 13 this Atig. With the tisual mix of the best current and classic alternatiye. crossoy er times. it’s an institution already and with the recent addition of the back room. the future looks like a happy place for all things liyol.

I Finsternis at the l’leasance (’abai'et Bar. 0pm lam. £3. I3 Mar. Monthly. The lighter side of goth (if such a thing truly exists) with a mix of dark ambient. iteo-classical attd ethereal tracks. ('heck www'.linsteritis.org.uk for more info.

I Flippin’ at the Bongo (‘ltib. l()..‘~()pm 3am. £(i (£5). 1‘) Mar. Monthly. Another huge B-Boy night with liye action. l)Js. plenty of hip hop. skate films. ramps. competitions and pri/es.

I Globalista at the Bongo ('luh. l()piii 3am. £(t (£4 £5). 5 Mar. l)Js .laffar (Senegal ). linrique (Soiiderutiiba) and Ztippa Inglese (Bogota) the folk behind Arakataca? are back with more African. Latin. ('aribbean. Salsa arid .-\rabe.sque beats pltis belly dancing from Kalirah. “The past present and fttture sound of tropical dance.‘