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Chart & Party

I The BIG One! at Mood. 9pm 3am. l-‘ree hefore l lpm; £3 after (free to memhers). Weekly. A fantastic start to the weekend as you cavort to all those pop classics from the last live decades.

I Blend @ City at City: lidinhurgh.

l lpm» 3am. £5. Weekly. 1)] Babes entertains the masses with the best in current and classic chart action from Blondie to Beyonce.

I Office Party at Cavendish/Diva. 4pm—3am. i’ree. Weekly. Night of after work silliness and cheesy fun. Bucking hroncos. games and more to keep the suited masses entertained. Buffet for pre- hooked parties (as well as a htis pick tip service).

I The Subway at Suhway. 7pm ~ 3am. £l. Weekly. Nigli on a (‘owgate institution of commercial dance and chart hits with the odd indie classic.

Edinburgh Saturdays


I Ascension Goth Club at 'I‘eviot Row Union. 10.30pm Rani. £5 (£2 lil)(i&R memhers). 2‘) May. Monthly. In association with lidinhurgh L'niversity‘s (ioth and Rock Society comes this cheery mix of up-to-date darkness featuring all the latest goth. rock and industrial greats. I Asylum at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £5. 5 Jun. Fortnightly. The Mission's down and dirty hrother specialising in rock. nu metal and other hardcore sounds.

I Audio Tourism at I’iv'o Bar (‘luh. ‘)pm--3am. Free. Weekly. A serious alternative to conventional night cluhhiiig with chunky. funky house tracks.

I Audio at Berlin Bierhaus. Next date 1‘) Jun.

0 breakitdown at Honeycomh. l()pm-3am. £7--£l0. 2‘) May. Monthly. This new night continues apace with special guest Jody Wisternoff from one of house music's most influential and progressive acts Way ()tit West (with Nick Warren).

I cc Blooms at ('(' Blooms. l0.30pmr«3ain. l‘ree. Weekly. [)1 Ally is hack again with more of her trademark high-camp-to-htruse decknical expertise at this always lioacliitig gay venue.

I Colours Live! at the Liquid Room. Next date l2 Jun.

I DEFinition at the (‘ellar Bar.

l()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Nasty l’ and I’- Styll. host a night of ttirntahlisin hip hop as l)lil"inition makes its return. Ten M(‘s and l)Js hattle it otit with Surface limp v llex (’oalition (2‘) May) followed by a graffiti hattle courtesy of Monster Paint (5 Jun).

0 Diggin’ Deeper at Nichol lidwards. l()pm 3am. £5 (£4 memhers). 5 Jun. Monthly. The Diggin' [)eep Allstal‘s rock the party with their eclectic hrew of funk. hip hop. reggae. heats. iiiov ies and more. It's first hirthday time so things are stepped tip a iiolcli with Satellite duh and Rohhie l)unsmore with live electronic offerings. at short film festival curated hy' l)r Awkward and a free hirthday hag with (‘I)s etc.

I Diggity at the listahlishment.

l()pm 3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. [)1 l’ahulo/ and Harry l.(} get down with their had selves. playing wildsty'le Rth. hip hop and street soul.

I The Egg at Wee Red Bar.

llpm 3am. £4.50 (£3.50). Weekly. Still the hest mix of indie. o0s garage. northern soul. ska. 7()s punk and new wave you’re likely to stagger across. A well loved institution that refuses to change.

I El Barrio at Iil Barrio. l()pm 3am. I’ree. Weekly. See Thu.

I Fever at ligo. l lpm 3am. £l0 (l’ree to Taste memhers hefore l l.l5pm: £8 for members after). 2‘) May. Monthly. The folk at Taste (lidinhtirgh's original and longest running weekly gay-friendly night) launch a new monthly venture. taking over a Saturday night for those who really do have to work on Monday. Taste mainstays I'iShL‘l' ck Price and Martin \‘alentine take care of the inainlloor while the Visitor and Kaupuss take an anything goes attitude in the (’octeau lounge. l’rc-cluh party at Planet ()tit from ‘)pm.

I Flaunt at Massa. l lptii 5am.

£(i £l0. 5 Jun. Fortnightly.

.‘vloney'penny 's present this night of timeless cluh classics that made house music what it is today. With Tommy (iallo. Marco Smith and Jon lidwai‘ds. I Funkysensual at l’o Na Na.

‘)pm 3am. l-‘ree hefore l lpm; £5 after. Weekly. llot mix of sexy. funky house music from Mark B.

I Give it Some! at the Bongo ('luh.

l lpm 3am. £3 hefore midnight; £5 after. 5 Jun. Funk. soul. iii/I. rare groove and may'he a tiny hit of reggae and (ills heal thrown in for good measure all courtesy of DJRedh (l.ivescicnccs ).

I Headspin at the Bongo (’luh. Next date 1‘) Jan.

I Hoffbeat at Berlin Bierliaus.

llpm 3am. £5. 5 Jun. l)ccp funkin' house as Q-Burns returns. Sec prt’t'it'n‘.

I Inter-Zone at ()pitun. 5.30 ‘)pm. £5. 5 Jun. Alternative night for the under lSs with liliiis as well as the tisual mix of trash. goth. metal. punk and industrial.

I Jak-N at the Venue. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4 memhers). 5 Jun. The Diverse l‘rcquencies collective are hack for more techno and hard heats with residents l‘uk Nut and Sektilll.

I Joy at the Venue. l lpm 3am. £(i hefore midnight: £S after. 5 Jun. l'p-front. dirty house grooves on the main floor from .-\lan & Maggie Joy and Brett King to work you tip into a lather on the main floor. l’lus 'l‘rendy Wendy and Sally 15's cheeky mix of soul. ftiiik and chart iii the downstairs suite. Note that Joy is a cltih for gay people and their friends.

I Kiss Kiss Bang Bang at .‘vlussa. l0.30pin 3am. £5 hefore midnight; £8 after. 2‘) May. Fortnightly. lt'resh. new fortnightly Saturday party for hold and heatitiftil girls and hoys hitting the target with a hlend of glorious vocal house and funky disco heats.

I Luvely at the liquid Room. Next date 26 Jun.

0 Messenger Sound System at Bongo ('ltih. l lpm 3am. £7. 2‘) May. l’ortnightly. Bass of how el-shifting proportions as the mighty Messenger Sound System hlasts otit the hest in righteous roots and duh reggae. Presenting a Studio I Showcase from the seminal record lahel. llear pure shots ol' elitss ill ska. rocksteady and reggae. if you want to

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know the origins of Jamaican music don‘t miss this event. Sheer niceness guaranteed. I Mingin’ at the Venue. Next date 12 Jun.

I Mission Jnr at Studio 24. 7 l()pm. £5. Weekly. (ioth. rock. punk and of course all that nu metal stuff that the kids crave so tiiucli. So if you ever wondered where all those hlack clad youths from the top of (’ockhurn Street went after dark. look no further. The hest and original under lSs metal gathering in town.

I Mission at Studio 24. l lpm 3am. £5 (£4 memhers). 2‘) May. l-‘ortnightly. Night of metal mayhem. goth rock and more from the dark side a real lidinhurgh institution.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge.

l()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. l)ave Shedden with his mix of disco and funky house tracks.

I Optimo at the Venue. Next date l2 Jun.

I Progression at the liquid Room. Next date l‘) Jun.

I Rewind (it the Liquid Room.

l0.30pin 3am. £5. 5 Jun. The liire Island l)Js w ill he on hand for sortie camp Ili- NR(} action in the hackroom (joined hy' new hoy iNR(i-7()) while old skool disco jocks Mick (’ool and Shuggy Bear dish otit the hest in 7()s and kills poptastic tunes in the mainroom.

I SiLENCiO at ('ounting Ilotlse. 7.30pm slain. £3 (£2). 2‘) May. Surreal and glamorous offerings as always. courtesy of this innovative performance piece featuring experimental music. theatre. spoken word. visuals. comedy and more with surprise M(' Ali and 1)] Daniel. (’reativ'e vintage/glam encouraged.

I Solid Ground at lioneyconth. l0.30pm 3am. £l0 £l4. l2 Jun. ()pening iiiglil for this new house venture with Terry llunter and Dan id McI-‘adyen, while l)aren MacLean and Ian Hunter stir it tip in the hack room.



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