Events are listed by city, date, then type. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by tax on 0141 353 2803. Listings are compiled by Brian McGeachan.

Glasgow Fridays


Karaoke at (iL(‘ (‘afe Bar. l l Dixon St. (ilasgow, (ll-«ll 226 5050. Free. Karaoke is supplied tonight for those who like their performance art up close and personal. Any wandering wannabe star who happens to be in the vicinity can take tip the mic this evening and tomorrow and dazzle the crowd.

Fresh at Polo Lounge. 84 Wilson Street. 553 ll2l. |()pm»—3am. £5: discounted ticket from Delmonica‘s next door. The only place in the heart of the city for a hot and sweaty experience. (let your glad-rags on and get down there for an eclectic mix sounds courtesy of Andy and Michelle.

Glasgow Saturdays


Lush at Polo Lounge. X-l Wilson Street. 553 l 121. l0pm 3am. £5: discounted tickets from the sister shop next door. Saturday night swings round again. Time for you lovers of lust and the lush life to come to the aid of the party. AND you have a choice of the door level seating area. the trophy room or the dance area for the hard core dancers. Alternatively. there's also the secluded ‘passion pit' way upstairs for ‘the young and the restless.

Glasgow Sundays

Angie ‘0’ at Merchant Pride . 20 ('andleriggs. 56-1 I285. Free. This



CC Blooms has become something of an institution in the Scottish capital. Not because anyone going into the place is mad, but because the establishment is de rigeur for locals and tourists.

Any trip to the nearby Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, for instance, is incomplete without rounding off the culture vulturing with a visit to 008.

On Wednesday 28 July it celebrates with style its ten years as a club. There will be 3 Kylie and Cher tribute act, along with a raffle for an AIDS charity. Apparently, unlike other birthday celebrations, there will be no strippers but there will be DJs galore. Catch the action!

I Wed 28 Jul.

popular bar lays claitn to hosting the campest karaoke in Scotland. with the superlative Angie ‘()‘ officiating as Mistress of Ceremonies.


Cabaret at the Tunnel. 84 Mitchell Street. 204 I000. ll.3()pm—3am. £3. This brand new night from the people who bring you Allure is aiming to fill the void left by the temporary closure of Bennets. It was launched on 4 Jul and is hoping to become a gay mainstay in the city.

Pink Devotion at Club Devotion. l8 Jamaica Street. 8-17-0820. £3: llyers/free passes are available from the LGBT centre and all good gay venues. The club formerly known as Penelope‘s. has undergone a name change and introduced a queer night on Sundays and Thursdays with the divine DJ Annie.

The Mating Games at the Polo Lounge. 84 Wilson Street. 553 1 I21.

I l.3()pm~ 3am. £5; discounted tickets from Delmonica's next door. Sun 25 July. Monthly. The final Sunday in the month means only one thing: a chance for the (ilasgow lovelorn to gird their loins and

join the Mating (lame.

Glasgow Mondays


Passionality at Cube. 3-1 Queen Street. 223-‘4990. ll.3()~3.30am. £3; £2 with llyer. Weekly. If the cheap drink and cracking sounds of DJ Shawn’s don't entice you out of your post-weekend slumber then the regular talent on display for girls and boys just might

Glasgow Tuesdays

Clubs FUN at ('ube 34 Queen St. 223 8990. 1 L30 -3.3()am. l-‘ree. See (ilasgow Wed.

Glasgow Wednesdays


Fourplay at iinvy. 2o (‘ambridge Street. 332 3-137. llptn ~3am. £4 (£2 with llyer). Weekly. New gay club. A great night is guaranteed at linvy. with some of the best DJ funkin' in town. Allure at the Tunnel. 8-1 Mitchell Street. 20-1 1000. l l.30pm 3am. £3. Weekly. The newish gay nite is brought to you good people from the brain's behind ('ube's Passionality and l’l'N. promising happy. cheesy pop in the company of DJ Darren.

Glasgow Thursdays


Club Devotion at (‘1th Devotion. 18 Jamaica Street. 8-17 0820. £3; free passes/llycrs available from the nearby LGBT (‘entre. Another chance this week to enjoy the delights of this new gay night. courtesy of the club formerly known as Penelope‘s and the legendary DJ Annie.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


CC Blooms 10th Birthday 23 (ireenside Place. 556 933i. (ipIn-—3am. Wed 2% Jul only. See panel. left.

Disko Bloodbath at ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. l lpm~~~3am. First Wed of each tnonth. Wed 4 Aug. This night sees the launch of [Edinburgh‘s first Alternative Queer Night. which will offer a musical mix of electro. indie. punk and rock. l’ree badges provided.

Edinburgh Thursdays


Toxic at ligo. l-l Picardy Place. 478 743-1. 1 lpm- 3am. £3. Weekly. New club night launched by the Vibe-master James Longworth (BLAZE). James and his guests play a mixed musical bag of turntable tricks. Drink promos all night.

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