I El Barrio at 151 Barrio. l0pm--3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Kayos at ()pium. l Ipm- 3am. Free. Weekly. Metal and rock I)Js (‘laire Moffat and John frottt llogshead keep the crowds at moshing.

I Mai-Tai at City: lidinburgh.

l lptn 3am. £4. Weekly. Sunday dancing shenanigans with specials on Mai-Tat cocktails and free fortune cookies and R&B. house and chart from 1)] Tony.

I Random at ligo. 10pm 3am. £4 (£3 with Silver Card). 25 Jul. New night for ligo that does just what it promises. A random selection of choice cuts from electro to hip hop to funk to punk. Retro yet forward looking - no boundaries on display at this shindig.

I Sugar Groove at Massa. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly (not 25 Jul see below). New Sunday nighter for the Massa crew as we get a sultry tnix of sexy smooth grooves. urban cuts and R&B.

I Tackno at Massa. l0.30pm-~3am. £7 (£5 members). 25 Jul. Monthly. It's back to the floor for Trendy Wendy attd her ittitnitable party tnix of kitsch classics. Ninth birthday party and limergency 99‘) night. See preview:

I Taste at the Liquid Room.

I 1pm 3am. £5 before I 1.30pm: £8 after (£6 members). Weekly. The capital‘s infamous session continues to sew up Sunday nights in the capital. Fisher 8; Price supply a progressive mix of house and garage in the tttain room. while Martin Valentine and Steve Waneless wow the mixed/gay crowd with funky L'S house gems through the back.

I Twist at Medina. 12.30 8pm. £2. Weekly. A new concept for Iidinburgh: ‘day clubbing'. Yep. that's clubbing during the daylight hours for those who


Pre-Club Venues: I Air Organic 36 Kelvittgrove Street.

564 5201 I Arches Café Bar 253 Arger Street. 565 1023.

I Blackfriars 26 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane. 572 1448. I Bar 91 9| (‘andleriggs 552 5211.

I Blackfriars 26 Bell Street. 552 5924. I Brel 3‘) Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Cuba Norte l7 John Street. 552 3505.

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 474‘).

I Elliot’s 203-205 Bath Street. 248 2060.

I 54 Below 3 Kelvingrovc Street. 357 5454.

I The Gazelle I038 Agle Street. 248 6881.

I The Griffiny 266 Bath Street.

331 5171.

I Havana 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. I The Living Room 5 Byrcs Road. 33‘) 851 I.

I The Medicine Room 3032 ('athedral Square. 552 351‘).

I Moloco I287 Argyle Street. 334 4813. I Mondo 133 West (ieorge Street. 204 521 I.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637

I Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221.

I Soba l I Mitchell Street Lane.

204 2404.

I Spy Bar 153 Bath Street. 22! 77I I. I St Judes l‘)0 Bath Street. 33I 5171. I Tchai-Ovna 42 ()tago Lane.

357 4524.

I Variety Bar 401Sauchiehall Street. 332 444‘).

Club Venues:

I Ad-Lib I I I Hope Street. 248 6645. I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 318‘).

just don't want the weekend to stop.

liplifting funky house from some of lidinburgh's finest up-and-coming I)Js.

Edinburgh Mondays


I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar Club. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. A selection of up-front jazz and other funky choons from llobbes (Trouble . . .).

I The Dark Half at ()pitttn.

l Iptn 3am. Free. 2 Aug. New night of death metal and surely lidinburgh‘s heaviest club night.

I Dirty at Faith. I Iptn 3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of uplifting R&B. hip hop. bootlegs. party classics attd funky house.

I El Barrio at 151 Barrio. 10pm 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I 62 at (‘itrus (‘lub. 10.30 3am. Free before I 1.30pm: £3 after. Weekly. Light alternative of indie. emo. electronica and lo-li.

I Latin Quarter at Medina.

7pm 3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Release your Latin party spirit every Monday. With free salsa lessons 7pm for beginners. 8pm for level 2 and 9pm for improvers followed by hot Latin and chart sounds from 1)] James.

I Stir Fried at llenry's (‘ellar Bar. Back on 20 Sep.

Edinburgh Tuesdays


I Audio Tourism at Pivo Bar (‘Iub. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Argy drops chilled out house and alternative beats. I Auto at Subway. l lptn 3am. Free before midnight; £2 after. Weekly. New alternative night for the Subway.

I The Arches Midland Street

(off Jatnaica Street). 565 I023.

I Asylum 70 ('owcaddens Road.

332 0681.

I Bamboo 5| West Regent Street.

332 1067/8.

I Barfly 260 (‘Iyde Street. 221 ()414. I The Big Joint 1084 South Street. 954 6999.

I Blanket (formerly Bed) 520 Sattchiehall Street. 332 0755.

I Budda I42 St Vincent Street.

221 5660.

I The Bull Club 142 Bath Lane.

248 1777.

I Carnival Centre 2nd floor. 34 Albion Street. 552 8637.

I The Cathouse l5 t'nion Street. 248 6606.

I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. I Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 I.

I The Garage 490 Sattchiehall Street. 332 I 120.

I Glasgow School of Art I67 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 Lniversity Avenue. 33‘) 8697.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the (image). 353 3| I I.

I Life (I‘ ".‘lllCIll01(‘01'111111111111. I91 Ingram Street. 552 1101.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 221 6362

I MAS 2‘) Royal lixchange Square.

221 7080.

I Media 142 chfteld Street. 572 0100. I Privilege 6‘) Hope Street. 204 5233. I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 l‘niversity (iardens. 33‘) 9784.

I Beds. 375 Sauchiehall Street.

331 1635.

I Renfrew Ferry (‘Iyde Place.

553 0606.

I Riverside Club Fox Street. 56‘) 7287. I Rocksy’s Basement 40 New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I The Shack l‘)3 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soundhaus 47 llydcpark Street. 221 4659.

I Sllb Club 22 .1;llllillt.‘;t Street.

248 4600.

I The Bongo Social Swing Club at the Bongo Club. 9pm. Free. 27 Jul. The Bongo turns ballroom with Vegas‘ Lenny Love (following tutored swing classes frotn 7pm).

I El Barrio at [£1 Barrio. 10pm— 3am. Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I I Luv R&B at Faith. l().30pm-—3am.

£3. Weekly. Does exactly what you'd expect. mixing up the hottest selection of R&B. plus plenty of drinks promos. Dress code is ‘student sexy' (well that what it says here).

I Motherfunk at the lloneycotnb. 10.30pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Messrs (lino. Fryer and Spectrum freak the funk fantastic at their consistently ratnmed night of classics old and new.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. 10pm 3am. £3. Weekly. A mixed bag of funked up vocal house. R&B and classic disco frotn I)J ()Ii.

I Punk Ass at ()pitttn. 1 1pm 3am. Free. Weekly. New 'I‘uesday nighter as 1)] Pwauly dishes ottt the best in hardcore. skate attd punk.

I Split at (‘abaret Voltaire. 1 1pm- 3am. Free. Weekly. I)rutn 8; bass with Shadowskill. the Dropout I)Js attd a smattering of very talented local guests. l)ub. electro. house and funk are all in studio 2. Now weekly.

I Vibe at Iigo. I Ipmu3am. £2. Weekly. (lay night with James Longworth on the decks. the Dancing Stud Muffins. the Singing llairy Bloke and the Miming Nttn. Don't say we didn't warn ya.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Audio Tourism at l’ivo Bar (‘Iub. 9pm 3am. Free. Weekly. Alex Avery with edgy house and breaks.

I Tempus (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchichall Street. see above.

I 13th Note 260 (‘Iyde Street. 243 2 I 77

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Trash I‘)7 Pitt Street. 572 3372. I The Up ’n Down Club West Morelattd Street. Queens Park.

I Vault 25 Queen Street. 204 318‘). I The Velvet Rooms 520 Sanchiehall Street. 3320755.

I rhe Woodside Social Club 32‘) North Woodside Road. 337 1643.

I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


Pre-Club Venues:

I Bam Bou 66/67 South Bridge.

556 0200.

I Bar Union 253/258 (‘owgatc.

557 2780.

I Beluga 30a (‘hambers Street.

624 4545.

I The City Cafe Blair Street.

220 ()I 25.

I Cuba Norte I‘)2 Morrison Street. 221 049‘).

I eh1 197 High Street. 220 5277.

I The Human Be-In 2/8 West (‘rosscauseway. 662 8860.

I Iguana 41 Lothian Street. 220 4288. I The Meadow Bar (Moo Bar) Bucclettch Street. 667 6907.

I The Outhouse Broughton Street Lane. 557 6668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street.

557 9997.

I Pivo 2 6 ('alton Road. 557 2925.

I The Pond 22 24 Bath Road.

467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. I 0 Bar 5/ll I.eith Street. 557 5830. I YO Below 66 Rose Street. 220 6040.

Club Venues:

I Berlin. 3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7215.

I The Bongo Club Moray llottsc. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604.

I Cavendish/Diva West 'I‘olleross. 228 3252.

f 0 Disko Bloodbath at Ego.

listings Clubs

10.30pm—-3am. £2. 4 Aug. Monthly. Standing proud as Edinburgh's ‘ftrst

queer alternative night‘ eclectic tnix of

electro. indie. punk and rock for those who are screatning ottt for something different on the gay scene. With an indie session from Barry at Planet ()ut as pre- club beforehand.

I El Barrio at El Barrio. 10pm—3am.

Free. Weekly. See Thu.

I Low Gravity at the Liquid Room.

10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 students). Weekly. Chunky. funky breaks 8: electro grooves for the midweek party heads with no plans for Thu. I)Js Gary Mac and Beany are your able hosts. (‘heck wwwzlow- gravity.co.uk for tnore info.

I Opal Lounge at ()pal Lounge. l0pm--3am. £3. Weekly. Midweek session frotn Toby Saltonstall and his disco. R&B. funk and house mash up. I Rude at Mood. ‘)pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Night of funky. flirty. glamour- ftlled house from residents Alex Avery and Kerr with a smattering of local guests.

I Soul Searching at Medina. 10pm—3am. Free. 28 Jul. Night of Latin attd African house. drutn & bass. hip hop. reggae. art and film all under the stewardship of Howard Bridges with live tnusic from reggae/soul act Inna Soul.

I Toxic at ()piutn. l [pm—3am. Free. Weekly. New hard ass rock and metal night from local DJ of ill repute. (‘Iaire Moffat. John and the odd guest.

I Turn the Tables at the (‘ellar Bar. 10pm- 3am. Free. Weekly. Basically anything goes as long as it can be scratched frotn classics to up-to-date hip hop and house cuts as Wolfjazz and Keyte return from France

I Cabaret Voltaire 36-38 Blair Street. 220 6176.

I C.C. Blooms 23—24 (ireenside Place. 556 ‘)33 l.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086. I City: Edinburgh Ia Market Street. 226 9560.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego). Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I The Commplex (‘ommercial Street. I.eith. 555 5622.

l I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434. I El Barrio I04 West Port. 2298805.

I Eros/Elite Fountain Park. Dundee Street. 228 1661.

I The Establishment 3 Setnple Street. 22‘) 7733.

I Gala King Stables Road. 22‘) 7986.

. I The Honeycomb 15-- I7 Niddry

Street. 530 5540.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I The Mambo Club West Tollcross.

447 3391.

I Massa (formerly Club Mercado) 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Opal Lounge 51 George Street.

226 2275.

I Opium 7I Cow-gate. 225 8382.

I Peppermint Lounge la (‘hambers Street. 225 520‘).

I Po Na Na 43b Frederick Street.

226 2224.

I Potterrow Bristo Square. 650 ‘)l‘)5. I Prive Council 47 Hanover Street. 225 8808.

; I Revolution 3t Lothian Road.

229 7670. I Studio 24 (‘alton Road. 558 3758.

' I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Subway West End Lothian Road. 229 9197.

I The Union Heriot Watt l'niversity. Riccarton. 451 5333.

I The Venue (‘alton Road. 557 3073. I The Wash The Mound. 225 6193. I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 220 3774.

I The Wee Red Bar lidinburgh (‘ollege ()f Art. Lauriston Place. 22‘) I442. I Time 24a Frederick Street. 220 1226. I Why Not? 14 (ieorge Street.

624 831 I.

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