Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to clubsQlist.co.uk. Edinburgh listings are compiled by Henry Horthmore.

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I Audacious vs Wobby at Wee Red Bar. I Ipiii 3am. £4. 26 Mar. Night ol hardcore beats from Shitinat also celebrating the launch of ldeation Records \\ illl lllc Scottish dcblll ()l‘ Jonny3Snares and .‘ylicrophyst.

I Bounce at l’o Na Na.

I(l.3(lpin 3am. £tbc. Weekly. Thursday night mix of classic R&B. funky house and dance beats from Tokyoblu's John Hutehison.

FREE Deviation at (‘(' Blooms.

l lpm 3am. 2 Apr. Re-launehed monthly night for ('("s with emo. rock. punk and power pop from DJ Amy.

I Ghantin at the Bongo (‘lub.

I Ipiii 3am. £4. 2 Apr. l'ndergrotind beats. hard drum «5; bass. technoid breakcorc and hardcore.

I Indie Club Together at (‘abaret Voltaire. l lpm-3am. £3 before midnight: £4 after. 26 Mar. Fresh Air FM gather Iidinburgh's best indie clubs (including This is Mtisic. Limbo. Sick Note. l’lay'date. ('Itib for Heroes and more) under one roof.

I Irregular at the Voodoo Rooms. 8pm Iain. £5. I‘) Mar. New club night from the folk at (‘anongate Books mixing live acts. poets. writers and DJs. The first one offers live music from Sara & the Snakes. DJ and VJ support front (‘hoeolate (‘ity. Tongue‘n'(irooye. and Limbo. and readings from Dan Rhodes. Joe Dtinthorne and slam-poet Tim Turnbull.

I Jagerbomb at Shanghai. l()piii».3aiti. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie. eleetro and urban mash-ups.

I Kinky Indie at (‘itrus Club.

I Ipiii 3am. £5 (£2). Weekly. Indie music with a touch of ska. (i()s and 80s. I Limbo at the Voodoo Rooms. 8.3(lpin-~ lam. £4. Weekly. The Black Spring DJs man the decks and bring you a handful of Iiye acts each week (teaming up with Irregular on I9 Mar. see above).

I Hdaje: African Connections at the Bongo (‘Iub llpm--3ain. £8 (£5 i. In Mar. Afrobeal. soul. reggae and Jan with dancers and liye music. drummers. African food and special guests Big Fat Panda.

I Random at the Bongo ('Iub.

I lpm 3am. £3 before midnight; £4 alter. I‘) Mar. Psy-trance night with special guests Wedanta and Zefer alongside residents Flow. Alien Fossil and Dark eI Kante.

I Bobopop at (illQ. ll).3()pm 3am. Free before I Ipni; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. A mix of classic pop tunes and electric heats for those who can't wait another day to start their weekend. Led by DJ JT. FREE Sick Note at (’abaret Voltaire.

I lpm-3am. Free. Weekly (not Do Mar). Indie/electro night from the ('ab. with residents from (‘Iash and Spies in the Wires. It's a Iiy e show from punkers The Viy ians ( If) Mar) pltis experimental indie foIk from Tim 6'; Sam's Tim & The Sam Band With Tim & Sam (2 Apr).


I Autobahn at the Strathmore. opin- midnight. Free. 27 Mar. Kraftwerk after work? Masonic Youth ((‘arbolic Frolic. Destiny Street) spin new waye. eleetro. kraut rock. post-punk. industrial and sy nth pop. Boombox at I’otterrow. lllpiii 3am. “5.50. 20 Mar. Boombos kick off their second birthday celebrations with a healthy dose of hard house and trance with Above & Beyond on their Aniuna Beats tour. I Compaltt at ('abaret Voltaire. I lpm 3am. £6 before midnight; £9 after. 2() Mar. New techno night down the (lib. with a gtiest slot form Robert Babic/ (aka Rob Acid) for a night of (iermanic acidic techno and electro. I Evol at Faith. l().3()pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Iidinburgh's longest running indie night. Willi the (mud mix of the best current and classic alternative and crossover tunes. Iiyol's an institution. (‘urrently making a new home at Faith due to the tire at the Liquid Room. I Funk Shui at Shanghai. I()pni 3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. DJ Fiona mixes tip chart. dance classics and dirty house. I Introduction at Wee Red Bar. I Ipmi—3am. £7 (£5). 27 Mar. 'l‘echno aitd minimal. I KandiFIip at Ft) Na Na. I().3()pm~3ain. £3 before midnight: £6 after. Weekly. R& B. house and dance classics from Jay and Mark B.

I Misfits at the line. I lpm 3am. Free before ll 3(lpm; £4 after Weekly DIY indie. eleetro. punk. rock and retro with bargain drinks.

I Modern Lovers at the (iRV. I lpm» 3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. 3" Mar. Blues. garage punk. (ills pop Motown. funk and beyond as Modern Loy ers are joined by their good friend (‘hrls (ieddes (Belle & Sebastian).

I Mutiny at the Bongo ('Iub.

I Ipiii 3am. £6 £8. 27 Mar. A blend of drum & bass. hard techno. brcakcore and hardcore as Mutiny hosts the Scottish debut of and ('ooh and Him.

I Planet Earth at ('ilrus ('lub. I(),3()pm 3am. Free before I lpm; £5 after. Weekly. Mtisic from I97o through to 198‘). In other words. a healthy dose of punk. new w as e. new romantic and electro~pop (now with added 90s).

I Riddim Tuffa Sound at the (iR\'. I().3()pm 3am. £4 before I l.3()pm; £6 after. 20 Mar. The reggae. dubstep.

jungle and dth night hosts a ragga/jungle

special as they are ioined by Birmingham's DJ Aries. See preyiew. page 34.

Ska Dance Craze at the Bongo

(‘lub I(lpm 3am. £8. 3i) Mar. A mixture of authentic ska featuring Bombskare. lisperan/a. Big Fat Panda and DJ Miggy. I Skunk Funk at the Jan Bar. I I.3(lpm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Night of top funk from DJ Aki and liye guests. including high energy ja/I-funk from Paul Mill's Mind Iiscursion (le Mar) and a 75 minute set of serious ftiiik from D(' lillis Band (27 Mar). FREE StepBack at Sneaky l’ete‘s. |().3()pm -3ain. ll) Mar. Baltimore night with residents Wollja/I and Keyte joined by special guest Jackmaster (Numbers). I Sugarbeat at (‘abaret Voltaire. I().3()pni 3am. £7. 27 Mar. Tim and Je/ (l'tah Saints) host this anything goes mash-up of breakbeat. drum & bass. electro and hip hop as rising beats star Jaimie Fanatic (who counts Armand yan HeIden. Diplo. Fatboy Slim and Audio BuIIys among his faiisi alongside Mooqee and Toni Jarvis. I Sweet Potato at lltidsoii ('Iub. I()pm--3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. New weekly night dedicated to everything classic‘ in the world of funk. hip hop. Motown. disco and pop rock. as long as it's good they‘ll play it.

I Teaze! at Studio 24. I()pm 3am. £5.

2() Mar. ‘Tiine TunneI’ themed alternative burlesque night with a hot line-up including Teniah Twisted. Miss Sassykat.

Daiquiri Dtisk and more all hosted by the Iosely l.ucy luscious From midnight the atterpany kicks in with a twisted blend of swing. retro. lunk. hip Iiop. rock and techno all raising tunds tor Maggie's (‘entre and Penumbra

I Triumph at Henry 's (‘ellar Bar II.3(lpm 3am £4 (£3) 37 Mai -\n tin- ironic night of .s'()s rock and pop



I Basics at Henry's ('ellar Bar Ilpiii 3am £5. II Mar I’roperold school Rtkli. il\ Ill teal-deal Slls .tlld (ills rhythm and blues with special guest Jock ()'('onnor. Boombox at l’otterrow. ‘lpni 3am. £I4. IS Mar. The second part of Boombos's second birthday party with Judge Jules and .Matl llardw ick dishing out hard house and trance. I Boutique at (iHQ. Ill.3(lpm 3am Free before I lpm; £7 (£6) alter. Weekly. lilectro and house from DJ Dow /er. I Bubblegum at the line I Ipiii 3am. Free before I I.3(lpin; £4 alter. Weekly A student friendly chewed up. spat otit llll\ of electro. pop. dance. disco. sotil and indie. I The Egg al Wee Red Hat. llpiii 3am. £2.50 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Indie. (ills garage. eleetro. northern soul. ska. 7(ls punk and new waye at this lidinburgh institution I Fever at Faith. I Ipiii 3am. £8 (£7). 2| Mar. DJs Fisher it Price (Taste) play ait eclectic llll\ of the best underground dance music as Fe\ er moy es lo Faith. I Fish Fry at the Jan Bar. lI.3()pm 3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Scottish ia/l. funk. sotil and Latin bands |t)lll DJs lirik I)'\'iking and Astrohoy. Featuring reggae and Latin influenced tracks from Das (‘ontras (2| Mar) followed by retro soul and ftiiik meets 80s syiith pop and techno with Digital Jones (28 Mari I Grand Theft Audio at (‘abaret Voltaire. I lpm 3am. £3. Weekly. Saturday nighter in the Speakeasy playing out hip hop and ftiiik. I Headspin at the Bongo ('Iub. I Ipiii 3am. £5 before midnight; £7 alter. 21 Mar. Monthly. Four—deck ftiiik. hip hop. disco. house and beats mash tip accompanied by a looped. mixed and ‘mutilated' \isual mash-up. I I’m a Mess at Ilenry 's ('ellar Bar. I lpm 3am. £5. 28 Mar. (iarage and rock'n’roII with liye music from Dick Dangerous 8.; 'I he l.o\‘e Bastards and The Knayemen.

l Stereo


Club venues

I Berlin

3 Queensferry Street Lane. 467 7215. Selection of cool house nights. See listings for details.

I The Bongo Club Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road. 558 7604. One of the coolest and most eclectic clubs in town. See listings for details.

I Cabaret Voltslre 36-38 Blair Street. 220 6176. Mixed bag from house and techno to drum 8 bass and indie. See listings for details. I The Caves

Niddry Street South. 557 8989. Great subterranean venue (as the name suggests) getting more and more popular due to its unique atmosphere. See listings for details. I CC Blooms

23-24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. One of the city's most enduring gay

clubs. with hi-NRG tracks every night of the week.

I The Citrus Club Grindlay Street. 622 7086. Mainly studenty venue that goes for an indie vibe as well as a dash of punk. new wave and 805 classics. See listings for selected highlights.

I City: Edinburgh

13 Market Street. 226 9560. From student nights to big house and guest DJs. See listings for selected highlights. I Club Pivo

2-6 Calton Road. 557 2925. A selection of the best Edinburgh DJs play every night for free.

I Espionage

4 India Buildings. Victoria Street. 477 7007. Five floors of varied chart and dancey acuon.


4 Picardy Place. 550 1780. New swish gay club. See listings for details.


7 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. Intimate club venue mixing art and beats. See listings (or details.

I Henry’s Cellar Bar 8-16a Morrison Street. 228 9393. Eclectic and experimental night from surf rock to electro. See listings for details.

I Hive

15—17 Niddry Street. 556 0444. New home for most of the Subway Cowgate's nights of rock, indie and electronica. See listings for details. I The Hudson Club Hope Street Lane, 247 7000. Quality eclectic nights from big house to student nights from some of Scotland’s best DJs. I Jam House

5 Queen Street. 226 4380. Primarily a live music and jazz venue open until 3am. but home to the odd club special, including Club Noir. See listings for details.

I The Jazz Bar

1 Chambers Street. 467 2539. Cool beats from global sounds to straight ahead jazz. See listings for details.

I The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. Currently closed due to fire damage. More news when we get it.

I Lulu (under Tiger Lily) 125D George Street. 561 2245. Cool funk. house and other grooves from the peOpIe who brought you the Opal Lounge.

I Massa

36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Glam house. party nights and hip hop and R88 on a Sunday with Tipsy.

I Medina

45-47 Lothian Street. 225 6313. Laid back vibes with cool hip hop and other sounds. See listings for details.

I Le Monde

16 George Street, 270 3900. Slick and stylish

venue in the heart of Edinburgh.

I Mood

Omni, Greenside Place. 550 1640. Chart and party tunes.

I Opal Lounge

51 George Street, 226 2275. House and funky beats for a dressed up crowd.

I Opium

71 Cowgate. 225 8382. Rock. punk and metal. no messing.

I Po Ha Ha

43b Frederick Street. 226 2224. Student nights, funky beats, house and more. See listings for selected highlights.

I Potterrovv

Teviot. Bristo Square. 650 9195. Student heaven.

I Sneaky Pete’s

73 Cowgate. 225 1757. Punk, electro, disco. See listings for details.

I Slglo

184 Cowgate. 240 2850.

Charty. party. indie

nights until 3am.

King Stables Road. 229 7986. More big party tunes and drunken dancing.

I Studio 24

Calton Road. 558 3758. Down and dirty club nights. speCIalising in techno and rock. See listings for details.

I The Subway West End

Lothian Road. 229 9197. Another one for the after office crowd. I The Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. New venue promising sophisticated clubbing and entertainment. See listings for details.

I The Wee Bed Bar Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442. Student nights for the arty set including dub and techno. See listings for details.

I Why Not?

14 George Street. 624 8311. Hits from the 805 to last week.

38 THE LIST 19 Mar—2 Apr 2009