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.
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.
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.
I The GBV
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.
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.
36-39 Market Street. 226 4224. Glam house. party nights and hip hop and R88 on a Sunday with Tipsy.
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.
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.
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.
Teviot. Bristo Square. 650 9195. Student heaven.
I Sneaky Pete’s
73 Cowgate. 225 1757. Punk, electro, disco. See listings for details.
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