Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com. Glasgow listings are compiled by David Pollock. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Glasgow Thursdays Club ■ Alternative Nation at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. Barry and Harvey Kartel drum up a mixture of rock, industrial, metal, punk and electro. ■ Antics at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Thursday night indie and rock‘n’roll. ■ Bon Bon at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 30 Jul. A new monthly techno night in the Subbie, with residents Kage, Cammie T and Ally Reid. ■ Calling All Disco Kids at Karbon. 10.30pm–3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Heskey and Big Al drop hip hop and R&B while Raw B and Euan McLeod play classics and hand out cash prizes at this student night. Scott McKay plays house in the lounge. ■ Cheap’n’Nasty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. 6 Aug. Music policy includes everything from disco to indie and electro to funk. ■ Clatty Pats at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £4 (free for NHS workers). Weekly. Glasgow’s Cleopatra’s is resurrected for the 21st century with a mix of classic house, cheesy chart anthems and smooth R&B. With resident DJ Mark Robb. ■ Croc Madame vs Croc Monsieur at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £4 (£3). 30 Jul. Purveyors of madness, live DIY bands, performance art and mess. ■ Cryotec at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). 30 Jul. Playing the best in EBM and industrial. FREE David Barbarossa at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. 23 Jul. The locally-renowned Glasgow DJ takes over for a one-off. ■ Distort/Sustain at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). 6 Aug. Electro, fidget and jackin’ bassline. ■ Eight Pounds of Pressure at Nice’n’Sleazy. 11.30pm–3am. £2. 30 Jul. Dub, techno, jungle, bass. Loud. ■ Electric Gypsyland at Blackfriars. 9pm–2am. £3. 6 Aug. A new club night which presents a mixed mezze of music and food. Featuring arabesque, Middle Eastern styles, Balkan beats and more from DJ Miss Electric Gypsyland. ■ EQd at the V Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. A techno and electronica based night, featuring residents Bobby Wilson, Alexander Technique and Truman Data. ■ Juice Box at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). 23 Jul. A new night which promises maximum diversity under the familiar term ‘indie’. ■ Misbehavin’ at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. £2 (£1). 6 Aug. Dolly Daydream and Drucifer serve up a steamy mix of electro, disco, alternative and sleazy sounds. ■ Mixed Bizness at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom. Includes entry to R-P-Z. ■ R-P-Z at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Residents Hushpuppy and Bonjour Boi promise a blend of electro, Italo disco, punk-funk and ‘wrong sounds a-plenty’. Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Rubbermensch and Kaleidoscope at ABC2. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A night for indie lovers. Andy Wilson is in charge, and Paul Needles plays vintage punk and rock’n’roll in the Polar Bar.
FREE Thursdays at Maggie’s at Maggie May’s. 10pm–3am. Weekly. DJ Marky Mark plays funk, soul, rock and pop. Chart & Party ■ Chopper at the Shed. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. DJ Euan plays party tracks, club classics and requests. ■ Common Room at Common. 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. ■ Erotic Pop at Kushion. 9pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Famous 80s anthems with a modern day twist. ■ The Live 1 at Jumpin Jaks. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £3 before midnight; £4 after. Weekly. Karaoke, chart hits, party classics and guest live bands every week. ■ Rogue at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Steven Foy presents all your favourite dance tunes. ■ Rumble Thursdays at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. Chart, pop, indie, R&B and hip hop fight it out for your aural affections. ■ Thursday Reloaded at Victoria’s. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Residents Noble Whitelaw and Stu McLean bring you a bunch of party anthems.
Glasgow Fridays Club ■ Back Tae Mine at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Going out is the new staying in, as this night offers booze, tea, toast, bands and DJs to create a houseparty vibe. ■ Ballbreaker and Vice at the Cathouse. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJs Billy and Martin Bate play a selection of rock, metal, emo and even hip hop over two floors. ■ Ballers Social Club at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). 24 Jul. Dam Funk (Stones Throw), 7VWWVW live (Crystal Wish), Danny Breaks (Droppin Science/Beat Dimensions) and the LuckyMe DJs, who play a mix of hip hop, dubstep, techno and more. ■ Bamboo Fridays at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, funk and soul from Gavin Sommerville, and Sose in the Lounge. ■ Bass Warrior Sound System at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). 31 Jul. DJ Dirtsman brings you a blazin’ night of total reggae dancehall, with a bit of Soca thrown in to give a complete Caribbean vibe. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. 8pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this club from residents Gordon ‘Harri’ Millar and Mash. ■ Black Tent at Nice’n’Sleazy. 9pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £3 after. 24 Jul. Errors and Rock Action DJs playing indie, house and techno and all genres in between. FREE Bunker Fridays at the Bunker Bar. 9pm–3am. Weekly. Tam Coyle plays the best from new and established bands until midnight while Andy Wilson drops some new and classic indie favourites until chucking out time, now 3am. ■ Cancelled at Karbon. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House, electro, indie, and rock‘n’roll with DJs Scott MacKay, Iain Thomson, Kevin McFarlane, Domsko, Iron Ill and Adrian Barry. ■ Canvas Club at Arta. 10pm–3am. £5 (free). Weekly. Live bands plus DJ Joe Deehan playing funk and party classics. ■ Casa at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Classic house and dance from Mark Robb and guests. ■ Curious Curious at Stereo. 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5/4 after. 24 Jul. Monthly. The late night sound abounds at this club from David Barbarossa (Huntley and Palmer’s Audio
present The Waverley
11pm–3am. £10 (£8). 31 Jul. Very Club) and Andrew Divine (The Art School). Curious? You should be . . . ■ Damnation at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Rock, metal, punk and emo. ■ Digital Harlot at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–3.30am. £6 (£5). 31 Jul. Industrial, breaks and more, from Unmortal, Dead On The Live Wire, Damaged Electronics and Vinyl Vandal. ■ Elevator at Byblos. 10pm–3am. £3 before 12.30am; £6 (£3) after. Weekly. R&B, hip hop, dancehall and reggae with DJ Naeem. ■ Friday Night Live at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Stellar indie sounds from Craig Wilson. ■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 31 Jul. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. This is the ninth Anniversary, with guest DJ Mik Parry from Pow Wow Club. ■ Kevin Saunderson and Ivan Turanjanin at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £10. 24 Jul. A special appearance from Saunderson, one of Detroit’s holy trinity of techno innovators, plus South African promoter and DJ Turanjanin. ✽✽ Kinky Afro at the Sub Club. special guest Bass Clef (Skull Disco, Blank Tapes) joins residents Mr Mafro and the Kinkdogg for a night of dubstep and techno mayhem. ■ Music for Pleasure at Bamboo. 10pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Indie, pop and electro from Sose, with R&B and hip hop from Gareth Sommerville in room two. ■ Old Skool at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie. ✽✽ Optimo and Melting Pot Riverboat Shuffle at Glasgow Science Centre. 8pm–3am. £25. 24 Jul. The first time a club has ever been held on the historic Waverley Riverboat, with Optimo’s Twitch and Wilkes, Melting Pot’s Simon Cordiner and special guest Bill Brewster (author of Last Night a DJ Saved my Life). Be at Glasgow Science Centre by 7.45pm for a sailing time of 8pm, with an afterparty to be held at a secret location. ■ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 9pm–3am. £5. 31 Jul. Indie, punk, soul and electropop from the Pinups DJs, with live guests. ✽✽ Pressure at the Arches. 10pm–4am. £8. 31 Jul. Darkroom Dubs special of deep house and techno with Silicone Soul and The Jet Project. ■ Pull Up the Roots at Hummingbird. 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Three floors of music, with the Stereofunk DJs playing minimal techno and house, Kev Stevens playing soul, funk and hip hop, and Melting Pot’s Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner providing disco and house in the penthouse. FREE Radio Arcade at the Twisted Wheel. 10.30pm–3am. 24 Jul. Radio Arcade is a club night from John Cannon and Jon Virtue (Perc Trax, Sleaze, Acitone). Expect all things electronic, from house to breakbeat to wonky techno. ■ Red’n’Black at Drop. 10pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. An urban night with the Artistik DJs. ■ Spill at the Twisted Wheel. 11pm–3am. £3. 31 Jul. Blasting music from the highly influential riot grrrl movement as well as lashings of punk, grunge, indie and a sprinkle of pop. ■ Symbiosis at Soundhaus. 10.30pm–4am. £5. 24 Jul. Drum & bass and dubstep with residents Whoa!gan, Alcane, D-Fade, Calaco Jack and Yellowbenzene. ■ Toxic Pop at Bamboo. 10.30pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Geoff M and Craig Laws play quality house music plus R&B and hip hop from Gavin Sommerville.
FREE White Noise with Billy Woods at Mama San. 9pm–3am. Weekly. Music for adults. Glasgow legend Billy Woods plays the tunes in style. Chart & Party ■ 118-118 at the Classrooms. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. A poptastic student party hosted by Ray Woods, Miguel and guests. ■ Audio Filth at Common. 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Friday nights are getting dirty with Ross McMillan and Big Al orchestrating some of the filthiest house, electro, hip hop and indie. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Union. 10pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. After many years, rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast’s edam selection. ■ Crash at the Shed. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. Euan and Andy play all the party tracks you know and love. ■ Fresh Friday at Victoria’s. 10.30pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Two rooms containing a selection of Ibiza anthems, commercial dance and Nu-nrg. ■ Fridays at Jumpin Jaks at Jumpin Jaks. 10pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Chart and party tracks for a Friday night. No sportswear, but trainers are okay. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ It’s Showtime! at Madness. 10pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Mainstream party fun from the Madness Stage Crew, compere Mark Donnelly and DJ Marty Party. ■ Jamboree at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. R&B and funky house from Richie McColm. ■ Mojo at Kushion. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Two rooms of disco, old-school hip hop, indie and house.
Club ■ Absolution at Classic Grand. 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Rock, metal, industrial and punk to liven up your Saturday night. ■ All Tore Up at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £7. 1 Aug. Maximum rhythm and blues, rock’n’roll and rockabilly, with live band The Skip Rats and guest DJ Gordon from Koolsville. ■ Black Cat Burlesque at Ivory Blacks. 11pm–3am. £12 (£10). 25 Jul. Join Miss Sparkling Diamond for the Black Cat relaunch party, with two massive shows including performers from all over the UK. ■ Blacktrackin’ at Woodside Social Club. 8.30pm–2am. £5. 25 Jul. A night of purest Northern Soul and Motown. ■ BodyRox at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. £10 (VIP £15). 25 Jul. Stomping electro chart smashes from Nick Bridges (BodyRox), supported by Paul Rea. ✽✽ Bullet:Dodge at Ad Lib. based techno label Bullet:Dodge Records’ new night. Featuring Glasgow techno superwoman Little Miss Mixit with support from label residents My Evil Twin and guests Mirror Symmetry and Graeme Speirs. FREE Bunker Saturdays at the Bunker Bar. 9pm–2am. Weekly. Toast drops indie bits, rock picks and student anthems. ■ Canvas Club at Arta. 10pm–3am. £5 (free). Weekly. See Fri. ■ Dance! Dance! Dance! at the Twisted Wheel. 11pm–3am. £5. 25 Jul. A trip into disco, sleazy funk and boogie with Andy Piacentini and Derek Smith. ■ Der Supermax Love Machine at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 11pm–3am. £5. 25 Jul. Reich‘n’roll with resident DJ Billy Woods. 10pm–3am. £4 (£3). 25 Jul. Wishaw
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