■ Subcity Radio Haunted Disco at Glasgow School of Art. 11pm–3am. £6–£8. 31 Oct. Halloween fun on the dancefloor from Benny Boom, Men & Machines, Shaun Fae Solar and Johnny Whoop. ■ Subculture at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Weekly. Glasgow’s well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic back together every week after Domenic’s recent sojourn in Barcelona and regular guests Junior, Telford and Esa. Holy Ghost is the (rather appropriate) special guest on 31 Oct. ■ Supermax Halloween Horrorshow at Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel. 11pm–3am. £5. 31 Oct. Reich’n’roll with Glasgow’s discotheque grand master DJ Billy Woods. Dress to kill! ■ The Horror Social Club at La Cheetah. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5 in fancy dress, or free if dressed like Prince!). 31 Oct. This seasonally-rebranded Ballers Social Club special features Subeena (Planet Mu), Ghostleigh (Ghostleighdubz) and Eclair FiFi (LuckyMe) play a mix of hip hop, dubstep, techno and more. FREE Tronicsole at Mama San. 11pm–3am. 31 Oct. Local hero Milton Jackson headlines this Halloween special. Also featuring resident Hiro. ■ Voodoo at the Cathouse. 4–9pm. £6 (£3). Weekly. Under-18s club, featuring two floors of rock, metal, punk, emo and requests with DJs Framie and Am-y. ■ Warehouse Halloween Afterparty at SWG3. 9pm–3am. £tbc. 31 Oct. Celebrate the opening of SWG3’s Warehouse of Horrors exhibition with this goth and rockabilly themed party. ■ Woodland Creatures Halloween Special at Blackfriars. 10pm–3am. £5. 31 Oct. Featuring Rags & Feathers live, and guest DJs. Chart & Party ■ Base at the Tunnel. 11pm–3am. £10. Weekly. DJ Sketch, Harri Miller and John Thomson put together a blend of funky house and R&B over two rooms. ■ Bob’s Full House at Oran Mor. 11pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Bobby Bluebell spins dance, pop and cheesy tunes. ■ Boho Saturdays at Boho. 9.30pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £8 after. Weekly. Li’l Rich packs the dancefloor every Saturday with a li’l bit of everything. ■ Dreamlands at Sea. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Setting you free every Saturday with a commercial collection of dance, R&B and hip hop. ■ Flawless Saturday at Victoria’s. 10.30pm–3am. £8. Weekly. Resident Noble Whitelaw brings you classic dance tunes, while Craig McFadden plays chart, R&B and party.
■ I Love Garage at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ It’s Showtime! at Madness. 10pm–3am. £3. Weekly. See Fri. ■ Kinetic Blue at the Viper Bar & Club. 9pm–3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Indie and funky house from Ross McMillan. ■ Kinky Disco at Kushion. 4pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £7 (£5) after. Weekly. The self-styled sexiest party in town is hosted by DJs Stevie Foy and Gav Somerville. playing house, electro and urban hits. ■ School’s Out! Saturdays at the Classrooms. 11pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Four rooms of music, including DJ Ray Woods playing indie, DJ James Currie with cheese and pop and DJ Darren Donnolly playing light house. Or chill out in the common room with pool and Nintendo Wii. ■ Shed Saturdays at the Shed. 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Weekly. If you like the Shed’s Friday night party, you’ll love their Saturday too. ■ This is . . . at Common. 5pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. James Lithgow and Max Asante playing funky indie. ■ Valdor at Valdor. 11pm–3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Yasmin and Cris Bigguzzi play R&B, hip hop, house and electro over two rooms.
Glasgow Sundays Club ■ Bloc + Jam at Bar Bloc. 5pm–2am. £tbc. Weekly. Open mic night hosted by Louis Abbot (Brother Louis Collective), Craig Grant (Union of Knives) and Kenny ‘Jelly Minogue’ Reid. ■ Discobadger at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Dominic Martin, DJ Kash and Mash do the business every week. ■ Distortion at ABC2. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Emo, screamo and metal with DJ Muppet. ■ Hype at Karbon. 11pm–3am. £2.50/£4 before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. A new Sunday jam for Karbon, playing R&B, hip hop and urban classics. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thompson playing top-notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twentysomething revellers, all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. ■ Optimo (Espacio) at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £8 (£7). Weekly. Glasgow’s finest underground clubbing institution keeps on defining the city’s Sunday,
with your hosts JD Twitch and JG Wilkes. With upcoming guests Asakusa Jinta (25 Oct) and Cold Cave at their annual Optimo (Espookio) (1 Nov). ■ Ritual at Classic Grand. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Make Sundays a habit again, with DJ Barry playing rock, metal and industrial. ■ Sheek at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. DJ Marky Mark brings you the best mish mash of funk, soul, disco, house and rock‘n’roll. ■ Social Sundays at O’Couture. noon–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Keeping the weekend alive with indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this brand new club. ■ Sunday Circus at Grand Ole Opry. 6–11.30pm. £8. 25 Oct. Deep house and techno in a new venue from guests Alex Celler and Anthea, with residents Ronnie, Affi Koman, Euan and Cammy T. ■ The Sunday Club at Victoria’s. 11pm–3am. £6. Weekly. Classic commercial dance tunes and anthems all night long. ■ Sunday Session at the V Club. 11pm–3am. £3 (free with flyer). Weekly. Get over the weekend with Craig Loosejoints and Stevie Elements. FREE Sundays at the Cathouse. 11pm–3am. Weekly. DJ AM-Y playing killer rock, metal, punk and requests. Chart & Party ■ Be There Bitch at Valdor. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. DJs Nicky Modlin and Neeb mixing everything from electro, pop and indie to R&B and hip hop. ■ Dirty Habits at the Shed. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Party games and party tunes. ■ Rock’n’Rolla at Kushion. 9pm–3am. Free with Social Animal keyring before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. DJ Chris McManus provides a smooth groove to top off the weekend. Selected drinks £1. ■ Sunday Night Live at Madness. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Karaoke fun with The Sunday Sing-a-Long Show featuring Donny Findlay and Abbygale, then The Barron takes over on the decks from 12.15am. ■ Sunday Sex at Boho. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. DJ Raw B playing student anthems all night long, with prizes up for grabs. ■ We Started Everything at the Garage. 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Weekly. A night of ‘unadulterated musical magnificence’ (we’re quoting) with Brian McMaster.
Glasgow Mondays Club ■ Burn at the Buff Club. 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Burn provides all the disco songs you’ve forgotten about and
If you are looking for a mix of psych-rock, garage funk, sonic rock’n’roll and Motown Modern Lovers classics that has a retro soundtrack but isn’t stuck in the past Modern Lovers is the perfect prescription. This fortnight expect an even heavier, darker version of the usual eclectic goodness as Stuart Braithwaite from arch mavericks Mogwai takes to the decks in Glasgow (and Edinburgh). ■ The GRV, Edinburgh, Sat 24 Oct; The Flying Duck, Glasgow, Sat 31 Oct.
the ones you can’t forget. Presented by Normski, Zeus and Mash. ■ Monday Mayhem at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie tracks from CJ. ■ Passionality at Byblos. 11.30pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Shawn Roberts plays chart hits for the gay/mixed crowd. ■ Poptimism/Rocktimism at the Garage. 11pm–3am. £4 (free). Weekly. Does exactly what it says on the tin. A healthy dose of pop and rock for mid- week party people. ■ Trademark at ABC. 11pm–3am. £3 (free with trade wage slip). Weekly. A new trade night, which also doubles as the official aftershow for any gig at the ABC on the same night.
Club ■ Almost Grown at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £2 (free with student card). Weekly. Rock‘n’roll for the soul with David Stone. ■ Audiocouture at Byblos. 11.30pm–3am. £3 (£2 students). Weekly. A mixed night playing chart, cheese and R&B, with DJ Shazza Halliwell. FREE Eureka at Bamboo. 11pm–3am. Weekly. Robin B spins dance, R&B, hip hop and house. ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Euan and David play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan has the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. ■ Revolution at Queen Margaret Union. 10pm–2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Muppet plays rock, metal and emo.
Glasgow Wednesdays Club ■ After Hours at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £3. Weekly. Gerry Lyons plays a mix of everything he loves, from The Stones to Hot Chip. ■ Lollapalooza Wednesday at O’Couture. 4pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this new student night, where Uni society and sports team members go free. ■ Look Sharp! at Firewater. 10pm–3am. £tbc. Weekly. 90s indie, 60s soul breaks, psych and funk. ■ Octopussy at the Arches. 11pm–3am. £5. Weekly. Jacuzzis, bouncy castles and a Chapel of Love at the Arches’ regular student night. FREE Rehab at Box. midnight–3am. Weekly. An indie, punk rock and psychedelic soundtrack. ■ Remote Control at the V Club. 10.30pm–3am. £3 (£1 students). Weekly. Noj (Pandemic, Nice’n’Sleazy) and John host an alternative indie disco. ■ Smashed Hits at the Flying Duck. 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Weekly debauchery with a live performance (artist tbc) and J Dirty Marc giving aural pleasure in a multi-genre ballroom blitz. With club visuals and tea and toast. ■ Spirit at the Sub Club. 11pm–3am. £2 (free with flyer). Weekly. DJ Pumpio and The Groundskeeper present music to move you; everything from Bach to The Beatles and Basement Jaxx, so they promise. ■ The Kids Love Techno and Whatchamacallit at the Buff. 11pm–3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Punk, funk and pop with DJ Bobby Bluebell, while Chris Niven plays techno and electro. ■ Tongue in Cheek at Bamboo. 10pm–4am. £5 (£4). Weekly. DJ Miguel plays R&B in the main room, DJ Toast plays chart in the lounge and Andy Wilson plays rock in the red room. ■ Twisted at Byblos. 10.30pm–3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Weekly. A new, circus-themed night of house and indie over two rooms, with Marco Loco and Stuart McCorrisken.
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