Events are listed by city, day, type then alphabetically by name. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. Glasgow listings are compiled by David Pollock. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Glasgow Thursday Clubs ■ Best in Show at Nice’n’Sleazy. 20 Jan, 9pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm: £3 after. Like Crufts, but with men (and Findo Gask DJs) instead of dogs. ■ Cheap & Nasty at Nice’n’Sleazy. 3 Feb, 11.30pm–3am. £2. Everything from disco to indie and electro to funk, with Matthew Craig of One More Tune and Define Define. ■ Classic Grand Thursdays at Classic Grand. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6. DJs Barry, Dec and Young Blood provide a mix of rock, electro, emo and industrial. ■ Co-Op at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (£2). Four great Glasgow clubs (Orderly Disorder, Dirty Noise, Mount Heart Attack and Scrabble) team up for a new monthly night, with one picking the genre for the evening and the rest putting their own spin on it. Mediaheroic will be providing visuals. ■ Do U Remember? (DUR?) at Stereo. 27 Jan, 11pm–3am. £2. A night of nostalgic visuals provided by Broadcastr, with a soundtrack of cheesy oldies from resident Preacherman, local guests and an anything goes attitude. January’s date is an end of exams fiesta, with guest DJ Lucha Libre and more. FREE Feel My Bicep at Flat 0/1. Weekly 11pm–3am. 80s sleaze, analogue funk, old school house, disco flexx and sweat on the walls. ■ I Heart . . . at O2 ABC. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 (£5). A new Thursday night student special with resident Gentleman Johnny. ■ Jurassic at the Art School. 3 Feb, 10pm–3am. Free for GSA students before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Drum & bass with Djamba (Jungle Nation). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Macho City at the Art School. 27 Jan, 10pm–3am. £4 (£3); free for GSA students. A new disco night, hosted by Simon Cordiner (Melting Pot) and Rory (Feel My Bicep). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Mixed Bizness at the Art School. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free for GSA students before midnight; £4 (£3) after. Cutting edge underground beats and classic dancefloor gems from resident Benny Boom and rotating residents NoFace, Point to C, MGCK and Djamba. Includes entry to Thursday night clubs in the Vic Bar at the Art School. ■ The Pump Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 27 Jan, 11pm–3am. £4. Throbb, The Falconi Bros, Von Trapp and guests present an electronic workout. ■ The Rev Up at the Art School. 20 Jan, 10pm–3am. £4 (£3); free for GSA students. New rockabilly night, with Aaron (All Tore Up). Includes entry to Mixed Bizness. ■ Rubbermensch and Jellybaby at O2 ABC2. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4. A night for indie lovers with Andy Wilson. FREE Salsa Tumbao at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. Salsa and dancing with Farah Portela Alonso and Tumbao Salsa School. ■ Shake It Up at Maggie May’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5. Indie, rock, disco and pop from DJ Paddy. ■ Skint and Vengeance at the Cathouse. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (£2 students). DJs Billy and Colin play rock, emo and pop-punk in the main room, while DJ Q Ball has the sickest black metal, death metal and thrash in the back.
■ Sol’s Club at Sol’s Club. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5. Bollywood, Latin, Afro- Caribbean and reggae club nights. ■ Soul Glo at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. DJ Snafu scratches funk, soul and old rhythm and blues. Chart & Party FREE Access All Areas Presents Zzap64 at Òran Mór. Weekly 10pm–3am. Disco Dave plays indie, pop, rock and electro. ■ Beat Boutique at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Super-stylish R&B and urban sounds from the Beat Boutique crew. ■ Bump at Hummingbird. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. R&B and hip hop from DJs Naeem and Sketch. ■ Common Room at Common. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. DJs Craig Kelman and Craig McHugh play party tunes in a house party style. ■ Dirty Sexy Money at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc (free for students before midnight). That Tall Guy Scott plays cheese, pop and R&B. ■ Erotic Pop at Kushion. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Greg McWhinnie chops up instrumentals and vocals to create live mash-ups for the crowd. ■ Eureka at Bamboo. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free with a matric card). DJ Toast plays rock, indie, dance and hip hop. FREE Laid Back at the Polo Lounge. Weekly 9pm–3am. DJ Suave Gav presents a party that’s anything but laid- back. ■ Onederful at Play. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3) after. Party sounds from DJ Chris Stewart and Tobin. FREE Pour Homme, Pour Femme, Pour Queens at FHQ. Weekly 9pm–3am. New weekly night from TLC Glasgow with DJ Shawn Roberts, free entry and a whole lotta tunes. ■ Rumble Thursdays at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. Chart, pop, indie, R&B and hip hop fight it out for your aural affections. ■ Skint at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Stephen Foy plays indie dancefloor anthems, pop hits and classic house. ■ Thursday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. DJ Naeem and DJ Sketch present a night of sleek and sexy urban tracks to get you moving. ■ Vibe at Boho. Weekly 10.30pm–2am. £5 (£4, students free before midnight). DJ Bobby B, DJ Gully and Mr Vin mash up hip hop, R&B, house and club classics. ■ iDJ at the Shed. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2. DJ Li’l Rich plays party sounds to start the weekend early. Monthly special events include bouncy castles, karaoke nights and the famous Shed roller disco.
Friday Clubs ■ Argonaut Sounds at Blackfriars. 21 Jan, 11pm–3am. £3. The Argonaut soundsystem returns playing reggae, dancehall and dub. ■ Ballbreaker and Vice at the Cathouse. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £5 (£4). DJs Billy and Martin Bate play a selection of rock, metal, emo and even hip hop over two floors. ■ Banjax at La Cheetah. 28 Jan, 11pm–3am. £10. A new bi-monthly night from Dave Shades (Mount Heart Attack), Tommy & McGarvatron (Bass Invaders) and Data Rape aka Full Phat (Obese, Concept Theory). In January they welcome Neil Landstrumm (Planet Mu, Scandinavia) for a night of dub, techno and bass. ■ Black Tent at Nice’n’Sleazy. 28 Jan, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Errors and Rock Action DJs playing indie, house and techno and all genres in between.
Club. 28 Jan, 11pm–3am. £6 ✽✽ Dirt Box at Stereo. 28 Jan, 10pm–3am. £7. A new house and techno party for Stereo, with regulars Dirty Basement, Crocky DaMan and Foley Foliage. January’s first instalment features a guest set from Pete Tong and Judge Jules favourite Will Bailey (Simma/Gatecrasher), who you might also know as Twocker, Rudi Stakker or Bass Weazal. ■ Friday Street at Blackfriars. 28 Jan, 10pm–3am. £6. Classic mod sounds, 60s psych and northern soul at Scotland’s premier mod club, with regular DJs Mikey Collins and Paul Molloy. January’s date features live band The Ray Bandos. ■ Friday at Maggie May’s Basement at Maggie May’s. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5. Indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the 00s. ✽✽ How’s Your Party? at the Sub advance; £8 on the door. Funky, dubstep, bassline and more at this well-respected party, with resident Boom Monk Ben. January’s guests will be A1 Bassline, Tomb Crew and DJ NoFace. ■ Lock Up Your Daughters at the Flying Duck. 21 Jan, 11pm–3am. £5 (students £4). Ass-shaking session from the LUYD fanzine pitched as ‘a response to the boredom and brain dead stagnation that plagues modern gay culture’, with residents DJ Suezz, Lock Up Your DJs and Skeleton Boy. In January, LUYD invite you to make a New Queer Resolution with Subcity’s three-piece girl DJ team Cassettes. FREE Only Fools and House at Flat 0/1. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. Tom, Anton and Ewan play a fine selection of New York and Chicago house, cosmic italo disco and classic 80s electro. ■ Pinup Nights at the Flying Duck. 28 Jan, 9pm–3am. £5 advance; £6 on the door. Glasgow’s biggest indie night, with regular local, national and international guest DJs and live bands representing the best of Glasgow’s scene. January’s event will be ‘Pinups Pirates’. The club say ‘expect skulls, ropes, rum, Jolly Rogers, (temporary) tattoo artists, loads more nonsense and a treasure map with some hidden bullion to find.’ With guest DJ Paul Thomson (Franz Ferdinand) and live bands Jacob Yates and the Pearly Gate Lock Pickers, The Plimptons and Ace City Racers. ■ Point 4 at Soundhaus. 21 Jan, 10.30pm–3am. £6 ; £5 members. A co- op of nights for the discerning clubber, headed by Animal Farm. With contributions from various smaller nights including Sunday Circus, Sensu, Kreep Krew, Hot Box and Slabs of the Tabernacle. ■ Pressure at the Arches. 28 Jan, 11pm–3am. £15. More techno action from Slam at their monthly Arches residency, featuring some big-name guests. January sees Laurent Garnier bring his LBS project for a live special, with Silicon Soul also on the bill. See preview, page 33. ■ Propaganda at O2 ABC. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £4. Indie Friday nighter. ■ Riot Radio at Maggie May’s. Weekly 9pm–3am. £5. DJ Dan South presents indie rock’n’roll from the 60s to the present day. ■ Sensu at the Sub Club. 21 Jan, 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £8 after. A typically great house, techno and electro night from the Sub Club. January sees the club go monthly, with returning guest Tobi Neumann. ■ Subcity Party at Stereo. 21 Jan, 11pm–3am. £7 (students £6). The University of Glasgow’s own radio station hosts another of its legendary parties, with a range of highest quality local DJs on the decks. ■ Symbiosis at Soundhaus. 28 Jan, 10pm–3am. £8. Drum & bass and dubstep, with resident DJs including Calaco Jack, Alcane, Dom D’Sylva, Whoa!gan and Altronix. January’s guests are Raiden (Renegade Hardware, Offkey) and Morphy (Exit, Function).
■ Trench at the Halt Bar. 28 Jan, 8pm–midnight. Free. A house and techno pre-club with 27B and Neill Murphy (Loop). ■ Upside Down at Nice’n’Sleazy. 21 Jan, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Where bad people meet good music. ■ Vintage at the Saint. Weekly 11.30pm–3am. Free. A weekly night run by Elliot Castro (Diversion), with local DJ guests spinning an eclectic mix in boutique surroundings. Chart & Party ■ Audiofilth at Common. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. Friday nights are getting dirty with Ross McMillan and Big Al orchestrating some of the filthiest house, electro, hip hop and indie. ■ Bespoke Fridays at O’Couture. Weekly 8pm–midnight. £6 (£3 students). Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks at this club from residents Rob Etherson, Jenny and Mash. ■ Boho Fridays at Boho. Weekly 9.30pm–3am. £6. Fridays at Boho are funky, with DJ Robin B. ■ Canvas at Arta. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Live bands plus DJs Martin Black (Fri) and Norman Robinson (Sat) playing funk and party classics. ■ Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Union. Weekly 9pm–2am. £3–£4 (£2 members). After many years, rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka- fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast’s edam selection. ■ Crash at the Shed. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Euan and Andy play all the party tracks you know and love. ■ Famous at Kushion. Weekly 4pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. James Lithgow and DJ Status take it through to 3am with indie, electro, house and hip hop. ■ Friday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £tbc. House and electro at this mainstream party night. ■ Garage Mobile Disco at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Ginja Show at the Ferry. 28 Jan, 10pm–2am. £20; £30 VIP; £45 VVIP. Bigboyz entertainment and HITV UK presents the first Ginja Show in Scotland, showcasing Nigerian artists and DJs in a club roadshow, televised on HITV UK. JJC will be performing live, supported by Mr Feasibility and rising hip hop stars Bizzy Mante and Levis Albano, with DJ George playing the hits. ■ Hummingbird Friday at Hummingbird. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Carlo Carozzi and Andrew Melrose take charge of two rooms of house and party tracks. ■ Lip Service at FHQ. Weekly 6pm–3am. £tbc. Long-running lesbian club night with a focus on all things sensual. Includes face-painting, dress- up box, spin the bottle booths and a ‘sexual postbox’. Ooh-er. ■ Music For Pleasure at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before midnight with a matric card; £5 after. Gavin Sommerville, Gerry Lyons and Andy Wilson play R&B, hip hop, house and pop. ■ My Mum Told Me I Could DJ at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£4 students) after. The West End comes alive with Friday night chart and party sounds from DJs Nelson and Richie McColm. ■ NOW Fridays at Òran Mór. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 (students £4). Chart, R&B, house and electro from Dave M. ■ Old Skool at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £6 ; £3 entry through the Butterfly & Pig. Funk, soul and disco from DJs Craig Thompson, Jack and Gordie.
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