■ The Hot Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 29 Jan, 11.30pm–3am. £3. Rafla (Nice’n’Sleazy) and Nobodaddy (The Phantom Band) play garage, punk, psych and rockabilly, with occasional live bands and art interventions. ■ The Rock Shop at Maggie May’s. Weekly 7pm–1am. Free before midnight; £5 (£3) after. Resident Lee Craig plays a selection of rock, indie and metal classics in Maggie’s basement. ■ Voodoo at the Cathouse. Weekly 4–9pm. £6 (£3). Under-18s club, featuring two floors of rock, metal, punk, emo and requests with DJs Framie and Am-y. Chart & Party ■ Base at the Tunnel. Weekly 11pm–3am. £10. DJ Sketch, Harri Miller and John Thomson put together a blend of funky house and R&B over two huge and consistently packed rooms. ■ Bob’s Full House at Òran Mór. Weekly 11pm–3am. £8. Chart, R&B, house, indie and electro with DJ Bobby Bluebell. ■ Boho Saturdays at Boho. Weekly 9.30pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £8 after. Li’l Rich packs the dancefloor every Saturday with a li’l bit of everything. ■ FHQ Saturdays at FHQ. Weekly 6pm–3am. Free. The party starts here with DJ Steven Devine playing upbeat pop anthems. ■ Homegrown at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. £7 (£5 with a matric card). Big Al, Dominic Martin and Robin B play R&B, indie, rock and soul. ■ Hummingbird Saturdays at Hummingbird. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Party sounds from DJs Aaron Petrie and Kid Sleazy. ■ I Love Garage at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). Chart, indie, R&B and hip hop, with karaoke in Snapshotz. ■ Kinetic Blue at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–2am. Free before 10.30pm; £6 (£5 students) after. Indie and funky house from Ross McMillan. ■ Kinky Disco at Kushion. Weekly 7pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. The self-styled sexiest party in town is hosted by DJs Stevie Foy and Gav Somerville playing house, electro and urban hits. ■ O’Couture Saturdays at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £8 (£5 students). Big-room party, dance and R&B sounds from Rob Etherson and That Tall Guy Scott. ■ PLAY Saturdays at Play. Weekly 5pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £8 (£6) after. Big room tunes from Will Ruane, Iain Pollock and Ross McFadyen. Note that opening time will be 10pm on the first Saturday of every month. ■ Saturday at Milan at Milan. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. DJs Robbie and Cruz serve up chart, dance, R&B and hip hop. ■ Stepping Up a Notch at the Polo Lounge. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. DJs Suave Gav and Leah give it their all on Saturday nights. ■ This Is . . . at Common. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £7 (£5 students) after. James D plays funky indie. ■ Worship at Tusk. Weekly 5pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. Party sounds from DJ John Heally. ■ Yoyo at the Shed. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before midnight; £6 after. DJs Euan and Derek play pop and hip hop hits.
Sunday Clubs FREE Button Up at Flat 0/1. Weekly 9pm–2am. Duncan Harvey and Jack Isosceles play a mix of sleazy R&B, 50s and 60s pop, jump jive, Jamaican vibes and exotica from a bygone age. ■ Optimo Presents Hung Up! at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Sundays aren’t dead
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If one night has been keeping the flame burning for dub, reggae and dancehall in Glasgow it is Mungo’s Hi-Fi. Now it is making a move across town to set up shop at its new home at Stereo and to mark its re-launch they are joined by Disrupt and Soom T who will be launching their curiously titled new album, Ode to a Carrot. ■ Stereo, Glasgow, Sat 22 Jan.
yet! A new weekly event curated by Optimo DJs JD Twitch and JG Wilkes, taking up where their old night left off but with added input from some of Glasgow’s finest DJs. ■ Sin City at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (free for students). Marky Mark and Mash brings you disco, funk, soul and house. FREE Sundays at the Cathouse. Weekly 11pm–3am. DJ AM-Y playing killer rock, metal, punk and requests. ■ Trash & Burn at Classic Grand. 30 Jan, 11pm–3am. £4. DJ Barry and Daiquiri Dusk present a night of glam, sleaze, girls and tease. Chart & Party ■ Banana Split at Play. Weekly 9pm–2am. Free before 10.30pm; £5 (£3 students) after. James D plays house and indie. ■ Big in Japan at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Dance if you want to, or take advantage of the cheap drinks instead. ■ Discobadger at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm with a matric card; £5 (£4) after. DJ Kash, Domsko and Gerry Lyons play hip hop, house, funk and electro. ■ Encore at Kushion. Weekly 9pm–3am. £5 (£3). Party sounds, and note it’s free entry all night with a retail wage slip. ■ Liquid Cool at Common. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Iain Thomson, AJ and Gordon ‘Harri’ Miller play vocal garage and house. ■ Mayhem Sundays at Bennets. Weekly 11pm–3am. £tbc. Party tunes for an up for it gay crowd with Marc. ■ Shedkandi at the Shed. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2. Sisters Lisa Mafia and Li’l Gem present a house and R&B playlist. ■ Sunday ‘Sentials at Play. Weekly 10pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £tbc after. Party sounds from DJs Chris Stewart and Ross McFadyen. ■ Sunday Service at Òran Mór. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (students £3). Chart, R&B, house and electro from Dave M.
■ Sunday Sesh at Boho. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students before midnight). Resident DJs play party anthems to wind you down or pick you up. ■ We Started Everything at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. A night of ‘unadulterated musical magnificence’ (we’re quoting) with Brian McMaster. ■ Weekends With a Bang! at the Polo Lounge. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. DJ Leah takes you out with a bang at this explosive end to the week.
Clubs FREE Boteco Intimo at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. Explore the intimate sounds of bossa nova, tropicalia, exotica and breezy lounge pop every Monday with your hostess DJ Mingo-go. ■ Burn at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Burn provides all the disco songs you’ve forgotten about and the ones you can’t forget. Presented by Normski, Zeus and Mash. Chart & Party ■ Alibi Mondays at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3). Andy R plays requests from all genres. ■ Hangout Mondays at O’Couture. Weekly 4pm–3am. £tbc. Indie, dance, pop and cheap drinks. ■ Heat at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–2am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. Urban, house and indie. ■ Lock In at Bamboo. Weekly 10pm–3am. £5 (£3). New Monday nighter for Bamboo playing music ‘of the party variety’. FREE Passionality at FHQ. Weekly 11pm–3am. Passion’s the fashion on a Monday with this night from TLC and DJ Shawn Roberts.
Tuesday Clubs ■ IAM at the Sub Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £2–£4. A new house and techno night from hosts Beta and Kappa,
whose aim is to try and recapture the Optimo vibe of old on a Tuesday night. ■ Killer Kitsch at the Buff Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3–£4. Euan Neilson and David Sinclair play electro, house and rock upstairs, while Duncan Harvey and David Brown have the bootlegs and classics covered downstairs. 1 Feb’s special guest is Chris Elliott, aka Nom De Strip, formerly half of Stupid Fresh. Chart & Party ■ Dubbed at FHQ. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. DJs Rob Technic and Colin Reid play house, R&B, hip hop and indie. ■ Glam at Common. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after (£3 for students). DJs Chris Stewart and Steven Tobin play R&B. FREE Ipop at the Polo Lounge. Weekly 5pm–3am. Start the week very early with DJ Devine. ■ Juicy Tuesday at Kushion. Weekly 9pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 (£3 students) after. A night to entertain the masses across two rooms. Room one sees Stevie Foy rocking out indie pop and electro, while Li’l L and Ray Woods get the party started with hip hop beats and R&B grooves in room two. ■ Lust at O’Couture. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (£3 students). Indie anthems and urban beats. FREE Nectar & Nails at Hummingbird. Weekly 5pm–1am. Off the wall party sounds with DJ Ed Nygma. ■ Quids at Queen Margaret Union. Weekly 9pm–2am. £1 before 11pm; £3/2 after. Gerry Lyons provides the soundtrack for this new student indie night. ■ Switch Tuesdays at Bamboo. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (free for students). Dan South and Robin B mash up hip hop, R&B, pop and electro. ■ Tuesday at Viper at the Viper Bar & Club. Weekly 9pm–3am. £tbc (free for students). Free entry to all students, as DJ Callum Lawson plays all the anthems you’ll hear down the union. ■ Y’Uptae Tuesday at the Garage. Weekly 11pm–3am. Free before 11.30pm; £5 (£3) after. DJ Andy Wilson plays club anthems, party hits and requests.
Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £5; £3 Clubs ■ Dirty Noise at Nice’n’Sleazy. 26 Jan, 11pm–3am. £4. Dirty, filthy, poundin’ techno from residents Go-Dirty, Digital Stitch and Martin What?, with visuals by Mediaheroic. ✽✽ Knock Knock at the Art School. advance and for GSA students. A new club night from Synergy Concerts, who will be joining the dots between the most exciting touring bands and the best of home-grown talent; and visual art label TAKTAL, who provide the creative direction and work closely with Art School students, tutors and graduates. Launching on 26 Jan, Rocketnumbernine will be playing live and Mogwai will be guest DJs. ■ The Mumble Club at Nice’n’Sleazy. 2 Feb, 11.30pm–3am. £2. A monthly hip hop night, with the sole aim of throwing good parties. ‘Basically,’ they say, ‘we just wanted to hear some R Kelly getting played outside of a student night or Karbon.’ ■ Muso at the Buff Club. Weekly 9pm–3am. £4 (£3). A night of up and coming bands, with DJs David Duffy and Amy Rew until 3am. ■ Nuke the Moon at the Flying Duck. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4 (£2). DJs Quahaze and Math look back to the golden age of clubs and the birth of dance music culture with a set of funk, disco, jackin’ house and breaks. FREE Open Mic at Boteco do Brasil. Weekly 8pm–3am. If you like to play music for others or just like listening to live artists then Boteco’s new open mic night is for you.
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