Friday Edinburgh

Back to the 80s Party at Club Tropicana. Weekly 10pm–3am. £tbc. Eighties club night with a high chance of Spandeu Ballet and Madness being blasted through the sound system. Club Oxygen at the Annexe at the Liquid Room. 7 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £7 (£5). Underground clubbing with house, trance, electro and dirty Dutch from residents Johan Van Alphen (Amsterdam), Ross Jackson, Keith Hunter and Deejay Archy. Confusion is Sex at the Bongo Club. 14 Feb, 11pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £7 after. Twisted and freaky mix of burlesque, glam techno, electro, indie punk and rock’n’roll where ‘the weird is normal’.

FREE Din Sync at the Banshee Labyrinth. 31 Jan, 11pm–3am.

Raving, with the help of acid house records supplied by Paul Maslin and King Rib. See Paul’s pick of records in Crate Digging, left. Disorder at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 24 Jan, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. Disco house, acid house and electro, but mainly techno. Fly at Cabaret Voltaire. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5–£7 (£5). New night of house, dubstep, garage and UK funky from a selection of Edinburgh DJs. Four Corners at the Bongo Club. 7 Feb, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £5 after. Edinburgh’s regular club get-down of deep funk and future soul, party hip hop and good-time reggae, nu-Latin breaks and afro beats courtesy of resident DJ’s Astroboy, Simon Hodge and Johnny Cashback. FREE Friday Night at the Parlour Bar. Weekly 9pm–1am. Old school R&B, soul classics, rock’n’roll and garage punk.

Jackhammer at the Caves. 31 Jan, 10.30pm–3am. £8–£10. Techno night

with special guest Joey Beltram joining WolfJazz & Keyte. Planet Earth at Citrus Club. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £6 after. Music from 1976 through to 1989. In other words, a healthy dose of punk, new wave, new romantic and electro-pop (now with added 90s). Propaganda at the Liquid Room. Weekly 11pm–3am. £5 (students £4 before 11.30pm). The UK’s biggest indie club night comes to Edinburgh. Stacks at Wee Red Bar. 31 Jan, 11pm–3am. £5 (£4). Monthly night of soul, funk, Motown, R&B, swing and old time rock’n’roll. Substance at the Bongo Club. 24 Jan, 11pm–3am. £5. Edinburgh’s long-running underground techno party featuring special guest Bleaching Agent. Teesh at Sneaky Pete’s. 14 Feb, 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). A brand new night from Sneaky’s regular DJ Teesh. This is Music at Sneaky Pete’s. 7 Feb, 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). Indie-electro night hosted by the Sick Note DJs. FREE Underside at the Banshee Labyrinth. 24 Jan & 7 Feb, 11pm–3am. Classic, metalcore, black, death and everything musically inbetween. Warm Fuzzy at Wee Red Bar. 24 Jan, 11pm–3am. £5. A night for dancing, art and making friends with a deep house and funky electronic soundtrack. What the Funk at Electric Circus. 14 Feb, 11pm–3am. £8. After running in Falkirk for over two years, the night moves to the city. Expect house and your feet to move to the beat. Wonky at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 31 Jan, 11pm–3am. £tbc. Hardcore techno. Xplicit at the Bongo Club. 31 Jan,

11pm–3am. £8–10. Drum & bass, dubstep and other bassy beats to celebrate its ninth birthday featuring special guest Phace. Saturday Edinburgh

FREE Anagram at the Banshee Labyrinth. 25 Jan, 11pm–3am. Residents Dijimij, Steev-e and Kol with some free acid house, tribal techno with old skool punk and ‘random stuff inbetween’ for their fourth birthday party. Beep Beep, Yeah! at Electric Circus. 8 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. A staunchly retro soundtrack of 50s rock, 60s grooves and 70s psychedelia. Big’n’Bashy at the Bongo Club. 8 Feb, 11pm–3am. £4 before midnight; £6 after. Four deck mix of dubstep, reggae, grime, dancehall and jungle playing out over the Messenger Sound System. Big Night Out at Cav. 8 Feb, 10pm–3am. £4–£6 (students free before midnight; £2 after). Three rooms of mainstream dance, chart and pop hits but expect something a little bit different than your normal Cav experience as this is in association with Smirnoff. Castle Clvb Saturdays at Castle Clvb. Weekly 10pm–3am. £tbc. Eclectic Saturday clvb night. Decagram at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 1 Feb, 7pm–3am. £3–£6. Night of independent film, live music and clubbing. Dr No’s at Henry’s Cellar Bar. 25 Jan & 8 Feb, 11pm–3am. £4 before midnight; £5 after. Dr No’s is back with a steady stream of the best in ska, rocksteady and 70s reggae. Drum & Bass Anthems at the Liquid Room. 15 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £5. The return of DJ Kid to Scotland! Hosted by Darrison, DJ Kid plays a three hour set full of, as it says in the title, drum & bass anthems. The event is being filmed for a feature length documentary so be prepared to shine your shoes and smile. The Egg at Wee Red Bar. 15 Feb, 11pm–3am. £2 before midnight; £5 after. Indie, 60s garage, electro, northern soul, ska, 70s punk and new wave at this Edinburgh institution for those after a fix of decent music and attitude-free clubbing. The Go-Go at Studio 24. 1 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £2 before 11.30pm; £4–£5 after. Swinging 60s garage, soul, mod, new wave, surf and sleazy listening from residents Tall Paul and Big Gus. Grown Ups at Summerhall. 8 Feb, 9pm–1am. £6 in advance; £8 on the door. Vintage vinyl night with tunes from the last six decades provided by DJs Kinghorror and The Spotlight Kid and ranging from rockabilly and soul to garage, new wave and electro. FREE Intensively Reared at the White Horse. 25 Jan, 8pm–2am. Monthly DJ night playing an eclectic mix of indie, techno, punk and electro.

FREE italoBLACK at the Banshee Labyrinth. 8 Feb, 11pm–3am. DJ Benetti plays Italo disco non-stop all night.

Karnival at the Liquid Room. 8 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £16.50. Forward

thinking house night celebrating its eighth birthday with VIVA Warriors featuring Steve Lawler & Philip Bader. Magic Nostalgic at Electric Circus. 25 Jan, 10.30pm–3am. £6 before midnight; £7 after. ‘The Wheel’ decides the playlist be it disco, 80s, rock gods, 90s rave, power ballads, one hit wonders or movie music, at this multi-genre Australia Day special. Messenger at the Bongo Club. 25 Jan, 11pm–3am. £6 before midnight;


Venues | CLUBS



Admiral 72 Waterloo Street, 221 7705. The Arches Argyle Street, 565 1000.

Arta 62 Albion St, 552 2101. Bamboo 51 West Re- gent Street, 332 1067/8.

Basura Blanca at the Brunswick Hotel 106–108 Brunswick Street, 552 0001.

The Courtyard 84 West Nile Street, 354 0049. The Ferry Anderston Quay, the Broomielaw, 553 0606.

Firewater 341 Sauchiehall Street, 354 0350. The Flying Duck 142 Renfield Street, 572 0100.

The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120.

Blackfriars 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. Ivory Blacks 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114.

O’Couture 373–377 Sauchiehall Street, 333 3940.

The Old Fruit- market Candleriggs, 353 8000. Òran Mór Byres Road, 0870 0132 652.

Polo Lounge Wil- son Street, 553 1221. Queen Margaret Union University Gardens, 339 9784.

The Shed 26 Langside Avenue, 649 5020.

Boho 59 Dumbarton Road, 357 6644. The Ivy 1102–1106 Argyle Street, 337 3006.

Stereo 20–28 Ren- field Lane, 222 2254.

Karbon 4 Buchanan Street, Springfield Court, 221 8099. Karibu 95 Hope Street, 221 7002.

Strathclyde Students’ Union University of Strath- clyde, Students Associa- tion, 90 John Street, 567 5023.

Kushion 158–166 Bath Street, 331 4060. Sub Club Jamaica Street, 248 4600.

GHQ 4 Picardy Place, 550 1780. Opium 71 Cowgate, 225 8382.

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Box 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. Braehead Arena Kings Inch Road, 886 8300.

The Buff Club 142 Bath Lane, 248 1777. The Bunker Bar 193–199 Bath Street, 229 1427.

Carnival Arts Cen- tre 2nd Floor, 34 Albion Street, 946 6193.

The Cathouse 15 Union Street, 248 6606. Classic Grand 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820.

Club 30 22 Cambridge Street, 332 3437. Common 25 Royal Exchange Square, 204 0101.

Corinthian Ingram Street, 552 1101.


The Bongo Club 66 Cowgate, 558 7604. Castle Club 3 Queensferry Street Lane, 467 7215.

Cav 3 West Toll Cross, 228 3252.

The Caves Niddry Street South, 557 8989. CC Blooms 23–24 Greenside Place, 556 9331.

The Citrus Club Grindlay Street, 622 7086. City: Edinburgh 1a Market Street, 226 9560.

Electric Circus 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. Espionage 4 India Buildings, Victoria Street, 477 7007.

La Cheetah 72 Queen Mary Street, 221 4851. Maggie May’s 50 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350.

Milan 42 Queen Street, 548 8002.

Nice’n’Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. O2 ABC 300 Sauchie- hall Street, 332 2232.

O2 Academy 121 Eglinton Street, 08700 771 2000.

Henry’s Cellar Bar 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393.

Hive 15–17 Niddry Street, 556 0444. Picture House 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740

The Jazz Bar 1 Chambers Street, 467 2539.

Karma Nights 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197.

The Liquid Room 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. Lulu (under Tiger Lily) 125b George Street, 561 2245.

Mood Omni, Greenside Place, 550 1640. Opal Lounge 51 George Street, 226 2275.

SWG3 Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 0141 357 7246. The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street, 204 1000.

Universal 157 Sauchiehall Lane, 332 8899.

The Viper Bar & Club 500 Great West- ern Road, Kelvinbridge, 334 0560. The Winchester Club 49 Bell Street, 552 3586.

Potterrow Teviot, Bristo Square, 650 9195. Shanghai Le Monde, 16 George Street, 270 3900.

Silk King Stables Road, 229 7986. Sin Wilkie House, Cowgate, 225 9764.

Sneaky Pete’s 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. Studio 24 Calton Road, 558 3758.

Third Door 45–47 Lothian Street, 225 6313.

The Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, 556 7060.

The Wee Red Bar Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 14 42. Why Not? 14 George Street, 624 8311.