and Matt Jay. Soap star celebs every Sat 18 DJ Night 7pm. DJs Wilf ing music, good vibes. That's what
week. Sundays Lollipop 9pm- and Scunge offer a mix of indie and they promise. Wednesdays Student
1am, £3/free b4 9. R’n’b and cheese rock here, every third Saturday of Night 8pm-3am, free. Classic and
with Al C. the month. funky grooves; 2-4-1 drinks. Fridays
The Lansdowne Hotel Mambo
Thank Funk It’s Friday 8pm-5am,
Beda Road, Canton, Cardiff. 029 The Kingsway, Swansea. 07967
free b4 1. Funk, soul, disco, rock and
2030 9164 / info@lansdownepub- 004697.
reggae. Saturdays Mojo Night
Mondays Broken Soul 9pm-1am,
Fever 8pm-5am, free b4 1. Glam
Fri Go Global 11pm-2am, free. free. Jared and Docdaneeka play
up 70s style, if you must. Sundays
New monthly world music night. DJs broken beat, soul, funk, nu-jazz, deep
Fresh Jamz Sunday 9pm-2am,
Andy Roberts and Tim Short of Radio funky house and Latin. Thursdays
free b4 1. R'n'b, chart, hip-hop, reg-
Cardiff play upbeat African, Arabic, Miami Bass / Soul Shine 9pm-
gae and classics.
Latin, Balkan, ska and more. 1am, free. On alternate weeks, Monkey Bar
respectively: Ed Kurno brings Latin 13 Castle Street, Swansea. 01792
Unit 6, Old Brewery Quarter,
beats through to cutting edge dirty 480822 / www.
Cardiff. Mon 12pm-12am, Thu-Sat
trax, and The Count (Funked Up) monkeycafe.co.uk
12pm-2am. 029 2023 0087.
offers 2-step, soul, rare groove, boog- Tuesdays Go Latino! 9pm-2am,
Wednesdays Salsa Classes
ie, bosa and Latin. Fridays Salsa £2. Salsa party night with Matt and
8.30pm. Fridays + Saturdays
Night 7pm. Salsa dance instructors Tink. Wednesdays Funked Up
Latin Nights 11pm-2am, free. With
and cocktail offers. Saturdays Roto 9pm-2am, free. Funk, soul and old
DJ Andy Webb.
/ Mi Casa Es Su Casa 9pm-3am, skool hip-hop with Funky Ben and
Latino’s / No. 10
free. On alternate weeks: broken beat Little Chris. Thurs 2, 9 + 16 Mr
with Docdaneeka and Dr Faux (Slam Michael Monster 9pm, £1. Rock
10/11 Mill Lane, Cardiff. Mon
On The Breaks); Balearic house with and indie remixes from a bloke
7.30pm-12am, Thu-Sat 9pm-2am.
Dean (Vinylism) and special guests. who is in Viva Machine. Fri 10
029 2064 5000 / www.gios.co.uk
Sundays Sunday Surgery Chilled Mashed Up 9pm-3am, £5/£4/free
beats and 2-4-1 on everything. b4 10. Reggae, hip-house, old skool,
9pm-3am, £5/£4 b4 11.30/£3 b4 10.
funk and soul with DJs Malx and
Student night featuring two rooms
Matisse Music Venue
Nate. Special guest this month is
of drum'n'bass, dubstep, reggae
Picton Place, Haverfordwest. 01437
DJ Format. Fri 17 Chaos Theory
and hip-hop, with residents Tony
& Mashed Up 9pm. Psytrance
Blitz and Swifty. Thursdays Zoo
Fridays 6pm-2am. 6-10pm is an
extravaganza upstairs; Mashed Up
9pm-3am, £4/£3 b4 11. Another
under-18s night; 10pm-2am is vari-
residents Malx and Nate downstairs.
student night, the name coming from
ous dance nights on rotation. Fri 1
Fri 24 Urban Bass £7. With a set
the idea that it is "mating season".
Voodoo & Intolerance £12 adv.
from d'n'b originator DJ Hype, plus
Nice. Three rooms of tunes plus
Info 07816 552794 .It's the Halloween
MC IC3. Wish I had his job, he just
theme nights every week and drinks
Fancy Dress Ball and when dressed
has to stand there going SOUND OF
deals. Fridays Ear Sex 9pm-5am,
up like a twerp you will have to face
THE DJ HYPE HYPE over and over.
£5. Electro and indie, plus music
some hard dance courtesy of Andy
Fri 1 Monkey's 10th Birthday
and visuals in the smoking garden.
Whitby, Chuck-E, Mars W, Matt
Bash £5. Featuring performances
Fridays Party Night (No. 10)
Thomas, Ed ET & DTR and Audio
from The Orb, which I assume means
9pm-2am, £7/free b4 11. R’n’b, in
Junkies. Saturdays 9pm-2.30am.
Alex Paterson, a DJ set from Hybrid
room 1 and funky house in room 2.
Commercial dance with DJ Toby;
and the quite good Toob launch-
Fridays/Saturdays Party Night
retro and requests with DJ Craig.
ing their new album. Sat 4 + 18
(Latino’s) 9pm-2am, ladies £5,
Dance across three floors.
Marvel 9pm-3am, £5/£4. Father
gents £7. Resident DJ plays party Metros
Jared and Noah with hip-hop, funk,
tunes from his varied collection. Baker’s Row, Cardiff.
rare grooves and guilty pleasures
Dress to impress. 029 2037 1549 /
on the ground floor, DJ Active and
Lava & Ignite
the Mix Doctor with drum'n'bass on
Derwen Road, Bridgend.
Tue 14 Nails 10pm-2am, £3/£2
the first floor. Sat 11 + 25 Wonka
with flyer. Metal and alternative
Vision 9pm-4am, £6/free b4 10. Party
Wednesdays Flunked 10pm, £4/£3
with cheap drinks. Wednesdays
tunes, breakbeats and funk, with Syn,
NUS. Brand new mixed age student
Cheapskates 9pm-2am, £3. Tepid
Wonka, Kasparov and Asbo Disco
night. Fridays On Tap 10pm-
Oxo plays metal and alternative.
(11); dubstep new blood Caspa (25).
3.30am, £10/£9 members/free. Club
Thurs 2 + 16 The Dog House
classics, funky house, hard house, etc
10pm-2am, £3/£2 with flyer. DJ
Mill Lane, Cardiff. 07973 939807.
etc. Entry price includes six drinks,
Drewdog plays, punk, psychobilly and
Fridays Suave Summer Sessions
or you can pay nowt and have all
ska. Fridays Strike 9.30pm-3.30am,
10pm-4am. Various DJs "smashing
drinks at £1.50. Music: r’n’b, chart
£2.50 with flyer b4 10.30pm. Drinks
up the funk". Fri 1 The Haunted
and party (Lava); club classics and
promos, no dress code. American
Mansion 10pm-4am, £5. Music for
dance anthems (Ignite). Saturdays
alternative tunes from Hywel and Ian.
house lovers on three floors. Dan
9pm-4am, £6/£5 b4 1/£3 b4 11/free
Fri 3 is a DJ set from Frank Carter
McKie, Phil England, Dubmatt, Lloyd
b4 11 with flyer. Valley House classics
out of Gallows and costs £8 to get in.
and future classics with Kris Hill and
Eight pounds. Saturdays Anthem
and Mr. dotCOM (Radio Cardiff)
9.30pm-3.30am. Wherein Hywel plays
are the men involved. *Saturdays
alternative and new music.
Favela 10pm-4am, £5 b4 12. The
Imperial Gate, St. Mary Street,
best in funky house, broken beat
and Baltimore styles plus some old
Cardiff. 029 2064 5464.
Market Street, Newport. 01633
skool classics from DJ Sinky & MC
Tuesdays Get Lost 10pm-3am,
Chico, Skinny White Boys & Chesus,
£4/£3 NUS. Main room features
Mondays Alternative Twist Free.
DJ Precious, Leon Henry, Ill Diddy
student anthems with Matt James;
Bands, DJs, films, animations,
and Verdict, plus hosts Chico Ramos,
there's r’n’b in the VIP with Sarah
general shenanigans. Tuesdays
Tiago Favela and MC 23. Sat 18
and DJ Tans plays all the party clas-
The Dark Rooms Free. Live bands
Batucada Basics 10pm-4am, £5.
sics in Life. Fridays Deal Or No
plus DJs playing metal and 5cr3am0
Latest venue for samba/hip-hop/
Deal 8pm-3am, £5/five free vouchers
until 2am. Wednesdays Union
house lovers of Brazilian culture.
b4 11. Malcolm James and the Liquid
Student Night £1 (entry to Meze
crew play big club anthems and r’n’b.
and Mojo). Mash up King Dave
No Bar 2 Far (formerly
Fri Twice As Nice 10pm-4am,
Remix (Ramshackle/Gen-X), Here Monchinos)
£10 adv. DJ Luck & MC Neat keep
There Be Monsters, and UWN DJs Unit 1, Cineworld, Mega Complex,
the UK garage dream alive with an
spin classic indie, rock, electro and Cardiff. 029 2039 5899 / enquir-
Ayia Napa reunion set. Urban House
punk. Fridays Mashup Resident email@example.com
crew are in the second room. Fri
and very special guest DJs play Saturdays Ded Randi Polysexual
1 Housexy 10pm-4am, Graeme
alternative, mashups, indie disco, dance with a glittering selection of
Park, Paul Deighton and Nick White
hip-hop and rock. Fri 31 is The sexy disco house, in surroundings
are the main dudes for this Ministry
Big Halloween Party, which is split that make you feel both comfortable
Of Sound house night. Saturdays
between Meze and Mojo and as you and safe.
Pure 10pm-4am. Big Al and Nick
would expect features a fancy dress
White host the Pure Session. Sat
theme. Saturdays Spin £3/£2 b4
Greyfriars Road, Cardiff. 029 2023
4 Lamerica 10pm-4am, £12/£10
11 New and classic indie, rock and
3833 / firstname.lastname@example.org
adv. Main room: Shapeshifters,
alternative with a few surprises
Mondays Funky House 8pm-2am,
Craig Bartlett and Gareth Hopkins.
thrown in, from Graham The Bear
free. In the Mordaith Bar & Grill,
Barroom: Gilles Peterson, the bPm,
and Vernin Tessio.
with resident DJ Neil K. Mondays-
Darren Stewart, Clare James and Milgi Lounge Thursdays 9pm-3am. Over-18s in
Dave Little. 213 City Road, Cardiff. 029 2047 the Reykjavik Icehouse; over-20s
3150 / www. in the New York Disco. Fridays
Caroline Street, Cardiff. Gay
-Saturdays 9pm-3am. Over-20s in
Fridays The Shake Up 7pm-1am, the Reykjavik Icehouse; over-23s in
free. Resident DJs – Phoenix, Vinyl the New York Disco.
Sat 4 + Sat 1 Nov oooSynthetic
Vendettas, Maka, Huw Evans and
10pm-4.30am, £5/£4 NUS. Newly-
guests – play their resident “guilty
76-77 St Mary Street, Cardiff. 029
treasures”. Sun 26 Peace, Love
house night. Dan Wild and Gerard
And Dub Free. Kaptin and pals play
Tuesdays Nu Music 8pm-12.30am,
(Sombom) are the headliners for
dub, reggae and the like and there is
free. “Only the best nu music
Sat 4; Paul Loraine (Loco) and Jake
Jamaican food on offer.
around,” they say. Wednesdays
Sumner are on Sat 1 Nov. Both Milkwood Jam Funktion 8pm-12.30am, free. Funk
nights also feature residents Dave Plymouth Street, Swansea. 01792 night. Cheap drinks all night, free
Blake, Dave Llewellyn, Tom Foord 477577. bottle with a flyer. Thursdays
and Gareth Llewellyn. Sun 5 + Sun Sat 18 Dead Of Night 9pm-2am, Philharmedic 10pm–2am, free.
2 Nov Decadance Rehab 10pm. £3. Goth, industrial and electropop Happy hour 8-10. Fridays +
Vocal house, electro and old skool, DJ sets. More info to be found at Saturdays Party Night/Dance
every first Sunday of the month, with www.hexnight.com
. Night 9pm-2am, free.
DJs Ant Nichols and Jamie Heath.
Minskys Show Bar Pitcher & Piano
Lush Cathedral Walk, St David’s Centre, Wind Street, Swansea. 01792
Caroline Street, Cardiff. Gay Cardiff. 029 2023 3128. 461312.
venue. 07841 462839. Thursdays Versus 9pm-2am, £3. Fridays House Classics 8-11pm,
Sat 4 + Sat 1 Nov Funked Up Brand new indie, rock, punk and free. With Matt J and Andy Snaddon.
9pm-4am, free. Jamie and Mark metal night presented by Deadstar. Saturdays VFR Residents 8pm-
Anthony bring fresh and funky Fridays & Saturdays 8pm-1am. 12am, free. Hard and funky house
sounds, every first Saturday. Dancing and cabaret with regular with Andy Snaddon, AJ Moore and
Sundays Swirl 9pm-4am, free. drag acts including Miss Kitty, Fanny guests.
Funky and vocal house music with Dazzle & Dr. Beverly Ballcrusher.
Greg T and Andre. Staying out til
Mojo Bar Wind Street, Swansea. 01792
4am on Sunday night = living the
Market Street, Newport (next to 476476.
Meze Lounge). 01633 213161. Fridays All Inclusive 10pm-
Maindy Con Club Mondays Sin Night 9pm-2am, free. 3.30am, £10. Funky house and dance
7 Queen Street, Ton Pentre, A night for bar/restaurant/club work- anthems in room 1; r'n'b, party and
Rhondda Cynon Taff. 07748 ers. Cheap drinks. Tuesdays Phat disco in room 2. Entry price includes
284125. 8pm-3am, free. Cheap drinks, thump- six drinks. Saturdays Playful
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