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Usher Hall

Usher Hall (Lothian Road, Edinburgh) – this historic concert hall holds 2,900 spectators, and books a variety of musical acts. Acts can range from Rufus Wainwright, to classical music orchestras, as well as dance music DJing acts like Mogwai. See Usher Hall’s website for a list of upcoming events: www.usherhall.co.uk

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The Caves

The Caves (8-12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh) — The Caves is a truly unique venue that makes up the sub-structure of the 18th Century South Bridge. There is no venue more Edinburgh than the Caves, or more Scottish, if you consider there was once so much Whisky stored here that it became known as “Whisky […]

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South

South (4A King Street, Manchester) — a legendary part of Manchester nightlife, South is a bar on the student nightclub circuit tucked away behind Deansgate. South night club in Manchester was born in 1995 and is still going strong as one of the leading and original underground music clubs. Rightly proud of their underground roots […]

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Sandy Bell’s

Sandy Bell’s (25 Forrest Road, Edinburgh) – given its old school pub vibe (which prides itself on the 35 malt whiskies on offer), this is the place for those who like Scottish folk music (which means live folk acts sometimes perform here). That also means standing room only – also cheap beer!

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Panacea Manchester

Panacea Manchester (14 John Dalton Street, Manchester) — with a celebrity following Panacea quickly gained a reputation for one of the bars to be seen at as well as an establishment dishing up high standard in both their dining options and drinks lists. With both a restaurant and cocktail bar, all kinds of nights are […]

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Eastside

Eastside (51A George Street, Edinburgh) – the easy-going, dance-where-you-stand, space has been aimed at the after work drinks crowd as well as late night revelers. Ditch the kebab queue and visit the indoor pop-up food stands where hungry dancers can munch on delights such as dumplings from ‘Yumpling Dumpings’. Located within the basement of refurbished […]

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Mint Lounge

Mint Lounge (46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester) – this nightspot is located in the city’s Northern Quarter district, hosting a variety of club nights and live music events. On Fridays you will hear the 21st century discotheque sounds of Clique, while on Saturdays it is home to Manchester’s longest running club night ”Funkademia”. Mint Lounge has […]

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Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks (106 Princess Street, Manchester) – this nightspot has been in business for over 25 years, and had played host to the Chemical Brothers’ first residency in Manchester. Over the years, this nightspot has welcomed some of the biggest names in the world’s house & techno to the cozy confines of its bare brick […]

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FAC251

FAC251 – Factory Manchester (118 Princess Street, Manchester) – this nightspot is located in the heart of Manchester city center – at the student heartland of the city’s universities. The music played there ranges from drum n’ bass to indie, as well as EDM (electronic dance music). This club tends to book upcoming DJs and […]

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Espionaje

Espionage (4, India Buildings, Victoria Street, Edinburgh) — Espionage is a labyrinth in the heart of Edinburgh city, at the edge of the Grassmarket, under the shadow of the castle. Spread over five floors, its range of bars, dancefloors and secret spaces make Espionage a top-notch venue for every night and mood. The DJs there […]