WEST COAST SOUL CLUB


 

WEST COAST SOUL CLUB

A list of all the clubs and venues that have had Soul Nights on the West side of Scotland.
All information and photo's have been kindly supplied by DOUGLAS WARD






LEFT To RIGHT:    IAN McFADYEN  /  DOUGIE WARD  /  JOHN McKEAND
                                       GORDON McCRAE  /  FRASER DUNN





 



DATE:    1967  -  1969

VENUE:    MARYLAND

LOCATION:    SAUCHIEHALL STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    Alexander

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul sounds of the day plus live acts, Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band, Jimmy James

and the Vagabonds and Joyce Bond

FOOTNOTE:    Fraser Dunn Attended



DATE:    1970

VENUE:    LUCIFERS

LOCATION:    BATH STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    HARRY DHESI

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul sounds of the day



DATE:    1970

VENUE:    THE BATH HOTEL

LOCATION:    BATH STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    DAVE MEIKLE, JOHN ANDERSON

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul sounds of the day



DATE:    1972

VENUE:    THE ROOSTER

LOCATION:    GLASSFORD STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    ED ROBINSON, RAYMOND DAVREN

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul sounds of the day



DATE:    1976  JULY  -  DECEMBER

VENUE:    THE GEORGE LOUNGE

LOCATION:    GEORGE CROSS, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, IAN McFADYEN

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern Soul (Fraser), current funk sounds (Ian)



DATE:    MID 70's

VENUE:    MIESTROS

LOCATION:    OFF SAUCHIEHALL STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    BOBBY HALLIDAY, RAYMOND DAVRON, ED ROBINSON

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul and current sounds



DATE:    1975

VENUE:    THE RIALTO SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    HOPE STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    THE FAT MAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul and oldies



DATE:    1993

VENUE:    THE FOX AND HOUNDS SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    HOUSTON, RENFREWSHIRE

DJ's:    CARL WENGAL

MUSIC POLICY:    Soul Oldies



DATE:    SUMMER OF 1976

VENUE:    EXCELSIOR HOTEL (ALL-DAYER)

LOCATION:    GLASGOW AIRPORT

DJ's:    TONY COCHRANE, NED JORDAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Current Northern Soul and oldies

FOOTNOTE:    Organised by Tony Cochrane and the Scottish Soul Society Dundee



DATE:    1976  -  APRIL 1977

VENUE:    EAST KILBRIDE SOUL CLUB, BURNSIDE HOTEL

LOCATION:    NEAR RUTHERGLEN, GLASGOW

DJ's:    GORDON FRASER, HARRY BLUNT, JOHN McKEAND, PLUS GUESTS,

           FRASER DUNN, RONNIE FORBES, BRIAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul and current sounds



DATE:    1977  -  1978

VENUE:    CITY LIMITS

LOCATION:    UNION STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    RAYMOND DAVRON, SHAGAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern and current sounds



DATE:    1978

VENUE:    CINDERS DISCO

LOCATION:    PARTICK CROSS, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    RONNIE FORBES, BRIAN, FRASER DUNN,PAUL FRASER.

MUSIC POLICY:    Current funky sounds



DATE:    SUMMER OF 1978

VENUE:    PLAZZA BALLROOM  (2 ALL-DAYERS)

LOCATION:    NEAR GORBALS, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    RADIO 1's ROBBIE VINCENT, NED JORDAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Current funky sounds plus "Live" acts "Crown Heights Affair" and "Olympic Runners"

FOOTNOTE:    Organised by Tony Cochrane and the Scottish Soul Society Dundee



DATE:    1980

VENUE:    ACCIES CLUB

LOCATION:    HAMILTON

DJ's:    DAVE and DICK GAMBLE, THEN TAKEN OVER BY BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul



DATE:    1980  -  1981

VENUE:    VIC's CLUB

LOCATION:    BLANTYRE

DJ's:    BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul




DATE:    1983

VENUE:    BANANAS  -  HASTIES FARM

LOCATION:    BLANTYRE

DJ's:    BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH, BIG STAN, RODDY STEWART

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul



DATE:    1987  -  1990

VENUE:    ALLANTON ALL-NIGHTERS

LOCATION:    ALLANTON, LANARKSHIRE

DJ's:    MARK LINTON, BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH, WITH MANY GUEST SPOTS

           INCLUDING, RICHARD SEARLING, BRIAN RAE

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul
 



DATE:    1990

VENUE:    LIQUOR SHACK

LOCATION:    HOPE STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, PETER McKERNAN

MUSIC POLICY:    Modern soul




DATE:    EARLY 90's

VENUE:    BLACKFRIARS PUB

LOCATION:    ALBION STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    DUNCAN POLLOCK, LENNY HARKINS, JIM TENNENT, MIKEY COLLINS

MUSIC POLICY:    60's Northern soul




DATE:    MID TO LATE 90's

VENUE:    THE KILT

LOCATION:    NEWMAINS, LANARKSHIRE

DJ's:    ROD DEARLOVE, TOM JACKSON, MARK LINTON, BOB JEFFRIES, BOB JONES

           BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH, JIM O'HARA, PETER McKERNAN, FRASER DUNN

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern and Modern soul plus live acts, Johnny Bristol, Sams Dee's, Joshie Jo Armstead
 



DATE:    MID TO LATE 90's

VENUE:    GOODFOOT IN THE BEDSIT

LOCATION:    OFF WOODLANDS ROAD, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    KEVIN KNOWLES, KEVIN SCOTT, LENNY HARKINS, FRASER DUNN, SCOTT BROWN, CHRIS, SCOTT HOWIE, FARRELL, RODDY BRASS, SIMON BAIN, BARRY WHITE

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern and Modern soul



DATE:    1997

VENUE:    CASINO CLUB

LOCATION:    ALBION STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    KEVIN McCARDLE, PETE

MUSIC POLICY:    Basic Northern soul




DATE:    2000  -  2001

VENUE:    POLISH CLUB

LOCATION:    OPPOSITE KELVINGROVE PARK, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, IAN McFADYEN, "KERSO" (JOHN KERR), GEORGE WALLACE,

           GUEST SPOTS INCLUDED, MARK LINTON, DAVE MEIKLE

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern and Modern soul



DATE:    2002

VENUE:    WOODSIDE SOCIAL CLUB

LOCATION:    OFF GREAT WESTERN ROAD, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    MARTIN GAVIN, LENNY HARKINS, MIKEY COLLINS

MUSIC POLICY:    Northen and Modern soul

FOOTNOTE:    Adie Croasdell attends




DATE:    2002  -  2005

VENUE:    GOODFOOT, RIVERSIDE CLUB

LOCATION:    FOX LANE, OFF CLYDE STREET, GLASGOW CITY CENTRE

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, FRANK MURPHY, SCOTT BROWN, KEVIN McCARDLE, KEVIN KNOWLES, SCOTT HOWIE

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern and Modern soul




DATE:    2008  -  ONGOING

VENUE:    WOODSIDE SOCIAL CLUB

LOCATION:    OFF GREAT WESTERN ROAD, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, PAUL MASSEY, FRANK MURPHY, KEVIN McCARDLE 

GUEST DJ's, MALCOLM DUNN, DES CROMBIE, MIKEY COLLINS, KEITH MONEY, ALAN McKENZIE, ANDY DENNISON



DATE:    2008  -  ONGOING

VENUE:    POLLOCK EX SERVICEMENS CLUB

LOCATION:    SHAWLANDS, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    KEVIN McCARDLE

MUSIC POLICY:    60's Northern



SHORT LIVED
AND ONE OFF EVENTS


DATE:    1981

VENUE:    BOSWELL HOTEL, COUNTRY CLUB

LOCATION:    LANGSIDE, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    DOUGIE WARD, FRASER DUNN, IAN McFADYEN, GORDON FRASER, ALAN RODGER

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul



DATE:    1981

VENUE:    LONDON ROAD, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    KILMARNOCK

DJ's:    WEE JAMIE

MUSIC POLICY:  Northern soul



DATE:    MID 90's

VENUE:    THE OLD SMIDDY

LOCATION:    CATHCART, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    FRASER DUNN, PETER McKERNAN

           GUEST SPOTS, TOM JACKSON, KERSO (JOHN KERR)

MUSIC POLICY:    Modern soul



DATE:    MID 90's

VENUE:    THE HALT BAR, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    WOODLANDS ROAD, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    JOHN FURY

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul



DATE:    MID 90's

VENUE:    THE CALL INN, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    PARTICK, GLASGOW WEST END

DJ's:    MARK CARAPETE

MUSIC POLICY:    Northern soul




DATE:
    1977

VENUE:    CATHKIN HOTEL, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    KINGS PARK, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    ED ROBINSON

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul sounds of the day



DATE:
    1976  -  1978

VENUE:    KIWI LODGE, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    NEAR GALSTON, AYRSHIRE

DJ's:    BILLY FREW

MUSIC POLICY:    Current soul and jazz funk




DATE:
    2001

VENUE:    REDHURST HOTEL, SOUL NIGHTS

LOCATION:    WILLIAMWOOD, GLASGOW SOUTH SIDE

DJ's:    BARRY LEMON, NEIL CAMPBELL

MUSIC POLICY:    60's Mod and Northern soul



DATE:
    1980

VENUE:    SCOTTER CLUB

LOCATION:    GREENOCK

DJ's:    MAD GILBERT, DENNY, BRIM

MUSIC POLICY:    Mod and Northern soul






SADLY BRIAN "BARNEY" WELSH and MARK CARAPETE ARE NO LONGER WITH US

Compiled from memory by DOUGIE WARD,  a very special thanks goes to FRASER DUNN for additional information


 

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