● Cathouse 18th Birthday Weekender Bands, DJs and much more help celebrate Glasgow’s finest rock club. Cathouse, Glasgow, Fri 14 & Sat 15 Nov.
● Fantasylands Twelve hours of rave, trance and hardcore, with headliner Ferry Corsten. Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, Sat 15 Nov.
● Fanteaseya Burlesque performance and entry discounts for the ‘fabulously dressed’ promise a night of tarnished glamour. Luna, Edinburgh, Sat 15 Nov.
● Kapital Edinburgh’s most unique venue plays host to guest James Holden. The Caves, Edinburgh, Fri 14 Nov.
● Paul Weller’s Official Aftershow Party Soul and mod classics from Weller’s guitarist Andy Lewis and the Friday Street/Afterglow team. Admiral, Glasgow, Fri 14 Nov.
● Skins Live Party Live bands Sergeant and Any Colour Black join Arches DJs for this telly tie-in. Arches, Glasgow, Sat 15 Nov.
● StepBack Guest DJ Alex Smoke joins the StepBack regulars at Edinburgh’s finest new underground club. Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh, Fri 21 Nov.
● Subculture The Subbie’s new Edinburgh date is well-documented elsewhere on these pages, but this appearance by New York’s Joe ‘Body and Soul’ Claussell demands a mention. Sub Club, Glasgow, Sat 22 Nov.
● TBC: Together Beat Cancer An impressive line-up of local bands and DJs get together for this charity night. School of Art, Glasgow, Sat 22 Nov.
● VEGAS! It’s been a bit nomadic of late, but Edinburgh’s most swinging night (pictured) is always worth your time. Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Sat 22 Nov.
Hep daddy swing, country classics and sleazy listening at the multiple award-winning, multi-genre club night for movers, groovers, hipsters, flipsters, guys and dolls, making its return to Glasgow. Sat 7 May: Featuring burlesque performances from Missy Malone.
Hipster swing, jump jive, rockin' R&B, dancefloor jazz, sleazy listening and gangster grooves at the multiple award-winning, multi-genre club night for movers, groovers, hipsters, flipsters, guys and dolls.
Big band and swing style birthday party as Vegas! reaches the ripe old age of 11. Live music from The Counsellors and The Banjo Lounge Trio, plus burlesque (from Miss Lily White and Missy Malone) and the usual Vegas! trappings, showgirls and fabulous DJs.
Fantasylands heads to Glasgow for a massive night of techno, hard house and more. Sat 12 Feb: This eight-hour Valentine's special will feature D-Block & S-Te-Fan, Brennan Heart, DJ Isaac, Noize Suppressor (live), Outblast, Mallorca Lee, Marc Smith and many more, with one big-name headliner still to be announced.
New Baltimore night with residents Wolfjazz and Keyte, joined by special guest Alex Smoke.
Techno night, featuring Perfecto and Positiva veteran James Holden.
TBC: Together Beat Cancer
In association with 32Music and Cancer Research UK, this charity night boasts a quality line-up of bands, including The Easy Orchestra, Alfonzo and The Draymin, all playing alongside DJs Jim Hutchison, Dougal Perman and Scott Problems.
Think old Hollywood glamour at this new Edinburgh burlesque night, with performers Leyla Rose, Viva Misadventure, The Bees Knees and more.
Cathouse 18th Birthday Weekender
Two days of birthday celebrations, with DJs, giveaways, dancers, burlesque shows, a live set from Iron Maiden tribute act Maiden Scotland and very special live guests. See www.cathouse.co.uk for more info.
Skins Live Party
Once again, a rather tenuous but somehow hard to resist tie-in party to complement the Channel 4 series. Featuring live sets from Sergeant and Any Colour Black, DJ sets from Glasgow's Microsluts and Art of Parties, and appearances from members of the 'Skins' cast.
Glasgow's well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic and occasional big-name guests.