The Ben Taylor Band is landing
The offspring of 70s singing and songwriting sensations Carly Simon and James Taylor is hitting the GLC next month.
After years travelling the world taking care of the earth, with a stint as a Calvin Klein model, Ben Taylor finally made his natural migration into music and hes not half bad either. His bands debut album, Famous Among the Barns , hit the stores this week and with guest appearances on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Last Call with Carson Daly, hes destined to become a famous face in no time.
Come be one of those people who can say they saw him before he was a star. Look out for an interview next week.
Whistler Stories, episode 5
Whistler Stories is a 12-part TV series following the trials and tribulations of some of our unique local personalities. In Episode 5, Chilis girlfriend Kelsey sculpts with a chainsaw and go-go dances in a club. Event promoter Linda finds out if Whistler council will give her the go-ahead and Mark says good-bye to his tour group.
The program appears on the Life network every Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Seven facts about Creekside Phil
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If youve ever partied in Creekside, chances are youve partied with Creekside Phil. The black brimmed hat and tie-dyed shirt wearing, long-haired musicman has been synonymous with the area since 1993. From his famous backyard camp fires to his Open Mic Nights at venues across the valley, Phil is a living local legend, getting better with age like a fine Led Zeppelin vinyl. Hes hitting Hozs stage this Saturday night, Feb. 22 for a night of classic rock and twisted tunes. We grilled Phil Richard for some facts for the fans:
He had a pet crow called Cornelia. He found her as a baby when shed fallen out of her nest and she went everywhere with him until she discovered McDonalds. "I took her in when her parents rejected her but she left on her one year birthday. I still see her at McDonalds but she doesnt associate with me anymore. Crows are very territorial."
He used to have a shaved head. "I worked for the mountain as a staff co-ordinator for a while so had to get rid of it but Ive been growing it now since Christmas 95."
Hes played with almost every local musician in the area, although his current projects are Cold Snap at the Boot on Thursday night, Frost Heave and Whole Lotta Led, the Led Zeppelin tribute band.
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