Music Listings 

Week of April 20-27, 2006

click to flip through (2) Blackalicious 8 p.m. Saturday, Skiers Plaza, as part of Whistler Concert Series Big Air event. Photo submitted
  • Blackalicious 8 p.m. Saturday, Skiers Plaza, as part of Whistler
    Concert Series Big Air event. Photo submitted
 
 
Thursday, April 20
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Jurassic 5/DJ Relm Hip hop on deck with double trouble. The Whistler Concert Series show plays 2:30-5:30 p.m. at outdoor mainstage.
Where: Skier’s Plaza
What: Street Slide Show New York’s superstar Rick Powell hustles stories and images alike, including the likes of LL Cool J and Flava Flav. Admission is free. Show 8 p.m.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
What: The Collective Novel Experiment Take a peak between the sheets at this year’s writing experiment that has 18 writers taking their turn at scribbling a romance novel. Enter a love haiku on site and get entered to win a romantic getaway to the Adara Hotel. Watch the book evolve from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
Who: Swollen Members Canada’s kings of hip hop and multiple-Juno-Award winners tune into dark aggressive jams at 9 p.m. as part of the Kokanee Freeride Series. Free admission. Apres with DJ Buddah.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: Airloom Rock it out with acoustics at 9 p.m. as part of the Kokanee Freeride Series. Admission is free. Expect line ups and get there early
Where: Savage Beagle
Who: Team Canada Montreal hip hop duo hustles intimate show as part of the Kokanee Freeride Series. Opened for the likes of De La Soul and Black Eyed Peas. Admission is free. Expect line ups and get there early
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: Variety Show Steve Jiu hosts a competition of rap battles, spoken word, karaoke and open jams for great prizes.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar  
Who: Gordo Plus One Veteran musician covers decades of great roots, blues and rock n' roll with lead guitar from Pierre Eady.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
What: Guitar Doug The man, the hair, the legend. Doug strums tunes worth a toast of your pint. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Wes Mackey Old-time authentic South Carolina blues. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Open Mic Night Drummers, vocalists, guitarists: all are welcome to step up to the mic with help form Sean Rose, Mikey Lunt and DJ Buddha. Last open mic night.
Where: Boot Pub
What: Club Shred Weekly rotation of local musicians and DJs.
Where: Merlin’s
What: Intro to Hockey It doesn’t matter if you’ve never skated before: join LUNA for a real hockey game where you will learn basic rules. Wear snow gear. Helmets mandatory. Show up at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $3/$5.
Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Rossi Locals Night Pro Rossignol athletes party it up with locals. DJ R3, voted Whistler’s Best DJ, is back.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Party Beats Special show with DJ Nooks (UK), DJ O’Ryan (UK), J. Hammer (Whistler) and Paul Moritz (Australia). Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy’s
What: 420 The 5th annual smoke party is back with Def Poets Society and Nobdodyreally hosting and reggae and hip hop from DJ Phroh. Doors 7 p.m.
Where: Dusty’s
Who: Jesse James U.K. DJ spins funky house alongside monster old skool anthems with pro-rider Trevor "Trouble" Andrews on site.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: K2 Party The K2 Back Nine Mini Golf Invitational wraps up with awards and film screening of the merging technical park trick. DJs Mat the Alien, Vinyl Ritchie and Suspense on deck. Advance $12 tickets available at the Whistler Activity Centre. Apres with DJ Toddski at 3:30 p.m.
Where: GLC

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