Music listings 

Thursday,

FEbruary 7

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    Drew Wilson All your cover favourites live.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

 

What: Cirque du Soleil   Discover the sensual side of Cirque at the WinterPride fundraiser which includes show, live entertainment and dinner.

Where:               Telus Conference Centre

 

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

who: The Bowen Boys Toe tapping favourites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Mr. Fister/Jensen DJ Mister Fister a.k.a. Chili Thom, artist turned DJ, paints audio picture of breaks, electro and ‘80s hits for apres. DJ Jensen takes over for evening set with electro, boogie, house, funk and soul.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Puf the Majik/Cashflow   Puf the Majik DJ spins the freshest house on the planet with special guest Fidel Cashflow for the WinterPride Banquet After Party. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

what: Party Beats Special show this sweet with Mark Dynamix with his mixes of house, electro, tech and progressive. The MOS Australia recording artist was chosen to DJ at the MTV AVMA awards show with Fergie and Pink. Advance $10 tickets available at The Mix, Cyberweb, The Hub and Tommy’s. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Friday,

FEbruary 8

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Bob Marley Birthday Party   Kostaman and The Vibrations warm up crowds with positive, infectious grooves to keep you dancing all night and then DJ Phroh throws down dancehall and jungle. This week the local troupe celebrates Marly’s birthday, so wear Marley shirts, pins and hats for the party. Admission is free. Show starts at 9 p.m.

Where:               The Longhorn Saloon

 

Who:    Craig Brennan   All your cover favourites live.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 2 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    Jensen/Foxy Moron DJ Jensen spins electro, boogie, house, funk and soul for apres while Foxy Moron a.k.a. Ace Mackay Smith breaks out a different Saturday-night scene with soul, groove, disco and electronic. A party, but without the Soulja Boy. Also rumoured to be her birthday tonight.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: MountainTop Party New York’s DJ John Millier will spin out a party for this WinterPride event from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $95. Visit gaywhistler.com for details.

Where:               Roundhouse on Whistler Mountain

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres at 3:30 p.m. then Payday Friday later in the evening.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Sean Rose   Rhythm and blues at 9 p.m.

Where:               Black’s Pub

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed.   Show 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge at Four Seasons

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Heat Friday   TMS Crew from Vancity rip up club hits, hip hop and old school.

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

what:   Campground C   Country music                      rocks the Creekside with Bryon James.

Where:               Dusty’s Who:    DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Ladies Night Dave Nada form Baltimore delivers best in hip hop, baltimore club, house and electro with DJ Neoteric.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    The Grind C1rca presents DJ Rosco with hip hop, reggae and R&B. Ladies free all night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s What: San Fran Bears Party Special WinterPride edition with the San Fran Bears. Party runs late, but everyone must be in by 1:45 a.m. Doors 10 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Freeform Fridays DJ Kenya explores mash ups, Top 40 and rocker house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Saturday,

FEbruary 9

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 2 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    Shane Phillips Everything acoustic.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug head out to Spud Valley to celebrate Pemberton WinterFest at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children and seniors. The show is outdoors so bundle up.

Where:               The Pemberton Legion

 

Who:    My Shaky Jane   Listen for hits from their recently released debut album Oh! Pretty Things. Soundproof Magazine wrote their show “pretty much raised the dead” and Eye Weekly said, “My Shaky Jane has a firm grasp on writing a raucous party into every tune.”

Where:               Merlin’s

 

What: Snowball Dance ‘Til Dawon Atlanta’s David Knapp will headline the festival’s crowning gala raving on from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tickets are $85. Visit gaywhistler.com.

Where:               Telus Conference Centre

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed. Vancouver.   Show 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge at Four Seasons

 

Who:    Craig Brennan   All your cover favourites live.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

Who:    Spy vs. Spy Dave Morris and Chris Munro join acoustic forces for all your cover favourites. Show 7 p.m.

Where:               The Brewhouse

Who:    Dave Morris Known more famously as Dr. Dave, this local guitarman strums out covers for his two cup weekly from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:               Second Cup

 

Who:    Papa Josh   Funk’n’Grooves with music master laying down funky beats with electric bass lines. A one-man dance party. Show 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover $3.

Where:               The Pony in Pemberton

 

CLUBS AND DJs

Who:    Mr. Fister DJ Mister Fister a.k.a. Chili Thom, artist turned DJ, paints audio picture of breaks, electro and ‘80s hits for apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Seduction Saturdays   DJ Rosco spins a mix for everyone.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

What: The L Party DJ Sandy spins the biggest ladies party of WinterPride. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Sunday,

FEbruary 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Boots Riley & The Coup   Lyrical gun cocking funkateers deliver tracks from their newest album Pick A Bigger Weapon released on Epitaph. Joined by special guests scratch wizard Mat the Alien and local hip hop outfit Animal Nation. Advance $15 tickets available at Merlin’s, Katmandu and Whistler Foto Source. Tickets $20 at the door. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

What: Punk Night   Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Carpenter, Bel Riose and National Frost.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Sean Rose   Rhythm and blues review at favourite local watering hole in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.) Rich vocals, smooth guitar: perfect for the cocktail hour at this best kept secret.

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres.

Where:               Longhorn Saloon What: Afterburn Party   Join in the local tradition by watching the Fire and Ice show and then dancing it up with The Hairfarmer’s live with Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug at 7:30 p.m.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Dave Morris Known more famously as Dr. Dave, this local guitarman strums out covers for his two cup weekly from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:               Second Cup

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

What: Jam Night Play along side Kostaman for Whistler’s longest running jam night. Mics, guitars, bass, small drum kit and percussion available. Show 9 p.m.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Locals’ Night Weekend winds down with full-throttle club night.

Where:               Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

Who:    DJ Foxy Moron Voted Best Apres by Whistler peeps, Foxy Moron, a.k.a. Ace MacKay-Smith spins her dad’s old records and lots more from soul to funk to electronic, eclectically directed. No Top 40 jiggy for apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: Soul Kitchen   Weekly rotation of international and local turntable talent. This week Ed Solo of Supercharged Music and Against the Grain fame.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

what:   Texas Hold-Em   Compete in free tournament with prizes for top three. Winner competes in finals in April. Only 60 seats available. Shuffle at   7 p.m. Deal at 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Safe Sex Sunday   It’s free condoms and kisses with DJ JT on deck.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Monday,

FEbruary 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

what: Karaoke   I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites. Hosted by James Mr. Karaoke.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Canada AM filming from 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. Join in broadcast festivities starting with a Whistler Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast at 3:30 a.m.

Where:               Skier’s Plaza

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew to jam it out and bring together Whistler’s music community. Guitars and amps provided.

Where:               Dusty’s

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.  

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

CLUBS AND DJs

what:   ‘80s Night DJ Ryder spins hip hop classics, dance floor anthems and hair rock that takes you way back for local’s night. Free cover for ‘80s outfits between 9-10 p.m. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Who:    Little T West Coast house legend spins all genres for your apres-ski pleasure. She’s small, but her sound is big.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) who: DJ Ricochet   Booty-shakin’ breaks, electro lounge and soulful house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

who: Tall Paul   The Essential welcomes back Tall Paul after his last show at the DJ Experience in Whistler spun out to a sold-out crowd.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

 

 

Tuesday

FEbruary 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: All New House Band Local band plays all your favourite covers you can dance and sing to at 9 p.m.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

What: The Laugh Shop Come out for a night of stand up comedy featuring regional and international talent. Tickets $15.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today Wil Mimnaugh and Swarm kicks off series with 2010 mascots and cake cutting. Free show.

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

Who:    Andrea Graham   Acoustic covers from Radiohead to Blind Melon for apres from 4-6 p.m. and evening from 9-11 p.m. in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

What: LUNA Floor Hockey Wear sports clothing and non-marking sneakers for this drop-in session from 8:30-10:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Admission is $3 for LUNA members and $7 for non-members.

Where:               Whistler Secondary School

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

Clubs and DJs

what: Lift Ticket Night Ski School Party hosted by Jon C.

Where:               Moe Joe’s  

 

Who:    DJ Bobby Gentle Great collection of old soul, funk and disco for apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: Celebration Tuesdays Hip hop duo the Faction Sound Crew spins out favourite longtime local’s night.

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

What: ‘90s Night DJ Trix is back with ‘90s night. Free cover and prize giveaways. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Who:    Mat the Alien Heats things up with wild and nasty funk, breaks and his signature scratching and samples. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish Who: DJ Dakota DJ Dakota will be in da house to spin out awesome tracks all night long.

Where:               Crystal Lounge Wednesday

FEbruary 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Whistler Jam Join Kostaman for a 9 p.m. jam session. Bring your own instruments or use his (mics, acoustic guitar, bass, small drum kit, percussion instruments). Each week is a different creative mix that helps to cultivate upcoming talent. Starts at 9 p.m.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

What: Loco’s Nite Everything acoustic live with Chris Munro every Wednesday night.

Where:               Unas Mas at Creekside

 

What: Reel Alternatives The Whistler Film Festival and Village 8 Cinemas host indie films every second Wednesday. This week Darfur Now, a compelling catt to action documentary about the ongoing genocide at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $8.50/$6.50.

Where:               Village 8 Cinemas

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today Bombolesse and Hey Ocean!

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Dr. Dave   Rockin’ Whistler’s smallest pub with great covers from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia with Zoo Keeny and Big Rich at 7:30 p.m. Free to   play with lots of prizes to be won.

Where:               The Brewhouse Pub

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Dirty Beats   Whistler’s dirtiest DJs throw down house, electro and break beats for legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass Night.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Local’s Night Puf the Majik DJ with hip hop, breaks and classics. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Real Deal Wednesdays Scratch wizard Mat the Alien, voted Whistler’s number one DJ nine years in a row, spins legendary set before hopping a plane for his Thursday residency in Las Vegas. This week he joins Team Canada. Three DJs on six turntables. It doesn’t get any sweeter.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    DJ Little T West coast house legend spins out apres party.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Yuca Live show.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Thursday,

FEbruary 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

What: 200th Birthday Party   They are all turning 50: Victor Beresford, Chris Bahrey, Brett Wood and Donny Butler. Wish the four over the hill good times with music from DJ Mister Fister a.k.a. Chili Thom. Party 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dusty’s at Creekside

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today FreeFlow and You Say Party! We Say Die!

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

Who:    Mix-Up Singles Party   Live music from Vancouver’s FreeFlow. Mix it up to find a Valentine’s date. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    DJ Milton   DJ Milton plays a great house and grooves set for Electric Lounge Thursday. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

what: Party Beats It’s Kisses and Condoms for the special Valentine’s Day event hosted by DJ Tim Livingstone with sexy   house and banging electro. Double CD release party, free CDs and kisses giveaway.   Doors 9 p.m.

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