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August 31-Sept.7, 2006

Thursday, August 31
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Jack Velker Humour and warmth accompany the chillin' pianist virtuoso from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Rob Thompson Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from local favourite with voice as rich as the Guinness poured. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
What: LUNAFLIKS Last one of the season! Grab a blanket and friends to sit back under the stars to enjoy the outdoor screen presented by LUNA and Sharp’s Audio-Visual. This week: Phil the Alien and V for Vendetta. See Pique page 68 for details. Tickets are $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members. Show up at 9 p.m. to enjoy local DJ sets and good seats. Dress warm. Take the extended Lost Lake bus service for $.50, leaving from the Gondola Transit Exchange at 9 p.m. Event is cancelled if it rains.
Where: Lost Lake Park
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Miss Whistler Finals The nine finalists compete for the right to be named Miss Whistler and represent the town at the Canadian Swimwear Model of the Year nationals in Vancouver. DJ Rob Baanks provides the music for the ladies to strut to. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Who: DJ Parris Red Velvet hosts spins sexy beats and house grooves.
Where: Maxx Fish
Who: Kostaman and the Mighty Backhoes play live reggae for the Brahma party. Doors 9:30 p.m. Cover $5.
Where: Moe Joe’s

Friday, September 1
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Bowen Boys Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from Rob Thompson and The Paperboys’ bassist Cam Salay. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Live Music Guest musicians from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Lounge
Who: Melanie Dekker She’s performed for former U.S. president Bill Clinton, shared stages with Diana Krall and recorded her debut album with Grammy-Award-winning producer David Kershenbaum. This sultry, cheeky songstress can sing all your cover favourites, but don’t forget to request some of her great-listening originals from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Karaoke Mondays Whistlerites can’t get enough of it with the Crystal hosting karaoke every Monday and now every first Friday of the month.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: A Whole Lotta Led Get your Zeppelin fix with Grateful Greg and Creekside Phil and friends. Take advantage of free show starting at 10 p.m.
Where: Dusty’s
Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues reviews form local strummer at 8 p.m.
Where: Black’s Pub
Who: Nigel Mack Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Heat Fridays Locals only hot party with Heat girls for spring.
Where: Savage Beagle
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: Miss Moe Joe’s Annual bikini contest with $1,000 prize. Sponsored by Hustler lingerie. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: DJ Alibaba Top turntablist from The Beat radio show throws down Top 40 and hip hop for Brahma party. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

Saturday, September 2
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Bowen Boys Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from Rob Thompson and The Paperboys’ bassist Cam Salay. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Live Music Guest musicians from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Lounge
Who: Melanie Dekker She’s performed for former U.S. president Bill Clinton, shared stages with Diana Krall and recorded her debut album with Grammy-Award-winning producer David Kershenbaum. This sultry, cheeky songstress can sing all your cover favourites, but don’t forget to request some of her great-listening originals from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Trish Jamieson Anything and everything on acoustics from the local favourite.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
Who: Nigel Mack Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
What: Acoustic Chaos Insane folk punk mayhem at 9 p.m. Cover $5.
Where: Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Co., Squamish
CLUBS AND DJs
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
Who: DJ Rosco Local favourite spins hip hop, house, Top 40 and dancehall. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: Bang On DJ Business or Pleasure throws down hottest Top 40, R&B grinders and house. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Sunday, September 3
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
Who: The Hairfarmers Local legends Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg cover all your favourites 4-7 p.m. Discover the duos humour, charm and limitless music repetoire on a sunny patio, or rediscover greatness once again.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: G Jam Join G Willy and Greg Garland for an open-stage jam 8-11 p.m.
Where: Tex Corleones
Who: Melanie Dekker She’s performed for former U.S. president Bill Clinton, shared stages with Diana Krall and recorded her debut album with Grammy-Award-winning producer David Kershenbaum. Acoustic covers and originals from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
What: Jam Session Play along side the best with Reggae Master Kostaman leading the way. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Bowen Boys Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from Rob Thompson and The Paperboys’ bassist Cam Salay. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night End the weekend of madness with a local crew.
Where: Longhorn Saloon
Who: SIN Sundays Party it up with the Moe Joe’s softball team for service industry night. Doors 9:30 p.m. Cover $5.
Where: Moe Joe’s
Who: Chickalicious DJ Business or Pleasure on deck with house favourites for girl’s night out. $10 tickets include martini, appies and nail glossing from 9-11 p.m.
Where: The Mix Lounge
What: Soul Kitchen Turntable tricksters are at the kitchen tables. This week international scratch wizard Mat the Alien. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

Monday, September 4
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTs
Who: Rob Funk Celtic and originals with a funky twist. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
What: Karaoke Night I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Melanie Dekker She’s performed for former U.S. president Bill Clinton, shared stages with Diana Krall and recorded her debut album with Grammy-Award-winning producer David Kershenbaum. Acoustic covers and originals from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
CLUBS AND DJs
What: ‘80s Night Retro night with DJ Ryder who spins retro and old school dance tracks. Free cover for ‘80s outfits. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
What: Dance Contest DJ Mixmaster Fab spins old and new school vinyl for Lovenest dance contest. $300 in prizes to be won.
Where: Maxx Fish

Tuesday, September 5
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Melanie Dekker She’s performed for former U.S. president Bill Clinton, shared stages with Diana Krall and recorded her debut album with Grammy-Award-winning producer David Kershenbaum. Acoustic covers and originals from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Rob Thompson Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from local favourite with voice as rich as the Guinness poured. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Jam Nights Every Tuesday join in the open stage with drums, guitars, basses and mics open for the taking. Plenty of musicians on hand to jam with.
Where: Longhorn Saloon

CLUBS AND DJs
What: Celebration The Faction Sound Crew dial up hip hop for Whistler’s smallest nightclub and biggest party. Ladies never wait in line.
Where:Savage Beagle

Wednesday, September 6
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Rob Thompson Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from local favourite with voice as rich as the Guinness poured. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Luis Giraldo Lounge piano with the man that once tickled the ivories for Shakira from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Kostaman Jam Join Whistler’s own Reggae star Kostaman for 9 p.m. jam session.
Where: Black’s Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Industry Night Rockin’ locals scene and giveaways galore.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: Real Deal Whistler’s favourite DJ international scratch wizard Mat the Alien is on deck for signature night.
Where: Moe Joe’s

Thursday, September 7
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Cesar Beltran Classical singer strums unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from Bocelli to blues from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Josh Gontier Special guest appearance from Slow Nerve Action’s frontman Josh Gontier who is also fronting Vancouver’s Jackfruit band.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Luis Giraldo Lounge piano with the man that once tickled the ivories for Shakira from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Rob Thompson Toe-tapping Celtic and rock tunes from local favourite with voice as rich as the Guinness poured. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Airband Showdown Get your band together and rock out for cash prizes and bragging rights as Whistler’s hottest airband act. Register by calling 604-932-6090.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Who: DJ Parris Red Velvet hosts spins sexy beats and house grooves.
Where: Maxx Fish
Who: Kostaman Reggae is back with Kostaman and The Mighty Backhoes.
Where: Moe Joe’s
Up and Coming
Harvest Art Fest Whistler’s top artists celebrate the Autumn Equinox with an enchanting social soiree of art and music under the stars as the next LUNA event Sept. 21 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Fountain Courtyard behind the Holiday Inn. For more information, visit www.lunawhistler.com.

Sell-out shows return Two of Whistler’s biggest sell-out concerts this year once again return to the Garibaldi Lift Company. Tennessee Three, the original backing band for Johnny Cash, return with The Man in Black’s country classics Tuesday, Sept. 19 and Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the GLC. Australia’s number one band The Cat Empire also returns Oct. 24 at the GLC. Tennessee Three tickets are $25 and The Cat Empire $20. Tickets now on sale at the GLC.




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