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Week of January 15-February 1, 2007

Thursday, January25

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS         

Who: Ali Milner    Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star. She recently released her self-titled debut album, promoting it on a tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Performs from 4-7 p.m.

Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro Bar

 

Who: Michael Sicoly   Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

Who: The Hounds of Buskerville The Vogler brothers and friends deliver high octane, original west coast ska music to keep the party alive while Kostaman is on tour. Laced with jazzy instrumentals, tasty old school stylings, deep riddims and ferocious punk energy, The Hounds know how to keep the good times rolling.

Where: Moe Joe’s

 

What: Open Mic   The Boot Pub’s open mic band Gnar Boots returns to different stomping ground, inviting musicians to the mic.   All styles welcome. For more information, contact buddha23666@hotmail.com. Show starts 9 p.m.

Where: Merlin’s

 

Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes from the local favourite with vocals as rich as Guinness from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

Who: Trish Jamieson All about acoustics with local guitar gal.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Party Beats   DJ Jamie Vale brings fat funky house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.

Where: Garfinkel’s

 

Who: DJ Hebegebe Local turntable talent drops funky beats for après at 3 p.m.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: Groove Night   DJ Miguel Sanchez is on deck for Grub and Groove night.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

 

Friday, January26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bruce Coughlan Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

What: Yuk Yuks Comedy Show Yuk Yuk’s best comedians from across North America host hysterical evening with funny man Lachlan Patterson, Sam Easton and Paul Breau. Always a cool way to chuckle through the night. Show 10 p.m. Tickets $15.

Where: Dusty’s

 

Who:    The Hairfarmers You haven’t truly experienced the après phenomena until you’ve toasted a pint to legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug who were recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians. Après show and Payday evening show for Aussie Day celebrations.

Where: Merlin’s

 

Who: Lyndon Davies   Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar   from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

What: The Australia Day Party   Whistler’s biggest Aussie party opens for business at 9 a.m. with everything Aussie, including Victoria Bitter, meat pies and Australian sing-a-longs. Blokes and Shelias begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. DJs Toddski, Sadistik, Phd, Junyamint and Mixmaster Fab will be on deck all day and night.

Where: Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

Who: Spy vs. Spy Live music for Aussie Day. No cover charge.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

Who: Perry Springman Acoustic tunes with Aussie burgers for Australia Day.

Where: Black’s

 

What: Awakening Session Hill Trip raises consciousness with the third Step It Up event, Awakening Session. Mystic healers Kelly Oswald, Tina James and Robbie Dagg will talk about intuitive arts, yoga and music from 7 to 9 p.m. DJ Jamie Vale takes over for Aussie day at 9 p.m. to get the dancefloor hopping. Hill Trip event $10 includes psychic reading and a beer.

Where: Maxx Fish

 

Who: Kook Show   Classic rock.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

 

What: Earth Sounds Didgeridoo, tamboa and drums by Bruno Love. Show 8 p.m.

Where: Locals Livingroom Emporium

 

CLUBS AND DJs

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

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

 

Who: DJ Foxy Moron Otherwise known as Ace Mackay, the funky lady spins out the grooviest beats for aprés at 3 p.m. Check out this fun lovin’ local legend.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: Aussie Party Dress for the Mad-Max-theme party starting at 2 p.m. in the afternoon. Best costume wins $300.

Where: Moe Joe’s

 

Who: DJ Russ MacLean Local turntable talent on deck from 4-7 p.n. for après.

Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro

 

What: Aussie Day Hosted by DJ Trix and special guest Mike Grefner. Wet t-shirt contest, prizes and all the Aussie sing-alongs you can handle. Doors 8:30 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

Saturday,January27

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS           

Who:   Bruce Coughlan Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic covers from noon until 4 p.m.

Where: Second Cup

 

Who: A Whole Lotta Led Voted runner up best band in Whistler, the Zeppelin tribute band fronted by Grateful Greg does Plant proud and loud. Every show in Whistler has sold out to date, so get there early to avoid disappointment and the inevitable line up. Show 10 p.m.

Where: Dusty’s

 

Who: The Hairfamers You haven’t truly experienced the après phenomena until you’ve toasted a pint to legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug who were recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians. Show at 9 p.m.

Where: Dusty’s

 

Who: Lyndon Davies   Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar   from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

What: Music Grind Matt Graham strums out cover classics from 2-5 p.m.

Where: Behind the Grind

 

Who: Dr. Dave This acoustic man knows how to entertain and get the crowd going from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

Who: Kook Show   Classic rock.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

 

What: Jam Night Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle or drum and jam til the cows come home. Starts 8 p.m.

Where: Locals Livingroom Emporium

 

Who: The Salay Brothers The brothers join fiddler Shannon Saunders and Mountain Bluebirds members for a night of bluegrass.

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery (BAG)

 

CLUBS AND DJs

Who: DJ Russ MacLean Local turntable talent on deck from 4-7 p.n. for après.

Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro

 

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

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Bang On DJ Business or Pleasure throws down hottest Top 40, R&B grinders and house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

Who: Buddha & J-Rawks Aprés with Slow Nerve Action’s infamous deck hand DJ Buddha. Hip hop babe J-Rawks takes over for evening show.

Where: Merlin’s

 

Who: DJ Foxy Moron Otherwise known as Ace Mackay, the funky lady spins out the grooviest beats for aprés at 3 p.m. Check out this fun lovin’ local legend.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who: DJ Rosco Local favourite on deck with hip hop.

Where: Moe Joe’s

 

Sunday, January28

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Music Grind Chris Munro strums out cover classics from 2-5 p.m.

Where: Behind the Grind

 

Who: The Hairfamers & Banks Legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug, recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians, guarantee a wild time for the Afterburn party that includes a heli-ski pass giveaway. The boys rock out   at 7:30 p.m. after the Fire and Ice Show. DJ Rob Banks is on deck for aprés at 3 p.m.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues review from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: BBK’s Pub in Upper Village

 

Who: Bruce Coughlan Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

Who: Sailesh The internationally renowned hypnotist gets partiers to do as he commands at his uncensored show that has crowds barking like dogs one minute then doing a chair doggy style the next. Cover $5.

Where: Merlin’s

 

Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic covers from noon until 4 p.m.

Where: Second Cup

 

Who: Kal Mollison   Easing-going rock ‘n’ roll and classic favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

What: Jam Session Play along side the best for Whistler’s longest running jam night. Mics, guitars, bass and percussion available. Sometimes a drum kit. Show 9 p.m.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: SIN Sundays Service Industry Night with locals who work way too   hard.

Where: Moe Joe’s

 

What: Locals’ Night Get your groove on with DJ Phd. Atomic ski giveaway every week.

Where: Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

What: Soul Kitchen Local and international DJs are at the kitchen tables. This week DJ Czech dishes up funky electro hits and booty-shaking breaks. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

Monday, January29

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTs

What: Karaoke I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites with the sensational Steve Jiu.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

What: Punk Night   Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Raven Head with Mike Maggot of BC/DC and Circle the Wagons fame. Raven Head is molasses heavy stoner rock band in the vein of High on Fire and Black Sabbath with a Hawkwindesque tendency for improvisational musical flights. Also, Burning Down, formerly Mandown, joins the line up with Sulturro.

Where: Garfinkel’s

 

Who: Mad Professor The forefather of dub lays down live remixes for legendary show with special guest Dr. Israel of New York warming crowds up. Show sells out every year. Tickets $20. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who: Kal Mollison   Easing-going rock ‘n’ roll and classic favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

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

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

 

Who: DJ Parris Tune into groovin house and lounge beats.

Where: Maxx Fish

 

Who: Sailesh & Guitar Doug The internationally renowned hypnotist gets partiers to do as Sailesh commands at his uncensored show that has crowds barking like dogs one minute then doing a chair doggy style the next. Cover $10. Guitar Doug delivers rockin’ aprés on acoustics.

Where: Merlin’s

 

What: Floor Hockey Get into the game. Bring sports clothing and non-marking gym sneakers. Equipment provided. Catch the Wave #43 bus. Event 8-10 p.m. LUNA members $3. Non-members $5.

Where:Whistler Secondary School

 

CLUBS AND DJs

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

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Monday Madness Rotating local DJ talent ensures good music week after week. This week DJ Radio Dog with house and breaks.

Where: Moe Joe’s

 

Tuesday, January30

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Mad Professor The forefather of dub lays down live remixes for legendary show with special guest Dr. Israel of New York warming crowds up. Show sells out every year. Tickets $20. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

What: 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

 

Who: Michael Sicoly   Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

Who: Sleddogs Retro rock harkens from Kelowna band with vocally-driven melodies and intelligent lyrics. The groovin’ trio has been heralded as Canada’s next Tragically Hip. Show 9 p.m. TIckets $5.

Where: Garfinkel’s

 

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

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

CLUBS AND DJs

Who: DJ Tone   The best in funky house for aprés. House talent show at 8 p.m.

Where:Merlin’s

 

Who: ‘90s Night   Party like you’re Nikki Sixx to one-hit wonders and old-school revisits by DJ Trix. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:Tommy’s

 

What: Ladies Night Hip hop, R&B and dancehall with DJ Seanski.

Where: Maxx Fish

 

Who: DJ Scovie On deck with all your favourites.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

Wednesday,   January31

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Whistler Jam Join Whistler’s coolest musicians for a 9 p.m. jam session. Bring your own instruments or use his. Each week is a different creative mix that helps to cultivate upcoming talent.

Where: Black’s Pub

 

Who: Michael Sicoly   Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

 

What: Rock Jam Wes, Jay, Steph and Jessie with acoustic rock jam 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Where: BBK’s Pub in Upper Village

 

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

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia at 8 p.m.

Where: Citta

 

What: Garf’s Rocks It’s like karaoke only instead of CDs and a song screen, a live band backs you   up. Step up the mic. Bands interested in playing the show can contact info@garfswhistler.com

Where: Garfinkel’s

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Industry Night Always a good time with Peacefrog.

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

 

Who: Phroh & J-Rawks Local favourite on deck for après with hip hop sensation DJ J-Rawks on deck for late night show at 8 p.m.

Where: Merlin’s

 

Who:   Mat the Alien International scratch wizard on deck for legendary night with hip hop, funk and breaks.

Where:             Moe Joe’s

 

Who:   Stanton Warriors   Heavy booty                               bass lines with deep house and soulful   hip hop                           laced with breakbeats for special show. Stanton                          Warriors have worked with the best in supersonic                sound including Big Daddy Kane, Beatnuts and                      Rodney P. Doors 9 p.m. Advance $20 tickets at                 Tommy’s and The Hub Creekside.

Where:              Tommy Africa’s

 

 

Thursday,

February1

  LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS       

Who:   Ali Milner    Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star. She recently released her self-titled debut album, promoting it on a tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Performs from 4-7 p.m.

Where:             Fifty Two 80 Bistro Bar

 

What:                Live music   Guest musicians from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge

 

Who:   DJ Radio Dog Electro house breaks and drum ‘n’ bass. Get ready to spend One Night in Detroit.

Where:             Moe Joe’s

 

What:                Open Mic   The Boot Pub’s open mic band Gnar Boots returns to different stomping ground, inviting musicians to the mic.   All styles welcome. For more information, contact buddha23666@hotmail.com. Show starts 9 p.m.

Where: Merlin’s

 

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

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

 

Who: G Willy This acoustic man knows how to entertain and get the crowd going from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Party Beats   DJ Mike Gregner brings fat funky house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.

Where: Garfinkel’s

 

What: Groove Night   DJ Miguel Sanchez is on deck for Grub and Groove night.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

 

UP and coming

Fullmoon Snowshoe LUNA joins forces with the Rotary Club of Whistler to host the hike, which includes a night-lit guided tour on Blackcomb mountain by Outdoor Adventure guides, snowshoes, fresh air, hot chocolate and an energy bar. The hike stars with a gondola ride and ends in the Village. $8 for LUNA members. $10 for non-members. Must reserve a spot before Jan. 31. Call 604-935-8372.

 

Reggae Fest The second annual fest presented by the Bands Against Hunger Society is looking for volunteers. Funds raised from the even benefit those less fortunate. Come out to support a great cause and an even greater evening of music Monday, Feb. 26 at Buffalo Bill’s. Contact bandsagainsthunger@hotmail.com or visit myspace.com/bandsagainsthunger.

 

New Monsoon Tickets on sale for the Feb. 10 show at Dusty’s. Tickets available via Dusty’s, ticketmaster.ca or by calling 604-280-4444.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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