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Pique to Valley Listings July 11 - 17

SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT For the little kids and the big kids at heart, the streets are alive with the sounds of comedy, congas and circus capers. On Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m.

SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT

For the little kids and the big kids at heart, the streets are alive with the sounds of comedy, congas and circus capers. On Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m., you’ll never know quite what to expect when you walk along the strolls. Prime spots include the Village Common, Town Plaza Gazebo, Village Square, Mountain Square, and the Marketplace.

See www.mywhistler.com for a full schedule of appearances. And don’t forget the Farmers Market in the Upper Village ever Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, July 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Merlin’s

Join the daddy-o of the patio for a rollicking good time inside or out, depending on the sunshine.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Smooth folky rhythms from this west Canada acoustic gem.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Old school jazz and R&B tributes with Chu and his piano.

Who: Murphy’s Law

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Milton

Where: Brewhouse

Boutique beverages and all the hot house and funked up soul hits you could ask for.

What: Flavour Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

A tasty mix of funk, hip hop, R&B and funky house with DJ Rob Banks.

What: Free Fall Friday

Where: Maxx Fish

Fridays are made for spinning with hip hop, R&B and Top 40 classics from DJ Dizzy.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

It’s the right night to get out and shake it at this Friday night frenzy.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Dance the night away to a mix of hip hop and R&B classics. Ladies free B4 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Back by popular demand filling the floor with all your faves.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40 hip hop, R&B and house cuts in the red lounge or down below.

Saturday, July 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Open Mike Jam Nite

Where: Dusty’s

Join Grateful Greg and Creekside Phil for a jam on stage. Bring an instrument or use one of theirs from 9 p.m.

Who: Rob Funk and Gary Yoshida

Where: Brewhouse

Funky classics that cover every genre from the keyboard king and his trusty guitar wielding wing man.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Smooth folky rhythms from this west Canada acoustic gem.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Old school jazz and R&B tributes with Chu and his piano.

Who: Murphy’s Law

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

The funky keyboardist serves up all the classics to sip coffee to most afternoons.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Throwdown Saturdays

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Dizzy kicks in your weekend with hip hop, R&B, Top 40 and classic tunes.

What: Good Times

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Kori K deliver the popular hits, funky house, Latin and hip hop alongside Tommy’s go-go dancers for the best party in town.

What: Garf’s Gone Wild

Where: Garfinkel’s

It’s the biggest party in Whistler with DJ R3 playing all your favourite dance hits from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The master of the mainstream mix doing his things for the stags and stagettes.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40, hip hop, R&B and house cuts in the red lounge or down below.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Back by popular demand filling the floor with all your faves.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Casa Tapas and Wine Bar

This jazz-infused lounge bar welcomes the funky set that want a more relaxed yet sophisticated night out.

Where: Citta

Citta’s has those long windows and a big deck in the Village Square that makes it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The BrewHouse

Kick back with a locally brewed beer, enjoy a game of pool or sit outside and soak up the sun by the creek.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has a busy deck, cool tunes, unusual artwork and great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has got one almighty new patio overlooking the bottom of the bike park and now’s the time to break it in.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Is exactly that, neighbourly, with some of the best value pub food in Whistler, plus big screen sports, keno, and darts.

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

This prime positioned patio is voted best apres’ bar in Whistler time and time again. Indoors or outdoors, playing pool or picking at plates of nibblies, it’s really got something for everyone.

Where: BBK’s Pub

A small but friendly pub nestled in the bosom of Blackcomb in the Glacier Lodge. Good eats and delectable drinks plus a unique photo exhibit on the walls every month.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

In funky Creekside, enjoy one of Whistler’s originals.

Sunday, July 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Farmers Market

Where: Upper Village at Blackcomb

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., get fresh produce, great berries, groovy arts and crafts and live music.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

The funky keyboardist serves up all the classics to sip coffee to from mid afternoon.

Who: Michael Sicoly

Where: Black’s Pub

Settle into a superb afternoon session from 4 to 7 p.m. with one of Whistler’s favourite acoustic talents.

What: Punk Nite

Who: Side 67 and Tim

Where: Boot Pub

Join the 67ers and Tim for some anti club night punk rock, skate movies and no city clickers or hippies in sight. See story.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

Come see why Chart magazine - Canada’s rock n roll bible - says these guys are the ones to watch this month. Damn good rock n roll sums it up really.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Humble home music-makers take to the stage for a casual evening of untapped talent.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s longest running club. Mike McQuaig of Vancouver plays electro-clash.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Groove on the dance floor or play pool on the deck.

What: NTS Superheroes Video Release Party

Where: Garfinkel’s

Wear spandex, capes and masks, it might help your game.

Monday, July 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Monday Night Madness

Where: Boot Pub

You never know quite what to expect, but it’s always live and always funky, or reggae rhythms to start the week off right. Music starts 10 p.m.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Expect it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Where all the wannabes gottabe.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Rob Banks

Where: Savage Beagle

Underground and old skool grooves in the sultry upstairs bar or down below dancing, whatever your mood dictates.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Contemporary classics to take to the dance floor.

What: Magnum Opus

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best with the Retro Machine DJ Ryder playing memorable tracks to pump, bump and jump to.

What: Everyone’s Welcome

Where: Garfinkel’s

Garf’s staff have plenty to celebrate. It’s Annie and Jeremy’s return after their wedding in Thailand, and it’s Mike, Colin and Lo-Cee’s birthdays too. Should be messy.

Tuesday, July 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Andrea Koziol

Where: MY Place

Continuing the great Canadian tradition of damn good chick singer songwriters, jazzy yet folky, Koziol and her band are sure to impress. See story.

Who: Wayne Lee

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Look very carefully at this page. You’re getting sleepy… but wake up! You have a good time to get to with one of Canada’s greatest entertainers.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

Get cosy and cop some new talent at this impromptu showing, and perhaps even play an instrument yourself.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas featuring exotic dancing girls.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Jungle n Breaks

Where: Garfinkel’s

One of Vancouver’s founding drum n bass members Andy B (Bollocks) takes to the turntables with his dub plate pressure. Residents Jungle Souldier and Plastic Surgeon open.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

New York’s own Seanski breaks out the phattest tunes - hip hop and old skool night, six years strong.

Who: DJ Hot Tunes

Where: Moe Joe’s

A night out for those whose weekends fall mid week.

Wednesday, July 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: RISE World Premiere

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

A film about the simple love of riding. Watch the world’s best mountain bikers around the world and suss out some local secret spots in B.C. too. See story.

Who: Wayne Lee

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Look very carefully at this page. You’re getting sleepy… but wake up! You have a good time to get to with one of Canada’s greatest entertainers.

What: Seattle vs. Whistler Rock Showdown

Where: Garfinkel’s

What pro snowboarders do in the summer: make rock n roll. For $5, you’ll get 70’s garage rock from The Lost, pop rock from The Senate Arcade and punk rock from TheNon.

Who: Wes Makepeace

Where: Crab Shack

Acoustic rock and good prices for the working crowd.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

If you like lots of skin and stilettos on stage, you’ll like this saucy spectacular.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

From the Originals, purveying a good time since 1980.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Whistler’s premier hip hop and locals’ night with DJ Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee showing off on four turntables, with special guest MCs every week.

What: Waxed Wednesday

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop with Rosco and like every night at the Sav, locals always get in free.

Thursday, July 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Rockin’ Randy

Where: Brandy’s Bar at the Keg

A live acoustic set from the man behind Whistler Music. Special prices for special people too. Great tunes from 9 p.m.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Irish, Celtic and easy rock classics.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Whistler's best DJs every week are rotating to bring you the best dance party you locals’ could ask for. This week features body, mind and soul cleansing with Kori K and resident DJ Trixx.

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

Return of the Digital Underdogg. Hip hop, funk and breaks on three decks. Locals night with all ladies free before 11 p.m.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Moe Joe’s

A new local rock trio playing heavier stuff than normal for the sweaty mountain bikin’ set.

What: Naughty School Girl Gathering

Where: Maxx Fish

White blouse, ties, pleated skirts and knee-high socks are the order of the day. Prizes for best costume.

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Top tunes and dance floor ditties from rock to house to hits.

What: Double Daze Thursdaze

Where: Boot Pub

A $100 pool tourney, a dart comp and no techno or R&B whatsoever.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Naughty by Nature, Garfinkel’s, July 20

Pemberton Jamboree and Barn Dance. July 26 - 28

The Beatnuts, Garfinkel’s, July 28

Altitude Summer Adventure Camp, July 28 — Aug 2

BBQ Championships. Dusty’s, August 1




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