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Pique to Valley Listings July 25-31

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. This weekend catch The Euphorics who blend gospel, doo-wop, classical and rock with good humour. Also on the bill is renowned caricaturist, Mark Siermaczeski, physical comedian Mike Battie and some Twisted Tales from the paper-rock-scissors duo. 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 25

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Pemberton Jamboree

Where: Pemberton Stables

Go back to cowboy country for this fun family event full of music, dancing and games. See story.

Who: The Mahones

Where: Crab Shack

It’s a Clambake Caileigh with Kingston, Ont. Irish rockers, The Mahones. See story.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Merlin’s

The daddy-o of the patio returns for another fantastic sunny afternoon of debauchery and chaos.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

Who: Rob Thompson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Blues and easy rock ’n’ roll hits.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Mr. Monster

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Female Fantasy Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Male erotic strippers start the show at 10:30 p.m.. Doors at 9 p.m. with chocolate-dipped fruit and whipped cream for all. Tix $10 at Snomotion or Tommy’s. Guys get in at midnight.

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 26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Pemberton Jamboree and Barn Dance

Where: Pemberton Stables

Go back to cowboy country for this fun family event full of music and games. Tonight’s Barn Dance is a huge party for the two-step set. See story.

What: Appleton's Rasta Saturdays

Where: Merlin’s

Join Downtown Jay Brown for some afternoon fun in the sun. From 3:30 p.m. If it rains he’ll move inside, closer to the bar.

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: Rob Thompson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Blues and easy rock ’n’ roll hits.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Mr. Monster

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 Mister Fister delivers 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 was voted best apres’ bar in Whistler. 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.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

In funky Creekside, enjoy one of Whistler’s originals with one excellent patio for watching the sun set.

Sunday, July 27

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.

What: Pemberton Jamboree

Where: Pemberton Stables

Go back to cowboy country for this fun family event full of music, dancing and games. See story.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

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

What: Punk Nite

Who: West Trouble Shooter

Where: Boot Pub

No hippies or clubbies allowed. Pure punk rock for the masses with skate and ride movies all night long.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

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.

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

It’s 2Wars’ west coast tour with DJ Scissorkicks (UK) and DJ Dave Dub (T.O) battling new school & funky breaks. Doors open at 10 p.m.

Monday, July 28

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: The Beatnuts

Where: Garfinkel’s

Legendary Latin hip hop duo from Queens, NY. Representing on the west coast for all their fans, but just one night only. See story.

What: Monday Night Madness

Where: Boot Pub

Cold Snap, the Boot’s winter house band return for a special summer solstice. 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.

Tuesday, July 29

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

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.

Who: Jerry Legar

Where: Zeuski’s

Sensual guitar rhythms will fill the patio bar and restaurant with that sultry summer vibe.

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

JnB Productions and Vinyl Lab Records are proud to present an evening filled with drum & bass and breaks. The best of both worlds with guest DJs from Vancouver and all your local favourites from Whistler.

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.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Get together with the gang after a game for a cozy room with a wicked dance floor and pool hall.

Wednesday, July 30

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Family Cabaret Nite

Where: Town Plaza Gazebo

A free show from 5:30 p.m. Street entertainers, musicians and comedians.

Who: Jerry Legar

Where: Zeuski’s

Sensual guitar rhythms will fill the patio bar and restaurant with that sultry summer vibe.

Who: Wes Makepeace

Where: Crab Shack

Acoustic rock and good prices for the working crowd.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The hairy one dishes out all the hits you can drink to.

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: Locals’ Groove Nite

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peace Frog and the bartenders like to keep the locals happy for this one.

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 31

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Irish, Celtic and easy rock classics.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Whistler's best DJs rotate to bring you the best dance party you locals’ could ask for. This week features DJ magic Mike 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 and 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: 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.

What: Lounge Lizard Thursdays

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ MP3 is your favourite bartending chameleon tonight.

UPCOMING EVENTS

BBQ Championships. Dusty’s, Aug. 1

Whole Lotta Led, Boot Pub, Aug. 11

The Grow Show, Buffalo Bill’s, Aug. 24

Gordon Downie, Garfinkel’s, Aug. 29

De La Soul, Boot Pub, Aug. 30




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