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Friday, Aug. 3 ON STAGE Who : Whole Damn County Where : Skatespace Stage When : 5 p.m. These Whistler rockers are kicking the weekend off right with a free all-ages show at the Skate Park. Who : ShoCore Where : SkateSpace Stage When : 6 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 3

ON STAGE

Who

: Whole Damn County

Where

: Skatespace Stage

When

: 5 p.m.

These Whistler rockers are kicking the weekend off right with a free all-ages show at the Skate Park.

Who

: ShoCore

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 6 p.m.

ShoCore has been a buzz band lately in Vancouver with their song Bonecracker climbing up the radio charts. Don’t miss their high energy rock and dance crew. See article.

Who

: 5 th Season

What

: Live Wire Friday

Where

: Garfinkel’s

This Edmonton-based band has been earning the respect of fans across Western Canada over the past three years, with constant touring and promoting their two indie EP’s. 5 th Season just finished performing at Vancouver’s SnowJam and will be opening for Static in Stereo across the country.

Who:

Whole Damn County

Where:

Moe Joe’s

This local band is turning out your favourite rock hits as well as originals destined to become hits.

Who

: Leanne and Kyla

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

These popular local lasses always bring the house down with their high energy Celtic and contemporary tunes.

Who

: The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where

: The Bearfoot Bistro

Enjoy the smooth styling of Cameron and guests, as well as a glass of wine from the finest selection in town.

Who

: Xavier

Where

: Crystal Lounge

This Aussie musician is a favourite around town. Come find out what all the "hum" is about!

Who

: Still Smokin’

Where

: Pemberton Hotel

Want a party alternative to Whistler Village? Head up the highway and dance the night away to a variety of tunes by local musicians, from the Beatles up to the Chili Peppers.

What

: Das Boot Ballet

Where

: The Boot Pub

The only place in town to enjoy adult beverages and adult entertainment.

Who

: Orchid Ensemble

Where, When

: Gazebo at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

East meets west as this instrumental duo blends traditional styles and instruments from China, resulting in a rich texture of sound.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Marketplace at 1:30, Whistler Village Centre at 3, Village Square at 4 p.m.

This legend is a 10-year veteran on the streets of Whistler. Witness this physical comedian’s act up close as he dazzles you with diverse abilities including a juggling act which will leave you feeling dizzy. See article.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Marketplace at 2:30, Gazebo at 3:30, Whistler Village Centre at 5, Village Square at 6 p.m.

Whistler regulars, you never know what to expect from this comedy troupe, except colourful costumes and spontaneous mayhem.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Bliss

Where

: Savage Beagle

Who

: DJs Lash, Milton and Down

Enjoy an evening of art, music and dancing for charity. Body painting, artists at work and fire dancers will make it a memorable evening. See article.

Who

: DJ Chris Viner

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

Deep tribal house mixed in an environment intended to open your mind and soul. Go-go dancers keep ya movin' in the Underground Tiki Jungle.

Who

: DJ Rich

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

This house is rockin’! The music is hot and the dance floor is even hotter.

Who

: DJ Little T

Where

: Maxx Fish

Little T is a Friday night favourite with a great lineup of funky house.

PUBS & PATIOS

Where:

Citta’

Located in the centre of the action, it’s the top spot for people watching. Stay warm under the patio heaters or relax upstairs in the pool room.

Where

: BBK’s Pub

It’s a locals’ favourite for unwinding after a hard day. This cosy pub in the Upper Village has a fine selection of B.C. wine and micro-brewed beer as well as an outstanding menu. Settle in on their couches for a game of cards or gab with their colourful bartenders! "We Be Smoke-free!"

Where:

Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Casual atmosphere for warm conversation and cold beer. Lots of sports on the TVs and the outdoor patio provides lots of fresh air for smokers.

Where

: Black’s Pub

Located at the base of the Village Gondolas, with awesome views of both mountains and the downhill bike course. Use the telescope to bear watch or star gaze. Fabulous food, 99 brands of beer, 40 scotches.

Where:

The Brew House

All the comforts of home minus the remote control. Classic rock and top 40 tunes on the sound system.

Where:

Amsterdam Café

Great place to people watch or interact with the local colour.

Where:

Hoz’s Pub

Down to earth pub in that Whistler style. Overlooking lovely Nita Lake and the tennis courts in Whistler Creekside.

Saturday, Aug. 4

LIVE AND LOVING IT

Who

: Checkmate

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 5 p.m.

If you missed Checkmate and partner Concise the Black Knight recently at Garf’s, here’s you’re chance to enjoy these West Coast rappers with a spectacular backdrop to boot.

Who

: Moka Only

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 6 p.m.

It’s hip hop and more hip hop! Moka Only is gonna get your Saturday night started right.

What

: Male Review

Where

: The Boot

Alright ladies! The Boot has turned the tables and it will be the men dancing for your pleasure. Be sure to get there early. This event is always a sell-out.

Who

: Whole Damn County

Where

: Moe Joe’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where

: The Bearfoot Bistro

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Leanne and Kyla

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Xavier

Where

: Crystal Lounge

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Still Smokin’

Where

: Pemberton Hotel

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: The Fabulous Fat Brothers

Where, When

: Marketplace at 1:30, Whistler Village Centre at 2:30 and 5, Village Square at 4, Gazebo at 6 p.m.

One of the comedy highlights (among the acts) of the Sydney Olympics, look out for these ten-feet-tall, five-feet-wide brothers and their crazy dances and antics.

Who

: Orchid Ensemble

Where, When

: Gazebo at 3, 4 and 5:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Village Square at 12:30, Whistler Village Centre at 1:30, Marketplace at 3 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Whistler Village Centre at 1, Marketplace at 2, Village Square at 3:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Electra Funk Saturday

Where

: Maxx Fish

DJ Spin Cat turns out big sexy breaks, underground hip hop, jungle and a little bit of house.

Who

: DJ Chris Viner

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

African rhythms soothe you into a real deep house vibe. Lose yourself on the dance floor, or let the Go-go dancers help you find your way.

Who

: DJ Stoli

Where

: Garfinkel’s

He’s the local fave… and he knows how to keep you grooving into the wee hours with the right mix of classic rock, top 40 and alternative tunes.

Who

: DJ Rich

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

Bill’s will be busy and lined up. Come early for dinner, stay late for dancing. The Saturday nite babes will be there. Will you?

Who

: DJ Rabid

Where

: Savage Beagle

Open-toed sandals meets baggy jeans… a mix of people and music to keep the night interesting.

Sunday, Aug. 5

ON THE MIC

Who

: Going Blind

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 3 p.m.

It’s punk done Whistler style! These boys are veterans on the scene and will be creating a little friendly mayhem at the Skate Park.

Who

: Siobhan Duvall

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 4 p.m.

Vancouver’s power pop punk princess returns to Whistler, one of her favourite places to perform, bringing her infectious "pink" vibes. See article.

What

: New Punk Night

Who

: Siobhan Duvall

Where

: The Boot

See above.

Who

: Xavier Rudd, Big Root, Dark Star, Dave Crowley Band

What

: B.C. Day Blow Out!

Where

: The Crab Shack

All day, all night… music and dancing til your feet fall off! Start early with all you can eat pancakes, stay all night for the Shack’s famous 10-cent wings and patio clam bake! Door donations go to WAG.

Who:

Leanne and Kyla

Where:

Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Orchid Ensemble

Where, When

: Gazebo at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Upper Village at 12:30 and 1:30, Whistler Village Centre at 3 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Whistler Village Centre at 2, Village Square at 3, Gazebo at 4:30, Marketplace at 5:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: The Fabulous Fat Brothers

Where, When

: Upper Village at 2:30 and 3:30, Village Square at 5, Gazebo at 6 p.m.

See Saturday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Soul Kitchen

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

Czech welcomes guests into the kitchen each week to cook up some deep and deeper house to satisfy your musical appetite.

What

: Spicy Sessions

Who

: DJ Luis

Where

: Savage Beagle

The Beagle has reopened for business on Sunday nights, and you can enjoy the party till 1 a.m. This new theme night, courtesy of Trinity Productions, features traditional and house Latino music.

Who

: DJ Rich

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

Open till 1 a.m., the latest in B.C. Check out their virtual reality racing games, pool tables and busy dance floor.

Who

: DJ Lamb Chops

Where

: Moe Joe’s

Playing the right mix of rock and dance, Lamb Chops will have you feeling so good, it’s baaa-d!

Who

: DJ Rabid

Where

: Savage Beagle

See Saturday’s listings.

Monday, Aug. 6

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Who

: Swollen Members

Where

: SkateSpace Stage

When

: 4 p.m.

Madchild and Prevail are back – again! You just can’t keep a good party down and Swollen Members are gonna prove it with a finale to remember at SkateSpace 2001!

Who

: Solid Earth Jam Band

Where

: The Boot

These Whistler musicians are performing a special tribute to Jerry Garcia!

Who:

Guitar Doug

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

Doug is known as a one man party machine around the valley. Throw in a pint of Guinness and some Irish humour and watch him rock!

Who

: Marimba Muzuva

Where, When

: Gazebo at 12:30, Marketplace at 1:30 and 3, Whistler Village Centre at 4 p.m.

Part of the acclaimed West Coast African music ensemble, Muzuva, this duo performs the happy and infectious sounds of southern Africa as well as some gumboot dancing.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Whistler Village Centre at noon, Village Square at 1, gazebo at 2:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Whistler Village Centre at 2:30, Village Square at 3, Marketplace at 4:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: The Fabulous Fat Brothers

Where, When

: Marketplace at 1, Village Square at 2, Gazebo at 3:30, Whistler Village Centre at 4:30 p.m.

See Saturday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: ESCAPE with Trinity Productions

Who

: DJ Clockwork

Where

: Savage Beagle

This Vancouver boy oozes funky, sexy vibes. A resident at Element Sound Lounge, he has a lot of experience pumpin’ up the floor.

What

: Magnum Opus Monday

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

It’s your weekly fix of Duran Duran and Donna Summer. Eight years and running for this retro party!

Who

: Tone Ballone

Where

: Moe Joe’s

Classic tunes all night long, hot from the archives, cool on the dance floor.

Who

: DJ Peace Frog

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

IN THE FLESH

What

: Comedy Night

Who

: Mike MacDonald

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

Laugh along with the King of Canadian comedy! Mike is known for his 16-year run at the world-famous Montreal Comedy Festival. See article.

Who

: Leanne and Kyla

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

What

: Das Boot Ballet

Where

: The Boot

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Marimba Muzuva

Where, When

: Gazebo at 3, Marketplace at 4, Whistler Village Centre at 5:30, Village Square at 6:30 p.m.

See Monday’s listings.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Mountain Square at 2, Village Square at 3, Whistler Village Centre at 4:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Marketplace at 2:30, Whistler Village Centre at 3:30, Village Square at 5, Mountain Square at 6 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Jungle ’n Breaks

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

JnB Productions are bringing in some of the hardest hitters on the West Coast. Jungle Souldier, Soda Pop, Slim, Dabbler and GTM will be rotating through the ranks in the coming weeks. Whistler double-threat, Kuff and Eliptic, will be representing!

Who

: DJ Seanski

Where

: Savage Beagle

Come see why this is the longest running hip hop night in the resort.

What

: Disco Night

Where

: Moe Joe’s

There’s cash to be won for your sequins and bell bottoms. Blondie and the Bee Gees await you on the dance floor.

Who

: DJ R3

Where

: Garfinkel’s

Garf’s has got what you need… the right mix of tunes and a big dance floor to show off your moves.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

ALIVE AND KICKING

What

: Family Cabaret

Where

: Town Plaza Gazebo

When

: 5:30 p.m.

Street Entertainers unite! The whole family will enjoy the antics of the weekly street entertainment acts. See Friday’s listings for details of each performer.

What

: Open Mic Night

Where

: Second Cup

This coffee house opens its floor to local musicians. Whistler Music supplies the mics and amps. Bring your instruments and expect good vibes!

Who

: Leanne and Kyla

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

What

: Das Boot Ballet

Where

: The Boot

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Marimba Muzuva

Where, When

: Gazebo at 3, Marketplace at 4, Whistler Village Centre at 5:30, Village Square at 6:30 p.m.

See Monday’s listings.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Mountain Square at 2, Village Square at 3, Whistler Village Centre at 4:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Marketplace at 2:30, Whistler Village Centre at 3:30, Village Square at 5, Mountain Square at 6 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Resonance

Where

: Tommy Africa’s

Didn’t get enough disco on Monday? Check out these disco tunes with a house twist.

What

: Wednesdays on Wax

Who

: DJ Ghetto Boy

Where

: Garfinkel’s

Resident DJ Ghetto Boy welcomes friends into the booth each week for your hip hop enjoyment.

What

: Spare Grooves

Where

: Maxx Fish

Who

: Matt the Alien and DJ Kilo Cee

2 DJs… 4 turntables… dicing up the phattest and freshest tracks on the wheels of steel.

Who

: DJ Derek

Where

: Savage Beagle

Derek knows how to satisfy all your musical urges… a great mix of dance, hip hop and rock.

Who

: DJ Peace Frog

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: DJ Tone Ballone

Where

: Moe Joe’s

See Monday’s listings.

Thursday, Aug. 9

What

: Jambox

Where

: The Boot

It’s open mic night. Come jam with musicians from around the valley.

Who

: The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where

: The Bearfoot Bistro

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Leanne and Kyla

Where

: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Marimba Muzuva

Where, When

: Gazebo at 1 and 3:30, Marketplace at 2, Village Square at 4:30 p.m.

See Monday’s listings.

Who

: Mike Battie

Where, When

: Village Square at noon, Mountain Square at 1, Whistler Village Centre at 2:30 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

Who

: Rock-Paper-Scissors

Where, When

: Marketplace at 12:30, Village Square at 2, Mountain Square at 3 p.m.

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What

: Locals’ Night

Where

: Garfinkel’s

Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations and giveaways. Still the best locals’ night 10 years and running. Come out and party with DJ Stoli.

What

: Bulletproof with Kriptonight Promotions

Where

: Maxx Fish

A mix of Jaw dropin’ disco house, funk and breaks. A fun night for the

whole family. Local DJs include Shandy Rae and Kuff, and direct from Vancouver, watch for DJs Deliverance and Lando Disco.

What

: Waxed

Who

: DJ Milton & Guests

Where

: Savage Beagle

The new locals night in Whistler. Resident DJ Milton behind the wheels of steel with special guests from all over the world spinning all flavours of funk.

What:

Ladies’ Night

Who

: DJ Tone Ballone

Where

: Moe Joe’s

Smells good, looks good, and for all the women… it’s all good!

What

: Gone Fishin’

Who

: DJ Rich

Where

: Buffalo Bill’s

Catch yourself a Kokanee! Win a trip fishing with Valley Fishing Guides.




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