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>>> Sept. 27- Oct. 3 Friday, Sept. 27 MUSIC ENCORES Who: Whole Damn County Where: Moe Joe’s Whistler’s favourite cover band plays killer cover tunes and originals to get the dance floor hopping and old friends talking.

>>> Sept. 27- Oct. 3

Friday, Sept. 27

MUSIC ENCORES

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band plays killer cover tunes and originals to get the dance floor hopping and old friends talking.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The Bowen Boys get the revelry going at the Gate. Come in and get a taste of the Emerald Isle.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Solo on guitar tonight and Saturday. Wilson also plays with band Cherrybomb in Vancouver.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Live adult entertainment at the Boot Pub on a Friday afternoon.

What: Breaking Ground film premiere

Where: Merlin’s

A tribute to the late Josh Chapman. Tickets are $5 at door, proceeds to the Chapman family.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Free Love Fridays

Where: Maxx Fish

From 10 p.m. special guest DJs make your night sparkle. Friday night is ‘sex-it-up’ night for the locals’ love in.

What: Fresh Fridays with DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Local spinster DJ R3 plays a mix of mainly hip hop (Eminem to Swollen Members), with a touch of R&B, every Friday night. Turntabling delights weekly at Garf’s.

What: T.G.I.F.

Who: DJ Deadly Cam

Where: Tommy Africa’s

A blend of hip hop, old skool and reggae, from a young virtuoso who brings an unmatched enthusiasm to the sound. Thank God it’s Friday, Cam has named it his night and he feels his buddies and fly girls need a night to call their own… this is it!

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

A mix of mainly top 40 and other hits from Peacefrog tonight.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Top 40 hits this Friday night and Saturday.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Citta’

Looking for someone? Citta’s central location attracts locals and visitors as traditionally the best people watching spot in Village Square. Enjoy a variety of pints on tap and chat about the football game. Open for lunch; low key candlelight dining upstairs.

Where: The Brew House

Brew House tunes are always hopping from morning onwards. The side patios still offer some early fall sunshine. Pool table indoors, and a cozy fireplace. Near all the bars, clubs, and shops in between Marketplace and Village Square.

Where: Havana Lounge

Located above Castro’s Cuban Cigar Store in the St. Andrew’s Building, for estate coffees, decadent deserts and films screenings going back to the ’40s. Open Thursday-Sunday, 5 p.m. to midnight. Sit back and relax in leather couches.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Enjoy a cool one at Hoz’s, which survived the Lake Placid Road construction extravaganza and is readily accessible once again. Just follow the fresh black top in Creekside.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

A funky place for a pint, a martini, or a meal, overlooking the Village Square. Live music some nights. For an international, younger crowd visit the ‘Dam.

Where: Black’s Pub

The warming floor for locals après-ski, located at the foot of both gondolas. With snow-capped peaks and the mountain bike park in the background, enjoy the telescope to bear watch or star gaze. Tasty food, 99 brands of beer in a gilded silver menu, and 40 scotches to keep you reminiscing.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Casual atmosphere for warm conversation, cold beer and all the major sports on TV. Bar staff operate a not-too-loud sound system and the outdoor patio gives patrons the best air in the world.

Saturday, Sept. 28

YOU NEVER KNOW UNTIL YOU GO

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Today and Sunday afternoon, local musician Rob Funk keeps live music alive in Whistler.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

See Friday’s listings.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Superfunk with DJ Keph

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Keph is master of uber-sexy funk on the dance floor, and Saturday night belongs to him. Blasting R&B and dance too, "this boy’ll spin yer ass into the ground!"

Who: DJ Stoli and Sanchez

Where: Garfinkel’s

Stoli and Sanchez spin tunes for the revved up dance floor, one floor below street level.

Who: DJ Milton

What: Off the Hook

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler legend DJ Milton (Easy Groove Productions) is a "scintillating master of the turntables." Come check out his Tribal Tech House Music Blend.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

At your service with his own unique style, DJ Tone.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

Sunday, Sept. 29

TOLD YOU SO

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Have you ever wanted to play live music in front of someone else? This is your chance, drop by for a casual evening of players at the lounge, informal atmostphere. Hosted by Randy of Whistler Music.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

See Saturday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Guest DJs

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s longest running house night features top DJs for this theme night. Look for the flyers at various shops and cafes in town. Resident DJ Shandy Rae holds the fort in conjunction with the next big thing.

Who: DJ Tiny Elvis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainly top 40 hits tonight from Elvis… Long live the King!

Monday, Sept. 30

DANCE ‘TIL YOU DROP

Who: Slow Nerve Action

Where: Boot Pub

They’re back. Slow Nerve Action has returned from touring to ham it up and rock your world tonight.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Earl’s Bistro

Tunes from solo singer Rob Funk, starting at 7 p.m.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Magnum Opus with DJ Ryder

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Retro Boogie night is still alive and well, get here early as there are lineups after 10 p.m. Dance music from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

Who: DJ Tiny Elvis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Sunday’s listings.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

TUESDAY TUNAGE

What: Open Mic night

Where: Maxx Fish

Your host, Randy of Whistler Music, offers musicians from around the valley a chance to jam.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Fluid

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Guest DJ Fluid brings you the best in drum and bass with breakbeats.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Play that funky music white boy. Put together your best disco duds, lay down and boogie and check out the retroness.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

MIDWEEK MOMENTS

Who: Doug Craig

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Mayhem and merriment at the Gate from local guitarist Doug Craig.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee pack the house every Wednesday, drawing a crowd that mixes stylish duds with low kep hip hop wear. It’s a busy dreamscape, with booths and lounges galore.

What: Boogie Café with DJ Czech

Where: Garfinkel’s

Downtempo with a touch of rare groove in the first half of the evening. The second half of the night at Garf’s features up-tempo beats with a nice blend of house.

Who: Mr. Wilson and Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Old school hip hop and breaks.

What: Locals Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

A locals night that is the real deal. An evening for the people in town who make it what it is.

Thursday, Oct. 3

MUSICIANS: THE LIST

Who: Andrea Graham

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Graham plays songs on guitar tonight. He’s a Gate staffer with musical talents.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Moe Joe’s

Live new age rock. Leth Dodis is puttin’ ’em out.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: VIP with DJ Vinyl Ritchie

Where: Maxx Fish

Vinyl Ritchie, a.k.a. Scotty Arkwell, was voted best DJ two years in a row by readers of the Georgia Straight. He spins Beats and Breaks tonight.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who: DJ Pro

Where: Savage Beagle

Dub roots and dancehall reggae.

Upcoming Events

Josh Gontier, Oct. 4, 5, Crystal Lounge

Dave Crowley Band, Oct. 7, Garf’s

Alan Hertz and Friends Oct. 26 at The Boot Pub (Upstream Entertainment’s Psychedleic Halloween ball)




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