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Pique to Valley Listings March 21-27 Friday, March 21 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Paddling to Alaska & Back Where: Myrtle Phillip Centre Join Kiwi brothers Garth & Kevin Irwin on their quest to explore the remote coastlines of B.C. and S.E.

Pique to Valley Listings March 21-27

Friday, March 21

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Paddling to Alaska & Back

Where: Myrtle Phillip Centre

Join Kiwi brothers Garth & Kevin Irwin on their quest to explore the remote coastlines of B.C. and S.E. Alaska by kayak. $8 at the door. Show starts 7 p.m. www.cankiwiskayak.com.

Who: The Hairfarmers

Where: Merlin’s

Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg get down to the nitty gritty of Friday night revelry.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band marks the start of the weekend with some damn fine rock ’n’ roll classics.

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Legendary blues ballads mixed in with some ’60s and ’70s classics and even a few original acoustic gems from one of Whistler’s favourite musical faces.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic tunes with light Irish rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Exotic dancing girls help the boys relax after a busy week.

Who: Still Smokin’

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic Rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Buddha

Where: Dusty’s

Trip-hop and house during apres and again at night with his turntables.

What: Take The Bend Out Of Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Mat the Alien dusts off tracks from the archives, old skool hip hop, funky mixes and drum ’n’ bass. Ty-C takes the mic.

What: Strange Tango

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

The sophisticated sounds of boudoir music by DJ Keph. Nu jazz, deep funk, Brazilectro and a touch of class.

Who: Free Love Fridays

Where: Maxx Fish

Hip hop, R&B and Top 40 is on the menu tonight, served up by 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.

Saturday, March 22

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Dancers Dancing

Where: MY Place

A stunning visual treat titled Elegance & Chaos from some of Canada’s most highly sort after performers. Show starts at 8 p.m. See story.

Who: Roller

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Brit-pop rockers making waves in N. America. They’ve toured with Bob Geldof, were named Best Manchester Band 2001 and were No. 1 on the BBC charts for seven weeks. See story.

Who: Exithiside

Where: Crab Shack

High energy punk rock influenced pop from Vancouver. With their extremely lively performances, Exit has started a blaze that is spreading out of control.

Who: Leanne Lamour

Where: Hoz’s Pub

A feast of heartfelt classic and contemporary renditions from this rootsy rock performer.

What: Saturday Night Live

Where: Dusty’s

Kokanee Freeride Apres w/ the four-piece Hairfarmers Band who then return later on to party well into the evening.

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Legendary blues ballads mixed in with some ’60s and ’70s classics and even a few original acoustic gems from one of Whistler’s favourite musical faces.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic tunes with light Irish rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Superfunk

Where: Maxx Fish

Hip hop, R&B and deep fried funk courtesy of DJ Keph.

What: Off the Hook

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Milton, DJ Glu and the go-go girls bring you the best darn funky house party in town.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Spinning the best hip hop and dance around town.

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

Savage love on the turntables with hip hop R&B and top 40 classics.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Ballone at your service playing everything you love in his own unique style.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Havana Lounge

Settle in with decadent desserts and liquor coffees while watching movies of a bygone era. Non-smoking sessions at 7 p.m. Cigars welcome at 10 p.m. $15 for the movie.

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’ has those long windows and big heaters that make it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The Brew House

Kick back with a locally brewed beer and enjoy a game of pool by the big log fire.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has big heaters, cool tunes and artwork, plus great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has got one almighty new patio, and a menu to match.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

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

Sunday, March 23

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Dancers Dancing Workshop

Where: MY Place

Learn the graceful and elegant moves featured in last night’s show from the stars themselves from 1 to 3 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8418.

Who: The Wassabi Collective

Where: Merlin’s

This high-energy, progressive world beat group was created to deliver non-stop grooves to packed dance floors. See story.

What: Punk Forever

Where: Boot Pub

Hard livin’ with You Thought Rock & Huskavarna, who have a new Web site and album called Bilingual Weapons of Mass Destraction. Come bid farewell before they move to L.A for the Jackass concert series.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

End the week right with some top notch rock ’n’ roll from the No. 1 party band at this legendary locals’ night.

What: Oscar Night

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Roll out the red carpet, it’s Whistler’s own big screen bash covering all the glitz, glory and possible eye gouging that goes on at the Academy Awards, and it’s a 24 Hour Relay fundraiser too.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic tunes with light Irish rock.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

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

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon caffeine-style apres’ with the funky one.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Toronto’s DJ Dekozee returns to Tommy’s for another night of dance floor house at Whistler’s longest running Club night. DJ Ghetto Boy opens.

Who: DJ Sweat & Agent Smith

Where: Longhorn Saloon

Chillin’ house tunes for you to slink around the saloon to.

Who: DJ Rico Suave

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

A funky top 40 experience awaits you.

Who: DJ Def Star Dub

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop on down to the dance floor.

What: Reggae Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ C the Selecta legalizes all of the best dub reggae and dance.

What: Sugar

Where: Moe Joe’s

Funky tunes and foxy ladies behind the bar.

Monday, March 24

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite rock ’n’ roll studs rip it up as usual.

What: Monday Night Madness

Where: Boot Pub

Vernon, B.C.’s Samsara play reggae and calypso flavoured originals plus an eclectic assortment of re-grooved cover tunes.

What: Open Mic Jam Night

Where: Dusty’s

Whether you want to jam or make your big break, this night’s for you. Choose your instrument and join Creekside Phil’s band for some musical magic.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

A lively duo playing guitar and fiddle favourites.

What: Guitar Doug

Where: Merlin’s

From apres’ till 6 p.m., the daddy-o of the patio will be there.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

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

What: WSSF Volunteer Sign-Up

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Wanna work the World Ski and Snowboard Fest? See www.livelarge.ca or turn up at the GLC between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

CLUBS AND DJS

What: All Over The Map Mondays

Where: Savage Beagle

An eclectic mix of contemporary classics.

What: Fresh Meat Mondays

Where: Maxx Fish

Pick over the new locals while grooving to the awesome hip hop, R&B and Top 40 of DJ R3.

What: Magnum Opus

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best from the Retro Machine DJ Ryder, who pumps out memorable tracks to pump, bump and jump to.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Contemporary classics to take to the dance floor.

Tuesday, March 25

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: The Snitches

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Give the finger to the dreary by partaking in decadent punk pop outrage with one of Montreal’s cult bands. This is their first time to Whistler and they’re fired up for it. See story.

Who: The Fabulous Joe Houston & the Defrosters

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The Louisiana blues legend will get you rockin ’n’ boppin’ New Orleans style. Showtime 10 p.m.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

A lively duo playing guitar and fiddle favourites

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

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

What: Trivia Night

Where: Dusty’s

Test your knowledge with NTN Satellite Trivia all night long.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas featuring exotic dancing girls.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Full Moon Party

Where: Garfinkel’s

The first full moon bash for the year hosted by DJ Shandy Rae and Ghetto Boy. Funky house, hip hop, fire dancers and drummers will add to the lunar-cy.

What: Breakdance Night

Where: Maxx Fish

Break out the cardboard and make out like you’re in a Missy Elliott video for Whistler’s freshest hip hop night with DJ Yann Solo. See story.

What: Resident Rinse Out

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Come see those popular Jungle ’n’ Breaks hosts battle it out. Jungle Souldier, Plastic Surgeon, Phroh and Toddski mix on four turntables.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

New York’s own Seanski breaks out the phattest tunes in Whistler’s longest running hip hop night.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Put together your best disco duds and boogie on down with DJ Cassidy.

Who: DJ Morgan

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

It’s Dean from Casa’s 30 th and Shannon from Winter Wear’s 3 rd 30 th .and you’re all invited for free funky house and loads of localized fun.

Wednesday, March 26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Tuned Women Audition 1

Where: MY Place

If you’re a cool chick who can write songs, sing and play an instrument, come be part of a female unplugged jam extravaganza from 9 to 11 p.m. See story.

What: Whistler Music Search

Where: Crystal Lounge

Each Wednesday for the last few weeks, you have decided the best new talent to send through to the finals April 9. Up tonight: Mike Redmond, Robbie Dagg and Mike Borowsky.

Who: Cease and Desist

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Wanna be a rock star? Come on in and sing with the band.

Who: Wes Makepeace

Where: Crab Shack

It’s Industry night with Wes playing acoustic covers and originals to get you over the weekly hump.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

A lively duo playing guitar and fiddle favourites.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

It’s amazing what you can do with wax. Catch all of the girls in all of their glory.

What: Killer Karaoke

Where: Merlin’s

Belt out a few tunes with your host, Luscious Lindsay.

What: Who-What-Where-Whens-Day

Where: Dusty’s

Test your knowledge with NTN Satellite Trivia all night long.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

It’s the real deal with all the hits and hijinx you could ask for.

What: Cash with DJ Milton

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Special guest DJ & Club Owner Dimitri Frost from Australia joins top house DJ Milton behind the decks. Win $100 Cash and a VIP Card at 1 a.m.

Who: DJ Allistair

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

The Devonshire DJ from the Deep Cartel Sound System laying deep, chunky, funky house.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee show off their talents on four turntables, with special guest MCs every week.

What: Retro Strikes Back

Where: Garfinkel’s

Everything from disco to ’90s, brought to you by DJ Timeline.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Deft mix-it-up moves from DJ Dubs.

Thursday, March 27

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Honey Thursdays

Where: Dusty’s

The best female acoustic performers in Whistler. This week enjoy the smooth sounds of folky pop rocker Suzanne Wilson.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

Mellow, reggae-tinged soft rock covers from the albums of acts like Sublime and Bob Marley.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

A lively duo playing guitar and fiddle favourites.

Who: Cold Snap

Where: Boot Pub

Live rock ’n’ roll, a pool tourney and no pretence.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards, contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: L’80s Nite

Where: Maxx Fish

Retro-bution for the ladies with DJ Mister Fister playing all the trax you forgot you loved.

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

Return of the digital underdogg. Locals night with ladies free before 11 p.m.

What: Ladies’ Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

It’s all about the sistahood with tailor-made tunes and tasty treats all night.

What: Eye Candy

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Duo D and DJ JD will take you through the hits you love to hear from hip hop, top 40 to funky beats. Free for ladies.

Who: DJ Morgan

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Playing deep, funk house and thought-evoking music.

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peacefrog and XLR8 fill the air with rock ’n’ roll and dance floor ditties.

What: Proud to be Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Erin and DJ Rich Trix rev up this legendary locals’ night with house anthems and contemporary classics.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sound Tribe Sector 9, Boot Pub, March 28

Huun Huur Tu, MY Place, March 29

Best of the Vancouver International Mtn. Film Fest, MY Place April 4

Honey Boy Edwards, Dusty’s, April 6

World Ski & Snowboard Festival, April 11-20. See story for concert line-up.




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