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Pique to Valley Listings April 11 to 17

Friday, April 11 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series Where: Base of Whistler gondola Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

Friday, April 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Crab Shack

Putting his pedal to the metal will be Canada’s own rappin’ and rhymin’ rocker, Kazzer.

What: Specter

Where: MY Place

A murder mystery play of suspenseful proportions. It all starts on a dark and stormy night on a deserted highway… Showtime 8 p.m. Tix $15.

What: PayDay Party

Where: Merlin’s

The Hairfarmers. a.k.a. Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg, two hot and hairy heavyweights, get your weekend going with all sorts of capers.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite rock ’n’ roll band marks the start of the weekend with some damn fine classic cuts and hot originals. See story.

Who: Josh Gontier

Where: Crystal Lounge

This ex-Slow Nerve Action porn funk favourite serves up all the hits with his unique flair and flavour.

Who: Wheat In The Barley

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Old and new Irish and Celtic classics.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Edgar Muehalla

Where: Kypriaki Norte

Greek guitar gems, to go with the food gems.

Who: Zipper

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic Rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Buddha

Where: Dusty’s

You beddha get down to see Buddha for some turntable treats at apres and again after dinner till the wee hours.

What: Strange Tango

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

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

What: Off the Hook

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Milton and Andy Clockwork play popular anthems, hot house and break beats at the best darn funked up party in town.

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, April 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series I

Where: Tommy Africa’s

U.K multi-vocalist Killa Kela and Tajai from Souls of Mischief perform with Mat the Alien. Hip Hop, beatbox and MCing.

What: WSSF Kokanee FreeRide After-Dark Series II

Where: Maxx Fish

From the depths of the L.A underground scene comes one skilled MC, Abstract Rude, founding member of Abstract Tribe Unique.

What: WSSF Biglines.com Snow Film Fiesta

Where: Merlin’s

See new flicks from some of the best up and coming filmmakers and photographers in North America. Go to www.biglines.com for info. Tix $10.

What: Words & Stories - Tales from Whistler

Where: My Place

The funny, the freaky and the unforgettable stories of Whistler come to life through colourful readings from five award-winning, highly respected journalists and authors from across North America. Showtime 8 p.m. Tix $5. See story.

What: Saturday Night Live

Where: Dusty’s

Those hairy rockers, the Hairfarmers party well into the night with all your favourite songs and even a few of theirs.

Who: Creekside Phil

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Creekside’s favourite acoustic cousin.

Who: Josh Gontier

Where: Crystal Lounge

This ex-Slow Nerve Action porn funk favourite serves up all the hits with his own unique flair and flavour.

Who: Wheat In The Barley

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Old and new Irish and Celtic classics.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Zipper

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Spinning the best hip hop and dance around town.

What: Revolve

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

DJ Digglesworth & Pedro Dias bring you delicious vibes of modern electronica, dope beats and house ’n’ break classics.

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

All the faves fill the dance floor.

Sunday, April 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Wide Mouth Mason, the diverse trio of alternative rockers all the way from Saskatoon belting out the big hits in Bill’s basement.

What: WSSF Kranked 5's World Premiere

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Mountain biking gone mad featuring the best of the best. Shows at 6:30 and

9 p.m. Tix $12 adults $6 conc.

What: Punk Forever

Where: Boot Pub

All State Champion are a potent wave of weight and sound while End This Week With Knives are on the cusp of their North American tour and debut CD release.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

End the week right with some top notch rock ’n’ roll from the No. 1 party band in Whistler.

Who: Wheat In The Barley

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Old and new Irish and Celtic classics.

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

Out of Vancouver with Rice Dreams Records, Kevin Shiu playing house music.

What: Reggae Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ "C" tha Selecta legalizes all of da best dub reggae and dance.

What: Subphonic Elements

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

DJ Party Time, Dr. Deep and guests give you deadly deep house plus funky and soulful selections perfect for this alpine lounge.

Who: DJ Sweat & Agent Smith

Where: Longhorn Saloon

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

What: Funkhopreggaedrumandbass

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJs Buddha, A.K and Phroh dust off the vinyl for a night of you-name-it music you can move to.

Who: DJ Def Star Dub

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop on down to the dance floor.

What: Sugar

Where: Moe Joe’s

Four out of five optometrists agree the ladies of Sugar are good for your eyes.

Monday, April 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Dusty’s

High energy, high impact rock ’n’ roll with Toronto’s Not By Choice.

What: WSSF Sony Pro Photographer Search Pt I

Where: Delta Whistler Resort

Three of the six finalists gun it for Best of Show and the wildcard seat in Thursday’s Pro Showdown. Peter Moynes, Ryan Creary and Dave Humphreys bring you their 12-minute musical montages on the world of action sports though their lenses. Showtime 8 p.m. Tix $10.

What: WSSF Snowsk8 Rumble After Party

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Knock yourself out if you didn’t already on the hill today with the impressive Stir Fry Collective, DJ Anger and MC Degree One.

Who: Tala

What: Monday Night Madness

Where: Boot Pub

Groovy jazz-infused funky rhythms from this talented Montreal jam band back by popular demand. Sing or tap along with their good-time tunes guaranteed to get you feeling fantastic. See story.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite rock ’n’ roll studs rip it up as usual with originals, covers and some requests.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

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.

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: Mud Wrestling Mayhem

Where: Garfinkel’s

It’s the World Freestyle Snowmobile Event Fundraiser. Cheer on the GirlsofWhistler.com as they choke each other in chocolate mud, all for a good cause. Catch a sneak preview of the latest Roops of Hazard film too. Tix $10.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Contemporary classics to take to the dance floor.

What: All Over The Map Mondays

Where: Savage Beagle

An eclectic mix of contemporary classics.

What: Pyjama Party

Where: Maxx Fish

Lacy, frilly, cotton and comfy. Anyway you wear it we’ll take it grooving to awesome hip hop and R&B from DJ R3.

What: Magnum Opus

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best from the Retro Machine DJ Ryder and guest DJ Mr. Big Stuff playing memorable tracks to pump, bump and jump to.

Tuesday, April 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Hard and fast rhymes and raps from the poetic princess that packs a powerful punch, Kia Kadiri.

What: WSSF Sony Pro Photographer Search Pt II

Where: Delta Whistler Resort

The remaining finalists gun it for Best of Show and the wildcard seat in Thursday’s Pro Showdown. Sterling Lorence, Matt Power and Jonathan Selkowitz bring you their 12-minute musical montages on the world of action sports though their lenses. Winner announced tonight! Showtime 8 p.m. Tix $10.

Who: Nearly Neil Diamond

Where: Crab Shack

Enter the Shack’s Vegas-style lounge and watch girls swoon and guys croon along with this travelling music man, a legend in Canada and Australia and always a big draw card in Whistler.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

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: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas featuring exotic dancing girls.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Jungle ’n’ Breaks

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Marcus Visionary is the founder of the North American jungle scene and a sell out performer. Hot and hit-laden vocalist Jenna will be singing too.

What: Fat Tuesday Orgasm

Where: Garfinkel’s

Sexy, sassy, hot ’n’ heavy house from DJ Shandy Rae. This night hits the spot for the sistahood with a huge fashion show, free entry b4 midnight and a fire show.

What: Breakdance Night

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Scott Arkwell’s CD release party with the freshest hip hop and B-boy moves all night long.

What: Pimp ‘n Ho Party

Where: Moe Joe’s

Shakedown Entertainment presents a below the belt bonanza for the seedy after dark crowd. Dig out your skankiest threads for this shin dig as DJ Expo selects all the sleazy songs to swing to.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

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

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Tom foolery abounds with all the songs you love.

Wednesday, April 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Garfinkel’s

Battle Axe Records’ big guns release a new joint album with live sets from label mates Sweatshop Union, Insider Out, DJ Murge & Just B plus Matt the Alien and Degree One vs. DJ Anger.

What: WSSF Panasonic Filmmaker Showdown

Where: Fairmont Chateau Ballroom

Over 30 film crews have been roaring all over the mountain the past few days shooting their own 4-minute movies. Who comes up trumps? Showtime 8 p.m . Tix $10.

Who: Dave Crowley Band

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Rock hard and rock fast with Whistler’s own full throttle metal heads.

Who: Pete from WDC

Where: Crab Shack

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

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

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 at NTN’s Satellite trivia.

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

DJ Muchi and Milton bring you house & breakbeats. Win $100 Cash and a VIP Card at 1 a.m. in the Cash Wednesday Draw.

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.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Deft mix-it-up moves from DJ Dubs.

Thursday, April 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

Live entertainment every day from 3 p.m. See story for full daily lineup.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Merlin’s

Turn it up with Billy Talent, an aggressive punk rock tidal wave, along with The Salads, spitting out crunchy rock ’n’ roll with rapid-fire rap vocals.

What: WSSF Sony Pro Photographer Showdown

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Three internationally renowned photographers plus one wildcard from the Pro Photographer Search present 12-minute slide shows of the best work of their careers. Surf shots from Warren Bolster, outdoor images from Mattias Fredriksson, skateboarding scenes from Jon Humphries and the wildcard go head-to-head. Showtime 9 p.m. Tix $25.

Who: The Schematics

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

This Thirstday catch The Schematics, New York’s hardest working ska band and their high-octane show.

Who: Cold Snap

Where: Boot Pub

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

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

Kinky reggae acoustics and chilled-out choices to chomp those cheap chicken wings with.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

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

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

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

What: Eye Candy

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Glu & Kori K take you through the hits you love to hear from hip hop, Top 40 to funky beats, free for ladies.

Who: DJ Lee

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Playing deep, funk house and thought-evoking music.

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

More WSSF, April 18-20

Sylvan Singers & Handbell Choir, Chateau Whistler, April 18

Whole Lotta Led, Merlin’s, April 19

Vinyl, Boot Pub, April 20 & 21

Tuned Women, MY Place, April 25




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