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Pique to Valley Listings Aug 13-19

SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT Family fun all weekend long in various locations throughout Whistler Village. This weekend’s theme: A Tribute to Juggling .

SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT
Family fun all weekend long in various locations throughout Whistler Village. This weekend’s theme: A Tribute to Juggling . Juggler extraordinaireke Battie and the zany physical comedy troupe Brothers From Different Mothers will perform at various locations along the Village Stroll. For more information call the Whistler Activity & Information Centre at 604-938-2769 or go to www.mywhistler.com.
And don’t forget the Whistler Farmers Market, every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Village, rain or shine.

Friday, August 13
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: The Hairfarmers Where: Merlin’s Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg play one of their legendary Payday Friday patio parties. What: Triple Threat Fridays Where: Crab Shack A new weekly night featuring the holy trinity of good times – open jam, karaoke and disco tunes by DJ Steve Jiu. Let the weekend begin! What: Rob Funk Fridays Where: Black’s Pub Easy-going rock tunes with the versatile local musician and guests. Who: Mike Redmond Where: Crystal Lounge A night of easygoing original tunes and laid back covers by Jack Johnson, Sublime and more. Who: Murphy’s Lagh Where: Dubh Linn Gate High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo. 8 p.m.-midnight. Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Motown recording artist joins the Bistro’s piano man for a night of old-time soul and R&B. Who: Melanie Dekker Where: Mallard Lounge Jazzy pop tunes with the Vancouver-based singer/songwriter at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. Who: Leth Dodis Where: Moe Joe’s Good time rock covers by Whistler’s long time favourite party band. Doors at 9 p.m. What: Das Boot Ballet Where: Boot Pub This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch. Who: Jambones Where: Pemberton Hotel Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS What: Hip-Hop Fridays Where: Tommy Africa’s Hip-hop and R&B with DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 10 p.m. Who: DJ R3 Where: Garfinkel’s Hip-hop and dance tracks. Who: DJ Peace Frog Where: Buffalo Bill’s The mainstream mix-master plays the tunes that get the dance floor rockin’. Doors at 8 p.m. Who: DJ Derek Where: Savage Beagle Dropping the best Top 40 hip-hop and R&B in the red lounge and down below. Doors at 9 p.m. Who: DJ Garth Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) He’s got the funk.

Saturday, Aug. 14 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Downtown Jay Brown Where: Merlin’s Local jam-master rocks out on the sun soaked patio from 4 to 7 p.m. (weather permitting). Who: Michael Sicoly Where: Mallard Lounge Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. Who: Mike Redmond Where: Crystal Lounge A night of easygoing original tunes and laid back covers by Jack Johnson, Sublime and more. Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Motown recording artist joins the Bistro’s piano man for a night of old-time soul and R&B. Who: Murphy’s Lagh Where: Dubh Linn Gate High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo. 8 p.m.-midnight. Who: Rob Funk Where: Second Cup Noon hour guitar tunes for the coffee crowd. Who: Brian Highley Where: Crab Shack ’Shack unplugged – acoustic tunes. Who: Jambones Where: Pemberton Hotel Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Dagan Beach Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Back on the scene, Dr. Dagan’s got the breaks. Who: DJ Seanski Where: Savage Beagle The New York native spins the funkiest old and new school hip-hop tracks in the Beagle bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m. What: Goodtimes Where: Tommy Africa’s Hip-hop and Top 40 dance floor hits. Doors at 10 p.m. What: Garf’s Gone Wild Where: Garfinkel’s Top-40 hip-hop & dance tracks with DJ Rob Banks. Who: DJ Peace Frog Where: Buffalo Bill’s Summer means it’s stagette season again and Bill’s is stagette central. Mainstream tunes for the brides to be and their Cosmopolitan-chugging cohorts. Doors at 8 p.m. Who: DJ Easyleigh Where: Moe Joe’s Good time party tunes that’ll get the gals dancin’ on the pool tables. Doors at 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 15 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Whistler Farmers Market Where: Upper Village (Blackcomb Benchlands) Arts and crafts, funky fashions, gourmet creations, organic produce, and street musicians. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., every Sunday until Oct. 11. Who: G ’n’ R Where: Merlin’s Locals Gary Yoshida and Rob Funk play the sun soaked patio from 3 to 7 p.m. (weather permitting). What: The Punk Night Where: Boot Pub Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night hosts Vancouver punks The Excessives with hardcore rulers Savannah. Ph: 604-932-3338. Who: Michael Sicoly Where: Mallard Lounge Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. Who: Leth Dodis Where: Crab Shack Long-time Whistler party band plays all your favourite rock songs. What: Open Mic Night Where: Crystal Lounge Shower singers and basement guitar gods get their turn in the spotlight. Who: Suzanne Wilson Where: Dubh Linn Gate Well known cover tunes and Emerald Isle classics. 7-11 p.m. Who: Rob Funk Where: Second Cup Noon hour guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

CLUBS AND DJS What: Soul Kitchen Where: Tommy Africa’s At the kitchen tables this week - Cayman Island DJs Johnny G and Alexi. Mixing up house, funk and dancehall beats. The Granddaddy of Whistler club nights at 11 years and counting. Doors at 10 p.m. Who: DJ NT Where: Buffalo Bill’s Top 40 dance tunes keep the weekend vibe alive. Doors at 8 p.m. What: The Power Hour Where: Moe Joe’s Make the most of the weekend. Moe Joe’s opens at midnight for one hour of craziness.

Monday, Aug. 16 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: The New Shady Groove Where: Boot Pub Ontario funk jammers get groovin’ for the weekly Monday Madness live music night. Ph: 604-932-3338. What: Reggae Night Where: Moe Joe’s Live reggae with locals Kosta-Man and the Back Ho’s. Doors at 10 p.m. What: Karaoke Night Where: Crystal Lounge Take the mic and let yourself go – that Chicago ballad won’t sing itself. Who: Taylor James Where: Mallard Lounge Everything from U2 to Joni Mitchell. at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m.

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Pete Where: Savage Beagle Good time club tunes in the upstairs lounge and on the downstairs dance floor. What: ’80s Night Where: Tommy Africa’s Popular club night features DJ Ryder playing’80s retro tracks all night long. Free cover for the first 50 people. Doors at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 17 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: By Divine Right Where: Garfinkel’s Toronto-based power pop-rockers perform with Winnipeg’s The Waking Eyes and Victoria’s Jets Overhead. www.mountainpromotions.net. What: Independent Film Night Where: The Hub Film & Internet Lounge (Creekside) A night of short film screenings by Whistler’s indie film set. Drop-in submissions welcome (films must be under 5 minutes, DVD format, locally and independently produced). Doors at 9 p.m., films at 10 p.m. Ph: 604-935-9799. What: Open Mic Night Where: Black’s Pub Grab your guitar and take the mic or settle in with a pint and let other locals surprise you. What: Comedy Night Where: Buffalo Bill’s Weekly stand-up event features Nigel Lawrence and guests. Comedy starts: 9:30 p.m. Ph: 604-932-6613. Who: Taylor James Where: Mallard Lounge Everything from U2 to Joni Mitchell. at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. What: Das Boot Ballet Where: Boot Pub This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Seanski Where: Savage Beagle The New York native spins the funkiest old and new school hip-hop tracks in the Beagle bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m. What: Cowgirls Inc. Where: Moe Joe’s Modern country and rock tunes with Coyote Ugly- style bartender antics. Saddle up and get ready to party. Doors at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 18 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Wes Makepeace Where: Crab Shack Local boy plays raw acoustic rockers. What: Reggae Wednesdays Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. Laid back jams (on the patio if it’s sunny) with local world beat troupe Kosta Man & The Back Ho’s starting at 4 p.m. Dancehall reggae tracks with DJ Phroh starting at 8 p.m. Who: Wes Mackey Where: Mallard Lounge Old time blues guitarist grinds em’ out at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. Who: Cameron Chu Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites. What: Das Boot Ballet Where: Boot Pub This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch. What: Comedy Night Where: Pemberton Trail Steakhouse (Pemberton) A special dinner and comedy performance with Vancouver comedians Jamie Hutchinson and Tim Reichert. Dinner at 7 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets: $25 dinner and show, $15 show only. Ph: 604-894-3340.

CLUBS AND DJS Who: Mat the Alien Where: Moe Joe’s The Alien has landed! Whistler turntablist with extra-terrestrial skills throws down hip-hop, funk, breaks, dancehall & drum ’n’ bass tracks. Doors at 9 p.m. Who: DJ Rosco Where: Savage Beagle Hip-hop and R&B. Doors at 9 p.m. What: Industry Night Where: Buffalo Bill’s Industry locals only until 10:30 p.m. After that, industry deals for everyone until the end of the night.

Thursday, Aug. 19 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Shag ’n’ Tag Where: Crab Shack Popular dating game finds a new home. Live music with Duran Duran Duran and something called pornnstar karaoke. Intriguing. Ph: 604-932-4451. What: Lunafliks — Donnie Darko Where: Rainbow Park Trippy time-bending film about a high-school student with visions of a demonic bunny. (Rated R) Part of Whistler Community Services LUNA program — Late and Unique Nighttime Alternatives to the bar scene for young adults. Film screens at dusk. Outdoor venue – bring seating. Tunes by DJs Phroh and D-TEL at 9 p.m., slide show at 9:45 p.m. Tickets: $2/$4. Shuttle from Gondola Exchange before and after the film 50 ¢ each way. www.lunawhistler.com. Who: The Hairfarmers Where: Tapley’s Laid back patio party with the legendary local duo from 7 to 10 p.m. Who: Wes Mackey Where: Mallard Lounge Old time blues guitarist grinds ’em out at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m. Who: Rob Thompson Where: Dubh Linn Gate Easy-going rock ’n’ roll hits, pint-raising sing-a-longs and a touch of the blues. 8 p.m.-midnight. Who: Cameron Chu Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Rob Banks Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Cool eclectic hip-hop and soul. What: Double Daze Thursdaze Where: Boot Pub $100 pool tourney, darts and no techno or R&B – guaranteed. Ph: 604-932-3338. What: Locals’ Night Where: Garfinkel’s The biggest locals’ party in town. Who: DJ Pete Where: Savage Beagle Good time club tunes in the upstairs lounge and on the downstairs dance floor.

UPCOMING EVENTS. The Floor, Aug. 22. The Creaking Tree String Quartet, Aug 23. Buckwheat Zydeco, Aug. 24. Jazz, Blues & Swing Weekend, Aug. 27-29. The Tea Party, Aug. 29. DJ Dan, Sept. 1. Burning Spear with Bedouin Soundclash, Sept. 7 .




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