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Pique to Valley Listings Oct. 8-14

This week's entertainment listings

Friday, Oct. 8

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Last Call

Where: Moe Joe’s

Jay Bonnell of Leth Dodis heads up the new Friday night house band that’s ready, willing and able to play your rockin’ requests.

What: Friday Night Live with Rockin’ Randy

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy going guitar tunes with the local musician and guests.

What: Fun Festival Fridays

Where: Crab Shack

Jam out for the live open mic or bring the house down with a karaoke tune. Hosted by local DJ Steve Jiu.

Who: Kenny Wayne

Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar

Boisterous boogie-woogie blues piano with a touch of Kansas City Swing and N’Awlin’s jazz. 6 p.m. — 11:30 p.m.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo.

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. Babes get naked on stage and shake their booty for the boys (and girls) who like to watch.

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Garth

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Funk and breaks.

What: Hip-hop Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Hip-hop and R&B hits with DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance floor faves to kick off the weekend. Gals get in free all night long. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Top 40 hip-hop and R&B in the red lounge and down below. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Ph.D

Where: Garfinkel’s

Silky smooth hip-hop and R&B. VIP treatment for girls.

Saturday, Oct. 9

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Hogfest ’04

Where: Dusty’s

A celebration of all things "hog." Afternoon motorcycle showcase and BBQ rib-samples starting at 2 p.m. Whole hog BBQ dinner at 6 p.m. Party into the night with music by Vancouver rockabilly band Cousin Harley & The Piglets and Blue River (Guitar Doug’s bluegrass band). Ph: 604-905-2146.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

A night of easygoing original tunes and laid back covers of artists like Jack Johnson and Sublime.

Who: Kenny Wayne

Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar

Boisterous boogie-woogie blues piano with a touch of Kansas City Swing and N’Awlin’s jazz. 6 p.m. — 11:30 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.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo.

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Mr. Fister

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Eclectic electro and funky dance beats.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

The New York native spins the funkiest old and new school hip-hop, reggae and R&B tracks in the Beagle bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Goodtimes

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Hip-hop, R&B and Top 40 dance floor hits with DJ Trix. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Rob Banks

Where: Garfinkel’s

Old and new-school hip-hop and Top 40 dance tracks.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

On Saturday nights Bill’s is stagette central. Dance tunes for the brides to be and their Cosmopolitan-chugging cohorts. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: DJ DOD

Where: Moe Joe’s

Party tunes to getcha on the dance floor. Doors at 9 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Whistler Farmers Market

Where: Upper Village (Blackcomb Benchlands)

This is the last weekend!!! Arts and crafts, funky fashions, gourmet creations, organic produce, and street musicians. 11 a.m. 4 p.m.

What: Bike Park Season Ender Giveaway

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Come by the bar at the base of the Bike park for rockin’ tunes by the Hairfarmers and the chance to take home a Kona Hot Rod Chopper. 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

What: NWD V — Disorderly Conduct Premiere

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Re-live an epic mountain bike season with the newest film from Nelson, B.C.’s Freeride Entertainment. Show starts 8 p.m. Tickets: $8. Ph: 604-935-8410.

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night hosts the thinking man’s hardcore band — Saskatchewan’s Ghosts of Modern Man and Punk Night regulars SideSixtySeven from Vancouver. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: Disorderly Conduct party featuring BC/DC

Where: Garfinkel’s

Check out the latest New World Disorder mountain bike film from Nelson-based Freeride Entertainment and rock your way down the Highway to Hell with the notorious AC/DC tribute band. Ph: 604-932-2323.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Crab Shack

Long-time Whistler party band plays all your favourite rock songs. Still going strong.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Shower singers and basement guitar gods get their turn in the spotlight.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Vancouver DJ Spence is at the Kitchen tables this week spinning breaks with a special guest saxaphone player. 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 thanksgiving weekend vibe alive. Doors at 9 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Level 1’s High Five Premiere

Where: Savage Beagle

DVD release party for the East Coast-produced new school ski film. Doors at 9 p.m. Tickets: $10. Giveaways galore.

What: Eastside Freeride II: Live Sessions Premiere

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Check out the latest mountain bike flick from the ESFR/B-40 crew featuring Cedric Gracia, Nathan Rennie, Aaron Chase and more. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Well-known covers, originals and Emerald Isle-flavoured classics with the lovely local lass.

Who: Kaejema

Where: Boot Pub

Vancouver funk/dub/jazz-masters groove into town for the weekly Monday Madness live music night. Ph: 604-932-3338.

What: Reggae Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Local reggae band Kosta Man and the Mighty Backhoes are in the house. 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.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: ’80s Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Popular club night with DJ Ryder on the decks playing’80s retro tracks all night long. Doors at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Comedy Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Weekly stand-up event features former-fighter-pilot-turned-comedian Barry Kennedy. Show starts: 9:30 p.m. 604-932-6613.

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: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Babes get naked on stage and shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Cowgirls Inc.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Country and rock tunes with Coyote Ugly- style bartender antics. Saddle up and get ready to party. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Hip-Hop Night

Where: Savage Beagle

New York native DJ Seanski is on the decks at Whistler’s longest-running hip-hop night. Doors at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Wes Makepeace with The Fall of Summer

Where: Crab Shack

Wednesday night regular Jay Greenway brings the rest of his band along this week to join Wes on stage at the ’Shack.

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. Babes get naked on stage and shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Phroh

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Dancehall reggae and deep bass grooves starting at 6 p.m.

Who: Mat the Alien

Where: Moe Joe’s

The Alien has landed! Whistler turntablist with outta this world skills throws down hip-hop, funk, breaks, dancehall & drum ’n’ bass. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Rosco

Where: Savage Beagle

The Montreal native lays down Hip-hop and R&B. Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Industry Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Rockin’ locals’ night is industry exclusive until 10 p.m. After that, industry deals for everyone!

Thursday, Oct. 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: The Crowley Band

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Whistler’s metal maniacs throw down classic headbanging covers and originals from their new album.

Who: Rob Thompson

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Easy-going rock ’n’ roll hits, pint-raising sing-a-longs and a touch of the blues.

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 old school soul.

What: Rocktoberfest

Where: Garfinkel’s

Slow season...What slow season? Learn the local’s password and dance your ass off at the popular party night.

What: Double Daze Thursdaze

Where: Boot Pub

$100 pool tourney, darts and no techno or R&B – guaranteed. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: DJ Pete

Where: Savage Beagle

Good time hip-hop & R&B club tunes. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: Kenny ’n Glenn with DJ J

Where: Moe Joe’s

Good time rock tunes in the basement bar.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Garaj Mahal, Oct. 15 & 16.

The Real McKenzies, Oct. 17.

Indie Film Nights III, Oct. 19.

Michael McDonald, Oct. 19.

Reel Alternatives — Festival Express, Oct. 20.

Cantabile, Oct. 21.

Shot In The Dark’s Conformed Premiere, Oct. 21.

McCuaig, Oct. 25.

Heavy Hitting Films’ 3 rd Annual B-Grade Horrorfest, Oct. 30.

The Antithesis, Oct. 31.

DJ John Howard, Oct. 31.

Whistler Writers Festival, Nov. 3 — 14.

Ninja Night II, Nov. 8.

Cornucopia Festival of Wine & Food, Nov. 11 — 14.

Dr. Hook, Nov. 13.

Whistler Film Festival, Dec. 2 — 5.




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