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Pique to Valley Listings Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Friday, Sept. 26 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Au Natural! Nature Exposed Photo Exhibition slide show Where: MY (Millenium) Place Great family entertainment.

Friday, Sept. 26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Au Natural! Nature Exposed Photo Exhibition slide show

Where: MY (Millenium) Place

Great family entertainment. Six nature photographers from Vancouver and the Whistler area roll out their best shots to music. Presented by the Whistler Naturalists Society. Suggested donation for admission $7 members, $9 non-members. Kids under 12 free. Doors at 7 p.m., show starts 7:30 p.m.

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Bluesy, folksy, good-time sing-a-long tunes from a good-hearted local.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High-spirited guitar and fiddle duo cover all the Irish classics.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Big Radio Static

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Buck naked babes shake their booty for the boys. Bring tips.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Free Fall Friday

Where: Maxx Fish

Fridays are made for spinning. Hip hop, R&B and Top 40 classics from DJ Dizzy.

What: Flavour Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Rob Banks spins all your favourite hip hop, R&B and Top 40 hits from 10 p.m. on.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

It’s the right night to get out and shake it at this Friday night frenzy. Ladies get in free until 11 p.m.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Dance the night away to a mix of hip hop and R&B classics.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Back by popular demand, filling the floor with all your faves.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40 hip hop, R&B and house cuts in the red lounge or down below.

Saturday, Sept. 27

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Bluesy, folksy, good-time sing-a-long tunes.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Chill tunes on weekend afternoons for those who want to sit a while and sip their coffee.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High-spirited guitar and fiddle duo cover all the Irish classics.

Who: Big Radio Static

Where: Pemberton Hotel.

Classic 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

What: Throwdown Saturdays

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Dizzy kicks in your weekend with hip hop, R&B, Top 40 and other classic shake-your-ass tunes.

What: Good Times

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Dance the night away with DJ Kori K spinning funky house, hip-hop and Top 40. Join the go-go dancers at the best party in town.

What: Garf’s Gone Wild

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ R3 throws down silky smooth hip-hop, dance and old-skool that’ll keep you movin’ and groovin’ all night long.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The master of the mainstream mix doing his thing for the stags and stagettes.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40, hip hop, R&B and house cuts in the red lounge or down below.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Back by popular demand, filling the floor with all your faves.

PUBS AND PATIOS

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’s has those long windows and a big deck in the Village Square that makes it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The BrewHouse

Kick back with a locally brewed beer, enjoy a game of pool or sit outside and soak up the sun by the creek.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has a busy deck, cool tunes, unusual artwork and great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has an almighty new patio overlooking the bottom of the bike park, and now’s the time to break it in.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

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

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

This prime-positioned patio was voted best aprés bar in Whistler. Indoors or outdoors, playing pool or picking at plates of nibblies, it’s got something for everyone.

Where: BBK’s Pub

A small but friendly pub nestled in the bosom of Blackcomb in the Glacier Lodge. Good eats and delectable drinks plus a unique photo exhibit.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

In funky Creekside, enjoy a Whistler original with an excellent patio for watching the sun set.

Sunday, Sept. 28

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Farmers Market

Where: Upper Village at Blackcomb

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., get fresh produce, berries, preserves, and groovy handmade arts and crafts. The air may be getting chilly, but the market keeps going until Oct. 12.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Chill tunes on weekend afternoons for those who want to sit a while and sip their coffee.

What: Punk Night featuring Jet City Fix

Where: Boot Pub

Skaters and anti-clubbers join with indie punk bands to take back the night. Tickets $5.

What: Wing night featuring WDC

Where: Crab Shack

High energy rock band plus 10 cent chicken wings equals good times all around.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Humble shower singers and basement guitar gods take the stage for a casual evening of untapped talent.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Local DJs are taking over the kitchen for a while and the first thing they’re serving up is Chili. Come out and dance to his spicy mix of breakbeats and electro-clash, a farewell set of sorts before he and KLC embark on an adventure of global proportions.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Keep the weekend going! DJ Rich will make you feel like it’s Saturday night all over again.

Monday, Sept. 29

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Slammin Jack

Where: Boot Pub

The West Coast’s favourite jam band is in town to rock out their funky, Phish-y tunes. Tickets $5. www.upstreamentertainment.com.

What: Back in Black — Video Premiere

Where: Garfinkel’s

California’s Kingpin Productions ups the stoke-ante on the rapidly approaching winter season with their latest snowboard video offering. Lots of local talent on screen and on hand. Doors at 9:30 p.m., film starts 10:30 p.m. Tickets $5 at the door.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Go belt out a rocker to celebrate making it through the weekend.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Rob Banks

Where: Savage Beagle

Underground and old skool grooves in the sultry upstairs bar or dancing down below – whatever you’re up for.

Who: DJ Richie Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Bill’s is a good ol’ time any night of the week, whether you’re a hip young scenester or an ageing rocker.

What: 80s Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Re-live the era that brought you Crocket and Tubbs by rocking out to track after memorable track from retro machine DJ Ryder.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Wil Mimnaugh

Where: Crab Shack

In his hometown of Calgary the guitar-playing wildman doesn’t even need the Mimnaugh. Once you’ve seen him, you’ll know there can be only one Wil. Doors at 9 p.m. No Cover.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

Get cozy and check out some new talent at this impromptu showing. Might even be time to dust off that old guitar.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Think you got what it takes to be a singer? No time like the present to find out.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Beautiful babes lose the tutus and flaunt their flexibility.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

New York’s own Seanski throws down phat tunes – hip hop and old skool night, six years strong.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Peace Frog keeps the vibe happy and the room cozy.

Wednesday, Oct.1

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Wes Makepeace

Where: Crab Shack

Acoustic guitar tunes played by a local boy and good deals for the hard-working skater crowd.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The man, the beard, the legend. Doug strums tunes worth a toast of your pint.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh-fest for the fellas with fists full of fivers.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

From the Originals, purveying a good time since 1980.

What: Locals’ Groove Nite

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peace Frog and the bartenders keep the hometown crowd happy.

What: Strictly Underground

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Milton sends out house, breaks and tribal beats.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Whistler’s premier locals’ hip hop night. Featuring the awesome talents of DJ Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee. Special guest DJs and MCs every week.

What: Waxed Wednesday

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop with Rosco, and like every night at the Beagle, locals always get in free.

Thursday, Oct. 2

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Art of Tazara — Exhibit Reception

Where: MY (Millenium) Place

October’s exhibit in MY Place’s upstairs gallery features the work of five-year-old Tazara Campell Lopes. Kid-friendly reception from 5 to 7 p.m. during which time youngsters are invited to add their own special touch to an eight-foot canvas destined for the new Spring Creek Elementary school.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub.

Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes from a pair of local legends.

Who: Music Store Randy & Tiny Elvis with special guests.

Where: The Keg

Good old rock ’n’ roll favourites from 9 p.m. on.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Moe Joe’s

Heavy-hitting modern rock courtesy of members of WDC.

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: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Top tunes and dance floor ditties, from rock to house to hits.

What: Double Daze Thursdaze

Where: Boot Pub

A $100 pool tourney, 25-cent chicken wings, darts, and no techno or R&B whatsoever.

What: Lounge Lizard Thursdays

Where: Maxx Fish

It’s not just for Lizards – Cougars are welcome as well. Sordid and eclectic sounds, with your favourite bartending Chameleon waiting to shake you a super-sized martini.

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Whistler’s best local DJs on rotation so the local crowd can dance their local asses off. This Thursday also happens to be Alexander Keith’s birthday, so prepare to party like you’re in the Maritimes.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nils Ling’s The Truth About Love and/or Marriage, Oct. 3.

Alexisonfire with Spitalfield & Death From Above, Oct. 3.

Depistado with Black Rice and The Doers, Oct. 5.

David Francey, Oct. 9.

Oktoberfest, Oct. 10-12.




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