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Pique to Valley Listings Sept. 5-Sept. 11

Friday, Sept. 5 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Bowen Boys Where: Dubh Linn Gate Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy rock from these legendary performers.

Friday, Sept. 5

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy rock from these legendary performers.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

A local boy, a guitar, and an arsenal of contemporary rock-pop tunes.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Free Fall Friday

Where: Maxx Fish

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

What: Flavour Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

From hip hop to R&B and Top 40 with DJ Rob Banks.

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.

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. 6

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Lips Together Teeth Apart

Where: MY Place, Upstairs

Quantum Theatre takes on Terrence McNally’s poignant dramatic comedy about two couples spending a Fourth of July weekend at a Fire Island beach house. Tickets $22 adults, $17 students/seniors, available through MY Place box office. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: Mike Redmond

Where: Crystal Lounge

A local boy, a guitar, and an arsenal of contemporary rock-pop tunes.

Who: Rob Funk and Gary Yoshida

Where: Brewhouse

Funky classics that cover every genre, from the keyboard king and his trusty guitar-wielding wing man.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy rock from these legendary performers.

Who: Trama

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.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

The funky keyboardist serves up all the classics to sip coffee to most afternoons.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Throwdown Saturdays

Where: Maxx Fish

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

What: Good Times

Where: Tommy Africa’s

A full bag of music, including funky house, anthems and Top 40, with DJ Erin. Join the go-go dancers at the best party in town.

What: Garf’s Gone Wild

Where: Garfinkel’s

The biggest party in Whistler with DJ R3 playing all your favourite dance hits from yesterday, today and previews of tomorrow.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

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. 7

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Farmers Market

Where: Upper Village at Blackcomb

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., get fresh produce, great berries, groovy arts and crafts.

What: Community FunFest featuring Jabulani.

Where: Rainbow Park

Bop to the world beat sounds of 15-piece Vancouver youth ensemble Jabulani at this free community event for kids of all ages, featuring an inflatable bouncy castle, face painting, art tables, juggling lessons, canoes and kayaks, and more. BBQ $5/person. Event moves indoors to Myrtle Philip Community Centre if it’s raining. 3 p.m.-6 p.m See Story.

What: Lips Together Teeth Apart

Where: MY Place, Upstairs

Last chance to catch Quantum Theatre’s take on Terrence McNally’s poignant dramatic comedy about two couples spending a Fourth of July weekend at a Fire Island beach house. Tickets $22 adults, $17 students/seniors, available through MY Place box office. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: 3 Inches of Blood

Where: Garfinkel’s

Vancouver metal maniacs will leave you punching the air and banging your head for days. With openers Black Rice. Tickets $10; doors at 9 p.m. See story.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

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

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Toronto’s DJ Hatiras treks out this way to spread a little Electronic Luv around.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Relaxed, rested and ready to party? It’s Saturday night all over again.

Monday, Sept. 8

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Sea to Sky Film Festival

Where: Eagle Eye Theatre, Squamish.

Eighth annual festival features a collection of independent short films and experimental works – an alternative to typical Hollywood blockbuster fare. Tickets $7 adults, $5 students/seniors, available at the door and in advance at the Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Co, Mostly Books and Highlands Video in Squamish. Screenings start at 7 p.m. See Story.

What: Monday madness with Johnny Tornados West Coast Flyers

Where: Boot Pub

Supercharged rockin’, rollin’ rhythm & blues.

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 Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Welcome to the Wild Willies Mountain Bike Riders Club, who’ll expect all the classics on the dance floor.

What: 80s Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

80s beats at their best, from the retro machine DJ Ryder, pumping out track after memorable track that you can jump to.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Blackalicious

Where: Garfinkel’s

Renowned West Coast hiphop crew featuring the technical wizardry of Chief X-Cel and MC Gift of Gab throwing down smart, thoughtful rhymes. With a strong supporting lineup that includes Jeff Spec & Ishkan of the City Planners and local DJs Rosco, R3 and Mat the Alien. Tickets $27 in advance, $30 at the door. Doors at 9 p.m. See Story.

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.

Who: Jerry Legar

Where: Zeuski’s

Sensual guitar rhythms fill the patio bar and restaurant with a sultry vibe. From 7 to 10 p.m.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas with exotic dancing females.

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Jerry Legar

Where: Zeuski’s

Sensual guitar rhythms fill the patio bar and restaurant with a sultry vibe. From 7 to 10 p.m.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The hairy one dishes out tunes worth a toast of your pint.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A saucy spectacular of skin and stilettos.

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 hip hop and locals’ night with DJ Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee showing off on four turntables, and special guest 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, Sept. 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Andrea Graham

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Funky, rootsy acoustic gems flavoured with a touch of the Emerald Isle.

Who: Jerry Legar

Where: Zeuski’s

Sensual guitar rhythms fill the patio bar and restaurant with a sultry vibe. From 7 to 10 p.m.

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

Where: The Keg

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

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Top tunes and dance floor ditties, from rock to house to hits. Buffalo Bill’s the Savage Beagle, and Garfinkel’s will be accepting donations for victims of the Kelowna fire.

What: Double Daze Thursdaze

Where: Boot Pub

A $100 pool tourney, a dart comp and no techno or R&B whatsoever.

What: Lounge Lizard Thursdays

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ MP3 sends out sly grooves.

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Longtime Garf’s spinner DJ Stoli makes a special return appearance with friends DJ Rich and DJ Erin. Garf’s, Buffalo Bill’s and the Savage Beagle will be accepting donations for victims of the Kelowna fire.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Candye Kane & Big Burlesque, The Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC), Sept. 12.

Doundounba, Boot Pub, Sept. 15.

Comedy in the Sky — Whistler Comedy Festival, Sept. 18-21.

Xavier Rudd, Boot Pub, Sept. 19-20.

Roots and Culture Reggae Festival, featuring Strugglah and Don Rankin Foundation Sound, Sept. 19-21.




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