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Friday, May 7

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Whistler Children’s Chorus

What: Joyful! Joyful!

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Hall

Annual year-end concert performance features all ensembles – Grades 1-12. Show starts: 7 p.m. Ph: 604-932-2979.

What: Absolutely Fabulous-Poor

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Locally-produced stage adaptation of a classic episode from the popular BBC TV series. Two encore performances will be the last Ab Fab shows ever. Tickets: $17-$22. Show starts: 8 p.m. Pre-show martini party in the theatre lobby bar at 7 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

Who: The Crowley Band

Where: Crab Shack

Local metal lords cover Priest, Sabbath, Maiden, Danzig & more.

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Good-time sing-a-long guitar tunes.

What: Rob Funk Fridays

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy-going rock tunes with the local singer/guitar player and guests.

Who: Rob Thompson & Guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes.

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: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Classic rock and pop-punk covers by the Friday night regulars.

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: Shark Bites

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance floor faves. 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 — Funk Fusion

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Only the funkiest tracks all night long in the hillside lounge.

Saturday, May 8

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Absolutely Fabulous-Poor

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Locally produced stage adaptation of the popular BBC TV series. Two encore performances will be the last Ab Fab shows ever. Tickets: $17-$22. Show starts: 8 p.m. Pre-show martini party in the theatre lobby bar at 7 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

Who: Alexisonfire

Where: Garfinkel’s

Ontario scream-punks are back in town with Boys Night Out and Blue Skies At War. Early show! Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $10.

Who: Gordo

Where: Crystal Lounge

Good-time sing-a-long guitar tunes.

Who: Matt Joe Gow

Where: Crab Shack

’Shack Unplugged – acoustic tunes.

Who: Rob Thompson & Guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes.

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: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

What: All Male Revue

Where: Boot Pub

Oiled chests and thrusting manhoods – get ready girls of Whistler, the Boot’s bringing in a crew of strippers tonight just for you. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: Shark Bites

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Milton - Renaissance

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Popular local DJ throws down house, breaks and tribal beats in the hillside lounge.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

A mix of hip-hop, R&B & Top 40 dance tunes for chilling in the upstairs lounge or getting down in the bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The mainstream mix-master keeps the dance floor rockin’.

Sunday, May 9

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Vancouver’s Means to an End headline Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

High-energy classic rock, metal and pop-punk covers.

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: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ NT

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance tunes keep the weekend vibe alive.

Monday, May 10

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Threat From Outer Space

Where: Boot Pub

Live funk/dancehall/trip-hop beats by the Vancouver groove band. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Rock covers by local boys.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Come by in the evening and belt out a rocker to get rid of the Monday 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.

What: All Ages Open Mic

Where: Second Cup

Bring an instrument and join the coffee shop jam session starting at 7 p.m.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop & dancehall tunes for a full house.

Tuesday, May 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Montreal Guitar Trio

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Guitar masters Glenn Levesque, Marc Morin and Sebastien Dufour bring their rich, international sound to Whistler’s cultural hub. Part of MY Place/Whistler Arts Council 2003/04 Performance Series. Tickets: $17-$20. Show starts: 8 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

What: Comedy Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Vancouver’s Dave Nystrom headlines the weekly stand-up showcase. Show starts 9 p.m. (Start time delayed in the event of NHL playoff action, naturally.) Tickets: $6 available at the door. Ph: 604-932-6613.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

Dust off that old guitar and take the mic or settle in with a pint and let other locals surprise you.

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.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Perfect Combination

Where: Garfinkel’s

World-renowned British drum ’n’ bass DJ is back in town throwin’ down his signature booming bass tracks. Tickets at the door. Ph: 604-935-4282.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

If it’s old and new school hip-hop you’re lookin’ for, Seanski’s the man.

Wednesday, May 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Corporation

Where: Village 8 Cinemas

Buzz-generating Canadian-made documentary is the second feature presentation of the Whistler Film Festival Society’s Reel Alternatives film series. Shows at 6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $8.50 available in advance from the Escape Route. Ph: 604-938-3228.

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.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Darude

Where: Garfinkel’s

Jet-setting Finnish happy hardcore house DJ touches down in Whistler for one crazy night. Tickets at the door.

Who: DJ Phroh

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Dancehall reggae and deep sexy grooves.

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream tunes for a crowd that includes everyone from young hipsters to old rockers.

Who: DJ Rosco

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop and R&B. Doors at 9 p.m.

Thursday, May 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Footloose — The Musical

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Kitschy song and dance extravaganza based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon as a small town rebel that just wants to dance. Annual production of the Whistler Secondary Drama Club. Show starts: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $9.99. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

What: The Corporation

Where: Village 8 Cinemas

Buzz-generating Canadian-made documentary is the second feature presentation of the Whistler Film Festival Society’s Reel Alternatives film series. Shows at 6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $8.50 available in advance from the Escape Route. Ph: 604-938-3228.

Who: Rob Thompson & Guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes.

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)

Funky hip-hop, soul and R&B.

What: Double Daze Thursdays

Where: Boot Pub

$100 pool tourney, darts and no techno or R&B – guaranteed.

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

The biggest locals’ party in town.

UPCOMING EVENTS.

Footloose — The Musical, May 14-15.

Grind Tour: Belvedere, Death By Stereo, Bigwig, Tsunami Bomb & Misconduct, May 15.

Black Rice, May 16.

Ian Parker, May 16.

Slammin Jack, May 17.

The Clumsy Lovers, May 22.

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