Music listings 

Thursday,

december 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Rob Funk High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites and folk and rock with a funky twist. Show 7-11 p.m.  

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Craig Brennan All of your favourite music live.

Where:             Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew to jam it out and bring together Whistler’s music community. Guitars and amps provided.

Where:             Merlin’s

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    DJ Milton   DJ Milton plays down-tempo set for Martini Lounge Thursdays. Doors 7 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Who:    Party Beats House and electro times with DJ Tim Livingstone. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

 

Friday,

december 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Dr. Dave The doc is in the house with easy going covers on acoustics.

Where:             Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Doug Rensbury All of your music favourites live.

Where:             Black’s Pub

 

Who:    Kostaman and the Vibrations   Whistler’s favourite reggae night is back at a new location. Kostaman and friends are pulling out all the stops, including new band members and instruments, for the kick-off party. Roots, reggae and blues all come together for one groovin’ night. Feel the love as Kostas would say.

Where:             Longhorn Saloon

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres and evening sets. First Pay Day Friday of the season, so expect a packed house.

Where:             Merlin’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

What: LUNA Night Jam Lounge invites musicians to a writing workshop then jam session. Get ready for the Whistler Battle of the Bands 2008 with the 2007 winner Rachel Thom running the class. The workshop begins at 7 p.m. with the jam at 8 p.m. All levels welcome.

Where:             Rainbow Theatre

 

Who:    The Bowen Boys   Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star and only 17 years old. She recently returned from a performance tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Live piano and vocals from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:             Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Bar

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

What: Live Music   Live music, dinner and dancing celebrates the winter season with the 8th annual Holiday Gala. Tickets $65.

Where:             Fairmont Chateau Ballroom

        

Who:    Get Bent Classic rock.

Where:             Pemberton Hotel

 

What: Jam Night Nathalie invites you to bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle or drum and jam til the cows come   home. Show 8 p.m.

Where:             Local’s Livingroom Emporium in Pemberton

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Heat Friday   TMS Crew from Vancity rip up club hits, hip hop and old school.

Where:             Savage Beagle

 

What: Free Form Fridays   DJ Kenya plays retro, Top 40 and rocker hits. Doors 9:30 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Skratch Bastid   Battle Champion Skratch Bastid is back with his legendary scratches. Joined by resident DJ Neotric. Tickets $10 at the door.

Where:             Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    Puf the Majic DJ   Mix of party classics, Top 40, R&B, grinders and dirty breaks. Doors 7 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Saturday,

december 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    The Bowen Boys   Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres.

Where:             Dusty’s

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

What: Colin Law Fundraiser   Colin Law died this November in a car accident. His dog Lok managed to survive however he has under gone surgery resulting in substantial medical bills. The community is helping raise funds for his dog with a night of live music and amazing prizes including a Steve Nash jersey, Canucks tickets and numerous gift certificates for restaurants, hotels and activities. Tickets are $10.

Where:             Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Dave Morris Known more famously as Dr. Dave, this local guitarman strums out covers for his two cup weekly from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:             Second Cup

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star. She recently returned from a performance tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Live piano and vocals from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:             Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Bar

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    A Whole Lotta Led   B.C.’s if not Canada’s number one Zeppelin tribute band cranks out music that would make Plant proud.

Where:             Ocean Port Hotel in Squamish

 

Who:    Papa Josh   This live funky show is anything acoustic with electric bass lines, swanky guitar rifts and funky beats. Papa Josh gets bootys shakin from 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m.. Cover $3.

Where:             The Pony in Pemberton

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLUBS AND DJs

Who:    DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where:             Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Bang On   JT throws down the chart’s hottest R&B and Top 40 with house and ‘80s classics. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

What: The Big Party   Longtime local DJ Rob Banks spins everything from club hits to old school mixes.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    DJ R3 Voted Whistler’s number one DJ, this local favourite always spins a happening Saturday night.

Where:             Savage Beagle

 

Who:    JT James   Voice behind RAW Radio 101.9 FM gets wild with mix of party classics, Top 40, R&B, grinders and dirty breaks. Doors 3 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Who:    The Cocaine Kids Hollywood party DJs hit up Whistler with party jams, electro, hip hop and Baltimore club alongside DJ Neoteric.

Where:             Moe Joe’s

 

Sunday,

december 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Punk Night Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Spred Eagle, Grass City and The Hits.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew to jam it out and bring together Whistler’s music community. Guitars and amps provided.

Where:             Dusty’s

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up first Afterburn Party of the season following the Fire and Ice Show. Big prizes to be given away including a heliskiing trip.

Where:             Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    The Bowen Boys   Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

What: Mixalicious Sundays JT dishes chilled, sexy and funky house until 1 a.m.

Where:             The Mix Lounge at Ric’s

 

Who:    Sean Rose Rhythm and blues review from local favourite. Rich vocals, smooth guitar: perfect for the cocktail hour at this best kept secret, which was formerly BBKs.

Where:             Fitzsimmon’s Pub in Upper Village

 

Who:    Dave Morris Known more famously as Dr. Dave, this local guitarman strums out covers for his two cup weekly from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:             Second Cup

 

What: Jam Session Play along side Kostaman for Whistler’s longest running jam night. Mics, guitars, bass, small drunk kit and percussion available. Show 9 p.m.

Where:             Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Locals’ Night Weekend winds down with full-throttle club night.

Where:             Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

What: Soul Kitchen   Rotation of international and local turntable talent every week. This week Phat Conducter one of Toronto’s leading breakbeat exports. Doors 9 p.m. Cover $5 before 11 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Texas Hold-Em   Compete in free tournament featuring prizes for top three players. Winner competes in finals in April. Only 40 seats. Doors 3 p.m. Deal at 8 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Monday,

december 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Karaoke I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites with new karaoke host Darcy.

Where:             Crystal Lounge

 

What: LUNA Night   Lulu LUNA yoga from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. Bring your matt if you have one. Free.

Where:             MY Millennium Place (lower level)

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Christmas Party Show #1 at 9 p.m.

Where:             Merlin’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Shapeshifters   UK duo Simon Marlin and Max Reich spin early Essential Christmas Party.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites and folk from former Paperboy. Show 7-11 p.m.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: ‘80s Night   DJ Ryder spins hip hop classics, dance floor anthems and hair rock that

takes you way back for local’s night. Free cover for ‘80s outfits between 9-10 p.m. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

Who:    DJ Ricochet & Lon Special show playing funky house, dirty electro and breaks on four turntables. Doors 3 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Tuesday

december 18

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers at 9 p.m.

Where:             Buffalo Bill’s

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Christmas Party Show #2 at 9 p.m.

Where:             Merlin’s

 

What: LUNA Night   Drop-In Soccer. Beginners welcome. Bring non-marking gym shoes. Admission $3 for LUNA members (free membership to youth ages 18-29) or $7 for non-members. Games 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Where:             MY Millennium Place (lower level)

 

Who:    The Laugh Shop Great comedy returns. Rotation of national and international talent starting at 9 p.m.

Where:             Dusty’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Favourite former Whistlerite returns to charm with originals and cover favourites on guitar and vocals from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites and folk from former Paperboy. Show 7-11 p.m.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

DJs

Who:    Spot of Trouble Get into a Spot of Trouble with Australia DJ FSU and DJ Tyler with house, electro, break beat and drum ‘n’ bass. Doors 10 p.m. Free cover before midnight.

Where:             Moe Joe’s  

 

What: Celebration Tuesdays Hip hop duo the Faction Sound Crew spins out favourite longtime local’s night.

Where:             Savage Beagle

 

Who:    Black Tusk Sound Easy Skank ‘n’ Reggae with DJ Scovie.

Where:             Crystal Lounge

 

What: Mat the Alien   Scratch wizard mixes up with wild and nasty funk, breaks and signature scratching and samples. Doors 3 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Who:    Sharam   DJ Sessions 2007 delivers feature show with Sharam, one half of the electronic group Deep Dish. Sharam has won numerous Grammy Awards for his remix and dance recordings as well as International Dance Music Awards. BPM Magazine voted him the Best Progressive DJ in 2006 and Rolling Stone voted him the Best Dance/DJ artist. A show not to be missed. First 100 tickets are $20. Available at The Mix, Tommy’s and The Hub Creekside. Whistler resident DJs Good Kidd, JT and TImeline will warm the crowds up. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

 

Wednesday

december 19

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Whistler Jam Join Kostaman for a 9 p.m. jam session. Bring your own instruments or use his (mics, acoustic guitar, bass, small drum kit, percussion instruments). Each week is a different creative mix that helps to cultivate upcoming talent. Starts at 9 p.m.

Where:             Black’s Pub

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Gob   New music from punk rock troubadours along with Ari Shine and Ending Alexander. Tickets $20 at the door.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Doc Fingers   Jazz, soul, Cajun, blues and boogie woogie tunes from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

What: Loco’s Night   Live acoustic with Chris Munro every Wednesday.

Where:             Una   Mas

 

What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia with Zoo Keeny and Big Rich at 7:30 p.m. Free to   play with lots of prizes to be won.

Where:             The Brewhouse Pub

 

Who:    Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites and folk from former Paperboy. Show 7-11 p.m.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

 

 

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Dirty Beats   Whistler’s dirtiest DJs Surgeon and Ricochet throw down house, electro and break beats with heaviest basslines around for legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass Night. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Local’s Night Puf the Majic DJ plays mix of hip hop, chunky breaks and party classics. Prizes for best PJs. Doors 3 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

What: The Red Party   Robbie Currie more famously known as Nobodyreally is hosting one killer night of wordplay with DJ Kemko and Red 1 of the legendary Rascals along with sets from Currie and MC Godfrey.

Where:             Moe Joe’s

 

Thursday,

december 20

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites and folk from former Paperboy. Show 7-11 p.m.

Where:             Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew to jam it out and bring together Whistler’s music community. Guitars and amps provided.

Where:             Merlin’s

 

Who:    Doc Fingers   Jazz, soul, cajun, blues and boogie woogie tunes from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:             Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:             The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:             Garfinkel’s

 

What: Apres Ski Party Local DJ spins music to chill out with after a great day on the slopes. Starts 3 p.m.

Where:             Black’s Pub

 

Who:    DJ Milton   DJ Milton plays down-tempo set for Martini Lounge Thursdays. Doors 3 p.m.

Where:             Maxx Fish

 

Who:    Party Beats House and electro times with DJ Good Kidd of Sydney, Australia. Doors at 9 p.m.

Where:             Tommy Africa’s

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