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Thursday,

january 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    Wes Mackey   Old-time authentic South Carolina blues from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

What: Live Music   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Classified   Canadian hip hop at its finest with legendary MC/producer. Joined by Chad Hatcher, J-Bru, DJIV, Mike Boyd and Shad. Now Magazine raved about Classified: One of the wittiest lyricists in hip hop.”

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) Who:    Craig Brennan   Local strummer with covers.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

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 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

what:   Burlesque Fundraiser   Things get naughty for the Moe Joe’s Hockey Fundraiser Burlesque Show with DJ Ollie, an x-rated hypnotist, male auction and fun games with prize giveaways. Ladies only from 8 p.m. to midnight. Proceeds benefit the hockey team.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

what: Party Beats House and electro times with DJs Tim Livingstone and Good Kidd spinning everything funky and dirty. Doors at 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

 

 

Friday,

January 18

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Smooth blues and jazz on piano from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Spy vs. Spy Double the acoustics, double the fun with cover favourites.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

Who:    Jam Lounge Get ready for the 2008 Battle of the bands with vocal workshop at 7 p.m. followed by jam session at 8 p.m. Sound system provided. Bring your own instruments. Beginners and all ages are welcome. Entry $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members. Take bus #3 to Spruce Grove or free shuttle outside of Legends in Creekside at 6:15 p.m. and at 6:40 p.m. at the Village taxi loop.

Where:               Spruce Grove Field House

 

What: Lines and Good Times after party The Lines and Good Times fundraiser that starts at MY Millennium Place with a silent auction and screening of Lines moves into a night of dancing with DJ Rich A, Andali and Chunky Chornz.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Dr. Dave The king of good times brings his smooth guitar sound to one of the coziest pubs in town.   

Where:               Crystal Lounge

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres at 3:30 p.m. for Meltdown apres ski party.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up cover favourites at Whistler’s original watering hole at 9 p.m.

Where:               Tapley’s Pub

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Rob Thompson Rich vocals, rockin’                             guitar with all your cover favourites.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed. She recently returned from singing at the Dal Richards 90th Birthday Dinner at the Hotel Vancouver. Also listen for her at the WB Foundation gala event on Jan. 26 on Whistler Mountain. Show from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge at Four Seasons

 

Who:    Still Smokin’ Classic rock.

Where:               Pemberton Hotel

 

CLUBS AND DJs

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

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

what:   Campground C   Country music       rocks the Creekside with Bryon James.

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

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

Who:    DJ Neoteric Anything funky.

Where:               Moe Joe’s Who:    Puf the Majic DJ Mix of party classics, Top 40, R&B, grinders and dirty breaks. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Freeform Fridays DJ Kenya explores mash ups, Top 40 and rocker house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Saturday,

January 19

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

What: South Africa Fundraiser   Photographer Todd Lawson will narrate a slide show of pictures from his last 19-month Whistler to Chile odyssey to raise funds for his latest motorcycle charity adventure in South Africa. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Sean Lawson Young Travellers Foundation and Against Malaria Foundation. Cover $10.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Smooth blues and jazz on piano from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed. She recently returned from singing at the Dal Richards 90th Birthday Dinner at the Hotel Vancouver. Also listen for her at the WB Foundation gala event on Jan. 26 on Whistler Mountain. Show from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge at Four Seasons Who:    Rob Thompson Rich vocals, rockin’ guitar with all your cover favourites.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres at 3:30 p.m.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

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

 

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:    JT James   Local DJ from Raw radio 101.9 FM with party classics, Top 40, R&B grinders and dirty breaks. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

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

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

Sunday,

January 20

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    G Willy   Acoustic set for chill apres at 3 p.m.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    Sean Rose   Rhythm and blues review at favourite local watering hole in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.) Rich vocals, smooth guitar: perfect for the cocktail hour at this best kept secret.

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub What: Afterburn Party   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug rock out at 7:30 p.m. after Fire and Ice.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres at 3:30 p.m.

Where:               The Longhorn Saloon

 

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:    Kelly Crowe   Live music for martini-clinking crowd from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

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

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Valdy Local favourite entertains at 22nd annual Eagle Festival.

Where:               Brackendale Art Gallery outside of Squamish

 

CLUBS AND DJs

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

Where:               Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

Who:    DJs Livingstone & Lon   Soul Kitchen presents Party Beats with DJ Tim Livingstone and Lon with house, electro and break beats. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

what:   Naughty School Girl Party   Wet t-shirt competition. First prize $500. Prizes for best dressed. Doors 7 p.m.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

who: DJ Push & Play   Special long-weekend edition with hip hop, Top 40 and house hits. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Monday,

January 21

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

what: Karaoke   I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites. Hosted by James Mr. Karaoke.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Kelly Crowe   Live music for martini-clinking crowd from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

What: LUNA Yoga   Astrid Cameron Kent leads free LuluLUNA Yoga class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring your own mat. Some available for beginners.

Where:               MY Millennium Place (lower level)

 

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

who: The Bowen Boys   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from Rob Thompson and Juno-Award-winner Mortiz Behm. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

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 Richochet   Break from the everyday with booty-shakin breaks, electro lounge and house. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

 

 

Tuesday

january 22

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

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

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: LUNA Dodgeball Wear sports clothing and non-marking sneakers for this drop-in dodgeball session from 8:30-10:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Admission is $3 for LUNA members and $7 for non-members.

Where:               Whistler Secondary School

 

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who: Doug Ross   Everything bass for the cocktail hour from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

what:   The Bowen Boys   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from Rob Thompson and Juno-Award-winner Mortiz Behm. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

Clubs and DJs

what:   Lift Ticket Night Rotation of local turntable talents. Doors 10 p.m.

Where:               Moe Joe’s  

 

What: Full Moon Party Solar Tribe’s DJs Phroh, Tone, Fareal and Lava are on deck with house, breaks, electro and drum ‘n’ bass. Celebrate the full moon as well as DJ Tone’s birthday.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

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

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

What: ‘90s Night DJ Trix is back with ‘90s night. Free cover and prize giveaways. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Who:    Mat the Alien Voted Whistler’s Best DJ for the zillionith time in a row, this international skratch wizard’s sets never fail to get the dance floor hopping with funk, breaks and his signature scratches and samples. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish Who: DJ Dakota DJ Dakota will be in da house to spin out awesome tracks all night long.

Where:               Crystal Lounge Wednesday

january 23

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:    Doug Ross   Everything bass for the cocktail hour from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

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

Where:               Una   Mas

 

Who:    The Perceptionists   MC Mr. Lif and Akrobatik of The Perceptionists perform special hip hop set with local duo Animal Nation warming up the crowds. Camera crew for new reality television show will be on deck to catch the Animal Nation show. So show up early to cheer Whistler’s number one hip hop troupe on. Tickets $15.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

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

 

what:   The Bowen Boys   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from Rob Thompson and Juno-Award-winner Mortiz Behm. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub 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: Dirty Beats   Whistler’s dirtiest DJs throw down house, electro and break beats with heaviest basslines around for legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass Night. This week Motion Potion with funky underground, hip hop, nu-school rock and elecro clash. Cover $5. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Local’s Night Special guest DJ Jelo was voted Most Innovative DJ for three years running by beatport.com. Spinning electro house. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Who:    DJ Jamie Vale Australia’s DJ Jamie Vale is back with martini-chillin’ beats at 9:30 p.m. Free admission.

Where:               The Mix by Ric’s

 

What: Real Deal Weds Scratch wizard Mat the Alien, voted Whistler’s number one DJ nine years in a row, spins legendary set before hopping a plane for his Thursday residency in Las Vegas.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Thursday,

january 24

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    Doug Ross   Everything bass for the cocktail hour from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

what:   The Bowen Boys   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from Rob Thompson and Juno-Award-winner Mortiz Behm. Show 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub Who:    Craig Brennan   Local strummer with covers.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

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 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

what: Party Beats DJ and producer Jamie Vale of Sydney, Australia returns with funky, dirty house and electro with DJs JT and Tim Livingstone. Doors at 9 p.m. Cover $8.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

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