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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:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub Who:    Drew Wilson   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: Mister Fister After a long day on the hill, get your funk on. Mister Fister a.k.a. Chili Thom spins perfect blend of funk, boogie, breaks and gems from the past from 3-7 p.m.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

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

who:    Jamie Vale DJ and producer Jamie Vale of Sydney, Australia returns with funky, dirty house and electro with DJs JT and Tim Livingstone. Vale recently producing with Hook n Sling and Craig Obey. Doors at 9 p.m. Cover $8.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

 

Friday,

January 25

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Melanie Dekker   Charms with warm vocals and guitar from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. She’s shared stages with the likes of Faith Hill and Bryan Adams.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

What: Funky Reggae Fridays   Kostaman and The Vibrations warm up crowds with positive, infectious grooves to keep you dancing all night and then DJ Phroh throws down dancehall and jungle. Free Jamaican jerky sandwiches if you show up between 8-10 p.m. Admission is free. Show starts at 9 p.m.

Where:               The Longhorn Saloon

 

Who:    Rob Thompson   Rich vocals, rolling guitar from this local favourite joined by friends for evening of acoustics.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

Who:    Craig Brennan Acoustic king hail from the land down under.

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

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 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

 

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 Baby Yu Baby Yu and RG from Toronto rock Whistler one night only. Dance to Toronto’s DJ of the Year alongside DJ Neoteric.

Where:               Moe Joe’s Who:    DJ Jamie Vale Spins old and new school hip hop and party smashers. 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 26

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:    Melanie Dekker   Charms with warm vocals and guitar from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. She’s shared stages with the likes of Faith Hill and Bryan Adams.

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.   Show 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge at Four Seasons What: Australia Day Acoustic king Craig Brennan hails from the land down under. Party starts at 1 p.m. Come early to get in.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

Who:    Spy vs. Spy Dave Morris and Chris Munro join acoustic forces for all your cover favourites at 8:30 p.m.

Where:               The Brewhouse

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

Where:               Dusty’s at Creekside what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 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

 

What: Attack of the Kittens and Bunnies   DJ R3 spins smooth sounds for this underground group art show presented by Blindmute Productions. Advance $5 tickets at Evolution or $10 at the door. Show 9 p.m.

Where:               Mike’s Garage in Function Junction

 

Who:    Papa Josh Music master lays down funky beats and electric bass lines before breaking out into improvised guitar grooves for his one-man dance party from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Cover $3.

Where:               The Pony in Pemberton

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Aussie Day DJs Dopey, Easyleigh and Metal join forces for Australia Day. The party starts early at 3 p.m. with the first 150 people getting a free Aussie Day T-shirt.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

What: Aussie Fest   Australia’s Jamie Vale with DJ Trix and guests spin the 10th annual Aussie Fest Party, which includes a Miss Australia Contest with $400 cash prize win. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Aussie Day This is Whistler’s biggest, not to mention longest Aussie Day celebration in town. Kangaroos line up for the patio party in the a.m. hours and carry on until the a.m. as well. This legendary Aussie Day party can be heard as far as down under. Doors open 9 a.m. Meat pie with entry.

Where:               Longhorn Saloon

 

Who:    DJs Foxy/Jensen Foxy Moron, a.k.a. Ace MacKay-Smith spins her dad’s old records covering soul to funk to electronic, eclectically directed. No Soulja Boy. DJ Jensen from London takes over with up front beats, indie dance and raw funk at 8 p.m.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

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

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Aussie Day   Legendary duo DJ Kid Kenobi and MC Shureshock get gold and green reveling rolling at 4 p.m. DJs Chris Brown, Redman and Marky Mark warm the crowds up at 2 p.m. Meat pie and vegemite buffet served at 5 p.m. then DJ Rob Baanks takes over with hip hop stylings at 9 p.m. Beach theme, so wear your chesty bonds and boarders to win prizes. Advance tickets available at Vanity, Billabong and Tonnie Store. Discount for locals. Only 50 walk ups accepted at door.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

What: Aussie Day   The Beagle gets hopping at 7 p.m. with a monster party set. Puf the Majik DJ goes deck to deck with DJ Fidel Cashflow at 9 p.m.

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

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

 

Sunday,

January 27

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: Punk Night   Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week D.O.A. celebrates 30th anniversary with Duvallstar and Loose Tooth.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

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   Cancelled this week due to private party.

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:    Melanie Dekker   Charms with warm vocals and guitar from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. She’s shared stages with the likes of Faith Hill and Bryan Adams.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 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

 

CLUBS AND DJs

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

Where:               Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

Who:    DJ Foxy Moron Foxy Moron, a.k.a. Ace MacKay-Smith spins her dad’s old records and lots more form soul to funk to electronic, eclectically directed. No Soulja Boy for apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    DJ Czech   Soul Kitchen presents DJ Czech. The Soul Kitchen founder returns from Prague to deliver the best in breaks and electro. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

what:   Texas Hold-Em   Compete in free tournament with prizes for top three. Winner competes in finals in April. Only 40 seats available. Doors 7 p.m. and shuffle at   8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Monday,

January 28

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:    Melanie Dekker   Charms with warm vocals and guitar from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. She’s shared stages with the likes of Faith Hill and Bryan Adams.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

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: Rob Funk   From Irish ditties to folk and rock favourites this piano man must have the luck of the Irish with his fantastic shows from 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: DJs Three   DJs Lennie, Lon and Ricochet join forces for special show of breaks, tech house and dirty electro on four decks.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

 

 

Tuesday

january 29

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:    Andrea Graham   Acoustic covers from Radiohead to Blind Melon for apres from 4-6 p.m. and evening from 9-11 p.m. in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

What: LUNA Soccer Wear sports clothing and non-marking sneakers for this drop-in 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:    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: Rob Funk   From Irish ditties to folk and rock favourites this piano man must have the luck of the Irish with his fantastic shows from 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  

 

Who:    DJ Foxy Moron Foxy Moron, a.k.a. Ace MacKay-Smith spins her dad’s old records and lots more form soul to funk to electronic, eclectically directed. No Soulja Boy for evening set.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

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:    Jamie Vale DJ/producer just returned from working with Hook N Sling on Ministry of Sound Aus. tracks. Electrik tour touches down with funky breaks and electro. 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 30

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

 

What: Reel Alternatives Whistler Film Festival Society screens indies every second Wednesday. This week check out Ben Affleck’s directorial debut in Gone Baby Gone showing at 7 & 9:15 p.m. Stars Casey Affleck, Ed Harris and Morgan Freeman. Story set in Boston’s toughest neighbourhoods where four year old goes missing. Private investigators don’t want case, but after listening to plea of aunt open an investigation that will risk everything. Tickets $6.50 for film fest members and $8.50 for non-members.

Where:               Village 8 Cinemas

 

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:    Dr. Dave   Rockin’ Whistler’s smallest pub with great covers from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

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: Rob Funk   From Irish ditties to folk and rock favourites this piano man must have the luck of the Irish with his fantastic shows from 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 for legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass Night. This week Australia’s DJ Nick Thayer. A Skillz wrote of Nick “(he) ripped out and amazing selection of funky breaks... I was begging him for copies.” Doors 9 p.m. Advance $10 tickets available at Hub, Cyberweb and Tommy’s.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Local’s Night Puf the Majik DJ with hip hop, breaks and classics. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

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 31

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

 

who: Rob Funk   From Irish ditties to folk and rock favourites this piano man must have the luck of the Irish with his fantastic shows from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

who: A Whole Lotta Led   Plant never sounded better with Grateful Greg’s insane vocal acrobatics exercised in this Zeppelin tribute show. With guitarist Creekside Phil pulling out the stops, including a violin bow, it’s no wonder this show always sells out. Get there early and don’t miss this local favourite. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

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 Good Kidd of Sydney spins funky, dirty house and chunky electro with DJs JT and Tim Livingstone. Doors at 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

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