Nightlife Listings 

Week of June 15-22, 2006

Tracey Saxby plays at Second Cup, Friday, June 16, 2-5 p.m.
  • Tracey Saxby plays at Second Cup, Friday, June 16, 2-5 p.m.
Thursday, June 15 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Gnar Boots The Boot Pub open mic band keeps the vibe alive. All styles welcome. Drums and amphs provided. Starts 9 p.m. Where: Merlin’s Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Damian O'Braonáin Vocals tin whistle, guitar and bodhran, this Northern Ireland native is the real deal. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub CLUBS AND DJs What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Dance Party All your favourite hits on one turntable. Doors 10 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s Friday, June16 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Murphy's Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Show 8 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Rocko Vaugeois Sit back with live music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Tracey Saxby Bearfoot acoustic rock from 2-5 p.m. Where: Second Cup Who: Suzanne Wilson Local gal with an acoustic guitar covering everything from 60s folk classics to modern rockers with the odd original thrown in for spice. Show 9 p.m. Where: Crystal Lounge CLUBS AND DJs What: Heat Fridays Locals only hot party with Heat girls for spring. Where: Savage Beagle What: Hip Hop Mania Hip-hop club bangers and dancehall grinders with DJ Rosco. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going. Where: Buffalo Bill’s What: Elektric Relaxation A night of musical appreciation with hip-hop classics, funk,, neo soul, R&B, dancehall and drum ‘n’ breaks with DJs Drastik, Neoteric, The Phonograff and Rob Banks rotating weekly. Doors 10 p.m. Free cover before 11 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s What: ‘90s Night Party like your Nikki Sixx with DJ Trix spinning one hit wonders and old school dance tracks. Doors 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s Who: Dash Rip Rock Classic rock. Where: Pemberton Hotel Saturday, June 17 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Murphy's Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Show 8 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Rocko Vaugeois Sit back with live music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Suzanne Wilson Local gal with an acoustic guitar covering everything from 60s folk classics to modern rockers with the odd original thrown in for spice. Show 9 p.m. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: G-Willy Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite 3-6 p.m. Where: Citta Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m. Where: Second Cup Who: Dash Rip Rock Classic rock. Where: Pemberton Hotel Who: The Furios Ska-punk revs up the Test of Metal Afterparty. Doors 9 p.m. Tickets $10. Where: Howe Sound Inn CLUBS AND DJs What: The Bog Party Saturday night goes big with hop-hop hits and Top 40 tracks from DJ Rob Banks. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going. Where: Buffalo Bill’s Who: DJ Easy Leigh Hip hop, house, rock and dancehall. Doors 10 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Bang On DJ Business or Pleasure throws down hottest Top 40, R&B grinders and house. Doors 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s Sunday, June 18 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Creekside Idol Step up to the mic to compete for $250/$500 cash prizes June 18 and 25, and July 2 at Joey Chan’s Creekside Chinese eatery. Six finalists will sing it out July 25. Where: Joey Chan’s Who: Tracey Saxby Bearfoot acoustic rock from 1-4 p.m. Where: Citta Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m. Where: Second Cup What: Jam Session Play along side the best with Reggae Master Kostaman leading the way. Show 9 p.m. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: Rob Funk Celtic and originals with a funky twist. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub CLUBS AND DJs What: Locals Night End the weekend of madness with DJ Push N’ Play. Norco cruiser bike giveaway. Where: Longhorn Saloon What: S.I.N. Service Industry Night plays all your favourite requests. Doors 10 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Soul Kitchen Local and international turntable tricksters are at the kitchen tables with club electro, breaks and house anthems for Go Go girls to shake their tails at. This week DJ Kori K. Doors 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s Monday, June 19 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Rob Funk Celtic and originals with a funky twist. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Karaoke Night I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so down some liquid courage and come on out to sing all your favourites. Where: Crystal Lounge CLUBS AND DJs What: ‘80s Night Retro night with DJ Ryder who spins old school dance tracks and retro favourites. Free cover for ‘80s outfits. Doors 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s Tuesday, June 20 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Punk Night Returns Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night moves from the Boot Pub to Garf’s with the kick off show featuring Boys Night Out, The Receiving End of Sirens, Daggermouth, Rosesdead and Machete Avenue. Advanced $10 tickets available at Willies. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Locals Lounge Join G Willy at the Creekside jam starting at 7:30 p.m. Where: Joey Chan’s Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub CLUBS AND DJs What: Celebration The Faction Sound Crew dial up hip hop for Whistler’s smallest nightclub and biggest party. Ladies never wait in line. Where: Savage Beagle Wednesday, June 21 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Kostaman Jam Join Whistler’s own Reggae star Kostaman for 9 p.m. jam session. Where: Black’s Pub What: The Citta Challenge Soul Survivors will be the only ones left standing. Where: Citta CLUBS AND DJs What: Real Deal International scratch wizard Mat the Alien mixes up hip hop, funk, breaks, dancehall and drum ‘n’ bass. Doors 10 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Industry Night Rockin’ locals scene and giveaways galore. Where: Buffalo Bill’s What: Musgrave Rocks Hang out with Whistler’s hottest mixologist, legend Scott Musgrave with tunes by DJ Arems. Adults only. Where: Savage Beagle Thursday, June 22 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Kenny Wayne The 2006 Juno Award winning pianist keys out the blues from 4:30-6:30 p.m. snf 9 p.m. to midnight. Where: Merlin’s What: Gnar Boots The Boot Pub open mic band keeps the vibe alive. All styles welcome. Drums and amphs provided. Starts 9 p.m. Where: Merlin’s Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: BMX-PO Check out the corridor’s top riders and DJ Doug with plenty of bike gear giveaways for this LUNA event. Free entry. Event 7-10 p.m. Where: Whistler Skate Park CLUBS AND DJs What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Skilla Funkchunk, funky house and slammin’ electro from Vancouver turntablist. Doors 10 p.m. Cover $5 before 11 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s Upcoming shows Funky Homosapien June 24 at Garfinkel’s. Advanced $20 tickets available at Electric Daisy and The Circle. Prince Paul June 27 at Moe Joe’s. Advanced $12/$15 tickets available at The Circle and Electric Daisy. Bands Against Hunger Benefit Vancouver’s Redeye Band joins Kostaman and friends to celebrate the reggae return to Thursday nights starting June 29 at Moe Joe’s. Beaver Fever 2006 Celebrate Canada Day July 1 at the Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) with the Wassabi Collective, Jimmy Towers, Ingrid Hakanson and Kori K. Advanced $20/$22 are available at the GLC and Electric Daisy. Tennessee Three The official band behind The Man in Black perform all of their Johnny Cash favourites July 7 at the GLC. Advanced tickets are $25. Summer Splash Reggae Festival Bands Against Hunger join forces with artists such as DJ Phroh, Dub Empire and Kostaman for July 2 festival at Buffalo Bill’s. Slide presentation on African children. Advanced $9 tickets available at Bill’s.

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