Nightlife Listings 

Week of August 10-17, 2006

Thursday, August10
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Melissa McClelland The Toronto gritty lyricist pairs cheeky with coy in pop noire fashion at the Whistler Music and Arts Festival. Free admission. Show 4 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Square
Who: Shaun Verreault The former lead singer for Wide Mouth Mason goes solo at the Whistler Music and Arts Festival. Free admission. Show 5 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Square
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Rob Lee Vancouver lounge piano man tickles the ivories from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’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
What: LUNAFLIKS Grab a blanket and friends to sit back under the stars to enjoy the outdoor screen presented by LUNA and Sharp’s Audio-Visual. This week The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico is screened in cooperation with the Whistler Film Festival. The film is a Canadian honky-tonkumentary about the rise and fall of singer Guy Terrifico. Local filmmaker Tom Meraw’s short film Trash Bash show beforehand. Tickets are $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members. Show up at 9 p.m. to enjoy local DJ sets and good seats. Dress warm. Take the extended Lost Lake bus service for $.50, leaving from the Gondola Transit Exchange at 9 p.m. Event is cancelled if it rains.
Where: Lost Lake Park

CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Swimwear Showdown Girls compete for national finals for Miss Canadian Swimwear in Vancouver with a chance to win $10,000 cash and an international modeling contract. Plenty of local prizes to be won as well. Three finalists chosen tonight. DJ Rob Baanks and Business or Pleasure on deck. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Who: DJ Parris Red Velvet hosts spins sexy beats and house grooves.
Where: Maxx Fish
Who: Kostaman Whistler’s number one reggae band is all about feel-good grooves with the Scott Party. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 

 
Friday, August 11
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Fred Penner The two-time Juno Award winner delivers a fast paced family show of music and stories at the Whistler Music and Arts Festival. Free admission. Show 4 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Square
Who: Jeremy Fisher His wailing harmonica and crisp guitar harkens back to Bob Dylan stylings at the Whistler Music and Arts Festival. Free admission. Show 5 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Square
Who: Velvet The pioneers of Canadian live organic house music takes root in killer grooves and soulful vocals from Kuba Oms at the Whistler Music and Arts Festival. Free admission. Show 6 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Square
Who: The Hairfarmers Local legends Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg cover all your favourites. Starts 9 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: Murphy's Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Michael Gillette Guitar virtuoso covers hundreds of popular tunes from the last 50 years from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Lounge
Who: Gord Rutherford Guitar acoustic covers from 5-7 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Rob Thompson This guitar man has the smoothest vocals around town making any cover easy listening. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues reviews form local strummer at 8 p.m.
Where: Black’s Pub
Who: Chick n’ Pajamas Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel

CLUBS AND DJs
What: Heat Fridays Locals only hot party with Heat girls for spring.
Where: Savage Beagle
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: Elektric Relaxation Music appreciation night of hip-hop classics, funk,, R&B and drum ‘n’ breaks. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: ‘90s Night Party like your Nikki Sixx with guest DJ spinning one hit wonders and old school dance tracks. Doors 10 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

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