Pique to Valley Listings June 11-17 

This week's entertainment listings

Friday, June 11

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Kosta Man & The Back Hos

Where: Crystal Lounge

New local reggae/World Music band debuts at the laid back lounge.

Who: Vanilla Ice with the Rumours

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’90s chart-topping hip-hopper reinvented as a rap-metal rager. Chick-rockers The Rumours get the ball rollin’. Tickets available only at the door. $20 for the first 50 people, more afterwards. Doors at 9 p.m. www.tommyafricas.com.

Who: Tim & Shona

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Irish & English pub music with the guitar and fiddle duo.

Who: Tom Hooper

Where: Mallard Lounge

Former lead singer of Canadian college-rock bands The Grapes of Wrath and Ginger is now a solo act. Quirky, folksy guitar tunes at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.

What: Rob Funk Fridays

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy-going rock tunes with the local jack-of-all-musical-trades and guests.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Moe Joe’s

Rock covers by the Friday night regulars. (WDC minus Chad). Doors at 9 p.m.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.

Who: Big Radio Static

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Hip-hop and dance tracks.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The mainstream mix-master plays the tunes that get the dance floor rockin’. Doors at 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Dropping the best Top 40 hip-hop and R&B in the red lounge and down below. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Garth — Funk Fusion

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Only the funkiest tracks all night long in the hillside lounge.

Saturday, June 12

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Pemberton Folk Festival

Where: Pioneer Park (Pemberton)

Day one of first annual event. Aboriginal dance performance kicks things off at noon. Vancouver’s Mike Weterings Band headlines. Afternoon workshops and kids venue. Tickets: $40/weekend, $25/Saturday, $15/Sunday, (kids daily passes $10). Adult early bird passes $30, available at Brackendale Bistro, The Whistler Question, Char-isma Emporium, The Pemberton Trading Co. and The Pemberton Therapeutic Massage Clinic. Ph: 604-894-5904 - ext. 3.

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