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Friday, Nov. 1

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Todd Butler

Where: MY Place

Satirical songwriter Todd Butler’s hysterically funny and creative brand of social commentary makes him one of the most dynamic and innovative performers in Canada. Show starts at 8 p.m.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band playing the best rock of the ’90s and today, plus throwing in a few of their own originals along the way.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The perfect place to enjoy a pint.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Adult entertainment all night long.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Closed until further notice

Where: Garfinkel’s

The rumours have been flying for a few weeks now, but about all that’s certain is Garf’s is now closed and will reopen sometime soon.

Who: Mat the Alien

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Yes, only two weeks ago, Mat was playing at Garf’s on Fridays. But, Garf’s closed, for how long nobody knows, or wants to say, and you can’t deny the people their music, especially when they play as well at Mat. So, tonight, Tommy’s is where you will find the very talented Mat the Alien.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Master of the mainstream mix melding magic for the masses.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Playing Top 40, hip hop and dance.

Who: Free Love Fridays

Where: Maxx Fish

Guest DJs every week and the boys from Ziptrek giving away free passes to the coolest new outdoor activity in Whistler.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Citta’

It may be getting colder, but Citta’ has those lovely long windows so you can sit inside huddled over a special coffee and still watch the world go by.

Where: The Brew House

A little out of the way, down towards Marketplace, but a great place to kick back and enjoy a leisurely game of pool.

Where: Havana Lounge

Located above Castro’s Cuban Cigar Store in the St. Andrew’s Building, check it out for estate coffees and decadent desserts. Open Thursday-Sunday, 5 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Check out a different side of Whistler down in the newly sidewalked Whistler Creek.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

Sure it’s getting chilly, but The Dam has these great heaters that blast the warmth down onto their patio, so even when it’s cold, you don’t have to be.

Where: Black’s Pub

The construction is now underway and the word is Black’s is going to have one almighty patio by the time winter rolls around.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Is exactly that, neighbourly, but it also has some of the very best pub food in Whistler.

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

They’ve got free Ping-Pong, free darts and free pool (Monday-Thursday for the pool). What more do you need during the dead season?

Saturday, Nov. 2

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Plain old Pete

Where: The Crabshack

It’s an evening of "acoustic nonsense" from plain old Pete, the guitarist from the Whole Damn County.

Who: Ian Parker, master pianist

Where: MY Place

Ian Parker is back again with a master class at 2 p.m. and a performance at 4 p.m.

Who: Josh Gontier

Where: Crystal Lounge

Gontier on guitar.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Superfunk with DJ Keph

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Keph plays a broad range of music, from funk and R&B to dance and hip hop, but the one thing all his music has in common is it is all super sexy. Where better to dance all night than at the sexiest club in Whistler? (Have you seen their calendar girls?)

Who: Closed

Where: Garfinkel’s

Are we suffering Garf’s withdrawal yet?

What: Off the Hook with DJ Milton

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Got to be the best house night in Whistler, simply because Milton knows exactly how to get the crowd going.

What: Halloween Party #2

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Bill’s is giving you another chance to air that Halloween costume with their second Halloween party. There is a $500 cash prize for best costume but that’s not all. They’ll also be handing out prizes for the Most Original Costume, Best Group Costume, Sexiest Costume and Best Costume Under $20.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listing.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

A drinkin’ and dancin’ kind of place for a whole lot of fun.

What: Locals’ Living Room

Where: The Boot

Come catch a wave, and an Aussie – surf flicks with suds.

Sunday, Nov. 3

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: It’s raining! It’s pouring!

Who: Whistler Children’s Chorus, Junior Choir

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church

The Whistler Children’s Chorus Junior Choir presents a concert about the weather. The children are aged 6 to 8 and for many this is their first formal concert. The concert starts at 4 p.m.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Have you ever wanted to play live music in front of someone else? This is your chance, drop by for a casual evening of players at the lounge. Hosted by Randy of Whistler Music, the tunes start at 8 p.m.

Who: The Whole Damn County

Where; The Crabshack

Live music and cheap wings, a Whistler favourite.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Who: DJ Horsey

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The longest running house night in Whistler brings you hard house from DJ Horsey.

Who: DJ Tiny Elvis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Elvis lives.

Monday, Nov. 4

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Samara

Where: Boot Pub

Another great night of live music at the Boot.

Who: Closed

Where: Garfinkel’s

It was supposed to be the Dave Crowley Band playing, but fear not, the noble knights of metal are guaranteed to pop up in another bar very, very soon.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Where all the wannabes gettabe.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Retro Night with DJ Ryder

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The biggest retro night in Whistler, come on in and check out the new club, watch out for the new entrance.

Who: DJ Tiny Elvis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Don’t leave the building until you hear Tiny Elvis.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

You won’t see many Pointe shoes on this stage. But that’s not exactly the point of the Boot Ballet.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Yo Mama with DJ Van Es

Where: Maxx Fish

Ladies' Man and Secret Agent DJ Adam Van Es plays his nuclear mix of Hip Hop, R&B, Metal, Classic Rock and Top 40.

What: Jungle and Breaks

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The only night in Whistler with drum and bass, jungle and breaks. Sometimes all on the same night. Sometimes not.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

And the crazy thing is, apparently disco wasn’t all that huge for all that long in the ’70s. It’s enjoyed more popularity in the last decade than it ever did way back then.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: The Savage Beagle

Seanski’s the real deal.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

LIVE MUSIC

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Women get naked on stage. Men stand around watching.

What: Wes

Where: The Crabshack.

Live music from one of Whistler’s best.

Who: The Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Island sounds in the hall of Celtic music.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The Master of Mainstream returns.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee playing hip hop on four turntables with special guest MCs every week. A busy night for locals, watch out for the snowboarders. And their hangers on.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Old school hip hop and breaks.

What: Locals’ night

Where: Moe Joe’s

The real deal for locals tonight, ‘cos there’s a lot of fake deals out there.

Thursday, Nov. 7

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: WAG dinner and fundraiser

Who: Nearly Neil

Where: The Crabshack

Dry your eyes, because even if you’re forever in blue jeans, girl you’ll be a woman soon. He ain’t heavy, he’s Nearly Neil, if you know what I mean. It may be a lonely looking sky but even when love is on the rocks, drink red, red wine until it’s time for you to go and thank the lord for the nighttime. ‘Cos the nighttime is when the show starts. 8.30 p.m. to be exact. Enjoy a three course dinner with wine and the show for a mere $30. If you just want to take in the show, it will set you back $10. All profits donated to WAG.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Singer/songwriter Suzanne has talent to burn.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Beats and Breaks with DJ Craig

Where: Maxx Fish

Craig Ingman from CRICA hosts a night of hip hop, R&B and other assorted goodies.

What: Closed

Where: Garfinkel’s

Where have all the locals' gone now the legendary Thursdays have been taken away? And where is Stoli? Is he okay? Has someone checked on him?

What: Ladies night

Where: Moe Joe’s

For all the ladies in Whistler, and all those that love the ladies in Whistler.

Who: Tanner Hall

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop, R&B and house music.

What: Double Daze

Where: The Boot

Calling all pool sharks, pool tournament tonight.

Upcoming Events

exithiside, Nov 9, The Crabshack

The Dave Crowley Band, Nov. 11, The Boot Pub

Absolutely Fabulous ‘Fat’, Nov. 16 & 17, MY Place

Garaj Mahal, Nov. 30, The Boot Pub

Winter Harp, Dec. 5, MY Place

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