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Friday, April 30

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Between Shifts Theatre’s annual spring production tackles Paul Zindel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about mother-daughter relationships. Show starts: 8 p.m. Tickets: $15-$18. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

What: Brackendale Bluegrass Festival

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery

The two-day fest in the heart of Brackendale kicks off tonight with performances by Cam Salay & Guests and the Mountain Bluebirds. Tickets $15. Ph: 604-935-9434. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.

Who: Mike Weterings

Where: Crystal Lounge

African Worldbeat-inspired acoustic rock.

What: Rob Funk Fridays

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy-going rock tunes with the local singer/guitar player and guests.

Who: Rob Thompson & Guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes.

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.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Classic rock and pop-punk covers by the Friday night regulars.

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: Monkey Business

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Flavour Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Hip-hop and R&B hits from DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance floor faves. 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.

Saturday, May 1

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Rick Scott

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

The popular dulcimer-playing children’s entertainer is back in town, accompanied by the Whistler Children’s Chorus. Part of MY Place/Whistler Arts Council’s 2003/04 Performance Series. Tickets: $18/adults, $13 kids. Autograph reception to follow with juice and treats. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

What: Brackendale Bluegrass Festival

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery

Day two of two. Afternoon workshops in vocal harmony, banjo & guitar flat-picking – $20 each (pay instructor). Evening performances by Five On A String, and Don & Theresa Dirksen with Gary Stevenson. Tickets$15. Ph: 604-935-9434. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.

Who: Mike Weterings

Where: Crystal Lounge

African Worldbeat-inspired acoustic rock.

Who: Matt Joe Gow

Where: Crab Shack

’Shack Unplugged — acoustic tunes.

Who: Rob Thompson & Guests

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy-rock tunes.

What: Earthed

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Screening of Dirt Magazine-produced downhill mountain bike race video. Proceeds from admission to support local racers. Film starts: 10:30 p.m. Ph: 604-932-7257.

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.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

Who: Monkey Business

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic rock.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Milton

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

House, breaks and tribal beats in the hillside lounge.

What: Goodtimes with DJ Trix

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Trix is for the kids who wanna shake it on the dance floor. Top 40, hip-hop and house tunes. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

A mix of hip-hop, R&B & Top 40 dance tunes for chilling in the upstairs lounge or getting down in the bass-ment. Doors at 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The mainstream mix-master keeps the dance floor rockin’.

Sunday, May 2

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: The Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy rock tunes with locals Rob Thompson and Cam Salay.

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night has Sacramento’s Another Damn Disappointment with Alberta bands Sons of Daughters and Champion Alberta. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: WDC

Where: Crab Shack

High-energy classic rock, metal and pop-punk covers.

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.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Local DJ Kori K is at the Kitchen tables this week, spinning sexy house tracks for his own farewell party. The granddaddy of Whistler club nights at 11 years and counting. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ NT

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance tunes keep the weekend vibe alive.

Monday, May 3

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Beluga

Where: Boot Pub

Wacky Vancouver funk-rockers bring their tripped-out space groove to the Boot’s Monday Madness live music night. Ph: 604-932-3338.

Who: Sack Blabbath

Where: Garfinkel’s

Black Sabbath tribute band recreates all the epic head-banging classics from Ozzy and Co. $5 cover.

Who: Leth Dodis

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Rock covers by local boys.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Come by in the evening and belt out a rocker to get rid of the Monday blues.

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: All Ages Open Mic

Where: Second Cup

Bring an instrument and join the coffee shop jam session starting at 7 p.m.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Tanner

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop tunes for a full house.

What: ’80s Night

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Ryder rocks out retro style. Doors at 10 p.m. Free cover all night long.

Tuesday, May 4

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Comedy Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Weekly comedy event features laugh masters Dan Quinn and Graham Clark. Show starts 9 p.m. (start time delayed in the event of NHL playoff action, naturally.) Tickets: $6 available at the door. Ph: 604-932-6613.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Black’s Pub

Check out some new talent in a friendly pub atmosphere. Might even be time to dust off that old guitar.

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: 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.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

If it’s old and new skool hip-hop you’re lookin’ for, Seanski’s the man.

Wednesday, May 5

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

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: 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.

What: Amateur Strip Night

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Bold local babes can take it all off if they dare. Tickets: $7. Ph: 604-894-6313.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Phroh

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Dancehall reggae and deep bass grooves.

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream tunes for the crowd that includes everyone from young hipsters to old rockers.

Who: DJ Rosco

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip-hop and R&B. Doors at 9 p.m.

Thursday, May 6

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Irish whiskey-flavoured acoustic tunes with the local legend.

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.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Double Daze Thursdays

Where: Boot Pub

$100 pool tourney, darts and no techno or R&B – guaranteed.

Who: DJ Rob Banks

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)

Old school soul, hip-hop and reggae.

What: Locals Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

The biggest locals’ party night in town.

UPCOMING EVENTS.

Whistler Children’s Chorus Year End Concert, May 7.

Absolutely Fabulous — Poor, May 7-8.

Alexisonfire, May 8.

Montreal Guitar Trio, May 11.

Ian Parker, May 16.

The Clumsy Lovers, May 21-22.

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