SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT
Family fun in Whistler Village! This weekend is all about Jazz, Blues n Swing. Check out music by rock-a-billy jive band Cousin Harley, jazz ensembles the Jeff Van de Mark Trio and lesismore, and bluesman Wes Mackey. Dancers from Abbotsfords Suburban Swing crew along with local dancers from the Whistler Dance Academy will also be performing at various locations throughout the village. For more information call the Whistler Activity & Information Centre at 604-938-2769 or go to www.mywhistler.com.
And dont forget the Whistler Farmers Market, every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Village, rain or shine.
Friday, Aug. 27
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: The Barry Berg Ensemble
Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar
Classic jazz standards in the elegant fireside lounge at the brand new Four Seasons Resort.
Who: Guitar Doug
The legendary longhaired local rocks out one of his infamous Payday Friday patio parties.
What: Triple Threat Fridays
Where: Crab Shack
Karaoke for those that dare and fun funky dance tunes by DJ Steve Jiu.
What: Rob Funk Fridays
Where: Blacks Pub
Easy-going rock tunes with the versatile local musician and guests.
Who: Wes Mackey
Where: Crystal Lounge
True bluesman is a one-man show playing guitar, pedal bass and singing his authentic originals.
Who: Murphys Lagh
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo.
Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Motown recording artist joins the Bistros piano man for a night of old-time soul and R&B.
Who: Melanie Dekker
Where: Mallard Lounge
Jazzy pop tunes with the Vancouver-based singer/songwriter at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 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.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJS
What: Hip-hop Fridays
Where: Tommy Africas
Hip-hop and R&B hits with DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 10 p.m.
Who: DJ Peace Frog
Where: Buffalo Bills
The mainstream mix-master plays the tunes that get the dance floor rockin. Doors at 8 p.m.