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Music Calendar

Week of January 19-26, 2006

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Where: Tapley’s Sports Bar

Who: Mat the Alien Internationally renowned local scratch wizard, recently voted number one DJ in Whistler, breaks into hip hop, funk and dancehall beats. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Who: John Lee Hooker Jr. & Ace Like his father, Grammy-nominee John Lee Hooker Jr. has become a blues legend with music composed of two parts R&B, one part jazz and down home blues. Foxy Moron a.k.a. Ace spins everything from old soul funk to indie rock and electro for apres from 3-9 p.m. Tickets $20.

Where: GLC

Who: DJ J-Rawks Local DJ spins what she wants for apres.

Where: Merlin’s

Thursday, January26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: ACDC Aussie Day Join AC/DC tribute band from Nelson, BC/DC, for classic favourites with a high-energy punk punch for Australia Day. Tickets $12 at Evolution or $15 at the door. Doors 7 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Who: Guitar Doug Down Under Local legend plays acoustic favourites for Australia Day at 1 p.m.

Where: Black’s Pub

What: Triple Threat Thursdays The sensational multi-talented Steve Jiu hosts a competition of rap battles, spoken word, karaoke and open jams for great prizes.

Where: Crystal Lounge

Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.

Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Who: Gordo Plus One Veteran musician covers decades of great roots, blues and rock n' roll with lead guitar from Pierre Eady.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

What: Live Music Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes from guest performers. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Who: Michael Sicoly Whistler’s own piano man always gets the dance floor rocking. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

Who: Living Room Weekly rotation of live local musicians play cover favourites for Club Shred. This week the Living Room with laid back jams with locals Mike Redmond, Phil-T-Beats and Raj. DJ Buddah warms up crowd for apres.

Where: Merlin’s

what: Mechanical Bull Mosey on down to the local watering hole for a wild ride.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Australia Day Aussies begin partying at 9 a.m. with Victoria Bitter and meat pies all day long. Whistler’s biggest kangaroo party. Get into the spirit in green and yellow with DJs turning over all day.

Where: Longhorn Saloon

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