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 Joes
Who: Guitar Doug Down Under Local legend plays acoustic favourites for Australia Day at 1 p.m.
Where: Blacks 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
Who: Bruce Coughlan Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Michael Sicoly Whistlers 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
What: 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. Show 7 p.m. DJ Buddah warms up crowd for apres.
What: Mechanical Bull Mosey on down to the local watering hole for a wild ride
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night Popular party night around these parts with local DJs on the decks.
What: Vanessa Stark Reception Dub and reggae beats from Select-R-Us for artist reception celebrating local painter and snowboard pro Vanessa Stark. Event 8 p.m.
Who: Fister & Milton DJ Fister spins wicked mix of funk and electro breaks for apres from 2:30-8:30 p.m. DJs Milton and Toddski Break Down the House with funky beats and bass for after dark session.
What: Australia Day Aussies begin partying at 9 a.m. with Victoria Bitter and meat pies all day long. Whistlers biggest kangaroo party. Get into the spirit in green and yellow with DJs turning over all day.
Where: Longhorn Saloon
What: Aussie Party Beats Paul Moritz spins fresh and funky house along side the infamous Go Go girls for the annual Australia Day madness. Event includes Miss Australia Contest with $400 for first place. Doors 9 p.m.