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Week of February 16-23, 2006

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Thursday, February16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Reggae Night Live reggae grooves with locals Kostaman & DJ Phroh. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

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: Bowen Boys Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Bowen Island's Rob Thompson and guests. 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

What: Club Shred Weekly rotation of live local musicians play cover favourites for Club Shred. This week apres with DJ Buddah and Downtown Jay Brown at 6 p.m.

Where: Merlin’s

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Red Velvet local house DJs every week. Tonight Dagan works the 1s and 2s with DJ Parris opening the night.

Where: Maxx Fish

What: Locals Night Popular party night around these parts with local DJs on the decks.

Where: Garfinkel’s

What: Party Beats DJ Nooks spins fresh, funky house and club anthems along side Whistler’s hottest go-go dancers. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy’s

Who: Fister & Milton Wicked electro beats from Mister Fister for apres at 2:30 p.m. DJs Milton and Toddski Droppin’ Funky Beats to get your ass movin’ after 8:30 p.m.

Where: GLC

Who: Matt Bitze Local DJ on deck from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Four Seasons Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Bar

Friday, February17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Mike Weterings Acoustic folk-rock with African world beat rhythms.

Where: Black’s Pub

Who: Dr Dave Acoustic favourites from local rocker.

Where: BBK’s (Upper Village)

Who: Kel & Joel Live acoustic tunes.

Where: Tapley’s Sports Bar

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

Where: Crystal Lounge

Who: The Hairfarmers Legendary local duo Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg for apres from 3 to 6 p.m. Doug goes solo at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Merlin’s

Who: Murphy's Lagh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

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

Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

What: Last Call Ladies Night Local rockers Last Call play cover favourites for Ladies night. No cover for ladies. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Who: Dash Ripp Rock Classic rock.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Who: Red Fish Award-winning rockers. Tickets $8/$10. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Howe Sound Inn

CLUBS AND DJs

Who: Fister & Guest Wicked electro beats from Mister Fister for apres at 2:30 p.m. Guest DJ for After Dark Series.

Where: GLC

What: 90’s Night Party like you are Nikki Sixx to one hit wonders and old school dance tracks supplied by DJ Trix. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Who: DJ Peter Vambeck Soulful, jazzy house music with Latin notes from Irish turntablist from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Four Seasons Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Bar

What: Jump Off Fridays Hip-hop, funk, and dancehall with resident TMS DJ crew.

Where: Savage Beagle

What: VIP Fridays Hip-hop club bangers and dancehall grinders with DJ Rosco.

Where: Garfinkel’s

Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Saturday, February18

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Murphy's Lagh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

Who: The Hairfarmers Legendary local duo Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg rise early from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: GLC

Who: Kostaman Rock 101 joins good-vibes reggae grooves with local band Kostaman for apres. Late night with DJ J-Rawks.

Where: Merlin’s

Who: Downtown Jay Brown Rock out all your favourites with local talent at 3 p.m.

Where: Citta

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

Where: Crystal Lounge

Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests. Special New Year’s menu.

Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Who: The Hairfarmers Legendary local duo Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg for apres from 3-6 p.m.

Where: Dusty’s

Who: Fister & Reggae Rock 101 broadcasts live with live reggae band at 2:30 p.m. It’s Elbow Deep with wicked beats and electro from Mr. Fister at 8:30 p.m.

Where: GLC

Who: Dash Ripp Rock Classic rock.

Where: Pemberton Hotel

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Hip Hop Night Top 40 hip hop.

Where: Maxx Fish

Who: DJ Easy Leigh Local turntable master pumps up crowds with house, hip hop and dancehall. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

What: Goodtimes The hottest Top 40, R&B and club tracks on the charts shake up a packed dance floor. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Who: DJ Paul Moritz Local turntablist on deck from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Four Seasons Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Bar

What: The Big Party Saturday night goes big with hop-hop hits from DJ Rob Banks.

Where: Garfinkel’s

Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Sunday, February19

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: The Punk Night Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Hezzakya delivers a sound wall of guitar-laden drug metal along side fellow rockers The Joint Chiefs and Radioforhelp.

Where: Boot Pub

What: Cedric Comedy Live at Bill’s presents another laughter-packed comedy night with Cedric The Entertainer, a familiar face and voice on films Be Cool, Madagascar and Jay Leno’s Tonight Show. Show starts at 7 p.m.

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues review with Sean Rose every Sunday at local hangout. Show 9 p.m. to close.

Where: BBK’s (Upper Village)

What: Jam Session Play along side the best with Reggae Master Kostaman leading the way. Show 9 p.m.

Where: Crystal Lounge

Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

Who: Rob Funk Celtic and folk covers and originals on acoustic guitar.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub

CLUBS AND DJs

What: S.I.N. DJ Easyleigh spins hip hop and dancehall along with all your favourite tracks. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Who: Kio & Banks DJ Kio and the legendary Hairfarmers for apres at 2:30 p.m. with DJ Banks stoking the Fire & Ice Afterparty at 8:30 p.m.

Where: GLC

What: Locals Night End the weekend of madness with local DJs and giveaways.

Where: Longhorn Saloon

What: President Day Party DJs Degree One and Neoteric spin a packed dance floor. Doors 8:30 p.m.

Where: Savage Beagle

What: Soul Kitchen Soul Kitchen originator DJ Czech is at the kitchen tables this week with deep groove electro, upbeat breaks and house funk to accompany the go go girls. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Who: DJ Buddah Slow Nerve Action’s DJ is on deck for apres.

Where: Merlin’s

Monday, February20

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Nine Mile Rock, funk, Caribbean and folk stylings pack into the trio of guitar, drums and stand-up bass. Hot off Australia tour with Xavier Rudd and The Beautiful Girls.

Where: Boot Pub

Who: Guitar Doug The man, the hair, the legend. Doug strums tunes worth a toast of your pint. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening show 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

What: Karaoke Night Take the mic and let yourself go- "I Will Survive" won’t sing itself.

Where: Crystal Lounge

Who: The Hairfarmers Legendary local duo Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg rise early from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: GLC

What: Open Mic Strum out all your favourites with Dr. Dave.

Where: Tapley’s Lounge

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Martini Mondays It’s shakin’ not stirred with DJ Parris pouring a tasty elixir of classic funk, hip-hop and breaks.

Where: Maxx Fish

What: ‘80s Night Retro tracks with DJ Ryder. Free cover for ‘80s outfits! Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

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

Where: Merlin’s

What: Mash Up Mondays World-class DJs spin along side long-time local turntablists. This week resident DJs Phroh and Lava pump it out. No cover.

Where: Savage Beagle

What: Underground Sessions House music at its finest from local turntablists. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

Who: DJ Kori & Feet DJ Kori K drops all your favourites for apres at 2:30 p.m. DJ Feet spans vinyl from old school to funk at 8:30 p.m.

Where: GLC

Tuesday, February21

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Guitar Doug The man, the hair, the legend. Doug strums tunes worth a toast of your pint. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening show 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it three nights a week.

Where: Boot Pub

What: Rocket Lounge Late night hangout with music, pool tables, movies, internet access, snacks and alcohol-free drinks. Acoustic open mic sessions. Drop in between 8pm and midnight. Entry is free for LUNA members and $2 non-members.

Where: MY Millennium Place

CLUBS AND DJs

Who: Tall Paul House doesn’t get any bigger with club anthems and Ibiza hits from U.K. legend who was voted as one of the world’s top 20 DJs. DJ Paul Moritz warms the crowds up at 9 p.m. Advanced $25 tickets available at Hot Box Internet Cafe or Tommy’s.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

What: Play Every week guest DJs from Kori K.

Where: Garfinkel’s

What: Hipnodic Hip hop, funk, R&B, reggae, dance hall and old school beats with DJ Seanski.

Where: Maxx Fish

What: Celebration The Faction Sound Crew dial up hip hop for Whistler’s smallest nightclub and biggest party. Locals free cover before 10 p.m. Ladies never wait in line.

Where:Savage Beagle

What: Hustler Party Annual Hustler Lingerie Competition with $1,000 prize. Special appearance from B.C. Lions cheerleaders.

Where:Moe Joe’s

Who: DJ Feet & Alien DJ Feet spans vinyl from old school to funk for apres at 2:30 p.m. International scratch wizard Mat the Alien drops funk 45s all night long.

Where: GLC

Who: djtone Local DJ spins Solar Tribe ambient vibe for apres.

Where: Merlin’s

Wednesday, February22

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Kung Fu Karaoke Sing all your favourites with the multi-talented Steve Jiu at the Creekside Chinese eatery. Prizes for best performance. Show starts 9 p.m.

Where: Joey Chan’s

Who: Art of the State/Black Collar Crowd Metal, punk, jazz and drum n’ bass come together for a prog-fusion of death metal with Art of the State. Joined by three-piece local punkers Black Collar Crowd and female-fronted Rio Bent from Vancouver. Tickets $8.

Where: Garfinkel’s

Who: Terrance Simien Legendary native Creole of Louisiana delivers the Zydeco experience. He’s shared stages with Paul Simon, Los Lobos, Robert Palmer and the Dave Matthews Band. Tickets $20. Doors 8:30 p.m. Call 604-932-2446. DJ Toddski on deck for apres.

Where: GLC

Who: Guitar Doug The man, the hair, the legend. Doug strums tunes worth a toast of your pint. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening show 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Who: Wes Makepeace & Jay Greenway Acoustic rockers by two local boys.

Where: BBK’s (Upper Village)

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

What: Kostaman Jam Join Whistler’s own Reggae star Kostaman for 9 p.m. jam session.

Where: Black’s Pub

Who: Grateful Open Mic Grateful Greg and Creekside Phil of A Whole Lotta Led invite singers, guitarists and drummers to the mic every Wednesday.

Where: Dusty’s

Who: Double D Rock out to your favourites with local musicians at 9 p.m.

Where: Citta

What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it three nights a week.

Where: Boot Pub

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Industry Night Rockin’ locals scene and giveaways galore.

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

What: Shake ‘N Break Chunky, funky break beats with DJs Lennie and Ricochet. They supply the breaks and Tommy’s go go girls the shakes. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Who: DJ Rob Banks All your listening favourites banked into one night.

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

Where: Merlin’s

Thursday, February23

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Comedy Night Internationally renowned comedians that are no strangers to the Just For Laughs festival or Comedy Network raise a laugh for the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program (WASP). Sells out every year.

Where: GLC

What: Japanese Movie Night The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi tells the classic story about a blind masseur and master swordsman who rights all wrongs with his sword. Tickets are $3 for LUNA members (ages 18-28) and $5 for non-members. Show 7 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Theatre

What: Reggae Night Live reggae grooves with locals Kostaman & Dj Phroh. Doors 8 p.m.

Where: Moe Joe’s

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: Melanie Dekker Jazzy pop tunes with the Vancouver-based singer/songwriter at the cocktail hour. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where: Mallard Lounge

What: Club Shred Weekly rotation of live local musicians play cover favourites for Club Shred. Apres with DJ Buddah.

Where: Merlin’s

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Red Velvet Rotating local house DJs every week.

Where: Maxx Fish

What: Locals Night Popular party night around these parts with local DJs on the decks.

Where: Garfinkel’s

What: Party Beats DJ Paul Moritz spins fresh, funky house and club anthems along side Whistler’s hottest go-go dancers. Doors 9 p.m.

Where: Tommy’s

Who: Vambeck & Milton DJ Vambeck on deck for apres at 2:30 p.m. DJs Milton and Toddski Break Down the House with funky beats and bass to get your ass movin’ after 8:30 p.m.

Where: GLC

Upcoming Shows

Mike Relm Toronto turntablist is back with No Luck Club Feb. 26 at Garfinkel’s. Tickets $12 at Electric Daisy.

Perry Farrell The Janes Addiction legend is coming March 1 to Garfinkel’s. Tickets at Electric Daisy.

Tha Alkaholiks coming March 5 to Garfinkel’s. Tickets $15 at Electric Daisy and The Circle.

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