Thursday, April 27
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Slow Nerve Action The gutter-mind porn funk of favourite fivesome SNA is back. Always a spanking good time at 9 p.m. Kostaman warms up crowds with reggae grooves from 6-9 p.m.
What: Variety Show 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: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Apres 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Evening show 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Michael Sicoly Singer/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. Shows 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Draw 4 Dream Celebrate Whistler Day on Whistler’s biggest gossip patio.
What: Being Caribou The Vancouver International Film Festival winner is about two environmentalists following a herd of 120,000 caribou on foot across 1,500 kilometres of rugged Arctic tundra to raise awareness of former U.S. President Bush’s intentions to turn the caribou’s calving grounds into an oil-drilling site. Filmmaker and adventurer Karsten Heuer will speak at AWARE’s AGM before the 7:30 p.m. film. Tickets are $5 or $3 for LUNA (ages 18-29) and AWARE members. Don’t miss this incredible tale.
Where: Rainbow Theatre
What: Final Punk Night All of LIndsay Shedden’s favourites close out Whistler’s anti-club night with 3 Inches of Blood, A Javelin Reign, Pride Tiger and Slush. Tickets $20.
Where: Boot Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Red Velvet Sexy electrohouse and breaks from the smoothest of smooth, Dagan. With host DJ Parris.
Where: Maxx Fish
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this locals favourite night.
What: Party Beats DJ Nooks is the life of the Party Beats with house and club anthems along side the infamous go-go girls. Doors 9 p.m.
Who: DJ Rustafari All about reggae vibes for apres at 2:30 p.m.