Thursday, March 12
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
The Sadies This Toronto foursome gained fame for their uncanny ability to blend '60s country rock and psychadelia with surf, punk and cosmic American music, transforming it into an entirely new sound. They're preparing to release their first new album in three years, so expect big things during this rare Whistler appearance. Mike McDonald, winner of the 2008 Battle of the bands, opens with an acoustic performance. Tickets $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Doors at 9:30 p.m.
Who: Cameron Chu Whistler's own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro
What: Live Music International and local artists live from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. Tonight, Richard Samuels.
Where: Mallard Lounge at Fairmont
Who: Jon Shrier This Pemberton-based performer just left the studio and plans to release his first album this spring -- expect big things from this local talent. Tonight, he plays a range of acoustic covers for your listening pleasure from 9 p.m. til close.
Where: Crystal Lounge
What: Brother Twang Prepare to have your eardrums enthralled by this group's mix of original music and reworked covers. You've tried the rest, so go there! Show starts at 8:30 p.m., no cover.
Where: FireRock Lounge at the Westin
Who: Cam Salay & Shannon Saunders A former Paperboy takes to the stage with Saunders with a solid line-up of high energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub
What: Après at the Four Seasons Guitar Doug rocks the après ski crowd every Thursday from 4-7pm.
Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro at the Four Seasons
Who: Alice Newton A local singer songwriter entertains with her cruisy, contemporary folk, accentuated by acoustic guitar. Creative originals coupled with classic covers from 8 until 10:30 p.m.
Where: Nita Lake Lodge
What: The Vagina Monologues A student and community collaboration of The Vagina Monologues, these performances benefit the Howe Sound Women's Centre. Doors at 7 p.m., $10 adults, $5 students.
Where: Library, Quest University
Who: Bryce Doey & Sam Field A double-header: lead singer from local group, Altered Beast, comes to town to get his demo out to the masses, while a former Pemberton Idol sings country and western for one and all.