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Nightlife Listings Jan 13-20

Taken from Pique Newsmagazine entertainment section.
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Thursday, January13 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTs Who: LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad First Whistler appearance for the U.K. founder of Good Looking Records. Opening sets by locals Jungle Souldier and Plastic Surgeon. Tickets: $17-$20 in advance from Dirty Beats and The Electric Daisy Internet Cafe, more at the door. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. Who: Susan Holden Local gal with a singing style similar to Natalie Merchant/Tracy Chapman. Rock ’n’ roll with a touch of soul. Where: Crystal Lounge What: CARDA Fundraiser Silent auction fundraiser for Canadian Avalanche dog program. Tunes by DJ Rosco. Doors at 8 p.m. Where: Moe Joe’s What: The Grind Premiere New locally produced snow and skate video from The Wolfpack. Tunes by longtime local punk band Slush. Tickets: $5 at the door. Downtown Jay Brown plays an early set for Club Shred. Where: Merlin’s Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Michael Sicoly Singer-guitar player-piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9p.m.-midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Bowen Boys Guitar and fiddle Celtic favourites with Rob Thompson and Cam Salay. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Dave Crowley Acoustic rockers with the local metal musician. Where: Crab Shack What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it four nights a week. Where: Boot Pub

CLUBS AND DJs What: Mechanical Bull Eight seconds of fame or a split second of shame...Yee-ha! Where: Longhorn Saloon Who: DJ Rob Banks Easy going grooves for après-ski. 2:30 -5:30 p.m. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 7-9 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) What: Locals Night Popular party night with DJ Trix and friends. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Party Beats Weekly house music night with special guest DJ Little Al (Birmingham, U.K.) on the decks. Where: Tommy Africa’s Who: DJ Derek Hip-hop and top-40 dance floor hits. Where: Savage Beagle

Friday, January14 Live Music and Events Who: Hot Hot Heat Victoria rockers in town for the night. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: The Hairfarmers Rock ’n’ roll Payday Friday with the legendary local duo. Après-ski and evening sets Where: Merlin’s Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar What: Rob Funk Fridays Easy going rock ’n’ roll and eccentric cover tunes to launch the weekend. Where: Black’s Pub What: Karaoke Fridays Open jam and karaoke night hosted by DJ Steve Jiu. Where: Crab Shack Who: Michael Sicoly Singer-guitar player-piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9p.m.-midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Tim Moss Classy cocktail lounge piano. 6-8 p.m. & 10 p.m.-midnight. Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar Who: Josh Gontier Eclectic acoustic covers and original tunes with Slow Nerve Action’s guitar god. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: Last Call Friday night house band plays all your rockin’ requests. Where: Moe Joe’s Who: Murphy’s Lagh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it four nights a week. Where: Boot Pub Who: Big Radio Static Classic Rock. Where: Pemberton Hotel Who: Jeff Van de Mark & Friends Weekly open jam session. Where: Big Smoke (Mount Currie)

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ PhD Silky smooth hip-hop and R&B. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Mechanical Bull Eight seconds of fame or a split second of shame...Yee-ha! Where: Longhorn Saloon Who: DJ Rob Banks Easy going grooves for après-ski. 2:30 -5:30 p.m. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 6-8 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: DJ Derek Hip-hop and top-40 dance floor hits. Where: Savage Beagle What: Hip-hop Fridays Hip-hop and R&B hits with DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s What: College Party MLK Day long weekend U.S. college ski trip party with DJ Hes and a live band. Where: Buffalo Bill’s What: Fresh Meat Friday Beats, breaks and rock ’n’ roll with DJ Skinny. Where: Down Under Who: DJ Funky Monkey Après-ski tunes. Where: Dusty’s

Saturday, January15 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Cease & Desist Classic rock good times all night long. The Rock 101 Snow Team’s on hand for après-ski with local reggae band KostaMan & the Mighty Backhoes. Where: Merlin’s Who: Rob Funk & Gary Yoshida Easy going rock ’n’ roll and eccentric cover tunes with the local musicians. Where: Tapley’s Pub Who: The Hairfarmers Rockin’ après-ski tunes with legendary locals Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg. Where: Dusty’s Who: Murphy’s Lagh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Josh Gontier Eclectic acoustic covers and original tunes with Slow Nerve Action’s guitar god. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: Tim Moss Classy cocktail lounge piano. 6-8 p.m. & 10 p.m.-midnight. Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar Who: Jay Bonnell Acoustic tunes with the Leth Dodis/Last Call player. Where: Crab Shack What: Jam Night Weekly open jam with house band Cold Snap. All amateur musicians welcome. Where: Boot Pub Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Michael Sicoly Singer-guitar player-piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9p.m.-midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge What: Noon Tunes Rob Funk, KostaMan and guests play for the coffee crowd. Where: Second Cup Who: Big Radio Static Classic Rock. Where: Pemberton Hotel

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Seanski The ex-New Yorker spins the funkiest old and new school hip-hop, reggae and R&B tracks in the Beagle bass-ment. Where: Savage Beagle What: Goodtimes Hip-hop, house and Top 40 dance floor hits with DJ Trix. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s What: The Big Party Super Saturday night DJ Rob Banks lays down hip-hop and top 40 hits. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going. Where: Buffalo Bill’s Who: DJ Easy Leigh Hip-hop, house, and rock ’n’ roll party tunes. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Musical Education 101 Eclectic old school and new school electro and funky breaks with Mr. Fister. Rob Banks on the decks for après-ski. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 6-8 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: Sin City Top 40 club tunes. Where: Down Under What: Mechanical Bull Eight seconds of fame or a split second of shame...Yee-ha! Where: Longhorn Saloon

Sunday, January16 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: The Hairfarmers Rockin’ après-ski tunes with legendary locals Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg. Live reggae in the evening with KostaMan & The Mighty Backhoes. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar What: The Punk Night Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week: a triple threat with Vancouver rockers the Gung-Ho’s and Careworn and-all the way from New York City-garage punks The Shemps. Ph: 604-932-3338. Where: Boot Pub Who: Leth Dodis Whistler cover band is still going strong, playing all your favourite rockers. Where: Crab Shack Who: Murphy’s Lagh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites with the guitar and fiddle duo. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Open Mic Night Step up and show ’em what you’ve got. Where: Crystal Lounge What: Noon Tunes Rob Funk, KostaMan and guests play for the coffee crowd. Where: Second Cup

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Buddha Après-ski tunes. Where: Merlin’s What: Sunday Night Bounce Weekly hip-hop night with guest DJ Mat the Alien spinning hip-hop, funk, breaks and reggae. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Rosco Hip-hop, dancehall & R&B. Where: Savage Beagle What: Soul Kitchen At the Kitchen tables this week: DJ RC Lair, servin’ up electro-klash and tech-house beats. Opening set by local ruler Mr. Fister. The granddaddy of Whistler club nights at 12 years and counting. Where: Tommy Africa’s What: Sunday Church Session Old and new-school house music with DJ Garth. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Locals Night Party tunes by DJ McKeeman and weekly ski giveaways. Plus, mechanical bull madness. Eight seconds of fame or a split second of shame...Yee-ha! Where: Longhorn Saloon Who: DJ NT Mainstream dance tunes keeps the weekend vibe alive. Where: Buffalo Bill’s What: Trailer Park Sundays Slow Nerve Action’s DJ Buddha mixes up rock and beats. Where: Dusty’s What: Curiosity Sunday Special guests in the house: Seattle DJ Dub B (Sea Real Records) and recording artist Thin-C. Where: Down Under

Monday, January17 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS Who: Alpha Ya Ya Diallo Vancouver-based world music guitar master returns for Monday Madness. Ph: 604-932-3338. Where: Boot Pub Who: Sailesh You’re getting very very sleepy...The uncensored hypnotist returns for another wild and sexy session. $5 cover. Where: Merlin’s What: Reggae Night Live reggae grooves with locals KostaMan & the Mighty Backhoes and DJ Phroh. Where: Moe Joe’s Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: The Minions & guests Rock and metal Monday mayhem with the local band. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Karaoke Night Take the mic and let yourself go – Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ won’t sing itself. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: Quilligan’s Quake Rollicking pub music with John Bottomley and fiddler Moritz Behm. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Open Mic Step up and give ’er. Hosted by Greg and Phil from local Zeppelin tribute Whole Lotta Led. Where: Dusty’s

CLUBS AND DJS What: ’80s Night ’80s retro tracks with DJ Ryder all night long. Doors at 9 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s Who: DJ Rosco Hip-hop, dancehall and R&B. Where: Savage Beagle Who: Mat the Alien Local turntable technician throws down for the Sacred Ride TV show’s launch party. Mr. Fister’s on the decks for après-ski. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 7-9 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: DJ NT Mainstream dance tunes all night long. Where: Buffalo Bill’s What: Inspiration Dance tunes with DJ Skinny. Where: Down Under

Tuesday, January18 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Comedy Night Dinner and standup show with guest performer Kevin Foxx. Tickets: $20 (includes dinner). Show starts 7 p.m. DJ Peacefrog gets the dancefloor goin’ at 9:30 p.m. Where: Buffalo Bill’s Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar What: Open Mic Night Grab your guitar or settle in with a pint and let other locals surprise you. Where: Black’s Pub Who: Jolene Live acoustic tunes. Where: Crab Shack Who: Quilligan’s Quake Rollicking pub music with John Bottomley and fiddler Moritz Behm. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it four nights a week. Where: Boot Pub

CLUBS AND DJs Who: DJ Ace Girl DJs rule Tuesdays at the GLC! Eclectic grooves and bitchin’ beats starting at 3 p.m. for après-ski and back again in the evening. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 7-9 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) What: Cowgirls Inc. Rock and country tunes with Coyote Ugly-inspired dancers. Where: Moe Joe’s What: Hip-Hop Night New York native DJ Seanski is on the decks at Whistler’s longest-running hip-hop night – seven years and counting! Where: Savage Beagle What: Foundation JnB Productions and Dirty Beats weekly club night. This week: drum ’n’ bass DJ Darren Jay and MC Shabba. Ph: 604-935-3135. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Loki Funky house tunes with the Solartribe member. DJ Lee on the decks for après-ski. Where: Merlin’s What: ’90s Night Dance hits from yester-decade. Free cover. Where: Tommy Africa’s What: Bikini Contest Watch the hotties work it for a $1,000 prize. Visit the club before Tuesday to sign up. No cover for girls. Where: Down Under

Wednesday, January19 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS What: Rock ’n’ Roll Slide Show Slide shows by snowboard photographers Rich Glass, John Scarth, Russell Dalby, and Rob Gallaher and a set by local band The Fall of Summer. $5 cover at the door. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) Who: Michael Sicoly Singer-guitar player-piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9p.m.-midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Quilligan’s Quake Rollicking pub music with John Bottomley and fiddler Moritz Behm. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Wes Makepeace Acoustic rockers with the Whistler local. Where: Crab Shack Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it four nights a week. Where: Boot Pub

CLUBS AND DJS Who: DJ Garth Jazzy house grooves starting at 3 p.m. for après-ski and back again in the evening. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce 7-9 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) What: Wet Wednesdays Top 40 dance tunes. Where: Down Under Who: Mat the Alien Whistler’s favourite DJ throws down hip-hop, funk, breaks, dancehall, drum ’n’ bass and other delights. Where: Moe Joe’s What: STACKed in Whistler Vancouver DJ Lush comes north for the night. Funk, punk, retro, house, anything goes. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Where: Tommy Africa’s What: Industry Night Industry deals and a rockin’ locals scene. iPod giveaway! Tunes by DJ Peacefrog. Where: Buffalo Bill’s Who: DJ Tanner Hip-hop and dancehall tracks with the Faction Sound Crew. Where: Savage Beagle What: In Bed with Garfinkel’s Weekly theme club night. This week: the notorious annual Confessions of a Porn Star party. Dress porno, pimp or ’ho and win prizes. Tunes by guest DJ Tyler Johnson from VanCity. Where: Garfinkel’s Who: DJ Buddha Après-ski tunes. Where: Dusty’s

Thursday, January20 LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTs What: LUNA-Big in Japan Martial arts, Anime movies, maki rolls, sumo suits and live music by Japanese trio The Roomates starting at 8:30 p.m. Alcohol-free alternative for the bar-hopping aged crowd. Tickets: $2/members, $4/non-members. www.lunawhistler.com. Where: Spruce Grove Field House Who: Slow Nerve Action Notorious local funk-rock band in the house for Club Shred. Tickets: $5 at the door. Where: Merlin’s Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar. 6-8 p.m. & 10 p.m.-midnight. Where: Fifty-Two 80 Bistro & Bar Who: Mike Weterings Acoustic guitar grooves inspired by African world beat rhythms. Where: Crystal Lounge Who: DJ Rosco Hip-hop, dancehall and R&B. Where: Moe Joe’s Who: Cameron Chu & Guests Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guest performers. Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar Who: Michael Sicoly Singer-guitar player-piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9p.m.-midnight. Where: Mallard Lounge Who: Quilligan’s Quake Rollicking pub music with John Bottomley and fiddler Moritz Behm. Après-ski and evening sets. Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub Who: Dave Crowley Acoustic rockers with the local metal musician. Where: Crab Shack What: Das Boot Ballet This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes shakin’ it four nights a week. Where: Boot Pub

CLUBS AND DJs Who: DJ Rob Banks Easy going grooves for après-ski. 2:30 -5:30 p.m. Break Rocks! rock ’n’ roll & breakbeats in the evening. Dinner DJ Dr. Sauce on the decks 7-9 p.m. Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC) What: Locals Night Popular party night with DJ Trix and friends. Where: Garfinkel’s What: Party Beats Weekly house music night with guest DJ Garth on the decks. Where: Tommy Africa’s Who: DJ Derek Hip-hop and top-40 dance floor hits. Where: Savage Beagle What: Thirsty Top 40 dance tunes. Where: Down Under

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