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Week of July 27-August3, 2006

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Thursday, July 27
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: A Whole Lotta Led Get your Plant fix with Whistler’s favourite Zeppelin tribute band. Show 4 p.m.
Where: Crankworx Mainstage; Whistler Mountain base
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Gnar Boots The Boot open mic band keeps the jam vibe alive. All styles welcome. Drums and amps provided. Starts 9 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: A Whole Lotta Led Get your Plant fix with Whistler’s favourite Zeppelin tribute band. Show 9 p.m. Dincus hosts a riding party from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Longhorn Saloon
Who: Johnny Mack Live cover favourites from 4:30-6:30 & 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
What: LUNAFLIKS The Collective’s latest mountain bike film Roam screens to celebrate Crankworx. Evening also includes screening of The Jacket starring Academy-Award-winner Adrien Brody. Grab a blanket and friends to sit back under the stars to enjoy the outdoor screen presented by LUNA and Sharp’s Audio-Visual. Tickets are $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members. Show up at 9 p.m. to enjoy local DJ sets and good seats. Dress warm. Take the extended Lost Lake bus service for $.50, leaving from the Gondola Transit Exchange at 9 p.m. Event is cancelled if it rains.
Where: Lost Lake Park
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Crankworx Aftershok Kokanee hosts DJ Vinyl Ritchie who is all about 45s, garage, DnB and electro remixes for apres set from 1-4 p.m.
Where: Crankworx mainstage
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Swimwear Showdown Girls compete for the Miss Canadian Swimwear national finals in Vancouver and a chance to win $10,0000. DJ Rob Banks and Business or Pleasure on deck. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Who: DJ Parris Red Velvet hosts spins sexy beats and house grooves.
Where: Maxx Fish
Who: Kostaman Whistler’s number one reggae band is all about feel-good grooves with the Scott Party. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s

Friday, July 28
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Sweatshop Union West Coast hip hop collective brings social conscious messages to wordplay. Show 5 p.m.
Where: Crankworx Mainstage; Whistler Mountain base
Who: CKD Pist-N-Broke premieres new mountain bike flick Collectively Krankin up the Disorder at 11 p.m. as part of Crankworx festivities.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
Who: Mortiz Behm The former Paperboy and Barney Bentall fiddler strikes up Celtic favourites with special guests. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Greg Freeze acoustics at 8 p.m.
Where: BBK’s in the Upper Village
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Michael Gillette Guitar virtuoso strums over 50 years of popular tunes from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Lounge
Who: Ben Russell Kicks up all kinds of covers at 8 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues reviews from local strummer at 8 p.m.
Where: Black’s Pub
Who: Gordo Live cover favourites from Whistler favourite 4:30-6:30 & 9-12 p.m.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Suzanne Wilson Local gal with an acoustic guitar covering everything from 60s folk classics to modern rockers with the odd original thrown in for spice. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Dash Rip Rock Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Crankworx Aftershok Kokanee hosts DJ Kori K and DJ Czech for apres set from 3-6 p.m. with chance to win tickets to invite-only De La Soul concert Saturday night at the GLC.
Where: Citta Bistro
What: Heat Fridays Locals only hot party with Heat girls for spring.
Where: Savage Beagle
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: Elektric Relaxation Music appreciation night of hip-hop classics, funk,, R&B and drum ‘n’ breaks. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: ‘90s Night Party like your Nikki Sixx with DJ Trix spinning one hit wonders and old school dance tracks. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

Saturday, July 29
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Live Entertainment Live entertainment for Slopestyle competition.
Where: Crankworx Mainstage; Whistler Mountain base
Who: Mortiz Behm The former Paperboy and Barney Bentall fiddler strikes up Celtic favourites with special guests. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Gordo Acoustic cover favourites from 3-6 p.m.
Where: Citta Bistro
Who: Michael Gillette Guitar virtuoso strums over 50 years of popular tunes from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro & Lounge
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Doc Fingers Jazz, soul, cajun, blues and boogie woogie tunes from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Suzanne Wilson Local gal with an acoustic guitar covering everything from 60s folk classics to modern rockers with the odd original thrown in for spice. Show 9 p.m.
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: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
Who: Dash Rip Rock Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Crankworx Aftershok Kokanee hosts DJ Vinyl Ritchie and Mat the Alien for apres set from 1-6 p.m. De La Soul invite-only concert strikes up in evening.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
What: Smith Optics Party DJ Easyleigh with hip hop, house, rock and dancehall. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: Bang On DJ Business or Pleasure throws down hottest Top 40, R&B grinders and house. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

Sunday, July 30
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Crankworx Aftershok Kokanee hosts DJ Vinyl Ritchie and Foxy Moron for apres set from 1-5 p.m.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic rock from mellow to rockin’ with local favourite noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
Who: Still Smokin’ Lite Pemberton’s Don and Sue Stearns play acoustic favourites at the Whistler Farmer’s Market from 11-4 p.m.
Where: Upper Village
Who: Sean Rose Acoustic cover favourites from 1-4 p.m.
Where: Citta Bistro
Who: The Helsium Daze Downtown Jay Brown, Evan Biswanger and James Lawson tune into nostalgic and modern-day rock that spans the timelines from 4-7 p.m. Hairfarmer’s take over with Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug from 8-11 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: G Jam Join G Willy and Greg Garland for an open-stage jam from 8-11 p.m.
Where: Tex Corleones
Who: Doc Fingers Jazz, soul, cajun, blues and boogie woogie tunes from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
What: Jam Session Play along side the best with Reggae Master Kostaman leading the way. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Rob Funk Celtic and originals with a funky twist. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night End the weekend of madness with a local crew.
Where: Longhorn Saloon
What: S.I.N. Hang out with Moe Joe crew for service industry night. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: Soul Kitchen Turntable tricksters are at the kitchen tables. This week DJ Czech with hot club electro to keep the go go girls shakin’ . Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s

Monday, July 31
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Rob Funk Celtic and originals with a funky twist. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
What: Karaoke Night I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites at the Full Moon special edition.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Who: Doc Fingers Jazz, soul, cajun, blues and boogie woogie tunes from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
CLUBS AND DJs
What: ‘80s Night Retro night with DJ Ryder who spins retro and old school dance tracks. Free cover for ‘80s outfits. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
What: Dance Contest DJ Mixmaster Fab spins old and new school vinyl for Lovenest dance contest. $300 in prizes to be won.
Where: Maxx Fish

Tuesday, August 1
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Locals Lounge Join G Willy at the Creekside jam starting at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Joey Chan’s
Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Celebration The Faction Sound Crew dial up hip hop for Whistler’s smallest nightclub and biggest party. Ladies never wait in line.
Where: Savage Beagle

Wednesday, August 2
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Wes Makepeace & Jay Greenway Local favourites offer up chillin’ acoustics.
Where: Three Below
Who: A Whole Lotta Led All your Zeppelin favourites from local rockers.
Where: Garfinkel’s
Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia at 7 p.m. with Zoo and Big Rich.
Where: Citta
What: Kostaman Jam Join Whistler’s own Reggae star Kostaman for 9 p.m. jam session.
Where: Black’s Pub
What: Clothing Swap Jam Ladies can swap clothes while sitting back to live music from Steve Jiu and Kostaman from 6-8 p.m. Extra clothing will be donated to Pearls Safe House for Women.
Where: Farfalla
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Real Deal International scratch wizard Mat the Alien mixes up hip hop, funk, breaks, dancehall and drum ‘n’ bass. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
What: Industry Night Rockin’ locals scene and giveaways galore.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s


Thursday, August 3
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Cameron Chu Live jazz, soul and R&B with the house piano man and guests.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Who: Gnar Boots The Boot open mic band keeps the jam vibe alive. All styles welcome. Drums and amps provided. Starts 9 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
Who: Lyndon Davies Jazzy vocals accompanied by piano and guitar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Mallard Lounge
Who: Cesar Beltran Unique blend of Latin jazz, Flamenco and world beats from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Morgan’s
Who: Rob Thompson Toe tapping Celtic and rock tunes with the boy from Bowen Island. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
What: LUNAFLIKS Grab a blanket and friends to sit back under the stars to enjoy the outdoor screen presented by LUNA and Sharp’s Audio-Visual. This week 54 characters and 11 storylines intersect in Intermission. Tickets are $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members. Show up at 9 p.m. to enjoy local DJ sets and good seats. Dress warm. Take the extended Lost Lake bus service for $.50, leaving from the Gondola Transit Exchange at 9 p.m. Event is cancelled if it rains.
Where: Lost Lake Park
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
What: Life’s a Beach DJ Rob Banks spins the coolest summer with reggae, island thumpers and beach party tunes. No cover. Dress for the heat. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
Who: DJ Parris Red Velvet hosts spins sexy beats and house grooves.
Where: Maxx Fish
Who: Kostaman Whistler’s number one reggae band is all about feel-good grooves with the Scott Party. Doors 9:30 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s

Upcoming shows
End Breast Cancer Fundraiser invites everyone to dress in pink for a great cause and plenty of prizes to be won Aug. 4 at Maxx Fish. Tickets $10.
Big John Bates and the Voodoo Dollz play a rock and roll burlesque show Saturday, Aug. 5 at Dusty’s as part of the Canadian Barbecue Championship festivities. Tickets $7.
DJ Incognito promotes his new album Organic Music For A Digital World on a B.C. tour landing Sunday, Aug. 6 at Garfinkel’s. Advanced $8 tickets available at Electric Daisy or The Circle.