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Week of February 8-15, 2007

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Thursday, February8
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS         
Who: Ali Milner    Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star. She recently released her self-titled debut album, promoting it on a tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Performs from 4-7 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro Bar
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic favourite strums out toe-tapping cover tunes.
Where: The Crystal Lounge
 
Who: Stinkmitt   Electronic band with banger attitude raps out hilarity you don’t want to miss. Globe trotters touching down for special show. Joined by Procon. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
 
What: Reggae Beach Party Kostaman and band return from Western Canada Turns and Tunes tour with plenty of reggae grooves to go around.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
Who: DJ Buddha Local turntable talent spins out après. Club Shred at 4 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
 
Who: The Bowen Boys   Toe tapping favourites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Party Beats   DJ Jamie Vale brings fat funky house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
What: WinterPride Après DJ speedeepete dishes out party favourites.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
 
What: WinterPride Banquet Luke Johnstone with special guest appearances from Cirque du Soleil, Stilettos and Strap Ons, Ms. Willie Taylor and her Fabulous Posy. Evening includes entertainment, dinner and dance. Everyone welcome. Homo and heterosexuals a like. Tickets $65/$75.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
 
What: WinterPride Banquet Afterparty DJs speedeepete and Neil McLeod dishes out party favourites.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
What: Overflow DJ Rosco spins dance hall, hip hop and Top 40. Girls don’t pay cover.
Where: Savage Beagle
 
What: Groove Night   DJ Miguel Sanchez is on deck for Grub and Groove night.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
 
Friday, February9
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Rob Funk   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
Who: The Hairfarmers You haven’t truly experienced the après phenomena until you’ve toasted a pint to legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug who were recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians. Après 3:30 p.m. and evening Payday Friday show.
Where: Merlin’s
 
Who: Campground C   DJ Byron James spins the best in country rock.
Where: Longhorn Saloon & Grill
 
What: Bully Time   Ride the mechanical bull.
Where: Dusty’s
 
What: Martinis at Midnight   Social mixer with Marjie Martini featuring live music, Matchmaker martini and more. Cover $10.
Where: Mallard Lounge
 
Who: Salay Brothers   Get in with the music family duo with acoustic vibes.
Where: Black’s Pub
 
Who: Larry McCray & Foxy   Blues legend with rock edge launches new album Get Your Blues On . Tickets $15. Show 9:30 p.m. DJ Foxy Moron spins funky après sets.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company
 
Who: G Willy The guitar man knows how to strum out a good time with plenty of favourite covers to sit back to.
Where: Crystal Lounge
 
What: The Pink Martini Smooch   Alta Lake School fundraiser includes live Latin music, Latin buffet, fire spinners, silent auction, martinis and more. Doors 7 p.m.
Where: Wildwood Pacific Bistro
 
Who: Cook Show   Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
 
What: Earth Sounds Didgeridoo, tamboa and drums by Bruno Love. Show 8 p.m.
Where: Locals Livingroom Emporium
 
Who: Ali Milner & Black Swade   Jazz meet hard rock for fundraiser for   African boys centre. Show 7 p.m.
Where: Don Ross Secondary in Squamish
 
CLUBS AND DJs
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
 
What: WinterPride T-Dance DJs Wayne G and Luke Johnstone get dancers ski-high at the top of Whistler Mountain.
Where: Roundhouse Lodge
 
What: VIP Fridays DJ Rosco on deck with dancehall, hip hop and Top 40.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
Who: DJ Russ MacLean Local turntable talent on deck from 4-7 p.m. for après.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro
 
What: Funky Friday Spinning all your dancing favourites with DJ Jamie Vale.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
What: 4Play Fridays DJ Mike Gregner brings fat funky house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
Saturday, February10
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS            
Who: Rob Funk   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic covers from noon until 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
 
What: New Monsoon Eight piece international talent wraps world rhythms around rock and roll core. Show 9:30 p.m. Tickets $16.
Where: Dusty’s
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
What: Punked Show Blacked Out from Banff and Loose Tooth from Vancouver deliver night listening of punk music. DJ Buddha up for après.
Where:             Merlin’s
 
Who: The Hairfamers You haven’t truly experienced the après phenomena until you’ve toasted a pint to legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug who were recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians. Show at 3:30 p.m.
Where: Dusty’s
 
What: Music Grind Matt Graham strums out cover classics from 2-5 p.m.
Where: Behind the Grind
 
What: Cease & Desist Rock out live après set from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Monk’s
 
Who: G Willy The guitar man knows how to strum out a good time with plenty of favourite covers to sit back to.
Where: Crystal Lounge
 
Who:    Cook Show   Classic rock.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
 
What: Pemberton Winterfest Legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug of the Hairfarmers perform at outdoor show with beer garden as part of Winterfest celebrations. Show 8 to 10 p.m.
Where: Pemberton Legion
 
What: James Bondage Valentines Day fundraiser includes casino, fashion show, DJs, drag queens, silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit women’s program in   Squamish and SORCA. Tickets $30. Doors 8 p.m.
Where: Howe Sound Inn in Squamish
 
What: Jam Night Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle or drum and jam til the cows come home. Starts 8 p.m.
Where: Locals Livingroom Emporium
 
CLUBS AND DJs
Who: DJ Russ MacLean Local turntable talent on deck from 4-7 p.m. for après.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro
 
What: WinterPride Après DJs Quest and Smoothie on the sax.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
 
What: WinterPride Whoossh DJs speedeepete and Smoothie on the sax, Ms. Willie and vocalist Gannon Johnson for fundraising party. Clink a martini at 8 p.m. Tickets $20.
Where: Cinnamon Bear Bar at the Hilton
 
What: WinterPride The L-Party Ladies only event spun out by DJ Sandy.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
What: WinterPride Snowball Party DJ Jamie J Sanchez spins out main show with the Bears’ hosting a new sizzilin’ warm up with DJ Pete Jester Savas on deck for the Fireball.
Where: Telus Conference Centre
 
Who: DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
 
What: Bang On DJ Business or Pleasure throws down hottest Top 40, R&B grinders and house. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
Who: DJ Foxy Moron Otherwise known as Ace MacKay-Smith, the funky lady spins out the grooviest beats for après at 3 p.m. Check out this fun lovin’ local legend.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
 
What: Hip Hop Night Spinning all your dancing favourites from hip hop to Top 40 with DJ Nasa.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
Who: DJ Rosco Local favourite on deck with hip hop, dancehall and Top 40.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
Sunday, February11
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Music Grind Rob Funk strums out cover classics and originals from 2-5 p.m.
Where: Behind the Grind
 
What: Punk Night   Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Carpenter, The Fall of Summer and bel Riose. Don’t miss organizer Lindsay’s   favourite band Carpenter.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
Who: The Hairfamers Legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug, recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians, guarantee a wild time for the Afterburn party that includes a heli-ski pass giveaway. The boys rock out   at 7:30 p.m. after the Fire and Ice Show. Dj Rob Banks spins après.
Where: Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)
 
Who: Sean Rose Rhythm and blues review from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Where: BBK’s Pub in Upper Village
 
Who: Rob Funk   High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
Who: Dr. Dave Acoustic covers from noon until 4 p.m.
Where: Second Cup
 
What: Jam Session Play along side the best for Whistler’s longest running jam night hosted by Kostaman. Mics, guitars, bass and percussion available. Sometimes a drum kit. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Lounge
 
What: Evening of Opera Soprano and baritone perform famous arias and duets by Verdi. Show 8 p.m. Tickets $18/$15
Where: Brackendale Art Gallery (BAG)
 
CLUBS AND DJs
Who: DJ Buddha Local talent on the turntables for après.
Where: Merlin’s
 
Who: Bris Vegas Breaks Prof. Phat is back with Brisbane breakbeat with phat bass lines and positive vibe.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
What: Locals’ Night Get your groove on with DJ Phd. Atomic ski giveaway every week.
Where: Longhorn Saloon & Grill
 
What: Soul Kitchen Local and international DJs are at the kitchen tables. This week DJ Lon with breaks and chunky house. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
What: No Landscapes Allowed Subversive art show with DJ Foxy Moron on deck for afternoon sets and band Language Arts with Spanish beats. Show from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets are $5.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
Monday, February12
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTs
What: Karaoke I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites with the sensational Steve Jiu.
Where: Crystal Lounge
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
Who: The Hairfamers Legends Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug, recently voted Best of Whistler Musicians, guarantee a wild time at the Celebration 2010 kick off with cake and lots of live entertainment. Show 6 p.m.
Where: 2010 Information Centre
 
Who: Guitar Doug The man, the hair, the legend plays high-octane après or night show. He can’t make his mind.
Where: Merlin’s
 
Who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
What: Monday Night Concerts New series kicks off with Gnar Boots and Tool cover band Third Eye. Rock out with Diego, Moses, Jay Buddha and Sean. Show 9 p.m.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
What: Floor Hockey LUNA hosts drop-in floor hockey night. Bring sports clothing and non-marking gym sneakers. Equipment provided. Catch #43 Wave bus. Event 8-10 p.m.LUNA members $3. Non-members $5.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
CLUBS AND DJs
What: ‘80s Night DJ Ryder spins hip-hop classics, dance floor anthems and hair-rock that takes you way back. Free cover for ‘80s outfits. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
What: No Landscapes Allowed Subversive art show with DJ Foxy Moron on deck for afternoon sets and Canadian hip hop legend Josh Martinez for evening. Show from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets are $10.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
 
Tuesday, February13
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Jam Nights Every Tuesday join in the open stage with drums, guitars, basses and mics open for the taking. Plenty of musicians on hand to jam with.
Where: Longhorn Saloon
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
Who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
CLUBS AND DJs
Who: DJ Tone   The best in funky house for après. House talent show at 8 p.m.
Where:Merlin’s
 
Who: ‘90s Night   Party like you’re Nikki Sixx to one-hit wonders and old-school revisits by DJ Trix. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy’s
 
What: Ladies Night Hip hop, R&B and dancehall with DJ Seanski.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
What: Valentines Dating Game Sign up for Whistler’s number dating game.
Where: Crystal Lounge
 
Wednesday,   February14
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Whistler Jam Join Kostaman for a 9 p.m. jam session. Bring your own instruments or use his. Each week is a different creative mix that helps to cultivate upcoming talent.
Where: Black’s Pub
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
What: Rock Jam Wes, Jay, Steph and Jessie with acoustic rock jam 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: BBK’s Pub in Upper Village
 
Who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia at 8 p.m.
Where: Citta
 
What: Garf’s Rocks It’s like karaoke only instead of CDs and a song screen, a live band backs you   up. Step up the mic. Bands interested in playing the show can contact info@garfswhistler.com
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
Who: Pacifica Get into sensual, sexy Spanish beats with live band for Valentine’s Day. Show 8 p.m. Tickets $25/$22.50
Where: MY Millennium Place
 
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Industry Night Always a good time with Peacefrog.
Where: Buffalo Bill’s
 
What: Old School Night   Spinning old school hip hop with DJ Phroh and Trevor Tatics.
Where: Maxx Fish
 
Who: DJ Phroh   Local favourite on deck for après.
Where: Merlin’s
 
What: Nuts and Bolts Ball   Hook up with a hottie where every guy will be given a bolt and every girl a nut and hopefully there will be a fit. Dress to impress.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
Who: Mat the Alien International scratch wizard on deck for legendary night with hip hop, funk and breaks.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
What: DirtyBeats Organizer Lindsay celebrates her birthday with a special Under the Sea Theme for Valentine’s Day. Prizes for best dressed sea creature. Funk master Mister Fister on deck. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
 
Thursday, February15
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS         
Who: Ali Milner    Local jazz chanteuse croons out originals and classics. The EMI recording artist is Whistler’s biggest up and coming star. She recently released her self-titled debut album, promoting it on a tour of the Toronto International Film Festival’s hottest parties. Performs from 4-7 p.m.
Where: Fifty Two 80 Bistro Bar
 
Who: Cameron Chu Laid back jazz and classic sets from Whistler’s most talented piano man.
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
 
What: Reggae Beach Party Kostaman and band return from Western Canada Turns and Tunes tour with plenty of reggae grooves to go around.
Where: Moe Joe’s
 
Who: Bruce Coughlan   Rock and folk covers, originals and Celtic classics from 3:30-5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. to midnight.
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
 
CLUBS AND DJs
What: Party Beats   DJ Mike Grefner brings fat funky house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.
Where: Tommy Africa’s
 
What: Locals Night Get there early. Always a line up for this local favourite night.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
What: Liquid Lounge Sexy downtempo groove with DJ Select-R-Us.
Where: Garfinkel’s
 
Who: DJ Buddha   Local favourite on deck for après. Club Shred at 6 p.m.
Where: Merlin’s
 
What: Overflow DJ Rosco spins dance hall, hip hop and Top 40. Girls don’t pay cover.
Where: Savage Beagle
 
What: Groove Night   DJ Miguel Sanchez is on deck for Grub and Groove night.
Where: Pemberton Hotel
 
UP AND COMING
Reggae Fest The second annual fest presented by the Bands Against Hunger Society grooves for a cause Monday, Feb. 26 at Buffalo Bill’s. Line up includes Tracey Saxby, Reggae Souldiers, Kostaman and The Vibrations, DJ Phroh, The Arbutus Trio and more. Event raises funds for WAG, Whistler Food Bank and African non-profit groups. Visit myspace.com/bandsagainsthunger. Group’s logo competition held over until March 1.
 
Sailesh the hypnotist returns Feb. 18 at Merlins with uncensored show.
 
Catlow the voice behind the theme song for CTV’s Whistler returns Feb. 16 at the GLC.
 
She Stole My Beer rare show from Whistler favourites March 16 at the GLC.
 
Kinnie Starr Singer-poet delivers wordplay Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Brew Pub. Tickets are $12/$15.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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