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Pique to Valley Listings April 18 to 24


Friday, April 18


What: WSSF DKNY Jeans Free Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Base of Whistler gondola

From 3 to 6 p.m., don’t miss 99.3 The Fox’s Vancouver Seeds 2003 Showcase with By A Thread, Joykamp, Shiftkit plus Winston and the Spitfires.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride Apres

Where: Merlin’s

From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. join the Hairfarmers a.k.a Guitar Doug and bongo belter Grateful Greg for a hot and hairy love fest full of all the hits you love.

What: WSSF Raise the Ceiling Auction & Party

Where: GLC

At 8:30 p.m. the fun starts for a good cause as sporting celebs, hot shot photographers and all the rest of us raise the roof on a great week. Bid on photos from the Exposure Gallery and mingle with like-minded party people.

What: WSSF Sawtooth Film Festival

Where: MY Place

At 9:30 p.m. watch all the best bits of adrenaline, action and adventure films featuring mountain biking, kayaking, unicycling and lots more. See story.

What: WSSF Kokanee Freeride After-Dark Series

Where: Moe Joe’s

From 10 p.m. Whistler’s own rockin’ legends, WDC, invite their friends from the festival for a big night of loud licks and kicks.

Who: Sylvan Singers Choir & Tintinnabulists Handbell Choir

Where: Chateau Whistler

The perfect Easter offering from some of the most handy musicians and sweet melody makers you’ll ever witness. A capella, folk music, Broadway tunes and more. Admission is by donation.

Who: Hairfarmers

Where: Merlin’s

Have a cracker of a night with these warbling wonders who’ve built quite a cult following. Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg give their all with the end of a bumper winter season so come bid a fond farewell in true Hairfarmer fashion.

Who: Steve Wright

Where: Crystal Lounge

This indie acclaimed singer-songwriter from the band Mazinaw is known for his clever infectious melodies and lyrical wit plus obscure covers by The Flaming Lips, Black Sabbath and beyond.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic and Irish rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Old school jazz and R&B tributes with Chu and his piano.

Who: Trama

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic Rock for Easter.


Who: DJ Buddha

Where: Dusty’s

You beddha get down to see Buddha for some turntable treats at apres and again after dinner till the wee hours.