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Pique to Valley Listings April 25 to May 2


Friday, April 25


What: Tuned Women

Where: MY Place

Celebrate a sisterhood of musical styles with this showcase of fresh female talent in the Sea-to-Sky corridor. Folk, roots, rock-edged rhythms, punk pop and jazz all get a look-in for this charity fundraiser. Tix $14. Bar opens at 8 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.

What: The Last Pay Day Party

Who: Hairfarmers

Where: Merlin’s

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, apres and late into the night.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Warm, imagery-loaded acoustic folk laid in pop foundations.

Who: Bally Oak

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

A lively guitar and fiddle duo doing Irish classics.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

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

Who: Big Radio Static

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Classic Rock.


What: Strange Tango

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

The sophisticated sounds of boudoir music by DJ Keph. Nu jazz, deep funk, Brazilectro and a touch of class.

Who: MK Ultra Preview Party

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Mat the Alien & Ty C will soon release their summer CD MK Ultra. Hip hop, drum & bass and MCing.

Who: Free Love Fridays

Where: Maxx Fish

Hip hop, R&B and Top 40 classics from DJ Dizzy.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

It’s the right night to get out and shake it at this Friday night frenzy.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Dance the night away to a mix of hip hop and R&B classics.

Saturday, April 26


What: Lifesongs

Where: MY Place

Music for the heart and soul with pianist Martin James and soprano Sue Klassen showcasing gospel, Broadway tunes, Easter music and original songs about world peace and other social issues. Show starts 8 p.m. Tix $17/12.

What: Saturday Night Live

Where: Dusty’s

Catch Big Up! Guitar Doug’s high energy reggae-tinged "other" band for a rare ska performance. These guys know how to party as well as play a top tune.

Who: Suzanne Wilson