SUMMERTIME STREET ENTERTAINMENT
For the little kids and the big kids at heart, the streets are alive with the sounds of comedy, congas and circus capers. On Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m., youll never know quite what to expect when you walk along the strolls. Prime spots include the Village Common, Town Plaza Gazebo, Village Square, Mountain Square, and the Marketplace. Sway to the nouveau Flamenco sounds of Alma Libre. Sing along to the easy rock rhythms of guitar legend Gordo and join clown, juggler, and unicyclist Sand Northrup for fabulous shows and workshops. See www.mywhistler.com for a full schedule of appearances. And dont forget the Farmers Market in the Upper Village every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 22
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Vancouver Youth Theatre Whistler Showcase
Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Church
All week these kids have been learning the art of acting and improv but now its time to take to the stage. Minimal donation from 7 p.m.
What: Best of Canadian Stand-Up
Where: MY Place
Four of the funniest Canucks known to man, and a few extra special guests, want to put Whistler on the wise-cracking map. Stand-up and other humourous hijinx start 8 p.m. lasting late into the night. Tix $25.
What: The Show at Mt. Currie
Where: Rodeo Grounds
Whole Lotta Led, the JJ Blues Band, old rocker Tipta7 and Gordo, all on stage all night long for just $10. Bring all your own supplies and camp the night for free from 8 p.m.
Who: Guitar Doug
The daddy-o of the patio returns for another fantastic sunny afternoon of debauchery and chaos.
Who: Bowen Boys
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
Fiddle-driven Celtic, Irish and easy rock from this legendary band of performers.
Who: Murphys Lagh
Where: Crab Shack
High energy Celtic, Irish and light rock from this guitar and fiddle duo.
Who: Josh Gontier
Where: Crystal Lounge
Cool acoustic rock covers and straight up originals from this Hendrix fan who used to hang with porn funk ambassadors, Slow Nerve Action.
Who: Cameron Chu
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Old school jazz and R&B tributes with Chu and his piano.
Who: Monkey Business
Where: Pemberton Hotel
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