Friday, Feb. 27
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Tuned Women
Where: MY (Millennium) Place
A showcase of vibrant original music composed and performed by a crew of local women everything from jazz to folk to blues to rock. Show starts 8 p.m. Tickets $12 - $16. Ph: 604-935-8410.
What: Punk Payday
Party in the Creek with acoustic tunes by Cowboy Rob, hardcore craziness from punk rock heros Truth Be Told, and hip-hop, metal and everything in between from DJs Tone and buddha.
Who: The Mercenary Jazz Ensemble
Where: Tapleys Pub
Jazz musicians from Vancouver and Whistler play in the pub from 7 to 11 p.m.
Who: The Hairfarmers
If theres a ski bum heaven Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg are the choir. Acoustic versions of everything from Johnny Cash to Bob Marley to Zeppelin at après, then theyre back later on to finish the night off right.
Who: Michael Sicoly
Where: Mallard Lounge
Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. In the lounge for après and back again at 10 p.m.
Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Piano-man Chu and special guest Motown soul-daddy Taylor set the mood with old-time soul and R&B favourites.
Who: Mike Weterings
Where: Crystal Lounge
Acoustic rock inspired by African world beat music.
Who: Murphys Lagh
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock tunes from the guitar and fiddle duo. Music worth a toast of your pint.
Where: Moe Joes
Rock covers by Moe Joes regulars.
What: Rob Funk Fridays
Where: Blacks Pub
Easy-going rock tunes with the local singer/guitarist.
What: Das Boot Ballet
Where: Boot Pub
This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Buck-naked babes lose the tutus and flaunt their flexibility. Bring tips.
Who: Papa Woody
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJS
Who: DJ Rob Banks
Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)
R&B, soul, hip-hop and reggae grooves at après. 3-7 p.m.
Who: DJ R3
Hip-hop, Top 40 and dance tracks all night long.
Who: DJ Peace Frog
Where: Buffalo Bills
Mainstream dance floor faves to kick off another crazy weekend.