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Pique to Valley Listings Jan. 24-30

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Friday, Jan. 24

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Merlin’s

The singing ski bum will warm you up with classic tunes for apres’ from 3 p.m.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite party band play all your favourite rock ’n’ roll hits.

Who: Leanne Lamour

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Energetic acoustic pop with folk roots.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and light rock

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar

Old jazz standards, contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Papa Woody

Where: Pemberton Hotel

New rock and classics

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Exotic dancing girls help the boys relax after a busy week.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

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

What: Strange Tango

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

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

What: Take The Bend Out Of Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Mat the Alien dusts off tracks from the archives, old skool hip hop, funky mixes and drum n bass. Ty-C takes the mic.

Who: Free Love Fridays

Where: Maxx Fish

Hip hop, R&B and Top 40 is on the menu, served up by DJ Dizzy.

Who: DJ Buddha

Where: Dusty’s

Trip hop and acid jazz jam night with turntables, MCs, vocals and live instruments.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

It’s the right night to get out and shake it with mainstream music.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Derek dominates the decks with his hip hop, R&B and Top 40 tracks.

Saturday, Jan. 25

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Inaugural Amateur Boot Ballet

Where: The Boot Pub

If you’ve ever wanted to get your kit off or pole dance in front of a crowd, tonight’s the night to do it. See story.

What: Crowd Control Collective

Where: The Crab Shack

A special night of hip hop, nu skool soul and beats with an acid jazzy urban style from DJ Mat the Alien and a band of talented musicians from Van City.

Who: Fargo

Where: Dusty’s

Rootsy southern rock covers and originals with no pesky cover charge.

Who: Leanne Lamour

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Energetic acoustic pop with folk roots.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Classic covers from the psychedelic Mr. Funk.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and light rock.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards, contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Papa Woody

Where: Pemberton Hotel

New rock and classics.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Meat and Music

Where: Merlin’s

Join DJ Buddha for apres’ and again after a big rib fillet.

Who: Champion Sound

Where: Maxx Fish

Roll with the Massive. Hip hop, R&B and deep fried funk courtesy of DJ Keph.

What: Off The Hook

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Milton packs the dance floor with his popular anthems, funky tracks, breaks and go-go dancers.

What: Revolve

Where: The GLC

Dr. Digglesworth and Pedro D. habituate this exclusive alpine lounge for your fix of audiophonics. Move to dope beats, smooth kicks, bumpin' house and big breaks.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Spinning the best hip hop and dance in Whistler.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The master of the mainstream mix doing his things for the stags and stagettes.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Savage love on the turntables with hip hop R&B and top 40 classics.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

A drinkin’ and dancin’ kind of place for a whole lot of fun.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Casa Tapas and Wine Bar

This jazz-infused lounge bar welcomes the funky set that want a more relaxed yet sophisticated night out.

Where: Citta’

Citta’ has those long windows and big heaters that make it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The Brew House

Kick back with a locally brewed beer and enjoy a game of pool by the big log fire.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has big heaters, cool tunes and artwork, plus great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has got one almighty new patio and a menu to match.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Is exactly that, neighbourly, with some of the best value pub food in Whistler and big screen sports, keno, and darts.

Sunday, Jan. 26

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Super Bowl and Australia Day parties.

Where: Lots of places

See story.

What: Punk Night

Where: The Boot Pub

Antz Invasion, an Adam and the Ants tribute band and the Newtown Animals.

Who: Exithiside

Where: The Crab Shack

Fusing the Scorpions, Blink 182 and a dash of Sum 41 gives you this energetic punk rock band shaking the Shack through the winter.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and light rock.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Humble home music-makers take to the stage for a casual evening of untapped talent.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon caffeine-style apres’ with the funky one.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards, contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Who: DJ Czech

The master himself mixes new school and funky breaks to a packed house. DJ Ghetto Boy opens the night.

Who: DJ Def Star Dub

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop on down to the dance floor.

What: Reggae Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ C the Selecta legalizes all of your favourite reggae dance tracks.

What: Sugar

Where: Moe Joe’s

Funky tunes and foxy ladies behind the bar.

What: Subphonic Elements

Where: The GLC

Dr. Digglesworth and guests fill the lab with remarkably deep, shoulder dropping house and breakbeat. Bring you own compounds.

Who: DJ Rico Suave

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Classic rock and mainstream madness.

Monday, Jan. 27

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Jumping Jack Flash

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Grab your Honky Tonk Woman or your Beast Of Burden for some Satisfaction before Ruby Tuesday. See story.

Who: Blue Quarter

Where: Garfinkel’s

An electro-lounge movement of musicians who sound like DJs, destined to get you feeling funky. It’s also a fundraiser to help Ashleigh McIvor get to the X Games in Aspen next week.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Dusty’s

Whether you’re a visitor wanting to jam or a local ready to explode on the music scene, this night is for you. Choose your instrument and join the band for a musical moment in time.

Who: Rounds Night

Where: Merlin’s

Join Guitar Doug, for a rockin’ sing-and-dance-along like no other. Apres’ songs from 3 p.m.

What: Monday Madness

Where: The Boot Pub

Recover from Aussie Day excesses with didgeridoo dynamo Xavier Rudd, all the way from Down Unda to kick off his North American tour.

Who: WDC

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band marks the start of the new week with some damn fine rock ’n’ roll.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Expect it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Where all the wannabes gettabe.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards plus contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Milton

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

Down tempo beats and deep vocal house. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

What: Fresh Meat Mondays

Where: Maxx Fish

Pick over the new locals while grooving to the awesome hip hop, R&B and Top 40 of DJ R3.

What: Magnum Opus with DJ Ryder

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best from the Retro Machine DJ Ryder, who pumps out track after memorable track to pump, bump and jump to.

What: All Over The Map Mondays

Where: Savage Beagle

An eclectic mix of contemporary classics.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

What: Creekside Karaoke

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Want to take centre stage? No need to go all the way to town, just come on down to Hoz’s for a night in the limelight.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

A flesh fest for the fellas featuring exotic dancing girls.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Jungle ’n’ Breaks

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Jungle Souldier and Logic welcome Vancouver based DJ’s Wood & Link to a drum & bass battle on 4 turntables.

Who: DJ Yan Solo

Where: Maxx Fish

Whistler’s freshest hip hop and heli-ski give aways.

What: Ladies Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

A gorgeous night filled with sexxy house from DJ Shandy Rae. A night for the girls with male go-go dancers, a fashion and fire show and free entry before 10:30.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Put together your best disco duds and come boogie on down until you just can’t boogie no more.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: The Savage Beagle

The old school master from New York.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

It’s amazing what you can do with wax. Catch the girls in all their glory.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Tribe Party

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Tribe returns to Tommy’s with special guest DJ Gary Moore from London’s famous Ministry of Sound. Tickets are $15 from Tommy’s, Bestsellers and Snomotion. DJ Erin opens, then Gary and resident DJ Milton play side by side.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee show off their talents on four turntables, with special guest MCs every week. A huge one for the locals.

What: Retro Strikes Back

Where: Garfinkel’s

Everything from disco to ’90s brought to you by DJ Timeline.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream mayhem from 8 p.m.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

Deft mix-it-up moves from DJ Dubs.

What: Locals’ night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This locals’ night is the real deal.

Thursday, Jan. 30

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Honey Thursdays

Where: Dusty’s

Sweet sounds from the best women in the Whistler music scene.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

Who: Cold Snap

Where: The Boot

Live rock ’n’ roll, a chance to get up and jam with good cheap chews and brews.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro

Old jazz standards, contemporary R&B with a piano and guest vocalists.

Who: Sidestreet

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Real rock and roll.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peacefrog plays all the mainstream gems to get you grooving.

What: L’80s Night Retrobution

Where: Maxx Fish

Ladies free all night as DJ Mr. Fister plays all the trax you forgot you loved.

What: Eye Candy

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Tommy’s promo girls show off sweets to stimulate all your senses. DJ R3 spins hip hop, funky house and loads of sexy trax. Free cover for ladies.

What: Ladies Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This night looks good, smells good and for the ladies, it’s all good with free entry and specials inside.

Who: Mat the Alien

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.

Playing sexy funk and thought evoking music.

What: Proud to be Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Erin and DJ Trix rev up this legendary locals’ night with house anthems and contemporary classics.

Who: DJ Tanner Hall

Where: Savage Beagle

Spinning hip hop all night long.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Edwin & The Pressure, Merlin’s, Feb. 2

Robert Walters Congress, The Boot, Feb. 2 & 3

T.J Dawe in Slip-Knot, My Place, Feb. 7

Michael Franti and Spearhead, The GLC, Feb. 8 & 9

Out Of Bounds Film Festival, Village 8, Feb. 11-15