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Pique to Valley Listings July 23-29

This week's entertainment listings



Family fun all weekend long in various locations throughout Whistler Village. This weekend’s CrankWorx Mountainbike Festival brings Dangerous Dan’s Flowshow stunt riders and the Baia Brothers trials crew to the Village Stroll. For more information call the Whistler Activity & Information Centre at 604-938-2769 or go to

And don’t forget the Whistler Farmers Market, every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Village, rain or shine.

Friday, July 23


Who: Billy & The Lost Boys

Where: CrankWorx Main Stage

Vancouver happy-punk trio plays a free show at 2 p.m. on the main stage at the base of the bike park. Part of CrankWorx Freeride Mountain Bike Festival.

Who: Los Furios

Where: CrankWorx Main Stage

Latino ska heroes play a free show at 6 p.m. on the main stage at the base of the bike park. Part of CrankWorx Freeride Mountain Bike Festival.

What: 4 th Annual Pemberton Country Jamboree

Where: Pemberton Heritage Museum Grounds

Day one kicks off at 6 p.m. with Pony Espresso ride for all the ‘cappuccino cowpokes.’ Opening ceremonies at 7 p.m. Poker ride, live country music and cowboy poetry. Beer gardens 6-11:30 p.m. Ph: 604-894-6175.

Who: Babe Gurr and Susan Holden with Plan B

Where: MY (Millennium) Place

Vancouver easy rock solo artist Gurr headlines. Local gal Holden and her newly formed band Plan B play the opening set. A night of guitar-driven tunes and independent spirit. Show starts: 8 p.m. Tickets: $17/$20. Ph: 604-935-8410.

What: Triple Threat Fridays

Where: Crab Shack

A new weekly night featuring the holy trinity of good times – open jam, karaoke and disco tracks by DJ Steve Jiu. Let the weekend begin!

What: Rob Funk Fridays

Where: Black’s Pub

Easy-going rock tunes with the versatile local musician and guests.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Sheryl Crow-style vocals backed by acoustic guitar covering everything from ’60s folk classics to modern rockers.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Fiddle-driven Celtic pub favourites with locals Rob Thompson and Cam Salay.

Who: Michael Sicoly

Where: Mallard Lounge

Singer/guitarist/piano man plays all the crowd pleasers. In the lounge at the cocktail hour from 4 to 6 p.m. and again in the evening after 9 p.m.

Who: Cameron Chu with Bobby Taylor

Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar