Friday, June 11
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Who: Kosta Man & The Back Hos
Where: Crystal Lounge
New local reggae/World Music band debuts at the laid back lounge.
Who: Vanilla Ice with the Rumours
Where: Tommy Africas
90s chart-topping hip-hopper reinvented as a rap-metal rager. Chick-rockers The Rumours get the ball rollin. Tickets available only at the door. $20 for the first 50 people, more afterwards. Doors at 9 p.m. www.tommyafricas.com.
Who: Tim & Shona
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Irish & English pub music with the guitar and fiddle duo.
Who: Tom Hooper
Where: Mallard Lounge
Former lead singer of Canadian college-rock bands The Grapes of Wrath and Ginger is now a solo act. Quirky, folksy guitar tunes at the cocktail hour (4-6 p.m.) and again in the evening after 9 p.m.
Who: Cameron Chu
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Piano-man sets the mood with lots of soul and R&B and jazzy lounge favourites.
What: Rob Funk Fridays
Where: Blacks Pub
Easy-going rock tunes with the local jack-of-all-musical-trades and guests.
Who: Leth Dodis
Where: Moe Joes
Rock covers by the Friday night regulars. (WDC minus Chad). Doors at 9 p.m.
What: Das Boot Ballet
Where: Boot Pub
This is not the ballet your mother told you about. Naked babes on stage shake their booty for the boys (and girls) that like to watch.
Who: Big Radio Static
Where: Pemberton Hotel
CLUBS AND DJS
Who: DJ R3
Hip-hop and dance tracks.
Who: DJ Peace Frog
Where: Buffalo Bills
The mainstream mix-master plays the tunes that get the dance floor rockin. Doors at 8 p.m.
Who: DJ Derek
Where: Savage Beagle
Dropping the best Top 40 hip-hop and R&B in the red lounge and down below. Doors at 9 p.m.
Who: DJ Garth Funk Fusion
Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)
Only the funkiest tracks all night long in the hillside lounge.
Saturday, June 12
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Pemberton Folk Festival
Where: Pioneer Park (Pemberton)
Day one of first annual event. Aboriginal dance performance kicks things off at noon. Vancouvers Mike Weterings Band headlines. Afternoon workshops and kids venue. Tickets: $40/weekend, $25/Saturday, $15/Sunday, (kids daily passes $10). Adult early bird passes $30, available at Brackendale Bistro, The Whistler Question, Char-isma Emporium, The Pemberton Trading Co. and The Pemberton Therapeutic Massage Clinic. Ph: 604-894-5904 - ext. 3.