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Pique to Valley Listings June 11-17

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Old and new school party tunes that get the gals dancin’ on the pool tables. Doors at 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 13


What: Pemberton Folk Festival

Where: Pioneer Park (Pemberton)

Day two of first annual event. Local performer Glenn Mishaw kicks things off at noon. Vancouver singer-songwriter Rose Ranger headlines at 5 p.m. 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.

What: Campfire Stories

Where: Riverside Campground Fire Pit

The Whistler Writers’ Group, a.k.a. The Vicious Circle, hosts their second annual night of toasted marshmallows and campfire ghost stories. The quintessential summer experience – Whistler style. Limited fireside seating. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and marshmallows. 8-10 p.m.

What: The Punk Night

Where: Boot Pub

Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night hosts Vancouver hardcore bands Raking Bombs and The WPP (Witness Protection Program). Intelligent musings set to frantic sonic chaos. Ph: 604-932-3338.

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: Leth Dodis

Where: Crab Shack

Whistler party band plays all your favourite rock covers.

What: Open Mic Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Shower singers and basement guitar gods get their turn in the spotlight.

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.

Who: Rob Funk

Where: Second Cup

Afternoon guitar tunes for the coffee crowd.

What: Sunday Night Sound Lounge

Where: Wild Seed Enoteca (Mount Currie)

Eclectic weekly live music night features everything from acoustic solo artists to drum ’n’ bass DJs. Ph: 604-894-5567.


What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The man that started it all, DJ Czech is back at the Kitchen tables this week servin’ up a retro-rewind mix of old-school club tracks. The granddaddy of Whistler club nights at 11 years and counting. Doors at 10 p.m.

Who: DJ NT

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Mainstream dance tunes keep the weekend vibe alive. Doors at 8 p.m.