Friday, March 5
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
What: Hot Jazz & Tapas III
Where: Eagle Eye Theatre (Squamish)
Capilano College-sponsored benefit evening for the Linda Carney Memorial Endowment Fund featuring vocalists Kate Hamnett-Vaughn and Steve Maddock with jazz ensemble NiteCap. Tickets $25. Doors at 7 p.m. Ph: 604-892-5322.
Who: The McDades
Where: MY (Millennium) Place
A night of Celtic-jazz harmonies and innovative instrumentation with the Edmonton-based group. Tickets $17-$20. Ph: 604-935-8410.
Who: Guitar Doug
The legendary longhaired ski-bum plays acoustic rockers at après, then comes back in the evening 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.
Where: Crystal Lounge
Good-time sing-a-long guitar tunes.
Who: The Ecclestons
Where: Dubh Linn Gate Pub
Imagine Peter Paul & Mary hopped up on Irish Whiskey from the mouth of a cod and youve got the Ecclestons. High-energy Celtic soul with Vancouver Island roots always a good time.
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 and special guests.
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: Shark Bites
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.
What: Flavour Fridays
Where: Tommy Africas
Hip-hop and R&B hits from DJ Rob Banks. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Free cover until 10 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 8:30 p.m.