Friday, Oct. 31
HALLOWEEN NIGHT IN WHISTLER
Who: Swollen Members with Fourth World Occupants, Rosco and R3
West Coast allstar hip-hoppers celebrate the release of their fourth album Heavy with a Halloween night show. Prizes for best/sexiest costumes. Tickets $22, available in advance from the Electric Daisy Internet Café. Doors at 9 p.m. Ph: 604-932-2323.
Who: Robert Walters 20 th Congress
What: Halloween Ball
Where: Boot Pub
California soul-jazz groovemasters headline the Boots Halloween Ball, with Congress guitarist Will Bernard playing an opening set. The show is presented by Vancouvers Upstream Entertainment who will be awarding the evenings best costume with guest list privileges to all Upstream shows for the next calendar year. Tickets $20, available through TicketMaster and at the Boot. Doors at 8 p.m. Ph: 604-932-3338.
What: Heaven and Hell
Where: Garibaldi Lift Co. (GLC)
The fourth annual Halloween party from Shits n Giggles Productions. Costume choices should represent either Heaven or Hell, good or evil, light or dark. Party organizer DJ Chili will be joined by DJ Keph on the turntables. Tickets $25 available in advance at Sushi Village. Doors at 9 p.m. Ph: 604-905-9841.
What: Wicked Halloween
Presented by DJ Miltons Easygroove Productions, Wicked doubles as a fundraiser for the Blackcomb Blackhawks hockey team and features beats by Milt and DJ Toddski. Tickets $10 available in advance at Sushi Village and the Salomon Store. Doors at 9 p.m. Ph: 1-866-935-9453.
Who: The Crowley Band
Where: Tapleys Neighbourhood Pub
The local metal maniacs rock out a heavy Halloween. No cover charge. Ph: 604-932-6437.
Who: Rob Funk & Gary Yoshida
A special fright night performance by the local funk-blues duo. Best costume takes home $150. No cover charge. Show starts 9 p.m. Ph: 604-905-2739.
What: Halloween Karaoke
Where: Crystal Lounge
Costumes are great for melting away inhibitions, prepare to discover talents you never know you had. Best costumes rewarded with bar tabs. Ph: 604-938-1081.
What: Spook Halloween Party
Where: Tommy Africas
Master of Halloween Disaster DJ Trix throws down tracks for fright night dance partiers. First 50 through the door get a Halloween treat and a discount $5 cover charge. $500 mystery prize for best costume. www.tommyafricas.com.
What: Heavy Metal Halloween
Where: Savage Beagle
Bang your head at the Beagle with DJ Derek spinning wicked 70s 80s and 90s rock and metal tunes. Best costume prizes, drink specials. No cover, just give er! Ph: 604-938-3337.