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Friday, Aug. 31


What : Live Wire Friday

Who : The Mahones

Where : Garfinkel?s

Break out the Guinness! The Mahones are back in town to celebrate the long weekend. Their Irish rock always raises the roof. This is a party not to be missed.

What : Pemberton Music Festival

Where : Mount Currie Rodeo Grounds

Who : Bijou de Bayou, Booth, Broadhurst and McNair, Slivertooth, Yield, The Ecclestons, Sound Tribe

Purchase a day pass for all this talent or camp out and enjoy an entire weekend of music. (See listings for Saturday?Monday) Call 1-866-604-2001 for ticket details.

What : Weetama

Where : Whistler Village

Weetama is a celebration of Aboriginal culture. All weekend you will find dancing, storytelling, art and music right in the village streets. Watch for special highlights over the next three days. Visit the Whistler Activity Centre for full details.

What : Aboriginal Films

Where : Rainbow Theatre

When : 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Part of the Weetama festival, encounter Aboriginal heritage, history and culture on film. Admission is free.

What : Weetama, Learn Our Ways

Where : Whistler Conference Centre

Artisan workshops focus on hands-on learning to make dreamcatchers, beadwork and cedar carvings in traditional First Nations? style. Contact the Whistler Activity Centre for more info.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe?s

This local band is turning out your favourite rock hits as well as originals destined to become hits.

Who : The Hairfarmers

Where : Merlin?s

It?s payday and The Hairfarmers are gonna help you party away that hard earned cash. Come see why this slopeside bar is always rockin?? in the sunshine or the snow.

Who : Leanne and Kyla

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

These popular local lasses always bring the house down with their high energy Celtic and contemporary tunes.

Who : The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : The Bearfoot Bistro

Enjoy the smooth styling of Cameron and guests, as well as a glass of wine from the finest selection in town.

Who : Solid Earth Jam Band