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Friday, Sept. 28

ON STAGE

What : Live Wire Friday

Who : Slow Nerve Action

Where : Garfinkel’s

Whistler’s favourite porn funksters take over the dance floor with their groovy vibes.

Who: Big Up

Where: Moe Joe’s

It’ll be a sunshiny weekend when these veterans of reggae/ska take to the mic.

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 : Solid Earth Jam Band

Where : The Crab Shack

It’s a groovy jam reminiscent of Phish and The Grateful Dead. No cover and great specials.

Who : The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : The Bearfoot Bistro

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

Who : Xavier

Where : Crystal Lounge

This unique Aussie musician is a favourite around town. Come find out what all the "hum" is about.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot Pub

The only place in town to enjoy adult beverages and adult entertainment.

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Deep tribal house mixed in an environment intended to open your mind and soul. Go-go dancers keep ya movin' in the Underground Tiki Jungle.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

Open-toed sandals meets baggy jeans… alternative rock meets disco house… a mix of people and music to keep you entertained all night.

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

This house is rockin’. The music is hot and the dance floor is even hotter.

Who : DJ Little T

Where : Maxx Fish

Little T is a Friday night favourite with a great lineup of funky house.

PUBS & PATIOS

Where: Citta’

Located in the centre of the action, it’s the top spot for people watching. Stay warm under the patio heaters or relax upstairs in the pool room.

Where : BBK’s Pub

It’s a locals’ favourite for unwinding after a hard day. This cosy pub in the Upper Village has a fine selection of B.C. wines and micro-brewed beer, as well as an outstanding menu. Settle in on their couches for a game of cards or gab with their colourful bartenders. "We Be Smoke-free!"

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Casual atmosphere for warm conversation and cold beer. Bar staff operate a not-too-loud sound system of rock and roll numbers and the outdoor patio gives patrons the best air in the world to breathe.

Where : Black’s Pub

Located at the base of the village gondolas, with awesome views of both mountains and the downhill bike course. Enjoy their telescope to bear watch or star gaze. Fabulous food, 99 brands of beer, 40 scotches.

Where: The Brew House

Great bar food and drinks, as well as a big screen TV – all the comforts of home minus the remote control. The bar staff also pump out classic rock and top 40 from the sound system.

Where: Amsterdam Café

This little spot in the village has it all – music, food and drinks – day and night. Great place to watch or interact with the local colour.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Down to earth pub but still in that Whistler style. Just a hop, skip and a jump from that brisk walk on the Valley Trail in Whistler’s Creekside.

Saturday, Sept. 29

LIVE AND LOVING IT

Who : Big Up

Where : Moe Joe’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Leanne and Kyla

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : The Bearfoot Bistro

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Xavier

Where : Crystal Lounge

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Electra Funk Saturday

Where : Maxx Fish

DJ Spin Cat turns out big sexy breaks, underground hip hop, jungle and a little bit of house.

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

African rhythms soothe you into a real deep house vibe. Lose yourself on the dance floor, or let the go-go dancers help you find your way.

Who : DJ Stoli

Where : Garfinkel’s

He’s the local fave… and he knows how to keep you grooving into the wee hours with the right mix of classic rock, top 40 and alternative tunes.

Who : DJ Peacefrog

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Bill’s is always a busy spot… avoid the lineups and come early for dinner. Stay late for the party.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

Sunday, Sept. 30

ON THE MIC

Who : Vancouver Youth Symphony Senior and Intermediate Orchestras

Where : MY Place

When : 2 p.m.

This free performance is a preview of their 2001-02 season. The program will include Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherezade Opus 35 and Beethoven’s Fidelio Opus 72. See article.

Who : Glasshead

Where : The Boot

It’s the locals’ favourite night to party along with some hard and heavy live music. Get ready for the snow season with The Boot’s snowboard giveaway every Sunday night.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Soul Kitchen

Where : Tommy Africa’s

It’s a slightly different flavour in the Kitchen this week as DJ Deliverance cooks up some disco house.

What: Survivor Theme Party

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

When : 10 p.m.

Dress as your favourite member or come in your best survivor gear. Can you survive not being here?

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

See Saturday’s listings.

Monday, Oct. 1

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

What : Monday Madness

Who : Slow Nerve Action

Where : The Boot

These funky groovers are preparing to hit the road on their first tour in support of their debut CD, Soap of Beautiful Women . See article.

What : Open Mic

Where : Moe Joe’s

Are you a shower singer? Here’s your chance to be a star. Bring your instruments to Moe Joe’s and jam with musicians from around the valley.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Magnum Opus Monday

Where : Tommy Africa’s

It’s your weekly fix of Duran Duran and Donna Summer. Eight years and running for this retro party.

Who : DJ Peace Frog

What: 8-Ball Tourney

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

The eight week competition continues with weekly cash prizes. You could win the grand prize of a season ski pass.

What : ESCAPE with Trinity Productions

Where : Savage Beagle

Sexy, funky beats served up Whistler style. Fresh national and international DJs every week

Tuesday, Oct. 2

IN THE FLESH

Who : Rob Thompson Duo

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

Always crowd pleasers with their upbeat Celtic and contemporary tunes.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Jungle ’n Breaks

Where : Tommy Africa’s

JnB Productions is bringing in some of the hardest hitters on the west coast. Jungle Souldier are turning out fresh vibes for this new locals’ night.

Who : DJ Seanski

Where : Savage Beagle

Come see why this is the longest running hip hop night in the resort.

What : Disco Night

Where : Moe Joe’s

There’s cash to be won for your sequins and bell bottoms. Blondie and the Bee Gees await you on the dance floor.

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Top 40 rock on the dance floor, pool and virtual reality games… a full night of entertainment.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

ALIVE AND KICKING

Who : Slow Nerve Action

Where : Moe Joe’s

Our porn funk boys are making the rounds to all the bars this week as a warm up to their six-week tour. Come check ’em out one more time before they hit the road. See article.

What : Open Mic Night

Where : Second Cup

This coffee house opens its floor to local musicians. Whistler Music supplies the mics and amps. Bring your instruments and expect good vibes.

Who : Rob Thompson Duo

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Tuesday’s listings.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Resonance

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Didn’t get enough disco on Monday? Check out these disco tunes with a house twist.

What : Spare Grooves

Where : Maxx Fish

Who : Matt the Alien and DJ Kilo Cee

2 DJs… 4 turntables… dicing up the phattest and freshest tracks on the wheels of steel.

What : Wiggle

Who : Milton and Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

DJs Milton and Rabid spin back and forth all night. Milton plays tech-house & tribal and Rabid plays break beats & funky hard house. If you want to rip it up in Whistler, this is the night to come out!

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

See Tuesday’s listings.

Thursday, Oct. 4

What : Jambox

Where : The Boot

It’s open mic night. Come jam with musicians from around the valley.

Who : The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : The Bearfoot Bistro

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Leanne and Kyla

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Locals’ Night

Where : Garfinkel’s

Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations and giveaways. Still the best locals’ night 10 years and running. Come out for great drink specials and party with DJ Stoli.

What : Club Shred

Where : Crab Shack

Whistler-Blackcomb employees come on out for some fun in the off-season. Everyone is invited for live music and great locals’ specials.

What : Bulletproof with Kriptonight Promotions

Who : DJ Kuff

Where : Maxx Fish

A night of good people, phat breaks and old school funk.

What : Waxed

Who : DJ Scott Arkwell

Where : Savage Beagle

A special event: resident DJ Milton’s birthday. This is one bash not to be missed. Scott and Milton will shake the house to the ground.

What: Ladies’ Night

Who : DJ Tone Ballone

Where : Moe Joe’s

Smells good, looks good, and for all the women… it’s all good!

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

See Tuesday’s listings.

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