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Friday, Jan. 18

ON STAGE

Who: Slow Nerve Action

Where: The Shack

Groovy funky quartet rocks the Shack tonight at Funkadelic Friday.

Who: Hairfarmers

Where: Merlin’s

Folksy psychedelic rock is always in town with Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg.

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Coffeehouse rock from Suzanne Wilson, fireside at the Lounge.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe’s

Rockers play Moe Joe’s this evening. Get dancin’ and grab your cowboy hat!

Who: Pete & Chad

Where: Cinnamon Bear

Live tunes from the duo apres-ski in the Delta Whistler Resort.

Who: Rob Thompson Duo

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The Duo keeps you rocking with Irish covers and other faves.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

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

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Passion Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s own DJ Erin keeps grooving all night long with an incredibly delicious mix of funky vocal house including UK re-mixes.

What: Fresh Fridays with DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ R3 spins his local favourites so you can cut a rug.

What: Double Ought Buck

Where: Maxx Fish

Double Ought Buck with dj brokenarrow at Maxx Fish. Classic yet nouveau sounds.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Get in early and come shake it, free for ladies until 9 p.m.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Not to be disappointed, DJ Derek plays hip hop, top 40 and R&B. Come feel the music.

What: Honey

Where: Dusty’s

Beautifully sweet drippin’ honey grooves with DJ Ghetto Boy. Sweet….

What: Moodswing

Where : GLC

Dr. Digglesworth and guests at the Garibaldi Lift Company.

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: Amsterdam Café

Party central, in more ways than one. 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: BBK’s Pub

It’s a locals’ favourite for unwinding after a hard day. This cozy 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.

Where: Black’s Pub

Located at the base of the Village Gondolas, with awesome views of both mountains. Enjoy their telescope to people 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: 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 Creekside.

Saturday, Jan. 19

LIVE & LOVING IT

Who: Hairfarmers

Where : GLC

Freeride Meltdown Party apres ski. Cover classics and lots ’o fun.

Who: Hairfarmers

Where: Dusty’s

The fastest band in town. After the GLC, they’re over here. Cover classics and birthday ditties from the Hairfarmers.

Who: Rob Thompson Duo

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who: Pete & Chad

Where: Cinnamon Bear

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ DFunkD

Where: The Shack

Disco funk and party tunes, come shake yo booty at da Shack.

Who: DJ Erin

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Top 40 and funky stuff from Erin, mixed into an environment of jungle bliss.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

What: Reggae Night

Where: Merlin’s

Go rasta, mon, with Club Shred and DJs to sweeten the warm weather winds.

What: Moodswing

Where: GLC

See Friday’s listings.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Peace Frog plays. Check out the virtual ski machine.

Who: DJ Stoli

Where: Garfinkel’s

Stoli mixes up your favourites for a Saturday night boogie or barfly mode.

What: Super Funk with DJ Keph

Where: Maxx Fish

Tracks from DJ Keph’s mixed bag of funky tricks.

Who: DJ Larry

Where: Dusty’s

DJ Larry plays apres-ski at Dusty’s, at the foot of Whistler Mountain.

Sunday, Jan. 20

ON THE MIC

Who: Hairfarmers

Where : Dusty’s

Freeride Meltdown Party apres ski.

What: Punk Night with Slush and Huskavarna

Where: The Boot

Local punksters get you going this Sunday evening.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: The Shack

They’ll get that dance floor hopping, with rockin’ songs all night long.

Who: Rob Thompson Duo

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: 9th Anniversary Party for Soul Kitchen

Who: DJ Czech and Tall Paul

Where: Tommy Africa’s

UK import Tall Paul brings you hard house while in town on his snowboarding vacation, all the way from London, U.K. Meanwhile Czech mixes breaks from Futuristic Funk Records for the long standing Soul Kitchen theme night at Tommy’s.

What: Context

Who: Mat the Alien

Weekly hip hop theme night with Mat the Alien, dedicated to bringing the finest talent to the tables, including visiting artists. Go vocal, go beats this Sunday night for a smooth groove.

What: Gin ’n Juice Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Resident DJ R3 completes Gin ’n Juice night at Garf’s.

What: Moodswing

Where: GLC

See Friday’s listings.

Who: DJ Larry

Where: Dusty’s Bar

Bluesy apres-ski with DJ Larry, Creekside.

Who: DJ Def Star Dub

Where: Savage Beagle

Bad-ass beats at the Beagle.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

A high energy dance floor with DJ Rich at Bill’s.

Monday, Jan. 21

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Who: The Freeflow band

What: Monday Madness

Where: Boot Pub

Live music tonight jamming with Freeflow at the Boot.

What: Andre-Palousza with Whole Damn Island

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Tropical songs keep you warm and fuzzy inside, even if it’s snowing outside. A fund-raiser for Andre Duguay.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where : Merlin’s

Guitar Doug keeps you singing all night.

Who: Archie Pateman

Where: Wicked Wheel Restaurant, Pemberton

Archie Pateman sings as part of the ongoing live music show, new at the Wheel.

Who: John Reynolds

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

It’s the John Reynolds. Not the MP John Reynolds and not the ski instructor/furniture maker John Reynolds, the Irish John Reynolds. He’s on the mic, tonight at the base of the mountain inside the Gate. Go Irish!

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Hebegebee with locals’ Monday apres-ski

Where: Dusty’s

Pint drinking tunes at the base of the mountain.

What: Shits and Giggles

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Scott Arkwell spins live tonight at Maxx.

Who: DJ Laurent de St. Laurent and Kid Kio from Tokyo

What: Fight Club

Where: Garfinkel’s

Two DJ’s mix it up with their own special blend Sunday at Garf’s.

What: Magnum Opus — Retro Boogie Night

Who: DJ Deebo

What: Magnum Opus at Tommy Africa’s

Nine years running for this retro ’80s boogie night. Dress to impress with your Elton John platforms. Prizes for the best sequined halters and polyester anything.

What: Drive

Where: Savage Beagle

Funky house with Milton and guests.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

IN THE FLESH

Who: Big Up

Where: Garfinkel’s

Local ska and reggae outfit brings music to your Tuesday, every Tuesday, at Garf’s. See story.

What: Karaoke Tuesdays

Where: The Shack

Songstress Siobhan Duvall plays host while you show off your talents on the mic at the Shack, every Tuesday.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

Who: John Reynolds

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Monday’s listings.

What: Open Mic

Where: Amsterdam Pub Café

Weekly chance to come out and play, at Amsterdam.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Phat Tuesdays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Jungle and breaks, the freshest, the fattest, tonight at Tommy’s with Logic, Toddski and friends.

Who: DJ Miguel Sanchez

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Sanchez gets the centre stage rockin’ and lips talking, tonight at Garf’s.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

The longest running hip-hop night in Whistler.

What: DJ Manequin

Where: Maxx Fish

Ladies Night and it’s Darren’s night to shine, tonight at Maxx’s place.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Bill’s welcomes ICSC tonight over pints at Bill’s.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

ALIVE & KICKING

What: Open Mic Night

Where: The Shack

Pete of Whole Damn County hosts open mic night, Wednesdays at the Shack.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

Who: John Reynolds

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Monday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Czech

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Czech spins beats for you, apres-ski and into vinyl mode. Get down.

What: Vinyl Survivor

Where: Merlin’s

DJ Vars with VS says if you’ve got some albums and some friends, come on out and spin some wheels of steel tonight.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee bring you Whistler’s hip hop with incredible ease. Two DJs, four turntables, unlimited energy!

What: Wiggle

Where: Savage Beagle

DJ Milton vs. Rabid tonight, bringing you tech house and tribal beats.

Who: DJ Diamond Doug

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The ICSC Conference continues and Doug is at Bill’s.

What: Play

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Play returns with DJ Shandy Rae.

Thursday, Jan. 24

ACOUSTICALLY INCLINED

Who: Xavier Rudd

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Aussie import Xavier Rudd on the didge and guitar. Come get mesmerized.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Merlin’s apres-ski

Guitar Doug on hand to accompany your Corona chats, in the round at Merlin’s.

What: Green Room

Where: Maxx Fish

Move to the funky groove of Green Room at Maxx Fish.

Who: Rob Thompson Duo

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Still the best locals’ night 10 years running. Come out for local drink specials. DJ Stoli with guest DJ Erin shake things up down below.

What: Waxed

Where: Savage Beagle

The finest mix of hip hop and deep house, with the finest mix of DJs, at the finest Beagle in the litter.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Saturday’s listings.

What: Disco Eruption with MC Velvet K!

Where: Tommy Africa’s

The biggest disco night in Vancouver comes to Whistler. Velvet K plays the Commodore Tuesdays in Vancouver. Watch the go-go girls go crazy-crazy.

What: Ladies Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Looks good, smells good – it’s all good. Get your Moe Joe working at Ladies’ Night.