>>> Aug. 30-Sept. 5
Whistler Street Entertainment
Free entertainment happens all week, at Village Square, Village Common, Town Plaza Gazebo, and Mountain Square. Presented by Tourism Whistler, this weeks performers include:
Mike Battie, a Whistler legend adored by kids and adults alike, who brings dazzling physical comedy up close.
The Trolls, mischievous minds from the forests of Norway.
Mazimba, a West Coast African music duo who combine music of southern Africa on Marimba, as well as Gumboot Dancing from the mines of South Africa.
Rock-Paper-Scissors, expect the unexpected with colourful costumes and spontaneous mayhem!
Cirque Alexander, the silent white-faced clown who tickles your funny bone.
Friday, Aug. 30
Who: Blue Steel
Where: Crystal Lounge
Local funksters Blue Steel play originals and covers like Macy Gray, with an acoustic bent.
Who: Bowen Boys
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
Lively island tunes on strings from the Bowen Boys.
Who: Cuban Fire
Where: Kypriaki Norte
Live Cuban music every Friday and Saturday, flamenco guitar and a true Latino feel.
Who: Cameron Chu
Where: Bearfoot Bistro
Contemporary jazz from Chu. Casual and conversational-level jazz.
What: Das Boot Ballet
Where: Boot Pub
Live adult entertainment, Fridays at the Boot Pub.
CLUBS AND DJS
Who: DJ Deadly Cam
What: Hip Hop Night
Where: Tommy Africas
DJ Deadly Cam brings you new-school hip hop with old school reggae every Friday starting tonight. Good vibes all around. See entertainment news.
What: Fresh Fridays with DJ R3
Local spinster DJ R3 plays a mix of mainly hip hop (Eminem to Swollen Members), with a touch of R&B, every Friday night. Live mixing some nights. Turntabling delights, all the time, every week.
What: Superfunk with DJ Keph
Where: Maxx Fish
Whistlers rising star DJ Keph is back scratching with the power of Thors hammer.
Who: DJ Peacefrog
Where: Buffalo Bills
Peacefrog with familiar tunes from the latest Top 40 charts.
Who: DJ Derek
Where: Savage Beagle
A mix of Top 40 tonight and Saturday.
PUBS & PATIOS
Where: Havana Lounge
Located above Castros Cuban Cigar Store in the St. Andrews Building, for estate coffees, decadent desserts and film screenings. Open Thursday-Sunday, 5 p.m. to midnight. Relax in leather couches while enjoying classic Hollywood movies.