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Pique to Valley Listings Dec 13-19

Friday, Dec. 13

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Swollen Members with Sweatshop Union

Where: Delta Whistler Ballroom

West coast’s own hip hop superstars plus a burgeoning underground outfit.

Who: Hot Hot Heat

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

New-wave punk rockers from B.C. See story.

Who: Jazzberry Ram with Spygirl

Where: Buffalo Bills

Pop, ska, hip hop quartet, Jazzberry Ram, along with urban folk trip-funk jazz sensation Spygirl.

Who: Dave Crowley Band

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

Hard rock and metal to melt away the week that was and prepare you for some serious shredding and carving on the hill.

Who: Mike Weterings

Where: The Crystal Lounge

High energy African-influenced originals. Mike’s stuff is very rhythmic with lots of pop hooks and elements of funk, rock and folk.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s favourite cover band playing modern rock, plus a few of their own originals along the way.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

High energy Celtic, Irish and light rock.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Come let the girls take a load off for you after a busy week at work.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joes

A unique style all of his own, pumping out the tunes.

Who: Ghetto Boy

Where: Maxx Fish

It’s funk house and full-on dance night, while Ziptrek give out free tours.

Who: DJ Yann Solo

Where: Garfinkel’s

Hip hop hooray, it’s Friday the 13 th .

Who: Mat the Alien and Ty-C

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Spinning funk, hip hop and drum ’n’ bass, the night is guaranteed to take the bend out of Fridays for you.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Master of the mainstream mix melding magic for the masses.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

Join Derek for some vicious spinning down in the dog.

Saturday, Dec. 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bif Naked, Rascalz and LiveonRelease

Where: Delta Whistler Ballroom

See stories.

Who: The Headstones, Honeysuckle and Serontina

Where: The Boot Pub

See story.

Who: Shocore, Choclair and Crowned King

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

Mix it up with a bit of beat-heavy rock band Shocore, along with rap impresario Choclair and ska rockers Crowned King.

Who: Leanne Lamour

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Celtic, Irish and folk rock from this local legend. See story.

Who: Exithiside

Where: The Crab Shack

Rising Vancouver band bring their energetic hard rock and punk influences to shake the Shack.

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

The only Irish bar in town, with traditional music, food and atmosphere.

Who: Monkey Business

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Newer rock and classics. Come and stay the night too. Rooms available.

Who: Bob Funk

Where: Second Cup

An afternoon gig with Bob. Grab a cup of java and chill out after a day’s skiing.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Superfunk with DJ Keph

Where: Maxx Fish

Blasting all of his uber-sexy funk, R&B, dance, and Hip Hop, this boy’ll make everyone look good.

Who: DJ R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

Garfs gone wild spinning the best hip hop and dance in Whistler. Expect a long line if you’re late.

What: Off The Hook with DJ Milton

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s biggest house night. Milton knows exactly how to get the crowd going with funky tracks, popular anthems and breaks, plus go-go dancers.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

The master of the mainstream mix doing his things for the stags and stagettes.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

A drinkin’ and dancin’ kind of place for a whole lot of fun.

What: Locals’ Living Room with surf flicks and suds

Where: The Boot

It’s an endless summer on Saturday nights.

PUBS AND PATIOS

Where: Casa Tapas and Wine Bar

A jazz-infused lounge bar welcomes the funky set that want a more relaxed yet sophisticated night out.

Where: Bearfoot Bistro

Come check out the newly renovated champagne bar.

Where: Citta’

Citta’ has those long windows and big heaters that make it the place to meet and watch the world go by.

Where: The Brew House

Kick back with a locally brewed beer and enjoy a game of pool by the big log fire.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Great food, great atmosphere and live music at this locals’ favourite in Creekside.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

The Dam has big heaters, cool tunes and artwork, plus great meals.

Where: Black’s Pub

Black’s has got one almighty new patio and now’s the time to break it in.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Is exactly that, neighbourly, with some of the best value pub food in Whistler with big screen sports, keno, and darts.

Sunday, Dec. 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Numb movie premiere

Where: The Garibaldi Lift Co.

The surf’s up on Vancouver Island so if you cant make it, make this movie instead. See story.

Who: Whole Damn County

Where; The Crabshack

Your favourite local cover band.

What: Punk Night feat. Slush and Complete

Where: The Boot Pub

Where else are you going to find punk music in Whistler?

Who: Murphy’s Lagh

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic and Irish-infused rock to enjoy over a pint of Guinness.

What: Open Mic night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Humble home music-makers take to the stage and soak up the spotlight for a casual evening of untapped talent at the lounge.

Who: Monkey Business

Where: Pemberton Hotel

Newer rock and classics.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Soul Kitchen

Who: DJ Ali B

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Ali B is from London’s superclub Fabric & Capital FM radio. Check out the hot sounds of one of London's new breed. Hosted by DJ Czech

What: Snow Scene Wrap-Up Party

Where: Garfinkel’s

Join the people who brought you a long weekend of good music and good board action.

Who: DJ Glue and friends.

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

Chill out to funky lounge beats for a slightly different Longhorn experience.

What: Reggae Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ "C" the Selecta, aka Craig Ingman of Circa, legalizes every Sunday night.

What: Coyote Ugly

Where: Moe Joe’s

Whistler’s hottest females on top of the bar and behind the bar.

Who: DJ Doug

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Classic rock and mainstream madness.

Monday, Dec. 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Flow Motion

Where: The Boot

Seattle’s favourite jam band

Who: Whistler Children’s Chorus In Concert

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church

Almost 100 kids sing secular and sacred Christmas songs, with a few funnies thrown in, plus a Hanukkah song for good measure. See story.

What: Karaoke Night

Where: Crystal Lounge

Expect it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Where all the wannabes gettabe.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Celtic, Irish and easy rock.

What: Jewelry Design Exhibit

Where: Savage Beagle

A showcase of designs for the funky club crowd. Natural materials like wood, bone, suede and coconut set in sterling silver.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Magnum Opus with DJ Ryder

Where: Tommy Africa’s

’80s beats at their best. Come check out the new podium, lighting and pumping sound system.

Who: DJ Boofty

Where: Moe Joes

Playing all your favourites all night long.

What: Fresh Meat Mondays

Where: Maxx Fish

Peruse and pick over the new locals while grooving to the awesome hip hop, R&B and Top 40 of DJ R3.

Who: DJ Doug

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Classic rock and mainstream madness.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Irish, Celtic and easy rock.

What: Jungle ’n’ Breaks with Mat the Alien

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Break beats and jungle grooves plus a WildinWhistler.com showcase.

What: Creekside Karaoke

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Finally, something for those down in Creekside. No need to go all the way to town, just come on down to Hoz’s for some karaoke.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Cool down with a cold one and then heat up all over again.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: DJ Hilton Shaw

Where: Maxx Fish

Hard house and dance night.

What: Bombay Sapphire Ladies Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

A gorgeous night filled with sexxy house. Local DJ Shandy Rae and Vancouver DJ's on rotation. Ladies free before 10:30.

What: Disco Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Put together your best disco duds and come boogie on down until you just can’t boogie no more.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: The Savage Beagle

Seanski has been playing the real stuff since before anyone had even heard of Whistler.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Playing Top 40, hip hop and dance mixed together smooth as smooth can be.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who: musica intima

Where: MY Place

Vancouver’s 12 member self-conducted choir harmonising to near perfection.

Who: Wes

Where: The Crab Shack

Wes is the West Coast’s own guitar wonder. He’s got a loyal local following.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Irish, Celtic and easy rock.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See girls dance. See guys stare.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Tommy’s 15 th Anniversary Party

Where: Tommy Africa’s

A huge celebration by VIP invite only. A night to remember for locals, media & industry reps to go crazy. Music by resident DJ Milton.

What: Retro Strikes Back

Where: Garfinkel’s

Attack of the cheese indeed. Everything from discos to ’90s, brought to you by DJ Timeline.

What: Ping Pong Party

Where: The Longhorn Saloon

Get your ping and your pong on for a shot at cash and prizes.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

See Tuesday’s listing.

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee show off their talents on four turntables, with special guest MCs every week. A huge one for the locals.

Who: DJ Def Dubs

Where: Savage Beagle

More action from the Beagle Boys.

What: Locals’ night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This locals’ night is the real deal. Catering to the people here who make this town what it is.

Thursday, Dec. 19

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Moulin Rouge

What: The Whistler Dance Academy

50 girls give the performance of their lives to the tunes from the movie Moulin Rouge. See story.

What: Triple Xmas Party

Where: Buffalo Bills

Three nasty Nymphs present a night of deep, sexy house from DJs Dave Armstrong and Shandy Rae, featuring the live vocals of Ingrid Hakanson. Only the naughty need apply.

Who: Rae-Leigh Lohse

Where: The Crystal Lounge

Rae-Leigh’s first gig at the Crystal will see her playing a mix of originals and covers with just her voice and her acoustic guitar.

Who: Nearly Neil

Where: The Crab Shack

Nearly Neil Diamond. It’ll be like a hot August night for all the ladies in the room, that’s for sure.

What: Keeping it Real with Cold Snap

Where: The Boot Pub

Real rock ’n’ roll all night long to help you play pool and win money.

Who: The Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Irish and rock tunes to take you back to the Emerald Isle.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: L’80s Night Retro-bution

Where: Maxx Fish

Ladies free all night as DJ Mr. Fister plays all the trax you forgot you loved.

What: Thirstdays

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Peacefrog, Master of Mainstream plays all the gems to get you grooving.

What: Eye Candy with DJ R3

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Sweets to stimulate all your senses from funky house to hip hop to Top 40.

What: Ladies night

Where: Moe Joe’s

This night looks good, smells good and for the ladies, it’s all good.

Who: Tanner Hall

What: Proud to be Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Erin and guests give it some at the legendary locals’ night of nights. Be warned: arrive early.

UPCOMING EVENTS

She Stole My Beer, Buffalo Bill’s, Dec. 20 & 21

Winter Concert Celebration, MY Place, Dec. 21

Doug and the Slugs, Dusty’s, Dec. 21

The Inaugural Amateur Boot Ballet, The Boot, Dec. 21 — moved to Jan. 25

March Hare, the Pemberton Hotel, Dec. 27 & 28

NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS include:

Whistler Village: First Night, $15 adults $4 kids

Whistler Blackcomb: Heavenly White Out, $190

Maxx Fish: with DJ Keph, $100

Garfinkel’s: Winter Wonderland, $100

Buffalo Bill’s: Party of the Year, $195

Moe Joe’s: with DJ Tone Ballone, $75

Bearfoot Bistro: Five course plus jazz spectacular, $375

Amsterdam Café: Masquerade Ball, $75

Crystal Lounge: Leanne Lamour, $25

La Brasserie: Carnical Night with DJ Ghetto Boy, $60

Tex Corleone’s: Nearly Neil Diamond, $40 or $99.95 with dinner

The Crab Shack: Will Mimnaugh $25 or $99.95 with dinner

Pemberton Hotel: The 10c Heads, $20

Boot Pub: Sweaty Cheddar $60

Please note: prices subject to change.