Friday, April 20
Who : Dilated Peoples, Beat Junkies, MC Supernatural
Where : WSSF Mainstage
When : 3 p.m.
Its some of the best rap and hip hop North America has to offer. Dilated Peoples are taking a break from the studio, where theyre working on the follow-up to The Platform (see article). Production on the new album includes contributions from Ev, Babu, The Alchemist, Joey Chavez and the Beatminerz. And stick around to see DJ Babu rip it up a second time with the Beat Junkies. MC Supernatural will transport you to a higher musical plain.
Who : Choclair, Slow Nerve Action
Where : Merlins
Slow Nerve Action is a last minute addition to the Kokanee After Dark series. These local funksters will have you up on your feet and gettin down. Choclair is one of Canadas premiere rap artists and makes his return to the resort to play to an intimate crowd in the Upper Village. What better way to start your weekend?
Who : Whole Damn County
Where : Moe Joes
Catch these local rockers before theyre famous. Pete and Chad and the boys are turning out your favourite rock/alternative covers as well as a few originals.
Who : Michael Sicoly
Where : The Mallard Lounge
Cosy up to the fireplace in this slopeside lounge. Michaels tickling the ivory and strumming up all your favourites from yesterday and today.
Who : The Cameron Chu Jazz Trio
Where : The Bearfoot Bistro
Jazz is in style seven days a week at this cosy wine bar.
Who : The Ecclestones
Where : Dubh Linn Gate
When : Apres and Evening
Classic Celtic favourites with guitar, fiddle and vocals.
Who : Gordo
Where : Crystal Lounge
Its like being in your own living room, except theres cold beer on tap and your own musician turning out all your classic favourites.
What : Das Boot Ballet
Where : The Boot Pub
Lovely ladies in the flesh, and not much more.
CLUBS AND DJs
What : Playhouse
Where : AlpenRock
When : 11 p.m. 8 a.m.