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Friday, April 20


Who : Dilated Peoples, Beat Junkies, MC Supernatural

Where : WSSF Mainstage

When : 3 p.m.

It’s some of the best rap and hip hop North America has to offer. Dilated Peoples are taking a break from the studio, where they’re 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 : Merlin’s

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 Canada’s 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 Joe’s

Catch these local rockers before they’re 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. Michael’s 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

It’s like being in your own living room, except there’s 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.


What : Playhouse

Where : AlpenRock

When : 11 p.m. — 8 a.m.