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Friday, June 29

ON STAGE

What : Gilbert & Sullivan and their Heirs

Where : Millennium Place

When : 8 p.m.

This all-ages show features all your favourite G&S favourites with Vancouver Symphony’s popular music director, Bramwell Tovey.

Who : Whole Damn County

Where : Moe Joe’s

These local boys will have you rocking for the long weekend with your favourite hits and a few originals destined to become hits.

Who : Big Up

What : Live Wire Friday

Where : Garfinkel’s

It’s some local reggae and ska for easy groovin’ into the long weekend.

Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : Bearfoot Bistro

Smoky jazz and good wine. What better way to while away your evening?

Who : Suzanne Wilson

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

A return engagement of this popular Whistler performer, singing upbeat contemporary favourites.

Who : Michael Sicoly

Where : Mallard Lounge

Michael will keep you entertained with his never-ending lineup on piano and guitar.

Who : Rico and Nico

Where : Kypriaki’s

Enjoy classical Spanish guitar along with your fine food and wine.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot Pub

Lovely ladies in the flesh, and not much else!

Who : Matt Levy

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where, When : Village Centre at 1 and 4:30 p.m., Mountain Square at 3:30 p.m.

Family friendly interactive juggler, Matt "Stickman" Levy will delight and involve you with hilarious antics featuring feats of balance, magic, balloon artistry and flying axes, bowling balls and children!

Who : Whistler’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where, When : Marketplace at 1:30 p.m., Town Plaza Gazebo at 2:30 p.m., Village Square at 4 p.m., Mountain Square at 5 p.m.

Get out your cameras, there is a Mountie in town! Corporal Dave Smith, a 19-year member with the RCMP, will be riding through the streets of Whistler in full uniform with his horse Justice and dog Moose Jaw.

Who : Stilts Duo

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where, When : Mountain Square at 2 p.m., Village Square at 3 p.m., Whistler Village Centre at 4 p.m.

Definitely eye-catching, these colourful dancers will dazzle the streets of Whistler from 10 feet high in the air.

Who : Yardsale

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where, When : Town Plaza Gazebo at 1, 2, 3:30, 4:30 p.m.

This four-piece Vancouver band captures the Americana sound defined by such acts as Wilco, Steve Earle and the Jayhawks with one exception… like their contemporaries Blue Rodeo, the Skydiggers and Prairie Oyster, they are 100 per cent Canadian.

Who : Tickles and Dots

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where, When : Marketplace at 2:30, Upper Village at 4 and 5 p.m.

Tickles and Dots A Lot are a clown duo who have been performing in B.C. for the past 11 years. Your imagination will soar on the flight of fancy provided by Tickles’ magic and Dots’ deft violin playing.

Who : Harpist

What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Where : Mountain Square at 4, Village Square at 5 p.m.

Come out and enjoy the tranquil sounds of Alison Hunter’s expert harp playing abilities echoing off the mountains.

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Get saucy on the dance floor with Latin-influenced production and pumpin’ percussion.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

Open-toed sandals meets baggy jeans… a mix of people and music to keep you entertained all night.

Who : DJ Little T

Where : Maxx Fish

Little T is the Friday night favourite with a great line-up of funky house.

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

The long weekend begins at Whistler’s busiest bar. The dance floor will be rocking with Top 40 and retro hits. Be here early to avoid the lineups!

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: 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 of both worlds.

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: Amsterdam Café

Party central. This little spot in the village has it all – music, food and drinks – day and night. Great place for watching the local colour.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Down to earth pub, but still in that resort style. One of the valley’s best kept secrets, located in Whistler Creekside.

Saturday, June 30

Who : Squamish Nation Dance Group, Iswalh Dance Group

Where : Millennium Place

When : 2 p.m.

Enjoy the beauty of traditional dance by these B.C. native dance groups.

Who : The Bill Hilly Band

Where : Millennium Place

When : 8 p.m.

It’s banjo pickin’, guitar lickin’ good time fun for all ages. You won’t be able to sit still for this Victoria sextet. Playing music that encompasses multi-cultural backgrounds, they’ll make you proud to be Canadian! See article.

Who : Whole Damn County

Where : Moe Joe’s

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Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : Bearfoot Bistro

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Who : Rico and Nico

Where : Kypriaki’s

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Who : Suzanne Wilson

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

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Who : Michael Sicoly

Where : Mallard Lounge

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Whistler’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Where, When : Mountain Square at 1, Village Square at 2, Whistler Village Centre at 3:30, Marketplace at 4:30 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Matt Levy

Where, When: Whistler Village Centre at 1:30 and 5 p.m., Mountain Square at 2:30, Village Square at 4 p.m.

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What: Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Yardsale

Where, When : Town Plaza Gazebo at 1:30, 2:30, 4, 5 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Tickles and Dots

Where, When : Mountain Square at 2, Village Square at 3, Whistler Village Centre at 4:30 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Harpist

Where, When : Marketplace at 2, Upper Village at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Stilts

Where, When : Town Plaza Gazebo at 3, Whistler Village Centre at 4, Village Square at 5 p.m.

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CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Stoli

Where : Garfinkel’s

He’s the local fave and he knows how to keep you grooving into the wee hours with the right mix of classic rock, top 40 and alternative tunes.

What : Electra Funk Saturday

Where : Maxx Fish

DJ Spin Cat turns out big sexy breaks, underground hip hop, jungle and a little bit of house.

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Underground and deep tribal house to move your body and soul. Lose yourself in the Tiki Jungle.

Who : DJ Peace Frog

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Not just another Saturday night… it’s Saturday night at Bill’s! Stagette central where the girls outnumber the guys. Food service until 11:30 p.m.

Who : DJ Hank and Aarron

Where : The Boot

These local DJs are spinning your alternative faves. And check out some Aussie faves at the bar.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

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Sunday, July 1

IN THE FLESH

Who : Glasshead, Going Blind

Where : The Boot

Don’t miss the return of one of Whistler’s favourite bands, Going Blind. Make the trip to the north of the village for a little Canadian musical mayhem at New Punk Night.

Who : The Hairfarmers

When : 4-7 p.m.

Where : Crab Shack

We are Canadian, eh! Start your celebrations early with Whistler’s party duo, The Hairfarmers. Even if you’re not a Canuck, Doug and Greg will have you rockin’ like you are!

Who : The Hairfarmers

Where : Merlin’s

When : 8 til late

The Maple Leaf party moves to the Upper Village as Whistler’s favourite mountainside bar re-opens its doors for the summer. Come see why this patio is packed day and night, snow and sunshine.

Who : Kenny Wayne

Where : Mallard Lounge

Kick back in the Mallard’s cosy couches, enjoy a martini from one of the best selections in town and be entertained by Kenny on grand piano.

Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : Bearfoot Bistro

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Matt Levy

Where, When : Whistler Village Centre at 12:30 and 4:30, Mountain Square at 1:30, Village Square at 3:30 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Yardsale

Where, When : Town Plaza Gazebo at 12:30, 3:30, 4:30 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Tickles and Dots

Where, When : Marketplace at 12:30, Upper Village at 4 and 5 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Stilts

Where, When : Village Square at 1 and 5, Whistler Village Centre at 4 p.m.

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What : Whistler Street Entertainment

Who : Whistler’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Where, When : Village Square at 4 p.m.

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CLUBS AND DJs

What : Home Sweet Home

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Open till 1 a.m., the latest in B.C.! Enter all weekend to win airfare home to anywhere in Canada. But you gotta be here tonight during the draw to win!

Who : DJ Lamb Chops

Where : Moe Joe’s

Lamb Chops is turning out the music to make Canada Day so good, it’s gonna be baaa-d!

Who : DJ Miguel Sanchez

Where : Garfinkel’s

Catering to locals and visitors alike with the right mix of Top 40, alternative rock and dance.

What : Soulkitchen

Where : Tommy Africa’s

It’s a tasty treat in the underground! Czech welcomes Mark Ambrose into the Kitchen to cook up some progressive house and techno beats.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

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