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Friday, Sept. 7

What : Roops of Hazard 3 — Video Premiere

Where : Garfinkel’s

The madness continues! The Roops crew are going even bigger and higher than before. If you’re a sled fanatic, you won’t want to miss this flick. See article.

Who : Whole Damn County

Where : Moe Joe’s

Rock done Whistler style. Check out these local boys for your favourite tunes and a few originals destined to become favourites.

Who: John Reynolds

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

He’s Canada’s little piece of Ireland. This member of the famous Irish Rover’s is known for his great humour and classic Celtic tunes.

Who : Josh Gontier

Where : The Crystal Lounge

When he’s not strumming with Slow Nerve Action, this full time Whistler musician is turning out a solo good time with a little funk and rock.

Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : Bearfoot Bistro

Enjoy these seasoned musicians with a glass of wine from one of the best selections in town.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot Pub

The only spot in town for adult beverages and adult entertainment.

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Friday nights they treat the ladies right. Greeted with a smile and no cover, it’s the night for ladies to shake it.

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Deep tribal house mixed in an environment intended to open your mind and soul. Go-go dancers keep ya movin' in the Underground Tiki Jungle.

Who : DJ Little T

Where : Maxx Fish

Little T is your resident Friday night host with a great lineup of funky house.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

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

PUBS & PATIOS

Where : BBK’s Pub

It’s a locals’ favourite for unwinding after a hard day. This cosy pub in the Upper Village has a fine selection of B.C. wine and micro-brewed beer as well as an outstanding menu. Settle in on their couches for a game of cards or gab with their colourful bartenders. "We be smoke-free!"

Where: Citta’

Located in the centre of the action, it’s the top spot for people watching. Stay warm all evening under the patio heaters or relax upstairs in the pool room.

Where : Black’s Pub

Located at the base of the village gondolas, with awesome views of both mountains and the downhill bike course. Enjoy their telescope to bear watch or star gaze. Fabulous food, 99 brands of beer, 40 scotches.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Casual atmosphere for warm conversation and cold beer. Bar staff operate a sound system of rock and roll numbers and the outdoor patio gives patrons the best fresh air in the world.

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

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

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Down to earth pub but still in that Whistler style. Just a hop, skip and a jump from that brisk walk on the Valley Trail in Whistler Creekside.

Saturday, Sept. 8

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

What : Hot Coffee and Cool Tunes

Who : Laura Nedelak

Where : Second Cup

This cosy coffee house is serving up java and groovy tunes. Laura is currently recording her debut CD on Salt Spring Island. Come check out her folk/rock live in this comfortable atmosphere.

Who : Whole Damn County

Where : Moe Joe’s

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Cameron Chu Jazz Trio

Where : Bearfoot Bistro

See Friday’s listings.

Who : Josh Gontier

Where : Crystal Lounge

See Friday’s listings.

Who : John Reynolds

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Stoli

Where : Garfinkel’s

Whistler’s favourite DJ is behind the wheels, driving the dance floor into a frenzy with dance, rock and alternative favourites.

What: Electra Funk Saturdays with DJ Spincat

Where : Maxx Fish

Nu skool house, hip hop and happenin’ vibes.

Who : DJ Rabid

Where : Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

Who : DJ Chris Viner

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Chris Viner entertains with a mix of Top 40, house, funk and techno that will keep you movin’ all night. Access www.clubvibes.com for all special events.

Who : DJ Peace Frog

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

The biggest party in town, where the girls outnumber the guys. Lineups can start as early as 8:30 p.m. so come early for dinner and stay for the nightlife.

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….

Sunday, Sept. 9

ON THE MIC

What : New Punk Night

Who : SideSixtySeven

Where : The Boot

The Sunday night tradition continues north of the village with loud tunes and rockin’ vibes. This week, SideSixtySeven is back to celebrate the release their new CD. Come check out the latest arsenal from one of The Boot’s favourite guests!

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : Dr. Trance

What : Soulkitchen

Where : Tommy Africa’s

There’s a slightly different flavour in the Kitchen this week with progressive house and a little trance to keep it interesting.

What : Spicy Sessions

Where : Savage Beagle

The Beagle has reopened for business on Sunday nights, and you can enjoy the party till 1 a.m. This new theme night, courtesy of Trinity Productions, features traditional and house Latino music.

Who: DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

See Friday’s listings.

Monday, Sept. 10

ALIVE AND KICKING

Who : Interstellar Root Cellar

Where : The Boot

Their music is as interesting as their name! These five-year Calgary veterans are a little funk, a little rock and a whole lot of groovin’. See article.

Who : Pete and Chad Trio

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

It’s not often you get to see these rockers doing an acoustic set. Kick back and enjoy some of the classic tunes that started it all for two of the valley’s most popular musicians.

What : Karoake

Where : Crystal Lounge

Get those vocal chords warmed up, the microphone’s all yours.

CLUBS AND DJs

Who : DJ Tone Ballone

Where : Moe Joe’s

Bring your ball team to celebrate victory or drown your sorrows. Still feeling competitive? Try your hand at pool or foosball.

What : Magnum Opus

Where : Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s favourite ’80s retro boogie night… eight years and running! Come and show of your mullets. Access an E-pass on www.tommyafricas.com and skip the lineup.

What : ESCAPE with Trinity Productions

Where : Savage Beagle

Sexy funky beats served up Whistler style. Fresh national and international DJs every week.

Who : DJ Peace Frog

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Dance floor, games, pool, lovely waitresses and kickin’ bartenders. What more could you ask for?

Tuesday, Sept. 11

LIVE AND LOVING IT

What: Comedy Night

Who: Glen Foster

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Maybe you’ll recognize his alias, "That Canadian Guy." Foster has appeared on numerous television specials and at uncountable festivals. His take on all things Canadian will leave your sides sore. See article.

Who : Pete and Chad Trio

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Monday’s listings.

What : Das Boot Ballet

Where : The Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Jungle ’n Breaks

Where : Tommy Africa’s

JnB Productions brings you the latest and freshest beats. This week it’s Jungle Souldier’s Birthday Bash. Come help celebrate with a surprise guest DJ.

What : Disco Fever

Who : DJ Lambchops

Where : Moe Joe’s

Raid the parents’ closet! There’s cash to be had for their polyester bell bottoms.

Who : DJ Seanski

Where : Savage Beagle

Come find out why this is the longest running hip hop night in town.

What: 11 th Anniversary Party

Where : Garfinkel’s

The Moose is 11 years old, and as always, is partying it up in style. Doors are closed to the general public.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

IN THE FLESH

Who : Big Up

Where : Moe Joe’s

You’ll be groovin’ in style with these veterans of reggae/ska.

What : Triumph — Video Premiere

Where: Garfinkel’s

The Gathering Collective presents this video to get your snowboard blood pumpin’! Expect to see local faces and places.

What : Open Mic Night

Where : Second Cup

This coffee house opens its floor to local musicians. Whistler Music supplies the mics and amps. Bring your instruments and expect good vibes.

Who : Pete and Chad Trio

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

See Monday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : Spare Grooves

Where : Maxx Fish

Who : Matt the Alien and DJ Kilo Cee

2 DJs… 4 turntables… dicing up the phattest and freshest tracks on the wheels of steel.

What : Euchre Tournament

Where : Hoz’s Pub

Bring your partner or come solo, Hoz is organizing the only euchre night in town. A great chance to kick back with the locals.

What: Wiggle

Where : Savage Beagle

DJs Milton and Rabid spin back and forth all night. Milton plays tech-house and tribal and Rabid plays break-beats and funky hard house.

Who : DJ Peace Frog

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

See Monday’s listings.

Thursday, Sept. 13

ON STAGE

Who : Leanne and Kyla

Where : Dubh Linn Gate

These local lasses always bring the house down with Celtic favourites and upbeat contemporary tunes with a twist.

CLUBS AND DJs

What : 8 Ball Tournament

Who : DJ Rich

Where : Buffalo Bill’s

Grab your pals and head over to Bill’s to shoot some friendly stick. The more competitors, the bigger the weekly cash prizes.

What : Bulletproof

Who : DJ Kuff

Where : Maxx Fish

Kriptonight Promotions brings you a night of good people, phat breaks and old school funk!

Who : DJ Stoli

Where : Garfinkel’s

Don’t be fooled by giveaways and cheap imitations. Still the best locals’ night 10 years and running. Party with DJ Stoli and guest DJ Erin.

What: Ladies’ Night

Where : Moe Joe’s

Smells good, looks good and for all the women out there… it’s all good!

What: Waxed

Where : Savage Beagle

Resident DJ Milton is behind the wheels of steel with special guests from all over the world spinning all flavors of funk.

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