Keep your pants on party people, the Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival has just released their lineup for the DKNY Jeans free outdoor concert series.
For 10 days straight, April 11-20, you will be able to bump, grind and go off with some of the biggest names on the Canadian and international music scene.
The bill includes award-winning hip hop supergroup Swollen Members, Swedish rockers The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, the explosive quartet I Mother Earth, the soulful Sweatshop Union, rising mic star Kazzer, and the fast and furious Treble Charger.
On the turntable side of things, therell be Brazilian DJ extraordinaire Amon Tobin, spin-meister Bonobo and the scritchin scratchin Kid Koala. Add to that an emcee-inspired tribute known as the "A Team" consisting of Aceyalone, Abstract Rude (Tribe Unique) and Tajai (Souls of Mischief), all inspiring DJs with their own unique take on the hip hop sound.
WSSFs entertainment agent, Brad Josling said the lineup is promising to be the biggest and most diverse in the festivals eight year history.
"This concert series epitomizes what live music is all about emerging talent, established rock stars and cutting edge musicians. These handpicked DJs and bands form the soundtrack to what is lauded as the greatest snow sports party in the world," he said.
For every day of the festival, except April 19, the concerts are scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. with crowds of up to 10,000 people expected each day.
Other acts include Alarmbell, Not By Choice, Kia Kadiri, Brassmunk, The Salads, By A Thread, Vinyl Ritchie, DJ Science, Lady P, Girl Nobody, Billy and the Lost Boys, Killa Kela the world renowned human beat-box from the UK, Grace Nocturnal, WDC, Mat The Alien, and Billy Talent.
The main stage will be set up smack bang in the centre of Whistler Village, right where the two mountains converge. Heres the schedule so far:
Friday, April 11 - I Mother Earth, Kazzer, WDC
Saturday, April 12 - A-Team - Aceyalone, Abstract Rude (Tribe Unique), Tajai (Souls of Mischief) & Killa Kela, Mat The Alien
Sunday, April 13 - The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Grace Nocturnal, various DJs / Jib Jam
Monday, April 14 - Treble Charger, Alarmbell, Not By Choice
Tuesday, April 15 - Kia Kadiri, Billy and The Lost Boys, Girl Nobody
Wednesday, April 16 - Swollen Members, Sweatshop Union, Brassmunk
Thursday, April 17 - Billy Talent, The Salads, By A Thread
Friday, April 18 - TBC
Saturday, April 19 - Ski Big Air / Ninja Tune - Amon Tobin, Bonobo and Kid Koala
Sunday, April 20 - Vinyl Ritchie, Science, Lady P