What’re You Doing This New Year’s Eve?

by Carey Rutherford

Yes, I’m back on the job
By Hannah Rutherford

Like the song says, I’m wondering . . . .

Sorry for the lack of poetic extrapolation, but I’m wanting to give you as much notice of as many options as I can find in as little time as I’ve got available with as much at stake as I have.

Got.

There are so many entries under ‘Rock & Roll’ that I couldn’t gather extra info on those places: you’ll have to call them yourself.

BLUES/JAZZ EVENTS

Sonny Rhodes
Bookers BBQ Grill & Crab Shack
10:00 – 2:00, STANDING ROOM ONLY

Blueswak
Q Haute Cuisine

Donald Ray Johnson
The Blues Can
$35.00 GENRAL SEATING, MUSIC @ 9:00, ARRIVE BY 7:00 TO BE SURE OF A SEAT.

Ralph Boyd Johnson
Murdoch’s Bar and Grill
$10 AFTER 9:00

TECHNO/DANCE EVENTS

DJ GSD and DJ Cal Bass with Sideshow Sid & DJ Chogun
Ship & Anchor Pub
Starts with UK New Year’s celebration at 5:00 p.m.

dj krisn
Swig’s Pub & Grill
No cover, but be there by 8:00ish

Wilde Bill Yorke
Muldoons Irish Ale House
$40.00 5:30 – 8:30 dinner + evening, $10.00 after 9:00

The Heart Beat NYE party for Lovers
HiFi Club

A Stimulate New Years with Lo.Definition and the NEU Music
Original Joe’s on Stephens Ave

Suite 2011
Featuring Blond:ish, Titus1, Isaac Amor, Lawnchair Generals, DJ Shen, Jamie Norman & Roofeo. 5 ballrooms, $50/$75/$125 at 403-389-2740
Hotel Arts

FOLK/ROOTS EVENTS

Allen Christie and the Great Cow Grass Band
Stageline Saloon
$60.00 gets dinner + dance, $15.00 after 9:00, no meal, limited seating in 100 year old bldg with serious dance floor.

Staggered Pints
Fionn MacCool’s Irish Pub
acoustic celtic stylings, $10.00 after 8:00 gets you a seat in the round

The Polyjesters
Ironwood Stage & Grill
$25

Fraid Knot
Atlantic Trap & Gill
$25.00 for a seat, 11:00 pm munchies and champagne at midnight.

Southern Moon and Lindberg Express
Royal Canadian Legion #264
Southern Moon
$60.00 dinner and dance
and Lindberg Express
$10.00 in the canteen

A Single’s NYE with The Grambo Brothers & Craig Moritz
Stockyards Saloon
$25 at ticketweb.ca 8:00, prizes, noshies, and a shooter.

Countdown to the Countdown with Deric Ruttan
Ranchman’s
$45/$25

Tom Phillips & the Men of Constant Sorrow
King Henry VIII Pub

ROCK & ROLL EVENTS

Bow River
Elbow River Casino & Lounge

Forty Five
Murrieta’s West Coast Bar & Grill

Dr. Hook
Deerfoot Inn & Casino $99/$149 TM

David Wilcox
Deerfoot Inn & Casino $149, TM

Midnight Drift
Olive Grove

Why Martin?
Stavro’s Steak House & Lounge Ranchlands

Sub Urban Dwellers
Chelsea’s Pub & Grill

Trouble Maker
Unicorn Pub

Deadhorse with Ghostkeeper
Broken City

Silly Wrabbit
Rusty Cage South

Copper
Rusty Cage Central

Glow
Rusty Cage North

J.K. & The Static
Rose & Crown

Bush League with Blaze of Glory
Viper Room
$10.00

Knucklehead
Dickens Pub

Cowboy Jazz
Red Pepper Pub
8pm

No Class/Low Class New Year’s with Bullet Treatment, BDFM, Crystal Mess & Tarantuja
Distillery Public House

Beatles Forever with Black Cherry Perry
Shamrock Hotel

Pistol Noon
Border Crossing

The Dojo Workhorse with Reuben Bullock & Dangerfloyd
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre
$20

UNCERTAIN GENRE EVENTS

Suite 33
Cash Casino
09:00 PM

The Silvertone Devils!!!
Stampede Casino
No Hassle New Years 09:30 PM

Now, you’ve got no excuses for not going to SOMETHING!!

Be sure to tell me about it *sniff*.