Boulder Weekly’s Complete New Year’s Eve Guide 2014-2015

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BOULDER:

The Jerseys — A special one-night tribute to Franki Valli and the Four Seasons. Admission includes a bottle of champagne for two and dancing on stage to ring in the New Year after the show. 6:15 p.m. Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-449-6000. Center $85, Angle $75, Side $65.

New Years Eve with Caribou Mountain Collective and The Hot Lick. 10 p.m. The Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill, 1346 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-440-3355. Free.

New Year’s Eve “Rat Pack” Gala — Dance to two live bands at the Hotel Boulderado’s New Year’s Eve “Rat Pack” Gala. Dressed in Black play classic hits in the lobby from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., and Raising Cain will be playing contemporary dance music in the Events Center of the North Wing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. A limited number of guests will enjoy a decadent buffet dinner with reserved seating on the mezzanine. 8 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-4344. $60

West Water Outlaws “Paranoid” New Year’s Eve — One original set of material plus the entire Black Sabbath album Paranoid. With special guests The Yawpers and In the Whale. 9 p.m. Fox Theatre, 1128 13th St., Boulder, 720-645-2467. $17.50

New Year’s Eve at the St Julien — To ring in 2015, St Julien will offer guests and locals an evening of bubbly, balloon drops, Brazilian food and more. Attendees will enjoy a choice of two cocktails, wine, beer or caipirinhas; Brazilian street food and party favors; the musical stylings of Sambadende, a Brazilian samba band based in Boulder; live entertainment throughout the evening by a variety of samba dancers and capoeira, a traditional Brazilian martial art that incorporates elements of dance, acrobatics and music; a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast; a Veuve Clicquot Champagne Lounge featuring $16 glasses. Package deals including tickets to the New Year’s Eve celebration and an overnight stay at St Julien are available. 9:30 p.m. St Julien Hotel and Spa, 900 Walnut St., Boulder, www.stjulien.com. $95

New Year’s Eve Meditation — Ring in the New Year with prayer and meditation guided by Jack and Norma Groverland. 11:15 p.m. Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom St., Boulder, 303-442-1411.

Yonder Mountain String Band — With their traditional lineup of instruments, the band may look like a traditional bluegrass band at first glance but they’ve created their own music that transcends any genre. 9 p.m. Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030. $65

New Year’s Eve at the Speakeasy — Put your glad rags on and celebrate New Year’s Eve at BMoCA’s speakeasy-themed NYE party and benefit. Embrace your 1920’s gangster or glamorous flapper as BMoCA is transformed into a Harlemese juice joint. Featuring live jazz, bathtub gin, late-night burlesque, tarot card readings, mugshot photography, complimentary champagne toast and light bites. 9:30 p.m. BMoCA, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122. $30-$40. $35/$30 members and $40 door.

DJ Gangsterish. 10 p.m. Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder, 720-328-8328.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party with DJ Jahsonic. 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place, 2027 13th St., Boulder, 303-449-0120. Free.

Jazz Night. Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-440-4628. The Goonies. 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Conor O’Neils, 1922 13th St., Boulder, 303-449-1922.

EAST COUNTY:

Noon Year’s Eve Party — Kids can’t stay up until midnight? Come join us for a Noon Year’s Eve party to remember. Family fun for all ages. We’ll have stories and songs, a magic show by Rosey Rosebud, a sparkling cider toast and a balloon drop at noon. 10:30 a.m. The Family Garden, 600 S. Airport Road, Suite B, Longmont, 303-678-1144. Free.

She Groovez. 9 p.m. Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids and Solids, 1555 S. Hover Road, Longmont, 303-485-9400. Free.

Banned in Japan — This band plays a variety of great music. They cover rock, dance and party tunes from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s all the way up to the present, including hits from Styx, Journey, Prince, Daft Punk and No Doubt. 9 p.m. Dickens Opera House, 300 Main St., Longmont, 303-834-9384. $11

New Year’s Eve Party #1 — WOW Children’s Museum’s annual New Year’s Eve party is back with two parties this year. Ring in 2015 a few hours early with noise maker crafts, face painting, music and countdown to the New Year. WOW Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette, 303-604-2424. $12 per child, $6 for WOW Members and free for adults.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party — Greet the New Year with a great evening of dancing to professional DJs Gerry and Vera Stephenson and learn to swing dance. Share the fun of the evening with friends and dance the night away. 8 p.m. Reverence Academy of Dance, 1370 Miners Drive, Suite 111, Lafayette, 303-661-0719. $10 New Year’s Eve with BluezHouse — Two shows, two seatings. First show includes fourcourse dinner and show from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for $65 per person. Second show rings in the New Year for $30 admission and $20 per person food and drink minimum. 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Nissi’s, 2675 North Park Drive, Lafayette, 303-665-2757.

Watersong. 9 p.m. Bootstrap Brewing Company, 6778 N. 79th St., Niwot, 303-652-4186. Free. Grant Farm — Led by National Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant (Emmitt/Nershi Band), the talented four-piece is built on the foundation of love, family and the joy of music. The Grant Farm train stops at all the stations on the North American roots music line and is not afraid to let the whistle scream with some blistering jams. 8 p.m. Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 303 Main St., Lyons, 303-823-6685. Free.

Mountain Standard Time. 8 p.m. Stage Stop, 60 Main St., Rollinsville, 303-258-0649. Free

MOUNTAIN TOWNS:

Split Jive Broadcast. 10 p.m. Pioneer Inn, 15 E. First St. Nederland, 303-258-7733. Free.

New Year’s Eve at the Gold Hill Inn — Local band Bonnie and the Clydes will perform with Banshee Tree. All ngiht buffet and champagne at midnight. 8 p.m. Gold Hill Inn, 401 Main St., Gold Hill, 303-443-6461. Admission is $31. Cash bar.

Rock Star Aaron. 8 p.m. Ameristar Casino-CO, 111 Richman St., Black Hawk, 720-946-4000. Free.

DENVER:

New Year’s Eve Fireworks — Ring in the new year with fireworks that light up the 16th Street Mall filled with magicians, mascots, balloon artists, stilt walkers, comedians and more. 9 p.m. and midnight, 16th Street, Denver. Free.

Resolution New Year’s Eve — Ten parties under one roof by the Collective 360 with DJs, games, a photo booth and massive balloon drop. 8 p.m. McNichols Building at Civic Center, 144 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, 720-865-4220. $79-$129

Union Station Bootlegger’s Ball — The new New Year’s Eve tradition downtown includes three parties on three floors. VIP access includes the underground Speakeasy. 8 p.m. Union Station Great Hall and Terminal Hall, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, www.unionstationindenver.com. $150

Noon Year’s Eve — Ring in 2015 in classic Noon Year’s Eve style with ball drops, bubble wrap and confetti. Noon Year’s Eve is moving from Children’s Museum of Denver to Butterfly Pavilion this year — same great party, totally different setting. 9 a.m. Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, 6252 West 104th Ave., Westminister, 303-469-5441. $0-$9.50

White Rose Gala — A 1920’s-themed celebration, where attendees can enjoy Vegas-style mash-up music, swing, big band and more across multiple levels and balconies. Top Cat Empire and Colorado Swing Cats will perform live. 9 p.m. Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1101 13th St., Denver, 303-893-4100. $79-$2,500

White Star Evening — A soiree through the lens of early 1900’s culture. The evening will include a five-course meal, wine pairings, live music and all you can drink midnight celebration. 5 p.m. Central Bistro & Bar, 1691 Central St., Denver, 303-477- 4582. $25-$75

Zoo Year’s Eve — A celebration for the entire family. 9 p.m. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver, 303-337-1400.

One Barrel. 3 p.m. Strange Craft Beer Company,1330 Zuni St., Unit M, Denver, 720-985-2337.

Free.

Walker Williams — New Years Eve Masquerade Ball. 8 p.m. Grizzly Rose, 5450 N. Valley Highway, Denver, 303-295-1330. $20

Laura Newman Hot Jazz Trio — The best jazz you can depend on, every Wednesday night. 8:30 p.m. Tennyson’s Tap, 4335 West 38th Ave., Denver, 303-455-4269. Free.

Tori Pater. 10 p.m., Local 46, 4586 Tennyson St., Denver, 720-524-3792. Free.

Soultimey. 8:30 p.m., Mead Street Station, 3625 W. 32nd Ave., Denver, 303-433-2138. Free.

A. Tom Collins. 9 p.m. The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver, 720-420-0030. $10

BROOMFIELD/WESTMIN- STER/ARVADA:

The String Cheese Incident — Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, String Cheese Incident has since released six albums, three DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments. 8 p.m. 1stBank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, 303-410- 0700. $49.50-$59.50

Phat Daddy. 9 p.m. Hoffbrau, 9110 Wadsworth Parkway, Westminister, 303-422-7755.

Free.

Jim Jamm Jimmy. 5:30 p.m. Odyssey Beerwerks, 5535 W. 56th Ave., Suite 107, Arvada, 303-421-0772. Free.

Trainwreckers. 7 p.m. Jake’s Roadhouse, 5980 Lamar St., Arvada, 303-424-7266. Free.

New Year’s Eve with The Grind — Beer pong tournament, live music, toast at midnight and special hotel packages. 6 p.m. Hiccups Bar and Grill, 7980 Sheridan Blvd., Arvada, 303-429-9523. $10

GOLDEN:

Johnny Rock’it Band. 9 p.m. In the Zone, 15600 W. 44th Ave., Golden, 303-279-3888. Free

Dave Powers Trio — For more than 30 years, Dave Powers has been a vital part of the Columbus, Ohio, music scene as a jazz pianist, keyboardist and vocalist. 6 p.m. Bridgewater Grill, 800 11th St., Golden, 303-279-2010.

Texas Hippie Coalition — Their countrified blues riffs simmer with metallic edge, while each chorus ignites a sing-a-long. The Texas quartet Big Dad Ritch (vocals), John Exall (bass), Cord Pool (guitar) and Timmy Braun (drums) have formally landed, and they brought the party with them, in more ways than one. 8 p.m. Buffalo Rose, 1119 Washington Ave., Golden, 303-278-6800. $25-$50