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Here’s our roundup of New Year’s Eve happenings in and around L.A. Did we miss anything? Drop us a line.
► The fourth NYE in downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Park is a family affair. This year Jungle Fire, QVLN, Afrodyete, Lyric Jones, DJ Expo, L.A. Samba Dancers, Jose Marquez, Gazoo Olmeda, Victoria Van Damn, DJ Paris Paul, DJ Rell, play across three musical stages, along with 3D video mapping, art projections, food trucks and much fun. All free (and alcohol-free). Information.
► Minimal Effort does a techno/house NYE with live performances from Recondite, Stephan Bodzin, Audion, and Nicola Cruz, plus standout DJ sets by Simian Mobile Disco, Amtrac, Chrome Sparks and more, to 740 S. Broadway. Three stages over 12 hours. Tickets start at $49.
► Sunset Strip debauchery with LA Guns and Faster Pussycat at the world famous Whiskey a Go-Go. Tickets are $119
► The delightful pop stylings of Pink Martini at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tickets start at $77
► A punkalicious good time at Pappy & Harriet’s with the Melvins, OFF! and Redd Kross. Tickets $50
► Prophecy Ball brings Solar Sons, Golden Animals, Veroinca Bianqui and more to the Beckett Mansion for a psychedelic night.
► 2 Chains, Lil Uzi Vert and Wiz Khalifa hold court at Penthouse in WeHo. Tickets start at $96.
► Dance Yourself Clean at the Teragram. Tickets start at $72.
► A night of ’60s soul with Breakestra, Funky Sole DJs (Music Man Miles & Clifton), DJ Mean Mister Mustard, DJ Joey Altruda at the Echo. $10
► Supreme The DJ, plus a surprise performance by an R&B superstar, at Echoplex. Tickets are sold out but a limited number will be released on the day of the show.
► U.K. DJ Duke Dumont at Exchange LA. Tickets start at $107.
► Get your rockabilly on for James Intveld, Big Sandy & the Flyright Boys, Rosie Flores at Don the Beachcomber. Tickets start at $40
► Franck H-Bomb, Black Eyed, Dark Crystal, Nowhere Girl at the Complex. Tickets $10
► Trap king Travis Scott at the Observatory. (Late Show) Tickets are $75
► East Los’s favorite sons, Los Lobos, play the Coach House. Tickets are $95
► Crooner Bobby Caldwell at Catalina Bar and Grill. Tickets are $40
► Classic rock from Pine Mountain Logs and Liz Gherna at Saint Rocke. Tickets are $60
► Electrorock from Julien K at Boardners. $30
► Lil Uzi Vert and Roy Wood$ at the Novo. Tickets are $50
► Mysterious D, Shyboy and Airsun at the Regent Theater. Tickets start at $25
► Kauf, Vox and Valida at the Standard Hollywood.
► Gypsy soul from Los 440s at El Cid. Tickets are $25
► Boston’s Mr. Airplane Man headlines a bill of fuzzy punk with the Zeros, Dirty Eyes and the Katellas at the Redwood Bar.
► The Main Squeeze and Jasmine Jordan at the Mint. Tickets start at $30
► Party with the The Flails at Three Clubs.
► The Gears, the Mormons, Akrid and Somos Mysteriosos at Café NELA. $10
► Perhaps the best party band in LA — Black Crystal Wolf Kids — jam the year away with friends at Casey’s.
► Together As One, featuring DJ Sneak, Doc Martin & Felix Da Housecat, at Union Nightclub. Tickets start at $70
► German trance DJ Markus Schulz at Avalon. Tickets
► Kidnap Kid and Moon Boots at Sound Nightclub. Tickets start at $48.35
► Dutch electronica with Dash Berlin at Create Nightclub. Tickets are $150
► Drake prodigy Roy Wood$ and Partynextdoor at the Observatory. Tickets start at $65
► Trippy Turtle at the Yost Theater. Tickets start at $40
► Dance music all night long with DJ sets from Blue Hawaii, Infamous Boogieman, Sebastian Cowan, Cooper Saver, Sage Caswell, & Jen Ferrer at Ace Hotel Swim Club. Tickets start at $30