NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I Crema Unplugged Concert New Year’s Celebration Come and Celebrate at Crema Restaurante, New York City’s top destination for cutting edge Mexican fusion cuisine. Crema is proud to announce the Crema Unplugged Concert Series, a musical movement that promotes local singers and composers on a multicultural platform hosted by Celebrity Journalist, Carlos Anaya, known as the Latino Ryan Seacrest. The first in a series of concerts – the beginning of a trend that serves to unite the community through wholesome music and food – will begin on New Year’s Eve. Flamenco/Pop Musicians Axel Santiago and Kanutto Garabatto will each perform acoustic sets to bring in the new year. This will be a landmark event, marking the first ever live music show at the venue. NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I New Year’s Eve 2012: Ushering in a Great Cosmic Shift A great cosmic shift is coming in 2012 and you want to ring it in with hot queers, old friends and new lovers. Come to Dixon Place for a great show of comedy, music and burlesque plus a hot, sexy DJ all night long. Have drinks, hang with your friends, meet a new lover or two, and let your ball drop.
NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I Parlé’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball 2012 The New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball live from the Times Square area in a loft on 46th Street bet 5th & 6th Avenues. Ticket price includes one free drink ticket and food. Plus, a midnight champagne toast when the New Year strikes. You can also buy an open bar bracelet in advance for just $20/per person. Music by DJ Dubbz & DJ Live. Bring your own masks… only a limited number will be available.
NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I The Bunker Limited NYE with NWAQ, Servito, Spinoza, Cloutier This evening of electronic music will feature DJs Newworldaquarium (NWAQ, Delsin | Amsterdam), Mike Servito (Ghostly | Brooklyn), Spinoza (The Bunker | Brooklyn) and Eric Cloutier (The Bunker | Brooklyn). Newworldaquarium is the alter ego of Amsterdam based Jochem Peteri, named after a New York aquarium supply store. After two stellar performances at The Bunker in the past two years, Jochem has become a crowd favorite and one of The Bunker’s favorite dudes to bring to town. Mike Servito is a DJ’s DJ – a lifelong music fanatic with a truly unique ability to move a dance floor. Fearless in his seamless transitions from one style to another, Servito has an unpredictability and a deep trust in his music knowledge that has garnered him a cult following and made him an in-demand DJ the world over. Mike is one of the best DJs in New York City, and crowds never tire of his sets. Bryan Kasenic (aka Spinoza) is known in the electronic music world for throwing many successful parties, playing adventurous DJ sets, launching an influential newsletter, and starting Beyond, his own booking agency. Born and bred in Michigan, and currently based in Brooklyn, Eric Cloutier is one of a new generation of American DJs bridging the gap between dance music’s past and its future. His sets have a sprawling depth and sophistication that fuses the brooding intensity of tripping techno with the mechanic funk of contemporary house.
NEW YEARS EVE! Saturday, December 31 I Sam Eaton’s THE QUANTUM EYE – Mentalism and Magic Show Sam Eaton’s entertaining and fascinating exploration of mentalism, magic, perception and deception, where extraordinary ability and humor blend with the audience to make for a unique performance every time. Join Sam on a interactive journey past the limits of possibility in a show that you will never forget. Magician and Mentalist Sam Eaton has been dazzling New York audiences with his magic and mentalism show since 2006, making it the longest-running one-man Off-Broadway magic show in New York.
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