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Starving Yet Full of Azari & III tears up the Great Hall to greet the new year.
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DJ Blackcat spins at Club 120.
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Local lights the Sadies do their thing at the Horseshoe.
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The Tenors get serious at Nathan Phillips Square.
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Skin Tight Outta Sight get down at Projection Booth Metro.
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ALLEYCATZ New Year's Eve: Ascencion & DJ DC playing funk/house/R&B/reggae/disco/top 40. Bubbly and party favours at midnight. Cocktails 6 pm, dinner 7 pm. $75 incl dinner, $30 party only (after 8:30 pm). 2409 Yonge. 416-481-6865, alleycatz.sites.toronto.com.
ANNEX WRECKROOM Yes Yes Y'All NYE: Angel Haze, DJ Sean Sax. $20, adv $15. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes. 794 Bathurst. 416-536-0346, theannexwreckroom.com.
ARCADIAN COURT Midnight Kiss: The Grind, DJ Rouge. Bands play top 40, classics, Motown and more. Complimentary poutine, sliders and a midnight toast. 9 pm. $40. 401 Bay, 8th floor. 647-328-6555, tinyurl.com/OxB-NYE.
ARTA GALLERY New Year's Singles Celebration. Exclusive boutique party includes hors d'oeuvres, midnight toast and DJ dancing. 9:30 pm. $80. 55 Mill, bldg 9, unit 102. 416-364-2782, 25dates.com.
ATELIER NOIR MMXIII: DJ Bowza playing mashup/house/R&B. Complimentary party favours and champagne toast. Strict dress code. Early bird tickets $20-$40, $50 at the door. 510 King W. 647-928-8489, www.nyetoronto.com/products/night-club/mmxiii-new-years-eve-at-atelier, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASSLINE MUSIC BAR DJ Volume playing house to techno. 865 Bloor W. 416-732-7513.
BATA SHOE MUSEUM Singles New Years Gala: DJ Sunshine playing top 40/dance/hip-hop/old school. Hors d'oeuvres, favours and one drink included. Semi-formal dress. 9 pm. $75. 327 Bloor W. 416-979-7799, singleinthecity.ca.
BLACK DICE CAFE The Greasemarks. No cover at this rockabilly party. 10 pm to 3 am. 1574 Dundas W. 647-500-6592, blackdicecafe.com.
BLACK EAGLE Porn star Ryan Russell hosts the festivities at this sexy party. No cover. 457 Church. 416-413-1219, blackeagletoronto.com.
BLACK SWAN SongTown New Year's Eve: Mike McKenna & Stink Band, Pete Otis & the Hoserbillies. McKenna and band perform the music of Mainline including 'Stink' in its entirety. Limited seating. Reserve. Doors 6:30 pm. $25 or 2 for $40. 154 Danforth. 416-522-9896, songtown.ca.
BLUE SUEDE SUE'S Kiss 2012 Goodbye: Karl Wolf, DJ VinnyMac. Party favours, snacks, appetizers, piccolo of champagne and dancing at this party. 75 Watline (Mississauga). 905-890-0690, bluesuedesues.ca.
BOVINE SEX CLUB The Mahones, the Downbelows, DJ Vania. Reunion show for these bands alongside DJ Vania in the back room. Midnight toast, favours. $20, limited capacity. Tickets available at the venue also. Tickets at Shanghai Cowgirl, Ticket Scene. 542 Queen W. 416-504-4239, bovinesexclub.com.
BRANT HOUSE Eve Of Wonderland. Tickets $40. 9 pm. 522 King W. 416-703-2800, uniqlifestyle.com/nye13.
BRASSAII DJ Analyze. Dinner from 8 pm, dancing 9:30 pm. Formal dress code in effect. 25+. 461 King W. 416-536-6104, kleenmedia.ca.
BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES THEATRE DJs K-Tel, Triple-X. Performances by Donnarama and Cassandra, visuals by Drasko Bogdanovic. Tickets at Buddies box office. 10 pm. $25. 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
CAMERON HOUSE Ferraro, Jane's Party, Devin Cuddy, DJ Arif Mirabdolbaghi. Bands in the main room, DJ spinning vinyl in the front room all night. Tickets available at the venue. 10 pm till late. $15. 408 Queen W. 416-703-0811, thecameron.com.
THE CENTRAL Glamourpussy New Year's Eve: DJ Johnny B Goode. Underground Peepshow burlesque and midnight toast. 8 pm. $15. 603 Markham. 416-913-4586, facebook.com/idtapthattoronto.
CHERRY COLA'S ROCK N' ROLLA The Brains, Dearly Beloved. Party with the psychobilly band from Montreal. Doors 9 pm. $15. 200 Bathurst. cherrycolas.com.
CHEVAL Eve Of Wonderland: Conor Cutz, K Tron, DJ Dry, No Big Deal. Tickets $30 till Dec 26, $40 later. 9 pm. 606 King W. 416-363-4933, uniqlifestyle.com/nye13.
CINEMA NIGHTCLUB Wicked Wonderland. Tickets $30 till Dec 27, $40 later. 9 pm. 135 Liberty. 416-588-2888, uniqlifestyle.com/nye13.
CLINTON'S Bow Ties & Party Dresses: DJs Bangs & Blush playing 60s soul/rock. Party favours and midnight toast. Doors 9:30 pm. $20. 693 Bloor W. 416-535-9541, clintons.ca.
CLUB 120 Blackcat New Year's Eve Party: DJ Blackcat playing R&B/reggae/house/hip-hop/soca/dance. Complimentary midnight champagne, fruit/dessert table, party favours and noise makers. Prizes for best dressed 'glam squad.' $10 w/ flyer before 11:30 pm, $20 after. 120 Church. club120.ca.
COBRA LOUNGE Eve Of Wonderland. Tickets $30 till Dec 26, $40 later. 9 pm. 510 King W. 416-361-9004, thecobra.ca.
CROCODILE ROCK Celebrate The New Year: DJ Phil playing top 40/classic rock. Party favours, a shooter ice luge and midnight balloon drop. Doors 8 pm. $25, adv $15. 240 Adelaide W. 416-599-9751, crocrock.ca.
CROWN BAR & LOUNGE Singles New Year's Eve Party: DJ Dr G. Mingle with more than 500 singles and enjoy gourmet hors d'oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, favours, prizes and dancing. Dress to impress. 8 pm. $59.99-$79.99. 393 King W. 416-203-3434, meetmarketadventures.com.
DAKOTA TAVERN Rockabilly NYE: The Royal Crowns. Dinner and show $50, show only $25. Doors 7 pm, show 10 pm. Tickets at Ticket Break. 249 Ossington. 416-850-4579, thedakotatavern.com.
DELTA AIRPORT WEST Black Tie Affair. Liberty Silver, Jemeni, Kerry Lee Crawford and Sandy Hue perform. Four rooms of sound with DJs Mark Anthony, Glen C, Mr Al, XTC, Uncle Funke, Ricahrd Banton, Niterider, Sessions, Jamm Clubb and KLC. Caribbean buffet dinner, show and dance. $85, dance and show $40. 5444 Dixie. 416-841-6292, bigpeopleparty.com.
DOMINION ON QUEEN Red, Hot & Blues New Years Eve: The Gary Kendall Band, Braithwaite & Whiteley playing blues. Dinner and Show $100, show only $35. 500 Queen E. 416-368-6893, dominiononqueen.com.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON Glamour & Glitz. More than 15 DJs and dinner at this 25+ party. 8 pm. Dinner and dance from $80, dance only $40. Semi-formal/formal dress code. 655 Dixon. 416-244-1711, glamour25.com.
DRAKE HOTEL New Year's Eve Masquerade. Party in the lounge and roof-top Sky Yard w/ hors d'oeuvres, dancing to soul, disco and rock with DJ Dougie Boom, and jazz by the Kurt Nielson Jazz Trio. 9 pm, early bird $45. Dance party with the St Royals from 8 pm in the lounge followed by DJ Your Boy Brian, $30. Three-course dinner from 6 pm, $75, strolling cabaret dinner from 8 pm, $75, or four-course dinner from 9 pm, $100. Reserve. Doors 8 pm. $35-$100. 1150 Queen W. 416-531-5042, thedrakehotel.ca.
THE DUKE LIVE.COM Groove Fever w/ Melody MacDougal playing top 40 rock. Midnight toast. Dancing and prizes. Doors 8 pm. Adv $10. 1225 Queen E. 416-463-5302, thedukelive.com.
EMBASSY NIGHTCLUB Imperial Ball: Joe Ghost, Armo Kidd, Knoxx, On Top. Dinner 7 pm, party 10 pm. Tickets include an open bar. $100-$130. 117 Peter. 416-262-0897, embassynightclub.ca.
EMMET RAY BAR Funk and soul DJs all night long. No cover. 10 pm. 924 College. 416-792-4497, theemmetray.com.
FLY DJ Micky Friedmann, DJ Shawn Riker. Party favours and midnight champagne toast, party tlll 7 am. Tickets at Priape, 501 Church, wantickets.com. Doors 9 pm. Adv $35-$40, more at the door. Tickets at Want Tickets. 8 Gloucester. 416-410-5426, flynightclub.com.
FOOTWORK DJs Sneak, Nitin, Mike Gleeson, Loopity Goofs, Jeff Button, Jonathan Rosa. Doors 10 pm. $35-$40. 425 Adelaide W. 416-913-3488, footworkbar.com.
FOUNDATION ROOM NYE 2013: DJ Spence Diamonds playing R&B/party anthems/classics/hip-hop/house. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and champagne toast included. Reserve. $40 adv. 19 Church. 416-364-8368, email@example.com.
THE GARRISON Chronologic NYE: Goin' Steady DJs, DJs Shit La Merde, Wes Allen. Two rooms of the best dance music from 1913 to 2013. Doors 10 pm. $25, adv $20. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes, TicketWeb. 1197 Dundas W. 416-519-9439, garrisontoronto.com.
GATE 403 Maxine Willan & Ed Vokurka Jazz Band. 9 pm. 403 Roncesvalles. 416-588-2930, gate403.com.
GLADSTONE HOTEL Lucky 13 NYE: DJ Medley, DJ Simon Jain, Kill Them with Colour, O-God. Vegas-style party with casino games and shameless karaoke in the Melody Bar. DJs on two levels, high-roller private rooms, prizes and gift packs. General admission $50 from 9 pm, Snake eyes admission after 1 am $20, prix fixe dinner 6-9 pm $60, buffet dinner $50. Reserve. Tickets at Event Brite. 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635, gladstonehotel.com/events/lucky-1.
THE GREAT HALL Voyeur NYE 2013: Alixander III and Starving Yet Full of Azari & IIII, Gingy, Prince Club, Poupon, Mr Charlton, Members Only, Douglas Carter, Sean Roman, Pat Trivedi, Nicholas Nice, Tyler West, Tudor and Cal. Huge lineup of DJs here at this party in the hall and in the Black Box Theatre. 9 pm. $30 adv. Tickets at Event Brite, Rotate This, Soundscapes. 1087 Queen W. 416-826-3330, thegreathall.ca.
GROSSMAN'S Caution Jam play rock, cowadelic and roots at this party. Buffet and champagne at midnight. $25, adv $20. 379 Spadina. 416-977-7000, grossmanstavern.com.
GUVERNMENT Magic NYE 2013: Mark Oliver, Manzone & Strong, DJ Couture, Illegal Alien & King the MC, DJ JC & MC Veecee, Greg Gow, Joee Cons, Ovi M playing house/trance/top 40/hip-hop/R&B/reggae/techno. 5 rooms, 5 sounds. Doors 9 pm. $35-$45 adv, more at the door. 132 Queens Quay E. 416-869-0045, theguvernment.com.
HABITS GASTROPUB Box Full of Cash. Doors open at 4 pm. Band plays from 10 pm to 2 am. Regular menu plus specials. No cover. 928 College. 416-533-7272, habitsgastropub.com.
HARD ROCK CAFE Hungama: DJ Guru & DJ Alfa, Dholi Tanveer playing bollywood, bhangra, top 40 Early bird $30. 279 Yonge. 416-899-8860, simplygaurav.com.
HARLEM UNDERGROUND Feed The Soul NYE: DJ Dave Campbell playing house/ol'skool/soulreggae. Free glass of champagne at midnight, hors d'oeuvres. 8 pm. $30. 745 Queen W. 416-366-4743, harlemrestaurant.com.
HEMINGWAYS Danny Trivelli playing acoustic rock/alt rock/top 40. Free champagne toast at midnight, free snack buffet. No cover. 10 pm. 142 Cumberland. 416-968-2828, hemingways.to.
HICKORY HOUSE New Year's Eve Ball: Richie Feelings, Military, King Turbo, Soul City, Street Team, Nitro. Musicians live from Jamaica. Mature clientele party with dress code of no hats or baggy clothing. Admission includes a photo and unlimited drinks. Tickets 416-220-5804, 647-781-8180. $30-$40 adv, VIP $200. 440 McNicoll. 416-499-1791.
THE HIDEOUT The Disco Rebels. $500 prize for best disco costume and moves at this party. Midnight toast for everyone. 10:30 pm. $20, adv $15. 484 Queen W. 647-438-7664, thehideoutonqueen.com.
HORSESHOE Horseshoe 65th Birthday Celebration/New Year's Eve: The Sadies playing indie rock/alt country. Doors 8:30 pm. $25. Tickets at Horseshoe, Rotate This, Soundscapes, Ticketmaster. 370 Queen W. 416-598-4753, horseshoetavern.com.
THE HOXTON Dzeko & Torres, Love Thy Brother, Matt Zanardo. Doors 10 pm. $40. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes, TicketWeb. 69 Bathurst. 416-456-7321, thehoxton.ca.
HUGH'S ROOM Jane Bunnett & the Spirits of Havana, Hilario Durán. Dinner from 7 pm, music at 9:30 pm. $45-$50. 2261 Dundas W. 416-531-6604, hughsroom.com.
HY'S STEAKHOUSE Fern Lindzon, David French, Artie Roth playing jazz. 8 pm to 1 am. 120 Adelaide W. 416-364-6600, hyssteakhouse.com.
KOOL HAUS Static NYE 2013: Gareth Emery, Hardrock Sofa playing dance/electronic. Doors 9 pm. $60. Tickets at Ink Tickets. 132 Queens Quay E. 416-869-0045, firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEE'S PALACE DANCE CAVE DJ Shannon playing rock. Doors 9 pm. Adv $12.50. 529 Bloor W. 416-532-1598, leespalace.com.
LEE'S PALACE Young Empires, Decades, New Hands, Coleco. Doors 8:30 pm. $22.50. Tickets at Horseshoe, Rotate This, Soundscapes, Ticketmaster. 529 Bloor W. 416-532-1598, leespalace.com.
LEVACK BLOCK DJ Toney G, DJ Cod3. Two rooms with dancing to ol' skool to top 40 or house, prizes and giveaways. Doors 9 pm. Adv $20, more at the door. Tickets at the venue or PayPal via email@example.com. 88 Ossington. 416-916-0571, levackblock.com.
LIBERTY GRAND Gangster Glam: DJs autoerotique, Anthem Kingz, Richard Silas, Gabe & Walter Vice, Alonso, Matrix, Swiss. Gangster Squad inspired event with dinner and club $90, $100 after Dec 17. Club only $50, $60 after Dec 17. Party favours and midnight champagne toast included. Tickets at Ticketmaster. 25 British Columbia. 416-642-3789, libertygrand.com.
LULA LOUNGE Lady Son, DJ Gio. Dinner 7 to 9 pm, dance lesson 9 pm, show 10 pm. Beginners dance lesson, five-course dinner, bubbly at midnight. $150, $40 dancing only. 1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307, lula.ca.
MAGPIE TAPROOM Pop Lobster: DJs Little Kicks, Digits. Tickets at the door. 9 pm. $5 before 11 pm, $10 later. 831 Dundas W. 647-350-8305, facebook.com/poplobster.
METROPOLIS FACTORY Metropolis NYE 2013: Machinedrum, XI, John Roman $44.50-$64.50. Tickets at Play De Record, Rotate This, Soundscapes. 50 Edwin. tktwb.tw/V8Nkqt.
MISSISSAUGA CELEBRATION SQUARE Limelight Block Party. Live drumming and dance with Sheldon DeSouza, hip-hop group iRock with the One, electro-pop groups Lights and Nightbox, an open mic, interactive art project, video skate party and more. Festivities from 7 pm. 300 City Centre. 905-615-4311, mississauga.ca.
MOMIJI SUSHI BISTRO Resolution: D'Bandit, DJ Sin, Kid Kut and Brenton B. playing R&B/soca/reggae/classic/house/top 40. Elegant party with all-inclusive drinks served with food. $80. 2111 Sheppard E. jusblaize.com.
MONARCH TAVERN DJ Josh Wonder playing rock/grime/electro/dance $20. 12 Clinton. 416-531-5833, themonarchtavern.com.
NATHAN PHILLIPS SQUARE Citytv New Year's Bash: Kardinal Offishall, the Tenors, Jully Black, Shawn Desman, DJ Clymaxx. 10 pm. Free. 100 Queen W. toronto.ca.
NOCTURNE EBM Party & Panic New Year's Eve. DJ Lazarus plays ebm, electro-industrial and future pop in Zone One. Griz & DJ Chris Way play retro 80s & 90s, new wave, post-punk and more. Doors 10 pm. Free champagne toast, sparkling decor and 3 am last call. 550 Queen W. 416-504-2178, facebook.com/events/436154323116950.
NYOOD NYE Prom: DJ Tom Wrecks. Four-course menu and a glass of spiked champagne punch at midnight. Dinner from 8 pm, dancing from 10:30 pm. Early bird $55, dance only $20. Black tie for gentlemen and elegant dresses for ladies. 1096 Queen W. 416-466-1888, nyoodnyeprom2013.eventbrite.ca.
OLD MILL INN HOME SMITH BAR Jazz Party: Heather Bambrick & the Russ Little Trio playing jazz trombone. Dinner buffet from 7:30 pm, music at 8:30 pm. Doors 7 pm. $120. 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-207-2020, oldmilltoronto.com.
THE OSSINGTON Love Handle: New Year's Edition: DJs Catalyst, Famous Lee. Boogie and funk dance party. Snacks and champagne toast at midnight. 9 pm. $15. 61 Ossington. 416-850-0161, theossington.com.
PAINTBOX BISTRO Kobo Town playing reggae. Three-course dinner, after party and midnight bubbles $55. After party only & toast $20. Tickets at venue. 7 pm to 2 am. 555 Dundas E. 647-784-0555, paintboxbistro.ca.
THE PAINTED LADY DJ NV. Live bar top burlesque show with Anastasia and dancing to funk, soul, disco, boogie, 80s, hip-hop and reggae. Complimentary midnight toast. Show at 10 pm, doors 6 pm. No cover. 218 Ossington. 647-213-5239, thepaintedlady.ca.
PALAIS ROYALE Young Lions Music Club: Dwayne Gretzky, Summer Fling DJs. $62 includes gourmet food station-style dinner, $30 for party only. 9 pm. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes, Ticket Break. 1601 Lake Shore W. 416-533-3553, facebook.com/events/440355656012416.
PARTS & LABOUR THE SHOP White Girl: DJs itsmattlangille & Kaewonder playing rap from 1993 to 2013. Party includes midnight toast. Doors 10 pm. $10. 1566 Queen W. 416-588-7750, partsandlabour.ca.
PARTS & LABOUR DJs Brendan Canning, Dani Brown. All-you-can-eat special menu and midnight toast included. Early-bird tickets at Rotate This and the venue. $50, adv $30. Tickets at Rotate This. 1566 Queen W. 416-588-7750, partsandlabour.ca.
PIA BOUMAN SCHOOL FOR BALLET alienInFlux, Bassgators & Promise New Year's Eve: Estroe, Pantone, Mike Gibbs, Friendlyness & Isax, Hans Ohm playing disco/house/techno/electro haze/reggae/dub/bass. 10 pm. $30-$40. Tickets at Fairies Pyjamas, Play De Record, Shanti Baba, Silver Snail Comics, Sideshow Cafe. 6 Noble. 416-533-3706, ilovepromise.com.
THE PISTON Junkshop Three Year Anniversary: DJs Jeeks & Jorge. No cover. 9 pm. 937 Bloor W. 416-532-3989, thepiston.ca.
POGUE MAHONE Sandy MacIntyre & Steeped In Tradition playing Celtic. Three-course dinner, live Celtic music and party favours. Midnight toast included. $59.99, party only $20. Reserve. 7 pm. 777 Bay. 416-598-3339, poguemahone.ca.
POUR GIRL DJ Omega Zero playing retro 70s-90s. 9 pm. Free. 191 College. 416-916-6448, pourgirl.ca.
PRESS CLUB The Big City Hicks playing rock. No cover. 10 pm. 850 Dundas W. 416-364-7183, the pressclub.ca.
PROJECTION BOOTH EAST Free Years Eve. Big-screen ball drop, prizes, late-night music, late-night after screening, drinks and other fun. Free tickets, limited capacity. Doors 9 pm. 1035 Gerrard E. 416-466-3636, facebook.com/events/473908619313990.
PROJECTION BOOTH METRO Raunch 'N Roll New Year. Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque parties with the glitz of Vegas at this rock 'n' roll strip party with Rubie LaFramboise, Dolly Berlin and others. DJ dance party to follow show. Hair metal/spandex/groupie dress code. Doors 9:30 pm. $40-$160. Tickets at Event Brite, Nearly Naked. 677 Bloor W. raunchnrollnewyear2012.eventbrite.com.
REAL SPORTS Well Suited New Year's Eve playing R&B/hip-hop/reggae/soca/top 40. Classy affair with a strict dress code. 9 pm. Adv $35-$35, more at the door. 15 York. 416-704-5487, waynechung.ca.
RELISH BAR & GRILL Relish Stew (David Macmichael, Mary Stewart, Jace Traz & BVD). No cover. 9 pm. 2152 Danforth. 416-425-4664, relishbarandgrill.com.
REVIVAL Lifetime NYE Liftoff: Mensa, Big Jacks, James Redi, Dirty Dale, Andy Capp, Big Philly, Wan Luv, Taboo. Earlybird tickets $25, adv $35-$40. Tickets at Event Brite. 783 College. 416-535-7888, revivalbar.com.
RICHMOND HILL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Blackboard Blues Band. 10 pm. $35-$40. 10268 Yonge (Richmond Hill). 905-787-8811, rhcentre.ca.
RIVOLI Paul E Lopes, Mike Tull, Blueprint, Moreno, Jason Palma, General Eclectic, Stuart Li, Yogi playing hip-hop/house/reggae/disco/tropical grooves/soul. Bump N' Hustle/Garage 416/Footprints/United Soul party with three different sound zones, pool, party menu and drinks served till 3 am. 10 pm. $25 adv, $30 at the door. Tickets at Cosmos Records, Play De Record. 332 Queen W. 416-596-1908, milkaudio.com.
ROCKWOOD Midnight Masquerade: Drew James, Darsh playing house/electro/top 40/R&B/hip-hop. Two-floor party with complimentary masque and midnight toast. Strict Dress code, 21+. Doors 9 pm. 31 Mercer. 416-409-4341, rockwoodclub.com.
SHERATON CENTRE Majestic: DJ Delirious, ISC Nation, Planet Otnorot playing top 40/mashup/house/RnB/hip-hop. Winter Wonderland theme decor with go-go dancers, three-course meal w/ glass of wine, dinner at 7:30 pm, dinner & dance $100, dance only $50-$80, more at the door (from 9 pm). Includes complimentary champagne toast and favours. Semi formal dress code. 123 Queen W. 416-361-1000, majesticnye.com.
SILVER DOLLAR Rock & Roll Dance Party: Bloodshot Bill, Meanwood, Legato Vipers, Nicholas Doubleyou & the B Squad, DJ Dan Arget playing Motown/soul/pop/ rock & roll. Vintage duds encouraged. Prizes and giveaways all night. Doors 9 pm. $15. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes. 486 Spadina. 416-975-0909, facebook.com/events/410549829015537.
THE SISTER Holiday Soul Smashing: The Reply, Heavy Metal for Girls, Neil Traynor & the Emergency Broadcast System playing soul/R&B/pop/folk. Doors 9 pm. $15 at the door. 1554 Queen W. 416-532-2570, mitzis.ca.
SIX DEGREES Back In The Day 90s: Lissa Monet, R2, Tika Simone, Lambo playing old school hip-hop/R&B/reggae/house/pop. 10 pm. 2335 Yonge. 416-486-9666, backinthedayTO.com.
SNEAKY DEE'S Get Blown: Pinot, Cory B playing hip-hop/electro/funk. This rager includes many genres of music but NO dubstep. Advance tickets $10 at the club's downstairs bar. 8 pm. Tickets at Ticket Scene. 431 College. 416-603-3090, sneaky-dees.com.
SOUND ACADEMY Black & White Masquerade Ball: Starting from Scratch, DJ Carlos, DJ Roy. Mature vibe for the over 25 crowd playing R&B, soca, reggae, olSkool, hip-hop, and slow jams. Black and white attire dress code. Masquerade masks provided. Early bird $20 (carlospromo.com), $30 later (ticketmaster, Play de Record). Mature vibe for the over 25 crowd playing R&B, soca, reggae, olSkool, hip-hop, and slow jams. Black and white attire dress code. Early bird $20 (carlospromo.com), $30 later (ticketmaster, Play de Record). Doors 10 pm. 11 Polson. 416-829-6464, sound-academy.com.
SOUND ACADEMY SOLARIUM Cirque: DJ Glew, DJ Mix N Match playing house/R&B/hip-hop/top 40. Countdown, midnight toast, balloon drop, confetti, favours and more. Casual-formal dress code. Early bird tickets $25, more later. Doors 10 pm. 11 Polson. 416-904-9993, sound-academy.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Glitz And Gold Salsa Ball: DJ Jimmy Suave, DJ Geronimo, DJ Duck playing Latin/top 40s. Dance show, salsa lessons, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and sweets, comp champagne, swag bags, countdown spectacular. Doors 8 pm, lesson 8:15 pm, dancing from 9:15 pm. $60. Glitz-and-gold dress code in effect. 212 Delaware. torontosalsaball.ca.
SUPERMARKET Do Right x Milk New Year's Eve: DJs John Kong, Felix & Gani, Circle Research. Dance to funk, soul, Motown, classic hip-hop, house and more. Hosted by MC Abdominal. Dinner and dance $55. Party only early bird $15, adv $20, $25 at the door. Doors 9:30 pm. Tickets at Event Brite, Play De Record, Soundscapes. 268 Augusta. 416-840-0501, domilknye.com.
TATTOO ROCK PARLOUR Tattoo Rocks: DJ Trvr & DJ Stu playing rock/party rock anthems. Early bird tickets $25, more later. Doors 9 pm. Tickets at Ink Tickets. 567 Queen W. 416-703-5488, tattoorockparlour.com.
THIS IS LONDON This Is Hollywood: LRS & Oddesey. Doors 9 pm. $30. Tickets at Ink Tickets. 364 Richmond W. 416-351-1100, thisislondonclub.com.
THOMPSON HOTEL P1 At 1812: Sean Chase, Frankie Sij, Tech 12, Jed Harper, Sam Haze playing deep house/hip-hop/remixes. Three rooms with three sounds at this festive party. Upscale attire required. Doors 10 pm. Adv $40, more at the door. 550 Wellington W. 416-991-3230, uniqlifestyle.com/2012/12/p1-at-1812.
TOMORROW GALLERY DJ Silvermayne, Pursuit Grooves, SlowPitch. Works by Georgia Dickie, Jillian K Ross, Brady Bothwell, Wifihifiscifi. Mixology by Georgia & Jillian from 10 to 11 pm. $30, adv $25. Tickets at Art Metropole, Rotate This, Soundscapes. 163 Sterling. 416-407-1474, tomorrowgallery.info.
TOULA James Bond 007 Licence To Party: DJ Jordan Cattonar. Six-course gala gourmet Italian dinner, comp cocktail and hors d'oeuvres, dancing, champagne and favours at midnght. Dinner $80, party only $60, whole package $150. Reserve. 1 Harbour Square, 38th floor. 416-777-2002, toularestaurant.com.
TRANZAC Celebration/Super-Show: Sheezer, the Sunparlour Players, the Bicycles, Gentleman Reg, Let's Build Machines, Language-Arts, Ronley Teper's Lipliners, OG Melody, Rouge, DJ Gavin Elliott and others $17, adv $15. Tickets at Rotate This, Soundscapes. 292 Brunswick. 416-923-8137, tranzac.org.
TWIST GALLERY Unapologetic New Years: Mark Munroe. Tickets include some drinks, food, gift bags, prizes and more. Donation for the party goes to students attending Model UN. Early bird $50, later $60. 10:30 pm to 2 am. Tickets at Event Brite. 1100 Queen W. 416-588-2222, facebook.com/events/125117224312829.
UNIUN Unyte For 2013: DJ Jed Dadson. Party favours included. Doors 9 pm. $35-$45. Tickets at Ink Tickets. 473 Adelaide W. uniun.com.
VIRGIN MOBILE MOD CLUB Ten Year New Year's Celebration playing dance/rock/indie/electronic. Champagne reception at 9:30 pm. Music by UK-Underground playing indie, dance rock and electronic. Party favours, bubbles, confetti blasts and balloon drop. Two floors of dancing. Early bird $20, sleepy bird $24, lazy bird more. Tickets at Club Zone, Soundscapes. 722 College. 416-588-4663, themodclub.com.
VOGUE SUPPER CLUB Midnight In Paris. Complimentary midnight toast, favours and midnight countdown. 7 pm. Dinner and dancing $80, early bird dance only tickets $30. Semi-formal/formal dress code. 42 Mowat. 647-448-6453, voguenewyears.com.
WINCHESTER KITCHEN & BAR One King playing funk/soul/Motown. 10 pm. 51A Winchester. 416-323-0051, winchesterkitchen.com.
WRONGBAR RAC, Goldroom, Natural Animal, Arroghanz. 9 pm. Adv $30. Tickets at Event Brite, River Run, Soundscapes. 1279 Queen W. 416-516-8677, wrongbar.com.
MISSISSAUGA CELEBRATION SQUARE Outdoor Limelight Block Party, with music by indie band Vibonics, spoken word poet Matt Miller, a drum and dance performance, open mic, collaborative art painting with Sheldon De Souza and more. 7 pm. Free. 300 City Centre (Mississauga). mississaugaartscouncil.com.
TORONTO ZOO New Year's Eve Family Countdown. Animal visits, keeper talks, a magician, Abbamania, Majinx Magic Show, the WotWots, Shrek and kid's countdown. 5 to 8 pm. Meadowvale N of 401. 416-392-5929, torontozoo.com.
ABSOLUTE COMEDY Mike Dambra w/ MJ Taks and host Ward Anderson. Show 10:15 pm, buffet from 8 pm. $40, show & buffet $60. 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700, absolutecomedy.ca.
THE FLYING BEAVER PUBARET Comedy And Dance party. Comedian Carla Collins performs at 7 & 9:30 pm. Three-course prix fixe dinner. Dance party to follow. Comedy show & dinner with complimentary toast and dessert $65 (7 pm), $75 (9:30 pm), dance party only $10. Reserve email@example.com.
MASSEY HALL Comedy Extravaganza with Bryan Hattsmooth, Dave Hemstad, Darcy Michael, Rebecca Kohler, Winston Spear, host Harland Williams and others. 7:30 pm. $39.50-$69.50. 178 Victoria. 416-872-4255, masseyhall.com.
SECOND CITY Special performance of the fall mainstage revue, We've Totally (Probably) Got This!, plus a countdown and champagne toast. Optional dinner at Wayne Gretzky's. Performances at 7 & 10 pm. Show & toast $55, dinner package $108. 51 Mercer. 416-343-0011, secondcity.com.
TORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS Gerry Dee and the cast of the sitcom Mr. D perform a live comedy show, featuring Bette MacDonald, Darrin Rose, Mark Forward, Naomi Snieckus, Mark Little and host Jonathan Torrens. 7:30 pm. $59. 5040 Yonge. ticketmaster.ca.
YUK YUK'S DOWNTOWN New Year's Eve Bash w/ Pete Zedlacher, Martha E Chaves, Alex Pavone and MC Jean Paul. Dinner 8 pm, show 10 pm. $50, dinner & show $88. 224 Richmond W. 416-967-6425, yukyuks.com.
BRAVISSIMO! OPERA'S GREATEST HITS Attila Glatz Concert Productions presents a collection of excerpts for beloved operas performed by Canadian and international artists. 7 pm. $55-$145. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 416-872-4255, masseyhall.com.
THE FINE ART OF MURDER Mysteriously Yours... Dinner Theatre's whodunit features a Sherlock Holmes dinner-theatre mystery followed by a DJ dance party. 6:30 pm $119-$149. 2026 Yonge. 416-486-7469, mysteriouslyyours.com.
TORONTO OPERETTA THEATRE The New Year's Gala includes a pre-performance reception, three-course dinner and post-show party. $145 (doesn't include performance ticket for The Merry Widow). Hot House Cafe, 35 Church. 416-922-2912, torontooperetta.com.
ST LAWRENCE HALL World healing event with prayers for peace, guided meditation and a performance by Brenda MacIntyre. All ages. Community breakfast to follow ($10 donation). 6:30-8:30 am. Free. 157 King E. 416-254-7277, emanation.org/peace/index.htm.
ZEN BUDDHIST TEMPLE Kindling Light Of Wisdom Mind Buddhist year-end candlelight service. 8 pm. $10 donation. 86 Vaughan. zenbuddhisttemple.org.