36 New Year's Eve gigs in Vancouver

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      The Arrival Agency's New Year's at the Hotel Vancouver is a five-ballroom party featuring music by the Big Sound, Intimate Productions, Kevin Shiu, Ingrid Hakanson, Abasi & Glyn, the Rad Pack, Nick Bike, Niña Mendoza, LOVE at the Fox Cabaret, Christa Belle, Patrick Campbell, and the Orchid Club.

      Vancouver party band Troys R Us performs at the Roxy Cabaret.

      Under the Stars New Year's at Venue features resident DJs Darylo and Coach Bombay.

      Vancouver rockers Trooper ("Raise a Little Hell") play Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

      Canadian impressionist Andre-Philippe Gagnon plays River Rock Show Theatre.

      Oregon doom-metal band Yob (above) plays the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests Bison and Astrakhan.

      New Year's at Edgewater Casino features blues music by Jerry Doucette, Murray Porter, Gary Comeau, Rob Montgomery's Incognito, Nadine States, Alita Dupray, and Amanda Dean.

      One Night Stand VIII: The Final Countdown at Imperial features performances by Hannah Georgas, Louise Burns, Dominique Fricot, Jeff Innes of Yukon Blonde, Dave Vertesi of Hey Ocean!, Andrew Braun & Laura Smith of Rococode, and Tariq Hussain of Brasstronaut.

      Local heavy-soul band Cocaine Moustache plays the Railway Club, with guests Muddy Goats, Whiskey River Gun Club, and the Tassel Twirlers.

      DJs Marvel, Lechance, and Jolin Ras perform for Hyphy NYE 2016 at Alexander Gastown.

      DJs Ryan Live (from L.A.), I-fun, and Maiya perform at Blackbird Public House's Absolut Electrik NYE 2016.

      Balance NYE at the Backstage Lounge features funk, soul, and hip-hop performances by David Morin, Soul Hop Committee, the Brothers Box, Thomas Workshop, and Chuzwuzzla.

      Guilty Pleasures NYE Prom at the Biltmore features DJ’s Fink & Sea, the Gal Pals (aka Jamie Tay and Sarah Faye), and special guest Ernold Sane.

      New Year's at the Fox Cabaret features comedy, performance, live music, DJs, and dancing, with the Sunday Service, Heaven DJs, the Motown Party, and the Ballantynes.

      Coastal Jazz presents Vancouver-based jazz vocalist Dawn Pemberton (above) at Frankie's, accompanied by drummer Mike Ardagh, pianist Ian Cox, and bassist Derek DiFilippo.

      FKYA DJs perform at Republic's NYE 2016 Black Out Gala.

      Local outlaw-rock band Big John Bates plays the Media Club, with guests Alchemy Chamber, Year of the Wolf, DJ Brandy Bones, and the Tassel Twirlers.

      Chicago house musician Johnny Fiasco plays Open Studios, with guests Luke McKeehan, Joel Armstrong, and Iain Howie.

      SJS NYE at the Commodore Ballroom features DJs from Slow Jam Sundays.

      DJ Grizzandole performs at Cinema Public House's Mardi Gras NYE, featuring Bourbon Street-inspired cocktails.

      The James Danderfer Trio performs at a superhero-themed party at UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar.

      Reggae-pop singer-songwriter Daniel Wesley (above) plays Grand Villa Casino, with guests Pigeon Park and DJ Jeremy Baker.

      DJ Wakeeta performs at the Lamplighter Public House for the NYE 2016 dinner/dance.

      Standup comedian Glenn Wool performs at Lafflines, with guests Kyle Jones and Ron Vaudry.

      Darcy Michael hosts a New Year's at The Comedy Mix featuring standup by Dino Archie, Kyle Bottom, and Charlie Demers.

      New Year's Eve Glitz & Glamour Gala at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown features music by Alibaba, Earl da Pearl, DJ Superfly, Daddy Mikey, DJ Reign, DJ El Nino, DJ Kemo, Latin DJ Soundloco, and DJ Reign.

      DJ Unit performs dance music from the '80s, '90s, and 2000s at Library Square Public House.

      DJ Soma and friends perform at Butcher & Bullock's Bourbon Ball NYE dinner/dance, featuring a southern-inspired menu.

      Vancouver horn ace Gabriel Hasselbach hosts a New Year's Eve dinner bash at Ten Ten Tapas, with guest vocalists Lisa Fennell and Cecile LaRochelle and pianist-singer Rob Weaver.

      A Funky's New Year's at Funky Winker Beans features live punkaoke and performances by the All Star Amphibians, the Spree Killers, Kill Matilda (above), and the Shit Talkers.

      Fortune Sound NYE 2016 features dance music by Physik, Adlib, Sailor Gerry, and Seko.

      NYE16 Hotel at the Waldorf features a hooka lounge, five different theme rooms, and Mad Decent artists until 4 am.

      Dom Perignon hosts Illuminate NYE at M.I.A. with music by Floetic and Stimulant J.

      DJ Krisp Kutz performs at Bimini Public House.

      Vancouver multi-instrumentalist Alex Maher performs at Clough Club.

      Vancouver TheatreSports League's New Year's Eve at Year in Review at the Improv Centre sees improvisers lead a comedic journey back through the headlines of 2015.