New Year’s Eve 2017 rules…..
1. Have fun…….2.Please be safe and get that Uber and/or Lyft……3.Respect every party promoter and entertainer who’s serving up these fabulous events just for you because they’re at werk and you’re white girl wasted……4.Don’t be an asshole because we’ve had enough of that this year…..5.Let’s party.
Sing Your Life Karaoke/All Over Philly In the mood to just sing it all out tomorrow night? Then follow those vocal slay bells on over to Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap and say Auld Lang Syne to the fabulous Sara Sherr and her massive Sing Your Life Karaoke collection, which is guaranteed to have that one song you can’t wait to butcher one last time like Ariana in 2016. 9pm-1, 1301 E Susquehanna Ave
Macy’s Annual Christmas Light Show Because 78 times this holiday season just wasn’t enough. Right, Mariah? Every two hours beginning at 10 am, 1300 Market St.
The Academy of Music presents:The Nutcracker Tomorrow night will be your last chance to have those nuts cracked in Philly this holiday season. Enough said. various showtimes, The Academy of Music, 825 Walnut St.
The Wizard of Oz (Tonight through January 8th) Looking to spend a delightful evening at the thea-tah before that big ol’ ball drops tomorrow night? Then follow the yellow brick road and give Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow and the Cowardly your best 2017 wishes and get those tickets before they all skip out of town next week. Various Showtimes, Walnut St. Theatre, 825 Walnut St.
Superdope Pre New Years Turn Up/Tonight Now, what could be more dope than a pre New Year’s turn up served up by the Gayborhood’s one-and-only, Mr. Stro Kyle? Absolutely nothing, especially when he’ll be serving up kinds of fabulously priced bottles (go here..now) with all kinds of beats from all over the music map provided by DJ Reezey that will be flowin’ like champagne all night long. But perhaps the best part of it all (besides the fact that this party despises negative vibes..so leave it at the garage door), is that your fabulous hostess, Icon Ebony-Fearce, and the Insatiable Taste of Sin herself, Ms. Omyra Lynn, will be taking over the stage to slay your 2016 lives one last time. Werk. Tonight, 9pm, Tabu, 200 South 12th St.
Holy Trinity:All Beyonce/Nicki/RiRi Dance Party/Tonight Let’s get into complete formation for the year as we prepare to straight up snatch that moment for life in 2017. And of course, work, work, work, work, work. Enough said. Tonight, 9 pm, The Dolphin Tavern, 1539 S. Broad Street
VIP New Year’s Eve 2017 at Penn 6 Gentlemen, press out your finest attire (may I personally suggest a fabulous suspenders and bow tie combo?) and ladies, get those freakum gowns ready because Penn 6 is about to get you all sorts of bougie’d up tomorrow night. So, please join the fabulous Valerie Teachout, the delightful Mizz Shannon Evs and the sexy and studly pairing of Sean Kane and Chad Gant as they’re each ready to serve you with all those bubbles and beyond to help you have, like, the best New Year’s Eve celebration ever. Let’s par-tay like its 1999, because we must. Go right here, right now for much more info.
The NYE Burlesque Ball Feeling frisky and all sexed up like Color Me Badd heading into the New Year? Then join your elegant hosts HoneyTree EvilEye and Flirt Vonnegut for what’s sure to an affordable evening featuring fabulous bottle packages, grooves by DJ Spencer Rollins with performances by Comedy Kween BEV and burlesque beauties Tesla Tease, Masokiss and Otis Pena, all of whom will be ready to serve you with their tassle werk for 2017. 9 pm, Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th St.
New Queer’s Eve You’ve heard the rumors and have now seen her latest Facebook pic marking her grand return to Philly. Yas, Queens & Queers, the one-and-only West Coast owning diva herself, Ms. Amber Hikes, is back in the City of Brotherly Love and ready to kick it Back 2 Basics style while serving you with all kinds of beats and bubbles for one fabulous NYE night only. If that’s not enough to sell you, go right here for all the 2017 B2B truth you can handle. 8 pm, The Foundry, 1100 Canal St.
Kurt Vile and The Violators Ready to rock it out one final time in 2016 and give it up to a tremendous local music artist? Then Mr. Vile has got you covered. Literally…because that hair. Caress it in along with his trademark vocal wails and you’ve got yourself one hell of a rockin’ New Year’s Eve party. No offense, Mr. Seacrest. 8 pm, The Fillmore, 29 E Allen St.
Happy New Wave! The Sex Dwarf NYE Party If there’s one entertainer in Philly who can throw a New Year’s Eve dance party like nobody’s New Wave business, it’s certainly DJ Robert Drake, who’s bringing his Sex Dwarf party full swing into 2017. So, if you’re looking to avoid all of that Philly New Year’s drama (you know there’s always a little somethin’ goin’ down), head to Club Mousai (go right here for that Aqua Net ready info) and get cozy with Mr. Drake and his extraordinary catalog of classic grooves that’ll keep you warm all the way until the ball and those beats drop. 8 pm, Club Mousai, 1227 Walnut St.
New Year’s Eve at Valanni Just when you thought you recovered from their red-hot Freeze affair at the start of the holiday season, Mr. Michael Duffy and his Valanni werk crew are back and ready to do it up in all kinds of fabulous Philly style. Meaning, get ready for one oh, so fancy evening filled with grooves by LEE, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a delightful four course tasting menu and lots and lots of champagne bubbles to help you get your New Year’s Eve freak on like Missy. 8 pm, Valanni, 1229 Spruce St.
New Year’s Eve with the Diva’s Is becoming that diva part of your one hundred New Year’s resolutions? If so, put it at the very top of your list (ahead of that one week at the gym) and prepare to learn your lessons from Donna Ria, King Rome and Philly’s legendary Tina Montgomery, who’ll all be ready and waiting for you with an open bar, real live boy toys, and of course all the noise maker werk your 2017 diva heart desires. 8 pm, Blaze’s 2nd Story Loft Bar, 2372 Orthodox St.
The Mummer’s Day Parade starring Brittany Lynn Gird your hangovers, because Brittany Lynn and the rest of her Fancy Brigade gaggle of girlfriends are back for the 118th (!!) annual Mummer’s Day Parade and ready to serve up a storybook theme that’s guaranteed to be nothing short of a legendary fairy-tale.
But before she marches for her life this Sunday, she’ll be interrupting your Saturday brunch party one more time this year when she stops by Philly Mixtape tomorrow and serves up January’s piping hot edition of ALL the local drag tea….and this is one calendar you don’t want to miss out on! Stay tuned, kids! And for much more on this year’s Mummer’s extravaganza, strut it on up right here.
Listen to Music/All New Year Long Let those grooves get in and get you by with whatever 2017 may bring.
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