You can still hear some high-quality tunes on New Year's Eve in Chicago. Here are our picks for the best:
536 N. Clark St. (at Ohio), Chicago. Featuring the Linsey Alexander Blues Band with Patricia Scott, $20. (312) 661-0100 or www.bluechicago.com.
8 p.m. Dec. 30-31, 8 p.m.: New Year’s Eve with E. Faye Butler and her combo present jazz, pop, show tunes and blues at 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org. Tickets are $45 (Dec. 30) and $55 (Dec. 31).
306 N. Chicago. The full service nightclub and live music venue hosts hometown DJ Bad Boy Bill for its New Years Eve Bash. Three hour premium open bar (9 p.m. to midnight), an interactive countdown with a champagne toast, balloon drop and confetti explosion. Tickets at www.clubtix.net. $70-$90.
Excalibur and Vision Nightclub
7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Five dance floors featuring club anthems, hip-hop, retro and dance. The next best thing to Times Square, event will be complete with an Indoor Snowstorm of Confetti, Multiple Balloon Drops, an Arctic Nitrogen Blast and an Explosive Video Countdown. $40-$99. from 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM on New Year’s Eve. (312) 266-1944 or www.ExcaliburChicago.com.
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