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NYE 2010 Picks: Concerts

Want to see music on New Year's Eve? These concerts should have you grooving into 2011
Thursday Dec 09, 2010.     By Centerstage Chicago Staff
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You can still hear some high-quality tunes on New Year's Eve in Chicago. Here are our picks for the best:

Linsey Alexander
Blue Chicago

536 N. Clark St. (at Ohio), Chicago. Featuring the Linsey Alexander Blues Band with Patricia Scott, $20. (312) 661-0100 or

Northlight Theatre

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 Tickets are $45 (Dec. 30) and $55 (Dec. 31).

The Mid

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 $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

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