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Colo.’s Brothers Keeper to kick off tour on NYE in Durango
NYE parties, performances and parades

Straight-ahead rock and roll, a musical tribute to the neon ‘90s, a swinging country show and head-bopping beats – there are plenty of offerings this New Year’s Eve for Durangoans looking to take in some music.
Local band Hello Dollface, with help from Oregon session man Tim McLaughlin, will offer up a heaping serving of ‘90s nostalgia at the Henry Strater Theatre. The “Party Like it’s 1999” NYE event will feature covers of songs by ‘90s staples like Nirvana, En Vogue, No Doubt and The Cardigans. Black Velvet and Lacey Black will be entertaining the ski crowds at Durango Mountain Resort. And the Diabolical Sound Platoon will be joined by The Chava People for a party at the Balcony Backstage.
Here’s a rundown of some NYE events:
New Year’s Eve at Durango Mountain Resort, 2 p.m.-1 a.m., featuring live music by Black Velvet and Lacey Black, a torchlight parade and fireworks, 1 Skier Place,
Black & White New Year’s Eve Party with The High Rollers, 8:30 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, $10 for people 21 and over, with food, party favors and door prizes, 601 East Second Ave., 375-2568.
NYE ’90s Neon Dance Party with Hello Dollface, 9 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., a tribute to ’90s music from bands like Sublime, Nirvana and The Cardigans, $12 at the door,
Carbon Red, 9 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon, 39848 Highway 160, Gem Village, 884-9155.
Diabolical Sound Platoon with The Chava People, 10 p.m., Balcony Backstage, 600 Main Ave., 764-4083.
Brothers Keeper, with John Popper and Jono Manson, 10 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive, $35-$50,
New Year’s Eve Bash with DJ Steele, 10 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St., 382-8554.
Katie Klingsporn

If you go

Brothers Keeper with John Popper and Jono Manson will play a New Year’s Eve show at 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. Tickets are $35 and are available at

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