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Saturday 12/31/16

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COLUMBUS THEATRE

270 broadway + 9 pm + $17-20 + all ages

New Years Eve – Julie Rhodes // Arc Iris // She Keeps Bees // Last Good Tooth

some of the most talented and innovative bands in our area in one place

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DUSK PROVIDENCE

301 harris ave + 8 pm – 3 am + $5 + 21 plus

New Years Eve Party feat. The Dead LA // Zero Holds // Cat Has Claws // X-R Tabs

get rowdy! pizza, sweets, and champagne toast at midnight!

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AS220

115 empire st. + 9 pm + $20 + all ages

Revue’s Year’s Eve Bash: The Party Animal Show

bands that make you dance accompanied by stand up comedy 

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FETE MUSIC HALL 

103 dike st. + 8 pm + $35 + all ages

Turkuaz with special guests Kung Fu & West End Blend

a funky dance party on steroids 

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ALCHEMY PROVIDENCE

71 richmond st. 2nd floor + 8 pm + $9 + all ages

NC & The Lost Arts Presents: New Years Eve feat. Alcky Gawd Ent. // QAR // Dav!d Beg!n // Nicole Gauthier // G. Guernon // NC&tLA // Joi

‘unparallelled evening of merryment and music’

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 10 pm – 3 am + $20-30 + 21 plus

Its A Wrap!

new years eve party hosted by Stay Silent. DJs for your dancing pleasure. For tickets go to www.staysilentpvd.com

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THE MET

1005 main st. pawtucket + 6 pm – 1 am + $35 + all ages

Tight Crew’s Retro Rewind NYE

3 floors of entertainment, retro bowling, retro video games, confetti blasters and more http://www.tightcrew.net/retro-rewind-nye.html

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THE PARLOUR

1119 n. main st. + 7 pm + $10 + 21 plus

Viking Jesus // The Gnomes // Cosmic Factory // Banished Fools

psychedelic rock, jam band, funk, blues

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ROOFTOP OF PROVIDENCE G

100 dorrance st. + 8 pm + $75 + all ages

‘soak up the beautiful views while dancing under the stars with live music by Jackie Treehorn and DJ Naughty. Snap a memory of your spectacular night in our photo booth, then cozy up in our heated glass-enclosed space’

Ticket includes passed appetizers, dessert buffet and complimentary champagne upon arrival. Cash bar will be available: http://rooftopnye2017.eventbrite.com/

Wednesday 12/28/16

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THE GRANGE PROVIDENCE

166 broadway + 9 pm + free

Rachel Jorgensen & Chrissy Stewart

warm and soft textures of blues, soul and jazz

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NICK-A-NEES

75 south st. + 8:30 pm + free

The Gather Rounders

“..a string band that tastefully blends traditional and progressive bluegrass and folk into a lush mix of clean harmonies, inventive pickin’ and solid grooves.”

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ROOFTOP AT PROVIDENCE G

100 dorrance st. + 7 – 10 pm + free

Little Compton Band

’embodies a new age of roots rock’

funk night

THE PARLOUR

1119 n. main st. + 10 pm + $5 + 21 plus

Funky Autocrats

funk night with some of the best in new england every wednesday 

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 5-8 pm

Wind Down Wednesdays

brugal rum tastings every wednesday in december = free drinks + free drinks

Thursday 12/22/16

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ROOFTOP AT PROVIDENCE G

100 dorrance + 8 pm + free

The Z-Boys

‘power trio playing surf rock, soul and funk for your listening and dancing pleasure’

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KIOSK PVD

60 valley st. #5 + 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Don’t Panic

‘…an opportunity to discover smartly-priced and versatile design items by local makers as well as entertainment by local performers, our antidote to all last-minute holiday shoppers.’

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AS220

115 empire st. + all ages

Blackbox Theatre + 7 pm + free : Counter Productions Theater presents ‘Choke’ by Matt Greene

‘..an exploration of life in the professional world of mixed martial arts’

Main Stage + 9 pm + $6 : Max Orsini // Ben Guihan // Drew Christensen

‘..music blends of folk, indie, pop and r & b’

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THE MET

1005 main st. pawtucket + 8 pm + $8 + all ages

Black Letter // Call Security // Emeline

alternative rock, pop

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FIREHOUSE 13

41 central st. + 7 pm + $8 / $7 with clothing donation

What Madders Most

a holiday celebration & winter clothing drive 

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 7:30 & 10:30 pm screenings + free ($5-$10 donation is appreciated)

Puppytown  Film Premier

Tuesday 12/20/16

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ADA BOOKS

717 westminster st. + 8 pm

A Night of Terrifying Holiday Stories

new scary stories by Cj Jimenez, Jim Frain, Caitlin Cali & Jeremy Ferris! new scary songs by Joe DeGeorge!

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FIREHOUSE 13

41 central st. + 8 pm

Kool Aid Clubhouse Christmas Party

open jam for all upstairs and stand up comedy open mic down stairs!

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POINT ST. DUELING PIANOS

3 davol square + 7 pm + $5

Point St. Reading Series

Ann Hood and Mary Cappello are local literary celebrities’ 

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AS220 

115 empire st. + 9 pm + $7 + all ages

Palm Green Tour Night 2: Yungvicecity, Sheezter.Pink and Ba$hout, Tourguide, Lil dapper, Lyric and Ska Pilgrim

‘this event is to showcase the upcoming art and music scene from Southeastern, Connecticut and Bristol, Rhode Island’

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ALCHEMY

71 richmond st. 2nd floor + 8 pm + free

Karaoke Time

sing your songs every tuesday 

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THE PARLOUR

1119 n. main st. + 7 pm + free

Open Mic

one of the best in town

Monday 12/19/16

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ROOFTOP AT PROVIDENCE G

100 dorrance st. + 7 pm + free

Volcano Kings

slow surf rock & jazzy grooves

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 8:30 pm + free + all ages

Loone // La Neve // Flowers and The Ghosts of Insects // ATDI

punk, indie, rock

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JULIANS

318 broadway + admission & buffett free with donation of a winter coat and/or canned food

Longest Night Party & Coat Drive

live music by Little Tomb and The ‘Mericans 

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NICK-A-NEES

75 south st. + 8:30 pm + free

The House Combo

bluegrass at your favorite dive bar, bring your dogs 

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THE PARLOUR

1119 n. main st. + 9 pm + free + 21 plus

Foundation Mondays with Upsetta International & Natural Element Band

reggae night

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NOLANS CORNER PUB: hot dog night; buy a beer get a free hotdog

THE GRANGE PROVIDENCE: mindful mondays, check your phone in with the hostess while dining and receive 10% off

TRINITY BREWHOUSE: wings night!

LOIE FULLERS: mussel mondays

Sunday 12/18/16

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WHAT CHEERS RECORDS + VINTAGE 

180 angell st. + 11 am – 7 pm

17th Anniversary / Holiday Party & Sale

17 % off sale, holiday open mic

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LORE

144 brook st. + 12-5 pm

Lore’s Holiday Marketplace

tis the season for gift giving, shop directly from your local makers.

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LOIE FULLERS

1455 westminster st. + 5-8 pm

9th Annual WestSide Caroling 2016

meet up at Loie for snack from 5-6 then bring cheer to the whole west side with your neighbors! 

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ALCHEMY

71 richmond st. + 7:30 pm + $12 + all ages

The Scandals // Black Beach // Zero Holds // Partywolfe

punk, hardcore, rock n’ roll at PVD’s newest venue!

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 8 pm + $5

Return to Corea: A night of Chick with Nick and friends

jazz at its finest 

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AS220

115 empire st.

Main Stage + 3 – 6pm + free : Girls Rock! Rhode Island’s Fall Group Lesson Concert

‘GRR is a volunteer-based non-profit that uses music creation and critical thinking to foster empowerment, collaborative relationships, and the development of healthy identities in girls and women.’

Black Box Theatre + 8:15 pm + $5 : Luna Loba [She-Wolf] IV: Moon of Reversal and Release

performance art, sound, body/voice, video.
rituals of transformation, in homage to the full moon.

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CABLE CAR CINEMA

204 s. main st.

Moonlight   12:00  2:15  4:30  6:45  9:00

“tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality”

Wednesday 12/14/16

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THE GRANGE PROVIDENCE

166 broadway + 9:30 pm + free + all ages

Mary Burke // Gillian Grogan

velvet soft rhythms & wistful melodic hymns by talented singer-songwriters 

(psst. the grange has vegan bbq and buffalo wings every wednesday!)

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ROOFTOP AT PROVIDENCE G

100 dorrance st. + 7 pm + free

The Little Compton Band

a new age of roots rock

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NICK-A-NEES

75 south st. + 8:30 pm + free

Ricky Meir and the Ricktones

bluegrass 

funk night

THE PARLOUR

1119 n. main st. + 10 pm + $5 + 21 plus

The Funky Autocrats

the best in the funk game all on one stage 

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AS220

115 empire st. + 9 pm + $6 + all ages

Mouni // Shampoo (GA) // Andrew Carter (VA) // Wonderful Pathos

ambient rock

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AURORA PROVIDENCE

276 westminster st. + 9 pm + $5

No Plateau // The Wednesday Night Band // Michael Graham

bluegrass, indie rock, jam