New Year’s Eve Highlights
Billy O’s: Zeppelin Tribute with Led it Be and a champagne toast. 2819 E. Main St., Ventura, 652-0327.
Bombay Bar & Grill: A three-course meal plus entertainment from Custom Made, Rico and Mambo and DJ Ernie from Q104.7 FM. 143 S. California St., Ventura, 643-4404.
Charline’s: Featuring DJ FLEXX spinning some tunes, plus menu and drink specials. 546 E. Main St., Ventura, 652-2255.
Dirty Vinyl: Groove Mafia Productions and Dirty Vinyl present: “2010 The Year We Get Dirty” a New Year’s Eve party you won’t soon forget! The dance floor will be pulsing with energy and deep bass, just like it should be on New Year’s, and the champagne will be flowing at midnight! DJs Elixir (deep house & progressive), Lucid (deep tech, prog, minimal) and Dirty Vinyl resident DJ (electro, tech, mashups). $5 cover. 1644 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura. 641-1500, www.myspace.com/thedirtyvinyl.
GiGi’s Cocktail Lounge: Sing in the new year with karaoke. No cover charge, past midnight. 2493 Grand Ave., Ventura, 642-2411.
It’s All Good Bar: Bury the decade and party with Shades of Day (pictured) and Kyle Hunt and the King Gypsy. 8 p.m., free appetizers plus a champagne toast at midnight. 533 E. Main St., Ventura. 641-9951 or visit www.shadesofday.net.
Nicholby’s: Big Band featuring members of Army of Freshmen and Le Meu Le Purr on stage together playing the greatest songs of all time, 10 p.m. 410 E. Main St., Ventura, 653-2320.
Ojai Valley Women’s Club: New Year’s Celebration with Sligo Rags, an award-winning energetic celtic bluegrass fusion band. This is a family-friendly event with food and dancing. $20 for adults, $10 for kids younger than 14 and free for kids younger than 6. 441 Ojai Ave., Ojai. 665-8852, www.ojaiconcertseries.com.
O’Leary’s: New Year’s Bash with Randy Rich & the Ravens. 6555 Telephone Road, Ventura, 644-4619.
Pirate’s Grub ‘N’ Grog: Champagne, food and live music by Cover 2 Cover. 450 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard. 984-0046 or visit www.piratesgrubngrog.net.
Rookees: Champagne, party favors, in-house entertainment, and best of all, no cover charge to ring in the New Year. 419 E. Main St., Ventura. 648-6862 or visit www.myspace.com/rookeesventura.
Star Lounge: Everyone’s favorite place for happy hour is the place for end-of-year entertainment with Big Tweed. 343 E. Main St., Ventura, 648-4709.
Take 2: Ron Sexton plays from 6 to 9 p.m., with a mystery band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Featuring a four-course meal, $35 per person and $60 per couple. 2815 E. Main St., Ventura, 701-5139.
Wine Lovers: New Year’s “Early Eve” with the John Egizi Jazz Duo from 6 to 9 p.m.and Bobby Watley at 9:30 p.m. Appetizers and champagne specials offered. 1067 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 652-1810.
Zoey’s Café: A meal from Zoey’s delicious menu plus live music from the Chris Pierce Band and Delaney Gibson, 6:30 p.m. 451 Main St., Ventura. 652-1137, www.zoeyscafe.com.
Saturday, Jan. 2 Hi-Cees welcomes Steve White and the Barstool Pigeons, 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 2, 8 p.m. it’s Birdfeeder, Catwalk and Sea Lions at Zoey’s.