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The word on where to party like it's ... well, you know

Don't have plans for New Year's Eve yet? Don't worry--it's not the end of the world. SF Station, the City's what-to-do, where-to-go, when-to-breathe online resource, has a few suggestions. They also have ideas for the other 364 days ...

Epoch New Year's Eve 2000 at the Regency

Featuring Mark Farina, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Resin, Alain De Corazon and Mauricio, Julius Melendez Band, Norm Stradley, Supreme Love Gods, M3 and Rueben Mancias.

This black-tie-optional event is presented by the San Francisco AHA (After Hours Association) in partnership with Second Sunday Productions, SF Metropolitan Magazine, Jesse Jones and Johnny Love. Free drinks all night!!!

Location: The Regency (1300 Van Ness at Sutter)
Time: 8pm-6am
Admission: $200 available at www.ticketweb.com, 510.601.8932
Info: 415.339.7899

From Sunset to Sunrise

Featuring the funk brigade DJs Garth, John Howard, Miguel Migs, Jay-j, Marcello, Jellybear, Simon, and Jonene. For more info, check www.harmonyproductions.com

Location: Mission Rock, 817 China Basin at Mariposa and Third, SF
Time: 4pm-6am
Admission: tba
Info: tba

Origin Millenium 2000

Nomad Interactive presents a special appearance by the Soul Foundation Tour, featuring Chicago producers Traxx & Justin Long, an official CD release celebration for Mars & Mystre--Faith in 2000, Mike Huckaby, Simon & Markie, Dyloot, Tom Slik, Tracer, Uphonic, Thomas Trouble, Rick V, Gouracandra and Macadio.

Location: call for location
Time: 9pm-3am
Admission: call for admission
Info: 415.675.5605, 510.433.9933, 408.778.5553, 916.554.0554

Nikita NYE 2000

Spundae presents Nikita's Y2K gala, featuring the talents of musical maestros Doc Martin, Terry Mullan, Jerry Bonham, Taj, Michael Anthony, Galen, Solar, Sensei, David Coleman and many others.

Location: Ten15 Folsom
Time: 9pm-6am
Admission: tba
Info: 415.267.0568

Bill Graham and Martel & Nabiel present SFNYE Superior Bash

Featuring the Pretenders and Crystal Method. Bands represent all the best generations with festive decorations and exotic dancers. Feel like you're in the '60s with Casino Royale, the '70s with the Cheeseballs and the '80s with Tainted Love. The World Beat Room will feature the African High Life Band. There will be a Rat Pack Room with impersonators, videos, film clips and martini bars, the Make-Out Room and the Bubbly Lounge with champagne, prawns, oysters and crepes. Of course, Club Release will be up to its high standard of quality music and visuals. In six dance rooms, DJs Julius Papp, Ellen Ferrato, Ivan & Mind Motion, Jerry Ross, Bruce, Tom Thump, Michael Nader, David Harness, Mike Amici, Rafael, Demilo, Eric Lacy, Brent Laurence, Wesley Holmes and others will be spinning their best dance music.

Location: Bill Graham Auditorium, 99 Grove St. at Polk
Time: 8pm-3am
Admission: $99 tickets available at BASS, 21+


Andy Wasserman, Behrouz, Adam Richey & Jeff Silver present Musical Ambiance by DJs Cheb I Sabbah, Julius Papp, Ellen Ferrato, Jonene, Senor Keyvan and others TBA. Live performance by the Ali Khan band, fire dance performancesby Luz Del Fuego, and belly dance performances by Ultra Gypsy. Theme Design by Image 3 and catering by Salang Pass restaurant. Open bar until midnight.

Location: 836 Mission St. (Big Heart City)
Time: 8pm-6am
Admission: $200 (21+)
Info: 415.289.7060

New Wave CitY2K

New Wave City presents dancing to New Wave music of the late '70s and early '80s with DJs Shindog & Skip plus guests at the CW. We are opening up additional space at the club: besides the main bar area and dance floor, the back room will also be open for dancing, and a champagne lounge will be created and open for this special night. We will sell only 325 tickets, which we feel will make a comfortable party for all who attend. Tickets are available right now on TicketWeb; to save on service charge, buy tix at NWC event on 12/4, at the CW, or at Record Finder (258 Noe near Market in SF).

Location: CW Saloon, 911 Folsom (near Fifth Street), San Francisco.
Time: 9pm-2am
Admission: $30 available in advance at TicketWeb.com

NYE Harmogeddon 2000

Harmony Productions and Harmonics Records present a celebration with DJs Joshua Ryan, Jerry Bonham, Troy Roberts, John Selway, Angel Alanis, Greg Sandler, Hipp-e & Halo, Dutch, Rinse, Push, Science, Hak, Rue & Presha, and MC Jamalski, plus many more. For more info, check: www.harmonyproductions.com

Location: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
Time: Noon-6am
Admission: $40 pre-sale/ all ages
Info: 415.289.6788, 408.486.9591

PNY2K Planet New Year

Cool World, the creators of Cyberfest, presents 1999-2000 The Millenium Gathering, a massive multicultural celebration uniting the globe and launching us into the next millennium and beyond. At this reunification of all the tribes, music meets technology and the old mixes with the new. For more info, check: www.planetnewyear.com. Order tickets online at: www.coolworldprod.com.

Location: Santa Clara Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, San Jose.
Time: 7pm-7am (gates open at 6 pm)
Admission: Advance tickets only, $50. 18 and over.

Blues Extravaganza

With John Lee Hooker and the Coast to Coast Blues Band, KVHW, the Derek Trucks Band and more.

Location: Maritime Hall, 450 Harrison St, San Francisco.
Admission: $100.
Info: 415.974.0634.

Comedy Countdown 2000

With Bobby Slayton, Robert Schimmel, Robert Hawkins and music by the Swingin' Johnsons.

Location: Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St, San Francisco
Time: 7 and 9:30pm
Admission: $37.50 early show, $50 late show.
Info: 408.998.BASS.

Post Street New Year's Eve

A rave and live music showcase featuring indoor and outdoor stages. Music by Tropical Vibrations and Jah Men and DJs John Howard, Jeno, M3 and Spinbad.

Location: Post Street in downtown San Jose
Time: 6pm!=1am.
Admission: $20 door/$15 adv.
Info: 408.885.9283, www.PostSt.com.

SFS Millennium Gala

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Broadway star Audra McDonald, opera diva Frederica von Stade and the San Francisco Symphony perform. Special midnight balloon drop and fireworks.

Location: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Time: Dinner 6pm; pre-concert festivities 8pm; gala concert 9pm; post-concert party 11pm-1:30am
Admission: $100-$320 includes concert and pre- and post-concert festivities/$1,500 per person for the gala dinner package.
Info: 415.864.6000.


Fuzebox, Satori, One, New Native, Al Simmons, DJ Conseulo, DJ Mauricio and DJ Taka mix it up this NYE. Guaranteed awesome time. Convenient freeway access, too--if the power grid and utilities go down, we'll all be the first ones outta town.

Location: 26MIX, 3024 Mission St.
Time : 8pm-2am, champagne toast at midnight
Info: 415.248.1319.
Admission: $10

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From the December 20, 1999 issue of the Metropolitan.

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