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December 30, 2009

New Year’s Eve events

The Courthouse Square will be ringing in the new year today in style, with music, lights and more.

Head out at 10:30 p.m. to catch Joe Cameron Band as it offers up its signature contemporary pop rock sound.

At midnight, count down to 2010 with the annual Kokomo Technokats’ ball drop and stick around for the fireworks.

Admission is free. For more information, call the Kokomo Downtown Association at 765-454-7926.

And don’t let the fun stop there. Check out all the New Year’s action happening around town:

• TK and the Unrated Band will ring in the new year at Miller’s Tavern, 125 W. Elm St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information or to reserve your tickets, call 765-457-4576.

• Kick off the new year in Kokomo’s newest club — or really, the club’s newest location. Get a sneak peek of The Social’s newest location, 3040 S. LaFountain St. (inside the former Powerhouse Gym). For one night only, you can see the new club — and [friday] can tell you it’s amazing. Tickets are $20 at the door, and the doors open at 10 p.m.

• Gold Dust will sprinkle a little bit of magic over the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1221 E. Lincoln Road. For more info, call 765-457-2142.

• Sneekers will rock the night at Mulligan’s Sports Pub, 1134 Home Ave., 765-868-8230, $10 cover.

• Head out to the New Years Eve Throwdown at Cartier Lounge, 1105 N. Main St. There will be drink and food specials, champagne will be available and the best part is ladies get in free all night. For the skinny, call 765-434-4181.

• If you’re ready for a laugh, head out to the Kokomo Event Center for the Outspoken Comedy Tour with Mike Gardner. The local comedian will get the laughs rolling at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include two drinks.

• Dusty’s Tavern, 116 N. Sycamore St., Galveston, will feature music from Cops & Cowboys with special guests Bobby Jones and Scott Wainscott. The music will run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information or cover charge, call 574-699-7495.

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