New Year’s Eve
ARQ SYDNEY: Crash party with DJ Jamie Head, Jimmy Dee, Sandi Hotrod, Luke Leal, Jake Kilby, Justin Scott. Pre-sale tickets are $45 or $50 at the door. info: Visit www.arqsydney.com.au
CELEBRATION: Held at the Museum of Contemporary Arts with DJ Wayne G. Doors open at 8pm and tickets are $499 + BF. Bookings on 8011 3298 or visit www.pointsofdifference.com
COLOMBIAN HOTEL: DJs Brett Austin, David Smith, Gavyn Vincze.
DOGPOUND: DJs Rob Davis, Jayson Leahy and George Roussos at the Old Manacle Bar in The Clarence Hotel at Petersham. Doors open at 9pm and pre-sale tickets start at $25 plus BF, available from The Pleasure Chest Newtown, SAX Fetish and the Clarence Hotel or $35 at the door.
NEON: Tank nightclub with headline act Joey Negro and the Starfuckers. DJs Mr Disorder, Hookie and Trentertainment. Doors open at 9pm and first-release tickets are $49 + BF. Bookings on SameSame.com.au or from Hum Records.
PALMS: Popular Oxford St performer Hugo will perform live with shows from 10pm. Tickets are $25 from the door.
RAVESI: Ministry of Sounds DJs Hook & Sling, Diego Lenis, Sam La More, and local talent Miss Gabby, DJ Shamus and Quick Brown Fox & Lazy Cat. Tickets start at $25 and include a complimentary drinks package. Bookings at [email protected] or call 9365 4422.
SADDLE BAR: UNITED with DJs including Chip, Matt Effect and Mike Kelly. Doors open at 10pm with exclusive pre-sale tickets on hand for $15 to Harbour City Bears, Sydney Leather Pride and Saddle Bar members or $25 at the door.
STONEWALL: Masquerade 2. Hosted by Tora Hymen with DJs and shows on all levels. Doors open at 9pm with fireworks on the screens and prizes for best mask. Pre-sale tickets are $20, $10 for VIP cardholders or $30 on the door.
SURE THING: Sure Thing at Bondi Beach features DJs Danny Tenaglia, Roger Sanchez and Carl Cox. Gates open at 8.30pm. Bookings on www.fuzzy.com.au
TAXI CLUB: DJs Justin Scott and Rob Marshall from 10pm.
TROPICAL FRUITS: The Elements at Lismore showground with shows by DJs Neroli, Sveta, Feisty, Mandy Rollins, Corey Czok, Kitty Glitter, Phillip Mezzatesta, Steve Sonius and Kimo. Doors open at 8pm. info: Visit www.tropicalfruits.org.au
CLOSET: Roxanne Parlour, over three rooms and seven hours. Tickets start at $35.
GIRLBAR: The Prince. DJs and shows by the Sexotechs. Live percussion and laser shows by The Elements of Purple. From 10pm, $15-20.
GREYHOUND: Free entry, free drink on arrival, free party pack. From 8pm-1am, shows at 10pm & 11.30pm sharp. Come early to avoid the queue.
THE LAIRD: Rewind. Bar open 5pm-3am, free entry all night. Pub music, pub prices, NYE countdown.
MARKET: Harmony. 10pm-10am. DJs Queen Martine, Tony Svehla, James Fraser, Carmine Romano. Midnight countdown and 3am spectacular. Tickets $25-40.
NEVERWHERE: Blackout Mix. DJ Sykes vs. DJ Spyke from 9pm. $10 entry.
SENSATION: Massive white party at Etihad Stadium. Be part of the night, dress in white. From 7pm.
SHEBAR: At the Bendigo Hotel. Dinner from 7.30pm, dance floor from 9.30pm. DJ Trish playing hits from ’70s-today. $20 entry.
SIRCUIT: Countdown to midnight. DJ Gavin Campbell plus a stripper or two. From 10pm, free entry, men only.
XCHANGE: $15 entry, free drinks 8pm-10pm. Xchange Xtravagazna — countdown to midnight.
FLAMINGOS: Special guest DJ Sykes from Ministry of Sound UK. Visit www.flamingosbar.com
MARS BAR: Ring in 2010. Doors open 9pm, three party areas, top 100 videos of 2009, DJs. Tickets on door. Visit www.themarsbar.com.au
CONNECTIONS: White party masquerade ball. Wear white for the chance to win $1000 cash. Shows by Feminem, Fanta-Sea and Gisele. $25 entry. Doors open 10pm. Visit www.connectionsnightclub.com
CITY LICKERS: Lesbian party at St Pauls on Leichardt, 8pm, $25.
FRACTURED FAIRYTALES: Party the Wickham with DJs Ish and Les Smith, $20.
CONTACT: Dance party at Throb Night Club with shows by Vogue, Miss Bits, Shimmer, Marzi, Lee, The Pussycat Dolls plus many more.
ARQ SYDNEY: Bacchanalia: Retro Party. DJ Paul Holden and shows by Cindy Pastel from 9pm. Pre-sale tickets are $15 or $20 at the door. Tickets from Arq, Bang Clothing and Bodyline.
BIG Q RISING: At Q-bar with JC Christopher, Adam Watts, Chip, Keenan, Luke Leal, Nick Jay, Johan Khoury. $20, bookings on www.risingdayclub.com.au
COLOMBIAN HOTEL: DJs David DC, Doug James, Scott Tanner, Chip, Sandi Hotrod.
HOMESEXUAL: Ipanema Beach theme from 11pm at Home Nightclub. Bookings on www.homesexual.com.au
FIELD DAY: Showcasing the international talents of 2manydjs, The Presets, LCD Soundsystem (DJ set), Miami Horror, Architecture in Helsinki, Amanda Blank plus many more. Bookings on www.fuzzy.com.au
SADDLE BAR: $1 Pool all night + Beer Bust special.
SLIDE: Tara McDonald to perform with DJs JC Christopher, Johan Khoury, Kate Monroe and Alex Taylor. Doors open at 3pm. First-release tickets are $15. Bookings on www.ticketek.com.au
ABODE: Clarity 2010. Recovery party from 9am with Katie Underwood performing live, DJs, summer garden, spa. $45 pre-sale.
BETTERDAYS: At Carousel, Albert Park Lake. Fred Falke and Cassius play from midday-10pm.
THE LAIRD: Man Friday from 5pm. Beer garden and pub, free entry.
MARKET: From 10pm with DJs Miss Eleni, James Fraser and Courtney. Tickets $15-20.
ROGUE: At Motel with DJ set from the Freemasons from 9am. Tickets $55.
SIRCUIT: After-party from 8pm, men only. DJ Gavin Campbell and Liz Millar.
SUMMADAYZE: Massive all-day party at the Music Bowl from 9am-11pm. DJ line-up includes Danny Tenaglia, Carl Cox and many more. Tickets: www.summadayze.com
XCHANGE: Friday recovery from 7am. Still going? So are we! $1 pots, $3 spirits and $5 Black Ice from 7am-10am. Open all day.