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Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is the queen of comedy in 2015. She burst onto the cinematic scene by writing and starring in the comedy hit Trainwreck, her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer grew even bigger and won an Emmy, she hosted Saturday Night Live, and also managed to release an HBO standup special Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo. Schumer closes out her career year in style with a headlining show at KeyArena. You’re not going to find a better New Year's Eve party host. $55–$146

Seattle Symphony's New Year's Eve: Concert, Countdown, and Celebration
Benaroya Hall

Following a performance by the Seattle Symphony of Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9, Engelbert Humperdinck's Prelude to Hansel and Gretel, and Ralph Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Greensleeves, head to the Benaroya Hall lobby to celebrate the evening with more live music, drinks, and fellow classical music aficionados. $50–$153

Resolution 2016
WaMu Theatre

The EDM masterminds behind Freaknight and Paradiso once again celebrate the end of the year with the appropriately named Resolution. The electronic music blowout features DJ heavyweights like Dillon Francis, Eric Prydz, Seven Lions, Benni Benassi (of the once ubiquitous Skrillex-remixed "Cinema"), and more. $107–$169

Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Even Sing Along
SIFF Cinema Uptown

Celebrations don't get anymore spectacular spectacular than this. Sing your way into the New Year (while sipping champagne) as SIFF screens Baz Luhrmann’s lavish musical extravaganza. $15

La Luz

Seattle's premiere surf rock band La Luz spent well over 100 days of 2015 touring the world in support of its second LP Weirdo Shrine. Welcome the women home and boogie down in dance river bonanza when the group to Neumos with Gazebos and Sick Sad World. $15

The Book of Mormon
Paramount Theatre

While not a religious holiday, a little divine humor in the form of The Book of Mormon would make for an ideal way to laugh off any linger 2015 worries. Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s skewering but warm-hearted Broadway smash returns to spread its irreverent good word at the Paramount. $48–$192

“The Rolling Stones”
Sunset Tavern

For a few years, a group of veteran weirdos from Seattle’s rock and punk scene have been playing as "The Rolling Stones," the least creatively named the Rolling Stones Cover band ever. Featuring members of the Blood Brothers, Truckasaurus, and Shoplifting, they're quite good at mimicking the legendary rockers and do so in a 100 percent unironic fashion. This New Year's Eve they bust out all the hits at the Sunset with local punk bands Great Spiders and SSDD. $15

A Magical Motown NYE
Capitol Cider

Local soul/funk/R&B ensemble Solstice and singer Vance Newton ring in the New Year with a night of Motown tunes at Capitol Cider. Toast sparkling cider at midnight, and make sure to show up in your best Motown-inspired outfit as there will be costume contest. $20

BollyGrooves New Year's Eve
The Showbox

Looking for a dance party that isn't just a playlist of songs from the radio? Seattle's BollyGroves is here to help. Celebrate the New Year while DJ Aanshul and DJ Kapil provide a soundtrack that mixes the best of Bollywood with top 40 hits. $24

Spectra 2016
Pacific Science Center

Now in its third year, Spectra 2016 features great music played by the DJs of (Pacific Science Center's new Seattle Center co-inhabitants) KEXP, wines and craft beer, and plenty of opportunity for exploration in the planetarium, laser dome, and exhibition halls. At midnight, head out to the historical courtyards for the closest unobstructed view of the Space Needle's fireworks display. $80–$150

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