Concert events from Confusionaires, Brett Kissel and Massive Sugar, DJs and performs, comedy and burlesque exhibits, swing dance and a homicide thriller are simply a number of the methods to have a good time 2023

Article content material

Edmonton’s personal Confusionaires have some pondering to do in regards to the 12 months forward after taking part in at The Black Canine Freehouse on New Yr’s Eve.

Commercial 2

Article content material

First up is the band’s third full-length album, as a consequence of drop within the spring of 2023. Subsequent is their rising status as a fearless maelstrom of rockabilly swagger, punk vitality and sonic inventiveness. Lastly, they want to consider their New Yr’s resolutions.

Article content material

“Properly,” mentioned frontman Davey Johnston. “First up, our drummer Adam Stark actually must get a passport. Our bassist Jayson Aschenmeier needs to achieve 5 kilos … in his pockets. As for me? I plan to drop my telephone in two totally different oceans. As a band, we hope we will do all three.” 

So there you might have it, people. Confusionaires are at The Black Canine Freehouse, 10425 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $11.06, obtainable prematurely from

There are many different New Yr’s choices taking place across the metropolis, and we’ve compiled as many as we will, although actually not all. Let’s begin with Earl Pereira of Vast Mouth Mason, who’s again on the town along with his band The Steadies, purveyors of what the Saskatoon-based quartet name “island rock.” They’ll be bringing a multitude of pop-rock, worldbeat, funk and reggae-mashed originals to the social gathering at Station On Jasper, 10524 Jasper Ave. Northern Outpost is opening the present. Doorways are at 7 p.m. and tickets begin at $15 prematurely from

Commercial 3

Article content material

The Steadies, featuring former Wide Mouth Mason bass player Earl Pereira, will be playing Station on Jasper on New Year’s Eve.
The Steadies, that includes former Vast Mouth Mason bass participant Earl Pereira, shall be taking part in Station on Jasper on New Yr’s Eve. Picture by Michelle Berg /Postmedia

The large New Yr’s Eve at ICE District Fireworks and Outside Celebration will characteristic none aside from Alberta nation star Brett Kissel, in addition to DJs, meals and drinks, large countdown screens, and, in fact, fireworks at midnight. Better of all, it’s free. Gown warmly for the 6 p.m. begin — all of it takes place open air at Oilers Fan Park, 10220 104 Ave.

Canadian country musician Brett Kissel will be headlining the ICE District’s NYE party.
Canadian nation musician Brett Kissel shall be headlining the ICE District’s NYE social gathering. Picture by Liam Richards /Postmedia

Alternatively, you may head indoors to see basic rockers Chrome with openers Alter Ego over at Blues on Whyte, 10329 82 Ave. Doorways are at 9 p.m., early chook tickets begin at $20 prematurely from

Chvrch of John at 10260 103 St. is bringing in DJs Fortunate Jay and BRZY for a dance social gathering beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets begin at $38.05 from Over at Union Corridor, 6240 99 St., rapper Merkules is overseeing a invoice that features Kryple, Twoyoung and Northsidebaby. Tickets for this one begin at $46.69 and are going quick. They’re obtainable from 

Commercial 4

Article content material

Another choice for New Yr’s Eve is to make an evening of it by shopping for tickets to Massive Sugar at River Cree Resort and On line casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd., Enoch, and securing a room on the resort as properly. Present begins at 9 p.m., tickets begin at $42 prematurely from

Big Sugar guitarist Gordie Johnson will be in Edmonton with the band for New Year’s Eve.
Massive Sugar guitarist Gordie Johnson shall be in Edmonton with the band for New Yr’s Eve. Picture by James Dittiger /Provided

You may sing together with such New Yr’s Eve favourites as Take Me to Your Kaptin and Armageddon as Prism brings the basic rock to Century On line casino, 13103 Fort Rd., at 9 p.m. Tickets begin at $73.45 prematurely from

Not everyone needs to rock out, and the Latin Fiesta at The Rec Room in West Edmonton Mall goals to fulfill those that don’t. The fiesta brings collectively DJs Henry and Teqnic together with percussion performances and dance classes. Doorways are at 8 p.m., tickets begin at $25 from That being mentioned, there are many individuals who require basic rock and nation at their celebrations, and the Lethal Uncles promise loads of that. They’ll be on the Norwood Legion, 11150 82 St., pumping out the hits beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $27.54 from

Commercial 5

Article content material

Switching to EDM, Temple Ballroom at 11133 156 St. is banging out New Yr’s Eve with two handfuls of DJs, together with Herobust. The present begins at 9 p.m., and tickets begin at $28.41 from Seelo and mates are taking on 9910 at 9910 109 St. for a hip-hop flavoured end-of-year celebration beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets begin at $20 from

Now, the actual query is: the place are you going to listen to the most effective model of Auld Lang Syne? Most definitely with the choral professionals on New Yr’s Eve with Professional Coro over at All Saints Anglican Cathedral, 10035 103 St. The efficiency is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets begin at $10 prematurely from They’ll be boasting a reside jazz band in The Capital Vice Sextet in addition to precise swing dancing on the Sugar Swing Ballroom’s Swing Alive. Tickets are $5 and up for the 7:30 p.m. shindig, obtainable from

Commercial 6

Article content material

Katryna Drouin, left, and Edwin Torres partake in an event by Sugar Swing Ballroom, which will be hosting Swing Alive for New Year’s Eve.
Katryna Drouin, left, and Edwin Torres partake in an occasion by Sugar Swing Ballroom, which shall be internet hosting Swing Alive for New Yr’s Eve. Picture by Codie McLachlan /Postmedia

In the event you’d like the price of your ticket to help a worthy trigger, the Stollery Kids’s Hospital Basis will reap the advantages of the door from this 12 months’s Edmonton Worldwide New Yr’s Eve Gala on the Beverly Hills Ballroom in West Edmonton Mall. Tickets are $175 plus taxes from for what’s being billed as a circus selection present carried out by former members of Cirque Du Soleil, although youngsters 12 years previous and youthful are allowed in for half worth. Doorways are at 7 p.m.

Perhaps you need to snigger 2022 away? In that case, make your means on New Yr’s Eve to see comic Isiah J. Kelly, who’s at The Comedian Strip, 1646 Bourbon Road in West Edmonton Mall. The New York-born performer is doing two units, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets begin at $30 prematurely from the Comedian Strip web site. Another choice is, properly, murder. Roaring within the ’20s with … Homicide over on the Evario Occasions Centre, 950 Parsons Rd. guarantees a thriller in which you’ll be able to participate should you so want. Tickets are $139.38, obtainable at, doorways at 6 p.m.

Commercial 7

Article content material

Boxer Kitchen and Bar, 10315 83 Ave., is taking a special path with a New Yr’s Eve Dinner and Burlesque Present. Tickets are $145.88 and up for dinner and present, obtainable from Doorways are at 5:30 p.m. In the event you’re a fan of native theatre there’s the choice of attending Teatro New Yr’s Eve and seeing a play by Stewart Lemoine with your whole favorite actors on the Varscona Theatre, 10329 83 Ave. Doorways are at 7:30 p.m., and tickets begin at $30 prematurely from the Teatro web site. 

The Starlite Room, 10030 102 St., is inviting you to attend the Night time Circus as they host Cirque de la Lune with acrobats, aerial artists, jugglers, clowns and magicians. Doorways are at 9 p.m. and tickets are $42.95 from The Grindstone Theatre, 10019 81 Ave., nonetheless has a number of tickets left for his or her yearly Masquerade, which begins at 8 p.m. Snag them at for $27.86 prematurely.

Lastly, again to reside music, the Blue Chair Cafe, 9624 76 Ave., is internet hosting Brad Bucknell & the OhNo Band and Ruby McMillan, all beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $80; name 780-989-2861 to make a reservation. 

[email protected]

Commercial 1


Postmedia is dedicated to sustaining a vigorous however civil discussion board for dialogue and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Feedback might take as much as an hour for moderation earlier than showing on the location. We ask you to maintain your feedback related and respectful. We now have enabled electronic mail notifications—you’ll now obtain an electronic mail should you obtain a reply to your remark, there may be an replace to a remark thread you comply with or if a person you comply with feedback. Go to our Neighborhood Tips for extra data and particulars on easy methods to alter your electronic mail settings.