New Year's Eve: Freeloader Friday

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*Sally M*
New Year's Eve can wreak havoc on the wallet. Fortunately, there are actually quite a few free events happening around town, from glam bashes to rock concerts. There's also plenty happening this weekend to keep you busy without increasing your credit-card debt. Come take a look at our list and plan your holiday weekend.

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Simon Cocks

Baby Boys, Ablaze, Tearra
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

James Buckley & Bryan Nichols
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

7 p.m.

Blush Fridays
(Lush Food Bar: 990 Central Ave., Minneapolis)

With D-Baz. 10 p.m.

The Sunny Era (vinyl-release)
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Ian Thomas Alexy, Crankshaft
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6 and 8 p.m.

The Senders
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

Super Secret Cover Band, As It Is
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. 18+.  

The Comedy Corner Open Mic Night
(The Corner Bar, 1501 Washington Ave., Minneapolis, 612-339-4333,

10 p.m.

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