HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Well, almost…. but it is time to start planning
NYE Downtown Countdown!
CENTENNIAL BALLROOM – 90’s & Beyond
The Vegabonds 9:00 – 9:45pm
A Southern rock band from Nashville, TN, The Vegabonds are known for “makin’ yo’ mama move and shake”. Indie-music.com ranked The Vegabonds one of the ‘Top 25 Unsigned Bands of 2011’, and a group that will be “redefining southern rock!”
Generation Now 10:15 – 11:30pm
Generation NOW! is Atlanta’s favorite dance band featuring covers of your favorite top 40 hits from the late 90’s and now! You’ll lose your mind on the dance floor while they throw down all your favorites from Ke$ha, Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Neon Trees, Blink 182, CeeLo, & more!
MIDNIGHT COUNTDOWN & BALLOON DROP 11:45pm – Midnight
Say goodbye to 2012 in style with thousands of your new best friends at Atlanta’s largest balloon drops, located in the two main ballrooms!
Ill Communication 12:00am – 1:30am
The Beastie Boys are one of the longest lived hip hop acts in the history of the genre. Since forming in the early 80’s, they have enjoyed both critical and commercial acclaim for their ability to mix live instrumentation with samples into a production style which can only be called their own. Ill Communication is a tribute to the talent, the brilliance, and the “fight for your right to party” mentality of this phenomenal band. Consisting of a full live band, DJ samples, and three MC’s, Ill Communication brings all the sound of the Beastie Boys’ greatest hits and their wild presence to the stage
DVDJ CRUSH (in between sets)
Known for his HIGH ENERGY video remixes, DVDJ CRUSH travels the world to work with the industry’s most viable music artists and producers including Usher, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Robin Thicke, Lil Jon, The Disco Fries, Clinton Sparks, & Fatman Scoop. From London, Japan, and Paris to Las Vegas, New York, & Atlanta, DVDJ Crush brings his one-of-a-kind custom audio/video creations to life by re-mixing and scratching the hottest music videos, cartoons, TV commercials, and movie clips for high profile nightclubs and celebrity events.
REGENCY VI – 70s Disco & Funk
The Highballs 9:00-10:00pm, 10:15-11:15pm, 12:00-12:45am
The popular Athens retro-pop outfit will be bringing you a groovelicious evening of dance classics from the era of funk and disco. Flashback to the days of polyester, bell bottoms and platform shoes. Disco down and check out the show.
DJ Dave of Jammin’ DJs Between Sets
DJ JAMMIN’ Dave, discovering the passion for sound and music in college, has lead him to a respected position in entertainment performance and management. As the owner of JAMMIN’ DJs, he currently is one of the top requested disc jockey entertainers in Atlanta for special events including weddings, corporate parties, clubs, high school and college dances. JAMMIN’ Dave has been a choice favorite as as part of the mobile crew for local radio stations All the Hits Q100 and 95.5 the Beat and has spun at Twisted Taco, 1150, Velvet Room, Jack Rabbit Lounge, and the In Like Flynn- Summer Pool Parties at the Hyatt. His enthusiasm and ability to connect with his people during the events help define his edge at keeping the dance floor packed and pleasing the crowd.
REGENCY VII – 80s Party & Dance
The Cheesebrokers 9:00-10:00pm, 10:15-11:15pm, 12:00-12:45am
Once upon a time a band came up with the idea of creating an 80’s band based on the cheesy MTV songs. The band dressed in parachute pants, handkerchiefs around their necks, gelled up hair and all the 80’s garb you might remember and began playing the fraternity party circuit in Alabama. This band known as The Cheesebrokers will blow you away with those classic MTV hits from that era this New Year’s Eve.
DJ JOEL of Lethal Rhythms Between Sets
Joel Rabe specializes in live mash ups, intricate mixing and packed dance floors! This will the 7th Year for Joel at the Downtown Countdown. If you have seen his video mixes in the past, you will recall his unique mix-up style. This year he will be incorporating a format that will bring back classics from the 80’s & 90’s and the hottest tracks of today. Joel can be seen in events ranging from Atlanta to New York to The Dominican Republic to Cancun to Miami. If you are looking for that DJ who will give you that Dance-Floor feel that you’ve been missing in the Atlanta scene, this is your opportunity! Check out his mixes on his website
PUNCHLINE COMEDY LOUNGE
COMEDIANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 9:00-10:00pm, 10:30-11:30pm
Justin Morgan is a comedy nerd and comedian who was initially trained in musical, dramatic and improvisational theatre. He utilizes his education along with a wealth of pop culture knowledge, love of jokes and unique storytelling ability to craft his stand-up act. He now resides in New York City.
Mia Jackson, a native of Columbus, Georgia and a self proclaimed know it all, wondered what would happen if she took her sense of humor to the stage. After graduating from University of Georgia she hit the local comedy scene and has thrilled audiences since day one. To her credit she has appeared on Oxygen’s Girls Behaving Badly & TLC’s Wild Weddings.
Dan Weeks has crafted a style that’s anything but ordinary. Whether delivering a punchy 1 liner, or a well paced, hilarious story, Dan is sure to keep audiences laughing.
Gilbert Lawand has performed in clubs all over the country including the LA’s famous Hollywood Improv & Comedy Store, San Jose Improv, Denver Improv, Comedy Works, as well home based Atlanta clubs the Punchline, Funny Farm, and Laughing Skull.
265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
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HOTEL ROOMS AT THE HYATT
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TICKETS – ON SALE NOW
Each all-inclusive ticket includes:
- 5 1/2 hour premium open bar (8:30pm – 2am)
- Heavy hors d’ouvres, carving and pasta stations (9-11pm)
- Late night breakfast and access to all party areas (except VIP)
- Atlanta’s Largest Balloon Drops at Midnight, Decorations, Party Favors
- 4,000 of your closest friends with whom to celebrate 2012!
ACCESS TO MULTIPLE PARTY AREAS
- Centennial Ballroom – 3 Bands & DJ Crush on Main Stage
- Regency VI – Cheesebrokers (80’s Cover Band) & DJ Joel of Lethal Rhythms
- Regency VII – The Highballs (70’s Cover Band) & DJ Dave of Jammin’ DJs
- Punchline Comedy Lounge – 4 Comedians in The Learning Center
Food & Drink
(Brands subject to change)
8:30pm – 2am
Premium Bar Serving…
- (Brands subject to change)
- 5 1/2 Hour Premium
- Open Bar Serving…
- Smirnoff Vodka
- Tangueray Gin
- Jose Cuervo Tequilla
- Crown Royal Whiskey
- Johnny Walker Red Scotch
- Myers Platinum Rum
- Assortment of bottled beer
- Red Bull
- Tapena Tempranillo (Merlot/Pinot Noir Blend)
- Verdejo (sauvignon Blanc)
- Freixenet Blanc de Blanc
- Juices, soft drinks & water
- Champagne bottle cash bar available
FULL DINNER BUFFETS
(Menu subject to change)
- Stir Fry Chicken with Asian Vegetables
- Vietnamese Spring Rolls w/
- Sweet Chili Soy Sauce
- Five ingredient Fried rice
- Rotini & Pene Pastas tossed with Italian Sausage &
- Garlic Alfredo Pasta
- Past with Spicy Arrabiata Sauce
Round of Beef Carving Station
- Served with Herbed aioli, Horseradish sauce, Au Jus,
- Whole Grain Mustard & Silver Dollar Rolls
LATE NIGHT BREAKFAST
- Fresh Scrambled Eggs
- Apple Smoked bacon
- Crispy Homestyle Potatoes
- Assorted Pastries
- Juice and Coffee