The Rockness Guide to New Year's Eve! - Oh My Rockness

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The Rockness Guide to New Year's Eve!

December 29, 2012
New Year’s Eve is a celebratory night immediately preceding New Year’s Day, a celebratory day if not for the lack of postal mail. New Year’s Day is the first day of a New Year - in this case, 2013. New Year’s Eve is the last day of an Old Year - in this case, 2012.

Though time is but an allusion and no calendar can contain its fluid whims of furious passage, many people throughout this land like to celebrate this transition from an Old Year into a New Year. This annual metamorphosis is oftentimes celebrated by venturing outside of the house to find a public establishment in which to clock watch with other like-minded individuals. This gathering and subsequent socialization is called being “merry.”

Merriment means many things to most people. Some believe being merry means imbibing liquids that alter your perceptions of this transitory reality in order to get a better cerebral grasp on the curious concept of fleeting infiniteness. Others believe being merry involves moving your body in time with rhythmic music - often performed on a raised platform, i.e. a “stage,” by a musical collective. And still others believe being merry involves spending a significant sum of money on things that on any other ordinary Eve wouldn’t even cost a fraction as much.

So in order to help you make sense of things we’ve listed The Best New Year’s Eve Shows. It will help you determine which musical collectives you should see and where and how much and why. It won’t help you solve The Riddle of Time, however. That’s up to the wind in which we are all dust.

In summation....Happy New Year! Be excellent to each other and party on, dudes!


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