Art6 Gallery Ring in the new year with world music from Balkanize and Rattlemouth at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.
The Ball of the Centuries Upper East Side Big Band performs at the Black Swan at 7 p.m. Period costumes or black tie suggested. Tickets are $75. 9 W. Old St., Petersburg. 732-7575.
Carytown NYE Shiver with the huddled masses in Carytown and watch the big ball climb into the sky. Music provided by Black Cash and the Bad Trips, Boneachor, Prabir and the Substitutes and No BS Brass Band, 7 p.m. 658-2935 or www.rvmag.com.
A New Year's Eve Gala Live music from The Krewe and sounds from DJ MG at the Landmark Theater at 10 p.m. Tickets are $55-$100. 386-4491.
New Year's Eve at Lewis Ginter The Ululating Mummies perform at the gardens at 2 p.m. The GardenFest of Lights follows the concert, with model trains, botanical decorations and storytelling. Tickets are $6-$10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.
Red Light Burlesque New Year's Eve Christabel & The Jons and Mad Tea Party perform along with the Modern Burlesque Brigade's show, "Ballad of a Beautiful Sex Monster," at 8 p.m. at Sycamoure Rouge, Petersburg. Tickets are $150-$180. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre "Two Voices in One," a performance by ventriloquist Mark Merchant, at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.
Aparallax, Café Diem, 9:30 p.m., $10. 353-2500.
Carbon Leaf with Me & Her , Toad's Place, 8 p.m., $25-$30. 648-TOAD.
Chef Patty and Jubeus, Sin é, 9 p.m., 649-7767.
Existor and DJ Adam Ely(electronic music), Element Lounge, 9 p.m.- 3 a.m, $10. 788-8001.
King Solomon's Marbles(Grateful Dead Covers), Cary Street Café, 10 p.m., $12. 560-9622.
Marna & Macy, Cabo's Corner Bistro. 355-1144.
Grand Finale: New Year's Bash Music from Don Juan Cardova at Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, $20. 721-0694 or 225-8199.
Roger Carroll Trio, Bella Arte Restaurant & Bar, 9:30 p.m., free. 515-9099.
Soja with the Fear Nuttin Band, Canal Club, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25. 643-2582.
Yo Mama's Brass Band Bogart's Last New Years Party, 285-1603.
WabiSabi New Year's Eve Bash with live music and DJ, 7:55 p.m., $10. 862-1365.