If you’re looking for something fun to do on New Year’s Eve, you might find it at any one of three local bars.
The doors at Woody’s Tavern, The Blu Pig’s Blu Bar and Club Rio will all be open to late-night revelers as 2014 gives way to 2015.
Moab’s very own Stonefed will be returning to Woody’s Tavern with a set that highlights the band’s funky spin on blues and rock. There will be a $4 cover charge for the concert at 221 S. Main St.
At the south end of town, The Blu Bar will be hosting a semi-formal “Blu & Blk Ball,” featuring DJs Joey T and Jason P at the turntables.
Joey T – also known as Joseph Lema – said that he and co-DJ Jason Parriott plan to put on a fun show.
“We cover pretty much all the bases, from rock ‘n’ roll to the latest dance stuff,” Lema said.
“It should be a nice evening … fun, but not too crazy,” The Blu Pig owner Jake Tanner said. “We’re mellow – no beer bottles being smashed here.”
The Blu & Blk Ball will run from 9 p.m. to midnight at 811 S. Main St.
“Put the kids to bed and come on down,” Tanner said.
Tanner is asking revelers to wear semi-dressy attire, with an emphasis on blue and black clothing.
“We want people to dress up a little,” Tanner said.
Club Rio, meanwhile, will feature a set from DJ Johnny G. of Grand Junction, Colorado.
“He plays mostly Top 40, and he takes requests,” bar manager John Fogg said.
According to Fogg, the club at 2 S. 100 West will do its best to make sure that the evening is a special occasion for its customers.
“We’ll have champagne and we’ll do a countdown – all that sort of fun stuff,” Fogg said. “We hope that it’s really busy.”
The Rio will stay open into the early hours of New Year’s Day, with a last call at 1 a.m. that morning.
Woody’s, Blu Pig, Club Rio plan New Year’s celebrations
Where: Woody’s Tavern, The Blu Pig and Club Rio
When: Wednesday, Dec. 31; times vary