Astroglide, Jake Munz
Jade Monkey, 4 pm
The DJs entertain at the Swingin' on a Star party.
New Year's Eve Bash
Marriott-West, 6 pm
Comedy, multiple DJs and music by Charlie Brooks & Soul Food.
U.S. Bank Eve
6 pm onward
The annual party offers family-friendly fun at Monona Terrace the UW Space Place, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the Madison Children's Museum, the Wisconsin Historical Museum,Keva Sports Center and U.S. Bank Plaza.
Loft at Goodman Community Center, 6:30 pm
The 17-year-old from La Crosse crafts pop ballads the starry-eyed tweens love.
Lynnea Godfriaux & Brad Pregeant
Louisianne's, Etc., 7 pm
Welcome 2010 with the jazz singing of Godfriaux accompanied by pianist Pregeant. With Johnny Chimes.
Lou & Peter Berryman
Goodman Community Center, 8 pm
Those who prefer gently funny folk music with a heavy dose of accordion can check out the Berrymans' annual fundraiser.
Collin Mouton, Thommy Thompson
The Comedy Club, 8 & 10:30 pm
The standup comedians send you into 2010 laughing.
The Rockin' Hollywoods
Dejope, 8 pm
The watchword is 1950s nostalgia as the Rockin' Hollywoods revive the decade of poodle skirts and the Bikini Atoll.
Annex, 8 pm
He's collaborated with Afrika Bambaataa, toured with the Crystal Method and produced breakbeats that'll blow your mind.
Mad Trucker Gone Mad
High Noon Saloon, 8:30 pm
Adrenaline-fueled, beer-drenched cowpunk. With Screamin' Cyn Cyn & the Pons, the Dials.
The Blue Moon Ball
Inferno, 9 pm
Reggae, techno and plenty of other beat styles will battle it out, provided by multiple DJs.
Majestic Theatre, 9 pm
Nate Palan and company's interpretations of favorites like "Tainted Love" and "Hey Ya" are original enough to be called art. With DJ Nick Nice.
DJ Cody Domino
Woof's, 9 pm
The spinner celebrates a CD release as the King Street nightspot counts down to a very gay 2010.
Orpheum Theatre, 9 pm
The rapper rose to fame thanks to Kanye West's appearance on her single "Pro Nails." Also: Dessa & Sims with Paper Tiger, F. Stokes with DJ Vinnie Toma, Dirty Disco Kidz.
Barrymore Theatre, 9 pm
Madison's finest and best-traveled reggae band. With Shoeless Revolution, Intelescope.
Essen Haus, 9 pm
The accordion meister bounces into the new year. Your cover also buys you access to the Come Back In, where Madison jammers People Brothers Band are playing.
Rock Star Gomeroke
Brocach Irish Pub, 10 pm
The Gomers provide the live karaoke backing, you provide the vocals.
The Selfish Gene
Frequency, 9 pm
These rockers recently won Isthmus' Battle of the Bands contest.
DJ Willy Joy
Cardinal Bar, 9 pm
Willy Joy recently landed on URB magazine's "100 artists to watch" list. Also: OCD Automatic, Le Principle.
Bean, 9:30 pm
1980s hair metal is the band's stock-in-trade.
Brink Lounge, 9:30 pm
The taut local funk act performs cover and original material.
Scatz, 9:30 pm
Expect a crowd-pleasing set of hard rock, alternative and contemporary country covers.
The PlayGround of Sound
Club Tavern, 9:30 pm
Guitarist Joel Pingitore's guitar shredding drives the sound of this blues-rock outfit.
Badger Bowl, 9:30 pm
While you look forward to 2010, the classic-rock band looks backward with tributes to Aerosmith and Cream.
Concourse Hotel Bar, 9:45 pm
The Wail plays Django Reinhardt-inflected jazz. Upstairs in the ballroom, Little Vito & the Torpedoes perform 1950s and 1960s tunes.
Cash Box Kings
Crystal Corner Bar, 10 pm
Windy City faves Joel Paterson and Oscar Wilson join the homegrown vintage-blues group.
The Fitchburg outlet features DJ Amos Smith (10 pm); Great Dane Hilldale offers the good-time music of Mighty Short Bus (10 pm); and the downtown venue has DJ Mike Carlson and Kid Cut Up (9 pm).
Harmony Bar, 10 pm
Blues pianist Jimmy Voegeli and company rocks the classic east-side redoubt.
The No & Maybe Game
Mickey's Tavern, 10:30 pm
If you wish you were ringing in '79 instead of '09, check out a set by this herky-jerky dance-punk band. With the Takebacks, Sylvia Beach, Sabertooth Man.