David Bolen, Dirk Price, Greg Frederick and Dean Angermeier are the Rogue Suspects. The rock n' roll band will perform New Year's Eve at Roscoe's BBQ. - Mail Tribune file photo

...and Happy New Year!

Welcome to Tempo's list of local New Year's Eve celebrations which promise lots of pizzazz, confetti, champagne, dancing, noisemakers, tiaras and live music to add flare to the first few moments of the 2010.

  • The Shady Cove Sports Bar and Grill will offer live classic rock music by WOLF at 9 p.m., door prizes, champagne and free hor d'oeuvres from 5 to 7 p.m. at the bar, 21911 Highway 62, Shady Cove. Call 878-5204.
  • Cocktails, dinner, live music by TJ & The Spurs and champagne at midnight will highlight the Medford Elk's New Year's party to be held in the Esquire Room at the Elks Lodge, 220 N. Central Ave., Medford. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner will begin at 7:30, and live music will be at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and $40 per couple if purchased before Tuesday, Dec. 29, and $35 per person and $60 per couple at the door. Call 779-3933.
  • Cattlemen's Saloon in Rogue River will offer live music by Dayton Dean and the River Kings, drink and food specials, noisemakers, hats and champagne at midnight during its silver- and black-themed New Year's Eve bash. Music begins at 7 p.m. at the saloon, 108 Depot St., Rogue River. Call 582-1631.
  • Inside the Stagecoach Saloon & Jazz Club, 105 California St., Jacksonville, there will be live music by Zion Train, dancing, hats, horns, glitter and champagne. The band will begin at 8 p.m. Call 899-3148.
  • The Rogue Suspects and several special guest musicians will present an evening of rock, blues, soul and funk at 8 p.m. at Roscoe's BBQ, 117 N. Main Street, Phoenix. Admission is $25 per person and includes a prime rib dinner, champagne and party favors. Reservations are recommended. Call 512-1046.
  • There will be classic rock by Hog Wild, dancing, party hats and streamers, and a champagne toast at midnight on New Year's Eve at Pier 21, 841 W. Stewart Ave., Medford. The festivities will begin at about 8 p.m. Call 776-3263.
  • Habañeros Mexican Food Restaurant will offer live music by rock band Jump Start and party favors from 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. at the restaurant, 142 N. Front St., Medford. Call 779-9770.
  • Bella Union will celebrate the New Year with blues and rock by the Rhythm Kings, champagne, party favors and drink specials. The music begins at 8:30 p.m. in the saloon, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. Call 899-1770.
  • Medford's 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., will celebrate the New Year with live pipers and Irish music, DJ Gemineye and champagne. Events begin at 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 779-4455.
  • Medford's Trophy Club, 812 S. Central Ave., will host a combination New Year's Eve and Rose Bowl party at 9 p.m. The party will include live music by the Retro Brothers, door prizes, chili and hot dogs for $1, champagne at midnight, drink specials and prizes for the best-dressed Oregon Duck fan. Call 772-4131.
  • Stillwater will jam its way into the New Year with several bands including RaSoul, Bassobese, Crunk in Public, Organik Time Machine and special guest, Lava Machette and Matty Dread. The show begins at 9 p.m. at the bar, 1951 Highway 66, Ashland. Tickets are $10. Call 482-6113.
  • The Black Sheep in Ashland will welcome 2010 with an evening of merry-making, champagne toasts, party favors, midnight pipers, fancy dress and dinner specials. The celebration begins at 9 p.m. at the pub, 51 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $5. Call 482-6414.
  • Shenanigans will kick off the New Year with bagpipes, champagne and a T-shirt money toss at midnight as well as live music by rock band Dead Sea Pedestrians and music by DJ Just 1, party favors and drink specials. The festivities begin at 9 p.m. at the pub, 17 S. Riverside Ave., Medford. Call 776-6945.
  • Lava Lanes' New Year's Eve will feature cosmic bowling (bowling under black-lights), party favors and music for dancing by several DJs from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. The cost is $19.95 per person and includes pizza and soda. Call 245-2755.
  • Ed Dunsavage and Christine Williams will present acoustic jazz at 8 p.m. at the Winchester Inn, 35 S. Second St., Ashland. Admission is $30 and includes appetizers and wine. Call 488-1113.
  • Rock band Red X will perform at 9 p.m. in Characters Lounge at the Red Lion Hotel, 200 N. Riverside Ave., Medford. Hot Gossip will play in the Grand Ballroom, and Hot Nights DJ will play spins in the Crater Ballroom. Three New Year's Eve packages are available, and include accommodations, dinner buffets, party favors, champagne toasts and other amenities. All packages include entrance to all three parties. Red X also ill perform Saturday, Jan. 2, in Characters Lounge. See www.redlion.com or call 779-5811 for information.

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