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Rock and Roll NYE 2016

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This year it was Rock and Roll with zero guidance. Here’s what ensued!

Driveway Ready to Rock

Driveway Ready to Rock

Sheik Yerbouti

Sheik Yerbouti

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Still determining what to do about the Zappa facial hair.

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Roadie Bearing Bubbly

Roadie Bearing Bubbly

And Duct Tape (of course)

And Duct Tape (of course)

Some costumes took a little bit of explaining

Some costumes took a little bit of explaining

Steven Tyler in the House

Steven Tyler in the House

Multi-generational lip sync!

Multi-generational lip sync!

Oh Yeah!

Oh Yeah!

Bowie

Bowie

Safety Dance

Safety Dance

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Janis

Janis

Troubador

Troubador

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Before

Before

During

During

Also During

Also During

After

After

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The Punks

The Punks

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Like, blissed

Like, blissed

Paging Mr Tyler

Paging Mr Tyler

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View from the Console

View from the Console

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Star Wars New Year’s Eve

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We blame Disney or the Force or the pursuasive power of a massive advertising budget—but no matter the blame, it was Star Wars!

The bar all dressed up in Star Wars

The bar all dressed up in Star Wars

The cast of characters was large.

Jack as Captain Phasma

Jack as Captain Phasma

The Dark Side was well represented. Joe as the Emperor.

The Dark Side was well represented. Joe as the Emperor.

Ant (with stubble!) as Obi-wan

Ant (with stubble!) as Obi-wan

Amy as Twi'lek and Jen as Jabba's slave girl

Amy as Twi’lek and Jen as Jabba’s slave girl

Yours truly as old Luke

Yours truly as old Luke

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Anna as Rea with Charlie as Han Solo with new improved weaponry

Anna as Rea with Charlie as Han Solo with new improved weaponry

The blankens

The blankens

Eli as Han Solo

Eli as Han Solo

Peggy as a bar denizen, Jay as Obi-wan

Peggy as a bar denizen, Jay as Obi-wan

Allen as a Lucasfilm producer wielding cash

Allen as a Lucasfilm producer wielding cash

Best of all: Laura as Leia

Best of all: Laura as Leia

Buns provided by the Cookie Guy

Buns provided by the Cookie Guy

Party time, fueled by adulterated champagne.

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Star Wars food supply

Star Wars food supply

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Steal your face

Steal your face

Funk it up

Joe and Gina at the dance enhancement console

Joe and Gina at the dance enhancement console

Game over

Game over

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Oysters, Caviar, Fondue and Bach = Fancy Pants NYE

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Fancy pants New Years means caviar and oysters to start, followed by Bach, then fondue, with sorbet for dessert. Fueled by champagne and great friends.

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The Bach Double Concerto for Two Violins
Janet Bailey, 1st violin
Gary McGraw, 2nd violin
John Bailey, cello (reading from the piano score)

First Movement: Vivace

Second Movement: Largo, ma non tanto

Third Movement: Allegro

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Oh yeah, and twinkies. Red flavor.

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