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Festival of the Arts in Downtown
Charlottesville New Year's Eve

First Night Virginia is an annual “community celebration of the arts” that began in Charlottesville in 1982 and is the second oldest First Night in the country. 2017 will be the 35th annual festival of the arts with many family-friendly activities on and around the historic Downtown Mall.

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Austin Ellis
5:30, 7:45 and 10:15 pm
Paramount Theater
Austin Ellis
Powerful Voice and Warm Acoustic Style

Raised on equal doses of Soul and Rock, Austin captivates listeners with his powerful voice and by his warm acoustic style. Influenced by the soulful delivery of John Legend and laid back strumming of Jack Johnson, Austin Ellis invites audiences to relax and enjoy the music. Hailing from North Beach, Maryland, Austin has toured the US, Europe, and Australia and performs more than 200 shows per year.
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Eric Jones Magic
4:15, 6:30 and 9:00 pm
Paramount Theater
Eric Jones Magic – Prestidigitator

Regarded by his peers as one of Magic's Rising Stars, Eric Jones has made quite a name for himself in the world of close-up magic. Armed with cunning sleight of hand and a charming personality, he will astound you with his digital dexterity. Eric creates intimate miracles for you and your guests, with the magic quite often taking place in your hands. When Eric performs, cards fly, coins multiply, and audiences cheer.
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P.A.W.N. Laser Light Show
3:00, 4:15, 5:30, 6:30, 7:45, 9:00, 10:15, 11:30
The Sprint Pavilion
P.A.W.N. Laser Light Show

P.A.W.N. Lasers is near one of the first 5 or so laser light show companies started and made in the USA, since 1988. Over 25 years of entertainment and laser show experience. Our laser technology, techniques, unique laser products, and event services will be presented to First Night Virginia 2017 event. With a long list of prestigious clients, we pride our self on delivering a quality product...
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