This weekend contains more than enough events to bring in the new year -- with New Year's Eve bashes at the Paramount Theatre with Deuces Wild, Pioneer Place with Collective Unconscious, and the Medina Entertainment Center with Hairball. Looking to celebrate the start of 2016? Head to Pioneer Place to see the Chris Hawkey Band and get ready to laugh at the Paramount Theatre with Minnesota's own Louie Anderson. Read more about it in The Weekender!

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    Deuces Wild New Year's

    Paramount Theatre

    You can celebrate the end of 2015 with Dave and Ted from Deuces Wild as they perform a night of music and comedy at the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud. For three years, Deuces Wild dueling pianos has entertained near sell-out crowds in St. Cloud. Deuces Wild New Year's will showcase their musical mastery and sharp wit while interacting with the crowd, sure to have you smiling as the 2016 is ushered in. Two shows are scheduled for New Year's Eve with tickets starting at $22.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Thursday, December 31st, 7:00 & 10:00 p.m.

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    Collective Unconscious New Year's Bash & Dance Party

    Pioneer Place

    A night of music, dancing, and fun will be held at the Pioneer Place on New Year's Eve featuring Collective Unconscious. The New Year's Eve Bash and Dance Party will have great music from the popular group of local musicians and free champagne at midnight to bring in the new year. Tickets for this are available in advance for $24 and $27 at the door.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Thursday, December 31st, 8:00 p.m.

    Pioneer Place
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    New Year's Eve with Hairball

    Medina Entertainment Center
    Medina Entertainment Center

    Get a rocking start to the new year at Medina Entertainment Center with Hairball at their New Year's Eve party. Hairball is one of the most popular hair metal tribute bands in the Midwest performing favorites from hit bands like KISS, Poison, and Guns N' Roses. Tickets for this 21+ show are available for about $36 in advance, $42 at the door.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Thursday, December 31st, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open 7:30 p.m.)

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    Chris Hawkey Band

    Pioneer Place

    Celebrate the first day of 2016 at Pioneer Place with the Chris Hawkey Band for a New Year's Day show. Hawkey, host of KFAN's Power Trip Morning Show, says he's living out a lifetime dream whenever he hits the stage and it shows in his highly energetic, highly entertaining performances. With a musical style similar to John Mellencamp, Hawkey has become a St. Cloud area favorite with multiple yearly performances. Tickets for this one-night show at $22 in advance, $25 at the door.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Friday, January 1st, 7:30 p.m.

    Photo by Kix Photography, Courtesy of ChrisHawkey.com.
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    Louie Anderson

    Paramount Theatre
    Louie Anderson
    (Photo: louieanderson.com)

    Join one of Minnesota's favorite comedians, Louie Anderson, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud this weekend. Anderson, a Minneapolis native, draws on his experiences of growing up with 10 siblings in Minnesota in his act. For over 30 years, Anderson has kept audiences laughing with tours, appearances in comedy movies, and hosting Family Feud. Tickets for this family-friendly comedy show start at $22.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Saturday, January 2nd, 7:30 p.m.

    - Sunday, January 3rd, 3:00 p.m.