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Family Entertainment: Continuous Live Music, Thousands of Pounds of Confetti and Spectacular Fireworks will Highlight the Festivities at Universal Citywalk

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Southern California’s Favorite New Year’s Destination Rings in 2010 with Dynamic Twin Countdown Celebrations at Both Ends of Citywalk 
 
Twin countdown celebrations and breathtaking fireworks displays at each end of the Universal CityWalk® spectrum will provide crowds with unobstructed views of the action as the arrival of 2010 is celebrated at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. SM, Southern California’s favorite New Year’s destination.
            
The free event will feature alternating DJs with live music provided by bands Fast Times and ‘80s Rewind, positioned at each end of the two-and-a-half block long promenade, providing lively and continuous musical entertainment.
            
The celebration will begin promptly at 9:00 p.m. on December 31 with coverage of the iconic New York City Time Square ball drop displayed on two giant outdoor screens.   At the stroke of midnight, thousands of pounds of colorful confetti will burst into the night sky, streaming colorfully over the crowds of New Year’s revelers. 

CityWalk’s popular hot spots including the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Samba Brazilian Restaurant and Lounge, Hard Rock Café, Howl at the Moon, Jillian’s Hi-Life Lanes, Rumba Room, Camacho’s Cantina and Saddle Ranch Chop House will also offer live entertainment specials for New Year’s Eve. 

Universal CityWalk will turn up the volume leading up to its eagerly awaited New Year’s Eve countdown bash with daily concert performances by such popular bands as The Pipers Down, The Beach Girls, The Wallburds, Ankhesenamen and The Bolts performing live on stage from December 26 – December 30.  

More information on CityWalk’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Bash or activities leading up to the massive celebration, is available at www.CityWalkHollywood.com or call 818-622-1111.

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A. SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex; the Universal CityWalk Cinemas; and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue.  The theme park features such groundbreaking attractions as “Revenge of the MummySM – The Ride, ” “Shrek 4-D™, ” “Jurassic Park® – The Ride, ” the world-renowned Studio Tour, which takes guests behind-the-scenes of such landmark TV, movie locations and sets such as Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds.”  Universal CityWalk features over 60 entertainment-themed restaurants, nightclubs, shops and dynamic entertainment options.  Universal CityWalk Cinemas, offering the best movie-going experience in Los Angeles, features 19 screens including one of Southern California’s largest IMAX® venues and newly renovated stadium-style seating.
            
Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of NBC Universal.  NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.  Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.  NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi. 

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