New Orleans Events – Friday, Dec. 30

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Dec. 30.



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Friday, Dec. 30 – Allstate Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoff Foundation announce 'major' donation to Teach For America New Orleans, via press conference, 11:00 a.m.

Location: New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center, 850 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans.

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Saturday, Dec. 31 – 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2017' broadcast live on ABC, 8:00 p.m., from Times Square in New York, hosted by Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy with performances from Mariah Carey, John Legend, Hailee Steinfeld, Flo Rida, Mike Posner, DNCE, Thomas Rett and Gloria Estefan, joined by the cast of Broadway musical 'On Your Feet!' Fergie hosts the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles, featuring Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande, Lukas Graham, Fifth Harmony, Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign, while Lucy Hale hosts the show's first Central Time Zone countdown from New Orleans, with Panic! at the Disco and Jason Derulo. Lionel Richie appears live from Las Vegas, performing 'All Night Long' immediately after midnight, while Demi Lovato performs from St. Maarten in the Caribbean, marking the show's first international appearance.

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Location: New York City, Los Angeles, New Orleans,


Sunday, Jan. 1 – New Year's Day. Traditional New Year's Day celebrations take place around the world.



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