Miley Cyrus, Blondie, El Dasa and Melissa Etheridge are just some of the entertainers during the Times Square countdown to 2014. The world’s largest New Year’s Eve party starts at 3 p.m., when what event organizers call The Revelers begin claiming their spots. Yesterday we gave you the schedule from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Here’s the rest of the schedule, to enjoy in person with a few million of your closest friends, or on TV or via livestream
9:15 – 9:24 p.m. -Musical Performance by Melissa Etheridge, on the Nivea Kiss Stage.
9:31 – 9:38 p.m. – ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”: Musical Performance by Blondie, on the Nivea Countdown Stage.
9:47 – 9:50 p.m. -Toshiba and NASA Happy New Year Message
9:52 – 9:55 p.m. – another message from the corporate sponsor, Nivea, on the Kiss Stage.
9:57 – 10:00 p.m. – Hourly Countdown with Spider-Man – Marc Webb, the Director of The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ movie, reads some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight, accompanied by fireworks atop One Times Square. Marc will also read some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight and share his wish for the New Year. There’s also a Happy New Year video message from Emma Stone.
10:01 -10:11 p.m. -Univision’s “¡Feliz 2014!: Musical Performance by El Dasa, on the Nivea Kiss Stage.
10:17 – 10:19 p.m. – another message from Nivea on the Kiss Stage
10:20 – 10:23 p.m. – Moet & Chandon Toast
10:37 – 10:44 p.m. – ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”: Musical Performance by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on the Countdown Stage
10:50 – to 10:53 p.m. – Clip From The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ movie
10:58 – 11:01 p.m. – Hourly Countdown with Raúl de Molina, reading some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight, plus a Happy New Year video message from Jamie Foxx.
11:02 – 11:11 p.m. – Univision’s “¡Feliz 2014!: Musical Performance by Jencarlos Canela on the Kiss Stage
11:15 – 11:18 p.m. – The Associated Press Presents 2013 Year End News Highlights. AP is the world’s oldest and largest news gathering organization, presents a news reel highlighting some of the memorable events of 2013.
11:27 – 11:32 p.m. – The USO Show Troupe Performance – their popular A Military Salute to honor our Armed Forces on the Kiss Stage.
11:39 – 11:46 p.m. – ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”: Musical Performance by Miley Cyrus on the Countdown Stage.
11:52 – 11:59 p.m. – Special Performance of Uprising Of Love and Imagine by Melissa Etheridge on the Kiss Stage.
11:59 p.m. – The Sixty-Second Countdown – This is the minute we all wait for. The Times Square 2014 Special Guest pushes the Waterford crystal button to begin the descent of the New Year’s Eve Ball, and lead the final sixty-second countdown to the New Year on the Countdown Stage. The Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball descends 70 feet in sixty seconds. The Ball is a geodesic sphere, twelve feet in diameter, weighing 11,875 pounds. The Ball is covered with 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and lit by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs.
12:00 a.m. — At the stroke of Midnight, the lights on the New Year’s Eve Ball are turned off as the numerals of the New Year “2014” burst to life shining high above Times Square, with the Times Square Confetti Release and fireworks. The world-famous New Year’s Eve confetti is released from the rooftops of buildings throughout Times Square.
12:15 a.m. – Show over. Go home or to your after-midnight party.
12:30 – 8 a.m. – Ongoing performance by the Clean Up Army, otherwise known as members of the NYC Dept. of Sanitation, who will sweep up, vacuum up and scrub up confetti, streamers, party hats and some unmentionable things, too, and bring make Times Square neat and tidy for the new year.
NYCOTC wishes one and all a Happy New Year and Peace on Earth.