Live Nation Announces 

The Inaugural Resolution Ball
NYE Resolution Ball at 20 Monroe Live Sunday, December 31, 2017

Grand Rapids, MI –The Social Connection and Live Nation announce the launch of NYE Resolution Ball at 20 Monroe Live, their newest Michigan location. After a ten-year run of sold out events in the Detroit market, as well as the success of Monster’s Ball Grand Rapids, Live Nation is again pairing with Detroit based co-founder and promoter The Social Connection to bring the Resolution Ball to Michigan’s heartland. This inaugural NYC – Chicago – Vegas style event is expected to attract 1,600 guests on its opening Sunday, December 31st. 

The event begins at 8pm for VIP All Access Pass ticket holders, a ticket that consists of main floor & exclusive mezzanine level access, as well as a 6-hour VIP premium bar package comprised of 10 drink tickets valid for premium cocktails or non-alcoholic beverages. Other features of the VIP All-Access Pass include early entry for tables & seating options, complimentary coat check, lavish hors d'oeuvres, midnight pizza & late night snack buffet, midnight blowout with balloon drop, confetti storm, live feed of the ball drop & more! 

Party Pass ticket holders gain entry at 9:30pm, and their ticket includes main floor access and a 4.5 hour premium bar package comprised of 7 drink tickets valid for premium cocktails or non-alcoholic beverages. Additional ticket features are complimentary coat check, midnight pizza & late night snack buffet, midnight blowout with balloon drop, confetti storm, live feed of the ball drop & more!

This 21+ event will draw an upscale 20’s, 30’s crowd from all corners of the Midwest and will conclude at 2am. Resolution Ball is an evening of  jaw dropping entertainment with non-stop DJs, dancing, and circus style stage & strolling entertainment throughout the night including stilt walkers, illusionists & eye-popping stunt performances.

Attendees can take advantage of pre-sale pricing for a limited time. Party Pass admission tickets for main floor access are priced from $75 and VIP All-Access tickets are priced from only $100 and include access to the Mezzanine and Vanguard Room. Those looking to upgrade their party experience can reserve limited VIP booths with seating for groups of 10 or more and a VIP server. Promoting safe celebrating, discounted hotel rooms are available within easy walking distance of 20 Monroe Live. For full party details about this exclusive event and to purchase tickets visit Tickets can also be purchased at  or at the box office.

A collaboration between The Social Connection & 20 Monroe Live, Resolution Ball was launched in 2006 in Detroit and has entertained and amazed thousands of party goers with an earned reputation as the best option for those who want to party until they drop. Forty years of combined experience producing parties and events in the Metro Detroit area has created an unique synergy between The Social Connection and The Fillmore Detroit, making for a memorable New Year’s evening. 20 Monroe Live is now proud to host this popular event series.

"We have enjoyed great success with our events in the Metro Detroit area and are looking forward to bringing some of our most popular event concepts to the Grand Rapids market. Our goal is to provide our customers with a completely immersive experience by producing events that are uniquely different than anything they’ve previously attended. Attendees of Resolution Ball are sure to have a night they won’t soon forget!” Says Regina Stocco, event producer.

“After the success of the first Monster’s Ball this past October, we knew we wanted to bring another exciting event to Grand Rapids and what better occasion is there than New Year’s Eve? Resolution Ball is different than anything the city has ever seen before, offering up something special to ring in the new year.

"20 Monroe Live is thrilled to host this inaugural event with the promise of many to come!” says Sue Barsoum, General Manager of 20 Monroe Live.
About The Producers

The Social Connection
The Social Connection has been Metro Detroit's premier lifestyle event production and marketing company since 2001. Hosting dozens of annual events with more than 30,000 guests per year, The Social Connection produces and markets unique social events, food and beverage sampling-related, and charitable events. The Social Connection's party bus division offers an easy and hassle-free way for guests to attend some of Metro Detroit's most popular events including the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Opening Day, Tiger's games, and The MSU-UM Game. Each fall, the party bus division buses over 3,000 party goers each year!  In addition, The Social Connection has created a niche with seasonal events including a Fall Biking & Adventure Weekend at Boyne Highlands, a Santa Pub Crawl in Royal Oak, and hosts on average three New Year's Eve events which attracts over 4,000 guests each year.  The Social Connection has become the "go-to" lifestyle marketing company for grand openings and restaurant weeks with an in-house marketing arm for promotional campaigns that reach over 75,000 people weekly via an email, social media, and website visitors. The Social Connection is now bringing their events to Grand Rapids area.

About 20 Monroe Live 
20 Monroe Live is Grand Rapids’ new, state-of-the-art live music & event venue. Since its debut in early 2017 it has become GR’s new home for live music, entertainment, and special events. 20 Monroe Live can accommodate nearly 2600 patrons for live events and has the ability to scale down to an intimate configuration for all types of events.