Sneak Preview: The Musical Acts of First Night Boston

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Are you ready to have a great time at First Night Boston? The musical acts performing at the New Year's Eve party in Copley Square are!

Eli "Paperboy" Reed is an R&B- and soul-inspired singer who graduated from Brookline High School. He's performing at 11 p.m. on the main stage in Copley Square.

Rocker Clarissa Johnson and her band are taking the stage around 10 p.m. She started singing when she was 15 and hasn't stopped since then.

Raised in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood, Dutch Rebelle said she doesn't believe that being a female rapper makes her an underdog. She's performing in the 9 p.m. hour during First Night Boston.

PK and the Mighty Seven is a nine-piece funk band based out of Boston, with all but one of its members hailing from the area. They're slated to hit the stage in the 8 p.m. hour.

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