Venus X, DJ BEBE, DJ Shelby Sells and DJ Pro Style will also be providing music.(tickets) Macy Gray will play a four-show “New Year’s Eve Bash” at The Iridium on December 30 and 31, with two shows per night.The first show is sold out, but tickets for the NYE show are still available.If you’re in the mood for something rowdier, Nashville’s Diarrhea Planet are coming to the East Coast for a few shows, stopping by Rough Trade on December 30 and 31. Alt-rock veterans They Might Be Giants will return to NYC for New Year’s, playing two hometown shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg on December 30 and 31. Just few months after completing a 13-show run at MSG, jam band legends Phish will return to The Garden for a special NYE run from December 28-31.As is typical in New York City, there are many ways to party and celebrate an event.
Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley‘s New Year’s Eve Phantasmagoria” happens at Brooklyn Bazaar, which also features This Way to the Egress and special guests Lacy Rose, Alaina Ferris and Kalan Sherrard. If you’re looking for strong grooves and stunning horn sections, instrumental powerhouse The Budos Band will be doing a two-night stand at Knitting Factory on December 30 and 31, with openers Electric Citizen joining them for both nights.
Tickets for all these shows are still available, but they’re selling fast.
Speaking of jam bands playing NYE, Gov’t Mule will yet again play two New Year’s dates in NYC, at Beacon Theatre on December 30 & 31. Breakout star of the year Cardi B headlines ‘NYE Champagne Celebrity Celebration’ at Knockdown Center in Queens.
So plan early and don’t leave things to the last moment – you’ll be sorry as restaurants and parties book up early and fast!
One option is to head to One Times Square and hang out with an estimated one million other happy people and watch the famous New Year’s Eve Ball descend the flagpole at midnight!
Here’s a guide to the many happenings around NYC on New Year’s Eve weekend: For fans of jangly, breezy, occasionally jammy indie rock, Real Estate, Whitney and Woods are playing Brooklyn Steel on NYE.