5 Best New Year’s Eve Concerts in New York City
Ring in New Year’s Eve the right way–with live music! We’ve compiled a list of the best concerts the Big Apple has to offer, from jam bands to jazz, punk to funk. Check ’em out below!
Phish @ Madison Square Garden
Prolific jam band Phish will be hosting their annual NYE run at Madison Square Garden from December 28-31. Whether you’re a seasoned vet or have never seen the band live, their three-hour long concert (and light show) is a guaranteed good time. Click here to browse tickets.
Kamasi Washinton w. The Budos Band @ Brooklyn Bowl
Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington will take the stage at Brooklyn Bowl this New Year’s Eve, along with the afrobeat stylings of The Budos Band. Come early for the family bowl, watch the show, and then stick around for the Animal Collective DJ st. Click here to browse tickets.
The James Brown Dance Party @ Gramercy Theater
Head to the Gramercy Theater for a night of funk and fun with The James Brown Dance Party. Known as the premier tribute band to the late singer, the group is comprised of members from Snarky Puppy, Trey Anastasio Band, Galactic, Trombone Shorty and many more. Click here to browse tickets.
Titus Andronicus @ Brooklyn Bazaar
For those seeking to air out their political grievances of 2016, you’ll want to get a ticket to Titus Andronicus at the Brooklyn Bazaar in Greenpoint. Besides a decade-long discography, the evening will also include a “ballpit” drop and complimentary midnight toast. Click here for tickets.
The Lone Bellow @ Bowery Ballroom
Looking for a night of soulful Americana tunes? Look no further than The Lone Bellow, who will ring in the new year at Bowery Ballroom. Comprised of Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist, expect to hear songs off their most recent album, Then Came the Morning. Click here to browse tickets.
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