NYE PLANS: BEST LIVE CONCERTS
MONDAY // DECEMBER 18, 2017
Not watching the ball drop this year in Times Square or breaking the bank at the hottest overcrowded nightclub? Ring in 2018 with an unforgettable live concert experience. Here are a few of our picks of some of the best live concert destinations in the U.S. as we say goodbye to 2017.
- New Year’s Eve On the Rocks: Migos, Post Malone, Young Thug, Lil Yachty, Dizzy Wright, King Green
- Where: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, Morrison
- Celebrate with some of today's hottest hip-hop sensations at the stunning natural, open-air rock structure amphitheater. Get your tickets here.
- Billy Joel
- Where: BB&T Center Sunrise, FL
- Not looking for a chaotic Florida rager this NYE? Check out the “Piano Man” music icon at the indoor FL Panthers arena to celebrate the end of 2017. Find tickets here.
- Foo Fighters
- Where: Cosmopolitan
- Ring in the new year with some Foo classics & their 2017 album, Concrete And Gold. Not only are the Foo Fighters rocking the Cosmo, but also Duran Duran, French Montana & Zac Brown Band set to perform on different stages. Find your Foo tickets here.
- Bruno Mars
- Where: Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort & Casino
- Dance into 2018 in front of an impressive Bruno Mars performance in the midst of his 24K Magic World Tour. The pop-soul, 2011 best selling artist worldwide will surely make your NYE a night to remember. Find tickets here.
- Maroon 5
- Where: Mandalay Bay
- With plenty of shows to catch in Vegas on NYE, Maroon 5 makes it to the top of our list. Check out Adam Levine & the band in Vegas. Find tickets here.
- Britney Spears
- Where: The Axis at Planet Hollywood
- The multi-platinum superstar never disappoints & is sure to help you ring in the new year with an unforgettable night. Her Vegas performance is said to be one of the best productions the strip has had to offer in years. If you can’t find NYE tickets, Spears has four performance dates prior to the big night. Find tickets here.
- Dillon Francis
- Where: The Shrine LA
- EDM electro house artist Dillon Francis will be back at The Shrine for The Dillon Francis IDGAFOS NYE Experience. Find tickets here.
- KROQ Presents Third Eye Blind, Emo Night Brooklyn, Pedro the Lion
- Where: The Observatory Santa Ana
- Close 2017 with a nostalgic performance by Third Eye Blind, Pedro the Lion, & Emo Night Brooklyn, the newly expanded Brooklyn, NY emo & punk-rock DJ duo including guest DJs, surprise performances & more. Find tickets here.
- John Mayer & Dave Chappelle
- Where: The Forum, Inglewood
- Spend your evening watching long-time friends John Mayer & Dave Chappelle collaborate in their first show together titled “Controlled Danger”. If you’re scratching your head, recall when Chapelle featured Mayer on the Chappelle’s Show in 2004 with the guitar soundtrack bit about white people dancing from 2004, SPIN wrote. The show includes musical performances, stories, improv dancing, & much more. Find tickets here.
- Kid Rock
- Where: Spirit Center, Kansas City
- If you’re in Kansas City for NYE, don’t miss Kid Rock’s “The Greatest New Year’s Eve Bash on Earth!” Find tickets here.
- Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, w/ special guest Huey Lewis & The News
- Where: Bridgestone Arena
- Don’t miss the “Margaritaville” musician perform in Music City this NYE. Find tickets here.
- Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville
- If you’re in Nashville this NYE, it’s worth looking into this lineup including Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Cheap Trick, Carly Pearce, Jon-NY P, Larkin Poe, & The Fisk Jubilee Singers. This event is FREE to the public, but you can find more details and event packages here.
- Where: Madison Square Garden, New York
- While most may be heading to Times Square to watch the ball drop, if you’d rather opt for a mellow night, check out Phish on NYE. The much anticipated four-night performance begins on Thursday, December 28 and rings in the new year. “The Triumphant Return To The Garden” will be the group’s 56th performance at this venue. Find tickets here.
- Oliver Heldens
- Where: Schimanski, Brooklyn
- Don’t miss the Netherlands native DJ & producer this NYE at Shcimanski for a night of funk to ring in the new year. Find tickets here.
- John Digweed, Tara Brooks
- Where: Output Club, Brooklyn
- If progressive house sounds like your NYE plans, look no further than 1970s English DJ prodigy John Digweed and 2013 Desert Hearts artist Tara Brooks. Find tickets here.
- Where: Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn
- Check out the American rock band in their hometown, Brooklyn, at Baby’s All Right. The night also features performances by Hoops, Clairo, & Chorizo. Find tickets here.
- Brooks and Dunn
- Where: Choctaw Grand Theater, Durant
- Get your country on with the Tennessee native 1990s honky-tonk / rock country duo for NYE. Find tickets here.
- Where: Commune at Ace Hotel and Swim Club
- If the desert interests you this NYE, venture to the Ace Hotel & Swim Club for a indie-rock vibes including a Christmas set that’ll get you right in the spirit - & at a decent price. The night also includes a set from the Love Language & Desert Daze DJ Gregg Foreman. Find tickets here.
- OMFG! NYE 2018: Tiesto, NGHTMRE, Kayzo, Ghastly & more!
- Day 2 of this extremely popular San Diego NYE event may be sold out on its website, but you can still snag tickets from third party websites such as StubHub. Find tickets here.
- Where: Observatory North Park
- Not trying to attend a rager? Jam out & chill out with Rebelution for some good vibes as we welcome 2018. Find tickets here.
- Countdown NYE
- Where: NOS Events Center
- Insomniac’s EDM party returns once again this NYE with a hefty lineup including Alison Wonderland, Diplo, DJ Mustard, Flux Pavilion, What So Not, Yellow Claw, Zeds Dead, Galantis & so much more. Scope the full lineup here.
- Where: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
- Let loose with the dance music favorite in action at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium as we countdown the last minutes of 2017. Find tickets here.
- Where: Mezzanine
- If you’re in San Francisco for this year’s celebration, don’t miss an epic live performance by Canadian rock band Metric. Tier 1 is sold out, so hurry & get tickets for Tier 2. Find tickets here.