New Year’s Eve 2013 Concert Guide


2013concertguide New Year’s Eve 2013 Concert Guide

Looking for an alternative to a night’s worth of Twilight Zone re-runs and incessant smiling via Ryan Seacrest? Maybe interested in staving off the chip bowl and evading the couch? Good news: There are plenty of great concerts scheduled for New Year’s Eve 2013, which we’ve highlighted for you below.


– Andrew W.K.: Irving Plaza

– Billy Joel, Ben Folds Five: Barclays Center

– Big Gigantic, Paper Diamond: Roseland Ballroom

– Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Icona Pop: Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Clutch: Music Hall of Williamsburg

– Deadmau5: Nassau Coliseum

– Delta Spirit, Tanlines: Brooklyn Bowl

– DIIV: Baby’s All Right

– The Disco Biscuits: The Theater at MSG

– Gogol Bordello, Man Man: Terminal 5

– Gov’t Mule: Beacon Theatre

Icona Pop: The Standard

– Moon Boots: Glasslands

– Mykki Blanco w/ DJ Rashad: Gramercy Theatre

– Perfect Pussy: Archeron

– Phish: Madison Square Garden

– Punch Brothers: Bowery Ballroom

– Thurston Moore, Joe Zorn, & Mike Watt [of Minutemen]: The Stone


– Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears: Metro

– Death: Reggies

– Dessa: Lincoln Hall

– Flosstradamus: The Riviera

Future Rock: Concord Music Hall

– Jimmy Eat World, Smoking Popes: House of Blues

– The Lawrence Arms: Conchord Music Hall

– Local H: Subterranean

– Motion City Soundtrack, Jukebox the Ghost: Bottom Lounge

Pickwick: Schubas

– Roky Erickson, White Mystery: Beat Kitchen

– Star Slinger: Empty Bottle

– Zedd: Aragon Ballroom


The Aggrolites: Alex’s Bar

Borgore: Hollywood Palladium

– Boys Noize: Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall

– Dam Funk: LA Production Studios

Dubfire: Sound Nightclub

The English Beat: Saint Rocke


– Bruno Mars: The Cosmopolitan

– Calvin Harris: Hakkasan

– Common: The Bank at the Bellagio

– Diplo: Surrender

– J. Cole: Terry Fator Theatre

– Kaskade: XS Nightclub

– Maroon 5: Mandalay Bay Events Center

– Miguel: Tao Nightclub

– Tyga: Hard Rock Live


– Calexico: The Fillmore

– Danny Brown: Mezzanine

– The Fresh & Onlys, Sun Araw: The Chapel

– Holy Ghost: The Independent

– Matthew Dear: Public Works SF

– The Melvins: Great American Music Hall

– Moby: Fort Mason

– NOFX, Teenage Bottlerocket: The Warfield

– Phil Lesh: Grate Room @ Terrapin Crossroads

– Thievery Corporation, Little Dragon, A-Trak: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium


– Brother Ali: Fox Theater

– The Flaming Lips, Midlake: Belly Up Aspen

– Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine: TSOL Summit Music Hall

– Pretty Lights, Above & Beyond: Colorado Convention Center

– Reverend Horton Heat: Gothic Theater

– String Cheese Incident: 1st Bank Center

– The Sword: Bluebird Theater

– Wu-Year’s Eve- Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah: Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

– Umphrey’s McGee: The Fillmore Auditorium

– Yonder Mountain String Band: Boulder Theater



– Steve Angello, Laidback Luke, ATB: Anaheim Convention Center


Black Lips: Drunken Unicorn

Janelle Monáe: Underground Atlanta

– STS9: The Tabernacle

– Washed Out: Terminal West

– The Whigs: Georgia Theatre

– Widespread Panic: Phillips Arena


– The Breeders: Mohawk

– The Hood Internet: Kung Fu Saloon

– J Roddy Walston and the Business: Lamberts

Robert Ellis: The Parish

Ryan Bingham: Emo’s East

– Willie Nelson: ACL Live


– Young Jeezy: Balimore Arena


– The Felice Brothers: Brighton Music Hall

– Patti Smith: Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Soulive: Paradise Rock Club

– Wolfgang Gartner: Bijou Night Club


– The Avett Brothers: Time Warner Cable Arena


– Charlie Wilson: Fox Theatre

– R. Kelly: Masonic Temple

– Zac Brown Band, The Wood Brothers: Joe Louis Arena

Edinburgh, Scotland

CHVRCHES: Edinburgh’s Hogmanay


– Girl Talk, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Big Freedia: Sam Houston Park

Jackson (MI)

– Gregg Allman: Florida Theater


Erol Alkan: Bugged Out

Joy Formidable: Troxy

Kid Koala: Village Underground

Pearson Sound, Benji B: Dimensions Festival

The Prodigy: O2 Arena

Sasha: O2 Brixton

Tensnake: XOYO

Wolf Alice: KOKO

Marion Bay, Australia

MGMT, Grizzly Bear, The War on Drugs: Falls Festival

Miami Beach

French Montana: Bamboo

Lil Wayne: Cameo

Macy Gray: Casino Miami

Paul Van Dyke: Club Space

– Pharrell, Miley Cryus, Afrojack: Fontainebleau

Robin Thicke, Skylar Grey: SLS Hotel South Beach

– Tiesto: LIV Nightclub


– Jim Gaffigan: Pabst Theater

– Trampled by Turtles: Riverside Theater


– Dawes: Varsity Theater

Har Mar Superstar: International Market Square


Chromeo, Ryan Hemsworth: Theatre TELUS

Junior Sanchez: New City Gas


– Bassnectar: The Bridgestone Arena

Diarrhea Planet: Exit/In

Old Crow Medicine Show: Ryman Auditorium

New Orleans

Galactic: Tipitina’s

The New Mastersounds: Joy Theater

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Preservation Hall


– Primus, Les Claypool: Fox Theater


Baauer: Theatre of the Living Arts

– Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: North Star Bar

– Lotus: Electric Factory

– Swearin’, Screaming Females: Johnny Brenda’s


– Against Me!: Altar Bar

– Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires: Highmark First Night

– Foxy Shazam: Mr. Smalls Theatre

Portland (OR)

– Built to Spill: The Mission Theater

– Surfer Blood: Mississippi Studios

Raleigh (NC)

– Killer Mike, El-P (Run the Jewels): Lincoln Theater

San Diego

– Diplo, Boys Noize: Valley View Casino Center


The Black Angels: Moore Threatre

Leftover Crack: El Corazon

Nervo, Above & Beyond, Adrian Lux, Doctor P: Foundation Nightclub

– STRFKR: Neumos

South Lake Tahoe

– Cut Copy, Snoop Dogg, Beats Antique: SnowGlobe Music Festival

St. Louis

– Krewella: Koken Art Factory


Man or Astroman?: Ella’s


Brendan Canning and Justin Peroff (of Broken Social Scene): Andy Poolhall

Elliott Brood: Lee’s Palace

The Sadies: Horseshoe Tavern

Washington, D.C.

– Dr. John: The Hamilton

– Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: 9:30 Club