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

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