NYE in NYC (Musically Speaking)

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Hey, as usual, there are a lot of things going on in New York this New Year’s Eve, so I thought I would run them down as comprehensively as possible. Thankfully, a lot of people have done the work already, and since I am semi-vacation, I am happy to repost their stuff here:

New York
12/31 Matthew Dear, Drop the Lime, Michna @ (le) poisson rouge
12/31 Chuck Berry @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
12/31 The Damned @ Blender Theater at Gramercy
12/31 Patti Smith & Her Band @ Bowery Ballroom (early show)
12/31 Amanda Palmer (of The Dresden Dolls) @ Bowery Ballroom (NYE Late Night)
12/31 The Dickies @ The Room at Bowery Electric
12/31 These Are Powers @ Cake Shop
12/31 Titus Andronicus @ Death By Audio (NYE Covers Night)
12/31 Prince Paul @ The Delancey
12/31 Heartsrevolution @ Glasslands
12/31 Gov’t Mule @ Hammerstein Ballroom
12/31 Rewind Show @ Highline Ballroom (DJ Dance Party, 5 hour premium open bar)
12/31 Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca @ Joe’s Pub (7:00 PM)
12/31 Sandra Bernhard @ Joe’s Pub (9:00 PM, 11:00 PM)
12/31 Akron/Family, Deerhoof, Deer Tick, Dirty Projectors, Megafaun @ Knitting Factory (Last KF Show Ever)
12/31 Action Painters @ Lit
12/31 My Morning Jacket @ Madison Square Garden
12/31 Mike Doughty @ Maxwell’s
12/31 A Place to Bury Strangers, Dirty on Purpose (DOP’s final show) @ Mercury Lounge
12/31 Mr. Brownstone @ Mercury Lounge (late late New Year’s Eve show)
12/31 Crystal Castles @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
12/31 Crystal Castles @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (NYE Late Night Show)
12/31 Disco Biscuits @ Nokia Theatre Times Square
12/31 Semi Precious Weapons, Titus Andronicus @ Public Assembly
12/31 Tiesto @ Roseland Ballroom
12/31 Andrew W.K., Gang Gang Dance, Lemonade, Invisible Conga People @ Santos Party House
12/31 Grandmaster Mele Mel of the Furious Five,Mickey Factz, Sinden, Jokers of the Scene @ Studio B
12/31 Joan As Police Woman @ The Stone (early show)
12/31 Joan As Police Woman @ The Stone (late show)
12/31 The Rub, Certified Bananas @ Southpaw
12/31 Crystal Castles @ Supreme Trading
12/31 Blonde Redhead, Islands, Elvis Perkins @ Terminal 5
12/31 The Figgs @ Trash Bar
12/31 Lady Gaga @ Webster Hall
12/31 The Bad Plus @ The Village Vanguard

New Jersey
12/31 Yo La Tengo, The Feelies, Vivian Girls @ Wellmont Theatre (in Montclair)
12/31 Mike Doughty @ Maxwell’s (in Hoboken)

– Info via Mogger Charles Rogulewski and Oh My Rockness

There are also about a million other parties at venues that don’t typically cater to the indie music crowd. Metromix.com has a good roundup of those events over here.

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