A Very NYS NYE

The ball may be dropping in New York City, but all over New York State, there will be incredible live performances that are sure to be show-stopping starts to the New Year. To make sure you do not miss out on all that New Year’s Eve has to offer this trip around the sun, here is our NYS run-down for the statewide welcome to 2019.

Western New York

Buffalo – Aqueous will be coming home for the holidays and kicking off 2019 right at the Town Ballroom with special guests who are sure to bring the funk, lespecial.  Click the link to figure out how to secure your spot at this NYE celebration, and about another chance to see the group in a more intimate setting. https://www.facebook.com/events/715484275466687/

Rochester – In order to ensure 2019 is a one-of-a-kind year, come ring in the New Year with the one and only Americana and jam band, moe.  Tickets on sale now: https://www.facebook.com/events/475287809638652/

Finger Lakes

Ithaca – Presented by DSP Shows, it’s the two-day celebration at The Haunt, featuring Binghamton-native folk rock group, Driftwood.  To grab your tickets for one or both nights, follow the link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/178512866383693/

Southern Tier

Binghamton – It’s the perfect trifecta for a Happy New Year: great food, champagne, and jams from progressive rock group, Railbred.  Binghamton is in for a treat so make sure to click the link to secure your ticket to Callahan’s Sportsman Club in advance.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2204707582881695/

Endicott – Topper Saloon will be hosting their New Years Eve Party featuring Last Call, the classic rock band from Broome County, NY.  To ensure that you will be dancing and singing your way through the night, click the link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/195783067916826/

Nichols – There’s nothing quite like the party band, Wreckless Marci, to rock you into the New Year.  Come spend the last moments of 2018 and the first of 2019 with them at Tioga Downs Casino Resort. https://www.facebook.com/events/332286467572322/

Central New York

Syracuse – A longstanding favorite of Upstate New York, Pearly Baker’s Best, will be performing at the Lost Horizon on the 31st, and will be joined by Mike Powell & The Black River.   For a celebration full of soulful songwriting and tributes to the Grateful Dead, click the link for more info.   https://www.thelosthorizon.com/event/1793856-pearly-bakers-best-mike-syracuse/

Hamilton – Come join the John Scarpulla Band at the Colgate Inn in Hamilton, NY for a night full of blues, soul, country and Americana.  To secure your dinner reservation and spot at this New Years Eve Party, make sure to call the Colgate Inn.  Details in the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/566392323822676/

North Country

Saranac Lake – A very special treat is coming to Saranac Lake on New Year’s Eve.  The timeless country, bluegrass and rock act, The Gibson Brothers, will be performing at First Night.  Click the link for more details:  https://www.bandsintown.com/e/100471308?app_id=js_www.gibsonbrothers.com&came_from=242&utm_medium=web&utm_source=widget&utm_campaign=event&affil_code=js_www.gibsonbrothers.com

Plattsburgh – Retro Live will be the place to be to ring in the New Year for Plattsburgh.   The night will feature sets from 3 DJs, Distant Planet, DVDJ Paul G, and Deuces, and will be complete with a free champagne toast at midnight.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-at-retro-live-tickets-53822505563?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Mohawk Valley

Verona – Tickets are on sale now for the non-stop music and fun that Abbacadabra will be bringing to the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona on the 31st.  Grab your ticket here: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/abbacadabra-verona-new-york-12-31-2018/event/0000559041856300?dma_id=358&irgwc=1&clickid=RBkXhm0lGxyJWnd08lQuCVrSUkgWVmRxo05F3c0&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_253158&impradid=253158&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat253158&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_253158&utm_source=253158-Facebook-%2520TM&impradname=Facebook-%2520TM&utm_medium=affiliate

Capital District

Albany – Head out to Jupiter Hall in Albany for a New Year’s Eve Club Night, complete with champagne toasts, balloon drop, and of course, a massive dance floor.  The night will feature sets from DJ Tony Martinez and DJ Løgantheø.  Click the link for more info: http://jupiterhallalbany.com/events/new-years-eve-club-night/

Saratoga – Putnam Place will be hosting a celebration to welcome 2019 by partying like it’s 1985.  Come join That 80’s Band as they welcome the New Year with some old favorites. https://www.facebook.com/events/247197935957116/

Hudson Valley

Poughkeepsie – Be ready to party all night long at Pure in Poughkeepsie at their New Year’s Eve Party.  The night will feature sets from a live DJ, premium open bar, and a champagne toast with your ticket.  Don’t hesitate and grab yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-tickets-53076166242?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Woodstock – Colony in Woodstock will be hosting their New Years Eve Dance Party, which will be featuring Chris Wells and The Silver Spaceship.  Come get down with some of the finest musicians in New York to start your year right.  https://www.facebook.com/events/198138204445223/

New York City

Manhattan – Make a grand entrance to 2019 and spend the evening with Phish at Madison Square Garden.  As their grand finale of their 4-day stint at the Garden, it is sure to be a stellar start to your new year.  Grab your tickets here: https://www.vividseats.com/concerts/phish-tickets/phish-madison-square-garden-12-31-2858459.html

Prospect Heights – Post Malone will be taking over the Barclay’s Center for the most hype New Year’s celebration you’ll find in the area.  Grab tickets before they’re gone!  https://www1.ticketmaster.com/post-malone-new-years-eve-countdown-celebration/event/00005531DB107E50

Lower East Side – The Lone Bellow will be providing country-soul lovers with the most ideal welcome to the New Year.  Join them and Americana songwriter, Courtney Marie Andrews, at the end of their 3-night long marathon at the Bowery Ballroom.  https://www.vividseats.com/concerts/the-lone-bellow-tickets/the-lone-bellow-bowery-ballroom-12-31-2880496.html

Long Island

Huntington – Yet another spectacular 80’s themed party to welcome 2019.  The Paramount will be hosting Jessie’s Girl – The World’s Best 80’s Band for a tribute show like none other.  Grab your tickets and get more info at the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/147680822848768/

Uniondale –  Marking the 25th anniversary of the last time Billy Joel played at Nassau Coliseum, the piano man will be returning for a very special New Year’s Eve performance.  Grab your tickets here: https://www.vividseats.com/concerts/billy-joel-tickets/billy-joel-nassau-coliseum-12-31-2836744.html