The craziest party night of the year is one night away and you still don't have any plans? No worries. At these concerts, parties and dinners there's still room to get your champagne on and celebrate the first night of 2015 in style.
CONCERTS TO GO CRAZY AT
Reverend Vince Anderson and His Love Choir, Union Pool, $10
Organ-pounding dirty-gospel purveyor Reverend Vince Anderson, his Love Choir and assorted special guests rock and roll you into 2015. More information.
Mykki Blanco and more, Baby's All Right, $40-99.99
Party fiend and cross-dressing MC extraordinaire Mykki Blanco heads up a stellar Baby's lineup, also featuring danceable indie-popsters Mr. Twin Sister and enlightened hardcore crew Perfect Pussy. Tickets.
PARTIES TO HIT UP
No Ordinary Monkey; Tandem, FREE
Golf Channel's Phil South and Ghost Note's Anton Esteban's NOM parties never disappoint and they're going all out this New Year's Eve with live sets from Peaking Lights and Joubert Singers.
Glitterballnyc.com NYC 2015; The Graham, $20-30
For their second annual East Williamsburg New Year's Eve celebration, Glitterballnyc.com has put together a bill full of local superstars including Willie Burns, Dan Selzer and Facets. Tickets.
New Year's Eve: Machinedrum + Friends; Brooklyn Night Bazaar, $30-95
Prolific producer Travis Stewart has assembled band members from Sepalcure, Jets, Dream Continuum and more for this Brooklyn soiree. Tickets.
BangOn! NYC Presents NYE 2015: Time & Space; Location TBA, $75-175
The BangOn! bunch returns with a New Year's Eve bash held in a secret warehouse space (location to be revealed to ticket holders) that will feature circus performers, art cars, art installations, body painting, food vendors, and of course, DJs. Tickets.
Disco New Years Eve 2015: Dark Disco presents Tiki Disco; Sugar Hill Supper Club, $20-40
For this special wintry New Year's Eve edition, the party collective is headed to Bed-Stuy's hippest restaurant meets disco, Sugar Hill Supper Club, joining forces with MeanRed and Good Peoples (aka Dark Disco). Tickets.
COOL THINGS TO DO
Murderfist’s New Year; The Creek and The Cave, FREE
No-holds-barred sketch troupe Murderfist returns to deliver their annual New Year's event. The night will be filled with performances from local sketch groups and stand-ups. After the laughs, there's a champagne toast at midnight. Be ready for something wild.
The Liar Show: New Year’s Eve; Cornelia Street Café, Reservation Recommended
Start celebrating 2015 early at this theatrical performance during which four storytellers detail events from their lives, ranging from the merely interesting to the revelatory. The catch: One of the four is fabricating everything. The special New Year’s Eve event brings in Martin Dockery, Ed Gavagan, and Leslie Goshko. More information.
15 for 2015: A Flashback New Year’s Eve; Union Hall, $5
A party for the musically nostalgic, this New Year’s Eve bash lets you keep one ear in the past as you dance into the future. Favorites from 1989 to 2004—we're talking “Like a Prayer” all the way to “Since U Been Gone”—will keep you celebrating all night long! More information.
DINNERS TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR
New Year's Eve; Root & Bone, Reservation Recommended
The all-American spot presents a three-course prix fixe for the year’s last meal with starters like buttery, thyme-studded biscuits and a grilled wedge salad smothered in buttermilk blue-cheese dressing. More information.
Winter Masquerade; The McKittrick Hotel, $400
Celebrate the start of 2015 amid the spooky splendor of the home of "Sleep No More." At the Midnight Feast, which still has tickets, you'll dine at Gallows Green and The Heath followed by a masquerade party with live performances. Tickets.
New Year's Eve; King Bee, $65-75
At this Acadian-inspired East Village eatery, the four-course menu includes Gallic-leaning appetizers such as venison tartare with rutabaga, apple and egg, and mains including roasted cod with cockles, bay scallops in andouille broth and a tasso duck breast with faro. More information.
New Year's Eve; Battery Harris, $65-$125
This Williamsburg restaurant is serving a special four course prix fixe menu along with a complimentary champagne toast. Tickets are also available for a premium open bar after dinner from 10pm to 1am featuring DJ Michna. Tickets.