If you're still feeling the sting from the last-minute cancellation of Phish's Curveball festival this past August, fear not, the Vermont quartet's annual New Year's run at the Garden is unlikely to likewise become a casualty of severe weather. (Knock on wood.) The tireless jam band has played the venue upwards up 50 times, making it part of an elite club that includes Billy Joel, Elton John and the Grateful Dead. Couple that level of experience with the outfit's notoriously eye-popping shows and you're basically guaranteed to enjoy your trip at—um, we mean to the Garden.
Welcome 2019 to the sound of your favorite musical act (of the ones that are in town...). We've round up the top picks for New Year’s Eve concerts in NYC. You can watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks in NYC or stop by one of the many New Year’s Eve parties around the city. And, for more season December music, make sure to hit up the best Christmas concerts in NYC leading up to the holiday.
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