December 27, 2016

Where to Celebrate New Years Eve

Say goodbye to 2016 in style.

Not interested in braving the crowds at Lights All Night? (We don’t blame you.) Here are five other options of how to ring in 2017:

  • Boho-a-go-go at Midnight Rambler. There will be spirited cocktails (not that pre-batched B.S.), vinyl DJs, and a surprise performance that will be perfect for that double-tappable Instagram pic. The Details: Midnight Rambler, 1530 Main Street. Reservations suggested and tables are available for purchase. 
  • NYE with Ishi and Sam Lao. This past year churned out some pretty amazing local music acts—and they’re all performing at one place on New Year’s Eve. Get weird with Ishi, Sam Lao, and Cure for Paranoia at Trees (where Nirvana was infamously kicked off the stage). The Details: Trees, 2709 Elm Street. Tickets here. 
  • ’80s NYE Bash. It’s going to be 2017—but that doesn’t mean you’re not missing a time when life was simpler and had more shoulder pads. Kick it back to the ’80s with tribute bands that pay homage to Depeche Mode, The Cure, The Smiths, and David Bowie. The Details: South Side Ballroom, 1135 South Lamar Street. Tickets and more here. 
  • The Dallas Symphony’s New Year’s Eve. Start 2017 off on a classy foot by enjoying live music performed by the Dallas Symphony inside the beautiful Meyerson Symphony Center. The Details: Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street. More here.
  • Jonathan Tyler. He’s a bad boy of the rock ‘n’ roll world—but not because he’s misbehaving. Tyler has done the whole rock star thing and is here to tell you it isn’t him—soak up his new sound, and hear the debut of his new LP, inside one of the greatest music venues in the city. The Details: The Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Avenue. Tickets and more here. 

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