So you can bet that when New Year's Eve in Nashville rolls around to ring in 2013 that you will find a ton of musicians lined-up to perform at any number of the Nashville New Year's Eve Parties. A list of Nashville New Years Eve parties, concerts, and galas that are ringing in 2013 this year.
Last Updated: 12/30/2012
New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway
Ring in the new year and rock out the old with thousands of your closest friends and The Fray at Nashville’s New Year’s Eve party on Lower Broadway. The evening will also feature performances by Nashville-based Sixpence None the Richer, country duo Love and Theft, and Striking Matches. Bring your party hats and count down to the "musical note" drop at midnight. The FREE downtown street party starts at 7:00 on New Year’s Eve.
Bridgestone Arena New Year's Eve Concert
The Bridgestone Arena this year will be featuring a New Year's Eve Concert from Bassnectar, one of the most popular and influential figures in California's electronic music community. He known for his eclecticism, embracing elements of extreme bass, dubstep, breakbeat, and other IDM styles, as well as shifting tempos, contrasting moods, and dynamics that go from gentle to bruising and back during the course of a set. Bassnectar is taking it to the next level by introducing a whole new stage setup for the special night.
Opryland's New Year's Eve Bash
Gaylord Opryland offers several different festivities that inlcudes a Southern Gospel Festival as well as the Legacy Five and friends. Great for those who want to play and stay for the entire night.
Bluebird Cafe New Year's Eve Party
Come on out and see some of the Bluebird's favorites including: Thom Schuyler, Fred Knobloch, Tony Arata, and Jelly Roll Johnson. Make sure to get your tickets early for this one, it's always a sell-out.
New Years Eve at Tootsies Orchid Lounge
Celebrate New Years Eve at Tootsies Orchid Lounge in downtown Nashville. Nashville has one of the biggest New Years Eve parties on Lower Broadway downtown and Tootsies is limited to only 125 people so don't get caught without a ticket because these tickets will go fast.
Marathon Music Works New Year's Eve Concert
Marathon Music Works will be hosting The Del McCoury Band and Keller Williams plus The Travelin' McCourys this year. For fifty years, Del's music has defined authenticity for hard core and novice bluegrass fans everywhere.
3rd & Lindsley New Year's Eve
3rd & Lindsley plays host to Moon Taxi this new year's eve. Moon Taxi evokes the musical revolution of the sixties and seventies and ignites their eclectic sound with unique melodies and energetic shows. The band has already formed a loyal fan base across the Southeast, selling out clubs and creating a strong grassroots following.
Exit/In New Year's Eve Funk Ball
Exit/In will be featuring The Dynamites, Charles Walker & Space Capone. This New Year's Eve why not funk up your life? Join The Dynamites and Space Capone for the most unique and fun NYE show in town!
Zanies New Year's Eve Party
After being recognized on stage by Ashton Kutcher at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood, Comedian Stephen Rannazzisi was quickly signed up for the MTV's Punk'd show. Since then Steve has continued to make audiences laugh in television, feature films and on comedy stages across the country. Currently, Stephen Rannazzisi plays "Kevin," the League Commissioner on FX’s hit show The League.
Historic Franklin Theatre New Year's Eve
The Franklin Theatre will ring-out the old year and “Swing-In” the new with a distinctive evening and rare middle Tennessee appearance by the one and only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.
Wildhorse Saloon New Year's Eve Bash
The New Year's Eve party at Wildhorse Saloon this year includes a concert from Brother Trouble, Holland Marie and Doug McCormick.
Adventure Science Center New Year's Eve Party
Celebrate the New Year without staying up until midnight. Adventure Science Center offers a fun way for families with younger children to celebrate together, make some memories and do a little science!
Big Bang Bar
The Big Bang Bar will be celebrating New Years Eve with their piano players rocking it out. They won't be taking reservations so make sure to get here early!
The Blast Off New Years Ever party at The Greenhouse will be offering an awesome alternative for the 21-35 year old demographic to come enjoy New Year's eve in style and be entertained by some of the hottest electronic/rock DJ acts in the nation currently.
Mercy Lounge & Cannery Ballroom New Year's Eve
My So-Called Band is on tonight's bill at Mercy Lounge as well as local favorite, Guilty Pleasures headlining at the Cannery. Be forewarned that this may not be all Cannery/Mercy Lounge has on their play list for the night - we expect to hear more.
The Carousel House New Year's Eve
Enjoy fine dining, dancing and a midnight champagne toast. Special delectable delights from around the region that bring luck and good fortunes your way for the 2013 year at The Carousel House. Live dance music will be provided by Patton James and the Synchromatics.
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant New Year Party
Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Nashville is inviting guests to dance into the New Year with the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band! This frolickin' five-some will offer a high-energy night with rib-ticklin' tunes and old-timey music. Plus, the eatery has created a special NYE menu to compliment the live music. Tickets are $60 per person and that includes the show, free valet parking, a special New Year's Eve dinner and your choice of a midnight champagne toast or moonshine shot! Dinner begins at 9 p.m., and live music starts at 10 p.m.
More Nashville New Year's Eve Parties
A few more local clubs and venues on the local music scene that normally host NYE Parties include: The Basement | B.B. King's | Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar | Cabana | Copper Kettle | Coyotes | Dan McGuinness Irish Pub | The End | Exit/In | The 5 Spot | General Jackson Showboat | Hard Rock Cafe | Limelight | Margaritaville | Nashville Center Stage | Nashville Palace | Puckett's Boat House | Red Rooster | Rocketown | The Rutledge | Station Inn | Whiskey Bent Saloon
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Or a Safe Ride home?
Call AAA’s “Tow to Go” during the Holiday Season at 1-800-AAA-HELP.
This AAA program runs throughout the holiday season and gives adults, who choose to drink alcoholic beverages, a free ride home as well as a free tow of their vehicle too.
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