The Short List: 5 Awesome Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve
Gogol Bordello at Terminal 5
Either you know Gogol Bordello or you’ve heard of them, either way, New York’s favorite Gypsy punk band will kick your ass, and put on one of the most insane live shows for New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Dance Party at Silent Barn
Silent Barn hosts Y2K8, their MASSIVE NEW YEARS EVE PARTY featuring DJs Ninjasonik, Todosantos, and live music all night. Presented by Famous Friends & Big Stereo this party carries a $5 cover and it’s an all-ages show.
The 19th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at Jivamukti
If you’re not into partying in midtown and would rather start the New Year on your back, the Jivamukti Yoga Center will hold its 19th annual NYE celebration that will be filled with meditation and chanting, starting at 9pm and ending at midnight.
New Year’s Eve! hosted by After the Jump at Knitting Factory
The Dirty Projectors headline this New Year’s Eve party/Benefit for NYC’s education Through Music at the Knitting Factory, with its 3 spaces, which will also see Senryu, Care Bears on Fire, and Pattern in Movement play the main space, while Foreign Islands and Poingly play the Tap bar. Party it up for NYE and a good cause.
Slick Rick at Studio B
Slick Rick The Ruler is back . . . and playing at Studio B in Brooklyn with Moby, Kudu, Frankie Bones, Holy Ghost!, and Jacques Renault among others! This party is an eclectic mix of legendary musicians, newbies, and complimentary hors d’oeurves and free champagne at midnight, under one roof and not in midtown.