New Year’s Eve Concerts

The best places to rock your Auld Lang Syne


 

Where will you be when the ball drops? Check out our top picks for New Year’s Eve concerts.

Doobie Brothers

River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, B.C.

Tickets: $201.25 for floor seats (and access to a dance floor), buffet, party favours and champagne toast at midnight. There are also $121.25 tickets available for show-only seats in the balcony. Click here for more information.

April Wine

Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Calgary, Alta.

Tickets: $192.20 for general seating plus a buffet-style dinner. Click here for more information.

Chilliwack

Century Casino, Edmonton, Alta

Tickets: $76.95. This includes party favours, a beverage and a $500 cash draw when the clock strikes twelve. Click here for more information.

The Sadies

The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Ont.

Tickets: $31.50. Click here for more information.

Nelly Furtado and Hedley

Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls, Ont.

Tickets: The concert is free, so are the fireworks and Niagara Falls light show.

NOFX

L’Olympia de Montreal, Montreal, Que.

Tickets: $63.59. Click here for more information.

Colin James

Casino Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.

Tickets: $74.75. Click here for more information.

The Psychedelic Furs

House of Blues, Anaheim, Calif.

Tickets: US$62 for a general admission ticket that includes party favours and a champagne toast at midnight. Click here for more information.

REO Speedwagon

Universal Studios Citywalk, Orlando, Fla.

Tickets: US$135.27. This gets you all-you-can-eat gourmet cuisine, admission to seven nightclubs and midnight champagne. Click here for more information.

Céline Dion

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nev.

Tickets: Tickets are technically sold out, but Stubhub has lots starting at US$115.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nev.

Tickets: Tickets are sold out but you can still book a weekend package for two at The Cosmopolitan that includes three nights in a suite, two tickets to see The Killers on Dec. 29, two tickets to the Red Hot Chili Peppers on New Years and complimentary cocktails during the concerts for US$5,040. Click here for more information.

Buckcherry, Queensryche, Quiet Riot and others

Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas, Nev.

Tickets: US$30. Click here for more information.

Coldplay and Jay-z

Barclays Center, New York City, N.Y.

Tickets: The only seats left are in the lower bowl for US$276.65 a pop. Click here for more information.

Other Artists

Times Square, New York City, N.Y.

Artists won’t be announced until later in the month, but past performers include: Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Backstreet Boys and NKOTB. There will also be a tribute to past host, Dick Clark.

Tickets: Free, but show up early to get a good viewing spot.

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