As 2017 winds down, have you thought about how you’re going to ring in 2018 on New Year’s Eve? After the long year, sitting on a couch watching the ball drop on TV is not going to cut it! Here’s a list of New Year’s Eve in Dallas with live music and bands that will get you celebrating! We’ll continue to add additional events to this list as they happen so make sure to bookmark this article and check back in!

Forgotten Space – New Year’s Eve at Art Co Night 3

Join  DeepEllumArtCo for a three-night New Year’s celebration with Forgotten Space. New Year’s Eve, December 31st is the third night and a Grateful Dead Tribute.  Doors open at 7:00 Dec. 29-31 with a show at 8:00 p.m. every night.  Head out to enjoy live music, yard art, and food trucks!  One-day tickets are on sale now for $16 and go up to $20 at the door.  A three-day pass is $40.  So head out this New Year’s Eve to enjoy some Grateful Dead music and food!

80s Rockin New Year’s Eve with Metal Shop and Infinite Journey

Rock out this New Year’s Eve by heading back to the 80’s when House of Blues presents Metal Shop and Infinite Journey. This all age show includes sets for both bands and is a perfect way to ring in the New Year by celebrating the best decade in music. The party starts at 8:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 and ends at 2:00 a.m.  Tickets are $20 general admission increasing to $25 on the day of the show, $25 for the upper balcony and $45 for the lower balcony.  Be sure to celebrate New Year’s Eve 80’s style this year.

Monte Carlo Carouse NYE hosted by FIG

If you’ve ever longed to see the casinos in Monte Carlo and dreamed about trying your luck at the tables, this New Year’s Eve is your lucky night.  Join FIG for a night of cocktails and casino games, from 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 to 2:00 a.m.  Complimentary Grab-and-Go tacos will be provided, along with a champagne toast at midnight.  All food will be provided by Bolsa’s catering team.  If gambling isn’t your style, or the tables turn sour, you can still enjoy the Monte Carlo atmosphere by hitting the dance floor where DJ Nate Nelson with Le Force Entertainment will keep you moving all night. There are a variety of ticket packages with general admission starting at $125 and including event access at 10 p.m. and the complimentary tacos and champagne.  A VIP Ticket at $150 gives early access at 9:00 p.m. which include complimentary hors-d'oeuvres as well as a private bar, and $10 “FIG” cash to use at the casino tables.  VIP Lounges add on to the VIP ticket benefits with 20 tickets included in the price and a private bar with lounge furniture.  Hang onto you “FIG” cash because there will be silent auction items as well!   

New Year’s Eve at The Church

If you’re not interested in the classic New Year’s Eve celebration this year, try a more goth approach. Join DJ Amanda Jones and other nyctophiliacs: Joe Virus, Bill Stanley and Johnny Funk at The Church. Complimentary champagne toast and party favors will be provided. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 and don’t close until 4:00 a.m.  Take a walk on the dark side this New Year’s Eve.

Neon Indian NYE (dj set) It’ll Do Dallas

Come out to the It'll Do It Club this New Year’s when Banjos to Beats presents New Year’s Eve. Neon Indian will be DJing along with still to be announced, special guests. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 and the party goes all night until 3:00 a.m.  This event is restricted to people 21 and older.  Tickets start at $25.  Come out for a New Year’s full of music!

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