As the world rings in the new year on Saturday, plenty of famous music acts will celebrate the event by playing special New Year’s Eve concerts. Among the stars scheduled to perform on December 31 are several Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, including Billy Joel, The Eagles‘ Don Henley, Elton John and Sting.
Joel will be welcoming the New Year while onstage at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida; Henley will be performing at a casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma; and John and Sting will be entertaining crowds at two different venues in Las Vegas. Elton will be playing the latest show of his ongoing residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, while Sting will be delivering a one-off gig at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan.
Among the other famous artists playing New Year’s Eve concerts are Cheap Trick, Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh, Kansas, Patti Smith and Styx.
Here’s a list of many of the noteworthy New Year’s Eve shows taking place across North America:
Burton Cummings — Richmond, BC, Canada, River Rock Casino Resort
Cheap Trick — Las Vegas, NV, The Foundry
Chris Robinson Brotherhood — San Rafael, CA, Terrapin Crossroads
Dennis DeYoung — Las Vegas, NV, South Point Convention Center
Duran Duran — Oxon Hill, MD, The Theater at MGM National Harbor
Elton John — Las Vegas, NV, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Gov’t Mule — Port Chester, NY, Beacon Theatre
The Guess Who — Welch, MN, Treasure Island Resort and Casino
Don Henley — Thackerville, OK, Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort
Phil Lesh and Friends — Honolulu, HI, Hawaii Theatre
Billy Joel — Sunrise, FL, BB&T Center
Kansas — Hallandale Beach, FL, Mardi Gras Casino
Los Lobos — San Juan Capistrano, CA, The Coach House
Phish — New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
Patti Smith — Chicago, IL, Park West
Sting — Las Vegas, NV, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan
Styx — Nashville, TN, Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight
Sublime with Rome — King of Prussia, PA, Valley Forge Casino Resort
Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band — Clearwater, FL, Capitol Theatre
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Source: Classic Rock News