In case you don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve yet, how about ringing in 2018 with your favorite artist? Here’s a rundown of some of the biggest performances going down on the night when the ball drops.
Las Vegas is the place to be if you want lots of options for different A-list performances.
- French Montana will ring in the new year with a performance at Marquee Nightclub. Tickets range from $45 to $110 and include a two-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight.
- Also on the strip that night will be 2 Chainz, who is performing at 1 Oak Las Vegas. Tickets start at $40 for women and $75 for men, including a two-hour open bar.
- Gucci Mane is hosting at TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas.
- Metro Boomin and T-Pain will play on the 29th and the 30th. Then you can act a fool with Ludacris at Light Nightclub on New Year’s Eve. Tickets are $50 for ladies and $100 for the fellas.
- Chris Brown is going to turn up the music and say goodbye to 2017 at a black tie event at Drai’s Nightclub. Tickets are $125 for ladies and $175 for gents.
- Ja Rule and Ashanti are playing at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, with tickets going for $75 all the way up to $1,300 for super-VIPs.
- Lil Jon will be yelling into 2018 at Jewel Nightclub. Tickets are $50 for girls and $75 for guys.
- Drai’s Nightclub in Las Vegas is doing a New Year’s Eve weekend blowout, with shows from Trey Songzand Future on the 29th and 30th.
- Turn back time and take it back to the old school with Next, Rob Base and the best old school DJs in Las Vegas at the Old School New Year’s Eve 2018 Party at Sam’s Town Live.
- DJ Mustard is performing at Marquee Nightclub in Las Vegas on the 30th.
- Travis Scott is partying at the Omnia in Las Vegas on the 30th.
But Vegas isn’t the only place to see your favorite artist perform on New Year’s Eve.
- Migos, Young Thug, Post Malone and Lil Yachty will be a mile high when the ball drops, performing at the Red Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver’s first-ever New Years Eve concert.
- Cardi B will headline the “NYE Champagne Celebrity Celebration” at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York with Venus X and DJ Pro Style.
- T-Pain is performing at the Ninth Annual Streets of San Francisco New Year’s Eve, which also includes open bar and “silent disco.” You can buy a group ticket for parties of three or more starting at $129.
- Pitbull is hosting a non-televised New Year’s bash called Pitbull’s Worldwide Party at Bayfront Park in Miami, featuring over a dozen food stations, cocktails and a champagne toast. Tickets range from $295 to $495.
Or, if you’re staying home on the 31st, you can always tune in to Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve hosted by Ryan Seacrest on ABC. Ciara will host the West Coast celebration, which will also feature a performance from Khalid.