Your Last Minute New Year's Eve
Sound of the City will resume full-force come Monday. In the meantime, find your last minute arrangements below...
Knitting Factory: Curated by Akron/Family with Deerhoof, Dirty Projectors, Deer Tick, Megafaun, Talk Normal, Groover's Paradise, "tons more!", at 74 Leonard Street. (Now with sliding scale: $35, $65, $100)
Last show at Studio B: Grandmaster Mele Mel of the Furious Five, Mickey Factz, NinjaSonik at 259 Banker Street. ($20)
Santos' Party House: Upstairs hosted by the MisShapes and Sophia Lamar, MCed by Bad Brilliance, live sets by Andrew W.K., Gang Gang Dance, Lissy Trullie, Lemonade, Hearts of Darknesses, "very special guest," DJ sets by Manderson, Andrew Kuo, Josh Wildman, Spencer Sweeney, "many more tba." Downstairs performances by Invisible Conga People, Mike Simonetti, Eamon Harkin, James Fucking Friedman. At 100 Lafayette Street, Til 8am. ($50, $65, $20)
Team Robespierre, Burning Angel, Michael T, hot body contest at Trash/Rated X at Don Hill's, 511 Greenwich Street. ($15)
A Place to Bury Strangers, Dirty on Purpose at Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston Street. ($25)
Yo La Tengo, the Feelies and Vivian Girls at the Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour Street, Montclair, NJ . ($35)
Non-descript warehouse party with undisclosed live bands at Vanishing Point 240 Meserole St, Bushwick. (free)
New My Morning Jacket seats at Madison Square Garden. ($50)
Dresden Dolls' Amanda Palmer two-am show at the Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey Street. ($25)
Mr. Brownstone (Guns 'N Roses cover band with Clap Your Hands drummer as Axl) play at two am at the Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston Street. $35). They better do some songs from Chinese Democracy.
Patti Smith at the Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey Street. ($55 pre-scalped)
Covers night at Death by Audio with Necking (Black Flag), Love or Perish (the Misfits), Liturgy (Black Sabbath), Asa Ransom (The Clash), So So Glos (still practicing something), Titus Andronicus (maybe) at 49 South 2nd Street, Williamsburg. ($tba)
DJ Skinny, DJ Andy Galkin, Karaoke Killed the Cat at Piano's, 158 Ludlow Street. ($10)
DJs Prince Language, Sean Dak, Sean Fightcats, Kid Indie, Spencer Product, TKOmri, and Denny Le Nimh, at the Annex, 152 Orchard Street. ($10)
Pontani Sisters at the Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus. ($9)
Blonde Redhead, Islands, Elvis Perkins at Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th Street. ($35)
Heartsrevolution, Nick Catchdubs, Bubblyfish at Glasslands, 289 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg. ($25)
The Action Painters, Aloke, French Horn Rebellion, Soundscapes, Henny C, at Lit, 93 Second Avenue. ($6)
Dude Who Is Not Pete or Patrick from Fall Out Boy, hosting Angels & Kings party (running simultaneously in Barcelona and Chicago, too), 500 E 11th Street.
Soul Imperial, Golden Triangle, Chocolat at K&M, 225 N 8th Street at Roebling, Williamsburg (free)
Hiro Ballroom has DJ Smooth and Black Tie recommended attire, 371 W 16th Street. ($45 girls/$65 guys)
The Rub DJs at Southpaw with Certified Bananas ($40), Prince Paul DJs at the Delancey ($25), Caps and Jones DJ at Savalas ($10 after midnight, free before, first 50 to RSVP are in free til 6 AM), at 125 5th Avenue in Park Slope.
Free toast, Veveritse Brass Band, DJs Alfreako and Mr. Vacation, "hot young ladies and salty gentleman," at Union Pool, 484 Union Avenue. ($10)
Joan as Policewoman at the Stone, Avenue C at E 2nd street. ($10.)
Famous Friends is throwing a dancey electro party at Europa with Kill the Noise and AC Slater ($25, or $40, if you are underage), at 98-104 Meserole Avenue, Greenpoint.
The Damned with Theo & the Skyscrapers and Electric Frankenstein at Gramercy Theater, 127 E 23rd Street. ($100-150)
Public Assembly: Lady Gaga (DJ set), Semi Precious Weapons and Titus Andronicus? Plus, "24 hour liquor license means party all night into the afternoon the next day!!!" At 70 N 6th Street, Williamsburg. ($70, $35, and $10)
(le) Poisson Rouge has Matthew Dear, Drop the Lime, Michna, and Mike Servito starting at 2:30am, 158 Bleeker Street. ($30) -- Jeremy Krinsley