New Year's Eve 2009: New York Shows, Continued
Since we last checked in, lots more NYE events have been announced. Here's what's going on:
Last Knitting Factory show in its old location. Curated by Akron/Family with Deerhoof, Dirty Projectors, Deer Tick, Megafaun, Talk Normal, Groover's Paradise, "tons more!" (Now with sliding scale: $35, $65, $100)
Santos' Party House, with the biggest hipster blowout. Expect Chloe Sevigny, prescription drugs, hair cuts. 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. Til 8am. ($50, $65, $20)
Team Robespierre, Burning Angel, Michael T, hot body contest at Trash/Rated X. ($15)
A Place to Bury Strangers, Dirty on Purpose at Mercury Lounge. ($25)
Yo La Tengo, the Feelies and Vivian Girls at the Wellmont Theatre. ($35)
New My Morning Jacket seats at MSG. ($50)
Dresden Dolls' Amanda Palmer two-am show at the Bowery Ballroom. ($25)
Mr. Brownstone (Guns 'N Roses cover band with Clap Your Hands drummer as Axl) play at two am at the Mercury Lounge. $35). They better do some songs from Chinese Democracy.
Patti Smith at the Bowery Ballroom. ($55 pre-scalped)
Covers night at Death by Audio with Necking (Black Flag), Love or Perish (the Misfits), Fiasco (Fugazi & Shellac), Liturgy (Black Sabbath). ($tba)
DJ Skinny, DJ Andy Galkin, Karaoke Killed the Cat at Piano's. ($10)
Pontani Sisters at the Bell House. ($9)
Crystal Castles late night at Music Hall of Williamsburg, still available ($35 doors at 2am)
Blonde Redhead, Islands, Elvis Perkins at Terminal 5. ($35)
Grandmaster Mele Mel of the Furious Five, Mickey Factz, NinjaSonik at Studio B. ($20)
Heartsrevolution, Nick Catchdubs, Bubblyfish at Glasslands. ($25)
Dude Who Is Not Pete or Patrick from Fall Out Boy, hosting Angels & Kings party (running simultaneously in Barcelona and Chicago, too).
Hiro Ballroom has DJ Smooth and Black Tie recommended attire ($45 girls/$65 guys)
Free toast, Veveritse Brass Band, DJs Alfreako and Mr. Vacation, "hot young ladies and salty gentleman," at Union Pool. ($10)
Joan as Policewoman plays John Zorn's the Stone. ($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).
Weirdest New Year's Eve show at Public Assembly: Lady Gaga, who just played Z100's Jingle Ball teen-girl-fantasy blowout, Semi Precious Weapons and. . . Titus Andronicus? Plus their "24 hour liquor license means party all night into the afternoon the next day!!!" ($70, $35, and $10)
(le) Poisson Rouge has Matthew Dear, Drop the Lime, Michna, and Mike Servito starting at 2:30am ($30) -- Jeremy Krinsley
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