White Stripes, Metallica, Strokes To Play On New Year’s Eve

Other artists scheduled to perform include Jane's Addiction, Marilyn Manson, Used, Flaming Lips.

What will the White Stripes, the Strokes, Metallica and Phish be doing this New Year’s Eve? They’ll be doing what they do best — standing onstage with their instruments, playing music for their fans.

Other major artists who have scheduled New Year’s Eve appearances include Jane’s Addiction, Marilyn Manson, the Used, 3 Doors Down, Andrew W.K., the Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon and David Lee Roth.

Las Vegas will be the city that parties the hardest. It will offer 13 shows by artists such as the Strokes with Kings of Leon, Metallica, Goo Goo Dolls, Marky Ramone, REO Speedwagon with Styx, .38 Special with Blue Öyster Cult, the Trammps and the Crystal Method, who will be the only major artists performing in two cities the same night — they’re also booked for a show in Los Angeles 270 miles away.

Here’s a rundown of some of the shows scheduled nationwide for New Year’s Eve:

  • The Strokes, Kings of Leon @ Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, NV
  • Metallica @ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino – The Joint in Las Vegas, NV
  • Jane’s Addiction, Marilyn Manson, the Used @ Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
  • The White Stripes, Flaming Lips @ Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL
  • 3 Doors Down @ Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, GA
  • Phish @ American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL
  • Andrew W.K. @ Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA
  • Sevendust @ House of Blues in Orlando, FL
  • Crystal Method @ Giant in Los Angeles, CA
  • Crystal Method @ House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV
  • Aretha Franklin @ Chicago Theater in Chicago, IL
  • George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic @ Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL
  • Patti Smith @ Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY
  • Cheap Trick, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts @ Universal Studios in Orlando, FL
  • Goo Goo Dolls @ House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV
  • Gladys Knight @ Resorts International in Atlantic City, NJ
  • Steve-O @ MacEwan Hall in Calvary, AB
  • Taking Back Sunday, Sugarcult @ San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, CA
  • David Lee Roth @ House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA
  • Goo Goo Dolls @ House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV
  • Guster, Sister Hazel, the Thorns, Bleu, Cowboy Mouth @ House of Blues in Chicago, IL
  • Gov’t Mule, Spin Doctors @ Beacon Theater in New York, NY
  • Village People @ Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, CA
  • Element Eighty @ Gypsy Tea Room in Los Angeles, CA
  • Violent Femmes @ Metro in Chicago, IL
  • The Dirtbombs, the Sights @ Magic Stick in Detroit, MI
  • REO Speedwagon, Styx @ Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV
  • Better Than Ezra @ National Millennium in Washington, DC
  • Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade @ the Fillmore in San Francisco, CA
  • Herbie Hancock @ Blue Note in New York, NY
  • The Beach Boys @ Adam’s Mark Hotel in Dallas, TX
  • .38 Special, Blue Öyster Cult @ Castaway Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV 
  • Slobberbone @ Barley House in Dallas, TX
  • The String Cheese Incident @ Auditorium Theater in Chicago, IL
  • Celine Dion @ Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV
  • The O’Jays, the Whispers @ Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI
  • The Trammps, War @ Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, NV
  • The Disco Biscuits @ Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates @ Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX 
  • DJ Logic @ Warfield in San Francisco, CA
  • Dramarama @ Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, CA   
  • Poi Dog Pondering @ Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL
  • Marky Ramone @ Live in Las Vegas, NV
  • Pretty Girls Make Graves @ Graceland in Seattle, WA
  • The Pernice Brothers @ First Night in Boston, MA
  • The Black Keys @ Beachland Ballroom & Tavern in Cleveland, OH