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Here's a list of notable New Year's Eve shows, listed by region. For a full report on musical millennium madness, click here.


Barenaked Ladies; Buffalo, N.Y.; Marine Midland Arena

Bush, Puff Daddy, Jay-Z, Blink-182, Christina Aguilera, Goo Goo Dolls and 98 Degrees; New York, N.Y.; Times Square

Paula Cole, the Roots, Grandmaster Flash, Funkmaster Flex; New York, N.Y.; Life Club

Celine Dion, Bryan Adams; Montreal, Quebec; Molson Centre

Godsmack, Staind, Tree; Boston, Mass.; Bayside Exposition Center

Billy Joel; New York, N.Y.; Madison Square Garden

Man or Astro-Man?, Shods; Boston, Mass.; Middle East (Downstairs)

Meatloaf, New York, N.Y.; Beacon Theatre

Real Kids, Unnatural Axe, Classic Ruins; Boston, Mass.; Middle East (Upstairs)

Elliott Smith; New York, N.Y.; Knitting Factory (sold out)

Tragically Hip, Hayden; Toronto, Ontario; Air Canada Center

Yo la Tengo, Sleepyhead; Hoboken, N.J.; Maxwell's


Better Than Ezra, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Jude; Baltimore, Md.; Camden Yards

Cher; Atlantic City, N.J.; Caesar's Atlantic City (invitation only)

James Taylor; Raleigh, N.C.; Raleigh Arena

Third Eye Blind, Fuel, Fighting Gravity, Brain Jack, Mile Post Nine; Washington, D.C.; MCI Center


B-52's, Hootie & the Blowfish; Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Disney's Pleasure Island

Bee Gees; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; National Car Rental Center

Blondie, Gipsy Kings; Miami Beach, Fla.; Miami Beach 2000

Cheap Trick, LFO; Orlando, Fla.; Disney World MGM Studios

Gloria Estefan; Miami, Fla.; American Airlines Arena

Gladys Knight; Palm Beach, Fla.; Mar-a-logo

Martha and the Vandellas; Miami, Fla.; Fountainbleau Hotel

Moby; Miami Beach, Fla.; Cameo

Phish; Big Cypress Seminole Reservation; Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Fla.

South (not Florida):

Chubby Checker; New Orleans, La.; Fairmont Hotel

Fats Domino; New Orleans, La.; Hyatt Hotel

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw; Nashville, Tenn.; Gaylord Entertainment Center

Jerry Lambert Trio; Atlanta, Ga.; Ritz Carlton

B.B. King; Memphis, Tenn.; B.B. King House of Blues

Smash Mouth; Atlanta, Ga.; Hilton Hotel

Widespread Panic, Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Atlanta, Ga.; Philips Arena


Buddy Guy; Chicago, Ill.; Arie Crown Theatre

Def Leppard, Dokken; Rosemont, Ill.; Allstate Arena

Victoria Jackson, Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon; Minneapolis, Minn.; Northrop Auditorium

Liquid Soul; Chicago, Ill.; Brother Jimmy's

John Mellencamp; Indianapolis, Ind.; Conseco Fieldhouse

Metallica, Sevendust, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, Methods of Mayhem; Pontiac, Mich.; Pontiac Silverdome

Poi Dog Pondering; Chicago, Ill.; Metro/Smart Bar

Matthew Sweet, BoDeans, Shannon Curfman; Chicago, Ill.; Navy Pier

Trans Am, Golden; Chicago, Ill.; Empty Bottle

Veruca Salt; Columbus, Ohio; Easton Town Center

Wilco; Chicago, Ill.; Riviera Theatre

Richie Hawtin (a.k.a. Plastikman); Detroit, Mich.; Epok


Alice Cooper; Cooper'stown; Phoenix, Ariz.

Gin Blossoms, Pistoleros, Gas Giants, Waylon Jennings, John Kay & Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night; Phoenix, Ariz.; Phoenix Celebration 2000

The Judds; Phoenix, Ariz.; America West Arena

Junior Brown; Denton, Texas; Rockin R' Country Club

Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, Robert Earl Keen, Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, W.C. Clark and Aztex; Austin, Texas; 3rd St., 9th St.

Megadeth; Phoenix, Ariz.; Arizona Memorial Coliseum

Sugar Ray, Billy Idol; Tempe, Ariz.; Fiesta Bowl Block Party

Village People; El Paso, Texas; Speaking Rock Casino

ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd; Houston, Texas; Compaq Center


Beach Boys; Las Vegas, Nev.; Las Vegas Hilton (private party)

Sonia Dada, Nicholas Tremulis; Boulder, Colo.; Fox Theater

Neil Diamond; Denver, Colo.; Pepsi Center

Dr. John, Soul Providers, Alvin Young, Nina Story; Aspen, Colo.; St. Regis Hotel

GWAR; Denver, Colo.; Ogden Theater

Daryl Hall and John Oates; Las Vegas, Nev.; Caesar's Palace

Emmylou Harris; Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Theater

Elton John; Las Vegas, Nev.; Caesar's Palace

John Popper Band; Reno, Nev.; Reno Hilton Amphitheater

Bette Midler; Las Vegas, Nev.; Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Willie Nelson; Sparks, Nev.; John Ascuaga's Nugget (two shows)

Santana; Las Vegas, Nev.; The Joint

Rod Stewart; Las Vegas, Nev.; Rio Hotel

Barbra Streisand; Las Vegas, Nev.; MGM Grand

The Temptations; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Broadmoor Hotel (weekend package)

Southern California:

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Chicago, London Philharmonic; Pasadena, Calif.; Pasadena Civic Auditorium

Jimmy Buffett; Universal City, Calif.; Universal Amphitheatre

The Eagles, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt; Los Angeles, Calif.; Staples Center

Red Hot Chili Peppers, 311, Bicycle Thief: Inglewood, Calif.; Great Western Forum

Brian Wilson; Redondo Beach, Calif.; Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

Northern California:

Creeper Lagoon, Amazing Embarrasonics; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's

John Lee Hooker, KVHW, Derek Tucks Band; San Francisco, Calif.; Maritime Hall

Huey Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bonnie Raitt; San Rafael, Calif.; Millennium Celebration 2000

Mr. Bungle, Melvins, Kids of Widney High; San Francisco, Calif.; Galleria/Design Center

Pretenders, Crystal Method, Los Van Van; San Francisco, Calif.; Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Primus, Long Beach Dub Allstars, Incubus, Buckethead; Oakland, Calif.; Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium


Chris Isaak, Robert Cray Band, Squirrel Nut Zippers; Seattle, Wash.; Stadium Exhibition Center

Kiss, Lit; Vancouver, British Columbia.; B.C. Place Stadium


Aerosmith; Osaka, Japan; Osaka Dome

'N Sync; Honolulu, Hawaii; Blaisdell Center

(SonicNet's Will Comerford, Jennifer Elks and Eisso Mansvelt Beck compiled this list.)