Things to do in LA on New Year’s Eve – Concerts, Clubs, Parties & Bars!

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Still undecided what to do for New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles? Grimy Goods has a compiled a list of cool events to keep you happy and drunk this New Year’s Eve. Whether you want to rock out at a show, get creeped on by douches at a club or just straight up party it up at a bar, here’s some things to do in LA on New Year’s Eve. There’s a little something for everyone …

*Please don’t drink and drive! Cab it up or get a DD this New Year’s weekend.


  • The Raveonettes w/ Autolux  and Dj Sets by Bad Lupo Grande, Paul Devro, Alphabeast & more ($60 +) @ The Standard Hollywood
  • NOFX New Years Heave! w/ NOFX and Dead to Me ($15-$40) @ Wiltern
  • The Pharcyde on NYE w/ The Low Keys, Special Powers ($30+) @ Key Club
  • Gram Rabbit @ Casey’s Irish Pub
  • Yard Dogs Road Show ($75 includes desert & champagne toast) @ The Edison, Downtown
  • The Warlocks, The Meek, Black Flamingo, Chelsea Wolfe, LANTVRN ($5) @ The Smell
  • New Year’s Eve Blues Revue w/ Guitar Shorty, Kirk Fletcher, Jimmy Z, Jeff Young ($30+) @ Harvelle’s
  • Donavon Frankenreiter w/ special guests Timmy Curran, Tom Curren, Ken Garcia Band ($72) @ Grove of Anaheim
  • Very Be Careful w/ A.K. & Her Kalashnikovs, DJs OMG, Aruna Irani ($20+) @ Bordello
  • Camp Freddy w/ Juke Kartel, Owl, DJ Dayle ($50+)@ The Roxy
  • Deacon Jones Blues Review Featuring Lady GG @ Seven Grand
  • A Very Swingin’ New Year’s Eve w/ Royal Crown Revue ($27+) @ The Mint
  • Club Underground NYE w/ Nite Jewel, Kenan Ball, Resident DJs, Hang The Djs ($10 +) @ Echo
  • Lucinda Williams w/ Jackshit ($100) @ The Viper Room
  • The Gene Taylor Blues Band featuring Dave Alvin, Johnny Bazz, Bill Bateman, with special guest and host Phil Alvin, plus Frank Fairfield @ Redwood Bar
  • A Flock of Seagulls @ Canyon Club
  • The Mighty Regis @ The Slide Bar
  • Rebelution w/ The Aggrolites and Stranger @ House of Blues Anaheim


  • Hard NYE w/ Mr. Oizo, DJ Falcon, Congorock, Destructo, Brodinski, Harvard Bass, Mike Messex, Sean Perry  @ The Music Box
  • Avaland NYE 2011 with John Digweed  @ Avalon Hollywood
  • Twenty-11 w/ Mayer Hawthorne, Classixx, Jason Bentley, Raul Campos, ($150 + includes open bar, apps, champagne toast) @ Viceroy, Santa Monica
  • Together As One w/ Diplo, Barry Weaver, Major Lazer, Laidback Luke, Rusko, 12th Planet, Wolfgang Garner, nero, DJ Reza, Pendulum, Richard Vission, Markus Schulz ($60+) @ Los Angeles Sports Arena
  • Miss Kitty’s Magic NYE w/ hookah lounge, body painting & champagne toast ($15 +) @ The Dragonfly
  • GIANT New Year’s Eve with ATB and Gabriele & Dresden ($75 +) @ The Palladium
  • New Year’s Eve on The Queen Mary w/ 5 parties of jazz, big band, disco, dj sets, dueling pianos, ($99) @ Queen Mary, Long Beach
  • The “Obsession” NYE Celebrity Bash w/ Damon Elliott and The Banjo Boyz, Rich Rick, Mista Bo and T-Mac ($40+) @ Cinespace
  • Bootie L.A. NYE w/ DJ Paul V., DJ Shyboy, The Lady Tigra, & R.A.I.D. ($10 +) @ Echoplex
  • NYE at the Hollywood Roosevelt w/ Shiny Toy Guns, EC TWINS, Mei Lwun, Ryan Moran, Omar Cash, Zack Hill, David Bullock @ The Roosevelt
  • Jupit3r, Solovox, Pumpkin, Sugarpill, Saynt & more ($30) @ Nexus
  • Roy Davis Jr., Zona Live! & more ($20+) @ King King
  • LA Loft New Year’s Eve Masquerade w/ Rob Roy, Over The Top DJ S!N, The Kill Pills & more ( FREE w/ RSVP or mask, $10 afer 11pm) @ ThinkTank Art Loft
  • The First Party of the Year w/ Paul Devro, Thee Mike B, Acid Girls , Oro11 @ Secret Downtown Location
  • Static New Year’s Eve w/ Josh Billings , Khoizilla & More ($15+) @ Detroit Bar
  • Grand Ball w/ special performances by  The Voyeur Mistresses, Open Bar 9-10 ($60+) @ Voyeur
  • Official 2011 Playboy New Year’s Eve Hosted by Celebrity Playmate & Covergirl Nikki Ziering @ Hotel Shangri-La


  • Downtown LA  2010  New Year’s Eve Party Pass w/ Gram Rabbit, Paul Chesne & more ($99+) @ 8 different downtown bars!
  • [FREE] New Years Eve w/ The Natives & Crooked Cowboy & The FWI (Champagne toast) @ Footsies
  • Cha Cha Lounge New Year’s party @ Cha Cha Lounge
  • The Rat Pack New Year’s Eve ($30 + includes open bar) @ Glendon Kitchen
  • Mr Mister Miyagi – 80’s Prom NYE! – Live 80’s Karaoke Band ($10) @ Alex’s Bar, Long Beach
  • Thrifty New Years Celebration w/ Special Guest DJ ($5) @ The Central SAPC
  • Bottomless Bubbly (all you can drink champagne for $20.11)  @ Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar, Santa Monica

A few other of our favorite bars with a great crowd that WILL be popping off:


  • Basement Tavern’s NYE House Party w Urban Dread, DJ Kamayo ($40-$50 includes 2 drinks and apps.)@ Basement Tavern at The Victorian
  • NYE 2011 at the Multiview Mansion w/ cougars, creeps and playmates ($75 + included open bar) @ 3581 Multiview Dr
  • and the one I’m going to .. shhh

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