New Year’s Eve in Nashville is always a good time, whether you’re a local or just visiting. This is your New Year’s Eve in Nashville guide to the best parties, concerts, events and things to do on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. We’ll be adding more shindigs to ring in the new year as they are announced.
New Year’s Eve Parties in Nashville
Bash on Broadway
The Bash on Broadway New Year’s Eve party will feature Lady Antebellum as the headlining performer. The evening is filled with free live music, fireworks and the Music Note Drop® at midnight. Other performers will include Gavin Degraw, The Apache Relay and Kristen Capolino.
FREE | Get more details.
Acme’s New Year’s Eve Party
Acme is hosting a New Year’s Eve Party to remember. Get ready for three levels of good times. Bubbly, live music, DJ dance parties and more. General admission tickets are $50 and allow access to floors 1-3. VIP tickets are $150 and add access to the rooftop and include an hour of complimentary champagne.
- First Floor: Live music kicks off at 7pm with a midnight balloon drop and a cuban/salsa band starting at 12:30am.
- Second Floor: Specialty cocktails, a champagne lounge and worldwide countdown broadcasts on the TVs.
- Third Floor: A DJ dance party will start at 9pm with a balloon drop at midnight. The third floor will also have the generation domination photobooth.
- Rooftop (VIP): The rooftop VIP access will include an hour of complimentary champagne from 11:30pm to 12:30pm, a partial view of the bash on broadway featuring Gavin DeGraw and Lady Antebellum as well as the fireworks show, and a DJ dance party starting at 12:45am.
$50 | Get more details and purchase tickets.
The Fire Ball NYE 2014
The W.O. Smith Junior Advisory Board and The Phoenix Club are hosting the annual Fire Ball “Ignite the Night” New Year’s Eve party from 9pm to 2am at W.O. Smith School of Music. This is a black tie (optional) event that’s more fancy than other new year’s eve parties in Nashville. There will be a top shelf open bar, heavy hor d’oeuvres, live music, and a breakfast buffet at midnight. Tickets are available for $150 and all proceeds will benefit the W.O. Smith Community Music School and The Phoenix Club.
There will also be a complimentary Gray Line Tennessee Courtesy Shuttle from W.O. Smith Music School to Midtown, Gulch, and Hillsboro Village. The shuttle service runs from 10:30pm to 2:00am.
$150 | Get more details and purchase tickets.
Pop The Cork: A Night of Champagne and Dessert at City Winery
City Winery, one of Nashville’s newest hotspots, is hosting Pop The Cork in the City Winery Lounge. Watch the Downtown fireworks from the patio while enjoying wine, champagne, cheese, and dessert. Tickets include five sparkling wine sample tastings, cheese, and dessert.
$45 | Get more details and purchase tickets.
New Year’s Eve at Greenhouse
JRC Live always produces a great New Year’s Eve party at Greenhouse Bar, but we hear this year is better than ever. All the details haven’t been released, but we know it’s going to be a 3D party. We’ll release more details as soon as possible. Keep it on the top of your New Year’s Eve list!
MStreet New Year’s Eve Party at The Rosewall
There will be an MStreet New Year’s Eve Party at The Rosewall this year. Similar to prior years, there will be DJs, party favors, and a photobooth. Other details are being confirmed, but we’ll let you know as soon as we hear more!
Toast to 2015 at The Southern
Get your friends and family together and toast to 2015 at The Southern Steak & Oyster in the heart of downtown Nashville. The Southern will have a three course, specially-crafted menu by Executive Chef Matt Farley. There will be three seating times at different prices. Reservations are required.
Seating Times and Prices:
- 5:00pm – 6:30pm: $65 per person
- 7:00pm – 8:30pm: $85 per person; includes a glass of sparkling wine
- 8:45pm – close: $95 per person; includes a glass of sparkling wine
$65-$95 | See the menu and make a reservation.
New Year’s Eve Concerts in Nashville
Bassnectar 360° New Year’s at Bridgestone
Bassnectar 360° is back again for the 4th New Year’s Eve in a row in Nashville. The stage will, once again, rotate around. Unfortunately, this concert is already sold out.
$60.50 | SOLD OUT | Get more details.
St. Paul & The Broken Bones at Marathon Music Works
St. Paul & The Broken Bones along with The Black Cadillacs will be performing at Marathon Music Works on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9pm.
$30 | Get more details and purchase tickets.
Old Crow Medicine Show at the Ryman
Old Crow draws quite the crowd, and they’ll play NYE night at the intimate Ryman Auditorium. Show starts at 9pm.
$49.50 | $69.50 | Get details and purchase tickets.
Moon Taxi at War Memorial Auditorium
Nashville’s progressive rock band Moon Taxi is everywhere, and they’ll ring in the new year at War Memorial Auditorium this year. They don’t disappoint. Expect an incredible musical performance and light show. Show starts at 9pm!
$30 in advance | Get details and purchase tickets.
Guilty Pleasures at 3rd and Lindsley
If your heart beats to the sounds of the 80s, Guilty Pleasures at 3rd and Lindsley might be your Nashville NYE go-to. Show starts at 8pm. The event is 21+ only.
$25 | Get details and purchase tickets.
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives at City Winery
Nashville is known for country music, and Marty Stuart knows it better than almost anyone. Catch him on New Year’s Eve in the City Winery concert hall. There will be an early show at 7pm (doors at 5pm) and a late show at 11pm (doors at 10pm). Tickets start at $55. VIP tickets include a five-course dinner selected by Chef Kristin Beringson with Sommelier wine pairings in the Barrel Room before the show.
$55 – $180 (early show) | Get details and purchase tickets.
$60 – $180 (late show) | Get details and purchase tickets.
We’ll be updating this article as events are announced. If you know of any big New Year’s Eve event in Nashville, let us know in the comments!