For those spending New Year’s Eve 2014 in Nashville, there are many ways to ring in the new year. Whether you like dance clubs, concerts, fireworks or free community bash’s there are many celebration options in the city. To help you plan your night out, here are some top New Year’s Eve events in Nashville.
Music City New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway
One of the biggest annual New Year’s Eve events in Nashville is the Music City New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway. Each year, the event hosts one headliner — this year it will be Hank Williams, Jr. — as well as other big musical acts. To enhance the experience, enchanting fireworks, confetti canons and a Midnight Music Note Drop — they drop a 15-foot (5-meter) red music note adorned with over 150 feet (46 meters) of LED light — are also part of the fun. This is a great New Year’s Eve event for those visiting Nashville on a budget, as the Music City New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway is free to attend.
See Bassnectar at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena
Ring in 2014 by taking in a concert in Nashville. This New Year’s Eve, Bassnectar — an electronic music producer known for his hypnotizing light shows — will be performing on a rotating stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The venue holds about 20,000 people, so it’s sure to be a high-energy event. Ticket options include a general entrance ticket (starting at $53.50) as well a VIP Package where you’ll have your own exclusive viewing area and bathrooms.
Old Crow Medicine Show at Ryman Auditorium
The Old Crow Medicine Show will be playing this NYE Nashville’s at Ryman Auditorium. Doors open at 8pm with the show beginning at 9pm. Special guest Parker Mills will also be taking the stage. And if you already have plans for December 31, the American string band will be playing in the same place on December 30.
Party the night away
Most of the clubs and bars in Nashville will be hosting some kind of party or promotion. A few of the biggest venue happenings this New Year’s Eve in Nashville include Ibiza Night Club, Ultra Violet Nightclub, The Greenhouse, The High Watt, Sobro Lounge and SEEN.