New Years Eve, the biggest amateur night of the year next to Halloween, is tomorrow night! If you’re constantly checking your suggested Facebook events and trying to figure out what to do, have no fear. Here are the Hometown Sounds suggested no-ripoff NYE good times:
The Beanstalk Library, Derek Evry & His Band of Misanthropes and These Future Saints @ Iota ($18)
Iota always keeps it real with a no-nonsense DC rock show on New Year’s Eve. Bonus: Derek Evry’s misanthropic drummer Ben Tufts fills in on drums for the other two bands on the bill. All Ben Tufts all night!
Bad Domes @ The Dunes ($60)
Granted, this event is on the pricey side. But for that you get an open bar from 9 PM – 2 AM, and you get THIS:
Buy your tickets now, no door sales!
Jonny Grave & The Tombstones, Benny and Louisa Hall @ Nanny O’Brien’s (FREE)
Want to keep things a bit more low key? Cleveland Park Irish bar Nanny O’Brien’s has a great lineup including DC blues paragon Jonny Grave, and they aren’t even charging a cover. Get there early for this!