Best New Year's Eve shows in Indianapolis 2016
Blue River Band

2016 was a long, difficult year, but it's finally ending. One of the best ways to watch it go and celebrate a fresh start with 2017 is with live music, and Indianapolis has some great concerts to help you ring in the New Year--including local bands and tribute shows. Enjoy, and happy New Year!

Blue River Band
Dec. 31 @ 6 p.m.
Eight Seconds Saloon
111 N Lynhurst Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46224

Welcome 2017 with a concert from locals Blue River Band. Tickets range from $47 to $550.

Boy Band Review
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
6259 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Missing the boy-band craze of years past? Relive it with Boy Band Review at Vogue, a '90s boy-band tribute complete with backup singers and dancers. It's probably about as close as you'll get to seeing teen favorites like N'Sync or the Backstreet Boys. Tickets cost $75--and it's an all-you-can-drink event.

NYE 2017: A Gatsby Affair
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Pavilion at Pan AM
201 S. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

"Great Gatsby" themed New Year's parties are really popular this year, and the Pavilion is having one of their own. Live music will be provided by Sinclair Wheeler, Slater Hogan, and Kayla Noel, with other entertainment provided by silk aerialists and, of course, a dance performance by the Flapper Girls. The $100 tickets also include an open bar, champagne toast, party favors, food, photo booth, balloon drop, and more.