Concerts and parties in Houston for New Year's Eve 2017
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Another year has come and gone--just as quickly as it came, 2017 is on its way out, and 2018 and whatever it may bring is looming ever closer. But we still have some time left to take in some live music before the year officially comes to a close, and New Year's Eve is the perfect time to do it.There is no better way to say goodbye to one year and welcome the next, and Houston will have plenty of concerts happening for New Year's. From small club shows to killer cover bands AXS wants you to put on your finest, pop some champagne and get your tickets to have a fun, memorable holiday.

RL Grime
Dec. 31 @ 10 p.m.
The Spire Club - 1720 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

Celebrate with EDM artist RL Grime, partying at The Spire Club for New Year's. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $50 to $55. For a glimpse of what to expect, check out our photos from Grime's recent Los Angeles set.

A Very Metal New Year's Eve
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
House of Blues - 1204 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77002

You can always count on the House of Blues to deliver live music, and New Year's is no exception. Enjoy A Very Metal New Year's, featuring a number of tribute bands paying homage to metal's biggest, most influential acts. The lineup includes Ozzy Osbourne tribute Ozz, Kiss tribute Kiss Alike, Judas Priest tribute Judas X, and Metallica tribute No Remorse. End the evening with a countdown to midnight and champagne toast. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $15 to $18.

Escape
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
The Concert Pub North - 2470 FM 1960 Rd. W, Houston, TX 77068

Tribute acts continue with Escape, honoring classic-rock band Journey with hits like "Don't Stop Believin'." They'll be joined by fellow cover band Sonic Seduction, and, of course, partygoers can enjoy favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are on sale now.

Tony Toni Tone
Dec. 31 @ 8:30 p.m.
Arena Theater - 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074

Check out R&B trio Tony Toni Tone, currently teasing an upcoming box set, although no information has been announced. Tickets are on sale now for $35. In the meantime, the threesome kicked off the holiday season with their fourth annual drive to collect coats, hats, and socks for both adults and children in need.

Alii Michele
Dec. 31 @ 6 p.m.
Lomonte's - 14510 Grisby Rd., Houston TX 77079

Local singer Alii Michele has been playing plenty of local shows lately, and she'll keep it going to ring in the New Year at Lomonte's with an early show, leaving you time to hit a second party afterward. Michele's recent series of shows follows the release of new single "Never." For more information about the show, visit Lomonte's website.