Another year has come and gone with 2017 on its way out and 2018 looming ever closer. 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. After all, is there a better way to say goodbye to one year and welcome the next? The West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce area has plenty of concerts happening for New Year's, from annual symphony performances to local bands. So put on your finest, pop some champagne, and get your tickets to have a fun, memorable holiday.
Tom Jackson Band
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
The Inlet - 110 S Ocean Dr., Fort Pierce, FL 34949
Ring in 2018 with the local Tom Jackson Band at The Inlet, as well as DJ Salt Shaker and DJ Ants Don't Sleep. Concertgoers can also enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 day of, making it an affordable way to get out and party.
Salute to Vienna
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts - 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Local symphonies can typically be counted on for a classy New Year's party, and West Palm Beach is no exception with their 22nd annual Salute to Vienna concert, featuring everything from waltzes to operettas. Tickets are on sale now, with prices starting at just $29, making it an affordable way to have a beautiful New Year's.
Head to nearby Boca Raton to enjoy their Rock the Block celebration, featuring a concert from '80s new-wave bands Wang Chung and A Flock of Seagulls, plus hip-hop group Salt N’ Pepa with DJ Spinderella. Tickets are on sale now and $150 for adults, $125 for teens, and $75 for kids. Prior to the show, enjoy family-friendly entertainment with Cirque Dreams. When the concert wraps up, fans can enjoy a countdown to midnight, followed by a fireworks display.
Dec. 31 @ 5:30
Costa d'Este - 3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963
Does it get much better than New Year's on the beach? Party in nearby Vero at Costa d'Este with a great five-course meal and access to the poolside party. Tickets are on sale now for $155, which includes the dinner and party. The afterparty runs $60 and starts at 9 with reggae band Jahzilla, plus a late-night-bites buffet, mojito tasting bar, and champagne toast at midnight.
Victor Wainwright and the Train
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Boston's on the Beach - 40 S Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach, FL 33483
Visit nearby Delray Beach to check out blues musician Victor Wainwright and the Train. Tickets are on sale now and include a late-night breakfast buffet, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.