Halloween parties and concerts in New York 2017
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Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have plenty going on, from funk icons to alternative favorites. So get your costume picked out, grab your tickets, and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.

Lana Del Rey
Oct. 23 and 24 @ 8 p.m.
Terminal 5 - 610 West 56th St., New York, NY 10019

Check out singer Lana Del Rey a week before Halloween at Terminal 5--and you have a couple of chances with performances on Oct. 23 and 24. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS for $59.50. You can also catch her as part of a tribute to Leonard Cohen on Nov. 6, just a day shy of the first anniversary of his death.

Queens of the Stone Age
Oct. 24 @ 8 p.m.
Madison Square Garden - 7th Ave & 32nd St., New York, NY 10001

Rock band Queens of the Stone Age brings their Villains tour to Madison Square Garden a week before Halloween on Oct. 24. Tickets are on sale now, with prices ranging from $59 to $71.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Oct. 31 @ 8 p.m.
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill - 237 West 42 St., New York, NY 10036

Get funky with the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill's second annual Halloween Funkdown with George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. Tickets are on sale now and are $45 in advance, $50 day of show. VIP seating is $85.

Primus
Oct. 31 @ 8 p.m.
Brooklyn Steel - 319 Frost St., Brooklyn, NY 11222

Band Primus brings their Ambushing the Storm Tour to Brooklyn Steel on Halloween night. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS for $49.50, and to get ready, check out their highly anticipated new release, The Desaturated Seven, out Sept. 29. The album will be the first in two decades to feature all three original members.

Niall Horan
Oct. 31 @ 7:30 p.m.
Beacon Theatre - 2124 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Ladies, this one's for you--former One Direction member Niall Horan will be performing at the Beacon Theatre on Halloween night as part of his Flicker tour, which was recently extended into 2018 with country singer Maren Morris tagging along. Tickets for the Halloween show are on sale now for $61.50, and you can snag a copy of Horan's new album, Flicker, staring Oct. 20 to get ready for the show.