New Year’s Eve: A Procrastinator’s Guideline to Audio and Comedy Displays


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BIRDLAND Huge BAND WITH VERONICA SWIFTThe growing younger vocalist Veronica Swift was 21 when she came within a hair’s breadth of successful the 2015 Thelonious Monk Worldwide Jazz Competitiveness. Given that then, her startling command and improbably mature shipping and delivery have designed her a induce célèbre amongst fans of conventional jazz, and landed her on levels with some of the music’s greatest improvisers. She’s develop into a repeated presence at Birdland, and for New Year’s Eve she will engage in with the club’s resident large band, which is led by the saxophonist David DeJesus. At eight and 11 p.m., Birdland, Manhattan 212-581-3080, birdlandjazz.com. (Giovanni Russonello)

holiday getaway residency? This is his excellent domain. At seven and 10 p.m., Blue Notice, Manhattan 212-475-8592, bluenote.net. (Russonello)

REGINA CARTER QUINTETAn historian of the violin as well as a classically properly trained virtuoso, Carter is as probably to wail on a jazz standard as she is to dive into early American fiddle repertoire or provide a tribute to the Italian classical violinist Niccolò Paganini. On New Year’s Eve she’ll perform with a quintet that attributes Carla Cook dinner on vocals, Nat Adderly Jr. on piano, Chris Lightcap on bass and Alvester Garnett on drums. At 7:thirty and 10:thirty p.m., Jazz Conventional, Manhattan 212-576-2232, jazzstandard.com. (Russonello)

CITYFOX ODYSSEYFor 27 hrs, commencing at nine p.m. on New Year’s Eve, you can lose on your own within the once-a-year Cityfox Odyssey home new music extravaganza. The anchor established is by a reunited Sasha & Digweed, who in the nineties and 2000s had been at the forefront of the increase of progressive residence. The occasion also features Incredibly hot Due to the fact eighty two, Ida Engberg, Stephan Bodzin, a collaborative established amongst Âme and Dixon, and numerous much more. At Avant Gardener, Brooklyn 347-987-3146, avant-gardner.com. (Jon Caramanica)

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NATALIE DOUGLASWith her annual “A Quite Natalie New 12 months,” Douglas will at the time yet again carry her heat, playful existence and sultry, exuberant singing to aged and new songs. She’ll be joined this calendar year by Brian Nash, the musical director for Douglas’s celebrated tributes to Joni Mitchell, Barbra Streisand, Cher, Shirley Bassey and pop’s two wonderful Stevies: Ponder and Nicks. Performances are established for seven:30 and 10:45 p.m. At the Duplex, Manhattan 212-255-5438, theduplex.com. (Gardner)

GOV’T MULEWarren Haynes, the guitarist, singer and songwriter who prospects Gov’t Mule, has been a member of the two the Useless and the Allman Brothers Band. In Gov’t Mule he upholds the Southern rock custom, slinging muscular guitar riffs and singing about the lessons of a lengthy, challenging highway a music by Jimi Hendrix or the Police could possibly conveniently slip into the established. On Dec. thirty at seven:30 p.m. and Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. at the Beacon Theater, Manhattan 212-465-6500, msg.com/beacon-theatre. (Jon Pareles)

contagious choruses, jazz thrives and hints of Caribbean rhythm. If you’re fantastic with that, her most album, “Ruby,” delivers the products. She will enjoy picks from that record and hits from her back again catalog at 7 and ten:15 p.m. At the Iridium, Manhattan 212-582-2121, theiridium.com. (Russonello)

CARLOS HENRIQUEZA bassist, Henriquez is a person of the youngest and most indispensable members of the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra. He plays with willpower and emphasis, mixing the rhythmic sophistication of Afro-Caribbean dance new music with the swinging electrical power of jazz’s major-band tradition. At Dizzy’s, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s intimate club, he will existing an all-star, nine-piece band showcasing the trumpeters Michael Rodriguez and Terell Stafford, the tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana, the trombonist Marshall Gilkes, the flutist and vocalist Jeremy Bosch, the pianist Robert Rodriguez, the drummer Obed Calvaire and the conguero and vocalist Anthony Almonte. At 7:thirty and 11 p.m., Dizzy’s Club, Manhattan 212-258-9595, jazz.org/dizzys. (Russonello)

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ETHAN IVERSON TRIOFor almost two decades Iverson was the pianist in the Terrible Plus, a single of jazz’s most preferred functions — and one particular of its most heterodox — which performed each New Year’s Eve at the Village Vanguard. That tradition disappeared when Iverson left the band at the commence of 2018, but maybe he will start off an annual customized of his personal around the corner at Zinc Bar. This exhibit is dedicated to the intimate songbook of Burt Bacharach Marcy Harriell will handle vocals, with Corcoran Holt on bass and Vinnie Sperrazza on drums. At 9 and eleven p.m., Zinc Bar, Manhattan 212-477-9462, zincjazz.com. (Russonello)

THE JESUS LIZARD AND PROTOMARTYRTwo generations of grinding, asymmetrical, abrasively virtuosic write-up-punk are on this double invoice. The Jesus Lizard, shaped in 1987 and intermittently reunited due to the fact a breakup in 1999, is fronted by David Yow, who snarls, mutters and screams lyrics complete of humanity’s darker impulses faster or later, he generally launches himself into the viewers. Protomartyr, shaped in 2010, places Joe Casey’s additional brazenly literary, spoke-sung lyrics upfront as the band’s riffs blast, writhe, toll or entwine. At ten p.m., Brooklyn Steel, Brooklyn 888-929-7849, bowerypresents.com/venues/brooklyn-steel. (Pareles)

DAVID JOHANSENRight after many years of trotting out his swinging change ego, Buster Poindexter, Johansen will mark this New Year’s Eve by honoring the era that released his seminal band New York Dolls and other glam and proto-punk gamers. Hosts for the early ’70s-encouraged “New York, New NYE 2020” incorporate the photographers Mick Rock and Kristin Gallegos (who won’t be snapping pics) and the rock apparel boutique owner Jimmy Webb, with local D.J.s on hand subsequent Johansen’s general performance. A top quality bar is obtainable to all from nine p.m. to one a.m., with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and bottles of vodka or champagne on give to seated visitors. At the Roxy Hotel, Manhattan 212-519-6464, roxyhotelnyc.com.(Gardner)

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MURPHY’S LegislationThe rowdy, riotous and occasionally uproarious aspect of New York hardcore is very best embodied by Murphy’s Legislation, scene survivors given that the early 1980s. With Enziguri, the Avoiders, Bowhead and Finish of Hope. At 7 p.m., Gold Appears Bar, Brooklyn 718-618-0686, goldsoundsbar.com. (Caramanica)

SIDNEY MYERAs the longtime reserving supervisor of Don’t Explain to Mama, Myer championed far more than a couple of cabaret darlings currently his individual star has been rising, buoyed by his piquant supply of tunes and tales drawn from large experience. Myer will be accompanied by the music director Tracy Stark on piano and Matt Scharfglass on bass, with shows beginning at eight and 10:30 p.m. each seating incorporates a three-program evening meal and a 50 percent-bottle of prosecco per human being. At Pangea, Manhattan 212-995-0900, pangeanyc.com. (Gardner)

‘NEW YEAR’S EVE!’The Stand comedy club relocated in 2019 to a larger sized place in Union Square, and celebrates the year’s close with exhibits upstairs and downstairs. Among the the performers on the late displays: the SiriusXM stalwart host Ron Bennington, the married couple Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane, and Shane Gillis, who you may perhaps remember as a new cast member of “Saturday Night Live” for all of a single weekend in September. At six:thirty, 7, eight:thirty, 9, ten:thirty and 11 p.m., the Stand, Manhattan 212-677-2600, thestandnyc.com. (McCarthy)

‘NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECTACULAR’Carolines on Broadway presents convenience from the chilly just a few blocks north of Occasions Square, even though letting late-display patrons outside sidewalk access for the ball fall. Performers within include Tyler Fischer, who won the “New York’s Funniest” level of competition this year, alongside some of his fellow finalists: Xazmin Garza, Caitlin Peluffo, and Michael Rowland. The later on demonstrate also features a D.J. and dancing immediately after midnight. At seven:thirty and ten p.m., Carolines on Broadway, Manhattan 212-757-4100, carolines.com. (McCarthy)

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JOHNNY O’NEAL TRIOO’Neal is a masterly performer whose glowing piano operates and blustery blues singing can faucet your nostalgia when keeping you acutely awake to the existing. And you’d much better be: Whether singing a jazz normal, masking Whitney Houston in a stride-jazz fashion or improvising a risqué blues, he expects comprehensive-blooded participation from the crowd. An avowed pleaser, O’Neal maintains a little something of an avuncular presence more than Mezzrow and its sister club, Smalls, throughout the year. He will ring in the new 10 years with Mark Lewandowski on bass and Itay Morchi on drums. At 9:thirty p.m., Mezzrow, Manhattan 646-476-4346, mezzrow.com. (Russonello)

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CHRIS POTTERA tenor saxophonist of unimpeachable command and restless creative intuition, Potter this yr introduced “Circuits,” a fine album featuring a new trio with James Francies on keyboards and Eric Harland on drums. To a degree, this new outfit marks a return to the sort of expansive jazz-funk experimentation that Potter to start with tried out in the mid-2000s, with his quartet Underground. But there is anything new heading on listed here, partly thanks to the informal brilliance of Harland’s roomy grooves and the acoustic-electric textural engage in that is Francies’s specialty. At nine and 11 p.m., Village Vanguard, Manhattan 212-255-4037, villagevanguard.com. (Russonello)

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MonksThis may possibly be the past probability to see Monks, a 3-piece indie-rock band from Washington that has targeted on the sharpest legacies of post-punk: knotty, kinetic, tightly wound tracks that spiral towards Katie Alice Greer’s impassioned questions and declarations: “No it is not for anyone/and I just cannot hold out right up until it is accomplished,” she sings in “Nothing Feels Pure.” (The band has introduced a hiatus after this clearly show.) Also on the monthly bill: the Brooklyn band Russian Baths, which juxtaposes airy melody and churning dissonance, and Anina Ivry-Block from the lo-fi submit-punk band Palberta. At nine p.m., Tough Trade NYC, Brooklyn 718-388-4111, roughtradenyc.com. (Pareles)

‘QED’S NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECTACULAR’Christian Finnegan is not just married to the owner of Astoria’s top comedy club he’s also the year-close headliner. You may well understand Finnegan from his recurring appearances supplying levity to the information on MSNBC, or from his earlier stint as a solid member on VH1’s “Best 7 days At any time.” He’ll be joined onstage at Q.E.D. by other comedians, together with Usama Siddiquee, Sam Morrison, Courtney Fearrington and Lauren Hope Krass. At 8 and ten p.m., Q.E.D., Astoria, Queens 347-451-3873, qedastoria.com. (McCarthy)

THE RUBOne particular of the most responsible dance functions in Brooklyn for effectively above a 10 years, the Rub returns to the Bell Property with guests ItsParlé and Hasan Insane (DJ Ayres and DJ Eleven are its resident D.J.s). Hope the eclectic and the energetic. At 10 p.m., the Bell Household, Brooklyn 718-643-6510, itstherub.com. (Caramanica)

ALEX FeelingThe star D.J. on La Mega 97.9, just one of New York’s top rated Spanish-language radio stations, headlines this social gathering at the most outstanding Latin-music nightclub in Queens. With DJ Mad, DJ Aneudy, DJ Prostyle and DJ Lobo. At 10 p.m., La Growth, Queens 718-726-6646, laboomny.com. (Caramanica)

SLAVIC SOUL Occasion!Launched in the early 2000s by a troupe of New York jazz musicians fascinated with the Balkan brass tradition, Slavic Soul Get together! has little by little expanded its repertoire, employing Barbès — a bar in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with an personal functionality room in the back — as its testing floor. (The nine-piece ensemble retains down a weekly residency there.) Its most current album was a reworking of Duke Ellington’s well known “Far East Suite,” recorded at the club. At ten p.m., Barbès, Brooklyn 347-422-0248, barbesbrooklyn.com. (Russonello)

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THE STROKESGiven that their 2001 debut album, the Strokes have been equally a throwback and a distillation of leather-based-jacketed New York Town guitar rock, from the Velvets to the New York Dolls to the Ramones to Glenn Branca: lean, pushed, jaded but desperately intimate. Pop may well have sidelined guitar-driven rock, but reside musicianship and tautly structured music endure. The elaborately informal, downhearted indie-rocker Mac DeMarco and the punky Spanish band Hinds — with the Strokes between their influences — open the clearly show. At eight:30 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn barclayscenter.com. (Pareles)

KT SULLIVAN AND MARK NADLERIndividually and as a duo, Sullivan and Nadler have been charming cabaret audiences for decades with their witty, loving showmanship. To ring in the new decade, they’ve put with each other a established harking to the Roaring ’20s, which in accordance to Nadler will element tunes by “Gershwin, Porter, Kern, Berlin — all of them rummies. Just to identify a few.” Again, side, mid-dining and quality meal seats include a prix fixe 4-course supper and a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight ringside meal seating adds an open up bar. At Beach front Café, Manhattan 212-988-7299, thebeachcafe.com. (Gardner)

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STEVE TYRELLA prolific interpreter and promoter of American standards — as a singer, producer and, in modern years, radio host — Tyrell has been keeping court throughout the getaway year due to the fact the terrific Bobby Short shuffled off his mortal coil. For his fifteenth anniversary calendar year, Tyrell will again blend pop criteria, from Gershwin to Bacharach, with holiday getaway classics. A black-tie gala, with seating commencing at eight p.m., supplies a four-program prix fixe menu and put up-demonstrate dancing with the Peter Duchin Orchestra, as very well as an autographed duplicate of just one of Tyrell’s albums. At Café Carlyle, Manhattan tickets should be reserved by contacting 212-744-1600 cafecarlylenewyork.com. (Gardner)

WAVVESThe San Diego band led by Nathan Williams warps the tuneful stomp of California surf-rock with punk distortion, sudden tangents and lyrics that blend slacker nonchalance with acute self-consciousness. It all stays catchy. The demonstrate in addition an open bar from 8-ten p.m. At Baby’s All Suitable, Brooklyn 718-599-5800 babysallright.com. (Pareles)