On December 31, 2015, may old aquaintance be forgot and carry on in to 2015. Boston bands are playing out everywhere on Wednesday night. Here are a few suggestions for you!
Sculler’s Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road in Boston is celebrating New Years Eve with Andre Ward and Wannetta Jackson. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. and is $100. per person. Dinner and show is $310. Contact venue for ticket availability on the 11:00 p.m. showing: Info@ScullersJazz.com
The Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street in Mansfield has The Velveteen Playboys, a rock, pop and swing band who will surely keep you out on the dance floor. The hotel will be offering discount rooms for those who want to party and stay over, tickets for the evening are $50. per person and includes dinner, doors open to the public at 9:00 p.m. and tickets at the door are $20. just for the music portion of the night. The Velveteen Playboys has Paul Souza on lead vocals, Bob Gay on sax, Albert “Duke” Jones on trumpet, Lenny Bradford on bass and vocals, Darin Whittington on keyboards, Mike Null on guitar and Anthony Steele on drums. For more band info: www.velveteenplayboys.com
The Fat City Band will be at the C Note, 159 Nantasket Ave in Hull on New Years Eve. This band is high energy swing, jump and New Orleans style blues. The band is: Paul Redmond on lead vocals, John Litwin on drums, Mark Anderson on guitars, Joe Baglione on bass, Shane Wood on keyboards, Tucker Antell on sax, Clayton DeWalt on slide trombone and Dino Govoni on sax. For more band info: www.fatcityband.com
The Boston based John Powhida Band can rock and will be at Toad, 1912 Massachusetts Ave in Cambridge on New Years. They were recently nominated for a Boston Music Award. The band is: James Haggerty, Peter Moore, Nathan Logus, Mike Castellana and John Powhida. For more band info: http://www.johnpowhida.com/
Loretta’s Last Call, 1 Lansdowne Street in Boston is having their 1st Annual New Years Eve Hootenanny with the Houston Bernard Band. This is another Boston based country band with a bunch of bad boys including: Houston Bernard, Ben Blanchard, Sam Crawford, Jameson ‘Baby Rains’ Stewart and Patrick ‘Patchaz!’ Dalton. The band plays all original tunes and have lots of rock and roll energy! They made it on the ballot for the 2014 Grammy Awards and were also nominated for Country Artist of the Year by Limelight Magazine. Check them out here: www.reverbnation.com/HoustonBernard
Stillburnin will be at the Liz Diamond Bar and Grill, 1 Menfi Way in Hopedale on New Years Eve. STILBURNIN will be providing the Music/Entertainment from 9:00 p.m. till 1:00 a.m. and the venue will be providing food/buffet with a champagne toast at midnight ALL for only $5. (Pre-ticket sales) or $10 at the Door! Stillburnin is a Southern country rock band who play covers of Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Allman Brothers, Marshall Tucker, ZZ Top, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet and more. When the band performs, they dress as though they were spending an afternoon in a Georgia roadhouse with jeans and cut off tee shirts. The band is: Dennis Douglas on bass ad vocals, Tom Liberatore on lead guitar, Steve Gunnard on rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Roger Jordan on keys and Paul Carchio on drums. More band info: www.stilburnin.com
Boston band, Tigerlily, will be playing at Central Tavern in Milford for a New Years Eve bash that’s only $10. which includes party favors, a champagne toast, snacks and loads of fun. This band rocks! They won Best Over All Cover Act and Best Female Vocalist – WMRC Daily News.com. The band is: Jay Tullio on guitar and mandolin, Jon Paul Royer on lead and back up vocals and bass guitar, Kevin Figg on drums and Lily on lead vocals, trombone and guitar. For more band info: http://www.tigerlilyband.com