All the best options for nightlife and dining in Atlanta this New Year's Eve after the jump.
AGAINST ME! With Fake Problems, Ninja Gun, the Wild, Franz Nicolay. $20. 8 p.m. Masquerade, 695 North Ave. 404-577-8178. www.masq.com.
ATTRACTIVE EIGHTIES WOMEN, GUYLINER $10-15. The Drunken Unicorn, 736 Ponce De Leon Ave. thedrunkenunicorn.com.
BALKANS, SMALL REACTIONS, RED SEA $12-$15. 9 p.m. The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge, 644 North Highland Ave. 404-874-5756. www.thehighlandinn.com/highlandballroom.
BEDLAM PRESENTS: THE SECOND ANNUAL GLITTER AND FUR PARTY Mood Lounge, 3081 E. Shadowlawn Ave. www.moodatlanta.com.
CAKE $55-$100. 9 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org.
CHERRY ROYALE, ROCK MOST, BOOG BROWN, CLAN DESTINED, GRAND PRIZE WINNERS FROM LAST YEAR$10-$12. 10 p.m. Apache Café, 64 3rd St. 404-876-5436. www.apachecafe.info.
COMPOUND With a $5000 money drop. $30-80. Compound, 1008 Brady Ave. www.compoundatl.com.
THE CONSTELLATIONS, COUSIN DAN, THE HIGHER CHOIR $25. 8 p.m. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. 404-875-1522. www.smithsoldebar.com.
DJ ROMEO COLOGNE $10. 10 p.m. Clermont Lounge, 789 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, 404-874-4783. www.clermontlounge.net. — CR
THE FINAL DESTINATION NYE GALA With DJ Kid Capri, DJ J-1, DJ Kash, DJ Pnut, and DJ Cypha. $30. The Biltmore, 817 W. Peachtree St.
GENTLEMAN JESSE AND HIS MEN $10. 10 p.m. The Basement, 1245 Glenwood Ave. 404-662-8686. — CR
KYLESA With Royal Thunder, Whores. $13-$15. 9 p.m. The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals. 404-522-3950. www.badearl.com.
JJ GREY AND MOFRO With Honey Island Swamp Band. $35-40. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. www.variety-playhouse.com.
NAUGHTY BY NATURE, ED KOWALCZYK $119-$175. 8:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St. 404-577-1234.
NOOT D’ NOOT, COATHANGERS, CARNIVORES $10. 8 p.m. Star Bar, 437 Moreland Ave. 404-681-9018. www.starbar.net.
PEACH DROP With Kansas, Whiskey Gentry, and others. Free. Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St. www.peachdrop.com.
PERPETUAL GROOVE $25-30. Center Stage, 1374 West Peachtree Street. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.
RUBY VELLE AND THE SOULPHONICS With Karl Injex, Mr. Mind, and others. $10-20. The Sound Table, 483 Edgewood Ave. www.thesoundtable.com
SOL FUSION: TWELVE AT TWELVE $40. The Westin Buckhead, 3391 Peachtree Road. sol-fusion.com.
SOUND TRIBE SECTOR 9 $37.50-$75. 9 p.m. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. 404-659-9022. www.tabernacleatl.com.
T.I. With Ryan Cameron, DJs J-1, MLK, Holiday, Battle, A+. $30-$2,500. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. 200 Peachtree. www.takersnye.com.
TOM SIMMONS $30-50. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Laughing Skull, 878 Peachtree Street. vortexcomedy.com.
TOMMIE SUNSHINE $15-$20. 10 p.m.-6 a.m. QUAD and Spring4th Complex, 714 Spring St. 404-870-0040. www.quadatlanta.com.
TURF WAR, HAWKS, THE NEC $5. 9 p.m. 529, 529 Flat Shoals Ave. 404-228-6769. www.529atl.com.
YACHT ROCK REVUE $125, all inclusive. Park Tavern, 500 Tenth St. www.parktavern.com.
ZAC BROWN BAND, BLACKBERRY SMOKE $37-$74. 8:30 p.m. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Arena. 404-878-3000. www.ticketmaster.com.
You might still be able to get a reservation at one of these restaurant events. Compiled by Stephanie Dazey.
4th & Swift: Executive chef Jay Swift will be putting together a five-course menu for $70 a person. A wine pairing is also available for an additional $30 per person. 621 North Ave., Building B. 678-904-0160. www.4thandswift.com.
BLT Steak A special four-course menu from Chef Cyrille Holota. The cost is $85.00 per person. Open seating times beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the last seating at 10:00 p.m. 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. 404-577-7601. www.e2hospitality.com/blt-steak-atlanta.
Cibo e Beve Cibo e Beve will offer a five-course prix fixe menu. The price is $75 a person, $115 with wine pairings. There will be 3 seatings on New Year's Eve at 5 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:30 p.m. 4969 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-250-8988. www.ciboatlanta.com.
Eclipse di Luna: For $60 per person, Eclipse di Luna is offering a fixed menu along with unlimited sangria and a champagne toast. 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 678-205-5862. www.eclipsedilunaparkplace.com.
Hyatt Regency Atlanta: A New Year's Party that includes a 5.5 hour premium open bar, dinner buffets with carving and pasta stations, late-night breakfast and a balloon drop, all taking place in five party areas over two floors. Live music by Ed Kowalczyk of LIVE, Naughty by Nature, DJs and more. 265 Peachtree St. 404-577-1234. www.downtowncountdown.net.
Livingston: Live music, a midnight balloon drop, favors, 2012 champagne toast in the lounge. Also a five-course New Year's Eve tasting menu for $55 per person which can be paired with wines for an additional $35 per person. 659 Peachtree St. 404-897-5000. www.livingstonatlanta.com.
Local Three Kitchen and Bar: Three-course New Year's Eve dinner for $49 a person with optional wine pairings for an additional $30. Three seatings at 6 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Reservations required. 3290 Northside Parkway. www.localthree.com.
Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint: Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint will have a projection screen covering the peach drop. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight, live music and an a la carte menu with specials. 200 Peachtree St. Suite L05. 404-231-5853. www.sweetgeorgiasjukejoint.com.
The Shed at Glenwood: The Shed at Glenwood is offering a four-course prix fixe menu, including dessert and a midnight toast for $65 per person. 475 Bill Kennedy Way. 404-835-4363. www.theshedatglenwood.com.
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