Stoked at Midnight

Clockwise, from top left: Mr. Brownstone (photo by Dale May), Greer Barnes (photo courtesy of Greer Barnes), The Virgins (photo by Andrew Zeah), Christian Finnegan (photo by Dan Dion), Kevin Brennan (photo courtesy of Kevin Brennan), Chris Rock (photo by Alison Dyer), Boris (photo courtesy of Plexi PR), Moe (photo by Danny Clinch).

Nuevo Año, Nuevo Sabor With Paquito D’Rivera
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 33 W. 60th St., 5th fl.,nr. Broadway;212-258-9595.
The Latin–jazz king and his quintet serve up their Grammy–nominated Funk Tango, while you get served a three-course meal.
Time: 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Price: $150–$275

Mr. Brownstone
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. 6th St., nr. Wythe Ave.; 212-260-4700.
Welcome 2008 with a boozy rendition of “Welcome to the Jungle,” courtesy of this Guns N’ Roses tribute band fronted by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah drummer Sean Greenhalgh.
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $30

Joshua Bell: The Romantic Violin
Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plz., nr. 65th St.; 212-875-5900.
Apparently, there are a lot of hopeless romantics in this town. Joshua Bell will be backed by the New York Philharmonic playing sentimental classical faves for a sold-out show.
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: Sold out

Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., nr. 50th St.; 212-247-4777.
The upstate jam-band with a cult following steps off the grass fields and into Radio City with epic chanteys and retooled holiday favorites.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $52.50

Velvet Revolver
Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-485-1534.
An evening with Scott Weiland and Slash guarantees that your last moments of 2007 will be filled with plenty of fist-pumping and moshing.
Time: 9:15 p.m.
Price: $99.99–$150
Need an outfit? Check out our New Year’s what-to-wear guide.

Les Savy Fav
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St.,nr. Bowery; 212-533-2111.
Two hours after the ball drops, get thee to the Bowery Ballroom for a raucous late-night show starring these hard-rocking critical darlings.
Time: 2 a.m.
Price: $30

The Virgins
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St.,nr. Ludlow St.; 212-260-4700.
These sexy, strutting puritans’ wee-hours show could be your last chance for nookie before stumbling home.
Time: 2 a.m.
Price: $15

New Year’s Eve Bash
Comix, 353 W. 14th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-524-2500.
Best Week Ever’s Christian Finnegan and Chappelle’s Show alum Greer Barnes cap off another nutty year with jokes and bitterness.
Time: 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Price: $30–$135

Chris Rock
Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plz., nr. 31st St.; 212-465-6741.
The superstar comedian justifies his staying power with a stand-up gig for 20,000 people. Kudos to Chris. That’s a high bar to set in 2008.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $49.50–$129.50

Baby Wants Candy
Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St., at Seventh Ave. South; 212-243-6262.
This wild Chicago–based troupe starts the night with an improvised, audience-suggested musical, then splits ears till midnight doing karaoke backed by a live band.
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Price: $60

Mars 2112’s New Year’s Eve
Mars 2112, 1633 Broadway, at 51st St.; 212-582-2112.
This outer-space-themed club transforms from a kiddie hangout to a grown-up hot spot with a top-shelf open bar.
Time: 6:30 p.m.–4 a.m.
Price: $110–$200
Need an outfit? Check out our New Year’s what-to-wear guide.

Victor CalderonePhoto: courtesy of Plexi PR

New Year’s Eve With Victor Calderone & Boris
Pacha NYC, 618 W. 46th St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-209-7500.
Make like La Lohan and down a couple of Red Bulls to charge up for 24 hours of partying at the city’s sceniest dance club.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $60–$125
Need an outfit? Check out our New Year’s what-to-wear guide.

Prince Paul
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St.,nr. Clinton St.; 212-254-9920.
This legendary hip-hop producer’s record collection will shame—shame!—that of the D.J. at whatever party you were heretofore planning on attending.
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Price: $15

Willie GraffPhoto: Marlon Krieger

New Year’s Eve at Cielo
Cielo, 18 Little W. 12th St.,nr. Greenwich St.; 212-645-5700.
Ibiza superstar Willie Graff brings his deep, minimalist grooves to our modest island for Cielo’s hottest party of the year.
Time: 10 p.m.
Price: $50

Stoked at Midnight