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Ring in 2015

From Elton John to Skrillex and Diplo, here are 16 concerts to help you kick the new year off with a musical bang.

Pier 94, 711 12th Ave. at 54th St.; 646-778-3211; 8 p.m.
Guy and Howard Lawrence, the young but eerily skilled siblings behind Disclosure, are bringing their two-pronged, electro-music attack rigs to the edge of Hell's Kitchen. Claude VonStroke, Dusky, Ten Walls, Kyle Hall, and Isaac Tichauer will accompany the duo in what promises to be a retro-house-tinged evening.

Jack Ü
Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plz., nr. 31st St.; 212-465-6741; 8 p.m.
No more Phish for Madison Square Garden. This year the venue is serving the gnarly equation of Skrillex plus Diplo, which equals Jack Ü, the high-octane electronic duo accentuated by grimy, hyperactive beats and very different hairstyles. Come with your best neon, head-bang, and fist-pump in tow — water bottles also recommended.

Elton John
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. at Flatbush Ave., Boerum Hill; 917-618-6700; 9 p.m.
Calling all tiny dancers to Barclays for the Rocket Man's first-ever New Year's Eve performance in New York City. The musician will croon into the night with a smorgasbord of hits culled from his five-decade career, including songs from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which was recently rereleased for its 40th anniversary.

Gov't Mule
Beacon Theater, 2124 Broadway, nr. 74th St.; 212-465-6500; 9 p.m.
Celebrating two decades together, the southern-rock jam band Gov't Mule has no dearth of material to play. The guitar-centric group, which originally began as a side project of the Allman Brothers Band, has garnered a reputation for bluesy noodling and rock tendencies that compete with some of the all-time greats. They've also begun digging back into their live archives, which include a multitude of Rolling Stones covers.

Rainer Maria
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., nr. Bowery; 212-533-2111; 9 p.m.
This emo-indie band, which reigned supreme in the late ’90s and early 2000s, has reunited to bring back its three-piece goodness after what was technically an almost decadelong hiatus. Get ready to embrace those end-of-year feelings. With openers Moss Icon.

Disco Biscuits
Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway, at 44th St.; 212-930-1950; 8 p.m.
The Disco Biscuits are all about tasty tunes. If you want to mix your wild dance moves with an eccentric cross of jazz, rock, techno, blues, and classical, this might be your best bet. The band has promised to indulge in three straight sets of otherworldly, trance-fusion jamming.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., nr. Pearl St., Port Chester; 914-937-4126; 8 p.m.
For the first time since 1969, founding Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh will perform on New Year's Eve on the East Coast. He will join forces with JRAD, a hard-rock band with a penchant for Jerry Garcia's songbook.

Black Taxi and Mr. Brownstone
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St., nr. Ludlow St.; 212-260-4700; 8:30 p.m. and 1:15 a.m.
Mercury Lounge is hosting two concerts, one early, one late, to celebrate the coming year. The night will begin with Black Taxi's raucous energy and end with Mr. Brownstone's alcohol-fueled Guns N' Roses tributes. For what it's worth, there's rumored to be lots of Jack Daniel's at these shows.

Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St., nr. 11th Ave.; 212-260-4700; 8:30 p.m.
Titans of synth-pop Vince Clarke and Andy Bell have been busy touting their latest album, The Violet Flame. The English duo will bring their thrumming new material to Terminal 5, along with openers Alex English and Book of Love.

Holy Ghost!
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. at 15th St.; 212-777-6800; 8:30 p.m.
Over at Irving Plaza, Holy Ghost! will also unspool a synth-pop set of its own. Expect this one to be tailored for the dance floor, and get ready to move your feet to some delectable indie-house jams.

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Iridium Jazz Club, 1650 Broadway at 51st St.; 212-582-2121; 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Dee Dee Bridgewater is presiding over jazz and festivities at the Iridium in two doses. Talk about celebrating: The latter of the live shows includes the decorated singer-songwriter, a three-course meal, a Champagne toast, and a police escort to the Times Square ball drop. Of course, it is exponentially more expensive than its 7 p.m. counterpart, but it looks like you get what you pay for.

Richard Bona: Mandekan Cubano
Jazz Standard, 116 E. 27th St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-576-2232; 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Jazz multi-hyphenate Richard Bona has the same idea over at the Jazz Standard, where, for the later show, you'll get a three-course meal and a Champagne toast. Bona's also adding his Mandekan Cubano project, which melds African and South American beats, into that mix.

The Dictators NYC
The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, nr. 2nd St.; 212-228-0228; 8 p.m.
For a healthy fix of punk-rock, check out the Dictators NYC, playing with Dirty Fences, Hector's Pets, and the Waldos. Although these guys might look old, you wouldn't guess it from their live shows: Handsome Dick Manitoba, the Dictators esteemed and storied front man, will not let you down.

The Hold Steady
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. 6th St., nr. Wythe Ave.; 718-486-5400; 9:30 p.m.
For the Hold Steady, New Year's Eve will also be a birthday celebration for bassist Galen Polivka. Special guests the So-So Glos will open the night, and a limited-access birthday bash downstairs will cap off the Hold Steady's last live show of the year.

The Bayside Tigers
Fun Music Ballroom at 26 Bridge, 26 Bridge St., nr. Plymouth St., Dumbo; 718-310-3040; 9 p.m.
Jump back a couple decades with the Bayside Tigers, who advertise themselves as the ultimate '90s tribute band. Throwback getups of sideways caps, lumberjack flannels, confetti, and a kaleidoscope of bright colors converge with early Blink-182–era tunes in one of New York's most fun acts.

Steve Tyrell
Café Carlyle, 981 Madison Ave. at 76th St.; 212-744-1600; 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m.
Steve Tyrell's warm, jazzy voice will envelop the Carlyle crowd twice right before 2015. The first show includes a complimentary glass of Champagne, and the second features a prix-fixe four-course menu, followed by some New Year hoofing set against the sonic backdrop of the Peter Duchin Orchestra. Call 212-570-7109 for reservations.