New Year’s Eve 2020: The Best NEW YEAR’S LIVE STREAMING Concerts
New Year’s Eve 2020: The Best Live Streaming Concerts
The BEST available New Year’s Eve Live Streaming Concerts for 2020.
Well, that’s a wrap! 2020 was a year like any other, uneventful to the end…
In typical 2020 fashion, nothing will be familiar or normal about New Year’s Eve.
For Festy GoNuts, New Year’s Eve means LIVE MUSIC! There’s absolutely nothing like ringing in the New Year with several hundred or thousand elated and ecstatic fans, smiling as we are all covered in confetti, champagne, and kisses!
But, if there is ONE thing we’ve all gotten pretty good at in 2020, and that is ADAPTING!
So, instead of being shoulder-to-shoulder with a huge group, we’ll hop on a zoom room with our closest friends, share in a NYE stream, and DANCE LIKE EVERYONE’S WATCHING in our living rooms!
Here are some of the BEST LIVE STREAMING CONCERTS available for NEW YEAR’S EVE 2020:
Want to make the best of the 2020 New Year’s Eve situation? It doesn’t get much better than a night with Bob Weir!
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. will be joined on NYE by special guests Jeff Chimenti and Greg Leisz for a New Year’s Eve pay-per-view live stream concert originating from Weir’s TRI Studios facility.
After 25 Years, Phish plans to use their NYE stream to settle the score on a long-standing tie in the Band vs. Audience chess match of the mid-90s!
While airing, in its entirety, the Madison Square Garden New Year’s Eve show of 1995, the band will also be engaged in a heated battle of wits with the fans.
Fans can join Chess.com to vote on the ‘Audience Move.’ During the set-breaks, the band will offer commentary and review of the game, as it’s happening.
In true “Dinner and a Movie” form, the band is also offering two “Chess Cheese Board” recipes to pair with the show, and donations throughout the broadcast will go directly to Phish’s Water Wheel Foundation!
The String Cheese Incident will present a 20th-anniversary screening of their New Year’s Eve concert film, Evolution, and their December 31, 2016 Broomfield, CO show as part of a special New Year’s Eve live stream event.
The band will sync the NYE 2020 stream so that the 2016 show’s midnight balloon drop happens at 12 p.m. midnight MT, something they never actually manage to achieve at their live NYE shows!
When Phish performed in Las Vegas in 2016 for Halloween, Greensky Bluegrass threw the after-party at Brooklyn Bowl.
Fitting then, when Phish announced their “Dinner and a Rematch” NYE Stream, Greensky quickly followed with their own announcement of their re-broadcast of this iconic Phish after-party!
This one is available for you to stream any time until 1/3/2021, but why not make it a New Years Streaming Party?
“Watch Pearl Jam’s June 26, 2018 show from Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. This iconic show features a 39-song setlist lasting over three hours. The band hopes that their fans can enjoy a holiday season at home by taking a sonic and visual trip to The Eternal City.”
On the heels of two successful drive-in concerts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, The Avett Brothers have announced a special New Year’s Eve virtual celebration.
The NYE LIVE Streaming event on December 31st will include a full band performance with special guests to be announced, and a countdown to 2021 with Scott and Seth Avett.
Really get into the New Year’s Eve groove with 2 nights of Big Something, streaming LIVE from Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, NC.
The two-night New Year’s run is FREE, but donations for the band, crew & venue are welcome and greatly appreciated! 25% of all proceeds help support Lincoln Theatre!
This is part of a month-long celebration, culminating in the New Year’s Eve stream of their 12/31/1999 show!
From Widespread Panic: “Beginning on 12/5/2020 for the month of December, nugs.tv will be offering Saturday PPV shows from the legendary Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. Culminating with an extra New Years Celebration Show from 1999 featuring bountiful collaborations with the DDBB, and Ms. Dottie Peoples and the People’s Choice Choir. We hope you will join us as we say good riddance to 2020 and ring in a brand New Year, all month long!”
Join us for a New Year’s Eve Celebration with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, streaming from Brooklyn Bowl Nashville exclusively on FANS on Thursday, December 31 at 9 PM ET.
This New Year’s Eve Celebration features a full-band performance with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, fully charged with their distinctive strand of rock ‘n’ roll and raw story-telling.
From Spafford on the NYE Stream:
“2009-2010 NYE was the first “billed” Spafford show. So this is our 11th birthday. We haven’t ever missed playing on NYE and we damn sure aren’t missing this year. Despite the ups and downs of 2020 let’s end this year on a high note. We want to bring people music and joy in the safest way possible to celebrate the end of a crazy year and send prosperity to the years ahead.”
A two night New Year’s Eve run including a special 3-set performance on 12/31. The shows will take place in a socially distanced, Pod-Seated format outside at The Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ.
Get your Wagon Wheel on with Old Crow Medicine Show!
Old Crow Medicine Show will be performing a special New Year’s Eve show LIVE from the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
You’ve got to Belieb!!
Justin Bieber returns to the stage for his first live show since 2017 to kick off the New Year, in partnership with T-Mobile!
Fans from around the world can tune into “T-Mobile Presents: NYE Live with Justin Bieber”, Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7:15 p.m. PT/10:15 p.m. ET to catch a cannot-miss performance.
KISS NYE 2020 Live Stream: To send off 2020 in their larger-than-life style on New Year’s Eve, the iconic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, multi-platinum selling band is reigniting the FIRE and roaring back to life!
In true KISS fashion, they are bringing the biggest & baddest concert event and record-breaking pyrotechnics show of the year, proving once again that KISS never does anything small.
New Year’s Eve 2020 Live Streaming Concerts
Let’s just face it, as with everything else this year, New Year’s Eve 2020 is going to be a much different experience than many of us are used to.
Instead of crowds of people and live shows, we’ll most likely be in our living rooms with a small group, possibly zooming with others, while sharing in a live streaming concert.
Our advice? Embrace it! It’s all part of the ride.
Pick a New Year’s Eve Live Streaming Concert, grab the bubbly, put on your sparkly dress and Dance Like Everyone’s Watching!
We hope you enjoyed this list of New Year’s Eve 2020 Live Streaming Concerts! Whatever you choose to do, have yourself a safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve 2020!
We’ll see you on the flip side!
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