New Year's Eve Music

Are you looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve in the Quad Cities? Well, the QC has live music events to please just about any taste in music. We have scoured the web and local information outlets to put together this list of QC area live music New Year’s Eve events for you.

Renwick Mansion
The Renwick Mansion has hosted masquerade parties the last few years on December 31st. The mansion generally has rooms available for the evening, and live music. This year’s event features The Dawn, Soap, and Joe Marcinek Band (ft Bernie Worrell). Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. There is a limit on the number of tickets being sold, and this event has the potential of selling out. Tickets can be purchased through, or at Co-Op records in Moline and Ragged Records in Davenport. This show is 21+ and doors open at 8.

Rascals Live
The house will be rockin’ at the Rockers N Shockers Ball at Rascals Live. AC/DC Tribute Electric Shock and hair band Bad Hair will be performing at Rascals’ party that includes a pizza buffet, midnight balloon drop, prizes and a champagne toast. With the faithful following both bands have collected, this event also has the potential to sell out. Tickets are $15 and available at Rascals in Moline, on, and at Mobile Wiring. This show is 21+ and doors open at 8. A bonus offered for the first 100 tickets sold is a free commemorative T-shirt – at the writing of this article, it is unknown if the 100 ticket threshold has been reached.

Like your music on the heavy side? Well, you’re in luck. Eleven Fifty Two is hosting a night at Rock Island Brewing Company, with 9th Street Memory, Kronos Resistor and Age of Stars. Although they’re not planning any special surprises, the great lineup is reason enough to attend this event. $8, 21+, doors at 7, music at 8:30.

Missipi Brew
Muscatine, New Year’s Eve is your final chance to catch 1st Impression. Known for their fun parties, and rockin’ good time, you can expect surprises all through the night along with all the usual 1st Impression antics. Music starts at 9:30. 21+ Cover?

Red Rodeo
The QC’s newest nightclub is a country music venue in the District of Rock Island. Red Rodeo will be celebrating their Grand Opening on New Year’s Eve with Nashville artist (and Illinois native) Devin Clemons. Also on tap for the evening is a mechanical bull and champagne toast at midnight, as well as a DJ providing dance music after the live show. $5 cover

Walcott Coliseum
The Walcott Coliseum is hosting an evening of dinner and dancing featuring The Tailfins. The evening begins at 6 PM with a buffet-style dinner. Reservations are required for dinner, today is the last day to make those reservations. 563-359-1805.
Tickets are $30 for dinner and dance, $10 for dance only (you don’t need a reservation for the dance) Admission includes a dance lesson at 8 PM, with music starting at 8:30. Kid friendly.

Harley Corins
Get your country on for NYE at Harley Corins with Moonshine Run. Music at 9. No cover

My Place the Pub
Start the night with free pizza from Hall of Fame Pizza at 7 PM, with live music from Hammer and the Nailers at 8:30. Champagne toast at midnight. No cover

Sidetracked Saloon
The Dirt Road Rockers will be partying at Sidetracked Saloon in Orion. There will be a giveaway of Jason Aldean tickets and a DJ in the main bar area as well. Cost unknown.

Crust Pizzeria
Frankie Joe and Kinfolk will be ringing in the New Year at Crust Pizzeria’s Wine Cellar and Barrel Aged Beer Bash. Look for a special priced reserve wine menu and some special barrel-aged beers, along with an Appetizer and Pizza Buffet from 10 until Midnight (free with drink purchase).

Rusty Nail
Lynn Allen will be partying at The Rusty Nail. Champagne toast at midnight, party favors. $10

North of 40 will celebrate at Steventon’s in LeClaire, Look for drinks, appetizers, and champagne toast. Advance tickets available at Steventon’s, $75.

11th St Precinct
Look for Corporate Rock at 11th Street Precinct. Party favors, champagne at midnight, no cover

Steeplegate/100 West
Hang out with the Funktastic Five at One Hundred West. There will be party favors, appetizers, and a champagne toast at midnight. $25 party only ticket, or packages available with hotel room and meal. Contact the Steeplegate for package prices.

The Cooler
Join the VIP crowd at the Cooler in Rock Falls. The Cal Stage Band takes the stage at 8:30. Doors at 8:00. $55 pre-purchase tickets include dinner and open bar. Call 815-632-3010 for tickets.

Grumpy’s Saloon
Grumpy’s will be hosting The Stone Flowers for New Year’s Eve. As of this posting, we were unable to gather information about cover, etc

The Night People will hit the stage at newly reopened Cabanas at 8:30 PM. As of this writing, we have no information about cover, etc

Circle Tap
Catch Cody Road at Circle tap. Music begins at 9. As of this posting, we were unable to gather information about cover, etc

Ubriaco's Trattoria
The Old 57s will be rockin around the clock at Ubriaco's Trattoria, starting at 9PM.

Rhythm City Casino
Smooth Groove can be found at the Rhythm City Casino at 7:30. No cover

Jumer's Casino
Check out Gray Wolf band in the Edje nightclub. No cover

FOE Rock Island
Fran and the Country Gentlemen will be hosting an event at the Fraternal order of Eagles starting at 8 PM. Information on cover not available

The Arena
Justin Morrissey will be at the Arena at 10 PM. No cover

Quarter Til Tap
Phyllis & the Sharks at Quarter Til Tap 9PM. No cover

Bleyart's Tap
The Third Street Villains will be melting the ice at Bleyart's. No cover

The Service Station
Charlie Hayes and Detroit Larry Davison will ring in the new year at the Service Station. Music at 8:30. Free Champagne Toast, no cover

Castle Caladan
How about a NYE house party? Castle Caladan is a local home that has been hosting house shows. Jam all night at a BYOB show that includes Condor and Jaybird, Harakiri, Croatians, Archeress, and Petrichor. If you wish to attend this show, check out the event page and message the host for directions. 18+

Moonshine Run at Harley Corin's
Cody Road at Circle Tap
Lynn Allen at the Rusty Nail
Corporate Rock at 11th St Precinct
The Old 57s at Ubriaco's Trattoria