In Concert

Electric Factory

421 N. Seventh St.; 215-569-9400.

» READ MORE: www.livenation.com

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The Word

. $25. 12/28 8:30 pm.

Citizen Cope

. $25. 12/29 8:30 pm.

The Disco Biscuits

. 12/30 8:30 pm.

Datarock/Brendan BringEm

. $30. 12/31 9 pm.

The Fillmore at the TLA

334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

» READ MORE: www.livenation.com

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Dresden Dolls/Meow Meow/Luminescent Orchestrii

. $25. 12/28 8 pm.

The Starting Line/Steel Train

. $20. 12/29 8 pm.

Paul Green's School of Rock All Stars

. $12 advance; $15 day of show. Doors 11 am. 12/31 noon.

Citizen Cope

. $40. 12/31 10 pm.

First Unitarian Church

2125 Chestnut St.; 267-765-5210.

» READ MORE: www.r5productions.com

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Anthony Green/The Dear Hunter/Envy on the Coast

. $12. 12/30 7:30 pm.

House of Blues

801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-236-2543.

» READ MORE: www.hob.com

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New Breed Fighters

. $35-$125. 12/28 7 pm.

The Craig Thatcher Band

. $11. 12/29 8 pm.

Rufus Wainwright

. $29-$46.50. 12/29 8 pm.

The Roots

. $37. 12/30 8 pm.

The Samples

. $25. 12/31 9 pm.

Elvis Costello

. $68-$128. 12/31 10 pm.

Keswick Theatre

291 Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

» READ MORE: www.keswicktheatre.com

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Jo Dee Messina

. $39.50-$49.50. 12/29 8 pm.

Dark Star Orchestra

. $47.50. 12/31 8:30 pm.

Scottish Rite Auditorium

315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood; 856-216-2170.

» READ MORE: www.ccparks.com

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The Machine

. $29-$32. 12/30 7:30 pm.

Sellersville Theater 1894

Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

» READ MORE: www.st94.com

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The Soft Parade

. $25. 12/28 8 pm.

Almost Queen/Tom Cavanaugh

. $29.50. 12/29 9 pm.

Blues Brotherhood

. $35. 12/31 7 & 10:30 pm.

Sovereign Bank Arena

550 S. Broad St., Trenton; 609-656-3200.

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Velvet Revolver/Sick Puppies

. $35-$55. 12/29 7:30 pm.

Tweeter Center at the Waterfront

One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300.

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The Disco Biscuits/Antibalas/Bassnectar/Grimace Federation/PEX/Keller Williams

. $75-$85. 12/31 9 pm.

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

» READ MORE: www.worldcafelive.com

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David Falcone

. 12/28 12:30 pm.

Downtown Harvest/Montjo/Witness/The New Motels

. $10. 12/28 8 pm.

Toubab Krewe/Golem

. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 12/28 8 pm.

Gypsy Jazz Brunch With Kruno Spisic

. $28.50 includes live music, buffet, gratuity & processing fee. Brunch noon. 12/30 1 pm.

Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams

. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 12/30 7:30 pm.

New Year's Eve With Alo Brasil

. $40-$60. 12/31 7:30 & 10:45 pm.

Slo-Mo & Mic Wrecka/Sue & Steph From Stargazer Lily

. $18. 12/31 10:30 pm.

Clubs & Coffeehouses

Philadelphia

Amada

217 Chestnut St.; 215-625-2450.

» READ MORE: www.amadarestaurant.com

. New Year's Eve Celebration. 12/31.

Bob & Barbara's Lounge

1509 South St.; 215-545-4511. The Crowd Pleasers. 12/28-12/29. 12/31.

Chris' Jazz Cafe

1421 Samson St.; 215-568-3131.

» READ MORE: www.chrisjazzcafe.com

. Chris Beck Trio. 12/28. Bootsie Barnes/John Swana Quintet. 12/28-12/29. The Jack Furlong Quartet. 12/29. The Hoppin' John Orchestra. 12/31.

Emmett's Place

925 Levick St.; 215-743-5535. Declan McLaughlin. 12/30. Vince Gallagher Band. 1/1.

Fergie's Pub

1214 Samson St.; 215-928-8118.

» READ MORE: www.fergies.com

. New Pony. 12/29. Traditional Irish Session. 12/29.

Finnigan's Wake

537 N. Third St.; 215-574-9317.

» READ MORE: www.finnigans.com

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The Benderz/DJ Quik. 12/28. Loop/Cucullen. 12/29. The Zone/Bogside Rogues. 12/31.

Grape Street Pub

4100 Main St.; 215-483-7084.

» READ MORE: www.grapestreetpub.com

. Andrea Nardello/Dylan McGuire/Enter the Rooms/Josh Dion Band/Kettle. 12/28. Last Call. 12/29.

Johnny Brenda's

1201 N. Frankford Ave.; 215-739-9684. johnnybrendas.com. The Photon Band/The Trolleyvox/Caterpillar/The Photon Band/The Trolleyvox. 12/28. Peek-A-Boo Revue's New Year's Eve Party. 12/31.

Khyber

56 S. Second St.; 215-238-5888.

» READ MORE: www.thekhyber.com

. Neighbors on the Moon/Drink Up Buttercup/Pots & Pans/Kaufman. 12/28. Dirty Diamond. 12/29. Carbonaut/Mach 22/Lennon UK. 12/30. Sinatrah/Gunna Vahm/Cordova. 1/2. Pretty Alien/Butane Variations/Dejesus. 1/3.

LaRose Jazz Club

5531 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-4415. Blue Monday Jazz With Tony Williams. 12/31.

Level Lounge

2102 Market St. The NYE Philly Downtown City Gala. Reservations: 215-327-2537. 12/31.

The Manhattan Room (M Room)

15 W. Girard Ave.; 215-739-5577.

» READ MORE: www.themanhattanroom.com

. Audio Viagra. 12/29. Secret Pants: Manifest Destiny 2008. 12/31.

Mermaid Inn

7673 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-9797.

» READ MORE: www.themermaidinn.net

. Randy Lippincott. 12/29. Open Country Music Night. 1/1.

North By Northwest (NXNW)

7165 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-1000.

» READ MORE: www.nxnwphl.com

. David Zee/DJ Gary O. 12/28. Johnny T/The Reflex Band. 12/28-12/29. NXNW New Year's Eve Party - Performances by The Kwerks (2 sets) & Gary O (spins at 11 pm). 12/31. Salsa Night. 1/2. Rented Mule. 1/3.

North Star Bar

2639 Poplar St.; 215-787-0488.

» READ MORE: www.northstarrocks.com

. PBS (Porter, Batiste & Stoltz)/The Man/Edable Gray. 12/28. Hezekiah/Dialects/Rockbottom/JawnZap7. 12/29. The Loved Ones/LaGrecia/Higher Giant. 12/30. The Loved Ones/Hey Angel/Ram & Ox/Weston. 12/31. The Slackharmonic/Faux Slang/The Hit the Bottle Boys/Kid Kreyol. 1/3.

Ortlieb's Jazzhaus

847 N. Third St.; 215-922-1035.

» READ MORE: www.ortliebsjazzhaus.com

. Mickey Roker Quartet. 12/28-12/29. Jam Session With the Roger Prieto Quartet. 12/30.

Tin Angel at Serrano

20 S. 2nd St.; 215-928-0978.

» READ MORE: www.tinangel.com

. Ryan Montbleau. 12/28. Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers. 12/29. Ari Hest. 12/30. Kenn Kweder/John Francis/Men From Wawa. 12/31.

Tritone

1508 South St.; 215-545-0475.

» READ MORE: www.tritonebar.com

. Golden Soundz/Sunny Day in Glasgow/The 500's/The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. 12/28. Lesbians on Ecstasy/Fuse DJs/Bugs in the Dark. 12/29. Deep End Ensemble/Iron/Shakey Lyman. 12/31.

Warmdaddy's

1400 Columbus Blvd.; 215-462-2000.

» READ MORE: www.warmdaddys.com

. Jaguar Wright. 12/28-12/31. Rich Tucker Blues Experience. 12/30.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Blarney Stone

1227 W. Chester Pike, West Chester; 610-436-5222. Nameless Few. 12/28. Jamie Tillman. 12/29. DJ Tony Spins. 1/3.

The Brick Tavern Inn

2460 Old Bethehem Pike, Quakertown; 215-529-6488.

. Fahad & Kelly. 12/28. Steve Brosky. 12/31.

Brittingham's Irish Pub

640 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill; 215-828-7351.

» READ MORE: www.brittinghams.com

. Bogside Rogues. 12/28. Catch 22. 12/29. Paddy's Well. 12/31.

Brownies 23 East

23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore; 610-649-8389.

» READ MORE: www.Brownies23east.com

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Burnt Sienna. 12/28. 39 Mariner. 12/29.

Chaplin's: The Music Cafe

66 N. Main St., Spring City; 610-792-4110.

. John Grecia. 12/29. Jazz/Blues Jam Night. 1/2.

The Columbia Bar & Grille

148 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-983-0300.

. Lord Jive. 12/28. Dale McCauley, Pianist. 12/29.

Doylestown Moose Lodge #1284

127 East State St., Doylestown; 215-348-9135.

. Paul Green's School of Rock: A Tribute to U2 - Student concert. 267-288-0306. 12/28-12/29.

Fairview Village Church of the Nazarene

3044 W. Germantown Pike, Eagleville; 610-539-3333.

. Stellar Kart/Rush of Fools. 12/30.

Fingers

700 Bethlehem Pike, Erdenheim; 215-233-9955. Andy Prescott. 12/30.

Maddie's

330 E. Lancaster Ave., Frazer; 610-644-2722.

» READ MORE: www.maddies.com

. Unplugged. 1/3.

McCloskey's Tavern

17 Cricket Ave., Ardmore; 610-642-9280.

. Mark Furman Band. 12/28.

The Nail

2580 Haverford Rd., Ardmore; 610-649-6245.

» READ MORE: www.thenail1.com

. The Nail Live Radio Show. 12/30.

Puck

85 Printers Alley, Doylestown; 215-348-9000.

» READ MORE: www.pucklive.com

. S.O.S. Band. 12/28. Krista Parrish/Christy Jefferson. 12/29. Pre-New Years Eve Party With Kelly Stratton & Punch Drunk Boys/New Years Eve Party With Danielia Cotton. 12/31.

Steel City Coffeehouse

203 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-933-4043.

. John Francis/Carsie Blanton/Devin Greenwood. 12/29. Hoots & Hellmouth. 12/31. Steel City Sessions. 1/2.

Vincent's Restaurant

10 E. Gay St., West Chester; 610-696-4262.

» READ MORE: www.vincentsjazz.com

. Al "Stumpy" Russell. 12/28. Roger Girke/Glenn Bickel. 12/28. Bender. 12/29. Glenn Ferracone. 1/3.

New Jersey

Swedes Inn

1301 Kings Hwy., Swedesboro; 856-467-2052.

» READ MORE: www.swedesinn.com

. First Call. 12/29.

Other Nightlife Events

3rd Annual Celebrity Style All-Inclusive New Year's Eve Gala

View of fireworks, DJ music, buffet & hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, party favors & more. 215-620-7875. Hibachi, Pier 19 North, 325 Columbus Blvd. $110. 12/31 8 pm.

Almost New Years Swing Dance

City Rhythm Orchestra performs live. Lessons for beginners followed by dance. 610-676-0123, 215-629-2344. The Irish Center (Commodore Barry Club), 6815 Emlen St.; 215-843-8051.

» READ MORE: www.swingdance.org

. $20-$25. Lessons for beginners 7:30 pm. 12/29 9 pm.

Aspire Arts Inc. Swingin' New Year's Gala

Organization dedicated to helping early career professionals in the arts. Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square; Reservations required:

» READ MORE: Info@AspireArts.org

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» READ MORE: www.aspirearts.org

. $60. 12/31 9 pm.

Home for the Holiday Pre-New Year's Eve Party

Live music, comedy, karaoke, food, vendors & more. Chase Center on the Riverfront, 800 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-425-3929.

. $50. 12/29 8 pm.

Meet Market Adventures: New Year's Eve Gala

Hors d'oeuvres, 4-hr. open bar, champagne toast, interactive activities, DJ & dancing, door prizes & more. TPDS Club, 114 S. 12th St.; 877-668-6338.

. $89.99-$120. 12/31 8 pm.

New Year's Eve Celebration

Multi-course Cuban meal, Latin dancing & champagne toast. Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St.; 215-627-0666.

. $32-$150. 12/31 5 pm.

New Year's Eve Celebration

Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, 6-course meal, champagne toast, pianist Bob Egan, The Randy Roberts Show & more. Reservations: 215-794-7716. Hotel du Village, 2535 River Rd., New Hope;

. $155. 12/31 7 pm.

New Year's Eve Party

Live music, open bar, snacks, DJ & champagne toast at midnight. Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant, 4120 Main St.; 215-482-8220.

» READ MORE: www.manayunkbrewery.com

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$90. 12/31 8 pm.