- Adam Kincaid for the AJC
When the peach starts to drop on Atlanta (and the rest of the country) in less than two weeks, time will stand still for a moment.
But what about if you want a night with a trap beat and a little mystery.
For that kind of night, you've got choices all around Atlanta you probably never heard about.
Carpe Momentum NYE 2017 at Studio West
7:00 p.m.- 3 a.m.
Studio West 1778 Ellsworth Industrial Drive, Atlanta
Seize the moment this New Year's Eve with Jezebel's annual see-and-be-seen holiday extravaganza. This year's show is headlined by Baby Yu and marks the grand opening of the event space Studio West. You can learn more and get tickets at carpemomentumnye.splashthat.com.
Iris Presents NYE 2017
10 p.m.- 3 a.m.
The Iris, 2715 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta
Perhaps the most compelling lineup for your consideration, Iris Presents NYE 2017 is pretty much loaded with talented artists like Rusko, Flyer, Leah Culver, Eddie Gold, and EAV vape Store Superstar Ployd. It's been a good year for Iris Presents, who host the Imagine Music Festival and regular club nights in Atlanta.
Werc Out Fest at Music Room
Doors open at 9 p.m.
327 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta
The kind folks at Music Room need more love. The club quietly blends the intersections of trap and electronica into a local gumbo that couldn't exist much further than the conditions-optimal petri dish that is Edgewood Avenue. The three recurring events that Music Rooms hosts are combining to form the first ever "Werc-Out" festival on New Years' Eve across the venues 3 stages. Tickets are comparatively cheap, at $35 for general admission. Visit this link for more info and tickets. The event will be hosted by D'ana of COVL + IamJamesLewis.
Disco Biscuits official after party
Doors open at 10 p.m.
Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta
The Disco Biscuits are a jam band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They will come to Atlanta and play three consecutive nights (Dec. 29-31) to finish the Tabernacle's 2016 schedule. If those three days of Bisco aren't enough for you, then there's always the after party featuring CIA & Space Kadet, where tickets run $20 for general admission, starting at 10 p.m. at Aisle 5. The Little 5 Points spot will go from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Atlanta NYElectric 2017
8:30 p.m.- 1:30 a.m.
Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St. NW
Tickets: $106-$789 (Some tickets include hotel stays)
One of the biggest NYE parties annually happens at the 73 story Westin Peachtree Plaza. Two ballrooms will host the countdown and keep open bars stocked for the entire five hour event. More than 2,000 guests will ring in the new year at the countdown. Prices range between $105 and $795. Tickets are here.