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What to do for NYE in MKE

New Year's Eve can be a lot of pressure. So, if you don't have NYE plans already, we have your guide to the best parties in Milwaukee this year.

Each Thursday morning on Radio Milwaukee, the Journal Sentinel’s Piet Levy and 88Nine’s Jordan Lee talk about the music coming into Milwaukee and the music coming out of Milwaukee on Tap’d In.

Read more and listen to the podcast episode below for eight solid options to party on NYE in Milwaukee.


De la Buena Sextet at The Jazz Estate

De la Buena will be rocking the Jazz Estate stage with a variety of funky Latin vibes on New Year's Eve. Go for the live jazz, great cocktail and lots of bubbly.

Metal Chick's Rockin' New Years Eve at Shank Hall

Go to Shank Hall for a very metal New Year's Eve. The show will feature Milwaukee's only Iron Maiden tribute band and Chicagoland's premiere MotorHead tribute band to take you into 2019 with your metal hostess with the mostess; Milwaukee Metal Chick!
Stellar Spark New Years Eve at The Rave

This is the 16th annual Stellar Spark New Year's Eve party. This year, the EDM party will be ringing in the new year with Dada Life, Nate Derus and Colton Duwe.

Radiance NYE at the Wisconsin Center

There's also going to be an EDM festival in Milwaukee. Gather your friends, choose your resolutions and dance the night away to  ExcisionZEDS DEAD and more at the Wisconsin Center.

Beyonce vs. Rihanna at Turner Hall Ballroom

2018 can take a bow. Dance like diamonds in the sky! Ring in 2019 with love on top. You get it...DJ Frank Straka will be at the decks for this  Turner Hall dance party for a night exclusively devoted to the music of these two iconic divas.

New Yams Eve at Company Brewing

Join DJ Bizzon at Company Brewing on December 31 to party all night. And by all night, we mean it. The party kicks off at 10 p.m. and goes until 4 a.m. It'll be six hours spanning six decades of music. Just be ready to dance and sweat out all the BS of 2018.

Brew Years Eve at the Milwaukee Athletic Club

Taking place on two floors of the Milwaukee Athletic Club,  DJ Mighty ThorNicoDJ DexSOPPA and  Listening Party will all be spinning until 1 a.m., when the after parties start at Site 1A and Victor's on Van Buren.

88Nine Senior Director of Programming | Radio Milwaukee