News Year’s Eve Band Round-up

Who’s playing what and where on Dec. 31

Updated December 25, 2018 at 12:35 p.m.

News Year’s Eve Band Round-up
Groove Town Assault.


Wild Wing Cafe is celebrating the end of 2018 at two different locations, with live music and bowl game broadcasts at both their Pooler and Savannah City Market restaurants. The Hypnotics are set to take over the Pooler location with their 60s-influenced brand of garage rock, and Individually Twisted will rock the City Market with their powerful and exciting repertoire that boasts influences ranging from Muse, Led Zeppelin, and Queens of the Stone Age.

Savannah City Market and Pooler locations, no cover


Hilton Head Island’s Groove Town Assault will invade Barrelhouse South on New Year’s Eve for what’s sure to be a party like no other. Ring in the New Year with a unique hybrid of hip hop, rock, reggae, and funk, brought to you by a band that’s proudly known as "infamous party rockers." You won’t find a New Year’s Eve show like this anywhere else in town.

9 P.M., no cover

Fireworks At the Pier @Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion

Several Tybee Island establishments will be celebrating New Year’s Eve, but the fireworks on the pier is perhaps the event of the night. At the stroke of midnight, you’ll be able to witness the annual firework show from various points on the pier and pavilion - marking the start of 2019 with a literal bang.

11:55 P.M. to 12:00 A.M., no cover

Gatsby New Year’s Eve @Westin Savannah Grand Ballroom

Have you ever dreamed of ringing in the new year Great Gatsby style? Now’s your chance - the Westin’s Great Gatsby NYE is set to be a serious party, with the price of admission getting you desserts, dancing, open bar, and a champagne toast at the stroke of midnight.

9 P.M. to 1 A.M., $99 general admission / $1,200 VIP table of 10

New Year’s Eve Party @The Grove

The Grove is hosting a New Year’s Eve party right in downtown Savannah, with attendees having the option of purchasing tickets for either the rooftop event - which features a cash bar and champagne toast - or the Blue Bar event. The higher-priced Blue Bar party offers an open bar with top tier liquor, a DJ, and dancing.

10 P.M., $25/rooftop, $75/blue bar

DJ Square One @Congress Street Social Club

Join DJ Square One as he rings in 2019 with a night of eclectic music at Congress Street Social Club. There’s no cover for this one, and Congress Street has a great selection of drinks that make it a great location for a 2018 sendoff.

10:30 P.M., no cover

Up The Cup NYE @River Street

Celebrate the end of the year with an all-day party on River Street! There’ll be live music throughout the day, starting with local funk band Squash at 3:30 P.M. and followed Emerald Empire Band at 8. Music from DJ Gabe is scheduled in between the bands, with the night being capped by fireworks on the river. Cornhole, beer pong, and other fun festivities make this celebration one not to miss.

2 P.M. to 1 A.M., no cover

NYE Rooftop Party @Peregrin

Peregrin will be host to an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party, which is set to include live music, drinks, and some light food. VIP access begins at 7 P.M., featuring exclusive VIP bites. The main event starts soon after and goes well into the night.

9 P.M. to 1 A.M., $175, tickets available at

Published December 25, 2018 at 1:00 a.m.

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