The Flaming Lips, Primus and Phish and More Playing New Year’s Eve Shows

Image Courtesy of George SalisburyTonight, the world will ring in 2015, and plenty of alternative rock bands will celebrate New Year's Eve with their fans by playing special shows.

California will get a bevy of big New Year's Eve shows in the form of The Flaming Lips in San Francisco, Fitz and the Tantrums in Los Angeles, Primus in Oakland and Cake in San Jose.

Jam bands seem to be quite popular on the last day of the year, as Phish, Gov't Mule, Umphrey's McGee, The String Cheese Incident and moe. all have New Year's Eve shows scheduled across the country. Gov't Mule will be joined by Slash's band leader and Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy.

Other alternative bands playing New Year's Eve include Spoon, The Hold Steady and Gogol Bordello.

Here are some of the noteworthy New Year's Eve concerts taking place tonight:

Cake -- San Jose, CA, City National Civic
The Flaming Lips -- San Francisco, CA, The Warfield
Primus -- Oakland, CA, Fox Theatre Oakland
Fitz and the Tantrums -- Los Angeles, CA, Pine Avenue Long Beach
The String Cheese Incident -- Broomfield, CO, 1STBANK Center
Phish -- Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena
Umphrey's McGee --Atlanta, GA, The Tabernacle
Widespread Panic, --Charlotte, NC, Time Warner Cable Arena
moe., Albany, NY -- Palace Theatre
The Hold Steady -- Brooklyn, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg
Gov't Mule with Myles Kennedy -- New York City, NY, Beacon Theatre
Gogol Bordello -- Philadelphia, PA, The Electric Factory
Spoon -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues

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