These festive Christmas concerts are your best chance to catch the sounds of the season – outside of the mall of course.
Whether you’re spending Christmas in New York alone or with the family, these December eventsand concerts in NYC can provide a nice relief to the bustle of the holiday season. Might we suggest taking a break from online shopping to swing by a few holiday windows and catch one of our favorite Christmas concerts?
Mariah Carey returns to the Beacon for her second annual All I Want for Christmas Is You series, in which the megawatt singer will run through the holiday hits from her 1994 seasonal smash, Merry Christmas, and its 2010 sequel, Merry Christmas II You.
Cyndi Lauper and Friends: Home for the Holidays
The chirpy-voiced pop belter returns to the Beacon with another all-star benefit for her True Colors Fund, which assists homeless LGBT youth. This year’s lineup is TBA, but last year’s bash included appearances by 50 Cent, Natalie Maines, Patty Griffin, Salt-N-Pepa and Sufjan Stevens.
Holiday Cheer for FUV with Brandi Carlile and Friends + Dawes + Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings + more
Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile tops the bill at this annual festive concert. She’s joined by guests, including rootsy Los Angeles band Dawes, vintage-soul hometown heroes Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.
If nothing gets you in the holiday spirit quite like thick metal riffs, fireworks and seizure-inducing light shows, you’re in luck. Our favorite shamelessly bombastic prog-pop-metal-classical spectacular visits town for two sets at the Prudential Center.
The Little Match Girl Passion
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