After last year’s attempt in the Circus Maximus, Rome hosts a double free, open street party this year. The one on the backdrop of the Colosseum, the traditional celebration with tens of thousands of people showing up, and the newly introduced one in the Circus Maximus.
The former features fireworks at midnight and vintage music and lindy hop dances by the Swing Circus crew. From 8pm in Via dei Fori Imperiali.
The latter is actually a concert by the leading Italian bands Subsonica and Spiritual Front (alternative), also starring Massive Attack’s Daddy G from Bristol – UK – with his trip hop DJ set, the rappers Gemitaiz and Madman, and the singer-songwriter Mannarino. From 9:30pm.
MUSIC & SHOWS
The last concert of the Rome Gospel Festival at the city’s main Music Auditorium takes place on December 31. Kevin Lemons and Higher Calling will perform from 10pm.
Micca Club proposes a dinner with double show (burlesque and cabaret) followed by DJ set in the very central venue of Teatro Valle.
The Petrolini theatre in Testaccio presents a Roman show with folk music.
Cotton club hosts a Jazz concert of Italian swing with dinner from 9pm.
The Roman home of Soul since 1984, Big Mama, in Trastevere, will please the crowds with the Blues and Soul performance of Mick Brill and True Blues Band.
The Bebop club in Ostiense proposes a dinner with a Jazz and Swing concert from 9pm.
Gilda, Rome’s downtown, old glory dancing club establishe din 1987 near the Spanish steps presents the Final Countdown Party. From 9pm.
Vinile Roma, a stylish club in the trendiest nightlife area in town, features a 20 piece orchestra and club house music all night long.
The Piper Club hosts an open-bar bavarian style party with a lot of beer. Dinner with live music followed by DJ set.
Vibe, the brand new club near Villa Borghese, presents Interstellar: buffet dinner with DJ sets.
The downtown Trevi Club hosts a themed party, devoted to the Great Gatsby, with dinner. From 8:30pm.
Circolo degli Artisti‘s New Year’s Eve Party features Dj Skalibur, Brianstorm and Supermarket from 10pm.