Light up the Jack O'Lanterns and bust out the pumpkin ale — it's almost Halloween! This year's All Hallows Eve is gonna be extra wicked because October 31st also happens to be on a Saturday. Whether you're trying to dress up and party hard or just looking to have a nice Saturday night, Zumic's got you covered.
Check out the list below to see our picks for Best 2015 Halloween Concerts happening around New York and be sure to click on the links for ticket info.
NEW YORK CITY - MANHATTAN
We all know Halloween is a celebration of the dead, well this is a huge year for Deadheads. The clear winner for most hotly anticipated NYC Halloween show goes to Dead and Company ft. John Mayer who will be playing at Madison Square Garden.
This show, along with the Phil Lesh & friends concert happening in Port Chester on the same night, proves that this Halloween won't be just "One More Saturday Night."
THIS JUST IN- Skrillex has announced a Halloween Concert at Pier 94! The dark prince of EDM is set to eviscerate the west side venue at this year's Pier of Fear 2015 with his soul-crushing brand of electro/dubstep. Marshmello, Sliink, Likely 47, Jahlil Beats, and Vindata will be joining Skrillex onstage for a night of sonic debauchery.
Click on the link above for pre-sale ticket info.
Too cool for MSG or Skrillex? Well, if you're looking for more of an indie experience with some scary good tunes, there's a double header happening at the Best Buy Theatre featuring psych-rock duo BoomBox and electronic trio The New Deal. All-costumes welcome!
NEW YORK CITY - BROOKLYN
Ringo is coming to town and he's playing at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn for a special Halloween concert! Don't miss your chance to see this Beatle legend boplay with some killer guest musicians as part of his acclaimed All-Starr Band.
Also laying it down in Brooklyn on Oct. 31st is Funky sax man Karl Denson's Tiny Universe plus special guests at the Brooklyn Bowl. Karl, who just recently finished up a tour with The Rolling Stones, is now on his Fantastic Fall tour with KDTU and is bringing along some of the best jazz fusion cats around. In this concert, KDTU will be covering Prince's Dirty Mind in it's entirety, so don't miss out on the funk this Halloween!
UPSTATE NEW YORK
Dead & Company isn't the only Grateful Dead-affiliated concert happening in NY. Dead Bassist Phil Lesh is playing a show in Port Chester on the same night. For dedicated Dead heads this may seem like a tough call. Luckily, Phil Lesh & Friends are set to play six shows in Port Chester from October 30th through November 7th.
Want to trance up your Halloween night a bit? Check out The Disco Biscuits show in Syracuse if you want to get your spook on upstate.
British hard-rockers with pop sensibilities The Darkness are back on tour with their new album and they are gonna blow the roof off the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, Long Island. Prepare to rock out with The Darkness this Halloween!
Keep checking this page for more Halloween concert updates and be sure to check Zumic for music news and tour dates.