Karl Denson has been throwing it down on NYE for over a decade. Check out this
on JamBase of the 2001 Karl Denson's Tiny Universe NYE show, where author Howie Greenberg deems Denson the "undisputed heavyweight king of the late night:"
We Got Our Names From The '80s Award:
Cosby Sweater took their name from Bill Cosby's trademark sweaters, while Action Jackson shares a name with a 1988 action film starring Carl "Apollo Creed" Weathers.
Cosby Sweater, Action Jackson at Deluxe at Old National Centre
The What Or Who Do They Have Up Their Sleeves Award:
Zac Brown and his band continued to debut covers and bring out guests at many of their shows in 2013. We look forward to seeing what the ZBB have in store for their return to Detroit's big arena.
Zac Brown Band plays "Free > Into The Mystic" (and breaks up a fight between fans!) on 12/31/10 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA:
Watch the countdown, "Auld Lang Syne" > "After Midnight" from last year's Greensky Bluegrass New Year's Eve show:
One of the best parts of NYE is watching your favorite band play another one of your favorite band's songs. Everyone loves an unexpected cover, and on NYE in 2011 Ekoostik Hookah rocked out with an awesome cover of The Beatles' "I Want You (She's So Heavy):"