Halestorm, which has roots in Red Lion, has a sold-out show scheduled Monday at the Baltimore Soundstage.
Halestorm, which has roots in Red Lion, has a sold-out show scheduled Monday at the Baltimore Soundstage. (SUBMITTED)
Millions will tune into "New Year's Rockin' Eve" on TV Monday night. But there are plenty of chances to rock out in person at area venues during the next few days. Local acts, including Kingsfoil and Grammy-nominated Halestorm, return to the region. And, as 2013 approaches, partiers can pay tribute to old tunes or ring in a new rock act.


When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Chameleon Club, 223 N. Water St., Lancaster

About: The York County band caps a big year with this hometown-adjacent show. "Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz joined the group in the spring. Earlier this month, he revealed that he had a mini stroke. But he was able to recoup and hit the road again with his bandmates Jordan Davis, Tristan Martin and Tim Warren. Bells, Symphony Of Sound and Jesse Baker Music are also on the bill for Saturday's show.

Cost: $10 to $12

Details: 717-299-9684; www.chameleonclub.net

Get The Led Out

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Forum, in the Capital Complex, 5th and Walnut streets, Harrisburg

About: Led Zeppelin fans are in luck: This Philadelphia-based group recreates the band's studio recordings to the note. The six multi-instrumentalists even crank out tunes that Zeppelin never performed live. Get into the groove in advance of the 65th anniversary of John Bonham's birth this May. (The Zeppelin drummer passed away in 1980.


) The band's vocalist, Robert Plant, who's still with us, turns 65 in August.

Cost: $29 and $34

Details: 717-214-ARTS; www.whitakercenter.org

Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday and Jan. 5

Where: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster

About: Beatlemania still has a grip on the region nearly 50 years after the British band first invaded the charts. Time travel back to the band's bubble-gum pop phase from the early 1960s with this tribute act accompanied by the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. Musicians Jim Owen, Tony Kishman, John Brosnan and Chris Camilleri take on the instruments and personas of John, Paul, George and Ringo, respectively.

Cost: $75

Details: 717-397-7700; www.amtshows.com


When: 8 p.m. Monday

Where: Baltimore Soundstage, 124 Market Place, Baltimore, Md.

About: Halestorm, which has roots in Red Lion, was nominated for its first Grammy earlier this month. It will celebrate the nod and the New Year during a sold-out show in Baltimore. The band is slated for a short southern run in early 2013 before heading to Europe in March. Bad Seed Rising, comprised of Maryland tweens, opens the Monday concert.

Cost: Sold out

Details: 410-244-0057; www.baltimoresoundstage.com

The Next

When: 8 p.m. Monday

Where: Fed Live, 234 N. Second St., Harrisburg

About: New rock band The Next will play a New Year's Eve show at Harrisburg's newest live music venue, Fed Live. The Pennsylvania-based members include "American Idol" finalist Tyler Grady, drummer Anthony Baker, bassist Joe Berndt and guitarist Jordan Demarest.

Cost: $10 in advance; $14 at the door

Details: www.fedlive.net