iStock/ThinkstockTonight, the world will ring in 2015 and, as usual on New Year’s Eve, plenty of famous music acts will celebrate the big event with their fans by playing special shows.

Among the big-name artists hitting the concert stage this evening is Elton John, who’ll be at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. As previously reported, a brief segment of the Rocket Man’s concert will be shown live on ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest special.

Elton’s frequent touring partner, Billy Joel, also will be playing a New Year’s Eve show, in Orlando, Florida. Incidentally, Joel appeared on last year’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special when he played at the Barclays Center.

In addition, Queen and one-time American Idol finalist Adam Lambert will play a special concert in London that will take place at Central Hall Westminster next to the famed landmark Big Ben. The show will be streamed live online at and will begin at 6:15 p.m. ET.

Other stars that will be ringing in 2015 on stage include James Taylor, Gregg Allman, Foreigner, Eddie Money, and ex-Guess Who singer Burton Cummings.

Here are some of the noteworthy New Year’s Eve concerts taking place tonight:

Gregg Allman — Atlanta, GA, Symphony Hall
The Commodores — Atlantic City, NJ, Tropicana Showroom at Tropicana Casino
Burton Cummings — Summerside, Canada, Credit Union Place
Dennis DeYoung — Quebec City, Canada, Theatre Capitole
Foreigner — Red Wing, MN, Treasure Island Events Center
Gov’t Mule — New York City, NY, Beacon Theatre
Sammy Hagar — Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Cabo Wabo Cantina
Herman’s Hermits — Canyonville, OR, Seven Feathers Casino
Hot Tuna — Portland, OR, The Aladdin Theater
Isley Brothers, Morris Day and More — Atlanta, GA, New Year’s Eve Affordable Old School Music Fest – Philips Arena
Billy Joel — Orlando, FL, Amway Center
Elton John — Brooklyn, New York, Barclays Center
Phil Lesh and JRAD — Port Chester, NY, Capitol Theater
Los Lobos — Napa, CA, City Winery Napa
Eddie Money — Virginia Beach, VA, Town Center
Vince Neil — Kansas City, MO, Ameristar Casino
Queen with Adam Lambert — London, U.K., Central Westminster Hall
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes — New Brunswick, NJ, State Theatre
James Taylor — Stowe, VT, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center

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