Celebrate the arrival of 2015 with one of the world's most talented musicians when Elton John performs at the Barclays Center on Dec. 31. This Brooklyn, N.Y., venue will host the five-time GRAMMY winner for a special celebration to ring in the New Year, and the Elton John New York concert will mark the first time the lauded performer headlines this celebrated state-of-the-art arena. Secure your spot in the audience for this flashy show to sing along with an adoring audience as John performs crowd-pleasing favorites like "Yellow Brick Road," "Bennie and the Jets," and "Tiny Dancer."
Barclays Center Seating Information
In order to accommodate the maximum number of guests for this Elton John New Year's Eve concert, the full arena will be open for the show, including many sections to the side and rear of the stage that will have only a limited view of the performance. You can see which options these will be by checking the Barclays Center seating chart, as well as looking at the titles of the listings. Primarily, this will affect just a handful of sections in the main bowl of the arena, which, starting closest to the floor, includes the Lower Level (1-31), Middle Level (Sections 102-126), and Upper Level (Sections 201-231). There will also be seats on the Floor, Sections F1-F9, which will face the stage where the performance will take place.
Barclays Center General Information
You will not be able to capture the Elton John Barclays Center concert using audio or video recording devices, and professional cameras with detachable lenses are also prohibited. Other prohibited items that will not be allowed past security at the performance will include food and beverages that were purchased outside the Barclays Center, balloons, large signs and banners, flashlights, coolers, noisemakers, large bags, backpacks, and laser pointers.
Barclays Center Parking Information
Parking is usually limited at Barclays Center, so guests are encouraged to take one of the many bus or train routes that run near the arena. Racks are also available on site for fans that choose to bike to the Elton John New Year's Eve concert. If you do need to drive to the show, try to purchase advance parking, if available. Otherwise, you may be able to secure parking for the show by arriving early on the night of the show.
Barclays Center Gate Times
With the performance slated to begin at 9 p.m. EST, the doors to the Barclays Center are expected to open as close to 8 p.m. as possible. Note, however, that there may be delays on the night of the show.