4 ways to ring int he new year in Spring and Klein The Houston Symphony will perform Dec. 31 at Cypress Creek FACE.[/caption]

There are a number of ways to ring in the new year in the Spring and Klein area this week, including live music and parties at a number of area venues.

Acadia Bar and Grill, located at 3939 FM 1960 W., Houston, will host a show on Dec. 31 featuring the bands Ominous Necro, Shields, Sol Antics and Xxcessive Pleasure. 9 p.m. Free (age 21 and over), $5 (under 21). 281-893-2860. www.acadiabarandgrill.com

The Concert Pub North will host Journey and Heart tribute bands Escape and Passionworks at 2470 FM 1960 W., Houston. 8 p.m. $10 general admission. 281-583-8111. www.theconcertpub.com

Big Texas Dance Hall and Saloon at 19959 Holzwarth Road in Spring is accepting reservations for its New Year’s Eve party on Dec. 31. Table reservations include admission for two and one drink each. $30-$80 (per table), $10 (individual admission tickets). 7 p.m. 281-353-8898. www.bigtexassaloon.com

The Houston Symphony has played a central role in Houston’s cultural and civic life for more than 100 years. Founded in 1913 by Ima Hogg, the Houston Symphony is one of America's oldest performing arts organizations with a distinguished musical history. 8 p.m. $45 (bronze level), $55 (silver level), $65 (gold level), $75 (platinum level). Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org.