Winter in New York can be cold and gray, but there’s no better way to warm up than with an inspiring performance. Whether you’re into the Broadway scene or Brooklyn’s indie pop dance scene, there something for everyone in the Big Apple. Here are the best winter performances to see in NYC.

BILLY JOEL RESIDENCY AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

Piano Man himself is enjoying a residency at Madison Square Garden this winter. With shows on February 21, March 28, April 13 and May 23 you have four chances at a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Madison Square Garden. 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY. (212) 465-6741

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

Don’t miss your chance to see one of the best new musicals to hit Broadway lately, Dear Evan Hansen. Far from the traditional musical experience (think pop music), Dear Evan Hansen’s poignant backstory (a high school suicide) and talented cast will have you laughing, crying and applauding before the night is through.

Music Box Theatre. 239 W 45th St, New York, NY. (212) 239-6200

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS

One of Britain’s biggest rock star personalities takes the stage at Radio City Music Hall on February 15th for the NYC leg of his High Flying Birds tour. Known for his outspoken demeanor and rebellious attitude, Noel Gallagher is an entertainer you don’t want to miss seeing on stage this year.

Radio City Music Hall. 1260 6th Ave, New York, NY. (212) 465-6741

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY

The Boss is trading in the stadium concert stage for a slightly more intimate one at the Walter Kerr Theatre this winter. Performing a two hour solo act featuring some of his biggest hits, personal favorites and the occasional monologue, this is your chance to see Bruce Springsteen up close and personal.

Walter Kerr Theatre. 219 W 48th St, New York, NY. (877) 250-2929

TENNIS

Popular indie pop band Tennis comes to Brooklyn Steel, a reclaimed warehouse turned concert venue in ever-hip Williamsburg, this January 23rd. Expect a wild crowd, melodic music and good drinks.

Brooklyn Steel. 319 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY. (888) 929-7849