New Year’s Eve, some people love it and some people hate it but it’s arguably one of the biggest nights of the year and there are always some massive events going, especially in the world of dance music. So we asked music journalist and editor of Uneek Ibiza to tell us about some of the biggest and best dance events in the UK that are taking place on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day…
Whether it be December 31st or January 1st, there’s plenty of brilliant events to attend across the UK to celebrate the new year. Here are 5 of the biggest dance events we’d recommend worth checking out…
Warehouse Project – Manchester, January 1st 2018
Manchester’s Warehouse Project has had another autumn/winter of big weekly Friday/Saturday events hosting some of the biggest events and DJs on the planet. Their last event of the 2017 season is a twelve hour marathon, showcasing some of the most exciting and influential names across house and techno. New Years Day will star Bicep, The Black Madonna, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Hunee, Midland, George Fitzgerald, Daniel Avery, Denis Sulta, Tom Trago, Peggy Gou, Shanti Celeste, Kim Ann Foxman, DJ Seinfield, Lone, Or:la, Overmono – DJ Set and many more.
Tickets cost £51.75 and are available here
LWE present: Five Years of Tobacco Dock – London, 1st January 2018
LWE return to Tobacco Dock in London for their flagship New Year’s Day celebration to takeover the Grade I listed warehouse. The likes of Floorplan, Roman Flügel and Maceo Plex (who will perform live under his moniker Maetrik) will play at what has become a firm fixture on the Tobacco Docks calendar. Joining them will be A-Z, Agents Of Time, Alan Fitzpatrick, Axel Bowman, Lauren Lo Sung, Lord Of The Isles, Nastia, Ø [Phase], Kink and special guest Marcel Dettmann.
Tickets cost £54.50 and are available here
ANTS @ Electric Brixton, London, December 31st 2017
After recently celebrating five years of their excellent parties at Ushuaïa in Ibiza, and a stand-out performance at London’s SW4 festival, ANTS are set to return to the capital for a world exclusive NYE show at Electric Brixton. With a line up that includes Camelphat, Eli & Fur, Lauren Lane, Richy Ahmed and special guest Heidi, this is no doubt set to be one of the most exciting nights London has to offer on New Year’s Eve.
Tickets cost £49.75 and are available here
Knee Deep @ Crane, Birmingham, January 1st 2018
Knee Deep In Sound arrives in Birmingham to bring in the New Year with a bang as Hot Since 82 and friends take over one of the UK’s most impressive new venues. The new multipurpose space gets its name from a large crane that spans the width of the building, a former industrial facility with several spaces for events, including a 12,000 square-foot ground floor and a 7,000 square-foot cellar. Joining Hot Since 82 on the line up is Butch, Joris Voorn, Paradox City and Rothstein.
Tickets start at £27.50 and are available here
Maximum Pressure @ SWG3, Glasgow, January 1st 2018
If you fancy a feast of techno and you’re up in Glasgow, then Maximum Pressure promises to be the biggest party of the holiday season in Scotland. Held at SWG3, which includes the newly renovated Galvanisers warehouse space, Slam will be joined by a double bill of headline DJs mixed with many new innovative artists for this 10-hour extravaganza on New Year’s Day! The line up includes Slam + Jeff Mills, Alan Fitzpatrick, Paula Temple, FJAAK (live), Radio Slave, Dr. Rubinstein, Edit Select, Darrell (Pulse) and Telford.
Tickets cost £38.50 and are available here