UK New Year's Eve 2015 guide
Posted: 12th December 2015
Club-night highlights and related live events taking place on New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and beyond
More events will be announced in due course. Tickets subject to availability and booking fees.
- London and the South-East
- Manchester and the North
- Birmingham and the Midlands
- Bristol and the South West
- Northern Ireland
London and the South East
TREVOR NELSON will bring his Big RnB NYE 2016 celebrations to Indigo at the O2 on New Year's Eve. As well as an array of friends and DJs playing in the New Year, "the stage will be turned into a visual spectacle with a monster LED Videowall with bespoke visuals produced specially for the evening". Book early.
RAM RECORDS Sets from Wilkinson, MC Ad-Apt, Noisia, Camo & Krooked, Calyx & Teebee, DJ Friction and many more will tear the roof off the O2 Academy Brixton on NYE with Roni Size the main man at midnight. Tickets cost from £36 and are sure to sell out, given the line-up. The place will be Ram-med!
Building Six at the O2 will be welcoming Kisstory London for its New Year's Eve bash. Expect old skool, garage, soul, r'n'b and hip-hop galore as various DJs including Jez Welham, Neev, Dixon Brothers, DJ Luck and MC Neat and more play out the classics. Tickets on sale now
BONDAX The electronica duo are the main attraction at the XOYO NYE party with Chris Lorenzo the man of the midnight hour and Darius in warm-up support, translated as many hours of pin-sharp music with extra bass. Super Early Birds cost from £25.
SASHA Electric Brixton will host an all-night performances from the master of progressive-house himself Sasha. Presented in association with underground label Last Night On Earth, this NYE party should be one of the main events - Sasha is playing an eight-hour set, for a start! Tickets cost from £30 upwards.
MINISTRY OF SOUND The final batch of tickets for the iconic club's NYE party is on sale priced from £30. DJs and entertainment includes the full Defected In The House treatment with Tensnake amongst others for the main rooms. Gareth Cooke and Ben Sterling have been confirmed for the Baby Box.
SHORTEE BLITZ Dalston's Birthdays will be hosting a special NYE Doctor's Orders night featuring hip-hop maestro Shortee Blitz, as well as Mr Thing, DJ Matman, DJ Russ Ryan and more on hand to keep the night pumping. Prices for this Hip Hop vs RnB night start at £22.50.
THE NEXTMEN Alongside the headline act, DJ Format, Mo Fingaz, DJ Vadim, DJ Spin Doctor and more will congregate on Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen for a special Doctor's Orders club-night. As with the Dalston NYE party (see above), you can expect a mash-up of hip-hop and rnb all night long. Tickets from £22.50.
DJ BILLY DANIEL BUNTER heads-up the I Love Happy Hardcore NYE at Union in Vauxhall with Andy Farley, DJ Vibes, DJ Sy, Sharkey, Jon Doe, Wayne Smart, Skol and Rob Vanden. Tickets cost £17.50.
CAMDEN ROCKS CLUB NIGHT Camden Rocks New Years Eve with a DJ set from Frank Turner at the Underworld in Camden. Tickets cost £15.
LONDON NEW YEAR'S EVE The global children's charity UNICEF will benefit from this year's official London New Year's Eve celebration on the Thames Riverside. There will be various viewing points, numerous entertainers and of course the biggest firework display in the land. Tickets from just £10 - some areas have already sold out so be quick!
Manchester and the North
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT There will be two astonishing New Year's events at the Store Street venue, beginning with the NYE event that will feature MK, Hannah Wants, Catz 'n Dogz, Maribou State DJ Set, Miguel Campbell, Tough Love, MJ Cole, Krysko, Greg Lord, Pirate Copy, Will Tramp!, Drop The Mustard, Sian Bennett and more. Limited tickets available.
NYD at THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT will feature Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Ben Klock, Robert Hood presents Floorplan, Pan Pot, Skream, Alan Fitzpatrick b2b, B. Traits, Midland, Lucy, Job Jobse, Jasper James, Krankbrother, Krysko, Greg Lord, Lauren Lo Sung and more. Limited tickets available.
CHIBUKU Liverpool's eclectic club-night will be staging a massive NYE celebration at the Arts Club in the city centre with special guest DJs and other attractions throughout the night. You can expect to soundtrack the countdown to the midnight hour and beyond with Drum n Bass, House, Techno, UK Garage anthems. £16 per ticket.
GRAEME PARK will bring his legendary brand of soulful house, funk and retro club-music to Halifax's 53 Degrees North cocktail bar in the town's Dean Clough Mills. Other entertainment will be on hand (as well as the cocktails) with tickets costing just £10 (drinks extra).
BELLOWHEAD Will interrupt their lengthy Farewell Tour for a stopover in the North East at Gateshead's Sage for a proper NYW shindig. You can expect plenty of choices from the band's vast catalogue as well as a special disco covers set after their full show and guests, DJs and fireworks. Tickets priced from £45.
Birmingham and the Midlands
WILKINSON heads-up I Love NYE at the O2 Academy in Birmingham with Kamo & Crooked, Matrix & Futurebound, Prototypes, DJ SS, Full Kontakt, Ec-lectricity and more. Tickets cost £30.
THE INVISIBLE ORCHESTRA Nottingham Arts Theatre will be holding a different kind of New Year's Eve countdown - it will host a show by the 20+ strong funk-soul outfit The Invisible Orchestra along with a raft of guests. Tickets to the Hockley venue's knees-up cost from £22.50. Guests tbc.
Bristol and the South West
IN:MOTION Features Queen of bass-music Hannah Wants, testing the soundsystem at Motion for Bristol's premier NYE party, with other DJs present including Lil Silva, Gotsome, DJ Barely Legal, CKTRL and more. Tickets are already in high demand and cost from £30 each.
2 SICK MONKEYS The punky duo will appear as part of the Richard Heads NYE special at the city's Louisiana venue. Expect loud, raucous punk and plenty of adrenaline from a line-up that also includes DJs. Tickets priced from just £8.
EDINBURGH'S HOGMANAY Princes Street Gardens will host the capital's biggest party of the year during which Biffy Clyro will perform a rare headline set, with Idlewild and Honeyblood supporting. Tickets will no doubt sell out quickly so don't miss out - from £49.50.
HED KANDI Classic house brand Hed Kandi will bring glamour and music to Edinburgh's City Nightclub for several hour's worth of top DJs including Nathan Cozetto, Neil J, Future Heroes and many more. Advance discount tickets won't hang around for long with prices starting at £10, with various VIP options available.
SHINE BELFAST Belfast's Mandela Hall will host a special Shine NYE night to close out what has been the club's 20th anniversary. Expect top DJs and plenty of great music throughout the night (and morning). More details will be announced in due course with tickets on sale now