The Rainbow Venues NYE | Sat 31 Dec | Rainbow | From £30
This New Year’s Eve bass heavyweights My Nu Leng and Oneman take to the Rainbow Venues for a back-to-back DJ set in the Arena atop a bill featuring Rainbow regular Redlight and AMP resident Monki. In the Warehouse, People Just Do Nothing protagonists Kurupt FM star alongside Logan Sama and Wookie, while Emperor, Current Value and Ryan Reidy tear apart the Blackbox and heated Roof Terrace. Can you think of better way to usher in the New Year? See our feature here.
Magic Door NYE: The Abyss | Sat 31 Dec | Boxxed | From £18
Down in the deepest depths of the ocean, an explosion of glitter marks the spot where proudly extravagant party brand Magic Door makes its mark on this New Year’s Eve. Snorkelling to Boxxed for this submarine adventure are residents Maxxi Soundsystem, Jukes of Hazard and Deano Ferrino, who will be donning wetsuits to take clubbers on a journey through splendiferous coral reefs of discotechno and spookyhouse. Find out how to win tickets here.
The Acid Experiment NYE | Sat 31 Dec | LAB11 | From £10
Acid house party-starters The Acid Experiment ratchet up the TB-303 nostalgia several notches to throw their first ever New Year’s Eve party, and it’s all set to be their biggest yet. Dewy-eyed veterans of the original rave generation and fresh-faced hedonists alike are all encouraged to wear the yellow smiley face emblem with pride and practice PLUR at this throwback to the era of sweaty euphoria and glow sticks.
The Rainbow Venues NYD | Sun 1 Jan | Rainbow | From £30
The Rainbow Venues present a twelve-hour, mid-afternoon-till-late rave in partnership with Blackdot events. Shifting the focus to house, tech-house and techno while bringing proceedings inside into the warmth, the Rainbow’s New Year’s Day celebrations feature Knee Deep in Sound owner Hot Since 82 and Berghain resident Ben Klock as headline acts, with other picks including Hot Creations signee Patrick Topping, Glaswegian tastemaker Jasper James and Birmingham-born Bunny. See our feature here.
GLAS NYD | Sun 1 Jan | Boxxed | From £25
GLAS presents its flagship event: New Year’s Day. Running from 2pm till 1am, David Rodigan is the esteemed guest at this marathon of reggae, bassline and house. Perhaps just as exciting for punters is the prospect of seeing Chris Lorenzo, Low Steppa and Sonny Fodera performing an exclusive back-to-back-to-back set, and that’s before even mentioning the fact that Majestic, DJ Q, Artful Dodger are also set to perform. You could do worse than making this your first rave of 2017.
Published on: Thu 1 Dec 2016