New Year’s Eve is arguably the busiest night of the year in the party calendar – houseparties abound but of course, clubs are in full swing. With so much choice, it can be hard to decide where to go, so we’ve made a selection of the hottest parties in London and along the south coast to provide some last minute insight – prepare to see out your 2016 with a bang.
Chart topping electronic duo Snakehips play The Arch joined by guests El Train and Joshua. The venue is within historic Victorian arches facing the seafront in Brighton, a perfect first sight to greet you in 2017 after a rave.
The capital’s bastion of House and Techno, Egg London invite German Techno duo Pan-Pot to headline their biggest NYE line up to date, alongside Matador and Christian Burkhardt. The recently refurbished club promises to offer an epic Techno journey into 2017 with some of the best.
The Where Love Lies party at Patterns in Brighton has invited Midland and Mike Servito to serve up what promises to be an incredible night on New Years Eve, alongside some of the best locals. They’ve decided to take the music back to the roots of the scene, offering New York themed cocktails and music - who better to take you there than the resident DJ of the late legendary club The Bunker, Mr Mike Servito himself. In addition to this they’ve arranged an array of fun including visual countdowns, balloons, confetti cannons, a light show, and disco balls.
Get Satisfied celebrates 10 years of Hypercolour on the eve of 2017 at Eden in Bournemouth. Hypercolour / Glass Table has become a label that nurtures and develops talent within the house music world - over the years everyone from Groove Armada to Maya Jane Coles, Axel Boman, Laurent Garnier and even Kerrier District have released on the label and played their parties. They’ll have Tom Demac and Ste Roberts representing in Bournemouth on the night.
Regression Sessions is a night that does what it wants, and with a tagline like ‘let’s get weird’ it suggests that you do the same. On this New Year’s Eve they certainly are not holding back either, at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse in South London they’re creating a fun immersive world of naughty pleasures, headlined by one of the original house music producers Marshal Jefferson, who wrote ‘Move You’re Body’ after seeing Ron Hardy perform at Music Box in Chicago in the 80’s. He’ll be joined by Raf Daddy (The 2 Bears) and Dungeon Meat.
Dirty Laundry are hosting a 3 room bonanza at Scala in London on NYE! Motor City Drum Ensemble is the man bringing some soul and funk into European House, famous for genre hopping between old school live disco and funk records to modern electronic house, he shall be providing an extended set in room 1, accompanied by Tuckshop hosting room 2, and Slothboogie in room 3. Perhaps the perfect New Year’s Eve headliner? We think so.