Every day we bring you the best gigs and club nights on DICE, all in one easy place, and all with no booking fees. But there’s one day of the year that requires a little more help than the rest. Come midnight on December 31st, no one wants to be stuck in a queue in the cold rain or at that kind of house party where Jools is the most interesting thing in the room. So get yourself sorted ahead of the crowd with our top picks for New Year’s Eve.
On NYE, Hamburg's anthemic hit-maker Tensnake headlines Ministry of Sound. Ever since his unstoppable Coma Cat release, Marco Niemerski has been on a b-line for the very top. Unforgettable riffs, ingenious melodies and infectious vocals are a staple of the deep-house producer's work that's seen him release on the scenes leading imprints such as Virgin, Crosstown Rebels and Toolroom. On the night, he'll be joined by a smorgasbord of house music's elite with Andrea Oliva, Sonny Fodera, Simon Dunmore, Sam Divine and Franky Rizardo. Get tickets.
George Townsend and Adam Kaye had an unquestionable hand in pioneering the dreamy-house phenomena that now dominates airwaves and clubs worldwide. The Lancaster duo lead the charge with their exceptional blend of hazy R&B vocals, bouncy house kicks and infectious garage melodies. Last year's "All I See" was a prime example, idyllically soundtracking summer and being hammered by everyone from Annie Mac to Mary Anne Hobbs in the process. On New Year's Eve, the Bondax boys will take over the epic XOYO for their next tear-up, but that's not all. With Chris Lorenzo and Darius also hitting the stage, you can guarantee your NYE is gonna be pretty special. Get tickets.
This NYE, Soundcrash are throwing a seriously heavy-weight party at Village Underground which will see them welcome stellar selector and BBC 6 Music stalwart Gilles Peterson. The Brownswood Records boss will celebrating an incredible year for Soundcrash alongside the tropical-infused vibes of Quantic and Hyperdub legend Kode9 and the great LV duo. Running from 10PM till the very early hours, this is your shout for New Year's Eve. Round up the troops and get involved. Get tickets.
This NYE, Oval Space will be taken over by London's front-running tastemakers, Tremors, and you need to be there. For the occasion, they're welcoming the infectious Eton Messy party collective to spearhead proceedings. From boat parties on the Thames to Mediterranean takeovers, the Bristol based tastemakers are nailing it in 2015. On 31st December, they are set to dominate Oval Space, and you can't afford to miss it. Ever the ones to pull out special guests and the most outrageous lineups, you can guarantee this is gonna be incredible. Get tickets.
This New Year's Eve, the legendary Sasha will play all night long at Electric Brixton, and you need to be there. The house music icon will be showcasing his infamous Last Night On Earth label with a block-busting, eight hour set that will see Alexander Coe dip into all crevices of the electronic music sphere, from anthemic house to full-throttle techno. Having housed the likes of Hot Chip, Max Cooper and Ejeca since its inception, LNOE can claim responsibility for some of the scene's most forward-thinking output. Get tickets.
After an absolutely remarkable 2015, Manchester's most exciting new club has announced it's New Years Eve party, and as you'd expect, it's huge. Desolat Queen and all round house music master tINI will lead the line with her groove-ridden, melody focused productions that will keep you going till the very early hours. Berlin's techo beast Dewalta, Jan Kreuger, Jamie Trench and an army of Manchester's leading residents make for a truly unmissable NYE. Get tickets.
WHP have announced a mammoth New Years Eve party at Albert Hall, and the lineup is absolutely huge. Joining forces with one of the UK's most illustrious and boundary-pushing imprints in Black Butter Records, the Manchester tastemakers have unleashed nothing but the heaviest-hitters to take you into the new year. After dropping their anthem-ridden We The Generation LP earlier this year, Rudimental will be bringing nothing but bangers whilst reggae selector and all-round master of the craft David Rodigan will be turning Albert Hall into a riot. Preditah, My Nu Leng, Oneman, Melé, Woz and Nvoy pack out a stupidly full-throttle bill that's gonna kick off 2016 with a bang. Get tickets.
Motion's New Year's Eve party is set to be absolutely huge. They've recruited one of 2015's most sought-after DJ's and producers, Hannah Wants, to spearhead a mammoth bill whilst Good Years and Night Slugs monster Lil Silva will bring his steely, percussion ridden bangers to Bristol's leading club. Not only that, D&B pioneer Roni Size will takeover Room 2 alongside DBridge, Sam Binga, Chimpo and many more in a lineup that's catered for the bass-heads. We couldn't think of a better way to be sent into 2016. Get tickets.
And just in case you think your crew can go straight through, here’s a few New Year’s Day raves to keep the party going...
Richy Ahmed is a house music powerhouse that needs no introduction. A firm member of the illustrious Hot Creations crew, Ahmed has delivered time and time again with the likes of The Bells, The Drums and Can't You See gaining the producer a ruthlessly efficient reputation within the game. Not only that, he's an incredible DJ - capable of taking punters on a mammoth journey till the very early hours. Get tickets.
Bristol, this is your New Year's Day plan sorted. Motion have recruited nothing but first-rate firepower from the electronic music sphere to well and truly launch them into 2016. Drumcode & True Soul head honcho Adam Beyer will lead the line with his menacing, stomping techno whilst Ame will bring his formidable live set to Bristol's finest club. Joy Orbison will be going back to back with Job Jobse whilst Leon Vynehall, Rodhad, B. Traits and Hodge pack out a seriously heavy-weight bill. Get tickets.