Don’t miss out on an epic New Year’s Eve weekender running from Saturday 30 December into New Year’s Day with The Closing Party courtesy of Manchester’s The Warehouse Project. Tickets are now on sale for the season’s final shows featuring the likes of Danny Tenaglia, A Guy Called Gerald and The Black Madonna. From house music to UK garage to classic techno, the party marathon climaxes with a rafter-shaking New Year’s Day. Book now, or spend 2018 gutted about missing out.
Sat 30 Dec: The Hacienda ft. Danny Tenaglia, A Guy Called Gerald & more
The Hacienda will be rebuilt for one night only with an all-star DJ Saturday on December 30. Brooklyn disc spinner Danny Tenaglia heads a glittering US line-up alongside house legend Todd Terry and Detroit techno king Kevin Maurice Saunderson. They will be joined by bonafide Hacienda names including Graeme Park, Greg Wilson, Jon Dasilva and Danny Rampling. Expect an appearance from ‘Voodoo Ray’ veteran A Guy Called Gerald and low-slung bass peddler Peter Hook.
Sat 30 Dec, The Warehouse Project, Store Street, Manchester M1 2WA. 8pm–5am, £29.50, www.thewarehouseproject.com
Sun 31 Dec: New Year’s Eve ft. Hannah Wants, Disciples & more
See off 2017 in style when the best of British leads a blistering bass music line-up on New Year’s Eve. Former soccer player Hannah Wants will bring raw rave vibes, Calvin Harris collaborators Disciples will sprinkle their house music with soul, and garage duo Bondax will be full of council estate cool. You’ll also get a chance to see Rinse FM’s Low Steppa, whose remix of Route 94’s ‘My Love’ lit up dancefloors across the world.
Sun 31 Dec, The Warehouse Project, Store Street, Manchester M1 2WA. 8pm–5am, £45, www.thewarehouseproject.com
Mon 1 Jan: The Closing Party ft. Bicep, The Black Madonna, Midland & more
Want to keep the vibe strong into 2018? WHP’s 12-hour Closing Party showcases the biggest names in dance music. Belfast duo Bicep return to Store Street for a set of sparkling electronica. Mixmag’s DJ of the Year The Black Madonna will crate-dig her favourite tunes, and expect roof-raisers from Motor City Drum Ensemble. Along with Midland, Shanti Celeste and Lone, plenty more names will bid a final farewell to Manchester’s unique clubbing project.
Mon 1 Jan, The Warehouse Project, Store Street, Manchester M1 2WA. 5pm–5am, £45, www.thewarehouseproject.com
Published on: Sun 31 Dec 2017