Frank Turner – Frank's Birthday Stream | Mon 28 Dec | 9pm | via Virtual Ticket (£12)

To celebrate his 39th birthday Frank Turner is joined by The Sleeping Souls (including a new member) for a real Christmas knees-up this Monday 28 December. From 9pm, you can catch Frank and the band performing from a secret location. You’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket (£12) and the money is being shared around Frank’s touring family as well. Check the link below for tickets and more information.

Edinburgh Hogmanay 20 – Fare Well | Tues 29 Dec – Fri 1 Jan | From 7pm | via Website (FREE)

The world-famous Edinburgh Hogmanay moves entirely online for the first time this year in true 2020 style. From Tuesday 29 December through to Friday 1 January – there will be a series of free-to-view online content streamed each evening (from 7pm) on the official website. Due to be hosted and narrated by an array of Scottish talent – including renowned actor David Tennant among others – and feature music from Celtic fusion band Niteworks, Scot’s Makar (Scotland’s Poet Laureate) Jackie Kay has penned a piece entitled ‘Fare Well’ which lends its name to the events as we reflect on world events this year and look forward to 2021. With the help of 150 drones viewers will be taken on a spectacular visual journey across Scotland. To find out more click the website link below.

Melodic Underground Presents 24 (NYE 2020) | Thu 31 December – Fri 1 January | From 11am | via Woovapp (FREE)

This one’s a treat for all melodic electronic fans – a 24 hour free stream lasting from 11am-11am (GMT) featuring 22 DJs from all over the globe. Kicking off on Thursday 31 December, you can tune in via the Woov app – just follow the link below. In the meantime, we’ve listed the bumper line-up…

Javi Garza – Michael Hooker – Zankee Gulati – Yu-lil Maya – Christian Monique – Fatia – Nicko Moyano – Moshic – Alfonso Muchacho – Basil O’Glue – Gai Barone – Airwave – John 00 Fleming – Melissa Nikita – Tim Penner – Galestian – Innerphonic – Madloch – Anais – Nico P – Morttagua – Pattrn

BTS and Friends - 2021's New Years Eve Live | Thu 31 Dec | 12:30pm | via Virtual Ticket (£27)

Korean boyband BTS present a huge show outside Seoul headlined by the lads themselves plus other K-pop talent including NU’EST, GFriend and ENHYPEN. The event – due to take place on Thursday 31 December from 12:30pm (GMT) – will also feature performances from Steve Aoki, Halsey and Lauv. Fans from around the world can tune in via Weverse with the purchase of a virtual ticket priced at £27. Find out more in the link below.

Fac 51 Haçienda 24 Hour House Party NYE | Thu 31 Dec | From 10am | via United We Stream GM

A lot of us have certainly missed the dance floor this year – and so FAC 51 The Haçienda has teamed up with United We Stream GM once again to bring us a mega 24 Hour House Party. This Thursday 31 December, from 10am join a line-up of special live guests and DJs – including Inner City, Manchester Camerata Orchestra, Peter Hook and LOADS more as we say goodbye to a difficult year and bring in 2021. It’ll be free to watch, but donations will support the Mayor of Greater Manchester’s New campaign #oneGM, Save the Children UK, The Frankie Knuckles Foundation and Peace Meal Manchester. Tune in this New Year’s Eve and watch The Haçienda 24 Hour House Party via the United We Stream GM website and their official Facebook , Twitter, and Youtube accounts.

Youtube – Hello 2021: UK | Thu 31 Dec | 10:30pm | via Youtube (FREE)

Youtube say goodbye to 2020 and Hello 2021 this Thursday 31 December as they present a party straight to your screens. Featuring exclusive performances from Dua Lipa, Joel Corry and Manchester’s Aitch among others – there will also be comedy and some of your favourite personalities featured on the line up. It’s all free to watch from 10:30pm over on Youtube. Hit the link below to go straight there and check out the full rosta below…

Adrian Bliss – Aitch – AJ Tracey – Anne-Marie – Behzinga – Big Narstie – Calfreezy – Cassette Boy – Chabuddy G – DJ Beats – Dua Lipa – Ellie White – Holly H – Humza Productions – Jessica Kellgren-Fozard – Joe Wicks – Joel Corry – Katherine Ryan – MC Grindah – Michaela Coel – MNEK – Naomi Campbell – Natasia Demetriou – Nigel NG – Novympia – Olivia Neill – Raye – RuPaul – WillNE – Yammy – And More!

Thu 31 Dec
Cat Allan
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Mon 28 Dec 2020