Dublin is buzzing with loads of different events and gigs happening around the city for New Year's Eve, so don't worry if you've yet to make any solid plans! With plenty of promoters flying big international acts in for DJ sets, while others are opting to keep things local, you're spoilt for choice if you're in the market for a boogie…
NYE @ District 8 Featuring Kolsch
This producer from Denmark just can't seem to stay away from Ireland. Returning for his third time since May, Kolsch will be playing at District 8's NYE Party, (housed in the Tivoli Theatre). If you're looking for a warehouse project style party, look no further. District 8 will have various different food vendors and a craft beer bar on the night, as well as music from 25 Irish DJs playing house, techno and disco. This is the perfect way to start 2015 with a bang.
Manma Saor's Big Blue NYE Bash
Manma Saor are a bunch of lads from Dublin & Wicklow, with a shared appreciation of good music and chilled vibes. They will be hosting the Bernard Shaw's New Year's Eve party, with music out in the beer garden from 6pm. Automatic Tasty, an insanely talented Irish electronic producer will be also be performing a live set on the night. Get down early and grab some pizza and shisha on the Big Blue Bus.
Bodytonic & Subject Happy New Year Party
Subject and Bodytonice are pairing up to make one hell of a New Year Party at the Twisted Pepper, with five rooms of music buzzing from 8pm onwards. They will be celebrating all the great Irish artists and collectives on the rise at the moment in Dublin's fair city. You will hear every genre under the sun, with music from Sunil Sharpe, Terriers, Ben Bix, Shane Linehan and Barry Redsetta but to name a few.
Abstract & Hidden Agenda Present NYE with Phil Hartnoll
One half of the electronic duo Orbital will be entertaining the crowd at Opium Rooms for their NYE shindig. With a record collection and music knowledge spanning three decades, Phil Hartnoll's DJ sets are always a treat. There will also be some homegrown talent in the form of Two Charming Men and Frank B, keeping the various different floors bopping all night.
Hunt & Gather's Illuminati Party
This is the best way to have a NYE with a difference. Hosted at a secret location, this will be a surreal and sordid evening as Hunt & Gather welcome you into the underworld of the Illuminati. There will be music spanning over 3 rooms as well as plenty of surprises along the way, as people from all walks of life come together to celebrate and explore the ancient secret society.