5 Ultimate Livestream Music Events For NYE 2020!


New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and what better way to send off 2020 with an epic party on a (virtual) global scale!

Artists continue finding ways to WOW us on a whole new level by providing immersive experiences using virtual festivals and live-streamed performance. Spreading positive vibes all around the world and encouraging a sense of communal spirit, the future of virtual entertainment is at your doorstep bringing ‘performances of a lifetime’ presently your favourite selections of DJs. 

Here are 5 Livestream Events to watch out for this 31st December 2020:

The Haçienda 24 Hour House Party NYE

FAC51 The Haçienda a renowned Manchester nightclub that played an integral part of the Madchester years with the rise of Acid House and Rave music scene throughout the ’80s and ’90s. 

The most awaited party of the year has finally arrived as The Haçienda join forces with award winning digital platform United We Stream GM, following the successful virtual event launch back in April which reached over 1.6 million listeners. 

They are back to throw another Haçienda House Party this New Year’s Eve in the digital reconstruction of FAC51 to raise donations for charities, all income will go directly to a relief fund with 50% of funds raised donated to oneGM and 50% to charities which are: Save The Children, The Frankie Knuckles Foundation and Peacemeal.

Get ready for a 24-hour Dance marathon as we celebrate new beginnings positively. The party will begin from 10 AM (GMT) on 31st Dec with an all new Haçienda Classical, alongside Inner City and Phuture live.

DJ Line up: 

Carl Craig, Danny Tenaglia, David Morales, DJ Paulette, DJ Woody, Graeme Park, Greg Wilson, Hewan Clarke, Jon Dasilva, Justin Robertson, K-Klass, Moby, Norman Jay MBE, Peter Hook, Soul Central, Sub Sub, Todd Terry, Tom Wainwright & Tony Humphries + More TBA.

A very special tribute will also be made to Frankie Knuckles, replaying his 2013/2014 NYE Albert Hall Manchester set.

24 hours of virtual House Party stream that you definitely don’t want to miss!

Available on:  United We Stream GM  | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Twitch TV

More info:

FAC51 The Haçienda

Beatport X Absolut – NYE 2020 #DanceAway2020

Beatport is one of the world’s largest electronic music streaming services for DJs since 2004 that supports industry-leading artists and labels.

Beatport and Absolut Vodka teamed up for NYE 2020 worldwide LIVE streaming as part of Absolut’s ‘It’s In Our Spirit’ campaign featuring Carl Cox (Melbourne) followed by sets from Ray Ray (Shanghai), BLOT! (New Delhi), Jixo & Danz (Dubai), Nastia (Odessa), Jaguar (London), Jamie Jones (Miami), TOKiMONSTA (San Francisco), and many more playing from different cities across the globe. The event will finish up with a second and final closing set from Carl Cox. 

20+ hours of streams across 15+ time zones starting from 12 PM (GMT) on 31st Dec of mind blowing experience to bid farewell to 2020!

Stay tuned for the full lineup. 

Available on: Twitch TV | Youtube | Facebook.

More info:

Beatport | Absolut

Lost Horizon VR – Chasing Midnight

Lost Horizon is a VR music and arts venue created by the team behind Shangri-La Glastonbury in collaboration with Sansar & VR Jam. Launched its premiere in July which reached over 4 million viewers. 

Be prepared for a 24-hour global celebration on New Year’s Eve for their ‘Chasing Midnight’ event as we countdown to 2021! Performing across six customisable virtual stages including Freedom (festival stage), Gas Tower (360° Arena), SHITV (media centre), Nomad (underground club), a Virtual Art Gallery and an interactive Landing Zone featuring their merch, art, seating and information points recreating the festival experience.

12 time zones and 12 countdowns with some of the world’s greatest DJ’s!

The line up is yet to be announced.

Available on: Sansar 

More info:  

Lost Horizon Festival | Shangri-La Glastonbury

HYTE Berlin NYE 2020 

From Miami to Ibiza, HYTE is one of the prominent global underground Electronic music events since 2013, supporting upcoming talent and various music labels, they are preparing the show of the year in Berlin.

Sign up on their annual Rave calendar for a 24-hour techno and music event. Streaming LIVE from Funkhaus Berlin with their new motto “Refuse, Resist, Rebel, Revolt!” for climate change activism and keeping their root passion firmly. 

The line up will be announced closer to the festival. 

Defected Records Virtual Festival – We Dance As One 3.0 

Defected Records is one of the UK most respected record label companies since 1999 specialising in House music recordings, compilation albums, events, artist booking and management. 

Defected Virtual Festival presents We Dance As One – a three part live-streamed music event to raise awareness for event businesses in the UK, and around the world whose career has been directly impacted due to the pandemic. 

Get ready for their most anticipated final series building up from October, this New Year’s Eve kicking off from 5 PM (GMT) on 31st Dec we will see world-renowned DJs united as one on the virtual dancefloor. 

8 hours of the biggest House Party this NYE featuring Dom Dolla (Melbourne), Eats Everything, Low Steppa and Sam Divine (Defected’s brand new East London HQ), Inner City (Detroit), Roger Sanchez (Miami), Gorgon City and Sonny Fodera (London).

Check out Defected Records Soundcloud if you miss the previous events. 

Available on: Defected’s Facebook | YouTube |Twitch TV | Mixcloud

More info:

Defected Records

2020 has been a strange yet profound year, let’s pay our respect and celebrate with a positive intention for the New Year ahead!! Stay closely tuned for more information as the full line-ups are confirmed and additions are announced. Be prepared to dance the remains of 2020 away as we welcome new beginnings and the return of clubland in a new capacity in 2021.

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