True to what is now considered a tradition, the Gashouder on the Westergasfabriek terrain in Amsterdam will once again be the venue of Awakenings New Year. Known as one of the most anticipated New Years party in the world, this year’s Awakenings New Year party will commence on Saturday, December 30.
The upcoming Awakenings New Year promises 3-days worth of music and partying with 4 events as we bid farewell to 2017 and kick off 2018. Doors will first open at 12:00 PM on December 30 for the New Year’s Special By Day, featuring Joris Voorn, Richie Hawtin and Chris Liebing, among others. Afterwards will be the first Evening Session as top international techno artists Adam Beyer, Loco Dice and Joseph Capriati just to name a few, are on the programme of the Early New Year’s Special By Night and Joseph Capriati will bring the night to a close.
On Sunday, December 31, Awakenings New Year will say goodbye to 2017 with the New Year’s Eve Special, graced by some of the top international techno DJs. Makam will open the special at 10:30 PM, while at midnight Maceo Plex will usher in the New Year 2018. He will be followed by Pan-Pot and Amelie Lens to close the night.
The Awakenings New Year’s Day Special on Monday, January 1 with a 12-hour party from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM the following day. Expected to perform on the special are top acts such as Roman Lindau, Remko Beekwilder, Charlotte de Witte, Sam Paganini, Len Faki, and Dax J. The three-day New Year Celebration will conclude with Headstrong (Randomer & Clouds).
Tickets for all events in Awakenings New Year are now on sale. For tickets and other information, visit www.awakenings.com.If you found this article interesting, sign up for our newsletter to learn more and to stay up to date with 6AM’s news and features on the world of electronic music.