By Craig Brown
While Edinburgh’s famous street party bags the headline acts, the Glasgow club scene delivers some of the biggest nights on offer in the UK this New Years Eve. Love it or hate it, there’s no denying the exceptional choice of events this year. Deciding where to spend such an occasion is never an easy choice, and with so much on offer, this year in particular, it’s crucial to know beforehand what is out there. With that in mind, Scotcampus brings you a definitive guide to the Top 10 NYE events throughout the city. Slàinte!
Club Noir New Years Eve
02 Academy, Eglinton Street
9pm – 4am, £24.75 + bf
The biggest, most glamorous NYE Party in the UK! Think sparkles, tuxedos, ball gowns, kilts, tweeds, diamonds, lingerie, military, corsets, stockings, velvets, faux furs, top hats, showgirls, fetish…anything goes. Dress up like only a Club Noir audience knows how! No jeans or trainers.
MILK Hogmanay Party
feat. Hector Bizerk + Pronto Mama + S.T.A.R + SMAC DJs
Flat 0/1, Bath Street
8pm – 4am, £5 + bf
Bring in the bells with MILK and friends:
HECTOR BIZERK know how to put on a show, anytime, anywhere.
PRONTO MAMA are taking a break from their dizzying rise to world domination to say hello to 2014 with MILK. They have some special things planned.
S.T.A.R presents pop-punk through the ages. Last Christmas they brought their own snow machine; for Hogmanay they’re going even bigger.
SO MANY ANIMAL CALLS will be DJing and consuming all the Mad Dog. Watch the chaos unfold, and feel free to jump on the decks if they become incapacitated.
MILK. Good for your bones, great for your ears, best for New Years.
Melting Pot Hogmanay
Admiral Bar, Waterloo, Street
10pm – 4am, £10 + bf
The Admiral Presents
Melting Pot’s Hogmanay Special
Downstairs: Melting Pot vs Pistols at Dawn
Upstairs: Divine’s Psychedelic Soul Lounge with Andrew Divine, Holly Calder (Eyes Wide Open) and Jamo Kidd (The Freakbeats Club)
with Andrew Weatherall // Harri & Domenic // Telford
Sub Club, Jamaica Street
10pm – 4am, £20
Out with the old and in with the new! Subculture pops their corks with that finest of vintages Andy Weatherall as Harri and Dom invite you to raise a glass with them over the bells and get to breaking those resolutions in the first few hours of the New Year.
The Arches, Midland Street
9pm – 4am, £25 + bf
BTTF are proud to present GBXperience NYE once again to take you from 2013 into 2014 with a bang. Last year’s event was without a doubt the most amazing start to a year – EVER – and we know this NYE will bring more of the same magical moments. The line up in all rooms is guaranteed to make this a NYE to remember, so make sure you’re part of the crowd! The event will be broadcast live on Clyde 1 FM, but it’s always better to be part of the live crowd! Have a blast this NYE with BTTF & GBX.
SWG3, Eastvale Place
9pm – 3am, £25
Featuring sets from; K-Klass // Davos // Jon Manciani // Boney // Michael Kilkie // Rab Mason // Robbie Reid // Hami // Del McNee // John Devlin // Bob Mitchel
Slouch, Bath Street
Till 4am, free entry
DJ Jopez brings in 2014 with a mix of rock’n’roll, indie, funk and soul. Slouch will be offering the finest selection of tunes to ring in the New Year, as well as the sweetest drinks selection in all the land. As always entry it is absolutely free.
Nice N Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street
10pm – 4 am, £8
From 10pm until 4am, Harsh Tug and Voodoo Voodoo will be taking over the upstairs bar and downstairs basement for a full-throttle, nonstop party. Upstairs Harsh Tug will be presenting ‘Tugmanay’, with DJ Notorious BAG unleashing his expansive hip-hop collection and inimitable DJ style on the masses. Downstairs Voodoo Voodoo will be taking over, with DJ Duncan Harvey on the decks all night spinning old school rock n roll, soul, surf, disco and the aural curveball. Total Jerks will be taking to the stage too just after the bells for a full set of dance-inducing rock n roll and soul covers. Don’t miss out!
Feat. The Vaccines (DJ Set)
O2 ABC, Sauchiehall Street
10:30pm – 4am, £16.87 + bf
Two of Glasgow’s hottest club nights come together to bring you a New Year’s Eve party that you’ll never forget. Featuring a main room DJ set from Freddie of The Vaccines and live music in O2 ABC from hotly tipped Baby Strange and Roman Nose.
Feat. Horse Meat Disco & DJ Billy Woods
Berkeley Suite, North Street
10pm – 4am, £15 + bf
Bring in the bells with Berkeley Suite favourites Horse Meat Disco & resident Supermax bad boy DJ Billy Woods. The boys have been a regular feature at the club throughout the year and collectively have brought some of the most memorable, wild and intoxicating parties to the Berkeley Suite over the past 12 months.
Do you have something else in mind for NYE? Tweet us your plans @scotcampus and we’ll share them online!