Hogmanay New Year's Eve 2014 in Glasgow
Scotland is renowned all over the world for its Hogmanay celebrations, so if you're looking for somewhere to spend New Year's Eve this year, why not check out some of the seriously kicking club nights and parties in Glasgow's bars, pubs and clubs? See out the year in style, with chic cocktail bars, raging nightclubs, fun bar bashes or stomping parties. Watch this space as we keep you updated on all you need to know for where to go for Hogmanay in Glasgow - a full listing will appear in November 2014.
Waxy's Annual Hogmanay Rock Lock In
@ Waxy O'Connor's Glasgow, Wednesday 31 December 2014
As Glasgow bids a fond farewell to one of its most unique years yet, there's a bar getting ready to welcome in the next one, and in unadulterated party style at that. Coming in at just £10, Waxy's rockin' romp boasts all round appeal thanks to its complimentary drink on arrival, smashing DJs, an Air Guitar competition and more.
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Argyle Street Area
Gigs are sometimes the best way to spend your New Year's Eve. You know you'll like the music, you know the crowd are your kind of people, and a ticketed event means, you've no hassle getting in. So what better way to spend your Hogmanay in Glasgow than at King Tut's? Tijuana Bibles and support acts Crash Club and Medicine Men invited you to party into the New Year with them with some truly great music. The event lasts 8:30pm-2am and tickets are £10.
StreetRave's Warehouse Party
@ SWG3, Wednesday 31 December 2014
StreetRave are bringing the most exciting and prodigious names in dance and rave music to SWG3 to make your New Year's Eve 2014/2015 absolutely unforgettable! The original and unbeatable rave experts are hosting the likes of N-Joi, K-Klass, Together, Davos, Altern 8, Jon Mancini and Robbie Reid. The party lasts 8:30pm - 3am and Early Bird tickets are available for £20.
Club Noir - New Year's Eve
@ O2 Academy, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Glamour, giggles and a generous sprinkling of glitter for Hogmany this year. Club Noir's burlesque and acrobatic performance is sure to get some hearts racing before midnight; combining the sultry, the mischievous and the downright astounding to fabulous effect. Tickets are £22.50 and the fun lasts 9pm - 3am.
Oran Mor, West End
Oran Mor is an atmospheric place to spend Hogmanay in Glasgow. The West End bar and venue will host a three course dinner and dancing until the wee hours of the New Year, as well as the obligatory bell chorus at midnight (this place used to be a church). There is no doubt that Oran Mor will be a rather special celebration for Hogmanay in Glasgow.
Mansion House, Merchant City
Mansion House brings the Hogmanay hijinks with one cracking New Year's Eve party in Glasgow. Expect a special guest DJ across seven rooms of fun party vibes - this is set to be one of the most unique and fun events in Glasgow this Hogmanay. Dont miss out on your chance to ring in the new year in a tiki bar, a groovy wonderland and a chic cocktail club, all at once.
Tellers @ The Corinthian, Merchant City
Head to The Corinthian Club this New Year's in Glasgow for one lavish Hogmanay party. A mixed bag of festivities means whether you're after a banquet, ceilidh, DJ party or a night at the blackjack table, The Corinthian Club will have it all, and then some. With one of the latest licences in the city, start 2015 as you mean to go on.
Arta, Merchant City
Arta are going all out for Hogmanay in Glasgow with a lavish festive feast and ceilidh. The Merchant City Med -style venue delivers an opulent three course meal followed by a night of partying across the many rooms of this sprawling bar and restaurant. Definitely a fun one for anyone wanting to party in style this New Year's Eve in Glasgow.
@ Mansion House, Wednesday 31 December 2014
If you're looking for an epic New Year's in an epic venue and to have an epic time, then head down to Mansion House for a Hogmanay showdown like no other. Bring in 2015 boogieing down to the music across 6 different bar rooms and tucking into some complimentary haggis, neeps and tatties once the clock strikes 12. It just wouldn't be Hogmanay without the haggis, neeps and tatties now would it? Did we mention this could be epic?
@ The Art School, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Taking you to some weird and fantastic places this New Year's Eve will be Optimo with the help of a whole hoard of spectacular DJs. Hanging out in The Art School, and providing a masterclass in innovative music; this is the creatives first choice for NYE. OPTIMO TRAX, Boot & Tax (LIVE) + JD Twitch and JG Wilkes are lording it over the Assembly Hall and Whilst and Golden Teacher are taking the downstairs area. Tickets are £20.
Boteco Do Brasil, Merchant City
Boteco Do Brasil pretty much does what it says on the tin; bringing the festival vibes of Brasil to Glasgow, adding in some real treats for your entertainment. Lovely lady dancers adorned with carnival wear and performing traditional Brazilian dances are a sight to behold, and a great combination of Latino and commercial pop is set to get people moving.
Hard Rock Rocks Hogmanay
@ Hard Rock Cafe, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Go absolutely bananas for Bahookie this New Year's Eve, because they're playing a novel set of energetic rock at Hard Rock Cafe. Known throughout the world for its fun atmosphere and great rock heritage, this is the ideal setting to here such original and enjoyable music. Mixing up rock sounds with traditional Celtic instruments, this truly is an innovative act. There will also be a three course meal to tempt your tastebuds. Tickets are £44.95.
On The House Moda Black with Jaymo & Andy George, Waifs & Strays
@ Saint Judes, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Raising some high frequency vibrations, this event by Moda Black is sure to make for a quality clubbing experience. The scene is set with a fantastic DJ line up of boundary pushing musicians, all bringing distinct sounds and flavours. Jaymo & Andy George and Waifs & Stray show the calibre of the party, allowing many others to show their talent and surprise your ears. Tickets are £15 - £25.
Wild Cabaret NYE and Funk Soul House Party
@ Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Either get a little frisky (but not too frisky) at Wild Cabaret's burlesque, dinner and dancing event or get downright dirty at Wicked Lounge's funky little disco. These separate events are alluring in very different ways, so it's up to you which one will be your NYE bash! Get some fun and sophisticated entertainment all night with Wild Cabaret for £69 or a jolly good bop about with DJs and live music at Wicked Lounge for £19.
@ Flat 0/1, Wednesday 31 December 2014
In the name of some very good cheer and doling out some NYE love to the people, Flat 0/1 are dishing out a great event for free. Without even having to dig out your wallet, a great time is guaranteed with effort put into a fantastic line up. Fergus Clark, Ruaidhri (So Weit So Gut), Smiddy AKA Unit Trax (BopGun) and Tanhanyika (Rubix) are the maestros of the evening, and they're ready to bring in 2015.
@ The Glue Factory, Wednesday 31 December 2014
A slam dunk of a night is in the bag for New Year's Eve. There's no messing about with dodgy nights or cramped pubs, just genuinely excellent music in a spectacular venue. Rather than get busy with fussy venues, raw warehouse spaces are the order of the day. Silicone Soul, Animal Farm, Sunday Circus, Ivan Kutz (Platform 18) and Simon Stokes will be your musical guides for the evening, and it costs £17.
I AM Stereo NYE
@ Stereo, Wednesday 31 December 2014
Stereo has built up a reputation for bringing both unusual and commercial musical treats to eager punters, and I AM Stereo has been handpicked for its excellence. New Year's Eve is not one to do half heartedly, and with the likes of WSHOM (We Should Hang Out More), Stereo and Friends (DJ Cal Monte + Fox Gut Daata) at the helm, this is sure to be at full throttle. Tickets are: advance £8 on the door £10.