December and NYE Nightlife Top Picks
See 2018 out in style with our handpicked selection of the finest Sheff-based bashes in December and on NYE!
Moonrise x Pretty Pretty Good Yellow Arch Studios
PPG: Helena Hauff, Simon Scott The Harley
Pretty Pretty Good bring another huge artist to the intimate confines of the Harley for what will be one of the most anticipated parties of the year. After years of lurking in the underground as a cult hero, Helena Hauff has recently exploded into one of the biggest DJs in the world. Through bringing electro centre stage to a world dominated by house and techno, she has become a visionary for an entire generation.
Children of Zeus O2 Academy
After a stellar 2018 with the arrival of their first album, we couldn’t leave this gig out of our top picks when considering the impact C of Z had on the dance music scene. With Mr Scruff and many more playing their hip-hop, RnB and dub-inspired tunes across the board and a Boiler Room under their belts, they’re set to build on their dedicated following as they embark on a UK tour. Dupport from Sheffield’s newly appointed first poet laureate Otis Mensah and rapper Matic Mouth.
Rave & Raise The Harley
Muzik: Snowbombing Warm Up w/ Camelphat, Cristoph Code
Muzik tail off another huge year with a massive shindig featuring Grammy Award nominated Camelphat and deep house giant Cristoph.
La Rumba: Mele The Harley
World music aficionados La Rumba welcome the newly appointed tribal house king Mele to the Harley for a huge end of year blowout. His track ‘Scouse Afrika’ on Eats Everything’s label from last year opened up Mele from the dwindling UK bass scene to a whole new world of house fans. Expect one hell of a drum workout.Decibel: Kornel Kovacs b2b DJ Haus The Night Kitchen
Decibel hit TNK for the first time with a killer b2b between one of 2018’s most exciting breakouts Kornel Kovacs and DJ Haus. With the pair playing all night long, this is sure to be an interesting evening of tos and fros between two DJs with very unique partystarting personalities.
Peachy: Sicario Southbank Warehouse
Off Me Nut Xmas Popper Hope Works
Tekkers x Wub Club The Night Kitchen
NEW YEARS EVE
NYE Megarave Hope Works
Don’t miss this annual tradition at Hope Works with their killer line up of the finest DJs in Sheffield. Every year it’s packed to the rafters with two rooms sweatier than this June, with house, drum’n’bass and bassline shaking the walls ‘til dawn.
Yellow Arch NYE: Coki, Solo Banton + much more Yellow Arch Studios
Head down to YAS for a night of reggae, dubstep, jungle, acid, tropical, dub, hardcore and techno across three rooms, headlined by dubstep don Coki.
Bassfest Magna Science Adventure Centre // From £47
Bassfest NYE is back in Sheffield this year to bring you into the New Year with your ears still ringing. Featuring a host of live acts and DJs this year line-up includes the likes of DJ EZ, Chase & Status (DJ Set), Hardy Caprio and Not3s.
Masquerade Ball The Leadmill
In typical Leadmill fashion, Sheffield’s most historic indie club are kicking off the New Year with a masquerade extravaganza featuring Champagne, confetti, a balloon drop and the same indie, rock and guilty pleasures pop you’ve been enjoying all year round.
For our complete listings for nightlife events in Sheffield in December head here.