10 New Year’s Eve EDM Events to Start 2016 With a Bang

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Photo – aLIVE Coverage and Bassnectar – Facebook.

Let’s all make a resolution this NYE to party more.

With countless parties and shows to hit this NYE, rage into the New Year at one of these 10 killer New Year’s Eve EDM events:

Bassnectar NYE 360

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Photo – Bassnectar – Facebook.

Bassnectar is taking last year’s party to a whole new level this year in Alabama at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Picture a 20,000-seat arena going wild as not only the ball drops, but also so does the bass. Bassnectar New Years Eve 360 is THE PLACE TO BE featuring additional artists such as The Glitch Mob, Paper Diamond, and Psymbionic.

OMFG! NYE 2016

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Photo – LED OMFG! NYE – Facebook.

Where better to spend one of the biggest nights of the year than one of the biggest cities in the U.S? Join Flosstradamus, Porter Robinson, Anna Lunoe, Eric Prydz, Henry Fong, Alex Metric, Botnek, Wiwek, and other amazing acts for a three-day jamboree at OMFG NYE 2016 at the Valley View Casino Center.

Why not start the New Year with a 72-hour electronic fest of sleek techno beats and outrageous sets?


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America’s biggest New Years celebration, Decadence will be split between three cities. The main show will be held at the Colorado Convention Center on December 30th and 31st featuring Bassnectar, Gramatik, The Floozies, Big Gigantic, deadmau5, Hardwell, ODESZA and more! Catch the other Decadence NYE shows in Salt Lake City featuring Knife Pary, Infected Mushroom, Figure, and others.

Or check out the show in Chandler, Arizona to see Adventure Club, Borgore, Crizzly, Pretty Lights, and others. No matter which show you attend, you’re guaranteed a show of legendary proportions.

Reaction NYE

Robin Shulz
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Picture a 580,000 square foot empty warehouse. Now picture it with two stages, 25+ music acts and hundreds of raging New Years partygoers. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Reaction New Years Eve in Chicago.

Guests will enjoy dazzling aesthetics with elegant dancers, diamond-clad decor, and awe-inspiring art installations in addition to some unbelievable acts during this two-day event. Vibe out to Robin Schulz, Chvrches, deadmau5, Skrillex, Autograf, Chance the Rapper, and more!

Justice New Year’s Eve

Justice Music
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Brooklyn, stand up! It’s been more than two years since the French duo, Justice has played in New York City, but they are back New Year’s Eve. This party is set to go off in a top-secret warehouse that has yet to be disclosed.

Purchase your tickets ASAP because they’re going fast. Justice, Bob Moses, and rising star With You are about to blow the roof off and tear apart this underground venue.

Lights All Night

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Looking to light up the night? Dallas is doing just that. The Lights All Night Festival at the Dallas Market Hall is featuring Hardwell, Kaskade, Flosstradamus, Datsik, Porter Robinson, Dirty South and Prismo, just to name a few.

Fireworks, bright lights and big city vibes are waiting to greet you at this sick New Year’s Eve show.


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Try an intimate setting this New Years Eve. Tribe is returning to its’ home for four nights at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia. This four-day run will be a happy homecoming for the group as they transport partygoers into the New Year with nasty jamtronic beats.

Pretty Lights New Year’s Eve

Pretty Lights
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Join Pretty Lights in the city of lights: Las Vegas! There’s no better place to watch the fireworks go off as Pretty Lights takes the New Year’s experience to another level than at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. Join in on the electrifying experience for a two-day show. After all, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.

Stellar Spark New Years Eve

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Milwaukee is gaining traction in the EDM world and is about to show out this New Years Eve with the Stellar Spark event featuring GRiZ, Doctor P, OOKAY, Tista, and other amazing acts. It all goes down at The Rave downtown this New Year’s.

The Big One

Flaming Lips
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Ready to ring in the new year as one? That’s the goal of The Big One hosted at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco this NYE. Celebrate a rare fleeting moment, a true unity, community, singularity, and ONE-NESS with The Flaming Lips, Ratatat, Gramatik, XXYYXX, Gigamesh, and more!

The full line-up hasn’t even been released yet. This is a party you can’t afford to miss.

Still looking for more epic shows to hit?

Head to our event calendar to check out the full run of massive New Year’s Eve EDM festivals and events.

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