We don't need to tell you that NYE is one of the biggest nights in the party calendar. But how do you know where you should spend your midnight moment? A good starting point would be to find out where your favourite DJs are playing. So we asked some of the leading artists from our Top 100 DJs poll and recently announced Alternative Top 100 DJs poll where they will be seeing in 2019...
Carl Cox has just been crowned No.1 DJ in our Alternative ranking, for house and techno artists. The legendary DJ once made history, by playing the midnight set twice, at the turn of the millennium. He first played in Sydney, before flying back across time zones to Hawaii to see in the millennium again. This year he is keeping it simple with a super intimate show at Shed 9 in Melbourne, where he is located during the winter months.
Having played at just about every major club and festival in the world and being a leading light across electronic genres from trance to EDM, Tiesto is at undeniable Godfather status. But he still has a passion for touring and moving dance floors. He'll be soundtracking Insomniac's blockbuster Countdown event – in San Bernardino, California – this year alongside Alison Wonderland, Afrojack, Solardo and CamelPhat.
It's a NYC NYE for enigmatic house DJ Claptone, who just ranked No.2 in the alternative Top 100 DJs poll. The German DJ and producer, who released his sophomore album 'Fantast' earlier this year, will take over Brooklyn's Schimanski venue for an all night set. Get Tickets
Armin van Buuren
The most successful DJ in the history of the Top 100 DJs poll, Armin Van Buuren has five No.1 Awards to his name. This year during his Asia tour he performed to a huge audience in the pit lane following at the Shanghai Grand Prix. And it's to Asia that he returns on NYE for an exclusive set at the ISY Festival, alongside leading EDM big-hitters like Oliver Heldens and Axwell /\ Ingrosso.
Canadian techno star and arch futurist Richie Hawtin will see in 2019 at arguably the planet's biggest NYE techno party. Hyte NYE, at Funkhaus Berlin, will see Hawtin alongside some of the scene's biggest names, including Amelie Lens, Adam Beyer, Chris Liebing and Pan-Pot.
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