2020, the year when the festival season and parties have turned digital; the same happened to the New Year’s Eve celebrations with festivals and DJs offering live shows online.
Where to watch? Which DJs are live-streaming their new Year’s Eve performances? Do I need a ticket to attend the virtual events? Below a full list of all the virtual NYE events with answers to all your questions.
Tomorrowland 31.12.2020 the digital festival
Surely the most highlighted live stream event for New Year’s Eve. With a brand new digital location, 4 new stages, and 28 world-class artists, Tomorrowland has set up the biggest event for this NYE. With almost 24 hours of music, the virtual festival will be streamed for all the 27 time zones with a proper countdown at midnight; it won’t matter if you’re in Japan on in the United States of America, the live stream has been set up so that you can celebrate at midnight according to your time zone.
The lineup includes Armin van Buuren, Duck Sauce, Tchami, Major Lazer, Martin Garrix, DJ Snoopadelic, David Guetta, Diplo, Boys Noize, CamelPhat, Coone, D-Block & S-te-fan, ARTBAT, Maceo Plex, Charlotte de Witte, Netsky, Da Tweekaz, Brennen Heart, Jack Back, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Kölsch back-to-back Joris Voorn, Lost Frequencies, MEDUZA, Sub Zero Project.
Kicking off at 8 PM all way to 4 AM of the following day, Tomorrowland New Year’s Eve live stream will be available via tomorrowland.com with tickets starting at only € 20.
After successful editions around the world that have seen the legendary DJ and producer live-stream his performance from various important locations, David Guetta returns with another charity-stream, this year from France’s capital, Paris. A massive stage has been set up in front of the iconic Musée de Louvre. Kicking off at 15 minutes before midnight, Paris local time, you’ll be able to stream the massive performance directly from David Guetta’s Facebook page as well as on YouTube, Twitch and may other platforms.
Recorded directly from Amsterdam, Nicky Romero will drop an exclusive DJ set for New Year’s Eve. To warm up things Timmo Hendriks and DØBER rapidly followed by Protocol Boss that will start playing from 5 minutes past midnight.
Absolut x Beatport NYE 2020
The iconic electronic dance music digital store will also host a virtual NYE party in partnership with Beatport. Live-streamed for free on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook, it will feature 16 top-class international artists from the lights of Carl Cox, Patrick Topping, Nicole Moudaber, Jamie Jones, and more. With 20+ hours of music and hitting more than 15 time zones, you’ll be able to celebrate NYE with a top-notch selection of music.
Kicking off from 12 PM GMT / 11 PM AEDT and running until 7 AM GMT / 11 PM PST you want to need a ticket to see the show.
Folamour will be joined by Nina Kraviz for a special set from Croix De Coeur on New Year’s Eve
Defected presents WE DANCE AS ONE 3.0 NYE special
Defected Virtual Festival presents the New Year’s Eve edition of We Dance As One, the final installment in a three-part live-streamed music event. The third installment of We Dance As One will also offer a sneak-peek intoDefected’s brand new London HQ.
Kicking off at around 5 PM GMT all the way to the first hours of 2021, the Defected New Year’s Eve virtual party features Gorgon City, Low Steppa, Roger Sanchez, Sam Divine, Sonny Fedora, and more. It will be live-streamed for free on Defected social channels including YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch.
Followthebeat presents GOODBYE 2020
With more than 250 Dutch artists, GOODBYE 2020 is mostly focused on the Dutch audience but, this doesn’t mean you’re not welcome. Including multiple rooms and live streams simultaneously, you can re-live iconic DJ sets for the most in-demand Dutch festival as well as newly recorded performance. An example is Colyn incredible performance from NXT Museum in Amsterdam available tomorrow from 20.30 CET.