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Live tunes, fireworks, a few too many drinks, and your best mates? Sounds like our New Year’s Eve gigs are the perfect start to 2023!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 28th Nov 2022

It’s almost time to hold our glasses high and plant sloppy ones on the ones we love when we’ve finished counting down to midnight. Of course, there are loads of club nights, raves, and just about every nightclub and bar will open its doors to us all this NYE.

But we aren’t all fans of loud, bumping tunes and staying up until 7 am. Some of us just want some killer live music to enjoy. And as always, Skiddle is here to help you find the perfect event, so you can start the new year as you wish to go on: having a cracking time out with those you love. 

Here are some New Year’s Eve gigs for you to check out while you’re waiting for the clock to strike twelve. 


Hogmanay Ceilidh Dance + Mad Ferret Hogmanay Hoolie


When: Saturday 31st December 2022

Where: Stramash in Edinburgh

Stramash in Edinburgh is throwing a huge Hogmanay bash like no other. From the moment you step foot in the venue, your New Year’s Eve adventures begin with a glass of prosecco upon arrival. Then, you’ll be taught how to Ceilidh dance before The Jig Show take to the stage with their rockin’ blend of traditional and contemporary folk music. Later on, The Mad Ferret Band, popular in the Scottish music scene, will take to the mic for more lively, alcohol-infused tunes. 


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Guns 2 Roses


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022

Where: New Cross Inn in London

Since 2002, Guns 2 Roses have been tearing up venues with powerful vocal shrieks and delicious guitar solos. The most famous GNR tribute in the world, the band have been approved by both the original and current Guns and Roses band members. The tribute band have wowed thousands across the UK, Europe, USE, Japan, India, and the Middle East, delivering everyone's favourite classic rock jams. And for NYE, they're coming to London.


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Wow 80's - 80's Tribute New Years Eve Party


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Bier Keller in Bracknell

Whether you were there to experience the musical gems the 80s pumped out or if you just wished you were there, this 80s night promises all the bangers from yesteryear live. Expect tunes from the likes of David Bowie, Queen, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, Phil Colling, Wet Wet Wet, Go West, Madness, and more. The band have been touring Europe for many years in a few of the UK’s leading tribute acts. So believe us when we tell you you’re in safe hands! 


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Acoustic Odds New Year Party


When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: The Mersey Hotel in Widnes

Acoustic Odds have been blowing audiences across the UK away with renditions of dance anthems spanning the past three decades. After two of their videos went viral, the duo released their debut album, reaching number eight in the iTunes album chart, all without any help from the industry. Now, the duo will return to Widnes for a homecoming gig to wave goodbye to 2022. And they’re inviting you to join them for tunes, dancing, and a few cheeky bevs. 


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Ska Face


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Station Pub And Grill in Lytham St. Annes

Love a bit of ska? Can you picture yourself boogying your way into 2023 to the sounds of The Specials, Madness, The Beat & Bad Manners, The Selecter, and more? Ska Face is the one for you this NYE. with ten members, infectious energy, and a deep passion for ska, Ska Face know how to bring songs to life and get the crowd up on their feet. 


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George Michael & Wham Tribute Night


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When: Saturday 31st December - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Austin Sports Social Club in Birmingham

Who doesn’t love a bit of George Michael and Wham!? Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go and Careless Whisper are certified bangers. If you fancy a bit of that this New Year’s Eve, check out award-winning tribute act Robert Taylor, winner of (and thrice nominated) the UK's official number one George Michael tribute award. And in between Wham! and George Michael tunes, a DJ will take over to ensure you always have tunes to dance to. 


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Viennese Christmas Spectacular


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022

Where: St. Georges Hall in Liverpool

Or if getting sweaty and rowdy isn’t really how you’re looking to start the new year, maybe some stunning, sophisticated classical music is more up your street? Bringing some of the world’s most beautiful pieces to Liverpool’s St Georges Hall, London Concertante will wow audiences with works by Strauss, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms. If you’re new to classical music, don’t worry, many of the other attendees will be too. And you’re sure to recognise at least one of the insanely popular pieces of music on the programme.


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The Enrichments & DJ EMMA - New Year's Eve Party @ WRAP 2022


When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Silk Mill Studios in Frome 

Hit the dancefloor and stay shaking, singing, and grooving until 2 am with The Enrichments and DJ EMMA in Frome. Known for their ability to take parties to the next level, The Enrichments bring funk, pop, soul, and rock classics to eager party-goers, keeping the dancefloor busy and the good vibes alive and well. When they finish, DJ EMMA will take over, providing house, disco, and dance tunes to take you into the early hours. 


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The BEATLES For Sale - New Years Eve Party


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Louth Town Hall in Louth

Love live music? How does six hours of non-stop tunes, including timeless classics by The Beatles, to see in the new year sound? Having recently performed in Switzerland, Portugal, China, and more, you know you can trust this tribute band to blow you away. The show starts at 7 pm and ends at 1 am, during which time you’ll hear classics such as Hey Jude and other famous tunes by the fab four like Revolver, Rubber Soul, and Love Me Do. 


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Happy Mondaze live N.Y.E


When: Saturday 31st December - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Ronnie Roos in Leicester

Bursting on the scene in the 80s, Happy Mondays became a crucial element of the Machester scene, which prioritised unity, good times, and hedonism above all else. If you ask us, that sounds like the perfect vibe for New Year's Eve! So check out Happy Mondaze, a cracking tribute to the party band, with help from DJ SOUL DFECT. It’ll be a stunner. 


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Heyside Cricket Club New Years Eve 2022


When: Saturday 31st December 2022 - Sunday 1st January 2023

Where: Heyside Cricket Club in Oldham

Adored Events have a fantastic reputation for putting on killer live music events such as Manchester Adored. And for New Year’s Eve, they’re taking the party to Oldham. Under a heated marquee, you can enjoy live indie bands, DJs, street food, drinks, and fireworks to kick off the new year in style and with an unbeatable soundtrack. Tickets for this one are flying out, so don’t delay if you fancy a slice of this action! 


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Bad Manners


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When: Saturday 31st December 2022

Where: OGV Podium in Aberdeen

Two-tone and ska band, Bad Manners, will be tearing up OGV Podium in Aberdeen this new years eve with electric tunes brought to life by the band and their wild antics. Back in the day, the frontman got the band banned from Top of the Pops, so expect at least some degree of mischief as they power through a set of tunes inspired by the late-70s ska revival sound.


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It only makes sense to start a new year doing what you love. If live music fills you with joy, sack off the boring house parties and find yourself on the dancefloor, on your mates shoulders singing until you lose your voice, or down in the pit getting sweaty as you hear the opening chords to that one absolute banger. 

And if none of these New Year’s Eve live music gigs sound like your vibe, stay calm. Click or tap here to discover more live music to help you swagger into the new year properly.



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.