True to tradition, around New Years the Gashouder on the Westergasfabriek terrain in Amsterdam will once again be the venue of Awakenings New Year. New is the introduction of a day programme during the coming edition of the New Year Celebration. On Saturday December 30 doors will open at 1200 hrs for the New Year’s Special By Day, featuring Joris Voorn, Richie Hawtin and Chris Liebing, among others. The party will end at 2200 hrs.
During the first evening session, on Saturday December 30, international top techno artists will fill the bill of the indoor edition of Awakenings: Adam Beyer and Loco Dice, among others, are on the programme of the Early New Year’s Special By Night and Joseph Capriati will bring the night to a close.
On Sunday December 31, the year 2017 will come to an end with the New Year’s Eve Special, where the international top DJs of the techno scene will be present. At 2230 hrs Makam will open the evening, while at midnight Maceo Plex will usher in the New Year. He will be followed by Pan-Pot, and Amelie Lens will close the night.
The Awakenings New Year’s Day Special on Monday January 1 also has a top lineup, with from 1900 hrs to 0700 hrs, in the following order: Roman Lindau, Remko Beekwilder, Charlotte de Witte, Sam Paganini, Len Faki and Dax J. The three-day New Year Celebration will conclude with Headstrong (Randomer & Clouds).