A weekend in Las Vegas always promises nights of bottle-popping debauchery and mischief, but when New Years Eve comes around, this playground for adults takes its musical madness to a whole new level. Party amongst the biggest DJs in the world, Hollywood stars, and Hip Hop's hottest artists around America's playground, Sin City! Check out our picks below and for more hot parties visit here.
Marquee Nightclub New Year’s Eve Weekend
In an exclusive interview with Sean "Hollywood" Hamilton of New York's WKTU radio station, the undisputed king of trance, Armin van Buuren, dishes on some topics that hit close to home. Always an artist to be forthcoming about how he feels, Armin delves into what it is like to be crowned the world's number one DJ, what his favorite hot spots to play around the world are, and how his life has changed since becoming a father.Additionally, Armin cites some good news for his fans all over the world, but also specifically for those in New York. The last time he graced our fair city was on the northeast leg of the DJ Mag tour, when he spent an intimate evening with a lucky few at Lavo. The first hints of Armin's and Joonbug's New Year's Eve plans were dropped that night and the crowd's enthusiastic response was enough to rumble all across midtown. It just so happens that Armin's highly anticipated new artist album will be also released in the next few months, and the resulting energy that Armin will be wearing on his sleeve will be palpable from miles away. Check out the exclusive interview below to hear more, and grab your tickets for New Year's here while you still can!
Trance King, Armin van Buuren, has announced he will be headline the biggest and best New Year's Eve party in NYC, Joonbug.com's NYE extravaganza at Pier 36! No bond is stronger than that of the Trance
Fam circle and Armin is sure to deliver a galvanizing performance.
Van Buuren made the official announcement at LAVO NYC while spinning for DJ Mag’s Top 100 Party. The crowd went wild further proving that this is truly going to be one hell of an epic NYE. Van Buuren needs
little introduction after being voted #1 DJ on DJ Mag’s Top 100 poll five times total including four years in a row from 2007-2010 and yet again in 2012.
Producing music for over 14-years, the Dutch trance sensation has been hosting his weekly radio show A State Of Trance (ASOT) since 2001, which has won ‘Best Mix Radio Show’ at the Miami Winter Music
Conference 5 years in a row which is broadcasted on a massive 40 FM stations as well as satellite and internet radio, with over 25 million listeners a week. His third solo album, "Imagine" soared the Dutch
album Top 100 chart to # 1, a first for a dance producer in the history of Dutch music to accomplish. Armin has headlined at major music festivals including Ultra, EDC New York, and toured across the
globe for his ASOT 500 shows and will embark on another ASOT 600 tour within the next year, with a stop in NYC as well!
Nothing short of a dedicated trance lover, van Buuren isn’t confined by a single genre, saying “What makes trance work so well is that it doesn’t stick to one style, and can incorporate electro, minimal, whatever it likes.”
Fans will be blown away by this momentous and phenomenal event to hit NYC in years and there's no better way to spend a New Year's Eve than amidst the progressive and trance sounds of Mr. Armin van Buuren.
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After emabarking on his jam packed Freaks Of Nature Tour this summer, Kaskade is coming back to the Big Apple to bring out the "freak" in everyone at the lavish, midtown nightclub, Lavo.
The Chicago native is a house hold name and has been producing for more than a decade. He has hit the decks of Vegas superclubs, major festivals and is no stranger to LAVO NYC. He got behind the booth last year for co-owner Noah Tepperberg's birthday and is sure to attract a solid crowd to the club this Thursday.
His signature tunes produce flowy melodies infused with pleasant female vocals seen in "Eyes" and "Angel On My Shoulder." Kaskade and Lavo couldn't be a more perfect combination for it's consistent star studded talent appreciated by the music lover in every New Yorker.
From DJing and producing, to owning Australian nightclubs and having their own reality show, The Stafford Brothers are taking the EDM scene by force. The Aussie brothers have kept extremely busy over the past few years with releases on labels like Stealth and Cr2, in the midst of touring and filming two seasons of their very own self-titled reality show. We caught up with Matt and Chris Stafford when they were in New York to talk about their Las Vegas residency, their TV show possibly coming to America, and everything else they have planned for the rest of the year.
MONDAY, JULY 30th
Where: Empire Hotel Rooftop, 44 West 63rd St.
TUESDAY, JULY 31st
Laurent Tourondel is a classically trained French Chef with an impressive resume. As the Executive Chef of Brasserie Ruhlmann in Rockefeller Center, he is also responsible, along with ex-partner Jimmy Haber, for the BLT and LT restaurant locations all over the world. Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Panama City, Miami and Scottsdale have all had the pleasure of enduring the mark Tourondel leaves and now New York can further experience what Tourondel has to offer.
This fall Tourondel will be opening the Arlington Club on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in conjunction with the Tao Group. The Tao Group is a premier restaurant and nightlife group in control of Tao, Lavo and Asellina both in New York and Las Vegas. The Arlington Club will be located on Lexington avenue between 73rd and 74th street where Payard Patiserrie & Bistro was shut down in 2009 for health code violations. Unable to past inspection and reopen, the space has been vacant ever since.