Defected Reveals Ambitious New Year’s Plans Featuring a Grand Takeover Spanning Six Continents

Preparing for a momentous year ahead, Defected, the unstoppable powerhouse, will kick off 2024 with an unprecedented series of New Year’s parties around the world. This move solidifies the brand’s status as a global sensation, as Defected continues its mission to bring its house music brand to every corner of the world. These epic celebrations will energize dance floors on New Year’s Eve 2024 across Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, North and South America. Even the label’s hometown, London, will host a dedicated double-header event at the iconic OVO Arena, Wembley. Anticipating its largest global audience yet, Defected will usher in the new year with its unparalleled house party, featuring top-tier production, the finest dance talent, and an unbeatable atmosphere.

In 2024, Defected’s New Year campaign will revolve around the theme of connection, with music acting as the driving force. Drawing inspiration from the concept that any individual is linked to another through six or fewer connections, Defected’s campaign will highlight the significance of human relationships. It will pay homage to its global community of music enthusiasts who have been the driving force behind the label for the past 25 years. Each continent will symbolize a connection, uniting partygoers from every corner of the globe for a colossal celebration of music and its unifying power on a global scale. George Pritchard, Director of Events and Talent commented on this year’s mammoth of a celebration  

“This event is not just another event; it is a testament to the enduring spirit of electronic music and the passionate community that has grown around it. ”

Setting the musical backdrop for London’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza will be a lineup of Defected’s beloved artists, including Sam Divine, known for her commanding mix of pure house music and hidden treasures. Joining her are chart-toppers Low Steppa and Ferreck Dawn, the label’s head honcho Prunk, and the emerging talent Rio Tashan. On January 1st, 2024, don’t miss the thrilling takeover by Glitterbox, featuring the party-starting talents of Eats Everything, Groove Armada, John Morales, Melvo Baptiste, Natasha Diggs, The Duke, and The Shapeshifters, along with their lively team of performers and delightful surprise moments with confetti.

Defected’s New Year 2024 event offers a gathering place for music enthusiasts from all corners of the world, underscoring the label’s continuous journey to redefine the dance music scene. Anticipate nothing short of the label’s exceptional musical selection and captivating visual displays, complemented by the performances of renowned artists and up-and-coming DJs. This showcase is poised to generate additional memorable clubbing experiences worldwide.

Here are all the ticket links for the shows world over –

OVO Arena, Wembley – Defected New Year’s Eve | Sunday, December 31st

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  • Featuring a lineup of talented artists including Ferreck Dawn, Low Steppa, Prunk, Rio Tashan, Sam Divine, and two very special guests.

OVO Arena, Wembley – Glitterbox New Year’s Day | Monday, January 1st

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  • A stellar lineup that includes Eats Everything, Groove Armada, John Morales, Melvo Baptiste, Natasha Diggs, The Duke, and The Shapeshifters, along with exciting performers and confetti moments.

The Ivy, Sydney | Sunday, December 31st

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  • The event features renowned artists such as Carl Cox, Danny Howard, and Riva Starr.

Chi Samui, Koh Samui | Sunday, December 31st

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  • Melé and Offaiah are among the lineup at this destination.

Wild Water Complex, Johannesburg | Sunday, December 31st

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  • The event showcases Darius Syrossian and Kitty Amor as part of the lineup.

Discopussy, Las Vegas | Sunday, December 31st

We All Scream Rooftop, Las Vegas | Monday, January 1st

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  • With Juliet Mendoza and Mike Dunn as part of the lineup.

Venue TBA, Buenos Aires | Saturday, January 6th

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  • Lineup details for this event are yet to be announced.