Discover which artists will headlines New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day two-day takeover of Defected and Glitterbox at Printworks.
Defected can be proud to announce a two-day takeover of one of London’s most in demand venues for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day as Defected and Glitterbox and to celebrate this, the labels are now revealing the star-studded line-ups for this epic double header with exceptional house and disco, world class production and unbeatable atmosphere to bring in 2022 at Printworks.
DJ EZ as special Guest for Defected New Year’ Eve
Starting at 7PM until 4AM, Defected New Year’s Eve 2022 will welcome UKG legend DJ EZ as headliner, joined by BBC Radio 1’s Danny Howard, Darius Syrossian, Riva Starr, Melé and Catz ‘N Dogz, as well as beloved residents like Defected founder Simon Dunmore, Sam Divine and Monki. Limited tickets for Defected New Year’s Eve available here while Glitterbox New Year’s Day tickets available here.
Jocelyn Brown to do a live PA for Glitterbox New Year’s Day
Then, Glitterbox New Year’s Day affair will keep the party going by bringing soulful and joyous house and disco to the Press Halls, featuring an international line-up composed of Kiddy Smile, Ed Banger mainstays Breakbot & Irfane, while dynamic duo Dirty Channels and house legend Spiller will represent Italy. As always, Glitterbox’s band of performers, drags and club kids will fire things up on the DJ sets of NTS presenter Tarzsa, who will make her Glitterbox debut while Melvo Baptiste will close out the party with ‘Somebody Else’s Guy’ singer Jocelyn Brown to do a live PA.
Introducing Printworks’ Inkwells new dancefloor
Both events will take full advantage of the new space recently launched and called Inkwells, Printworks’ new second room is made of low ceilings, colonnades of beaten concrete pillars and a stripped-back the whole into an industrial aesthetic. This raw and warehouse feel will perfectly matched some underground sounds of Luke Solomon’s Classic Music Company, who will take over the space on NYD, joined by original label co-founder Derrick Carter and techno pioneer Robert Hood and daughter Lyric will play together as Floorplan. Josh Caffé and Homoelectric resident Gina Breeze also join the line-up, as well as rising star Sophie Lloyd, whose breakout record ‘Calling Out’ has become one of Classic’s catalogue staples.