On Friday 1st January, we will follow the sell-out success of the Sankeys Warehouse launch party with a New Years Day instalment, headlined by Fatboy Slim. The Sankeys Warehouse launch was attended by more than 5,000 clubbers, who witnessed a world exclusive back to back set from house music legends Basement Jaxx and Armand van Helden.
The second instalment on New Years Day, headlined by dance music king and chart-topping producer Fatboy Slim, will build on the success of the Sankeys Warehouse launch party and wow attendees with another epic warehouse bash. Fatboy Slim has entertained millions of people around the world, on Brighton Beach, in Brazil, and during the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony in London, and remains an unrivalled name in dance music. He has created countless crossover hits including ‘Eat Sleep Rave Repeat’, ‘Praise You’, and ‘The Rockerfella Skank’, and is often hailed as a one man dance music tastemaker.
The first wave of support announcements have been made, and Fatboy will be joined by four Sankeys Ibiza regulars from the successful new party ‘The Redlight’, including Tube & Berger, Franky Rizardo, Matt Jam Lamont, and Sam Holt. Tube & Berger were one of the highest selling acts on Beatport in both 2014 and 2015, and the German duo are considered one of the hottest acts in the world with their thoughtful and considered blend of heartfelt house music.
Defected Records resident Franky Rizardo will be bringing his ‘Snappy House’ sounds to the New Years Day party, after playing ‘The Redlight’ closing event in Ibiza. The Netherlands-based DJ is the perfect artist to kick start 2016 in Manchester. Matt Jam Lamont and Sam Holt are both Sankeys Ibiza 2015 award winners, Redlight heads of music, and weekly Redlight residents. Known as the godfather of garage, Matt Jam Lamont has been voted ‘best resident’ by an online clubbing poll and will bring his unique brand to the party. Sam Holt of Copyright/Strictly Rhythm fame and winner of the Sankeys Ibiza ‘Best Newcomer’ award joins the Sankeys Warehouse line up for the second time, after wowing clubbers with his closing set at the launch party.
More acts will be announced on Phase 2 of the line up on Tuesday 3rd November for the Sankeys Warehouse New Years Day party, which will see many more acts and the infamous Sankeys Production take over 4 rooms of our iconic warehouse venue.
David Vincent, owner of Sankeys Warehouse says "the first event went way beyond our expectations and the feedback online has been fantastic. To see a lot of people say on social media how it was the best Warehouse party Manchester has seen in many years brought a tear to my eye and vindicated all the hard work, sweat and love the Sankeys Warehouse team put into the party. Thank god the next one is on New Years Day rather than in another 10 years’ time! If people thought the first event production was that good, wait until they see the production levels for the next show as I know I can get it possibly up 50% better next time as I got to learn a lot of things on the opening party about the Victoria Warehouse on ways to improve it further in a truly ground-breaking way, but I am not going to say how. I am so excited that Fatboy Slim is playing this show alongside my two original residents back in the Hacienda/Colors days Matt Jam Lamont & Sam Holt. All our early bird tickets sold out in less than one hour, so hurry if you want to come to this one. I really cannot wait to release phase 2 of our line up on November 3rd. Let’s party Madchester, the sheriff is back in town!”
Doors: 9pm – 5am / Last Entry: Midnight / Age: Over 18s Only (ID Required)