New Year's Day at Warehouse Project revealed: THE RIOT

An Electric Chair, Homoelectric, Warehouse Project & Repercussion collaboration!

By Manchester's Finest | 2 November 2021

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New Year’s Day 2022 will mark a new first in Manchester’s music history as Electric Chair, Repercussion, Homoelectric and The Warehouse Project unite together to present The Riot, rounding off an exciting return season at Depot Mayfield.

300,000 revelers will have passed through Depot Mayfield doors by the end of the year and The Riot will be a celebration of this incredible return to the dancefloor.

Rolling from day into night on Saturday 1st January 2022, The Riot welcomes The Blessed Madonna, Krystal Klear, Jayda G, Todd Terje, DJ Seinfeld, Giles Peterson, Shanti Celeste, A Love From Outer Space & more.

Back to backs come from Hunee & Palms Trax, Moxie & Leon Vynehall, plus Erol Alkan & Ivan Smagghe, as well as a special three hour set in Concourse from Louie Vega – see full line up below.

The iconic grade 2 listed Star & Garter pub which proved to be a highlight at Repercussion, the festival that opened The Warehouse Project season, returns this time across two floors.

Horse Meat Disco is joined by residents Krysko and Greg Lord in the loft, with DJ Paulette, Nancy Noise and Abigail Ward playing downstairs.

A full range of food & drink will be provided by Escape to Freight Island. Presenting a special selection from their visionary food market and unique offering of bars.

Other WHP Closing Parties

A further two parties are also announced. UK dance music royalty Fatboy Slim will see in the year with a massive New Year’s Eve party, along with the legend that is Annie Mac. With Hannah Wants, Yousef, Redlight, My Nu Leng and Emerald also joining.

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On 18th December, Michael Bibi Presents Isolate, playing unsupported in the Depot with further very special guests to be revealed.

The final 20 WHP21 events are still to come featuring The Chemical Brothers, Honey Dijon, Jamie xx, Overmono, Solomun, Bicep – Live, Avalon Emerson & more in Manchester.


THE RIOT: New Year’s Day at Depot Mayfield

Date: Saturday 1st January

For attendees of WHP21, limited pre-sale tickets go on sale from 6pm – Wednesday 27th October for 15hrs.

Any remaining tickets go on general sale from 10am – Thursday 28th October

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