EVENTS: Miss Raquel’s New Year’s 2017 Top Party Hit List


Why is it so hard to figure out where to go on New Year’s? I ask my friends this annual question, “What are you thinking of doing for New Year’s?”

Answer: “Hmmm.. I don’t know yet”.

It’s all good, I’ve got you covered to help make this decision a little easier with EDM TOR’s Top 17 New Year’s Parties Hit List. In no particular order they are:

New Year’s Eve:

Reboot 2.0

Area One
Sander Kleinenberg, Deko-ze, Miz Megs vs. Ticky Ty, Evan G, Simon Jain, Justin Astro, and DJ Ry

Area Two
Sydney Blu, Addy, Jayforce vs. Ovi M, Quim, Takin, Luis F & Barroness Wess

Area Three
Marcus Visionary, Lush, Mr. Brown, DJ Spinz, and Polaris

Tickets: $53.65 – $65.35/ea available from
Location: Top secret warehouse venue will be released on the day of the event.
Doors: 9:00pm – 5:00am



Victor Calderone, Avision, Joee Cons, Sean Collier, and Joey Karaj

Nest, 423 College Street, Toronto
Doors: 9pm – 6am


Mark Oliver

Mark Oliver, Danny D, Rayz, Hugo M vs. Rekoncile vs. Calvin Pepper

Tickets: $15 – $25 available from calling 905.527.7488 or|
Seventy-Seven, 77 King William Street, Hamilton, ON
Doors: 9:30pm – 5:00am

GUESTLIST + Melvin & Klein NYE


Melvin & Klein

Tickets: email
Location: Secret location in London, ON. TBA once you purchase tickets
Doors: 9:00pm – 10:00am

Y2K Party Like It’s 1999

Y2K NYE: Party Like its 1999 – ESP New Year’s Party

Floor 1
DJ Shok DJ Davide Ferrara, and Baby Duck

Floor 2
DJ Dynamic, Deejay Tempest, Datarider, Garth Algar

Tickets: $15 advance available from        years-eve-2017-smiling-buddha-tickets-29683577379
Smiling Buddha, 961 College Street, Toronto
Doors: 9:00pm

PLUSH New Year’s Eve Loft Party

PLUSH New Years Eve with alienInFlux, BASSgators and Promise

SOUTH (house and techno)
Sadeq Sadeq, Matt Von Wilde, Richard Brooks, Dustin Nantais

NORTH (dub and dnb)
DJ Brace (Florida), Gremlinz, Stranjah, Totemic, Red Lion, Medicineman

Tickets: $30 – $43 available from
LOFT404, 263 Adelaide Street, Unit 404, Toronto
Doors: 10:00pm – 4:00am

NYE 2017 @ Fly 2.0

New Year’s Eve 2017 @ Fly 2.0

Geoff Kelleway, Mark Falco, Josh Karmin, and Chez

Tickets: $20 B4 midnight l $30 guaranteed entrance with line fly-by l $50 VIP tickets
Fly 2.0, 6 Gloucester Street, Toronto
Doors: 10:00pm – 5:00am


Shelter 325 NYE

Room 1
Greg Gow, Mike Gibbs, Jamie Kidd, Dirty Decibels, Jackie Spade, and Shea Marie

Room 2
Egoless, Distinct Motive, Jonah K, Kristian Sunflower, Rollin Cash, Zumone, Spyne, Steinjah

Room 3
Chameleon Project + more TBA

Room 4
Denise Benson, Ali Black, and Pooyan

Tickets: $43.20 available through
325 Front Street, Toronto
Doors: 10pm – 8am


United Saturdays NYE

Josh Karmin, Mikey Tera, Budai, Ryan Wiley, Brian Moar, Rektech, Hunnter, Monteiro & Colle, Mikey and The Wolf

Tickets: Limited $30 pre sale NYE tickets available at the venue
Sound Xchange, 421 Dundas Street, Toronto
Doors: 10:00pm – 8:00am

Toronto Bass Community Presents: Low Frequency

Toronto Bass Community Presents Low Frequency New Year’s Eve Edition

DNB & Dubstep Room
Dr. Ozi, Hydee, Phatcap, Kymatica vs. Kryptic, Caseler vs. Ruzzer, Jake Phelps vs. Jnanno

Trap & Bass House Room
Bassik, Itek, Built-in, Rum & Price

Tickets: $20 at door
Lily Lounge, 656 College Street, Toronto
Doors: 10:00pm – 4:00am



Jossue, Gera, Jonathan Rosa, and Night Vision

Tickets: First 100 tickets $30 –
Coda, 794 Bathurst Street, Toronto
Doors: 9:00pm – 5:00am

Revel New Year’s Eve 2017

Revel presents New Year’s Eve

DJ Mensa

Tickets: $30 during Dec l $40 at the door available from
Populus, 471 Richmond Street, Toronto
Doors: 8:00pm


New Year’s Day at the Comfort Zone

New Year’s Day 2017 at the Zone

Manzone & Strong, Deko-ze, Christina Cruise, Joee Cons, Quim, Mikey Terra, Manolo, Rudee Nik, Randomdoug, and DJ Y!ao

Tickets: $50 advance l more at the door
Comfort Zone, 480 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
Doors: 2:00am

New Year’s Day with Hector (Vatos Locos)

New Years Day with Hector (Vatos Locos)

Hector (Vatos Locos) – (First Canadian show) and Alberto Jossue

Nest, 423 College Street, Toronto
Doors: 10pm – 5am

Toronto’s Deep & Tech @ 120

Toronto’s Deep & Tech New Year’s Eve After party


Tickets: $27.38 available from
120, 120 Church Street, Toronto
Doors: 4am – 4pm

Come Together

New Year’s Day “Come Together”

The Scumfrog, Latish, Dustin Nantes, Aquatic Mind, Purple, Leila & Mare, and more TBA

Tickets: $20 – $30 from
A Queen West Location TBA
Doors: 3:00pm

New Year’s 2017 After-Party

Wiggly Events Presents: The After Party

DJ Addy, TAKIN, Mike Gibbs, Vito, just b, George Loukas, Fresque, and  John Patrick

Tickets: $15 – $20 l $35 for two available from
Doors: 4:00am – 12:30pm
One Loft, 292 College Street, Toronto

From all of us at EDM TOR we wish you a Happy and Musical New Year!


Miss Raquel Richards – EDM TOR 


About Author

Miss Raquel is referred to as Toronto's “Queen of the Dancefloor”. She is the Host/Producer of The Miss Raquel Show, Founder of Scenester Magazine and Channel, and writes a blog called “Poppycock!” on She’s well-known for being the beloved VJ for electronica on the now closed bpm:tv channel. She is a staple host of the Toronto Pride stages including World Pride 2014. Lawrence Chau of Toronto’s Metro News wrote, "She’s been crowned Toronto’s Paris Hilton of club culture, but unlike the hotel heiress, our blond scene-stirrer… actually works". She’s interviewed many international and local DJs and producers which has made her one of the most notable and respected interviewers in Canada’s EDM scene.

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