The Jazz Bar’s Hogmanay Party!

Join us for our annual Hogmanay party to ring in the new year with 9-hours stuffed full of the very best Jazz/Funk/Afrobeat goodness that Edinburgh has to offer.

Featuring music from a very special jazz quintet made up of the finest musicians around, followed by a late-night funk party extravaganza from The Aki Project’s NYE Soul Funk Revue, PLUS Chakalaka Funk DJs all the way to 5am! […sponsored by espresso martinis!]

Get your tickets in advance below to receive a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly and one of our ‘midnight bite’ homemade gourmet sandwiches to keep you going into the wee hours of the new decade!


RED-HOT swinging jazz from five of our exceptionally talented local musicians, playing you through to a brand spanking new decade!

DJs SIMON HODGE and JIM BATHGATE are here to play you through the band breaks from Midnight all the way until 5am (pace yourselves!), spitting out funky, dance-floor filling jams all night long!

1AM – 3.30AM

The AKI Project bring in the funky bells of 2020. Laying down TWO SETS of new year funk for your baaad selves, it’s a new dawn and a new day to be wearing out your dancing shoes… Led by Aki Remally (guitar, vocals) featuring Jamie Graham (drums) Jonny White (sax) and Tom Wilkinson (bass) amongst others.

PLUS Chakalaka Funk DJs to 5am!

If you would like to watch the fireworks show at midnight, don’t worry! You will be given a stamp upon entry so that you are free to come and go as you please. No need to choose between the fireworks and the party!

Advance tickets include complimentary welcome glass of bubbly and one of our ‘midnight bite’ homemade gourmet sandwiches.

Hogmanay 2019 Tickets


Tickets will be posted from Dec 1st to 27th.
Ticket postage £1. Tickets can also be purchased directly from the bar.
Tickets ordered after December 27th will not be posted, please state your name upon entry to collect.
Tickets will not be posted overseas. Customers from out with the UK can collect their tickets at entry.

Please be aware that this event is partially seated and we cannot reserve seating.

Doors will open at 8pm, music from 9pm to 5am.

There will be space for non-ticket holders to enter on the night – AFTER MIDNIGHT ONLY. Space is limited and will be available upon a ‘one-out-one-in’ policy.