GROOVE CRUISE CABO ANNOUNCES PHASE 2 LINEUP

Groove Cruise Cabo recently announced their phase 2 lineup for 30th sail featuring Duke Dumon, MK, Green Velvet, The Desert Hearts Crew, Two Friends and more.

Attendees will hop aboard the original floating dance music festival, boarding Norwegian Pearl this October 10-14, 2018 as an array of electronic music legends and up-and-coming acts, primed to deliver the best in house, trance and techno for four incredible days on the high seas.

As Groove Cruise prepares to take its monumental 30th sail, the soundtrack for this year’s cruise will be provided by an amazing roster of 2018 headliners that now include Detroit house music phenom Marc Kinchen (MK), UK house producer and Blasé Boys Club owner Duke Dumont, Chicago house and techno legend Green Velvet, Mikey Lion, Marbs, Porky, and Rybo of the beloved Desert HeartsChus & Ceballos plus L.A.-based progressive house duo Two Friends.

These newly added artists will be performing along with previously announced Phase I headliners legendary Italian DJ/producer Benny Benassi, famed Dutch-Filipino DJ and martial artist Laidback Luke, German trance duo Cosmic Gate, Dirtybird Records signee Shiba San and Marques Wyatt

Additional artists on the lineup include: Adam Scott, Anthony Attalla, Baggi, Cocodrills, Felix Cartal, Huxley, Liquid Todd, Omnom, Sage Armstrong, Secondcity, Tim Baresko, Adam Auburn, Adin, Ahlex Diego, Alex Madden, Astley, Bryan Lubliner, Damaged Goods, Dancetronauts, David Delano, Dean Mason, Drums of the Sun, Dsk Chk, Electric Polar Bears, Eva Kane, Goshfather, Grube & Hovsepian, Jeremiah Red, Joe Ghost, John Beaver, Keith Christopher, Kristina Sky, Luccio, Mark Villa, Paul Ahi, Pyrodox, Rizzo Vassalo, Scooter & Lavelle, Scotty Boy, Shmitty, and Tastebreakers.

Departing from San Diego, Mexico’s famous port of Cabo San Lucas serves as the premier stop for GCFAM, with a private party at Blue Marlin Ibiza Los Cabos at ME Cabo, one of Mexico’s leading resorts, as a marquee event during the voyage. This beautiful venue offers dramatic views just steps away from the pristine sands of Playa El Médano. Stay for the party or walk to the marina, shops, bars, and restaurants nearby. Transportation and entry to the ME resort is included in the cruise fare but food, beverage and cabanas will be available for purchase.

As on past Groove Cruises, the festival will also feature a stellar series of hosted stages, ensuring that there is more than enough music to keep cruisers dancing ‘til sunrise. On-board, Green Velvet will be hosting a Relief Records stage alongside Chus & Ceballos who will host a Stereo Productions stage, while in Cabo, Duke Dumont along with some special guests will be hosting one of his beloved Blasé Beach Club events. In addition, captains can look forward to stage takeovers by Basement Leak, Blue Marlin Ibiza Los Cabos, Coldharbour, Deep House Brunch DTLA, Deep LA, Descend, Drai’s Beachclub, Incorrect, Mixmash Records, Officially Addicted, Random Nights, Stereo Productions and We’re Never Going Home.

Last but not least, Groove Cruise Trance Fam will be the first to experience EMBARK: Trance, an oceanic voyage into the heart of Groove Cruise. Featuring John 00 Fleming, Alex Di Stefano, Paul Thomas, Factor B and Monoverse, EMBARK will take captains on an emotive, beautiful journey through sound. More info TBA soon!

Groove Cruise is a logistical marvel, combining the non-stop music and loving community of an electronic music festival with the convenience and amenities of a cruise ship. Taking place on the 2,700-passenger Norwegian Pearl, captains can indulge in its imaginative decor and steampunk-themed nightclub. As if the 96 hours of non-stop music across 9 stages wasn’t enough to entertain attendees, the 12 bars and lounges, 13 restaurants, picturesque pool deck, bowling alley and arcade also provide an endless array of activities to keep cruisers occupied all hours of the day and night.

Don’t miss this opportunity to dance, discover, and follow your inner compass to the experience of a lifetime — cruise packages available here.

Groove Cruise Miami 2019 Tickets On Sale Now!

GROOVE CRUISE MIAMI 2019 ANNOUNCES PUBLIC TICKETS ON SALE FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY PLUS NEW THEME, DESTINATIONS + MORE

Mere weeks after docking a successful expedition to the Bahamas, the world’s largest floating dance party Groove Cruise Miami announces the booking window for their 15th anniversary — Secure a spot for the milestone voyage NOW! Set to sail next January 10th – 14th, 2019, Groove Cruise Miami will offer up an epic nautical adventure to whet the palates of bold partiers from across the globe.

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Traversing an array of extraordinary worlds, Groove Cruise Miami will sail to two new destinations in 2019 – the stunning, tropical island of Cozumel, Mexico and Key West, Florida. Known for its clear, turquoise waters, vibrant snorkeling, and culinary delights, Cozumel will add an extra layer of travel and culture to Groove Cruise’s famously impressive itinerary. The Groove Cruise family will also be making a stop in Key West, an intimate island hub. Rolling out further initiatives to heighten the peak experience Groove Cruise Miami delivers, the ship will now depart from the port of Ft. Lauderdale. What was once an arduous cab ride from airport to port is now direct; GC Fam will be able to travel from plane to boat in a matter of minutes.

Groove Cruise’s policy of an all-inclusive vibe invites revelers of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds to come aboard for 96 hours of nonstop music, dancing and exploration on the tropical high seas of the Mayan Riviera. Set aside quick judgements and assumptions, to live fully and love wholly, and to party your aft off.

Check out the official Groove Cruise 2018 Aftermovie and get hyped for 2019!

Groove Cruise Miami Returns For Their 15th Anniversary

Mere weeks after docking a successful expedition to the Bahamas, the world’s largest floating dance party, Groove Cruise Miami announces the booking window for their 15th anniversary. Groove Cruise Miami returns next year, and will set sail January 10-14, 2019, departing from Miami and will travel through Key West and Cozumel, Mexico. 

The ultimate party cruise will offer up an epic nautical adventure to whet the palates of bold partiers from across the globe. Over 50 artists are expected to board the new luxury ship called the Celebrity Infinity, which will provide a new experience in anticipation of the annual charter, introducing central theme for 2019 as The Compass. Whether fulfilling relationships or exotic destinations, this beacon will leave the ship seared into the hearts of every last captain that disembarks.

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Known for its clear, turquoise waters, vibrant snorkeling, and culinary delights, Cozumel will add an extra layer of travel and culture to Groove Cruise’s famously impressive itinerary. The Groove Cruise family will also be making a stop in Key West, an intimate island hub. Rolling out further initiatives to heighten the peak experience Groove Cruise Miami delivers, the ship will now depart from the port of Ft. Lauderdale. What was once an arduous cab ride from airport to port is now direct; GC Fam will be able to travel from plane to boat in a matter of minutes.

Groove Cruise’s policy of an all-inclusive vibe invites revelers of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds to come aboard for 96 hours of nonstop music, dancing and exploration on the tropical high seas of the Mayan Riviera. Set aside quick judgements and assumptions, to live fully and love wholly, and to party your aft off. Tickets go on sale to the general public on  March 15 at 2 P.M. EST.

 

Music Festivals To Hit Up in 2017

With 2016 coming to an end we now get to look forward to 2017 and all the music festivals that are coming up. In this list, you will find new festivals that will be debuting in 2017 along with the awesome well-established ones.

1. SXM Festival (March 15-March 19, 2017)

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SXM aims to offer something different for house and music fans. Phase 1 headliners announced include Black Coffee, Soul Clap, Lee Burridge, and John Acquaviva to name a few. In addition to setting up a musical paradise for ticket holder’s enjoyment, the festival takes place in an actual physical paradise on the island of Saint-Martin in the Caribbean. Temperatures average in the 80s year round and is blessed with an invigorating landscape composed of breathtaking beaches, rolling hills, and blue seas.

2. Groove Cruise Miami (January 23-27, 2017)

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Groove Cruise Miami is not for the faint of heart. Four days of nonstop, themed parties on the deck, beaches, and poolside await the seafaring. This year Groove Cruise debuts a new ship and cruise line, the Carnival Victory, that will sail to Grand Turk. This year the Dj Contest is an invitation to remix Markus Schulz’s “In The Night” from his Watch The World EP. The winner will receive a slot on board Groove Cruise Miami, an ocean-view stateroom for two, Groove Cruise and Coldharbour swag, and have the remix played on Markus Schulz’s Global Dj Broadcast podcast. The winner will be announced on December 9, 2017.

3. Middlelands (May 5-7, 2016)

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Insomniac is introducing a new festival next year that will take place on the grounds of the Texas Renaissance Festival in Todd Mission, Texas. Four days of camping and three days of music across five stages awaits those who hop on the saddle to mosey down to Texas. Early bird tickets and camping passes have sold out to this festival, but tickets will go on sale for the general population on Tuesday, December 6th. There are many different camping options including GA, open field camping, RV camping, Quiet Camping, Sound Camps that encourage sound systems and live DJs, group camping close to Conqueror’s Court and the festival entrance, and premier camping. Middlelands is sure to endear fans of Insomniac festivals. Don’t miss out.

 

4. Ultra Music Festival (March 24-26, 2017)

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Ultra Music Festival is held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, Florida and draws over a 100,000 visitors each year. For the last few years, around 165,000 people attended the music festival which has garnered acclaim for its vast array of talent and opportunities to party poolside in Miami. Some of the larger than life acts that have been announced for 2017 include Justice who was last on the Ultra Miami stage in 2012, Ice Cube, Prodigy, Tiesto, Maceo Plex, Above and Beyond, and the super group Underworld. Last year, Deadmau5 and Eric Prydz teamed up at the In A State of Trance Arena for a legendary b2b set. Don’t miss out on the fun and buy your tickets before they sell out.