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 Hearts, Chus & 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.
ULTRA Japan has delivered the first installment of their 2018 lineup ahead of the festival’s 5thanniversary. Featuring internationally renowned electronic music talent from every corner of the world, ULTRA Japan makes its highly anticipated return to Tokyo Odaiba ULTRA Park across 3 days and multiple stages this autumn, September 15, 16 & 17, 2018.
A high class assortment of mainstage acts has been announced alongside those representing the underground sounds of RESISTANCE, directing the attention of fans from every facet of electronic music towards Tokyo this September.
Following 2017’s memorable event, Japan’s 5th edition of the globetrotting electronic music experience has confirmed performances from ULTRA staples Afrojack, Armin van Buuren,Axwell /\ Ingrosso, DJ Snake, Galantis, Nicky Romero, Steve Angello, Tchami x Malaa andZedd. Fortifying what is already an undeniably strong, balanced lineup, Cash Cash, Jonas Blueand Oliver Heldens will add additional variety to the confirmed mainstage acts.
RESISTANCE returns to Tokyo this September in full swing with John Digweed & Nicole Moudaber scheduled to play B2B for the first time ever, alongside headlining performances from techno royalty Nina Kraviz and Ibiza legend Sven Väth. Reinforcing what is already an undeniably strong, balanced assortment of underground talent Carl Craig, Jackmaster, Nastiaand Popof join the RESISTANCE camp this September.
ULTRA JAPAN – PHASE ONE LINEUP (ALPHABETICAL ORDER)
Armin Van Buuren
Axwell /\ Ingrosso
John Digweed b2b Nicole Moudaber*
Tchami x Malaa
*Denotes RESISTANCE Artist
ALL MY FRIENDS-the new major music festival coming to downtown Los Angeles this summer-has today announced its full line-up for the two-day event: Joining the fest’s previously announced ‘Big Six’ headliners RL GRIME, GUCCI MANE and JHENE AIKO (Saturday, August 18) and M.I.A., JAMIE XX and ARMAND VAN HELDEN (Sunday, August 19) are: ABRA, ANNA LUNOE, BARCLAY CRENSHAW, CHRIS LAKE, CHRIS LORENZO, CLAPTONE, CUT CHEMIST, DESTRUCTO, DEUX TWINS , GODDOLLARS, GOLF CLAP, GRANDSON, JASON BENTLEY, JUBILEE, JUSTIN MARTIN, LA LEAKERS, LITTLE BOOTS, MIKE B, MONTE BOOKER, MOON BOOTS, DJ NU-MARK, PETE TONG, PHLEGMATIC DOGS, RAVYN LENAE, SHECK WES, SMOKEPURPP, SOUL CLAP, SPLIT SECS, THEM JEANS, WAX MOTIF and YO GOTTI.
ALL MY FRIENDS’ inaugural festival will be situated on the edge of Downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District at ROW DTLA, a creative space and shopping destination. Its three stages will be immersed in the industrial backdrop of one of Los Angeles’ major produce markets and former home of American Apparel (whose slogan ‘Made In Downtown LA’ still is prominently displayed on one of ROW DTLA’s main buildings). The revitalized historic setting makes a unique location for LA’s only major music event happening in the city this summer.
Here music fans will get to experience the true sounds of what is cool and current. The ALL MY FRIENDS line-up highlights hip-hop acts Yo Gotti, Smokepurpp and Sheck Wes, R&B artists Ravyn Lenae andDarkwave Duchess Abra, cutting-edge producers Claptone, Soul Clap, Jubilee, Monte Booker and Grandson, A Club Called Rhonda founder GodDollars, and LA favorites Jason Bentley, Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark and LA Leakers just to name a few. Festival curator Gary Richards (aka DESTRUCTO) recently told Hilary Hughes of Billboard (5/18), “It isn’t on ’10’ the whole time. People can come and relax; they’re not wound up from beginning to end.” He adds, “All the cool people in my life, I know through music… ‘All My Friends’ really has a deep rooted meaning.”
The festival’s corresponding line-up announcement video highlights a play on 80’s classic TV show “The Golden Girls” featuring Anna Lunoe, DESTRUCTO, Jason Bentley, Wax Motif, Chris Lake, Justin Martin, Chris Lorenzo, Deux Twins and more, with Lunoe covering its theme song.
Outside festival grounds, fans can take in shopping, restaurants and incredible murals painted by local artists throughout the complex. More information can be found at https://rowdtla.com/
In addition to 2-Day GA & VIP Festival Passes, Single day GA & VIP tickets are now available starting at $79 and $129. Tier 1 pricing ends June 1.
Tickets for ALL MY FRIENDS Music Festival are on-sale now at www.amfamfamf.com.
The full line-up for ALL MY FRIENDS Music Festival is:
Armand Van Helden
SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL (SAMF) is thrilled to announce a massive Phase One lineup for its seventh annual installment, taking placeFriday, June 8th through Sunday, June 10th. In 2018, the largest all-electronic music festival in the Midwest will return to the beautiful Addams/Medill Park in Chicago.
Spring Awakening’s two main stages – Solstice and Equinox – will once again showcase the event’s biggest names and productions. Headliners on the Solstice Stage are sure to please fans with performances by AFROJACK, BORGORE, CARNAGE, DASH BERLIN,DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE, HARDWELL, KASKADE, STEVE AOKI, and TIËSTO.
Meanwhile, on the Equinox Stage, ALISON WONDERLAND, BIG GIGANTIC,DEADMAU5, FLUX PAVILION, NGHTMRE, TCHAMI, SLUSHII, VIRTUAL SELF (Porter Robinson’s new alias that blends house, happy hardcore, garage and techno), and ZEDS DEAD round out the bill by featuring a variety of genres within the realm of dance music. Additional artists providing high-intensity energy on the Equinox Stage include BAAUER,BLACK TIGER SEX MACHINE, JOYRYDE, MATOMA, MINNESOTA, while 3LAU,GETTER, SAM FELDT, SEVEN LIONS, SLANDER, and TRITONAL takeover the Solstice Stage.
To accompany the first phase of artists from around the world, Spring Awakening also reveals the identity of this year’s six Branded Stage showcases. React’s coveted event series will return with another round of specially curated stages for fans to explore. Whether you’re searching for soaring thrills and infectious rhythms of the TRANCE ARENA, the BASS KITCHEN’s perfect combination of grit and grime, or minimal beats byREQUIEM, the newest techno series, there’s a stage for everyone to call home.
Additionally, SAMF will host stage takeovers from three diverse brands within the dance music community. Attendees will experience uniquely tailored lineups from SUNDAY SCHOOL, featuring both big-name and underground champions currently dominating the scene, Oliver Helden’s HELDEEP Records imprint, and the acclaimed music publicationDJ MAG with its own all-star lineup of DJs from the highest realms of EDM stardom.
Make no mistake, this is one of the most seismic lineups for Spring Awakening yet — and we still haven’t even touched Phase Two, which will be released soon!
3-DAY GENERAL ADMISSION AND VIP TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW AT WWW.SPRINGAWAKENINGFESTIVAL.COM
Having welcomed over one million fans to forty-five events internationally in 2017, the world’s largest, most international and most successful remaining independent electronic music festival brand is just three months away from its biggest show ever – ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL’s twentieth birthday.
Incredibly, ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018 will see the Miami event alone exceed two million attendees spanning over twenty consecutive years since its inception in 1999. Kick-starting the most anticipated lineup in the event’s history, Phase One has been released just in time for the holiday season.