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Groove Cruise Announces 2018 Phase One Lineup For Miami Sailing - January 26-29th

Groove Cruise Announces 2018 Phase One Lineup For Miami Sailing - January 26-29th

Groove Cruise To Host First Ever Dance Party at 19th Century Caribbean Fort Charlotte


Dada Life, Gryffin (DJ Set), Ilan Bluestone, Jamie Jones, Mark Knight, Markus Schulz, R3hab, Shiba San, SNBRN, Thomas Jack, Bonnie X Clyde, Kill Frenzy, Anthony Attalla, Liquid Todd, Frank Walker, Camelphat, Cocodrills, Max Chapman, Detlef, Jason Ross, Anjunabeats, and MUCH MORE

Today, Groove Cruise, the originator of the electronic cruise movement, has announced their phase 1 music lineup for its 2018 Miami edition. Groove Cruise will sail the Atlantic on a new course to the islands of Cococay and Nassau, providing the GCFam with a luxurious oceanic weekender with a wealth of world-class electronic music artists.  

Since it’s inception in 2004, Groove Cruise has earned fame for showcasing perfectly diverse lineups that gives a little something for all strides of electronic music lovers, whether you’re a fanatic of house, techno, trance, or anything in between. GC Miami will no doubt make you groove the entire 2018 weekender with the likes of the unicorn-slayer himself Markus Schulz, the energetic electronic duo Dada Life, trance titan IIan Bluestone, melodic-house breakout star Gryffin, an Anjunabeats and Basement Leak showcase, and much much more.

Groove Cruise will also sail with a heavy round-up of underground captains with guys like the newly reigned dark, funk house champ Thomas Jack, underground icon Jamie Jones, the mysterious house-based duo Cocodrills, Dirtybird players like Shiba San and Kill Frenzy, tech-house master Detlef and GC afterhours fave Anthony Attalla.

Beyond its expansive music programming, Groove Cruise’s new Royal Caribbean home will provide attendees with some of the finest on-board amenities, including the first ever GC all inclusive food and drink packages, high-class dining experiences, and even table service accommodations, plus thrill-pleasing activities like on-board bungee trampolines, rock climbing, casinos, and more for adrenaline-seeking sailors who aren’t afraid of a little action.

Groove Cruise Miami will also include two days at the world-famous Cococay and Nassau ports. The first stop on the will be in CocoCay, will include dual stage programming, a main stage and an underground stage. GCFam can find themselves grooving the day away on the island’s white-sand beaches, or they may find themselves exploring the local cuisine, snorkeling the clear beaches, swimming with dolphins, or even racing across the island on ATVs.

During second stop of the nautical expedition, the GCFam will be taking over the Bahama’s largest fort, Fort Charlotte, for an incredible immersive party experience. The fort will see Groove Cruise showcase underground and mainstage tunes in two separate spaces, with attendees partying in a uniquely historic venue, overlooking the blue seas of the Caribbean. Fort Charlotte will be the ultimate, historical playground for attendees to explore hidden tunnels, secret dungeons, and 42 massive cannons, while taking the GCFam back in time with a 19th century military enactment and cannon firing demonstration by the Bahamas Defense Force. You can guarantee an event of this magnitude has never been done at Fort Charlotte before.

Make sure to bring your best swimming trunks, blow up your craziest floaties, and hang on to your life-preserver because Groove Cruise is a high-sea adventure like no other, with high-class amenities, world-class dance artists, and a unique tight-knit community of thrill-seekers - you should ensure not to miss this awakening voyage.


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About Groove Cruise

What started in 2004, as a group of 125 thrill-seeking house heads sailing on a cruise together, has erupted into the World’s Largest Floating Dance Music Festival. The Groove Cruise is the only music cruise to sail from both East and West coasts, and is a 72-96 hour, non-stop experience, comprised of 4 straight days of beach and pool parties, as well as themed extravaganzas and onboard events that rival the best dance music festivals in the world. The Groove Cruise is produced by Whet Travel.


Whet Travel

Over 12,000 people each year choose Whet Travel for their music cruise adventure. Whet Travel oversees six unique themed cruises including Groove Cruise Miami and LA and Salsa Cruise. Whet Travel received the prestigious Charter Partner of the year award from Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Lines and Inc Magazine ranked Whet Travel as the #4 fastest growing travel company in the USA.


Press Quotes

Huffington Post : “Combining the luxury and travel of a cruise ship with the pulsating, all-night party of an electronic music festival, it is no wonder that this event sold out so quickly.”

Travel Channel : “The Groove Cruise is The #1 Place in The World to Get Your Groove”

AXS : “Groove Cruise MIami has built a reputation in delivering an intimate electronic music experience and environment its attendees simply never forget.”

YourEDM : “no VIP area or backstage or green room, and it was obvious how it made people feel: free.”


Complete Phase 1 Lineup (Alphabetical)

  • Adam Scott
  • Adina Butar
  • A-L-X
  • Anjunabeats
  • Anthony Attalla
  • Baggi
  • Basement Leaki
  • Bonnie X Clyde
  • Bryan Lubliner
  • CamelPhat
  • Carabetta & Doons
  • Coldharbour
  • Dada Life
  • Dancetronauts
  • Dave Neven
  • Dean Mason
  • Deck of Denial
  • Detlef
  • Doc Brown
  • Dose
  • Frank Walker
  • FYR Crew
  • Grube & Hovsepian
  • Gryffin (DJ Set)
  • Ilan Bluestone
  • Incorrect
  • Jamie Jones
  • Jason Ross
  • Jesse Perez
  • Kill Frenzy
  • Kristina Sky
  • Liquid Todd
  • Luccio
  • Mark Knight
  • Markus Schulz
  • Max Chapman
  • Nifra
  • Ohashi
  • Prizmatik
  • R3HAB
  • Revolution Radio
  • Richy
  • Scooter & Lavelle
  • Scotty Boy
  • Secret Garden
  • Shiba San
  • Space Miami
  • Spencer Brown
  • Thomas Jack
  • Thunderpony
About Groove Cruise

Over 23,000 lives have been changed forever by an oceanic experience unlike anything on earth. From our humble beginnings in 2004 with a group of 125 friends has grown into the world's largest floating dance music festival and the only music cruise that sails yearly from both coasts of the USA. There is no question your feet will hate you from 72-96 hours of non stop dancing and that you will need a vacation from this vacation! Sea you onboard, Captain.