Organizers Hard, Cloud 9 Adventures and The Bowery Presents announced this week the schedule for the second sailing for HOLY SHIP!
Taking place from Feb. 18-21 aboard the MSC Divina, the four-day cruise/concert sets sail from Miami and will boast headliners Skrillex and Fatboy Slim, Baauer, DJ Snake, Tommy Trash, Basement Jaxx (DJ set) and more.
The first night of the sail celebrates casting off from Miami on Feb. 18 with the first set from Fatboy Slim, followed by DJ Snake and Baauer on the pool deck. The night continues with a special Owsla party in the theater with Skrillex, Jack Beats, Milo & Otis, Valentino Khan and more, while over in the Black & White Lounge is the Ed Banger Love Ball featuring the French label’s artists Busy P, Breakbot, Boston Bun and DJ Pone.
The following day (Feb. 19) will gives cruisers a chance to explore the island paradise of Nassau, Bahamas. During the day, they can participate in activities aboard like random acts of smileyness with Fatboy Slim and Destructo, a Texas Hold ’em poker tournament with Valentino Khan, crafts clothing with Posso, MCP lessons with Araabmuzik and Shoey’s with Cutsnake. As the sun sets, the party action gets turned up with three themed areas aboard: Tommy Trash’s Trashed takes over the theater with sets from Galantis, Matt Zo and Sub Focus; Bromance party with label boss Brodinski along with Louisahhh!!!, Myd, Sam Tiba and Panteros 666 in the Galaxy disco; and Dirtybird Players with Claude Von Stroke, Justin Martin and J. Phlip in the Black & White Lounge. Meanwhile, the pool deck will rock with Basement Jaxx, Skrillex, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Mustard and Destructo who will round out the night with a 5:00 – 8:00 am “Sermon Sunrise” set.
The last day at sea, Friday, February 20, the MSC Divina lands at Coco Cay, Bahamas for a private island party — a perfect setting for the day’s theme: Noah’s Ark. There will be beach sets by Fatboy Slim, Basement Jaxx, Justin Martin b2b Claude Von Stroke and J. Phlip. Then, afterwards on the ship, there’s more music with a hip-hop party in the theater with DJ Snake, DJ Mustard & Ty Dolla $ign, Baauer and Araabmuzik. Destructo and friends in the Black & White Lounge with back to back sets by Cashmere and Lee Foss, Soul Clap and Justin Martin, Boston Bun and DJ Pone and two special surprise guests and AC Slater’s Night Bass with Jack Beats and Anna Lunoe. Another surprise set is promised up on the pool deck alongside Mercer, Galantis and Busy P.
This year is HOLY SHIP! first time’s expansion to two sailings — the first took place January 3-6, 2015. Both sets of dates featured its own unique line-up.
Beyond the music, the MSC Divina is a luxury liner. Along with the stellar line-up of DJs and artists the event is known for, the voyage will also be marked by signature onboard activities, theme nights, and workshops with intimate artist involvement.
Before the ship sets sail, organizers are throwing pre-party at Space Miami on Feb. 17. It will feature two rooms of music with sets from Bauuer b2b with a secret special guest, Jack Beats, Destructo b2b with Busy P and Friends, Milo Otis, AC Slater and Curses.
Tickets are available online here.