After a rocky period last month which saw HARD founder and Shipfam leader Gary ‘Destructo’ Richards depart for rival events company LiveStyle, Holy Ship have doubled down to finally deliver their highly-anticipated 2018 line-ups…and they’re huge.
The first sailing has secured legendary turntablist A-Trak, trap king Baauer, Justin Martin, UK house dons Gorgon City, Tchami, Kaskade, Lane 8, Kayzo, Tensnake Claude VonStroke and many, many others.
On board the second sailing will be Sydney exports Alison Wonderland and What So Not, revered selector The Black Madonna, Jauz, mau5trap signee Rezz, Valentino Khan, Cut Snake, Green Velvet, and more. Newlywed Deadmau5 will also be bringing his techno alias Testpilot aboard for a set. Check out the full line-ups below.
Two acts are noticeably absent from this year’s line-ups: Skrillex and Boys Noize. Both artists passionately spoke up in Richards’ defence when news broke that he had left the company last month; Boys Noize even began circulating a petition calling for his reinstatement.
Holy Ship will sail from Florida’s Port Canaveral from January 6 to 10 and 10 to 13 next year. If you’re thinking about getting on board, you’re fresh outta luck — tickets sold out months ago.