Holy ship! remains one of the most coveted parties on the planet, an annual meeting place for one of the scene’s most dedicated communities, and a guiding force in the experiential dance music landscape. Over the past two editions, Holy Ship! Wrecked brought the inimitable vibes of the ocean festival excursion ashore, once again redefining itself as the destination event to watch. Now, the party returns for four nights of luxury accommodations, unspoiled music preservation and immersive entertainment at Hard Rock Riviera Maya on the idyllic shores of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula from December 13-17.
Holy ship! Wrecked 2022 continues to act as the link through which global dance music titans and fan favorites connect in a uniquely intimate format. Jai Wolf makes his highly anticipated return to the event, considered one of the genre’s biggest hitmakers. Louis the Child continues to triumph over the Holy Nave! scene as an unsuspecting, playful duo whose infectious live energy attracts an ever-growing fan base. Lane 8 will prevail, once again, with both their headlining mastery of melodic house and their intimate after-hours party, This Never Happened. A new favorite among shippers, SG Lewis will showcase the productions that have made him the hottest collaborator of recent years, seeing him team up with Robyn, Channel Tres, Clairo and many more.
House music continues to be a stronghold within Holy Ship’s curatorial beacon! Wrecked, directed by American icon and super-producer Armand Van Helden. The reign of prodigal sons of tech house Dom Dolla and John Summit continues in the Riviera Maya, alongside the illustrious sounds of British-Japanese icon Maya Jane Coles. The event remains fertile ground for the progression of modern American house, punctuated by the breathtaking performances of Justin Martin, Walker & Royce, VNSSA, Ardalan and the team of Desert Hearts. The next generation of the scene will also stand tall, with the bill featuring artists like Honeyluv, Nala and Westend.
After a few years of massive growth and progression for the continental bass music scene, Holy Ship! Wrecked is home to some of the genre’s greatest experimenters. British duo Ivy Lab will debut at the event, followed by explosive productions from Wreckno, Mersiv, GG Magree, Valentino Khan, A Hundred Drums and more. The more experimental side of the style’s broken rhythm will also be on display with Shlohmo, Mr Carmack and Joe Kay of Soulection who have fostered careers by defying expectations in the studio.
Organized as an event conducive to musical discovery, Holy Ship! Wrecked continues to prevail as a place where center-left artists find the limelight on the outer fringes of the dance floor. 90s rave revivalists Overmono will be welcomed with open arms, alongside other underground icons like TSHA, Ninja Tune favorite, techno titan Nicole Moudaber, LA tastemaker Heidi Lawden, the Queen of Jersey Club UNIIQU3 and breakbeat producer QRTR.
Those in the know will tell you that Holy Ship party takeovers! remain one of the most exciting parts of curating the event. This year attendees will be treated to knockdowns from Ardy Pardy from Ardalan, the always outrageous Desert Hearts, Nicole Moudaber’s In the Mood, Valentino’s Khan-A-Mania, John Summit’s Off the Grid, Walker & Royce’s Rules Don’t Apply and Lane 8’s. It never happened.
The musical journey of Holy Ship! Wrecked will transport fans from sunset to sunrise, moving between six stage environments from Heaven Beach to the Main Stage, poolside pop-ups to Heaven Club, and two more late-night venues to keep the party going. Plus, Shipfam can expect all the extracurricular activities the event is famous for – DJ workshops, beach games, OG Party and many more surprises led by fan-favorite artists.
The resort’s amenities will also take their place as headliners — with nine all-inclusive restaurants, free craft cocktail and tequila bars, free 24-hour room service, a water park, a zipline, a of extreme sports and fitness, making it a true carefree place of action. packed experience. Those seeking relaxation can spend the day being pampered at the spa and salon or unwind in their own private hot tub and balcony before hitting the dance floor.
Fans looking to give back can partner with Positive Legacy for humanitarian and environmental efforts. Positive Legacy has made an impact in the Riviera Maya region by providing emergency hunger relief, medical and school supplies, building playgrounds and community gardens, thoroughly cleaning beaches and improving the infrastructure of the largest turtle sanctuary in the Yucatan. More info to come on this year’s specific programs.
The idyllic location, massive programming and Shipfam community make Holy Ship! one of the best events in the world. Stepping into this wild and wonderful world of mischief-makers and jokers provides unprecedented access to a global network of warm-hearted partygoers. Making no distinction between veteran or virgin, fan or artist, Shipfam unites to break down social boundaries and bring the ultimate feel-good vibe to the sunny shores of Mexico.
$99 per person for fans who book during the Shipfam presale (5/12) or Public On Sale (5/13). Holy ship! also offers a five-month payment plan to spread the cost of the trip.