Holy Ship! remains one of the most coveted parties on the planet, an annual meeting ground for one of the scene’s most dedicated communities, and a guiding force in the experiential dance music landscape has today announced three major additions to its 2022 lineup. Over the past two editions, Holy Ship! Wrecked has brought the inimitable vibes of the oceanic festival excursion to land, redefining itself once again as the destination event to watch. Now the party returns for four nights of luxury accommodations, untouched music curation and immersive entertainment at Hard Rock Riviera Maya on the idyllic shores of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, December 13th – 17th.
Newly added lineup names include the likes of Grammy-nominated UK hitmaker and Black Book Records label boss CHRIS LAKE, renowned electronic duo and Gud Vibrations label heads SLANDER and heavy-hitting production duo and tastemaker Deadbeats Records founders ZEDS DEAD. These names add even more firepower to a lineup world-class lineup loaded with many of the hottest names in electronic music.
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 much anticipated return to the event, regarded as one of the foremost hitmakers of the genre. LOUIS THE CHILD continue to triumph on the Holy Ship! stage as the unsuspecting, fun-loving duo whose infectious live energy attracts an ever growing fan base. LANE 8 will prevail, once again, both with his headlining melodic house mastery and intimate after hours soirée, This Never Happened. SG LEWIS, a new favorite amongst Shippers, will showcase the productions that have made him the hottest collaborator of recent years, seeing him team up with the likes of Robyn, Channel Tres, Clairo and many more.
House music continues to be a stronghold within the curatorial beacon of Holy Ship! Wrecked, led by genre-hopping US icon and super-producer ARMAND VAN HELDEN. The reign of tech house’s prodigal sons DOM DOLLA and JOHN SUMMIT continue in the Riviera Maya, alongside the illustrious sounds of British-Japanese icon MAYA JANE COLES. The event remains a breeding ground for the progression of modern American house, soundtracked by blowout performances by JUSTIN MARTIN, WALKER & ROYCE, VNSSA, ARDALAN AND THE DESERT HEARTS CREW. The scene’s next generation will also stand tall, with the bill showcasing acts like HONEYLUV, NALA and WESTEND.
Following a few years of massive growth and progression for the continental bass music scene, Holy Ship! Wrecked welcomes some of the genre’s foremost experimenters. UK duo IVY LAB will make their event debut, followed by the explosive productions of WRECKNO, MERSIV, GG MAGREE, VALENTINO KHAN, A HUNDRED DRUMS and more. The more experimental broken beat side of the style will also be on display featuring SHLOHMO, MR CARMACK and Soulection’s JOE KAY who have fostered careers by defying expectations in the studio.
Curated as an event ripe for music discovery, Holy Ship! Wrecked continues to prevail as a place where left-of-center artists find the spotlight on the outer fringes of the dancefloor. Hard-edged 90’s rave revivalists OVERMONO will be welcomed to the show with open arms, alongside fellow underground icons like Ninja Tune favorite TSHA, techno titan NICOLE MOUDABER, Los Angeles tastemaker HEIDI LAWDEN, Queen of Jersey Club UNIIQU3, and rising breakbeat producer QRTR.
Those in the know will tell you that Holy Ship!’s party takeovers remain one of the most exciting parts of the event’s curation. This year, attendees will be treated to throwdowns from Ardalan’s Ardy Pardy, 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 This Never Happened.
The musical journey of Holy Ship! Wrecked will transport fans from sunset to sunrise, flowing between six stage environments from Heaven Beach to the Main Stage, poolside pop ups to the Heaven Club and two other 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 captained by fan-favorite artists.