Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 Edition

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Groove Cruise Cabo 2018

When it involves festivals on water, count on the extraordinary. However, from October 10th to the 14th, Groove Cruise Cabo 2018 made its option to an sudden vacation spot. Due to the unexpected circumstance Hurricane Sergio, the wonderful Whet Travel group rolled via all of the punches and made ‘ship’ occur. Departing from San Diego to Ensenada, 2,600 attendees boarded the gorgeous Norwegian Pearl. They skilled the perfect logistical marvel the West Coast has ever seen.

Veterans this occasion know the joy all of it. Checking in on the terminal to boarding the ship, you understand the journey is about to start. From the second you step on board, you’re welcomed with open arms, a set time schedule/wayfinder in hand, and many good vibes. For any virgins the occasion, GC does nicely in acclimating them via a meetup group.

With eight phases, every themed to a unique label, Captains danced from daybreak till nightfall over the course 96 hours. 13 decks from the entrance, center, and again hosted one thing for everybody. Themed events day and night time make the expertise even higher. As followers flapped and dancers shuffled, there isn’t any different nonstop occasion like this one.

If you’ve by no means been on a Groove Cruise, do your self a favor and expertise this marvelous alternative at the least as soon as.


First days at all times include challenges, nevertheless it’s the dedication the corporate that makes GCFAM coming again for extra. Set instances shuffled round however the present went on. While ready to embark, Ahlex Diego, Felix Cartal, Damaged Goods, Liquid Todd, and others performed the Sail Away occasion. People dressed to the ‘Out this World’ theme. Headliners Benny Benassi and MK stuffed the Atrium with beloved home music we crave. Laidback Luke hosted a kung fu class after which killed it with a deep set within the Stardust Theater. Guests had been additionally handled to the skills the Stereo Productions X Deep LA, MixMash Records, and Descend labels. Anyone passing via the Casino loved mighty effective home tunes as nicely.


Captains woke as much as the ship docked at Ensenada. Groove Cruise’s philanthropic had volunteers take part of their within the morning. Decked out in tutus and ties, attendees ventured the streets. The membership venue, Papas & Beer, awaited these coming to Duke Dumont’s Blase Beach Club occasion. Om Nom and Huxley opened for the ‘Ocean Drive’ artist. The Brit handled everybody and Mexico to an thrilling deep home set. Adam Auburn and Felix Cartal adopted with bits home and tech home as they introduced Ensenada to an in depth. With balloons, beer, and tacos, the crowds left glad.

Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 EditionPhoto Credit: Miguel Migs

Back on ship, Relief Records had ALX, Sage Armstrong, and Green Velvet convey the pool deck down.

Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 EditionPhoto Credit: Miguel Migs

Twister – GC Fam fashion came about within the nook, the place everybody bought wild. As night time fell, attendees emerged as Pirates. The Dancetronauts and Laser Assassins carried out entice, somewhat bit dub and a ton lasers within the night time. Cosmic Gate transcended the theater with a tremendous trance set. Kristina Sky hosted her ‘United We Groove’ occasion on the again ship the place Luccio, Adam Stark, Monoverse, and Factor B accompanied her. Additionally, John Fleming 00 went again to again with Paul Thomas. The Officially Addicted household took over deck eight with Keith Christopher, Dean Mason, Scotty Boy, and Bryan Lubliner. We left a stupendous sundown behind.

Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 EditionPhoto Credit: Miguel Migs

The Incorrect After Hours group Huxley, Carabetta & Doons, and Harry Romero equipped the late night time/early morning underground vibes.


How many instances are you able to say you noticed an artist at the least twice, ate meals, then walked again to your room to take a nap? GC is the occasion to do all that. You make significant friendships that final you a lifetime right here. You work together together with your favourite artists as a result of they’re there with you all weekend. Dressed in neon through the day and sequins at night time, GCFAM stored the occasion going.

I watched Factor B play beer pong and loved an evening trance with the United We Groove lineup plus Alex Di Stefano. The Hip-Hop occasion is a practice that provides everybody a breath contemporary tunes. Tastebreakers, Adam Auburn, Damaged Goods, Scooter, and the Dancetronauts dropped it low. Rizzo Vassalo, Re’va, John Beaver, Khalon, and others performed the silent disco. Presented by Random Nights, the silent disco opened every night time for all night time owls unable to sleep. When needing a break from all of the insanity, the Whet Oasis den supplied a quiet down within the Spinnaker lounge. Kudos to Anthony Attalla for enjoying a seven hour underground set to complete the day f sturdy.

Remember, it’s a marathon, not a dash. GC’ers know nicely to take a while for themselves and be careful for one another.


As the journey began its final day, Drums the Sun built-in stay drumming into their set by the pool. Back to highschool outfits stuffed the morning and the perfect groups conquered the night time. 11 artists participated in a really intense soccer event. The Desert Hearts crew blasted the pool with techno. The insatiable sounds Rybo, Mikey Lion, Wyatt, and Cocodrills resonated in our ears. Meanwhile, company tried to beat Shiba San in his ping pong event. Many entered however just one may beat him!

Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 EditionPhoto Credit: Miguel Migs

Adam Scott placed on a Dash Berlin tribute set on the Great Outdoors stage. Shiba got here again to the theater at night time and introduced the entire home down in his sequin coat. Kid Wiseman placed on one thing new to the occasion: an interactive road artwork present. My favourite set the night time got here from DSK CHK. His basic vinyl set introduced again all of the previous dance tracks we cherished and grooved to. Green Velvet closed out the night time.

This is my third Groove Cruise, and it will get higher every time. Music, pals, and recollections at all times preserve me coming again for extra. You actually do really feel like household right here. House/deep home, techno, and trance dominate the genres. An thrilling ambiance propels you thru every day. Unlimited meals, ice cream, and accessible showers make up half your GC expertise. The relaxation is so that you can make on board. For people who know what tenting at a competition is like–that is higher! So a lot occurs in such little time nevertheless it’s all definitely worth the sweat, tears, and hangover complications.

Only one thought floods everybody’s minds once they step f and journey again to actuality. #We’reNeverGoingHome. The 15th anniversary Groove Cruise Miami is in January and heads to the Key West and Cozumel, Mexico. Until subsequent time Groove Cruise– GCFAM, be prepared!

Groove Cruise Cabo Brings All the Good Vibes with Their 2018 Edition

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