The Ark, the world’s most epic electronic event at sea announces the first wave of acts on the inaugural voyage which takes place from August 31st to September 3rd, 2017 on Royal Caribbean’s perfectly comfortably and amazingly luxurious Freedom of the Seas ship.

4000 people are expected to board the cruiser for a trip from Barcelona to Marseille to Ibiza and back to Barcelona.

They’ve revealed big headliners covering house and techno bases including Masters at Work, Roger Sanchez, Gerd Janson, Stephan Bodzin, KiNK (Live), Martin Solveig a mix of live and DJ sets.

On top of these legends, innovative minimal masters like Kompakt’s Robag Wruhme, new school stars like Dane Noir, who runs his own musical empire and releases on Defected, plus Do Not Sleep man Darius Syrossian, melancholic house star Finnebassen, Rekids techno heroine Peggy Gou, Amelie Lens, plus Cinnaman and Gabriel Ananda.

But that’s not all, house master Dennis Ferrer, Dutch pioneer Jaydee, Eagles & Butterflies, Olivier Weiter, Jan van Kampen, Prunk b2b Chris Stussy and more all lining up over the four days.

This is just phase one of the line-up, with much more to come in the months ahead.

Ticket prices start at €549 per person, including a cabin, meals and soft drinks, but excluding the flight to Barcelona. See more info here and check the flyer below for the full first announcement.


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