MDRNTY Cruise announces HYTE stage, finalises 2018 line-up

Feature image credit: David Holderbach

The third and final part of the mouth-watering line-up for this year’s MDRNTY Cruise can now be revealed. This final phase includes Cassy, Chaim, Guti (live), Ilario Alicante, Marco Faraone, Matthias Tanzmann, Pan-Pot, Alan Fitzpatrick and many more.

Next to the line-up news, MDRNTY are proud to announce a new stage host in the form of HYTE. The brand is known round the world for throwing immersive parties in Miami and New York, for their flagship summer party in Ibiza and for 24-hour raves like the one they held in Berlin this past New Year. They bring world class headliners and community minded crowds to each and every event and playing for them on the cruise will be Matthias Tanzmann, Guti (Live), Yaya and Martin Buttrich.

Next to these, Panorama Bar regular and influential house and techno artist Cassy headlines with Israel’s emotive Chaim, Cocoon Ibiza resident Ilario Alicante, plus techno mainstays Marco Faraone and Second State label bosses Pan-Pot.

No other party cruise reaches the heights of MDRNTY, which pairs underground music from the best international acts with high class entertainment, luxury accommodation and a ship that boasts a casino, a wealth of bars and restaurants, swimming pools, spa, gym and so much more.

MDRNTY Cruise Information

24-hour programming

Music will play out for 24 hours non stop on the cruise, with heavyweight names from the worlds of house, techno, minimal and plenty in between all playing, including Ricardo Villalobos, Black Coffee, Stephan Bodzin, Jan Blomqvist, Apollonia, Culoe De Song, Behrouz, Patrice Baumel, Andrey Pushkarev, Audiofly, Eagles and Butterflies, Matthew Dekay, SIT, Hyenah, Osunlade and Ion Ludwig.

“For this second edition, our wish is to present a musical offering that draws on the entire spectrum of underground electronic music, always in an exclusive environment where no one expects to hear it,” explains Maxime Léonard, director of MDRNTY.

A Mediterranean trip focused on celebration, relaxation and discovery

More than just an electronic music festival at sea, MDRNTY Cruise is an ephemeral epicurean experience. That means that on top of the musical offerings, the team behind has curated an electronic trip embellished with pop-up events, artistic and technological shows, film and documentary screenings, exhibitions of contemporary art, electronic yoga soundtracked by specially handpicked DJs and plenty of fun and games and sports, as well as the opportunity to relax and discover two jewels of the Mediterranean: Sardinia and Corsica.

All-inclusive offers

All in all, MDRNTY Cruise is a unique experience for those wishing to enjoy an exceptional getaway, and it offers all-inclusive packages that include:

Cabin accommodation
Unlimited dining
Unlimited drinks (non-premium)
24-hour access to dance floors
4-part payment plans available

From €689 per person in a quadruple room, festival-goers will be able to enjoy all the facilities of the MSC Opera for three full days. The MSC company ship is a leader of maritime tourism in the Mediterranean, has two swimming pools, six bars and three restaurants, and also offers a state-of-the-art health and beauty centre as well as many points of entertainment including a casino, tennis courts, bowling, and high-tech sports club.


Since its creation in 2008 MDRNTY, has always been looking for exclusive, unusual places to host the cream of electronic music. Establishing the brand as behind always unmissable events, whether in ski resorts, in a balloon or on the net with MDRNTY +, these unique parties have helped get electronic music out of clubs and into great new locations where an even wider audience awaits. MDRNTY Cruise, whose second edition will take place from 10 to 13 June 2018, will be an unforgettable experience for the 2600 passengers who set sail.

Phase 1 line-up

Ricardo Villalobos
Black Coffee
Stephan Bodzin
Andrey Pushkarev
Culoe De Song
Eagles & Butterflies
Ion Ludwig (live)
Jan Blomqvist (live)
Matthew Dekay
Patrice Baumel
SIT (Cristi Cons & Vlad Caia)

Phase 2 line-up

Archie Hamilton
DJ Reas
Edu Imbernon
Giorgio Maulini
James Mc Hale
Jon Charnis
Lazare Hoche
Dana Ruh
Lunar Disco
Mathew Jonson (live)
Mihai Pol
Nima Gorji

Phase 3 line-up

Alan Fitzpatrick
Animal & Me (Live)
DJ Skizzo
Guti (live)
Ilario Alicante
Jenia Tarsol
Laila M
Marco Faraone
Martin Buttrich
Matthias Tanzmann
Sofia Rodina
Vincenzo D’Amico

Stage Host

HYTE with Matthias Tanzmann, Guti (Live), Yaya, Martin Buttrich