New York’s underground dance music collective Fiction, are proud to announce their highly anticipated trio of summer sunset cruises with an exceptional lineup of European deep house talent. Launching Saturday, June 17 with Innervisions’ Sandrino, the signature series will continue with The Drifter on Saturday, July 15, and Eagles & Butterflies on Saturday, August 19. Coupled with the breathtaking Manhattan skyline at sunset and an impeccable DJ lineup, the Fiction cruises are a highlight for any dance music lover’s calendar this summer.
Hosted in partnership with Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, each event will start boarding at 5pm and depart from Pier 83 in Manhattan at 6pm sharp, before cruising its way downtown and then returning to dock at 10pm that night.
Saturday, June 17 with Sandrino
With a string of releases on top labels such as Innervisions and Kompakt behind him, Sandrino has been rapidly making his way to the top of festival and nightclub billings around the world. As one-half of the duo Frankey & Sandrino, it was after meeting Frankey in 2010 during Sandrino’s residency at the legendary German Butan Club that his career truly took off. Since then he has enjoyed a growing fan base and won the support of industry legends including Âme, Dixon and Michael Mayer. Advance cruise tickets available on Resident Advisor.
Saturday, July 15 with The Drifter
Returning for the third consecutive year to Fiction’s boat party series is Irish DJ, producer, and co-label head of Maeve (alongside Baikal and Mano Le Tough), The Drifter. Much loved for his hypnotic, emotive and melodic productions, The Drifter has an enact ability to genre hop between house, techno, and disco. After stealing the show in 2015 at one of the first Fiction summer boat parties, followed by another stellar set the following year, this July 15 sunset cruise is sure to be one of New York’s top underground music events of the summer. Advance cruise tickets available on Resident Advisor.
Saturday, August 19 with Eagles & Butterflies
Closing out the summer cruise series, Fiction is delighted to welcome back none other than Life Imitating Art founder, Eagles & Butterflies. With releases on top labels such as Bedrock, Exit Strategy and Innervisions, as well as playing around the world at renowned festivals like The BPM Festival, Awakenings, Secret Garden Party and more, this exceptionally talented producer is in high demand. Returning to NYC, Eagles & Butterflies will take the decks for a mind-blowing journey through deep house showcasing his acid-tinged productions that enjoy regular play from heavyweights John Digweed and Dixon. Advance cruise tickets available on Resident Advisor.
Fiction presents Summer Sunset Cruises 2017
Saturday, June 17: Sandrino
Saturday, July 15: The Drifter
Saturday,August, 19: Eagles & Butterflies
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises at Pier 83
West 42nd Street & 12th Avenue, NY
Tickets + more info here!