As the world-class music cruise experience known as FRIENDSHIP gets closer to its January 6-10, 2020 sailing, event organizer Gary Richards, aka DESTRUCTO and AMFAMFAMF founder has announced details of its daily schedule.
On Monday, January 6, shippers come aboard to the sounds of the Navigator of the Seas Orchestra, Rory Phillips, Egyptian Lover and Danny Daze. The boat sets sail on the first night sound-tracked by sets from TroyBoi, DESTRUCTO, Boys Noize, Chris Lorenzo and Malaa on the main deck, Green Lantern, GRiZ and Boogie T.rio in the Theater with laser tag followed by The Mindf*ck party with Ducky and Mija with Golf Clap presenting their Country Club Disco in the Star Lounge with Cut Snake, Madam X and more.
The Navigator of the Seas is at full throttle for a day at sea on Tuesday, January 7. Shippers can hit the Main Deck to party up at Light Bass presented by Night Bass with Malaa, b2b’s from Volac & Phegmatic Dogs and Night Bass boss AC Slater & Chris Lorenzo, and Taiki Nulight. Meanwhile fans who prefer something on the wintery side, lace up some skates at the boat’s rink for the ice disco with Doorly and Devon James. There are also daytime activities of a tiny hat making class, bingo, speed dating, yoga and a lap dance workshop and contest.
The evening rolls in at the theatre with a magic show with Robert Gould, comedy with Sean Patton and Ali Macofsky and burlesque with Dita Von Teese and friends. Nighttime the aliens take over with the Area 51 theme night and main deck sets from Solardo, Latmun, Elax and more, an NVD label party with Gerry Gonza, Bruno Furlan and Bones in the Star Lounge and the Moonship party landing in Studio B with Space Jesus and Charlesthefirst.
Wednesday, January 8 is land-ho! FRIENDSHIP arrives the private eco-certified island of CocoCay, for its first of two island parties . With multiple beaches, pools, zip-lines, floating bars and bungalows, attendees will find it the perfect slice of Bahamian paradise with sun, fun and two stages of tunes—one with TroyBoi and Ty Dolla $ign’s ‘Beach House,’ the other the Sunsmash party with Green Lantern & Apache Indian, Boys Noize and Destructo b2b Chris Lorenzo–on white sand beaches. View the video of Coco Cay, HERE.
Shippers then can head back to the Navigator of the Seas for Animal Spirit theme night with AC Slater and Billy Kenny on the main deck, a ‘Shiptease’ show with Dita Von Teese in the Theatre followed by a club set from Bob Moses, comedy open mic in the Star Lounge, The Mindf*ck party with Boogie T., Ducky and others on the Prominade and the Sola party with Solardo, J. Phlip and more.
Thursday, January 8 finds FRIENDSHIP back for another private island party at Coco Cay. Before the day officially begins, DESTRUCTO will helm a sunrise sermon on the beach. The afternoon features two stages of music with beachside sets from Bob Moses, Elax and Billy Kenny on one and Hermanito, Bruno Furlan and Egyptian Lover on the other, as well as yoga, mediation and more. Back on board gear up for the Tropical Xmas theme night with Main Deck performances from GRiZ and Mija, the return of the Moon.Ship party in the Theatre with Tydie Ky and Space Jesus preceded by a talent show where shippers can show off their best, Nina Las Vegas and Noizu on the Promenade and the Rump Shake in Studio B with Green Lantern and Egyptian Lover.
FRIENDSHIP 2020 Schedule
View the schedule here and online.
Beyond the epic performances and parties onboard curated by FRIENDSHIP’s founder DESTRUCTO (including last year’s Dial-A-DJ where cruisers could dial a special # to have a DJ delivered to their room for a private set), shippers will find themselves this turn on the Navigator of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s ship which recently underwent a $115 million-dollar upgrade. Check out the current updates to the boat’s upgrades HERE.
The inaugural FRIENDSHIP took place late 2018 aboard the glamorous Celebrity Equinox and sailed from Miami to two private island beach parties in Coco Cay, Bahamas. The four-day/four-night electronic music cruise was attended by 3000 revelers and sold out in less than 24 hours. It featured live performances and DJ sets from some of the best and most-popular international music acts, including Rüfüs Du Sol, Boys Noize, Dixon, 2manydjs, Claptone, and many more.
It’s not too late to come aboard. A limited number of cabins remain for purchase up until December 30. For full details log on to For full details log on to www.thefriendship.com.
Check out the FRIENDSHIP 2018 Official Recap Video now:
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