Rapture Electronic Music Festival Lineup Announcement

Rapture Electronic Music Festival is just over a week away! The one day underground music and wellness event takes place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami, Florida. To get everyone pumped the week before, Rapture Electronic Music Festival has announced the lineup by stage for their second edition. Headliners include Luciano, as well as Guy Gerber, Chris Liebing, Art Department, Zip, RPR Soundsystem and more top names in underground electronic music.

The breathtaking beachside of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park is the perfect alternative to the usual Miami South Beach pool party scene. Alongside the stellar lineup, a partnership with ocean conservation non-profits The Big Blue and You, Ocean Generation. Thus, a wealth of wellness activations will ensure Rapture Festival pleases fans of quality house and techno. It strives to connect human souls with nature through music.

Lineup by Stage

Rapture Electronic Music Festival Miami Florida March 22 Lineup Second Edition


The Swiss/Chilean DJ and Cadenza Records label head Luciano of Ibiza fame will touch down for a special headline slot. Others include Rumors party Guy Gerber who plans on bringing his deep house vibes next to German techno pioneer and veteran, Chris Liebing.

After an amazing performance at the festival’s inaugural edition in 2017, Canada’s Art Department will return as Audiofly + M.A.N.D.Y under the hybrid known as ‘MANFLY‘ for an exclusive set. Also on the TERRA STAGE are Watergate’s Butch, Amnesia resident Archie Hamilton and versatile DJ and producer Marco Faraone to round out the lineup.


Following up at the UN_MUTE STAGE, playing exclusively at Rapture Festival are Perlon label co-founder Zip, and returning favorites Petre Inspirescu and Rhadoo of [a:rpia:r] this time with fellow mainstay Raresh who will be opening with an extended morning set from 7am-1pm. There will also be a Rapture festival debut for producer Ion Ludwig as well as DJ and producer Sammy Dee and Romania’s Cristi Cons who are both playing exclusive sets. Germany’s highly acclaimed techno talent tINI will be back by popular demand as is eclectic DJ and Producer DeWalta.


THE SOUNDGARDEN STAGE will be keeping this melodic with Sudbeat label head Hernan Cattaneo and UK’s Nick Warren. Progressive house favorite Guy Mantzur will be playing an exclusive set. Some more first timers playing at Rapture Festival include Yotto of the Anjunadeep imprint, as well as Dutch DJ Eelke Kleijn and tech-house talent Danny Howells.

Non-Profit Partnerships

Ocean conservation non-profit Big Blue & You is welcomed to Rapture Festival for 2018. This volunteer and youth-led organization aims to inspire today’s young leaders. Inspire to live an ocean living lifestyle by educating people about ocean conservation through art and media. Festivalgoers will be inspired to make a change for the oceans and environment. There will be interactions with the Mocha Mermaids to enjoy. Also an information booth about the importance of ocean conservation through artistic expression to visit.

Further asserting their dedication to environmental awareness, the festival will also be partnering with Ocean Generation. They will support the #thelaststraw campaign by going ‘straw-free’. Rapture festival will also have all food and beverage containers be made from 100% recyclable materials. If you are interested in lending a hand to a good cause, potential volunteers can sign up. You can be a part of the beach clean up crew in exchange for a free ticket by emailing info@rapturefestivals.com.

Rapture Electronic Music Festival

Not only does Rapture have a stacked lineup, but also a broad range of wellness activations. From 7 AM until Sunset yoga will be offered. Those looking for some inner tranquility to start their day can take a break from the dance floor. Historic Virginia Key Beach Park is a short 15 minute drive from Downtown Miami. The festival is the perfect oceanfront festival catering to discerning lovers of underground music. Overall there will be a shared interest in wellness, the environment and transformational experiences.

Tickets for Rapture Electronic Music Festival are available via Resident Advisor.

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FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett

FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett




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