Groove Island 2019 DJ Contest

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The hype is strong for Groove Island 2019 as the event is already over 70% sold out. It’s going to be epic enough as an attendee, but imagine if you secured yourself a slot actually DJ’ing at the festival. Here’s your chance with the Groove Island 2019 DJ Contest.

Update: The submission deadline has been extended to July 23, 2019!

Whet Travel typically has a DJ Contest for their Groove Cruise events and Groove Island is no different. Undiscovered talent from around the world are invited to submit their mixes for a chance to play at Groove Island 2019 this September (the 27th-30th, to be exact).

If you are ready to book your package on this island takeover, use the button/links below, and save up to $50 off/person with discount code GrooveCruiseChris.

Groove Island 2020 Pre-Sale

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Groove Island 2019 DJ Contest

Titled the “Groove Island Undiscovered DJ Contest”, here’s your chance to play on Catalina Island this September 27-30.

How do you participate?

As a fan and/or attendee, you can vote on your favorite mix. As an aspiring producer/DJ, you can submit your mix for judging. Remember, mixes should be no longer than 60 minutes and have a focus on house, techno, or trance.

Visit the official contest page for the exact rules, terms, and conditions.

  • Mix should be 30-60 min.
  • Name it “Groove Island 2019 DJ Contest Mix: Your Entry TitleGenre
  • Use this format for the full track listing: Track Number – Artist – Track Title
  • Be sure to use the #GrooveIslandDJContest flyer as the image for the mix

These are simple rules that let you focus less on the details and more on putting your best mix together.

What can you win?

A once-in-a-lifetime Groove Island DJ package, of course. Check it out:

  • A Dream Gig at Groove Island
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Round trip ferry and airfare for two (up to $600)
  • Your winning mix will be featured on the Groove Cruise Radio Podcast

How can you submit your mix?

Go to and upload your mix by July 23, 2019.

Promote your mix for the most visibility

Get your fans, friends, and family to listen, vote, and share your mix from July 8-29, 2019.

Vote for your favorite mix here:

Celebrity judges!

The top mixes will have Groove Island headliners judging for the ultimate winner.

August 1, 2019 – This is when the winner will be announced.

Good luck!

New Groove Cruise Merch Store

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Everyone loves merch. You get to rock your favorite festival brand all year long, and Whet Travel has just launched a new merch store on July 4th with all new apparel and designs.

Groove Cruise Merch Store link:

Get your Groove Island passes now

As mentioned, Groove Island 2019 is over 70% sold out. Warning: Prices go up on July 26, so book your package now.

Groove Island 2020 Pre-Sale

Groove Island $50 Off/Person Discount Code: