SCOTLAND'S Nightclub Under The Stars, Groove Loch Ness has added very special guest Patrick Topping.
The festival is also set to bring a touch of Ibiza to the Highlands this August with the addition of a late night set from the iconic party island nightclub Space.
Patrick Topping is one of a new wave of electronic music producers coming from the north of England and is a pioneering force for a generation of upcoming artists.
He was recently voted 11th in Resident Advisor's Top100 DJs of 2016 and picked as 15th by Mixmag.
The Space on Tour set will feature resident David Moreno. His Ibiza Dance show on Global Radio is one of the most established shows in Ibiza and this year is managing his own radio station PURE IBIZA https://www.pureibizaradio.com/.
He has also been a resident DJ at Space Ibiza and its world tour, taking the name of the club around the world. As a DJ he has performed in big events such as Dance Valley festival in Amsterdam and he’s a regular artist at Carl Cox nights.
Other acts performing on the August 19 include a DJ set from one of the forerunners of dance music with a string of hits including Salva Mea, Reverence, the timeless classic Insomnia, God is a DJ, with the Faithless (DJ set), a DJ/producer who is at the top of his game, the one and only Skream, also appearing is Theo Kottis who has established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting emerging talents, London-based music producer and label hear Kidnap Kid, local contingent OutDores DJs and Dundee Mike MacDonald.
The line-up for the Cruise Loch Ness second stage will be announced shortly.
Unfortunately Julio Bashmore is unable to perform this year due to ill health but it's hoped to bring him to the Loch in the future.
Julio told the festival: "I'm really sorry to say but I’ve been advised not to travel by my doctor and so have to cancel the festival. Hope you still have a wonderful weekend and hopefully I'll be back next year.”
Tickets are on sale now and available from www.groovelochness.co.uk and via www.skiddle.com. Physical tickets are available from Ironworks Venue & Cafferey's (Inverness), Ticket Scotland (Edinburgh/Glasgow)
Tickets remain at 2016 prices of £55 for a day ticket and £20 for a camping pass.