Discover how a humble coal transporter was transformed into the state-of-the-art boat that rocked.
If the Red Bull Beat Boat were a fairy tale, it would be The Ugly Duckling.
Starting life as an undistinguished coal transporter, the super-cool craft eventually lived up to its full potential as a party-rocking vessel of dreams thanks to a dedicated team of fairy godmother-esque technicians and engineers.
The good ship was adapted and enhanced into a cutting-edge floating stage for a series of gigs in Linz and Vienna starring chart-topping (and Mercury Prize nominated) UK dance duo Disclosure and Austrian producers Klangkarussell.
A team of more than 20 people worked around the clock to bring together the state-of-the-art sound, visuals and rising hydraulic stage for the packed-out live shows.