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The Theme: Music Legends Crosby, Stills & Nash

The Dates: September 4 - 11, 2015

For seven nights aboard Queen Mary 2, the Grammy Award-winning trio will perform some of their greatest hits as the ship makes its way from New York to Southampton. In addition to concerts, passengers and fans can enjoy Q&As and autograph sessions. Fares start at $1,414 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: The Signature Jazz Cruise

The Dates: September 30 - October 10, 2015

Seabourn is offering a musical cruise experience in the Mediterranean, onboard its Seabourn Sojourn. Artists such as Monte Alexander, Eliane Elias Quartet and Jeff Hamilton Trio will perform onboard as well as partake in other themed activities. The Rome-to-Monaco itinerary will include calls at Amalfi and Portofino, Italy; Bonifacio Corsica, France; and an overnight in Barcelona. Fares start at $7,500 for a Seabourn Suite.

The Theme: New Kids on the Block Cruise

The Dates: October 8 - 12, 2015

Feeling nostalgic? New Kids on the Block will be returning to the high seas on a 4-night cruise from Miami to Grand Turk. Sailing onboard Carnival Victory, fans can enjoy concerts, photo opportunities, meet-and-greets, a one-hour open bar cocktail party and the highlight: A NKOTB beach party in Grand Turk. Available fares start at $1,159 for an inside party, but are booking up fast and subject to change.

The Theme: The KISS Kruise V

The Dates: October 30 - November 3, 2015

Watch rock legend KISS perform its entire "Alive!" album onboard Norwegian Pearl as the ship makes its way from Miami to Jamaica. Fans can enjoy exclusive concerts, Halloween celebrations and other themed events -- plus an option pre-party before the cruise. The 4-night cruise is currently sold out, but waitlist spots may open.

The Theme: Florida Georgia Line Cruise

The Dates: November 7 - 11, 2015

Four nights of country music, tropical drinks and Caribbean sun await Florida Georgia Line fans onboard Norwegian Pearl. Sailing from Miami to Cozumel, the 4-night theme cruise will include three performances by Florida Georgia Line, meet-and-greets and a few other artist appearances to be announced. Available fares start at $890 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: Mad Decent Boat Party

The Dates: November 11 - 15, 2015

Join artists such as A-Trak, Alison Wonderland, Dillon Francis and Diplo onboard Norwegian Pearl as the ship makes its way from Miami to Cozumel. The musical festival will span six stages, while passengers also can enjoy themed activities and complimentary access to Cozumel's Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park, which will include a buffet and open bar. The cruise is currently sold out, but waitlist spots may open.

The Theme: The Smooth Jazz Cruise

The Dates: Two Dates in 2016

Choose between two 7-night sailings -- January 10 and February 21-- that include performances from a long list of jazz performers like George Benson, Candy Dulfer and David Sanborn. Both itineraries will sail out of Fort Lauderdale roundtrip and call at Grand Cayman; Cozumel, Mexico; Key West, Florida; and Holland America's private island, Half Moon Cay. Available fares start at $2,175 for an inside cabin but vary by sailing date.

The Theme: The Jazz Cruise

The Dates: January 17 - 24, 2016

Onboard Holland America's Eurodam, jazz fans can enjoy an extensive lineup of performers such as the Kenny Barron Trio, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Emmet Cohen Trio. Each musician will perform at least four times during the cruise. From Fort Lauderdale roundtrip, the ship will visit the Dominican Republic's new Amber Cove, as well as St. Thomas, St. Croix and The Bahamas. Available fares start at $2,075 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: Rock Legends IV Cruise

The Dates: January 21 - 25, 2016

Cruise with legendary rock musicians such as Peter Frampton, Greg Allman, America and the Marshall Tucker Band as Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas makes its way to Grand Turk from Fort Lauderdale roundtrip. Onboard, fans can enjoy multiple performances (about two to three shows per artist), meet-and-greet opportunities and more. Available fares start at $1,099 for an inside cabin, but are booking up fast and subject to change.

The Theme: Where the Action Is! Rock & Roll Cruise

The Dates: January 23 - 30, 2016

Revel in the sounds of the '50s and '60s onboard Emerald Princess, where artists such as Righteous Brothers' Bill Medley, The Association, Paul Revere's Raiders and The Cowsills will be taking the stage. The theme cruise includes exclusive performances, access to celebrities on and off the ship, a dance party, Q&A and more. Sailing from Fort Lauderdale roundtrip, the ship will visit Grand Cayman; Roatan, Honduras; Cozumel, Mexico; and Princess Cruises' private island, Princess Cays. Fares start at $1,349 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: 2016 K Love Cruise

The Dates: January 25 - 30, 2016

Today's top Christian artists and radio station are teaming up for next year's K Love Cruise. Onboard MSC Divina, cruisers can enjoy musical performances by Chris Tomlin, Skillet, Mercyme, Crowder and Kari Jobe. There also will be a singles ministry led by Jamie Johnson, co-founder of Crossfire Ministries International. In addition to concerts, meet and greets and other themed activities, the cruise will include stops to Montego Bay and Georgetown, Cayman Islands. Fares start at $1,499 based on double occupancy.

The Theme: Cruise to Rock and Roll

The Dates: January 31 - February 7, 2016

Enjoy live performances, meet and greets, Q&A sessions and more with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy Award-winning artists such as Al Jardine of the Beach Boys and Skip Martin of Kool & the Gang. The 7-night cruise onboard Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas also will include themed dance parties and top-deck concerts while the ship visits Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Mexico; and the line's private island, Labadee, Haiti from Port Canaveral roundtrip. Fares start at $1,099 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: Decades of Rock & Roll Oldies Cruise

The Dates: February 28 - March 5, 2016

Vintage rock concerts, a sock hop and senior prom night with king and queen crowning are just a few of the activities passengers can enjoy onboard Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas. The lineup includes artists such as Phil Dirt & the Dozers, the Hadden Sayers Band and McGuffey Lane -- all of whom will perform exclusive concerts, as well as host meet-and-greets and photo opportunities. The ship will sail from Fort Lauderdale roundtrip and visit Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Labadee, Haiti. Fares start at $1,199 for an inside cabin.

The Theme: The '80s Cruise

The Dates: February 28 - March 6, 2016

Eighties fans, rejoice. The 7-night cruise aboard Holland America's Eurodam will feature artists such as Huey Lewis and the News, Richard Marx, Starship, Kool & the Gang and Modern English, as well as a myriad of themed activities. In addition to musical performances, passengers can enjoy Q&A sessions with the artists, an '80s prom night, "Let's Get Physical" '80s aerobics, '80s movie marathon plus a movie costume party, pajama jam and VIP pool party with two hours of complimentary drinks and butler-served hors d'oeuvres. Sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, the ship will visit Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and Holland America's private island, Half Moon Cay. Fares start at $1,700 for an inside cabin.







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