Details: This November, bands such as G. Love and Special Sauce and Michael Franti and Spearhead are lining at to perform at Rombello, a four-night musical festival cruise aboard Norwegian Pearl. Sailing from Miami to great Stirrup Cay, the cruise will feature games like Boozical Chairs (a spin-off of musical chairs) and Silent Disco, as well as onboard concerts, a beach party and theme nights. Fares start at $500 for an interior cabin, based on double occupancy.
Details: The Irish singing ensemble will headline a Celtic music-themed cruise aboard Carnival Victory. A variety of other soloists, folk bands and traditional dancers will also perform nightly during the five-night Western Caribbean cruise from Miami to Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman. Rates start from $1,044 per person, double occupancy, for an inside cabin and include guaranteed seating for all performances.
Details: What could be better than a night of indulging in top-notch food and wine and taking in a performance by one of your favorite musicians? Perhaps seven nights of that as you sail the Western Caribbean aboard Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas? This fall, the Wine, Dine & Music cruise will not only give you access to meals created by renowned chef John Ash, but you'll also get to take in nightly performances by Kenny Loggins, Nestor Torres, World Classic Rockers and more. Plus, you'll get a complimentary bottle of wine from one of seven hand-selected wineries in your cabin every night, and you'll have the opportunity to attend tastings and seminars hosted by those very wineries. Rates start at $1,099 per person for an inside cabin and discounted rates are available for third and fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full-paying passengers.
Details: For the first time ever, chart-toppers Matchbox Twenty will be hitting the high seas for a three-night concert at sea aboard Carnival Inspiration. The ship will sail roundtrip from Miami for an overnight in Nassau. Throughout the sailing, you'll get to attend a number of concerts, a question-and-answer session with the band, a one-hour open bar cocktail party and more. Plus, every passenger will get a photo op with the band. Rates start at $849 per person for an inside cabin.
Details: Electronic dance music fans burdened by the winter blues may want to check out the Holy Ship cruise aboard MSC Divina in January 2014. Headliner Skrillex and special guest Pharrell Williams will be joined by other notable performers -- such as Duck Sauce, Diplo, Boys Noize, Zedd and Laidback Luke -- on this three-night party to The Bahamas from Miami roundtrip. Artist-hosted activities will occupy time onboard, while beach parties off the ship will allow passengers to relax or continue dancing from the night before. Fares start at $699 for an inside cabin, but limited availability is currently being waitlisted.
Details: Some of the biggest names in country music are hitting the high seas on a weeklong Western Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Pearl. Headliners Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry and Wynonna will perform exclusive shows, plus you'll get to attend events featuring Lone Star, Craig Morgan and Love and Theft. More event and activity announcements will be revealed as the sail date draws near. Rates start at $1,029 per person for an inside cabin. The cruise provider will be holding weekly contests for prizes including cabin upgrades and premium seats to performances.
Details: Sail the Southern Caribbean on a weeklong cruise onboard Crown Princess with some of the forerunners of rock and roll music. You'll depart from Fort Lauderdale and enjoy private performances by some of the most popular artists of the 1950s and 60s, including Paul Revere and the Raiders, BJ Thomas, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, the Drifters and special guest The Cowsills. Between stops at islands including Aruba, Curacao and the Bahamas, passengers can participate in trivia games, a hosted cocktail party and an Idol contest. There will also be a sock hop dance and autograph and question-and-answer sessions with the performers. Rates start at $1,199 per person for an inside cabin.
Details: A family-friendly tradition, the K-Love Cruise will be hosting its 11th annual sailing January 2014 with top Christian artists, a Christian bookstore, guest speakers and more aboard Carnival Victory. Passengers can enjoy musical concerts by acts such as TobyMac, MercyMe and past American Idol contestant Jason Castro; meet-and-greets; Q&A's; special activities designated for children; a singles ministry held by Tal Groce with Upstate Christian Singles and Jamie Johnson of Crossfire Ministries; and Christian fellowship. Departing from Miami on January 25, the cruise will include stops to Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Standby interior cabins start at $1,244.
Details: From January 27 - 31, Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas will host the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise with 40 heavy metal bands, including Carcass, Dark Tranquility, Death Angel and Dirty Rotten Imbeciles. For four nights from Miami roundtrip, the cruise will feature meet-and-greets and autograph sessions with the artists, games such as a belly flop contest and a spent on a Caribbean island to be voted on by passengers already booked. Fares start at $1,199 for an interior cabin, based on double occupancy.
Details: Once again, alt-rock sensation Weezer will be sailing on a four-night fan cruise. In addition to performances by Weezer, this Bahamas sailing aboard Carnival Fascination will feature performances by several other yet-to-be-announced bands as well as a private island beach party/concert. Between performances, passengers can participate in a question-and-answer session with Weezer, an interactive Weezer game show, a one-hour open bar cocktail party and tons of other activities. You'll even get to take a photo with the band. Rates start at $799 per person for an inside cabin.
Details: Meet Virginia… or in this case, the Grammy Award-winning band Train, on their Sail Across the Sun cruise aboard Norwegian Pearl. From February 14 - 18, passengers will sail roundtrip from Miami to Grand Cayman with the band members, who will be performing nightly concerts in addition to hosting wine tastings, trivia games, a Q&A and parties throughout the day. The cruise -- bearing a music, food and wine festival theme -- will also feature performances by musicians Matt Nathanson, Brett Dennen, Yacht Rock Revue, DJ Soulman, the Secret Sisters and Vicci Martinez, as well as comedian Jim Breuer. Also joining will be chef Aaron Sanchez from the Food Network's "Chopped" and Jonathan Waxman, chef and owner of Barbuto in New York City. Fares currently start at $800 for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.
Details: For a fifth year, Kid Rock fans can party with the singer on the annual Chillin' the Most Cruise aboard Norwegian Pearl. Departing March 3, the cruise will sail roundtrip from Miami to Key West and Great Stirrup Cay -- Norwegian Cruise Line's private island, which will be reserved exclusively for passengers as Kid Rock's Redneck Paradise. Activities include two shows on the pool deck, a full lineup to be determined by Kid Rock himself, daily concerts and more. A pre-party and hotel package is also offered to passengers for an extra fee starting at $98 based on triple occupancy. A waitlist is currently open for any availability.
Details: Legendary English rock band, The Moody Blues, will be treating fans to their second theme cruise, inspired by the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival. The five-night cruise aboard MSC Divina will welcome special guest Roger Daltry of The Who and musical icons such as The Zombies, The Orchestra starring ELO, Starship and Little River Band, who will be performing onboard. In addition to private concerts, passengers also can enjoy Q&A sessions and a karaoke bar, all while sailing to Nassau and Grand Turk from Miami roundtrip. Fares start at $1,099 for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.