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Cruise to the Edge

Caroline Costello

Last updated
Oct 22, 2019

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2 min read

Editor's note: Cruise to the Edge 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers are working with Norwegian to reschedule the cruise for fall 2020 or spring 2021, and existing reservations will be transferred to the new sailing.

Cruise to the Edge is a progressive rock (also known as prog rock) sailing that brings some of the biggest names of the genre to the high seas. Featuring a minimum of 35 bands with a full schedule of daily performances taking place everywhere from the ship's theater to the poolside stage, this cruise gives prog rock fans a chance to mix and mingle with stars of the subgenre.

General Info

Cruise to the Edge travels round trip from Miami to Harvest Caye and Roatan on March 27, 2020. The five-night prog rock cruise will take place on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Pearl.

Cruise to the Edge prices start at $1,599 per person for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.

Lineup and Highlights

The lineup for the upcoming sailing consists of Yes, Marillion, Steve Hackett, Flying Colors, Jordan Rudess, Saga, Anathema, King's X, Riverside, The Flower Kings, Haken, Nerve Bundle, Protocol, Stick Men, Pain of Salvation, Pendragon, Gong, Curved Air, Le Orme, Goblin, Lifesigns, Glass Hammer, Stuart Hamm, Moon Safari, Dave Herzner, McBroom Sisters, Alex Machacek, Fernando Perdomo, Gabriel, Marbin and Brook Hansen.

Artist-focused activities like live interviews, Q&As and surprise collabs will take place onboard in addition to daily and nightly live performances. Plus, a pre-cruise on-land concert is scheduled the night before the start of the sailing.

Onboard Vibe

Think late nights and loud music. Cruise to the Edge is marketed as the "world's largest prog rock music festival," with a packed schedule of concerts featuring prog rock greats as well as up-and-coming performers.

Who Would Like It

Prog rock is a sometimes-maligned genre that isn't for everyone. But, die-hard followers of bands like Yes and Genesis will find themselves among friends on this music theme cruise. If you get excited for five nights of virtually nonstop prog rock, this cruise is for you.

How to Book

To snag a cabin on Cruise to the Edge, which is sold by On the Blue Cruises, LLC, visit the Cruise to the Edge website.

Want even more info about music at sea? Check our page on music theme cruises.

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