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  • Writer's pictureJason Leppert

New Music Theme Cruises Set to Rock 2018

PHOTO: Pitbull performing at Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Escape christening. (photo by Jason Leppert)

With Sixthman, the 11th edition of Cayamo: A Journey Through Song is set to board Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl on February 4-11, 2018 from New Orleans, Louisiana to Cozumel, Mexico and Harvest Caye, Belize.

The Americana music festival will feature the likes of John Prine, Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin, Richard Thompson, Buddy Miller, Lee Ann Womack, Paul Thorn, Shawn Mullins and Hayes Carll. Also rounding out the lineup will be John Fullbright, Drew & Ellie Holcomb, The Band of Heathens, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Brent Cobb, The Cactus Blossoms, The McCrary Sisters, Skyline Motel, Humming House, BJ Barham, Steve Poltz, Charley Crockett, Brian Wright, Michael McDermott, Michael Logen and more.

Performances will be spread out across five stages, and collaborations will also be onboard.

Double occupancy cabins begin at at $1,505 per person, plus taxes and fees. For more information, visit or call 877-379-9175.

Pitbull After Dark Party 2018

Pitbull and Sixthman are coming together on March 2-5, 2018 from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jade for Pitbull After Dark Party 2018.

Mr. Worldwide is currently on tour with Enrique Iglesias but will soon be onboard performing hits from his new album Climate Change like “Messin’ Around” and “Greenlight.” Also coming along for his second Caribbean cruise will be Flo Rida, The Most Bad Ones, DJ Laz, DJ Soulman and more to be announced.

Pitbull himself will perform two poolside sets as well as have a Motivational Conversation and Q&A. There will also be a dance boot camp with The Most Bad Ones.

Fans can enter to win a getaway with Pitbull by August 6 or join the cruise’s pre-sale. Pre-booking will enter you for an opportunity to win a photo with Pitbull, Teppanyaki dinner party with a toast from Mr. 305, invite to a Voli cocktail hour with Pitbull and the chance to intro Mr. Worldwide on stage prior to his Motivational Conversation.

Pitbull After Dark Party 2018 rates start at $760 per person based on double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. For more information, visit or call 877-379-9187.

Sail Across The Sun

Train will once again host the band’s fifth annual Sail Across The Sun cruise on March 7-11, 2018 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Pearl. The ship will sail from New Orleans, Louisiana to Cozumel, Mexico.

In addition to Train onboard will be Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Gym Class Heroes, MAGIC!, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Christopher Cross, Lisa Loeb, LOLO, Yacht Rock Revue, Easy Star All-Stars, Marc Scibilia, Todd Carey, Doug Benson and guest host Nick Swardson from “Reno 911!” More entertainers are to be announced.

Special experiences will include autograph sessions, live performances on a total of five onboard stages and, of course, three main shows from Train. By joining the pre-sale, guests will also get an exclusive photo with the headlining band.

Sail Across The Sun rates start at $975 per person based on double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. For more information, visit or call 877-379-9177.

ShipRocked 2018

ShipRocked 2018 – “A ShipRocked Odyssey” is soon on its way on January 21-25, 2018 aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Liberty sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida to Nassau and Half Moon Cay in The Bahamas.

Coming on for the ninth edition are headliners Stone Sour, Seether, In This Moment and Black Label Society. Among others to be revealed will be resident all-star band The Stowaways, Nothing More, Starset, Beartooth, Nonpoint, Red Sun Rising, Shaman’s Harvest, Aranda, Badflower, DED, He Is Legend, Royal Republic, Palisades, Doll Skin and Kaleido.

Featured experiences on the ship will be live sets, artist-hosted activities, meet-and-greets, theme nights, after-hours parties and more.

The ShipRocked 2018 pre-sale is already sold out, but the general public sale is still on. For more information, visit

This post first appeared on TravelPulse.



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