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Music Cruises 2014 dates – itineraries, schedule, information and all you need is here to compare. We offer you a list of Classical music concerts and dance cruise specials on deals to visit Caribbean, Europe and Australia on a big cruise ship vacation. Caution – music cruises are super fun, generally promoting a lot of drinking and dancing activities. The cruise drinking and dancing fun generally involves big money spending. The survey is integrated with Themed Cruises.

Very special are also all the music concert cruises on big river ships in Europe. For music and dance themed sailings, the list of best cruise ship lines to choose from includes Carnival, Royal Caribbean, NCL (Norwegian), Princess, Holland America, Avalon (European rivers), the UK’s Saga and P&O.

The “Dance-Music Cruise” experience

Themed “Music” cruises

music and dance cruises

Themed as “Music Cruises” deals are from the list of the industry’s newest inventions. They are very similar to all the music concerts arranged at land-based facilities (music halls, theaters, stadiums, etc. And since modern cruise ships can accommodate from 2500 (on average) to more than 5000 people, these so special marine vessels become the perfect place for the mixed “music concert and party” cruise vacation the world has never seen before.

From what Wikipedia have said about music – it’s the art form “whose medium is sound and silence”. However, on cruise ships there’s no such thing as silence – it’s party time all the time! The word “music” derives from Greek “mousike” meaning the “art of the Muses”. And what is better than a Muses-inspired vacation of several days at sea, right?

  • Yo!
  • -What?
  • Great music, dancing, food, drinks, party and fun in one cruise package?
  • -So?
  • You want it?
  • -Absolutely!
  • Just ask the cucaracha performers here – they know all about it.

Themed “Dance” cruises

The dance cruise experience is a major part of the “Music Cruise” specials – especially when famous bands and singers are involved in these action. And these “musical” deals suggest a hell of a lot dancing on the ship. Imagine you can enjoy (if fortunate enough) your super cool band’s performance at sea. there are some truly unique sailings, which include huge crowd dancing parties featuring NKOTB (with the “New Kids On The Block” celebrities),

Christian-themed music cruises are another unique offer in this category. On those you’ll enjoy the company of hundreds and even thousands of like-minded folks sharing your ideas of God, right and wrong. And quite often, preachers there dance and enjoy the music more than the audience itself.

Popular musical genders on the specially themed music and dance cruises are Rock, Country and Folk bands. And Classical music and Jazz themed cruises offer one truly sophisticated experience at sea. Often music-themed sailings are combined with specials from the category of Food and Wine cruises. These are usually Jazz- or Classic music themed (often river cruise) deals, offering a gourmet voyage on some of the Europe’s biggest rivers, such as Danube, or Rhone and Seine in France.

P&O Cruises UK ships offer each year several Music Cruises leaving from Southampton, and their Australia brand may offer such themed deals from Sydney, Australia. Most of them are Mediterranean cruises from Southampton, and Cruises To Nowhere from Sydney – i.e. without additional ports of call (which significantly lowers their cost by not including port charges).

How much do “Music Cruises” cost – what is included in your “music cruise ship” prices?

Your dance/music cruise infrastructure is pretty much like a normal sailing – but it’s not, ok? The cruise part as always, include tanning, swimming, drinking, dining, sleeping (with the “repeat until” command) summarized as “easy big time fun”. Your “music cruise tickets” prices are inclusive of all meals on the boat, and add to that the 24-hr room service onboard. This means all main dining rooms and the buffet dining, specialty restaurants charge extra (from ~$20 to $50 per meal). Alcohol, soda and soft drinks are not in the list of inclusions.

Beware – enjoying the music cruise fun in a not healthy and not cheap combination with lots of beverages could cost you way more than the ticket itself. Virtually all music and dance cruise deals are on round-trip departures from some of the world’s biggest cruise ports – like Miami and Fort Lauderdale in Florida, NYC New York, Boston MA, Los Angeles, Southampton UK, Sydney AU.

Music Cruises 2014 itinerary and schedule of Classic, Folk, Country, Rock and Jazz music themed cruise specials

Dance and Music Cruises

In the table below there are internal links which redirect to our cruise ships schedule pages, and external links for additional info. At our ship links you will find all sailing dates in the ship’s cruise calendar. Our articles also feature indicative prices to compare on all departures, and the ship’s current location. External links are usually to the organizer of the music-themed cruise, and you can also call them for more details.

music theme / title 2014 departures dates ship / line (internal links to the ship’s schedule) length / itinerary information (call for details) / external links
  1. Country – “Country Cruising”
  2. Folk/Bluegrass – “Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches”
  3. Rock – “ShipRocked”
  4. Rock – “Cayamo 2014″
  5. Rock – “Train: Sail Across the Sun”
  6. Rock – “Progressive Nation at Sea”
  7. Rock – “Rockboat 14″
  8. Rock – “Kid Rock 5″
  1. Jan 12
  2. Jan 19
  3. Jan 26
  4. Feb 07
  5.  Feb 14
  6.  Feb 18
  7. Feb 22
  8. Mar 03
NCL – Norwegian Pearl (from Miami FL)
  1. 7-day Caribbean
  2. 5-day Caribbean
  3. 4-day Bahamas
  4. 7-day Caribbean
  5. 4-day Caribbean
  6. 4-day Bahamas
  7. 4-day Bahamas
  8. 4-day Bahamas
  1. 800-248-7471, link
  2. 800-DELBERT, link
  3. 877-GET-WHET (438-9438), link
  4. 877-379-9175, link
  5. 877-379-9177, link
  6. 877-379-9170, link
  7. 877-379-9173, link
  8. 877-379-9178, link
  1. “Dancing with the Stars”
  2. Blues – “Legendary Rhythm & Blues”
  1. Jan 5 and 12
  2. Jan 19
Holland America – ms Nieuw Amsterdam 7-day Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  1. 800-326-4971, link
  2. 816-753-7979, link
  1. “Smooth Jazz 2014″
  2. Country – “The Country Music Cruise 2014″
  3. “The Jazz 2014″
  1. Jan 12
  2. Jan 19
  3. Jan 26
Holland America – ms Eurodam 7-day Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  1. 800-852-9987, link
  2. 855-332-6868, link
  3. 800-852-9987, link
Country – “Oak Ridge Boys Rally-at-sea II” Feb 22 Celebrity Cruises – Reflection 7-day Caribbean from Miami, FL 888-711-7447
Classic Groups – “Where The Action Is”  Jan 18 Princess Cruises – Crown Princess 7-day Southern Caribbean from Houston, TX 866-365-3437, link
Classic Groups – “Doo Wopin’ The Caribbean 2014″  Jan 18 Royal Caribbean – Serenade of the Seas 7-day Caribbean from New Orleans, Louisiana 855-391-3942, link
“Caribbean 2014 Salsa Dance Cruise with SalsaCrazy” Jan 19 Royal Caribbean – Adventure of the Seas 7-day Southern Caribbean from San Juan, Puerto Rico 877-507-3403, link
Classic Groups – “Parrots of the Caribbean”  Aug 31 Royal Caribbean – Freedom of the Seas
  • 7-day Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral, FL
321-837-9232, link
Miscellaneous – “Learn to Play Piano at Sea in South America” Mar 04 Holland America – ms Zaandam 13-day South America from Buenos Aires 866-573-6351, link
  1. Rock – “Ronnie Dove – His Farewell Show”
  2. Rock – “The Amish Outlaws Fan 2014″
  1.  Mar 18
  2. Jun 06
Royal Caribbean – Grandeur of the Seas (from Baltimore MD)
  1. 10-day Eastern Caribbean
  2. 7-day Bermuda
  1. 888-253-7245, link
  2. 800-957-4477, link
Miscellaneous – “Learn to Play Piano at Sea in South America”  Jun 21 Holland America – ms Westerdam 7-day Alaska from Seattle, WA 866-573-6351, link
Miscellaneous – “Grammy Cruise” Fall, 2014 NCL – Norwegian Getaway 7-day Caribbean from Miami, FL 800-326-4971
  1. Miscellaneous – “Alaska Golden History” with Letters from Home
  2. Miscellaneous – “Legacy of Discovery” with Letters from Home


  1. Jun 22
  2. Oct 11
 S.S. Legacy
  1. 8-day Alaska Inside Passage
  2. 8-day Columbia & Snake Rivers
  1. 888-862-8881, link
  2. 888-862-8881, link
  1. Miscellaneous – “A Tribute to Greek Musical Legends”
  2. Miscellaneous – “A Capella: The Greek music ensemble”
  1.  Jul 26 and Aug 26
  2. May 17, Jun 24, Sep 27, Oct 18
Louis Cruises – Olympia 3- and 4-day Greek Isles cruise from Athens (Piraeus) 800-326-4971
Jazz – “Jazz River” Jun 30 Avalon Waterways – Avalon Scenery 11-day Rhone River cruise in France – from French Riviera, Cote d’Azur 800-326-4971
Jazz – “Jazz Special Interest River” Jun 30  Avalon Waterways -Avalon Creativity and Avalon Scenery 16-day Seine & Rhone Rivers cruise France – from French Riviera, Cote d’Azur 800-326-4971
Classical – “European Music River Cruise” Oct 15 Avalon Waterways – Avalon Vista 15-day Rhine River from Amsterdam 800-326-4971
Jazz – Harry James Orchestra “Sounds of The Atlantic” Oct 05  Crystal Cruises – Crystal Symphony 10-day Trans-Atlantic from Lisbon 800-326-4971, link
Rock – “Jam 12″ Jan 04  MSC Cruises – MSC Divina 5-day Caribbean from Miami, FL 561-368-8922, link
Rock – “21st Annual Where The Action Is”  Jan 18 Princess Cruises – Caribbean Princess 7-day Caribbean from Houston, TX 866-365-3437, link
Rock – “70,000 Tons Of Metal” Jan 27 Royal Caribbean – Majesty of the Seas 4-day Caribbean from Miami, FL 888-705-8667, link
Rock – “Decades Of Rock & Roll 2014″ Feb 01 Royal Caribbean – Independence Of The Seas 8-day Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, FL 740-438-0382, link
Rock – “The Weezer” Feb 13  Carnival Fascination 5-day Bahamas from Jacksonville, FL 215-663-8800, link
Rock – “HURT VIP 2014″ Apr 17 Royal Caribbean – Liberty of the Seas 4-day Western Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, FL 321-804-4128, link
  1. Rock – “Mullett Bermuda 2014″
  2. Rock – “The Nerds to Bermuda”
  1.  May 03
  2. May 07
Royal Caribbean – Explorer of the Seas 5-day Bermuda from Cape Liberty, Bayonne, N.J
  1. 800-957-4477, link
  2. 800-957-4477, link
  1. 15-days Dubai to Cyprus
  2. 12-days Cyprus to Venice
  3. 13-days Travemuende to Hamburg
  4. 16-days Valparaíso/Santiago to Tahiti
  1. Apr 14
  2. Apr 29
  3. Aug 31
  4. Nov 18
Hapag-Lloyd – ms Europa “Ocean Sun Festival”, Stella Maris – classic singing (International vocal competition) on the Europa ship for details visit the line’s website.

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