Classic Rock Music Cruises

Classic Rock Music Cruises

Music Cruises have become a popular vacation option for classic rock fans with a wide variety of themes and artists to enjoy on the high seas every year. They provide a chance to see your favorite acts up close and rub shoulders with and even meet them while shipboard and interact and party with your fellow fans.

Most all provide affordable all-in packages (except for alcoholic beverages, of course) with a variety of onboard recreational activities, casinos, duty-free shopping and more in addition to concerts, intimate shows, jams and other musical events.

They typically sell-out fast! (Note: We do our best to update the listings; please confirm the details with the individual provider.)


3/5-12: The 80s Cruise with Human League, 38 Special, Belinda Carlisle, Berlin, Morris Day and the Time, ABC, John Parr, Modern English, John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band, A Flock of Seagulls. Hosted by MTV VJs Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter. Departs Cape Canaveral, FL (Orlando)

3/18-25: Cayamo with Emmylou Harris, Richard Thompson, Dawes, Punch Brothers, Grace Potter, the Indigo Girls. Departs Miami, FL

3/25-28: Beach Boys Cruise with the Beach Boys, Micky Dolenz, Joe Piscopo, Mark McGrath. Departs Miami, FL

3/28 – 4/4: Flower Power Cruise with Peter Asher, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, John Lodge, the Zombies, the Cowsills, the Association, Canned Heat, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels. Departs, Miami, FL


5/2-7: Cruise To The Edge with Marillion, Alan Parsons, Saga, Al Stewart, Al Di Meola, Adrian Belew, King’s X, Martin Barre. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL


10/29 – 11/5 High Seas Rally with Foghat, Molly Hatchet. Departs Port Canaveral, FL

10/29 – 11/5: Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #37 with Taj Mahal and the Phantom Blues Band, Booker T’s Stax Revue, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Bobby Rush, Kim Wilson’s Fabulous Thunderbirds. Departs San Diego, CA

10/29 – 11/3: Kiss Kruise XI with Kiss, Buck Cherry, Bruce Kulick, Stryper. Departs Los Angeles, CA

10/30 – 11/6 Malt Shop Music with Dion, Frankie Avalon, Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone, Chubby Checker, Darlene Love, the Dixie Cups, comedian Robert Klein. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Dates TBA: Melissa Etheridge Cruise with TBD

January 2023

1/15-22: Sandy Beaches Cruise with Delbert McClinton, The Mavericks. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL

1/28 – 2/2: On the Blue Cruise with Justin Hayward, the Zombies, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Dave Mason, Little River Band, Renaissance, Orleans, Firefall, The Babys, Pat Travers Band. Departs Miami, FL

1/28 – 2/3: Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #38 with TBA. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1/29 – 2/5: Soul Train Cruise with Keith Sweat, the Commodores, Peabo Bryson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Deniece Williams, Midnight Star. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL

1/21-28: Where the Action Is with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, Al Jardine, Peter Rivera. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL


Dates TBA: Monsters of Rock with TBA.

2/13-17: Rock Legends Cruise X with Roger Daltrey, Deep Purple, Marshall Tucker Band, Night Ranger, Outlaws. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2/25 – 3/2: Ultimate Disco Cruise with Kool and the Gang, Billy Ocean, Taylor Dayne, Sister Sledge, Tavares. Departs Miami, FL

2/21-27: Outlaw Country Cruise 7 with TBA. Departs Miami, FL


3/13-17: Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea VIII with Joe Bonamassa, Little Feat. Departs Miami, FL

3/16-23 ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise with Don Felder, Rick Wakeman, Foghat, Bay City Rollers, Climax Blues Band, Exile, The Hollies, The Orchestra starring former members of ELO, Steve Augeri. Departs Miami, FL

2023 Dates TBD: Jam Cruise 19 Departs Miami, FL

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  1. Greg Brodsky
    #1 Greg Brodsky 8 January, 2017, 19:05

    Click the name of the cruise and it’ll take you to the individual websites.

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  2. Bullseye
    #2 Bullseye 27 February, 2020, 15:05

    You should do it. Cruise ships easily accommodate handicap folks — piece of cake. Do it while you can. We did our first theme cruise— rock and romance. It was fabulous! I , too, am disabled vet by I get around pretty good.

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