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.)


2/4-10: Outlaw Country Cruise 8 with Blackberry Smoke, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle. Departs Miami, FL

2/19-24 2025: Ultimate Disco Cruise with the Spinners, Shalamar, Tavares, Rose Royce, the Brothers Johnson, Lisa Lisa, George McCrae. Departs Miami, FL

2/25 – 3/1: Jam Cruise 20 with Moe., Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew, Steel Pulse. Departs Miami, FL

2/22-26: Rock Legends Cruise XI with Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Billy Gibbons, Bret Michaels, Rick Springfield, Collective Soul, the Immediate Family, Canned Heat, Kentucky Headhunters, Duane Betts and Palmetto Hotel. Departs Miami, FL

2/29-3/7: The 80s Cruise with 38 Special, Soft Cell, Debbie Gibson, Air Supply, Sebastian Bach, Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, Ray Parker Jr., Sheena Easton, Wang Chung, Escape Club. Hosted by MTV VJs Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter. Departs Port Canaveral, FL


TBD: Beach Boys Cruise

3/1-8 Cayamo with Lyle Lovett, Billy Bragg, the Mavericks, Shawn Colvin, Lucius, the Lone Bellow, KT Tunstall. Departs Miami

3/2-7: Monsters of Rock with Joe Satriani, Extreme, Ace Frehley, Queensryche, Accept, Glenn Hughes, April Wine, Y&T, Winger, Pat Travers. Hosted by Eddie Trunk. Departs Miami, FL

3/8-13: Cruise To The Edge with Marillion, Steve Hackett, Adrian Belew, Martin Barre. Departs Miami

3/14-21 ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise with Foreigner, Randy Bachman, Dave Mason, Ambrosia, Pablo Cruise, Firefall, Orleans. Departs Miami, FL

3/18-22 Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea IX with Joe Bonamassa, Black Country Communion, John Oates, Grace Potter, Marshall Tucker Band. Departs Miami, FL

3/21-28: Flower Power Cruise with The Rascals, Tommy James & the Shondells, John Lodge, Randy Bachman, John Kay of Steppenwolf, the Cowsills. Host Peter Asher. Departs, Miami, FL

2024 TBD: Kiss Kruise XII with TBA


4/5-10: On the Blue Cruise Hosted by Justin Hayward with The Zombies, Al Stewart, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Little River Band, Glenn Hughes performing Deep Purple Live, John Ford Coley, Ricky Nelson Remembered featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Vanilla Fudge, Uriah Heep. Departs Miami, FL.


10/26 – 11/2 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #41 with Taj Mahal Quintet, Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

10/26 – 11/2 High Seas Rally with Lou Gramm, Kentucky Headhunters, Vixen. Departs Tampa, FL

10/27 – 11/3 Malt Shop Memories with the Rascals, the Beach Boys, Darlene Love, Chubby Checker. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

January 2025

1/5-12 Big Easy Cruise with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, the Allman Betts Band, Blind Boys of Alabama. Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1/12-19 Sandy Beaches Cruise with Delbert McClinton, Los Lobos, the Mavericks, Jimmie Vaughan. Departs Ft. Lauderdale

1/26-2/2: Concerts at Sea with Chubby Checker, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Chris Montez. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL

1/26 – 2/2: Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #42  Departs Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1/26 – 2/2: Soul Train Cruise with Charlie Wilson, Jeffrey Osborne, Dru Hill, Shalamar, Zapp Band, Brothers Johnson. Departs Ft Lauderdale, FL


3/22-29 Flower Power Cruise with The Zombies, Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, The Association, Mark Lindsay, The Cowsills, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Pete Best, Peter Asher. Departs Ft Lauderdale, 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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  3. Mary K
    #3 Mary K 24 February, 2024, 09:15

    I did On the Blue cruise in 2019. No regrets, just many great memories. Highly recommend going if you can.

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