See If You Can Imagine What Happens on This Ship

What better way to see your favorite band than on a luxury cruise through the Caribbean? Cloudless blue skies, colorful cocktails, crowds of cool people and amazing music, surrounded by nothing but the endless ocean...sound too good to be true? Music cruises have fast become one of the most popular types of theme cruises today, with a wide choice of seafaring sounds to choose from.

Head out to sea on a cruise with your favorite musician or band who will play a few intimate concerts and  mingle with fans, or join the fray for an all-out, multi-day music festival at sea, where a variety of genre-specific headliners and bands take over the whole ship and rock around the clock!

Here are our picks for the best music-themed cruises for 2015:

1.   Holy Ship!

This floating electronic music festival, with a lineup that includes Fatboy Slim, Skrillex, Baauer, Flume, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Mustard and many more, will take youinto new waters.  Holy Ship! departs from Miami, Florida on board the MSC Divina, and this hip-hop-meets-drum-and-bass-bonanza promises to leave you in awe..

Cruise line: Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Ship: MSC Divina

Port of Departure: Miami, Florida

Ports of Call: Coco Bay, Bahamas; Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Dates of the cruise: January 3-6th; February 10-13th; March 10-12th 2016

Website: www.holyship.com

 2.   ShipRocked

Rock on with the ShipRocked crew aboard the Norwegian Pearl this summer, with big names like Limp Bizkit, P.O.D., Filter, Andrew W.K. and others. Rock hard for four sun-drenched days and starry nights on a luxury cruise liner, brimming with amazing music and mayhem, awesome activities, theme nights and killer hosted events.

Cruise line: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Ship:Norwegian Pearl

Port of Departure: Miami, Florida

Ports of Call: Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas

Dates of the cruise: January 18-22nd 2016

Website: www.shiprocked.com

 3.   The '80s Cruise

Take a sojourn back in time to the early days of MTV on this ‘80s-themed cruise. Enjoy the fun theme nights ('80s Prom Night, Movie Costume Night), hosted by original deejays Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood and Alan Hunter.Artists include Huey Lewis and The News, Starship, Richard Marx, Kool & The Gang, A Flock of Seagulls, Tiffany, Naked Eyes, Modern English and Wang Chung.

Cruise line: Holland America

Ship: MS Eurodam

Port of Departure: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ports of Call: Grand Turk (Turks & Caicos), San Juan (Puerto Rico), St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) and Half Moon Cay (Bahamas)

Dates of the cruise: February 28 – March 6th 2016

Website: www.the80scruise.com

4.   Mad Decent Boat Party

Top DJs, giant beach balls and mind-blowing madness are just some of the things to be expected at the Mad Decent Boat Party. Join Diplo, Major Lazer, Riff-Raff and Flosstradamus on board the Norwegian Pearl for out-of-this-world fun,but book soon as it’s always a sellout!

Cruise line: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Port of Departure: Miami, Florida

Ports of Call: Cozumel, Mexico

Dates of the cruise: November 11-15th 2015

Website: www.maddecentboatparty.com

 5.   Rock Legends IV Cruise

Following in the footsteps of the sold-out Rock Legends V Cruise in 2015, this floating rock festival on board Royal Caribbean’s ultra-luxurious Independence of the Seas, promises to be like no other. Featuring some of America’s greatest rockers, including Uriah Heep, America, Peter Frampton, The Artimus Pyle Band, Matthew Curry and Warrior’s Pride, you can rock the New Year in style.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines

Ship: Independence of the Seas

Port of Departure: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ports of Call: Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos

Dates of the cruise: January 21-25th 2016

Website: www.rocklegendscruise.com

 6.   KISS Kruise

Put on your face paint and platforms, and hit the deck to rock all day and night with KISS on board the Norwegian Pearl as you celebrate Halloween. Sailing from Miami to Jamaica, this three-day KISS-travaganza is not to be missed!

Cruise line: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Port of Departure: Miami, Florida

Ports of Call: Jamaica

Dates of the cruise: October 30th – November 3rd 2015

Website:  www.thekisskruise.com

 Now it's your call!

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