Carnival Cruise Live Music Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line has yet another type of cruise for partygoers and anyone interested elaborate live music concerts. Carnival has teamed up with a unique travel company called Sixthman, to help bring live music performances ranging from rock and roll to jazz.

According to the official Sixthman website, the company “is an affinity travel company that creates unique experiences by bringing together like-minded people in exclusive, interactive, and intimate environments.” {The company} claims that it harnesses “the power of community by embracing pioneering spirits and creating authentic connections between artists and fans. {The company’s} innovative approach allows guests, artists and partners to discover what it means to live loud.”

Guests can climb aboard ships such as Carnival Inspiration and take part in “The Rock Boat” theme, which features hosts such as Sister hazel and other artists such as Gaelic Storm, Will Hoge, Ed Kowalczyk of LIVE, Nada Surf, and Needtobreathe. Carnival even features Elvis themed live music cruises and more. Past guests have included 38 Special, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Kid Rock. Kid Rock will also perform in 2011.

Carnival live music cruises are typically four day cruises from Tampa to Grand Cayman and Jacksonville to Nassau. Rates start at around $599 per person. If $599 per person is too much for your budget to bear, booking early has many benefits. If you book 3 months prior to sail date for short cruises (5 days or less) and 5 months prior to sail date for long cruises (6 days or longer), you can sail for less then $70 per day. Please visit the official Carnival Cruise Line website for details.

About Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival cruise lines may very well be the most popular cruise line in the world. With more than 20 vessels in it’s fleet, dozens of cruise vacations to choose from and outstanding values, its no wonder Carnival is the first name that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘cruise’. With so many cruise vessels and vacation types to choose from, how can you pick just one?

One of the ways to help narrow your choices is to look at the vessels in Carnival’s fleet. Are you looking for a small ship or a large one? One that travels to a handful of destinations or to all destinations? Do you prefer newer ships or older ones? Chances are, you will have no problem finding a Carnival cruise ship to fit your style taste and budget.

Carnival cruise ships ‘Fun Ships’ run the gamut with names that speak volumes about each individual vessel. Carnival cruise lines fleet includes: Carnival Conquest, Carnival Destiny, Carnival Freedom, Carnival Glory, Carnival Legend, Carnival Liberty, Carnival Miracle, Carnival Pride, Carnival Spirit, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Valor, Carnival Victory, Celebration, Ecstasy, Elation, Fantasy, Fascination, Holiday, Imagination, Inspiration, Paradise, Splendor, and Sensation.

Each Carnival fun ship has spacious accommodations, swimming pools, dining, shopping, entertainment and gambling, but some may have a few added extras that may appeal to you. Carnival Conquest is one of Carnival’s megaliners and features a spa, golfing/lessons, dancing shows and numerous activities for families while the brand new Carnival Freedom features ‘Carnival Seaside’, a 12-foot-high, 22-foot-wide LED screen for movies, sports and more. Carnival Conquest sails from Galveston, Texas to the western Caribbean and Carnival Freedom sails the eastern and western Caribbean. Carnival Freedom also makes frequent voyages to Europe and it offers transatlantic cruises from Miami, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, and Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy.

If you like to spend your days splashing about in the pool or taking in the views from your balcony and your nights dancing, Carnival Glory is the perfect Carnival cruise ship for you. Carnival Glory has a 214-foot waterslide, loads of nightclubs and spacious staterooms with 80% featuring ocean views and 80% with private balconies. Carnival Glory sails from Port Canaveral (Orlando), FL to the eastern and western Caribbean.

While Carnival cruise ships are synonymous with fun for the whole family, many cruisers prefer a laid back environment that will allow for a bit more R&R. Carnival’s Ecstasy features 3-4 day getaways aboard a vessel that offers a slower pace, spacious staterooms for relaxing, and large lounging areas designed specifically for taking it easy. Ecstasy features several pools and whirlpools and it offers both formal and casual dining options. Carnival’s Ecstasy sails from Galveston, TX to the western Caribbean.

Cruise vacations come in all shapes and sizes and luckily, Carnival Cruise Lines has the perfect vessel for just about any type of cruise under the sun.

For more information about Carnival cruise lines and its fleet, visit or call 1-888-CARNIVAL.

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