Final Line-up Announced for On The Blue Cruise – Inaugural Classic Rock Cruise Hosted by Justin Hayward

On The Blue, one of the leading music cruise experience producers over the past 20 years, has announced the final artist line-up for the inaugural ON THE BLUE CRUISE.

Hosted by Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues, this 5-night classic rock cruise experience, featuring an array of musical performances and events, will set sail out ofMiami, FL aboard Royal Caribbean‘s Mariner of the Seas next February 10-15, 2019and visit two ports: Nassau/Paradise Island, Bahamas and the Private Isle of Labadee.

Cabins are still available aboard this unprecedented classic rock music extravaganza, with prices starting at $1,099 per person (double occupancy). Government fees, taxes, and gratuities are additional and mandatory for all passengers, regardless of age. For booking and more info, visit and follow @OnTheBlueCruise on Facebook.

Musical host Justin Hayward will be performing, playing songs from his solo archives, along with deep cuts from five decades of material from The Moody Blues. Cruise attendees will be will be treated to not one, but two separate and unique performances by Hayward, making this a “must attend” event by fans of Justin Hayward and The Moody Blues. 

The all-star line-up for ON THE BLUE CRUISE includes: The ZombiesDave Mason,Steve Hackett (of Genesis), Alan Parsons, The Orchestra featuring former members of ELO, Procol Harum, Al Stewart, Wishbone Ash, POCOVanilla Fudge, Colin Blunstone, Danny Seraphine’s CTA featuring Bill Champlin, Rick DerringerRandy Hansen, and The Young Dubliners. Journalists Sal Cirrincione and Jon Kirkman will host the cruise.

Just added to the line-up is David Pack, Grammy-winning producer, writer and singer of all of Ambrosia‘s hits, will feature his Legends Live show. This all-star band will not only showcase David performing his classic Ambrosia songs, but also Wally Palmar, singing the classic hits from his band The Romantics (including “What I Like About You” and “Talking in Your Sleep”), and John Elefante, former lead singer of Kansas, singing his memorable hits from the band.

Other new line-up additions include: LighthouseStephen Bishop, Mellow Yellow,Johnny AMike DawesJulie Ragins’ Pear Duo and the Big Knobs.

Finally, the ON THE BLUE CRUISE will present The Machine, America’s top tribute to the music of Pink Floyd. This show has garnered rave reviews and is highlighted with aspecial laser show to enhance the Floydian experience. Rounding out the lineup is a very unique tribute to the music of Frankie Valli and the Four SeasonsDecember ’63. The show is a musical journey, recreating the sights and sounds of the band in concert, channeled through the cast of December ’63.

The cruise will set sail on the magnificent Royal Caribbean‘s Mariner of the Seas which features not one, but two, huge music venues inside the ship. In addition, the ship is getting the biggest facelift in the history of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (over $100 million makeover) that will be completed this summer. Cruisers will get to experience the new Mariner of the Seas, providing more ways to play, delicious new dining concepts and a few surprises to thrill even the boldest cruisers. Launch yourself into a virtual world on a new bungee trampoline experience – Sky Pad. Hang ten on the newly added FlowRider surf simulator or race down The Perfect Storm waterslides. Have a tiki-chic rendezvous over rum punches in The Bamboo Room or bond over family-style Tuscan eats at Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver. This is going to be a “WOW” ship with some of the finest music and events featuring some of the greats in classic rock.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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