Celebrate the spirit of New Orleans like never before on the all new Big Easy Cruise November 4th–11th.
Presented by StarVista LIVE, the seven-day luxury cruise and music festival will sail from Fort Lauderdale, FL to New Orleans, where passengers will be treated to a special exclusive performance by Galactic featuring Anjelika Jelly Joseph at the famed club Tipitina’s, and then to Cozumel. The festival will also host performances by Little Feat, Tab Benoit, Irma Thomas, Samantha Fish, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Leo Nocentelli from The Meters, Anders Osborne, Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Tuba Skinny, John Boutté, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters, Honey Island Swamp Band, John “Papa” Gros, Jimmy Carpenter, and Bender Brass Band with more jazz, funk, R&B, Cajun, zydeco, and blues-based artists still to be announced. Chef Kevin Belton and renowned NOLA artist Frenchy will also be aboard the luxurious Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam.
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“We want to bring the community of people who love the essence of New Orleans together with beloved icons in music, food, and more,” said Mike Jason, StarVista LIVE Senior Vice President, Live Entertainment. “Our guests will be immersed in the soul of New Orleans, with rare opportunities to spend time with their favorite artists and musicians. And the best part is that all of this is offered in an intimate and comfortable style aboard a world class ship with incredible amenities.”
The Big Easy Cruise will set sail on November 4th with one-of-a-kind events that will bring together leaders in music, cuisine, and history for a series of live interviews and songwriting presentations, theme nights, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, and much more.
Tickets for the Big Easy Cruise are on sale now via the festival website. View the festival lineup below, and for more information, head here.