MIAMI – New artists are added to the 2015 Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise. Reggae royalty including the eight-time Grammy-winning musician and producer Stephen “Ragga” Marley, #1 Billboard Hot 100 chart topper and multi-platinum British artist Maxi Priest and the Grammy-winning team Mykal Rose with Sly & Robbie will join the bill. Plus, two of Jamaica’s most anticipated rising stars – roots singer Protoje and dancehall vocalist Popcaan – will take the stage.
They join previously-announced artists – Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Julian “Juju Royal” Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Bounty Killer, Capleton, Elephant Man, Barrington Levy, Third World, Jah Cure, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Morgan Heritage, Tanya Stephens, Cham T.O.K. and Christopher Ellis.
Tickets are available for sale now to the general public. Please visit www.welcometojamrockreggaecruise.com for more info.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s 5-Night Musical Voyage from Miami to Jamaica Will Set Sail Twice Next Year
Due to the overwhelming demand, the state-of-the-art Norwegian Pearl ship will set sail twice next year. The first 5-night musical voyage departs November 30, 2015 from Miami, Florida with two stops in Montego Bay, Jamaica before its return on December 5, 2015. The second ship leaves Miami, Florida on December 5, 2015 with stops in Falmouth and Ocho Rios, Jamaica before its return on December 10, 2015.
In addition to live concerts, there will be numerous sound systems and DJs on board. Stone Love, King Jammy, Mighty Crown, Renaissance, Saxon Sound featuring Tippa Irie, Papa Levi, Musclehead and Mikey Boops, Metro Media, Bass Odyssey, Black Scorpio, Kingston 12 featuring Shinehead and Papalotl will be blazing vibes day and night throughout the cruise.
This cruise is the first of its kind. Never before, has one been able to see reggae’s top tier acts for five straight days in such an intimate setting. Filled with jaw-dropping artists’ performances to legendary jam sessions from world-renowned DJs and sound systems, Jamaican music is celebrated on every spectrum from morning until dawn the next day. Many other entertainment events will be planned to satisfy every reggae lover’s appetite. This cruise is all that is reggae, but especially all that is Jamaica. From the island’s themed movie theater selections to pick-up soccer (football) games, to poolside jerk chicken BBQ, the Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise will give passengers a slice of the country’s culture every day.
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WATCH the video recap of what transpired on the first 2014 voyage.