The Best Blues Experience On The Planet!

“This concert-centered cruise is the Vacation of a Lifetime.” -Islands Magazine

“It’s amazing how people can really connect through the Blues and R&B. Every year you can set your clock by it.” -Taj Mahal, Multi-Grammy Award Winner

“The granddaddy of music cruises.”

Reservations: (816) 753-7979 or Book Online

7 Days & Nights of Blues Heaven • 100+ Shows

Pro Jams Not Seen On Land • 5 Stages

Artist Workshops • Pro-Am Jams

Autograph Sessions • Industry Panels

Everyone Has A Backstage Pass!

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LRBC #28 Jan. 2017 Eastern Caribbean


Sailing Jan. 22 ~ 29, 2017 roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale to Dominican Republic, St John USVI & St. Maarten on the new Holland America ms Koningsdam! SOLD OUT – click to JOIN THE WAITLIST, call (816) 753-7979.
Taj Mahal, Irma Thomas, The Lowrider Band feat. Howard Scott, Lee Oskar & Harold Brown, JJ Grey & Mofro, Tab Benoit, Tommy Castro, Ruthie Foster, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Walter Trout, Terrance Simien, Danielle Nicole, The Nighthawks & many more!

LRBC #29 Oct. 2017 Southern Caribbean


Bluesin’ On The High Seas Oct. 21 ~ 28, 2017 roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale to Aruba, Curacao & Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Beach Party) on Holland America’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam! BOOK ONLINE or call (816) 753-7979!
TajMo’: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, Buddy Guy, Booker T. Jones, Elvin Bishop, Bettye LaVette, G. Love & Special Sauce, Tommy Castro, Ruthie Foster, Cyril Neville’s Royal Southern Brotherhood, James Hunter Six & many more! View full lineup.

LRBC #30 Feb. 2018 Eastern Caribbean


Feb. 4 ~ 11, 2018 will mark LRBC’s 30th voyage! Sailing from Ft. Lauderdale roundtrip to Antigua, St. Kitts & Grand Turk on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam. NOW PREBOOKING – a fully refundable deposit of $500 per cabin holds your spot to book a cabin once the bands are announced in April. Call (816) 753-7979 or PREBOOK ONLINE to get your deposit in the Reservations System now.

Latest Updates

LRBC #28 Performance Schedule

LRBC #28 Performance Schedule

Click to download the Jan. 22-29 Performance Schedule in printable PDF format!  

LRBC #29 Southern Caribbean Bands Announced!!

LRBC #29 Southern Caribbean Bands Announced!!

Click to view the band lineup!! Open Cabin Sales start January 6th. 12pm EST | 11am CDT | 10am MST | 9am PST Visit this link or call (816) 753-7979 at that time. Explore the Holland America ms Nieuw Amsterdam

LRBC #28 Special Guest Additions!

LRBC #28 Special Guest Additions!

We are excited to announce the following Special Guest additions for LRBC #28 in January 2017! The Phantom Blues Band w/ Mick Weaver will be joining Taj Mahal! Kate Moss Kid Andersen

“The best gig we’ve ever played!” – Jimmy McCracklin (after 60+ years of performing)

“This blues cruise was better than Woodstock!” – Johnny Winter, 2010

“It’s amazing, The cruises are probably the best thing that’s happened to the blues in years. It’s a shot in the arm for Blues music in general. All the musicians get together – the top blues guys from the old guard and the new.” – Tommy Castro

"For those who never sailed; believe me, it will change your life forever!" - Ana Popovic

“Being on the Blues Cruise is one of the best experiences of my life. I have never enjoyed staying up, losing sleep so much. I’ve never had so much fun.” – Cyril Neville

“I was amazed and pleased by the positive interaction among fans and musicians of all races and backgrounds. This cruise easily beat any music festival experience I’ve ever had.” – Award-winning Filmmaker Robert Mugge



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