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LRBC #30 Feb. 2018 Eastern Caribbean


Feb. 4 ~ 11, 2018 will mark LRBC’s 30th voyage! Sailing from Ft. Lauderdale roundtrip to Tortola, San Juan, P.R. & Grand Turk on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam.
Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal Trio, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Original Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue® w/ Tommy Castro Band, Magic Dick, Ronnie Baker Brooks & Deanna Bogart, Tab Benoit, Charlie Musselwhite, Willie Clayton, Walter Trout, Shemekia Copeland, Kenny Neal Band w/ Tyree Neal, Trampled Under Foot (Reunion), Southern Hospitality, Colin James, Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Mitch Woods Club 88, Eden Brent, Commander Cody Band, Marquise Knox & many more! View full lineup.

#31 Oct. 2018 Sea Of Cortez

Open Cabin Sales start Dec. 21st at 11:00am CST!

We are excited to announce our return to the West Coast! LRBC #31 SEA OF CORTEZ will sail Oct. 28-Nov. 4, 2018 from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, La Paz and Loreto on Holland America’s ms Eurodam.
Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band, Booker T. Jones presents a Stax Revue, Los Lobos, Tab Benoit’s Whiskey Bayou, G. Love & Special Sauce, Ruthie Foster Quintet, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, Billy Branch & Sons Of Blues, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, The California Honeydrops, Theodis Ealey, Roy Gaines Tuxedo Blues Orchestra, Toronzo Cannon, Mike Zito, Debbie Davies, Willie K, Mitch Woods Club 88 & many more! View full lineup. Open Cabin Sales begin on December 21st at 11:00 am CST.

#32 Feb. 2019 Eastern Caribbean


LRBC #32 EASTERN CARIBBEAN will sail Feb. 3-10, 2019. PREBOOK NOW – by placing a fully-refundable deposit of $500 per cabin, you’ll reserve a space in line to book a cabin once the band announcement is made. Visit this link or call (816) 753-7979.

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!

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 grand-daddy of music cruises.” -Yahoo.com

Reservations: (816) 753-7979 or Book Online

Latest Updates

LRBC #31 Sea Of Cortez Bands Announced!

LRBC #31 Sea Of Cortez Bands Announced!

Click for full artist lineup! Note: we are no longer accepting deposits and are assigning staterooms to those who have previously prebooked. Open Cabin Sales will begin on December 21st at 11:00 am CST. Visit reservations.bluescruise.com or call (816) 753-7979 at that time! To receive a quick Open Cabin Sales email reminder, complete this form.

LRBC #29 Schedule Announced + Updates

LRBC #29 Schedule Announced + Updates

Download the Performance Schedule (1 page PDF) View complete list of updates here! TIME EVENT VENUE SAT. OCT. 21 DEPART FT. LAUDERDALE: 5P (Hometown Blues/Casual) 5:00P – 6:15P Coco Montoya Pool Deck 5:30P – 7:00P Ruthie Foster Quintet Showroom At Sea 6:00P – 8:30P Reverend Billy C Wirtz Piano Bar 6:45P – 8:00P Victor Wainwright & The Train Pool Deck 7:00P – 8:15P Al Hill […]

LRBC #32 (Feb. 2019) announced! Prebook Sept. 27th @ 11am CDT

LRBC #32 (Feb. 2019) announced! Prebook Sept. 27th @ 11am CDT

Prebook launches Sept. 27th @ 11am CDT! By placing your $500 per cabin, fully-refundable prebook deposit, you will be guaranteed a spot in line to book a cabin once the artist announcement has been made! (likely in March or April ’18). Visit reservations.bluescruise.com or call (816) 753-7979 on Sept. 27th @ 11am CDT. Full details here!

“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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