Jan. 28 ~ Feb. 4, 2023
Sailing on Holland America’s ms Nieuw Statendam
Ft. Lauderdale, FL to St. John, St. Maarten & Half Moon Cay (Bahamas Private Island)

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Taj Mahal Blues Cruise
Taj Mahal
& the Phantom Blues Band

Keb Mo Blues Cruise
Keb' Mo' Band

Ruthie Foster Blues Cruise
Ruthie Foster Sextet

Walter Trout Blues Cruise
Walter Trout

Chicago Plays The Stones Blues Cruise
Chicago Plays The Stones feat. Ronnie Baker Brooks & Billy Branch

Ivan Neville Dumpstaphunk Blues Cruise
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

Tommy Castro Blues Cruise
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers

Ronnie Baker Brooks Blues Cruise
Ronnie Baker Brooks

Theodis Ealey Blues Cruise
Theodis Ealey

Victor Wainwright Blues Cruise
Victor Wainwright & the Train
w/ Dave Gross

Billy Branch & Sons Of Blues Blues Cruise
Billy Branch & Sons Of Blues

Kenny Neal Blues Cruise
Kenny Neal Band feat. Lil' Ray Neal

B.B. King Legacy Band
BB King Museum Presents The Legacy Tour feat. Lucille & the Legacy Band w/ Tony Coleman, Russell Jackson, Teeny Tucker & Special Guests. A Museum Exhibit will also be on display!

Phantom Blues Band Blues Cruise
Phantom Blues Band

Terrance Simien Blues Cruise
Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

Sue Foley Blues Cruise
Sue Foley

Mr. Sipp Blues Cruise
Mr. Sipp

Vanessa Collier Blues Cruise
Vanessa Collier

Lil Ed Blues Cruise
Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials

Southern Avenue Blues Cruise
Southern Avenue

Thornetta Davis Blues Cruise
Thornetta Davis

Tyree Neal Blues Cruise
Tyree Neal

Eddie 9V Blues Cruise
Eddie 9V

Silent Partners Blues Cruise
Silent Partners feat. Russell Jackson, Tony Coleman, Jonathan Ellison & Special Guest Jim Pugh

GA-20 Blues Cruise

Dave Gross Pat Harrington Blues Cruise
Dave Gross
& Pat Harrington

Scottie Miller Blues Cruise
Scottie Miller

Wacky Jugs IBC Band Blues Cruise
The Wacky Jugs ('22 IBC Band Winner)


Doug MacLeod Blues Cruise
Doug MacLeod

Jontavious Willis Blues Cruise
Jontavious Willis


Mitch Woods Blues Cruise
Mitch Woods Club 88

Rev. Billy C. Wirtz Blues Cruise
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz

Daryl Davis Blues Cruise
Daryl Davis

Eden Brent Blues Cruise
Eden Brent
w/ Bob Dowell

Neal Brothers Blues Cruise
Fred & Darnell Neal

Barry Cuda Blues Cruise
Barry Cuda Trio

Travis Colby Blues Cruise
Travis Colby

Marcella Simien Blues Cruise
Marcella Simien

Leon Blue Blues Cruise
Leon Blue


Dawn Tyler Watson Blues Cruise
Dawn Tyler Watson
(Special Guest)

Tony Holiday Blues Cruise
Tony Holiday
(Special Guest)

Shari Puorto Blues Cruise
Shari Puorto
(Special Guest)

Gracie Curran Blues Cruise
Gracie Curran
(Special Guest)

Gabe Stillman Blues Cruise
Gabe Stillman Band
(Special Guest)

Brandon Santini Blues Cruise
Brandon Santini
(Special Guest)

Jose Ramirez Blues Cruise
Jose Ramirez
(Special Guest)

Chuk Barber's Soul Lounge Blues Cruise
Chuk Barber's Soul Lounge

LRBC #38 Itinerary:

Sat. 1/28: Depart Ft. Lauderdale | 5p | Hometown Blues
It’s Embarkation Day – wear a t-shirt, hat or article of clothing supporting your Local Blues Club, Blues Society or Performer!  

Sun. 1/29: Bluesin’® At Sea | BLUEphoric
There are no words to describe the euphoria you feel when music is playing, so show us your best Bluephoric outfit.

Mon. 1/30: Bluesin’® At Sea | Sea Creatures (PARADE!)
“Seas” the day with your best sea creature costume.

Tues. 1/31: Philipsburg, St. Maarten | 8a-5p | Mardi Gras (PARADE!)
Beads and Bling: It’s a Mardi Gras thing!

Wed. 2/1: Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI | 8a-3:30p | Legendary Gear
Sport your LRBC attire! We’ll have merchandise available at the Hilton Marina the day prior to sailing and also onboard throughout your cruise. Check your Daily Program for store locations and times.

Thurs. 2/2: Bluesin’® At Sea | High Rollers
Presents a wild card for costumes (pun intended), so roll the dice and get your creative mind shuffled in time for the spirit of having fun.

Fri. 2/3: Half Moon Cay, Bahamas | 8a-3:30p | Casual Night
Keep it casual as we enjoy our last night together!

Sat. 2/4: Arrive Ft. Lauderdale | 7a | Welcome Home

HAL ms Nieuw Statendam Categories & Per Person Rates

HAL Category DescriptionDoubleTripleQuadSingle
• Suites:
PS Pinnacle Suite58004400390011600
SQ Neptune Suite4050n/an/a8100
SA Neptune Suite39503200n/a7900
SB Neptune Suite38503100n/a7700
SC Neptune Suite3750n/an/a7500
SS Signature Suite34502800n/a6900
SY Signature Suite3350n/an/a6700
AS Vista Suite (Shower Only)31002650n/a6200
A Vista Suite (Shower Only)3050260023006100
B Vista Suite (Shower Only)3000255022506000
BC Vista Suite (Shower Only)2950n/an/a5900
• Verandah Staterooms
(Shower only):
VQ Spa Verandah28002375n/a5050
VS Verandah2775n/an/a5000
V Verandah2750232520254950
VA Verandah2700230020004875
VB Verandah2650225019504800
VC Verandah2625222519254750
VD Verandah26002200n/a4650
VE Verandah2550217518754600
VF Verandah25002150n/a4500
VH Verandah2475207518504450
• Oceanview Family Staterooms
(Shower & Bathtub + Additional Shower Stall):
FA Family Oceanview2375200017751550 (quint)
FB Family Oceanview2350197517501525 (quint)
• Oceanview Staterooms
(Shower Only):
CQ Oceanview2350n/an/a4200
C Oceanview23251950n/a4150
D Oceanview2250n/an/a4050
E Oceanview2150n/an/a3875
F Oceanview2100n/an/a3825
OO Single Passenger Oceanviewn/an/an/a3500
• Inside Staterooms
(Shower Only):
IQ Interior Spa1950n/an/a3475
I Interior19001650n/a3425
J Interior1800n/an/a3250
K Interior1700n/an/a3100
L Interior1600n/an/a2900

Plus: pre-paid Ship/Port Fees of $260 per person.
Gratuities will not be pre-paid, but collected onboard by Holland America.
Suites: $17.00 per person per day

All Other Staterooms: $15.50 per person per day

Cancellation Schedule:
*Cancellations must be received in writing
On or prior to Sept. 16, 2022: $250 per person
Sept. 17 – Oct. 31, 2022: $500 per person
Nov. 1 – Nov. 30, 2022: 50% of total cost
Dec. 1, 2022 & after: Non-refundable


CHANGES: Must be made in WRITING. Any change made after cabin selection will be assessed a $250 per person administrative fee. There are no fees for adding additional passengers or wait listing for an alternate stateroom.

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