Carnival LIVE To Bring Top Rated Bands To Each Carnival Ship

Carnival has announced the first ever music concert series at sea, which will take place throughout the Carnival fleet during 2014.

Carnival has booked 49 performances with top rated bands and musicians, such as Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Antebellum, and many others. The performances will kick off in April and take place while Carnival’s ships in ports such as Nassau, Cozumel, and Catalina Island. Performers will embark in the port of call, perform in the main show lounge, and disembark before the ship sets sail.

Guests will be able to purchase tickets for the performances for around $20-$40, with the option to pay up to $150 for VIP passes. The VIP experience includes an artist meet and greet, photo opportunity, seating in the first three rows and a commemorative laminated concert pass. All tickets can be purchased through Carnival’s online Shore Excursion System prior to sailing, or on board participating ships at the Shore Excursion Desk based on availability.

“Onboard entertainment is an important part of the overall guest experience when cruising,” said Mark Tamis, senior vice president of guest operations for Carnival Cruise Lines. “With the Carnival LIVE Concert Series, our guests will enjoy an exclusive performance with one of their favorite artists for an extraordinary value. Combined with our enhanced house bands fleetwide, this is just another example of the many ways we are constantly looking to create even more fun and memorable moments for our guests.”

The full lineup for the Carnival LIVE concert series will include: 38 Special, Chicago, Daughtry, Foreigner, Gavin DeGraw, Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Kansas, Lady Antebellum, LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride, Olivia Newton-John, REO Speedwagon, STYX, and Trace Adkins.

For a full schedule of concert dates, click the link below:

Carnival LIVE Dates



Mike Faust

Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.