Prog-rock fans, you’d best pay attention, as Yes‘ annual Cruise to the Edge has a magnificent event in line for 2018.
The rock cruise will set sail from Tampa, Florida to Belize and Costa Maya from February 3-8, 2018 and boasts a very impressive array of musical acts this time around. Catch all of the following on the boat:
- Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
- Steve Hackett
- Mike Portnoy & Derek Sherinian
- Martin Barre of Jethro Tull
- Adrian Belew Power Trio
and many more.
The cruise will pair Carl Palmer with Yes a few months after the two spend the summer on the road with Todd Rundgren.
Some details about Cruise to the Edge, which will be celebrating its fifth birthday:
This full-ship cruise charter goes on sale tomorrow (5/3) with cabin prices starting at $1,249 per person (double occupancy). In addition, passengers traveling from outside the U.S. may receive up to a $200 credit per cabin with the INTERNATIONAL AIRPASS CREDIT.
And some insight about what goes on during the trip:
Beyond the sun, fun and exquisite dining, there will be Artist/Cruiser Photo Experiences, Q&A Sessions, Special Theme Nights and other events designed to optimize the artist/fan experience. This year will once again feature the unprecedented CTTE Late Night Live, where fans can sign up to showcase their own musical talents in four different performance scenarios: Late Night Live Pro Jam, where you could be invited to play with a with a headline act; Artist’s Choice, featuring fans and Prog legends performing together; The Main Event, where it’s your choice to shine with fellow Late Night Live musicians and Overtime Jam, where a song of your choosing could be featured in a late-night jam.
Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance Of The Seas, combines acres of glass enclosing a nine-story central atrium, elevators facing the sea, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. Passengers can enjoy the tranquil Solarium pool, recharge at VitalitySM Spa, or reach new heights climbing Royal Caribbean’s signature rock-climbing wall. When the sun goes down, the night heats up with epic Prog Performances on stages throughout the vessel. Combined with some of the best food and service afloat, CRUISE TO THE EDGE is a can’t-miss event for Prog enthusiasts throughout the world.