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Cruise to the edge 2The 2015 –the ultimate prog rock cruise departing from Miami and sailing the Caribbean this November 15-19–officially goes on sale to the public today (5/13) and has announced its final artist lineup.

The third annual five-day, five-night cruise will feature multiple stages of progressive rock music from the iconic and GRAMMY-winning rock band YES, special guest Marillion and 25-plus bands, aboard the magnificent NCL Pearl. A new addition to this year’s cruise itinerary is a special pre-cruise event, complimentary to all cruisers, on Saturday, November 14 in Miami (location TBA), before setting sail to crystal clear Bahamian waters, visiting Key West and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. The special pre-cruise concert will feature performances from Martin Barre of JethroTull, Three Friends and Lifesigns.

Cabins aboard the full-ship charter are priced starting at $849 per person for double-occupancy cabins, and $575 per person for quad rooms. For booking and more information, visit: CruisetotheEdge.com.

Legendary progressive rock bands YES and Marillion will lead an all-star lineup aboard this year’s cruise (with most artists playing at least two sets),including: Anathema; Allan Holdsworth; Three Friends; PFM; Saga; Martin Barre, Caravan; Spocks Beard; Nektar; Änglagrd; Lifesigns; Bigelf; IO Earth; Airbag; Casey McPherson; Messenger; Dave Kerzner; Moon Safari; Barracuda Triangle; Jolly; Enchant; Thank You Scientist; Steve Rothery; Bad Dreams; AHEPJ and hosted by UK journalist and preeminent YES expert, Jon Kirkman.

Besides the great musical performances, prog-rock music fans aboard the luxurious NCL Pearl will get a chance to participate in special events and activities, including: after-hours “Electric Prog Jam, where passengers become the stars, playing instruments to selected  prog rock songs; “Storytellers” style concerts featuring behind-the-scenes stories from select bands, showcasing their writing/recording style and process, band history and more; Prog Panels featuring Q&A sessions; craft beer tasting; and a Bon Voyage Sail-Away Concert.In addition, Multiple Performance Stages throughout the ship will keep the action going into the wee hours with a surprise or two along the way.  Finally, cruise attendees will be able to enjoy the ship’s 13 bars and lounges, various eateries, casino, spa, fitness center, basketball and volleyball court, bowling alley and more.

has been carefully designed to meet the discriminating requirements of the most avid music fan/cruise vacationer, producing a true fan and artist experience in a surreal and relaxing setting.  Produced by On the Blue Cruises, is a playground for the serious fan where music and a luxury cruise hook up for the vacation of a lifetime.

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