INAUGURAL SAILING OF MOUNTAIN SONG AT SEA ANNOUNCED
Written by: Cruise News
March 29, 2012.
The first ever Bluegrass Festival at sea will set sail on board Norwegian Sky from Miami to the Bahamas on February 1, 2013. Mountain Song Productions and Steep Canyon Rangers have partnered with Sixthman to present the inaugural voyage of Mountain Song at Sea, the only bluegrass festival experience on the ocean.
Guests will experience Freestyle Cruising with more than a dozen bluegrass, folk and acoustic artists, including The David Grisman Sextet, Del McCoury Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim O’Brien & Bryan Sutton, The Kruger Brothers, Peter Rowan, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, The Travelin’ McCourys, Shannon Whitworth, Della Mae, Town Mountain and more. “This floating festival is a whole new way to experience bluegrass,” said John Felty of Mountain Song Productions. “We are very excited to launch the inaugural sailing of Mountain Song at Sea and bring together great artists and like-minded fans for an unforgettable experience.”
With stages around every corner, fans will enjoy intimate performances, collaborations, spontaneous jams, activities and Q&A sessions with the artists, all while cruising from Miami on the beautiful Norwegian Sky to Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s private island in the Bahamas reserved just for Mountain Song at Sea guests. “We have been big fans of the Mountain Song Festival and it is a privilege to be able to bring it to life in this unique way at sea” said Andy Levine, Founder and CEO of Sixthman.
Bluegrass fans can sign up now for exclusive pre-sale booking before tickets are available to the public in mid-May. Mountain Song at Sea fares start at $495 per person for double occupancy, plus government taxes and fees. Prices include entertainment, meals in the complimentary restaurants and access to many of Norwegian Sky’s amenities, including pools, hot tubs, spa, casino, sporting activities and the fitness center.