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Join us for the biggest blues-rock party at sea with Joe Bonamassa and many other talented musicians on the 9th edition of Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea! Sailing March 18-22, 2024, Norwegian Pearl will cruise from Miami, Florida, through dazzling blue seas to Cozumel, Mexico, as you indulge in four days and nights of live shows, rare collaborations, and unique activities you can only see onboard KTBA. You’ll wake up dreaming to the beat of incredible blues programming from dusk till dawn with impeccable amenities at your fingertips, including sublime spa services, complimentary and specialty dining, shopping, and all the frosty beverages your heart desires!

This adventure benefits The Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, Joe Bonamassa’s non-profit organization dedicated to providing students, teachers, and musicians with the resources and tools needed to further their music education. While sailing, you’ll have the chance to participate in direct fundraising with exclusively curated experiences, raffle contests for signed memorabilia, and other immersive ways to show your support. 

Dive in before the ship’s full! Book your cabin today to experience the unbelievable Blues vacation that awaits!


  • Monday, March 18
    Port of Miami All Aboard by 3:30pm ET
    (Terminal of Miami closes 30 min prior)
  • Tuesday, March 19
    Day at Sea
  • Wednesday, March 20
    Cozumel, Mexico
    (Arrive at 8:00am, All Aboard by 5:30pm)
  • Thursday, March 21
    Day at Sea
  • Friday, March 22
    Arrive Port of Miami
    (Disembarkation begins around 7:30am ET)

Ahoy, Vacation!

Cozumel, Mexico

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Are you ready for some fun in the Mexican sun? The island of Cozumel, off the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, continues to be known for its fantastic fishing, snorkeling, and diving opportunities. Even if the beach isn't your thing, you can explore the town and enjoy local shopping and dining before heading back to the boat for an evening full of fun!

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