Pink Floyd-Themed Cruise to Set Sail in 2009
Kiqstart Music, an entertainment company based in New York, NY and Think Floyd USA, the number one touring production of Pink Floyd in the country, announced plans to host the first Pink Floyd themed cruise aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship to the Bahamas. Dubbed "Great Gig in the Sea," the cruise will allow Pink Floyd music fans to combine sun and sea with an amazing concert experience.
The one-of a kind voyage will feature the music of Think Floyd USA: The American Pink Floyd Show, and will celebrate material from Pink Floyd's earliest days through the present. Think Floyd USA will take listeners on a musical and visual flight through the Pink Floyd galaxy performing all of Pink Floyd's classic hits from legendary albums such as Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and the all time classic, The Wall.
Think Floyd USA: The American Pink Floyd Show goes beyond the typical tribute act with an unparalleled performance and light show. They have performed before Roger Waters at Milwaukee's Summerfest and have received personal acclaim from David Gilmour himself. The band has been performing to packed houses at numerous arenas, theaters, festivals and casinos around the country, and will be the first tribute band to headline a stage at Milwaukee's famed Summerfest this summer.
"This cruise provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for Pink Floyd fans to come together and enjoy the exceptional music and memories of one of the most celebrated performing acts of all time, combined with a truly outstanding vacation experience," said Justin Seidenberg, co-owner of Kiqstart Music.
Cruisers should also be prepared to hear special shows each night, such as Dark Side of the Moon performed in its entirety. Dark Side has held the record for the longest duration of any album on the Billboard 200 and has sold over 40 Million copies worldwide. Other unique events will feature "special guests," Pink Floyd trivia, parties and games.
"We are excited to be a part of this unique concert experience. Floyd fans are so passionate about the band and love to get together to celebrate the music...its going to be a blast," said Mitch Blumfield, vocalist in Think Floyd USA.
Tickets for Great Gig in the Sea are onsale now at GreatGigintheSea.com.
Cabin Category Price Per Person
Category 4A Inside $379
Category 4B Inside $399
Category 4C Inside $409
Category 6A Ocean View $419
Category 6B Ocean View $439
Category 6C Ocean View $459
Category 6D Ocean View $479
Category 11 Suite $769
Category 12 Suite $869
For additional information on the cruise, visit GreatGigintheSea.com or contact Kiqstart Music at 718-302-9800.