The Recording Academy® Will Partner with Themed Cruise Company Sixthman to Produce Music Festival at Sea
ATLANTA (Feb. 19, 2014) — Hot on the heels of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, The Recording Academy® (internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards) and marketing and travel company Sixthman are partnering to produce the first GRAMMY® Music Festival at Sea, which will set sail Nov. 4 – 8, 2014, in conjunction with Norwegian Cruise Line, the official cruise line of The Recording Academy. Departing out of Miami on Norwegian Pearl, the GRAMMY® Festival at Sea will offer guests the opportunity to celebrate GRAMMY-winning and/or -nominated women who rock, while sailing to Grand Bahama Island and Nassau. Joining guests at sea will be Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart, and Indigo Girls, with more artists to be announced throughout 2014.
In addition to all of the activities and entertainment offered aboard the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, guests will take advantage of Norwegian Pearl's 13 bars and lounges, 19 dining experiences, outdoor pool, hot tubs, expansive spa and fitness center, and so much more. In addition, guests can test their strength on the outdoor rock climbing wall, bowl a few frames in the ship's bowling alley, or try their luck in the Pearl Club Casino. Norwegian Pearl features a wide range of stateroom categories to fit all lifestyles and budgets, from the perfectly appointed inside staterooms to luxurious penthouse suites in the Haven.
Pre-sale signups for the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock will begin Feb. 19. Guests wishing to sail onboard this exciting event can reserve their spot for as little as $200 per person for an Interior or Oceanview, and $300 per person for a balcony or suite. This highly anticipated music experience goes on sale to the general public on Feb. 28. For additional information, please visit www.grammyfestivalatsea.com.
Sixthman, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, creates festivals at sea designed to set the stage for moments that make life rock. Since 2001, they have been pioneering themed cruise experiences for bands, brands, and their fans and are proud to be celebrating their 11th year and the accomplishment of executing 56 full ship charters, hosting more than 110,000 guests for more than 500,000 days on vacations at sea with world-class artist and brand partners such as KISS, Kid Rock, John Mayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alabama, Train, 311, Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Barenaked Ladies, Sister Hazel, Turner Classic Movies, VH1, along with engaging festivals such as The Rock Boat and Cayamo. Inc. magazine recognized Sixthman as America’s fastest growing travel company and the 87th fastest growing company across all segments on the Inc. 500 List.
About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
# # #
The Recording Academy