The 2023 Soul Train Cruise Will Celebrate The 10th Anniversary Of “The Hippest Trip At Sea”. Babyface, George Benson and More Announced for 2023 Soul Train Cruise
The Soul Train Cruise announces its 10th Anniversary Voyage, bringing back some of the most beloved artists who have sailed on the annual cruise over the past decade along with some who will be joining the cruise for the first time ever, including superstars Babyface and George Benson.
The 2023 Soul Train Cruise will take place from January 29 through February 5, 2023, departing from Ft. Lauderdale for Grand Turk, San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Half Moon Cay aboard the Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam.
“This will be the 10th year I’ve spent surrounded by the Soul Train family for an incredible week of the greatest music, artists and fans,” says Cruise Host Tony Cornelius. “I’m ready for 10 more! When we launched the first sailing back in 2013, we knew this was a special way to honor and carry on Soul Train’s legacy. I’m so grateful that the fans have come aboard to celebrate the hippest cruise at sea.”
“The unparalleled star power aboard every Soul Train Cruise over the past 10 years is a testament to the special place that Soul Train holds in the hearts of artists from across multiple generations,” adds Alan Rubens, StarVista LIVE Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Executive Producer of the Soul Train Cruise. “The lineup for the 2023 sailing represents that incredible past while looking toward an even bigger future. And our guests share that love for the iconic show, bringing the spirit and excitement of Soul Train to life every time we sail. It’s powerful and joyful and like nothing else.”
Artists confirmed for the voyage include Babyface and George Benson, The Commodores, The Spinners, Peabo Bryson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Midnight Star, Deniece Williams, Zapp Band, Al McKay Allstars, One Way featuring Al Hudson, Sounds of Blackness, Al “Lil Fats” Jackson, The Honey Cone, Purple Reign – The Prince Tribute Show, The Urban Guerilla Orchestra, Cruise Host Tony Cornelius, Original Soul Train Dancers, comedians who will perform in The Soul Train Cruise Comedy Club and more.
Guests aboard the 2023 Soul Train Cruise will experience seven days of Love, Peace, Soul, and nonstop celebration on the high seas, spending their days and nights with the stars during more than 50 live performances and over 25 celebrity interactive events. This vacation of a lifetime includes parties at the pool, gospel events, live interviews with icons and legends, Q&A sessions, dance classes with the original Soul Train dancers, wine tasting, costume parties and so much more.
The cruise will take place aboard the Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam. Holland America is consistently voted the highest-rated premium cruise line in Conde Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards” and the “World’s Best” by Travel + Leisure. The ship features 11 passenger decks, premier dining options, lounges surrounded by panoramic views, the popular Greenhouse spa and salon with hydro pool as well as the award-winning fitness center. For the ultimate in comfort, spacious staterooms average 25% larger and private verandahs average 50% larger than typical ships.
Cabin prices start at just $1,990 per person and include access to all of the major concerts, gourmet meals and daily events with the superstars.
Created by Don Cornelius, Soul Train has been an integral part of popular culture since its debut in 1970 and continues to be a vital force in entertainment with its all-star Soul Train Awards. Best remembered for its indelible cultural impact across music, dance and fashion, Soul Train is also one of the most successful shows ever created, holding the record for longest, first-run, nationally syndicated television show.
About StarVista LIVE:
StarVista LIVE creates unique entertainment experiences that bring fans together to relive their favorite moments, create new memories, and enjoy unparalleled access to the superstars they love. StarVista LIVE cruise events include the Malt Shop Memories Cruise, the Soul Train Cruise, The Country Music Cruise, The Flower Power Cruise, the ‘70s Rock and Romance Cruise, Sandy Beaches Cruise, the Ultimate Disco Cruise and Abbey Road on the River festival. StarVista LIVE is a division of Direct Holdings Global. Direct Holdings Global is a leading multi-channel marketer with a broad portfolio of products and services, most notably associated with the success of the StarVista and Time Life brands, delivered with a commitment to excellence and integrity.