2006 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Band Contest

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The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise is the world's only fully chartered blues cruise. The 2006 event will be Bluesin'® On The High Seas January 8-15 aboard the five star Holland America ms Westerdam to exotic ports in the Western Caribbean. Featuring over 60 Performances by 15+ of the Industry's Hottest Acts (PLUS surprise guests), one winning group will be selected to perform three times on the ship. Selected artist or group will be compensated for their performance as well as given a cabin on the cruise ship.

The cruise will also include Industry Panels, Musician Workshops, Late Night Pro Jams, Pro-Amateur Jams, Theme Nights and much more.

Event sponsors include Blues Revue, XM Radio, Red Bull, Big City R&B Magazine, Southland Blues and Sonicbids. Past event performers include Taj Mahal, Dr. John, Susan Tedeschi, The Derek Trucks Band, Ike Turner, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tito Jackson, Bernard Allison, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Charlie Musselwhite, Phantom Blues Band, Shemekia Copeland, Tommy Castro, Lil' Ed, Kenny Neal, Corey Harris, Chubby Carrier, Koko Taylor, The Radiators, Tyrone Davis, Curtis Salgado, Otis Clay and Lonnie Brooks.

Founded in 2002, The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise is recognized as one of the premiere Blues Events on the planet. It's a Floating Blues Festival where, according to past event performer Taj Majal, "Everyone Has A Backstage Pass!"

Genres accepted include: Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Zydeco, World Music and Acoustic Blues.