Chicago became the latest supergroup to perform as part of the new Carnival LIVE Concert Series when they took the stage aboard Carnival Paradise and Carnival Ecstasy earlier this week.
Chicago joins a stellar line-up of rock and country artists, including Styx, Martina McBride, Foreigner, REO Speedwagon and Kansas, who have entertained guests with their captivating and intimate live musical performances.
The Carnival LIVE Concert Series offers guests sailing on select Carnival Cruise Lines ships the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive onboard performance by a diverse roster of popular music artists while ships are docked at a port of call.
Carnival has booked 49 performance dates for the 2014 concert series with the following artists:
- 38 Special
- Gavin DeGraw
- Jennifer Hudson
- Lady Antebellum
- LeAnn Rimes
- Martina McBride
- Olivia Newton-John
- REO Speedwagon
- Trace Adkins
Performances are scheduled on board eight Carnival ships that call in the following ports: Cozumel, Mexico; Nassau, the Bahamas; and Catalina Island, California. Artists join the ship while in port, perform in the main show lounge that evening, and debark following their show.
Tickets cost $20 to $40 each and a limited number of VIP tickets are also available for each show for $100 to $150 each. The VIP experience includes an artist meet and greet, complimentary photo with the band, seating in the first three rows and a commemorative laminated concert pass.
Tickets can be purchased through Carnivalâ€™s online shore excursion system prior to sailing or on board participating ships at the shore excursion desk based on availability.