Boston, MA – May 11, 2014 – The 2014 Rock and Blues Concert Cruise Season lineup has been announced and it is shaping up to be one of the biggest seasons in years. The series kicks off June 6th with John Brown’s Bodyand special guests The Nth Power and Van Gordon Martin.  Sailing on the Provincetown II operated by Bay State Cruise Company at the World Trade Center Pier, the Rock and Blues Concert Cruises provides an opportunity for fans to see their favorite bands in a one of a kind concert setting on the Boston Harbor.


In addition to the June 6th cruise with John Brown’s Body, the 2014 series sees a number of fan  favorites returning, including Ryan Montbleau performing solo acoustic and solo electric on June 21, the Adam Ezra Group onJune 22 and the Rock and Blues Cruise debut of Rusted Root on June 25.


July 20th brings the return of the Boston Rock and Soul Festival.  Anchored by Brothers McCannJugghead Band and the Baker Thomas Band, this year’s cruise will also include Boston-based favorites Amy Kucharik,Danielle MiragliaJenee HalsteadGeorge WoodsDave DelucaRyan Fitzsimmons and others.


It wouldn’t be a summer cruise series without Booty Vortex.  They will host the annual Booty Boat Cruise on August 10 and on August 24, Club Passim presents Barnstar! and Dietrich Strause. Additional cruises will be announced soon.


Advance tickets may be purchased online at  Online ticketing closes four hours before sailing on the day of the event.  If the show is not sold out, tickets will be available at the Bay State Cruise Box Office located at the pier starting 90 minutes before sailing. All Rock and Blues Concert Cruises sail rain or shine.  Ticket holders must be 21+.




The 2014 summer schedule to date is:


June 6                   John Brown’s Body                                                                        Boarding at 7:00PM

with special guests The Nth Power                                         Sailing at 8:00 PM

Tickets $25 in advance/$30 day of


June 21                 Ryan Montbleau Solo Acoustic and Solo Electric                 Boarding at 6:30PM

Tickets $28 in advance/$30 day of                                              Sailing at 7:30PM

June 22                 Adam Ezra Group                                                                             Boarding at 2:00PM

Tickets $28 in advance/$34 day of                                             Sailing at 3:00 PM


June 25                 Rusted Root                                                                                       Boarding at 6:30PM

Tickets $28 in advance/$30 day of                                             Sailing at 7:30PM


July 20                   Boston Rock and Soul Festival                                                    Boarding at 2:00PM

Brothers McCann, Baker Thomas Band                                  Sailing at 3:00Pm

  Jugghead Band and special guests

  Amy Kucharik, Danielle, Miraglia, Jenee Halstead,

  George Woods, Dave Deluca, Ryan Fitzsimmons and more

  Early bird tickets $15 until May 30, 2014

Tickets $25 in advance/$30 day of


August 10            ANNUAL BOOTY BOAT CRUISE                                                    Boarding at 2:00PM

With Booty Vortex                                                                     Sailing at 3:00PM

Ticket $25 in advance/$30 day of


August 17            To Be Announced


August 24            Barnstar!                                                                                             Boarding at 2:00PM

  with special guest Dietrich Strause                                           Sailing at 3:00PM

Tickets $25 in advance/$30 day of

The 2014 Rock and Blues Concert Cruises sail on the Provincetown II operated by Bay State Cruise Company. Cruises depart from the World Trade Center Pier at 200 Seaport Blvd, in the Seaport District of Boston. Cruises board one hour before departure time and last three hours.  There is a cash bar and food concessions on board.


Parking for Bay State Cruise Company in the Seaport District:  Adjacent open air parking lots cost $13-$20 per car per day. Underground parking is available at the Seaport Hotel, directly across the street from the dock. Rates in the garage are more expensive.

Take the T to Bay State Cruise Company via the Silver Line – Take the subway to South Station and transfer to the Silver Line (the Silver Line also travels through the Back Bay). The Silver Line departs approximately every five minutes to the World Trade Center stop and the trip is just a few minutes.