Sixthman creates theme cruises with an emphasis on celebrating music and fan communities. These one-of-a-kind vacation experiences bring like-minded people together in exclusive, interactive, and intimate environments. The company's mission is to break down the walls between artists, heroes, partners, and their passionate fan bases. We offer vacation experiences for a range of musical tastes, from legendary singer-songwriters on Cayamo to experiencing the best of pop culture on VH1 Best Cruise Ever.
We hope this press kit gives you a taste of our company and our mission to connect passionate music lovers with the artists and bands they love as well as the ones they have yet to discover.
Based in Atlanta, Sixthman has partnered with entertainers such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Mayer, Kid Rock, Jillian Michaels, Barenaked Ladies, Sister Hazel, Lyle Lovett, Sarah McLachlan, Patty Griffin, Zac Brown Band, 311, KISS and Weezer and brands such as VH1, Graceland and TCM. Sixthman pioneered the music theme cruise movement and has hosted more than 35 full-ship charters since 2001; the company maintains a more than sixty percent return rate amongst guests.
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ATLANTA, GA - 311 and Sixthman are excited to announce that the band is taking loyal fans on vacation once again, launching the second annual 311 Caribbean Cruise May 10-14, 2012, on the Carnival Destiny. The ship will leave from Miami and dock in Half Moon Cay (a private island in the Bahamas), staying for two days of music, sand, sun and fun before returning to Florida.
Grammy® Award-winning artist Weezer and Sixthman are excited to announce The Weezer Cruise. Taking to the ocean January 19-23, 2012, The Weezer Cruise is a music festival-at-sea curated by Weezer on the Carnival Destiny sailing from Miami to the island of Cozumel, off the coast of Mexico.
Rock legends KISS have partnered with Sixthman to create the ultimate fan experience – The KISS Kruise: Wet, Wild, & Rockin’. The KISS festival at sea will take place on Carnival Destiny from October 13 through 17, 2011. KISS and fans will rock from Miami, Fl., to Half Moon Cay and Nassau, Bahamas.
Classic film fans can begin signing up today for the first-ever TCM Classic Cruise, a new one-of-a-kind event. The TCM Classic Cruise is a partnership between Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Sixthman, the industry leader in theme cruises. The event is scheduled for Dec. 8-12, 2011 aboard Celebrity Millennium. The four-night cruise will sail from Miami to Key West and Cozumel.
The Rock Boat XII will sail March 1-5, 2012, on Carnival Ecstasy from New Orleans to Cozumel. This time around, joining hosts Sister Hazel on Sixthman's inaugural floating music festival, are Alternate Routes, Tim Brantley, Carbon Leaf, Freddy Jones Band, Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers, and Vertical Horizon.
On September 29, 2011, Sixthman will embark on its newest musical adventure, Rombello. The floating festival will feature Slightly Stoopid, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and G. Love & Special Sauce, with special guests Citizen Cope (solo), Brett Dennen, Gaelic Storm, Jukebox the Ghost, and many more to be announced soon. Rombello will sail from Tampa to Cozumel and back on Carnival Inspiration, returning on October 3, 2011.
We have added a bunch of new artists to Barenaked Ladies' Ships and Dip 4, Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise, and The Elvis Cruise! Also, we have some exciting news about Cayamo! Read more HERE! Also, check out the best of Will Byington's photos here in the Hall of Fame!
NEW YORK, NY- September 14, 2010 – VH1 and Sixthman are teaming up again for a second year in a row for VH1 Best Cruise Ever. The second annual music festival at sea will feature Train, Lifehouse, Colbie Caillat, The Script, and many more, setting sail from Tampa, Fl to Cozumel, Mexico on April 28-May 2, 2011 on the Carnival Inspiration. Tickets go on sale September 23rd to the general public at www.vh1bestcruiseever.com.
On Labor Day weekend 2010, Sixthman will celebrate its 25th charter with Caribbean-bound floating festival, Sailing Southern Ground. Appropriately, the charter is hosted by a long-time member of the Sixthman family, Grammy® winner Zac Brown Band.
ATLANTA, GA - On February 13, 2011, Sixthman will present Cayamo 2011: A Journey Through Song. This will be the fourth voyage of this floating singer-songwriter music festival. The Norwegian Pearl will take guests from Miami to Tortola, BVI; Frederiksted, St. Croix; and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. Artists performing include John Prine, Indigo Girls, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, and Buddy Miller. The ship will return to Miami on February 20, 2011.
ATLANTA, GA - The popular affinity travel and cruise company Sixthman has launched its own Internet TV channel, Sixthman TV. The online video player features a variety of content, including highlights from musical performances, video messages from artists to their fans, previews of upcoming themed cruises and humorous skits.