ATLANTA, GA  Sixthman and The Recording Academy® (internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards) are partnering to produce the first GRAMMY® music festival at sea, which will set sail November 4 to produce the first GRAMMYwegian Cruise Line, the official cruise line of The Recording Academy. Departing out of Miami, on Norwegian Pearl, The GRAMMY® Festival at Sea will offer guests the opportunity to celebrate GRAMMY-winning and/or -nominated women who rock, while sailing to Grand Bahama Island and Nassau. Joining guests at sea will be Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart,  and Indigo Girls, with more artists to be announced throughout 2014.


In addition to all of the activities and entertainment offered during the GRAMMY Festival at Sea event, guests will take advantage of Norwegian Pearl’s 13 bars and lounges, 19 dining experiences, outdoor pool, hot tubs, expansive spa and fitness center and so much more. In addition, guests can test their strength on the outdoor rock climbing wall, bowl a few frames at the ship’s bowling alley, or try their luck in The Pearl Club Casino. Norwegian Pearl features a wide range of stateroom categories to fit all lifestyles and budgets, from the perfectly-appointed inside staterooms to luxurious penthouse suites in the Haven.

Pre-sale sign-ups for the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock will begin Feb. 19. Guests wishing to sail on board this exciting event can reserve their spot on board for as little as $200 per person for an Interior or Oceanview and $300 per person for a Balcony or Suite. This highly anticipated event goes on sale to the general public on Feb. 28. For additional information about the event, visit

About Sixthman: Sixthman, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, creates festivals at sea designed to set the stage for moments that make life rock! Since 2001, we have been pioneering themed cruise experiences for bands, brands, and their fans and are proud to be celebrating our 11th year and the accomplishment of executing 56 full ship charters, hosting over 110,000 guests for over 500,000 days on vacation at sea with world class artist and brand partners such as KISS, Kid Rock, John Mayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alabama, Train, 311, Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Barenaked Ladies, Sister Hazel, Turner Classic Movies, VH1, along with engaging festivals such as The Rock Boat and Cayamo. INC Magazine recognized us as Americamerica VH1, along with engaging festivals such fastest growing company across all segments on the INC 500 List.


About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.



Festival Details:

The Recording Academy® and Sixthman are excited to partner and present the first-ever GRAMMY® Festival at Sea:  Women Who Rock! —a festival created to celebrate GRAMMY-winning and/or –nominated women in music. This four-day adventure will take to the high seas aboard Norwegian Pearl November 4 – 8, 2014, and will set sail from Miami to Grand Stirrup Cay and Nassau, Bahamas.

Composed of some of the most talented women in music, the lineup is sure to rock. Join Heart, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Shawn Colvin,Skylar Grey, Estelle and more for a trip of a lifetime. Guests can look forward to performances by legendary female artists, Q&As, panels, and other fun activities hosted by the bands. There also will be one-of-a-kind opportunities to interact with the artists on board.

Experience the life of luxury with these amazing women on board Norwegian Pearl. Decked out with multiple stages, 13 bars & lounges, a massive spa, pool, hot tubs, fitness center, bowling alley, rock climbing wall, a lively casino, and 24-hour room service, it's sure to keep the excitement and music-filled atmosphere going from dusk till dawn! Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime cruise experience you and your friends will never forget with Women Who Rock!

Cruise Itinerary

(Subject to change)

  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - Depart Miami, FL (approx. 4pm ET)
  • Wednesday, November 5 - Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas (8am-5pm)
  • Thursday, November 6 - Nassau, The Bahamas (8am-6pm)
  • Friday, November 7 - Day at Sea
  • Saturday, November 8 - Arrive Miami, FL (approx. @ 8am ET)

We recommend that you book your flight home to depart no earlier than noon to ensure ample travel time.