Norwegian Cruise Line and Sixthman, pioneers of music festivals at sea, are hosting an all-new festival cruising experience, the LIVE LOUD Festival, from February 26-to March 2, 2014 on Norwegian Pearl.

Guests sailing during this unique event will have the opportunity to “Live Loud” by celebrating their passion for music and life. Just announced, former American Idol winner, Kris Allen, joins the already talented line-up of bands and artists who will perform on board this unforgettable four-day cruise from Miami, Florida to Great Stirrup Cay and Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas; fares start at $179 per person.

Since skyrocketing to stardom as the winner of the 2009 season of American Idol, Kris Allen has taken his impressive talent and warm-hearted charm on the road with the likes of Keith Urban, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies and Lifehouse as well as headlining club tours across the country. Guests cruising on The LIVE LOUD Festival will enjoy performances by Kris along with a host of other amazing shows by a line-up of artists known for their incredible live performances and knack for fan engagement.

The line-up also includes: Bronze Radio Return, Saints Of Valory, Ken Block and Drew Copeland from Sister Hazel, Yacht Rock Revue with special guests, DJ Soulman, Chuck Cannon, Kristy Lee, Brian Collins, The Shadowboxers, Dugas, Scott Munns, Trailer Park Ninjas, Hey Monea! and Howl at the Moon dueling piano shows.

Concerts will take place in venues throughout Norwegian Pearl as well as on the beach at Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s private island.

In addition to the incredible musical roster, guests will enjoy a variety of lifestyle activities including songwriter workshops, foodie experiences, wine and craft beer tastings, comedy shows and a variety of fitness classes, such as yoga classes taught by Miami-based Yogi, Amy Steiner.

LIVE LOUD cruisers will have the chance to experience Amy’s fun personality and creative yoga classes, combining thoughtful sequencing and dynamic flows that leave students feeling uplifted and inspired. Based in Miami Beach, Amy teaches regular classes and workshops at Green Monkey and The Standard. Amy has appeared on and

This unique festival cruise experience also features late night parties and jam sessions, artist-hosted activities and several unique theme nights.