Second Stage Experience Will Highlight Emerging Talent from The Recording Academy®'s 12 Chapter Cities Across the United States and Will Feature Artist Panel Discussions and Workshops
Previously Announced Performers for GRAMMY® Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock Include Mindi Abair, Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart, Indigo Girls, and Joan Osborne
ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A GRAMMY® Chapter Stage has been added to enhance the experience of the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock, a four-day music festival at sea which will set sail Nov. 4 – 8, 2014, in conjunction with Norwegian Cruise Line - the official cruise line of The Recording Academy® and the GRAMMY Awards® - and produced by Sixthman, the industry leader in music festivals at sea. The GRAMMY Chapter Stage will spotlight emerging and established talent from each of The Recording Academy's 12 Chapter cities around the country, as well as feature panel discussions and workshops with participating artists and other music professionals. Previously announced artists for the GRAMMY Festival at Sea include Mindi Abair, Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart, Indigo Girls, and Joan Osborne. Sailing from Miami aboard the beautiful Norwegian Pearl, this inaugural 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, Bahamas.
For updates and additional information about the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, please visit the GRAMMY Festival at Sea's social networks on Twitter (@GRAMMYFestatSea), Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. For a glimpse of the GRAMMY Festival at Sea experience, go to http://youtu.be/-45tHmRwUy4.
Selected by The Academy's Chapters to represent their respective regions, artists on the GRAMMY Chapter Stage highlight a wealth of musically diverse styles, and reflect the "women who rock" theme. The Chapter Stage lineup includes:
Atlanta: Sonia Leigh
Chicago: Anne Harris
Los Angeles: TBA
Memphis: Deering & Down
Miami: Tayler Buono
Nashville: Victoria Shaw
New York: TBA
Philadelphia: Helen Bruner & Terry Jones
San Francisco: Thao (from the Get Down Stay Down)
Pacific Northwest: Fly Moon Royalty
Texas: Erin Ivey
Washington, D.C.: Maimouna Youssef
With no shortage of music and live performances on board, guests can also look forward to other fun activities hosted by these chart-topping ladies, as well as one-of-a-kind opportunities to interact with the artists while sailing.
Guests on the GRAMMY Festival at Sea will visit Grand Bahama Island and Nassau in the Bahamas. Known as one of the most family friendly islands in The Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island is a nature enthusiast's dream, with several easily accessible nature-based activities. Kayaking, airboat eco-adventures, dolphin experiences, and bike tours are just a handful of the adventures waiting for guests in this Bahamian paradise. On the island of Nassau, Bahamas, guests will be guided by palm-lined streets to sandy beaches, duty-free shopping, delicious local fare, and more. This Bahamian capital is rich with history and culture and home to several museums, conservation centers, and art galleries.
In addition to all of the activities and entertainment offered aboard the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, guests will also be able to take advantage of Norwegian Pearl's 19 dining experiences, 13 bars and lounges, outdoor pool, hot tubs, expansive spa and fitness center, and much more. Guests also are invited to visit the outdoor rock climbing wall, shoot hoops on the sports court, bowl a few frames in the ship's bowling alley, or try their luck in the Pearl Club Casino. Norwegian Pearl features a wide range of stateroom categories, from the perfectly appointed inside staterooms to luxurious penthouse suites in the ship's exclusive complex, The Haven.
This highly anticipated music experience is now on sale. Prices start at $800 per person based on double occupancy; taxes and fees of $225 are added on a per person basis. For additional information, please visit www.grammyfestivalatsea.com.
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 13th year of executing 67 full ship charters, hosting more than 125,000 guests for more than 500,000 days on vacations at sea with world-class artist and brand partners such as KISS, Kid Rock, John Mayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 311, Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Barenaked Ladies, Sister Hazel, Paramore, Turner Classic Movies, and VH1, along with engaging festivals such as The Rock Boat and Cayamo. Inc. magazine recognized Sixthman as America's Fastest Growing Travel Company and the 87th fastest growing company across all segments on the Inc. 500 List. What is Sixthman? Click here: http://vimeo.com/19267800. LIVE LOUD with us at www.sixthman.net.
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 www.grammy.com.
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