Soul Train Cruise Sells Out Its 9th Voyage

Posted Dec. 10, 2019

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Soul Train Cruise Sells Out Its 9th Voyage

Ft Lauderdale, FL - StarVista LIVE, producer of theme cruise events and unique entertainment experiences, announces the Soul Train Cruise has sold out its 9th sailing. The Soul Train Cruise will feature dozens of superstar performances, special events and opportunities to interact with icons of R&B music as it sails from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and travels to St. Maarten, St. Croix and Half Moon Cay on the luxurious Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam from January 18-25, 2020.

The 2020 lineup features iconic acts from Soul Train's multi-generational history, including The Jacksons, The Isley Brothers, Johnny Gill (in a special performance January 21), Cameo, Peabo Bryson, War, The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston, Atlantic Starr, Regina Belle, Karyn White, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Con Funk Shun, The Family Stone, Jean Carne, Brick, The Urban Guerilla Orchestra, Barry White Tribute featuring Jourdan Carroll, Jason Miles performing his To Grover With Love Tribute, Cruise Host Tony Cornelius, Gospel Host Clifton Davis, Co-Host Angela Stribling (of Pillow Talk Radio), Co-Host Jerry Wells, original Soul Train dancers Derek Fleming and Patricia Davis, Soul Train Cruise Comedy Club featuring Kevin Bozeman and Trenton Davis and music executive Chuck Gamble.

"When the very first Soul Train Cruise set sail back in 2013, we wanted to create the ultimate experience for the old school R&B fans," says Alan Rubens, StarVista LIVE Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Executive Producer of the Soul Train Cruise. "We wanted to make sure our guests would be surrounded by their favorite music, have opportunities to interact with the superstars they love and relive favorite moments from their lives while creating new memories. Every year since then, we've set the bar even higher with bigger stars and round-the-clock events that you can't find anywhere else. It's incredible to see that there is a huge group of fans out there who love this as much as we do and want more of it every year."

"The Soul Train Cruise captures the essence of Soul Train's spirit and is a special place where we get to say hi to and hang out with the greatest fans in the world," adds Ronald Isley of the GRAMMY Award-winning Isley Brothers. "There's really nothing else like it on the planet." "The StarVista LIVE team has done a tremendous job of honoring the Soul Train legacy," says Tony Cornelius, former Soul Train Executive and current Host of the cruise. "The StarVista LIVE team brings all the things we love so much about Soul Train to life to create a music-filled vacation experience for everyone to enjoy."

Guests aboard the Soul Train Cruise experience seven days of nonstop Love, Peace and Soul, spending their days and nights with the stars during more than 50 live performances and over 25 celebrity interactive events. The vacation of a lifetime includes parties at the pool, a Gospel Hour, live interviews, cocktail receptions, Q&A sessions, dance classes with the original Soul Train dancers, wine tastings, celebrity-led game shows, costume parties and so much more.

The full-ship charter cruise will take place aboard the Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam, a luxurious ship that features an array of premier dining, lounges surrounded by panoramic views, a world class spa and salon and elegant staterooms. Cabin prices include access to all of the major concerts, gourmet meals, 24-hour room service and daily events. Further information is available at www.soultraincruise.com or by calling 844-266-7685.

About StarVista LIVE:

StarVista LIVE creates unique entertainment experiences that bring fans together to relive their favorite moments, create new memories, and enjoy unparalleled access to the superstars they love. StarVista LIVE cruise events include the Malt Shop Memories Cruise, the Soul Train Cruise, The Country Music Cruise, The Flower Power Cruise, the '70s Rock and Romance Cruise, the Ultimate Disco Cruise and Abbey Road on the River festival. StarVista LIVE is a division of Direct Holdings Global. Direct Holdings Global is a leading multi-channel marketer with a broad portfolio of products and services, most notably associated with the success of the StarVista / Time Life brand, delivered with a commitment to excellence and integrity.

Photo: The Isley Brothers will appear on the sold-out Soul Train Cruise in 2020.

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