Go on a Cruise? Which Bands Are Playing?

Earlier this year, special correspondent Julia Wallace took part in The Weezer Cruise through the Caribbean.  (Find her exclusive reports here.)

Sunday, the New York Times did up a big thing on the cruise as well as highlighting some of the other offerings out there.  (Can you imagine the metal one?  People will die.)

THINGS were a little weird from the moment I stepped onto theWeezer Cruise. Like a lot of my fellow passengers — indie-rock fans who had signed up for a three-day voyage full of bands and beverages — I’d never been on a cruise before. So I don’t know whether most of them begin with a staff member high-fiving each and every person who comes off the gangway. But I’m relatively certain most don’t have a welcome center with a D.J. playing a reggae version of Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box.”

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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