KNAC.COM – News – VORAGOS Cruise announces additions to its lineup
VORAGOS: Destination Lunasea Beach has announced several exciting additions to the lineup of the Private Island Festival and the upcoming 5-Day Rock Cruise in early 2022. The list of newly added acts includes the recently reunited MUDVAYNE (who continues to partner with Danny Wimmer Presents for their first live performances after a 12-year hiatus), ATREYU, CROWN OF THE EMPIRE and LIFE AFTER DEATH.
MUDVAYNE will play on board and at Lunasea Beach and will replace CHEVELLE who unfortunately have to cancel their VORAGOS Lunasea Beach appearance due to a conflict with their upcoming tour schedule. All other previously announced acts will appear, including ROB ZOMBIE, MASTODON and more.
“I still can’t believe I’m saying …MUDVAYNE IS BACK ”, says Chad Gray of MUDVAYNE . “It’s been a long time coming. We are very excited to get back on stage in front of all the OG Oxygen Wasters and New Ones who have NEVER seen us! We look forward to participating in DWP’s maiden voyage VORAGOS cruise. Let’s go! “
The long-awaited rock festival vacation experience – which runs February 16-21, 2022 aboard the equipment-packed Norwegian Pearl Ship and docks for a day in Belize for a unique private island beach festival in its kind – now has an official host with SiriusXM José Mangin “ambassador of metal” come on board to liven up the event and organize various activities with fans and groups.
“I am more than happy to hang out and party with so many friends and family on VORAGOS, and hosting it is even better ”, comments José Mangin. “This destination cruise is sure to be a destination for the record books! A festival on the beach, and concerts on board, it’s so badass! I can’t wait to fight with you and my Metal mates in Mudvayne, Mastodon, Atreyu, my friends from A to Z DED, Rob Zombie and so many others!
VORAGOS will also include special appearances from SiriusXM Shannon gunz and the cast of This zebra show from space, which will participate in special fan experiences throughout the cruise. This autumn, This zebra show from space will kick off the “Battle For The Big Seas” showdown on the DWPresents Twitch channel, where unsigned bands compete for a chance to perform on the inaugural voyage of VORAGOS. More details on how to submit and enter the contest will be available soon.
In addition, VORAGOS is delighted to announce the first onboard experiences that fans can participate in. The first theme party revealed is “Party Like A Rockstar”, where cruisers can dress like their favorite artist. Confirmed Cruise Activities Include: Pool Deck Party with DWP CEO Danny hayes, Rock n ‘Roll Trivia hosted by José Mangin, Show us your INK Mixer, Flip Cup Tournament, Beer Pong Tournament and exclusive to VORAGOS Founders Club members, a daily bourbon tasting with members of the DWP team. Many more theme nights, activities, get-togethers, and other exclusive Founders Club events will be announced in the coming months.
The bands performing on Norwegian Pearl (February 16, 17, 19, 20) are as follows (subject to change): Mudvayne, Mastodon, Black Stone Cherry, Atreyu, Tremonti, Saint Asonia, Crown The Empire, Escape The Fate, New Years Day, Fire of the Gods, Bad Omens, Jeris Johnson, Tetrarch, DED, All Good Things, Merry Wolf , Plush and the afterlife.
The Lunasea Beach Festival (February 18) – available exclusively to cruise passengers (no separate tickets will be sold to the public) – will feature an exclusive headliner set by ROB ZOMBIE with performances of Mudvayne, Black Stone Cherry, New Years Day, Tetrarch and Amigo the devil.
In addition, the vessel will house the VORAGOS Storytellers Stage, with intimate performances by Amigo The Devil, Kevin Martin (from Candlebox), Brett Scallions Aupervant Fuel and Austin meade, as good as VORAGOS Comedy scene with several sets of Jim Breuer, Big Jay Oakerson, Rachel Feinstein and Shayne smith. Each night will also feature a Midnight After-Party with Brass Against, The Voragos Shut Up & Dance and more.
Departing from Miami, VORAGOS will be the ultimate rocker’s dream vacation, with over 45 performances on 5 stages in total, both on board and on the beach. Most groups will play multiple sets throughout the 5 day excursion and participate in additional activities.
Cabins are now on sale at www.Voragos.com with prices starting at just $ 898 per person for an interior room for 4 people (plus taxes and fees). Guests can deposit and pay the balance in monthly installments over time until the event.
VORAGOS: Destination Lunasea Beach is the creative partnership of Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman, fusing the expertise of the best rock festivals on earth and leaders in rock at sea. Like each company’s signature events, VORAGOS fuses world-class talent and unparalleled immersive festival experiences for which everyone has become respected over their decades of activity.
The luxurious Norwegian Pearl will serve as a floating spot for this rock adventure. Guests will enjoy the freedom and flexibility of Norwegian Cruise Line to choose from 11 onboard bars and lounges, 15 dining experiences, a casino, an outdoor pool, hot tubs and a full menu of spa treatments.
Harvest Caye in Southern Belize is the Caribbean’s premier private island destination with an expansive pool with swim-up bar, saltwater lagoon for watersports, an exclusive 7-acre beach, and exciting shore excursions ranging from ziplining across the island to snorkeling the second largest barrier reef in the world.
Over the next few months, Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman will work with Norwegian officials to ensure the destination event complies with social distancing protocols then in effect.