See Lineup Additions to Maiden Voyage of 'Little Steven's Underground Garage Cruise'

The cruise sails May 9-13, 2025 from Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas.

By: Jun. 07, 2024
See Lineup Additions to Maiden Voyage of 'Little Steven's Underground Garage Cruise'
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"Little Steven" Van Zandt and Sixthman, the leader in festivals and music cruises for more than two decades, have unveiled a number of maximum new additions to the maiden voyage of Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise, a full throttle, four-day Rock 'N' Roll adventure sailing May 9-13, 2025 from Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas aboard Norwegian Gem.

"The Coolest Cruise in the World" will now also feature The Baseball Project, the all-star band that exclusively perform songs about America’s Pastime. The official team roster of The Baseball Project for Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise includes Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows, The Minus 5), Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate, Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, Gutterball), Linda Pitmon (Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, ZuZu’s Petals) and both Mike Mills and Peter Buck of R.E.M. In addition to taking the field as The Baseball Project, members of the band will also perform sets as The Minus 5 and Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, as well as participate in Lenny Kaye & Friends’ celebration of Nuggets, the influential ‘60s garage compilation Kaye produced in 1972.

Final Round Pre-sale Signups for Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise conclude on Sunday, June 9 at 11:59 pm (ET). Public On-Sale begins Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00 pm (ET), exclusively at All guests booking before Sunday, June 16 will receive $100 off per person before prices increase on Monday, June 17. In addition, guests booked in the first 250 cabins will receive a commemorative event poster (guests must be named on their reservation by Monday, September 9 to receive the commemorative poster). All guests can book for just $100 down per person when they enroll in Automatic Monthly Billing before Monday, September 9.

Inspired by the renegade spirit of Pirate Radio, the mind-blowing maiden voyage of Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise will cause a commotion on the ocean with an unrelenting lineup of over 20 bands including Social Distortion, X, Rocket From The Crypt, Reverend Horton Heat, Old 97’s, Low Cut Connie, Los Straitjackets, Lenny Kaye, Flamin’ Groovies, The Dictators, The Fleshtones, The Chesterfield Kings, Supersuckers, Linda Gail Lewis, Slim Jim Phantom Trio, The Dollyrots, The Woggles, The Coolies, The Untamed Youth, Deke Dickerson, The Neanderthals, The Sound Minds, Goons!, and still more to be announced. Onboard activities will include Renegade Cinema film screenings like the 2015 documentary Michael Des Barres: Who Do You Want Me to Be? followed by a Q&A with the film’s subject (and Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise Master of Ceremonies Michael Des Barres) as well as SiriusXM Sessions at Sea radio tapings hosted by Des Barres’ fellow DJs from Little Steven’s Underground Garage channel on SiriusXM, Count Peter Zaremba, The Mighty Manfred, Kelly Ogden, and Palmyra Delran.

The spectacular Norwegian Gem will of course pull out all the stops for the Underground Garage Cruise, with fully stocked bars on (almost) every corner, tasty dining experiences, the Pool Deck (with multiple hot tubs), the Gem Club Casino, Mandara Spa, Body Waves Fitness Center, Sports Court, and so much more.

Beyond the onboard experience, Underground Garage Cruisers will have the chance to enjoy unforgettable shore excursions in Nassau, Bahamas, the ultimate vacationer’s paradise with its laid-back vibes and perfect white-sand beaches, palm trees covered in coconuts, and refreshing, crystal-clear waters. Please note: Shore excursions will not be available until 4-6 weeks prior to sailing. Guests will be able to book excursions upon receipt of their official booking number.


Sailing May 9-13, 2025

From Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas

Aboard Norwegian Gem


Social Distortion


Rocket From The Crypt

Reverend Horton Heat

Old 97’s

The Baseball Project

The Minus 5

Steve Wynn and The Miracle 3

Low Cut Connie

Los Straitjackets

Lenny Kaye & Friends – A Celebration of Nuggets

Flamin’ Groovies

The Dictators

The Fleshtones

The Chesterfield Kings


Linda Gail Lewis

Slim Jim Phantom Trio

The Dollyrots

The Woggles

The Coolies

The Untamed Youth

Deke Dickerson

The Neanderthals

The Sound Minds


Featuring DJs From Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM

Count Peter Zaremba

The Mighty Manfred

Kelly Ogden

Palmyra Delran

Michael Des Barres



Founded by Stevie Van Zandt in 2002, Little Steven’s Underground Garage is the world’s greatest internationally syndicated 2-hour weekly rock and soul radio show and 24/7 SiriusXM music channel, dedicated to supporting the past, present, and future of rock and soul. Along with showcasing the coolest records ever made, but the show has helped introduce over 700 new bands to the world, keeping the flame of rock ‘n’ roll alive for generations to come.

Broadcast on over 80 stations in more than 200 markets, including internationally in Canada, London, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Peru, and Australia, as well as worldwide on the American Forces Network and Voice of America, Little Steven’s Underground Garage Presented By Hard Rock Café has hosted exclusive interviews with such superstar special guests as Jack Black, Brian Wilson, Ray Davies, Peter Wolf, Iggy Pop, Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Paul McCartney, and Bruce Springsteen, and has been endorsed by iconic artists including David Bowie, Pete Townshend, Jack White, Lou Reed, Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Plant, and many others.

Over the past two decades, Little Steven’s Underground Garage has spawned the creation of the groundbreaking Wicked Cool Records label and with Van Zandt’s NYC-based Renegade Circus, presented hundreds of live events, all featuring legendary rock ‘n’ roll stars alongside the hottest up-and-coming bands and local talent. Highlights include “The Wicked Cool Records Revue,” a traveling rock ‘n’ roll roadshow showcasing the stars of Wicked Cool Records; “Underground Garage A Go-Go” live concerts; “Underground Garage Dance Parties” (hosted by Little Steven); pre-game concerts at Yankee Stadium; “The 500th Show” radio special featuring Green Day, Debbie Harry, and more; “The Underground Garage Stage” at the UK’s Hard Rock Calling; Teen Vogue’s “Rock Meets the Runway” Battle of the Bands featuring teenage female-fronted bands; VH1’s “Cheap Trick or Treat Halloween Ball” from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa; ESPN’s first-ever New Year’s Eve Concert Special, co-hosted by Little Steven and Stuart Scott live from the Hard Rock Café in New York; The Rascals: Once Upon A Dream, the critically acclaimed theatrical event/reunion concert tour that included a 15-night-sold-out run on Broadway; and “The Underground Garage International Festival” hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “an awe-inspiring event” and named “Concert Of The Year” by The Village Voice. For more, please see


Sixthman festivals tear down walls between artists and fans by creating community-inspired vacation experiences at resorts and at sea. Since 2001, Sixthman has set the stage for moments that make life rock, serving over 300,000 guests on over 150 unforgettable vacations on sand and at sea with their favorite artists, athletes, actors, comedians, and brands. These carefully curated, intimate events bring non-stop performances, artist collaborations, in-depth panels, Q&As, fan-artist activities, museums, and overall, truly immersive experiences that celebrate community and change expectations of what a vacation can be. Sixthman’s domestic homeport of Miami brings escapes for guests to dream destinations in the Virgin Islands, Belize, Honduras, Mexico, and The Bahamas. In 2019, Sixthman expanded its festivals at sea to Europe, sailing from Barcelona, Spain to exotic Mediterranean ports and then from Athens through the Greek Isles in 2022. In addition to festivals at sea, Sixthman has taken its innovative vacation concept to world-class, all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic and Mexico. In 2020, Sixthman Services was launched to support other event holders with a suite of on-site and virtual event management services and enhanced experiences. 2024 is poised to be a record year in terms of the number of events and expansion into new verticals. LIVE LOUD with us at


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