ShipRocked 2025: A Rock Odyssey Sets Sail

Avast, ye music-loving hearties! The time has come to weigh anchor and join the legendary ShipRocked 2025. From January 19 to 25, the Carnival Magic departs from Miami, Florida, with stops at the hidden treasures of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the captivating Half Moon Cay in The Bahamas. This week-long musical escapade promises to be the ultimate booty for every rock enthusiast!

Building on the thunderous success of the 2024 voyage, ShipRocked 2025 is poised to exceed all expectations. Over 4,000 passionate seafarers from across the globe descended upon the Carnival Magic for a 6-day musical journey, navigating through destinations like Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and Bimini in The Bahamas. Despite weather challenges, the ShipRocked community stood resilient, proving that this is more than just a cruise – it’s a swashbuckling adventure!

But ShipRocked isn’t just a musical extravaganza; it’s a festival at sea with a lineup of activities that’ll shiver your timbers. Picture facing off in the Band Feud with I Prevail and Badflower, engaging in Beach Wars in Bimini hosted by From Ashes To New, or testing your skills in Beer Pong hosted by AJ Channer (Fire From The Gods). Tigercub even judged a Belly Flop competition that added a splash of excitement.

But wait, there’s more! ShipRocked offers a diverse range of activities, including Bingo hosted by Yonaka, Captain’s Quarters Q&A with ShipRocked producer Alan Koenig, and Deck Wars hosted by Eva Under Fire. For those with a flair for glamour, there’s a Glamour Ghouls SFX Makeup Demo, and late-night DJ sets from Caleb Shomo (Beartooth), Mike’s Dead, and DJ Chaddy Daddy (Chad Nicefield). Attendees can also partake in unique events like Photo Meet & Greets, a Scream Queen Contest judged by Scene Queen and Tyler Levenson (Afterlife), Tarot card readings by Angela Lese, and a Tattoo parlor hosted by Paradise Tattoo from Fort Myers, Florida. Theme nights, including Trick Or Treat Trading and the Zombie Beauty Pageant, add an extra layer of excitement.

Beyond these activities, ShipRocked seamlessly integrates traditional cruise events with a rock ‘n’ roll twist. Blackjack tournaments, dodgeball tournaments, live band karaoke, singles mixers, trivia contests, and even morning yoga provide a diverse range of experiences, making sure every attendee finds their own treasure trove of fun.

More than just a floating music festival, ShipRocked is a rock and roll summer camp in the heart of winter, a family reunion for ShipRockers who have formed lasting connections through their shared love for music. The cruise boasts dozens of performances, unique collaborations, artist-hosted events, theme nights, and ample opportunities for fans and bands to unwind and create new friendships in a tropical paradise.

Throughout the year, ShipRocked’s community, known as “ShipRockers,” stays connected through “Making Waves – The ShipRocked Podcast.” Launched in 2020, the podcast, available for free on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Podcasts, features interviews with ShipRocked alumni artists, as well as other top music artists, actors, and entertainment industry experts. Hosted by Chad Nicefield and Justin Press, the podcast, distributed via Sound Talent Media / Evergreen Podcasts, ensures that the ShipRocked community stays connected and engaged year-round.

Stay tuned for the exciting lineup details, as ShipRocked 2025 prepares to unleash a musical storm that will echo through the high seas! So, pack your bags and join us for ShipRocked 2025 – the most thrilling rock adventure on the high seas, where every note is a cannonball and every beat is a pirate’s anthem!