Music fans are invited to join Mark McGrath, lead vocalist of Sugar Ray, when he and his friends set sail on the Carnival Imagination from Miami Oct. 18-21, 2013, for three music-filled days.

Joining McGrath and Sugar Ray for the cruise is an all-star lineup that includes popular bands such as Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Cracker, Spin Doctors, Vertical Horizon, The Verve Pipe, and Marcy Playground, along with special acoustic performances by Ed Roland of Collective Soul and Ed Kowalczyk of Live.

Presented by Flying Dutchmen Travel, the Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise is a terrific opportunity for fans to get an up-close-and-personal look at their favorite bands while spending three days at sea enjoying exciting live performances, intimate concerts and much more.

A full-blown 90s musical extravaganza, the Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise features live performances each night in the Carnival Imagination’s 1,300-seat Dynasty Lounge, as well as in different venues throughout the ship.  Exclusive perks include:

  • Surprise unplugged performances and jam sessions
  • Question and answer sessions and photo opportunities
  • Late night dance parties and other events

In addition to a stellar lineup of some of the most popular bands of the 1990s, participants can enjoy all the Carnival Imagination has to offer -- an expansive water park with a 300-foot-long water slide, a completely renovated spa, a variety of delicious dining options, including a 24-hour pizzeria, a Serenity adults-only retreat, full casino gambling and more.  The ship also spends a full day in Nassau, The Bahamas, home to white-sand beaches and interesting sites and landmarks.

Prices for the Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise start at $649 per person based on double occupancy.  To book with your friends and enjoy all that this fabulous cruise has to offer, visit or contact Flying Dutchman Travel at or call 1-800-248-7471.  LIKE us on Facebook/ Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise.