It's a cruise that's a country music fan's dream. The Country Music Cruise will feature concerts by Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Patty Loveless, Jo Dee Messina, Ronnie Milsap and Restless Heart. Those are just the headliners. The cruise runs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Grand Turk, San Juan, Philipsburg and Half Moon Cay next January 19 through 26 on Holland America. Details are at www.CountryMusicCruise.com.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced plans for a second country music-themed cruise with performances by Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry, Wynonna, Neal McCoy, Lonestar, Love and Theft, Craig Morgan, Steel Magnolia, Maggie Rose and more than a dozen other bands. The seven-night "Best Country Cruise Ever," as it's being called, will kick off Jan. 12, 2014 in Miami on the Norwegian Pearl. More information is available at www.countrycruising.com.