Sixthman Announces Inaugural "Little Steven's Underground Garage Cruise"

Article Contributed by Big Hassle Media | Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Inspired by the renegade spirit of Pirate Radio with over 20 years on the airwaves, “Little Steven” Van Zandt is hoisting the Jolly Roger and joining forces with Sixthman, the leader in festivals and music cruises for more than two decades, for 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, that is sure to be “The Coolest Cruise in the World.”

First Round Pre-sale Signups are available now through June 4 at 11:59 pm (ET). Final Round Pre-sale Signups will conclude on June 9 at 11:59 pm (ET). Public On-Sale begins 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.

The mind-blowing maiden voyage of Little Steven’s Underground Garage Cruise will create 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 more to be announced. Onboard activities will include Lenny Kaye & Friends celebration of “Nuggets,” Renegade Cinema film screenings like the 2015 documentary Who Do You Want Me to Be? followed by a Q&A with Master of Ceremonies Michael Des Barres, as well as SiriusXM Sessions at Sea radio tapings hosted by 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 Little Steven’s 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, Little Steven’s 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

Low Cut Connie

Los Straitjackets

Lenny Kaye

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 channel on SiriusXM

Count Peter Zaremba

The Mighty Manfred

Kelly Ogden

Palmyra Delran

Michael Des Barres