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Lynyrd Skynyrd taking part in 2018 Southern Rock Cruise along with 38 Special, Marshall Tucker Band & More

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideFor eight years, Lynyrd Skynyrd hosted their own themed cruise called the Simple Man Cruise, and now the legendary rock band have joined the 2018 lineup of another seagoing music extravaganza, the Southern Rock Cruise. Skynyrd will play a special headlining show in Montego Bay, Jamaica, during the second day of the cruise, which runs from January 20 to January 25.

The 2018 Southern Rock Cruise also will feature performances by 38 Special, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Wet Willie and founding Allman Brothers Band drummer Jaimoe's current group Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, among many other acts.

The nautical festival will embark from Tampa, Florida and stop in Jamaica and Georgetown, Grand Cayman, before heading back to port on January 25, 2018.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's concert will take place on land on January 22, and also will feature a tailgating party offering Jamaican BBQ, tropical cocktails and a reggae band. The cruise also will offer Q&A events, panel discussions and musical demonstrations, as well as such activities as trivia contests, karaoke, movie screenings and pool parties.

To find out more info about the cruise or book a cabin, visit

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