Disco Divas SISTER SLEDGE to Join 80’s Throwback Cruise

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Throwback 80’s Music Festival Cruise Disco Divas SISTER SLEDGE to Join 80’s Throwback Cruise

Along with *TONY HADLEY* *UB40*


Disco Divas Sister Sledge are set to get the party started as they join Throwback – the UK’s fully immersive 80s Floating Festival.

Sisters Debbie and Kim will perform headline shows onboard Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas as the ship sets sail for Throwback’s 2019 luxury three-night party cruise this October.

Their addition to the music festival at sea follows the previously announced headliners of 80s pop stars Tony Hadley and UB40.

And fans of disco are in for a treat as the sisters will be belting out massive hits including Frankie, We Are Family, Lost in Music and He’s The Greatest Dancer.

Speaking about joining Throwback, Debbie and Kim said: “We’ve heard all about the Throwback cruise and it sounds like the most fantastic way to celebrate the 80s.

“We can’t wait to travel over from the States for this and join in with what will be three fantastic days and nights of fun!”

As well as the headliners, Throwback will also see performances from 80s and Eurovision favourites The Fizz (featuring Bucks Fizz members Cheryl Baker, Jay Aston and Mike Nolan), Brother Beyond’s Nathan Moore, Ska and 2 Tone tribute band The Gangsters and a capella super-group The Magnets.

Comedian Bobby Davro is back by popular demand to deliver his stand-up show and Bobby’s Bonkers Bingo, while 80s DJ Pat Sharp will be ensuring the party never stops.

Packages for this full-on music festival at sea are on sale now. For more details go to www.FloatingFestivals.co.uk

Throwback 2019 will see 80s music fans transported back to the decade of fun celebrating the fabulous and flamboyant pop music of the 1980s on the unmissable three-night roundtrip Southampton-Le Havre-Southampton.

The inaugural Throwback last October saw headline performances from a string of 80s artists including The Human League, OMD, Erasure’s Andy Bell, and Jason Donovan.

This luxurious Throwback cruise is produced by Floating Festivals.

Unlike other charter cruises, Floating Festivals replaces the usual cruise ship entertainment programme transforming the ship into a full 1980s experience. From hit movies and TV shows of the time to your favourite DJs and pop acts, passengers are taken right back to the decade of fun pop.

Floating Festivals director Jonathan Blackburn said: “We are absolutely delighted to be welcoming Sister Sledge onboard for our second Throwback cruise.

Their music and talent is the perfect addition to the ultimate 80s party at sea.

“Throwback is no ordinary music festival – you don’t have to traipse through mud and worry about your tent getting wet, instead our festival-goers get to enjoy three fabulous days at sea in the lap of luxury while partying like they’re back in the 80s.

“And it’s not just a few headline acts, Throwback is a 100% full-on 80s experience with a schedule packed with events including themed pop quizzes, Q&As with the stars and of course, karaoke.

“Our maiden voyage was fantastic and 2019 will be even bigger!”

As well as being part of Floating Festivals passengers will be able to enjoy all the amazing features of the Explorer of the Seas including a miniature golf course, the unique FlowRider surf simulator, the signature Royal Caribbean Rock Wall, ground-breaking virtual balcony cabins, the Vegas style Casino Royale, luxurious Vitality Spa & Fitness Centre, three pools, six whirlpools, Outdoor Cinema and a selection of luxury Boutique Shopping experiences.

All Floating Festivals packages also include complimentary à la carte restaurant and buffet dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Speciality Restaurants are also available for an additional charge.

Throwback departs Southampton for three nights from 11 October 2019 and includes a full day in the port city of Le Havre.

For more details go to www.FloatingFestivals.co.uk/throwback


25 JANUARY 2019

NOTES TO EDITORS: To download pix of the Floating Festivals 2019 headliners click HERE

Issued on Behalf of Floating Festivals & Cuffe & Taylor 

Floating Festivals – One of the top charter event companies specialising in creating immersive Music Festivals at Sea. Launched in 2017, Floating Festivals created the Throwback 80s cruise and Stages, the musical theatre cruise.


For further information please contact:

Sarah Rhodes, Rhodes Media

T: 07547 404267 E: sarah@rhodesmedia.com


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