Rock & Blues Concert Cruises adds to summer lineup

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Organizers for the annual Rock & Blues Concert Cruises have revealed the latest batch of artists set to rock Boston Harbor as part of the summer concert series. Among the highlights are The Alternate Routes with the Adam Ezra Group and Entrain with Sun Jones. Tickets for all of the shows are now on sale through the series’ official website.

The Alternate Routes will return to Boston on Sunday, July 10 for a show with local favorites the Adam Ezra Group. Tickets are $25 but fans can now save $5 with the ticket code “BMS”. Connecticut’s The Alternate Routes continue to tour in support of 2010’s Lately, while the Adam Ezra Group plans to release a new full-length album this year after teasing fans with the EP Part 1 last fall.

Entrain will jam along the Harbor on Sunday, August 21 with help from local standouts Sun Jones. Tickets are $27 or $22 for groups of 4 or more. Fans can save $10 with the ticket code “drums” before May 1. Entrain recently announced that they plan to start working on their fist studio album in over a decade, while Sun Jones released their self-titled debut last summer.

Also on tap for the Rock & Blues cruises will be afternoons of a capalla and the Beatles. On Sunday, June 12, Ball in the House will bring their signature a capella show to the Harbor with help from Overboard and Ahmir. Beatlejuice will bring their acclaimed Beatles tribute aboard the cruise on Sunday, August 14. Tickets are $28 but fans can save $10 with the ticket code “Lennon” before May 1.

As previously announced, Carbon Leaf and Enter The Haggis will kick off the series on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. for a co-headlining show with a Celtic-theme. Tickets for the show are $30 (or buy 4 or more at $25). Fans can save an extra $10 by entering the code “Boston” through the month of May. Also scheduled to cruise along the Boston Harbor this summer are the Ryan Montbleau Band. The 2010 BMS Band of the Year will perform on Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27.

All of the 2011 Rock and Blues’ cruises will take place on the Provincetown II operated by Bay Sate Cruise Company. Cruises depart from the World Trade Center Pier in the Seaport District at 200 Seaport Blvd. There is a cash bar and food concessions on board and ticket holders must be at least 21-years of age.

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