Rock and Blues Concert Cruises reveal initial summer lineup

, Staff

The Rock and Blues Concert Cruises, a perennial summertime favorite for many Bostonians, will return to Boston Harbor this summer for a sixth season. The 2010 series features a diverse and talented lineup of local favorites such as the Ryan Montbleau Band and Ernie and the Automatics along with established national acts including Ben Kweller and Enter The Haggis.

Other confirmed acts include Entrain, Will Dailey and the Rivals, Jenny Dee and the Delinquents, Bonerama, Nate Wilson Group and more. More shows will be added over the next couple of months.

The complete schedule of shows to date with ticket information is available below.

The cruises depart from the Boston Harbor Cruise gates at Long Wharf, adjacent to the Long Wharf Marriott and across from the New England Aquarium on Atlantic Avenue. All cruises sail rain or shine and boats will board 1/2 hour before the scheduled departure time. The generally last three hours and are general admission. Ticket holders must be 21+ and there is a cash bar on board.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.rockandbluescruise.com until 2 p.m. on the day of the event. If the show is not sold out, tickets will be available at the gate starting at 7 p.m.

2010 Rock and Blues Concert Cruises Schedule

Friday, June 25
Ernie and the Automatics, My Silent Bravery (8:00 PM, $27)

Saturday, June 26
Ben Kweller, The David Wax Museum (5:30 PM, $30)
Ben Kweller, Tim Blane (9:00 PM, $30)

Friday, July 9
Entrain (8:00 PM, $28)

Friday, July 16
Danny Klein’s Full House (8:00 PM, $25)

Saturday, July 24
The Ryan Montbleau Band with special guests (5:30 PM, $27)
The Ryan Montbleau Band with special guests (9:00 PM, $27)

Sunday, July 25
Redbones BBQ Blues Cruise with The Radiators, The Luke Mulholland Band (6:00 PM, $36)

Sunday, August 1
Jerry’s Birthday Cruise with Grateful Dread (5:00 PM)

Friday, August 6
Will Dailey and the Rivals, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents (8:00 PM, $25)

Saturday, August 7
Booty Vortex (8:00 PM, $25)

Friday, August 13
Enter the Haggis (8:00 PM, $25)

Friday, August 20
Beatlejuice (8:00 PM, $28)

Friday, August 27
Bonerama, Nate Wilson Group (8:00 PM, $25)

**Additional cruises will be announced soon.

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