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Rockin' the River Music Cruises

Sunset cruises with amazing bands and a full bar -- all with the world's greatest view: NYC from the Hudson!

  • Adults: From $35
  • Beer
  • Live Music
  • Photo at Statue
  • Outdoor deck space

Cruises starting Saturday, December 15

2018 Rockin' the River Music Cruises

Like outdoor concerts? Then step aboard and kick things up a notch! Cruise around NY Harbor with the skyline as your backdrop and the sounds of live music filling your ears. Whether you’re a New York City local scoping out summer shows or you’re visiting from out of town, this concert series is for you. There’s nothing like sipping on a beer or cocktail and enjoying a musical evening on the water. Please note, we sail rain or shine and there is only limited seating available. First come, first serve!

Rockin the River Lock-Up[1]

TWO SHOWS! Friday, September 21st | 7:00PM - 9:00PM and 9:30PM - 11:30PM

The Nerds

They have shared a stage with Sheryl Crow, Hootie and the Blowfish, Earth Wind and Fire, Train, The Go-Gos, Maroon 5, Southside Johnny, and many, many more. And now The Nerds are ready to welcome you on board for a night of Rock n Roll fun-omenon. Roll back the years and relive the magic of The Nerds’ Rockin’ The River Cruise and an era when The Nerds were the soundtrack of your lives.

The Nerds

Friday, August 3rd | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Eaglemania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band

That isn’t their slogan by mistake! EagleMania has dedicated themselves to faithfully reproducing the music of The Eagles. Since their inception, EagleMania has been thrilling audiences all over the country with their stunning five-part harmony and their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable sound of The Eagles. Their show consists of the Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh.


Thursday, July 26th | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Tusk: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute

No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating. Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years.


Friday, August 10th | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Show

Grown from the streets of New York City to now being one of the top Led Zeppelin Tribute bands touring nationally and internationally, Kashmir’s primary focus is capturing the live performance and raw energy of a Led Zeppelin show. Leave Kashmir’s show feeling the same electromagnetic experience so many Zep fans did in the past while watching the great Led Zeppelin on stage!


Thursday, August 16th | 7:00PM - 9:30PM

Willie Nile with James Maddock

Willie Nile has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As the induction program from the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame says: "His live performances are legendary." James Maddock, who has earned the respect of masterful writes such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression, performing with Bruce Springsteen, Aaron Comess (Spin Doctors) and David Immergluck (Counting Crows).


Friday, August 24th | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Classic Stones Live: The Complete Rolling Stones Tribute Show

The Look…The Sound…The Show…front man Keith Call has all of the moves and swagger of Mick Jagger, while his partner in crime Bernie Bollendorf portrays rock and roll outlaw Keith Richards, perform a jaw dropping resemblance to these two rock and roll icons. What truly makes Classic Stones Live™ unique is their musical prowess, attention to detail, and the spot on renditions of all of your favorite Rolling Stones “classics”! From the signature saxophone solo in Brown Sugar to the unforgettable backing vocals in Gimme Shelter, every last detail has been accounted for by this eight piece band.

Rolling Stones