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Pop/Rock Party Bands (4-6 piece)

Job Description

Party Bands are the core of our live music nightlife onboard, and must bring a high-level commercial entertainment product onboard. Party Bands work closely with our onboard Entertainment Department to accompany various themed events, including the "Festivals of the World" performances. Party Bands must have a large and diverse musical repertoire, and be able to perform at least two 45 minute showcase sets in the main lounge.


  • *Demonstrate a congenial attitude and ability to work well with others in a close environment
  • *Provide live dance music, showcase theme sets, and performances in support of theme nights, Festivals of the World parties, and other special events as required
  • *Perform up to 5 hrs per day, 7 days per week, as scheduled by the Music Manager and Entertainment management
  • *Enthusiastically participate in required activities including, but not limited to, trainings, drills, safety briefings & duties, in-port manning, meetings, and performances
  • *Demonstrate commitment to Princess Cruises Shared Purpose, Core Values and Cruise Experience


*Shipboard, nightclub, hotel, wedding, and corporate event experience is preferred

*Excellent fluency in performing all required musical styles

*Ability to execute group performances at a high level on short notice with minimal rehearsal

*Self-directed solo rehearsal for improvement as required

*Excellent professional "live" stage presence at all times

*Excellent knowledge of contemporary musical styles (Top 40 from 1950's to present)

*Proficiency in improvisation is required in a variety of musical performance styles and settings

*Ability to use technology to enhance musical performances a plus

*Proficiency in the English Language, additional languages a plus

*Ability to go beyond being a "performer" to become an "entertainer" preferred

*Ability to stand while performing for extended periods of time required

*Ability to move between venues quickly with minimal set-up & sound-check

**Party Bands generally have a Band Leader who selects members, selects repertoire, and directs the group

**Applicants must be 21 years old to work on board

**Demo video submissions should be clean, frontal shot, with minimal editing and decent audio quality, showing required musical styles and qualifications. Live performances showing audience interaction and engagement are preferred where appropriate.

**Princess Cruises provides all flights, transfers, and travel accommodations both to and from the ship