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Music CruisesLooking for the perfect evening date idea in Boston?  Join us for a Boston music cruise aboard the luxury yacht Northern Lights. These Boston boat rides are sure to have you enjoying a night of local Boston music and dancing the night away.  On select Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings step aboard the classic boat; Northern Lights to be entertained by live bands as we cruise around Boston Harbor. Northern Lights features a rotation of different styles of music throughout the week so check out our schedule or select the style of music that interests you most.  Enjoy unique Boston evening on the Harbor with the city lights twinkling as your backdrop. Get your fiddle fix, jazz it up, and don’t be afraid to show us your dance moves as we have plenty of space for all types of steps. Our Boston music cruise themed events are great for dates, entertaining guests from out of town, after work parties, social gatherings, and singles mixers!


Boston Jazz Cruise

Boston Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Northern Lights

What better way to enjoy and evening than on a Boston Jazz Cruise.  Grab that special guy or gal, or a couple of happy-footed friends who enjoy the sounds of live music and step aboard the elegant Northern Lights, for a journey back to the Jazz era. Allow your senses to take you back in time with the sights of our 1920s styled New England Yacht combined with sounds of jazz, presented by the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming, group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the City Lights as they dazzle on the waters of Boston Harbor, grab a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and dance with your sweetheart on this one of a kind cruise. This is the perfect Boston Jazz Cruise for snuggling up with a loved one’s or dancing with a group of friends to the sounds of the Benjamin Young Trio.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Live Funk Music Cruise

Boston’s Live Funk Cruise

It’s time to get down with City of Four, our house funk band. Step aboard Northern Lights for a late evening Boston music cruise while enjoying the groovy musical styling’s of City of Four, the newest addition to our fleet of bands in residence. The stage is back lit with the glittering lights of the city as we gently cruise around the glassy waters of Boston Harbor.  So grab your friends and family for this fun Boston Live Music Funk Cruise! 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults $44

Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Not ready to start the work week? We understand, take a relaxing Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise aboard the luxury yacht, Northern Lights. Come with friends who enjoy the sound of live music and allow yourselves to unwind and forget about Monday for a little while longer. Join us for a sunset cruise around Boston Harbor with our live jazz band, the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the colors of the sky as it changes from oranges, to deep pinks and purples. Snuggle up with a special someone, on one of our cozy benches with a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and relax.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Live Bluegrass Cruise on Northern Lights featuring Rob Flax String Band

Come tap your feet to the beat on the decks of Northern Lights when our house Bluegrass band begins to play! Join us to catch the talented Rob Flax String Band, Live, and see what’s creating a wake in Boston Harbor. Grab an ice cold beverage and meet our stringing band on the top deck (in nice weather) or interior climate controlled cabin (in colder months) for a 90-min cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44.00

Boston Irish Music Cruise

Boston Celtic Cruise

Take a Boston Irish Music Cruise aboard the elegant boat Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience, an Irish Band paired with a Harbor Cruise. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by historical events (i.e. the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, etc.), classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, and sea shanties. See the sites of some of these historical tunes while out on this Boston Irish Music Cruise for a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be a culturally stimulating and historical informative experience through Boston Harbor. Learn about some of the history of Boston through song and perhaps a little dance, if you’re up to it.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Music Cruise: An Irish Christmas Carol

An Irish Christmas Carol

Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit with Slainte, our house Irish band, and sing some merry holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and with our 1920’s styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique Boston Music Cruise is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Boston Music Cruise:  An Irish Christmas Carol cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or choose this event for your holiday company party.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Jazz Cruise

Holiday Jazz Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for our romantic Holiday Jazz Cruise. Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved one and a glass of Champagne in hand or spiked hot cocoa. See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out in Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht.  Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Holiday Jazz Cruise. Take a Boston Harbor cruise with friends to celebrate the season, entertain out-of-town family, or choose this event for holiday company party.  This is a perfect way to get into the Holiday spirit!  

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Cruise

Cocoa & Carols Holiday Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in décor for the holidays and set sail for an evening of caroling through Boston Harbor. This is a Boston Holiday Cruise that you cant miss out on.  Join in on live Holiday Carols conducted by Tim McHale of the Boston Minstrels and get into the holiday spirit with friends and family. While singing may or may not be your thing, we also have delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats for all our guests. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of Boston from the heated salon of Northern Lights, a 1920’s styles New England Yacht, and get into the Holiday Spirit on this Boston Holiday Cruise. Classic Harbor Line also offers a live Holiday Jazz Trio and Irish Christmas Carolers! (Musically-talented groups are our special hosts for each of our Holiday cruises!)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights for a Boston New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise. This boat will be in full holiday decor and you will enjoy a romantic, fun, and tasteful cruise in Boston Harbor for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks display. Enjoy this 3-hour Boston New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise with your loved ones and a glass of champagne in hand as we celebrate the New Year. Start the night out with lights appetizers from our stationary or passed hors d’ oeuvres or head upstairs to the Aurora Room, and memorialize you first moments of the New Year in our photo booth. Take as many photos as you wish! Photos and catering are included with your ticket aboard our cruise.
Farm to Table Display: Cheese Wedge Platter with Fresh and Dried Fruits, Grilled Seasonal Vegetables, Green goddess dip and roasted red pepper humus, Bruschetta Duo: Sweet Pumpkin & Ricotta, Herbed Chick Pea and Pancetta, and Flat Breads. Passed Appetizers: Petite Filet Crostini, Coconut Crusted Chicken Skewers, Savory cones with Garlic Humus and Balsamic Microgreens, and Raspberry & Brie Phyllo Triangles. Visit our bar located on the main deck to buy adult beverages including champagne! Bottles of Moet & Chandon can be pre-purchased online while buying tickets. After the photos are snapped (unlimited), dance the night away with our house Jazz Band which will be playing top New Year’s Eve hits from the last 40 years.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults Only (21yrs up) - $165

Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise & Boston Harbor Music Cruise

Band on the Water, Fire in the Sky aboard Northern Lights

Enjoy a Boston Harbor Music Cruise with us aboard the Yacht Northern Lights.  The Boston Minstrels, featuring Tim McHale, take to the water to offer guests a fun new experience for a Boston Sunset Cruise. As we cruise through the harbor enjoy live music through the ages in all types of genre such as: rock, pop, folk, and blues. You will surely know the songs and will easily embrace the sound waves as we cruise through the waves aboard Northern Lights. On this Boston Harbor Music Cruise the microphone is yours, if you want it, and so is the dance floor. This is meant to be a fun-filled night on the water with friends and loved ones. Have a blast with us on this one of a kind cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $38