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  • The Smooth Cruise, now in its 19th year, is a summer series featuring some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz and R&B. Experience amazing music from world-renowned artists plus stunning views of New York City’s iconic skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and more. Enjoy this truly unique experience Wednesday evenings aboard the Hornblower Infinity.

    What’s Included:

    • Two-hour cruise
    • Performances by acclaimed jazz and R&B stars
    • Stellar views
    • Buffet and premium packages available (additional fees apply)


    Please note: Smooth Cruises are hosted by Smooth Jazz New York, if you have questions about any of the cruises you please contact them directly.

    Sunset and Moonlight Cruises:
    Sunset: 6:30-8:30pm
    Moonlight: 9:30-11:30pm

    Dress Code: Neat casual attire. We recommend bringing along a light jacket or wrap as it may get breezy on board.
    Weather Conditions: Cruise sails rain or sun!
    Vibe: Smooth jazz. Smooth Sailing. Stunning Sights. Smiling faces.

  • Set sail during July and August with contemporary jazz, funk/soul, and R&B from legendary acts.

    Come aboard for a truly unique experience aboard New York’s premier luxury yacht and concert venue, combining memorable music and sights for an unforgettable evening.

    Food and a limited number of Premium Ticket Packages available.

    Smooth Cruise schedule:

    Friday, June 22
    Smooth Cruise: Jonathan Butler

    Friday, July 13
    Smooth Cruise: Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour with Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot + more

    Friday, July 20
    Smooth Cruise: Summer Soul Cruise Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics with The Delfonics

    Wednesday, July 25
    Smooth Cruise: Peter White and Euge Groove

    Friday, August 10
    Smooth Cruise: Rachelle Ferrell with Special Guest Mike Phillips

    Friday, August 24
    Smooth Cruise: Norman Brown and Bobby Caldwell

    Thursday, August 30
    Smooth Cruise: Najee with Special Guest Nick Colionne