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Carnival’s guests are on vacation and want to have FUN! As our Guitar Soloist, YOU and your guitar bring the FUN through interactive and upbeat songs, sing-alongs, toasts and witty repartee with the crowd. You’ll be creating instant parties in many of our venues across the ship such as large atriums or even small stages along the promenade. This ain’t no coffee house gig! We want our entertainers developing some “bits” With the bar staff, coming up with a drinking game based on a song lyric, interacting with guests in the room, taking requests, and above all, bringing the FUN.


  • Delivers high energy and interactive entertainment to our guests in line with Carnival’s brand of live music guidelines.
  • Actively participates in assigned activities including, but not limited to training, drills, safety briefings, meetings and performances.
  • Demonstrates commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Performs ship’s safety function, including “Port Manning” as required.
  • Artist would be scheduled for around 5 hours of playing time per day and will usually, though not guaranteed, receive one day off in seven.
  • Talented Entertainer:
    • Strong skills as a vocalist
    • Strong skills as a guitarist
    • Strong showmanship skills!
  • Minimum repertoire of 175 high energy pop and rock covers with special emphasis on sing-alongs and artists such as Jimmy Buffett, UB 40, Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, The Doors, and the like.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform completely acoustic or with tasteful support from harmonizers, loopers, and other similar effects.
  • An ability to provide an average of four hours of high energy entertainment daily to our guests as scheduled by ship’s management.
  • Related performing experiences on cruise ships, resorts, hotels, pubs, bars and high traffic tourist areas.
  • Fluent in the English language and familiar with North American culture and humor.
  • Ability to perform safety functions and pass a Pre-Employment Medical Exam.
  • Able to stand while performing.
  • Resume outlining previous musical employment, education and performance experience in PDF format.
  • Song List with at least 175 tunes that highlight your ability to provide the high energy and party atmosphere we need. Please submit your song list in PDF format.
  • Link to videos that demonstrate your ability to provide high energy, interactive and fun entertainment. Live videos in front of a crowd are best!
  • Promotional photo.


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