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Tennessee Legends + Solar Eclipse Cruise


Featuring Tennessee Legends in the Victorian Theater

April 8, 2024

Don’t miss a once-in-a-lifetime experience to witness the 2024 solar eclipse from the river via the General Jackson Showboat! View Nashville’s projected 95% eclipse totality at around 2:00pm during your cruise; we’ll provide specialty viewing glasses for maximum safe enjoyment. Be entertained by host Dave Salyer, who will guide you through your experience and ensure that you won’t miss the moment! All this is in addition to our regularly scheduled entertainment, Tennessee Legends Midday Cruise.

If you are looking for a Taste of Tennessee, look no further than the world-famous General Jackson Showboat. Spend an afternoon onboard with us where you can sample the many styles of music that made Tennessee famous. Join us for a glorious daytime cruise on the General Jackson Showboat, as we celebrate and salute the music of world-famous TENNESSEE LEGENDS. Listen to some of Nashville’s finest musicians and singers sharing the stories and songs from the pride of Tennessee.

From East Tennessee to Nashville’s Music City to the soulful sounds from Memphis, many of the top musical entertainers of all time call Tennessee home. Hear Smoky Mountain stories from country music’s greatest living legend, Dolly Parton to the sounds of Nashville’s legendary Grand Ole Opry stars to the classics from one of the greatest artists of all time, Memphis’ own Elvis Presley. With guitars, fiddles and voices ringing, TENNESSEE LEGENDS is a can’t-miss musical treat.

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What to Expect: Great Music

A versatile and virtuoso showband are our Tennessee tour guides and take you on this exciting musical journey featuring authentic country picking and grand country harmonies, all supported by glamorous costumes, lights and multimedia.

Musical Appetizer

Our musical appetizer begins in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with the energetic music of bluegrass, roots and Americana music featuring fiddling favorites like “Orange Blossom Special” to the homespun songs of musical superstar, Dolly Parton.

Second Course

Our next course features a generous helping of the traditional and contemporary country music that made Nashville, Music City, with songs from Reba McEntire to Charlie Daniels to Garth Brooks.

Third Course

Course number three serves up the music of Memphis R&B and Blues as we pay tribute to Sun Records’ famous Million Dollar Quartet including Jerry Lee Lewis and the King himself, Elvis Presley. Our final sweet treat is an inspiring multimedia and musical medley of patriotic anthems.

What to Expect: Great Food

Add to this a mouth-watering Southern meal and the river cruise-all included in your ticket price! So, take a legendary cruise on Tennessee’s Cumberland River and discover all the legendary music that Tennessee has to offer!

Come enjoy the best that Tennessee has to offer. Enjoy the music of TENNESSEE LEGENDS on the General Jackson Showboat!

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Tennessee Legends Cruise Schedule

Boarding: 11:15 a.m.
Buffet begins: 11:15 a.m.
Departure: 12:00 noon
Show begins: 12:10 p.m.
Return: 2:30 p.m. (*)

(*) – Will return at 2:45 p.m. if there are two buffet seatings

Ticket Pricing

Adults (12 and up):
$115.00: Captain’s Table*
$75.00: Cruise, Lunch, and Show

$45.00: Outer Deck Cruise & Show Only

Children (ages 4-11):
$95.00: Captain’s Table*
$55.00: Cruise, Meal, and Show

$35.00: Outer Deck Cruise & Show Only

Prices are inclusive of tax.

*In addition to the cruise, meal, and show, the Captain’s Table experience includes a tableside greeting and tour of the pilothouse by the captain, upgraded dessert plus a souvenir specialty drink and shirt from the on-board gift shop

Ticket prices include a service charge (currently 18.75%) and an administrative fee (currently 7.25%) based on the price of lunch/dinner served.  The service charge is distributed in its entirety to wait staff and service bartenders. The administrative fee is not a tip, gratuity or service charge for any employee.  Unless a fee is specifically denoted as a ‘service charge’, it is not a tip, gratuity or service charge for any employee.

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