Cayamo Soundcheck


BGS Presents Sixthman Soundcheck is the chance of a lifetime. We’re looking for 3 awesome acts to join us on Cayamo: A Journey Through Song sailing February 10-17, 2023! Do you have what it takes?

How It Works

Round 1

The Top 10 semi-finalists will be voted on by guests booked on Cayamo: A Journey Through Song, as well as your fans, to determine the Top 5 acts. Voting will take place in late-September and will be hosted here on this page. Our booked guest votes will be weighted during the first round decisions, regardless of the overall total number of voters.

Round 2

The Top 5 acts will be narrowed down to 3 Soundcheck winners in late October by our booked guests.


Wednesday, September 28th at 11:59pm ET: Artist deadline to complete the submission form below.

October: 10 semi-finalists, chosen by a panel of Cayamo: A Journey Through Song experts at Sixthman, will be notified to move on to the voting round. Public announcement will be coordinated soon thereafter.

Mid-October: 5 finalists, chosen by your fans and our booked guests, will be notified and move to the next round of voting where booked guests will select the final 3 winners.

November: The 3 Soundcheck winners will be notified and secured on Cayamo: A Journey Through Song Public announcement will be coordinated soon thereafter.

The Fine Print

All bands who enter should be available for the week of Cayamo: A Journey Through Song. Each Soundcheck winner will perform three (3) 60 - 75 min sets on board Norwegian Pearl. Set times and location TBD. Each Soundcheck winner will receive stateroom accommodations (up to 2 cabins) provided with $1000 guarantee payable on board. Travel to and from the Port of Miami NOT included. Festival backline will be provided. More details about production will be sent to Soundcheck winners. All 3 Soundcheck winners will be featured on Cayamo: A Journey Through Song website and social media. Previous soundcheck winners are not eligible to win. 

Thanks for your interest in Cayamo: A Journey Through Song Sixthman Soundcheck presented by BGS. The submission window has closed. Sixthman is now reviewing all entries and will notify the 10 semi-finalists in November.

Check back soon to vote for your favorites! Voting will take place in October.