Les Claypool, Thievery Corporation, Conspirator, Butch Trucks, Karl Denson, Galactic, Bootsy Collins, Lotus and Pork Tornado Featuring Jon Fishman Confirmed for Jam Cruise
Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang, Thievery Corporation, Bootsy Collins & the Funk Unity Band, Galactic, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The Wailers and Keller Williams are among the acts confirmed for Jam Cruise 12. The traveling festival will sail from Miami, FL to Falmouth, Jamaica and the private Half Moon Cay island in The Bahamas from January 4-9. The cruise will take place on the MSC Divina, a ship which is slightly larger than recent Jam Cruise voyages.
Other confirmed acts include: Keller & the Kimocks,
Gigantic Underground Conspiracy featuring Marc Brownstein and Aaron Magner (Disco Biscuits /Conspirator), Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic), Chris Michetti (Conspirator / RAQ) and Ben Baruch (Underground Orchestra), Conspirator, Lettuce,
Dumpstaphunk, John Popper & Dj Logic w/ George Porter, Jr., Stanley Jordan and Adam Deitch, The New Mastersounds,
The Infamous Stringdusters, ALO, DJ Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation), Anders Osborne, MarchFourth Marching Band,
Orgone, Pork Tornado and Bonerama.
Both Galactic and Denson have performed on every Jam Cruise since its inception. As of press time, this will be only the second performance by Pork Tornado in over a decade. The band is led by Phish drummer and Jam Cruise veteran Jon Fishman.
Cabins—and add-on experiences—go on sale to the public Wednesday, May 30, 2013 at noon EST. Anyone who pre-booked for Jam Cruise will be able to book a cabin prior to the general on-sale according to their assigned booking time beginning on May 7, 2013.
Jam Cruise will unveil some brand new add-on experiences for its 12th sail, including the Jam Cruise Yacht Club and the Full Moon Resort Music Masters Camp at Sea. For the Yacht Club, patrons seeking a truly luxurious at-sea experience stay in exclusive top-floor luxury suites and have access to 24-hour butler concierge service, complimentary select wines and spirits, private pools and lounges and other amenities. For all of the details, visit www.jamcruise.com/yacht.
Jam Cruise will also partner with Full Moon Resort to offer the first-ever Music Masters Camp at Sea. Available as an add-on to the Jam Cruise booking, this experience features workshops, master classes and jam sessions with six noted musicians and a variety of special guests. 2014 host artists include Victor Wooten, Butch Trucks, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Col. Bruce Hampton and Kofi Burbridge. Additional information is available here
Jam Cruise will also host a surprise show by an unannounced artist on a private island during its voyage.
Here’s a look at Jam Cruise’s initial lineup
Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang
Surprise Show on Private Island
Bootsy Collins & The Funk Unity Band
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Keller & the Kimocks
Gigantic Underground Conspiracy featuring Marc Brownstein and Aaron Magner (Disco Biscuits/Conspirator), Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic), Chris Michetti (Conspirator/RAQ), Ben Baruch (Underground Orchestra)
John Popper & Dj Logic w/ George Porter, Jr., Stanley Jordan and Adam Deitch
The New Mastersounds
The Infamous Stringdusters
Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation) Solo DJ Sets
MarchFourth Marching Band
Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
Mike Dillon Band
Eric Krasno Band
Alan Evans Super Jam
Also special Jam Cruise Guests:
And Masters Camp at Sea Featuring:
Col. Bruce Hampton