Jam Cruise announced it’s full lineup for it’s eleventh voyage, departing Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 7th and returning January 12th. The cruise will stop at Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos, and Coco Cay, which is a private island in the Bahamas. The ship is home to a variety of venues for non stop jam action, including a Pool Deck and a ‘Jam Room’. Jam Cruise is known for its intimate setting, artists interactions, and once in a life time collaborations. This year’s line up features is full of some of the biggest names spanning a variety of genres including jam band staples Moe., jazz quarter Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood, and New Orleans legends The Funky METERS, among many others. General on sale is May 30th, but returning customers who pre-booked will be allowed to select cabins starting May 8th. Check out the complete lineup, including pre and post cruise parties, below:
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
JJ Grey & Mofro
Steve Kimock with Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram and Andy Hess
Tea Leaf Green
Medeski, Skerik, Deitch
The Soul Rebels
W R D (Walter, Roberts & Deitch)
Hot Buttered Rum
Motet – Funk is Dead!
Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers
The Pimps of Joytime
MarchFourth Marching Band
Wyllys & The New York Hustler Ensemble
Eddie Roberts Super Jam
Col. Bruce Hampton
***In addition, Medeski Martin and Wood will kick off the weekend with a show on January 6th, and Moe. will shut it down on January 12th, both at Ft. Lauderdale’s Revolution Live. Tickets for each go on sale on March 8th.
**Learn more about Jam Cruise 11 at their official website (http://www.jamcruise.com/2012)
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