Jam Cruise 2014 Announces Lineup: Les Claypool, Bootsy Collins, 46 Others
Feel it, maaaaaan.
As the superpositive peeps over at Cloud 9 Productions gush: "We want to take a moment to tell you, the Jam Cruise community, just how much we love and cherish you
"The memories of all we have been through together over the past decade mean the world to us, there truly is nothing quite like Jam Cruise and we don't take that for granted for one second!"
Oh yeah, these jammin', cruisin' folks "love you guys!" And that's why they've just unloaded a massively melodic and exotic lineup for your 2014 "musical adventure of a lifetime."
Sailing out to sea aboard "the brand-new, ultramodern MSC Divina," Jam Cruise 2014 will be shoving off from Port Miami for six days of nautical trippiness in "beautiful Falmouth, Jamaica and at the Bahamas' remote private island Half Moon Cay."
And along for the ride... several thousand fanatics, Primus frontdude Les Claypool and his side project Duo de Twang, electronica activists Thievery Corporation, funky forefather Bootsy Collins, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, The Wailers (minus Marley), and dozens of other supercrews.
Jam Cruise 2013's 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
Masters Camp at Sea
-Col. Bruce Hampton
Of course, a boat and loads of music isn't everything, maaaaaan.
So for its 2014 trip, "the always unique and epic Jam Cruise adventure [has unveiled] some brand new add-on experiences, including the Yacht Club and the Full Moon Resort Music Masters Camp at Sea."
Simply become a member of the "Yacht Club" and you will live like a hippie king, shuffling about "exclusive top-floor luxury suites" in your bathrobe while gettin' groovy with "24-hour butler concierge service, complimentary select wines and spirits, private pools and lounges, and so much more."
And then if you wanna learn the fine arts of jammin' and cruisin' from the pros, go enroll in the Masters Camp at Sea, an "extraordinary program... [of] workshops, master classes and jam sessions with six world-class musicians and a variety of special guests."
Turn on, tune in, buy Jam Cruise tix.
Jam Cruise 2014. Monday, January 4, to Thursday, January 9, 2014. MSC Divina, boarding at Port of Miami, 1015 N. America Way, Miami. Cabins go on sale May 30 at noon. Visit jamcruise.com.