Jam Cruise 20 Schedule Drops, with Superjams and Special Sets

Cloud 9 Adventures dropped the music schedule for Jam Cruise 20, sailing from Miami, visiting ports in Montego Bay and Grand Cayman. moe. headlines, along with Medeski, Martin & Porter, and Cory Wong. Jerry Harrison & Andrian Belew will play Remain in Light, backed by Cool Cool Cool. Lettuce commences the Sail Away Toast, ending the cruise with Lotus on the main Pool Deck stage, Galactic in the Pantheon Theatre, and Marc “Brownie” Brownstein of the Disco Biscuits with Chali 2na in the Jam Room.

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Reggae legends Steel Pulse return after 9 long years, with Keller Williams starting the evening we’re in Jamaica. New to Jam Cruise, Cimafunk is one of the most anticipated new bands, along with The Magic Beans, Eggy, The Hillbenders, Diggin’ Dirt, Próxima Parada, J & The Causeways, with sync-funksters Franc Moody all making debuts on the boat. The New Mastersounds return triumphantly, along with Chali 2na & Cut Chemist and other fan favorites. Dan Lebowitz’s superband, Yacht Rock, also returns.

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Jam Cruise Lifers, KDTU and Galactic will return. 3-time Grammy winner Eric Krasno* will join Galactic’s drummer Stanton Moore in their recent Krasno Moore Project.

There are eight or nine official stages on the massive MSC Divina, one of its largest ships. The largest main stage is on the Pool Deck, with a smaller Brews at Sea stage facing it, and the Garden Pool stage all the way aft, next to the infinity pool where fans can watch bands perform while swimming. At the front of the ship is the majestic Pantheon Theatre, which is the other largest stage. The famous Jam Room is hosted in the Black & White Lounge. Special piano sets by Ivan Neville and others, bluegrass, and other musical styles are performed in the Atrium, the multistory central lobby with an opulent $3M Swarovski Crystal Staircase.

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A formerly-unofficial “secret stage” on deck 7, The Spot, created by Nathan Moore, is now hosted by The Sweet Lillies. The Spot’s acoustic mayhem is one of the many surprises fans find while exploring the ship. A “Purple Party” superjam will tribute Prince in the theatre on the night we leave Grand Cayman.

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GMP Live hosts the Jam Cruise 20 Official Pre-Party on Feb 24, with Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Cool Cool Cool, and Electric Kif & DJ Logic spinning DJ sets.

Only a handful of cabins remain – the Jam Cruise 20 booking deadline is Jan 26.

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