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Music + Cruise = Jam Cruise 8

on May 04, 2009, 11:30am

Few festivals are as unique as Jam Cruise. In fact, no festival is as unique – after all, what other when can say its location is the Atlantic Ocean? On January 3, 2010, the MSC Poesia, aka a super beautiful cruise ship, will embark on a six day musical voyage, aka Jam Cruise 8. Yes folks, this is a music festival on a ship…

…and festival which features quite the jam-friendly lineup. STS9, Zappa Plays Zappa, Galactic, and The Word, an all-star group featuring John Medeski, North Mississippi Allstars, and Robert Randolph head Jam Cruise 8. Other acts of note include Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Dark Star Orchestra, JJ Grey & Mofro, Railroad Earth, Steve Kimock’s Crazy Engine, Lotus, Toubab Krewe, and The Motet playing the music of the Talking Heads.

All in all, here’s what Jam Cruise 8 will be offering:

Break Science (feat. Adam Deitch), Col. Bruce Hampton, Dark Star Orchestra, Dragon Smoke (feat. Robert Mecurio, Ivan Neville, Stanton Moore, Eric Lindell), Eric Krasno & Chapter 2, Fantastic 4 (feat. Robert Walter, Adam Deitch, Eric Krasno, Cheme Gastelum), Galactic, George Porter Jr.’s Super Jam, Hot Buttered Rum, JJ Grey & Mofro, John Brown’s Body, Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Kyle Hollingsworth & Friends, DJ Logic, Lotus, Maceo Parker, Mike Dillon’s Go-Go Jungle, The Motet plays Talking Heads, The Mother Hips, Pretty Lights, Railroad Earth, Skerik, Steve Kimock’s Crazy Engine, STS9, Toubab Krewe, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Word (feat. John Medeski, North Mississippi Allstars, Robert Randolph), Will Bernard, Zappa Plays Zappa

Of course, in addition to music, cruisers will get to partake in all the ammendites of being on a cruise ship, including excursions to Ocho Rios, Jamaica and George Town, Cayman Islands.

Cabins for Jam Cruise 8 will go on sale beginning Thursday, June 4th via jamcruise.com. All additional necessary information can be found on the website as well.

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