Jam Cruise on JamBase - A Brief History of Lineups and Coverage


Later today, at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT, SiriusXM’s Jam ON channel will exclusively reveal the lineup for Jam Cruise 12. The floating musical festival will depart from Miami on January 4th aboard the MSC Divinia and is set to return on January 9th. In addition to announcing the lineup, Jam ON will play music from Jam Cruise artists as well as tracks from Jam Cruise’s past.

Speaking of Jam Cruise’s past, we’ve been bit by the nostalgia bug as we await the JC 12 lineup. We’ve prepped a list containing the lineups from each of the first 11 cruises as well as shared links to the extensive coverage of Jam Cruise we’ve published since 2004. See if you can figure out what full band has appeared on each and every trip.

Jam Cruise 1 (2004)

Galactic, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Keller Williams, The Disco Biscuits, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Particle, Peter Rowan's Crucial Reggae, Umphrey's McGee, Mofro, Bill Nershi & Liza Oxnard, Jerry Joseph Solo, DJ Z-Trip, Ming + FS, Tishamingo, Rob Wasserman

Jam Cruise 2 (2004)

Galactic, The Disco Biscuits, Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Yonder Mountain String Band, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Rebirth Brass Band, Particle, Donna The Buffalo, The Codetalkers featuring Col. Bruce Hampton, Hackensaw Boys, RAQ, New Monsoon, DJ Motion Potion, DJ Medi4, Rob Wasserman, Mark Karan

Jam Cruise 3 (2005)

Galactic, Les Claypool STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Keller Williams, Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Jazz Mandolin Project featuring Jamie Masefield & Jon Fishman, Zilla featuring Michael Travis, Remarkable Elba Kramer featuring Kyle Hollingsworth Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein (of the Disco Biscuits), North Mississippi Allstars, Ozomatli, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Umphrey's McGee, Garaj Mahal, MOFRO, Benevento/Russo Duo, Tishamingo, Perpetual Groove, DJ Logic, DJ Harry

Jam Cruise 4 (2006)

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Les Claypool, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Gomez, Galactic, Umphrey's McGee, Keller Williams, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Critters Buggin, Hairy Apes BMX, New Monsoon, Digable Planets, Antibalas Aftrobeat Orchestra, The String Cheese Incident side-projects (Remarkable Elba Kramer featuring Kyle Hollingsworth, Zilla featuring Michael Travis, Honkytonk Homeslice featuring Billy Nershi and Elastic Mystic featuring Michael Kang with DJ Lorin), Steve Kimock Band, The Lee Boys and Gabby La La, and Fantastic 4 (featuring Eric Krasno, Robert Walter, Cheme Gastelum, and Adam Deitch).

Jam Cruise 5 (2007)

Derek Trucks Band, Galactic, Greyboy Allstars, Burning Spear, Drive-by Truckers, Zero, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Deep Banana Blackout, Tea Leaf Green, Perpetual Groove, Los Amigos Invisibles, Railroad Earth, ALO, Hot Buttered Rum, New Mastersounds, Yonrico Scott Band, Scrapomatic

Jam Cruise 6 (2008)

Warren Haynes, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Funky Meters Feat. Art Neville, George Porter Jr., Russell Batiste & Ian Neville, The Dark Star Orchestra, Galactic, Yonder Mountain String Band, Soulive, Toots & The Maytals, Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Perpetual Groove, The Everyone Orchestra Feat. Kimock, Fishman, Coffin & Janover, Lotus, New Monsoon, Toubab Krewe, Karl Denson, Brock Butler Solo, The Motet, Al Schnier, Ivan Neville, Mike Dillon, Dan Lebowitz, Robert Walter, Skerik, Col. Bruce Hampton, Grant Green Jr., The Bridge, Dj Rootz, Dj Harry

Jam Cruise 7 (2009)

Les Claypool, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Michael Franti feat. Jay Bowman, Keller Williams with Moseley, Droll and Sipe, Galactic Cruise Crewe (featuring Big Sam, Walter "Wolfman" Washington & Trombone Shorty), Leftover Salmon, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Martin Sexton, the New Deal, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Emmitt- Nershi Band, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Garage A Trois, Lettuce, Porter, Batiste & Stoltz, New Mastersounds, Bonerama, The Lee Boys, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, DJ Rekha, Brock Butler

Jam Cruise 8 (2010)

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

Jam Cruise 9 (2011)

Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, & Jay Lane are Scaring the Children, Rhythm Devils feat. Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Galactic, The Greyboy Allstars, God Street Wine, Stockholm Syndrome, Lotus, JoJo's, Mardi Gras Band, ALO, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Easy Star All-Stars, Lettuce, Garage A Trois, The New Mastersounds, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Anders Osborne Feat. sets with Stanton Moore & Robert Walter and with George Porter, Jr & Johnny Vidacovich , Big Sam's Funky Nation, Cornmeal, Some Cat From Japan feat. Ron Johnson, Will Bernard, Scott Metzger, Eric Bolivar & Nigel Hall performing a tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Greensky Bluegrass, Big Gigantic, Zach Deputy, The Pimps Of Joytime, Maceo Parker Super Jam
Special Guests: Leo Nocentelli * Fred Wesley * Col. Bruce Hampton * Jennifer Hartswick * Big Chief Monk Boudreaux

Jam Cruise 10 (2012)

Umphrey's McGee, Galactic, Keller & the Keels, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Toots & the Maytals, Soulive, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Railroad Earth, Ozomatli, the New Deal, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, EOTO, 7 Walkers, The New Mastersounds, Shpongle, Perpetual Groove, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Toubab Krewe, Break Science, Chali 2na, George Porter & the Runnin' Pardners, Orgone, Dr. Klaw, Surprise Me Mr. Davis, Dead Kenny G's, The Heavy Pets, Ivan Neville, Eric Krasno, Ian Neville, Adam Deitch, Nick Daniels & Nigel Hall Tony Hall Super Jam, The Everyone Orchestra, Paper Diamond, DJ Logic Eric Krasno, Steve Kimock, Anders Osborn,e Chali 2na Col. Bruce Hampton Big Sam, Kyle Hollingsworth, Jessica Lurie, Garage A Trois, Zach Deputy, Omega Moos, That 1 Guy, Ryan Montbleau, Brock Butler, Nathan Moore, Anders Beck

Jam Cruise 11 (2013)

moe., Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Funky METERS, Galactic, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Big Gigantic, Steel Pulse, JJ Grey & Mofro, Lettuce Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Steve Kimock, Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram, Andy Hess, ALO Tea Leaf Green, Breakestra, Skerik, Adam Deitch, The Soul Rebels, W R D (Walter, Roberts & Deitch), Greensky Bluegrass, Hot Buttered Rum, Motet - Funk is Dead!, Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, The Pimps of Joytime, MarchFourth Marching Band, BoomBox, ZOOGMA, Magic Gravy Wyllys & The New York Hustler Ensemble, Orchard Lounge, Kraz, Eddie Roberts Super Jam, Everyone Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Mike Dillon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Kyle Hollingsworth, Joel Cummins, Roosevelt Collier

Jam Cruise 12 (2014)



[Published on: 5/1/13]

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