Jam Cruise 12 Artist Lineup Revealed


Not only will Jam Cruise 12 take place on a new boat and leave from a different port than on previous cruises, but January's installment of the original floating festival will feature plenty of new-to-Jam Cruise acts as well. Les Claypool's Duo de Twang, Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks, Phish drummer Jon Fishman's Pork Tornado, John Popper, Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band and Thievery Corporation are just a few of the acts who will make their Jam Cruise debut aboard the MSC Divina on January 4th - 9th aboard Jam Cruise 12.

Today's initial artist announcement also includes plenty of Jam Cruise stalwarts including Nathan Moore, Brock Butler, Keller Williams, Eric Krasno, Col. Bruce Hampton and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. New Orleans funk act Galactic will return for Jam Cruise 12 as the only full band to perform on each and every trip.

Also of note, Jam Cruise 12 will feature the Full Moon Resort Music Masters Camp at Sea in which six artists and special guests will teach master classes and workshops as well as will offer special performances. Col. Bruce Hampton, Butch Trucks, Victor Wooten, Kofi Burbridge and Luther and Kody Dickinson will head up the Music Masters Camp at Sea.

Here's the initial Jam Cruise 12 artist announcement.

Les Claypool's Duo de Twang, Thievery Corporation, Galactic, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, George Porter Jr., The New Mastersounds, The Revivalists, Anders Osborne, Rob Garza (Solo DJ Sets), Conspirator, Gigantic Underground Conspiracy, Bootsy Collins & The Funk Unity Band, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Lotus, The Wailers, Keller Williams, Keller and the Kimocks, Lettuce, Dumpstaphunk, DJ Logic and John Popper, The Infamous Stringdusters, ALO, MarchForth Marching Band, Orgone, Pork Tornado, Bonerama, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Monophonics, Mike Dillon Band, Eric Krasno Band, Everyone Orchestra, Alan Evans Super Jam, DJ Logic, Stanley Jordan, Nathan Moore, Brock Butler, Cyril Neville, Bill Evans, Oteil Burbridge, Will Bernard, Alecia Chakour, Skerik,

Master Class At Sea: Col. Bruce, Kofi Burbridge, Butch Trucks, Victor Wooten, Luther and Cody Dickinson

Jam Cruise 12 will stop at Falmouth, Jamaica and private island Half Moon Cay where a surprise artist will play a special show. Cabins go on sale to the general public on May 30th at noon ET at Jamcruise.com. Upgrades include the "Jam Cruise Yacht Club" and "Full Moon Resort Music Masters Camp at Sea."

Earlier today we compiled a list of all our previous Jam Cruise coverage, it is listed below.


[Published on: 5/1/13]

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