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Jam Cruise 12 Announces Artist Lineup, First Ever Masters Camp at Sea, and more.

Jam Cruise 12 revealed its 2014 artist lineup last night on SiriusXM’s Jam_ON.Watch the Jam Cruise 12 announcement video illustrated by resident artist David “LEBO” Le Batard.

Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang, Thievery Corporation, Surprise Show on Private Island, Bootsy Collins & The Funk Unity Band, Galactic, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, MarchFourth Marching Band, Anders Osborne, John Popper & DJ Logic w/ George Porter Jr., Stanley Jordan and Adam Deitch, Pork Tornado and many others and over 35 additional bands and musicians are on board for the 12th installment of music’s original floating adventure. The complete list of confirmed artists is included below.

Jam Cruise 12 sails aboard the brand-new, ultramodern MSC Divina January 4-9, 2014, leaving from PortMiami and stopping in two ports along the journey: in beautiful Falmouth, Jamaica and at The Bahamas’ remote private island Half Moon Cay.

The always unique and epic Jam Cruise adventure unveils some brand new add-on experiences for its 12th sail, including the Yacht Club and the Full Moon Resort Music Masters Camp at Sea. For the Yacht Club, patrons seeking a truly luxurious at-sea experience stay in exclusive top-floor luxury suites and have access to 24-hour butler concierge service, complimentary select wines and spirits, private pools and lounges, and so much more. For all of the details, visit

Also new in 2014, Jam Cruise partners with Full Moon Resort to offer the first ever Music Masters Camp at Sea. This extraordinary program, available as an add-on to your Jam Cruise booking, features workshops, master classes and jam sessions with six world-class musicians and a variety of special guests. 2014 host artists include Victor Wooten, Butch Trucks, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Col. Bruce Hampton, and Kofi Burbridge. The one-of-a-kind adventure offers an incredibly interactive experience going even a step further in bridging the gap between artist and audience. Participants will play, study, learn and jam with these world-class performing artists. Space is limited. for information and bookings.

MSC Divina’s advanced technology includes a slew of environmental upgrades – from devices that enforce CO2 emissions reduction & limit energy usage in cabins, to advanced water treatment systems set to the highest legal and ecological standards, to a freshwater production system using 40% less power. These technology features, coupled with the Jam Cruise Greening Program (including carbon offsetting, compostable cups, complete recycling and more) will make Jam Cruise 12 the cleanest music cruise in the world!

Jam Cruise 12 Artist Lineup: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang – Thievery Corporation – Surprise Show on Private Island – Bootsy Collins & The Funk Unity Band – Galactic – Robert Randolph & the Family Band – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe – Lotus – The Wailers – Keller Williams – 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) – Conspirator – Lettuce – Dumpstaphunk – John Popper & Dj Logic w/ George Porter Jr. Stanley Jordan and Adam Deitch – The New Mastersounds – The Infamous Stringdusters – ALO – Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation) Solo DJ Sets – Anders Osborne – MarchFourth Marching Band – Orgone – Pork Tornado – Bonerama – Robert Walter’s 20th Congress – The RevivalistsMonophonics – Mike Dillon Band – Eric Krasno Band – Everyone Orchestra – Alan Evans Super Jam – Dj Logic

Also special Jam Cruise Guests: Stanley Jordan –  Nathan Moore – Brock Butler – Cyril Neville – Oteil Burbidge – Bill Evans – Will Bernard – Alecia Chakour – Skerik

And Masters Camp at Sea Featuring: Victor Wooten – Butch Trucks – Luther Dickinson – Cody Dickinson – Col. Bruce Hampton – Kofi Burbridge

Additional artists to be announced.

Cabins (and add-on experiences) go on sale to the public Wednesday, May 30, 2013 at noon EST. Anyone who pre-booked will be able to book a cabin prior to the general on-sale according to their assigned booking time beginning on May 7, 2013.


Jam Cruise is produced by Cloud 9 Adventures.

About Jam Cruise: For over decade, Jam Cruise has been delivering a musical experience like no other. Whether it’s listening to a late-night pool deck performance while sitting in a hot tub, hanging with 100 of your closest friends on a private tropical beach, delivering pallets of donated shoes to smiling children in need, or chatting with one of your musical heroes while eating dinner – Jam Cruise is full of moments that music fans simply cannot get anywhere else. It’s what has kept fans coming back again and again for over ten years.

Picked as a favorite by The Travel Channel in their US Music Festival Guide, Jam Cruise offers more than just a music festival. “By taking the music to the seas, Jam Cruise makes the music festival a full-blown vacation. When you set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, enjoy all the amenities of a cruise and see your favorite jam bands while making stops in [exotic] locales.”

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