"Jam Cruise 16" Announces Lineup and Event Details!

4 May 2017

Jam Cruise 16 Announces Artist Lineup and Event Details
Sailing from January 17-22, 2018 to Roatan, Honduras, and Grand Cayman
Featuring Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Gramatik, Maceo Parker,
Lotus, Lettuce, Steel Pulse, Keller Williams, Antibalas, 
with many more Artists and Special Guests

 Pre-Sale for Returning Cruisers Begins Tuesday, May 10 at 12 pm EDT;
Cabins On Sale to the General Public Beginning
Thursday, May 16 at 12 pm EDT at www.jamcruise.com 


Jam Cruise has announced the highly-anticipated artist lineup and complete event details for the exceptionally revered music cruise’s 16th sailing. Jam Cruise 16, an intimate concert vacation at sea, brings Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Maceo Parker, Lotus, Gramatik, Steel Pulse, Keller Williams, Voodoo Dead (feat. Steve Kimock, George Porter Jr, Jackie Greene, Jeff Chementi, & John Kimock), Antibalas, Turkuaz, and The Marcus King Band to the Caribbean Sea. Multi-cruise veterans Galactic, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The New Mastersounds, and Lettuce will also return, in addition to many more bands and special guest artists rounding out the stellar lineup. The complete list of confirmed artists is included below.

Jam Cruise 16 sails out of Miami on January 17 and returns on January 22, 2018, making stops in Roatan, Honduras, and Grand Cayman. The itinerary will allow guests to disembark and take in local culture, partake in excursions, participate in the Positive Legacy’s Day of Service, and spend time relaxing on the beach. The annually sold-out event will be setting sail on the recently refurbished Norwegian Jade, keeping the event remarkably intimate and innovative. Jam Cruisers can expect a variety of unique venues as organizers transform the cruise ship into the ultimate musical adventure. Curated venues will include the main stage on the pool deck, the consistently collaborative late-night Jam Room, a stunning theater, special piano sets in the atrium, the cherished Jazz Lounge, as well as a vibrant late night lounge.

Creating a complete artist-fan experience that extends beyond the music, Jam Cruise features unique onboard programs, artist-hosted activities, and workshops. Specialized programs of Brews at Sea, Chefs at Sea, and Yoga at Sea will return with a variety of new breweries, host chefs, and daily yoga with live music to further enhance these favored interests. Guests can also participate and experience theme nights, autograph signings, and a wide range of entertaining activities with artist involvement - in addition to so much more.

The Norwegian Jade, a sister ship to last year’s sailing on the Norwegian Pearl, has been recently enhanced with new venues, updated décor, and modern design throughout the ship and staterooms. The award-winning ship additionally features a multitude of amenities and attractions, keeping fans refreshed and entertained in addition to the stacked music and activity schedule. With more than 16 dining options, a world-class spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, pools, hot tubs, and full-service casino, Jam Cruisers can expect top-notch accommodations for their musical adventure.

Returning to Jam Cruise is the charitable organization Positive Legacy. Positive Legacy works with Cloud 9 Adventures to integrate music and service to positively impact the environment, carbon footprint of traveling, and the local communities who welcome Jam Cruise to their shores. Their annual Day of Service will take place either in Roatan, Honduras or Grand Cayman during the port stops. With an onboard donation drive and silent auction of art, signed photographs and instruments, Positive Legacy is able to raise funds during Jam Cruise to further their charity efforts. Further information regarding Positive Legacy and the Jam Cruise 16 program will be made available on www.jamcruise.com

Cabins go on sale to all who reserved a spot in the pre-book period starting May 10. Cabins are on sale to the public on May 16 at 12 pm EDT. Visit www.jamcruise.com for all of the details. 

Jam Cruise 16 Artist Lineup
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Maceo Parker
Steel Pulse
Keller Williams
Voodoo Dead feat. Steve Kimock, George Porter Jr, Jackie Greene, Jeff Chementi, John Kimock
The New Mastersounds
The Marcus King Band
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Con Brio
The Main Squeeze
Naughty Professor feat. Chali 2na
The Russ Liquid Test
Andy Frasco & The U.N.
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
The Lil Smokies
Kat Wright
Holly Bowling
Robert Randolph Super Jam *
Everyone Orchestra *
DJ Logic

Special Guests:
Ryan Montbleau
Jennifer Hartswick
Natalie Cressman
Dan Leibowitz
Mike Dillon
Roosevelt Collier

(All Artists will play two shows, except those denoted with * will be playing one show)


Recap video from last year’s Jam Cruise 15


About Jam Cruise:
For well over a decade, Jam Cruise has been delivering a musical experience like no other.  Featuring the top acts in the live music scene, Jam Cruise revolutionized the fan experience by blending the community, spontaneity and good times of live music with the convenience, luxury, and adventure of cruise travel. Jam Cruise is full of moments that music fans simply cannot get anywhere else. This intimate experience is what has fans continually coming back onboard since Jam Cruise’s inception in 2004.

Jam Cruise 16 is produced by Cloud 9 Adventures, the industry leader in concert vacations on cruise ships and at all-inclusive resorts. Cloud 9 Adventures produces Jam Cruise, Holy Ship!, Panic en la Playa (feat. Widespread Panic), My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday, Dominican Holidaze, The Avett Brothers At The Beach, Zac Brown Band’s Castaway with Southern Ground, Strings & Sol, with more to be announced.

Cloud 9 Adventures - Changing the Live Music Experience, Changing the Way Fans Vacation.


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