> Voodoo Dead – All Aboard for Jam Cruise 16!

Jam Cruise Announces Its Massive Lineup For 2018


Jam Cruise just announced their lineup for its 16th year, and we’re beyond excited to hop aboard the Norwegian Jade in Miami, Florida, for Jam Cruise 16, which runs from January 17th through 22nd with stops at Roatan, Honduras and Grand Cayman. As always, the lineup for the near week-long event is stacked, with Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood topping the bill.

Jam Cruise is always diverse in the music it brings to the table, and 2018 will be no different. GalacticKarl Denson’s Tiny UniverseMaceo ParkerLettuceThe New MastersoundsDumpstaphunkTurkuazNaughty Professor featuring Chali 2na, and The Main Squeeze will all be in attendance to provide their funk stylings throughout the cruise. Jam acts LotusPigeons Playing Ping Pong, and Aqueous are all set to perform, as well as Steve KimockJackie GreeneJeff ChimentiGeorge Porter Jr., and John Kimock, who will be on the boat for a performance by the beloved Voodoo Dead.

Voodoo Dead - All Aboard For Jam Cruise 16
Voodoo Dead – All Aboard For Jam Cruise 16

However, guests should not just get ready for funk and jam, though there’s plenty of that accounted for on Jam Cruise’s bill. Keller WilliamsHorseshoes & Hand Grenades, and Lil’ Smokies will be providing more bluegrass-inspired sounds, while, on the other end of the spectrum, GramatikThe Russ Liquid Test, and DJ Logic will add each their takes on electronic music to the mix. Reggae and afrobeat will be readily accounted for with performances by Steel Pulse and Antibalas, and attendees can also look forward to soulful performances by Marcus King BandCon BrioAndy Frasco & The U.N.Robert Randolph, and Kat Wright. Additionally, special guest Ryan MontbleauJennifer HartswickNatalie CressmanDan LebowitzMike DillonSkerik, and Roosevelt Collier will be on-board for special collaborations and sit-ins.

In addition to the non-stop music that goes down each year, Jam Cruise 16 has a bunch of special programs and activities lined up both on the boat and at its two stops. Pre-book cabin selections will run from May 10th through 12th, and the public on-sale starts on May 16th and 12 p.m. EST. Find out more on Jam Cruise’s website here.