Jam Cruise 4 has revealed its artist line-up. Joining Jam Cruise favorites, this year the floating music festival welcomes Gomez, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Digable Planets, and Antibalas Aftrobeat Orchestra to the roster. With Bela Fleck and the Flecktones officially on hiatus for 2005, Jam Cruise 4 offers the band’s only confirmed appearance this year! These first-timers will join 20 other acts, including veterans Galactic, Umphrey’s McGee, Keller Williams, Galactic, and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. Also on the boat for year four: 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, Liza Oxnard, Fantastic 4 (featuring Eric Krasno, Robert Walter,
Cheme Gastelum, andAdam Deitch), and more artists still TBA.
Now in its third year, Jam Cruise has become a leader in the evolution of music festivals and cruise travel. For Jam Cruise 4 the Italian cruise line’s MSC Lirica will leave port from Ft. Lauderdale on January 7, 2006, floating for six days and six nights with stops in Ocho Rios (Jamaica), Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) and Cozumel (Mexico).