Photo by Jeffrey P. Dupuis

A few artists have joined the lineup for Jam Cruise 9. Matt Butler will once again conduct an Everyone Orchestra performance during Jam Cruise’s Greening Celebration. This event will celebrate the accomplishments of the Greening and Positive Legacy programs during the festival’s last day at sea. Jam Cruise is actively encouraging all cruisers to offset the carbon from their personal travel to/from Jam Cruise 9.

In addition, Umphrey’s McGee’s Joel Cummins has joined the festival’s lineup as a solo performer. Cummins has played Jam Cruise numerous times—both with Umphrey’s and with a variety of side bands. This year on Jam Cruise, the keyboardist will be perform a set featuring the music of Umphrey’s McGee arranged for solo piano. In total, this will be Cummins’ 7th Jam Cruise.