I had a feeling that the impending weather change I would start seeing more for tropical getaways. I guess I was right, because ‘Jamm in is here. Read on for the full, officlal press release.

‘Jamm In ’ Takes The Jamband International

One Week of Concerts in Negril, Jamaica Includes , Railroad , an 1991-96 era reunion, and more, March 25 – April 1

, NY – The inaugural ‘Jamm in Jamaica’ presents of the opportunity to enjoy some of the best the jamband and scene has to offer in an ideal tropical location – Negril, Jamaica’s world-famous Seven Mile Beach. The ‘ held March 25 through April 1, features nearly twenty shows in seven days on stunning cliffs and sandy beaches, concluding in a festival day including all of the acts on the bill.

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’Jamm in Jamaica’ performers include:


Under Full Sail (featuring members from ’s 1991-96 era band)
String Band
The Big Wu

The Jamm in Jamaica festival presents multiple performances by Donna the Buffalo, the state based that piles reggae, rock, country, zydeco, Cajun, and folk on top of old-time fiddle together. will be performing four sets during the week in Negril their “as rock ‘n’ roll as bluegrass gets without losing the bluegrass in the sound” approach.

Under Full Sail is a reunion group made up of the original ekoostik hookah band members, based on its 1991 – 1996 line up: Steve Sweney (lead guitar), Katz (keys/guitar/vocals), Cliff Starbuck (bass/vocals), Eric Lanese (drums) and John Mullins (guitar/vocals), for the first time since Mullins departed from in 1996.

Former front man will act as the event’s emcee as well as performing lively, short sets. Jamm in Jamaica features additional diverse artists: bluegrass up-and-comers String Band, singer/songwriter , and roots rock devotees The Big Wu.

The event will culminate with a massive celebratory coming together facilitated by The ’s Matt Butler who will conduct various members of all of the festival artists in a participatory jam with the audience.

Donna the Buffalo and ekoostik hookah are no strangers to international events. In 2004, Donna the Buffalo took hundreds of on a week-long Caribbean cruise, while ekoostik hookah has embarked on three international trips customized for their including two Negril getaways and a week in Amsterdam, Holland.

’Jamm in Jamaica’ event packages include roundtrip airfare from thirty major airports, seven nights of accommodations in Negril, all airport transfers, and a festival laminate for access to all shows. Packages are available beginning as as $699 plus taxes.

For Jamm in Jamaica festival reservations, detailed Negril hotel information, festival , pricing and information, and additional information visit www.jamminjamaica.com. Reservations are able to be completed on line.


For questions about travel arrangements, hotels, flights, and destination related questions, contact Sunsplash Tours at 1-800-816-1846 or by e-mail at [email protected]

For questions about the bands, general festival questions, sponsorship opportunities, contact ProActive Entertainment at [email protected]

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