S.S. Coachella To Set Sail Twice This December


Goldenvoice, the promoters behind the famed Coachella Festival, are taking the long-running event to the high seas this December. S.S. Coachella, aka The Celebrity Silhouette, will make two trips from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean boasting indie/dance friendly acts such as Girl Talk, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, Yeasayer, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells and Pulp. The first trip, a three-day cruise, will leave Fort Lauderdale for the Bahamas on the 16th, while a four-day trip, which visits Jamaica, will depart Fort Lauderdale on December 19th according to a report by the New York Times.

Here’s the full initial lineup:

Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, James Murphy (DJ Set), Sleigh Bells, Simian Mobile Disco, Z-Trip, !!!, Warpaint, DJ Harvey, EL-P, Killer Mike, Black Lips, The Gaslamp Killer, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Jason Bentley, The Rapture, Father John Misty, Tokimonsta, Alf Alpha

The prices start at about $500 a person and are expected to run upwards of $9,000 for a “sky suite.” Just like Jam Cruise, which pioneered the floating concert venue idea, Goldenvoice will come up with activities that go beyond the music such as a wine tasting with James Murphy. Expect more details to be revealed at 6PM PDT when Goldenvoice officially announces the S.S. Coachella trips.

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