Category: Music cruises

Lucinda Williams on Cayamo

Lucinda Williams seemed to take a while to get accustomed to playing on a cruise ship, with her shows getting stronger throughout the week on Cayamo. She acknowledged her growing comfort level at the outset of her third and final show, saying it takes a while to get your bearings on board and that she was excited to play the…

Cayamo Week in Tweets

Celebrating Leo Kottkes’ debut album http://t.co/fvzY2lia # Opening night on @Cayamo: Brady and Manning vs. Lovett and Hiatt. # There are big names on @Cayamo – John Prine, Lucinda – but we’re also looking forward to some newcomers, particularly @thebellebrigade # Monday on @Cayamo: @thecivilwars, @sarawatkins,@thebellebrigade, Loudon Wainwright and Richard Thompson Trio. # We’ve spent a lot of time at…

John Prine on Cayamo

By Ken Paulson Four of the best minutes in a week full of great music on Cayamo came as Iris DeMent joined John Prine on “in Spite of Ourselves,” their very funny duet from the album of the same name. Prine is always a professional, and his shows with Dave Jacques and Jason Wilber are well-paced, spanning his best work…

Civil Wars rebound on Cayamo

The Civil Wars had to cancel a show due to John Paul White’s seasickness, but rebounded for a pair of shows on Tuesday. Their harmonies were pristine, despite the medical setback. The set was essentially their Barton Hollow album, plus reconstructions of  the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” and Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.”   White thanked an onboard doctor…

John Hiatt, Lyle Lovett on Cayamo

  Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt left their bands behind on this Cayamo trip and instead teamed up as an acoustic duo. They’re touring together this year and are obviously comfortable with each other. Lovett is the prodder, throwing out seemingly spontaneous comments and questions, and Hiatt is his wry equal. It’s a measure of their chemistry that you leave…