The 10th edition of the Cayamo music cruise enjoyed sunny skies, smooth seas and a fairly astounding musical lineup.
Much of the Cayamo 2017 lineup reads like a Who’s Who of previous Cayamos – Emmylou Harris, Brandi Carlile, Richard Thompson, Rodney Crowell, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, Steve Earle, Paul Thorn, Glen Phillips and Jim Lauderdale, among others.
There were more great performances on Cayamo 2016 than anyone subject to the laws of time and space could hope to see, so missing some magical moments was a given
Highlights on the Cayamo disc include Buddy Miller and Nikki Lane on “Just Someone I Used to Know,” Lee Ann Womack’s take on “After the Fire is Gone” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Love’s Gonna Live Here.”
On Cayamo, the real draw, as always, was the music, which began before the ship left Miami and continued nearly nonstop, almost to the minute the Pearl returned to its home port a week later.
Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, a sensation in his first Cayamo appearance last year, took the Stardust stage at midnight for an “Unlikely Sit-In” show featuring Chuck Cannon, Holly Williams and Jim Lauderdale.
Sun209 correspondent Paul T. Mueller was on board the floating Americana Music celebration known as the Cayamo cruise. Among the highlights: Kanene Pipkin, singer and mandolinist with The Lone Bellow, performed with the band during its set on Friday, February 7. Songs included “You Don’t Love Me Like You Used To” and “Green Eyes and a…
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