Goldenvoice, the promoters of Coachella have announced a music festival cruise dubbed, S.S. Coachella. The maiden voyages will include headliners Pulp, along with 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, Gaslamp Killer, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Jason Bentley, Rapture (DJ Set), Father John Misty, Tokimonsta and Alf Alpha. The cruises will span a week, with the first cruise hitting the Bahamas from December 16-19, and the second cruise hits Jamaica on December 19-23.
The voyage will take place on the Celebrity Silhouette, a 1,000-foot, 122,000-ton ship with room for 2,800 fans, cabana-style alcoves with a small theater and is said to even contain a half-acre of grass(for the Coachella-purists). Both voyages will leave from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and cabin prices will start at $500 for a 4-person cabin and escalate to nine other price levels, going up to $9,000 a person for a “sky suite” with veranda. Tickets will include lodging, food and entertainment, but not transportation to Florida.