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- Posted on Jul 17th 2012 4:59PM by Spinner
According to the New York Times, the popular California music festival will stage two cruises this December, offering indie obsessives the chance to board the S.S. Coachella and sail to Jamaica and the Bahamas with Pulp, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, LCD Soundsystem main man James Murphy and some 15 other acts.
Tickets range from $500 to $9,000 per person, and the four-day tours leave from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Dec. 16 (the Bahamas) and 19 (Jamaica).
Paul Tollet, president of Goldenvoice, the promoter behind Coachella, told the Times his company had been looking to get into the cruise business for sometime. The only thing missing was the right boat, and now that they've secured a 1,000-foot, 122,000-ton ship, the time was right to ship out.
"It even has a half-acre of grass," Tollet said of the boat. "It wouldn't be Coachella without grass."