Heads up, Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza — there’s a new player in the music festival game. Except this one’s on a boat, and the charming, frosty-tipped Mark McGrath is in charge. The Sugar Ray front man released the lineup for his Mark McGrath and Friends Cruise, which is essentially a four-day booze fest where Gen-Xers (and some Yers) can take a walk down memory lane with some of the most memorable alt and pop rock bands of the 1990s and early-2000s.
Nostalgia comes at a price though — anywhere from $649.00 to $1,799.00 — so I opted for the much cheaper YouTube tour instead (hey, if you don’t include Sister Hazel, then I have to think twice about these things). Also, seeing as how this is a CS Top 5 and there are ten bands, I had to make some rules to justify cutting out a few:
If your band couldn’t make it with a full line-up intact, you’re out (sorry, Collective Soul and Live).
If your band was one of the most annoying bands of all time, you’re out (sorry, Smash Mouth).