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AmericanaFest operated by Lateral Travel

AmericanaFest Tour & Festival 2020

A tour operated by Lateral Travel

4 – 21 September 2020


Discover the roots to your rock ‘n’ roll. Explore the diversity of the Deep South before attending the greatest little festival in America, held each year in Nashville, Tennessee. AmericanaFest, celebrating that eclectic mix of genres which has emerged over the years: gospel, blues, country, bluegrass, rock ‘n’ roll, funk and just rock. Americana!

Warm up to AmericanaFest by joining us on a music and history tour which starts in New Orleans and winds its way up through the Mississippi Delta to Memphis and then on to Nashville. Discover the roots to your rockn'roll.

Highlights Include:

  • Link the history of the United States (slavery, Civil War, and the Civil Rights movement) to the development of its music
  • Explore historical New Orleans, home of gumbo, birthplace of Dixie and Jazz and with its vibrant music scene and unique architecture
  • Absorb the sobering vistas of the Delta, birthplace of the blues
  • Stay at Hopson's plantation, the site of the first mechanised cotton picking, which drove the African-Americans to migrate north to Chicago
  • Explore Elvis'Tupelo birthplace and Graceland in Memphis
  • Sing gospel with Bishop Al Green at his church
  • Visit museums and iconic music venues (Bourbon Street, Beale Street, Broadway, Civil Rights Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame, BB King Museum; Delta Blues Museum)
  • Meet a Swamper in Muscle Shoals and tour the famous studio
  • Warm up for AmericanaFest with a visit to Jack Daniels
  • Mix with artists (Kiwi and international) at Americanafest
  • Attend the Americanafest Honors & Awards Ceremony at the historical Ryman theatre
  • Enjoy the Festival, with over 300 artists performing at 50 intimate venues across Nashville, most of which are walking distance from your hotel

In short, two weeks of non-stop music, history and fun!!

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AmericanaFest operated by Lateral Travel

AmericanaFest operated by Lateral Travel

Lateral Travel is an exclusive travel planning company specialising in tailored holidays for luxury and sabbatical travelers. We tailor your holiday with you personally to ensure we create a truly individual trip for you and your family. The expert knowledge of all our specialists allows us to select the best possible accommodation, flights, guides and excursions to suit your style and budget.

AmericanaFest operated by Lateral Travel

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