AmericanaFest Tour & Festival 2020
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.
- Link the history of the United States (slavery, Civil War, and the Civil Rights movement) to the development of its musicExplore historical New Orleans, home of gumbo, birthplace of Dixie and Jazz and with its vibrant music scene and unique architectureAbsorb the sobering vistas of the Delta, birthplace of the bluesStay at Hopson's plantation, the site of the first mechanised cotton picking, which drove the African-Americans to migrate north to ChicagoExplore Elvis'Tupelo birthplace and Graceland in MemphisSing gospel with Bishop Al Green at his churchVisit 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 studioWarm up for AmericanaFest with a visit to Jack DanielsMix with artists (Kiwi and international) at AmericanafestAttend the Americanafest Honors & Awards Ceremony at the historical Ryman theatreEnjoy 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!!
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.
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