Sponsored Content – June 2019 – 2 minute read
Have your clients hit the wide open roads of the U.S. to unlock its legendary musical heritage, from rhythm and blues to country; rock ‘n’ roll to soul
Rhythms of the River
From the Midwest to the South via the Mississippi River! Begin your trip in Chicago, Illinois with over 200 live music venues and clubs to suit every taste. Head out on Route 66 for a true slice of Americana and hit Springfield, Illinois before continuing onto St Louis, Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee. Don’t forget Memphis, Tennessee, a pilgrimage city for music lovers followed by Cleveland, Mississippi, Natchez, Mississippi and of course, the famous New Orleans, Louisiana!
Pacific Coast Music Trail
Discover Seattle, Washington, the home of the grunge movement (birthplace of Nirvana and Pearljam!) before enjoying the diverse ecosystems of Olympic National Park. Then, head to America’s mecca for Indie Rock, aka Portland, Oregon, to see the city that produced The Dandy Warhols. This itinerary will have you exploring Oregon wine country and the coast, before reliving the ‘Summer of Love’ in San Francisco, California. Finish your journey taking in the California coast, Palm Springs, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Musical Roots of the South
If your client is looking for Southern charm and musical heritage, this itinerary is the one for them! From the metropolitan cities of Dallas and Austin, Texas to road tripping on the Mississippi Blues Trail and exploring Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, this route caters to all! Continue on to the Great Smoky Mountains, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia before finishing up in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina!
Great North Music Tour
Follow the sounds of the USA’s trendy cities on this route, from Chicago, Illinois to Detroit, Michigan, and from Cleveland, Ohio to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Immerse yourself in Jazz and Blues while in Chicago before hitting the Motown Museum in Detroit. For the more adventurous clients, don’t forget Cedar Point Amusement Park in Cleveland, Ohio. Head to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to enjoy street art and history galore before finishing up in New York City and Boston, Massachusetts!