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Music

Our music tours have been created by Songlines Music Travel - the folks behind Songlines, the world music magazine - and are specifically designed to immerse you into the traditional music of your destination. You will be guided throughout your entire tour by a music specialist, as well as local guides, who have an incredible knowledge and understanding of the geography and culture, and in particular the music scene, of where you're visiting.

Our Music trips


TRIP CODE
SLCL

GROUP TOUR from £3625 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Experience the very best live music across Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Baranquilla and Cartagena
- Get to know what life was like in Medellín during Pablo Escobar’s time
- Immerse yourself in the rhythms and atmosphere of the Petronio Alvarez Festival
- Visit San Basilio de Palenque and its traditional communities
- Explore Colombia’s alternative hip hop scene as well as more traditional music genres

TRIP CODE
SLWMF

GROUP TOUR from £TBC for 7 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get to know the vibrant, magical city of Marrakech
- Explore the desert, lakes, mountains and villages near Marrakech
- Discover the picturesque port town of Essaouria
- VIP tickets to the Gnawa Music Festival to experience the best local and international music

TRIP CODE
SLRM

GROUP TOUR from £1360 for 9 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Meet and stay with local villagers and musicians in Clejani and Zece Prǎjini
- Explore the capital Bucharest and the Saxon villages of Transylvania
- Visit UNESCO world heritage sites, see medieval castles and fortified churches

TRIP CODE
SLMT

GROUP TOUR from £1895 for 10 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get to know the very best mbalax and hip hop music around the capital
- Meet with local musicians and communities
- Thoroughly explore Dakar and Saint Louis, including excursions to the Pink Lake, Djoudj National Park and Bird Sanctuary and the historic Gorée Island

TRIP CODE
SLAT

GROUP TOUR from £TBC for 10 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Enjoy live music in local bars and meet with local artists
- Spend a day in a historical estancia in San Antonio de Areco
- Learn how to cook typical dishes from Argentina
- Walking tour in the enchanting streets of Buenos Aires
- Visit famous open-air markets in Buenos Aires
- Visit Tigre town and navigate on the Tigre river
- Have a Tango lesson and meet up with a famous Tango dancer and Bandoneon player

TRIP CODE
SLUSA

GROUP TOUR from £TBC for 11 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Tour of the French Quarter/Jackson Square Buskers in New Orleans
- French Quarter Festival
- McGee's Swamp Tour in Breaux Bridge
- Meet local musicians and waltz in a Cajun bar
- Visit a New Orleans recording studio to meet with the owner and musicians
- BB King Museum in Indianola
- Steamboat Cruise on the Mississippi with dinner and live Jazz by the Grammy-nominated Dukes of Dixieland
- Tour of Belmont Plantation
- Sun Studio and the STAX Museum of American Soul Music

TRIP CODE
SLIN

GROUP TOUR from £2160 for 13 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Experience the very best music from local and international artists and enjoy the vibrancy and atmosphere of the Rajasthan International Folk Festival
- Meet the local communities and discover their lifestyles and music cultures
- Visit the majestic shrines, temples and forts
- The opportunity to get hands-on and learn some basic drumming, dancing and singing techniques from local musicians along the way
- Enjoy a camel safari and stay overnight in a desert camp