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Songlines Music Travel's trip to the American Deep South - 2019

From £3490 for 12 days
Trip Overview

Songlines Music Travel and Imaginative Traveller invite you to experience the sounds of the Deep South. Catering for music lovers and travellers alike, this trip will take you to the heart of Louisiana's music scene. It is no exaggeration to say that Louisiana is one of America's richest sources of traditional music. Join us in our discovery of the diverse sounds of this melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures.

Accompanied by your Songlines tour leader Garth Cartwright, you will have privileged access to the very best local music venues and the chance to hang out with the artists.

Essential Info
Starts: Nashville
Ends: New Orleans
Ages: Min 18
Theme: Music
Trip Code: SLUSA
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: USA
What's Included


No meals included


Ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary


11 nights on a twin share, room only basis. A single room can be guaranteed on payment of a supplement

Trip Highlights

•   Attend the world famous French Quarter Festival in New Orleans

•   Visit BB King’s hometown

•   Meet local musicians and visit private recording studios

•   Attend the Baton Rouge Blues Festival

•   Visit an historic Cajun Dancehall

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Departing: 4th Apr 2019
Returning: 15th Apr 2019

Single Supplement: £800pp

Availability: Good
Itinerary & Notes

Your tour begins with a 9:00pm welcome meeting at your hotel. This will allow you to meet your Tour Leader and fellow travellers as well as ask any questions about the arrangements for the rest of the tour. After the meeting, the Tour Leader will take those who wish to go, out to experience the Honky Tonks of Broadway.

Accommodation: Hotel Indigo, 301 Union St

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