Appalachia & The Ark
This great tour combines the arts and music of Appalachia with the historic grace of the Boone Tavern Hotel and a visit to America’s largest Faith-Based attraction – The Ark. Your days are filled with both artistic and divine inspiration. Then your evenings are filled with enough Bluegrass Music and Southern Cooking to have your lips and toes tap-smacking a duet.
Rockin’ the Boardwalk
“Rockin’ the Boardwalk” our annual Virginia Beach Party features two evening Rock n’ Roll Shows, with music from the 60’s and 70’s. Daytime sightseeing is filled with options then Come, Dance to the music of the Beach Boys and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. This is a U.S. Tours Spectacular Event for small groups and Motorcoach Operators. It’s a perfect party for the Boomers on your Mailing List.
An Elvis Blue Christmas
The first Tuesday of every December is a Blue Christmas Party at Graceland. Enjoy a special evening Mansion Tour. Come see “The Lights at Graceland,” enjoy the Presley home at Night, as it would have looked on Christmas Eve when the family lived there. This “Spectacular American Event” has been sold out for the last three years! Book Early.
Tennessee Music Pathways
American Music beats in the history of Tennessee. It started on the porches of Smoky Mountain farmers and sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta south of Memphis. It was first recorded in Bristol, evolved through the decades moving to Studios in both Nashville and Memphis, and from the stages of Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House. The Tennessee Music Pathway is lined by Music History.
American Recording Studios
From the Birthplace of Country Music and the first recordings in 1927 to the modern era of I-Pods and Satellite Broadcasts, you’ll explore the recording of music. From the simple Joys of singing on the porch to the electrifying sounds that rocked the world. This tour is about the music of America and the Recording Studios that produced it.
When the Blues & Jazz Got Married
Come and listen to the music that defines a nation. It began with Jazz in New Orleans. Then the Blues took it up along the plantations of the Mississippi. Come learn how these two distinct musical style co-mingled, moved north to the Cities after the Civil War and later combined to create Rock n’ Roll. Join us on this great adventure and get your MoJo on.
Music of The Million Dollar Quartet
They came from the South, near Nashville and Memphis. They revolutionized American Music and this wonderful tour visits their homes, music stages and celebrates the iconic sounds that changed the world. Gather your group, listen for the sounds, look for their footprints and chase the legends.
“Born in Bristol”
It was the most important event in the History of Country Music. In 1927 in the mountains of Virginia, a talent scout for the Victor Talking Machine Co spent 8 days making the first ever musical recordings. Known as the ‘Bristol Sessions’ that event has also been called “The Big Bang of Country Music,” bring your group and see Country’s origin at the hallowed Carter Family Fold, and its glory at the Grand Ole Opry.
The Roots of Rock n’ Roll
To paraphrase the legendary Muddy Waters, “The Blues got married to The Jazz, and they had themselves a baby they named Rock and Roll.” This trip is a little climb down the family tree as we enjoy the heritage and a little music history from the Mississippi Delta to Graceland.