February 2013 – Deep South USA Newsletter
Alabama's Gulf Coast Festival, Hangout Music Festival, announces lineup!
The fourth annual festival will take place the 17–19 May on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The 2013 Hangout Music Festival will feature Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon s the top acts. Click here for a full list of acts and ticket information.
Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour Exhibition starts in Nashville soon...
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will explore superstar Carrie Underwood's critically acclaimed world tour with the exhibition Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour, which opens on 5th June 2013 and runs through to 10th November 2013. More information...
New Orleans News!
New Orleans is a city abundant in culture, food and history so whether you want to tour antebellum plantations or taste-test every classic New Orleans cocktail there's a tour to suit everyone. Here are some of the newest tours available:
Original New Orleans Movie Tour
New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
City Sightseeing New Orleans
New Orleans Bus Vision
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the world's greatest cultural celebration of the music and food of the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. This year's festival is taking place 26th April–5th May, playing on 12 stages and attracting over 400,000 people. Click here to view the official video and to see the 2013 line-up...
Bridging the Blues in the Ultimate Blues Pilgrimage across the Mississippi Delta through Memphis, Arkansas and Mississippi. The Mississippi Delta is located in north-west Mississippi and enjoys a rich blues renaissance with festivals, venues, museums and the Mississippi Blues Trail. To help maximise the visitors experience of the blues heritage, the Bridging the Blues project is co-ordinating events over a ten-day period from 4–13 October 2013. More information...
Tour Operator of the Month
Audley Travel specialises in tailor-made travel itineraries for travellers seeking an authentic experience. They offer Dixie Dreaming and Discovering the Old South as part of their Deep South USA programme. More information...
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