This tour explores Oklahoma’s unique musical past and present. From the songs of the common man written by legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie to the chart-topping hits of country superstars Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, Oklahomans have long been churning out tunes that touch world. Music has long been an integral part of the Oklahoma experience.
Come to Nashville and help celebrate the Grand Ole Opry’s 100th Birthday. There are many birthday activities planned including a special birthday concert, backstage tours, free music in the Opry Plaza, and even the Opry’s birthday cake! This tour also includes lodging at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, the Country Music Hall of Fame with a songwriters recording session and Tickets for the Grand Ole Opry.
The Best! The most exciting, Up-Close, Music Industry Experience you can buy. This tour gives you a personal time with Songwriters. You’ll participate in a Recording Session, see and hear live music shows, and learn about the difficulty of breaking into the Music Business Industry. Plus you’ll see famous sights and more.
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.
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.
What does it take to make it to the Opry lights? How do you get elected to the Hall of Fame. “From the Studio to the Stage” is a brand-new experience available this year to groups. Hear the personal stories from music industry veterans who have ‘made it’ Music city, and get an unfiltered view of the journey from the up-and-comers who put their hearts into their dreams every day.
Start with a tour of Harpers Ferry National Park where a visit is like stepping into the past. Then enjoy a narrated excursion on the Potomac Eagle and view historic farms and lush mountain greenery. Then it’s on to Winchester, VA for a Patsy Cline tour. Learn of Patsy’s music career, her childhood home and dreams of becoming a Country Music Star. This package also includes a tribute singer who will sing some of Patsy’s favorite songs. End your trip with a scenic ride on the Western Maryland Railroad through the spectacular scenery of the Allegheny Mountains.