U. S. Highway 61, known as the “Blues Highway,” rivals Route 66 as the most famous road in American music lore. Dozens of blues artists have recorded songs about Highway 61, including Mississippians Sunnyland Slim, James “Son” Thomas, “Honeyboy” Edwards, Big Joe Williams, Joe McCoy, Charlie Musselwhite, Eddie Shaw, Johnny Young, Eddie Burns, and Mississippi Fred McDowell. Come hear the music, feel the beat.
The roots of American music are firmly planted in the South. There’s no better way to understand southern music or life than to visit the lyrical landscape of the Delta. Here Antebellum Homes and Plantations are surrounded by soulful blues, brassy jazz, Cajun accordions, calliopes and gospel choirs. Come listen to music.
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.
Natchez Spring Tours are, in a word, extraordinary! And, Autumn Tours are Magical. For over 80 years, the small historic town of Natchez has opened their doors to some of America’s most exquisite historic homes and gardens. Come experience landscapes unlike any other place you’ve seen, visit one of the most important collections of 19th century architecture in the country. This city is home to more Antebellum homes than any other city of its size in the country.
There are very few vehicles suited to Time Travel but an a motorcoach and imagination can deliver some of it. This package takes you to Natchez, MS for a quick getaway featuring historic homes, culinary exhibits, wine tasting and an 18th century working cotton plantation.