Combining Tennessee’s biggest Holiday Events – featuring luxury lodging at both The Guest House at Graceland & Gaylord Opryland Resort. This is a very special Holiday event with extremely limited space. Call now and confirm your package.
Elvis Presley is included in five Hall of Fames: Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Country, Gospel and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame right on Beale Street. Celebrated for his ability to successfully blend different genres, appeal to a wide audience, sell millions of records around the globe and give back to the city he called home. Elvis’ tribute in the Memphis Music Hall of Fame is a beautiful one that captures what made him such a legendary artist.
At a time when Cotton was King, Memphis was Tennessee’s largest Slave Trading City. Today it presents that story side by side with the Civil Rights Movement and celebrates the changing world and our hopes for the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first Tuesday of every December is U.S. Tours 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 U S Tours “Spectacular American Event” has been sold out for the last three years! Book Early.