USA Music Tour – September 2019

Read our plans for our USA music tour for September 2019

The Filming Station, AmericanaFest Nashville

 

 

When Will The 2019 Kick-Off?

Early September 2019

 

How Long Will It Go For?

 Two to three weeks (itinerary being worked on)

 

What Will It Cover?

The Americana Music Festival and Conference, Nashville Tennessee

The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion festival, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee

Other features to be announced soon

 

How Many Places Will Be Available?

This will be a small group to ensure maximum enjoyment, cohesion and satisfaction.  Any expression of interest lodged will ensure first call.

 

When Will The Details Be Available?

Over the next four weeks, the full itinerary and costs will be released

 

What Did The 2018 Tour Cover?

Here are links to some of our visits and activities this year:

 

AmericanaFest, Nashville

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee

Roots n Blues n BBQ, Columbia Missouri

Echo Mountain Studio, Asheville North Carolina

The American Jazz Museum

Radio Bristol, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee

 

State Street Bristol VA/TN

 

What Have People Said About Our Past Trips and Tour Leader Rob Dickens

 

“You were a wonderful tour leader – so well organised, quiet, kind, patient, considerate and knowledgeable – with so many interesting contacts and friends who clearly respected you and whom you shared with us. Each day was highlighted by the fact the activities, events, sights and travel were all so well sorted. There was no indecision or time wasted by us, perfect.

I now appreciate and understand so much more the road that the music has taken, what has and is involved in creating it, the differences in areas, the roles that family, community and conditions have played in its development, and so on. Music will never be taken for granted again

We can never thank you enough for these experiences and the wonderful memories we have been left with. What a magnificent, trouble-free, well organised expose of Americana, bluegrass and blues music! We look forward to doing it all again with you in the future”- Len and Janette

 
“An absolute phenomenal trip, three fabulous weeks of touring and experiencing a variety of music festivals and events throughout a number of the southern States of the USA with another seven like-minded people. The team at LTTL, as well as being great leaders, has got it right. With a carefully planned itinerary, wonderful accommodation, and including enough downtime for some R&R, makes this tour a truly unforgettable life experience. Cannot thank you enough, for the warmth, wisdom, professionalism and humour you portrayed in leading us down paths less travelled and wait now in anticipation for details on next year’s adventure” – Sandra
 

“Rob put together a great trip.  His knowledge of each location, venues and the artists was top notch and greatly contributed to a rewarding and enjoyable experience” – Keiran

 

“His tour was a new experience for me and I appreciated Rob’s organisational skills and his special care of all members of the group.  We had plenty of freedom to do our own thing while still adhering to the itinerary. The breadth of music and the musicians’ skills were impressive.  Thank you for giving us such a great experience” – Peter and Renate

 

“The trip was a joy to participate in.  Rob was an excellent host and having visited all places previously added a lot to the smooth operation of it all.  A nice blend of music across a lot of genres.  Happy to recommend Rob’s future music trips” – Philip

 

“A perfect mix of great live music and heritage attractions” – Jim

 

“Loved all of it!  Great itinerary and well organised with experienced tour leader.  Lots of great locations and musical experiences and people we met.  Like minded music fans in the group.  Thank you for the fun time” – Trish

 

Mike Farris, AmericanaFest 2018

 

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. reading your participants comments made me wish I was with your group, ha! well done my friend.

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    • Thank you, kind unknown person

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  2. Can someone from U.S. join your tour? Hope to see you and Jim again in 2019, Rob! I would love to have a tour guide for Americana Fest and Bristol. Best–Sara

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    • Sure can Sara. The tour will be land-based, starting at AmericanaFest and probably ending in Nashville as well. I’m excited to be working on the itinerary. Places will be limited though, ultimate numbers based on vehicle logistics. Have you had a chance to listen to Gretchen Peters yet? Be interested in your views.

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