Travelling the Blues Trail: Memphis and Mississippi

Come take a musical journey down the “Blues Highway” from Memphis through the entire Mississippi Delta and beyond. Visit Beale Street, Sun Studios, The Stax Museum of Soul Music, Gracelands, the Clarksdale Music Festival, the BB King Museum and more.


SUGGESTED READING

  • Steve Cheeseborough: Blues Travelling - available on Kindle


COURSE OUTLINE

  • How the Blues Began – Life in the Delta
  • Memphis: America’s Music City
  • Beale Street, home of the Urban Blues
  • Sun Studio Tour – The birthplace of Rock and Roll
  • Stax Museum: The Home of Southern Soul
  • Gracelands – The Home of Elvis
  • A Trip through the Delta – including Clarksdale, Helena, Arkansas, Indianola, Greenwood. Including visits for some remote grave sites of Blues legends and pioneers
  • Music samples from Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Elmore James, Otis Rush and many more!
  • Travel tips – where to stay, what to see and how to be "blues savvy"
$38 Limited

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15 Oct

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