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Mississippi River Music Cruises

Join ‚ÄčAmerican Cruise Lines as we celebrate the rich tradition of musicianship on a Mississippi River Music cruise. On cruise routes all along the Mississippi River, you will be treated to special onboard performances. On shore excursions, you will take part in exclusive behind-the-scenes tours focused on musical styles like jazz, bluegrass, and rock n' roll.  Learn about how these musical traditions helped to sculpt American music and the Mississippi River itself.

Mississippi River Jazz Cruises

St. Louis - Memphis Cruise

Celebrate the history of jazz with exclusive tours and onboard performances by local jazz musicians with a memorable week cruising from Memphis, TN to St. Louis, MO. Visit the legendary Beale St, birthplace of the Memphis Blues, just a short distance from Queen of the Mississippi's Memphis dock.

Cruise Highlights: St. Louis, Chester, Cape Girardeau, Paducah, Columbus, and Memphis, TN.

          Featured Cruise; June 28, 2014
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New Orleans to New Orleans


Cruise Date: August 23, 2014


Join us us we explore the rich music history of the Big Easy on this one week, round-trip cruise from legendary New Orleans. Cruise to Oak Alley, LA; Natchez, MS; Vicksburg, MS and Baton Rouge, LA as we discover the music, culture and history of the Mississippi River aboard Queen of the Mississippi. Onboard we're joined by exceptional local musicians including the National World War II Museum's charming vocal trio the Victory Belles.

New Orleans - Memphis Cruise

Mississippi River Jazz Cruises

Departure Dates: May 2, 2015

When you take a New Orleans to Memphis cruise, the best of the South comes to life. Whether you embark from Louisiana or Tennessee, you'll dock in beautiful areas like Vicksburg and Baton Rouge, where you can delve into the history of southern America. Onboard, you will be joined by musicians who will perform authentic jazz, bluegrass, and rock n' roll music, keeping your toe tapping while you enjoy the Mississippi River.

Cruise Highlights: Memphis, Helena, National Military Park, Natchez, Myrtles Plantation, Baton Rouge, Oak Alley


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