Rock ‘n’ roll has its roots in the music of the Mississippi Delta and Blues and R&B artists such as B.B. King, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Ike Turner ... More info ›
Rock ‘n’ roll has its roots in the music of the Mississippi Delta and Blues and R&B artists such as B.B. King, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Ike Turner. The Graceland Excursions Mississippi Delta Blues Tour will trace the influences that inspired the creation of rock ‘n’ roll music. Expert tour guides will narrate this day-long musical adventure that explores the deep roots of blues culture and history – and allows you to discover the delicious foods of the Mississippi Delta.
Enjoy this 9-hour guided excursion from Graceland in Memphis to the Mississippi Delta with provided on-board entertainment as you travel by luxury motorcoach to each musical landmark and museum. Notable stops along the tour include Gateway to the Blues Museum, Delta Blues Museum, GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi, Southern Sounds at Dockery Farms, and Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale for lunch on your own.
Elvis Presley’s musical roots, including the influences that inspired Elvis and other artists to begin mixing blues, country, gospel and R&B to create an entirely new sound – dubbed rock ‘n’ roll – which was brought to life in Memphis over 60 years ago.
The Graceland Excursions Mississippi Delta Blues Tour will take you on a musical journey during this 9-hour guided excursion from Graceland in Memphis to the Mississippi Delta. Learn the remarkable story of how the blues were born and the role Tunica and the Delta played in building the genre’s legacy with a stop at the
Gateway to the Blues Museum. Then, explore the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form at the
Delta Blues Museum, where one of the largest pieces of the collection is the actual cabin where legendary blues artist Muddy Waters once lived. You will have the opportunity to lunch on your own at
Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Next, we'll take you on a stop to the
GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi, dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of music, and the cultural context from which it emerges while casting a focused spotlight on the deep musical roots of Mississippi. Finally, conclude your tour with
Southern Sounds at Dockery Farms
. This historic site is where musicians invented the blues genre around the turn of the 20th century. It’s a mecca to blues enthusiasts and the home to Charley Patton, the "Father of the Blues."
Trace the influences that inspired the creation of rock 'n' roll with The Graceland Mississippi Delta Blues Tour, guarantee your seat on this popular day trip from Graceland in Memphis by booking ahead today.