One of the most beautiful destinations for music lovers is the Mojo Triangle. This geographical area is located in a magical triangle between three legendary cities: New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis. Each of these cities is a musical light in its own right, and together they create an unparalleled musical experience.
Below, find four destinations for travelers eager to find the images of American music that have become so familiar through movies or songs.
Notably, the Nashville airport itself is a music venue, hosting more than 700 live performances throughout the year. Later, a legendary stop Grand Ole Opry a must see: Hosted by the Opry House, this is a weekly American country music concert in Nashville, founded in 1925, the longest running radio broadcast in American history, and where the Country music stars and legends make history every week, live. .
It’s an immersive theater experience where guests can hang out backstage, hear inside stories, see where the show is broadcast on Circle TV and WSM Radio. Regular Opry performers include a cast of the biggest names in country music, from legends like “Whispering Bill” Anderson to modern stars like Luke Combs and sometimes, even Dolly Parton.
Next stop: The Johnny Cash Museum featuring the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world.
Like Nashville, Memphis claims some of the same artists as Elvis and Johnny Cash.
Memphis is associated with Rhythm and Blues and jazz. To explore the heart of Memphis, join a guided tour Sun Studio birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll and home to the ‘Million Dollar Quartet’: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, BB King, Ike Turner all recorded at the studio.
Next, plan a visit to Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Founded in 1957 as Satellite Records, the label changed its name to Stax Records in 1961 and became influential in the creation of Southern soul and Memphis soul music. There are various costumes, instruments and memorabilia from soul artists on display, including one of Tina Turner’s dresses, Ike Turner’s guitar and many Rufus Thomas items.
This is the home of the late Elvis Presley. To this day, fans flock to Memphis to visit Elvis’ grave and home, and even get an up-close-and-personal look at his car collection.
Few cities are as musical as New Orleans, home to endless joy and original musical forms. from brass bands and ragtime to Dixieland jazz, Cajun music, zydeco and bounce rap. It is also the birthplace of jazz, the hometown of Buddy Bolden, Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, Pete Fountain and Harry Connick, Jr., and other jazz performers.
Located at the “base of the Canal,” at 2 Canal Street, in the former World Trade Center building that now houses the Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans and Residences, Vue Orleans immerses guests in the history, music and culture of New Orleans. a multi-level interactive cultural experience that brings the city into intense focus. The attraction offers a stunning 4-D experience with nine original films, seven interactive exhibits and the 360-degree panoramic rooftop viewing platform of the city. These are more than superficial decorations.
The New Orleans Jazz Museum celebrates the history of jazz in all its forms through interactive and dynamic exhibits. This building is the only one in the United States that serves as both the United States and Confederate Mints.