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New Orleans Music Heritage Walk Led by Local Record Producer

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Overview
Take an audio-visual tour of New Orleans’ musical heritage, led by a local record man with decades of industry insight. Walk past renowned music venues and recording studios in the French Quarter, and visit the favorite haunts of jazz and blues legends such as James Booker, Fats Domino, and Louis Armstrong. Hear history come to life as you listen to original recordings via a portable Bluetooth speaker along the way.
Highlights
  • Trace the evolution of jazz and blues on a musical tour of New Orleans
  • Visit famous recording studios and music venues in the French Quarter
  • Explore the city's African-American heritage in the Treme neighborhood
  • A music industry guide shares stories and plays clips on a portable speaker
What to Expect
Make your way to the heart of New Orleans’ music scene on Frenchmen Street, and meet your guide, a industry pro with more than 20 years of music-making experience. Starting at the Louisiana Music Factory, stroll through the French Quarter’s most musical haunts. Hear how Allen Toussaint and Lee Dorsey recorded some of their best vinyl at Cosimo’s Sound studio, and pass J&M Studios, known as the home of rock ‘n’ roll. See Danny Parker’s childhood home, and stroll through Louis Armstrong Park in Treme, one of the first African-American neighborhoods in the US. Follow in the footsteps of countless fans as you stop at legendary music venues including the Royal Orleans Hotel, Place d’Armes, Preservation Jazz Hall, and Toulouse Theatre. Along the way, listen to clips from jazz, blues, and rock ’n' roll greats through a portable Bluetooth speaker and hear the stories behind the sound.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Louisiana Music Factory, 421 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - French Quarter
  • Entry/Admission - Preservation Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Louisiana Music Factory
  • Entry/Admission - Bourbon Street
  • Entry/Admission - Chartres Street
  • Entry/Admission - Louis Armstrong Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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+7
This tour is led by a true music industry past professional so very knowledgeable. Amplified music accompanies the walk and reinforces the various styles of iconic New Orleans musician artists presented. The tour is neither too long nor too short and anchors at what must be one
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Keith was a wonderful guide-very engaging and knowledgeable. The pace was perfect and we covered a LOT of ground. Made new friends with our tour-mate visiting from New Zealand! At the end of the tour, we caught a Second Line. Perfect timing and delightful. Thanks Keith!
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Response from keith a, Owner at New Orleans Music Heritage Walk Led by Local Record Producer
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks, it was a beautiful day and a parade! ✌❤🎶
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This is a wonderful tour providing unique insight into the city’s music heritage. One part history lesson, one part curated soundtrack, Keith adds a huge dose of charisma to the stories he shares about significant buildings, musicians and venues along the two-hour stroll. He
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Response from keith a, Owner at New Orleans Music Heritage Walk Led by Local Record Producer
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks Sam, you & Marley were a treat! ✌❤🎶
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Keith was an awesome guide! Fun and informative. Great storytelling. Loved the bluetooth music soundtrack between tour stops. Keith also gave us recommendations for shows to see that evening (Hot 8 Brass Band was stellar!) and food suggestions (Muffaletta at Napoleon House
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Response from keith a, Owner at New Orleans Music Heritage Walk Led by Local Record Producer
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks, it was a great day!
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I should first say that Keith was super accommodating in rescheduling my tour for me because I accidentally booked the wrong day. He didn’t have to do that, but he made it very simple. As for the tour itself, he covers mountains of Jazz history (and music history in general),
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Response from keith a, Owner at New Orleans Music Heritage Walk Led by Local Record Producer
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you and I am glad we could accommodate your needs (that IS our specialty at New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour). Await your return and we remain Red Beans and Ricely yours, Keith.
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