Take a musical journey with us from New Orleans to Chicago and beyond.

As we head out on Highway 61 and the Mississippi River, you will follow the historic migration of blues music, visiting the iconic blues music destinations of: New Orleans, Natchez, Greenville, Clarksdale, Memphis, Nashville, Louisville, Chicago. Join Jules in jam sessions or just take in the music and atmosphere as we go - plus an optional extension tour to New York!

Jules Boult

Jules Boult - Australian Blues & Jazz entertainer, Jules Boult, is the celebrity host of the 2019 Highway 61 Blues Tour of America. He is an award winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist. Jules’ musical career has taken him across Australia, the United States and Europe. Since 2011 he has released five albums to critical acclaim and been awarded a coveted Australian Blues Music Award. In 2015, 2016 and 2017 Jules toured the US, from New Orleans to New York via the Mississippi delta, performing & recording with various musicians including Kermit Ruffins, Mississippi John Horton, and The Oakridge Boys. Jules’ music, and effortless performance style, are true to the blues tradition.

Join me on this exciting blues music adventure along Highway 61 from New Orleans to Chicago.

Visit Jules' web site for updates on his current and future shows.

The Route

The 2019 Highway 61 Blues Music Tour of America will be a memorable experience. Visit historic towns and regions. Enjoy outstanding musical performances, delicious local food and delicacies, & stay in heritage hotels. Visit Blues and Jazz museums and soak up the musical heritage as we follow the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Chicago via Highway 61. The tour concludes with 4 days & nights at the outstanding Chicago Blues Festival.

Visiting

  • New Orleans - birthplace of blues and jazz
  • Natchez - legendary port on the Mississippi River
  • Indianola - birthplace of B.B. King
  • Memphis - home of Graceland
  • Nashville - Music Town USA
  • Louisville - Home of the Kentucky Derby
  • Chicago - Home of the world famous Blues Festival

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