New Orleans Heritage and Jazz…

3 Day Bus Tour

2013 New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival

First :Weekend :April 26-29,2013

Packages Starting at $275.00 per person /double occupancy (Includes Round-trip Bus Trip,3 night hotel,3 Breakfasts, 1 Day Jazz Festival Ticket, and daily shuttle to Fairgrounds for Jazz Festival)

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival aka Jazz Fest, is a 10 day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and crafts people welcome 400,000 visitors each year. The Louisiana Heritage Fair show cases unforgettable music on multiple states, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas,and craft artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work.

The Louisinana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course over the course of 2 weekends. They are are April 26, 27, 28 and May 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Music Lineup: In keeping with tradition, the festival mixes pop headliners with a huge slate of artists in traditional genres including jazz, R&B, gospel, blues, Cajun, and zydeco.

*Fleetwood Mac,*Billy Joel, *Dave Matthews Band*, Maroon 5,* The Black Keys, *John Mayer, *Widespread Panic, *Daryl Hall and John Oates,* Phoenix,*.B. King, *Frank Ocean,* Earth, Wind & Fire,* Willie Nelson,* Little Big Town, *George Benson, *Jill Scott, *Jimmy Cliff, *Gipsy Kings,* Jeffrey Osborne*, Patti Smith, *Ben Harper and* Charlie Musselwhite,* Band of Horses,* Gary Clark Jr.,* Andrew Bird,* Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, *Juan Luis Guerra y 440,* Los Lobos,* The Little Willies,* Kem, Roy Ayers,* Laura Bell Bundy,* Dianne Reeves,* Stanley *Clarke/George Duke Project,* Charles Bradley,* Wayne Shorter Quartet,* Taj Mahal & *The Real Thing Tuba Band,* Calexico,* Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, *VaShawn Mitchell,* Joshua Redman Quartet,* Mutemath, *Ana Popovic,* The Mavericks, *Little Joe y La Familia,* Campbell Brothers,* Brushy One String of Jamaica, *Jerry Douglas, *Daryl Coley, *Magary Lord and * Malê Debalê of Bahia-Brazil, *The Del McCoury Band,*Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites,* Pokey LaFarge, *Salio of Republic of Georgia, and * A Tribute to Native America with special guests Robert Mirabal, *Martha Redbone,* Bill Miller, Pura Fé,* A Tribe Called Red, *Stoney Creek,* Yellow Bird Indian Dancers,* Oneida Longhouse Singers and Dancers *** to name a few.

Great Music !! Great Food !! Great Fun and More !!!

Bring Your Friends and Get Funky!!!

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Tickets

1st Weekend Single Day Tickets (April 26, 27 & 28)

*** Festival Tickets will not be purchased until Bus Sold Out as these tickets are non refundable*** All monies paid for Festival tickets will be refunded if bus trip cancelled.

Advance adult ticket: $50 (through Thursday, April 25)
Gate Price: $65 (each ticket valid for any single day of the weekend)
Child’s ticket: $5 (available at the gate only, ages 2 – 10, adult must be present with child)

Please Note

* Absolutely no refunds or exchanges on tickets if bus trip not cancelled per Ticket Master policy. Confirm bus trip before purchasing Festival tickets from another source other than trip organizer.

* Scanning Notice: All tickets to Jazz Fest will be electronically scanned.

* Tickets obtained from unauthorized sources could be lost, stolen, or counterfeit and, if so, are void.

* Photo ID required for all will call.

Transportation to New Orleans Jazz Festival

Departure Location: Georgia International Convention Center

Departure Time: 1st weekendweekend Friday, 4/26/2013 5:00 a.m.

Anticipated Arrival Time: 12:00 noon (New Orleans)

Return Location: Group's Local Hotels

Return Time: Monday, 4/29/2013: 12 noon

Atlanta Arrival Location: Georgia International Convention Center

Anticipated Arrival Time: 7:00 p.m.

Beverage and Snack service included with Free Wifi, Movies and games on bus

** Park and ride located across from Georgia International Convention Center. Park cars for approximately $8.00 per day. (group discount pending)

**Absolutely no refunds or exchange on bus tickets unless the bus trip cancelled or you secure a replacement for your seat. Scanning Notice: All tickets to Jazz Fest will be electronically scanned. Mode of transportation subject to availiability and group size. Must have total of 54 tickets bus tickets purchased or the trip will be cancelled and all monies refunded per PayPal policy.

Hotel Accommodations

RESERVE NOW as only a limited number of rooms at hotel are available at these special low rates. Contact MCT Travel to coordinate Hotel Reservation: 678-710-9909 or 888-345-4748

There are 4 levels of hotels available. The hotel selected determines the package price. All packages include daily breakfast.

Budget Level Hotel: Belmont Inn and Suites (Wyndham Property) ( Package: $275 per person based on double occupancy- plus taxes) 2 diamond Hotel per AAA Rating

10 minutes from Downtown New Orleans

Cost per Night: $71.40 (plus taxes): 2 Queen Beds Cancel 24 hours prior to scheduled arrival Credit Card to hold room

***Contact MCT Travel to coordinate Hotel Reservation: 678-710-9909 or 888-345-4748 for Group Code needed to book room at Special Group Rate. Code only provided with confirmed Bus Reservation.

Economy Level Hotel: Country Inn: Country Inn and Suites (Package $320 per person based on double occupancy + taxes) 3 diamond Hotel per AAA Rating. Non Smoking hotel.

20 minutes form Downtown New Orleans

Cost per Night $99.00 (plus taxes): 2 Queen Beds

***Contact MCT Travel to coordinate Hotel Reservation: 678-710-9909 or 888-345-4748 for Group Code needed to book room at Special Group Rate. Code only provided with confirmed Bus Reservation.

Moderate Level Hotel: Hilton New Orleans Airport (Package: $400 per person based on double occupancy-plus taxes) 3.5 Diamond Hotel per AAA rating.

20 minutes from Downtown New Orleans

Cost per night $149.00 (plus taxes): 2 Queen Beds or King Credit Card to hold room

Website to be created by Hotel to allow guest to pay online for rooms. or Group code will be provided so that guests are able to contact the hotel directly.

***Contact MCT Travel to coordinate Hotel Reservation: 678-710-9909 or 888-345-4748 for Group Code needed to book room at Special Group Rate. Code only provided with confirmed Bus Reservation.

Luxury Level Hotel: The Whitney Wyndham Hotel -Downtown (Package $575 per person based on double occupany -plus taxes) 4 Diamond Hotel per AAA rating.. Other 4 star hotels available for additional cost**. Non Smoking Hotel.

Walking distance to French Quarters and other Downtown locations.

Cost per night $249 (plus taxes) 2 Queen Beds or King

***Contact MCT Travel to coordinate Hotel Reservation: 678-710-9909 or 888-345-4748 for Group Code needed to book room at Special Group Rate. Code only provided with confirmed Bus Reservation.

** For additional cost Group may arrange for Group dinner at Local New Orleans Restaurant with discounts. Additional information to be provided.

New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival Trip (1st weekend)

Friday, April 26th 2013 at 5am to Monday, April 29th 2013 at 7pm

New Orleans, United States

New Orleans

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