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#1 Ultimate North American Music Cities

ultimate north american

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nashville cma fest

& calgary stampede

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50 days  

sun 6 JUNE - sun 25 july 2021

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McAlister Kemp

Artist Guest Hosts

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Damien OF THE 


Christie Lamb

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Blake O'Connor

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Tour Highlights

  • Experienced tour managers, local guides & trip designers

  • Artist Guest Hosts- Christie Lamb, Damien of the Viper Creek Band (day 1-9),  Blake O’Connor (days 9-15) & McAlister Kemp (days 29-44)

  • 49 Nights centrally located accommodation in the heart of the action (3-4 Star) including breakfast daily

  • Nashville City Tour, including American Pickers store visit and Nashville TV series filming Locations. See Downtown, Broadway, Midtown, Nashville street art, the Blue Bird Café, Music Row, SoBro, East Nashville and much more.

  • Exclusive Lunch event & private performance with Christie Lamb & Damien (VCB)

  • Exclusive private access with performance at the Bluebird Cafe

  • Authentic Whiskey Jam experience 

  • Private Guided Tour of RCA Studio B & group recording session with artist guest hosts   (Souvenir CD included)

  • Entry to the Country Music Hall of Fame 

  • Outlet Shopping Trip to Opry Mills Shopping

  • Premium tier 1 seating for performance at the Grand Ole Opry

  • Transport to and from the Grand Ole Opry

  • 4 Day CMA Fest Pass

  • CMA Fest lower level reserved Nissan stadium seating

  • Private luxury transfer from hotel to Nissan Stadium and return each night of CMA Fest

  • Early access to river front stage, forever country stage and Fan Fair X

  • Soundmart’s legendary “Neon Cactus” pool party with guest artist performance 

  • Exclusive Nashville farewell event at local Brewery, including guest artist performances by Christie,  Damien & Friends 

  • Full Day Memphis Trip with Blake O’connor, including a visit to Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Beale St and included Memphis BBQ dinner. 

  • Memphis City Tour 

  • Private Guided Tour of the legendary Sun Studios 

  • Gateway to the Blues Highway museum entry, Tunica, MS

  • See the Hopson Plantation & stop for a photo at the infamous Crossroads

  • Clarksdale City Tour

  • See Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club 

  • Dinner & Private Live Show at one of the South's legendary “Bar & Grill” venues

  • Mississippi Delta Grammy Museum visit 

  • Greenwood, MS City & Movie Filming Locations Tour 

  • Tallahatchie River Plantation dinner with live performance by Blake O'Connor & Local Artists

  • Cajun swamp & gator expedition, including traditional Cajan lunch 

  • New Orleans city tour including Bourbon St, Lafayette, Garden District, French Quarter and Treme

  • Included dinner & cruise aboard the world famous Natchez paddle steamer

  • Las Vegas Strip Orientation Walking Tour 

  • Full Day Grand Canyon tour including Skywalk

  • Las Vegas to Las Angeles coach transport 

  • Los Angeles Grammy Museum entry 

  • Griffiths Observatory & Viewing platform visit 

  • See Staples Centre & visit the LA Live precinct 

  • LA City Tour, See Hollywood Blvd, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood & Highland  Complex, Hollywood Sign, the Hollywood walk, Santa Monica & Venice Beach, Capitol Records building, the Sunset Strip and loads more 

  • 7 Day Alaskan Inside Passage Cruise on board the Regal Princess (Ocean View) 

  • Visit Ketchikan “Alaska’s First City” 

  • Visit Tracy Arm-Ford wilderness area, Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier

  • Premium wildlife viewing opportunities 

  • Visit the breathtakingly beautiful glaciers of Juneau, Alaska

  • Explore Skagway and the Yukon  

  • Visit stunning Victoria, BC & Vancouver Island

  • Seattle City Tour, See the Seattle Waterfront, Seahawks & Mariners stadiums, Downtown, Pioneer Square, the Fremont district & experience amazing views from Kerry Park Lookout

  • Explore Pike Place Market

  • "MOPOP" Museum of Pop Culture entry 

  • Seattle Space Needle entry 

  • Seattle to Vancouver coach transport 

  • Vancouver City Tour, see Downtown, Stanley Park, Prospect Point, Lions Gate Bridge, Gastown Steam Clock, the world famous Totem Poles, Granville Island and much more. 

  • Visit Capilano suspension bridge & park (Entry & Coach Transport included) 

  • Sea to Sky Highway tour with waterfall experience 

  • Whistler village guided walking tour 

  • Sun Peaks village special stay including private McAlister Kemp Performance 

  • Visit the gigantic Mt Robson including park & visitor centre experience

  • Jasper National Park (Including National park entry fees) 

  • Majestic Maligne Lake & Spirit Island Cruise 

  • Icefields Parkway experience 

  • Columbian Icefields Adventure, including Athabasca Glacier, ice explorer & Sunwapta Valley Skywalk

  • Private McAlister Kemp Acoustic Performance in Banff

  • Lake Louise visit

  • Banff Horse Drawn Wagon Ride & Cowboy Cookout (Including BBQ Lunch)

  • 2021 Calgary Stampede with McAlister Kemp

  • 4 Day Calgary Stampede Entry Pass including access to Nashville North Live Music Venue, The Big Four Roadhouse, The Coca-Cola Live Stage,The Midway, The Thrill Zone, Agricultural Pavilions

  • Reserved Main Arena Rodeo seating

  • Reserved Main Arena Evening Show seating

  • Reserved Saddledome Concert Seating 

  • 2021 Calgary Stampede souvenir pack

  • Toronto City Tour, See Yonge-Dundas Square, CN Tower, Distillery District, Chinatown, Downtown, Rogers Arena, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto's Harbourfront and loads more

  • Niagara falls viewing experience

  • Maid Of The Mist Niagara Falls Cruise

  • New York City “The Works” city tour, see the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Times Square, Brooklyn & Manhattan Bridge, Ground Zero site, Empire State Building, South Street Seaport, China Town, SoHo, Greenwich Village, The Lower East Side, Harlem, The Hudson River and loads more

  • Return airport transfers (When travelling on group flights)

  • Comfortable coach touring & transport throughout 

  • USA visa waiver (ESTA) & Canadian (ETA) assistance

  • Access to private Soundmart Tours online group forum 

  • Custom Soundmart Tours Merch Pack

  • Plus many extras

pre-release pricing

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Price: from $25995.00 per person twin share

Add Group Flights: from $1495 per person return

(triple share and single supplement options available upon request)

Terms & Conditions apply.

Please contact Soundmart Tours for full Terms & Conditions.   

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What our guests say...


"Had the most amazing experience in Nashville with Soundmart Tours, Highly recommend them. Fun filled adventure with some amazing tours.
Can’t wait for the next adventure.

Thanks to everyone for helping create such an incredible experience."

Kody Lee


" First time traveller to CMA Fest Nashville 2019, I love to travel and I love my country music and this team of fantastic people and Aussie artists make that dream a reality.
If you love music then Soundmart is the tour company for you, Nath, Mel and Kate make your dreams come true, and if your go to CMA you will get to travel with Troy Kemp and Damo for the Viper Creek Band who entertain you along the way.
If it’s a concert in Sydney, the CMC or Muster In Qld or a music festival in the USA Soundmart is your ticket there. You guys rock, see you in 2020! "

Tania Hamilton 

"Well where do I start with Soundmart Tours!!!
What an incredible experience I had with them travelling to Nashville for the CMA Festival!!
I can not recommend them highly enough... I’m so grateful to have come across them on Instagram!!

Nath, Mel and Kate you all went over and beyond for everyone on the tour. The background work that went into the tour really showed and attention to detail was impeccable and you always kept us well informed before and during the tour. The places we got to experience Blue Bird Cafe, RCA Studio B and being able to record a song as a group, Graceland and Memphis just to name a few. Our tour hosts Troy, Damien and their partners Aleesha and Lorie it was a pleasure meeting you all and thank you also for making it a memorable tour. The friendships and memories made on this tour I will cherish forever and look forward to catching up with everyone again in the near future! You will not be disappointed if you book with Soundmart Tours and as Nathan said we are all apart of the Soundmart Tour Family now!"

Tara Haynes


why travel with soundmart tours?

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We don’t do Bali surfing trips, African Safaris, or Europe River cruises…

What we do is create hand crafted music touring adventures around the world custom built specifically for music lovers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year our entire team are 100% focused on creating and delivering the second to none music touring experiences our guests deserve. Which is why we are experts at what we do and true music touring specialists

Music Touring Specialists 

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Spotlight Experiences

There are so many special moments and awesome inclusions everyday throughout our touring program, however there are a few that standout. At Soundmart we call these our “Spotlight Experiences” custom selected, once in a lifetime highlights that can’t be duplicated, like private access to the legendary Bluebird Café, an authentic wagon ride and BBQ lunch with locals in the Rockies, recording your own song alongside guest artists at the iconic RCA Studios, these are the moments you will remember for a lifetime.

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Centrally located accommodation 

We like to be in the heart of the action, as we are sure you do to. Which is why we select all our hotels based primarily on location and the experience that location provides for our guest. All hotels are centrally located and comfortable throughout

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Complimentary Wi Fi 

Complimentary Wi Fi comes as a standard inclusions for most hotels throughout our North American touring program. So you will have no worries staying in touch with the fam or sharing your new Keith Urban selfie on your insta feed (Don’t laugh, it could happen). 

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Expert Team, Tour Manager & Road Crew

With over 15 years’ experience in the music & travel industries we have the knowledge and experience to make your dream trip come true. Our North American ground suppliers are the absolute best of the best which means you are sure to receive the ultimate music touring experience.

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Encore Experiences

Choose your own adventure! Our Encore Experiences allow you the freedom to create your own journey. We pride ourselves on balancing guided touring activities with free time for you to explore your surroundings, your own way. To allow you to customise your adventure we offer optional activities “Encore Experiences” to ensure you have the freedom to walk your own path.

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Comfortable Coach Transport 

Ever driven on the other side of the road along the I-5 during peak hour? We have... Rest assured our expert team, local guides and drivers know exactly what they are doing, let us take the stress out of traveling in North America. Kick back and relax on a comfortable, air conditioned coach and let our ground crew do the wheel work for you.

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Happy to Share 

Always wanted to do CMA Fest or Calgary Stampede but your partner isn’t keen? Friends or family not interested, or your travel buddy has dropped out on you? With over 30% of our tours being made up of solo travelers, you have come to the right place…and to save you having to fork out for single supplement we also offer a willing to share option that allows you to share with another like minded traveler of the same gender, this means you can spend your hard earned cash on the important stuff! A lot of our willing to share guests also end up making a new friend for life.

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Unlimited Support 

We look after you every step of the way, from time of booking right through the reservations process, we provide all the info and suggestions you need before you go, take care of you during your trip (we are there to help you have the time of your life) and after you get home (With our regular meet ups, closed group forum and loyalty program). We aren’t a corporation or part of a travel agent franchise, we are a 100% family owned and operated business so you aren’t just a number to us you are a member of the Soundmart family (Just ask our past guests, I'm sure they will tell you the same).

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Best Value For Money 

We truly believe it is the amazing people who join us on these tours that make them so special and a cut above the rest! Jam packed with premium inclusions you won’t find anywhere else, we also believe we offer the best value most comprehensive Music Trips on the market, we stand by this 100%. This is your dream trip and we are here to help you have the time of your life

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Artist Guest Hosts

Ever wondered what it would be like to go on the road with your favourite artist? Well wonder no more, with a number of Golden Guitar and CMC Award winning artists like McAlister Kemp, Christie Lamb, Damien of the Viper Creek Band & Blake O’Connor to name a few our artist guest hosts are the best in the business. Fellow music & travel lovers like you, they are always ready to share a story, have a chat, offer some behind the scenes advice or play a song or two for the crew. 

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Included attractions / entry 

Along with concert, event & attraction entry throughout our day to day touring programs, we also offer a number of private access opportunities to iconic venues, exclusive performances,  private event access not open to the general public and loads more, Sssshhhh we don’t want to spoil all the surprises.

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Flexible Payment Options 


Booking your next music travel adventure couldn’t be easier with our flexible payment options. All you need to do is meet your deposit due dates and you are able to pay your trip off at your discretion until time of final payment. There are no minimum monthly payments or set payment amounts. This gives you maximum flexibility and allows you to tailor payments to suit your needs.

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Flight options


We have several flexible flight options to suit all of our guests needs. Although you can book any of our tours as “Land Only” without flights, you can also add group flights to your tour or if you prefer to do your own thing you can book your own flights or talk to our team about creating a custom flight option for you, the choice is yours.

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Most Meals Included 

Most meals are included on your trip including Full Breakfast Daily and some lunches and dinners. However, as food is all part of the travel experience and no one likes to be told what to eat all the time, we do like to give our guests the freedom and flexibility to choose their own meals throughout as well.

book with confidence knowing we are fully accredited.

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