Monday, 4 July 2011

THE bluegrass package tour project for 2011: update

If you missed the 1 July deadline for the proposed bluegrass package tour to Kentucky this autumn, don't despair; the offer has been extended for one week. To recap:

Brian Ingarfield of the award-winning travel agency Tour America in Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1, Ireland, has planned the details of a trip to the six-day Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration festival (27 Sept.-2 Oct. 2011), set in the Kentucky hills around the house where Bill Monroe spent his childhood. Full details of the festival are on its website.

Provisional details of the package are as follows:
Departure from Dublin 26 September 2011
Return flights to Nashville, TN
Return coach transfer to Owensboro, KY
8 nights at Marriot Fairfield Inn, Owensboro
Tickets to all days of Jerusalem Ridge Music Festival
Tour of International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro
Session in 'The Barn' in Rosine, KY
Approximate price €1750 per person (including all taxes and charges)

This is a bargain price for all that is on offer, not to mention the unique event. The price of course depends on a sufficient number of people taking up the proposal. If you intend to go, please let Brian Ingarfield know by e-mail or 'phone (+353 1 8173526) as soon as possible and not later than 8 July, at the end of this week. Faxes can be sent to Tour America at +353 1 878 0269.