Check out David's Photos...Direct from New Orleans!From January 22 - 28, 2012, World Cafe host David Dye was on a World Cafe Travel Adventure in New Orleans with a group of XPN fans along with XPN-ers Kim Junod, the Senior Producer of World Cafe, and WXPN Station Manager Roger LaMay. Here's some photo highlights of their trip.
- JAN 23 - Hanging out with Trombone Shorty
- JAN 24 - Visting the Set of Treme in New Orleans
- JAN 25 - The Soul Rebels Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band and a cooking class!
- JAN 26- At Preservation Hall!
- JAN 27 - The Roots of Music.
Travel in style with David Dye and the World Cafe crew, and a group of like-minded, music loving XPN fans for a trip of a life time to one of the most musically rich cities in the world!
The World Cafe team is hard at work, lining up an incredible week of performances, World Cafe interviews and visits to unique music centers not typically part of group tours.
Day 1, Sunday, January 22, 2012: Tour Begins
Arrive in New Orleans where you’ll stay at the Maison Dupuy, recently chosen as one of the top 172 hotels in the entire nation.
Day 2, Monday, January 23: French Quarter
Walking tour of New Orleans with knowledgeable guides leading you through the history and mystery of the French Quarter
This evening, roll up your sleeves and prepare to discover how to cook New Orleans-style with a unique cooking demonstration and dinner at the New Orleans School of Cooking!
Day 3, Tuesday, January 24: French Quarter
A relaxing bus tour along the historic Esplanade Ave and the St. Louis Cemetery #3 (the most elaborate crypts found in New Orleans!), the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain and the majestic St. Charles Avenue.
Day 4, Wednesday, January 25: Private World Cafe Interview and Performance
An optional tour of the Hurricane Katrina affected areas
A Private World Cafe Interview and Performance at the Historic Preservation Hall
Enjoy fine dining with the group at one of the most highly rated restaurants in New Orleans
Day 5, Thursday, January 25: Optional Tour of Treme Neighborhood
An optional Treme Tour (historic Treme neighborhood, now the setting of the HBO series of the same name)
Farewell Zydeco Party at Rock-n-Bowl!
$2299 USD per person, based on double occupancy
Single Supplement - Add $350 USD per person;
Subtract $30 USD per person Triple
Price includes hotel accommodations, airfare, transportation to and from hotel, bus tours, 8 meals (including two dinners), and group music activities.
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(NOTE: Itinerary subject to change based on availability of artists.)