FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
The Louisiana Office of Tourism is launching Louisiana Soundtrack, a website for visitors to enjoy the state's musical offerings and plan a personalized music-themed vacation with just a few mouse clicks. The site, www.LouisianaSoundtrack.com, contains audio and video of indigenous music genres such as jazz, Cajun and zydeco. Visitors can also learn about the heritage and evolution of Louisiana music, and information on venues and events showcasing the state's music is also available.
"With so many great live music venues and music-themed festivals in Louisiana, visitors can be overwhelmed by the many experiences offered," Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, whose office oversees Louisiana's Office of Tourism, said. "We hope folks will use the site as a one-stop shop to learn about Louisiana music and then set a personal itinerary based on the region of the state or the dates they will be visiting."
The site also features listings and links to information about Louisiana's major music festivals, live music venues, historical music sites, recurring concert series and jam sessions. Music fans can visit www.LouisianaSoundtrack.com and sign up to receive information on upcoming music events.
NOTE: Video file is available upon request