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Amtrak's Chicago to New Orleans train "The City of New Orleans" inspired a song of the same name made popular by Arlo Guthrie.

City of New Orleans Music Trail

Explore Some of Best Music Anywhere in the Country by Rail

Originally published in Y'all Magazine, July/August 2008

From the Big Easy to the Windy City, this historic Amtrak route offers some of the best music anywhere in the country. Join us on the Amtrak Music Trail and experience what the train they call the "City of New Orleans" has to offer.

City of New OrleansSee the full City of New Orleans Music Trail

or explore the Trial state by state below


Music Trail - Illinois
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Illinois

Featured Music Festivals

Music Trail - Kentucky
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Kentucky

Featured Music Festival

Music Trail - Tennessee
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Tennessee

Featured Music Festivals

Music Trail - Mississippi
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Mississippi

Featured Music Festivals

Mississippi Blues Trail

Music Trail - Louisiana
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Louisiana

Featured Music Festivals