John Howie's Music Tours have
been operating successfully since 1995. The tours
are high quality sightseeing tours with a focus
on music, especially in the evenings. The main
idea, with the music, is to see and hear the local
musicians. Performances range from major international
shows, such as the Edinburgh Tattoo and the Grand
Ole Opry, to performances in pubs and concert halls.
John also involves his tour groups in lots of informal,
fun-filled music making; i.e., singing on the coach,
bush poetry nights, informal evening sing-a-longs,
and dancing. However, you do not have to be a musician,
or be particularly interested in music, to enjoy
they are fabulous sightseeing tours....... the
music is a bonus!
Since 1998 John has been running the tours in partnership
with Travelrite International Pty Ltd, a Melbourne
based company with particular expertise in special
interest tours. Travelrite has been organising
special interest tours since 1995.
Music Tours and Cruises for 2017 and 2018
Howie's Music Tours and Cruises for 2017/18
Music Tour of America's Deep South 2017, with Craig Giles -Sept. 18 – October 12, 2016. (“Mr Versatile”) is one of Australia’s most
popular entertainers. Visiting Dallas-Fort Worth, New Orleans,
Baton Rouge, Tupelo, Memphis, Branson,
Nashville, Pigeon Forge, Charleston, Savannah.
More info soon...
Blues Cruise of New Zealand 2017 - with Jules Boult, Terry 'Harmonica' Bean (US), Iseula Hingano plus backing band - 18th to 29th November 2017. A Relaxing Getaway to New Zealand on the luxurious Radiance of the Seas. Enjoy exclusive blues music performances with Jules and friends as we sail to some of the most beautiful panoramas in New Zealand. See magnificent fiords and mountains, natural phenomena and wonderful ports of call. Visit the Blues Cruise web site.
Music Tour of Western Australia's South West 2017 - with John Howie. 16th-31 Oct. 2017. Enjoy the rhythms of the music of WA locals, fine food and wine, wonderful scenery and exceptional weather. Visiting Pert, Fremantle, Margaret River, Denmark, Albany, Esperence, Coolgardie, Kalgoorlie and Wave Rock. Lots of musical highlights.
New Zealand Music Cruise 2018 - "Join us, and the other Music Cruise artists, for
an experience you will never forget. The Music
Cruise to New Zealand will be a wonderful
opportunity to cruise on the luxurious Sun
Princess, and take in the amazing scenery
of New Zealand’s North & South islands.
The cruise is fully escorted by John Howie
& Gill Delaney and includes sightseeing
coach tours in all ports of call. Best of
all, the Music Cruise to New Zealand
includes 9 exclusive concerts, featuring
some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s
top country music artists." - The Hillbilly Goats.
Ireland and Scotland Music Tour 2018 with Beccy Cole - Ireland: Galway, Donegal Town, Derry, Belfast, Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Killarney, Kildare
Scotland: Glasgow, Oban, Isle of Skye, Ullapool, Orkney Islands, Inverness, Edinburgh 16 July-7 August
Canadian Blues and Jazz Experience 2018 with Jules Boult - TOUR AND CRUISE CANADA and take a road-trip that includes the Montreal Jazz/Blues Festival, Boston, New York and much more. PLUS optional extension tour to The Rockies and Banff this will be an incredible opportunity to see the best of Canada and it's blues and jazz music culture. Includes a luxury cruise on the MS Maasdam from Montreal to Boston, the tour finishes with 3 days in fabulous New York.
Caribbean Music Tour/Cruise with Adam Harvey 2018 - details to be announced soon.
Hawaiian Ukulele Tour/Cruise
with Wayne Horsburgh 2018 - details to be announced soon.