Music Travel News - Lady Antebellum, KISS, Rocklahoma, Rhythm On The Rails

Win A Getaway To Atlanta To See Lady Antebellum
Georgia Tourism is hosting a contest via their Explore Georgia Facebook page where the winner takes home a Lady Antebellum prize package that includes a pair of VIP tickets to the Georgia band's June 22 show at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Atlanta. The prize package also includes access to the Lady Antebellum Lounge where the band will perform a private acoustic set and pose for photos with fans, $1000 air travel gift certificate on a major airline carrier, two-night stay at the Holiday Inn Gwinnett Center, ground transportation, tickets for dinner and a show at Medieval Times and more. For your chance to win register now through May 15 here and while you're there check out all the other fun music-related things to do in the Peach State.

Take A Cruise With Kiss
Rock band KISS is once again taking to the high seas this fall, offering their fans an unforgettable experience aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Pearl. KISS Kruise II takes place October 31 through November 4 as the Norwegian Pearl sails from Miami to NCL's private island in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay. KISS will play a live concert in the ship's main theater as well as perform a special "unmasked" acoustic show on the ship's pool deck. Each KISS member will lead their own on-board activity and there'll also be a Q&A session with the guys, a Halloween party, costume contests, theme nights and each guest will get an autographed photo of themselves with the band. Big Rock Show, Radiolucent and Yacht Rock Review will also be on board and performing live. Tickets are on sale now at www.thekisskruise.com

Rocklahoma 2012
Headliners for this year's Rocklahoma event have been announced. Rob Zombie, Chickenfoot, Creed, Megadeth, Slash and Queensryche will rock the "Catch the Fever" Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, about a 45-minute drive outside of Tulsa. Also slated to play are Chevelle, Jackyl, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah, Puddle of Mudd, P.O.D., Volbeat, the Darkness, Trivium, Cavo, Black Stone Cherry, Lillian Axe and dozens of others. The Memorial Day weekend blow-out takes place May 25-27 and various ticket packages are on sale now. Additionally, the Miss Rocklahoma competition is underway; interested candidates have until April 18 to enter. All the info you need about Rocklahoma 2012 and the Miss Rocklahoma contest is available at www.rocklahoma.com

Arizona's Rhythm On The Rails
The sightseeing train ride through central Arizona's Verde Canyon will be even more fun on Saturday, April 14 when the Verde Canyon Railroad presents Rhythm on the Rails 2012. Performing private concerts in each rail car during the five-hour adventure will be Brenn Hill, Dean Cook, Coventry Rhoads, Bob and Wendy, Jimmy Dufresne, the Nate Williams Band, Devon Bridgewater and Nuance and Chicks with Picks (Hannah Levos, Kenzie Keicher and Bobbi Kerr.) Acts will rotate through the cars so that guests will be able to hear every act. Known for showcasing the rugged and beautiful terrain along the Verde River, the Verde Canyon Railroad ride also presents a chance to view the eagles that nest along the river. The depot is in Clarkdale, about two-hours north of Phoenix and only a 25 minute drive from the red rock country of Sedona. 888-840-1630 www.verdecanyonrr.com

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