Embrace all of the grandeur, history and romance that the American Queen is renowned for while enjoying daytime exploration of intriguing towns and nightly Big Band performances. Embark on a musical journey unlike any other. Touching on the distinctive, popular periods of the genre from the early 1930s to the late 1940s, special performances by the extraordinary American Queen ensemble, along with the 13-piece orchestra “The Great American Swing Band,” will play the tunes you know so well all in the original arrangements that made them legendary.
Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history along the lower Mississippi River where it is easy to imagine that time has stood still. Onboard the American Queen, specially decorated for the holidays, ring in the New Year with a special New Year’s Eve gala complete with music and champagne toast at midnight.