2017 Top Music Meccas of the South

“Top Music Meccas of the South”

Based On Reader & Fan Votes

This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events held within the South, asked readers and Facebook fans to vote for the cities they felt were the best places to enjoy music and to hold a meeting or event. The Facebook ballot provided a list of 31 music destinations across the South to select from and the top vote-getters are receiving recognition as the “Top Music Meccas in the South.”

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The winners are:

Tunica, Mississippi

Lafayette, Louisiana

Florence/Lauderdale County, Alabama

Charleston, West Virginia

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nashville, Tennessee

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tupelo, Mississippi

St. Louis, Missouri

Richmond, Virginia

Readers and fans were asked to vote on destinations where groups can best experience unique music while holding a meeting or event, according to ConventionSouth Editor Marcia Bradford. “Music is an important aspect of nearly any meeting or event and meeting planners and event organizers from across the country are always looking for unique destinations in the South that offer a vibrant music scene. ConventionSouth’s 2017 list of the “Top Music Meccas in the South” includes a variety of cities where musicians and music venues can add a layer of excitement to a meeting or event. This allows meeting planners to create unique themes during their events, infuse upbeat rhythms to their events, and increase attendance and attendee engagement. By adding the element of music to an event, meeting planners create a more memorable experience for attendees and therefore, increase the success of the gathering.”