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Tennessee Legends

If you are looking for a TASTE OF TENNESSEE, look no further than the world-famous General Jackson Showboat. Spend an afternoon onboard with us where you can sample the many styles of music that made Tennessee famous. 

Our musical appetizer begins in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with the energetic music of bluegrass, roots and Americana music featuring fiddling favorites like “Orange Blossom Special” to the homespun songs of musical superstar, Dolly Parton. Our next course features a generous helping of the traditional and contemporary country music that made Nashville, Music City, with songs from Reba McEntire to Charlie Daniels to Garth Brooks. Course number three serves up the music of Memphis R&B and Blues as we pay tribute to Sun Records’ famous Million Dollar Quartet including Jerry Lee Lewis and the King himself, Elvis Presley. Our final sweet treat is an inspiring multimedia and musical medley of patriotic anthems.

A versatile and virtuoso showband are our Tennessee tour guides and take you on this exciting musical journey featuring authentic country picking and grand country harmonies, all supported by glamorous costumes, lights and multimedia.

Add to this a mouth-watering Southern meal and the river cruise-all included in your ticket price!

Come enjoy the best that Tennessee has to offer. Enjoy a TASTE OF TENNESSEE on the General Jackson Showboat!

Join us for a glorious daytime cruise on the General Jackson Showboat, as we celebrate and salute the music of world famousTennessee Legends. Listen to some of Nashville’s finest musicians and singers sharing the stories and songs from the pride of Tennessee.

From East Tennessee to Nashville’s Music City to the soulful sounds from Memphis, many of the top musical entertainers of all time call Tennessee home. 

Hear Smoky Mountain stories from country music’s greatest living legend, Dolly Parton to the sounds of Nashville’s legendary Grand Ole Opry stars to the classics from one of the greatest artists of all time, Memphis’ own Elvis Presley. With guitars, fiddles and voices ringing, Tennessee Legends is a can’t-miss musical treat

So, take a legendary cruise on Tennessee’s Cumberland River and discover all the legendary music that Tennessee has to offer!

Come enjoy the best that Tennessee has to offer. Enjoy a TASTE OF TENNESSEE on the General Jackson Showboat!

Tennessee Legends Cruise Schedule


Boarding: 11:15 a.m.
Departure: 12:00 noon
Return: 2:30 p.m. 

Ticket Pricing

Adults (12 and up):
$101.00 Captain’s Table (Pilot house tour, souvenir drink, upgraded dessert, t-shirt, dinner & show)
$66.00 Cruise, Meal and Show
$45.00 Cruise and Show Only (balcony seating)

Children (ages 4-11):
$77.00 Captain’s Table (Pilot house tour, souvenir drink, upgraded dessert, t-shirt, dinner & show)
$42.00 Cruise, Meal and Show
$30.00 Cruise and Show Only

Prices are inclusive of tax.

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