(PRESS RELEASE)_New Albany, IN, March 11, 2021 – American Queen Steamboat Company, a Hornblower® Family Company and leader in U.S. river cruising, announces country music legend Lee Greenwood will perform on six sailings during the 2021 season. Onboard the boutique-style riverboat American Duchess, Greenwood will take the Show Lounge stage for intimate performances of his iconic hits including “God Bless the U.S.A.” Greenwood, who makes favorite riverboat stop Clarksville his home, will board the vessel and visit with guests onboard before taking the stage with the American Duchess Ensemble. The following sailings will feature Greenwood performances 2021:
“During my career, I have had the privilege of performing in unique venues across the nation; however, there is nothing like taking the stage onboard the American Duchess,” shares Country Music Legend Lee Greenwood. “There is no better music than the natural sounds of the paddlewheel churn the river and exchanging stories with guests. I look forward to reuniting with my riverboat family later this year.”
The great rivers of America have long served as conduits for spreading the music of the nation whether it has been the sound of Kentucky bluegrass, the strains of the Delta blues or the rock and soul of Memphis. Through countless iconic performances onboard American Queen Steamboat Company’s vessels, Lee Greenwood’s famed Nashville country sounds and patriotic anthems have become intertwined with the rhythms of the river.
“Lee Greenwood is a special member of the American Queen Steamboat Company family, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to our storied stage. A cruise highlight for many of our guests is taking in one of Lee’s engaging performances in one of our many intimate venues, like the Show Lounge onboard the American Duchess,” shares John Waggoner, CEO of the American Queen Steamboat Company. “Our guests can once again plan a holiday around seeing Lee perform as part of our 2021 season with three performances during the season.”
All-inclusive fares on upcoming sailings featuring Lee Greenwood begin at $2,199 per person. For more information on American Queen Steamboat Company or to book a cruise on the American Queen, American Duchess, American Empress and American Countess, please visit www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/, call 888-749-5280 or contact your travel agent.
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