Southwest Airlines and Luck Presents Announce Second Season of ‘Sites & Sounds’ Content Series Highlighting the Musicians and the Cities That Inspire Them

DALLASSouthwest Airlines Company. (NYSE: LUV) and Luck Presents are excited to announce the premiere of the second season of their collaborative multimedia travel guide Sites & Sounds, which celebrates the musicians and the destinations that inspired them. The second season is available today on Southwest.fm and on board South West flights through the airline’s in-flight entertainment portal, where viewers can follow some of their favorite performers like Shovels & Rope and Matthieu Logan Vasquez as they guide through Charleston, Margo Price and Jeremy Ivey while they explore Nashville, and Durand jones and Maria gough as they present New Orleans. The Sites & Sounds Season 2 premiere is associated with the launch of the official Sites & Sounds * competition, where fans can enter for a chance to win a round-trip airfare for a winner and guest in town of their choice.

South West connects with our customers through what matters most to them, including music and travel, ”said King of brandy, director of public relations at Southwest Airlines. “Sites & Sounds brings these passions together, giving clients a bird’s-eye view of the cities we serve and helping them create memorable cultural experiences, while connecting with some of the best artists in the music community. “

‘Sites & Sounds is a collaborative series with Southwest Airlines, designed to present special musical cities through United States from a musician’s point of view, ”said Matt Bizer, CEO of Luck Presents. “Following the success of the first season, we are delighted to extend the series with a second season, featuring Charleston, Nashville, and New Orleans. Artists provide insight into their favorite places in their hometown, providing an ideal itinerary for everything South West traveler to use as a guide.

Sites & Sounds is based on a multi-year relationship between Lucky gifts and Southwest Airlines. Since 2017, companies have partnered with a variety of events and initiatives focused on uplifting the live music community and the artists and venues that make it possible, including Chance Meeting To Willie nelson ranch in Austin. Together, Chance and South West continued the airline’s Artist On The Rise program to encourage fans to vote for the best budding artist to open for Willie nelson every year Chance Meeting. Other partnership efforts include the Road to Luck Texas Tour in 2019 and the Chance Embassy program, launched in 2018, in which South West offers air travel to musicians to advance their careers and reach new audiences with their music.

Every story begins somewhere and the Sites & Sounds series shines a light on the places that influence beloved artists while celebrating these communities. The first season of Sites & Sounds kicked off in 2019 with Nikki Street and Lukas nelson in Hawaii, Micah Nelson and Sunny war in Austin, and Chuck Prophet and Aaron Lee Tasjan in San Francisco. The Sites & Sounds episodes revolve around key areas including: culinary destinations with restaurants and chefs, the city’s creative culture with performers and concert halls, the influential locals who make the city great and the perspectives of artists in their respective cities. . This second season introduces a fifth area of ​​focus by incorporating Acts of Kindness, where a local cause the host artist advocates for is highlighted in each of the three episodes, highlighting the A Million Acts of Kindness challenge that South West on the occasion of their 50th anniversary.

For the first episode of Sites & Sounds season two (episode four of the series), husband and wife duo Michel trent and Cary Ann Hearst from Shovels & Rope bring their longtime friend and fellow musician Matthieu Logan Vasquez (Delta Spirit) to their beloved hometown of Charleston. The trio cover much of the quaint southern town; from a traditional little boil in Fast and French – a beloved place the couple used to work – to a waterfront adventure with the right people from Charleston Water Guardians, which showcase what they do to keep the waters clean and expand beyond Charleston as a featured act of kindness. The episode ends with a visit to Dock Street Theater, known as America’s Original Theater, and a preview of what it’s like to play in Cary Ann and Michael’s Island House.

Episode five follows Nashville Dear Margo Price like her and her husband, musician Jeremy Ivey, crosses the city where she has lived for over 20 years. Together, they travel through an endless world of vintage goods, from High Class Hillbilly clothing to records and more at Grimey’s, showcasing the city’s foodie and diverse scene with stops at Heart’s and Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge, and spend a day on the water in a kayak with another artist Kelsey Waldon before getting new tattoos at home. The community work of Thistle farms is highlighted in this episode’s act of kindness.

Episode six brings viewers to the moving city of New Orleans where the artist Durand jones introduces the city in which he grew up to a current emerging local artist Maria gough. The duo satisfy their culinary cravings with a visit to Toup’s Meeatery, a 300-year-old institution known for bringing classic Cajun cuisine to the present day. Intimate performances are brought to the fore at the legendary Preservation Hall – the staple that has and continues to give back to the music community in impactful ways – the act of kindness featured in this episode. A stop at the local favorite Euclid’s Archives complete the visit. Viewers will leave this episode tasting and hearing the spirit of New Orleans.

As fans explore the cities of Charleston, Nashville, and New Orleans Through the Sites & Sounds episodes, they are encouraged to enter the Sites & Sounds competition, which offers the chance to win round-trip airfare for one winner and one guest, plus one $ 500 Visa gift card, to be taken in the destination for themselves. To enter, visit south.fm/sitesandsounds between November 8-30, 2021.

For more information on Sites & Sounds, sweepstakes and more, please visit southwest.fm/sitesandsounds and follow the brands on social media at @luckreunion and @southwestair using #sitesandsounds to stay up to date.

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to legal residents of 50 United States and District of Colombia (excluding Alaska) 19 years of age or older at the time of registration. Void where prohibited. All fields must be completed. Approximate Retail Value of Prize: $ 1,300. For more details and the official rules, visit http://southwest.fm/sitesandsounds. By submitting this entry you agree to the official rules. By entering, the information collected will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.southwest.com/privacy/. Sponsor: Southwest Airlines Company., 2702 Walk in the field of love, Dallas, Texas 75235. Enter by November 30, 2021, To 11:59 p.m. CT.

IN REGARDS TO SOUTH-WEST AIRLINES CO.

In his 51st year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Company. continues to differentiate itself from other airlines with exemplary customer service provided by nearly 54,000 employees to a customer base that exceeded 130 million passengers in 2019. South West has a solid network of point-to-point services with a strong presence in the main leisure and business markets. During peak travel seasons in 2019, South West operated more than 4,000 departures during the week among a network of 101 destinations in United States and 10 additional countries. In 2020, the carrier added a service to Hilo, Hawaii; Cozumel, Mexico; Miami; Palm springs, california; Steamship sources; and Montrose (Telluride), Colorado So far in 2021, South West started the service at Chicago (O’Hare) and Sarasota/Bradenton both on February 14th; Savannah/Hilton head and Colorado Sources both on March 11; Houston (Bush) and Santa barbara, california both on April 12; Fresno, California to April 25; Destiny/Fort Walton Beach to May 6; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to 23 May; Bozeman, Mont. to May 27; Jackson, miss. to June 6; Eugene, Ore. to August 29; and Bellingham, Washington. to November 7. The carrier will begin service to Syracuse on 14 november.

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ABOUT CHANCE PRESENTS:

Inspired by his anti-festival, Chance Meeting, Luck Presents is an experience collective based in Willie nelson backyard of ‘Luck, TX’. The mission is to promote the transversal culture which has long motivated the creative tradition. Outside of live events, Luck Presents creates distinctive content geared towards a shared creative vision. In addition to innovative content throughout the year, the company’s 2020 transition to virtual programming has garnered praise nationwide. Stay tuned for additional activations at www.luckpresents.com.

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