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Georgia's musical tourism
The Peach State is looking to boost tourism, and it's hoping that music will lure people in. Country music trio, Lady Antebellum, is featured on the tourism board’s latest travel guide.

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Cover Band

“We were thrilled to have Georgia’s own Lady Antebellum on the cover of our 2012 travel guide,” said Kevin Langston, the deputy commissioner of the Georgia Tourism Division.

(Georgia Travel Guide)

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Georgia Roots

"The band is part of Georgia’s music history and heritage,” said Kevin Langston, the deputy commissioner of the Georgia Tourism Division, of country music trio Lady Antebellum.

(Georgia Travel Guide)

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The South with a Twist

The Georgia Department of Economic Development unveiled their new tourism campaign last month. It's called "The South With A Twist" and will promote Georgia tourism using photographs and music that evoke a contemporary, modern feel.

(Georgia Travel Guide)

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Punk Rocker

The 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, was instrumental in launching American punk rock and "New Wave music" and continues to host rock shows today.

(Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau)

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Winning Smiles

The trio Lady Antebellum, made up of Charles Kelly (from left) Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, gratefully accepted their second Artists of the Year at the 2011 CMT awards.

(AP)

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Georgia's Super Stars

Lady Antebellum opened this year's NFL season at the NFL Kickoff Concert outside Lambeau Field .

(AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

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Bring On the Talent

Coldplay will take the stage at Atlanta's Philips Arena on Monday, July 2, 2012. Here singer, Chris Martin, performs during a concert in their 'Viva La Vida' tour in Hanover, Germany. 

(Reuters)

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Born in the USA

American music icon, Bruce Springsteen, will play Atlanta's Philips Arena on Sunday, March 18, 2012.

(Reuters)

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American Idol

Idol winner Kelly Clarkson will perform at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Here she is in December at Z100's Jingle Ball concert in Madison Square Garden.

(Reuters)

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Living Legends

Here is Diana Ross gracing the stage at New York's Madison Square Garden. She will perform at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Thursday, March 1, 2012.

(AP)

Georgia's musical tourism

The Peach State is looking to boost tourism, and it's hoping that music will lure people in. Country music trio, Lady Antebellum, is featured on the tourism board’s latest travel guide.

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