“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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
Georgia's Super Stars
Lady Antebellum opened this year's NFL season at the NFL Kickoff Concert outside Lambeau Field .
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.
Born in the USA
American music icon, Bruce Springsteen, will play Atlanta's Philips Arena on Sunday, March 18, 2012.
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.
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.
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.