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Weʼre raising £500 to The Preservation Hall Foundation

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This September we are cycling 650 miles from Nashville to New Orleans - through the Cradle of the Blues - to celebrate finishing two decades in education! Along the way we want to give something back to the communities we pass through and are raising money for the Preservation Hall Foundation. If you can spare a dime to help us support this fantastic place that is keeping the music heritage of The Big Easy alive by providing music education to young New Orleanians we'd be most grateful!!

In their own words, the Preservation Hall Foundation aims to: "Serve the next generation of New Orleans musicians and listeners through our education programs. We serve at-risk youth at schools, detention centers, and community centers in the Greater New Orleans area. The core constituency of our music students are elementary and secondary-schoolers, for whom we subsidize or completely underwrite the cost of weekly music classes, field trips, and educational resources". To find out more visit:

We're riding from Nashville, Tennessee, through Cherokee, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi eventually heading down to Baton Rouge and New Orleans. We'll sampling the music and food heavily along the way and blogging, interviewing and uploading videos to Facebook and Instagram (@wilsonemj) so make sure to follow our progress.

Thanks a lot!

Sam & Ed

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  • Karen Springthorpe

    Karen Springthorpe

    Aug 10, 2018

    You are amazing and generous young men! Stay safe on your trip and I hope you have marvelous adventures and meet good people! Much love, Karen


  • Alex, Emma, Isabel, and Kit

    Alex, Emma, Isabel, and Kit

    Aug 10, 2018

    Wow, so impressed you're doing this - good luck guys and have a fantastic trip! xx


  • Juliet, Jeff and Family

    Juliet, Jeff and Family

    Aug 9, 2018

    Bravo Wilson Bros


  • David Wilson

    David Wilson

    Aug 9, 2018

    Terrific! You may even get me on Instagram to follow along...


  • Juliette & Will Wilson

    Juliette & Will Wilson

    Aug 8, 2018

    We recommend gospel lunch at Praline Connection, beignets, gumbo at Dooky Chase's and listening to Dr Michael White play the history of jazz. Take care getting in to New Orleans.


  • Bruce Maitland

    Bruce Maitland

    Aug 7, 2018


  • Edward Roberts

    Edward Roberts

    Aug 7, 2018


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While cycling from Nashville to New Orleans we are raising money for a New Orleans based charity providing music and education to at-risk local kids.

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