DENVER, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sounds Local, a new web series from Parachute, the editorial division of MapQuest, recently launched with its first two cities. In this one-of-a-kind online series, a variety of artists from across the country bring fans into their favorite cities including Portland, San Diego, Minneapolis, Athens, Kansas City and Philadelphia.
"Parachute brings locals, explorers and travelers further into a destination," said James Kerley, Senior Editor of Parachute. "What better way to do that than with the musicians who live there? Sounds Local was developed to take you inside a city through the eyes of real musicians from some of America's most interesting cities."
Part No Reservations, part Behind the Music, Sounds Local gives fans, music-lovers and travel-bugs an exclusive look into the bands' favorite local spots while discovering destinations and music in a new way.
Featured cities and bands, along with corresponding release schedule:
- Portland featuring Y La Bamba - released
- San Diego featuring The Midnight Pine - released
- Minneapolis featuring P.O.S - week of October 23
- Athens featuring Roadkill Ghost Choir - week of October 30
- Kansas City featuring Hembree - week of November 16
- Philadelphia featuring Creepoid - week of November 23
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About Parachute: Parachute is the part of MapQuest that takes you inside your destination. Get more information about places to eat and drink, things to add to your bucket-list, where to catch an emerging band on tour, insider tips for acting like a local – there's no limit to the variety of topics you'll see on Parachute. And the best part? It's all coming from real people who live in and are passionate about the destinations they're writing about.