The Deep South USA Blog
A Traditional Southern Thanksgiving & Christmas Menu
With Thanksgiving just passed and Christmas coming up we wanted to share some traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes to give you some new inspiration this year.
Sleep in and do brunch instead!
Brunch is the best of both worlds: the sweet and savoury choices of both breakfast and lunch with the added bonus timestamp of early afternoon. If you opt to sleep in on your holiday then make a note of some of these Tennessee brunch spots.
All aboard! Kentucky’s Ark Encounter will float your boat
How about this Autumn weather? Now imagine it raining for forty days and forty nights, flooding the Earth as we know it. As a wise man once said, navigating the shark-infested waters off the coast of Amity Island: you’re gonna need a bigger boat.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is one of the biggest parties in the South but it's not just all about floats and beads...
New Mississippi Writers Trail
Mississippi's writers include the likes of William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Wright, and now Mississippi’s literary history will soon be preserved and celebrated with a series of historical markers throughout the state designating the Mississippi Writers Trail.
The Levitt Amp Music Series Starts in Chattanooga this week
The Levitt Amp Chattanooga Music Series kicks off this Thursday, 23rd August with 10 Weeks of Free Concerts on the Lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.
Elvis Presley - Where No One Stands Alone is released today!
Lisa Marie Presley Sings Duet with Her Father on new album 'Elvis Presley - Where No One Stands Alone'. The groundbreaking New Elvis Album features 14 Original Performances of Gospel Songs with Newly-Recorded Instrumentation and Backing Vocals featuring Legendary Presley Alumnae including Darlene Love, Cissy Houston, The Imperials and The Stamps.
Confessin' The Blues - Hand-picked and Curated with The Rolling Stones
As well as being one of the biggest bands in the world, The Rolling Stones are also the biggest champions of the blues, so who better to curate a compilation in collaboration with BMG and Universal, of the music that inspired them throughout their career?
The Top Five Best Blues Festivals in Mississippi
Blues fans looking for the perfect music or Blues festival in Mississippi should listen to the pros at American Blues Scene who have put together this list of top five blues festivals to discover the best Mississippi Blues Festivals with live music, vendors, arts, food and attractions.
Graceland Announces Their New Chapel in the Woods Wedding Venue
Elvis Presley’s Graceland announces a brand-new Chapel in the Woods. The newly constructed chapel will feature a grand ceiling and windows throughout to allow the beautiful surroundings of the Graceland woods to be the back drop for couples to be married or renew their vows.