The Deep South USA Blog
Memphis Beale Street Music Festival 2015 Lineup Announced
Once again, Memphis in May will deliver an oustanding and diverse list of musical acts to entertain the expected 100,000 guests that will travel from across the country and all over the world to enjoy the 2015 Beale Street Music Festival.
Coachella Who? Alternative Cool & Affordable Summer Music Festivals
I read an article recently listing more affordable festivals across America and three of them were listed in the South...
Country to Country....it's the final countdown
The wait is almost over as the UK’s largest country music festival, C2C, returns to The O2 London for the third time on 7th and 8th March 2015. Over 30,000 country music fans will enjoy a weekend full of live performances from the biggest country music stars as well emerging artists from the UK and Europe. Last few tickets remain for both days, but if you haven’t got a ticket it’s still worth a visit…..there’s plenty going on!
Reginald D. Hunter's Songs of the South on BBC Two
Starting tomorrow on BBC Two, Reginald D. Hunter travels through the Southern States on a journey of rediscovery through its rich musical heritage.
The Atlanta Streetcar is the latest great happening in downtown Atlanta
The tram loop connects the Olympic Centennial Park to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and the historic Auburn Avenue corridor, the birthplace of the Civil Rights movement. It's free until the end of March and then it's only $1 per trip thereafter.
Selma in UK cinemas now!
"...he talked about social justice and he fought for it, knowing that his life was under threat every single day," - David Oyelowo speaks to The Times and The Sunday Times about playing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and read some great reviews...
JazzFest 2015 Line-Up Announced
The listings for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, presented by Shell, have been announced with a spectacular line up of artists. The mission of the Festival is to celebrate the culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana alongside nationally and internationally renowned guest artists.
Chattanooga Choo Choo having a $8 million renovation
The Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Complex are in the middle of a $8 million renovation and restoration project. The complex will include a comedy club, 500-capacity music/entertainment venue, retail space and two new restaurants with an outdoor patio.