The Deep South USA Blog
A New Year and New Adventures in Memphis
Here is just a taste of the new attractions and things to do in Memphis in 2014. The National Civil Rights Museum emerges from renovation in April, Memphis celebrates 60 years of Rock ‘n’ Roll since Elvis recorded ‘That’s All Right’ at Sun Studio and Beale Street Landing puts you closer to the Mississippi.
Top 5 things to know about New Orleans
Cumberland Island, Georgia featured on Lonely Planet's Best in Travel
Planning a holiday in the US this year but not sure where to go? Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 delves a bit deeper to showcase places that should be on your radar – and we're very pleased they featured Cumberland Island in Georgia.
Muscle Shoals in Grammy Spotlight Again!
For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville
You can now watch the brilliant full length music documentary For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville featuring Ben Folds, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Steve Cropper plus many, many more linked to Music City.
Alabama's Rock The South Festival
BBC Radio 2 - The CMA Awards 2013
If you missed Radio 2's Bob Harris live from Nashville you can listen again as he presents highlights of the 47th Annual Country Music Association Awards which were held in Music City last Wednesday evening.
Benedict Cumberbatch carries a little piece of New Orleans with him wherever he goes
Benedict Cumberbatch is long gone from New Orleans, as is the rest of the "12 Years a Slave" cast, which opened 1st November in the States and opens in the UK on 28th January. But, as it turns out, the suddenly-everywhere actor and British heartthrob is never too far from the Crescent City – figuratively speaking, anyway!
Telegraph write feature on music industry in Muscle Shoals
The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song
ITV, Friday 8th November 9:00pm–10.30pm – This 90-minute special tells the story behind the 20 greatest songs ever recorded by Elvis Presley, the King of Rock'n'Roll and reveals The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song, plus read the blog for information on the album release, Elvis Karaoke Roadshow and your chance to win a trip to Graceland in Memphis…