The Deep South USA Blog
What's New in Tennessee 2019
Tennessee is having a big year in 2019 including new venues and entertainment complexes, expansions of attractions and celebrations of beloved festivals and places. Find out what you can experience this coming year on a trip to Tennessee.
The best (& only) place in Memphis to see a Ghost and eat a Soul Burger
The first thing you notice and feel when you step through the doors of Earnestine & Hazel’s sundry-cum-nightclub on South Main Street in a tawny arts district in Memphis, Tennessee, is that nothing – nothing – in this bar is even remotely new.
Walk/don’t walk a mile in Elvis’ shoes in Germany
Well lawdy Fräulein Clawdy! The German town of Friedberg has upped its Elvis game considerably. After renaming the town square Elvis-Presley-Platz in the 90’s, officials ordered a royal Presley make-over for three pedestrian lights around the square.
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.
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?