The Deep South USA Blog
Noah's Ark to open in Kentucky next week
If you build it, they will come! Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old. The huge structure will be the largest timber-framed building in the world!
Alabama singer, guitar player and songwriter Debbie Bond will soon be on tour in the UK & Ireland
Debbie Bond is a singer, guitar player and songwriter who's has been paying her dues in the Alabama backwoods for over 30 years. Her singing has been compared to Bonnie Raitt and Maria Muldaur, both of whom she cites as being influences on her music.
The Hot 8 Brass Band from New Orleans start their UK Tour
The Hot 8 Brass Band are bringing their unique hip hop meets jazz funk sound all the way from N'Awlins to the UK for their 20th anniversary tour.
World Exclusive! The Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge will exhibit the most prized Titanic artifact ever recovered
From 5th June to 14th August 2016 the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has been awarded the world rights to exhibit the most prized RMS Titanic artifact ever recovered....the first public display of bandmaster Wallace Hartley's RMS Titanic Violin.
"In my 20 years as an auctioneer, I can honestly say I don't think any other article has made people show as much emotion as this one." Said auction house Director, Andrew Aldridge.
Johnny Depp and Richard Branson to develop a music drama series based on Rick Hall's autobiography
IM Global TV are teaming up with Johnny Depp and Richard Branson to develop a limited music drama series 'Muscle Shoals' based on Rick Hall's autobiography The Man From Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame. It's one of five new series projects put in to development.
Guide to New Orleans Hottest Music Festivals
New Orleans is all about the music so here is your guide to get you to the best music festivals in the city. Some of them have already taken place this year but these are all annual festivals and are always packed so why not plans for next years festivals too – come ready to eat, sing, dance and laissez les bon temps rouler.....let the good times roll!
Louisiana State Parks Offer Cabin Getaways
When it comes to finding an affordable, family-friendly getaway that offers something for everyone, look no further than a Louisiana State Park.
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Now Open
The $20-million GRAMMY Museum Mississippi opened its doors to the public on 5th March with a Beatles exhibition.
15 New Tennessee Attractions that you NEED to know about!
Tennessee is always growing....attractions become bigger, more restaurants open and new hotels are waiting to be experienced. You can start planning your visit to make memories at these new Made in Tennessee additions:
Lonely Planet list their Top 10 US Spots for 2016
Birmingham, Alabama and Natchez, Mississippi have both been featured in Lonely Planets Top 10 US Spots for 2016.