The Deep South USA Blog
The Great American Eclipse 2017
On 21st August 2017 millions of people across the US will see a total eclipse of the Sun. It is a scene of unimaginable beauty when the moon completely blocks the Sun and daylight becomes a deep twilight. Parts of Tennessee & Kentucky are both within the path of totality.
New BA service launching between London and New Orleans March 2017
Today we received some very exciting news regarding international visitation to New Orleans. After decades of cultivating the UK market, the second largest international source of visitors, and four years of negotiations with British Airways (BA), today BA announced that beginning 27th March 2017 it will offer non-stop flights between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) four times per week on the state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft.
Music City Announce Free Celebration Concert with Garth Brooks
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Announce Celebration Event with Country Superstar Garth Brooks to Honour First-Ever Seven Diamond Recording Industry Association of America Certifications
Forever Country: The artists of then, now & forever...
To celebrate 50 years of the CMA Awards, the Country Music Association brought country's best and brightest together for the song "Forever Country" with an all-star music video to match creating country music history.
12 Unique Autumn Festivals In Louisiana You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
When the humidity starts to lower in Louisiana can you say that autumn – or fall as they say in the States - has officially arrived; the Saints are in the Superdome and the kids are back in school. Which means it’s time for Fall Festivals. Louisiana has some amazing festivals in the entire country. Here are 12 of the best and most unique…
Tupelo open the new Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail
Downtown Tupelo celebrate the completion of the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail project.
There once was a couple from England...
...who chose the “wrong” Birmingham but are now planning on visiting the American South this August.
Hollywood Productions feature New Orleans Plantation Country
The attractions and locations of New Orleans Plantation Country are featured in several Hollywood productions premiering this year. Ranging from music videos to feature movies, the 2016 productions join an extensive list of projects shot locally over the last two years including Into the Badlands, NCIS-New Orleans and the Astronaut Wives Club.
New Orleans Launches 12th Annual COOLinary Restaurant Month Throughout August
With more than 65 restaurants participating throughout August this annual culinary tradition celebrates New Orleans’ history and culture with world-class cuisine and specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus.