The Deep South USA Blog
Last Song to Memphis
Indie-rock band The Black Cadillas were stuck on the last song on their new EP, so with deadlines fast approaching they took a little trip to Memphis, Tennessee to get inspired. See their journey here...
Rooftop Dining Destinations in Georgia
The sun is shining, the days are longer and al fresco dining is in full swing. Fortunately, Atlanta has no shortage of killer rooftop patios—some favourites include Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft, The Garden at Community Smith, Whiskey Blue at the W Atlanta-Buckhead, new-to-the-scene Shake Shack and, of course, the ever-popular Six Feet Under. But Atlanta’s not the only city in Georgia with sky-high dining destinations. Take a look at these five other spots upping the rooftop dining ante.
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Grand Opening 14th November
The GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi have announced they will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday 14th November 2015, in Cleveland, Mississippi. The opening will mark the first GRAMMY Museum to be built outside of Los Angeles.
Alabama's Festivals, Balloons & Wine
Kick off your summer early in Alabama in May! You can start with the Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, complete with live entertainment, great food and tethered balloon rides over a two-day festival, this year starting 1st May. And there are more fantastic festivals to continue your May holiday....
The Soundtrack to New Orleans
New Orleans, as the world knows, is famous for being a musical city. It is the birthplace of jazz, one of the only purely American art forms offered to the people of the globe (the other, of course, being barbecue).
Love Me Tender UK Tour 2015
From the producers of Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Jersey Boys and West Side Story comes a hilarious, feel-good musical inspired and featuring Elvis Presley’s greatest hits - Love Me Tender.
Matthew McConaughey's ode to New Orleans
Matthew McConaughey recently delivered a rousing speech on his love for Louisiana and the city of New Orleans while accepting an award. McConaughey, who received the New Orleans Film Society's 2015 Celluloid Hero award, called the city a "big, beautiful mess."
What's New in Memphis?
There's no place like Memphis....where else can you eat world-famous cuisine, visit one-of-a-kind attractions on hallowed ground, hear music in the very spot where modern American music was born and visit with the friendliest people on earth? Count down has begun to new music shrines, a mega outdoor activity centre under one roof in a pyramid and a converted rail-trail that'll lift you over the Mississippi River!
15 Must-Eats in 5 Neighbourhoods in New Orleans
New Orleans and food heaven are synonymous & to ensure your taste buds get a full representation of the outstanding food found throughout the city, don't leave home without this guide for dining your way across some of the Big Easy's most notable neighbourhoods.
Alabama Tourism Launches Year Of BBQ
Alabama Tourism launches the Year of Alabama Barbecue in March 2015 to celebrate the state's barbecue heritage and highlight Alabama as a destination for barbecue lovers.