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The Stax Music Academy's commemoration of the 1967 Stax/Volt Tour has come to an end but was a HUGE success as the students performed around the UK & France. Here's some videos just to prove it!

Stax Music Academy European Tour

Tennessee distillers come together to unveil a 25-stop whiskey tour across the state with three launch celebrations planned throughout the year in East, Middle and West Tennessee.

In 1967 Stax records sent its top artists on a first-ever tour of Europe, which became known as the legendary Stax/Volt European Tour. Now, to recognise the 50th anniversary of the milestone event that catapulted Stax into the international limelight, the Stax Music Academy has been invited to follow in their footsteps with its first-ever tour of the UK, France and Ireland.

The Mars Generation is a new documentary about human space exploration as aspiring teenage astronauts reveal that a journey to Mars is closer than you think.

The Mars Generation Netflix

CNN have put together a list showcasing a natural wonder in each of the US states. So here's our pick for Deep South USA. There’s a reason songwriters wax poetic about America’s abundance of natural beauty with each of these favourite spots helping define each state.

Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama

Following the success of their current single ‘Living Like That’ and the self-titled debut album 'Southern Halo' the country-pop trio of sisters from Cleveland, Mississippi will set out on their first tour of the UK this month, with dates in London, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle.

Southern Halo

Read Jody's experience on board the inaugural London to New Orleans British Airways party flight with Nicole Scherzinger and YolanDa Brown for entertainment and her four days of Mardi Gras celebrations - with a cocktail or two thrown in for good measure!

Mardi Gras in French Quarter, Louisiana

Elvis Presley’s Graceland® officially opened its new, $45-million, state-of-the-art, 40-acre entertainment complex, “Elvis Presley’s Memphis™” and welcomed visitors from around the world to its largest and most significant expansion since first opening to the public in 1982.  The four-day opening celebration started yesterday and features live performances that celebrate Elvis’ incredible life and career, and honour Memphis’ rich musical legacy across all genres including Blues, Rockabilly, R&B, Soul and Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Elvis Presley's Memphis - Now Open

Coming in June “I Am Ali” festival celebrating legacy of “The Greatest” to debut in Muhammad Ali’s hometown Louisville, Kentucky in 2017.

For the first time since 1978, music and history fans will be able to see Muscle Shoals Sound Studios as it appeared in its 1970s heyday.

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio now open!


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