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BBQ Road Trip: Tennessee

Watch on YouTube VICE Munchies host Tom Wright travels to Tennessee, the heartland of barbecue. Tom gluts himself in the impressive barbecue joints littered between Nashville and Memphis, and along the way, learns that the finest food often comes out of the most unexpected places. Runtime: 20 min.

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In search of southern hospitality

The hospitality of the Southern States of America is renowned the world over and the phrase "Southern Hospitality" represents a time honoured traditio...

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Sounds from Appalachia

Traditional Appalachian music shows its roots in a unique mixture of immigrant sounds, including Celtic ballads, Christian gospel tunes, and African A...

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Davy Crockett Autobiography

Taking advantage of the obvious interest in the Tennessee-born (and Battle of the Alamo casualty) American hero Davy Crockett during the 1950s, Bill H...

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Keeping Nashville's Honky Tonk Alive

By day, Kevin Martin runs on coffee and the promise of 5pm. But by night, it’s bright lights, shiny boots and steel guitars. Together with his friend, Brendan Malone, they makeup "The Cowpokes," a two-step band playing 1950s country-western tunes. Kevin and Brendan eat, sleep and breathe music, reviving honky tonk’s golden age with every show they play. Listen in with this Great Big Story documentary. Runtime: 47 min.

Get To Know Tennessee

The Essential Things to Know Before You Visit Nashville

Follow these tips, and you may even be mistaken for a local. By Meredith Carey.

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Five Places to Go in Nashville

Nashville’s Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood was long a run-down part of town. After creative types moved into the area, trendy restaurants, gallerie...

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36 Hours in Nashville

One of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Nashville offers vibrant restaurant and art scenes, and an ever-evolving music scene. By Coll...

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