West Tennessee
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West Tennessee

Rich delta terrain covers the western third of Tennessees low, rolling landscape, extending from the Tennessee River to the Mississippi River. Memphis is the regions largest city. Northwest Tennessees Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake in the eastern U.S.

Southern and soulful, West Tennessee blends a raw, urban can-do spirit with rural charm, delivering its own rhythm of extraordinary experiences, iconic artists and diverse culture.

Friendly small towns plus a few larger ones along the Mississippi River punctuate the stories of West Tennessees legendary music, dramatic history and natural wonders.

Absorb the Memphis Sound as you explore Beale Street nightlife and the unrivaled music history landmarks: Elvis Graceland, Sun Studio, Stax Museum and Museum of Rock ‘n’ Soul. After sightseeing, your taste buds will thank you over a generous plate of West Tennessees barbecue or a crispy catfish platter.

Tread historic land on Civil War battlefields and at the National Civil Rights Museum. Enter a unique ecosystem at surreal earthquake-created Reelfoot Lake, a natural habitat for waterfowl and bald eagles. Indulge all your senses in West Tennessee.

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Gear up for major merrymaking in the city. Or, savor small-town charm. West Tennessee shines in its music mojo, legendary landmarks, tasteworthy traditions and an awesome array of recreation in our great outdoors.


West Tennessee Mar 6 50 Shades! The Musical Parody Memphis, TN "Critics' Pick! Exuberant and very entertaining! 50 Shades! delivers the goods!" - The New York Times. Don’t restrain yourself! Submit to 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL PARODY today. This sexy and hilarious send up to Fifty Shades of Grey, the greatest novel EVER, has audiences rolling on the floor and dancing in the aisles! Now it’s your turn to experience the show that has sold-out audiences across the country begging for more! 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL PARODY will rock your world! Take your friends, take your co-workers, and, as Time Out Los Angeles says, “TAKE YOUR INNER GODDESS TO THIS SMASH HIT!” learn more West Tennessee Mar 7 Ledisi Memphis, TN Ledisi is coming back to Memphis this March on her new Intimate Truth Tour. The Grammy-nominated R&B singer will celebrate her soon-to-be-released EP, The Intimate Truth, featuring seven acoustic songs from her acclaimed album, The Truth. You'll hear Ledisi's recent hits, including "Like This," for which she was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance. She was also nominated as Outstanding Female Artist in the NAACP Image Awards. Both award shows will air in February 2015. learn more West Tennessee Mar 13 - 15 Southern Womens Show Memphis, TN The Southern Women's Show features areas of interest to women, from fashion to health & fitness to travel to home lifestyle.The Southern Women's Show attracts tens of thousands of local women each year for the three-day show. learn more West Tennessee Mar 14 Silky Sullivan St. Patrick's Parade Memphis, TN Carnival Memphis Krewes and their floats make up the backbone of this parade, along with marching bands, local charities and maybe even a goat-on-a-leash. The place to be for St. Patrick's Day is Beale Street in Downtown Memphis. learn more West Tennessee Mar 14 Santana Memphis, TN For forty years and as many albums later, Santana has sold more than 100 million records and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, Santana has won ten GRAMMY ® Awards and three Latin GRAMMY ® Awards. He won a record-tying nine GRAMMYs for a single project for 1999’s Supernatural (including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for “Smooth”) as well as three Latin GRAMMYs. learn more
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