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Hannah Hayes

Recent Posts By Hannah Hayes

New Documentary Shows How Chattanooga is Using a Mural to Unite Its Community

There are over 900 streets in the U.S. named after Martin Luther King Jr. A new documentary, America’s Boulevard, from Birmingham-based creative studio 1504, focuses in on just one of them in Chattanooga. Although its past isn’t unique — a once flourishing commerce street left empty and dilapidated after the rush to the suburbs in the 1950s —  its revitalization is. Soon […]

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Southern Living Exclusive: Nashville’s William Tyler premieres “Sunken Garden”

If you think honky tonks, whiskey, wronged women, boots and/or blue jeans when you hear the words Nashville music scene, you wouldn’t be blamed. Except here is one of Music City’s most gifted players and native sons William Tyler. Tyler’s latest album Modern Country (June 3rd) doesn’t have any lyrics about trucks or dirt roads in the traditional sense; it doesn’t have […]

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Southern Living Exclusive: Michaela Anne Covers “I Can’t Help It If I’m Still In Love With You”

Lately it seems another queen of throwback country is crowned every week, but singer songwriter Michaela Anne has us paying attention. With a sound free of forced twang and a tone reminiscent of Linda Ronstadt’s Trio days, this former Brooklynite is helping add a distinctive voice to the Nashville neotraditional country scene. Today we’re premiering her cover of the Hank Williams standard “I Can’t Help […]

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See Parker Millsap and the Secret Sisters in Charleston with Southern Living

By now you’ve probably already made plans to join the editors of Southern Living in Charleston June 10-12th for our 50th anniversary celebration with a weekend of exclusive dinners, window box gawking with the Grumpy Gardener himself, and a host of other curated tours from art galleries to historic homes. But no Southern Living event would be complete without music, and […]

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Have a First Look at Churchill Downs’ Official Kentucky Derby Menu

It’s time: we’re starting the countdown till Kentucky Derby 2016, and we’re kicking it off with a first look at Churchill Downs’ official menu for this year’s race. After a year of research, Churchill Downs’ head chef David Danielson picked dishes that showed off international takes on Southern classics from green beans sprinkled with bourbon-smoked sesame seeds to bourbon ball ice cream […]

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Mount Moriah Video Premiere for “Precita”

  North Carolina’s Mount Moriah became one of our favorite Southern bands when their 2013 song “Lament” got stuck in our heads and we didn’t want it to stop. Two critically-acclaimed records later, the trio has released How to Dance, an album that bakes classic country, ’70s punk fervor, church revivals, and dream pop sensibilities into one satisfying casserole–luscious on the inside, crunchy on […]

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Video Premiere: Star and Micey’s “Get ‘Em Next Time”

Memphis may be famous for hits from Booker T. and the M.G.s, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Big Star, and oh yeah, Elvis, but there’s also a new generation of artists coming out of the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Lucero, John Paul Keith, and Goner Records have all contributed towards the new direction of Memphis’ music scene, and so has […]

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Enter to Win an Apron Designed by Billy Reid and John Besh

Like Stephen Colbert and John Batiste or Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts, when Southerners join forces, great things happen. As is the case with this apron made by Alabama-based fashion designer Billy Reid and inspired by New Orleans Chef John Besh. Reid designed the apron in selvedge chambray with copper rivet details and leather tie straps, complete with Chef Besh’s signature Sazerac recipe […]

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Food Department Holiday Giveaway: PK Grills Tailgating Bundle

As a present to our readers, Southern Living’s food department will be giving away three packages from some of our favorite Southern companies. Our final package is a tailgating bundle from PK Grills, favorite of pitmasters like James Beard Award-winner Aaron Franklin. It includes a grill & smoker combo, apron, stainless steel grill tools, koozies and wooden six-packer (MSRP $419.99). To […]

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Food Department Holiday Giveaway: Hotel San Jose Kitchen Favorites

As a present to our readers, Southern Living’s food department will be giving away three packages from some of our favorite Southern companies. Our second package from the Bunkhouse Group is a $250 gift set filled with kitchen favorites from Austin, Texas’ very hip Hotel San Jose including a Crisa glass set; Signature KKDW cheese board and spreader; engraved bottle opener; […]

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