1944 - 2024

Remembering Joe Elmore

“To do what you love for a living - that’s living the dream. To do it and make a positive impact - that’s the ultimate hope.”

Joe Elmore Host of Tennessee Crossroads

1944 - 2024

Remembering Joe Elmore

“To do what you love for a living - that’s living the dream. To do it and make a positive impact - that’s the ultimate hope.”

Watch our Most Recent Trips

Shannon and Rod on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Shannon and Rod

Joe Elmore visits Shannon Schrum, a Nashville ventriloquist, and his delightful dummy, Rod.

  • Nashville, TN
Triple Crown Bakery on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Triple Crown Bakery

Vicki Yates finds a shop that’s bringing gourmet pastries to downtown Franklin.

  • Franklin, TN
Bob Parks

Bob Parks, blacksmith

Laura Faber visits a Franklin blacksmith.

  • Franklin, TN
OSH Restaurant and Grill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

OSH Restaurant and Grill

Joe Elmore explores the exotic cuisine of Osh Restaurant and Grill.

  • Nashville, TN
Germantown Commissary on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Germantown Commissary

Laura Faber visits a Germantown landmark known for its friendly vibe and tasty barbecue.

  • Memphis, TN
Liberty's Station on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Liberty’s Station

Miranda Cohen discovers the special mission of a cafe in Murfreesboro.

  • Murfreesboro, TN
Anne Goetze Art & Photography on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Anne Goetze Art & Photography

Joe Elmore profiles multi-talented artist, Anne Goetze.

  • Leiper’s Fork, TN
Livingston’s Soda Fountain & Grill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Livingston’s Soda Fountain & Grill

Miranda Cohen visits a place in Brownsville where a milkshake is just what the doctor ordered.

  • Brownsville, TN
Dutch Maid Bakery & Cafe on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Dutch Maid Bakery & Cafe

Miranda Cohen visits the state’s oldest bakery, still going strong in Tracy City.

  • Tracy City, TN
Gregory’s Beechgrove Country Store on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Gregory’s Beechgrove Country Store

Laura Faber finds great biscuits in Beechgrove.

  • Beechgrove, TN
Water's Edge Chocolates on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Water’s Edge Chocolates

Miranda Cohen indulges in everyone's favorite food group: Chocolate!

  • Tullahoma, TN
Brown's Diner on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Brown’s Diner

Joe Elmore visits a Nashville dining legend called Brown's Diner.

  • Nashville, TN
Mitchell Deli on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Mitchell Deli

Miranda Cohen visit an East Nashville hotspot you can really sink your teeth into.

  • Nashville, TN
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis

Linn Sitler visits the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.

  • Memphis, TN
Omari Booker on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Omari Booker

Laura Faber meets a talented mural artist in Madison.

  • Madison, TN
Riddim n Spice on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Riddim n Spice

Miranda Cohen gets a taste of the Caribbean without leaving Tennessee.

  • Nashville, TN
Dalts American Grill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Dalts American Grill

Laura Faber dines at a Nashville favorite.

  • Nashville, TN
The Wandering Llamas on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Wandering Llamas

Miranda Cohen takes a hike with the wandering llamas of Greenville.

  • Greeneville, TN
Lagniappe Bayou Kitchen on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Lagniappe Bayou Kitchen

Things get spicy when Joe Elmore visits an authentic Cajun restaurant in Goodlettsville.

  • Goodlettsville, TN
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum

Danielle Allen visits the Rock 'n' Soul Museum in Memphis.

  • Memphis, TN

City Garage Car Museum

Miranda Cohen tours a Greeneville car museum.

  • Greeneville, TN
Historic Scott County Jail on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Historic Scott County Jail

Joe Elmore explores a haunted jailhouse in Scott County

  • Huntsville, TN
Side Porch Steakhouse on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Side Porch Steakhouse

Danielle Allen dines at the Side Porch Steakhouse.

  • Memphis, TN
Sundrop Shoppe on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Sundrop Shoppe

Cindy Carter visits a shop in Tullahoma that pays homage to an iconic soda.

  • Tullahoma, TN
Colorado Grill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Colorado Grill

Joe Elmore visits a popular restaurant in White House called, of things, the Colorado Grill

  • White House, TN

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