Grayson Capps: Music Artist of the Year – “The Gift of Grayson Capps” by Glenda Campbell

Part One: The Gift of Grayson Capps by Glenda Campbell When asked if I would like to write an article about Grayson Capps, I jumped at the opportunity to express why Grayson’s music means so much to me and countless other fans across the globe. Then it hit me; this… Continue Reading

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 2017

The contributors to The Southland Music Line frequent several music festivals throughout the year. Since the autumn of 2016, we have attended a number of such events including South By Southwest, 30A Songwriters, Coachella, Desert Trip, Summerfest, Bottle Rock, Arroyo Seco Weekend, Americana Fest, Classic East, British Summer Time at… Continue Reading

A Memorable Weekend at the Mississippi Songwriters Festival 2017

The gift of song has a unique power all unto itself while often providing a lasting effect on others. We can all name a song that has brought joy and, at times, a profound meaning in our lives. For every song, there is that person or persons who has poured… Continue Reading

Phil & Foster: Live at Callaghan’s – The Music Comes Alive at That Southern City by the Bay

“When the lights go down in the city And the sun shines on the bay I want to be there in my city Ooh, ooh” ……oh wait, wait, wait, (oh wait!) Wrong city by the bay and definitely wrong song! We are not talking about that other city by the… Continue Reading

Observations For A Better Live Music Experience Part 1: Living in the Real World

* This article is written based on generalizations from recent experiences and not aimed at anyone in particular. There are many things that separate live music today from yesterday . Advancements in technology have improved several aspects to live shows. No doubt we reap the benefits in the capability of… Continue Reading

Taking Flight with Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet

Over the last couple of years, the Mobile, AL based band Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet has gained a loyal and devoted following. Their live shows have gained widespread recognition as one of those “bands to watch” as they furthered their evolvement Prior to the release of “The Great Room” and… Continue Reading

Hannah McFarland & Friends Live at Callaghan’s

On the evening of Monday, May 15, The Southland Music Line decided the place to be was at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile, AL. The scheduled program was Hannah McFarland & Friends. McFarland’s debut EP “Heartache Like You” was recently highlighted as Spotlight Music of the Month at The… Continue Reading

SXSW 2017: The Southland Music Line Returns To South By Southwest

During the month of March, The Southland Music Line continued its busy 2017 schedule with another trip to South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. It has become an anxiously awaited annual event for us and this year was no exception. Prior to our satisfying adventure covering Bruce Springsteen’s Australia and… Continue Reading