“The Award-Winning Mississippi Shakedown Returns to Ocean Springs” by Brenda Germany

Saturday night, thunder and lightning not only rolled across the sky in Ocean Springs, but also across the stage at Murky Waters. As the audience, sheltered from Mother Nature’s storm by the covered outdoor venue, gave enthusiastic attention to their performance, The Mississippi Shakedown created musical thunder and lightning with… Continue Reading

“Photographer Stephen Anderson joins Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet at Studio in the Country” by Johnny Cole

From Left: Mike Jernigan, Jacob Hall, Ethan Snedigar, Jeremy Ault,Ben Mumphrey (Engineer at Studio in the Country), Gabriel Willis, and Rick Hirsch (Producer) In the spring of 2018 photographer and contributor to The Southland Music Line, Stephen “Andy” Anderson, joined the band Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet and producer Rick Hirsch… Continue Reading

Darcy Malone & The Tangle 2018 : New Music, The Acura Stage at Jazz Fest and More!

The night of September 17, 2016 is when The Southland Music Line first heard Darcy Tangle and The Tangle perform live. A Saturday night in Mobile, Alabama when a lot was going on around the city, which meant this New Orleans based band was met by a small crowd at… Continue Reading

The Gospel According To Abe Partridge – Folk Artist From Mobile, Alabama

Gospel: A thing that is absolutely true; A set of principles or beliefs. In a world often mired in imitation or a lack of originality, it’s refreshing to find an artist willing to do things their own way regardless of what critics or others may think. Over the last few… Continue Reading

The Sun Radio Sessions During Week of SXSW 2018

Once again The Southland Music Line has made its annual pilgrimage to Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest “SXSW” Music Festival. Attending SXSW has become one of Stephen “Andy” Anderson’s and my favorite music highlights each year. The Line has previously written articles and shared hundreds of photos from… Continue Reading

The Listening Room of Mobile Continues Its Place in The Gulf Coast Music Scene

Since the opening of Jim Pennington’s Listening Room of Mobile, we at The Southland Music Line have enjoyed an ongoing friendship and mutual love for great music with its owner. We have shared some unbelievable moments, often witnessing music new to the area. In July 2015, we published our first… Continue Reading

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