“A Trip to Eddie’s Attic for a Willie Sugarcapps Show” by Johnny Cole

The first time I had the privilege of seeing Willie Sugarcapps was directly after their self-titled debut release, “Willie Sugarcapps”, became available on vinyl. The show at The Soul Kitchen in Mobile, Alabama that evening was met with enthusiasm and excitement by an audience of loyal fans of this newly… Continue Reading

Willie Sugarcapps Returns with “Paradise Right Here”

The much anticipated album “Paradise Right Here” by Willie Sugarcapps had its official release in April of this year. The follow-up to the successful self-titled 2013 debut album lives up to everything fans of Willie Sugarcapps have grown to expect. “Paradise Right Here” by Willie Sugarcapps (released April 2016; Baldwin County Public Records);… Continue Reading

Wille Sugarcapps: 2014’s Artist of the Year

When choosing 2014’s Artist of the Year, several things were considered by those contributing to “The Line”. Since we see and hear a staggering number of bands/musicians, quite literally hundreds of shows, travel thousands of miles to see their performances various bands/musicians were considered and eventually narrowed down to a… Continue Reading

“Wash Hole Jam – Brewton, AL” Starring Willie Sugarcapps

Saturday afternoons in Alabama are about one thing – SEC Football, and in particular, the Alabama Crimson Tide or Auburn Tigers. Discussions abound when folks get together on any occasion each autumn weekend. The Willie Sugarcapps sign placed in front of stage by locals. (Photo by Stephen Anderson) Saturday, Sept.… Continue Reading

Will Kimbrough: From “Sideshow Love” to Willie Sugarcapps – It’s Abundantly Clear, He Loves What He’s Doing

During the 1980’s while living in New York City, amid the heyday of the MTV Generation, I first heard of the band, Will and the Bushmen. Looking back they are especially memorable for me, foremost, in that they hailed from the Gulf Coast; secondly, that they had a distinct sound… Continue Reading

From Muscle Shoals to Magnolia Springs, AL: Willie Sugarcapps Gives Us A Sample of What’s To Come

Springtime along the Gulf Coast is one the best times of the year. The azaleas in full bloom and the warm breeze from the Gulf of Mexico stirs the excitement as the new growth of leaves appear as light green on the huge Southern Live Oaks. The people of this… Continue Reading