Johnny Cole’s Favorite 125 Shows of 2015

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(1-10)
1.) Lincoln Durham w/ Bones @ The Beatnik in New Orleans, LA (Fri. Jan. 23)
2.) Rolling Stones w/ Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood & Joe Walsh @ LP Field in Nashville, TN (Wed. June 17) See #’s 6, 12, 16
3.) Sugarcane Jane opened the show for Steve Winwood @ Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center in Birmingham, AL (Sat. May 2) * Steve Winwood performed a majority of pre-solo career material, including songs from his days with Blind Faith, Spencer Davis Group, and of course, Traffic – all spectacular! On this particular night for several Gulf Coast travelers to Birmingham, it was a Sugarcane Jane Night!
See #’s 9, 11, 37, 57, 78, 106, 107

4.) Joe Jackson @ Joy Theater in New Orleans, LA (Wed. Oct. 14)
5.) The Mulligan Brothers @ The Bluegill (grassy area overlooking bayou) in Spanish Fort, AL (Sun. Nov. 29) See #’s 18, 37, 64, 78
6.) Rolling Stones w/ St. Paul & The Broken Bones @ Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA (Tues. June 9) *The first a few Rolling Stones’ shows in 2015.
See #’s 2, 12, 16

7.) Elvis Costello w/ Larkin Poe @ Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN (Tues. Mar. 10) See #’s 8, 13
8.) Larkin Poe w/ Emily Kopp @ The Beatnik in New Orleans, LA (Thur. Jan 22) See #’s 7, 54
9.) Sugarcane Jane @ (The New Urban Village of Serenbe) Chattahoochee Hills, GA (Sat. July 25)
See #’s 3, 11, 37, 57, 78, 106, 107

10.)
– Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, John Milham & Rufus Dacote @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sat. Dec. 12)
– Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes & John Milham “Power Trio” @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. May 3)
*Both shows were equally good and memorable, so I decided to list them together.
See #’s 11, 21, 37, 48, 56, 78, 106, 113

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11.) The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm in Silverhill, AL with Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, Sugarcane Jane, Cary Laine & Dylan LeBlanc (Sun. Apr. 5) See #’s 3, 9, 10, 21, 37, 48, 56, 57, 78, 105, 106, 107, 113
12.) Rolling Stones w/ The Avett Brothers @ Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC (Wed. July 1)
See #’s 2, 6, 16

13.) Elvis Costello (solo) @ Saenger Theater in Mobile, AL (Fri. Mar. 13) See #7
14.) Garbage @ 9:30 Club in Washington, DC (Wed. Oct. 28)
15.) Eagles “History of the Eagles Tour” @ Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD (Mon. July 20)
16.) Rolling Stones w/ The Districts and Galaxie @ Plaines d’Abraham Fields in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (Festival D’ete de Quebec) (Wed. July 15)  See #’s 2, 6, 12
17.) Morrissey @ Saenger Theater in New Orleans, LA (Thur. July 11)
18.) Lisa Mills w/ Gram Rea of The Mulligan Brothers (also Chip Herrington performed with them at end of show) @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Tues. Nov. 17) See #’s See #’s 5, 37, 64, 78, 110
19.) The Jericho Road Show (f/ Rambling Steve Gardner, Libby Ray Watson, Wes Lee & Bill Steber) @ The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. Aug. 21) See #’s 34, 58, 61, 76
20.) Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival “An all day event with: Keb’ Mo’, The Royal Southern Brotherhood, Johnny Sansone, Terry “Harmonica” Bean, Mia Borders, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentleman, Beware of Bear, Tea J. Moore, Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Remedy, and Man Overboard Big Band. (Sat. Sept. 26)
* I could have broke these down into a few separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was privileged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together. See #’s 52, 69, 109

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21.)
Grayson Capps & Corky Hughes @ Rolling River Bistro & 408 Listening Room in Natchez, MS (Sat. Aug. 15)
See #’s 10, 11,  37, 48, 56, 78, 106, 113
22.) Kacey Musgraves w/ Humming House @ Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans, LA (Fri. Oct. 9)
See #23, 35, 83

23.) Willie Nelson 4th of July Annual Picnic with Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Merl Haggard, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Kris Kristofferson, Sturgill Simpson, Billy Joe Shaver, Leon Russell,  Asleep at the Wheel, Jamey Johnson, David Allan Coe, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Kinky Friedman, Pauline Reese, Amber Digby, Hudson Moore, Folk Uke : Amy Nelson (Willie’s daughter) & Cathy Guthrie (Arlo’s daughter), Raelyn Nelson Band (Willie’s granddaughter), Paula Nelson Band (Willie’s Daughter), Dallas Wayne,  Greezy Wheels and  Johnny Bush (Sat. July 4 “All Day Event”) 
* I could have broke these down into a few separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was privileged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together. See #’s 22, 36, 38, 41
24.) John Calvin Abney | M. Lockwood Porter | Chad Cox @ The Thirsty Hippo in Hattiesburg, MS (Mon. Feb. 2) See #44, 39
25.) James McMurtry & The Heartless Bastards w/ Jason Sanford of Rosco Bandana @ The Merry Widow in Mobile, AL (Thur. Nov. 12) See #31, 40, 51
26.) Jack White @ Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS (Tues. Jan. 27)
27.) Pokey Lafarge w/ The Deslondes @ The Merry Widow in Mobile, AL (Sat. Dec. 5) See # 63
28.) Ashley Monroe @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC (Thur. Oct. 29)
29.) My Morning Jacket @ in Charlottesville, VA (Tues. July 21)

30.) Dave & Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones @ Birchmere in Alexandria, VA (Sat. Oct. 31)

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31.)
March 20th of SXSW 2015 in Austin, TX (El Macardo) – James McMurtry, The Hello Strangers, Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Bill Kirchen, Ronnie Fauss, and Del Barber. (Fri. Mar. 20)

I could broke these down into separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was privileged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together according to days. See #’s 25, 95
32.) Jackson Browne w/ Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams @ Saenger Theater in New Orleans, LA (Thur. Oct. 15)
33.) Neil Young w/ Band of Horses @ in Camden, NJ (Thur. July 16)
34.)
– Wes Lee @ The Listening Room in Mobile, AL (Fri. June 26)
– Wes Lee @ The Listening Room in Mobile, AL (Fri. Dec. 19)
– Wes Lee @ Irish Coast Pub in Gulfport, MS (Fri. July 31)

* All three of these were excellent and memorable shows from Wes Lee in 2015. I was able to attend several Wes Lee shows throughout the year. See #’s 19, 58, 61, 76
35.) March 19th of SXSW in Austin, TX (El Macardo) – The Bros. Landreth, Humming House, Luke Winslow King, Uncle Lucius, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, and Dale Watson & His Lonestars. (Thur. Mar. 19)
I could broke these down into separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was privileged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together according to days. See #’s 22, 83, 93
36) 30A Songwriters Festival in Seaside, FL (area) – several shows in one day (Sat. Jan. 17):

– John Moreland @ “Hibiscus”
– Jason Isbell @ “Gulf Place Amph.”
– Leon Russell @ “Gulf Place Amph.”
– Robert Ellis @ “Fish Out of Water”
– Deana Carter @ “Seaside Mtg. Hall
– Hayes Carll @ “Lakehouse”
I could have broke these down into seperate shows, but due to the number of shows I was privileged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together according to days. See #’s 23, 92
37.)
– The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm in Silverhill, AL with The Mulligan Brothers and Harrison McInnis (Sun. Dec. 13 )

– The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm in Silverhill, AL with Willie Sugarcapps w/ Luther Wamble (Sun. Apr. 19)
See #’s 3, 9, 10, 11, 18, 21, 48, 56, 57, 64, 78, 106, 107, 113, 119

38.) March 18th of SXSW in Austin, TX (El Macardo) -Kristin Diable, Phoebe Hunt, Carolyn Wonderland,
Daniel Romano, Lilly Hiatt, The Mastersons, and Ray Wylie Hubbard. (Wed. Mar. 18)
I could broke these down into separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was priviledged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together according to days. See #’s 23, 66

39.)  March 21th of SXSW in Austin, TX (El Macardo) – Sol Driven Train, Midnight River Choir, Kevin Gordon, The Damn Quails w/ John Calvin Abney, Guy Forsyth, and Gurf Morlix. (Sat. Mar. 21)
I could broke these down into separate shows, but due to the number of shows I was priviledged to see in 2015, I decided to list these together according to days. See #’s 24, 44

40.) Dr. John & The Nite Trippers | Trombone Shorty & Oceans Avenue | Rosco Bandana “Concert for the Coast” @ MGM Park in Biloxi, MS (Sat. Aug. 29) See #40, 51, 52, 77, 80

(41-50)
41.) Billy Joe Shaver @ Blue Canoe in Tupelo, MS (Thur. Apr. 23) See #23
42.) Grace Askew – back to back shows on same night at The Shed & The Julep Room in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. Apr. 18)
43.) Bob Schneider @ Hard Tails in N. Austin, TX (Fri. July 3) See #92
44.) John Calvin Abney and Levi Parham @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Thur. Oct. 8) See #’s 24, 39, 60
45.) The Monday Night Jam Sessions @ Ben Kaufman’s Irish Coast Pub in Gulfport, MS. (Hosted by Diggs Darcey) Special Guest: Ryan M. Brewer (Mon. Mar. 30)
*Several Monday Night Jam Sessions were an excellent and definite highlight in 2015. I attended at least 29 of them throughout the year.
46.)
– Della Memoria @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. Jan. 18)
– Della Memoria w/ Melissa Joiner @ Laps on the Causeway in Spanish Fort, AL (Wed. Jan. 21)
*Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. Della Memoria delivered a memorable number of shows in 2015 – these two were their best!  See #’s 64, 78

47.) Oh Jeremiah (full band)@ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. Jan. 4) * I have seen Oh Jeremiah several times throughout their history, including their “second-ever” show and a good number of shows in 2015. See #’s 78, 103
48.) Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm in Silverhill, AL with: Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, Sergio Webb, Will Kimbrough, Brigette DeMeyer and David Olney (Sun. Mar. 8) See #’s 10, 11, 21, 37, 56, 78, 106, 113
49.) Travis Meadows @ The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts (The Mississippi Songwriters Alliance -Songs and Stories Radio Show) in Ocean Springs, MS (Thur. Jan. 15)
50.) Otis Gibbs @ Satori Coffee House in Mobile, AL (Fri. Sept. 25)

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51.)
– Rosco Bandana w/ Eddie Dixon @ Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi, MS (Thur. Apr. 9)
– Rosco Bandana @ Government Street Grocery in Ocean Springs, MS (Thur. May 28)
– Rosco Bandana @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. July 5)
*These shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. As with previous years, I saw Rosco Bandana several times in 2015. By year’s end, the conclusion of Rosco Bandana’s “Time to Begin” Era, and the pre-album shows – I had seen Jason Sanford and company (including: Whitehorse, Em & Me, Innocent Bones, and various solo projects) at least 80 times and in several cities (The MS locations – Ocean Springs, Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach, Kiln, Pascagoula, Hattiesburg, Jackson; New Orleans & Baton Rouge, LA; Mobile & Montgomery, AL; Rosemary Beach, FL; and Austin, TX). A huge thank you to everyone who was ever a part of the music associated with Rosco Bandana.  See #’s 25, 40, 52, 77, 80, 109, 123

52.) 12th Ever Shedhed Blues Fest @ The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint in Ocean Springs, MS aka Hwy 57 & I-10 Crossroads. The sensational lineup: The Royal Southern Brotherhood, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Blackwater Brass, Shedhed All-Star Band (Rosco Bandana’s Jackson Weldon, Patrick Mooney, Zach Fellman, Sean Murphy & Friends), Brooks Hubbert & Sirius Face and more! (Sat. Oct. 10) See #’s 20, 40, 51, 77, 80, 109, 123
53.) Maggie Koerner @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. Oct. 11)
54.) Flaming Lips @ Iron City in Birmingham, AL (Wed. Feb. 18)
55.)
– Great Peacock @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sat. Feb. 28)
– Great Peacock @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Fri. June 6) * Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together.
56.) The Secret Sisters w/ The Deluxe Trio @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Wed. July 8)

57.)
– Sugarcane Jane, Laci Wright, Lauren Kay and Eric Erdman @ Zimmer’s of 2015 House Concert in Lower Alabama (Thur. Dec. 31)
– Sugarcane Jane w/ Lauren Murphy @ Leslie Mucahy’s Farm in Lower Alabama. (Sat. June 20)
*Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. These shows are a true testament of real music fans coming together with a common bond – a serious love for music!
See #’s 3, 9, 11, 37, 78, 106, 107, 112, 114, 119
58.) Wes Lee & Stefan Lawson “Coastal Noise Live Podcast | Interview with Wes Lee and performance @  The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint in Ocean Springs, MS aka Hwy 57 & I-10 Crossroads (Fri. Nov. 13)
See #’s 19, 34, 61, 76

59.) Strangled Darlings @ The Julep Room in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. Nov. 28)
60.) Levi Parham @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. Dec. 13) See #44

(61-70)
61.) Wes Lee @ The Julep Room in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. Nov. 14)
* Wes Lee shows up several times on this list; some shows are listed together and others are listed singular.
See #’s 19, 34, 58, 76

62.) Joan Jett & The Blackhearts @ IP Casino in Biloxi, MS (Fri. June 19)
63.)
– Banditos | The Deslondes @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sat. Mar. 8)
– Banditos @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Sat. Mar. 14)
* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. See #27

64.)
– The Mulligan Brothers w/ Melissa Joiner and Ryan Balthrop @ Fins on Dalphin Island, AL (Fri. Jan. 16)
-The Mulligan Brothers @ Leo’s in Ocean Springs, MS (Sun. Jan. 25) *Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. See #’s 5, 18, 37, 78

65.) Molly Thomas & The Rare Birds @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Thur. Apr. 17)
66.)
Lilly Hiatt with Aaron Lee Tasjan @ Gypsy Sally’s in Washington, DC (Wed. July 22)
– Lilly Hiatt with Kent Goolsby & Kent Duncan from the Pollies (Sat. June 6)
* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. I saw Lilly earlier in the year at SXSW in Austin, TX.
See #38

67.) of Montreal @ Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola, FL (Wed. Jan. 14)
68.) John Moreland w/ Caleb Caudle ” – American Songwriter Presents” @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Wed. June 3) See #36
69.)
– Johnny Sansone w/ John Fohl @ Murky Waters in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. June 13)
– Johnny Sansone w/ John Fohl @ Murky Waters in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. Nov. 14)
*Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. See #’s 20, 109

70.)
– Edward David Anderson @ The Shed in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. Dec. 11)
– Edward David Anderson @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Dec. 18)
* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together.

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71.) Travis Meadows “The Mississippi Songwriters Alliance -Songs and Stories Radio Show” @ The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts in Ocean Springs, MS (Thur. Jan. 15)

72.) John Cougar Mellencamp w/ Carlene Carter @ BJCC Concert Hall in Birmingham, AL (Thur. Mar. 12)
73.) World Party @ House of Blues in New Orleans, MS (Sun. June 28)
74.)
– Joan Osborne w/ Victoria Canal @ Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, GA (Sun. June 21)
– Joan Osborne w/ Victoria Canal  @ Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, GA (Mon. June 22)
– “back to back nights of music” *Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together.

75.) Bob Schneider @ Hard Tails in N. Austin, TX (Fri. July 3) See #92
76.) The Jericho Road Show (Rambling Steve Gardner, Libby Ray Watson & Wes Lee; Bill Steber was unable to be there) @ Birdie’s Roadhouse in Angie, LA “north of Bogalusa and Studio in the Country” (Sat. Aug. 1)
See #’s 19, 34, 58, 61

77.) Delta Reign w/ guest Phil Proctor & Sean Murphy (CD Release Party for ‘Nothing But Sky’) @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Thur. May 21)  See #’s 40, 51, 52, 56, 79, 87, 123
78.)
– “Legacy Summer Music Festival” f/ Willie Sugarcapps, Lisa Mills, Chris Spies, Oh Jeremiah and Melissa Joiner @ Legacy in Mobile, AL (Sun. May 31)
– Lulupalooza 2015 with Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, Anthony Crawford & John Milham | Andrew Duhon Trio | Mingo Fishtrap @ Lulu’s in Gulf Shores, AL (Sat. May 23)
– The Magnolia Springs Seafood Festival in Magnolia Springs, MS w/ Willie Sugarcapps & The Mulligan Brothers (Sat. Apr. 11)
*These music events were equally good, so I decided to list them together.
See #’s See #’s 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 18, 21, 37, 47, 48, 56, 57, 64, 103, 106, 107, 110, 113
79.)
– Mark Pfaff and Phil Proctor @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri, Feb. 27)
– Phil Proctor @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Sept. 4)
* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. I enjoyed several shows from Phil Proctor and Mark Pfaff in 2015. See #’s 56, 77, 87
80.) Emily Kopp w/ Patrick Mooney @ Ben Kaufman’s Irish Coast Pub (Fri. May 1) See #’s 7, 40, 51, 52

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81.) Band of Heathens @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Fri. Apr. 24)
82.) Oh Jeremiah (full band) @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. Jan. 4) * I saw Oh Jeremiah several times in 2o15 – consistently good! See #’s 78, 103
83.) Humming House @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Wed. Mar. 4) * I saw Humming House three times in 2015. See #’s 22, 35
84.) Multiple Shows by Jimmy Lee Hannaford @ The Shed in Ocean Springs, MS and The Tiki in Gautier, MS
*Jimmy Lee Hannaford provided several nights of entertaining music throughout 2015.

85.)
– Fat Mans Squeeze @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. June 12)
– Fat Mans Squeeze with guest, Jackson Weldon @ The Government Street Grocery (Apr. 4)
*I saw Fat Man Squeeze several times in 2015 – number of spectacular shows and these were two of the best!
86.) Josh Ritter @ Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC (Mon. Oct. 26)

87.) The Deluxe Trio @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (May 27) * The Deluxe Trio consistently delivered top-notch quality shows! See #’s 56, 77, 87
88.) UB40 @ 9:30 Club in Washington, DC (Tues. Oct. 27)
89.) Jimmy Buffett w/ Mac McAnally “Jimmy Buffett Bridge Dedication & Concert” @ Pascagoula Beach in Pascagoula, MS (Sat. Sept. 19)
90.) Dropkick Murphys @ Power Plant Live in Baltimore, MD (Sat. July 18)

(91-100)
91.) Cardinal Sons @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sun. June 7)

92. Hayes Carll | Bob Schneider @ Threadgills in Austin, TX (Thur. Mar. ) See #’s 36, 75
93.) Uncle Lucious @ Callaghans in Mobile, AL (Wed. Sept. 9) See #35
94.) X @ The State Theatre in Falls Church, VA (Sun. July 19)
95.)
– The Hello Strangers @ Live Music Ctr in Frederick, MD (Tues. July 14)
– The Hello Strangers, Folk Soul Revival & The Weather Station @ Gypsy Sally’s in Washington, DC (Sat. Nov. 27)
* I saw The Hello Strangers three times in 2015 – SXSW in Austin, TX. See #31
96.) Delbert McClinton @ The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA (Thur. Nov.
97.) Rob Thomas w/ @ Seanger Theater in Mobile, AL (Wed. Oct. 21)

98.) Corey Rezner @ The Listening Room in Mobile, AL (Fri. Nov. 20)
99.) Shawn Mullins @ Gypsy Sally’s in Washington, DC (Tues. Nov. 3)
100.) The Flagpole/ Athens Music Awards 2015 @ Morton Theater in Athens, GA. (Thur. June 25)

(101-110)
101.) Nikki Talley and Jason Sharpe @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Apr. 3)
102.) Bronwynne Brent w/ Jeff Lewis & Sherry Cothren of the Cynical Twins | Kyle Reid & The Low Swinging Chariots @ Irish Coast Pub in Gulfport, MS (Sat. May 16)

103.) Andrew Duhon Trio w/ Oh  Jeremiah @ The Thirsty Hippo in Hattiesburg, MS (Wed. Jan. 28)
See #78

104.) The Swans @ Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola, FL (Thur. Apr. 2)
105.) Dylan LeBlanc @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL. (Sun. Mar. 8) See #11
106.) Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, John Milham & Anthony Crawford @ The Bluegill in Spanish Fort, AL (May 17) See #’s 3, 10, 11, 21, 37, 48, 56, 57,  78, 107, 113  

107.)
– Sugarcane Jane @ Jack’s by the Tracks (Jan. 30)
– Sugarcane Jane @ American Legion “Beach Park” in Fairhope, AL (Mon. May 25)
– Sugarcane Jane @ Murky Waters in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. June 5)
* The above shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. I enjoyed several shows from Sugarcane Jane is 2015. See #’s 3, 9, 11, 37, 57, 78, 106
108.) The Heard (from Chicago) @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Wed. Feb. 18)
109.) Live Oak Arts Festival in Pascagoula, MS f/ Blackwater Brass, Johnny Sansone with John Fohl, Stolen Faces, Blue Mother Tupelo and more! (Sat. May 9) See #’s 20, 69, 78, 121
110.) Lisa Mills @ Murky Waters in Ocean Springs, MS (Sat. Nov. 21) See #18, 78

(111-125)
111.) Joe Cat (from Athens, GA) @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Apr. 17)
112.) Laci Wright  – CD Release Party for “Tryin’ to Get it Right” @ Veets in Mobile, AL (Tues. Oct. 13) See #57
113.) Grayson Capps & Corky Hughes @ The Shed in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. Oct. 16)
See #’s 10, 11, 21, 48, 56, 65, 78

114.) Lauren Kay @ The Listening Room in Mobile, AL (Fri. Dec. 4) See #57
115.) China Cat Orchestra “Tenth Anniversary Show | Grateful Dead Tribute @ Ben Kaufman’s Irish Coast Pub in Gulfport, MS (Sun. Dec. 20) *Several of the musicians appear throughout this list, including Zach Fellman, Patrick McGinley, Jackson Weldon and others.
116.) Cary Hudson @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Sept. 11)
117.) Town Mountain @ The Blue Canoe in Tupelo, MS (Fri. Mar. 27)
118.) Albert Simpson @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Sat. June 13)
119.) Lauren Murphy & Luther Wamble @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Thur. Sept. 10) See #57
120.) Surfer Blood @ in Frederick, MD (Sat. July 18)
121.) Blue Tupelo @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Fri. Oct. 2) See #109
122.)
– Scott Chism & The Better Half @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Thur. Feb. 5)
– Scott Chism & The Better Half @ The Government Street Grocery in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. Feb. 6)
* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together.
123.)
– El Cantador w/ This Frontier Needs Heroes “End of an Era, Pt. 1″ @ Government Street Grocery in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. May 29)
– El Cantador “End of an Era, Pt. 2″ @ Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL (Sat. May 30)

* Both shows were equally good, so I decided to list them together. See #’s 40, 51, 52, 77 40, 52, 77
124.) Russell Gulley w/ Dennis Gulley & Britt Meacham @ Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS (Sat. Oct. 3)
125.) Young Valley @ The Government Street Grocery in Ocean Springs, MS (Fri. Dec. 18)
125.5) Obviously, several additional shows by some incredible musicians could have easily been listed. These musicians I have seen numerous times and will continue doing so in the coming years. It is extremely difficult putting together a list.

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  1. Thanks Johnny Cole and all y’all at The Southland Music Line!
    I will hopefully have the opportunity to return in the future.

    -Joe Cat

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