Robby Amonett, an acclaimed artist from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, has painted the performances of hundreds of musicians throughout the United States. His music-inspired art is a feature at The Southland Music Line that we value and appreciate. Amonett is a founding contributor to The Line.
Some of those he has painted:
Billy Joe Shaver, Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Shovels and Rope, Rayland Baxter, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Lilly Hiatt, Larkin Poe, Andrew Duhon, John Moreland, Bobby Rush, Kristin Diable, John Calvin Abney, The Weeks, Soul Asylum, Sugarcane Jane, Hard Working Americans, Otis Gibb, Malcolm Holcombe, Tony Joe White, Mike Dillon Band, Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook, Blackwater Brass, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Caled Caudle, Steve Forbert, Dylan LeBlanc, The Congress, Band of Heathens, Jon Cook, Willie Sugarcapps, Wet Willie, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Kevin Gordon, The Deslondes, Tab Benoit, Banditos, Phil Proctor, Robert Ellis, Kaboom, Cary Hudson, Bronwynne Brent, Cowboy, Kim Richey, Levi Parham, Dr. John, Libby Rae Watson, Doc Maclean, Trombone Shorty, Stolen Faces, Lightnin’ Malcolm & Stud, Clear Plastic Masks, Afroman, Grayson Capps, Grace Askew, Will Kimbrough, The Eves, Fancy Sauce, The Deluxe Trio, Jesse Payne, Edward David Anderson, Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell, Bel Adair, Jimmy Lee Hannaford, Jericho Road Show, Cowboy Johnson, Thomas Jackson, Luther Wamble, Rooster Blues, Blue Mother Tupelo, The Mulligan Brothers, Luke Winslow King, Justin Townes Earl, Fat Man Squeeze, Party at the Moontower, Rosco Bandana, Scott Chism & the Better Half, Della Memoria, Lisa Mills, and hundreds more.
He has been seen painting at several music venues:
Callaghan’s Irish Social Club (Mobile, AL), Jack’s by the Tracks (Pascagoula, MS), The Thirsty Hippo (Hattiesburg, MS), Irish Coast Pub (Gulfport, MS), House of Blues (New Orleans, LA), Duling Hall (Jackson, MS), The Basement (Nashville, TN), Terminal West (Atlanta, GA), Sam’s Town Point (Austin, TX), Sweetwater Music Hall (San Francisco Bay Area), The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm (Silverhill, AL), The Julep Room (Ocean Springs, MS), Iron City Grill (Birmingham, AL), The Government Street Grocery (Ocean Springs, MS), The Listening Room (Mobile, AL), The Merry Widow (Mobile, AL), The Juke Joint (Ocean Springs, MS), Brewsky’s (Hattiesburg, MS), Gasa Gasa (New Orleans, LA), Kress Live (Biloxi, MS), Soul Kitchen (Mobile, AL), The Shed (Ocean Springs, MS) and many more.
Billy Joe Shaver with Robby Amonett at the Blue Canoe in Tupelo, MS
He has been seen painting at several music festivals and events:
South By Southwest (Austin, TX), The Hangout Music Festival (Alabama Gulf Coast), Bayfest (Mobile, AL), South Sounds Music Festival (Mobile, AL), Gulfport Music Festival (Gulfport, MS), Magnolia Springs Festival (Magnolia Springs, AL), Piney Wood Festival (Central Mississippi near Hattiesburg), and more.
Some of Robby Amonett’s Art Shows:
Amonett’s art was also the subject of some successful art shows. Following his show in 2014, “Scenes of a Scene” at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, his long awaited art display inspired by his time at a Waffle House counter and other places was featured in his 2015 show, “Some Sketches of Solemn Strangers, and a Few Friendly Faces”.
Articles Written About Robby Amonett at The Southland Music Line:
The Southland Music Line 2015 – Robby Amonett: A Year in Music-Inspired Art
The Artist and The Outlaw: Robby Amonett Paints the Performance of Billy Joe Shaver
2014: A Year in Music: The Music Inspired Art of Robby Amonett
Scenes of a Scene: An Art Exhibit by Robby Amonett
Articles Written by Robby Amonett:
Banditos: A True Blue American Rock Band (An Article by Robby Amonett)
Some Samples of Robby Amonett’s Art:
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