The Southland Music Line Returns to Austin for South By Southwest 2019

An Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson For the seventh straight year, The Southland Music Line aka “The Line” has made its way to Austin, TX for several days of exciting music and fun during South By Southwest (SXSW). We have been introduced to an untold number… Continue Reading

Abe Partridge: 2018 Music Artist of the Year

An Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen “Andy” Anderson Since 2014, The Southland Music Line has recognized the following musicians as Music Artist of the Year: Willie Sugarcapps (2014), The Mulligan Brothers (2015), Lisa Mills (2016) and Grayson Capps (2017). Now as 2018 comes to its close, we… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2016: Readers’ Choice Awards

. < Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 . The Results ☆Music Artist of the Year as voted on by the readers of The Southland Music Line: Wille Sugarcapps (Grayson Capps, Corky Hughes, Will Kimbrough, Anthony & Savana Crawford)… Continue Reading

South By Southwest 2016: The Line Returns To Austin For Another Year (Page 1)

The month of March means one thing above all for The Southland Music Line – “South By Southwest” in Austin, TX. Each year we travel to the annual festival to enjoy some of the very best music, often discovering new and exciting musicians as they break onto the scene.  In… Continue Reading

South By Southwest 2016: The Line Returns To Austin For Another Year (Page 2)

< Previous Page Robbie Fulks at The Broken Spoke in Austin, TX. Corb Lund at The Broken Spoke in Austin, TX. Marlon Williams at The Broken Spoke in Austin, TX. Whitney Rose at The Broken Spoke in Austin, TX. Twangfest Day at The Broken Spoke featured great music alternating on… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Favorite Albums, Shows & Live Music Venues

JOHNNY COLE JOHNNY COLE’S FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2015 (1-20 of 300): The following list provides an overall look at what Johnny Cole enjoyed in 2015. (A LINK TO COMPLETE EXTENDED LIST FOLLOWS LISTING). The albums were all officially released between January and December of the year. EPs, Greatest Hits, Remastered… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Johnny Cole: A Year of Travelin’ and 300+ Shows

In previous articles, I have written about what an exciting year 2015 has been for artist Robby Amonett, photographer Stephen Anderson, and The Southland Music Line. Personally, I have several people to thank for their contributions to The Line. Obviously, I thank Stephen and Robby for making this pilgrimage in… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2015 – A Year in Review

The Southland Music Line’s mission has remained the same since forming in the autumn of 2013 at Jack’s by the Tracks in Pascagoula, MS, Robby Amonett (artist), Stephen Anderson (photographer) and I (writer) have maintained a consistent search for the best music on our pilgrimage across the South and abroad.… Continue Reading

James McMurtry Live at The Merry Widow in Mobile, Alabama

A few months ago, word spread of a new music venue on the horizon in Mobile, AL. The Southland Music Line was excited about the news.  We always look forward to opportunities of seeing great music at a variety of quality venues – hope was The Merry Widow would be… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line Returns to SXSW, Part Two

CLICK HERE TO RETURN TO PART ONE Day 4 (Friday, March 20, 2015) Back to El Mercado’s Sun Radio 101.1 FM Broadcast Show (see above) and the morning started off with one of our favorites and a highlight for us from last year’s SXSW. James McMurtry (Austin, TX) – Presently… Continue Reading