The Southland Music Line 2016: Robby Amonett – A Year in Music-Inspired Art

< Previous | Next Page > 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 . “A live music event doesn’t seem official until Robby Amonett shows up.” – This is a common statement said about the gifted artist whom has become a much loved figure along… 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

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Robby Amonett: A Year in Music Inspired Art

                                                                                                                                                                                (above photo:©Fred Salinas Photography) Since Robby Amonett, Stephen Anderson and I first formed The Southland Music Line, we have seen and/or discussed an unlimited amount of music. Robby Amonett sees approximately 250 shows each year and paints the musicians at each and every show. Often these… Continue Reading

2015 Readers’ Choice Awards

This year, The Southland Music Line presented an opportunity to its readers to participate in our first Readers’ Choice Awards. The voting took place during the entire month of November and first week of December. The awards were made up of 4 categories and one question. We asked our readers… Continue Reading

Wes Lee: A True Disciple of the Blues – A Homecoming to a Listening Crowd

A few years ago, The Line’s photographer Stephen Anderson was the first of us to learn of bluesman and American roots musician Wes Lee. It was at a show at the famous Julep Room in Ocean Springs, MS. In 2014, we were fortunate enough to see Lee perform with fellow… Continue Reading

Rosco Bandana – Finding Themselves

The above photos were taken by Brice Creel (contributor to The Southland Music Line); design by J. Cole The modern day history of The Southland Music Line has closely coincided with the band, Rosco Bandana. Anyone who has read our articles know the connection we’ve had with these musicians for… Continue Reading

Why We Love Sugarcane Jane As Told by the Friends & Fans of Sugarcane Jane

The long-awaited and much anticipated new album “Dirt Road’s End” from Sugarcane Jane is scheduled to be officially released on April 28th.  Those of us who follow Sugarcane Jane could not be happier for them and it’s exciting to see what is taking place. Anthony and Savana Crawford, aka Sugarcane… Continue Reading

Two Nights of Southern Rock Greatness: Cowboy’s Scott Boyer and Tommy Talton with Muscle Shoals’ N.C. Thurman

 “Future can not be fully met until you learn from the past”. True musicians and music fans alike understand this and no better example of the statement was recently at two incredible and meaningful nights of music. The first of the two nights was at 709 Krebs Ave. in Pascagoula,… Continue Reading