The 2018 Mississippi Songwriters Festival

An Article by Johnny Cole Photos by Stephen “Andy” Anderson “The gift of song has a unique power all unto itself while often providing a lasting effect on others. We can all name a song that has brought joy and, at times, a profound meaning in our lives. For every… Continue Reading

“Serabee Returns To The Gulf Coast at Satchmo’s” by Brenda Germany

For many, the mention of Kiln, MS brings to mind a certain well-known football hero. However, “The Kiln” as it is referred to locally, is also home to another resident of note, quite literally. Sera Buras, known professionally as Serabee, is a prolific songwriter, vocalist, and musician who achieved nationwide… Continue Reading

“The Award-Winning Mississippi Shakedown Returns to Ocean Springs” by Brenda Germany

Saturday night, thunder and lightning not only rolled across the sky in Ocean Springs, but also across the stage at Murky Waters. As the audience, sheltered from Mother Nature’s storm by the covered outdoor venue, gave enthusiastic attention to their performance, The Mississippi Shakedown created musical thunder and lightning with… Continue Reading

A Memorable Weekend at the Mississippi Songwriters Festival 2017

The gift of song has a unique power all unto itself while often providing a lasting effect on others. We can all name a song that has brought joy and, at times, a profound meaning in our lives. For every song, there is that person or persons who has poured… Continue Reading

Della Memoria: A Beautiful Dream Finds New Beginnings

The evolution of a dream continues as Della Memoria releases its much anticipated second collection of new music with “The Ebb”. The 2017 EP has had a journey all unto itself. To start, in late 2016 the just completed music was mysteriously stolen, thus leaving Della Memoria with only one… Continue Reading

The Southland Music Line 2016: A Year in Review

Next Page > 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 The Southland Music Line wants to thank our readers, friends, associates and fellow music fans for making 2016 such a wonderful year. Stephen Anderson, Robby Amonett and I appreciate the many good… 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 – 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 – Stephen Anderson: A Year in Photos

(above photo: courtesy of MCE Photography | Chad Edwards) Readers of The Southland Music Line are well aware of the contributions Stephen Anderson brings to the table. His photos help us visualize the live music shows and events that we attend throughout the year. Anderson, an accomplished photographer, has been… 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