Two Memorable Nights at The Listening Room – Chely Wright and Bryan White

An Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson When The Listening Room of Mobile opened its doors in 2015, Jim Pennington, owner and operator of the venue, stated he would rather throw everything into Mobile Bay before turning the place into a rowdy bar. Of course, Jim says… Continue Reading

Blue Mother Tupelo – The Work of Our Hearts

An Article by Brenda Germany  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson “When all things are kind of right – right mentally and right with the music, it’s a special thing to be able to share our songs. We want to be right in our heart about making the music, and when… 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

Escondido – From The Ghost of Escondido to Walking with a Stranger – The Nashville Duo Continues to Shine Brightly

While casually surfing the internet in 2012, I ran across the song “Bad Without You” by the Nashville-based duo Escondido. (“From there I began searching for everything about this striking duo with such a unique and colorful sound. I discovered Escondido consisted of Jessica Maros and Tyler James. Tyler James… 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

It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But We Still Like It) The Rolling Stones Bring Their 2015 Tour to The South

If Rock Music had a Mount Rushmore, a few names would quickly be mentioned following Elvis and The Beatles. One of those names that rises to the debate instantly would be The Rolling Stones. For years, the age old debate has been Beatles or Stones? Depending on the mood, the… Continue Reading

The Line’s Midsummer Mini Tour of The Southland: Highlights – Chris Knight, Dave Rawlings Machine, Otis Gibbs & Billy Joe Shaver

Regularly, The Southland Music Line sets off on the road for a series of live music events. Our goal is to see and report on some of the best music we can find throughout the South and abroad. Trips to Austin’s South By Southwest annual festival, New Orleans’ Jazz &… Continue Reading

Keeping Up With Kelcy Hyde: Nashville’s Next New Sensation?

Nashville, TN next to The Ryman (Photo by The Southland Music Line) Kelcy Hyde….you may ask, “who is she?” – Could she be Nashville and Country Music’s next new sensation?   Nothing is ever a ‘sure thing’, especially in the music business, but there are times when ‘the determination of an… Continue Reading