“Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 2018” by Johnny Cole & Brenda Germany

Introduction by Johnny Cole The Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival in Bogalusa, Louisiana continues to be an enjoyable part of The Southland Music Line’s schedule. On Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29, we attended our fifth straight year. This year, photographer Stephen “Andy” Anderson and I were joined again… 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

Joey Cook & The Partyraddlers: “Welcome to the Variety Show” – A Music Spotlight

The sounds of a carnival barker introducing us to the Joey Cook & The Partyraddlers 2016 album “Welcome to the Variety Show” proves to be an original and ideal way to pull listeners into a colorful mixture of tunes that blend nicely together. This month we are privileged to spotlight… Continue Reading

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 2016: The Dream Survives A Flood

In recent years, Bogalusa has become home to one of the best and most welcoming music festivals in the Deep South. For three consecutive years, The Southland Music Line has been traveling to Bogalusa for the annual event. A long list of talent has graced the two stages in picturesque… Continue Reading

Darcy Malone & The Tangle: “Still LIfe” – A Music Spotlight

Recently, I had the privilege of attending a show at The Listening Room in Mobile, AL by the New Orleans based Darcy Malone & The Tangle. I spoke extensively about the show on social media and now believe it was a show by one of my “new favorites’ in 2016.… Continue Reading

The Highly Anticipated Return of Kristin Diable to Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL

On the evening of Sunday, January 10, 2016, the electrifying Kristin Diable made her much anticipated return to Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL. Callaghan’s has become one of the region’s most beloved venues by musicians and fans alike, the perfect location for such an artist as Diable. Diable’s second time at… 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

Concert for the Coast: Celebrating Ten Years of Recovery from Hurricane Katrina

The hours before making her dramatic and ferocious landfall along Mississippi Gulf Coast and prior to New Orleans’ levees breaking and flooding the city, Hurricane Katrina with its then Category 5 force winds spun out of control taking target on a course that would forever change the lives of hundreds… Continue Reading

Leland Sklar Sharing the Spotlight at Café Istanbul

Leland Sklar?……We’ve all heard him and if the name doesn’t ring a bell, his long gray trademark beard usually causes some to reply: “Oh yeah! I know who he is!” Leland Sklar performing live at Cafe Istanbul in New Orleans (Photo by Stephen Anderson) Leland Sklar has been non-stop since… Continue Reading