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

“A Trip to Eddie’s Attic for a Willie Sugarcapps Show” by Johnny Cole

The first time I had the privilege of seeing Willie Sugarcapps was directly after their self-titled debut release, “Willie Sugarcapps”, became available on vinyl. The show at The Soul Kitchen in Mobile, Alabama that evening was met with enthusiasm and excitement by an audience of loyal fans of this newly… 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

Phil & Foster: Live at Callaghan’s – The Music Comes Alive at That Southern City by the Bay

“When the lights go down in the city And the sun shines on the bay I want to be there in my city Ooh, ooh” ……oh wait, wait, wait, (oh wait!) Wrong city by the bay and definitely wrong song! We are not talking about that other city by the… 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 Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm: Friends Express Their Appreciation

The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm has grown into something quite magical, now in its sixth and wonderful year. It provides proof that dreams can come true. Music enthusiast Cathe Steele had a vision to open a place on her farm where musicians and fans could come together in… 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

Baldwin County Public Records Showcases Its Talent At The Frog Pond at Blue Moon Farm

The Deep South doesn’t have long cold winters as its neighbors to the North, but on a Sunday afternoon in January 2016, winter showed its not-so-friendly face as a loyal group of music loving fans gathered together for a special occasion.   These devoted fans came together at The Frog… 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