Mississippi Blues Trail Series – Summers Hotel & Subway Lounge

An Article by Brenda Germany | Photos by Stephen Anderson Jackson, Mississippi is home to an amazing total of thirteen Blues Trail markers. As we continue our series of investigating the many outstanding places recognized for their contributions to the blues, the Summers Hotel and Subway Lounge are our destinations… Continue Reading

A Promise Fulfilled: Grand Magnolia Music Brings Great Entertainment To Pascagoula

An Article by Johnny Cole | Photos by Stephen Anderson From Elvis Presley to Jimmy Buffett, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has had a long and impressive history associated with great music. It doesn’t take long to discover a variety of things that have helped shape this exciting music scene. In… Continue Reading

Mississippi Blues Trail Series: Bobby Rush

An Article by Johnny Cole  |    Photos by Stephen Anderson The Southland Music Line continues our Mississippi Blues Trails Series as we recognize the marker honoring multiple award-winning blues musician Bobby Rush. The 87 year old Rush continues to perform and be praised for his work. Earlier this year, his… Continue Reading

Summerlyn Powers: Heartfelt Songs & Creative Expressions

An Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson There is something very special when a singer-songwriter can naturally connect with his or her audience. The ability to write a great song that others can relate to is a rewarding accomplishment. Summerlyn Powers, a talented singer-songwriter from Fairhope, Alabama,… Continue Reading

Fans of The Peoples Room of Mobile Celebrate Six Year Anniversary

Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson Featuring Comments by Fans of The Peoples Room of Mobile Six years ago, Jim Pennington, owner of The Peoples Room of Mobile, opened the doors to a brand new music establishment dedicated to enjoying live music without the distractions commonly experienced… Continue Reading

A Pair of Delcos by The Dashboard Light

An Article by Tom “Doc” Leytham Between Labor Day of 1976 and Memorial Day of 1978, I was a somewhat normal, but also fairly awkward teenager* who attended a small private school and an even smaller conservative church – both in Mobile, Alabama. (*Who am I kidding? I was just… Continue Reading

Celebrating The Music of Jimmy “Duck’ Holmes at the Legendary Blue Front Cafe

By Johnny Cole | Photos by Stephen Anderson Great music should be honored and cherished. The Southland Music Line is privileged to live in a region of the country where such music has a deep-rooted history and legacy admired by millions from around the globe. In my travels around the… Continue Reading

Can’t Stop the Music Concert Series- Mississippians Making Music

An Article by Brenda Germany  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson Music and a starlit sky have long been considered an inviting combination. On March 13, 2021, the City of Gautier, Mississippi in partnership with the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance unveiled their new “Can’t Stop the Music Concert Series”. This inaugural concert,… Continue Reading

All This Entertainment – The Gulf Coast Based Multimedia Company Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

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Lauren Murphy Releases Her Much Anticipated Album, “Psychedelics”

An Article by Johnny Cole | Photos by Stephen Anderson After much anticipation, Lauren Murphy, singer-songwriter from the Alabama Gulf Coast with strong ties to the San Francisco Bay area, has officially released her latest album, “Psychedelics”. Following its December 2020 pre-release show, Murphy will now, rightfully, begin promoting it… Continue Reading