Coastal Noise Goes Live at The Shed with Bluesman Wes Lee

The Southland Music has enjoyed a good relationship with Stefan Lawson and Coastal Noise since the beginning of 2015. We have traveled and seen lots of great music together and, hopefully this is only the beginning. Lawson is a musician, photographer, blogger and host of the highly successful podcast “Coastal… Continue Reading

The Community of Bogalusa, LA Shows Us How It’s Done: The Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 2014

For most of my life when thinking of the town of Bogalusa, LA, I knew it for a few things: Home of an Uncle Palmer, the birthplace of one of my best friends, and that the famous “Studio in the Country” was nearby. Those things, and the fact that Bogalusa… Continue Reading

Mr. Sipp “The Mississippi Blues Child” – Dedicated to Keeping the Blues Alive

For some time, a name keeps popping up on the blues music scene. An artist with roots deep into gospel and soul, Castro Coleman aka Cat Cole, is gaining notoriety as Mr. Sipp – “The Mississippi Blues Child”. The concert poster for Mr. Sipp’s Ocean Springs performance at “The Mary… Continue Reading

Acoustic House Party & Traveling Road Show Comes To “Birdie’s Roadhouse” and Tours The South

Some music is meant to be performed at places like the famous “Birdie’s Roadhouse” just 10 miles north of Bogalusa, Louisiana on Hwy 21 and a few minutes from the famed “Studio in the Country”. On the evening of Sat. Aug. 2nd, 2014 it did seem, for a little while,… Continue Reading

B.B. King’s Indianola Homecoming: The Last Time

Albert King, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Sam Chatmon, Memphis Minnie, Charley Patton, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown,  Reverend “Blind” Gary Davis,  Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Ma Rainey, Elmore James, Sister Rosetta Tharp, T-Bone Walker, Freddie King, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins, Dave “Honeyboy” Edwards, Eddie “Son” House,  Lead Belly, Mississippi… Continue Reading