The Lobby Lounge Concert Series – The Krickets Live

Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson The Southland Music Line loves learning about interesting places to enjoy live music. In the fall of 2019, while attending a show at The Peoples Room of Mobile (AL), I met Mark Myers, Harbor Center board chairman and co-creator of The… Continue Reading

Sugarcane Jane – 2019 Music Artist of the Year

An Article by Johnny Cole  |  Photos by Stephen Anderson The Southland Music Line loves devoting its time to spreading the word about the great music, venues and musicians that we are privileged to encounter during our travels around the globe, but primarily those from across the Deep South. The… 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

Sugarcane Jane: “Southern State of Mind’- Brand New Album Takes the Spotlight

An Article by Johnny Cole Music has the power to unite, inspire, mend and bring cause for celebration. The duo of Sugarcane Jane continues to entertain us with their motivating music deeply layered with those traits – a traditional positive message – organic and real. Sugarcane Jane, the husband-wife duo… Continue Reading

The Mulligan Brothers: 2015 Music Artist of the Year

There are things in life that seem to stack up beside one another with a special creative blend to the admiration of many onlookers. On the rarest of occasions, a musician is able to strike with a strong meaningful album, not once, but twice. Yes, it’s not the impossible, but… Continue Reading

James McMurtry Live at The Merry Widow in Mobile, Alabama

A few months ago, word spread of a new music venue on the horizon in Mobile, AL. The Southland Music Line was excited about the news.  We always look forward to opportunities of seeing great music at a variety of quality venues – hope was The Merry Widow would be… Continue Reading

John Moreland Showcases Latest Album “High on Tulsa Heat” To An Attentive Alabama Audience

A name continuously being mentioned wherever I go (or discussed regularly with those serious about music) is Oklahoman, John Moreland. The singer-songwriter, Moreland, might not be a household name to a large number of people, but that’s quickly changing. When he releases a brilliant album like 2015’s “High on Tulsa… Continue Reading

DELTA REIGN: A Fan Favorite Delivers A New Album of Pleasing Diversity

It is often suggested by friends to check out a variety of bands and musicians. No matter the genre, most know I enjoy all music when there is striking enthusiasm and passion for what is being performed or recorded. One name has been mentioned more times than I can remember…..that… Continue Reading

Wille Sugarcapps: 2014’s Artist of the Year

When choosing 2014’s Artist of the Year, several things were considered by those contributing to “The Line”. Since we see and hear a staggering number of bands/musicians, quite literally hundreds of shows, travel thousands of miles to see their performances various bands/musicians were considered and eventually narrowed down to a… Continue Reading