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

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 2017

The contributors to The Southland Music Line frequent several music festivals throughout the year. Since the autumn of 2016, we have attended a number of such events including South By Southwest, 30A Songwriters, Coachella, Desert Trip, Summerfest, Bottle Rock, Arroyo Seco Weekend, Americana Fest, Classic East, British Summer Time at… 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