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

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

The Southland Music Line 2015 – Johnny Cole: A Year of Travelin’ and 300+ Shows

In previous articles, I have written about what an exciting year 2015 has been for artist Robby Amonett, photographer Stephen Anderson, and The Southland Music Line. Personally, I have several people to thank for their contributions to The Line. Obviously, I thank Stephen and Robby for making this pilgrimage in… Continue Reading

Concert for the Coast: Celebrating Ten Years of Recovery from Hurricane Katrina

The hours before making her dramatic and ferocious landfall along Mississippi Gulf Coast and prior to New Orleans’ levees breaking and flooding the city, Hurricane Katrina with its then Category 5 force winds spun out of control taking target on a course that would forever change the lives of hundreds… Continue Reading

A Midwinter’s Night: Lincoln Durham – Live from New Orleans

While attending 2014’s South By Southwest in Austin, TX, we, from The Southland Music Line, had the pleasure of seeing the performance of one of the most unique and down right incredible musicians we’ve come across in the last few years – his name “Lincoln Durham”. For the last 10-plus… Continue Reading

Same Night, Same Stage: Rosco Bandana & Kaboom Take on The Big Easy

New Orleans is known for its food, as well as its music. One of its most famous dishes, “gumbo”,  is known for its flavor, seasonings, combination of ingredients, varied culinary practices from several cultures and its incredible taste. Similarly, you can liken the music of New Orleans. Arguably, the greatest… Continue Reading

Leland Sklar Sharing the Spotlight at Café Istanbul

Leland Sklar?……We’ve all heard him and if the name doesn’t ring a bell, his long gray trademark beard usually causes some to reply: “Oh yeah! I know who he is!” Leland Sklar performing live at Cafe Istanbul in New Orleans (Photo by Stephen Anderson) Leland Sklar has been non-stop since… Continue Reading