Monday, February 25, 2013

SOUTHSOUNDS MUSIC FESTIVAL RELEASES INITIAL LINE UP FOR 2013 FESTIVAL




SouthSounds Music Festival, the nations first music festival dedicated to promoting Southern artists, is proud to announce the line up for SouthSounds 2013 - April 12-14 in downtown Mobile,AL during Arts Alive! weekend.

SouthSounds is a project of the Mobile Arts Council with support from the Downtown Mobile Alliance and City of Mobile. SouthSounds will provide free showcases of the best in up and coming Southern talent in Cathedral Square during the day. In the evenings, the festival will branch out into participating venues.

Those venues are: Alabama Music Box, The Blind Mule, The Haberdasher, Callaghans Irish Social Club and Ok Bicycle Shop. SouthSounds is also pleased to announce the addition of stellar comedians to be showcased at Alchemy Tavern.

More information for the festival such as tickets, times and locations can be found online at SouthSoundsFest.com or by visiting Facebook.com/SouthSoundsMusicFest .


SouthSounds 2013 artists


Grayson Capps and the Lost Cause Minstrels (Fairhope, AL)
Lost Bayou Ramblers (New Orleans, LA)
Hurray for the Riff Raff (New Orleans, LA)
St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Birmingham, AL)
Banditos (Nashville, TN)
The Great Book of John (Birmingham, AL)
El Cantador (Mobile, AL)
The Pollies (Florence, AL)
Vagabond Swing (Lafayette, LA)
Baby Bee (New Orleans, LA)
Luke Winslow King (New Orleans, LA)
Promised Land ( Nashville, TN)
Underhill Family Orchestra (Mobile, AL)
Belle Adair (Muscle Shoals, AL)
Sam Doores + Riley Downing and the Tumbleweeds (New Orleans, LA)
Callooh! Callay! (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Twin Killers (Baton Rouge, LA)
Gregg Fells (Mobile, AL)
Blaine Duncan and the Lookers (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Fargo (Mobile, AL)
Gashcat (Shreveport, LA)
Engine (Shreveport, LA)
The Handsome Scoundrels (Mobile, AL)
Crowned Jewelz (Mobile, AL)
Evil Army (Memphis, TN)
Vintage Cowboys (Cullman, AL)
Tony Tornado (Mobile, AL)
Pioneers! O Pioneers! (Pensacola, FL)
Plains (Montevallo, AL)


What folks are saying about SouthSounds:


“Our music scene is Mobile is indicative of the south - rich and full of diversity. Southsounds wants to showcase that diversity in sound,” says Hayes as she describes the festival. - TIMOTHY BORLAND -- DUE SOUTH MAGAZINE

"For the record, I would rather play SouthSounds Music Festival than SXSW, Next Big Nashville or ... well I guess those are the only "festivals" that I've played, but yea.....it was awesome." - BLOUNT FLOYD -- GREAT PEACOCK, NASHVILLE

"“We’re totally going to stay and listen to other bands play,” said Fox. “We love the Southeast and there’s so much music coming out of every state.” ' BEKAH FOX OF THE GREAT BOOK OF JOHN TO LAWRENCE SPECKER OF AL.COM

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