Seeking submissions of… (festivals)

The editor is seeking submissions of writing and/or images on Southern music and cultural festivals, especially works about attending one of Deep Southern shows from Lollapalooza in the early ’90s or Lillith Fair in the late ’90s. Other large regional festivals would include: City Stages in Birmingham, Alabama¬†June Jam in Fort Payne, AlabamaGeorgia Music FestivalContinue reading “Seeking submissions of… (festivals)”

Another Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists”

The section in level:deepsouth called “the lists” is for collecting and sharing articles, sound files, videos, and images from Generation X’s early years in the Deep South and from today. Below is a sampler. Bear: The Hard Life and Good Times of Alabama’s Coach Bryant by Paul “Bear” Bryant ¬†with John Underwood (1975) Bear BryantContinue reading “Another Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists””

Book Review: “Cool Town” by Grace Elizabeth Hale

Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Cultureby Grace Elizabeth Hale(University of North Carolina Press, First Edition 2020) Reviewed by Jim Hodgson This should be something we do: gather people interested in art, give them time to create it, and enjoy the result. So it was with Athens, Georgia, in theContinue reading “Book Review: “Cool Town” by Grace Elizabeth Hale”